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Friday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances, music from Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kije, and one of Chopin's Nocturnes for piano.

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances performed by Les Violons du Roi conducted by Jean-Marie Zeitouni, music from Prokofiev's Lieutenant Kije performed by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado, and one of Chopin's Nocturnes for piano performed by Garrick Ohlsson.

3 hours

Last on

Fri 12 Aug 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss II - Annen-polka

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

  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Church Concerto a 4

    Performer: Bell'arte Salzburg Performer: Annegret Siedel (conductor)

    • Berlin Classics 0300120BC.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano sonata in A D959: Scherzo

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    • Philips 4222292.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 8 in F: Allegro vivace e con brio

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

    • Hyperion CDS44304.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in E flat Op.9 No. 2

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson (piano)

    • EMI 6885872.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto for 2 horns in E flat TWV52:Es1

    Performer: Ulruch Hubner & Jorg Schultess (horns) Performer: La Stagione Frankfurt Performer: Michael Schneider (conductor)

    • CPO 7774012.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin: Tatiana's letter scene

    Performer: Lucia Popp (soprano) Performer: Munich Radio Orchestra Performer: Stefan Soltesz (conductor)

    • EMI 9071492.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for 2 pianos in E flat K365: Finale

    Performer: Katia & Marielle Labeque (pianos) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

    • Philips 4262412.
  • Ross Edwards

    Violin concerto "Maninyas": ii. Maninyas Chorale

    Performer: Adele Anthony (violin) Performer: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Performer: Arvo Volmer (conductor)

    • Canary Classics CC09.
  • Richard Wagner - Die Walkure: The Ride of the Valkyries

    Performer: Leningrad Philharmonic Performer: Evgeny Mravinsky (conductor)

  • Franz Schubert

    Seligkeit D443; An Sylvia D891

    Performer: Arleen Auger (soprano) Performer: Lambert Orkis (fortepiano)

    • Virgin 6285982.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for 2 violins in G RV516

    Performer: Simon Standage & Elizabeh Wilcock (violins) Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    • Archiv 4156742.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije: Kije's wedding; Troika

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 4196032.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Harold in Italy: Serenade

    Performer: William Primrose (viola) Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Munch (conductor)

    • BMG 09026625822.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Pirates of Penzance: overture

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

    • Philips 4349162.
  • Claude Debussy


    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy & Vovka Ashkenazy (pianos)

    • Decca 4781090.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Entre cloches (Sites auriculaires)

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy & Vovka Ashkenazy (pianos)

    • Decca 4781090.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Traviata: Act 2 Finale (beginning)

    Performer: Stefania Malagu, Alfredo Giacomotti, Giovanni Foiani, Walter Gullino Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of Bavarian State Opera Performer: Carlos Kleiber (conductor)

    • DG 4778826.
  • William Walton

    Henry V suite: Touch her soft lips and part; Agincourt song

    Performer: London Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra Performer: Carl Davis (conductor)

    • EMI 7479442.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sinfonia Concertante for winds in E flat K297b: Finale

    Performer: Diethelm Jonas (oboe), Sabine Meyer (clarinet), Bruno Schneider (horn), Sergio Azzolini (bassoon) Performer: Dresden Staatskapelle Performer: Hans Vonk (conductor)

    • EMI 5668972.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances

    Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Iván Fischer.

    Orchestrator: Zeitouni Performer: Les Violons du Roy Performer: Jean-Marie Zeitouni (conductor)

    • Atma ACD22576.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin concerto in D Op.61: Rondo

    Performer: Janine Jansen (violin) Performer: German Chamber Philharmonic, Bremen Performer: Paavo Jarvi (conductor)

    • Decca 4781530.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: James Levine (piano/conductor)

    • DG 4779175.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Pineapple Poll: Finale

    Arranger: Mackerras Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • Decca 4801284.


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