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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

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

As December progresses, plenty of festival music and surprises, featuring the Breakfast Advent Calendar - opening a door every day to reveal winter music and readings chosen by listeners and presenters.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    The Spanish Lady (Suite) (edited Young)

    Performer: Guildhall String Ensemble Performer: Robert Salter

    • RCA RD 87761.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    12 Studies for piano (Op.25), no.1 in A flat major

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    • DG 413 794-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia (BWV.1071) in F major (BWV.1046a)..., third movement; Minuet ...

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood

    • L'Oiseau-Lyre 414 187-2.
  • Carl Reinecke

    Sonata for flute and piano (Op.167) in E minor "Undine", first movement; Allegro

    Performer: Jeffrey Khaner (flute) Performer: Hugh Sung (piano)

    • Avie AV 2131.
  • Richard Wagner

    Lohengrin - opera in 3 acts, Act 3; Prelude

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi

    • Chandos CHSA 5077.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Christ on the Mount of Olives: Hallelujah

    Performer: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Performer: Utah Symphony Orchestra Performer: Julius Rudel

    • Decca 425 4312.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Prelude and fugue for piano no. 2 (Op.87'2) in A minor

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov (piano)

    • Harmonia Mundi HMC 9020 1920.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Drake's Drum: Songs of the Sea op 91

    Performer: Gerald Finley (baritone) Performer: BBC National Chorus of Wales Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Richard Hickox

    • CHAN CHSA 5043.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Donauweibchen - waltz (Op.427) [from 'Simplicius']

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Franz Welser-Möst.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Indes Galantes: Air pour Boree et la Rose

    Performer: Orchestra of the 18th Century Performer: Frans Bruggen

    • Philips 438 946 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto for organ and orchestra No.13 (HWV.295)...second movement; Allegro

    Performer: Simon Preston (organ) Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock

    • Archiv 447 3002.
  • Richard Strauss

    Beim Schlafengehan (Four Last Songs)

    Performer: Felicity Lott (soprano) Performer: Edwin Paling (violin solo) Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi

    • CHAN 8518.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Improvisation in C sharp Minor op 84 no 5

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67890.
  • Luigi Cherubini

    Anacréon, ou l'amour fugitive

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

    • EMI CDC 7 54438 2.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Noyes Fludde: Noye, now take thy wife anone

    Performer: Benjamin Luxon (God) Performer: Finchley Children’s Music Group Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Wilks

    • SommCD 212.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Overture – Pulcinella Suite

    Performer: New York Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Bernstein

    • CBS MK 44709.
  • Trad.

    Sankta Lucia (Neapolitan)

    Performer: Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo) Performer: Svante Henryson (celtar) Performer: Markus Leoson (percussion)

    • DG 4596852.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo for violin and orchestra (K.373) in C major

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair (directs from violin) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    • Teldec 2564 681031.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Prague waltzes [Prazske valciky] (B.99)

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

    • Philips 4646472.
  • Claude Debussy

    2 Arabesques for piano, no.1 in E major

    Performer: Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

    • Philips 442 404-2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Norwegian Dance op 35 no 2

    Performer: Iceland Symphony Orchestra Performer: Bjarte Engeset

    • Naxos 8.557017.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Lullabye for Lucy

    Performer: Choir of St Mary’s Music School

    • Unicorn Kanchana DKP(CD)9070.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso (Op.3`2) in B flat major, [complete]

    Performer: English Baroque Soloists Performer: John Eliot Gardiner

    • Apex 0927 48682 2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - ballet (Op.71), Act 2, no.14 (a-d); Pas de deux

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Simon Rattle

    • EMI 6463852.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no 51 Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen! Allelujah!

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson (soprano) Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki

    • BIS CD 1471.

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