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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Elgar: Salut d'amour. Gershwin: Three Preludes for piano. Mendelssohn: Overture (Ruy Blas).

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, inluding Elgar's Salut d'amour performed by the Northern Sinfonia of England conducted by Richard Hickox, Michel Legrand plays Gershwin's Three Preludes for piano, and Mendelssohn's overture Ruy Blas is performed by the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra under Claus Peter Flor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Salut d'amour Op.12

    Performer: Northen Sinfonia of England Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • EMI CDC 7 47672 2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Fantasy in G minor Op.77

    Performer: Jonathan Biss (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 85894 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for strings in G major RV.151 'Alla rustica'

    Performer: Charivari Agréable Performer: Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum Performer: Benjamin Nicholas

    • Delphian DCD34102.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Laudate Dominum, from Solemn Vespers K.339

    Performer: Cornelia Samuelis (soprano) Performer: Chamber Choir of Köln Performer: Collegium Cartusianum Performer: Peter Neumann (conductor)

    • MDG GOLD 332 1346-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Gigue from Suite for solo cello no.3 in C major BWV.1009

    Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (cello)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 82876 78751 2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Kijé's Wedding from Lieutenant Kijé – suite Op.60

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

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 419 603-2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    November: in the troika, from The Seasons Op.37b

    Performer: Yefim Bronfman (piano)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SK 60689.
  • François Couperin

    Tantum ergo sacramentum à 3

    Performer: Jonty Ward (treble) Performer: Inigo Jones (treble) Performer: George Coltart (bass) Performer: Edward Higginbottom (organ)

    • NOVUM NCR 1384.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for 2 violins in D minor BWV.1043

    Performer: Julia Fischer & Alexander Sitkovetsky (violins) Performer: Academy of Saint Martin-in-the-Fields

    • DECCA 478 0650.
  • George Gershwin

    3 Preludes for piano

    Performer: Michel Legrand (piano)

    • ERATO 4509-96386-2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Dido and Aeneas - opera in 3 acts (Z.626), Act 3, no.38; When I am laid in earth

    Performer: Andreas Scholl (countertenor) Performer: Accademia Bizantina Performer: Stefano Montanari (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 2262.
  • Nicolò Paganini


    Performer: Franco Mezzena (violin) Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Genoa Performer: Antonio Plotino (conductor)

    • DYNAMIC CDS 622/1-8.
  • Gustav Holst

    Nunc Dimittis

    Performer: Choir of King’s College Cambridge Performer: Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS 6 09004 2.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Ruy Blas – Overture Op.95

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

    • RCA VICTOR RD87905.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Sabre Dance from Gayane

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Aram Khachaturian (conductor)

    • DECCA 460 3152.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Una furtive lagrima from L'Elisir d'amore Act 2

    Performer: Placido Domingo (tenor: Nemorino) Performer: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 400 030-2.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Caprice Op.16

    Performer: Nicolas Altstaedt (cello) Performer: José Gallardo (piano)

    • NAXOS 8.572105.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music – suite in G major HWV.350

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre – Grenoble Performer: Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    • NAÏVE V 5234.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Da unten im Tale from the Deutsche Volkslieder WoO.33

    Performer: Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • HYPERION CDJ33121.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Erlaube mir, feins Mädchen from the Deutsche Volkslieder WoO.33

    Performer: Simon Bode (tenor) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • HYPERION CDJ33123.
  • Léo Delibes

    Prélude – the huntresses from Sylvia – suite

    Performer: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Performer: Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    • DECCA 480 0083.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Chorus of Hebrew Slaves ('Speed your journey') from Nabucco Part III

    Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North Performer: David Parry (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN 3136(2).
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 40 in G minor K.550: 3. Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio

    Performer: Orchestra Mozart Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • DG (ARCHIV) 477 9792.


    Performer: National Youth Choir of Great Britain Performer: Mike Brewer (conductor)

    • DELPHIAN DCD34052.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Tango from España

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha (piano)

    • DECCA 417 639-2.


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