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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan's selection includes music on the theme of war and peace, including John Adams's The Wound Dresser. Plus works by Holst and Ibert and a Bach Cantata: BWV34.

Rob Cowan's Sunday selection of music includes piece on the theme of War and Peace, among them John Adams's "The Wound Dresser" and Martinu's "Memorial to Lidice". Plus works by Holst and Ibert, a memory of early music pioneer David Munrow, and this week's Bach Cantata, BWV 34 O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 27 May 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Leos Janáček

    Suite for Orchestra, Op. 3: Allegretto

    Performers: Brno State PO, Frantisek Jilek (conductor)

    • Supraphon.
    • 11 1521 – 2 031.
  • Michał Kleofas Ogiński

    Polonaise in A minor No. 1

    Performers: Wanda Landowska, (harpsichord)

    • Testament.
    • SBT 1380.
  • Claude Debussy

    Marche Ecossaise

    Performers: Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Stéphane Deneve (conductor)

    • Chandos.
    • CHSA 5102(2),.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata: O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe BVW 34

    Performers: Christophers, The Sixteen

    • Coro.
    • 13172.
  • Franz Liszt

    Gondoliera (Years of Pilgrimage, supplement)

    Performers: Aldo Ciccolini (piano)

    • EMI.
    • CZS 62640 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Husitska Overture

    Performers: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann (conductor)

    • Supraphon.
    • 2 SUP 0028.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Egmont: Der Trommel gerühret

    Performers: Pilar Lorengar (soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, George Szell (conductor)

    • Decca.
    • 425972-2.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Memorial to Lidice H 296

    Performers: Prague Radio SO, Vladimir Valek

    • Praga.
    • PR254050.
  • John Adams

    The Wound Dresser

    Performers: Sanford Sylvan (baritone), Oregan SO, Carlos Clamar

    • Pentatone Classics.
    • PTC 5186393.
  • Mieczyslaw Weinberg

    A couple of movements from the ballet "The Golden Key"

    Performers: Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund

    • Chandos.
    • CHSA5089.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Hymn to the Nations

    Performers: Jan Peerce (tenor), NBC Symphony, Arturo Toscanini

    • RCA Victor.
    • GD60299(2).
  • Gustav Holst

    The Evening Watch, OP43

    Performers: The Purcell Singers, Imogen Holst (conductor)

    • Decca.
    • 480 2329.
    • 17.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Samson: Scene 2, "My faith and truth"

    Performers: Martina Arroyo (soprano), Sheila Armstrong (soprano), Munich Bach Orchestra, Karl Richter (conductor)

    • Archiv.
    • 453 245-2.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Escales: Valencia

    Performers: Dallas SO, Eduardo Mata

    • Dorian.
    • DOR-90181.
    • 6.
  • Trad.

    Greensleeves to a ground

    Arranger: David Munrow Performers: David Munrow and the early Music Consort of London

    • Testament.
    • SBT 1250.
    • 24.
  • Trad.

    Basse Danse "Jouyssance Vous Donneray"

    Arranger: David Munrow Performers: David Munrow and the early Music Consort of London

    • Testament.
    • SBT 1250.
    • 1.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Saxophone Quartet, Op. 109

    Performers: Quatuor Habanera

    • Alpha.
    • 041.
  • Emanuel Förster

    Ariette variée in A

    Performers: Edwin Fischer (piano)

    • Testament.
    • SBT 1218.
    • 7.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Daisies, Op. 38, No. 3

    Arranger: Jascha Heifetz Performers: Jascha Heifetz (violin), Emanuel Bay (piano)

    • Naxos.
    • 8.112072.
    • 21.

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