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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan's theme this week is myth, with music by Medtner, Ravel, Sibelius and Schumann. Plus the week's British Choral Classic is William Byrd's Mass for 3 voices. After eleven, James Ehnes is featured in a recording of Bartok's Violin Concerto No 1.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 14 Sep 2014 09:00

Music Played

  • Béla Bartók

    Violin Concerto No. 1

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: James Ehnes. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • Violin Concertos Nos 1 and 2, etc..
    • Chandos.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered Bride: Furiant, Act II

    Conductor: Rudolf Kempe. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Rudolf Kempe conducts Smetana, Dvorak, Humperdinck.
    • Testament.
  • William Byrd

    Mass for three voices

    Conductor: Martin Baker. Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir.
    • The Three Masses, etc..
    • Hyperion.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2

    Orchestra: Deutsches Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin. Conductor: Georges Prêtre.
    • Bilder einer Ausstellung, etc..
    • Weitblick.
  • Robert Schumann

    Das Paradies und die Peri: Die Peri sah das Mal der Wunde

    Singer: Julia Faulkner. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Choir: Chor der Staatsoper Dresden. Singer: Keith Lewis. Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli.
    • Das Paradies und die Peri.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Morro ma prima in grazia

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Performer: Shana Downes. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Orchestra: Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra.
    • Verdi Heroines.
    • Decca.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Simon Boccanegra: Come in quest'ora in grazia

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Orchestra: Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra.
    • Verdi Heroines.
    • Decca.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet Op. 130 VI Finale: Allegro

    Ensemble: Juilliard String Quartet.
    • The Late String Quartets.
    • Sony.
  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Skazki, Op. 20

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Sonata Romantica, etc..
    • Hyperion.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite No. 3 BWV1068

    Conductor: Karl Ristenpart. Orchestra: Sarre Chamber Orchestra.
    • Works for Orchestra.
    • Accord.
  • Jean Sibelius

    The Wood-Nymph, Op. 15

    Conductor: Osmo Vänskä. Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra.
    • Lemminkainen Suite, etc..
    • BIS.
  • Josef Suk

    Meditation on an old Czech Hymn 'St Wenceslas' Op. 35a

    Ensemble: Suk Quartet.
    • Works For String Quartet.
    • CRD.

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