The Saturday and Sunday Lunchtime Miscellany programs offer a range of mainly shorter items from the fine music repertoire, with an emphasis on tuneful works of different periods and genres.

Jane Mitchell and Rod Watson


23rd February

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16th February

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  • Schubert, Franz: Overture - The Magic Harp, D.644. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Farnon, Robert: Peanut polka. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Hanmer, Ronald: Blue Hills Rhapsody. Queensland SO/Ronald Hanmer.
  • Leoncavallo, Ruggiero: Pagliacci: I Zampognari! (Bell chorus). St Cecilia Academy Chorus, St Cecilia Academy Orch/Lamberto Gardelli.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25. Howard Shelley, pno. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Bacchanale. Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei (arr. Balcombe, Richard): Vocalise, Op.34/14. BBC Symphony Cellos, London Philharmonic Cellos, Philharmonia Orch Cellos, Royal Philharmonic Cellos/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Quintet in A, D667, Op. 114 'Trout'. Hephzibah Menuhin, pno., J Edward Merret, db., Martin Lovett, vlc., Norbert Brainin, vln., Peter Schidlof, vla.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Javotte. Queensland Orch/Andrew Mogrelia.

  • 9th February

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  • Adler-Ross: The Pajama Game: Overture. Unnamed Orch/Hal Hastings.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.11, Andante Cantabile. Mischa Maisky, vlc. Orpheus CO .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27/2, 'Moonlight'. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Burgon, Geoffrey: Brideshead Revisited: Variations. Adelaide SO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Brandenburg Concerto No.6 in B flat, BWV1051. English CO/Benjamin Britten.
  • Dobrzynski, Ignacy: String Quartet in E minor, Op.7/1: Finale. Camerata Quartet .
  • Rubinstein, Anton: Piano Concerto No.3 in G, Op.45. Joseph Banowetz, pno. Slovak State PO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Lecocq, Charles (arr. Jacob, Gordon): Mam'zelle Angot. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 2nd February

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  • Hurst, Michael: Swagman's Promenade. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Field, John: Rondeau for four hands in G, H.43. Bruce Posner, pno., Donald Garvelmann, pno.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34. Bavarian State Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Rondo a capriccio in G, Op.129, 'Rage over a lost penny'. Anatol Ugorski, pno.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Symphony No.2 in C. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Concerto in E for two pianos. Ian Munro, pno., Stephen Coombs, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Bizet, Georges: L'Arlesienne, excerpts from the Incidental Music. Saint Paul CO/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Les Sylphides. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 26th January

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  • Coates, Eric: London Suite. Peter Esswood, vlc. East of England Orch/Malcolm Nabarro.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Rhapsody in G minor, Op.79/2. Dinorah Varsi, pno.
  • Ponchielli, Amilcare: La Gioconda - Dance of the Hours. National PO/Bruno Bartoletti.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Piano Trio in C, Hob XV:21. Macquarie Trio .
  • Gershwin, George: An American in Paris. Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Concerto movement in D, BWV1045. Brandenburg Consort/Roy Goodman.
  • Delibes, Leo: Sylvia Ballet Suite. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • MacDowell, Edward: Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.23. Thomas Tirino, pno. Bulgarian RSO/Vassil Kazandjiev.
  • Adam, Adolphe: Giselle: excerpts. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Ernest Ansermet.

  • 19th January

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - Marriage of Figaro. New Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Mule, M): Andante from String Quartet No.1. Peter Clinch Saxophone Quartet .
  • Loewe, Frederick (arr. Byers, Billy): My Fair Lady Suite. Julie Andrews, voc. Ambrosian Singers, London Musicians Orch/Ian Fraser.
  • Bach CPE: Oboe Concerto in E flat, Wq.165. Paul Goodwin, oboe English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Vanhal, Johann Baptist: Symphony in A minor. Salieri CO/Tamas Pal.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Violin Sonata No.20 in C, K.303. Isaac Stern, vln., Yefim Bronfman, pno.
  • Kuhlau, Friedrich: Piano Quartet No.2 in A major, Op.50. Ilona Prunyi, pno. New Budapest Quartet .
  • Handel, George Frederic: Water Music Suite in F, HWV348. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.

  • 12th January

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  • Svendsen, Johan: Festival Polonaise, Op.12. Norwegian Radio Orch/Ari Rasilainen.
  • Grainger, Percy: Walking Tune. Martin Jones, pno.
  • Parry, Sir Charles Hubert: Blest pair of Sirens. London Philharmonic Choir, London PO/Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Valse Triste, Op.44/1. Norwegian Radio Orch/Ari Rasilainen.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: March in D, K.290. Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Balcombe, Richard: Greensleeves Suite. BBC Symphony Cellos, London Philharmonic Cellos, Philharmonia Orch Cellos, Royal Philharmonic Cellos/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Concerto No.2 in A Minor, Op.85. Stephen Hough, pno. English CO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 70 in D, Hob.I:70. Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Bela Drahos.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Desormiere, Roger): The Beautiful Danube (Ballet suite). National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 5th January

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  • Suppe, Franz von: Overture, Light Cavalry. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Kalkbrenner, Friedrich: Adagio ed Allegro di bravura, Op.102. Howard Shelley, pno. Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Minkus, Leon (arr. March, Peter): Don Quixote - Pas de Deux. English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Auber, Daniel (arr. Lambert, Constant): Les Rendez-vous. English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Grainger, Percy: Handel in the Strand. Sydney SO/John Hopkins.
  • Enescu, George: (arr. Rudd):Romanian Rhapsody in A, Op.11/1. I Salonisti .
  • Sibelius, Jean: Finlandia, Op.26. Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
  • Field, John: Piano Concerto No.7 in C minor. Miceal O'Rourke, pno. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Incidental Music to The Merry Wives of Windsor. Margaret MacDonald, m-sop. RTE Chamber Choir, RTE Concert Orch/Andrew Penny.

  • 29th December

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  • Glinka: Overture - Ruslan & Lyudmila. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Chopin: Nocturne in D flat, Op.27/2. Jeremy Blackman, vln., Pauline Pidgeon, pno.
  • Bizet: Carmen Suites 1 and 2, excerpts. French Radio PO/Yutaka Sado.
  • Sibelius: Valse Triste, Op.44/1. Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Lehar (arr. Bonynge): The Merry Widow: Vilja. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Quartet in E. Elysian Quartet.
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony for strings, No. 3 in E minor. New Sinfonietta Amsterdam/Lev Markiz.
  • Bach: Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV1052. Jean Louis Steuerman, pno., CO of Europe/James Judd.
  • Glazunov: Exc. Les Ruses d'amour, ballet, Op.61. USSR RSO/Algis Ziuraitis.


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