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Tuesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Including Mozart's overture to his opera The Marriage of Figaro, Sibelius's Finlandia and the latest Specialist Classical Chart.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast, including Mozart's overture to his opera The Marriage of Figaro performed by the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields conducted by Neville Marriner, Sibelius's Finlandia played by the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Okko Kamu, and Sara takes a look at what's new in this week's Specialist Classical Chart.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture: The Marriage of Figaro

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

    • EMI CDC 7 47014 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    "Raindrop" prelude – Prelude in D flat major, Op.28 No. 15

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (piano)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SMK90428.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music Suite in F major: 3rd movement (Allegro-Andante-Allegro)

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock (director)

    • ARCHIV 423 149-2.
  • Josef Suk

    Elegy for Piano Trio op.23

    Performer: Atos Trio

    • CPO 777 470-2.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Feria from Rapsodie espagnole

    Performer: Orchestre de Paris Performer: Jean Martinon (conductor)

    • Label.
  • Gregorio Allegri

    Miserere mei, Deus

    Performer: The Cardinall’s Musick Performer: Andrew Carwood (director)

    • HYPERION CDA67860.
  • Robert Schumann

    No.1 of 6 Etudes in Canonic Form Op.56

    Arranger: Anged For Piano Trio By Thoedor Kirchner Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) Performer: Christian Tetzlaff (violin) Performer: Tanja Tetzlaff (cello)

    • EMI CLASSICS 94180 2.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    As Others See Us: V - Thomas Stearns Eliot….

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: James MacMillan, conductor

    • EM SONY MUSIC 88697579962.
  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • Antonín Dvořák

      1st movement of String Quartet "American"

      Performer: Pavel Haas Quartet

      • SUPRAPHON SU-4038-2.
    • Paul Mealor

      Ave verum corpus – No.1 from 3 Sacred Motets

      Performer: Con Anima Chamber Choir

      • CAMPION CAMEO 2083.
    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Slow movement from the Pathetique sonata (Sonata No.8 in C minor Op.13

      Performer: Ingrid Fliter (piano)

      • EMI CLASSICS 0 94573 2.
    • Isaac Albéniz

      Sevilla

      Performer: Milos Karadaglic (guitar)

      • DG 477 9693.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Bacchanale from Samson and Dalila

    Performer: Paris Opera Orchestra Performer: Georges Pretre (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS CDM 7 63935 2.
  • Gregorio Allegri

    De lamentatione Jeremiae prophetae

    Performer: The Cardinall's Musick Performer: Andrew Carwood (director)

    • HYPERION CDA67860.
  • Jean-Marie Leclair - Finale from Violin Concerto Op.7 No. 6 in A major

    Performer: Simon Standage, violin/director Performer: Collegium Musicum 90

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 – Aria (Cantilena) & Dansa (Martelo)

    Performer: Renee Flemming (soprano) Performer: New World Symphony Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    • RCA 09026 68538 2.
  • Will Todd

    Mass in blue (jazz mass): Sanctus

    Performer: Vasari Singers Performer: Will Todd (piano) Performer: Jeremy Backhouse (conductor)

    • Signum SIGCD083.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Finlandia

    Performer: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Okko Kamu (conductor)

    • FINLANDIA 4509 95844-2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Quadro in G minor

    Performer: Florilegium

    • CHANNEL CLASSICS CCS 5093.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Allmacht (second version D875A)

    Performer: Holst Singers Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • HYPERION CDJ 33031.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian dance No. 1 in G minor

    Performer: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 411 426-2.
  • Joaquín Rodrigo

    Concierto de Aranjuez

    Performer: John Williams (guitar) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Louis Fremaux (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SK 37 848.

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