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Rob's Gold Standard

Rob Cowan's hand-picked selection this week includes music by Zelenka, Ravel, Handel and Shostakovich. There's also piano music by Chopin and dances from Renaissance Hungary.

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27 minutes

Music Played

  • Hungary.Traditional

    Dances from the Locsei Manuscript

    Ensemble: Benko Consort.
    • TELDEC : 8.-44016-ZS.
    • TELDEC.
    • 5.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    L' Elisir D'Amore - Una furtiva lagrima

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Selmar Meyrowitz. Singer: Joseph Schmidt.
    • RELIEF : CR921036-.
    • RELIEF.
    • 7.
  • Carlos de Seixas

    Harpsichord Concerto

    Performer: Ketil Haugsand. Orchestra: Norwegian Baroque Orchestra.
    • VIRGIN : VCD-45114-2.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 1.
  • Knut Nystedt

    Immortal Bach

    Conductor: Grete Pedersen. Choir: The Norwegian Soloists Choir. Ensemble: Ensemble Alegria.
    • BIS : BIS-2184.
    • BIS.
    • 17.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Capriccio No. 2 In G

    Orchestra: Camerata Bern.
    • ARCHIV : 469 843-2.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 6.
  • Jorg Strodthoff

    Passacaglia

    • Capriccio : C5272.
    • Capriccio.
    • 8.
  • Louis de Caix d'Hervelois

    Plainte

    Performer: Maurice Maréchal.
    • Pearl : GEMM CDS 9984-6.
    • Pearl.
    • 5.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto for piano (Left Hand)

    Performer: Claire-Marie Le Guay. Orchestra: Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège.
    • French Decca : 481 2009.
    • French Decca.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni - Il mio tesoro

    Singer: Richard Tauber. Conductor: Walter Goehr.
    • EMI : 5-66692 2.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Bolt - Ballet Suite Op.27a (Extracts)

    Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky. Orchestra: Ussr Ministry Of Culture S O.
    • Brilliant Classics : 9019/8.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    24 Preludes Op.28 for piano : Nos. 14 & 15 (Raindrop)

    Performer: Robert Lortat.
    • Dante : HPC037.
    • Dante.
    • 14.

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