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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast Show.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D major, Kk29

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 50999 6420160 3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Legend, Op.59, no.2 in G major

    Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 476 2179.
  • Francisco Tárrega

    Recuerdos de la Alhambra

    Performer: John Williams (guitar)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 88697 529852.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Intermezzo from Hary Janos Suite

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Kurt Masur (conductor)

    • TELDEC 9031775472.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Lesson I for Maundy Thursday

    Performer: Oxford Camerata Performer: Jeremy Summerly (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8.550572.
  • Percy Grainger

    Country Gardens

    Performer: Penelope Thwaites & John Lavender (pianos)

    • PEARL SHE CD 9611.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Captain Blood (Main title)

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andre Previn (conductor)

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOHON 471 3472.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Rollicum-rorum (from Earth and Air and Rain, Op.15)

    Performer: Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS EMI 575 2032.
  • Joseph Haydn

    1st movement from String Quartet in F major, Op.74, no.2

    Performer: Takacs Quartet

    • HYPERION CDA 67781.
  • Louis‐Claude Daquin

    Le Coucou (The Cuckoo)

    Performer: Moura Lympany (piano)

    • EMI CDZ 7672 042.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Finale from Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Jakub Hrusa (conductor)

    • DECCA 476 4092.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Questa o quella (Rigoletto)

    Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • DECCA 436 1732.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise, Op.53 in A-Flat major

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin (piano)

    • RCA RED SEAL 88697 625302.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Kommt, ihr Tochter, helft mir klagen (St Matthew Passion)

    Performer: Thomanerchor Leipzig Performer: Gewandhausorchester Performer: Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 2194.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade No.6 in D major, KV.239 "Serenata Notturna"

    Performer: Camerata Salzburg Performer: Sandor Vegh (conductor)

    • CAPRICCIO 10185.
  • Johann Strauss II - Excursion Train

    Performer: Budapest Festival Orchestra Performer: Ivan Fischer (conductor)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in C sharp major, BWV.848

    Performer: (The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, no.3) Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    • WARNER CLASSICS 2564 61553-2.
  • Forqueray

    La Leclair

    Performer: Jordi Savall (bass viol) Performer: Ton Koopman (clavecin) Performer: Christophe Coin (bass viol)

    • VALOIS V4681.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Adagietto from Symphony No.5

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

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 427 2542.
  • Robert Schumann

    Kuriose Geschichte (Kinderszenen, Op.15'2)

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (piano)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SMK90441.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the Priest

    Performer: Academy and Chorus of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 412 733 2.
  • Your Call : Dr. Geoff Ogram

    • Gordon Jacob

      1st movement from Trombone Concerto

      Performer: Christian Lindberg (trombone) Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Grant Llewellyn (conductor)

      • BIS CD 658.
  • Franz Liszt

    Grand Galop chromatique, S219

    Performer: Jorge Bolet (piano)

    • DECCA 478 2374.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Lamentations for 5 voices [1st & 2nd lessons for Maundy Thursday, Lectio 1; Incipit lament

    Performer: Winchester Cathedral Choir Performer: David Hill (conductor)

    • HYPERION CDA 66400.

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