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Tuesday with Rob Cowan - Schubert's Quartettsatz, Christine Rice, Sunday Night TV

Rob Cowan takes us through the morning with the best in classical music, and we hear from leading British mezzo Christine Rice.

Rob Cowan takes us through the morning with the best in classical music including :

0930 Rob explores potential companion pieces for Schubert's "Quartettsatz" D.703.
Written at the end of Schubert's short life, with lyrical and poignant melodies, the Quartettsatz is a masterpiece of writing for string quartet, even though it was never to become a completed work.

1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history

1050 As part of the BBC Opera Season, leading British mezzo Christine Rice talks about her cultural influences and inspirations.

3 hours

Music Played

  • William Walton

    Johannesburg Festival Overture

    Conductor: Sir Charles Groves. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue etc.: RLPO, Groves.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Claude Debussy

    Children's Corner - The snow is dancing

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Hyperion.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Impromptu in B minor, Op. 5/5

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Sony.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Rapsodie espagnole

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Monteux.
    • PHILIPS.
  • Franz Schubert

    Quartettsatz in C minor

    Ensemble: Juilliard String Quartet.
    • CBS.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Penelope - Prelude

    Orchestra: German Symphony Orchestra, Berlin. Conductor: Robin Ticciati.
    • Linn.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for oboe d'amore, strings and continuo after BWV 209

    Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Music Arranger: Andreas N. Tarkmann. Conductor: Albrecht Mayer. Orchestra: Trinity Baroque. Orchestra: The English Concert.
    • Voices Of Bach Albrecht Mayer.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia (Spartacus)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Aram Khachaturian.
    • Legends - Khachaturian: Spartacus: Wiener Philharmoniker.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    Danse sacrée et danse profane

    Performer: Emmanuel Ceysson. Orchestra: Orchestre de chambre de Paris. Conductor: Thomas Zehetmair.
    • Works by Ravel/Debussy.
    • NAIVE.
    • 11-12.
  • Franz Schubert

    Piano Trio in E flat major, D 897, 'Notturno'

    Ensemble: The Florestan Trio.
    • Schubert: Piano Trio in B flat: Florestan Trio.
    • Hyperion.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trio Sonata in D minor, RV 63, 'La Follia'

    Performer: Federico Guglielmo. Ensemble: L' Arte Dell' Arco.
    • Brilliant Classics 95200.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 21.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Rape of Lucretia, Op. 37 - Flowers bring to every year

    Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • Decca.
  • Gustav Mahler

    What the Wild Flowers Tell Me

    Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Paavo Järvi.
    • ERATO.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Elias, Op. 70 - Part II (opening)

    Singer: Letizia Scherrer. Choir: Kammerchor Stuttgart. Conductor: Frieder Bernius.
    • Carus.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Waltz for Mippy

    Performer: Øystein Baadsvik. Performer: Niklas Sivelöv.
    • BIS.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen - Ging heut' Morgans ubers Feld

    Performer: Leonard Bernstein. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau.
    • Sony.
  • Aaron Copland

    El salon Mexico

    Performer: Shura Cherkassky. Music Arranger: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Decca.
  • Max Bruch

    Romance in F major for viola and orchestra, Op 85

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • Decca.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Etude romantique Op.132 for piano

    Performer: Johann Blanchard.
    • MDG.
  • Vittorio Monti


    Performer: Avi Avital.
    • Avi Avital - Between Worlds.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 18.


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