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Celebrating Summer

Rob Cowan plays music associated with summer celebrating summer by Glazunov, Schubert, Goldmark, Delius and Haydn. The featured cantata is by Gottfried Heinrich Stolzel.

Tempting the weather gods, Rob Cowan plays music celebrating summer by Glazunov, Schubert, Goldmark, Delius and Haydn. He also looks back at the work of the late cellist Janos Starker, who died in April, with Kodaly's Solo Sonata, Opus 8. The week's cantata is by Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel, "Werdet voll Geistes, singet und redet untereinander von Psalmen" [Be Filled with the Spirit - Speak and Sing in Psalms].

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Jun 2013 09:00

Music Played

  • Daniel François Esprit Auber

    La Muette de Portici: Overture

    Performer: Lamoureux Orchestra, Igor Markevitch

    • DG.
    • 477 8412.
  • Howard Ferguson

    Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 2

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz (violin), Lilian Steuber (piano)

    • RCA.
    • 88765440152.
  • Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel

    Werdet voll Geistes, singet und redet untereinander von Psalmen

    Performer: Ludger Remy, Telemannisches Collegium, Michaelstein

    • CPO.
    • 999876.
  • Samuel Barber

    Summer Music for Wind Quintet, Op. 31

    Performer: Ensemble Wien-Berlin

    • Sony Classical.
    • SK 48 052.
  • Max Reger

    Five Easy Preludes and Fugues, Op. 56: No. 4 in C

    Performer: David Goode (organ at Symphony Hall, Birmingham)

    • Signum.
    • SIGCD329.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    The Seasons: Summer

    Performer: USSR State Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Boris Khaikhin

    • Melodiya.
    • MEL CD 10 02085.
  • Franz Schubert

    Heidenröslein, D.257

    Performer: Anne Sofie Von Otter (soprano), Bengt Forsberg (piano)

    • DG.
    • 453 481-2.
  • Frederick Delius

    Summer Evening

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

    • EMI.
    • 9 099182.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Seasons: Summer

    Performer: Ruth Ziesak (soprano), Robert Gambil (tenor), Alfred Muff (bass), Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, Wolfgang Sawallisch

    • Hänssler Profil.
    • PH12041.
  • Karl Goldmark

    Rustic Wedding Symphony: In the Garden

    Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic, Jesús López-Cobos

    • Decca.
    • 476 8743.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Sicilian Vespers: Four Seasons: Summer

    Performer: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, James Levine

    • Sony Classical.
    • 88765478102.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Harp Concerto Op. 4 No. 6

    Performer: Nicanor Zabaleta, Paul Kuentz, Chamber Orchestra

    • DG.
    • 427 206-2.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Solo Cello Sonata Op. 8

    Performer: János Starker (cello)

    • Philips.
    • 422 302-2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Toccata Marziale

    Performer: Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennell (conductor)

    • Mercury.
    • 462 960-2.
  • William Walton

    Crown Imperial

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

    • Philips.
    • 454 172-2.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata K 491

    Performer: Andreas Staier (Cembalo)

    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • RD77224.

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