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Rob's Gold Standard

Rob Cowan's Gold Standard selection this week features pianist Mindru Katz in Bach, Gianna d'Angelo singing Delibes, Janos Starker in Rautavaara's seldom-heard Cello Concerto, and Sviatoslav Richter in Miaskovsky's explosive Third Piano Sonata.

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Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Ballet Suite No. 3, Arr. Atovmyan

    Orchestra: Bol'shoi Simfonicheskiy Orkestr. Conductor: Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich.
    • BMG/Melodiya : 74321 66981 2.
    • BMG/Melodiya.
    • 13.
  • Juan de Araujo

    Vaya De Gira

    Ensemble: Cappella Mediterranea. Ensemble: Clematis. Conductor: Leonardo García Alarcón.
    • Outhere Music : RIC 344.
    • Outhere Music.
    • 2.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Revelge

    Singer: Heinz Rehfuss. Orchestra: Vienna Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Felix Prohaska.
    • Vanguard : OVC 4045.
    • Vanguard.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chromatic Fantasia And Fugue In D Minor

    Performer: Mindru Katz.
    • Cembal D'Amour : CD 112.
    • Cembal D'Amour.
    • 2.
  • Charles Ives

    Three Places In New England: Putnam's Camp

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Morton Gould.
    • Sony Classics : 88875120702.
    • Sony Classics.
    • 4.
  • Léo Delibes

    Lakme: Bell Song

    Orchestra: Orchestre du Théâtre National de l’Opéra‐Comique. Conductor: Georges Prêtre. Singer: Gianna D'Angelo.
    • EMI : 9-28046 2.
    • EMI.
    • 14.
  • Francis Poulenc

    2 Poemes De Louis Aragon: C

    • EMI Classics.
  • Nicolay Yakovlevich Myaskovsky

    Sonata No. 3 In C Minor Op.19

    Performer: Sviatoslav Richter.
    • Melodiya : MEL CD 10 02270/41.
    • Melodiya.
    • 1.
  • Padre Antonio Soler

    Fandango In D Minor R.146

    Performer: Rafael Puyana.
    • Mercury : 478 8004.
    • Mercury.
    • 3.
  • János Starker & Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra

    Cello Concerto No.1, Op.41

    • Hanssler Classic.
  • Diego Ortiz

    O Felici Occhi Miei

    Performer: August Wenzinger. Performer: Eduard Müller. Singer: Margot Guilleaume.
    • DG Archiv.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Zur Namensfeier Overture, Op.115

    Orchestra: Lamoureux Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Igor Markevitch.
    • DGG : 474-4002.
    • DGG.
    • 8.
  • Franz (1) Schubert

    Standchen, D.920

    Singer: Betty van den Bosch-Schmidt. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Willem Mengelberg.
    • QUDISC : Q-disc-97016.
    • QUDISC.
    • 11.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Pelleas Et Melisande

    Orchestra: Suisse Romande Orchestra. Conductor: Horst Stein.
    • Decca Eloquence : 482 2922.
    • Decca Eloquence.
    • 1.

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