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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents jazz-inflected classical works from Gershwin, Antheil, Almeida and Ellington. Plus Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 2, and music by Rebecca Clarke and Milhaud.

Rob Cowan plays his selected recording of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F, BWV 1047, in a performance by the CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra directed by Peter Schreier. His other choices include Rebecca Clarke's Piano Trio, Milhaud's Saudades do Brasil, and jazz-inflected classical works by various composers including Gershwin, Antheil, Almeida and Ellington.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 May 2015 09:00

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Saudades do Brazil, Op. 67b

    Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France.
    • Darius Milhaud: Une Vie Heureuse.
    • Erato.
    • 002.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin: Prince Gremin’s Aria

    Singer: Boris Christoff. Conductor: Wilhelm Schüchter. Orchestra: Philharmonia.
    • The Very Best of Boris Christoff.
    • EMI.
    • 015.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047

    Orchestra: Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach. Performer: Eckart Haupt. Conductor: Peter Schreier. Performer: Thorsten Rosenbusch.
    • J S Bach: Die Brandenburgischen Konzerte.
    • NLA509108117.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No. 15 in D, Op. 28 'Pastoral'

    Performer: Friedrich Gulda.
    • Friedrich Gulda plays Beethoven.
    • Amadeo.
    • 001.
  • Jacquet of Mantua

    In illo tempore... Non turbetur

    Ensemble: The Brabant Ensemble. Conductor: Stephen Rice.
    • Jacquet of Mantua: Missa Surge Petre & Motets.
    • Hyperion.
    • 009.
  • George Antheil

    A Jazz Symphony

    Orchestra: Oregon Symphony. Conductor: Carlos Kalmar.
    • Spirit of the American Range.
    • Pentatone.
    • 002.
  • Béla Bartók

    Mikrokosmos: Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm Nos. 3-4

    Performer: Dezso Ranki.
    • Bartok: Mikrokosmos.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 054.
  • George Gershwin

    Second Rhapsody

    Performer: Leonard Pennario. Orchestra: The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alfred Newman.
    • The Movies go to the Hollywood Bowl.
    • EMI.
    • 002.
  • Henry Purcell

    An Evening Hymn

    Singer: Rosemary Standley. Ensemble: Helstroffer’s Band. Music Arranger: Helstroffer’s Band.
    • Love I Obey.
    • Alpha.
    • 013.
  • Rolf Liebermann

    Furioso for orchestra

    Orchestra: RIAS Symphony Orchestra, Berlin. Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay.
    • Rolf Liebermann: Furioso for orchestra, etc..
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 007.
  • Laurindo Almeida


    Performer: Gregory Bemko. Conductor: Stan Kenton. Orchestra: The Innovations Orchestra.
    • Stan Kenton: The Innovations Orchestra.
    • Capitol.
    • 001.
  • Duke Ellington

    A Tone Parallel to Harlem

    Performer: Wynton Marsalis. Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Music Arranger: Wynton Marsalis. Conductor: Kurt Masur. Orchestra: Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.
    • New York Philharmonic: An American Celebration, Vol. 2.
    • New York Philharmonic.
    • 001.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Meditation Op. 32

    Performer: Leonid Kogan. Conductor: Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov. Orchestra: State Academic Symphony Orchestra of The Russian Federation.
    • A Concert of Russian Favourites.
    • Olympia.
    • 006.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Faust: Le veau d'or

    Singer: Boris Christoff. Conductor: André Cluytens. Orchestra: National Theatre Opera Orchestra.
    • The Very Best of Boris Christoff.
    • EMI.
    • 001.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Piano Trio

    Ensemble: Clementi-Trio Köln.
    • Piano Trio.
    • Largo.
    • 005.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams


    Conductor: Sir David Willcocks. Singer: Heather Harper. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Bach Choir.
    • Five Tudor Portraits.
    • EMI.
    • 006.
  • Trad

    Along the Petersky

    Singer: Boris Christoff. Choir: Feodor Potorjinsky Russian Choir.
    • The Very Best of Boris Christoff.
    • EMI.
    • 010.


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