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Rob Cowan - Motion and Movement

Rob Cowan's selection includes music full of movement and motion, from Ponchielli, Paganini, Liszt, and Khachaturian. The week's cantata is O di Betlemme altera by Alessandro Scarlatti, and the programme rounds off with piano variations by Hindemith and Fauré.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 8 Dec 2013 09:00

Music Played

  • John Adams

    Short Ride in a Fast Machine

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Peter Oundjian.
    • Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony etc..
    • Chandos.
  • Paul Hindemith

    Variations (discarded second movement from Piano Sonata No. 1)

    Performer: Markus Becker.
    • Hindemith: Piano Sonatas.
    • Hyperion.
  • Johannes Brahms

    9 Liebeslieder Waltzes

    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
  • Vivian Ellis

    Coronation Scot

    Orchestra: Queen’s Hall Light Orchestra. Conductor: Sidney Torch.
    • The Great British Experience.
    • EMI.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Themes and Variations Op. 73

    Performer: Jean Doyen.
    • Faure: L'Oeuvre pour Piano.
    • Erato.
  • Franz Liszt


    Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Kurt Masur.
    • Liszt: Orchestral Works etc..
    • EMI Classics.
  • Franz Liszt

    Paganini Study: La chasse

    Performer: Gray Graffman.
    • The Virtuoso Liszt.
    • Living Stereo.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice No. 16

    Performer: Ilya Gringolts.
    • Paganini: 24 Caprices for Solo Violin.
    • Orchid Classics.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Cantata Pastorale "O di Betlemme altera"

    Singer: Susan Gritton. Orchestra: Collegium Musicum 90. Conductor: Simon Standage.
    • Christmas Concertos and Cantatas.
    • Chaconne Classics.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Der Feuerreiter

    Singer: Helge Roswenger. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • The Hugo Wolf Society 1931-1938 The Complete Edition.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Edvard Mads Ebbe Helsted

    Flower Festival at Genzano: Pas de deux

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Pas de Deux.
    • Decca Eloquence.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel & Gretel: The Witches' Ride

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Rudolf Kempe.
    • Rudolf Kempe: A Testament.
    • Testament.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Freikulgeln (Free-shooting bullets)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Strauss: Tales from the Vienna Woods.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Gayne ballet: Sabre Dance

    Performer: Cyprien Katsaris.
    • Cyprien Katsaris: Piano Rarities vol. 3.
    • Piano 21.
  • John Sheppard

    Spritus Sanctus procedens

    Singer: Kieran Brunt. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • Sheppard: Sacred Choral Works.
    • Chaconne.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Walkure: Ride of the Valkyries

    Orchestra: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky.
    • Mravinsky in Moscow 1965.
    • Scribendum.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 3 in D minor S.359

    Orchestra: Orchester Wiener Akademie. Conductor: Martin Haslblock.
    • Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies etc..
    • CPO.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Leonore Overture No. 1 Op.138

    Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Stanisław Skrowaczewski.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Moto Perpetuo Op. 11

    Performer: Sergei Nakariakov. Performer: Alexander Markovich.
    • Carmen Fantasy: Virtuoso Music for Trumpet.
    • Teldec.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    La Gioconda: ball music

    Ensemble: Villa Musica.
    • Ponchielli: Chamber Music.
    • MDG Gold.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for 2 flutes, strings and Continuo in C, RV533

    Ensemble: Zagrebački solisti. Conductor: Anton Nanut.
    • Vivaldi: Flute Concertos.
    • Denon Essentials.


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