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Wednesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Bernstein's overture to Candide, Haydn's Symphony No 103 (Drumroll), and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Bernstein's overture to Candide performed by the St Louis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin, the Finale from Haydn's Symphony No.103 "Drumroll" played by Les Musiciens du Louvre conducted by Marc Minkowski, and Andre Previn directs the London Symphony Orchestra from the piano in a performance of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.

3 hours

Last on

Wed 29 Jun 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Colas Breugnon

    Performer: Russian National Orchestra Performer: Mikhail Pletnev [conductor]

    • DG 439 892-2.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Asturias [from 'Suite Espanola'], ar. Segovia for guitar

    Performer: John Williams [Guitar]

    • Sony 86978 80822.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F minor RV.297, Op.8`4 (L'Inverno) for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy (violin) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI : 7243 5-57666.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian dances, ar. for piano solo: no.5 in F sharp minor; no.6 in D flat major

    Performer: Cedric Tiberghien [Piano]

    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC-902015.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Overture to Candide

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

    • Angel CDC 7 47522 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Cantique de Jean Racine Op.11

    Performer: New College Oxford Choir Performer: Edward Higginbottom (conductor)

    • ERATO : 0630-14634 -2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no.103 (H.1.103) in E flat major "Drum roll", 4th movement; Finale

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenobles Performer: Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    • Naïve V5176.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata K 420

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud [piano]

    • Virgin 5099964201603.
  • André Caplet

    Marche triomphale et pompiere

    Performer: Orchestre Philharmonique de l’Etat de Rhenanie-Palatinat Performer: Leif Segerstam [conductor]

    • Cybelia CY 843.
  • Oscar Strauss

    A Waltz Dream: Overture

    Performer: Michael Collins and his Orchestra

    • EMI 0946 3 35987 2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise

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

    • Philips 420 155-2.
  • Edward Elgar

    Nimrod from Enigma Variations

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Adrian Boult (conductor)

    • EMI 6 31600 2.
  • Samuel Scheidt

    Galliard Battaglia

    Performer: Hesperion XXI

    • Alia Vox AV 9815.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Quintet no. 4 in D major G.448 for guitar and strings: Final mvt – Fandango

    Performer: L'europa Galante

    • VIRGIN 7243-5 45607 2 9.
  • Claude Debussy

    Jeux de vagues from La Mer

    Performer: Lucerne Festival Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado [conductor]

    • DG 00289 477 5082.
  • Percy Grainger

    Scotch Strathspey and Reel

    Performer: English Country Gardiner Orchestra Performer: Monteverdi Choir Performer: John Eliot GARDINER (Conductor)

    • Philips 446 657-2.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    From the Homeland: Andantino moderato e Allegro Vivo

    Performer: James Ehnes [violin] Performer: Eduard Laurel [piano]

    • Analekta FL 2 3191.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 40: 1st mvt - molto allegro

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock

    • Archiv 447 048-2.
  • Nicola Matteis

    Ground after the Scotch Humour

    Performer: Palladian Ensemble

    • Linn CKD 321.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Vertigo

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: José Serebrier [conductor]

    • Sony 88697537252.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    North by Northwest: Overture

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: José Serebrier [conductor]

    • Sony 88697537252.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat major Op 57

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    • DG 00289 4778445.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Let thy hand be strengthened

    Performer: King's College Cambridge Choir Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: David Willcox [Conductor]

    • Decca 455 041-2.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Summa

    Performer: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra Performer: Parvo Jaarvi (conductor)

    • EMI 7243 5 85914 2 2.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Performer: Andre Previn (piano/conductor) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra

    • EMI CDC 7 47161 2.

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