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Brahms Experience

For Radio 3's Brahms Experience season, Rob Cowan introduces Brahms's Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99. Plus Szymanowski's Violin Concerto and a choral classic by Gabriel Jackson.

As part of Radio 3's Brahms Experience, exploring the life and work of one of the 19th century's greatest composers, Rob Cowan plays a recording of Brahms' Cello Sonata no 2 in F, op 99. Plus Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No 2 as this week's great violin piece, and the British choral classic is by Gabriel Jackson. Rob's theme for the day is music by the Couperin family.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Oct 2014 09:00

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legends Op.59, No.3

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: José Serebrier.
    • Warners.
  • François Couperin

    Le Carillon de Cythere

    Performer: Sergio and Odair Assad (guitars). Performer: Sergio and Odair Assad (guitars).
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La forza del destino, Act III: La vita e inferno... O tu che in seno agli angeli

    Singer: Franco Corelli. Conductor: Franco Ferraris. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • The Tenor as Hero.
    • EMI.
  • Gabriel Jackson

    The Voice of the Bard

    Singer: Olivia Robinson. Singer: Christopher Bowen. Singer: Lynette Alcántara. Choir: BBC Singers. Singer: Stephen Charlesworth. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Airplane Cantata.
    • Signum Classics.
  • François Couperin

    Harpsichord pieces, second book, sixth 'order': Les Baricades Misterieuses

    Performer: Emer Buckley. Performer: Jochewed Schwarz.
    • Music for Two Harpsichords, Volume One.
    • Toccata Classics.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Organ Sonata in C minor Op.65 No.2

    Music Arranger: Simon Cox. Ensemble: Septura.
    • Music for Brass Septet.
    • Naxos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Wanderer Fantasy D760

    Performer: Leon Fleischer.
    • "The Wanderer", Piano Sonata in A Major, Fantasy in C Major, Op. 15, Op. 120.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Armand-Louis Couperin

    La Chasse

    Ensemble: Fretwork. Performer: André Isoir.
    • Les Maitres de l'Orgue Francaise de Louis XIII a la Monarchie de Juillet.
    • Temperaments.
  • François Couperin

    Second Book of harpsichord pieces: Huitileme Ordre - Passacaille

    Performer: Blandine Verlet.
    • Pieces de Clavecin, Livre II - Ordres 7 & 8.
    • Astree.
  • Louis Couperin

    Fantasie de Violes par Mr Couperin

    Ensemble: Fretwork. Performer: André Isoir.
    • Les Maitres de l'Orgue Francais de Louis XIII a ala Monarchie de Juillet.
    • Temperaments.
  • François Couperin

    Motet: Usquequo, a voix seule

    Singer: Marcel Beekman. Performer: Frédéric Desenclos. Ensemble: Ensemble Pierre Robert.
    • LEs Maitres de l'Orgue Francais de Louis XIII a la Monarchie de Juillet.
    • Temperaments.
  • Louis Couperin

    Fantasie, 1651

    Performer: Davitt Moroney.
    • Les Maitres de l'Orgue Francais de Louis XIII a la Monarchie de Juillet.
    • Temperaments.
  • François Couperin

    Concerts Royaux: No.3

    Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum.
    • Concerts Royaux Les Gouts-Reunis.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Gervais-Francois Couperin

    Louis XVIII ou le retour du bonheur en France, Op.14

    Performer: André Isoir.
    • Les Maitres de l'Orgue Francais de Louis XIII a la Monarchie de Juillet.
    • Temperaments.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    La Gionconda: Cielo e mar

    Performer: Franco Corelli. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Franco Ferraris.
    • EMI.
  • François Couperin

    Motet: Precatio ad Deum

    Performer: Frédéric Desenclos. Ensemble: Ensemble Pierre Robert.
    • Les Maitres de l'Orgue Francais de Louis XIII a la Monarchie de Juillet.
    • Temperaments.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Cello Sonata No 2 in F Major Op.99

    Performer: Maurice Gendron. Performer: Jean Françaix.
    • Melo.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63

    Conductor: Charles Munch. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Jascha Heifetz.
    • Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, etc..
    • RCA.

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