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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

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

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Arabeske in C, Op 18

    Performer: Freddy Kempf (piano)

    • BIS-CD-960.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Scherzo (Suite No 1 in D minor, Op 43)

    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Conductor Antal Dorati

    • Decca 478 1708.
  • George Frideric Handel

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

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Conductor Trevor Pinnock

    • Archiv 410 525-2.
  • Frederick Delius

    Brigg Fair (arranged for tenor and chorus)

    Performer: Ian Bostridge (tenor) Performer: The Holst Singers Performer: Director Stephen Layton

    • EMI 50999 0 29001 2.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor, Op 73 (third movement: Rondo. Allegretto)

    Performer: Michael Collins (clarinet) Performer: City of London Sinfonia

    • CHAN 10702.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier


    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.

    Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Conductor Riccardo Muti

    • EMI CDM7 635722.
  • Juan García de Zéspedes

    Guaracha: Ay que me abraso / El Ancazacate - La Capella Reial de Catalunya

    Performer: Hesperion XXI Performer: Director Jordi Savall

    • Alia Vox AVSA 9876.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D, Op 64 No 5 "Lark" (third movement: Menuet)

    Performer: Jerusalem Quartet

    • Harmonia Mundi HMC901823.
  • George Butterworth

    The Banks of green willow - idyll for orchestra

    Performer: Halle Orchestra Performer: Conductor Mark Elder

    • Halle CD HLL 7503.
  • George Gershwin

    Walking the Dog

    Performer: Katia & Marielle Labeque (pianos)

    • Sony Classical SK 48 381.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture (Suite) (TWV.55:D18) in D major, Les Postillons & Fanfare: Tres vite

    Performer: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin

    • Harmonia Mundi HMX2901795.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Ciel! Mio padre… Rivedrai le foreste imbalsamate (Aida: Act III)

    Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Aida) Performer: Cornell MacNeil (Amonasro) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Herbert von Karajan

    • Decca 417 7632.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ertodt' uns durch dein' Gute, BWV22 (transcribed Walter Rummel)

    Performer: Jonathan Plowright (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67481/2.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Fledermaus - operetta in 3 acts, Overture

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Herbert von Karajan

    • Decca 417 774-2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata for violin and piano (Op.24) in F major "Spring", fourth movement; Rondo

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin) Performer: Cedric Tiberghien (piano)

    • Wigmore Hall Live 0041.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Cavalleria Rusticana – intermezzo

    Performer: Halle Orchestra Performer: Conductor John Barbirolli

    • Dutton Laboratories CDSJB1006.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Cantate Domino

    Performer: Voces 8

    • Signum Classics SIGCD283.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    La Primavera (Trittico botticelliano)

    Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    • DG 437 5332.
  • Franz Liszt

    Sonetto 104 del Petrarca (Annees de Pelerinage – Deuxieme Annee: Italie)

    Performer: Louis Lortie (piano)

    • CHAN 10662.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Vado, ma dove?, K 583

    Singer: Rowan Pierce. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.

    Performer: Magdalena Kozena (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Conductor Simon Rattle

    • DG 477 9172.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15 (second movement: Scherzo)

    Performer: Kathryn Stott (piano) Performer: Hermitage String Trio

    • CHAN 10582.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Suite for jazz band no. 1 [1934], Waltz

    Performer: Concertgebouw Orchestra Performer: Conductor Riccardo Chailly

    • Decca 433 7-202.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    12 Studies for piano (Op.10), no.3 in E major

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    • Sony Classical SK 61885.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Zigeunerweisen, Op 20

    Performer: Nicola Benedetti (violin) Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor Vasily Petrenko

    • DG 476 3399.


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