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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

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

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in D major Wq.183 No 1: third movement; Presto

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Andrew Manze [director]

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 907403.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 5 in C sharp minor: fourth movement; Adagietto

    Performer: Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Performer: Gustavo Dudamel

    • DG 479 0350.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Bagatelles Op.47 No 5 for 2 violins, cello and harmonium

    Performer: Takacs Quartet

    • Decca 4300772.
  • Franz Schubert

    6 Moments musicaux for piano (D.780), no.5 in F minor

    Performer: Andras Schiff

    • Philips 4569252.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Concerto in F minor for bass tuba and orchestra: second movement; Romanza (Andante sostenu

    Performer: James Gourlay [tuba] Performer: Royal Ballet Sinfonia

    • Naxos 8.557754.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water music - suite (HWV.349) in D major, Alla hornpipe

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock [conductor]

    • Archiv Produktion 410 525-2.
  • Leos Janáček

    In the mists [V mlhach] - 4 pieces for piano: No 1 - Andante

    Performer: Rolf Hind [piano]

    • Factory FACD326.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Spartacus - suite no. 1 - Variation of Aegina and Bacchanal

    Performer: St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Yuri Temirkanov [conductor]

    • Signum Classics SIGCD 310.
  • Trad.

    Tarantella [Traditional Mexican]

    Performer: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

    • CHAN 10609.
  • William Walton

    Orb and sceptre - coronation march

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andrew Litton

    • Decca 470 508-2.
  • Michael Haydn

    Concerto no. 2 in C major for trumpet and orchestra: second movement (final movement) – Al

    Performer: Crispian Steele-Perkins [trumpet] Performer: The King’s Consort

    • Hyperion CDA67266.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    O Magnum Mysterium

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton

    • Hyperion Noel 2.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Grande tarantelle RO.259 for piano and orchestra

    Performer: Maurice Abravanel [piano] Performer: Utah Symphony Orchestra

    • Vanguard Classics 08918872.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Letzte Lieder for voice and orchestra (AV.150), Fruhling

    Performer: Houston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Renee Flemming Performer: Christoph Eschenbach

    • Virgin VTDCD417.
  • Lukas Foss

    Composer's Holiday from 3 American pieces for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman [violin] Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Seiji Ozawa [conductor]

    • EMI 5 55360 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes - book 1 - no.8; La Fille aux cheveux de lin

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini [piano]

    • Deutsche Grammophon 4451872.
  • Georges Bizet

    Au fond du temple saint from Pearl Fishers

    Performer: Bryn Terfel and Roberto Alagna Performer: Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera Performer: James Levine

    • Classic FM CFMD8.
  • Samuel Barber

    The School for Scandal: Overture

    Performer: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    • Angel CDM 7 64303 2.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    Les chansons des roses: Contre qui, rose

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Stephen Layton [conductor]

    • Hyperion CDA 67580.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony no. 41 (K.551) in C major "Jupiter", third movement; Menuetto

    Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner

    • Philips 426 315-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata in A minor BWV1034

    Performer: Matthew Wilkie [Bassoon] Performer: Neal Peres Da Costa / Kees Boersma - Continuo

    • Melba MR301124.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Tarantelle, Op 6

    Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.

    Performer: Nash Ensemble: Performer: Ian Brown [piano] Performer: Philippa Davies [flute] Performer: Richard Hosford [clarinet]

    • Hyperion CDA 67431 2.
  • Edward Elgar


    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: John Wilson

    • Somm SOMMCD 247.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 63 (BWV.63) "Christen, at..."; Christen, atzet diesen Tag (Chorus)

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir Performer: John Eliot Gardiner Performer: English Baroque Soloists

    • SDG 174.


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