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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Shostakovich's Second Piano Concerto, Beethoven's Sixth Symphony, and music from Mahler's Ruckert-Lieder.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast, including the slow movement from Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No.2 performed by Leonard Bernstein with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle perform the 1st movement of Beethoven's Symphony No.6 "Pastoral", and mezzo-soprano Alice Coote and pianist Julius Drake perform music from Mahler's Ruckert-Lieder song cycle.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Divertissement from Act III, William Tell

    Performer: Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Performer: Antonio Pappano (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5099902883120.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Nun ist das Heil, und die Kraft, BWV.50

    Performer: The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Performer: Ton Koopman (conductor)

    • ERATO 3984 21629 2.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Polka in A major

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano)

    • TELDEC 3984212612.
  • Émile Waldteufel

    Les Patineurs (The skaters), Op.183

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Groves (conductor)

    • Denon CO73674.
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous - The Arses

    Performer: Concerto Caledonia

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ

    Arranger: Wilhelm Kempf Performer: Angela Hewitt (piano)

    • HYPERION CDA 67309.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane

    Performer: Gareth Morris (flute) Performer: New Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir David Willcocks (conductor)

    • VIRGIN VTDCD 323.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Pa-Pa-Pageno From The Magic Flute, K.620

    Performer: Inger Dam-Jensen (soprano) Performer: Francois Le Roux (baritone) Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Performer: Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

    • CONIFER 75605550312.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Allegro from "Dumky" Trio, Op.90

    Performer: Vienna Piano Trio

    • MD&G MDG34212622.
  • Eric Coates

    The Dam Busters

    Performer: Eric Coates & his orchestra

    • EMI CLASSICS CDM 5 66537 2.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Andante from Piano Concerto No.2, op.102

    Performer: Leonard Bernstein (piano & conductor) Performer: The New York Philharmonic Orchestra

    • SONY CLASSICAL SMK89752.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Viennese Musical Clock From Hary Janos, Suite

    Performer: SWF Symphony Orchestra, Baden-Baden Performer: Jose Serebrier (conductor)

    • BIS CD 875.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt, BWV 68

    Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki (conductor)

    • BIS CD 1641.
  • Gilbert & Sullivan - Now give three cheers & When I was a lad From H.M.S. Pinafore (or The

    Performer: Chorus & Orchestra of Welsh National Opera Performer: Charles Mackerras (conductor)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No.6 in F major, op.68 "Pastoral" – 1st mvt, Allegro ma non troppo

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 4 57573 2.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in A major, K212

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SX4K63380.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise (for orchestra) Op. 34 no. 14

    Performer: St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Mariss Jansons (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 75510 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Finale from Concerto grosso in A major, Op.6, no.11

    Performer: Il Giardino Armonico Performer: Giovanni Antonini (director)

    • L’OISEAU LYRE 478 0319.
  • Albert Ketèlbey

    Bells Across the Meadow

    Performer: London Promenade Orchestra Performer: Alexander Faris (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 4000112.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude & Fugue no.21 in B flat major, BWV.866

    Performer: Andras Schiff (piano)

    • DECCA 478 0391.
  • Richard Wagner - Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

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

  • Gustav Mahler

    Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen From Ruckertlieder

    Performer: Alice Coote (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 85559 2.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wild Bears From The Wand of Youth, Suite no.2

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

    • CAPRICCIO 10501.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Allegro from Duo no.1, K423 For violin & viola

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman (violin) Performer: Pinchas Zukerman (viola)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 88697424602.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wachet auf

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Matthias Bamert (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 10282.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance No.5 in G minor

    Orchestrator: Martin Schmeling Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 8168.
  • Guillaume Dufay

    Se le face ay pale

    Performer: The Binchois Consort Performer: Andrew Kirkman (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA67715.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op.34b (arr. for orchestra)

    Performer: Orchestre Philharmoni que de Monte-Carlo Performer: Lawrence Foster (conductor)

    • WARNER CLASSICS 0927496372.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Performer: The Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • TELDEC 9031748822.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    La Pantomime From Pieces de clavecin "en concerts" (2 harpsichords)

    Performer: Skip Sempe (harpsichord) Performer: Olivier Fortin (harpsichord)

    • PARADIZO PA005.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Ah! leve-toi, soleil From Romeo et Juliette

    Performer: Rolando Villazon (tenor) Performer: Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France Performer: Evelino Pido (conductor)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 5 45719 2.

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