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

 

 

Ian Sloane

Mariese Shallard


12th November

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  • Intro
  • Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op.7/2. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Telemann: Concerto in A minor for recorder, TWV 52:a1. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Mendelssohn: Capriccio Brillant in B minor, Op.22. Howard Shelley, pno., London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Bloch: Three Nocturnes. Benaud Trio.
  • Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in G sharp minor, Op.19, Sonata Fantasy. Daniil Trifonov, pno.
  • Yoshimatsu: Threnody to Toki for string orchestra & piano, Op.12. Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony/Ryuske Numajiri.
  • Lauro: Four Venezuelan Waltzes. Craig Ogden, gtr.
  • Britten Phantasy Quartet Op 2 Artaria
  • Panufnik: Old Polish suite for string orchestra. Polish CO/Mariusz Smolij.
  • Vasks: Cantabile for String Orchestra. Tasmanian SO/Johannes Fritzsch.
  • outro

  • 5th November

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  • Thomas: Fantasia on "David of the White Rock". Susan Drake, hp.
  • Trad., Irish: She moved through the fair; An Island Spinning Song; A young maid stood in her father's garden. Alison Pearce, sop, Susan Drake, hp.
  • Sculthorpe: Port Arthur: In Memorium. Mark Skillington, tpt, Barbara Jane Gilby, vln, TSO /David Porcelijn.
  • Trad., Korean, Arr Yu: Arirang. Shu-Cheen Yu, sop, Sinfonia Australs /Antony Walker.
  • Elgar: Variations on an original theme, "Enigma", Op.36. SSO /Myer Fredman.
  • Tchaikowsky, Arr Vaughn: Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a. Jonathan Vaughan, org.
  • Deep Purple, Arr Koch: Highway Star. Saffire.
  • Bellamy: Three settings of Rudyard Kipling - Tommy;Danny Deever; A Pilgrim's Way. Peter Bellamy, voc.
  • Jackson, G: Ave regina caelorum. Latvian State Choir /MarisSirmais, Kaspars Zemitis, electric gtr, Inese Romancane, sop.

  • 29th October

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  • Paganini: The Witches Dance Op.8. Salvatore Accardo, vln., London PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Liszt: Totentanz, S126. Alfred Brendel, pno., London PO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre, Op.40. Philharmonia Orch/Charles Dutoit.
  • Kalman: The Circus Princess: Two Fairy-Tale Eyes. Werner Krenn, ten., Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Anton Paulik.
  • Kalman: The Circus Princess: Whatever Happens in the World. Marilyn Hill Smith, sop., Chandos Concert Orch/Stuart Barry.
  • Telemann: Quartet in E minor for Flute, Violin, Cello and Continuo. Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Grainger: Delius' 'A Dance Rhapsody'. Martin Jones, pno., Richard McMahon, pno.
  • Mozart: Flute Quartet in D, K.285. James Galway, fte., Tokyo String Quartet.
  • Gershwin: Cuban Overture. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Gounod: Romeo et Juliette: Nuit d'hymenee. Placido Domingo, ten., Kathleen Battle, sop., Metropolitan Opera Orch/James Levine.
  • Banks: Rondo. Australia Ensemble.
  • Mendelssohn: Song Without Words in D, Op.109. James Kreger, vlc., Gerald Robbins, pno.
  • Kreisler: Berceuse romantique. Lola Bobesco, vln., Wilhelm Hellweg, pno.

  • 22nd October

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  • Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1. Ulster Orch/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
  • Boccherini: Nightwatch in Madrid, Op.30/6. Australia Pro Arte CO/Jeffrey Crellin.
  • Hummel: Fantasy in G minor, Op.94. Eric Soucy, vla., Melbourne Musicians/Frank Pam.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13, 'Pathetique'. Wilhelm Kempff, pno.
  • Barrios: Aires Andaluces. Karin Schaupp, gtr.
  • Mozart: Adagio and Rondo in C, K617. Maurice Bourgue, oboe, Thomas Bloch, glass harmonica, Jean Sulem, vla., Philippe Bernold, fte., Xavier Gagnepain, vlc.
  • Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur - Poveri fiori. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Jeffrey Black, bar., Judith Saliba, sop., Christopher Dawes, ten., John Shaw, bar., Jennifer Bermingham, m-sop., Elizabethan Sydney Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Busoni: Rondo Arlecchinesco, Op.46. Robert Tear, ten., /Aaron Copland.
  • Faure: Elegie in C minor, Op.24. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc., English CO/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
  • Sarasate: Caprice basque, Op.24. Tianwa Yang, vln., Markus Hadulla, pno.
  • Ponce: Estampas Nocturnas. Royal PO/Enrique Batiz.
  • Gottschalk: Berceuse (Cradle Song). Alan Marks, pno.

  • 15th October

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  • Chopin: Fantasia on Polish Airs in A, Op.13. Claudio Arrau, pno., London PO/Eliahu Inbal.
  • Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien, Op.45. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Ives: Set of Four Ragtime Dances. New England Orch/James Sinclair.
  • Telemann: Flute Concerto in D. Wilbert Hazelzet, fte., Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.
  • Gounod: Faust: Deposons les armes. Robert Massard, bar., Margreta Elkins, m-sop., London SO, Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Richard Bonynge.
  • Gounod: Faust: Salut! Demeure chaste et pure. Rolando Villazon, ten., French Radio PO/Evelino Pido.
  • Bruch: Romance for Viola and Orchestra in F, Op.85. Janine Jansen, vla., Gewandhaus Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Tarrega: Variations on Carnival of Venice. Rafael Aguirre Minarro, gtr.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada - three excerpts. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Sondheim: A Little Night Music: The Night Waltzes. Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri.
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Traditional (arr. Rutter): Golden slumbers. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.

  • 8th October

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  • intro
  • Bach CPE: Sonata in D, Wq.83. Genevieve Lacey, rec., Daniel Yeadon, vlc., Neal Peres da Costa, hpschd.
  • Moscheles: Recollections of Ireland, Op.69. Howard Shelley, pno., Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Beethoven: Twelve Variations in G on a Theme from Handel's 'Judas Maccabaeus', WoO.45. Anthony Halliday, pno., Josephine Vains, vlc.
  • Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1. Ulster Orch/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
  • Panufnik: Old Polish suite for string orchestra. Polish CO/Mariusz Smolij.
  • Falla: Asturiana Op.37/8. Kim Kashkashian, vla., Robert Levin, pno.
  • Whitacre: Five Hebrew Love Songs. Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Vox Ensemble, Synergy Percussion, Acacia Quartet/Eric Whitacre.
  • Finsterer: Sequi. Arditti String Quartet.
  • Larsson: Nine Songs,Op.35, excerpts. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Bengt Forsberg, pno.
  • Adams: China Gates. Gloria Cheng-Cochran, pno.
  • outro

  • 1st October

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  • intro
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 mandolins in G, RV532. Bonifacio Bianchi, mndln., Allessandro Pitrelli, mndln., I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Antonio de Salazar: O sacrum convivium. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp, Andrew Watts, dulcian, Iain Simcock, org., Westminster Cathedral Choir/James O'Donnell.
  • Telemann: Concerto in D for 3 trumpets, timpani & organ. Friedemann Immer Trumpet Consort.
  • Boccherini: Symphony in B flat, G.514, Op.35/6. European Community CO/Jorg Faerber.
  • Faure: Pavane, Op.50. Melbourne SO/Willem van Otterloo.
  • Myaskovsky: Symphony No.21 in F sharp minor, Op.51. New Philharmonia Orch/David Measham.
  • Brahms: Four Serious Songs, Op.121. Kathleen Ferrier, contr., John Newmark, pno.
  • Kreisler: Praeludium and allegro in the style of Pugnani. Joshua Bell, vln., Paul Coker, pno.
  • Vine: Smith's Alchemy. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Takemitsu: For Away. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • outro

  • 24th September

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  • Liadov: Kikimora, Op.63 and The Enchanted Lake, Op.62. USSR Academic SO/Evgeny Svetlanov.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for two violins in C, RV507. Nigel Kennedy, vln., Daniel Stabrawa, vln., Members of the Berlin Philharmonic.
  • Liszt: Grande fantaisie sur des motifs de soirees musicales, S422. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Hertel: Trumpet Concerto in D. Hakan Hardenberger, tpt., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Rossini: Semiramide: cavatina, Act I. Renee Fleming, sop., Orch of St Luke's, Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Patrick Summers.
  • Zemlinsky: Waltz Songs On Tuscan Folk Lyrics, Op.6. Cord Garben, pno., Barbara Bonney, sop., Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop.
  • Arnold: Flute Concerto No.1, Op.45. Edward Beckett, fte., London Festival Orch/Ross Pople.
  • Strauss R: Salome, Op.54: Dance of the Seven Veils. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Albeniz (arr. Evans): Sonata in D. Concordia Mandolin and Guitar Ensemble/Basil Hawkins.
  • Mozart: Horn Concerto No.1 in D, K.412. Barry Tuckwell, horn, English CO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Villa-Lobos (arr. Penaforte): Bachianas Brasileiras No.5: Aria. Eroica Trio.
  • Albeniz: Berceuse. Duo Horreaux-Trehard.