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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including Rossini's Barber of Seville overture, Michael Nyman's Chasing Sheep, and Saint-Saens's Wedding Cake.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast Show, including Rossini's Barber of Seville overture played by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado, the Michael Nyman Band perform Nyman's Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds (from The Draughtsman's Contract), and pianist Stephen Hough performs Saint-Saens's Wedding Cake with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 52 'Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht!'

    Performer: Accademia Bizantina Performer: Ottavio Dantone

    • Decca 4782718.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Spartacus - suite no. 2, Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN8927.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata for piano duet (K.497) in F major, 3rd movement; Allegro

    Performer: Christoph Eschenbach (piano) Performer: Justus Frantz (piano)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 4350422.
  • Thomas Erskine

    Quartet in C minor – 4th movement 'Allegro'

    Performer: Concerto Caledonia Performer: David McGuiness (director)

    • Linn CKD240.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Lyrical Waltz from Seven Dolls Dances

    Orchestrator: Tamas Batiashvili Performer: Lisa Batiashvili (violin) Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Esa -Pekka Salonen (conductor)

    • DG477 9299.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Barber of Seville Overture

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

    • DG 4198692.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Psalm 100

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers Performer: La Nuova Musica Performer: John Rutter (director)

    • Collegium COLCD 134.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata K9 in D Minor

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    • Virgin 6420160.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dances (Op.72) no.14 [series 2 no.6] in B flat major

    Performer: Royal Phiharmonic Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    • Decca 460 293-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 147 (BWV.147), Pt 2, no.10; Jesus bleibet meine Freude

    Performer: Concentus Musikus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • Teldec 4509 95987-2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Wedding Cake – Valse Caprice for piano and strings opus 76

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano) Performer: Cbso Performer: Sakari Oramo (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA 673312.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Son Vergin Vezzosa from I Puritani

    Performer: Aleksandra Kurzak (soprano) Performer: Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana Performer: Omer Meir Wellber (conductor)

    • Decca 4782730.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Leonore - overture no.1 (Op.138)

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado

    • DG 429 762-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite VI BWV 1012 – Gigue

    Performer: Miklos Perenyi (cello)

    • ECM 2152 4764166.
  • Michael Nyman

    Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds – from The Draughtsman's Contract

    Performer: The Michael Nyman Band

    • MNRCD105.
  • Franz Schubert

    Moment Musicaux – No 4 'Moderato'

    Performer: Imogen Cooper (piano)

    • Ottavo OTRC128715.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Quartet for strings no. 1 (Op.11) in D major, 2nd mvt; Andante cantabile

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

    • EMI 5689532.
  • Jean-Baptiste Arban

    Carnival of Venice

    Arranger: Camerata Performer: John Wilbraham (trumpet) Performer: London Festival Orchestra Performer: Tutti Camarata

    • Decca 4581942.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Suite Italienne – Gavotte con due variazioni

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova (violin) Performer: Katia Labeque (piano)

    • Onyx 4015.
  • Your Call - Carly Rowlinson

    • Johann Pachelbel

      Canon & Gigue in D

      Performer: London Baroque

      • Harmonia Mundi HMA1951539.
  • Claude Debussy

    March Ecosaisse

    Performer: Orchestre National de l’O.R.T.F Performer: Jean Martinon (conductor)

    • EMI 0946 3652352.
  • William Byrd

    Ave Maria (Graduali 1)

    Performer: Stile Antico

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU807517.
  • George Gershwin

    Our Love Is Here To Stay

    Performer: Katia & Marielle Labeque (piano)

    • EMI 50999 6 06690.

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