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Rob Cowan's Gold Standard

Rob's selection this week includes music by Bach, Prokofiev, Bartok and Beethoven performed by artists including Janos Starker, Margaret Price, Kristjan Jarvi and Paul McCreesh.

1 hour, 58 minutes

Music Played

  • Leos Janáček

    Lord Have Mercy Upon Us

    Performer: Petr Sovadina. Singer: Jadwiga Wysoczanska. Singer: Marie Mrázová. Singer: Beno Blachut. Singer: Dalibor Jedlička. Orchestra: Prague Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Pinkas.
    • PRAGA : PRD 250 382 - 300P.
    • PRAGA.
    • 1.
  • Jitka Cechova

    Variations On A Theme Of A Bohemian Folksong

    • SUPRAPHON : U 3847-2.
    • Supraphon.
    • 7.
  • Agostino Steffani

    Io Voglio Provar

    Performer: Alan Curtis. Performer: Wouter Möller. Singer: Daniela Mazzucato. Singer: John Elwes.
    • ARCHIV : 437-0832.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 3.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Romeo Et Juliette - Romeo Alone

    Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini.
    • EMI : 5-85974 2.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Henry Purcell

    Chacony in G Minor Z.730

    Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
    • DECCA GOLD : 00028948152049.
    • Decca Gold.
    • 1.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Allegro Appassionato in B Minor

    Performer: Paul Tortelier. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Louis Frémaux.
    • WARNER : 0190295886738.
    • WARNER.
    • 5.
  • George Frideric Handel

    No Se Emendera Jamas

    Performer: Siegfried Behrend. Performer: Richard Klemm. Singer: Pilar Lorengar.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : ELOQUENCE 482 5944.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 10.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Hamlet - Ophelia's Song

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON: 479 5201.
    • DG.
    • 5.
  • Paulo Bellinati

    Jongo

    Performer: Michala Petri. Performer: Marilyn Mazur. Performer: Daniel Murray.
    • OUR RECORDINGS : 6 220618.
    • OUR RECORDINGS.
    • 2.
  • Richard Wagner

    Die Walkure - Wotan's Farewell and Magic Fire Music

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski. Singer: Lawrence Tibbett.
    • RCA : GD-87808.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Spring Op.33 No.2

    Performer: Folmer Jensen. Singer: Aksel Schiøtz.
    • DANACORD : DACOCD-452.
    • DANACORD.
    • 24.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hänsel & Gretel: Overture

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach.
    • SONY : 88985425932.
    • SONY.
    • 9.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream Of Gerontius - Softly and Gently

    Singer: Arthur Davies. Conductor: Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov. Singer: Felicity Palmer. Orchestra: State Academic Symphony Orchestra of The Russian Federation.
    • MELODIYA : MELCD-10-02266.
    • MELODIYA.
    • 8.

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