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Monday - Rob Cowan

Presented by Rob Cowan. Including actress Miriam Margolyes about her favourite classical music as part of Breakfast's Comedy Classics series.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Music to discover, rediscover and lift the spirits. Between 9 and 10 o'clock Rob continues Breakfast's "Comedy Classics" series with special guest, BAFTA award winning actress Miriam Margolyes, best known for her roles in Blackadder and the Harry Potter films. She will be talking about and playing her favourite classical music.

3 hours

Last on

Mon 18 Apr 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach - Wachet auf (Sleepers, Awake!)

    Arranger: Stokowski Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jose Serebrier (conductor)

  • Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert - Liebesbotschaft

    Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Performer: Gerald Mooore (piano)

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Oberon - overture

    Performer: The London Classical Players Performer: Roger Norrington (conductor)

    • EMI 7498892.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Fantasi para un gentilhombre: Villano y Ricerare

    Performer: John Williams (guitar) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Louis Fremaux (conductor)

    • Sony SK 37848.
  • Franz Liszt

    Valse oubliee No. 1

    Performer: Artur Rubinstein (piano0

    • RCA 88697840192.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello suite No. 1 in G BWV1007: Prelude & Allemande

    Performer: Steven Isserlis (cello)

    • Hyperion CDA67451/2.
  • Johann Strauss II - Wine, Women and Song

    Performer: Vienna Symphony Orchestra Performer: Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor)

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn - Song Without Words in A flat Op.53/1: Andante con moto

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi - Violin concerto in G minor Op.3/3 RV310

    Performer: The Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

  • Nazareth

    Brejeiro

    Performer: Marcelo Bratke (piano)

    • Olympia OCD427.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Light Cavalry - overture

    Performer: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra Performer: Erich Kunzel (conductor)

    • Telarc CD80116.
  • Joseph Joachim

    Romanze Op. 2/1

    Performer: Daniel Hope (violin) Performer: Sebastian Knauer (piano)

    • DG 4779301.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ch'io mi scordi di te? K505

    Performer: Veronique Gens (soprano) Performer: Melvyn Tan (fortepiano) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Ivor Bolton (conductor)

    • Virgin 5453192.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Antonin Dvorak - Album leaf in E flat B.158

    Performer: Inna Poroshina (piano)

  • Josquin des Prez

    O virgo virginum

    Performer: Josquin des Pres Chamber Choir Performer: Ludwig Bohme (conductor)

    • Carus 83345.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No.3: Allegretto

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 4315942.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata No.1 in C

    Performer: Maria Bergmann (piano)

    • Hanssler CD93081.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade: The Young Prince and the Princess

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

  • Comedy Classics - Miriam Margolyes' choices

    • Antonio Vivaldi

      Antonio Vivaldi - Agitata da due venti (Griselda)

      Performer: Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca

    • Gustav Mahler

      Symphony No. 5: Adagietto

      Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

      • DG 4295192.
    • Franz Schubert

      "Trout" Quintet: Theme and variations

      Performer: Christian Zacharias (piano) Performer: Leipzig String Quartet

      • MDG 30706252.
    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Violin concerto in E, BWV1042: 1st mvt

      Performer: Itzhak Perlman (violin) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

      • EMI 7478562.
    • Hubert Parry

      Sir Hubert Parry - Jerusalem

      Orchestrator: Elgar Performer: Choir of Winchester Cathedral Performer: Waynfleet Singers Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: David Hill (conductor)

    • Giulio Caccini

      Al fonte, al prato

      Performer: Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo) Performer: Sanatori de la Gioiosa Marca

      • Decca 4559812.

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