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


25th January

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  • Khachaturian, Aram: Masquerade - Waltz. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Solemn Vespers, K339: Laudate Dominum. Sumi Jo, sop. Cologne Philharmonic Choir, Gurzenich-Orchester/James Conlon.
  • Bernstein, Leonard: Chichester Psalms. Elizabeth Franklin-Kitchen, sop., Jeremy Budd, ten., Paul Charrier, bass, Thomas Kelly, treb., Victoria Nayler, m-sop. Bournemouth SO, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus/Marin Alsop.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Samson and Delilah: Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix. Maria Callas, sop. French Radio NO/Georges Pretre.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Trumpet Concerto in B Flat. Anthony Pope, tpt., Dominic Perissinotto, org.
  • Wagner R: Tannhauser: Song to the Evening Star. Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar. Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker.
  • Copland, Aaron: Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes from the Ballet. London SO/Aaron Copland.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Ballade, Op.10/4 in B: Andante con moto. Glenn Gould, pno.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Trio Elegiaque No.1 in G Minor. Dmitry Yablonsky, vlc., Eduard Wulfson, vln., Valeri Grohovski, pno.
  • Aguado, Dionisio: Rondo in A minor, Op.2/3. Julian Bream, gtr.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Blue Silence. David Pereira, vlc., Timothy Young, pno.
  • Debussy, Claude: La Cathedrale Engloutie - The Submerged Cathedral. Artur Rubinstein, pno.

  • 18th January

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  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Nabucco: Sinfonia (Overture). La Scala PO/Riccardo Muti.
  • Schubert, Franz: Das Zuegengloecklein, D871 Op.80/2. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Olaf Baer, bar.
  • Schubert, Franz: Im Freien, D 880 Op.80/3. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Olaf Baer, bar.
  • Strauss R: Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Suite. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Reverie et caprice, Op.8. Donald Hazelwood, vln. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Intermezzi, Op.117. Stephen Kovacevich, pno.
  • Jenkins, Karl: Chorale: Elegia. Adiemus Symphomy Orch of Europe, London Philharmonic Choir/Karl Jenkins.
  • Bartok, Bela (arr. Willner, Arthur): Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Ravel, Maurice (arr. Tognetti, Richard): Two Hebraic Melodies - Kaddisch. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Grainger, Percy: Handel in the Strand. BBC PO/Richard Hickox.
  • Grainger, Percy: Dreamery. BBC PO/Richard Hickox.
  • Arensky, Anton: Fantasia on Russian Folksongs, Op.48. Stephen Coombs, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Chaminade, Cecile: Autumn, Op.35/2. Michael Guttman, vln. Royal PO/Jose Serebrier.

  • 11th January

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  • Guerrero, Francisco: Ave Maria. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Schutz, Heinrich: Magnificat anima mea Dominum, SWV468. Harald Stamm, bass, Heiner Hopfner, ten., Jose Luis Wagner, contr., Rachel Yakar, sop. Munich Motet Choir, Munich Residence Orch/Hans Rudolf Zobeley.
  • Bach CPE: Trio Sonata in C, Wq.149. Ensemble of the Classic Era .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Adagio in C, K580a. Antonio Salvatore, vln., Heinz Holliger, cor ang., Massimo Paris, vla., Vito Paternoster, vlc.
  • Paganini, Nicolo: Caprice No.9. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise in E flat, Op.22. Anna Goldsworthy, pno.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Nabucco: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Riccardo Muti.
  • Berlin, Irving (arr. Anderson, Leroy):Annie Get Your Gun: Medley. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Takemitsu, Toru: Spirit Garden. Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Hummel, Johann: Viola Sonata in E Flat, Op.5/3. Caroline Henbest, vla., Timothy Young, pno.

  • 4th January

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  • Durufle, Maurice: Introit for the Feast of the Epiphany (with Gregorian chant). Edward Theodore, org. St Patrick's Choir - Schola/John Mallinson.
  • Schutz, Heinrich: Christmas Story, SWV 435. David Thomas, bass, Emma Kirkby, sop., Nigel Rogers, ten. Taverner Choir, Taverner Consort, Taverner Players/Andrew Parrott.
  • Clemens non Papa, Jacob: Magi veniunt ab oriente. Sistine Chapel Choir/Massimo Palombella.
  • Praetorius, Michael: Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern. La Capella Ducale, Musica Fiata/Roland Wilson.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Epiphany Mass, reconstruction continued. Angus Davidson, alto, Ann Monoyios, sop., Charles Daniels, ten., Peter Harvey, bar. Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh.
  • Strauss R: Three holy kings from the Orient, Op.56/6. Charlotte Margiono, sop. Radio PO of Holland/Edo de Waart.
  • Bax, Sir Arnold: Mater Ora Filium. Finzi Singers/Paul Spicer.
  • Cornelius, Peter (arr. Drury, David): The Three Kings. Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar. Cantillation/Brett Weymark.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Canticle IV - Journey of the Magi, Op.86. Benjamin Britten, pno., James Bowman, alto., John Shirley-Quirk, bar., Peter Pears, ten.
  • Copland, Aaron: Simple Gifts. Greta Bradman, sop. Adelaide SO/Luke Dollman.
  • Menotti, Gian Carlo: Amahl and the Night Visitors, excerpts. New Zealand SO/Andrew Schenck.
  • Maxwell Davies, Peter: One star, at last. King's College Choir Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury.
  • Weir, Judith: Illuminare, Jerusalem. Benjamin Bayl, org. King's College Choir Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a, excerpts. Martha Argerich, pno., Nicolas Economou, pno.

  • 28th December

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  • Auber, Daniel: The Crown Diamonds, Overture. Detroit SO/Paul Paray.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 violins in A minor, RV523. Giuliano Carmignola, vln., Viktoria Mullova, vln. Venice Baroque Orch/Andrea Marcon.
  • Liszt, Franz: Benediction de Dieu dans la Solitude, S.173/3. Jorge Bolet, pno.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: The Muse and the Poet in E minor, Op.132. Gary Hoffman, vlc., Patrice Fontanarosa, vln. Paris Orchl Ensemble/Jean-Jacques Kantorow.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Serenade No.2 in A, Op. 16. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail: Procession of the Sardar. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Davey, Madeleine: Atmen. VCA SO/Mark Summerbell.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5. David Apter, pno., Rebecca Rust, vlc.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Elegie, Op.87. David Apter, pno., Rebecca Rust, vlc.
  • Hill, Alfred: Regrets. Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann.

  • 21st December

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Egmont, Op.84: Overture. Vienna PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Bach CPE: Symphony in G, Wq.183/4. English Concert/Andrew Manze.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Un mari a la port: Valse tyrolienne. Sumi Jo, sop. English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Strauss Jnr: Voices of Spring, Op.410. Rita Streich, sop. Berlin RSO/Kurt Gaebel.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Pelleas et Melisande, Op.80. Israel PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Massenet, Jules: Manon - Flee, Sweet Vision. Roy Best, ten. Queensland Orch/Andrew Greene.
  • Debussy, Claude (arr. Grigoryan, E.): Suite Bergamasque. Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Delius, Frederick: Walk to the Paradise Garden. Welsh National Opera Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Hill, Alfred: The Lost Hunter. Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Bushes and Briars. Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph (arr. Kauffmann, Ronald): Silent Noon. Jonathan Bradley, pno. Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.

  • 14th December

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  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Baryton Trio in D, Hob.XI:14. Rincontro .
  • Jackson, William: The day that saw thy beauty rise. Rufus Muller, ten., Timothy Roberts, hpschd.
  • Bach JC (arr. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus): Keyboard Concerto in D, Op.5/2. Ton Koopman, hpschd. Amsterdam Baroque Orch .
  • Boccherini, Luigi (arr. Koopman, Ton): Cello concerto No. 3 in D, G.476. Yo-Yo Ma, vlc. Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Oh my sweet beloved. Megan Reeve, harp, Sarah Cole, m-sop.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Paride ed Elena: Final scene. Carolyn Sampson, sop., Gillian Webster, sop., Magdalena Kozena, m-sop., Susan Gritton, sop. Gabrieli Consort and Players/Paul McCreesh.
  • Sammartini, Giovanni Battista: Symphony in G minor, J-C 56. Symphonica Ensemble/Daniele Ferrari.
  • Nardini, Pietro: Flute Sonata in G. Alain Marion, fte., Daniele Roi, hpschd.
  • Hasse, Johann Adolph: Mandolin Concerto in G, Op.3/11. Theodoros Kitsos, mndln. Armonia Atenea/George Petrou.
  • Haydn M (arr. Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus): Symphony No.37 in G. London Mozart Players/Jane Glover.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.11 in D, K84. The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.

  • 7th December

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  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 4 violins & cello in F, RV567, Op.3/7. I Musici .
  • Turini, Francesco: Sonata a tre. Palladian Ensemble .
  • Handel, George Frederic: Concerto Grosso in B minor, Op.6/12. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.49. Kenji Fujimura, pno., Noella Yan, vlc., Rochelle Ughetti, vln.
  • Schubert, Franz: Five minuets with Six trios, D.89 (arr. for strings). I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky.
  • Weill, Kurt: Alabama Song. Robyn Archer, m-sop. London Sinfonietta/Dominic Muldowney.
  • Weill, Kurt: Epitaph 1919. Robyn Archer, m-sop. London Sinfonietta/Dominic Muldowney.
  • Weill, Kurt: The Song of Surabaya Johnny. Robyn Archer, m-sop. London Sinfonietta/Dominic Muldowney.
  • Hill, Alfred: Symphony No. 2 'Joy Of Life': Grave - Allegro. South Australian SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Carmichael, John: A Little Night Music: Quiet Evening. John Carmichael, pno., Roger Armstrong, fte.
  • Copland, Aaron: In the Beginning. Catherine Denley, m-sop. Corydon Singers/Matthew Best.
  • Koehne, Graeme: Way Out West. Diana Doherty, oboe Sinfonia Australis/Mark Summerbell.

  • 30th November

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  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Calm Seas and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27, overture. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Schein, Johann: Those who sow in tears. Concentus Vocalis/Herbert Bock.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto in G minor for 2 violins, RV578, Op.3/2. Manfred Kraemer, vln., Pablo Valetti, vln. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Ave Regina in A, Hob.XXIIIb:3. Susan Gritton, sop. Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Why should the sufferer be forn to see the light, Op.74. Concentus Vocalis/Herbert Bock.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Praise the Name of the Lord. Moscow Choral Academy/Alexander Sedov.
  • Howells, Herbert: Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing. Peter Barley, org. King's College Choir Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury.
  • Sutherland, Margaret: Six Profiles. Larry Sitsky, pno.
  • Barber, Samuel: Vanessa: He has come, he has come!...Do not utter a word, Anatol. Renee Fleming, sop. Metropolitan Opera Orch/James Levine.
  • Edwards, Ross: Chorale and Ecstatic Dance (Enyato 1). Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Part, Arvo: Passacaglia. Ike See, vln., Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.112. Berlin RSO, RIAS Chamber Choir/Riccardo Chailly.