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Friday with Rob Cowan - Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez, Vladimir Jurowski, Tom Service in Russia

Rob Cowan presents potential companion pieces for a well-known piece of music, and conductor Vladimir Jurowski lists his inspirations and influences.

Essential Classics with Rob Cowan

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

0930 Rob explores potential companion pieces for a well-known piece of music. Today, he invites your suggestions for a piece to follow Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez for guitar and orchestra

1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history

1050 Conductor Vladimir Jurowski, Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, talks about the ideas that have inspired and shaped him throughout his life. Part of Radio 3's "Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture".

3 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss I

    Radetzky March, Op 228

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Carlos Kleiber.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Leopold Godowsky

    Symphonic Metamorphosis on Strauss's Die Fledermaus

    Performer: Jorge Bolet.
    • Audite.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Canonic Variations on 'Vom Himmel hoch', BWV 769 arr Stravinsky

    Music Arranger: Igor Stravinsky. Singer: Irène Friedli. Singer: Frieder Lang. Singer: Michel Brodard. Choir: Chœur Pro Arte de Lausanne. Choir: Swiss Romande Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • The Essential Stravinsky.
    • Chandos.
    • 32-37.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C sharp, BWV 848

    Performer: Sir András Schiff.
    • DECCA.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Julian Bream. Performer: Peter Walden. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • 100 Best Relaxing Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

    Prelude in D minor (Pièces de clavecin,1687)

    Performer: Karen Flint.
    • Jacquet de la Guerre: Complete Works for Harpsichord.
    • Plectra.
    • 1.
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

    Allemande in D minor (Pièces de clavecin,1687)

    Performer: Karen Flint.
    • Jacquet de la Guerre: Complete Works for Harpsichord.
    • Plectra.
    • 2.
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

    Courante in D minor (Pièces de clavecin,1687)

    Performer: Karen Flint.
    • Jacquet de la Guerre: Complete Works for Harpsichord.
    • Plectra.
    • 3.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Julian Bream. Performer: Peter Walden. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • 100 Best Relaxing Classics.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 7.
  • Андрей Яковлевич Эшпай

    Concerto grosso

    Performer: Antoly Maximenko. Performer: Pyotr Meshchaninov. Performer: Boris Stapanov. Performer: Rodion Azarkhin. Orchestra: The USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Evgengy Svetlanov.
    • MELODIYA.
  • Edward Elgar

    Where corals lie (Sea Pictures, Op 37)

    Singer: Janet Baker. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • Elgar: Cello Concerto/Sea Pictures: Du Pre/Baker/LSO/Barbirolli.
    • EMI.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento (K.138) in F major

    Conductor: Gábor Takács‐Nagy. Orchestra: Manchester Camerata.
    • Chandos.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and Fugue in E major, Op 87 No 9

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov.
    • Shostakovich The Preludes & Fugues Alexander Melnikov Piano.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 17.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez (excerpt)

    Performer: Miles Davis. Music Arranger: Gil Evans. Conductor: Gil Evans.
    • CBS.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D minor for 2 violins, RV 511

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Giuliano Carmignola. Orchestra: Venice Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Andrea Marcon.
    • Archiv.
  • Gustav Holst

    Venus, the Bringer of Peace (The Planets, Op 32)

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • London Philharmonic Orchestra - Holst The Planets - Vladimir Jurowski Conductor.
    • LPO.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV 229

    Choir: Vocalconsort Berlin. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • J.S. Bach: Motets.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    The Little Train of the Caipira (Bachiana Brasiliera No.2)

    Orchestra: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • TELARC.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Tuba Concerto in F minor

    Performer: John Fletcher. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: André Previn.
    • RCA Red Seal.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Kathryn Stott. Ensemble: Hermitage String Trio.
    • Faure: Piano Quartets etc.: Stott, The Hermitage String Trio.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso (Miroirs)

    Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris. Conductor: Jean Martinon.
    • EMI.
  • Joaquín Turina

    La oracion del Torero

    Ensemble: Jupiter String Quartet.

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