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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Gershwin's Three Preludes for piano, Rossini's Thieving Magpie overture, and Waldteufel's Skater's Waltz.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Pianist Michel Legrand performs Gershwin's Three Preludes, the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado perform Rossini's overture to The Thieving Magpie, and Waldteufel's Skater's Waltz is performed by the Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper conducted by Franz Bauer-Theussel.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 24 May 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Georges Bizet

    Farandole from L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2

    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Eugene Ormandy (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SBK 48 159.
  • George Gershwin

    Three Preludes

    Performer: Michel Legrand, piano

    • ERATO 8573-84518-2.
  • William Byrd

    Laudate pueri Dominum

    Performer: The Cardinall’s Musick Performer: Andrew Carwood, director

    • ASV CD GAU 197.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Rondo – "La campanella" from Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor Op. 6

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin (violin) Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Alberto Erede (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 9 07154 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Suite for Harpsichord in E minor HWV 438: Allemande

    Performer: Gilbert Rowland (harpsichord)

    • Divine Art DDA21219.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Thieving Magpie

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 419 869-2.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Opening Allegro from Concerto a 8 concertanti in G major

    Performer: Camerata Bern Performer: Alexander van Wijnkoop, director

    • DG ELOQUENCE 469 754-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wer Sunde tut (Cantata BWV 54)

    Performer: James Bowman (counter-tenor) Performer: The Kings Consort Performer: Robert King (director)

    • MERIDIAN CDE 84138.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Pavane pour une infante defunte

    Performer: John Zirbel (horn) Performer: Orchestre symphonique de Montreal Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    • DECCA 410 254-2.
  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • George Frideric Handel

      Tu preparati a morire from Ariodante

      Performer: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Il Complesso Barocco Performer: Alan Curtis (conductor)

      • VIRGIN CLASSICS 50999 07084423.
    • Gustav Mahler

      Extract from Rondo – Finale, Symphony No. 5

      Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

      • LSO LIVE LSO0664.
    • John Rutter

      Et misericordia from Magnificiat

      Performer: Elizabeth Cragg (soprano) Performer: The Choir of St. Albans Cathedral Performer: Ensemble DeChorum Performer: Andrew Lucas (conductor)

      • NAXOS 8.572653.
    • Pérotin

      Alleluia Nativitas

      Performer: Hilliard Ensemble Performer: Jan Garbarek (soprano saxophone)

      • ECM 476 3855.
    • Francisco Tárrega


      Performer: Milos Karadaglic (guitar)

      • DG 477 9693.
  • Émile Waldteufel

    The Skaters' Waltz

    Performer: Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper Performer: Franz Bauer-Theussl (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 400 012 2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Psalm 98, op.91 – Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied

    Performer: Gulbenkian Choir and Orchestra Performer: Michel Corboz (conductor)

    • APEX 2564 61692-2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Romance (No. 5 from Piano Pieces Op.118)

    Performer: Dejan Lazic (piano)

  • William Walton

    Fanfare and March from Macbeth

    Performer: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10435 X.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Prince Igor Overture

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 467 482.
  • Franz Liszt

    Der du von dem Himmel bist

    Performer: Susan Bullock (soprano) Performer: Malcolm Martineau (piano)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondeau: Allegro (Finale) - Concerto for flute, harp and orchestra in C major K.299

    Performer: Robert Wolf (flute) Performer: Naoko Yoshino (harp) Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • TELDEC 3984 21476 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jesu, lass durch Wohl und Weh from Cantata No. 182

    Performer: Richard Lewis (tenor) Performer: Bernard Greenhouse (cello) Performer: Yehudi Wyner (organ)

    • VOX BOX CDX 5127.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sextet for two horns and strings in E flat major Op.81b

    Performer: Swiss Chamber Players

    • ERATO ECD 75544.


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