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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

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11th November

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  • Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob VIIe:1: First movt. Gordon Webb, tpt., Sydney SO/Robert Pikler.
  • Handel: Samson: Let the Bright Seraphim. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.
  • Hummel: Piano Trio in E Flat, Op.96. Trio Parnassus.
  • Beethoven: Octet in E flat, Op.103. Vienna Wind Soloists.
  • Holst: Jupiter: The Planets, Op.32. Royal Scottish NO, Royal Scottish NO Chorus/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat, Op.73, 'Emperor'. Stephen Kovacevich, pno., Australian CO/Stephen Kovacevich.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Various. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc., English CO/Nicholas Cleobury.

  • 4th November

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  • Benjamin: Overture to an Italian Comedy. Sydney SO/Joseph Post.
  • Gibbs: Dusk. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Strauss Jnr: Court ball quadrille, Op.116. Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio No.9 in B flat, Wo0 39. Beaux Arts Trio.
  • Rosetti: Horn Concerto in E flat, K.3/39. Barry Tuckwell, horn, English CO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Saint-Saens (arr. Glennie): Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor, Op.28. Evelyn Glennie, perc., National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18. Walter Gieseking, pno., Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Willem Mengelberg.
  • Wesley: Symphony No.5 in A. European Community CO/Jorg Faerber.
  • Lecocq (arr. Jacob): Mam'zelle Angot. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 28th October

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  • Easton: Concerto on Australian Themes. Len Vorster, pno., State Orch of Victoria/Brett Kelly.
  • Chopin: Waltz in E flat, Op.18 "Grande Valse Brillante". Philippe Entremont, pno.
  • Auber (arr. Lambert): Les Rendez-vous. English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Bach: Concerto movement in D, BWV1045. Brandenburg Consort/Roy Goodman.
  • Hummel: Piano Septet No.2 in C, Op.114,' Militaire'. Capricorn.
  • Danzi: Bassoon concerto in F. Christian Davidsson, bsn., Sundsvall CO/Niklas Willen.
  • Tchaikovsky: Exc.Sleeping Beauty, Op.66a. Aurora Duo.

  • 21st October

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  • Mozart: Overture - Cosi Fan Tutte, K588. New Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • Stanley: Trumpet Voluntary, Op.6/5. Stephen Burns, tpt.
  • Traditional (arr. Makarytchev): Gypsy dance. Vladimir Makarytchev, balalaika, Sydney Balalaika Orch/Victor Serghie.
  • Herz: Piano Concerto No.1 in A, Op.34. Howard Shelley, pno., Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Beethoven: Serenade in D, Op.41. Emmanuel Pahud, fte., Eric Le Sage, pno.
  • Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C, Hob.VIIb:1. Heinrich Schiff, vlc., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Glinka: Septet in E flat. Russian National SO Soloists.
  • Delibes: Exc: Coppelia Ballet Suite. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.

  • 14th October

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  • Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Loewe (arr. Byers): My Fair Lady Suite. Julie Andrews, voc., Ambrosian Singers, London Musicians Orch/Ian Fraser.
  • Lennon/McCartney (arr. Whitwell): A Day in the Life. Sally Whitwell, pno., Cantillation/Philip Chu.
  • Ponchielli: La Gioconda - Dance of the Hours. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Boccherini: Guitar quintet No.5 in D, G.449. Richard Savino, gtr., Artaria Quartet.
  • Liszt: Piano concerto No.2 in A, S.125. Geoffrey Tozer, pno., Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony for strings, No. 3 in E minor. New Sinfonietta Amsterdam/Lev Markiz.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21. ORR/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Glazunov: Exc: Les Ruses d'amour, ballet, Op.61. USSR RSO/Algis Ziuraitis.

  • 7th October

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  • Various (arr. Green): MGM Jubilee Overture. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Farnon: Peanut polka. Westminster Waltz & Colditz March.Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • German: Gypsy Suite. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Schonberg (arr. Gamley): Les Miserables: I Dreamed a Dream. Suzanne Johnstone,sop.Australian Pops Orch/Douglas Gamley.
  • Dvorak (arr. Morawetz): Slavonic Dance in E minor, Op.72/2, B147. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Yo-Yo Ma, vlc., Boston Symphony/Seiji Ozawa.
  • Stamitz: Concertante quartet in G, Op.14/2. New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong.
  • Haydn: Oboe Concerto in C, Hob.VIIg:C1. Ernest Rombout, oboe, Concertgebouw CO.
  • Mozart: Concerto for Three Pianos in F, K242. Andras Schiff, pno., Daniel Barenboim, pno., Sir Georg Solti, pno., English CO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Coates: East of England Orch/Malcolm Nabarro.

  • 30th September

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  • Porter (arr. Docker): Cole Porter medley. Australian Pops Orch/Douglas Gamley.
  • Strauss Jnr: Blue Danube Waltz, Op.314. Queensland SO/Vladimir Ponkin.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.18 in E flat, Op.31/3. Glenn Gould, pno.
  • Wagner R: Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Prelude. English PO.
  • Boccherini: String Quintet in E, Op.11/5, G275 - Menuetto. Mischa Maisky, vlc., Orpheus CO.
  • Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21. Emanuel Ax, pno., OAE/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.35 in D, K.385 - Haffner. Columbia SO/Bruno Walter.
  • Massenet: Ex. Le Cid - Ballet music. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 23rd September

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  • Rossini: Barber of Seville, Overture. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile. Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc., Berlin PO/Mstislav Rostropovitch.
  • Waldteufel: La source, waltz Op.180. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Berwald: Piano trio No.3 in D minor. Ilona Prunyi, pno., Andras Kiss, vln., Csaba Onczay, vlc.
  • Strauss R: Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat, Op.11. Barry Tuckwell, horn, Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No.2 in F, Op.102. Dmitri Shostakovich Jr, pno., I Musici de Montreal/Maxim Shostakovich.
  • Clementi: Symphony in B flat, Op.18.. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.
  • Hummel: Exc: Ballet Suite, 'Sappho of Mitilene', Op.68. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.