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Friday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • John Rutter

    This is the day

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers Performer: John Rutter [conductor]

    • Collegium COLCD136.
  • Claude Debussy

    2 Arabesques for piano

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet [piano]

    • Decca 452 023-2.
  • Ignaz Franz

    Sinfonia No 5 in C major – final mvt

    Performer: Concerto Koln

    • Teldec 3984-28366-2.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Italian Serenade

    Performer: Saito Kinen Orchestra Performer: Seiji Ozawa [conductor]

    • Philips 462-594-2.
  • Henry Purcell

    Music for a while

    Performer: Andreas Scholl [countertenor] Performer: Accademia Bizantina

    • Decca 478 2262.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah, Pt.1, no.3; And the glory of the Lord [chorus]

    Performer: The English Concert and Choir Performer: Trevor Pinnock

    • Archiv 4236302.
  • Friedrich Kiel

    Piano Concerto in B flat major Op 30 Final mvt

    Performer: Martin Roscoe [piano] Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Performer: Martyn Brabbins [conductor]

    • Hyperion CDA 67354.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    English Folk Song Suite: first mvt – Seventeen come Sunday

    Performer: Boston Pops Orchestra Performer: Arthur Fiedler [conductor]

    • Decca 430 093-2.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Praeludium and Allegro

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy [violin] Performer: John Lenehan [piano]

    • EMI 7243 5 56626 2 0.
  • William Byrd

    Kyrie from the mass for Four Voices

    Performer: Voces 8

    • Signum SIGCD283.
  • Sir Hamilton Harty

    String Quartet No.1 in F major: 2nd mvt

    Performer: Goldner String Quartet

    • Hyperion CDA67927.
  • Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier - Espana - Rhapsody

    Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden Performer: Sir Neville Marriner

  • Franz Schubert

    4 Impromptus for piano (D.899) (Op.90); no.4 in A flat major

    Performer: Imogen Cooper (piano)

    • Ottavi OTRC78923.
  • Jean-Joseph de Mondonville

    Sonate Op 3 No 4 – 1st mvt (Allegro)

    Performer: Les Musiciens du Louvre Performer: Marc Minkowski

    • Archiv 457 600-2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    O Waly, Waly

    Performer: Kate Royal [soprano] Performer: Malcolm Martineau [piano]

    • EMI 9 48636 2.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Ballade (Allegro molto – Vivace) from King Christian II Op 27

    Performer: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi [conductor]

    • DG 447 760-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565

    Conductor: Leopold Stokowski. Performer: The Philadelphia Orchestra.

    Arranger: Stokowski Performer: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Matthias Bamert

    • ChandosCHAN 9259.
  • Robert Schumann

    Gesange der Fruhe Op 133 No 4 (Morning Songs)

    Performer: Piotr Anderszewski [piano]

    • Virgin 50999 948625 2 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    German Dance K571No 6 in D

    Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    • Sony 8869 7914112.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 7 (Op.92) in A major, final mvt; Allegro con brio

    Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras

    • Hyperion CDS44301/5.
  • George Gershwin

    Overture to Girl Crazy

    Performer: Buffalo Symphony Orchestra Performer: Michael Tilson Thomas [conductor]

    • Sony 82876852472.
  • Your Call - Michael Harding

    • Jonathan Dove

      Gloria from Missa Brevis

      Performer: Wells Cathedral Choir Performer: Jonathan Vaughn [organ] Performer: Matthew Owens [conductor]

      • Hyperion CDA67768.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etudes-Tableaux Op 39 No 2 in A minor

    Performer: Denis Matsuev [piano]

    • RCA 88697155912.
  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Le Bourgoise Gentilhomme: Chaconne

    Performer: Bach Players

    • Hyphen Music Press HPM004.
  • Dag Wirén

    March from Serenade Op 11

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Neville Marriner

    • Argo 417 132-2.


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