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Rob Cowan's Gold Standard

Rob Cowan's hand-picked selection this afternoon includes Smetana's Czech Song and a work by Brahms for the unusual combination of choir, two horns and harp, as well as Bach from pianist Friedrich Gulda and a major orchestral piece by Edward Gregson.

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Sat 7 Jan 2017 13:00

Music Played

  • Arthur Benjamin

    Overture To An Italian Comedy

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Myer Fredman.
    • LYRITA : SRCD-314.
    • LYRITA.
    • 1.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orfeo Ed Euridice - Quel nouveau ciel

    Singer: Alice Raveau. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Henri Tomasi.
    • EMI Classics : 5 85828 2.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Elegie

    Performer: Paul Tortelier. Performer: Éric Heidsieck.
    • EMI Classics : 6483322.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 8.
  • Edward Gregson

    Dream Song

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN 10822.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Italian Concerto BWV. 971

    Performer: Friedrich Gulda.
    • DG : 477 8020.
    • DG.
    • 8.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Songs Op.17 for Voices, 2 Horns And Harp

    Ensemble: Ensemble Baroque Pygmalion. Conductor: Raphaël Pichon.
    • Harmonia Mundi : HMC 902239.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 18.
  • Franz Liszt

    Years of Pilgrimage - Italy: Tarantella

    Performer: Grigory Romanovich Ginzburg.
    • Melodiya : MEL CD 10 02067.
    • Melodiya.
    • 2.
  • James Lynam Molloy

    Love's Old Sweet Song

    Singer: Leonard Warren. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Frank Black.
    • Naxos : 8.111345.
    • Naxos.
    • 18.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Air on the G string

    Performer: Christian Ferras. Performer: Shuku Iwasaki. Music Arranger: August Wilhelmj.
    • French DG : 4825037.
    • French DG.
    • 5.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Czech Song

    Choir: Pražský filharmonický sbor. Orchestra: Prague Symphony Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Zdeněk Košler.
    • SUPRAPHON : SU 3040 2-211.
    • SUPRAPHON.
    • 1.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Gaite Parisienne - Ballet, Arr. Rosenthal - Excerpts

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Decca Eloquence : 480 6589.
    • Decca Eloquence.
    • 16.

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  • Sat 7 Jan 2017 13:00

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