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Rob Cowan celebrates the pianistic legacy of Ignace Friedman, and explores music inspired by transport. Plus the latest in a series of Bach cantatas.

As part of Radio 3's piano season, Rob Cowan celebrates the greatest recordings by Ignace Friedman of works by Chopin and Liszt. He also introduces the week's Bach Cantata in a period instruments performance directed by Masaaki Suzuki with the Bach Collegium of Japan. And there's music inspired by transport by composers including Sibelius, Coates and Haydn. Plus more music by Peter Donohoe's piano great of the day.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Sep 2012 09:00

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss II

    Klipp-Klapp-Galop (Waldmeister)

    Conductor: Riccardo Muti. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach & Ferruccio Busoni

    Cantata BWV 140 - Chorus 'Wachet auf'

    • The Master Pianist.
    • EMI.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Norwegian Rhapsody No. 3, Op. 21

    • Orchestral Works Vol. 2.
    • Chandos.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka Op. 41, No. 1 in C sharp minor

    • The Complete Solo Recordings 1923 - 1936.
    • Pearl.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Komm, du susse Todesstunde (Come, o sweet hour of death) BWV 161

    • Cantatas.
    • BIS.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

    • The Complete Solo Recordings 1923 - 1936.
    • Pearl.
  • Hans Christian Lumbye

    Copenhagen Steam Railway Galop

    • The Best of Lumbye.
    • Naxos.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Nightride and Sunrise, Op. 55

    • Karelia, Four Legends, The Bard etc..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Eric Coates

    High Flight - march (1956)

    • 10 Orchestral Pieces.
    • ASV Digital.
  • Martin Shaw

    The Airmen

    • The Airmen.
    • Delphian.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet Op. 74/3 in G minor

    • Haydn: 27 String Quartets Vol. 1.
    • Testament.
  • John Alden Carpenter

    Adventures in a Perambulator - Dogs

    • Hanson Conducts Moore, Carpenter, Rogers & Phillips.
    • Mercury.
  • François Couperin

    The Gondolas of Delos

    • Integrale des Livres de pieces de clavecin 1-4. Orders 1-27.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Frederick Loewe

    My Fair Lady: Get Me To The Church on Time

    • In London Town.
    • Somm.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major, RV.99

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Concerti da Camera Vol. 4: Il Giardino Armonic.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Songs Without Words, Op. 30/6, 38/2, 38/6

    • The Complete Solo Recordings 1923 - 1936.
    • Pearl.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Feu D'artifice

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Boulez.
    • Stravinksy: The Firebird: Chicago SO, Pierre Boulez.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra in B flat major, K.191

    • Mozart: Wind Concertos.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise Op. 71 No. 2 in b flat

    • The Complete Solo Recordings 1923 - 1936.
    • Pearl.


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