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14th October

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  • Showcasing Past Winners of the 3MBS Young Performer Award, generously sponsored in recent years by Freemasons Victoria, and captured for broadcast by the 3MBS volunteer recording team.
  • Williams: Schindler's List: Theme. Aaron Ch'ng, vln.
  • Bach: Partita in D minor, BWV1004: Sarabande. Aaron Ch'ng, vln.
  • Chopin: Scherzo in C-sharp minor, Op. 39. Kevin Chow, pno.
  • Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio, K384: Martern aller Arten. Kathryn Radcliffe, sop.
  • Mozart: Don Giovanni - Non mi dir. Kathryn Radcliffe, sop.
  • Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio. Kathryn Radcliffe, sop.
  • Debussy: Premiere Rhapsody. Magdalenna Krstevska, cla.
  • Chopin: Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op.52. William Soo, pno.
  • Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy, Op.25. Leon Fei, vln.
  • Brahms: Piano Sonata No.3 in F minor, Op.5. Hoang Pham, pno.

  • 7th October

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  • Port Fairy Spring Music Festival 2017 - Quartet and Country; Australian String Quartet: Dale Barltrop, Francesca Hiew (vlns), Stephen King (vla), Sharon Grigoryan (vlc) with Stephen Pigram (gtr & voice); Reardon Theatre Port Fairy; 15/10/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Pigram: Minybal (World Premiere) with Stephen Pigram/ gtr & voice)
  • Stanhope: String Quartet No. 2
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op.18/4

  • 30th September

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  • Byrd - Round Table with the Song Company; Ukaria Cultural Centre, Mt Barker Summit; 11/2/2018. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Anon: Hey down, down, sing ye now after me
  • Byrd: Lullaby
  • Byrd: O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth
  • Byrd: Triumph with pleasant melody
  • White: Lamentations (a 5): Het, Tet, Yod
  • White: Lamentations (a 5): Kaf, Lamed, Mem
  • Strogers: A doleful deadly pang
  • Mr Tayler: Christus resurgens
  • Parsons: Ave Maria
  • Reich: Clapping Music
  • Cage: Story from Living Room Music
  • Oakland arr. Kirby Shaw: Java Jive
  • Bach: The Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus XIX
  • Gudmundsen-Holmgren: Bats' Ultrasound
  • Traditional Spiritual arr. Moses Hogan: Wade in the water
  • Messiaen: O Sacrum Convivium!
  • Encore arr. Ruth McCall: Waltzing Matilda

  • 23rd September

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  • Schubert Octet with the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra; Christ Church Daylesford; 21/4/2018. (Recorded for 3MBS by Steve Bullock)
  • Martin: Passepied (World Premiere)
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95 Serioso
  • Schubert: Octet in F, D.803

  • 16th September

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  • Beethoven String Quartets performed by the Fidelio Quartet live from the 3MBS Lady Marigold Southey Performance Studio; Robert McIndoe & Isin Cakmakcioglu (vlns), Lisa Grosman (vla), Rachel Atkinson (vlc).
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F, Op.18/1
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.131

  • 9th September

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  • Port Fairy Spring Music Festival 2017 - Schubert Quintet - Australian String Quartet: Dale Barltrop & Francesca Hiew (vlns), Stephen King (vla), Sharon Grigoryan (vlc) with Lou Bennett (voice), Meta Weiss (vlc); Reardon Theatre, Port Fairy; 15/10/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Bennett: Resting Amongst the Treetops (World Premiere) (Lou Bennett/voice)
  • Schubert: Quintet in C major for two violins, viola and two cellos, D956

  • 2nd September

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  • In Black and White; Kiazma Duo - Aura Go & Tomoe Kawabata (pnos); Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre; 9/5/2018. (Recorded for 3MBS by Michael Conolan, Hofland Music)
  • Debussy arr. Schumann: Six Studies in Canon Form Op. 56
  • Stravinsky: Sonata for two pianos
  • Debussy: En blanc et noir
  • Schubert: Fantasia in F minor, D.940

  • 26th August

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  • Hoang Pham's Piano Concerto Concert with the Zelman Symphony; Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre; 2/12/2017. (Recorded for Hoang Pham and Zelman Symphony by Hofland Music)
  • Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op.80
  • Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op.43
  • Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op.15
  • Brahms: Waltz in A flat, Op.39/15