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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents great pieces, great performances and a few surprises.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    March, K.237

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Alexander Janiczek (director/violin)

    • LINN CKD 320.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orpheus' Lament and Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orphee et Euridice

    Arranger: Kempff Performer: Wilhelm Kempff (piano)

    • DG 439 108-2.
  • Juan de Araujo

    Fuego de amor!

    Performer: Ex Cathedra Consort & Baroque Ensemble Performer: Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

    • HYPERION SACDA67600.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.90, Finale

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI 3 94237 2.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Gluckwunsch from 5 Lieder op.38

    Performer: Angelika Kirchslager (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Helmut Deutsch (piano)

    • SONY SK 68344.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude from Cello Suite No.1 BWV.1007

    Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (cello)

    • SONY SK8667.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Euryanthe Overture, J.291

    Performer: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Performer: Antoni Wit (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.570296.
  • Leos Janáček

    Intimate Studies, In Remembrance

    Performer: Lada Valešová (piano)

    • AVIE AV 2142.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten

    Performer: Staatsorchester Stuttgart Performer: Dennis Russell Davies (conductor)

    • ECM 817 764-2.
  • Johan Helmich Roman

    First movement from Drottingholm Music

    Performer: REBaroque Performer: Maria Lindal (director)

    • PROPRIUS PRCD 2044.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sinfonia Concertante in Eb major, K364, last movt

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair (violin) Performer: Ruth Killus (viola) Performer: Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century Performer: Frans Brüggen (conductor)

    • GLOSSA GCD 921108.
  • Mary Rodgers

    Sweeney Todd - A Little Priest

    Performer: Angela Lansbury (Mrs Lovett) Performer: Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd) Performer: Original Broadway Recording Performer: Paul Gemignani (conductor)

    • RCA RCD 1 5033.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Le Temple de la Gloire Overture

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (director)

    • L’OISEAU-LYRE 455 293-2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Cradle Song (Lullaby) from Songs Op.49

    Arranger: Percy Grainger Performer: Martin Jones (piano)

    • NIMBUS NI 5232.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Sonata in B minor op.4 no.6

    Performer: Locatelli Trio

    • Hyperion CDD22048.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No.3

    Orchestrator: Brahms Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 422 477-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Aria: Ai Greci questa spada from Deidamia

    Performer: Anna Maria Panzarella (Achille) (soprano) Performer: Il Complesso Barocco Performer: Alan Curtis (director)

    • VIRGIN 7243 5 45550 2.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Variations on a Theme by Paganini for two pianos

    Performer: Martha Argerich and Nelson Freire (pianos)

    • PHILIPS 411 032-2.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel and Gretel, Overture

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN3143.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Hirt auf dem Felsen (Shepherd on the Rock) D.965

    Performer: Barbara Bonney (soprano) Performer: Geoffrey Parsons (piano) Performer: Sharon Kam (clarinet)

    • TELDEC 4509-90873-2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del Gracioso

    Performer: Orchestre de L’opera National de Lyon Performer: Kent Nagano (conductor)

    • ERATO 0630-14331-2.
  • Miles Goodman

    Happy Session Blues

    Performer: Benny Goodman Big Band

    • NIMBUS 2714-15.
  • Max Reger

    Lyrisches Andante

    Performer: Berliner Soloists

    • TELDEC 2292-46277-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo for Violin and Orchestra in C, K373

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Performer: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: James Macmillan (conductor)

    • DG 476 315-9.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Psalm 111, Beatus vir (primo) a 6

    Performer: Taverner Choir Performer: Taverner Players Performer: Andrew Parrott (director)

    • EMI CDC 7 47016.
  • Franz Schubert

    4 Impromtus D899, No.2 in E flat major

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    • DG 415 849-2.
  • Antonio Bazzini

    La Ronde des lutins op.25

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman (violin) Performer: David Garvey (piano)

    • SONY 8869742602.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Battle on the Ice from Alexander Nevsky

    Performer: Orchestre de Paris Performer: Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 434 040-2.


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