A variety of popular classics to brighten your lunchtime.

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21st January

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  • Glinka, Mikhail: Overture - Ruslan & Lyudmila. USSR RSO/Vladimir Fedoseyev.
  • Borodin, Alexander: In the Steppes of Central Asia. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Hess, Nigel: Ladies in Lavender: Main Theme. Nicola Benedetti, vln. Bournemouth SO/Kirill Karabits.
  • Koehne, Graeme: Tivoli Dances: Galop. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Bartered Bride - Polka. Minneapolis SO/Antal Dorati.
  • Burrows, Don (arr. Lee, Julian): Anything Can Happen. Don Burrows, cl., George Golla, gtr., Julian Lee, pno. Don Burrows Quintet, Studio Orch .
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Andante and Rondo Capriccioso in E, Op.14. Lydia Artymiw, pno.
  • Lanner, Joseph: Die schonbrunner waltz, Op.200. Vienna PO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Rodgers, Richard: Carousel: Carousel waltz. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.

  • 20th January

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  • Rossini, Gioachino: Il Signor Bruschino, Overture. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Byrd, William: Motet: Ave verum corpus. Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Orpheus in the Underworld: Can-Can. Adelaide SO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Borodin, Alexander: String Quartet No.2 in D. Borodin String Quartet .
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Iolanthe: When Britain Really Ruled the Waves. Dennis Dowling, bar. Sadlers' Wells Chorus, Sadlers' Wells Orch/Alexander Faris.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21. Emanuel Ax, pno. Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Rinaldo: Lascia ch'io pianga. Renee Fleming, sop. Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Harry Bicket.
  • Allworth, Robert: Last of the summer wine. Sydney Mandolins/Adrian Hooper.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Finlandia, Op.26. Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Cello concerto in B minor, RV424. Christophe Coin, vlc. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.

  • 19th January

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  • Delibes, Leo (arr. Almeida, Antonio de): Coppelia - Act 1. Lyon Opera Orch/Kent Nagano.
  • Rubinstein, Anton: Dances des fiancées de Cachemir from Feramors. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Delibes, Leo: Sylvia - Pas de deux, Act 3. Yehudi Menuhin, vln. Philharmonia Orch/Robert Irving.
  • Bizet, Georges: Agnus Dei. Roberto Alagna, ten. City of Toulouse Choir, City of Toulouse Orch, Petits Chanteurs a la Croix Potencee/Michel Plasson.
  • Bizet, Georges: Romance without words. Setrak, pno.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: La traviata: Parigi o cara. Ileana Cotrubas, sop., Placido Domingo, ten. Bavarian State Orch/Carlos Kleiber.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Dance of the Tumblers, arr. Two pianos. Anthony Paratore, pno., Joseph Paratore, pno.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: La traviata: Brindisi. Inessa Galante, sop.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48, waltz. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Millocker, Karl: Die Dubarry: Ich schenk mein Herz. Lucia Popp, sop. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Ulmer, Georges: Pigalle. Georges Ulmer, voc. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Satie, Erik (arr. Kain, Timothy): Je te veux. Guitar Trek .
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Mazurka. Benjamin Frith, pno., Marat Bisengaliev, vln.

  • 18th January

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  • Porter, Cole: Kiss Me Kate - Overture. London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Violin Concerto in G minor, RV331. Giuliano Carmignola, vln. Venice Baroque Orch/Andrea Marcon.
  • Lloyd Webber WS: On Frensham Pond. James Cryer, pno., John Bradbury, cl.
  • Paganini, Nicolo: Caprice in A minor, Op.1/24. Matthew Fagan, gtr.
  • Glanville-Hicks, Peggy: Gymnopedie III. Sydney SO/Myer Fredman.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Impromptus Nos 1-6. Pierre-Alain Volondat, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Romance No.1 in G, Op.40. Thomas Zehetmair, vln. German Chamber Philharmonic/Thomas Zehetmair.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor (arr. Penaforte, Raimundo):Bachianas Brasileiras No.5: Aria. Eroica Trio .
  • Bishop, Sir Henry: Lo, Here the Gentle Lark. Shu-Cheen Yu, sop. Queensland Orch/Brett Kelly.
  • Sousa, John Philip: The Directorate. Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Elgar Howarth.

  • 15th January

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  • Lully, Jean Baptiste: Airs de trompettes, timbales et hautbois. George Barboteu, horn, Jacques Remy, timp., Maurice Andre, tpt., Maurice Suzan, tbn. Paris Brass Ensemble, RTF Trombone Quartet/Tito Gotti.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia: excerpts. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Mussorgsky, Modest (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolay):Boris Godunov: Clock scene. Boris Christoff, bass, John Lanigan, ten. Paris Conservatoire Orch/Andre Cluytens.
  • Mancini, Henry: Charade. London Festival Chorus, London Festival Orch/Stanley Black.
  • Liadov, Anatol: A Musical Snuffbox, Op.32. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Lane, Burton: Finian's Rainbow : Old devil moon. Unnamed Orch/Ray Charles.
  • Rodgers, Richard: Flower Drum Song: I Enjoy Being a Girl. Pat Suzuki, voc./Salvatore Dell'Isola.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Chindamo, Joe ):Piano Concerto No.21 in C, K467: andante. Daniel Farrugia, perc., Joe Chindamo, pno., Philip Rex, db.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Chindamo, Joe ): Clarinet Concerto in A, K622, adagio. Joe Chindamo, pno.
  • Jobim, Antonio-Carlos: O Grande Amor. Joao Gilberto, gtr., Joao Gilberto, voc., Stan Getz, sax. Jazz Ensemble .

  • 14th January

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  • Strauss Jnr: Overture: Gypsy Baron. Vienna PO/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Raymonda, Op.57, Grande valse and pizzicato. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Burrows, Don (arr. Lee, Julian): Babinda. Don Burrows, cl., George Golla, gtr., Julian Lee, pno. Don Burrows Quintet, Studio Orch .
  • Porter, Cole: It's Delovely. Ella Fitzgerald, voc. Buddy Bregman Orch .
  • Arlen, Harold: It's Only a Paper Moon. Ella Fitzgerald, voc. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Waldteufel, Emil: Idylle, waltz Op.209. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in D flat, Op.27/2. Maurizio Pollini, pno.
  • Nielsen, Carl: Maskarade, FS39, Cockerel's Dance. Danish National SO/Thomas Dausgaard.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia - Mazurka. Sydney SO/Christopher Nicholls.
  • Strauss Josef: Aus der ferne polka, Op.270. Vienna PO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Binge, Ronald: Elizabethan serenade. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Sondheim, Stephen: A Little Night Music: Send in the Clowns. Toni Lamond, voc. Tasmanian SO/Guy Noble.

  • 13th January

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  • Walton, Sir William: Portsmouth Point - Overture. BBC NO of Wales/Rumon Gamba.
  • Monteverdi, Claudio: Ave maris stella. Capricorn, New College Choir, Oxford/Edward Higginbottom.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Cello Concerto No.1 in C, Hob.VIIb:1. Emma-Jane Murphy, vlc. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Kelly, Frederick Septimus (arr. Latham, Christopher): The Somme Lament. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Traditional: The Wild Colonial Boy. Peter Dawson, bass-baritone .
  • Albeniz, Isaac: Suite espagnola, Op.47/5: Asturias. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Samson and Delilah: Bacchanale. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Traditional (arr. Hughes, Herbert): She Moved thru' the Fair. Caroline Almonte, pno., Yvonne Kenny, sop.
  • Mascagni, Pietro: L'amico Fritz: Intermezzo. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Marcello, Alessandro: Oboe Concerto in D minor. Kirsten Barry, oboe Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.

  • 12th January

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  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Rigoletto: Prelude. Hungarian State Opera Orch/Pier Giorgio Morandi.
  • Kreisler, Fritz (arr. Wolf, Peter): Sicilienne and rigaudon, in the style of Francois Francoeur. Isaac Stern, vln. Franz Liszt CO .
  • Sorozabal, Pablo: La taberna del puerto: No puede ser. Placido Domingo, ten. Florence May Festival Orch, Rome Opera House Orch/Zubin Mehta.
  • Lehar, Franz: Land of Smiles: You Are My Heart's Delight. Placido Domingo, ten. Florence May Festival Orch, Rome Opera House Orch/Zubin Mehta.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: The Counterplan: Andante. Nicola Benedetti, vln. Bournemouth SO/Kirill Karabits.
  • Herbert, Victor: Orange Blossoms: A kiss in the dark. Beverley Sills, sop. London SO/Andre Kostelanetz.
  • Herbert, Victor: Eileen: Thine alone. Beverley Sills, sop. London SO/Andre Kostelanetz.
  • Strauss Jnr: Gypsy Baron: March. Vienna PO/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Nocturne in F sharp, Op.15/2. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Tales from Vienna Woods. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Chaplin, Charlie (arr. Beckmann, Thomas): A Countess from Hong Kong. Kayoko Matsushita, pno., Thomas Beckman, vlc.
  • Trenet, Charles: Y'a D'la Joie. Charles Trenet, voc.
  • Strauss Jnr: Telegrams waltz, Op.318. Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.

  • 11th January

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: King Stephen, Op.117: Overture. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Cello concerto in B minor, RV424. Pieter Wispelwey, vlc. Florilegium . 1st movement
  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: Water Music, Op. 82. Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orc/Clark Rundell 2nd movement Andantino
  • Puccini, Giacomo: La Boheme: Mi chiamano Mimi. Monserrat Caballe, sop. London PO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp (arr. Williams, John (Aus.)): Bouree alla Polacca. John Williams, gtr.
  • Taneyev, Sergei: Symphony No. 1 in E minor. Novosibirsk Academic SO/Thomas Sanderling 3rd movement Scherzo
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Guia pratico III. Sonia Rubinsky, pno.
  • Bernstein, Leonard: Fancy Free. Nashville SO/Andrew Mogrelia Variation 2 (Three Dance Variations) Waltz
  • Sibelius, Jean: String quartet in A minor, JS 183. Tempera Quartet 3rd movement
  • Kummer, Friedrich August: Cello Duet, Op.22/1. Phoebe Carrai, vlc., Tanya Tomkins, vlc 3rd movement
  • Morricone, Ennio: The Mission. South Brisbane Federal Band .

  • 8th January

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  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: A Flourish for Orchestra, Op.112. BBC PO/Rumon Gamba.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Bacchanale. Berlin PO/Gustavo Dudamel.
  • Dalla, Lucio: Caruso. Luciano Pavarotti, ten. Unnamed Orch .
  • Clancy Brothers Medley. Celtic Thunder .
  • Monaco, James V.: Hannah and Her Sisters, You Made Me Love You. Harry James & His Orch .
  • Traditional: Yiddish Medley. Monsieur Camembert .
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11. Murray Perahia, pno. Israel PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Rozsa, Miklos: Ben Hur: Parade of the Charioteers. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Kern, Jerome: I'm Old-Fashioned. Saxpak/Ted White.
  • Powell, Baden: Deixa. Diego Figueiredo, gtr., Robertinho Silva, drums, Rodolfo Stroeter, bass .
  • Jobim, Antonio-Carlos: Agua de Beber. Astrud Gilberto, voc. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Ben, Jorge: Mas que nada. Tamba Trio .


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