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Thursday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Elgar's Chanson de matin, Widor's Toccata, and the final scene from Tchaikovsky's ballet The Sleeping Beauty.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Elgar's Chanson de matin performed by violinist Lydia Mordkovitch with pianist Julian Milford, Widor's famous organ Toccata from the Organ Symphony No. 5 performed by Ben van Oosten on the Cavaillé-Coll Organ in Saint-Ouen Rouen, and the Philharmonia Orchestra under George Weldon perform the Final Scene from Tchaikovsky's ballet The Sleeping Beauty.

3 hours

Last on

Thu 2 Jun 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Chanson de matin, Op.15 no.2

    Performer: Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) Performer: Julian Milford (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9624.
  • George Frideric Handel

    "O Praise the Lord with one Consent" – Chandos Anthem No. 9

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (director)

    • CHANDOS CHAC 02.
  • Reinhold Moritzevich Glière - Finale (Allegro giocoso) from Harp Concerto in E flat major

    Performer: Claire Jones (harp) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Paul Watkins (conductor)

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Forza del destino: La vergine degli angeli

    Performer: Barbara Fritolli (soprano) Performer: Chorus & Orchestra of Teatro Regio, Turin Performer: Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10659.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Toccata from Organ Symphony No. 5 Op.42'1

    Performer: Ben van Oosten (organ - Cavaillé-Coll Organ in Saint-Ouen Rouen)

    • MDG GOLD MDG 316 0403-2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Sinfonia di Bologna

    Performer: Haydn Orchestra Bolzano Performer: Alun Francis (conductor)

    • CPO 999 063-2.
  • Robert Schumann

    Am leuchtenden Sommermorgen from Dichterliebe Op. 48

    Performer: Thomas Hampson (baritone) Performer: Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 55147 2.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen Suite No. 1

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

    • DECCA 417 839-2.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata K 9 in D minor - Allegro

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 5099964201603.
  • Carl Orff

    Carmina Burana: Dance and Floret silva nobilis

    Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutschen Oper Berlin Performer: Eugen Joshum (conductor)

    • DG 447 437-2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piece en forme de habanera

    Orchestrator: HoÉrÉe Performer: Han de Vries (oboe) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Geoffrey Simon (conductor)

    • CALA CACD 1005.
  • Carl Loewe

    Die Wirthin Tochterlein Op.1 No.2 (The Innkeeper's Daughter)

    Performer: Florian Boesch (baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA 67866.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto No. 5 in A major RV 519 from L'Estro Armonico Op. 3

    Performer: Janos Rolla & Peter Gazda (violins) Performer: Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, Budapest

    • White Label HRC 093.
  • Morton Gould

    Rag from Derivations for Solo Clarinet and Band

    Performer: Stephanie Zelnick (clarinet) Performer: University of Kansas Wind Ensemble Performer: Scott Weiss (director)

    • NAXOS 8.572629.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gloria in excelsis Deo BWV 191: Chorus - Sicut erat in principo

    Performer: The Monteverdi Choir Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major Op. 101: First movement

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida (piano)

    • PHILIPS 475 8662.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping Beauty: Final Scene – Red Riding Hood and the Wolf; Pas de deux; Prince's Sol

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: George Weldon (conductor)

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Fruhzeitiger Fruhling op.59 No. 2 Tage der Wonne

    Performer: Rundfunkchor Leipzig Performer: Horst Neumann (conductor)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni Overture

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

    • EMI CDC 7 47014 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude from Suite Bergamasque

    Performer: Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

    • PHILIPS 412 118-2.
  • François Couperin

    Concert No. 2 in D major from Concerts Royaux

    Performer: Aurele Nicolet (flute) Performer: Josef Ulsamer (viola da gamba) Performer: Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord)

    • ARCHIV 427 119-2.
  • Aaron Copland

    Letter from Home

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

    • EMI CDC-7 49766 2.
  • Marchetto Cara

    Mal un Muta per effecto

    Performer: Circa 1500

    • CHANDOS CHAC 02.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Waltz from Ballet Suite No.4 (1953)

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 7000/1.
  • Richard Wagner - Rienzi Overture

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Karl Bohm (conductor)

  • Edvard Grieg

    Ich Liebe Dich from Five Piano Pieces after Eigenen Liedern Op.41 No. 3

    Performer: Peter Katin (piano)

    • OLYMPIA OCD 197.


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