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Tuesday - Rob Cowan

With Rob Cowan. Including Essential CD of the Week; Artist of the Week: clarinettist Eduard Brunner; Rob's Essential Choice: Korngold: Violin Concerto.

9am
A selection of music including the Essential CD of the Week: Frederick Fennell conducting the London Pops and Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestras:
MERCURY LIVING PRESENCE 434 356-2

9.30am
A daily brainteaser and performances by the Artist of the Week, the clarinettist Eduard Brunner.

10.30am
Rob Cowan's guest for the week is artist Jonathan Yeo who made his name as a contemporary portraitist in the late 1990s, exhibiting frequently at the National Portrait Gallery. Jonathan introduces his essential pieces of classical music.

11am
Korngold: Violin Concerto
The Building a Library recommendation from last Saturday's CD Review.

3 hours

Last on

Tue 8 May 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • 9am: Rob's Essential CD of the Week

    • Arthur Benjamin

      Lord Hereford's Delight (Cotillon Suite)

      Performers: London Pops Orchestra, Frederick Fennell (conductor)

      • MERCURY LIVING PRESENCE 434 356-2.
  • Michael Haydn

    Symphony in G major, P 27

    Performers: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Neuss, Johannes Goritzki (conductor)

    • CPO 999 3792.
  • 9.08: Rob's Essential CD of the Week

    • Gioachino Rossini

      Passo a sei from William Tell

      Performers: London Pops Orchestra, Frederick Fennell (conductor)

      • MERCURY LIVING PRESENCE 434 356-2.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    2 Pieces "From my homeland"

    Performers: Josef Suk (Violin), Jan Penenka (Piano)

    • SURAPHON 110270-2.
  • 9.30: Artist of the Week - Eduard Brunner

    • Robert Schumann

      Fantasy Pieces, Op. 73

      Performers: Eduard Brunner (clarinet) and Robert Levin (piano)

      • ECM 437 957-2.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Romance for String Orchestra in E flat major, Op. 11

    Performers: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Adrian Boult (conductor)

    • LYRITA 239.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen Suite No. 1

    Performers: ORTF National Orchestra, Thomas Beecham (conductor)

    • EMI CDM 7 63379 2.
  • 10am: Artist of the Week - Eduard Brunner

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Quintet in E flat for piano and wind

      Performers: Alfred Brendel (piano), Heinz Holliger (oboe), Eduard Brunner (clarinet), Klaus Thunemann (bassoon), Hermann Baumann (horn)

      • PHILIPS 420 182-2.
  • 10:30: Jonathan Yeo's Choices

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Nocturne in F minor, Op. 55 No. 1

      Performers: Arthur Rubinstein (piano)

      • RCA 8809011705421.
  • Adès

    O Albion (Aracadiana)

    Performers: Endellion String Quartet

    • EMI 5722712.
  • Edward Elgar

    Nimrod (from the Enigma Variations)

    Performers: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    • DG 474 936-2.
  • 11am:

    • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

      Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35

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

  • 11.30:

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007

      Performers: Pierre Fournier (cello)

      • DG 477 8392.
  • Jules Massenet

    Cinderella (Ballet Music)

    Performers: Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • BRILLIANT CLASSICS 9251/5.

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