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


20th January

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  • Schumann, Robert: Manfred, Op.115, overture. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Cello concerto in C minor, RV401. Andrew Shulman, vlc. London CO/Christopher Warren-Green.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Dawn in a Tropical Forest. Slovak RSO/Roberto Duarte.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Alcina: Verdi prati, selve amene. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, John Fisher, hpschd. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Fantaisie in A, Op.124. Marie-Pierre Langlamet, harp, Renaud Capucon, vln.
  • Grainger, Percy: Green Bushes. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Alkan, Charles Valentin: Aesop's Feast, Op.39/12. Marc-Andre Hamelin, pno.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Suite of Songs from Orpheus Britannicus. Neil Mackie, ten. Scottish CO/Steuart Bedford.
  • Blyth, Andrew: Concertino for Strings. Emerald Orch/Andrew Blyth.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Scherzo for Orchestra. USSR SO/Evgeny Svetlanov.
  • Borodin, Alexander (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolay): Nocturne from String Quartet No.2 in D. Stephanie Chase, vln. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.

  • 13th January

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  • Corelli, Arcangelo: String sonata in E minor, Op.2/4. Members of The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Chamber Concerto in F, RV99. Cologne Camerata .
  • Byrd, William: The Great Service: Nunc dimittis. King's College Choir Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks.
  • Zelenka, Jan Dismas: Capriccio No.5 in G, ZWV190. Camerata Bern/Alexander van Wijnkoop.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Aura che intorni spiri, K431, concert aria. Christoph Pregardien, ten. La Petite Bande/Sigiswald Kuijken.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Album-Leaf in E minor, Op. 117. Daniel Barenboim, pno.
  • Milhaud, Darius: Suite provencale, Op.152b. Detroit SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Mikado Quadrille. London Salon Ensemble .
  • Westlake, Nigel: Shadow Dances. Slava Grigoryan, gtr. Melbourne SO/Nigel Westlake.
  • Ginastera, Alberto: Danzas Argentinas, Op.2. Mark Kruger, pno.

  • 6th January

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  • Brian: Slave Dance. Orch of Eng National Opera /Martyn Brabbins
  • Jenkins: Palladio. London Philharmonic Strings /Karl Jenkins.
  • D'Alessio, Arr Whitwell: Delicatessen Title Music. Sally Whitwell, pno.
  • Morricone: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Sally Whitwell, pno.
  • Vaughan Williams: Burley Heath. RLPO /Paul Daniel.
  • Bach: Chorale prelude, BWV 659, Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland. David Agg, org.
  • Mozart: Solemn Vespers, K339: Laudate Dominum. Eduarda van Klinken, org., St John's Cathedral Choirs/Graeme Morton.
  • Hummel: Trumpet Concerto in E. David Elton, tpt., Seraphim Trio.
  • Hadley, Arr Vaughan Williams: Part 2, Cantata - Fen and Flood. Mary Bevan, sop, Leigh Melrose, bar, Joyful Company of Singers, Bournemouth SO /Paul Daniel.
  • Williams: Primera obertura de concierto. Wurttemberg Philharmonic, Reutlingen /Gabriel Castagna.
  • Jackson: Sanctum est verum lumen. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Grainger: Faeroe Island Dance. Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra /Clark Rundell.
  • Senfl, Ludwig: Patientiam muess ich han; Patientia, Mein Fleiss und Mueh. Frances Kelly, harp .
  • Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture. Barrel Organ - Gros Orgue Gaudin.

  • 30th December

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  • Gibbons: Fantasia in six parts. Fretwork.
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  • Handel (arr. Pinnock): Occasional Suite in D. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Holborne: Five Dances. London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble.
  • Respighi: Brazilian Impressions. West Australian SO/Jorge Mester.
  • Delibes: Coppelia - Act 1: Waltz. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Milhaud, Darius: Duo concertant, Op.351. Jonathan Cohler, cl., Judith Gordon, pno.
  • Rodgers: Oklahoma, selection. Richard Hayman and His Orch.
  • Martin: Trois Chants de Noel. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Bengt Forsberg, pno., Andreas Alin, fte.
  • Sculthorpe, Peter: Into the Dreaming. Jonathan Paget, gtr.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Norfolk Rhapsody No.1. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • Mahler: Vier Lieder. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Berlin PO/Karl Bohm.

  • 23rd December

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  • Handel, George Frederic: Let thy Hand be strengthened, HWV259. Dutch Baroque Orch, Elburg Boys' Choir/Sir David Willcocks.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Cello sonata No.2 in G minor. Op.117. Maria Kliegel, vlc., Nina Tichman, pno.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar. Philharmonia Orch/Ion Marin.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: Don Pasquale: Beautiful as an angel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar. Philharmonia Orch/Ion Marin.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Suite: Rakastava (The Beloved), Op.14. Ilkka Palli, vlc., Jaakko Kuusisto, vln. Lahti SO/Osmo Vanska.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.26 in E flat, Op.81a, 'Les Adieux'. Gerard Willems, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Russian Rag. Sydney Alpha Ensemble/David Stanhope.
  • Sculthorpe, Peter: Djilile. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Serenade No. 6 in D, K.239 "Serenata Notturna". Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Copland, Aaron: Suite - The Tender Land. Tasmanian SO/Dobbs Franks.
  • Joel, Billy: Lullabye. Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.

  • 16th December

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  • Cimarosa, Domenico: Il credulo, Overture. Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Alessandro Amoretti.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Stokowski, Leopold):St. John Passion, BWV245: Es ist vollbracht. Bournemouth SO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Schubert, Franz: Serenade, D920. Susan Tomes, pno. BBC Singers/Jane Glover.
  • Schubert, Franz: A Clear Night, D.892. Susan Tomes, pno. BBC Singers/Jane Glover.
  • Kabalevsky, Dimitry: Violin Concerto in C, Op.48. Gil Shaham, vln. Russian NO/Mikhail Pletnev.
  • Gounod, Charles: Faust: Faites-lui mes aveux. Sally-Anne Russell, m-sop. Adelaide SO/Nicholas Milton.
  • Edwards, Ross: Arafura Ariosa. SHE Seven Harp Ensemble .
  • Medtner, Nikolai: Sonata reminiscenza in A minor, Op.38/1. Geoffrey Tozer, pno.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Flute Sonata. Mark Isaacs, pno., Melissa Doecke, fte.
  • Respighi, Ottorino: Three Botticelli Pictures. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Giuliani, Mauro: Concertante variations, Op.130. John Williams, gtr., Julian Bream, gtr.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Owens, Dewey): Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring. SHE Seven Harp Ensemble .

  • 9th December

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  • Byrd, William: The Great Service: Magnificat. King's College Choir Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks.
  • Bach JC (1642): Ach, das ich Wassers g'nug hatte. Magdalena Kozena, m-sop. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for violin & oboe in B flat, RV79. Alessandro Bonelli, oboe, Piero Toso, vln. I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Molter, Johann Melchior: Trumpet Concerto in D. John Wallace, tpt. Philharmonia Orch/Simon Wright.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Ruy Blas, Op.95, overture. London SO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Fantasia on Polish Airs in A, Op.13. Artur Rubinstein, pno. Philadelphia Orch/Eugene Ormandy.
  • Nicolai, Otto: Three Songs. Helmut Deutsch, pno., Olaf Baer, bar.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: La forza del destino: Overture. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Various (arr. Green, Johnny): MGM Jubilee Overture. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Hart, Fritz: The Bush, Op.59. Finale Melbourne SO/Richard Divall.
  • Respighi, Ottorino: Fantasia slava for piano and orchestra. Geoffrey Tozer, pno. BBC PO/Sir Edward Downes.

  • 2nd December

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  • Purcell: Chaconne in G minor. Australian String Quartet.
  • Lully: Why do the Heathens Rage. Le Concert Spirituel/Herve Niquet.
  • Sussmayr: Concerto Movement in D major for basset clarinet. Thea King, cl., English CO/Leopold Hager.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.13 in E flat, Op.27/1. Stephen Kovacevich, pno.
  • Dvorak: Terzetto for 2 violins & viola in C, Op.74, B.148. Members of Lindsay String Quartet.
  • Sibelius: Finlandia, Op.26. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Hill, Alfred: A Reverie. Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Lutoslawski: Partita for Violin and Orchestra. Anne-Sophie Mutter, vln., Phillip Moll, pno., BBC SO/Witold Lutoslawski.
  • Meale: Lumen. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Purcell: An Evening Hymn. AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
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  • 25th November

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  • Massenet, Jules: Overture - King of Lahore. West Australian SO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Concerto for Three Pianos in F, K242 (Version for 2 Pianos). Murray Perahia, pno., Radu Lupu, pno. English CO/Murray Perahia.
  • Koehne, Graeme: Gallipoli Symphony: Future. William Barton, didjeridu All Hallows'School Gallipoli Choir, Australian Voices Youth Choir, Queensland SO, St Joseph's College Choir/Jessica Cottis.
  • Ghandar, Ann: Ragtime Suite. Ian Munro, pno.
  • Respighi, Ottorino: Ballad of the Gnomes. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Borodin, Alexander: Prince Igor: Be firm, Countess. Bolshoi Chorus, Bolshoi SO/Alexander Lazarev.
  • Borodin, Alexander: Prince Igor: Choir of the Settlers. Bolshoi Chorus, Bolshoi SO/Alexander Lazarev.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat, Op.19: 3rd mvt.. Martha Argerich, pno. Philharmonia Orch/Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Ireland, John: Trio No.2 in E. Ian Brown, pno., Karine Georgian, vlc., Lydia Mordkovitch, vln.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Romance, Op.78/2. Joshua Bell, vln., Samuel Sanders, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes (arr. Joachim, Joseph): Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor. Joshua Bell, vln., Samuel Sanders, pno.
  • Paganini, Nicolo: Cantabile. Joshua Bell, vln., Samuel Sanders, pno.
  • Albeniz, Isaac: Azulejos. Guillermo Gonzalez, pno.