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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Glinka's overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla, Ravel's Alborada del gracioso and a song by Reynaldo Hahn.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast, including a performance of Glinka's overture to Ruslan and Ludmila given by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Fritz Reiner, the Orchestre de Paris perform Ravel's Alborada del Gracioso conducted by Jean Martinon, and soprano Lisa Milne and pianist Iain Burnside perform one of Reynaldo Hahn's songs, Offrande.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Claude Debussy


    Arranger: Bronislav Pronovich Performer: Karen Gheoghegan (bassoon) Performer: Philip Fisher (piano)

    • Chandos 10521.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Oh the pleasures of the plains from Acis and Galatea

    Performer: Dunedin Consort and Players Performer: John Butt (conductor)

    • Linn 319.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Overture to Ruy Blas

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claus Peter Flor (conductor)

    • RCD 87905.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in Ab Op 53

    Performer: Lang Lang (piano)

    • Sony 88697724149.
  • Franz Schubert

    Suleika II

    Performer: Arleen Auger (soprano) Performer: Lambert Orkis (iano)

    • Vrgin 628598.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso

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

    • EMI 76960.
  • Cristóbal de Morales

    Parce Mihi Domine

    Performer: Jan Garbarek (sax) Performer: Hillard Ensemble

    • ECM 445 369-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no 40 in G minor: 1st mvt - Allegro molto

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Chrales Mackerras (conductor)

    • CFP 573719.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Fritz Reiner (conductor)

    • RCA 63942.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Variations on "Bei Männern" from Mozart's The Magic Flute

    Performer: Daniel Muller-Schott (cello) Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    • Hyperion 67755.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    O Rex Gloriae

    Performer: Choir of Westminster Cathedral Performer: James o’Donnell (conductor)

    • Hyperion 55335.
  • George Gershwin

    The Man I Love

    Performer: Harmonie Ensemble Performer: Steven Richman (conductor)

    • Harmonia Mundi 907492.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue No. 5 in D from the Well Tempered Clavier, BWV 850

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    • DG 477807.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Tancredi Overture

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • RCA 68012.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns


    Performer: Susan Milan (flute) Performer: James Campbell (clarinet) Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Geoffrey Simon (conductor)

    • Cala 4031.
  • Anon

    Anon - Tarantella

    Performer: L’Arpeggiata Performer: Christina Pluhar (director)

  • Edward Elgar

    Sabbath Morning at Sea from Sea Pictures

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

    • EMI 747329.
  • Robert Schumann

    Canonic Variations Op 56/4

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) Performer: Christian Tetzlaff (violin) Performer: Tanja Tetzlaff (cello)

    • EMI 94180.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Sea & Sinbad's Ship (Sheherazade)

    Performer: Sergei Levitin (violin) Performer: Kirov Orchestra Performer: Valery Gergiev (conductor)

    • Philips 470840-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro: Non piu andrai

    Arranger: Johann Went Performer: Mozart Ensemble of the Vienna Volksoper

    • Nimbus 5805.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata in G Op 79

    Performer: Steven Osborne (piano)

    • Hyperion 67662.
  • Percy Grainger

    Shepherd's Hey

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Benjamin Britten

    • Decca 425159.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Organ Concerto Op 4'2 in Bb

    Performer: Bob van Asperen (organ) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

    • Virgin 5451742.
  • Reynaldo Hahn


    Performer: Lisa Milne (soprano) Performer: Iain Burnside (piano)

    • Black Box 11073.
  • Franz Waxman

    Tristan and Isolde Fantasia

    Performer: Chloe Hanslip, (violin) Performer: Charles Owen (piano) Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    • Naxos 8559302.
  • Herbert Howells

    Exultate Deo

    Performer: Winchester Cathedral Choir Performer: Simon Bell (organ) Performer: Andrew Lumsden (conductor)

    • Hyperion 67853.


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