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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast. Music, news and an occasional surprise!

3 hours

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Wonderful Town overture

    Performer: Birmingham Contemporary Music Group Performer: Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI 67136.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wo ist ein so herrlich Volk Op 109 No. 3

    Performer: Choir of Trinity College Cambridge Performer: Richard Marlow (conductor)

    • Conifer 178.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cor Anglais Concerto (from BWV 54)

    Performer: Albrecht Meyer (cor anglais) Performer: English Concert

    • Decca 4781517.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Five o'clock Foxtrot

    Arranger: Palmer Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Geoffrey Simon (conductor)

    • Cala CACD1005.
  • Richard Strauss

    Freundliche Vision (from 5 songs Op 48)

    Performer: Karita Mattila (soprano) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 445182.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Assez de memento: Dansons

    Performer: Marco Sollini (piano)

    • Chandos 10520.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Manfred Symphony: Vivace con spirito (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Riccardo Chailly

    • Decca 421441.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Silent Noon

    Performer: Thomas Allen (baritone) Performer: John Constable (piano)

    • Novello107.
  • Thomas Arne

    Overture No. 3 in G

    Performer: Collegium Musicum 90 Performer: Simon Standage

    • Chandos 0722.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Mazurka in C sharp minor Op 50 No. 3

    Performer: Samson Francois (piano)

  • George Gershwin

    Cuban Overture

    Performer: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    • EMI 64084.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alcina: Sta nell'ircana

    Performer: Della Jones (mezzo-soprano: Ruggiero) Performer: City of London Baroque Sinfonia Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • EMI 749771.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice No. 7 in A minor

    Arranger: Zinn Performer: Wihan Quartet

    • Nimbus 6113.
  • Manuel Ponce/Jascha Heifetz

    Estrellita

    Arranger: Peter Ash Performer: Matthew Trussler (violin) Performer: Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra Performer: Yasuo Shinozaki (conductor)

    • Orchid Classics 100005.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Royal Hunt and Storm from The Trojans

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • EMI 65209.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in B minor Op 32 No. 10

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko (piano)

    • Hyperion 55239.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Revelge (from Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

    Performer: Christian Gerhaher (baritone) Performer: The Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    • DG 477 9060.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Der Tag der ist so freudenreich BWV 605

    Arranger: Hubert Foss Performer: Jonathan Plowright (piano)

    • Hyperion 67767.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Dardanus Overture

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

    • L’Oiseau Lyre 455293.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Nocturne in E major Op 62 No. 2

    Arranger: Saint Saens Performer: Philippe Graffin (violin) Performer: Pascal Devoyon (piano)

  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in G minor Op 6 No. 6

    Performer: Orchestre des Arts Florissants Performer: William Christie (director)

    • Harmonia Mundi 901507.
  • Consuelo Velázquez

    Besame mucho

    Performer: Rolando Villazon (tenor) Performer: Simon Bolivar Soloists

    • DG 477 9234.
  • Juan Cabanilles

    Batalla Imperial

    Performer: Hesperion XX

    • Aliavox 9864.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quintet in G minor K 516: Final movement (Adagio – Allegro)

    Performer: The Nash Ensemble

    • HYPERION CDA67861/3.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Membra Jesu Nostri (ad manus)

    Performer: Dresden Chamber Choir Performer: Hans-Christoph Rademann (conductor)

    • Carus 83234.

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