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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan plays three hours of great music, featuring the best recordings from the archive and the present day. Today with works by Bach, Beethoven, Tartini and Borodin. Plus a challenge for you Innocent Ear.

3 hours

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Sun 18 Dec 2011 09:00

Music Played

  • Anton Bruckner

    Overture in G minor

    Performers: Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski (conductor)

    • Arte Nova 74321 85290 2, Disc 1, track 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 146

    Performers: Stefano Demicheli (organ), Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (director)

    • Decca 478 2718, track 14.
  • Béla Bartók

    Three Village Scenes

    Performers: Laura Faragó, Anna Ádám (sopranos), Györ Girls’ Choir, Budapest Chamber Ensemble, Antál Doráti (conductor)

    • Hungaroton HCD 31047, tracks 9-11.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 18 in E flat major, Op. 31 No. 3

    Performers: Emil Gilels (piano)

    • DG 00289 477 6360, disc 6, tracks 7-10.
  • Samuel Barber

    Dover Beach, Op. 3

    Performers: Samuel Barber (baritone), The Curtis String Quartet

    • West Hill Radio Archives CD-6039, disc 8, track 1.
  • Albert Roussel

    Symphony No. 3

    Performers: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch (conductor)

    • Chicago Symphony Orchestra CSO CD00-09, tracks 1-4.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Prince Igor: Polovtsian March

    Performers: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner (conductor)

    • RCA 82876613942, track 18.
  • Giuseppe Tartini

    Violin Sonata in G minor "The Devil's Trill" (arr. Fritz Kreisler)

    Performers: Nathan Milstein (violin), Leon Pommers (piano)

    • EMI Classics 66873 2, tracks 1-3.
  • Sigmund Romberg

    Softly as the morning sunrise

    Performers: Helen Traubel (soprano), orchestra (1954)

    • EMI CDP 79 4083 2, track 13.
  • Cole Porter

    Easy to love

    Performers: Lauritz Melchior (tenor), MGM Studio Orchestra, George Stoll (conductor) (1946)

    • Naxos 8.111239, track 7.
  • György Ligeti

    Concert Romanesc

    Performers: Orquestra Gulbenkian, Lawrence Foster (conductor)

    • PentaTone PTC 5186 360, tracks 16-19.
  • Monique Serf arr. Michel Block

    Ma plus belle histoire d'amour

    Performers: Michel Block (piano)

    • Pro Piano PPR224514 t11.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    O Sacrum Convivium

    Performers: Musica Sacra, Richard Westenburg (conductor)

    • RCA Catalyst 09026-61822-2, track 2.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Piano Concerto

    Performers: Louis Lortie (piano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner (conductor)

    • Chandos CHSA5098 t5-8.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in D Major, Op 33 No 2

    Performers: Mauritz Rosenthal (piano)

    • APR 7503 CD4 t13.

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