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Friday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 14 December 2012

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.

As December progresses, plenty of festival music and surprises, featuring the Breakfast Advent Calendar - opening a door every day to reveal winter music and readings chosen by listeners and presenters.

Music Played

25 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell The Fairy Queen - opera (Z.629), No. 3; Overture

    Performer: The Symphony of Harmony & Invention Performer: Conductor Harry Christophers

    Coro COR 16005

  • Image for Erno Dohnanyi

    Erno Dohnanyi Pastorale (Hungarian Christmas Song)

    Performer: Martin Roscoe (piano)

    Hyperion CDA67871

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Cello Concerto in D, H7b.2 (third movement: Rondo - Allegro)

    Performer: Pieter Wispelwey (cello) Performer: Florilegium

    Channel Classics CCS 7395

  • Image for Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov

    Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov Concert Waltz No 2 in F, Op 51

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Neeme Jarvi

    Orfeo C 157 101 A

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Alleluia (The King Shall Rejoice, Coronation Anthem)

    Performer: Choir of Kings College, Cambridge Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir David Willcocks, conductor

    DECCA 421 150-2

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Scherzo for piano no. 2 (Op.31) in B flat minor

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    London 443 738-2

  • Image for Zoltán Kodály

    Zoltán Kodály Viennese Musical Clock (Hary Janos Suite)

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos

    Nimbus NI5194

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Luisa Miller - melodramma tragico in 3 acts, Overture

    Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor Riccardo Chailly

    Decca 410 141-2

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Reverie (arranged Paul Cassidy)

    Performer: Brodsky Quartet

    CHAN 10717

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Folk Dance (Romeo & Juliet, Op 64)

    Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra Performer: Conductor Armin Jordan

    Erato 2292-45817-2

  • Image for François-Adrien Boïeldieu

    François-Adrien Boïeldieu Harp Concerto (second movement: Largo)

    Performer: Marielle Nordmann (harp) Performer: Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra Performer: Conductor Jean-Pierre Rampal

    Sony Classical SK 58 919

  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Pomp & Circumstance March No 4 in G

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Andrew Davis

    CHAN 10709

  • Image for Sir Charles Villiers Stanford

    Sir Charles Villiers Stanford Coelos Ascendit Hodie

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Performer: Director Stephen Cleobury

    EMI 6 09004 2

  • Image for Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold Gluck, das mir verblieb (Die tote Stadt), translated Thibaudet

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

    Decca 475 7668

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Divertimento in D, K136 (third movement: Presto)

    Performer: I Musici

    Philips 412 120-2

  • Image for Fritz Kreisler

    Fritz Kreisler Praeludium and allegro in the style of Gaetano Pugnani

    Performer: Tasmin Little (violin) Performer: John Lenehan (piano)

    BIS-CD 1744

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic dances (Op.72) no.12 [series 2 no.4] in D flat major

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor Antal Dorati

    Decca 460 293-2

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Maurice Ravel - Riguadon (Le Tombeau de Couperin)

    Performer: Artur Pizarro (piano)

    Linn CKD 315, TR 21

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Harpsichord Concerto in F minor, BWV1056

    Performer: Richard Egarr (harpsichord) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Director Andrew Manze

    Harmonia Mundi HMU 907283.84

  • Image for Hugo Alfvén

    Hugo Alfvén The Mountain king [Bergakungen] - ballet...(R.99) (Op.37), Shepherd girl's dance

    Performer: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Esa Pekka Salonen

    Sony Classical SK 46668

  • Image for Morten Lauridsen

    Morten Lauridsen Like Snow (Mid-Winter Songs)

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Britten Sinfonia Performer: Conductor Stephen Layton

    Hyperion CDA67580

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Marchenerzahlungen, Op 132 (III:Ruhiges Tempo, mit zartem Ausdruck)

    Performer: Nash Ensemble

    Hyperion CDA67923

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence (third movement)

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    DG 453 460-2

  • Image for Marc-André Hamelin

    Marc-André Hamelin Etude No 4 in C minor (after Alkan) 2005

    Performer: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

    Hyperion CDA67789

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini Tosca - opera in 3 acts; Act 3; E lucevan le stelle [Cavaradossi]

    Performer: Jose Carreras (tenor) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Herbert von Karajan

    DG 477 8168

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