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Friday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring the next instalment of Peter Donohoe's 50 Great Pianists at 8:30 as part of Piano Season on the BBC.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Manuel de Falla

    El Amor brujo - ballet for voice and orchestra ...No.8; Ritual Fire Dance...

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Bernstein

    • CBS CD44721.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for violin and string orchestra no.2 (BWV.1042) in E major, first movement; Alleg

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair [violin] Performer: Amsterdam Bach Soloists

    • Berlin Classics 0011142BC.
  • Frank Bridge


    Performer: Mark Bebbington [piano]

    • Somm CD 0107.
  • Claude Debussy

    Nocturnes for orchestra, no.2; Fetes

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Boulez

    • Deutsche Grammophon 4398962.
  • Thomas Arne

    Thou soft-flowing Avon - ode for voice, strings and basso continuo

    Performer: Emma Kirkby Performer: Parley of Instruments Performer: Roy Goodman

    • Hyperion CDA 66237.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Tambourin chinois for violin and piano (Op.3)

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov [violin] Performer: Itamar Golan [piano]

    • Teldec 9031 77351-2.
  • Haydn Wood

    Concerto in D minor for piano & orchestra

    Performer: Hamish Milne [piano] Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Performer: Martyn Brabbins [conductor]

    • Hyperion CDA 67127.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Concerto for trumpet and orchestra (s49/w1) in E (or E flat) major, first movement; Allegr

    Performer: Alison Balsom [trumpet] Performer: German Chamber Philharmonic, Bremen Performer: Thomas klug [conductor]

    • EMI 2 162130.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Nabucco, Part 3; Va, pensiero, sull'ali (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)

    Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of the National Academy of St Cecilia Performer: Carlo Rizi [conductor]

    • Teldec 4509 90267-2.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    4 Scottish dances Op.59 -no.1; Strathspey (Pesante)

    Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Malcolm Arnold [conductor]

    • Lyrita SRCD 201.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 23 in A major K.488 for piano and orchestra, second movement; Adagio

    Performer: Murray Perahia Performer: English Chamber Orchestra

    • Sony Classical SK 39064.
  • Cole Porter

    Begin the Beguine

    Performer: Liberace [piano]

    • Curb ACBP173.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Academic Festival Overture

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado

    • Deutsche Grammophon 4356832.
  • Hubert Parry

    I was glad version for chorus & orchestra

    Performer: Choir of Winchester Cathedral Performer: Waynflete Singers Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

    • Argo 430 836 2.
  • George Gershwin

    Love walked in (arranged Grainger for piano)

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor [piano]

    • Decca 478 3527.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Quintet no. 4 in D major G.448 for guitar and strings, fourth movement; Fandango

    Performer: Europa Galante Performer: Giangiacomo Pinardi [guitar] Performer: Fabio Biondi [director]

    • Virgin 0 963392.
  • John Adams

    Short ride in a fast machine for orchestra

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Simon Rattle

    • EMI 50999 50340323.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Boheme - Che gelida manina [Rodolfo]

    Performer: Joseph Calleja [tenor] Performer: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Performer: Marco Armiliato [conductor]

    • Decca 478 2720.
  • Franz Liszt

    La Leggierezza

    Performer: Alfred Cortot (piano)

    • PEARL GEMMCD9396.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    1812 overture (Op.49)

    Performer: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Performer: University of Minnesota Brass Band Performer: Antal Dorati

    • Mercury 434 3602.


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