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Wednsday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Mendelssohn's Hebrides overture, the Hoe Down from Copland's Rodeo, and Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No 2.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Mendelssohn's Hebrides overture performed by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra under Joseph Swensen, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin perform the Hoe Down from Copland's Rodeo and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra perform Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 conducted by Neeme Jarvi.

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Last on

Wed 25 May 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Overture – Les Indes galantes

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (director)

    • DECCA 476 2596.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu No.2 in E flat major from 4 Impromptus Op.94 (D.899)

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

    • Olympia OCD 288.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Stabat Mater: Duet - Sancta Mater, istud agas

    Performer: Anna Netrebko (soprano) Performer: Marianna Pizzolato (contralto) Performer: Orchestra of the Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome Performer: Antonio Papano (conductor)

    • DG 477 9337.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Allegro appassionato for cello and orchestra in B minor Op.43

    Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber, cello Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor

    • DECCA/CFM CFM GA 12.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Motet - Ecce sacerdos

    Performer: Choir of St. Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh Performer: Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Brass Performer: Duncan Ferguson (director)

    • DELPHIAN DCD34071.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Variation of Aegina and Bacchanalia from Spartacus (Suite 1 No. 3)

    Performer: Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra Performer: Alexander Lazarev (conductor)

    • ERATO 4509- 94677-2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    First movement of String Quartet in A major Op.20 No.6

    Performer: Hagen Quartet

    • DG 439 920-2.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Muti (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 6 27930 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    First movement of String Quartet in A major Op.20 No.6

    Performer: Hagen Quartet

    • DG 439 920-2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in C major Op.53 "Waldstein": Allegro con brio – 1st mvt

    Performer: Martin Roscoe (piano)

    • Deux Elles DXL 1162.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Ed anche Beppe amo from L'amico Fritz

    Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Performer: Gianandrea Gavazzeni (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 6 27920 2.
  • Aaron Copland

    Hoe Down from Rodeo

    Performer: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    • EMI ANGEL CDC 7 47382.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Sonata for flute and continuo in E minor WQ 124

    Performer: Eckart Haupt (flute) Performer: Siegfried Pank (viola da gamba) Performer: Armin Thalheim (harpsichord)

    • Capriccio 10 101.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka No. 44 Op.67 No.3

    Performer: Ashley Wass (piano)

    • EMI 5 67818 2.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    A Night On The Bare Mountain

    Orchestrator: Rimsky Korsakov Performer: Halle Orchestra Performer: Vernon Handley (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS FOR PLEASURE 5 74006 2.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    The Gallant Weaver

    Performer: Elysian Singers Performer: Sam Laughton (director)

    • SIGNUM CLASSICS SIGCD507.
  • Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse

    La Belle excentrique

    Performer: Aldo Ciccolini & Gabriel Tacchino (pianos)

    • HMV CLASSICS HMV 7 67805 2.
  • Frederick Delius

    Irmelin Suite

    Arranger: And Editor Sir Thomas Beecham 1955 Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

    • DUTTON EPOCH CDLX 7264.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano concerto No.1 in B flat minor: II - Andante semplice

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (piano) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Fedoseyev (conductor)

    • Virgin VC7911902.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and fugue in D minor BWV 565

    Performer: Franz Hauk (organ - the Great Klais Organ of Ingolstadt Munster)

    • CARLTON CLASSICS 30366 00402.
  • Hans Christian Lumbye

    Concert Polka for two violins

    Performer: Kim Sjøgren & Anton Kontra – violin soloists Performer: Danish National Symphony Orchestra Performer: Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9209.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Julius Ceasar: Tyrant avoid my sight

    Performer: Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Orchestra of English National Opera Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • EMI CDM 7 63724.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Coriolan Overture

    Performer: New Philharmonia Overture Performer: Sir Adrian Bolt (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 75459 2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt Suite No. 2

    Performer: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • DG 437 523-2.

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