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Thursday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Delius's Song before Sunrise, Mozart's Piano Concerto No.20 and today's Screen Classic is The Big Country.

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast, including Delius' A Song Before Sunrise played by the Halle Orchestra conducted by John Barbirolli, pianist Martha Argerich performs the 2nd movement from Mozart's Piano Concerto No.20 and our Screen Classic today is the main title from The Big Country performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Tony Bremner.

3 hours

Last on

Thu 14 Jul 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Franz Schubert

    Marche Militaire D733 no 1 in D

    Performer: Jeno Jando and Zsuzsa Kollar : piano duet

    • Naxos 8.578099-101.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata. Prelude to Act1

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Aldo Ceccato (conductor)

    • EMI 6 08512 2.
  • Johann Christoph Pepusch

    Concerto for 4 Violins

    Performer: Persephone Gibbs (Solo violin) Performer: Charivari Agreable Performer: Kah-Ming Ng (director)

    • SIGCD 249.
  • Frederick Delius

    A Song Before Sunrise

    Performer: Halle Orchestra Performer: Sir John Barbirolli (conductor)

    • EMI 5 65119 2.
  • Reinhold Moritzevich Glière - Concert Waltz op 90

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

  • Joseph Haydn

    Nottorno no 3 in C Major H.II:32

    Performer: Mozzafiato and L’Archibudelli

    • SK 62878.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Turkish Drinking Song (6 Male Choruses, Op.50, no.1)

    Performer: Leipzig Radio Choir Performer: Horst Neumann (director)

    • Berlin Classics 0300155BC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto no 20 in D minor, K 466: 2nd movt : Romance

    Performer: Martha Argerich (piano) Performer: Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto Performer: Alexandre Rabinivitch (conductor)

    • Warner 2564 62332-2.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Les Biches : Rag-Mazurka

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Thierry Fischer (conductor)

    • SIGCD 205.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ellens Gesang III, D 839 "Ave Maria"

    Performer: Gundula Janowitz (soprano) Performer: Irwin Gage (piano)

    • DG 453 082 2.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concerto no 1 in F Minor, op 73 - 3rd Movt : Rondo

    Performer: Sharon Kam (clarinet) Performer: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • Elatus 0927 46744 2.
  • Franz Liszt

    En Reve

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

    • Decca 478 3206.
  • Jerome Moross

    The Big Country - Main Title

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Tony Bremner (conductor)

    • SilvaScreen FILMCD 189.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Gadfly: Romance

    Performer: Tasmin Little (violin) Performer: Piers Lane (piano)

    • EMI 9 07154 2.
  • Louis Vierne

    Symphony no 1 in D major: Finale

    Performer: Jeremy Filsell : the Cavaille-Coll organ at St. Ouen, Rouen

    • SIGCD063.
  • Peter Warlock

    Serenade for String Orchestra

    Performer: The Nash Ensemble Performer: Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA 66938.
  • Samuel Barber

    4 Excursions Op 20 - 3rd and 4th movts

    Performer: Andre Previn (piano)

    • Sony SK 94739.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Hary Janos Suite: Intermezzo

    Performer: Hungarian State Orchestra Performer: Adam Fischer (conductor)

    • Nimbus NI 7081.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni


    Performer: I Solisti Veneti Performer: Claudio Scimone (conductor)

    • Erato 4509 91778 2.
  • Gabriel Faure & Andre Messager

    Souvenirs de Bayreuth

    Performer: Pierre-Alain Volonda and Patrick De Hooge (piano duet)

    • Naxos 8.553638.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    La Musica Notturna delle Strade di Madrid, op 30 no 6 (G 324)

    Arranger: Tognetti Et Al Performer: Richard Tognetti & Bruce Dukov (violins) Performer: Simon Oswell (viola) Performer: Steve Erdody & Timothy Landauer (cellos)

    • Decca 4753982.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Capriccio Brillant in B minor, op 22

    Performer: Cyprien Katsaris (piano) Performer: Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • Warner 2564 62769 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for flute and harpsichord BWV 1020 - 1st movt : Allegro

    Performer: Aurèle Nicolet (flute) Performer: Karl Richter (harpsichord)

    • Archiv 427 113-2.
  • Trad

    El cant des ocells

    Performer: Olatz Saitua (soprano) Performer: Coro Cervantes Performer: Carlos Aransay (conductor)

    • SIGNUM SIGCD 196.
  • Franz Liszt

    Two Episodes from Lenau's Faust, S110: 1. Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke (Mephisto waltz no.1

    Performer: Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Yutaka Sado (conductor)

    • Elatus 2564 60801 2.


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