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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, celebrating the Baroque Spring season with the Breakfast Forty-Eight and the Musical Map of Britain.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, celebrating the Baroque Spring season. Featuring Breakfast Forty-Eight - a daily morning dose of the 48 Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. As part of Breakfast's Musical Map of Britain, running throughout 2013, Breakfast will be asking listeners to highlight Baroque connections to their area of the UK.
BBC Radio 3's Baroque Spring is a month long season of music, drama and comedy dedicated to shedding new light on the Baroque era.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Sonata pian'e forte

    Performer: The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Performer: John Eliot Gardiner

    • Decca 436 285-2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Seasons: March: The Song of the Lark

    Performer: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi

    • Chandos CHAN 9514.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (opening chorus)

    Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki, director

    • BIS 1981.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Pieces for piano (Op.119), no.2; Intermezzo in E minor

    Performer: Nicholas Angelich, piano

    • Virgin Classics 379 302 2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Violin Concerto in A major hob VIIa: third final movement

    Performer: Giuliano Carmignola, violin Performer: Orchestre des Champs-Elysées Performer: Alessandro Moccia, leader

    • Archiv Produktion 477 8774.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Unter Donner und Blitz - Thunder and lightning - polka (Op.324)

    Performer: Wiener Philharmoniker Performer: Lorin Maazel

    • Deutsche Grammophon 419 409-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet in E flat major for piano and winds KV 452: third movement

    Performer: Stephen Hough Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

    • BIS CD 1552.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Postlude for solo gamba

    Performer: Friederike Heumann, gamba

    • Alpha 080.
  • George Gershwin

    Cuban Overture

    Performer: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin

    • Angel CDM 7 64303 2.
  • Benjamin Britten - The Salley Sardens

    Performer: James Gilchrist, tenor Performer: Alison Nicholls, harp

  • Claude Debussy

    Mazurka for piano

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet

    • Chandos CHAN 10467.
  • Arnold Bax

    Spring Fire Symphony: final movement: Maenads

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vernon Handley

    • Chandos CHAB 8464.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Second movement, Piano Concerto no.1 (op.11 in E minor)

    Performer: Murray Perahia Performer: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Zubin Mehta

    • Sony Classical 88697 648232.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Easter Oratorio: Sinfonia

    Performer: Retrospect Ensemble Performer: Matthew Halls, conductor

    • Linn CKD373.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue Book 2 no.1 in C major (Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord

    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi GD77012.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Sleeping beauty - suite (Op.66a), Adagio (Pas d'action)

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: James Levine

    • Deutsche Grammophon 437 8062.
  • Jules Massenet

    Le Cid Suite: Castillane

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

    • Brilliant Classics 94355.
  • François Couperin

    Troisieme Lecon de Tenebres

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson, soprano Performer: Marianne Beate Kielland, mezzo Performer: Kings Consort Performer: Robert King, director

    • Vivat 102.
  • Louis Spohr

    Grand Concert Overture in F major

    Performer: Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana Performer: Howard Shelley, conductor

    • Hyperion CDA67616.
  • Leos Janáček

    Jealousy: original prelude to Jenufa

    Performer: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Sir Charles Mackerras

    • Supraphon SU37392.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in E: final movement, Allegro

    Performer: Katia & Marielle Labeque Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Semyon Bychkov, conductor

    • Philips 432 095-2.
  • Robert Ramsey

    In Monte Oliveti

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers

    • CORO COR16010.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 7 (Op.92) in A major, finale

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    • Teldec 0927 497682.


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