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Rob Cowan

Rob Cowan takes the Caprice as his theme, with works by Wieniawski, Mendelssohn, Brahms and Zelenka. The Schoenberg cycle reaches his Chamber Symphony in Webern's orchestration, and the week's overture is by Benjamin Britten.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 22 Nov 2015 09:00

Music Played

  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    Die Vier Grobiane - Intermezzo

    Orchestra: Oviedo Filarmonía. Conductor: Friedrich Haider.
    • Wolf-Ferrari: Violinkonzert.
    • FARAO.
  • Urban Trad

    The Bells are Chiming for the Mass

    Singer: Jožka Černý. Conductor: Jaroslav Krček. Ensemble: Musica Bohemica.
    • Ballads and Legends.
    • Supraphon.
  • Albert Roussel

    Pour une fete de printemps

    Orchestra: ORTF Orchestra. Conductor: Jean Martinon.
    • Jean Martinon: The Late Years.
    • Warner Classics.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No. 2

    Performer: Zara Nelsova.
    • Zara Nelsova: Cello Concertos, Sonatas & Suites.
    • AUDITE.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Occasional Overture, Op. 38

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Benjamin Britten: 1913-1976.
    • Warner Classics.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Rinaldo: Dunque I lacci... Ah, crudel!

    Singer: Amanda Forsythe. Orchestra: Apollo’s Fire. Director: Jeannette Sorrell.
    • The Power of Love: Handel's Opera Arias.
    • AVIE.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Capriccio brilliante, Op. 22

    Performer: Rudolf Serkin. Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy.
    • Mendelssohn Bartholdy: The 4 Piano Concertos.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Caprice-valse, Op. 7

    Performer: Jascha Heifetz. Performer: Brooks Smith.
    • Catalogue Heifetz: The Complete Collection.
    • RCA.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Capriccio 4 in A major

    Orchestra: Camerata Bern.
    • Zelenka: Orchestral Works performed by Camerata Bern.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Capriccio in B minor, Op. 76 No 2

    Performer: Arthur Rubinstein.
    • Arthur Rubinstein plays Brahms.
  • Gabriel Pierné


    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • Pierne: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2.
    • CAPRICE.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Il primo ador

    Singer: Amanda Forsythe. Ensemble: Apollo’s Fire. Director: Jeannette Sorrell.
    • The Power of Love: Handel Opera Arias.
    • AVIE.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op. 9 arr. Webern for flute

    Ensemble: Zahir Ensemble.
    • Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1, Suite, Op. 29.
    • Naxos.
  • Florent Schmitt

    Le Palais hante, Op. 49

    Orchestra: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Florent Schmitt: Antoine et Cleopatre.
    • Naxos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in G major

    Performer: Peter Hurford.
    • J.S. Bach: Organ Music.
    • EMI.
  • Mozart arr. Gulda


    Performer: Friedrich Gulda.


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