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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan presents a variety of concerti grossi, including Geminiani, Corelli, Martinu and Bloch. Plus Brahms's Violin Sonata and Beethoven's Cello Sonata No 3 in A.

In this week's themed section of the programme, Rob Cowan presents a variety of concerti grossi ranging from works by Geminiani and Corelli to 20th-century interpretations by Martinu and Bloch. He also includes a historic record of Brahms's Violin Sonata by Ginette and Jean Niveu, made shortly before they were killed in an air crash, and the programme's ongoing cycle of Beethoven's cello sonatas reaches No.3 in A Major, in an acclaimed recording by Heinrich Schiff and Till Fellner.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Jul 2015 09:00

Music Played

  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto Grosso in D major No. 7

    Performer: Pavlo Beznosiuk. Ensemble: Avison Ensemble. Director: Pavlo Beznosiuk.
    • Corelli: Opus 6 - Concerti Grossi.
    • 001.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote: In diesen heil'gen Hallen

    Conductor: Arthur Grüber. Orchestra: Berlin Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Gottlob Frick.
    • Frick: Opera Arias.
    • Testament.
    • 002.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Cello Sonata in A, Op. 69

    Performer: Till Fellner. Performer: Heinrich Schiff.
    • Beethoven: Cello Sonatas I.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 006.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Luonnotar, Op. 70

    Singer: Gwyneth Jones. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Antal Dorati conducts works by Nielsen and Sibelius.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 007.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Concerto Grosso in E minor, Op. 3 No. 3

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • Neville Marriner, the Argo Years.
    • Decca.
    • 031.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Concerto Grosso for Chamber Orchestra H263

    Performer: Ondřej Kukal. Orchestra: Pražský komorní orchestr.
    • Martinu: Sinfonietta La Jolla, etc..
    • Supraphon.
    • 007.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in F major Op. 3 No. 4

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Director: Carl Schuricht.
    • Schuricht: The Concert Hall Recordings.
    • Scribendum.
    • 001.
  • Ernest Bloch

    Concerto Grosso No. 2 for string orchestra

    Orchestra: Eastman-Rochester Orchestra. Conductor: Howard Hanson.
    • Howard Hanson conducts works by Ernest Bloch.
    • Mercury.
    • 005.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Ohime ch'io cado

    Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra. Singer: Heather Harper. Director: Raymond Leppard.
    • Monteverdi: The Madrigals.
    • Philips.
    • 011.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108

    Performer: Jean Neveu. Performer: Ginette Neveu.
    • Tribute to Ginette Neveu.
    • Tahra.
    • 004.
  • Richard Wagner

    Gotterdammerung, Act 2: Hoiho! Hoiho! Ihr Gibichsmannen, machet euch auf!

    Orchestra: German Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Franz Konwitschny. Choir: German Opera Chorus.
    • Gottlob Frick: Opera Arias.
    • Testament.
    • 014.
  • Mons Takle

    Power of Life

    Performer: Christopher Herrick.
    • Power of Life.
    • Hyperion.
    • 001.
  • Samuel Barber

    Overture to The School for Scandal

    Orchestra: Seattle Symphony. Conductor: Gerard Schwarz.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Duet in A Minor

    Performer: Ralph Kirkpatrick.
    • Complete 1950s Bach Recordings.
    • Archiv.

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