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Thursday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, Richard Rodgers' Carousel Waltz, and Mozart's Rondo alla turca.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including the 'Rome' version of Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture performed by the Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Chailly, the original movie soundtrack of the Carousel Waltz from the famous musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein, and pianist Lili Kraus performs Mozart's Rondo alla turca, the Finale from his Sonata No.11 in A major (K331).

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Thu 30 Jun 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    The Creatures of Prometheus, op 43: Finale

    Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

    • RCA Victrola VD 60130.
  • Paul Jeanjean

    Clair matin (Idylle)

    Performer: Julian Bliss (clarinet) Performer: Julien Quentin (piano)

    • EMI 5 85639 2.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Petite Suite Finale : Scherzo – Nocturne – Scherzo

    Arranger: Glasunov Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Geoffrey Simon (conductor)

    • CALA CACD1029.
  • George Frideric Handel

    I know that my Redeemer liveth (Messiah)

    Performer: Emma Kirkby (soprano) Performer: Taverner Players Performer: Andrew Parrott (director)

    • Virgin 5 61911 2.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Liebesfreud (transc Rachmaninov)

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin (piano)

    • BIS SACD 1518.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hebrides Overture

    Performer: Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 1525.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Ich bin ein rechter weinstock SWV 389

    Performer: Dresden Church Choir Performer: Roderich Keile (conductor)

    • Berlin Classics 0300 152BC.
  • Aaron Copland

    Scherzo Humoristique : The Cat and the Mouse

    Performer: Leo Smit (piano)

    • Sony SM2K 66345.
  • Leos Janáček

    Sinfonietta: 1st mvt

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • APEX 0927 48732-2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    String Quartet Second movt : Assez vif – Très rythmé

    Performer: Tokyo Quartet

    • BMG 09026 62552 2.
  • Richard Rodgers

    The Carousel Waltz

    Performer: Original Movie soundtr

    • Angel ZDM 7 64692 2.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata in D major for trumpet, 2 violins and continuo

    Performer: Niklas Eklund : Baroque trumpet Performer: Wasa Baroque Ensemble

    • NAXOS 8.555099.
  • Virgil Thomson

    Suite: The Plow that Broke the Plains - Cattle

    Performer: Symphony of the Air Performer: Leopold Stokowski (conductor)

    • Vanguard 08 8013 71.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo alla turca, Allegretto from Sonata for piano no 11 in A major, k 331

    Performer: Lili Kraus (piano)

    • Sony SBK 61694.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Capricho arabe Serenata para guitarra (Andantino)

    Performer: Andres Segovia (guitar)

    • DG 471 697 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Waltzes, Suite for Orchestra, op 110: No 1 "Since we met" (From War and Peace)

    Performer: National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine Performer: Theodore Kuchard (conductor)

    • Naxos 8.509001.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 944

    Performer: Pierre Hantal (harpsichord)

    • Virgin 0 96327 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Fireworks Music: Minuet 1 and 2 (with real fireworks)

    Performer: RCA Victor SO Performer: Leopold Stokowski (conductor)

    • BMG 09026 62605 2.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Manon Lescaut : Intermezzo

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • DG 477 7163.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no 7 : 3rd movt, Presto

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • Elatus 0927 49620 2.
  • David Popper


    Performer: Alban Gerhardt (cello) Performer: Cecile Licad (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67831.
  • Claude Debussy

    Printemps; Tres modere;Modere

    Orchestrator: Henri Busser Performer: Orchestre National de Lyon Performer: Jun Markl (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.572583.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Oboe Quartet in F major, k 370: 1st movt - Allegro

    Performer: Max Artved (oboe) Performer: Elise Batnes (violin) Performer: Tue Lautrup (viola) Performer: Lars Holm Johansen (cello)

    • NAXOS 8.557351.
  • Richard Strauss

    Finale of Der Rosenkavalier: Is ein Traum

    Performer: Renee Fleming (soprano) Performer: Barbara Bonney (soprano) Performer: Susan Graham (mezzo) Performer: Walter Berry (bass-baritone) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Christoph Eschenbach (conductor)

    • Decca 466 314 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat op 69.1

    Performer: Steven Hough (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67849.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for 2 violins and cello, RV 578

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy, Daniel Stabrawa (violins) Performer: Olaf Maninger (cello) Performer: Members of the Berlin Philharmonic

    • EMI 5 57859 2.


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