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This morning Rob Cowan explores the nocturne with music from Chopin, Debussy, Fauré and Sibelius among others.

The final hour includes the vocal and orchestral Tehillim by Steve Reich, and the week's Mozart symphony is No. 35 in D major, K385, the "Haffner".

2 hours, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Trumpet Concerto in B flat 'San Marco'

    Performer: Maurice André. Orchestra: Wurttembergisches Kammerorchester. Conductor: Jörg Faerber.
    • Albinoni: Concertos & Sonatas.
    • EMI.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto RV 151 "Alla rustica"

    Orchestra: Concerto Italiano. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Vivaldi: Concerti per archi II.
    • Naive.
  • Claude Debussy

    Nocturnes: ii Fetes

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sergiu Celibidache.
    • Debussy: Nocturnes, etc..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Frederick Delius

    Paris - The Song of a Great City

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Norman Del Mar.
    • The Delius Collection.
    • Heritage.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cypresses B.152, Nos. 11-12

    Ensemble: Zemlinsky Quartet.
    • Dvorak: String Quartet Op. 80, etc..
    • Praga.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Nocturne No. 13 in B minor Op. 119

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz.
    • Liszt: Sonata in B minor, etc..
    • RCA.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 1

    Performer: Евгений Александрович Королёв.
    • Chopin: Various Works.
    • Tacet.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Nocturne, Op. 51 No. 3

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz. Performer: Brooks Smith.
    • Saint-Saens: Sonata No. 1, etc..
    • Sony.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Nocturne No. 4 in C minor 'Bal fantome'

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Stephen Hough's French Album.
    • Hyperion.
  • Charles Ives

    Central Park in the Dark

    Orchestra: SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg. Conductor: Michael Gielen.
    • Mahler/Ives: Symphony No. 1 in D major, etc..
    • Hannsler.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 35 in D major, Kv 385 "Haffner"

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • Anthology of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra 1970-1980.
    • RCO Live.
  • Franz Lehár

    Giudditta: Ich weiss es selber nicht - Meine Lippen

    Singer: Anneliese Rothenberger. Orchestra: Graunke Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Willy Mattes.
    • Lehar: Original Operetta Highlights.
    • Warner.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Mentre vaga angioletta

    Performer: Sonia Wieder-Atherton. Performer: Sarah Iancu. Performer: Mathieu LeJeune.
    • Monteverdi/Scelsi: Vita.
    • Naive.
  • Steve Reich


    Ensemble: Steve Reich and Musicians. Conductor: George Manahan.
    • Reich: Tehillim.
    • ECM.


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