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Friday - 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

  • Henry Purcell

    The Fairy Queen - opera (Z.629), No. 3; Overture

    Performer: The Symphony of Harmony & Invention Performer: Conductor Harry Christophers

    • Coro COR 16005.
  • Erno Dohnanyi

    Pastorale (Hungarian Christmas Song)

    Performer: Martin Roscoe (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67871.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto in D, H7b.2 (third movement: Rondo - Allegro)

    Performer: Pieter Wispelwey (cello) Performer: Florilegium

    • Channel Classics CCS 7395.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Concert Waltz No 2 in F, Op 51

    Performer: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Neeme Jarvi

    • Orfeo C 157 101 A.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alleluia (The King Shall Rejoice, Coronation Anthem)

    Performer: Choir of Kings College, Cambridge Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir David Willcocks, conductor

    • DECCA 421 150-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo for piano no. 2 (Op.31) in B flat minor

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    • London 443 738-2.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Viennese Musical Clock (Hary Janos Suite)

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos

    • Nimbus NI5194.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Luisa Miller - melodramma tragico in 3 acts, Overture

    Performer: National Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor Riccardo Chailly

    • Decca 410 141-2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Reverie (arranged Paul Cassidy)

    Performer: Brodsky Quartet

    • CHAN 10717.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Folk Dance (Romeo & Juliet, Op 64)

    Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra Performer: Conductor Armin Jordan

    • Erato 2292-45817-2.
  • François‐Adrien Boïeldieu

    Harp Concerto (second movement: Largo)

    Performer: Marielle Nordmann (harp) Performer: Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra Performer: Conductor Jean-Pierre Rampal

    • Sony Classical SK 58 919.
  • Edward Elgar

    Pomp & Circumstance March No 4 in G

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Andrew Davis

    • CHAN 10709.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Coelos Ascendit Hodie

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Performer: Director Stephen Cleobury

    • EMI 6 09004 2.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Gluck, das mir verblieb (Die tote Stadt), translated Thibaudet

    Performer: Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)

    • Decca 475 7668.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in D, K136 (third movement: Presto)

    Performer: I Musici

    • Philips 412 120-2.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Praeludium and allegro in the style of Gaetano Pugnani

    Performer: Tasmin Little (violin) Performer: John Lenehan (piano)

    • BIS-CD 1744.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dances (Op.72) no.12 [series 2 no.4] in D flat major

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor Antal Dorati

    • Decca 460 293-2.
  • Maurice Ravel - Riguadon (Le Tombeau de Couperin)

    Performer: Artur Pizarro (piano)

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Harpsichord Concerto in F minor, BWV1056

    Performer: Richard Egarr (harpsichord) Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Director Andrew Manze

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 907283.84.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    The Mountain king [Bergakungen] - ballet...(R.99) (Op.37), Shepherd girl's dance

    Performer: Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Esa Pekka Salonen

    • Sony Classical SK 46668.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    Like Snow (Mid-Winter Songs)

    Performer: Polyphony Performer: Britten Sinfonia Performer: Conductor Stephen Layton

    • Hyperion CDA67580.
  • Robert Schumann

    Marchenerzahlungen, Op 132 (III:Ruhiges Tempo, mit zartem Ausdruck)

    Performer: Nash Ensemble

    • Hyperion CDA67923.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Souvenir de Florence (third movement)

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 453 460-2.
  • Marc-André Hamelin

    Etude No 4 in C minor (after Alkan) 2005

    Performer: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67789.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Tosca - opera in 3 acts; Act 3; E lucevan le stelle [Cavaradossi]

    Performer: Jose Carreras (tenor) Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Herbert von Karajan

    • DG 477 8168.

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