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A variety of popular classics to brighten your lunchtime.

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20th June

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  • Sondheim: Remember? fr A Little Night Music: Original Broadway cast recording.
  • Grieg: Finale (Allegro animato) fr Violin Sonata No.2 in G, Op.13. Duo Chamber Melange.
  • Holst (arr. Tovey): In the Bleak Midwinter. Bramwell Tovey, pno., Melbourne SO/Bramwell Tovey.
  • Bach: 1st (Allegro) fr Oboe concerto in D minor, BWV1059. Diana Doherty, oboe, Ironwood.
  • Schubert (arr. Lee/McGuire): Winterreise: The Hurdy-Gurdy Man. Riley Lee, shakuhachi, Marshall McGuire, harp.
  • Gounod: Serenade. Arleen Auger, sop., Dalton Baldwin, pno.
  • Chaminade: Idylle in E minor, Op. 76/3. Danielle Laval, pno.
  • Chaminade: Fileuse in E, Op. 35/3. Danielle Laval, pno.
  • Wagner R: The Flying Dutchman: Spinning Chorus. Elisabeth Schartel, m-sop., Bayreuth Festival Orch, Bayreuth Festival Chorus/Wilhelm Pitz.
  • Carmichael: Spider Song. Kylie Sparkman, fte., David Laughton, pno.
  • Schumann: 3rd of Fantasy Pieces, Op.73. Paul Dean, cl., Stephen Emmerson, pno.
  • Cui: Cantabile, Op.36/2. Leonid Gorokhov, vlc., Colin Stone, pno.
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein: Sweet Thursday fr Pipe Dream. Helen Traubel, voc., Unnamed Orch/Salvatore Dell'Isola.

  • 19th June

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  • Offenbach, Jacques: Monsieur et Madame Denis: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: (arr. Geldard):Song of India. Brett Baker, tbn. Leyland Band/Howard J. Evans.
  • Bellini, Vincenzo: Vanne, o rosa fortunata. David Vine, pno., Patricia Wright, sop.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Romance in A flat, KAnh205. Simon Lepper, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Shawl, French Polka, Op.343. Slovak RSO/Michael Dittrich.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: String Trio in F, Op.6/4, G92. Lubotsky Trio .
  • Weill, Kurt: The Song of Surabaya Johnny. Robyn Archer, m-sop. London Sinfonietta/Dominic Muldowney.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits. Hans-Dieter Michatz, fte. Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Debussy, Claude: Images, Set 2. Arturo B Michelangeli, pno.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Overture-Suite in D, TWV 55:D19. Andrew Clark, hunting horn, Gavin Edwards, hunting horn English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.

  • 18th June

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  • Wagner R: Lohengrin, Prelude to Act 3 & Bridal Chorus. Eastman Wind Ensemble/Frederick Fennell.
  • Puccini: Tosca - Vissi d'arte. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle. Melbourne SO/Leonard Dommett.
  • Lenoir: Speak to me of love. Richard Tauber, ten., Unnamed Orch/Henry Geehl.
  • Traditional: Black eyes. Richard Tauber, ten., Unnamed Orch/Henry Geehl.
  • Puccini (arr. Lanchbery): Madam Butterfly, ballet music. State Orch of Victoria/John Lanchbery.
  • Moszkowski: Etincelles, Op.36/6. Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Sibelius: Romance, Op.78/2. Joshua Bell, vln., Samuel Sanders, pno.
  • Roig (arr. Silvetti): Yours. Placido Domingo, ten., Miami Symphonic Strings/Bebu Silvetti.
  • Verdi: Aida: Gloria all'Egitto. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Ulmer: Pigalle. Georges Ulmer, Unnamed Ensemble.

  • 17th June

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  • Alan Rawsthorne: Overture - Street Corner. London SO/Nicholas Braithwaite.
  • Celso Machado: Quebra Queixo. Timothy Kain, gtr., David Nuttall, oboe.
  • Mozart: Concerto for Three Pianos in F, K242. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno., Fou Ts'ong, pno., English CO/Daniel Barenboim. 3rd movement
  • David Stanhope: Folksongs for Band, Suite No.1. Elder Conservatorium Wind Ensemble/Robert Hower. Good morning, good morning My Pretty Little Miss
  • Vivaldi: Violin concerto in D, RV230. Paul Wright, vln., Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Austin Phillips: Into the Air. Amir Farid, pno. Toccata
  • Eric Coates: The Man from the Country from The Three Men. London PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op. 66. Trio Wanderer. 4th movement Finale
  • Holdridge: Splash: Love Came For Me. Placido Domingo, ten.
  • Traditional (arr. London Klezmer Quartet): Firn di Mekhutonim Aheym. London Klezmer Quartet.

  • 14th June

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne.
  • Thomas: The Golden Web: Overture. Victoria Opera Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Schubert (arr. Gamley): Ave Maria, D839, Op.52/6. Luciano Pavarotti, ten., National PO/Kurt Herbert Adler.
  • Handel: Alexander's Feast (1st. disc). Felicity Palmer, sop., Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., Stephen Roberts, bass, Concentus Musicus Vienna, Stockholm Bach Choir/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Piazzolla (arr. Halliday): Adios Nonino. Anthony Halliday, pno., Invention in Time.
  • Rachmaninov: Allegro Scherzando from Piano concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18. Tony Fenelon, kybd., Virtual Orch.
  • Westlake: Flying Fish. Saffire.
  • Balada: Concerto Magico for Guitar and Orchestra. Eliot Fisk, gtr., Barcelona Symphony & Catalonia Nat Orch/Jose Serebrier.
  • Ribis: Draeneg. New Art Saxophone Quartet.

  • 13th June

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  • Malcolm Arnold: The Fair Field, Op.110. BBC PO/Rumon Gamba.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann: Oboe concerto in E minor. Heinz Holliger, oboe, Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown. 2nd movement
  • Bach (arr. Evans): Partita in A minor for ( solo flute,) BWV1013 - arr. Harpsichord. Winsome Evans, hpschd. Bouree Angloise
  • Prokofiev (arr. Lindberg): Romeo and Juliet - Suite. Christian Lindberg, tbn., Roland Pontinen, pno.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.39 in E Flat, K.543. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti. 3rd movement Menuetto & Trio
  • Ann Carr-Boyd: Shoalhaven Suite. Ann Carr-Boyd, pno. Willinga Lagoon
  • Prima (arr. Brymer): Sing, Sing, Sing. Polyphonic Voices/Michael Fulcher.
  • Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56. David Howie, pno., Som Howie, cl.
  • Myers (arr. Cordover): The Deer Hunter: Cavatina. Jacob Cordover, gtr.
  • Andrew Boysen: Symphony for Winds and Percussion, No.1. Indiana State University Wind Orch/John Boyd. 3rd movement
  • Hamlisch (arr. Hayman): A Chorus Line. Richard Hayman and His Orch.

  • 12th June

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  • Beethoven: Egmont, Op.84: Overture. London PO/Klaus Tennstedt.
  • Rachmaninov: from Vespers, Op.37. Anna Plotka, alto, Irving Dekterev, ten., Gloriana/Andrew Raiskums.
  • Ponce: from Suite Cubana. Alvaro Cendoya, pno.
  • Dvorak: 3rd movementfrom Symphony No.7 in D minor, Op.70, B141. Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Vierne: one of Trois Improvisations. Christopher Trikilis, org.
  • Smetana: The Brandenburgers in Bohemia, overture & ballet. Czech State PO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Rodgers: Oklahoma!: The Surrey with the Fringe on Top. Nelson Eddy, voc., Portia Nelson, voc., Virginia Haskins, voc., /Lehman Engel.
  • Grainger: English Waltz. Leslie Howard, pno., David Stanhope, pno.
  • Mozart: from Marriage of Figaro. Warwick Fyfe, bass, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar., Peter Coleman-Wright, bar., Taryn Fiebig, sop., Sian Pendry, sop., Kanen Breen, ten., Australian Opera and Ballet Orch, Opera Australia Chorus/Patrick Summers.
  • Gliere: 3rd movement from Horn Concerto in B flat, Op.91. Hermann Baumann, horn, Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Telemann: Overture-Suite in C, TWV 55:C6. Paul Goodwin, oboe, Lorraine Wood, oboe, Sophia McKenna, oboe, Alberto Grazzi, bsn., English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.

  • 11th June

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  • Verdi (arr. Mackerras): The Lady and the Fool Suite. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Donizetti: The Elixir of Love: Quanto e bella, quanto e cara!. Joseph Calleja, ten., Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Puccini: Madam Butterfly: Addio fiorito asil. Joseph Calleja, ten., Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Arnold: Four Scottish Dances, Op.59. Queensland SO/Andrew Penny.
  • Various: Opera arias. Angela Gheorghiu, sop., Turin Theatre Orch, Chorus of Teatro Regio di Torina/John Mauceri.
  • Albeniz (arr. Cordover): Tango. Jacob Cordover, gtr.
  • Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue. Tea Rose Duo.
  • Morricone: The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe and The Falls. Yo-Yo Ma, vlc., Roma Sinfonietta Orch/Ennio Morricone.
  • Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words, Op.85/4. Vladimir Horowitz, pno.
  • Ketelbey: In a Monastery Garden. Peter Dawson, bass-baritone, Unnamed Orch.
  • Various: Tongues of Fire. Victoria Welsh Male Voice Choir.
  • Strauss R: The Love of Danae, Op.83: Orchestral Interlude. Mariinsky Theatre Orch/Valery Gergiev.
  • Scotto: Ecoutez les mandolines. Tino Rossi, voc.
  • Lehar: Count of Luxembourg waltz. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Franz Lehar.

  • 10th June

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  • Frederick Curzon: Finale (March of the Bowmen) fr Robin Hood Suite. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Handel: Lascia ch'io pianga fr Rinaldo. Ileana Cotrubas, sop., La Grande Ecurie and La Chambre du Roy/Jean-Claude Malgoire.
  • Bach: Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV1043, Largo. Richard Tognetti, vln., Helena Rathbone, vln., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Saint-Saens (arr. Terracini): Morceau de concert, Op.94. Benjamin Jacks, horn, Queensland Orch/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Wesley-Smith: Who Killed Cock Robin?: Caterpillar Song. Hartley Newnham, alto., Sydney Chamber Choir/Nicholas Routley.
  • Schubert: Heidenroslein, D257. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Hubert Giesen, pno.
  • Schubert: Two Scherzi, D593. Kenji Fujimura, pno.
  • Schubert: German dance, D783/7, Waltz, D145/6, Sentimental Waltz, D.779/13. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Zi (arr. Yu): Searching for plum-blossom in the snow. Shu-Cheen Yu, sop., Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker.
  • Nielsen: Fantasy piece for clarinet and piano, Op.2: excerpts. Kailen Cresp, oboe.
  • Porter: Make it Another Old-fashioned, Please. Ethel Merman, voc.

  • 7th June

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Suppe: Overture, Tantalus's Torment. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves. London SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Minkus: Don Quixote. Sofia National Opera Orch/Nayden Todorov.
  • Hefti (arr. Williams): Little Darlin'. Tony Buchanon, sax., Vince Jones, voc., Unnamed Orch/Derek Williams.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumble Bee. Pablo Casals, vlc., Blas Net, pno.
  • Miyata: Three Scenes of Late Autumn. Andrew MacGregor, shakuhachi, Haruko Watanabe, koto.
  • Debussy: Preludes - Book 2, Fairies are Exquisite Dancers. Marc-Andre Hamelin, pno.
  • Suppe: Boccaccio: Mia Bella Fiorentina. Werner Krenn, ten., Renata Holm, sop., Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Anton Paulik.
  • Alwyn: Ad Infinitum - A Satire for Orchestra. BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson.
  • Minkus: Don Quixote - Pas de Deux. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • David: A Dream is a wish your heart makes. The Rob Mounsey Orch.