The Cowan Collection



Rob Cowan introduces some surprises and treasures from his record collection.

Regular features include The Innocent Ear, and Rob's recommendation for a Bargain Hunter CD.

There's also a chance to hear Schumann's Carnaval, as recommended on CD Review.


Brahms: Rondo - allegro (from Serenade No 1 in D, Op 11)

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Mozart: Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben (from Zaide)

Rita Streich (soprano)

RIAS Symphony Orchestra, Berlin

Artur Rother (conductor)

Franz Schmidt: Three Fantasy Pieces

Nancy Green (cello)

Frederick Moyer (piano)

Jaromir Weinberger: Fugue (from Schwanda the Bagpiper)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Rudolf Kempe (conductor)

Bach: So gehest da nun, mein Jesu hin, BWV 500; Mein Jesu was für Seelenweh, BWV 487; (arr.

Jansen) Heut' triumphant Gottes Sohn

Aafje Heynis (contralto)

Simon C Jansen (organ)

Ronald Corp: Forever Child; Where Go the Boats and God be in My Head; Lute-Book Lullaby

Voces Cantabiles

Ronald Corp (conductor)

Bartok: Ballad; Hungarian Peasant Dances (from Hungarian Peasant Songs)

Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra

Zoltan Kocsis (conductor)

Marcel Tournier: Suite for flute, violin, viola, cello and harp, Op 34

Linos Harp Quintet

Christian Gouinguene, after Heinichen: Concerto for tenor trombone and strings in Am

Armon Rosin (trombone)

Vienna Chamber Orchestra

Philippe Entremont (conductor)

Dag Wiren: Serenade for strings, Op 11

National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada

Eduardo Mata (conductor)

Charpentier: Scene 5 from Les Arts Florissants

Les Arts Florissants

William Christie (director)