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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Lehar's Gold and Silver Waltz, Monteverdi's Cantate Dominum, and music from Walton's Henry V Suite.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast Show, including Lehar's Gold and Silver Waltz played by the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, vocal ensemble Voces8 sing Monteverdi's Cantate Dominum, and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra perform music from Walton's Henry V Suite conducted by Sir Charles Groves.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Dance of the Birds from Suite : The Snow Maiden

    Performer: Seattle Symphony Performer: Gerard Schwarz

    • Naxos 8.572787.
  • Dieterich Buxtehude

    Sonata no 1 in B flat major, BuxWV259

    Performer: The Purcell Quartet

    • CHAN 0784.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Bagatelle (fur Elise) for piano (WoO.59) in A minor 'Fur Elise'

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • Decca 4756643.
  • William Alwyn

    Suite for oboe and harp

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel (oboe) Performer: Ieuan Jones (harp)

    • CHAN 9152.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Overture to Acide

    Performer: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien Performer: Manfred Huss

    • BIS CD 1818.
  • Claude Debussy

    Nocturne et scherzo (actually only scherzo)

    Performer: Steven Isserlis (cello) Performer: Thomas Ades (piano)

    • RCA 09026 68928 2.
  • Franz Lehár

    Gold and Silver Waltz

    Performer: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Michael Dittrich (conductor)

    • Naxos 8.578041-42.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 200 Bekennen will ich seinen Namen

    Performer: Andreas Scholl Performer: Kammerorchester Basel

    • Decca 478 2733.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no 39: Finale

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Charles Mackerras

    • Linn CKD 308.
  • Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov

    Procession of the Sardar (Caucasian Sketches, Op 10)

    Conductor: David Zinman. Orchestra: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

    Performer: National Symphony Orchestra of the Ukraine Performer: Arthur Fagen

    • Naxos 8.553405.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Seven Characteristic Pieces, op 7. No 7

    Performer: Benjamin Frith (piano)

    • Naxos 8.553541.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Playera, op 23 no 1 (orig for vln)

    Arranger: Brodsky Quartet Performer: Brodsky Quartet

    • CHAN 10708.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 8 (Op.93) in F major, 2nd movement; Allegretto scherzando

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    • Teldec 0927 497682.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Cantate Dominum

    Performer: Voces 8

    • SIGNUM SIGCD283.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas Brasilieras no 5 - Cantilena

    Performer: Juliet Banse (soprano) Performer: 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic

    • EMI 5 56981 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Polonaise in E flat major B 100

    Performer: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Dmitry Yablonsky

    • Naxos 8.557352.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata K 32

    Performer: David Martinez (guitar)

    • Naxos 8.557808.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Peer Gynt - suite no. 1 (Op.46), In the hall of the mountain king

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Paavo Berglund

    • EMI 5 74731 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Cello Concerto in A minor, RV 421

    Performer: Christophe Coin (cello) Performer: Il Giardino Armonico Performer: Giovanni Antonini

    • Naïve OP 30426.
  • Vittorio Monti


    Arranger: Little And Lenehan Performer: Tasmin Little Performer: John Lenehan (piano)

    • CFP 5 85615 2.
  • William Walton

    Touch her soft lips and part; Agincourt Song from Henry V Suite

    Arranger: Mathieson Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Groves

    • CFP 3 52407 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    12 Studies for piano (Op.10), no.12 in C minor; 'Revolutionary study'

    Performer: Nelson Goerner (piano)

    • Wigmore Hall Live WHLive 0039.
  • George Botsford

    The Black and White Rag

    Performer: Winifred Atwell (piano)

    • President PLCD531.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenata Notturna K 239 - Rondo

    Performer: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra Performer: Ton Koopman

    • Apex 2564 60712-2.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Stabat Mater

    Performer: Andreas Scholl Performer: Barbara Bonney Performer: Les Talens Lyrique Performer: Christophe Rousset

    • Decca 466 134-2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Valse a cinq temps

    Performer: Konstantin Shamray (piano)

    • Naxos 8.572225.


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