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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Music includes Grieg's Lyric Pieces, the Ritual Fire Dance from El amor brujo by Manuel de Falla, and Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast. Pianist Zoltan Kocsis performs some of Grieg's Lyric Pieces, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra under Lorin Maazel perform the Ritual Fire Dance from Manuel de Falla's El amor brujo, and Janine Jansen performs Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    Intermezzo Op 8

    Performer: Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Stephen Gunzenhauser (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.555242.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata in E minor Op.3 No.7

    Performer: Monica Huggett (violin) Performer: Alison Bury (violin) Performer: Jaap der Linden (cello) Performer: Hopkinson Smith (lute) Performer: Ton Koopman (organ)

    • PHILIPS 416 614 2.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La cambiale di matrimonio

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

    • PHILIPS 434 016-2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes Book 1 No.3 "Le Vent dans la plaine"

    Performer: Nelson Freire (piano)

    • DECCA 478 1111.
  • Guillaume Dufay

    Nuper rosarum flores

    Performer: Pomerium Performer: Alexander Blachly (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 447 773-2.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Dance of the Furies from Orphee et Eurydice

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 437 782-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Kunft'ger Zeiten eitlker Kummer

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson (soprano) Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 67627.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio in B flat major "Archduke" – second movement Scherzo

    Performer: Florestan Trio

    • HYPERION CDA 67369.
  • Jerome Kern

    Leave it to Jane - overture

    Performer: National Symphony Orchestra Performer: John McGlinn Orchestra

    • EMI 966 294 2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Fireworks Op.4

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    • DG 437 850-2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lyric Pieces Op.12 No. 4-7

    Performer: Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

    • PHILIPS 438 380 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Mazurek Op.49

    Performer: Akiko Suwanai (violin) Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 464 531-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 99: Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan II (Chorus)

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • SDG SDG104.
  • Henry Purcell

    Fantazia No. 12 in 4 parts; Fantazia upon one note

    Performer: Fretwork

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907502.
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Colas Breugnon Op.24 - overture

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10052.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Non pio andrai from Marriage of Figaro

    Performer: Samuel Ramey (Figaro) Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • DECCA 417 395 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    La Lyra – overture

    Performer: B’Rock

    • ETCETERA KTC 4027.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Rondo Brillant in E flat major Op.29

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA 66969.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    Sweeney Todd: A Little Priest

    Performer: Angela Lansbury (Mrs Lovett) Performer: Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd) Performer: Paul Gemignani (Musical Director)

    • RCD1-5033.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire dance from El amor brujo

    Performer: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Lorin Maazel (conductor)

    • DG 447 414-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Quintet no.2 – third movement Scherzo

    Performer: Piers Lane (piano) Performer: Goldner String Quartet

    • HYPERION CDA 67805.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita for solo violin BWV 1002: Allemanda

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin)

    • HYPERION CDA 676912.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Academic Festival Overture Op.80

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG 423617 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Toccata Op.11

    Performer: Frederic Chiu (piano)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 907169.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Lark Ascending

    Performer: Janine Jansen (violin) Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

    • DECCA 475 011-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Im Fruhling D882

    Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Gerald Moore (piano)

    • DG 437 225 2.

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