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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 Buxtehude, Beethoven and Ravel. Plus, a challenge for your innocent ear.

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Sun 26 Feb 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    La scala di seta, overture

    Performers: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Sergiu Celibidache (conductor)

    • EMI 5 57857 2, track 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue No. 11 in F major from Book One of 'The 48'

    Performers: Ralph Kirkpatrick (clavichord)

    • Archive 463 601-2, disc 1, tracks 21-22.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Heimkehr; Maggy Lauder

    Performers: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Irmgard Poppen (cello), Karl Engel (piano)

    • DG Eloquence 480 0385, disc 2 tracks 11 and 12.
  • Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Pièces pittoresques: Scherzo-valse

    Performer: Marcelle Meyer (piano)

  • Franz Liszt

    From the Cradle to the Grave, DS. 107

    Performers: Paris Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • Decca Eloquence 480 4920, Disc 1, track 3 (the CD track number [4] is wrong).
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Chaconne in C minor Bux. 159

    Performers: Marie-Claire Alain, Schnitger-Ahrend organ, Groningen

    • Erato 0630-12979-2, Disc 2, track 4.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping Beauty: "Bluebird" Pas de deux

    Arranger: Igor Stravinsky Performers: Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Igor Stravinsky (conductor)

    • Sony Classics 88697884142, disc 5, tracks 10-13.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Cello Sonata No. 4 in C major, Op. 102 No. 1

    Performers: Mstislav Rostropovitch (cello), Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

    • Philips 464 677-2, Disc 2, tracks 1-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in B flat, Kv269

    Performers: Josef Suk (violin), Prague Chamber Orchestra, Libor Hlavacek (conductor)

    • Eurodisc VD 69255, Disc 3, track 7.
  • Maurice Ravel


    Performers: Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano), French National Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • Sony SMK 47604, tracks 14-16.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata, L449 (K27)

    Performer: Emil Gilels (piano)

    • Le Chant du Monde LDC 278981/82, Disc 1, track 7.
  • Johannes Brahms


    Performers: Munich Philharmonic Chorus, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine (conductor)

    • Oehms OC 506, track 2.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Scherzo for orchestra

    Performers: Suisse Romande Orchestra, Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    • Decca Eloquence 480 0049, Disc 1, track 14.
  • Richard Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude, Act III

    Arranger: Stan Kenton Performers: Stan Kenton Orchestra, Stan Kenton (conductor)

  • Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga

    String Quartet No. 2 in A

    Performers: Guarneri Quartet

    • Newton Classics 8802074. Tracks 5-8.
  • William Byrd

    Mass for Voices (Credo)

    Performers: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (director)

    • ECM New Series 1512 tr 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sehnsucht nach dem Frühlinge Kv 596

    Performers: Juliane Banse (soprano), András Schiff (piano)

    • ECM 461 899-2, track 20.
  • Eduard Tubin


    Performers: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)

    • BIS CD-1402/1404 (BIS-CD-1404 B), track 7.
  • Franz Schubert

    An der Nachtigall

    Performers: Elisabeth Schumann (soprano)

    • EMI 916 480 2 CD1 tr 8.
  • Erno Dohnanyi

    Rhapsody Op. 11, No. 3

    Performers: Eileen Joyce (piano)

    • APR APR 7502 disc 4, track 9.


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