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Tuesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast, including music by Schubert, Dvorak and Prokofiev, as well as a look at this week's Specialist Classical Chart.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • Sony SK62826.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for solo violin No.2 in A minor BWV1003: Andante

    Performer: Ruth Waterman (violin)

    • Meridian CDE 84595/6-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No. 3 in D: Finale

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

    • Newton 8802033.
  • Arnold Bax

    Morning Song – Maytime in Sussex

    Performer: Ashley Wass (piano) Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: James Judd (conductor)

    • Naxos 8572597.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in G flat Op.23/10

    Performer: Steven Osborne (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67700.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Che faro senza Euridice? (Orfeo ed Euridice)

    Performer: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Orchestra of Welsh National Opera Performer: Carlo Rizzi (conductor)

    • Warner 2564627612.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Srbske Kolo - Slavonic Dance Op.72 No.7

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nicholas Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • Teldec 8573810382.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trio sonata in G minor for lute, violin and continuo RV.85

    Performer: Paul O'Dette (lute) Performer: The Parley of Instruments Performer: Roy Goodman, Peter Holman (directors)

    • Hyperion CDA30027.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria - Congratulamini mihi a 6

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers (conductor)

  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • Jean Sibelius

      Karelia Suite Op 11: Alla marcia (3rd mvt)

      Performer: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Performer: Pietari Inkinen (conductor)

      • NAXOS 8.572704.
    • Frederick Delius

      Final chorus for baritone, chorus and orchestra from Appalachia, variations on an Old Slav

      Performer: Andrew Rupp (baritone) Performer: BBC Symphony Chorus Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

      • CHANDOS CHSA 5088.
    • Franz Liszt

      Canzone (2nd movement of Venezia e Napoli S162)

      Performer: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

      • HYPERION CDA67760.
    • William Alwyn

      Violin Concerto: 3rd movement

      Performer: Lorraine McAslan (violin) Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: David Lloyd-Jones (conductor)

      • NAXOS 8.570705.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude & Fugue in C (The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano)

    • Decca 4143882.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Requiem: Libera me

    Performer: Simon Keenlyside (baritone) Performer: Winchester Cathedral Choir Performer: Bournemouth Sinfonietta Performer: David Hill (conductor)

    • Virgin 5453182.
  • Franz Schubert

    Octet D.803: III.Allegro vivace

    Performer: Vienna Octet

    • Decca 4487152.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto in B flat Op.4/2

    Performer: Richard Egarr (organ, director) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 807466.
  • Johann Strauss II - Mein Herr Marquis (Die Fledermaus)

    Performer: Edita Gruberova (soprano) Performer: Vienna State Opera Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Andre Previn (conductor)

  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Keyboard sonata in B minor K87

    Performer: Balazs Szokalay (piano)

    • Naxos 8.550252.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    12 Variations on "Ein Madchen oder Weibchen"

    Performer: Mischa Maisky (cello) Performer: Martha Argerich (piano)

    • DG 4399342.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Suite in A "American": III. Alla Pollacca

    Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (conductor)

    • Channel Classics CCS SA 30010.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Valse triste

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

    • DG 4452822.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Waltz No.11 in G flat Op.70/1

    Performer: Agustin Anievas (piano)

  • Antonio Salieri

    Sento l'amice speme (Semiramide)

    Performer: Diana Damrau (soprano) Performer: Le Cercle de l'Harmonie Performer: Jeremie Rhorer (conductor)

    • Virgin 3952502.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Lieutenant Kije Suite: Kije's Wedding; Troika; Kije's Death

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN 8806.
  • John Danyel


    Performer: Elizabeth Kenny (lute)

    • Hyperion CDH55249.


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