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Monday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Whitacre's Lux Aurumque, Chopin's Raindrop Prelude and Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No 2.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast, including Eric Whitacre's Lux Aurumque for Chorus, sung by the Eric Whitacre Singers and Laudibus conducted by Eric Whitacre, Chopin's Prelude in D flat major ('Raindrop') is performed by pianist Martha Argerich, and the Finale from Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No.2 is performed by John Ogden with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lawrence Foster.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Wagner - Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin

    Performer: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Mariss Jansons (conductor)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Minuet and Trio from Serenade in D major, K.239

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

  • Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

    Canzona matinata in G major, op.39, no.4

    Performer: Nikolai Demidenko (piano)

    • HELIOS CDH55315.
  • Johann Strauss II - Rosen aus dem Suden from "Das Spitzentuch der Konigin", op.388

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Franz Welser-Most (conductor)

  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Che faro senza Euridice? from Orfeo ed Euridice

    Performer: Andreas Scholl (counter-tenor) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Roger Norrington (conductor)

    • DECCA 466 196 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Prelude in D flat major "Raindrop"

    Performer: Martha Argerich (piano)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 415 836 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Havanaise, op.83

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

    • DECCA 475 011-2.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Lux Aurumque (Light & Gold)

    Performer: The Eric Whitacre Singers Performer: Laudibus Performer: Eric Whitacre (director)

    • DECCA 2743209.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo from Horn Concerto No.4 in E flat major, K.495

    Performer: Martin Owen (horn) Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Cleobury (conductor)

    • RPO SP 005.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dolce riposo from Teseo

    Performer: Joyce DiDonata (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (conductor)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 519038.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Badinerie from Suite for Orchestra No.2, BWV 1067

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

    • EMI CDS7478818.
  • Gilbert & Sullivan - We're called Gondolieri From The Gondoliers

    Performer: Chorus & Orchestra of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Performer: John Pryce-Jones (conductor)

  • Franz Schubert

    Adagio from String Quintet in C major

    Performer: Borodin Quartet Performer: Misha Milman (cello)

    • TELDEC 4509-94564-2.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in C major – Allegro

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 5099964201603.
  • Eric Coates

    London Calling – March

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: John Wilson (conductor)

    • ASV CDWHL2112.
  • Claude Debussy

    Deux Arabesques, no.2 in G major

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10467.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sonata no.9 in F major

    Performer: Retrospect Trio

  • Isaac Albéniz


    Arranger: John Williams Performer: John Williams (guitar)

    • SONY MUSIC 88697529852.
  • Edward Elgar

    Cockaigne Overture (In London Town)

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andre Previn (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 4421522.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo in C major, Op.51, no.1

    Performer: Radu Lupu (piano)

    • DECCA 478 2340.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Canzonetta from String Quartet no.1 in E flat major, op.12

    Performer: Lasalle Quartet

  • Richard Strauss

    Beim Schlafengehen (Going to Sleep) from Four Last Songs

    Performer: Nina Stemme (soprano) Performer: Peter Manning (violin) Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Performer: Antonio Pappano (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 3787972.
  • William Byrd

    Pavan & Galliard a 6

    Performer: Fretwork

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS VC5450312.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Armida – Sinfonia in B major

    Performer: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien Performer: Manfred Huss (director)

    • BIS CD 1818.
  • Robert Schumann

    Mondnacht (Moonlit night) from Liederkreis, op.39

    Performer: Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Eugene Asti (piano)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10492.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Nocturne from King Christian II

    Performer: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Aria – Meine Seele, auf! Erzahle.

    Performer: Elisabeth von Magnus Performer: The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Performer: Ton Koopman (director)

    • ERATO 3984 21629 2.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Concerto No.2: Allegro (3rd mvt)

    Performer: John Ogdon (piano) Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Lawrence Foster (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 2 37686 2.


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