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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

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

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata K 9 in D minor

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    • Virgin 509996 4201603.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    La Gioconda - opera in 4 acts, Act 3 sc.2; Dance of the hours

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

    • EMI 5 689532.
  • Sir Arthur Somervell

    Clarinet Quintet in G major: Intermezzo

    Performer: Thea King (clarinet) Performer: The Aeolian Quartet

    • Hyperion CDH 55110.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic dances - series 1 (Op.46) orchestrated composer [original pianoforte duet], no.3.

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vaclav Neumann

    • Apex 0927 48999 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    'Morgen', Op.27 No 4

    Performer: Gundula Janowitz (soprano) Performer: Academy of London Performer: Richard Stamp

    • Virgin VC 7907942.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for mandolin and orchestra (RV.425) in C major [complete]

    Performer: Paul O’Dette (mandolin) Performer: Parley of Instruments Performer: Roy Goodman

    • Hyperion CDA 66160.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Quanto e bella (L'Elisir d'amore)

    Performer: Joseph Calleja (tenor) Performer: Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi Performer: Riccardo Chailly

    • Decca 475 250 2.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Morgenblatter op 279

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Lorin Maazel

    • DG 429 5622.
  • George Gershwin

    Fascinating Rhythm

    Performer: Yehudi Menuhin and Stephane Grapelli (violins) Performer: Instrumental Esnemble Performer: Directed by Max Harris

    • EMI 5 87027 2.
  • Léo Delibes

    Les Filles de Cadix (arranged for trumpet and orchestra)

    Performer: Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet) Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Eivind Aadland

    • EMI 088 3282.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Quartet in E minor op 44 no 2: first movement

    Performer: Zemlinksly Quartet

    • Praga Digitals PRD/DSD 250267.
  • Aaron Copland

    Appalachian spring - ballet..., Thema and variations ('The Gift to be Simple')

    Performer: St Paul Chamber Orchestra Performer: Hugh Wolff

    • Teldec 3984 28169-2.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Intermezzo in A flat

    Performer: Marc-Andre Hamelin (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67275.
  • Franz von Suppé

    Boccaccio March

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi

    • CHAN CHSA 5110.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Matinees Musicales op 24 – March (after Rossini)

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Sir Alexander Gibson

    • EMI CDEMX 2111.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 211 ... (Kaffee-Kantate), no.8; Heute noch, heute noch [aria]

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

    • BIS CD 1411.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Daisies op 38 no 3

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin (piano)

    • BIS SACD 1518.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet for Flute and Strings in D, K 285: third movement, Rondo

    Performer: Guy Eshed (flute) Performer: Ensemble 360

    • ASV GLD 4022.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music (Op.61), no.7; Nocturne

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Enrique Batiz

    • CDRPO 5006.
  • Johann Friedrich Fasch

    Overture (Suite) in G minor, No.5; Aria (Allegro)

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock

    • Archiv 449 210-2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Vagabond (Songs of Travel)

    Performer: Christopher Maltman (baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA 67379.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Feuillet d'album (arranged Taffanel for wind octet [originally for piano duet])

    Performer: William Bennett Performer: Nicholas Daniels Performer: James Campbell Performer: David Campbell Performer: Rachel Gough Performer: Robin Kennard Performer: Richard Watkins Performer: Robert Maskell

    • CALA CACD 1017.
  • John Adams

    The Chairman Dances

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra Performer: Edo de Waart

    • Elektra Nonesuch 979 1442.

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