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Friday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Bruckner's motet Os Justi sung by Polyphony conducted by Stephen Layton, pianist Murray Perahia performs Schubert's Impromptu No.2 in Ab major, and the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra under Charles Mackerras perform Dvorak's Legend No.1 in D minor.

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Fri 27 May 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Nabucco - Overture

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Edward Downes (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN9510.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ballade Op.10 No.4 in B major

    Performer: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)

    • DG 400 043-2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Act 1 sc.2; The Little girl Juliet

    Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 464 726-2.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Os justi

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67629.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for 3 oboes and orchestra in B flat major

    Performer: Peter Westermann; Michael Niesemann; Piet Dhont (oboes) Performer: Musica Antiqua Koln Performer: Reinhardt Goebel (director)

    • ARCHIV 419 633-2.
  • George Gershwin


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

    • EMI CDC-7492782.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Iberia - book 4 for piano

    Performer: Esteban Sanchez (piano)

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Mailied [May song] Op.41 no.5

    Performer: Vocal Concert Dresden

    • BERLIN CLASSICS 0300155BC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 89 (H.1.89) in F major - 1st movement

    Performer: Orchestra of the 18th Century Performer: Frans Bruggen (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 462 6022.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu no.2 in A flat major D935

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    • CBS CD 37291.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV.208 (Hunting Cantata) - Aria - Sheep may safely graze

    Performer: Magdalena Kozena (soprano) Performer: Musica Florea Performer: Marek Stryncl (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 457 367-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    St Stanislaus - Salve Polonia (Orchestral interlude II)

    Performer: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Performer: James Conlon (conductor)

    • TELARC CD-80607.
  • Edward Elgar

    La Capricieuse for violin and piano (Op.17)

    Performer: Gil Shaham (violin) Performer: Rohan de Silva (piano)

    • DG 427 659-2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laudate pueri Dominum (Praise, O ye servants of the Lord)

    Performer: Concerto Italiano Performer: Rinaldo Alessandrini (director)

    • OPUS111 OPS-30-150.
  • Miklós Rózsa - Hungarian Nocturne song

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Rumon Gamba (conductor)

  • Richard Rodgers

    Victory at Sea - Allies on the March

    Performer: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra Performer: Robert Russell Bennett (conductor)

    • RCA VICTOR 09026-60964-2.
  • Jerome Kern

    The Song is you

    Performer: Thomas Hampson (baritone) Performer: London Sinfonietta Performer: John McGlinn (conductor)

    • EMI 9489462.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini (opening)

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano) Performer: Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Litton

    • Hyperion CDA 67501/2.
  • Arvo Pärt


    Performer: Choir of King's College Cambridge Performer: Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

  • Franz Liszt

    Romance oubliee

    Performer: Clare O’Connell (cello) Performer: Martin Cousin (piano)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legends (Op.59) - no.1 in D minor; Allegretto

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • SUPRAPHON SU 4041-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in A minor (K.511)

    Performer: Lise de la Salle (piano)

    • NAÏVE V5080.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Dona nobis pacem

    Performer: Thuringian Academy Choir Performer: Virtuosi Saxoniae Performer: Ludwig Guttler, conductor

    • BERLIN CLASSICS 0300149BC.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for violin and piano (Op.12`1) in D major

    Performer: David Oistrakh (violin) Performer: Lev Oborin (piano)

    • PHILIPS 468 406-2.


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