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Friday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, including a Song without Words by Mendelssohn, a Slavonic Dance by Dvorak and Strauss's Till Eulenspiegels Merry Pranks.

Rob Cowan presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including a Song without Words in A major by Felix Mendelssohn performed by pianist Daniel Barenboim, Dvorak's Slavonic Dance in A flat major performed by the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Fritz Reiner, and the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Rudolf Kempe perform Richard Strauss' Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche.

3 hours

Last on

Fri 19 Aug 2011 07:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Air from Suite no.3, BWV1068

    Performer: Concentus musicus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • TELDEC 4509921742.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without words Op.62, no.6 in A major "Spring Song"

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Scherzo in D minor

    Performer: St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Mariss Jansons (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 75510 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Puisque j'ai mis ma levre (Since I've pressed my lips …)

    Performer: John Mark Ainsley (tenor) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67335.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery Sonata No.12 – The Ascension

    Performer: Eduard Melkus (violin) Performer: Karl Scheit (lute) Performer: Lionel Rogg (organ) Performer: Huguette Dreyfus (harpsichord)

    • ARCHIV PRODUKTION 453 173-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Tune your harps to tuneful strains

    Performer: Mark Padmore (tenor) Performer: Anthony Robson (oboe) Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (director)

    • COR16092.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fidelio – Overture, Op.72

    Performer: Berlin Philharmoniker Performer: Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 4 57573 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Andante tranquillo

    Performer: From Sonata No.1, Op.32 Performer: Christian Poltera (cello) Performer: Kathryn Stott (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10552.
  • Stefano Landi


    Performer: L’Arpeggiata

    • Christina Pluhar (director).
  • Léo Delibes

    Prelude and Mazurka from Coppelia

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra

    • Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor).
  • Maurice Ravel

    Toccata from Le Tombeau de Couperin

    Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA673412.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in A flat major, Op.46'3

    Performer: Wiener Philharmoniker Performer: Fritz Reiner (conductor)

    • DECCA 4437652.
  • Antonio Bazzini

    La Ronde des lutins

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman (violin) Performer: David Garvey (piano)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 886974602.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    Sans frayeur

    Arranger: David Blunden Performer: Elizabeth Dobbin (soprano) Performer: Le Jardin Secret

    • CORO COR16060.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Romanze from Piano Concerto No.20

    Performer: Mitsuko Uchida (piano / director) Performer: Cleveland Orchestra

    • DECCA 478 2596.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Matona di Lasso

    Performer: Dredsdner Kreuzchor Performer: Rudolf Mauersberger (conductor)

  • Claude Debussy

    Arabesque No.1

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10467.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens from Act II, Prince Igor

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

    • Philips 412 552-2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    4th mvt, vivement from Concerto in A minor

    Performer: Camerata Koln

    • DEUTSCHE HARMONIA MUNDI 05472 77367 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op.28

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Rudolf Kempe (conductor)

    • REGIS RRC1371.
  • Guglielmo Ebreo da Pesaro


    Performer: Hesperion XX Performer: Jordi Savall (director)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 648801 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rondo, 3rd movement from Piano Concerto No.1, op.15 in D minor

    Performer: Emanuel Ax (piano) Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    • James Levine (conductor).
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Domine Deus

    Performer: From Mass in B minor Performer: Yorkshire Bach Choir Performer: Yorkshire Baroque Soloists Performer: Peter Seymour (director)

  • Johann Strauss II - Rosen aus dem Suden

    Performer: Wiener Philharmoniker Performer: Willi Boskovsky (conductor)

  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No.6 in D flat major

    Performer: Byron Janis (piano)

    • NEWTON CLASSICS 8802058.
  • Joseph Marx


    Performer: Christine Brewer (soprano) Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10505.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Overture in D major, H.1a:4 – presto

    Performer: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien Performer: Manfred Huss (conductor)

    • BIS-CD-1818.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude no.3 in G major

    Performer: Rafal Blechacz (piano)

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Gloria all'Egitto (Act II, Aida)

    Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of the ROH, Covent Garden Performer: Lamberto Gardelli (conductor)

    • EMI CDM7643562.


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