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Friday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's breakfast programme.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Music includes Massenet's famous Meditation from his opera Thais performed by the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan, Rossini's overture to his opera The Barber of Seville performed by the London Classical Players conducted by Roger Norrington, and more of your Screen Classics suggestions, including music from Harry Potter, and Larry Adler's Genevieve Waltz.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in B flat Op.23 No.2

    Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (piano)

    • Virgin 0963752.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Deh, vieni (The Marriage of Figaro)

    Performer: Renee Fleming (Susanna) Performer: Orchestra of St Luke's Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • Decca 4526022.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Romance in F minor Op.11

    Performer: Josef Suk (violin) Performer: Czech Philharmonic Performer: Vaclav Neumann (conductor)

    • Supraphon SU40472.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in D flat Op.70 No.3

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67849.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral suite No.3 in D BWV1068: Gavotte 1 & 2

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • Decca 4580692.
  • John Williams

    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone:

    Performer: Hedwig’s theme Performer: City of Prague Philharmonic Performer: Nic Raine (conductor)

    • Silva Screen SILCD1235.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Doppo notte (Ariodante)

    Performer: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) Performer: The Symphony of Harmony and Invention Performer: Harry Christophers (conductor)

    • CORO COR16025.
  • Jules Massenet

    Meditation (Thais)

    Performer: Michel Schwalbe (violin) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • DG 4452822.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    10 Pieces from Romeo and Juliet: Juliet as a young girl

    Performer: Sergei Dukachev (piano)

    • divine art DDA25096.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No.32 in G K318

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

    • Virgin 0963702.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E flat Op.55 No.2

    Performer: Truls Mork (cello) Performer: Kathryn Stott (piano)

    • Virgin 0094638578420.
  • Léo Delibes

    Cortege de Bacchus (Sylvia)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • EMI CDZ7625152.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Oboe Concerto No.12 in C: 3rd mvt

    Performer: Heinz Holliger (oboe) Performer: I Musici

    • Brilliant 94054.
  • Larry Adler

    Waltz from Genevieve

    Performer: Larry Adler (harmonica) with orchestra

    • EMI 83127122.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Gloria all'Egitto (Aida, Act 2)

    Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    • EMI 7498492.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Violin Sonata in C Op.5 No.3: 3rd & 4th mvts

    Performer: Catherine Mackintosh (violin) Performer: Richard Boothby (cello) Performer: Robert Woolley (harpsichord)

    • Hyperion CDA66226.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.7 in A: II. Allegretto

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDS44304.
  • Leroy Anderson

    Irish Suite: The Irish Washerwoman

    Performer: Eastman-Rochester POPS Orchestra Performer: Frederick Fennell (conductor)

    • Mercury 4343762.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    The Barber of Seville - overture

    Performer: The London Classical Players Performer: Roger Norrington (conductor)

    • EMI 7540912.
  • Franz Schubert

    The Shepherd on the rock D965

    Performer: Barbara Bonney (soprano) Performer: Sharom Kam (clarinet) Performer: Geoffrey Parsons (piano)

    • Teldec 4509908732.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Ballet Suite No.4: Waltz and scherzo

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

    • Chandos CHANX100882.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard concerto in A BWV1055

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano/dir.) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields

    • Sony 88697742912.
  • Joseph Haydn

    German Dances H.9.9: Nos.3-6

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

    • Decca 4804481.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    From Bohemian Fields and Groves (Ma Vlast)

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • Supraphon SU40412.

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