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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast. Start the day with a refreshing choice of music.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Polonaise from Eugene Onegin

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    • DG 419 176 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Schöne Müllerin: Morgengrus

    Performer: Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) Performer: Helmut Deutsch (piano)

    • DECCA 478 1528.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    String Quartet KV155

    Performer: Hagen Quartet

    • DG 431 645 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (chorale prelude)

    Performer: David Rees Williams Trio

    • BBC Recording LATE JUNCTION BBCLJ30032.
  • Thomas Arne

    Overture No. 3 in G major

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • OISEAU LYRE 436 859 2.
  • James Rhodes

    Pour les degrees chromatiques from Book 2 of the Studies for piano

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    • DG 423 678 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No. 6 in D major

    Orchestrator: Parlow Performer: Danubia Orchestra Obuda Performer: Domonkos Heja (conductor)

    • Warner Classics & Jazz 2564 69284 9.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Elegie, Op 24

    Performer: Steven Isserlis (cello) Performer: Pascal Devoyon (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA 66235.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Creation, The Fifth Day: "Most beautiful appear, with verdure young adorn'd" – "The Lo

    Performer: Sandrine Piau (soprano) Performer: Mark Padmore (tenor) Performer: Neal Davies (bass) Performer: Chetham’s Chamber Choir Performer: Gabrieli Consort & Players Performer: Paul McCreesh (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 477 7361.
  • Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek

    Donna Diana – overture

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 456 576 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Romance for violin and orchestra No. 1 in G major

    Performer: Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • DG 471 349 2.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Zefiro torna

    Performer: Il Complesso Barocco Performer: Alan Curtis (director)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS VC545 293 2.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Figure Humaine: Liberte

    Performer: Cellos of the Berlin Philharmonic

    • EMI 608 501 2.
  • Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyeuse marche

    Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

  • Edward Elgar

    Sea Pictures: Sea Slumber Song

    Performer: Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir John Barbirolli (conductor)

    • EMI CZS5750692.
  • Franz Schubert

    Fantasie in F minor for piano duet D.940

    Performer: Paul Lewis & Steven Osborne (piano duet)

    • HYPERION CDA67665.
  • George Frideric Handel

    The King Shall Rejoice

    Performer: The Choir of New College, Oxford Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (director)

    • HYPERION CAD66350.
  • Giacomo Puccini


    Performer: The Delmé Quartet

    • HELIOS CDJ88038.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Toccata in D minor

    Performer: Christopher Herrick (organ: Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim, Norway)

    • HYPERION CDA67809.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Trio sonata No. 2 in E minor BWV 526 (originally C minor, organ)

    Performer: Palladian Ensemble

    • LINN CKD 322.
  • Franz Liszt

    Paganini Etude No. 3 in A minor: La Campanella

    Performer: Grigory Ginzburg, piano

    • APPIAN APR 5667.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue (piano and jazz band

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: James Levine (piano and conductor)

    • DG 477 9175.


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