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Tuesday with Rob Cowan - Jacqueline Wilson, Bach's B Minor Mass, Il Cupolone

Rob Cowan presents potential companion pieces for Bach's Mass in B minor, and author Dame Jacqueline Wilson names her cultural 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, one of the great glories of choral music - Bach's Mass in B minor.
1010 Time Traveller. A quirky slice of cultural history
1050 Children's author Dame Jacqueline Wilson talks about the ideas that have inspired and shaped her throughout her life.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring (Cantata No 147)

    Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS.
  • Émile Waldteufel

    The Skaters Waltz

    Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • With love from Vienna: Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Marriner.
    • Philips.
    • 2.
  • Leos Janáček

    Violin Sonata - 2nd mvt: Ballada con moto

    • Janáček, Dvořák & Suk: Works for Violin and Piano.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 13.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in B flat major, K 270

    Ensemble: Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Teldec.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gloria (Mass in B minor, BWV 232)

    Ensemble: Dunedin Consort and Players. Director: John Butt.
    • J. S. Bach, Mass in B minor: Dunedin Consort and Players.
    • Linn.
    • 4.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No 2 in F major, Op 38

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Alexandre Tharaud: Chopin; Journal Intime.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 8.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp and Circumstance March No 3 in C minor, Op 39

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Elgar: Cello concerto etc: Paul Watkins/BBC Philhamonic/Davis.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Ouverture jointe d'une suite tragi-comique, TWV 55 D22

    Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
  • Guillaume Dufay

    Nuper rosarum flores

    Choir: Pomerium. Director: Alexander Blachly.
    • DG.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Euryanthe (Overture)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Gustav Kuhn.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Mass in C minor, K 427

    Singer: Sylvia McNair. Singer: Diana Montague. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Singer: Cornelius Hauptmann. Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Philips.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in A flat major, D 899 No 4

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Schubert, Live, Volume 3: Imogen Cooper.
    • Avie.
    • 4.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Prelude (music for the film Jane Eyre)

    Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Adriano.
    • Marco Polo.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music - XI and Alla hornpipe

    Music Arranger: Eric Sleichim. Music Arranger: Reitze Smits. Ensemble: Blindman Sax.
    • Warner.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Sonata No 5 in F major, Op 24, 'Spring'

    Performer: Christian Ferras. Performer: Pierre Barbizet.
    • Beethoven The Collector's Edition 50 CDs The Masterpieces The Greatest Artists.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 1.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    March for military band, Op 69 No 3

    Conductor: Clark Rundell. Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra.
    • Russian Wind Band Classics.
    • Chandos.
  • Eric Coates

    The Three Elizabeths - suite; No 2: Spring Time in Angus (Elizabeth of Glamis)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Reginald Kilbey.
    • Classics for Pleasure.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in E major, K 206

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Murray Perahia plays Handel and Scarlatti.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 21.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Liebeslieder-Walzer from Opp.52 and 65

    Choir: Eric Ericsons Kammarkör. Orchestra: Gävle symfoniorkester. Conductor: Jaime Martín.
    • Ondine.


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