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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 music by Haydn, Pisendel and Prokofiev. Plus a challenge for your innocent ear.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 18 Mar 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Kamarinskaya

    Performers: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, William Steinberg (conductor)

    • EMI CDM 65204, track 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die schöne Müllerin: Ungeduld

    Performers: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Gerald Moore (piano) [1951 recording]

    • Regis RRC1383, track 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etudes, Op. 25 – Nos. 11 & 12

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

    • Praga PR 54056, tracks 6-7.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Three Pieces for String Quartet (1914)

    Performers: Alban Berg Quartet

    • EMI CDC 7 54347 2, tracks 1-3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rondo in G minor, Op. 94

    Performers: Angelica May (cello), Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann (conductor)

    • Supraphon 11 1544-2 031, track 5.
  • Johann Georg Pisendel

    Sonata a violino solo senza basso

    Performers: Amandine Beyer (violin)

    • Zig-Zag ZZT110902, disc 2, tracks 15-18.
  • Conlon Nancarrow

    Study No. 21 for player piano

    Performer: Wolfgang Heisig (phonola)

    • MDG 626 1716-2, track 27.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La bohème: O soave fanciulla

    Performers: Pierrette Alarie (soprano), Léopold Simoneau (tenor), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lee Shaenen (conductor)

    • DG 457 752-2, track 3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 78 in C minor

    Performers: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 429 218-2, tracks 1-4.
  • Zdenek Fibich

    Impressions, Part Two: Nos. 86-89

    Performer: Marián Lapsansky (piano)

    • Supraphon SU 0190-2 131, tracks 1-4.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Rhapsody for string quartet

    Performers: Endellion String Quartet

    • EMI 2 17526 2, Disc 9, track 1.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Op. 74: The Revolution; The Vi

    Performers: Ivan Petrov (reciter), Chorus of the Russian Republic, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyrill Kondrashin (conductor)

    • LYS 568-573, Disc 4, tracks 8-11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Canzona in D minor BWV 588

    Performer: Karl Richter (organ)

    • Belart 461 3832, track 5.
  • Léo Delibes

    Lakmé: Bell Song

    Performers: Gianna d’Angelo (soprano), Ernest Blanc (baritone), Chorus and Orchestra of the National Theatre of the Opéra-Comique, Georges Prêtre (

    • EMI 5 73089 2, Disc 7, track 7.
  • François Couperin

    Air & Chaconne (Concert for two cellos)

    Arranger: Paul Bazelaire Performers: Paul and Maud Tortelier (cellos)

    • 6 88627 2, CD 20, track 2.
  • Baldassare Galuppi

    Sonata No. 5 in C

    Performers: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)

    • Decca 417 772-2, tracks 3-5.
  • Julius Harrison - Troubadour Suite

    Performers: BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

  • Alexander Glazunov

    String Quartet No. 4 in A minor Op. 64: ii Andante

    Performers: The Utrecht String Quartet

    • MDG MDG 603 1237-2, track 7.

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