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Monday - Rob Cowan

With Rob Cowan. Including Artist of the Week: the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble; Claire Taylor's favourite music; Rob's Essential Choice: Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos (excerpt).

A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: a disc of Verdi opera choruses, preludes and ballet music conducted by Riccardo Muti: EMI 0980152.

A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble.

This week marks the biennial Sport Relief charity fund-raising effort, organized by Comic Relief in association with BBC Sport. Rob Cowan's Sport Relief guest is Claire Taylor MBE, who was named as the ICC Women's Cricketer of the Year in 2009. Claire introduces her essential pieces of classical music.

Rob's Essential Choice

Ariadne auf Naxos (excerpt)
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.

3 hours

Last on

Mon 19 Mar 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Vespers - Deus in Adjutorium

    Performers: Empire Brass

    • TELARC 80218.
  • 9.03: Rob's CD of the Week

    • Giuseppe Verdi

      La forza del destino – Sinfonia

      Performers: New Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti (conductor)

      • EMI 0980152.
  • John Blow

    Venus and Adonis – Overture

    Performers: New London Consort, Philip Pickett (conductor)

    • L’OISEAU LYRE 4402202.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Sonata in B minor Hob XVI32

    Performers: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA 67554.
  • 9.44: Artists of the Week - Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

    • George Frideric Handel

      Music for the Royal Fireworks - Overture (arr. Howarth)

      Performers: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Elgar Howarth (conductor)

      • DECCA 4119552.
  • Jarvis Sheppard

    In Manus Tuas

    Performers: Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh (conductor)

    • SIGNUM SIGCD 281.
  • 9.59: Artists of the Week - Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

    • Arthur Bliss

      Flourish for Two Brass Orchestras

      Performers: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

      • DECCA 4303692.
  • Leos Janáček

    The Cunning Little Vixen Suite

    Performers: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 2417.
  • 10.30: Claire Taylor's Choices

    • Antonio Vivaldi

      Four Seasons – Summer

      Performers: Nigel Kennedy (violin), English Chamber Orchestra

      • EMI CDC 7495572.
  • Claude Debussy

    Suite Bergamasque - Clair de Lune

    Performers: Alexis Weissenberg (piano)

    • RCA VD60909.
  • 11am:

    • Richard Strauss

      Ariadne auf Naxos - excerpt

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


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