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Rob Cowan's selection of music includes Malcolm Arnold's Guitar Concerto and the secular Telemann cantata Die Falscheit.

Rob Cowan's selection of music includes the guitar concerto by Malcolm Arnold, played by Julian Bream.

His theme is music by those of astounding musical talent, but who died young, including violinist Michael Rabin, cellist Emanuel Feuermann, and the much-loved contralto Kathleen Ferrier.

The morning's Telemann cantata is a secular work, Die Falscheit, sung by Peter Schreier.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 21 Jul 2013 09:00

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in C major K373

    Performer: Isaac Stern (violin), English Chamber Orchestra, Alexander Schneider (conductor)

    • Sony.
    • 88765429342.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St Matthew Passion: Ich will bei meinem Jesu wachen

    Performer: Fritz Wunderlich (tenor), Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Karl Böhm (conductor)

    • Andromeda.
    • ANDRCD 9117.
  • John Ireland


    Performer: John Ogdon (piano)

    • EMI.
    • 7 04654 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Die Falscheit TWV 20:27

    Performer: Moralische Kantaten, Peter Schreier, Dietrich Knothe, Matthias Pfaender

    • Berlin Classics.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    The Pines of Rome

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner (conductor)

    • RCA.
    • 88765414972-35.
  • Václav Trojan

    Fairy Tale Concerto for Orchestra & Accordion: The Magic Box & The Acrobatic Fairy Tale

    Performer: Ksenija Sidorova (accordion), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Clark Rundell (conductor)

    • Clamps Hill Records.
    • CGRCD055.
  • William Kroll

    Banjo and Fiddle

    Performer: Michael Rabin (violin), Brooks Smith (piano)

    • Testament.
    • SBT3 1470.
  • Constant Lambert

    Elegiac Blues

    Performer: Richard Rodney Bennett (piano)

    • EMI.
    • CDM 5 65596 2.
  • David Popper

    Hungarian Rhapsody Op. 86

    Performer: Emanuel Feuermann (cello), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Paul Kletzki (conductor)

    • West Hill Radio Archives.
    • WHRA-6042.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Psalm CXXIX

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gradiner

    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 9015.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion

    Performer: Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult (conductor)

    • Presto.
    • 88765440152.
  • Frederick Delius

    Lullaby for a Modern Baby

    Performer: Ralph Holmes (violin), Peter Dickinson (piano)

    • Heritage.
    • HTGCD 228.
  • Federico Chueca

    'La Gran Via' – Introduction

    Performer: Spanish National Orchestra, Ataúlfo Argenta (conductor)

    • Medici Masters.
    • MM034-2.
  • arr Jehan Alain

    Lekha Dodi

    Performer: Léon Algazi (tenor), Choir of the Synagogue Rue Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth, Jehan Alain (organ)

    • Brilliant.
    • 94233.
  • Robert Schumann

    Romance in F sharp, Op. 28/2

    Performer: William Kapell (piano)

    • RCA.
    • 88765431362.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Light of Life: 'Light of the World, We Know Thy Praise'

    Performer: London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 10726 X.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Guitar Concerto, Op. 67

    Performer: Julian Bream (guitar), Melos Ensemble, Malcolm Arnold (conductor)

    • RCA.
    • 09026 61598 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Hansjörg Albrecht

    Partita No. 4 in D BWV 828: Overture

    Performer: Hansjörg Albrecht (Metzler organ of St. Cyriakus, Krefeld-Hüls)

    • Oehms.
    • OC 684.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    The Shadows of Time: Movt 5: Vagues de Lumiere + Movt 6: Domionante Bleue

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic: Jan Pascal Tortelier

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 9853.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Grosse fuge Op. 133

    Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra, Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    • Decca.
    • 480 0397.


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