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Tuesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Elgar's Chanson de matin, Mascagni's famous Intermezzo, and a look at the Specialist Classical Chart.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast, including Elgar's Chanson de matin performed by the Halle Orchestra under Mark Elder, Mascagni's famous Intermezzo from his opera Cavalleria Rusticana performed by the Orchestre de Paris conducted by Semyon Bychkov, and a look at what's new in this week's Specialist Classical Chart.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Edvard Grieg

    Wedding day at Troldhaugen (Lyric pieces book 8)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

    • EMI 5 74789 2.
  • Edward Elgar

    Chanson de matin, Op.15 no.2

    Performer: Halle Orchestra Performer: Mark Elder (conductor)

    • HALLE CD HLL 7501.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Questi vaghi concenti (5th book of madrigals)

    Performer: Concerto Italiano Performer: Rinaldo Alessandrini (director)

    • OPUS111 OPS 30-166.
  • Ferdinand Hérold

    Zampa - Overture

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN9765.
  • Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse

    Gymnopedie no.3 in A minor

    Performer: Pascal Roge (piano)

    • DECCA 410 220-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sinfonia concertante (K.364) in E flat major - 2nd movement; Andante

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin/director) Performer: Lawrence Power (viola) Performer: Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra

    • EMI 3783742.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Aida - Triumphal March (Act II)

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Efrem Kurtz (conductor)

    • SERAPHIM 5 69588 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 170 (BWV.170) Vergnugte Ruh', beliebte Seelenlust (Aria)

    Performer: Andreas Scholl (counter tenor) Performer: Orchestre du Collegium Vocale Performer: Phillipe Herreweghe (conductor)

  • Specialist Classical Chart

    • York Bowen

      Symphony no. 2 in E minor: 3rd movement scherzo

      Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Andrew Davis (conductor)

      • CHANDOS CHAN10670.
    • Antonio Vivaldi

      Concerto for violin and orchestra (RV.356) (Op.3`6) in A minor

      Performer: Alison Balsom (trumpet) Performer: Scottish Ensemble

      • EMI 4560942.
    • Arnold Bax

      Morning song (Maytime in Sussex)

      Performer: Ashley Wass (piano) Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: James Judd (conductor) Performer: Naxos 8.572597

      • Tr. 5.
    • Alessandro Striggio

      Mass "Ecco si beato giorno"

      Performer: I Fagiolini Performer: Robert Hollingworth (conductor)

      • DECCA 478 2734.
  • Enrique Granados

    Allegro de concierto

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (piano)

    • EMI CDM7645292.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Mystery sonata no. 4 in D minor "The Presentation of Jesus in the temple"

    Performer: Sonnerie

  • Pietro Mascagni

    Cavalleria rusticana - Intermezzo

    Performer: Orchestre de Paris Performer: Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 432 105-2.
  • Keith Jarrett

    The Koln Concert Part 2(c)

    Performer: Keith Jarrett (piano)

    • ECM 1064/65 810 067-2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (3rd movement: Allegro ma non tanto)

    Performer: Christian Tetzlaff (violin) Performer: Danish National Symphony Orchestra/DR Performer: Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)

    • Virgin Classic 5455342.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the priest

    Performer: Choir of New College, Oxford Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Edward Higginbottom (conductor)

    • DECCA 470 226-2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Tarantelle (Op.6)

    Performer: William Bennett (flute) Performer: James Campbell (clarinet) Performer: Clifford Benson (piano)

    • CALA CACD 1017.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony for string orchestra no. 4 in C minor

    Performer: Concerto Koln

    • TELDEC 4509-98435-2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    I wonder as I wander

    Performer: Gerald Finley (baritone) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA67778.
  • Anon.

    Gypsy Piece C257 (from Collection Uhrovska, 1730)

    Performer: Ensemble Caprice Performer: Matthias Maute (director)

    • ANALEKTA AN 2 9919.
  • Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov

    Caucasian sketches suite no. 1 (Op.10) no.1; In the mountain pass

    Performer: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Performer: David Zinman (conductor)

    • TELARC CD-80378.
  • Jean‐Féry Rebel

    Les Elemens - Le Chaos

    Performer: Aam Performer: Christopher Hogwood

    • L'OISEAU LYRE 475 9100.
  • Thomas Tallis

    In pace in idipsum

    Performer: Stile Antico



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