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


24th October

Show Playlist
  • Suppe, Franz von: Overture, Tantalus's Torment. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Strauss Jnr: Spirit Levels, Op.180. Slovak RSO/Johannes Wildner.
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail: Turkish March, Op.55. Ukraine National SO/Arthur Fagen.
  • Cecere, Carlo: Concerto for mandolin and strings. Ugo Orlandi, mndln. I Solisti Aquilani/Vittorio Antonellini.
  • Farnon, Robert: Colditz March & Westminster waltz. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • German, Sir Edward: Nell Gwyn Dances. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Hoffstetter, Roman: String Quartet in F, Op.3/5 - Serenade. Quartetto Italiano .
  • Sterndale Bennett, Sir William: Piano Concerto No.4 in F minor, Op.19. Malcolm Binns, pno. Milton Keynes CO/Hilary Davan Wetton.
  • Kraus, Joseph Martin: The Fisherman. Swedish CO/Petter Sundkvist.

  • 17th October

    Show Playlist
  • Kern, Jerome: Overture: The girl from Utah. National PO/John McGlinn.
  • Lanchbery, John: The Mouse Waltz. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/John Lanchbery.
  • Bizet, Georges: Carmen Suite. Detroit SO/Paul Paray.
  • Strauss Jnr: Overture: Gypsy Baron. State Orch of Victoria/Brian Stacey.
  • Bach CPE: Flute concerto in D minor, Wq.22. Ingrid Dingfelder, fte. English CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Triumphal March, Op.40. Hong Kong PO/Kenneth Schermerhorn.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Suite from The Tempest, Op. 1. BBC PO/Richard Hickox.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23. Vladimir Horowitz, pno. NBC SO/Arturo Toscanini.
  • Minkus, Leon: La Source - Act 1. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Richard Bonynge.

  • 10th October

    Show Playlist
  • Easton, Michael: Concerto on Australian Themes. Len Vorster, pno. State Orch of Victoria/Brett Kelly.
  • Strauss Jnr: Laughing Song from Die Fledermaus. Lesley Garrett, sop. Philharmonia Orch/Ivor Bolton.
  • Rodgers, Richard: The Sound of Music, selection. Richard Hayman and His Orch .
  • Adam, Adolphe: Giselle: Danse des Vignerons, Pas Seul, Peasant Pas de Deux. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Curzon, Frederic: Robin Hood Suite. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Tarantelle in A minor, Op.6. James Campbell, cl., Susan Milan, fte. London PO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61 (arr. Piano). Felicja Blumental, pno. Brno State PO/Jiri Waldhans.
  • Offenbach, Jacques (arr. Rosenthal, Manuel): Gaite Parisienne. French Radio PO/Yutaka Sado.

  • 3rd October

    Show Playlist
  • Chabrier, Emmanuel: Overture: Gwendoline. Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von (arr. Berlioz, Hector): Invitation to the Dance, Op.65. Sydney SO/Tibor Paul.
  • Cowen, Frederic Hymen: Concert overture - the Butterfly's Ball. Slovak State PO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Trio in E Flat, Op.12. Trio Parnassus .
  • Strauss Jnr: Blue Danube Waltz, Op.314. Slovak RSO, Vienna Men's Choral Society/Johannes Wildner.
  • Lennon/McCartney (arr. Breiner, Peter): Beatles Concerto Grosso No.1 (in the style of Handel). CO/Peter Breiner.
  • Mozart F X: Piano Concerto No.2 in E flat, Op.25. Sebastian Knauer, pno. Netherlands CO/Philippe Entremont.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Swan Lake, Op.20 (2nd. disc). Philharmonia Orch/John Lanchbery.

  • 26th September

    Show Playlist
  • Various: Jerome Robbins Broadway. Queensland Pops Orch/Colin Harper.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Mikado: Highlights. Dennis Olsen, bar. Adelaide SO, Corinthian Singers, Festival Chorus/James Christiansen.
  • Ellard, William (arr. Divall, Richard):The Australian Quadrilles: Australian Bird Waltz & Sydney Railway Gallop. 1. Sydney. State Orch of Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: The two widows, excerpts. Czech State PO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Bacchanale. Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Alkan, Charles Valentin (arr. Klindworth, Karl): Piano Concerto in C sharp minor, Op.39/8. Dmitry Feofanov, pno. Razumovsky SO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano (arr. Benedek, Prof. Tamas): Sinfonia in A. Failoni CO/Geza Oberfrank.
  • Lehar, Franz (arr. Lanchbery, John): The Merry Widow (arr. for ballet). State Orch of Victoria/John Lanchbery.

  • 19th September

    Show Playlist
  • Bizet, Georges: Overture in A. Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Kosma, Joseph (arr. Walker, Daniel): Autumn Leaves. Ben Van Tienen, pno. Cantillation/Philip Chu.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Ballet Suite No.3. Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Anderson, Leroy: Piano Concerto in C. Simon Tedeschi, pno. Melbourne SO/Paul Mann.
  • Waldteufel, Emil: Un premier bouquet waltz, Op.201. Slovak PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Herold, Ferdinand (arr. Lanchbery, John):La Fille mal gardee: Introduction. Royal Liverpool PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Symphony No.4 in A, Op.90 'Italian'. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Hummel, Johann: Rondo brillant in B flat, Op.98. Howard Shelley, pno. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Quilter, Roger: Country Pieces. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.

  • 12th September

    Show Playlist
  • Rossini, Gioachino: The Silken Ladder, Overture. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Porter, Cole: Medley. Tony Fenelon, kybd. Virtual Orch .
  • Scarlatti, Domenico (arr. Tommasini, Vincenzo):Good-Humoured Ladies: Presto. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Lehar, Franz (arr. Lanchbery, John): The Merry Widow, excerpts. Adelaide SO/John Lanchbery.
  • Dukas, Paul: Sorcerer's Apprentice. French Radio PO/Yutaka Sado.
  • Borodin, Alexander: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Field, John: Piano Concerto No.7 in C minor. Miceal O'Rourke, pno. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV1048. Concerto Italiano/Rinaldo Alessandrini.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Symphony No.2 in C. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Carnival of the Animals: The Swan. Jascha Silberstein, vlc., Marie Goossens, harp London SO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 5th September

    Show Playlist
  • Glinka, Mikhail: Overture - Ruslan & Lyudmila. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Various: Tribute to Fred and Ginger. Tony Fenelon, kybd. Virtual Orch .
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Concerto No.3 in B Minor, Op.89. Stephen Hough, pno. English CO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Horn concerto in D, Hob.Vlld:3. Hector McDonald, horn Academy of Melbourne/Brett Kelly.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.36 in C, K.425 - Linz. Columbia SO/Bruno Walter.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Gamley, Douglas): Cinderella (2nd. disc). National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 29th August

    Show Playlist
  • Adler-Ross: The Pajama Game: Overture. Unnamed Orch/Hal Hastings.
  • Herbert, Victor: The Enchantress: I want to be a prima donna. Lesley Garrett, sop. Philharmonia Orch/Ivor Bolton.
  • Fetras, Oscar: Moonlight on the Alster. Schwanen Salon Orch/Georg Huber.
  • Hanmer, Ronald: Blue Hills Rhapsody. Queensland SO/Ronald Hanmer.
  • Hummel, Johann: Piano Trio in G, Op.65. Trio Parnassus .
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: Concertino in D minor for violin, cello & orch.. Andras Kiss, vln., Judith Kiss Domonkos, vlc. Camerata Budapest/Laszlo Kovacs.
  • Scheibe, Johann Adolph: Sinfonia a 4 in A. Concerto Copenhagen/Andrew Manze.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Piano concerto No.2 in E flat, Op.32. Benjamin Frith, pno. RTE Sinfonietta/Prionnsias O Duinn.
  • Clementi, Muzio: Symphony No.1 in C, WoO 32. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.