A journey around the world of fine music from the Renaissance to the 21st Century: sometimes relaxing, sometimes stimulating, always enjoyable.

 

 

Mariese Shallard

Damian Neylon


19th July

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  • Easton, Michael: Overture to an Italianate Comedy. State Orch of Victoria/Brett Kelly.
  • Wagenseil, Georg Christoph: Trombone Concerto in E Flat. Alain Trudel, tbn. Northern Sinfonia/Alain Trudel.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Caprice basque, Op.24. Itamar Golan, pno., Maxim Vengerov, vln.
  • Stojowski, Zygmunt: Rapsodie Symphonique, Op.23. Ian Munro, pno. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Delibes, Leo: The Maids of Cadiz. Amir Farid, pno., Siobhan Stagg, sop.
  • Schubert, Franz: Du bist die Ruh', D776. Amir Farid, pno., Siobhan Stagg, sop.
  • Strauss R: Dedication, Op.10/1. Amir Farid, pno., Siobhan Stagg, sop.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.8 in F, Op.93. Vienna PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Carr-Boyd, Ann: Fandango. Sydney Mandolins/Adrian Hooper.
  • Franck, Cesar: Psyche and Eros, from Symphonic Poem "Psyche". Berlin PO/Carlo Maria Giulini.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Trio No.1 in B, Op.8: Adagio. Augustin Dumay, vln., Jian Wang, vlc., Maria Joao Pires, pno.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Fantaisie, Op.79. John Wion, fte., Thomas Hrynkiw, pno.
  • Whitacre, Eric: Lux Aurumque (Light and Gold). Vox Ensemble/Eric Whitacre.
  • Whitacre, Eric: The Seal Lullaby. Christopher Cartner, pno. Vox Ensemble/Eric Whitacre.

  • 12th July

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  • Handel, George Frederic: Concerto for lute & harp in B flat, Op.4/6. Desmond Dupre, lute, Osian Ellis, harp Philomusica of London/Thurston Dart.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Sinfonia Concertante in A, K App. 104/320e. Iona Brown, vln., Nobuko Imai, vla., Stephen Orton, vlc. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Concert Piece in F minor, Op.79. Nikolai Demidenko, pno. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Gounod, Charles: Serenade. Jessica Pratt, sop., Vincenzo Scalera, pno.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Sigurd Jorsalfar, Op.56 (three orchestral pieces). Swedish RSO/Esa-Pekka Salonen.
  • Ireland, John: Tritons - Symphonic Prelude. London SO/Richard Hickox.
  • Strauss R: Overture to Cappriccio. Southbank Players .
  • Bernstein, Leonard: On the Town - Three Dance Episodes. West Australian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Harrhy, Edith: The Thrush. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Harrhy, Edith: An Australian Lullaby. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Harrhy, Edith: You Come to me in May. Margaret Schindler, sop., Philip Mayers, pno.
  • Greenbaum, Stuart: Homage. Amir Farid, pno.

  • 5th July

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  • Charpentier, Marc-Antoine: Prelude pour Salve Regina a 3, H.23a, Salve Regina, H.23. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Tito Manlio, RV778: Di verde ulivo. Philippe Jaroussky, alto. Ensemble Artaserse .
  • Handel, George Frederic: Organ Concerto in A, Op.7/2. Simon Preston, org. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Strozzi, Barbara: My Tears. Elena Bertruzzi, sop., Laura Vaughan, viola da gamba, Michele Benuzzi, hpschd.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Concerto in D for Violin & Piano, K.App.56/K315f: Allegro. Howard Shelley, pno., Iona Brown, vln. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Franck, Cesar: Redemption - Interlude. NBC SO/Arturo Toscanini.
  • Arensky, Anton: Fantasia on Russian Folksongs, Op.48. Stephen Coombs, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Mahler, Gustav (arr. Berio, Luciano): Five Early Lieder. Thomas Hampson, bar. Philharmonia Orch/Luciano Berio.
  • Holley, Alan: The Estuaries of Time. Seraphim Trio .
  • Allworth, Robert: A winter's day. Dulcie Holland, pno.

  • 28th June

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  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Aleko - Dances. Cincinnati SO/Paavo Jarvi.
  • Corelli, Arcangelo: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op.5/12, 'La Folia'. Locatelli Trio .
  • Bowman, Calvin: Now Touch the Air Softly. Ian Munro, pno., Paul McMahon, ten.
  • Bowman, Calvin: My Own Country. Christopher Richardson, bass, Ian Munro, pno.
  • Bernstein, Leonard: Serenade for Violin, Strings, Harp and Percussion, after Plato's Symposium: 4th mvt.. Anne-Sophie Mutter, vln. London SO/Andre Previn.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: The Fairy Tale of Fair Melusina, Op.32. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Delius, Frederick: Irmelin Prelude. Welsh National Opera Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Piazzolla, Astor: Oblivion. Diana Doherty, oboe Sinfonia Australis/Mark Summerbell.
  • Delius, Frederick: Scherzo. English Northern Philharmonia/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Grigoryan, Leonard: Distance. Ben Robertson, db., Doug De Vries, gtr., Edward Grigoryan, vln., Irina Grigoryan, vla., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Lourgaev, vlc.
  • Schumann, Robert: Abegg Variations, Op.1. Lang Lang, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Sonata in E flat, Op.12/3. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Debussy, Claude (arr. Ravel, Maurice): Danse-Tarantelle styrienne. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K.216 - Adagio. Pinchas Zukerman, vln. Saint Paul CO/Pinchas Zukerman.

  • 21st June

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  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: The Wasps, Overture. London PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Haydn M: Horn Concertino in D, P.134. Barry Tuckwell, horn Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Last spring, Op.34/2. Estonian National SO/Paavo Jarvi.
  • Jenkins, Karl: Ave Verum Corpus. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, Tamara Mumford, m-sop. Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Temple Square Orch/Mack Wilberg.
  • Traditional: The Dying Soldier. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Temple Square Orch/Mack Wilberg.
  • Edwards, Ross: White Ghost Dancing. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Ballade No.3 in A flat, Op.47. Ian Holtham, pno.
  • Franck, Cesar: Les Djinns, Op.45. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno. Berlin RSO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Zimbalist, Efrem (arr. Primrose, William): Sarasateana. Robert Koenig, pno., Roberto Diaz, vla.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Octet in E flat, Op.103. Members of the Berlin Philharmonic .
  • Greenaway, Sally: Elk Branches. Australian Youth Orch/Gavin Greenaway.

  • 14th June

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  • Dowland, John: Lachrimae Pavan. Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.
  • Dowland, John: The King of Denmark, his Galliard. Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.
  • Gibbons, Orlando: In Nomine a 4. Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.
  • Brade, William: Scottish Dance. Hesperion XXI/Jordi Savall.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Overture in C, Op.101. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Stamitz JW: Trio in A, Op.1/2. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Overture in C, Op.101. City of Birmingham SO/Edward Gardner.
  • Schubert, Franz: Twelve German Dances, D790 Op.posth.171. Alfred Brendel, pno.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Ave Maria. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Benvenuto Cellini: Les belles fleurs….Quand j'aurai votre age. Anna Netrebko, sop. Vienna PO/Gianandrea Noseda.
  • Schulhoff, Erwin: Five Pieces for String Quartet. Flinders Quartet .
  • Duncan, Eve: Remembering Mirrabooka. ANAM Strings .
  • Copland, Aaron: Clarinet Concerto. Sabine Meyer, cl. Bamberg SO/Ingo Metzmacher.

  • 7th June

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  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Pastoral Symphony (Symphony No.3). Heather Harper, sop. London SO/Andre Previn.
  • Varese, Edgar: Ameriques. New York PO/Pierre Boulez.
  • Ireland, John: Two Pieces. Eric Parkin, pno.
  • Bartok, Bela: Violin Sonata No.1, Sz.75. Christian Tetzlaff, vln., Leif Ove Andsnes, pno.
  • De Sylva, B G: April Showers. Al Jolson, voc. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Ketelbey, Albert: Bells across the Meadows. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Enescu, George: Symphony No.3 in C, Op. 21. Cluj-Napoca PO & Chorus/Ion Baciu.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Piano Concerto No.3 in C, Op.26: 1st mvt. Martha Argerich, pno. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Sonata for Violin and Cello in A minor. Chantal Juillet, vln., Truls Mork, vlc.

  • 31st May

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  • Schmelzer, Johan Heinrich: Fencing School in G - Ballet. Musica Antiqua Cologne .
  • Pachelbel, Johann (arr. Seiffert, Max): Canon and Gigue in D. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Scarlatti, Domenico (arr. Avison, Charles): Concerto Grosso No.3 in D minor. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Purcell, Henry: Chacony in G minor, Z730. Ironwood .
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: Lucia di Lammermoor, Mad Scene. Jennifer McGregor, sop. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Storm, Op.76. Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Bernard Haitink.
  • Le Gallienne, Dorian: Four Nursery Songs. David Wickham, pno., Katja Webb, sop.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13, 'Pathetique'. Gerard Willems, pno.
  • Humperdinck, Engelbert: Hansel and Gretel: Dream Sequence. Anthony Way, sop., Barbara Bonney, sop. English Sinfonia/Neil Page.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Prelude & Fugue for 18-part String Orchestra, Op. 29. London CO/Christopher Warren-Green.
  • Grandage, Iain: Suspended. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.

  • 24th May

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  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 - Dance of the Knights. Cleveland Orch/Lorin Maazel.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Serenade for strings in E, Op.22, B.52. Southern Cross Philharmonia Orch/Gerald Gentry.
  • Keen, Marta: Homeward Bound. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Temple Square Orch/Mack Wilberg.
  • Traditional: Deep river. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Temple Square Orch/Mack Wilberg.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van (arr. Dean, Brett):String Quartet No. 7 in F, Op.59/1, Razumovsky: adagio, arr. flute, clarinet and string orchestra. Swedish CO/Brett Dean.
  • Scarlatti, Domenico: Sonata in B minor, K27. Murray Perahia, pno.
  • Scarlatti, Domenico: Sonata in C sharp minor, K247. Murray Perahia, pno.
  • Scarlatti, Domenico: Sonata in A, K212. Murray Perahia, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio, K418, concert aria. Sara Macliver, sop. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Norwegian Dances, Op. 35. Estonian National SO/Paavo Jarvi.
  • Bruckner, Anton: Intermezzo in D minor. Prunella Pacey, vla. Raphael Quartet .
  • Edwards, Ross: Voice of the Rain. Riley Lee, shakuhachi Enigma Quartet .