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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Prokofiev's Overture on Hebrew Themes performed by I Musici de Montreal, the Wihan Quartet perform Wolf's Italian Serenade, and the St Paul Chamber Orchestra performs the Finale from Bizet's Symphony in C.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss II - Die Tauben von San Marco. (French Polka)

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Sonata in C, KV 545 "For Beginners": 1st movt

    Performer: Maria Joao Pires (piano)

    • Philips 4569282.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Waltz no 1 in A major, op 54

    Performer: Vlach Quartet Prague

    • Naxos 8.553375.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Overture on Hebrew Themes op 34

    Performer: I Musici de Montreal Performer: Yuli Turovsky (director)

    • CHAN 8800.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Ombra mai fu (Serse)

    Performer: Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Raymond Leppard (conductor)

    • Philips 465 253 2.
  • Georges Bizet

    Symphony in C: Finale

    Performer: The St Paul Chamber Orchestra Performer: Hugh Wolff (conductor)

    • Apex 2564 67302 0.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Melodie ("Che faro senza Euridice" from Orfeo ed Euridice")

    Arranger: Sgambati Performer: Alessio Bax (piano)

    • Warner 2564 61695 2.
  • Jaromír Weinberger

    Polka from Schwanda the Bagpiper

    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Eugene Ormandy (conductor)

    • SBK 63053.
  • Hector Berlioz

    La Captive op 12

    Performer: Felicity Lott (soprano) Performer: Steven Isserlis (cello) Performer: Thomas Ades (piano)

    • RCA 09026 68928 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata no 209 "Non sa che sia dolore"

    Performer: Irish Baroque Orchestra Performer: Monica Hugget (dir)

    • RTE lyric fm CD110.
  • Bert Jansch

    Born with the Blues

    Performer: Bert Jansch

    • COOK CD 92.
  • Henry Purcell

    Chaconne from The Fairy Queen

    Performer: Red Priest

    • DOR 90305.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dance op 35.2

    Performer: Iceland Symphony Orchestra Performer: Bjarte Engeset (conductor)

    • Naxos 8.557017.
  • Mendelssohn/Liszt/Horowitz

    Wedding March and Variations from A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Performer: Valery Kuleshov (piano)

    • BIS CD 1188.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trio in D major for violin, lute and basso continuo

    Performer: Rolf Lislevand (lute) Performer: Manfred Kraemer (lute) Performer: Balasz Maté (cello)

    • Auvudus E 8587.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 40: 1st movt

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    • Label tbc.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wand of Youth Suite no 2: March

    Performer: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Performer: James Judd (conductor)

    • Naxos 8.557166.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Italian Serenade

    Performer: Wihan Quartet

    • Arco Diva UP 0029-2 131.
  • César Franck

    Panis Angelicus (from Mass op 12)

    Performer: Choir of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Performer: Timothy Byram Wigfield (conductor) Performer: Roger Judd (organ)

    • Delphian DCD34048.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto no 3 in C minor, op 37: Third movt : Rondo

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano) Performer: Chicago Sympony Orchestra Performer: James Levine (conductor)

    • Philips 470 938 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Wintereisse – Die krahe

    Performer: Christoph Pregardien (tenor) Performer: Tilman Hoppstock (guitar)

    • Christophoros CHR 77352.
  • Johann Hermann Schein

    Suite no 16 from Banchetto musicale: Allemande

    Performer: Hesperion XX Performer: Jordi Savall (conductor)

    • Virgin 5 62028 2.
  • Pierre de la Rue

    O salutaris hostia

    Performer: Hilliard Ensemble Performer: Jan Garbarek (saxophone)

    • ECM New Series 1525 445 369-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Six grandes Etudes de Paganini S141: No 5 "La Chasse"

    Performer: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67370.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan Lake: Waltz

    Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    • Decca 455 810-2.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise brillante no 1 in D, op 4

    Performer: Vadim Repin (violin) Performer: Alexander Markovich (piano)

    • Erato 3984 25487 2.

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