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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents three hours of great music, featuring the best recordings from the archive and the present day. Today with works by Bach, Cherubini and Jean Francaix. Plus, a challenge for your innocent ear.

3 hours

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Sun 19 Feb 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita No. 3 in E major: Prelude

    Performer: Nathan Milstein (violin)

    • EMI ZDMB 64793 2 3, Disc 2, track 10.
  • Luigi Cherubini

    Armida abbandonata - Sinfonia

    Performers: Auser Musici, Carlo Ipata (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA67893, track 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fantasie in D minor, Kv397

    Performers: Maria João Pires (piano)

    • Regis RRC 1382, track 13.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Three-cornered Hat: three dances (Suite 2)

    Performers: National Theatre Orchestra of the Paris Opera, Manuel Rosenthal (conductor)

    • Accord 476 1076, CD 6, tracks 1-3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Andante and Minuet in D, Hob.III:83 (Op.103)

    Performers: Juilliard Quartet

    • CBS Maestro M3YK 45826, Disc 3, track 9.
  • Ernest Bloch

    Sacred Service – Sanctification

    Performers: Marko Rothmüller (bass-baritone), Dorothy Bond (soprano), London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Ernest Bloch (conductor)

    • Rockport Records RR5001-2, track 4.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Masques et bergamasques, Op.112: suite

    Performers: Suisse Romande Orchestra, Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    • Decca Eloquence 480 4763, tracks 13-16.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata No. 5 in F major, Op. 24 "Spring"

    Performers: Mischa Elman (violin), Joseph Seiger (piano)

    • Testament SBT2 1475, disc 1, tracks 6-9.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ganymed D544

    Performers: Elizabeth Connell (soprano), Graham Johnson (piano)

    • Hyperion CDJ33005 T7.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto No 5 in A minor RV358

    Performers: Iona Brown (violin and director), Academy of St Martin in the Fields

    • Decca 448 110 2 CD1 T13-15.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Rossini Suite (original version of Soirées musicales)

    Performers: Boys of the Choir of Paisley Abbey, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford (conductor)

    • EMI 2 17526 2, Disc 6, tracks 20-24.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Variations concertantes Op. 17

    Performers: David Geringas (cello), Ian Fountain (piano)

    • Hänssler Profil PH08003.
  • Albéric Magnard

    Symphony No. 3, p. 11 – ii, Danses

    Performers: Suisse Romande Orchestra, Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    • Decca 442 9992, Disc 2, track 4.
  • Jean Françaix

    Wind Quintet No. 1

    Performers: Ensemble Wien-Berlin

    • Sony SK 48 052, tracks 1-4.
  • Marc‐Antoine Charpentier

    O Deus, o Salvator mundi

    Performers: La Chappelle Royale

    • Harmonia Mundi HMP 390802, track 5.
  • Lukas Foss


    Performers: New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • Sony Classical SMK 63164, track 8.


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