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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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15th July

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  • Kabalevsky: The Comedians, Op.26. Bavarian State Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch.
  • Gershwin (arr. Grainger): Love Walked In. Benjamin Grosvenor, pno.
  • Rossini: William Tell - Divertissement. Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Glazunov: Symphony No. 9 in D minor (unfinished). USSR RSO/G. Yudin.
  • Ravel: Bolero. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Herz: Piano Concerto No.1 in A, Op.34. Howard Shelley, pno., Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Bach CPE: Symphony in B flat, Wq.182/2. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Liszt: Venice and Naples: Gondoliera and Tarantella, S162/1&3. Caroline Almonte, pno.
  • Boismortier: Exc: Premiere serenade, Op.39. Le Concert Spirituel/Herve Niquet.

  • 8th July

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  • Bernstein: Candide Overture. London SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Various: Jerome Robbins Broadway. Queensland Pops Orch /Colin Harper.
  • Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No.10 in E. Arthur Friedheim, pno.
  • Berwald: Piano trio in E flat (fragment). Kalman Drafi, pno., Jozsef Modrian, vln., Gyorgy Kertesz, vlc.
  • Garth: Cello concerto No.2 in B flat major. Alexander Baillie, vlc., European Community CO/Dimitri Demetriades.
  • Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op.40 - piano. Einar Steen-Nokleberg, pno.
  • Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor, Op.28. Stephanie Chase, vln., Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Bach: Keyboard Concerto in D minor, BWV1052. Jean Louis Steuerman, pno., CO of Europe/James Judd.
  • Boccherini: Symphony No.16 in E flat, Op.35/2. London Festival Orch/Ross Pople.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Gamley): Exc: Cinderella . National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 1st July

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  • Mendelssohn: The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave, Op.26, Overture. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Chabrier: Espana, for two pianos. Georges Rabol, pno., Sylvie Dugas, pno.
  • German: Gypsy Suite. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Thomas: Scenes of Childhood. Men of Harlech. Lipman Harp Duo.
  • Danzi: Wind quintet in G, Op.67/1. Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet.
  • Handel: Samson: Let the Bright Seraphim. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.
  • Berlin: What'll I Do. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Guy Noble.
  • Peter: Sinfonia in G. Eastman - Rochester Orch/Howard Hanson.
  • Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.4 in G minor, Op.40. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno., London SO/Andre Previn.
  • Reger: Exc: Ballet Suite Op. 130. Norrkoping SO/Leif Segerstam.

  • 24th June

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  • Porter: High Society. Overture. MGM Studio Orch, Louis Armstrong and His Band/John Green.
  • Liszt: Tarantelle. Czechoslovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard.
  • Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet. Glenys Fowles, sop., Heather Begg, m-sop., Melbourne SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Benda: Violin Concerto in D. Josef Suk, vln., Suk CO/Christian Benda.
  • Gounod: Faust: Soldiers Chorus. London SO, Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Richard Bonynge.
  • Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No.4. Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 - Classical. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Borodin (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov): Nocturne from String Quartet No.2 in D. Stephanie Chase, vln., Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto No.21 in C, K.467. John O'Conor, pno., Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Tchaikovsky: Exc: After the Ball Suite. Saratov Conservatory SO/Kirill Ershov.

  • 17th June

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  • Glinka: Overture - Ruslan & Lyudmila. English PO.
  • Davis: Pride and Prejudice. Opening Title Music. Melvyn Tan, fortepiano, Studio Orch/Carl Davis.
  • Delibes (arr. Gamley): The Maids of Cadiz. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.
  • Winkler (arr. Krome): Gerhard Winkler Medley. Schwanen Salon Orch/Georg Huber.
  • Hummel: Piano Trio in E Flat, Op.12. Trio Parnassus.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.27 in G, K.199. Prague CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV1047. Concerto Italiano/Rinaldo Alessandrini.
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.1 in D, Op.17. Philippe Entremont, pno., Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Delibes: Exc: Sylvia - Acts 1-2. New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.

  • 10th June

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  • Offenbach (arr. Rosenthal): Gaite Parisienne. French Radio PO/Yutaka Sado.
  • Binge: Scottish Rhapsody. Slovak RSO/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Strauss Jnr: Artists quadrille, Op.71. Austrian RSO/Peter Guth.
  • Stamitz JW: Orchestral Trio in C Minor, Op.4/3. New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong.
  • Waldteufel: Reverie waltz, Op.202. Slovak PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Lehar: Concertino for violin and orchestra in B flat minor. Latica Honda-Rosenberg, vln., Hanover Radio PO/Klauspeter Seibel.
  • Mendelssohn: Octet in E Flat, Op.20. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Tchaikovsky: Exc: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66. Philharmonia Orch/John Lanchbery.

  • 3rd June

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  • Lehar (arr. Gamley): Count of Luxembourg waltzes. Australian Pops Orch/Douglas Gamley.
  • Walton: Crown Imperial. Eastman Wind Ensemble/Frederick Fennell.
  • Sussmayr: Concerto Movement in D major for basset clarinet. Thea King, cl., English CO/Leopold Hager.
  • Rosetti: Horn Concerto in E flat, K.3/39. Barry Tuckwell, horn, English CO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Sullivan: Incidental Music to The Merry Wives of Windsor. Margaret MacDonald, m-sop., RTE Concert Orch, RTE Chamber Choir/Andrew Penny.
  • Goetz: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Flat.. Volker Banfield, pno., North German Radio Philharmonic/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Chabrier: Three romantic waltzes. Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Donizetti (arr. Benedek): Sinfonia in A. Failoni CO/Geza Oberfrank.

  • 27th May

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  • Hamlisch (arr. Hayman): A Chorus Line. Richard Hayman and His Orch.
  • Davis: Pride and Prejudice. Opening Title Music. Melvyn Tan, fortepiano, Studio Orch/Carl Davis.
  • Herold (arr. Lanchbery): La Fille mal gardee: Clog dance. Evelyn Glennie, perc., National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Herbert: The Enchantress: I want to be a prima donna. Lesley Garrett, sop., Philharmonia Orch/Ivor Bolton.
  • Boccherini: Minuet from Quintet in E. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Khachaturian: Sabre Dance. New York PO/Efrem Kurtz.
  • Bach (arr. Loussier): Prelude No.1 in C from BWV846. Jacques Loussier, pno., Pierre Michelot, db., Christian Garros, perc.
  • Lunn: Downton Abbey, soundtrack. CO of London/Alastair King.
  • Bach: Concerto movement in D, BWV1045. Brandenburg Consort/Roy Goodman.
  • Litolff: Concerto Symphonique No.4 in D minor, Op. 102, scherzo. Marjorie Mitchell, pno., Vienna State Opera Orch/Vladimir Golschmann.
  • Herman: Mame. Charles Braswell, voc., Unnamed Orch/ Unnamed Conductor.
  • Ellington: It Don't Mean a Thing. Geelong Concert Youth Band/Mark Irwin.
  • Ellis: Coronation Scot. RTE Concert Orch/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Bennett: Murder on the Orient Express, waltz. Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri.
  • Goodwin: What Kind of Things. The King's Singers, Gordon Langford Trio.
  • Moscheles: 3rd.Movement. Piano Concerto No.4 in E, Op.64. Howard Shelley, pno., Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley.
  • Solovyov-Sedoy (arr. Stiletto Sisters): Midnight in Moscow. Stiletto Sisters.
  • Hanssen: Valdres-March. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Offenbach (arr. Rosenthal): Exc: Gaite Parisienne. French Radio PO/Yutaka Sado.