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The Cowan Collection


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With Rob Cowan. Regularfeatures include The Innocent Ear and a Bargain Hunter
CD recommendation. Plus the recording of Haydn's The Creation recommended in yesterday's CD Review. Music also includes:
Nielsen Overture: Maskarade Danish National
SO, conductor Sergiu Celibidache Eigar Ave Maris Stella , Op 2 No 3
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, director Christopher Robinson
Morten Lauridsen 0 Magnum Mysterium Handel and Haydn Society Chorus, conductor Grant Llewellyn
Bach Capriccio on the Departure of his Beloved Brother, BWV992
Wanda Landowska (harpsichord)
Cristobal Halffter Tiento del Primer Tonoy Batalla Imperial USSR Grand Symphony
Orchestra of the State Radio and Television, conductor Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Email your comments to: cowancollection@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Rob Cowan.
Conductor: Sergiu Celibidache
Unknown: Maris Stella
Director: Christopher Robinson
Director: Morten Lauridsen
Unknown: Mysterium Handel
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
Conductor: Bach Capriccio
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Harpsichord: Cristobal Halffter Tiento
Conductor: Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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