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Friday - Rob Cowan

With Rob Cowan. Including Artist of the Week: Colin Davis conducting Mozart's Symphony No 39 in E flat; Rob's Essential Choice: Dvorak: Piano Trio in F minor, Op 65.

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Orchestral works by Liadov. USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor). MELODIYA MEL CD 100187

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, conductor Colin Davis. Hear him conducting the Dresden Staatskapelle in a performance of Mozart's Symphony No. 39 in E flat, K543.

The Essential Classics guest is Italian chef Antonio Carluccio, who introduces his essential pieces. Today he mentions a piece that makes him laugh, and Rob acts as his personal shopper, picking a mystery piece he hopes he will enjoy.

Rob's Essential Choice

Piano Trio in F minor, Op 65
The Suk Trio

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Fri 23 Dec 2011 09:00

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    March (No 1 from Soirees musicales, Op 9)

    Performers: National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • LONDON 425 659-2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    String Symphony No 3 in C

    Performers: Academy of St Martin the Fields, Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • DECCA 430 563-2.
  • 9.14am: Essential CD of the Week

    • Liadov

      Eight Russian Folksongs, Op. 58

      Performers: USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov (conductor)

      • MELODIYA MEL CD 1001873.
  • 9.30am: Artist of the Week - Colin Davis

    • Igor Stravinsky

      Concerto in E flat (Dumbarton Oaks)

      Performers: English Chamber Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor)

      • DECCA 425 622-2.
  • 10.00am: Artist of the Week - Colin Davis

    • Richard Wagner - Wesendonck Lieder (selection)

      Performers: Jessye Norman (soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

  • 10.30am: Antonio Carluccio's Choices

    • Camille Saint‐Saëns

      Carnival of the Animals (excerpt)

  • 11.00am: Rob's Essential Choice

    • Antonín Dvořák

      Piano Trio in F minor, Op 65

      Performers: The Suk Trio

      • SUPRAPHON COS 1410.
  • 11.40am

    • Suk

      Tale of a Winter's Evening, Op 9

      Performers: Berlin Comic Opera Orchestra, Kirill Petrenko (conductor)

      • CPO 777364.


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