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Oriental Music

Rob Cowan presents music with an oriental theme, by Glazunov, Rachmaninov, Nielsen and Takemitsu; and the week's cantata is Dietrich Buxtehude: Pange lingua gloriosi (BuxWV 91) in a performance by the Theatre of Voices, conducted by Paul Hillier.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 30 Jun 2013 09:00

Music Played

  • Alexander Borodin

    Serenata alla spagnola

    Performer: Borodin Quartet

    • Teldec.
    • 4509-94572-2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Images, Series II: Poissons d'or

    Performer: Paul Jacobs (piano)

    • Warners Apex.
    • 7559 79674 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo & Juliet – Act I – Introduction – Juliet the Young Girl – Masques – Dance of the Kni

    Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic, Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

    • Sheffield Labs.
    • 10043-2-G.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Divertimento No. 1 in F Hob11/15

    Performer: London Wind Soloists

    • Testament.
    • SBT 1346.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Pange lingua gloriosi (BuxWV 91)

    Performer: Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier (conductor), Bine Bryndorf, (organ) Jakob Bloch Jespersen (bass) William Purefoy (countertenor) Else Torp (soprano) Bente Vist (soprano)

    • Da Capo.
    • 6.220534.
  • Howard Ferguson

    Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 10

    Performer: Tasmin Little (violin), Piers Lane (piano)

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 10770.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Oriental Rhapsody: Presto

    Performer: USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov

    • Melodiya.
    • MEL CD 10 01828.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Oriental Sketch

    Performer: Sergei Rachmaninov (piano)

    • RCA.
    • 82876-67892-2.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Aladdin, FS 89 – Suite: (Extracts)

    Performer: San Francisco Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

    • Decca.
    • 460 985-2.
  • Toru Takemitsu


    Performer: Tashi, with Barbara Allen and Nancy Allen (harps), and David Frost and Richard Fitz (vibraphones)

    • RCA Victor Red Seal.
    • 09026 62537 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail: Ach, ich liebte, war so glücklich

    Performer: Maria Stader (soprano), RIAS Symphony Orchestra, Ferenc Fricsay

    • DG.
    • 457 730-2.
  • Frederick Delius

    Hassan: Intermezzo

    Performer: Paul Guinnery (piano)

    • Delius Society.
    • Stone Records 5060192780130.
  • Frederick Delius

    Hassan: Serenade and Closing Scene

    Performer: BBC Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

    • Sony Classical.
    • SMK87966.
  • Traditional arr. V. Kuznetsov

    Peasant Lady

    Performer: Andreyev Imperial Russian Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • 5 56818 2.
  • Francesco Mancini

    Sonata IV in A

    Performer: Per Flauto

    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 88691966552.
  • E J Moeran

    Two Pieces for small orchestra: 1. Lonely Waters

    Performer: Ann Murray (soprano), English Chamber Orchestra, Geoffrey Tate

    • EMI CDM.
    • 7 64200 2.
    • 4.
  • George Enescu

    Suite: Impressions d'enfance

    Performer: Sherban Lupu (violin), Valentin Gheorghiu (piano)

    • Electrecord.
    • EDC 324/325.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Charm of Lullabies

    Performer: Magdelena Kozena (voice), Malcolm Martinaeau, (piano)

    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 471 581-2.
  • Trad. Arr A. Shalov

    My Husband Made Me Stoke Up A Steam Bath

    Performer: Andreyev Imperial Russian Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • 5 56818 2.


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