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Monday - Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan shares great music and performances. Including the Essential CD of the Week featuring recorder player Michala Petri and Artist of the Week Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: The recorder player Michala Petri plays baroque Concertos and Sonatas: RCA 88697672632

A daily brainteaser and performances by our Artist of the Week, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

In the week of Burns Night, the Essential Classics guest is the Scottish poet and novelist Jackie Kay who introduces her essential pieces of classical music.

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.

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Last on

Mon 23 Jan 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Midsummer Night's Dream - Dance of the Clowns

    Performers: London Symphony Orchestra, Peter Maag (conductor)

    • DECCA 4669902.
  • 9.02: Rob's CD of the Week

    • Antonio Vivaldi

      Concerto in G minor RV315 'Summer'

      Performers: Michala Petri (soprano recorder), Guildhall String Ensemble, George Malcolm (harpsichord)

      • RCA 88697672632.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian March

    Performers: Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    • DECCA 4782122.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in D major

    Performers: The Amadeus Quartet

    • DG 4778680.
  • 9.30: Artist of the Week - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

    • Franz Schubert

      Winterreise D.911 - Gute Nacht

      Performers: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Klaus Billing (piano)

      • MOVIMENTO MUSICA 051019.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No. 4 in A major BWV1055

    Performers: Angela Hewitt (piano), Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 676078.
  • 10.05: Artist of the Week - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

    • Gustav Mahler

      Lieder eines fahrenden gesellen

      Performers: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

      • DG 4635162.
  • 10.30: Jackie Kay's Choices

    • Antonio Vivaldi

      Concerto for two mandolins, strings and continuo in G RV532

      Performers: Giovanni Scaramuzzino & Sonia Maurer (mandolins), Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (conductor)

      • VIRGIN 5455272.
  • Bessie Smith

    Kitchen Man

    Performers: Bessie Smith (voice), Clarance Williams (piano), Eddie Land (guitar)

    • BBC CD 602.
  • 11am:

    • Modest Mussorgsky

      Pictures at an Exhibition

      Performers: The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday’s CD Review

  • Debussy (arr. Busser)


    Performers: Orchestre National de Lyon, Jun Markl (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.572583.


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