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


18th October

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Consecration of the House, Op.124: Overture. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Grandage, Iain: Richie - In Memoriam. Benaud Trio .
  • Sibelius, Jean: Night-ride and Sunrise, Op.55. Lahti SO/Osmo Vanska.
  • Schubert, Franz: String Quartet No.12 in C minor, D703 - Quartettsatz. Quartetto Italiano .
  • Puccini, Giacomo: Suor Angelica - Senza mamma. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop. London SO/Myung-Whun Chung.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Caprice Andalous in G, Op.122. Olivier Charlier, vln. Ensemble Orchl de Paris/Jean-Jacques Kantorow.
  • Moscheles, Ignaz: Piano Concerto No.3 in G minor, Op.60. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Allan, John: Aeolian Caprice. Prague Radio Symphony/David Kram.
  • Brumby, Colin: Phoenix and the Turtle. Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.
  • Traditional: Down by the Salley Gardens. Len Vorster, pno., Masahide Kurita, fte.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits. Len Vorster, pno., Masahide Kurita, fte.

  • 11th October

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  • Brade, William: Paduana. Musica Dolce .
  • Stamitz JW: Symphony in D, Op.4/2, Pastoral. Northern CO/Nicholas Ward.
  • Richter, Franz: String Quartet in B Flat, Op.5/2. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Seven variations in E flat on a duet from Mozart's 'The Magic Flute', WoO.46. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, Op.31. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Strauss R: Salome, Op.54: Dance of the Seven Veils. Cleveland Orch/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Grainger, Percy: At Twilight. Paul Badley, ten. Academy St Martin in the Fields Chorus/Richard Hickox.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 - Classical. Berlin PO/Seiji Ozawa.
  • Schulhoff, Erwin: Three Atmospheric Portraits, Op.12. Christoph Henschel, vln., Magdalena Kozena, m-sop., Malcolm Martineau, pno.
  • Duncan, Eve: Below the Star Stretched Sky. Barrie Webb, tbn. Silo String Quartet .
  • Bernstein, Leonard: Prelude, fugue & riffs. Wolfgang Meyer, cl. Bamberg Symphony Big Band/Ingo Metzmacher.

  • 4th October

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  • Lully, Jean Baptiste: L'Amour Medecin. Agnes Mellon, sop., Bernard Deletre, bass, Isabelle Poulenard, sop. Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski.
  • Purcell, Henry: Circe, Z575. Christopher Keyte, bass, Elizabeth Lane, sop., James Bowman, alto., Martyn Hill, ten. Academy of Ancient Music, Taverner Choir/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Vitali, Tomaso Antonio: Chaconne in G minor. Artur Balsam, pno., Nathan Milstein, vln.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Song of Destiny, Op.54. Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Claudio Abbado.
  • Ireland, John: Greenways. Eric Parkin, pno.
  • Nielsen, Carl: Helios Overture, FS32. Swedish RSO/Esa-Pekka Salonen.
  • Carmichael, John: Thredbo Suite. The Power of Three .
  • Rota, Nino: Concerto for strings. I Musici .
  • Takemitsu, Toru: Rain Tree Sketch II. Helene Grimaud, pno.

  • 27th September

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  • Handel, George Frederic: Water Music Suite in D, HWV349. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Daphnis and Chloe - Suite No.2. London SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Gounod, Charles: Faust: Jewel Song. Renee Fleming, sop. English CO/Jeffrey Tate.
  • Korngold, Erich: Die tote Stadt: Gluck das mir verblieb. Renee Fleming, sop. English CO/Jeffrey Tate.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio (arr. Koopman, Ton):Juditha Triumphans, RV644: Quanto Magis Generosa. K McGillivray, viola d'amore, Yo-Yo Ma, vlc. Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Blyth, Andrew: Elegy for Strings. Emerald Orch/Andrew Blyth.
  • Liszt, Franz: Piano transcription of Verdi: Aida - Danza sacre et duetto finale, S436. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64: 2nd mvt., from the ballet 'Les Presages'. West Australian SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Morceau de concert in G, Op.154. Marielle Nordmann, harp Ensemble Orchl de Paris/Jean-Jacques Kantorow.
  • Barrios, Agustin: Variations on a Theme of Tarrega. Enno Voorhorst, gtr.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Schemelli Song Book: O Jesulein suss, BWV493. Simon Preston, org. King's College Choir Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks.

  • 20th September

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  • Brahms, Johannes: Tragic Overture, Op.81. Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Bernard Haitink.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio (arr. Koopman, Ton):Gloria in D, RV589: Laudamus Te. Jonathan Manson, vlc., Yo-Yo Ma, vlc. Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Traditional: Dark eyes. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar. Ossipov Russian Folk Orch/Nikolai Kalinin.
  • Traditional: Elegy. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar. Ossipov Russian Folk Orch/Nikolai Kalinin.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488. Simon Tedeschi, pno. Tasmanian SO/Alexander Briger.
  • Halffter, Cristobal: Fandango for eight cellos. Cello Octet Conjunto Iberico/Elias Arizcuren.
  • Traditional: Cuckold, Come out of the Amery. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Sonata (movement) in D. Folke Grasbeck, pno., Jaakko Kuusisto, vln.
  • Bainton, Edgar: Pavane, Idyll and Bacchanal. BBC PO/Paul Daniel.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Dance of theTumblers. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Khachaturian, Aram: Gayaneh - Lezghinka. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Raymonda, Op.57, Grande valse and pizzicato. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Whitacre, Eric: Sleep. Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Vox Ensemble/Eric Whitacre.

  • 13th September

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  • Schein, Johann: Banchetto Musicale: Suite No.5 in G. Collegium Terpsichore/Fritz Neumeyer.
  • Paganini, Nicolo: La primavera sonata in A major for violin and orchestra. Salvatore Accardo, vln. London PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Kraus, Joseph Martin: Symphony in D, VB 143. Swedish CO/Petter Sundkvist.
  • Debussy, Claude: L'isle Joyeuse. Jayson Gillham, pno.
  • Piazzolla, Astor (arr. Bragato, Jose): Primavera porteno. Eroica Trio .
  • Larsson, Lars-Erik: Little Serenade, Op.12. Swedish CO/Petter Sundkvist.
  • Myaskovsky, Nikolai: Symphony No.21 in F sharp minor, Op.51. New Philharmonia Orch/David Measham.
  • Hewitt-Jones, Tony: Concerto for Trumpet and Strings. John Wallace, tpt. BBC Scottish SO/Simon Wright.
  • Broadstock, Brenton: I touched your glistening tears. Elyane Laussade, pno., Stephen Robinson, oboe .

  • 6th September

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  • Bach CPE: Trio sonata in B minor, Wq.143. Le Nouveau Quatuor .
  • Kraus, Joseph Martin: Azire: Ballet Music, VB18. New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd.
  • Bizet, Georges: Scenes bohemiennes ('La Jolie Fille de Perth'). Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: The Italian Girl in Algiers: Amici in ogno evento. Vivica Genaux, m-sop. Paris Orchl Ensemble/John Nelson.
  • Medtner, Nikolai: Canzona Matinata in G Major, Op.39/4. Nikolai Demidenko, pno.
  • Piazzolla, Astor: Milonga del Angel. Berlin Philharmonic Cellists/Simon Halsey.
  • Lehar, Franz: Gold and Silver Waltz, Op.79. Queensland Orch/Ola Rudner.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Cypresses, B.152, excerpts. Australian String Quartet .
  • Sutherland, Margaret: The Orange Tree. Brian Hansford, bass-baritone, Glenn Riddle, pno., Robert Schubert, cl.
  • Falla, Manuel de (arr. Thomas, Michael):La Vida Breve: Spanish dance No.1. Brodsky Quartet .
  • Harrison, Lou: Seven pastorales. Brooklyn PO/Dennis Russell Davies.
  • Greenbaum, Stuart: Polar Wandering. Ken Murray, gtr.

  • 30th August

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  • Corelli, Arcangelo: String sonata in E minor, Op.2/4. Members of The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Arne, Thomas: Overture No.7 in D. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Wedding Cantata, BWV202. Nancy Argenta, sop. Ensemble Sonnerie/Monica Huggett.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Sonata for oboe, bassoon, cello & basso continuo in B. Cologne Camerata .
  • Cherubini, Luigi: Medea, Overture. ORT - Orch della Toscana/Donato Renzetti.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.3 in E flat, Op.75. Geoffrey Tozer, pno. London PO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Wagner R: Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Prelude to Act 1. Philadelphia Orch/Christian Thielemann.
  • Glanville-Hicks, Peggy: Mimic Heaven - 5 Songs by A. E. Housman. Gerald English, ten., Roland Peelman, pno.
  • Copland, Aaron: Danzon Cubano. Baltimore SO/David Zinman.
  • Humble, Keith: Piano Sonata No.3. Ian Munro, pno.
  • Jenkins, Karl: Passacaglia. London Philharmonic Strings/Karl Jenkins.
  • Salzedo, Carlos (arr. Leon, Craig): Chanson dans la nuit. Julia Thornton, harp Netherlands Radio Orch .