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Rob Cowan is in carnival mood, with music from Bizet, Schumann, Liszt and Johann Strauss. He also presents this week's Mozart symphony, No 33 in B flat K319. A season of string sextets concludes with Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht, Opus 4.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 12 Jan 2014 09:00

Music Played

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Carnival of the Animals: Aquariam, the aviary, Finale

    Performer: Aldo Ciccolini. Performer: Alexis Weissenberg. Ensemble: Paris Conservatoire Orchestra. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • Concertos for Piano.
    • EMI.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 33 in B flat K319

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Iona Brown.
    • Symphonies Nos. 33/35.
    • Hannsler.
  • Martin Peerson

    Alman - The Primerose; The fall of a Leaf

    Performer: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Fitzwilliam Virginal Book.
    • Decca.
  • Georges Bizet

    Roma - Carnival

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Thomas Beecham.
    • Sir Thomas Beecham: French Music.
    • EMI.
  • Bernardo Pisano

    Si e debile il filo

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • Il Cor Tristo.
    • ECM.
  • Robert Schumann

    Carnaval Op. 9: Pierrot, Reconnaissance; Pantalon et Colombine; Aveu

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Ernest Ansermet. Orchestrator: Glazunov, Alexander. Orchestrator: Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai.
    • Royal Ballet Gala.
    • Decca Eloquence.
  • Franz Liszt

    Carnival at Pesth (Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in D)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1, etc..
    • Mercury Living Presence.
  • Robert Schumann

    Carnaval Op. 9

    Performer: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
    • Great Pianists of the 20th Century.
    • Philips.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Carnevals-Botschafter (Canival's Ambassador)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Willi Boskovsky.
    • Wine, Women and Song.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major, RV.99

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Concerti da Camera Vol. 3.
    • Teldec.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Menuet antique

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • Ravel: Orchesterwerke.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Verklarte Nacht, Op. 4 (original string sextet version)

    Ensemble: Fred Sherry String Quartet.
    • Schoenberg: Verklarte Nacht.
    • Naxos.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Overture on Hebrew Themes

    Performer: Stefan Vladar. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, etc..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Charles Gounod

    Les grands seigneurs ont seuls des airs si resolus…Ah! Je ris de me voir (The Jewel Song)

    Performer: Anna Netrebko. Orchestra: Wiener Philharmoniker. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • DG.


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