A variety of popular classics to brighten your lunchtime.

Monday: Debbie Nossbaum
Tuesday: Margot Blackwell
Wednesday: Andrew Hibbard
Thursday: Margot Costanzo
Friday: Sarah Barzel


22nd October

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  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Festive Overture, Op.96. Royal PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Di Lazzaro, Eldo (arr. Mancini, Henry): Chitarra Romanza. Luciano Pavarotti, ten. Unnamed Orch/Henry Mancini.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Mao's Last Dancer: White Swan Lake. Sydney Scoring Orch, Unnamed Ensemble/Christopher Gordon.
  • Williams, John: E.T.- The Extra-Terrestrial: Flying Theme. London SO/John Williams.
  • Harper, Don: Barry the quokka. Don Harper Constellation .
  • Davis, Carl: Pride and Prejudice. Opening Title Music. Melvyn Tan, fortepiano Studio Orch/Carl Davis.
  • Liszt, Franz: La Campanella. Jorge Bolet, pno.
  • Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo de: Symphony in D: Allegro con moto. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Liszt, Franz (arr. Cicero, Eugen): Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor. Charly Antolini, drums, Eugen Cicero, pno., Peter Witte, db.
  • Jobim, Antonio-Carlos: A felicidade. Diego Figueiredo, gtr., Robertinho Silva, drums, Rodolfo Stroeter, bass .

  • 21st October

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  • Schubert: Overture in D, D 12, Prague Sinfonia Christian Benda, conductor
  • Koehne, Graeme: Palmn Court Suite: Second movement Valse Noble, TSO, Richard Mills Conductor
  • Anon: Chopstix: Ja,es Morrison and Friends at Abbey Road Studios
  • Burns, Ralph: Money Money, Liza Minelli soprano, Joel Grey, Ralph Burns Music director
  • Brahms, Johannes: Them and Variation of Haydn, Murray Perahia, Radu Lup, pianos
  • Stravinsky: Two poems by Paul Verlaine, Hans Begemann, WDR Radio symphony Orchestra, Cologne, Jukka Pekka Saraste
  • Piazzolla, A (Crabbe): Tanguedia, James Crabbe, classical accordion, Benjamin Martin, piano, ACO, Richard Tognetti, leader
  • Britten, B: Peter Grimes, Now the Great Bear and Pleiades: Philip Langridge, tenor, City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox
  • Boieldieu: Harp Concerto in 3 tempi: 3 movement, Allegro agitato Rondeau

  • 20th October

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Overture. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Rutter, John (arr. Rutter, John): Be Thou my Vision. Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter.
  • Price, Florence: Violin Concerto No.1 in D. Er-Gene Kahng, vln. Janacek PO/Ryan Cockerham.
  • Ives, Charles: Symphony No. 2. Melbourne SO/Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Judas Maccabeus - My arms!...Sound an alarm. Richard Lewis, ten. London SO/Sir Malcolm Sargent.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Le Chat Noir. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Debussy, Claude: Marche Ecossaise sur un theme populaire. French NO/D.E Inghelbrecht.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Der holle Rache. Jennifer McGregor, sop. West Australian SO/Peter Bandy.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: 1812 Overture, Op.49. Chicago SO/Claudio Abbado.

  • 19th October

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  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Aida: Prelude. National SO of Ireland/Rico Saccani.
  • Debussy, Claude: Beau Soir. John Lenehan, pno., Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Nimrod (Enigma Variations), Op.36. Sydney SO/Myer Fredman.
  • Bizet, Georges: Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetee. Joseph Calleja, ten. BBC Concert Orch/Steven Mercurio.
  • Brodszky, Nicholas: Be My Love. Joseph Calleja, ten. BBC Concert Orch/Steven Mercurio.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Raymonda, Op.57, Grande valse and pizzicato. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Bennett, Richard Rodney: What Sweeter Music. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Liszt, Franz: Piano concerto No.1 in E flat, S.124. Lazar Berman, pno. Vienna Symphony/Carlo Maria Giulini.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Bluebird pas de deux. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Chaplin, Charlie (arr. Beckmann, Thomas): Limelight. Kayoko Matsushita, pno., Thomas Beckman, vlc.
  • Lenoir, Jean: Speak to me of love. Lucienne Boyer, voc. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: La Traviata: Sempre libera. David Hickman, tpt., Samuel Pilafian, tuba Arizona State University CO/Timothy Russell.
  • Strauss Jnr: Dances of Gambrinus, Op.97. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 18th October

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  • Coates, Eric: Calling All Workers. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Cello concerto in A minor, RV418. Rosanne Hunt, vlc. Orch 21 . 1st movement
  • Nielsen, Carl: Fantasy piece for clarinet and piano, Op.2: excerpts. Kailen Cresp, oboe .
  • Granados, Enrique: Danzas Espanolas: Andaluza, Op.37/5. Sayo Lipman, harp, Sebastien Lipman, harp .
  • Zimmer, Hans: Il Gladiatore. Josh Piterman City of Prague PO/Paul Bateman.
  • Debussy, Claude: Golliwog's Cakewalk. Daniel Smith, bsn. London PO/Ettore Stratta.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Toccata in D minor, Op.11. Amir Farid, pno.
  • Various (arr. Kain, Timothy): Stairway to Heaven. Guitar Trek .
  • Mendelssohn, Felix (arr. Griffiths, David): Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.49 (arr. Clarinet). Ensemble Liaison . 3rd movement Scherzo
  • Marquez, Arturo: Conga del fuego nuevo. Simon Bolivar Symphony Orch of Venezuela/Gustavo Dudamel.
  • Planquette, Robert: Sambre et Meuse. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.

  • 15th October

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  • Suppe, Franz von: Overture, The Beautiful Galatea. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Massenet, Jules: Don Quichotte: Lorsque le temps d'amour…Ne pensons qu'au plaisir d'aimer. Christophe Grapperon, bar., Jean Zvellereiter, gtr., Jean-Christophe Keck, ten., Magdalena Kozena, m-sop. Mahler CO/Marc Minkowski.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Alhambra Prelude. Daniel Ligorio Ferrandiz, pno. Castile and Leon SO/Max Bragado Darman.
  • Loewe, Frederick: My Fair Lady: The Rain in Spain. Richard Hayman and His Orch/Richard Hayman.
  • Alkan, Charles Valentin: Aesop's Feast, Op.39/12. Marc-Andre Hamelin, pno.
  • Pleyel, Ignace: Concerto in C, B106. Emmanuel Pahud, fte. Basel CO/Giovanni Antonini.
  • Skubiszewski, Cezary: Monsieur Mayonnaise, soundtrack. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Fibich, Zdenek: Studies of Paintings, Op.56. Radoslav Kvapil, pno.
  • William, Fadhili (arr. Waltzing, Gast): Malaika. Angelique Kidjo, voc. Luxembourg PO/Gast Waltzing.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Miss Potter. Unnamed Orch/Benjamin Wallfisch.

  • 14th October

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  • Schubert: Der Spiegelritter: Overture
  • Ravel: the peacock, Sophie Kartnauser, soprano, Eugene Asti piano
  • Gershwin: How long has this been going on: John bon Jovi, Larry Adler, mouthorgan
  • Satie, Erik: Trois Gnossiennes. Stephen McIntyre, pno.
  • Mozart: Aura che interno spiri, Rolando Villazon, LSO, Antonio Pappano
  • Ysaye: Legende Norvegienne, Mac Bouchkov, niolin, Georgiy Dubko, piano
  • Anon Message from the man in the Moon, Josphine Baker
  • Tartini: Didone abbandonata Allegro:T he Locatelli Trio

  • 13th October

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  • Smyth, Ethel: Overture: The Boatswain's Mate. BBC NO of Wales/Rumon Gamba.
  • Grainger, Percy: Brigg Fair. James Gilchrist, ten. Polyphony/Stephen Layton.
  • Bruch, Max: Scottish Fantasy, Op.46. Nicola Benedetti, vln. BBC Scottish SO/Rory MacDonald.
  • Strauss R: Four Last Songs. Anna Netrebko, sop. Staatskapelle Berlin/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Walton, Sir William: Crown Imperial. Heidelberg SO/Christopher Kopke.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Piano Sonata in E, Op.6. Murray Perahia, pno.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Bassoon Concerto in F, Op.75. Milan Turkovic, bsn. Bamberg SO/Hans-Martin Schneidt.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Iolanthe: Love unrequited/When you're lying awake. John Reed, bar. New SO/Isidore Godfrey.
  • Ketelbey, Albert: In a Persian Market. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Simon, Paul: Scarborough Fair. Ian Bostridge, ten., Lesley Garrett, sop.

  • 12th October

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  • Various: Claude Monet: Music of His Time. Various/ Various.
  • Messager, Andre: J'ai deux amants fr: L'amour Masque. Barbara Hendricks, sop. Philharmonia Orch/Lawrence Foster.
  • Romberg, Sigmund: New Moon: Lover Come Back to Me. Barbara Hendricks, sop., Gino Quilico, bar. Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orch/Lawrence Foster.
  • Traditional (arr. Williams, John (Aus.)): Romance. John Williams, gtr. Unnamed Orch/William Goodchild.
  • Cardillo, Salvatore: Core 'ngrato. Giuseppe di Stefano, ten.
  • Leoncavallo, Ruggero: Mattinata. Aureliano Pertile, ten.
  • Strauss R (arr. Grainger, Percy): Fantasy on the Final Love Duet, Rosenkavalier. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • Lanchbery, John: Finale from Tales of Beatrix Potter. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/John Lanchbery.
  • Allworth, Robert: Indian Summer. Betty Beath, pno.
  • Scotto, Vincent: La Petite Tonkinoise. Josephine Baker, voc.
  • Svendsen, Johan: Romance in G, Op. 26. London Salon Ensemble .
  • Strauss Jnr: Annen-Polka, Op.117. Polish State PO/Johannes Wildner.

  • 11th October

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  • Bach JC: Zanaida, overture. The Hanover Band/Anthony Halstead.
  • Horner, James (arr. Edwards, Richard): My Heart Will Go On. Jane Rutter, fte., Richard Edwards, kybd. Melbourne SO .
  • Koehne, Graeme: Capriccio. Clemens Leske, pno. Adelaide SO/Janos Furst. 3rd movement
  • Bizet, Georges (arr. Fleury, JP):Carmen: Toreador's Song. Sally Maer, vlc. Tasmanian SO/Andrew Greene.
  • Zeira, Mordechai : Layla Layla. Bridget Kibbey, harp, Chico Pinheiro, gtr., Ira Coleman, double-bass, Placido Domingo, ten., Vincent Segal, vlc.
  • Copland, Aaron (arr. Kain, Timothy): Hoe-down from Rodeo. Guitar Trek .
  • Grieg, Edvard: Wedding day at Troldhaugen, Op.65/6. Gerard Willems, pno.
  • Antheil, George: Hot-Time Dance. BBC PO/John Storgards.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 49 in F minor, Hob.I:49 - La Passione. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti. 2nd movement
  • Bruch, Max: Eight pieces, Op.83. Amici Ensemble . 8th piece
  • Rota, Nino: Love theme, from Romeo and Juliet. Roger Woodward, pno.


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