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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Smetana's Dance of the Comedians performed by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Charles Mackerras, pianist Murray Perahia performs Chopin's Prelude in C sharp minor, and a look at what's new in this week's Specialist Classical Chart.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 5 Jul 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Bedrich Smetana

    Dance of the Comedians from The Bartered Bride

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • Mercury 434 352-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sheep may safely graze from Cantata No 208

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

    • EMI 0946 3 89032 2 2.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Marche pour la ceremonie des Turcs

    Performer: Le Concert des Nations

    • Alia Vox AV9821.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in C sharp minor op 45

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini [piano]

    • DG 459 683-2.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Un bal from Symphonie Fantastique Op 14

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Mariss Jansons [conductor]

    • EMI 7 54479 2 7.
  • Hubert Parry

    I was glad

    Performer: Choir of Wincester Cathedral Performer: Waynflete Singers Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Timothy Byram-Wigfield [organ]

    • Argo 430 836-2.
  • Claude Debussy

    La fille aux cheveux de lin

    Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier [piano]

    • Virgin 5 61421 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for recorder in F, strings and bass continuo

    Performer: Frans Bruggen [recorder] Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien

    • Teldec 8.43777.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Grand Sextet in E flat major - 3rd mvt

    Performer: Capricorn

    • Hyperion CDA 66163.
  • Francesco Geminiani


    Performer: Rebecca Hartmann [violin]

    • Solo Musica SM151.
  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

      Contradanse tres vive from Les Boreades

      Performer: Le Concert des Nations Performer: Jordi Savall [director]

      • Alia Vox AVSA 9882A+B.
    • Charles Villiers Stanford

      2nd mvt from Piano Trio No 1 in E flat major Op 35

      Performer: Gould Piano Trio

      • Naxos 8.572452.
    • Alexander Borodin

      Scherzo – 2nd mvt from Symphony No 2 in B minor

      Performer: Seattle Symphony Orchestra Performer: Gerard Schwarz [conductor]

      • Naxos 8.572786.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Diabelli Variations 9 & 10

      Performer: Paul Lewis [piano]

      • Harmonia Mundi HMC 902071.
    • William Walton

      2nd mvt from Symphony No 1 in B flat minor

      Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Performer: Martyn Brabbins [conductor]

      • Hyperion CDA 67794.
    • Edward Elgar

      String Quartet in E minor Op 83 Final mvt

      Performer: Goldner String Quartet

      • Hyperion CDA 67857.
  • Elmer Bernstein

    The Magnificent Seven: Main Title & Calvera's Visit

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Elmer Bernstein [conductor]

    • Sony Classical 82876 77086 2.
  • Joseph Canteloube

    Bailero from Songs of the Auvergne

    Performer: Dawn Upshaw [soprano] Performer: Lyon Opera Orchestra Performer: Kent Nagano [conductor]

    • Erato 0927446562.
  • Carlo Domeniconi

    Presto (final mvt) from Koyunbaba Op 19 – Suite for Guitar

    Performer: Milos Karadaglic [guitar]

    • DVD 002 89477 9338.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Interlude and Dance No 1 from La Vida Breve

    Performer: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    • Mercury 475 6856.
  • Ronald Binge

    Elizabethan Serenade

    Performer: Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Vaclav Hudecek [violin

    • Supraphon SU 3330-2031.
  • Maurice Ravel

    2nd mvt: Adagio assai from Piano Concerto in G major

    Performer: Martha Argerich [piano] Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 447 438-2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture in D major TWV 23:1

    Performer: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin

    • Harmonia Mundi HMX 2901673.
  • Léo Delibes

    Dome epais de jasmine – Flower Duet from Lakme

    Performer: Joan Sutherland [Lakme] Performer: Jane Berbie [Mallika] Performer: Orchestre national de l’Opera de Monte-Carlo Performer: Richard Bonynge [conductor]

    • Decca 421 314-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No 11 in A minor

    Performer: Misha Dichter [piano]

    • Newton 8802049.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Talens lyriques from Les Fetes d'Hebe

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset [director]

    • L’oiseau-Lyre 455 293-2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 2 (Op. 73) in D major, 4th mvt; Allegro con spirito

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI 50999 2 67254 2 0.
  • Johann Adolf Hasse

    Miserere mei Deus

    Performer: Ars Vocalis Performer: udwig Guttler (conductor)

    • Berlin Classics 030 0149 BC.
  • Aldemaro Romero

    Fuga con Pajaillo from Suite for Strings no 1

    Performer: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela Performer: Gustavo Dudamel [conductor]

    • DG 477 7457.


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