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Rob's Gold Standard

Rob Cowan presents classic recordings of Dvorak, Bartok, Bizet and Sullivan from artists including George Szell, Lawrence Tibbett, Enrico Caruso and Andreas Bach.

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Music Played

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Ballet Suite No. 3 arr. Atovmyan (extract)

    Orchestra: Bol'shoi Simfonicheskiy Orkestr. Conductor: Maxim Dmitrievich Shostakovich.
    • BMG/Meloydia : 74321 66981 2.
    • BMG/Meloydia.
    • 13.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orfeo Ed Euridice : Dance of the blessed spirits

    Performer: Barthold Kuijken. Performer: Claire Guimond. Orchestra: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
    • Sony : 88875030622-46.
    • Sony.
    • 13.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Konzertstuck No. 2 In D Minor Op.114

    Performer: Leopold Wlach. Performer: Franz Bartosek. Performer: Jörg Demus.
    • Scribendum : SC802.
    • Scribendum.
    • 15.
  • John Blow

    When Israel came out Of Egypt

    Performer: Robert Quinney. Choir: Choir of New College. Choir: Oxford. Ensemble: St James' Baroque.
    • Novum NCR 1389.
    • Novum.
    • 5.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dances Op.72 No.2

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: George Szell.
    • United Archives : UAR013.
    • United Archives.
    • 7.
  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegel

    Orchestra: Bamberg S O.. Conductor: Eugen Jochum.
    • DG : 479 5805.
    • DG.
    • 6.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen - Toreador's Song

    Singer: Lawrence Tibbett. Orchestra: Unknown. Choir: Unknown Chorus. Conductor: Alexander Smallens.
    • RCA : GD-87808.
    • RCA.
    • 7.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in C (Alexander's Feast)

    Orchestra: Bavarian R S O. Conductor: Carl Schuricht.
    • Scribendum : SC011.
    • Scribendum.
    • 10.
  • Eric Zeisl

    Komm Susser Tod

    Singer: Renée Fleming. Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
    • DG : 478 8399.
    • DG.
    • 12.
  • Manuel de Falla

    El Amor Brujo : Dance of Terror and Ritual Fire Dance

    Performer: José Iturbi.
    • APR : APR 7307.
    • APR.
    • 11.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Peter Schmoll : Overture

    Orchestra: Berlin State Orchestra. Conductor: Otmar Suitner.
    • Edel Classics : 0002442CCC.
    • Edel Classics.
    • 1.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Un Ballo In Maschera : Di' tu se fedele

    Singer: Enrico Caruso. Choir: New York Metropolitan Opera Chorus. Orchestra: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra.
    • Naxos : 8.110721.
    • Naxos.
    • 1.
  • Béla Bartók

    4 Pieces For Piano : Scherzo

    Performer: Andreas Bach.
    • Hänssler : 98.403.
    • Hänssler.
    • 8.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Pineapple Poll Suite : Poll's Dance arr for wind ensemble by W J Duthoit

    Music Arranger: Charles Mackerras. Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Frederick Fennell.
    • MERCURY : 434-322 2.
    • MERCURY.
    • 3.

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