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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, Nielsen's Fantasy Journey to the Faroes, and Weill's September Song.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including the 2nd movement of Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings played by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Nielsen's Rhapsodic Overture: Fantasy Journey to the Faroes is performed by the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Neeme Jarvi, and Kurt Weill's September Song is sung by Lotte Lenya.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Gavotte in D

    Performer: Alessio Bax (piano)

    • Signum SIGCD264.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Les entretiens de la Belle et de la Bete (Mother Goose)

    Performer: The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Performer: Hugh Wolff (Conductor)

    • Teldec 9031740062.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Oboe Quartet in F, K370 (3rd movement: Rondeau)

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Performer: The Lindsays

    • ASV CD DCA 968.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Serenade for Strings in C, Op 48 (2nd movement: Valse)

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 429 488-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Violin Concerto in C, RV185

    Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (director/violin)

    • AVIE AV 2178.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture: The Creatures of Prometheus

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Performer: Eugen Jochum (Conductor)

    • RCA 09026 61212 2.
  • César Franck

    Violin Sonata in A (3rd movement)

    Performer: Jennifer Pike (violin) Performer: Martin Roscoe (piano)

    • CHAN 10667.
  • Giacomo Puccini


    Performer: Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra Milan Performer: Riccardo Chailly (Conductor)

    • Decca 475 320-2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Standchen, Op 17 No 2

    Performer: Andrew Kennedy (tenor) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67602.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Toccata (Symphony No 5)

    Performer: Marie-Claire Alain (organ)

    • Teldec 4509-94891-2.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Va, pensiero, sull'ali dorate (Nabucco, Act III)

    Performer: Chorus & Orchestra of Welsh National Opera Performer: Richard Armstrong (Conductor)

    • EMI 5 66115 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in B flat, D935 No 3

    Performer: Andrea Lucchesini (piano)

    • AVIE AV2179.
  • George Gershwin

    Overture: Girl Crazy

    Performer: Aalborg Symphony Performer: Wayne Marshall (Conductor)

    • Virgin Classics 5 62056 2.
  • Domenico Zipoli

    Ave maris stella

    Performer: Ex Cathedra Performer: Jeffrey Skidmore (Director)

    • Hyperion CDA67524.
  • Franz Liszt

    "La Campanella" (6 Etudes d'execution transcendante d'apres Paganini)

    Performer: Augustin Anievas (piano)

    • EMI 2 35733 2.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Rhapsodic Overture: A Fantasy Journey to the Faroes

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

    • DG 447 757-2.
  • David Popper

    Chanson villageoise

    Performer: Alban Gerhardt (cello) Performer: Cecile Licad (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67831.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Unser Mund se voll Lachens, BWV110 (Opening chorus)

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (Conductor)

    • SGD 113.
  • Schumann/Liszt


    Performer: Evgeny Kissin (piano)

    • RCA RD60443.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26 (3rd movement)

    Performer: Gil Shaham (violin) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Giuseppe Sinopoli (Conductor)

    • DG 427 656 2.
  • Kurt Weill

    September Song (Knickerbocker Holiday)

    Performer: Lotte Lenya (vocals)

    • Columbia M30169.
  • Johannes Brahms

    String Quintet in G, Op 111 (3rd movement: Un poco allegretto)

    Performer: Belcea Quartet Performer: Thomas Kakuska (viola)

    • EMI 2 35712 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthem No 2, HWV 260)

    Performer: Westminster Abbey Choir Performer: English Concert Performer: Simon Preston (Director)

    • Archiv 410 030-2.
  • Jules Massenet

    Serenade de Don Quichotte (Don Quichotte)

    Performer: Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra Performer: John Eliot Gardiner (Conductor)

    • Erato 2292-45859-2.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    "Youth" Symphony (1891)

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Gianandrea Noseda (Conductor)

    • CHAN 10475.
  • Bach/Siloti

    Prelude from Cantata No 35, BWV35

    Performer: Hamish Milne (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67506.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Swimmer (Sea Pictures)

    Performer: Janet Baker (mezzo) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: John Barbirolli (Conductor)

    • EMI 5 562192.


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