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Rob Cowan - Summer

Rob Cowan's focuses on summer, featuring Debussy, Schubert, Delius and Villa-Lobos. Plus a Beethoven violin sonata: No 6, with Anne-Sophie Mutter, and Dutilleux's Symphony No 1.

How have composers depicted summer in Music? Today Rob Cowan presents examples by Debussy, Schubert, Delius and Villa Lobos among others.

The week's Beethoven violin sonata is No. 6 in A Major, Opus 30 No.1, in a recording by Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lambert Orkis.

The latest in Rob's sequence of lesser-known symphonies is the Symphony No.1 by Henri Dutilleux.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 22 Jun 2014 09:00

Music Played

  • Bedrich Smetana

    Louisen Polka

    Orchestra: Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimír Válek. Music Arranger: Isa Krejci.
    • Smetana: Orchestral Works.
    • Supraphon.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Divertimento No. 8 in D for 2 oboes, 2 horns and 2 bassoons

    Ensemble: London Wind Soloists.
    • Haydn: The Seven Divertimenti.
    • Testament.
  • Jacques Arcadelt

    O felici occhi miei

    Singer: Margot Guilleaume. Performer: August Wenzinger. Performer: Edward Muller.
    • Hochrenaissance.
    • DG Archiv.
  • Richard Wagner

    Faust Overture

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Chicago Symphony Orchestra: The First 100 Years.
    • Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata No. 6 in A major Op. 30 No. 1

    Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter. Performer: Lambert Orkis.
    • Beethoven: Die Violinsonaten.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Erich Leinsdorf.
    • The Sheffield / Leinsdorf Session, vol. 1.
    • Sheffield Lab.
  • Franz Schubert

    Das Lied im Grunen

    Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau. Performer: Gerald Moore.
    • Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: The Great EMI Recordings.
    • EMI.
  • Frederick Delius

    In a Summer Garden

    Orchestra: English National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Delius Edition.
    • Decca.
  • Felix Mikhailovich Blumenfeld

    3 Mazurkas

    Performer: Kyoko Hashimoto.
    • Les danse des B.
    • Live Notes.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5

    Singer: Marni Nixon. Orchestra: Concert Arts Orchestra. Conductor: Felix Slatkin.
    • A Felix Slatkin Compendium.
    • Pristine Audio.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Sonata in A minor H85

    Performer: Herbert Tachezi.
    • CPE Bach: The Collection.
    • Erato.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Symphony No. 1

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • Henri Dutilleux 1916 - 2013.
    • Erato.
  • Franz Liszt

    Faust S.407 Valse

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
  • Fritz Kreisler


    Performer: Ivry Gitlis. Performer: Shigeo Neriki.
    • Decca.


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