A variety of popular classics to brighten your lunchtime.

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


28th October

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  • Paisiello, Giovanni: Overture in D from the opera 'Proserpine'. Collegium Philharmonicum CO/Gennaro Cappabianca.
  • Traditional (arr. Buc, Nicholas): Botany Bay. Nicholas Buc, pno. Concordis/Andrew Hunter.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Scheherazade, Op.35. Royal PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Don Giovanni - La ci darem la mano. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, Danielle de Niese, sop. Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Hyde, Miriam: Evening in Cordoba. Miriam Hyde, pno.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Organ Concerto No.13 in F, The Cuckoo and the Nightingale: 2nd mvt. Simon Preston, org. The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Introduction & Tarantelle, Op.43. Piers Lane, pno., Tasmin Little, vln.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Flute concerto in D, RV428, Op.10/3, Il Gardellino. Paul Curtis, fte. Sydney SO/David McBride.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Fidelio: O welche Lust. Siegfried Rudolf Frese, bar., Werner Hollweg, ten. Berlin PO, German Opera Chorus, Berlin/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Burgon, Geoffrey: Brideshead revisited, Theme & Variation III. Adelaide SO/Jose Serebrier.

  • 27th October

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  • Schmidt, Franz: Notre Dame - Interlude. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Lehar, Franz: Paganini: Love, thou Heaven on Earth. Teresa Stratas, sop. Graunke SO/Wolfgang Ebert.
  • Lehar, Franz: Paganini: Love, thou Heaven on Earth. Teresa Stratas, sop. Graunke SO/Wolfgang Ebert.
  • Delibes, Leo: Sylvia - Pas de deux, Act 3. Yehudi Menuhin, vln. Philharmonia Orch/Robert Irving.
  • Gershwin, George: Rhapsody in Blue. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Cilea, Francesco: Adriana Lecouvreur: La dolcissimi effigie. Joseph Calleja, ten. Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Puccini, Giacomo: Madam Butterfly: Addio fiorito asil. Joseph Calleja, ten. Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Eugene Onegin: Waltz, arr. Two pianos. Anthony Paratore, pno., Joseph Paratore, pno.
  • Addinsell, Richard: Ring Around the Moon: Invitation waltz. BBC Concert Orch/Kenneth Alwyn.
  • Puccini, Giacomo: Tosca: Quale occhio al mondo. Mirella Freni, sop., Placido Domingo, ten. Philharmonia Orch/Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Lenoir, Jean: La Villette. Arletty, voc. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Reinhold, Hugo: Impromptu, Op.28/3. Elizabeth Hainen, harp .
  • Strauss Jnr: Festival Quadrille on English Themes, Op.341. Polish State PO/Johannes Wildner.

  • 26th October

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Overture - The Impresario. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Handel, George Frederic (arr. Brennan, J.): Water Music - excerpts. Anthony Halliday, org., Joel Brennan, tpt., Mark Fitzpatrick, tpt., Yoram Levy, tpt.
  • Easton, Michael: Cocktail Suite; Whisky Sour Waltz, Martini Melody, Schneider Cup Charleston, Michael Easton & Len Vorster [pnos]
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Andante in C, K315. Len Vorster, pno., Masahide Kurita, fte.
  • Gershwin, George: Delicious, New York Rhapsody, Wayne Marshall [pno], Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Pas de Deux. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Reinhardt, Django: Minor Swing. Django Reinhardt, gtr. Quintet of the Hot Club de France .
  • Bortniansky, Dmitry: The Cherubic Hymn. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Paul Hillier.

  • 23rd October

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  • Pacini, Giovanni: Adelaide e Comingio: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/David Parry.
  • Debussy, Claude (arr. Ravel, Maurice): Danse. Lausanne CO/Alberto Zedda.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Driving Miss Daisy: Song to the Moon. Yvonne Kenny, sop. Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18. Jayson Gillham, pno. Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Rodgers, Richard: I Have Dreamed. Yvonne Kenny, sop. Melbourne SO/Guy Noble.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 trumpets in C, RV537. Bernard Soustrot, tpt., Maurice Andre, tpt. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • De Lange, Eddie: Moonglow. Don Burrows, cl., George Golla, gtr., James Morrison, tpt., John Sangster, vibraphone Rhythm Section .

  • 22nd October

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  • Luna, Pablo: El nino judio: Cancion espanola. Teresa Berganza, m-sop. English CO/Enrique Garcia Asensio.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Zapateado, Op.23/1. Helena Bowkun, pno., Ofra Harnoy, vlc.
  • Kreisler, Fritz: Polichinelle serenade. Joshua Bell, vln., Paul Coker, pno.
  • Kreisler, Fritz: Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven. Joshua Bell, vln., Paul Coker, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Sinfonia in F minor, BWV12. Diana Doherty, oboe Ironwood .
  • Krahmer, Ernst: Hungarian Rondeau. Op. 28. Genevieve Lacey, rec., Karin Schaupp, gtr.
  • Kosma, Joseph (arr. Walker, Daniel): Autumn Leaves. Ben Van Tienen, pno. Cantillation/Philip Chu.
  • Liszt, Franz: Consolation No. 3 in D Flat. Ronald Farren-Price, pno.
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Genevieve de Brabant: Gendarmes' Duet. Harold Williams, bar., Malcolm McEachern, bass Unnamed Orch .
  • Torelli, Giuseppe: Concerto in D for solo trumpet, strings and continuo. John Wallace, tpt. Philharmonia Orch/Simon Wright.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Siloti, Alexander): Adagio from Toccata, Adagio & Fugue in C, BWV564. Jacqueline du Pre, vlc., Roy Jesson, org.
  • Allen, Ward: Blue Pacific Hornpipe/Springtime Reel. Jennifer Druery, db., Jess Ciampa, perc., Lisa Osmialowski, fte., Sally Maer, vlc., Sally Whitwell, pno., Stephen Lalor, gtr.
  • Styne, Jule: Just in Time from Bells are Ringing. Judy Holliday, voc., Sydney Chaplin, voc.

  • 21st October

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  • Strauss Jnr: Overture: Die Fledermaus. Johann Strauss Ensemble/Russell McGregor.
  • Traditional: Sur le pont d'Avignon. Maurice Andre, tpt. Unnamed Choir, Unnamed Orch .
  • Ravel, Maurice (arr. Fleury, Louis): Pavane for a Dead Princess. Caroline Almonte, pno., Miki Tsunoda, vln.
  • Falla, Manuel de: Ritual Fire Dance. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Magic Flute - Der Vogelfanger bin ich ja. Matthias Goerne, bass Swedish RSO/Manfred Honeck.
  • Debussy, Claude (arr. Rutter, Jane): Clair de lune. Gerard Willems, pno., Jane Rutter, fte.
  • Gershwin, George: Piano Concerto in F. Freddy Kempf, pno. Bergen PO/Andrew Litton.
  • Williams, John (arr. Custer, Calvin):Schindler's List: Theme. Michael Brooks-Reid, vln. Melbourne Youth Orch/Peter Bandy.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Linden Lea. Dame Janet Baker, m-sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Chorale prelude, BWV 645, Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme. Peter Kneeshaw, org.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia - Mazurka. Sydney SO/Christopher Nicholls.

  • 20th October

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  • Khachaturian, Aram: Masquerade Suite: Nocturne & Romance. Alan Smith, vln. Queensland Orch/Jonathan Grieves-Smith.
  • Korngold, Erich: Die tote Stadt: Gluck das mir verblieb. Joan Hammond, sop. Philharmonia Orch/Walter Susskind.
  • Sousa, John Philip: The New York Hippodrome. Royal Artillery Band/Keith Brion.
  • Keats, Horace: My Heart was Wandering in the Sands. Clemens Leske, pno., Jane Parkin, sop.
  • Keats, Horace: Spring Breezes. Clemens Leske, pno., Jane Parkin, sop.
  • Foulds, John: Kashmiri Boat Song. London Salon Ensemble .
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Memories of Bohemia in the Form of Polkas, Op. 12. William Howard, pno.
  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: Four Cornish Dances, Op.91. Queensland SO/Andrew Penny.
  • Yvain, Maurice: My Man (Mon Homme). Mistinguett, voc. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Kreisler, Fritz: Gypsy Caprice. Caroline Goulding, vln., Christopher O'Riley, pno.

  • 19th October

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  • Purcell, Henry: Be welcome then, great sir. James Bowman, alto. Kings Consort Choir, New College Choir, Oxford, The Kings Consort/Robert King.
  • Gruner, Ernie: Over the hills to faraway. Bowlines .
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two), Op.16. Queensland SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Toccata and fugue in D minor, BWV565. Ton Koopman, org.
  • Grainger, Percy: Hill Song No.2. Melbourne SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Cobian, Juan Carlos: Seleccion de Tangos. Alfredo Marcucci, bandoneon Ensemble Piacevole .
  • Guastavino, Carlos: Three cantos populares for violin and guitar. Bohuslav Matousek, vln., Maria Isabel Siewers, gtr.
  • Lutoslawski, Witold: Variations on a Theme of Paganini. Aidan Boase, pno., Gladys Chua, pno.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Allegro in D, JS27. Folke Grasbeck, pno., Jaakko Kuusisto, vln., Marko Ylonen, vlc.
  • Carmichael, John: Trumpet Concerto: Allegro Vivace. Kevin Johnston, tpt. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Anderson, Leroy: Sleigh Ride. Melbourne SO/Paul Mann.

  • 16th October

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  • Glinka, Mikhail: Overture - Ruslan & Lyudmila. English PO .
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Ballet Suite No.1. Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Weill, Kurt: Street Scene: What good would the moon be?. Lesley Garrett, sop. Philharmonia Orch/Ivor Bolton.
  • Solovyov-Sedoy, Vasily: (arr. Stiletto Sisters):Midnight in Moscow. Stiletto Sisters .
  • Pryor, Arthur: The Whistler and his Dog. Jennifer Welch, picc. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Bratton, John W, (arr. Schmid, Adolf): The Teddy Bears' Picnic. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Various: Reverie. Carol Rosenberger, pno.
  • Piazzolla, Astor (arr. Breiner, Peter): Adios Nonino. Razumovsky SO/Peter Breiner.
  • Auric, Georges: Moulin Rouge. Mantovani Orch/ Mantovani.
  • Leoncavallo, Ruggiero: Pagliacci - Si puo?..... Signore! Signori!. Eduard Tumagian, bar. Czechoslovak RSO/Alexander Rahbari.

  • 15th October

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  • Benatzky, Ralph: Im weissen rossl & Die ganze welt ist himmelblau fr The Whitehorse Inn, excerpts. Friedl Loor, m-sop., Hilde Brauner, sop., Karl Terkal, ten., Kurt Equiluz, ten. Vienna Folk Opera Choir, Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Josef Leo Gruber.
  • Crusell, Bernhard Henrik: Finale fr Clarinet Quartet No. 2 in C minor, Op. 4. Thea King, cl. Members of Allegri String Quartet .
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Andante fr Andante and Rondo Ungarese in C minor, Op.35. Karen Geoghegan, bsn. Orch of Opera North/Benjamin Wallfisch.
  • Stanhope, Paul: The Magic Island. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Brahms, Johannes (arr. Berio, Luciano): Finale fr Viola Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.120/1 - orchestral version. Patricia Pollett, vla. Queensland PO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Strauss R: Standchen, Op.17/2. Steve Davislim, ten. State Orch of Victoria/Simone Young.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Impromptu No.5 in F Sharp minor, Op.102. Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Chaminade, Cecile: Automne in D flat, Op. 35/2. Stephen Hough, pno.
  • Traditional: (arr. O'Neill):Spinning Wheel. Hilary O'Neill, celtic harp, Hilary O'Neill, voc.
  • Novacek, Ottokar: Perpetuum Mobile, Op.5/4. Yehudi Menuhin, vln. Paris SO/Pierre Monteux.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Trio sonata for 2 flutes in G, RV80. Cologne Camerata .
  • Porter, Cole: We open in Venice & Were thine that special face fr Kiss Me Kate. Alfred Drake, voc., Harold Lang, voc., Lisa Kirk, voc., Patricia Morison, voc.


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