A variety of popular classics to brighten your lunchtime.

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


14th April

Show Playlist
  • Smyth, Ethel: Overture: The Boatswain's Mate. BBC NO of Wales/Rumon Gamba.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Nabucco: Va pensiero. Queensland Opera Chorus, Queensland Orch/Johannes Fritzsch.
  • Kreisler, Fritz: Caprice Viennois, Op.2. Piers Lane, pno., Tasmin Little, vln.
  • Scarlatti A: Seven Arias with Trumpet Solo. No. 1: Let the trumpet sound. Kathleen Battle, sop., Wynton Marsalis, tpt. Orch of St Luke's/John Nelson.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Carnival of the Animals: The Swan. Jascha Silberstein, vlc., Marie Goossens, harp London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Copland, Aaron: Fanfare for the Common Man. West Australian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.15 in D, Op.28, 'Pastorale'. Daniel Barenboim, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Don Giovanni: Catalogue Aria. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone Metropolitan Opera Orch/James Levine.
  • Purcell, Henry: Martial Air. Douglas Lawrence, org.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Ma Vlast: Vltava (The Moldau). Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.

  • 13th April

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  • Lehar, Franz: Count of Luxembourg waltz-intermezzo. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Franz Lehar.
  • Glanzberg, Norbert: Padam, Padam. Becky Fox, voc. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail: Caucasian Sketches, Suite No.1, Op.10. Ukraine National SO/Arthur Fagen.
  • Strauss R: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op.60 - Intermezzo. Sydney Little SO/Walter Susskind.
  • Puccini, Giacomo: Tosca: Recondita armonia. Joseph Calleja, ten. Swiss Romande Orch/Marco Armiliato.
  • Coward, Noel: Private Lives: Some day I'll find you. June Bronhill, sop. Brian Fahey Orch/Brian Fahey.
  • Anonymous: Czardas. Tea Time Ensemble .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Fantasia in D minor, K.397. Angela Vicum, pno.
  • Goldmark, Karl: Rustic Wedding, Op.26. National SO of Ireland/Stephen Gunzenhauser.
  • Dostal, Nico: Clivia: Ich bin verliebt. Anneliese Rothenberger, sop. Bavarian SO/Carl Michalski.
  • On Me Suit. Mistinguett, voc., Jean Gabin, voc.
  • Strauss Jnr: Ever more cheerful, waltz in Landler style, Op.235. Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.

  • 12th April

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  • Coates, Eric: Three Elizabeths Suite. East of England Orch/Malcolm Nabarro.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 cellos in G minor, RV531. Jonathan Manson, vlc., Yo-Yo Ma, vlc. Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23. Hoang Pham, pno. Heidelberg SO/Christopher Kopke.
  • Falla, Manuel de: La Vida Breve: Spanish dance No.1. Mexico City PO/Enrique Batiz.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Rusalka: Song to the Moon. Lucia Popp, sop. Munich Radio Orch/Stefan Soltesz.
  • Liszt, Franz: Five Hungarian Folksongs. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Traditional: (arr. Krupinski):Mazurka from Polish Wedding. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: String Quintet in C minor, Op.104. Clive Howard, vla., Maya Iwabuchi, vln., Philippe Honore, vln., Rachel Roberts, vla., Sally Pendlebury, vlc.
  • Sor, Fernando: La Romanesca. Judith Hall, fte., Tim Walker, gtr.
  • Anonymous (arr. Von Bremen, Alexander Meyer): Petite Fleur. Tea Time Ensemble .
  • Sharman, Paul: Win the World. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.

  • 9th April

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  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: HMS Pinafore Overture. New Sadlers Wells Opera Orch/Simon Phipps.
  • Grieg, Edvard (arr. Answerth, Graham): Anitra's Dance. Marimba Belles .
  • Schubert, Franz: Mille cherubini in coro. Luciano Pavarotti, ten. National PO, Wandsworth Boys' Choir/Kurt Herbert Adler.
  • Williams, John: Schindler's List, Main Title. Alexander Kerr, vln. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Andante appassionato in A minor. Prague Quartet .
  • Janacek, Leos: Concertino for piano & chamber ensemble. Mikhail Rudy, pno. Paris National Opera Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Morricone, Ennio: A Fistful of Dynamite: Main theme. Czech National SO/Stefano Cucci.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Andante in C, K315. Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte. Israel PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • de Paul, Gene: Teach Me Tonight. Don Burrows, cl., James Morrison, brass, Phil Stack, db.
  • de Rose, Peter (arr. Morrison, James): Deep Purple. Harry Morrison, db., James Morrison, brass, Patrick Danso, drums, William Morrison, gtr.

  • 8th April

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  • Moniuszko, Stanislaw: Overture - 'Verbum nobile. Polish National RSO/Grzegorz Fitelberg.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Gentle love, WoO 123. Der KJiuss Op. 128. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Hubert Giesen, pno.
  • Liadov, Anatol: Polonaise in C, Op.49, In Memory of Pushkin. Slovak PO/Stephen Gunzenhauser.
  • Mozart F X: Rondo for flute & piano in E minor. Len Vorster, pno., Masahide Kurita, fte.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille (arr. Wild, Earl): Le Rouet d'Omphale, Op.31. Earl Wild, pno.
  • Penella, Manuel: El gato montes: Hasta cuando?. Carlos Alvarez, bar., Placido Domingo, ten., Veronica Villarroel, sop. Madrid SO/Miguel Roa.
  • Callen, Douglas (arr. Divall, Richard): The Sydney Morning Herald Polka. Orchestra Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • (arr. Flotsam & Jetsam): Grandfather's Clock. John Alexandra, bsn., Malcolm McEachern, bass .
  • Coates, Eric: Three Elizabeths Suite: March 'Queen Elizabeth'. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Adrian Boult.

  • 7th April

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  • Wagner R: Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Overture. London SO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Tallis, Thomas: Sancte Deus. The Parsons Affayre/Warren Trevelyan-Jones.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Waltz from Swan Lake. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Dowland, John: The Battle Galliard. Edin Karamazov, lute .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: St. John Passion, BWV245. Colin Baldy, bass, Eamonn Dougan, bass, James Bowman, alto., James Gilchrist, ten., Joe Littlewood, sop., John Bernays, bass, Matthew Beale, ten. Collegium Novum, New College Choir, Oxford/Edward Higginbottom.
  • Satie, Erik: Gymnopedie No.1. Stephanie McCallum, pno.
  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in A, Wq.172. Li-Wei Qin, vlc. Melbourne CO/Michael Dahlenburg.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Linden Lea. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Thomas Allen, bar.
  • Carmichael, Hoagy (arr. Lyall, Graeme): Skylark. Barry Tuckwell, horn, Graeme Lyall, sax., Tony Gould, pno. Rhythm Section, Tasmanian SO/Graeme Lyall.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Marriage of Figaro. Alejandro Ramirez, ten., Ann Murray, m-sop., Ernesto Gavazzi, ten., Franco De Grandis, bass, Jorma Hynninen, bass, Kathleen Battle, sop., Kurt Rydl, bass, Margaret Price, sop., Mariana Nicolesco, sop., Patrizia Pace, sop., Thomas Allen, bar. Vienna PO, Vienna State Opera Chorus/Riccardo Muti.

  • 6th April

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  • Straus O: All around love: Overture. Budapest Strauss SO/Alfred Walter.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Elegiac Melodies, Op.34. Ian Munro, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Samson and Delilah: Bacchanale. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Pavlova, Alla: Symphony No. 3. Russian Philharmonia Orch/Alexander Vedernikov.
  • Novello, Ivor: Perchance to dream: We'll gather Lilacs. Marilyn Hill Smith, sop. Chandos Concert Orch/Stuart Barry.
  • Moszkowski, Moritz: Etincelles, Op.36/6. Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Eine Nacht in Venedig: Lagunen-Walzer. Werner Krenn, ten. Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Anton Paulik.
  • Kalman, Emmerich: The Circus Princess: Two Fairy-Tale Eyes. Werner Krenn, ten. Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Anton Paulik.
  • Grainger, Percy: Molly on the Shore. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Louiguy, Marcel: La Vie en Rose. Edith Piaf, voc. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Strauss Josef: Flick-Flock Quadrille, Op.187. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 5th April

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - Abduction from the Seraglio. Philharmonia Orch/Otto Klemperer.
  • Albinoni, Tomaso: Oboe concerto in D, Op.7/6. John Anderson, oboe Philharmonia Orch/Simon Wright.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Cello Sonata No.2 in F, Op.99. Peter Wallfisch, pno., Raphael Wallfisch, vlc.
  • Curzon, Frederic: Capricante: Spanish Caprice. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Offenbach, Jacques (arr. Gamley, Douglas): Vous aimez le danger Ah! que j'aime les militaire. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop. Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Swiss Romande Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.3 in C, Op.2/3. Wilhelm Kempff, pno.
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail: Caucasian Sketches, Suite No.2, Op.42 - Iveria. Sydney SO/Christopher Lyndon-Gee.
  • Strauss R: Introduction theme & variations in E Flat for Horn & Piano. Barry Tuckwell, horn, Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Sainte Marie, Buffy: Up where we belong. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Chaplin, Charlie: Park Avenue Waltz. Johannes Cernota, pno., Thomas Beckman, vlc.

  • 2nd April

    Show Playlist
  • Mascagni, Pietro: Cavalleria Rusticana. Agnes Baltsa, m-sop., Juan Pons, bar., Placido Domingo, ten., Vera Baniewicz, contr. Philharmonia Orch, Royal Opera House Chorus/Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Palestrina, G. P. da: Agnus Dei. Choir of Christ Church St Laurence/Colin Sapsford.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Hob.XX:1. Francisco Rojas, spkr. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Swan Lake - Waltz. Adelaide SO/Elyakum Shapirra.
  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Air Vif (Version 2). Rachel Elliott, sop. New Chamber Opera Ensemble/Gary Cooper.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Piano Concerto No.2 in G, Op.44. Dmitry Yablonsky, vlc., Konstantin Scherbakov, pno. Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Skubiszewski, Cezary: Lilian's Story, soundtrack. Ashton-Smith Singers, Victoria PO/Daryl McKenzie.
  • Anonymous (arr. Thompson, Carol): All Through the Night. Carol Thompson, harp .
  • Debussy, Claude: Dances for harp and string orchestra. Nicanor Zabaleta, harp Paul Kuentz CO/Paul Kuentz.
  • Mascagni, Pietro: Cavalleria Rusticana: The Easter Hymn. Brian Stanborough, org., June Bronhill, sop. John McCarthy Singers/John McCarthy.
  • Gombert, Nicolas: Gradual for Easter Day. Henry's Eight/Jonathan Brown.
  • Berlin, Irving: Easter Parade. Fred Astaire, voc., Judy Garland, voc. Unnamed Orch .

  • 1st April

    Show Playlist
  • Quilter, Roger: A Children's Overture, Op.17. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Hely-Hutchinson, Victor: The Owl and the Pussy Cat. The Duck and the Kangaroo. Owen Brannigan, bass Pro Arte Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Gillis, Don: Final movement from Symphony No.5 1/2. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: A Musical Joke, K522: Presto. Vienna Mozart Ensemble/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Sanderson, Wilfred: Devonshire Cream and Cider. Malcolm McEachern, bass Unnamed Orch .
  • Moore, Dudley: Beethoven Parody: And the same to you. Piers Lane, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Joke Polka, Op.72. Slovak RSO/Johannes Wildner.
  • Lehmann, Liza: Two Nonsense Songs from Alice in Wonderland. Catherine Wyn-Rogers, contr., Janice Watson, sop., Neal Davies, bar., Steuart Bedford, pno., Toby Spence, ten.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Final Presto from String Quartet in E Flat, Hob.III:38, Op.33/2, Joke. Casals Quartet .
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Tarantelle in A minor, Op.6. Guy Vanderborght, cl., Marc Grauwels, fte. Belgian Radio and TV Philharmonic Orch/Andre Vandernoot.


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