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Friday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on Greensleeves, Rossini's Thieving Magpie Overture, and Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on Greensleeves performed by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vernon Handley, Rossini's Thieving Magpie Overture played by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Georg Solti perform Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Alexander Glazunov

    Summer: Coda from The Seasons

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Jose Serebrier, conductor

    • WARNER CLASSICS 2564 69849-8.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Troppo ben puo from the Fifth Book of Madrigals

    Performer: Delitiae Musicae Performer: Marco Longhini, director

    • NAXOS 8.555311.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Balletto detto "Il Conte Orlando" from Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No.1

    Performer: Philharmonia Hungarica Performer: Antal Dorati, conductor

    • NEWTON CLASSICS 8802048.
  • Edward Elgar

    Chanson de matin, Op.15 no.2

    Performer: Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Performer: Norman Del Mar (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 241-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Minnelied D 429

    Performer: Elly Ameling, soprano Performer: Dalton Baldwin, soprano

    • PHILIPS 416 897-2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Allegretto alla Polacca from Serenade in D major Op.8

    Performer: Leopold String Trio

    • HYPERION CDD22069.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on "Greensleeves"

    Performer: Colin Chambers, flute Performer: Mair Jones, harp Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vernon Handley, conductor

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Zais Overture

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Performer: Mark Minkowski, conductor

    • ARCHIV 477 5578.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Preludes No.23 & 24 from 24 Preludes Op.28

    Performer: Jean Yves Thibaudet, piano

    • Dal Segno DSPRCD060.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Thieving Magpie

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado, conductor

    • DG 419 869-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Kyrie from Mass in C minor

    Performer: Camilla Tilling, soprano Performer: Gabrielli Consort & Players Performer: Paul McCreesh, conductor

    • DG 00289 477 9176.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Hallelujah Chrous from Messiah

    Performer: Huddersfield Choral Society Performer: Northern Sinfonia Performer: Jane Glover, conductor

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Etude No.1 in E minor

    Performer: Turibio Santos, guitar

    • WARNER CLASSICS 2564 69849-8.
  • Hans Christian Lumbye

    Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop

    Performer: Danish National Symphony Orchestra Performer: Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor

    • CHANDOS CHAN 9209.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Sarabande from Solitaire

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Bryden Thomson, conductor

    • CHANDOS CHAN 8867.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Finale from Cello Concerto in D major Hob. VIIb4 (previously attributed to Haydn)

    Performer: Gautier Capucon, cello Performer: Mahler Chamber Orchestra Performer: Daniel Harding, conductor

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 7243 5 45560 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Scherzo from Piano Sonata No.21 in B flat D.960

    Performer: Wilhelm Kempff, piano

    • DECCA 476 9913.
  • George Gershwin

    Girl Crazy Overture

    Arranger: Don Rose Performer: Buffalo Philharmonic Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor

    • CBS MK 42240.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Berceuse Op.16

    Performer: Augustin Dumay, violin Performer: Jean-Philippe Collard, piano

    • EMI CLASSICS 9 07154 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Bass aria: Ich will von Jesu Wundern singen & Chorale: Jesus bleibet meine Freude Part II

    Performer: Sir David Wilcocks, conductor

    • EMI CDM 7 63236 2.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 470 516-2.
  • Juan Mostazo Morales

    Falsa moneda

    Performer: Placido Domingo, tenor Performer: Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid Performer: Miguel Roa, conductor

    • DG 00289 477 9153.
  • Richard Wagner - Entry of the Gods into Valhalla from Das Rheingold

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Klaus Tennstedt, conductor

  • Edward Elgar

    Concert Allegro Op.46

    Performer: John Ogdon, piano

    • HMV CLASSICS 5 73455 2.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Lezghinka (Dance of the Boys), Uzandara (Dance of Nuneh and the Maidens) & Gayaneh's Dance

    Performer: USSR RTV Large Symphony Orchestra Performer: Djansug Kakhidze, conductor

    • BMG CLASSICS 74321 63459 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for flute and violin in E minor

    Performer: Simon Standage, violin Performer: Rachel Brown, flute Performer: Collegium Musicum 90

    • CHANDOS CHAN 0519.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati, conductor

    • MERCURY 475 6261.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Dona nobis pacem from Mass in B minor

    Performer: Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra Performer: Karl Richter, conductor

    • DG 00289 477 8426.


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