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Rob's Gold Standard

Rob Cowan presents archive music, including Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, Saint-Saens's Introduction and Rondo capriccioso and Aaron Copland's Piano Concerto, with Earl Wild.

Rob Cowan mines the archive for great recordings, forgotten musical heroes and repertory adventures

Rob Cowan's selection of music includes Wilhelm Furtwängler conducting Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, violinist Arthur Grumiaux playing Saint-Saëns's Introduction and Rondo capriccioso and Aaron Copland conducting his own compact, dazzling Piano Concerto with soloist Earl Wild.

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29 minutes

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Coriolan - Overture Op.62

    Orchestra: Chicago S O.. Conductor: Fritz Reiner.
    • RCA : 09026-68976-2.
    • RCA.
    • 9.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ballade Op.10 No.4

    Performer: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli.
    • DG : 469 826-2.
    • DG.
    • 30.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Simon Boccanegra - O inferno! Sento Avvampar nell’anima

    Singer: Carlo Bergonzi. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Nello Santi.
    • PHILIPS : 432-486-2.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 1.
  • Aaron Copland

    Piano Concerto

    Performer: Earl Wild. Orchestra: Symphony of the Air.
    • Vanguard Classics : OVC 4029.
    • Vanguard Classics.
    • 1.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Quartet No. 65 In G Major Op.44 No.4

    Ensemble: Quartetto Italiano.
    • ICA : ICAC 5070.
    • ICA.
    • 1.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Voices Of Spring

    Singer: Marta Eggerth.
    • Opus Kura : OPK 1014-6.
    • Opus Kura.
    • 11.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etudes-Tableaux Op.39 No.6

    Performer: John Ogdon.
    • EMI : 7 04367 2.
    • EMI.
    • 14.
  • Federico Moreno Torroba

    Castillos De Espana

    Performer: Andrés Segovia.
    • DGG : 471-430 2.
    • DGG.
    • 1.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Lucia Di Lammermoor - Spargi d’amaro pianto

    Singer: Renata Scotto. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari.
    • EMI : 5 85108.
    • EMI.
    • 4.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Introduction And Rondo Capriccioso

    Performer: Arthur Grumiaux. Orchestra: Lamoureux Orchestra. Conductor: Jean Fournet.
    • Philips : PHCD-4907.
    • Philips.
    • 4.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Merciless Beauty

    Singer: Philip Langridge. Ensemble: Endellion String Quartet.
    • EMI : 5 85155 2.
    • EMI.
    • 11.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Grosse Fuge Op.133

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler.
    • DG : 477 006-2.
    • DG.
    • 7.

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