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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Mendelssohn's Variations serieuses for piano, Weber's overture to Euryanthe and Britten's Young Persons' Guide.

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Mendelssohn's Variations serieuses played by pianist Alfred Brendel, Weber's overture to Euryanthe performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Neeme Jarvi, and a performance of Britten's Young Persons' Guide to the Orchestra by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 16 Aug 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in D flat, Op 64 No 1 "Minute"

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67849.
  • Gustav Holst

    Brook Green Suite

    Performer: City of London Sinfonia Performer: Richard Hickox (Conductor)

    • CHAN 9270.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Variations serieuses, Op 54

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    • Philips 475 8322.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Air Pantomime – Fierement; Rigaudons (Platée)

    Performer: Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Performer: Nicholas McGegan (Conductor)

    • DHM 88697 281822/39.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Overture: Euryanthe

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Conductor Neeme Jarvi

    • CHAN 8766.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Apres un reve

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Performer: Alexei Grynyuk (piano)

    • DG 476 3399.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    The Young Juliet (Romeo & Juliet: Suite No 2)

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Conductor Neeme Jarvi

    • CHAN 10539 X.
  • Anon.


    Performer: Milos Karadaglic (guitar) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Paul Watkins (Conductor)

    • DG 477 6963.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Flute Quartet in D, K285 (3rd movement: Rondeau – Allegretto)

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud (flute) Performer: Christoph Poppen (violin) Performer: Hariolf Schlichtig (viola) Performer: Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello)

    • EMI 5 56829 2.
  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • Giacomo Puccini

      Che gelida manina (La Boheme)

      Performer: Joseph Calleja (tenor) Performer: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Performer: Marco Armiliato (Conductor)

      • Decca 478 2720.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Piano Sonata in C, Op 2 No 3: 3rd movement - Scherzo

      Performer: Alice Sara Ott (piano)

      • DG 477 9291.
    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Horn Concerto No 4 in E flat, K495: 3rd movement - Rondo – allegro vivace

      Performer: Alessio Allegrini (horn) Performer: Orchestra Mozart Performer: Claudio Abbado (Conductor)

      • DG 477 8083.
    • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

      Sanctus (Missa Assumpta est Maria)

      Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (Conductor)

      • CORO COR16091.
    • Johannes Brahms

      Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor, Op 25: 4th movement - Rondo alla Zingarese

      Arranger: Schoenberg Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Simon Rattle (Conductor)

      • EMI 4578152.
  • Percy Grainger

    Molly on the Shore

    Performer: RNCM Wind Orchestra Performer: Clark Rundell (Conductor)

    • CHAN 9549.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No 12 in F, Op 96 "American": 4th movement - Finale

    Performer: Juilliard Quartet

    • Sony Classical SBK 48170.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso in B flat, Op 3 No 1

    Performer: Handel & Haydn Society Performer: Director Christopher Hogwood

    • L’Oiseau Lyre 421 729 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in B flat minor, Op 117 No 2

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein (piano)

    • Sony 88697424612.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Marche miniature (Suite No 1)

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Fritz Reiner (Conductor)

    • RCA 09026 61958 2.
  • Béla Bartók

    Piano Concerto No 2: 3rd movement - Allegro molto

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano) Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (Conductor)

    • Teldec 0630-13158-2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Overture: Il signor Bruschino

    Performer: La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly (Conductor)

    • Decca 448 218-2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Jesu meine Freude

    Performer: Kammerchor Stuttgart Performer: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen Performer: Frieder Bernius (Conductor)

    • Carus 83.216.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso (Miroirs)

    Performer: Christina Ortiz (piano)

    • IMP PCD 846.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Valse melancolique (Suite No 3 in G, Op 55)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (Conductor)

    • Decca 478 1708.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fantazia VII in 4 parts

    Performer: Fretwork

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 907502.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op 34

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Simon Rattle (Conductor)

    • EMI CDC 5 55394 2.


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