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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents this week's Haydn quartet, Op 76, no 5 "Largo" played by the Schneider Quartet and music inspired by mountains, by Hovhaness, d'Indy and Schubert. A short series of early classical symphonies this week includes Franz Ignaz Beck's Sinfonia Op 4 no. 2.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 7 Dec 2014 09:00

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Noveletten Op. 21, No. 7

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
    • Schumann: Complete Solo Piano Works.
    • Brilliant Classics.
  • Josef Lanner

    Styrian Dances

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Welser‐Möst.
    • New Year's Concert 2013.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Ernani - Sprezzo la vita

    Singer: Rolando Villazón. Orchestra: Zurich Radio Orchestra. Choir: Bavarian Radio Choir. Conductor: Michel Plasson.
    • Bravo!.
    • Erato.
  • Carl Ruggles

    Men and Mountains

    Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • Works by Ives, Ruggles & Crawford Seeger.
    • Decca.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet No. 64 in D major "Largo" Op. 76 No. 5

    Ensemble: Hermann Schneider Quartett.
    • The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn.
    • Music & Arts.
  • Alan Hovhaness

    Symphony No. 2, Op. 132 'Mysterious Mountain'

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.
    • Howhaness: Myseterious Mountain; Stravinsky: Divertimento from The Fairy's Kiss.
    • RCA.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Alpenjager

    Performer: Gerald Moore. Singer: Hermann Prey.
    • Hermann Prey: A Life in Song.
    • EMI.
  • Vincent d’Indy

    Symphonie sur un chant montagnard francais

    Orchestra: Philharmonia. Conductor: Charles Dutoit. Performer: Philippe Entremont.
    • Philippe Entremont: Works by D'Indy, Franck, Faure.
    • CBS Records.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo and Juliet - Montagues and Capulets; Romeo and Juliet; Romeo at Juliet's Tomb

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • Prokofiev: Suite from Romeo and Juliet.
    • CSO.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Nouvelles suites de pieces de clavecin (1726/27): Gavotte et doubles

    Performer: Marcelle Meyer.
    • Les Rarissimes de Marcelle Meyer.
    • EMI.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    O Magnum Mysterium: Gloria

    Director: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
    • Coro.
  • Reveriano Soutullo

    La del soto del Parral: Ya mis horas felices

    Singer: Rolando Villazón. Orchestra: Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid. Conductor: Plácido Domingo.
    • Bravo!.
    • Erato.
  • Franz Ignaz Beck

    Sinfonia in B flat Op. 4 No. 2

    Conductor: Marek Stilec. Orchestra: Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Beck Symphonies Op. 4, Nos 1-3. Op. 3, No. 6.
    • Naxos.

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