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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.

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18th February

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11th February

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  • Offenbach: Maitre Peronilla: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Kern (arr. Noble): All the things you are. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Guy Noble, pno.
  • Handel: Samson: Let the Bright Seraphim. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.
  • Cui: Tarantelle. Czechoslovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard.
  • Gershwin (arr. Bennett): Rhapsody in Blue. Larry Adler, harmonica, Pro Arte Orch/Eric Robinson.
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV1048. English CO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Ravel: Bolero. Melbourne SO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Viotti: Piano Concerto in G minor. Felicja Blumental, pno., Turin SO/Alberto Zedda.
  • Cimarosa: Symphony in D, in 1 movement. Chopin CO/Winston Dan Vogel.
  • Hummel: Ballet Suite, 'Sappho of Mitilene', Op.68. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.

  • 4th February

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  • Rossini: The Thieving Magpie, Overture. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Saint-Saens: Africa , Op.89. Gwendolyn Mok, pno., London PO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Legrand (arr. Tsygutkin): Windmills of Your Mind. Berlin Philharmonic Cellists.
  • Wieniawski: Polonaise brillante No.2 in A, Op.21. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Ian Brown, pno.
  • Clementi: Symphony in D, Op.18. London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert.
  • Gounod: Faust: Ballet Music. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.49. Streeton Trio.
  • Tchaikovsky (arr. Breiner): The Seasons, Op.37b. Takako Nishizaki, vln., Queensland SO/Peter Breiner.

  • 28th January

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  • Glinka: Overture - Ruslan & Lyudmila. Bavarian State Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch.
  • Hanmer: Blue Hills Rhapsody. Queensland SO/Ronald Hanmer.
  • Glazunov: Triumphal March, Op.40. Hong Kong PO/Kenneth Schermerhorn.
  • Handel (arr. Frost): Largo (Xerxes). Philharmonia Orch/Eugene Ormandy.
  • Salieri: Symphony in D - Veneziana. Chopin CO/Winston Dan Vogel.
  • Scriabin: Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Op.20. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno., London PO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Brumby: Paean. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Rossini (arr. Respighi): La Boutique fantasque. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 21st January

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  • Brumby: South Bank Overture. Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Ketelbey: Suite Romantique. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Erdelyi: Puszta Fox. Schwanen Salon Orch/Georg Huber.
  • Traditional: Dance of the Comedians. Rudolf Belov, domra, Osipov State Russian Folk Orch/Vitaly Gnutov.
  • Traditional: Flight of the Bumble-Bee. Rudolf Belov, domra, Osipov State Russian Folk Orch/Vitaly Gnutov.
  • Bizet: The Pearl Fishers: In the depths of the temple. Thomas Hampson, bar., Jerry Hadley, ten., Welsh National Opera Orch/Carlo Rizzi.
  • Scharwenka: Piano Concerto No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.80. Seta Tanyel, pno., Hanover Radio PO/Tadeusz Strugala.
  • Bruch: Romance for Viola and Orchestra in F, Op.85. Patricia Pollett, vla., Queensland PO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Lachner: Ball-Suite in D Major, Op.170. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 14th January

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  • Sibelius: Karelia Overture, Op.10. Finnish RSO/Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
  • Gershwin: I Got Rhythm Variations. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Baltimore SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Hurst: Swagman's Promenade. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op.24: Entracte, waltz & polonaise. Berlin PO/Semyon Bychkov.
  • Smith: Liszteria. Mark Landon, xylophone, Anthony Mann, xylophone, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Mendelssohn: Concerto in E for two pianos. Stephen Coombs, pno., Ian Munro, pno., BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Strauss Jnr: Masked Festival Quadrille, Op.92. Slovak State PO/Christian Pollack.
  • Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances. Royal Liverpool PO, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Dohnanyi: Exc: Ruralia Hungarica, Op.32b. West Australian SO/Jorge Mester.

  • 7th January

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  • Berlioz: Le Corsaire, Overture, Op.21. San Diego SO/Yoav Talmi.
  • Binge: Scottish Rhapsody. Slovak RSO/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Offenbach (arr. Rosenthal): Gaite Parisienne. French Radio PO/Yutaka Sado.
  • Elgar: Romance in D minor, Op.62. Roger Vignoles, pno., Daniel Smith, bsn.
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Quartet in E. Elysian Quartet.
  • Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No.1. Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.

  • 31st December

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  • Monti (arr. Docker): Czardas. Australian Pops Orch/Douglas Gamley.
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor. Katia Labeque, pno., Marielle Labeque, pno.
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 2 in D minor. Katia Labeque, pno., Marielle Labeque, pno.
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5 in F sharp minor. Katia Labeque, pno., Marielle Labeque, pno.
  • Loewe: Street where you live: t.My Fair Lady. Leonard Weir: voc., Studio Orchestra & Conductor.
  • Giraud: Under Paris Skies. Bernadette Conlon, accordion.
  • Anderson: Forgotten Dreams. Alistair Young, pno., BBC Concert Orch/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Anderson: The Waltzing Cat. BBC Concert Orch/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob.VIIe:1. Wynton Marsalis, tpt., English CO/Raymond Leppard.
  • Hummel: Piano Concerto No.3 in B Minor, Op.89. Stephen Hough, pno., English CO/Bryden Thomson.
  • Strauss Jnr: Voices of Spring, Op.410. Berlin PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Strauss Jnr: Emperor Waltz, Op.437. Berlin PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Strauss Jnr: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op.214. Berlin PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Strauss Jnr: Blue Danube Waltz, Op.314. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Strauss Snr: Radetzky March, Op.228. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.

  • 24th December

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  • Berlin (arr. Langford): Ginger and Fred medley. Evelyn Glennie, perc., National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Curzon: March of the bowmen. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 - Classical. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Bach: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248. Sinfonia/Pastorale. EBS/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite: excerpts. ROHO/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Strauss Jnr: Laughing Song from Die Fledermaus. Lesley Garrett, sop., Philharmonia Orch/Ivor Bolton.
  • Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy, Op.25. Leila Josefowicz, vln., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18. Cristina Ortiz, pno., Royal PO/Moshe Atzmon.
  • Lecocq (arr. Jacob): Exc: Mam'zelle Angot. National PO/Richard Bonynge.