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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Humperdinck's overture to Hansel and Gretel, Mozart's Bassoon Concerto in B flat, and Dvorak's String Quartet in F.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Humperdinck's overture to his opera Hansel and Gretel performed by the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Karl Anton Rickenbacher, Mozart's Bassoon Concerto in Bb played by Julie Andrews with the Britten Sinfonia conducted by Nicholas Cleobury, and the last movement from Dvorak's String Quartet in F ("American") is performed by the Takacs Quartet.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 31 May 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Overture: Hansel & Gretel

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Performer: Conductor Karl Anton Rickenbacher

    • Virgin Classics 628584 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in G flat, D899 No 3 (trans. Heifitz/Slava)

    Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) Performer: Alexander Dedyukhin (piano)

    • DG 471 620 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for flute, violin, bassoon & continuo in F, RV100

    Performer: Katy Bircher (flute) Performer: Peter Whelan (bassoon) Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (violin/director)

    • AVIE AV 2178.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Folk dance (Romeo & Juliet)

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

    • LSO Live LSO0682.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in G, BWV577 "A la Gigue"

    Performer: Simon Preston (organ)

    • DG 449 212-2.
  • Claude Debussy


    Orchestrator: Ravel Performer: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Performer: Hugh Wolff (Conductor)

    • Teldec 9031 74006 2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Au bord d'une source (Annees de Pelerinage – Premiere Annee: Suisse)

    Performer: Louis Lortie (piano)

    • CHAN 10662.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Midsummer Vigil – Swedish Rhapsody No 1

    Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Dutoit (Conductor)

    • Decca 452 482-2.
  • Peter Dickinson

    Wild Rose Rag

    Performer: Peter Dickinson (piano)

    • Naxos 8.572654.
  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • Tomás Luis de Victoria

      Lesson: Taedet anima mea (Requiem Mass, 1605)

      Performer: Tenebrae Performer: Nigel Short (Director)

      • Signum SIGCD248.
    • York Bowen

      Symphony No 2 in E minor, Op 21 (3rd movement: Allegro scherzando, ma moderato)

      Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Andrew Davis (Conductor)

      • CHAN 10670.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Violin Sonata in E flat, Op 12 No 3 (2nd movement: Adagio con molta expressione)

      Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin) Performer: Cedric Tiberghien (piano)

      • WHLive0045.
    • Anon.

      Tres morillas m'enamoran

      Performer: Hilliard Ensemble Performer: Jan Garbarek (saxophone)

      • ECM New Series 2125.
    • Carlo Domeniconi

      Koyunbaba (4th movement: Presto)

      Performer: Milos Karadaglic (guitar)

      • DG 477 9693.
  • Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Espana

    Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra Performer: Ernest Ansermet (Conductor)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata in F, Op 10 No 2

    Performer: Rudolf Serkin (piano)

    • Sony Classical SM5K87993.
  • Henry Purcell

    Trumpet Overture (The Indian Queen)

    Performer: Taverner Players Performer: Andrew Parrott (Director)

    • Virgin Classics 391340 2 1.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Wedding Cake, Op 76

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano) Performer: Cbso Performer: Sakari Oramo (Conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA67331.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Bassoon Concerto in B flat, K191

    Performer: Julie Andrews (bassoon) Performer: Britten Sinfonia Performer: Nicholas Cleobury (Conductor)

    • Classic FM 75605 57038 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet in F, Op 96 "American" (4th movement: Vivace ma non troppo)

    Performer: Takacs Quartet

    • Decca 430 077-2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Gloria all'Egitto (Aida, Act II)

    Performer: Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Performer: Lamberto Gardelli (Conductor)

    • EMI CDZ 7 62521 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Moment musical in A flat, D780 No 2

    Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

    • EMI 5 55219 2.
  • François Couperin

    Concert No 14 in D minor (Les Gouts-reunis)

    Performer: Thomas Brandis (violin) Performer: Josef Ulsamer (viola da gamba) Performer: Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord)

    • Archiv 427 167-2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Barcarolle No 1 in A minor, Op 26

    Performer: Charles Owen (piano)

    • Avie AV2240.


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