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19th April

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Rawsthorne: Overture - Street Corner. Pro Arte Orch/Alan Rawsthorne.
  • Verdi: Aida: Dance of the Priestesses. National SO of Ireland/Rico Saccani.
  • Lehar: Count of Luxembourg, highlights. Budapest PO/Janos Sandor.
  • Previn: A Streetcar Named Desire: I want magic!. Renee Fleming, sop., Metropolitan Opera Orch/James Levine.
  • Shostakovich: Polka. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Alsop: A La Fenetre. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Jeremy Alsop, gtr.
  • Joplin: A Breeze from Alabama. William Albright, pno.
  • Sondheim: A Little Night Music: The Night Waltzes. Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri.
  • Posford (arr. Gamley): Balalaika: Cossacks' Song; At the Balalaika. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Gilmour: Ride. 22SQ Saxophone Ensemble.
  • Arlen: Get Happy. Jay Jay Johnson Sextet.

  • 18th April

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  • Coates: The Seven Seas March. Sydney SO/John Lanchbery.
  • Haydn: Sailor's Song. Sir Thomas Allen, bar., Roger Vignoles, pno.
  • Ireland: Sea Fever. Sir Thomas Allen, bar., Roger Vignoles, pno.
  • Beethoven: Rondo fr Horn Sonata in F, Op.17. Richard Runnels, horn, Brachi Tilles, pno.
  • Debussy: Arabesque No.1. Yiyun Gu, pno.
  • Schumann: 1st of Marchenerzahlungen, Op.132. Paul Dean, cl., Lisa Moore, pno., Brett Dean, vla.
  • Respighi: Dance of the Tartar Archers & Khorovod Dance fr The Magic Pot. Slovak RSO/ Adriano.
  • Suppe: Boccaccio: Fiametta's Song. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, sop., Philharmonia Orch/Otto Ackermann.
  • Grainger: Prelude in G. Penelope Thwaites, pno.
  • Grainger: Prelude in C. Penelope Thwaites, pno.
  • Grainger: Gigue. Penelope Thwaites, pno.
  • Donizetti: Nella Fatal di Rimini fr Lucrezia Borgia. Margreta Elkins, m-sop., Australian Opera Chorus, Elizabethan Sydney Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Rozsa: Spellbound, Theme. London Festival Orch, London Festival Chorus/Stanley Black.
  • Tesori: The Speed Test fr Thoroughly Modern Millie. Marc Kudisch, voc., Sutton Foster, voc., Sheryl Lee Ralph, vocals, Harriet Harris, vocals, Francis Jue, vocals, Studio Orch/Michael Rafter.

  • 17th April

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  • Hyde: Happy Occasion Overture. West Australian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Edwards: Marimba Dances, 1st Mvt. Claire Edwardes, perc.
  • Granados: El pelele. Garrick Ohlsson, pno.
  • Hyde: Sea Shell Fantasy - Flute and Piano. Andrew West, pno., Bridget Bolliger, fte.
  • Chopin: Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op.44. Artur Rubinstein, pno.
  • Traditional (arr. Koncz): Dances from Transylvania. Odon Racz, db., Leonid Kavakos, vln., Andreas Ottensamer, cl., Christoph Koncz, vln., Antoine Tamestit, vla., Stephan Koncz, vlc., Oszkar Okros, cimbalom, Predrag Tomic, accordion.
  • Tawadros: Odd Tango. James Crabb, accordion, Joseph Tawadros, oud, James Greening, tbn., Matt McMahon, pno., James Tawadros, perc.
  • Adam: Giselle: Pas de Deux. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Mozart: Babette's Feast, Give me your hand. Isobel Buchanan, sop., John Pringle, bar., Queensland SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Brooker: A Whiter Shade of Pale. Sarah Brightman, sop., Unnamed Orch.
  • Liszt: Der Lindenbaum (Schubert Song Transcription). Jorge Bolet, pno.
  • Berlin (arr. Anderson): Annie Get Your Gun: Medley. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.

  • 16th April

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  • Nielsen: Maskarade, FS39, Overture, Prelude to Act II. South Jutland SO/Niklas Willen.
  • Weill: The Threepenny Opera: Ballad of Mac the Knife. Bertolt Brecht, voc., Theo Mackeben's Jazz Orch.
  • Verdi: Aida: O terra addio. Placido Domingo, ten., Elena Obraztsova, m-sop., Katia Ricciarelli, sop., La Scala Chorus, Milan, La Scala Orch, Milan/Claudio Abbado.
  • Various: Tongues of Fire. Victoria Welsh Male Voice Choir.
  • Lehar: Giuditta: Meine Lippen sie kussen so heiss. Anneliese Rothenberger, sop., Bavarian SO/Carl Michalski.
  • Chopin (arr. Melichar): In mir klingt ein Lied. Anneliese Rothenberger, sop., North West German PO/Werner Schmidt-Boelcke.
  • Debussy: Clair de lune. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56. David Howie, pno., Som Howie, cl.
  • Gounod: Faust: Soldiers Chorus. London SO, Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Richard Bonynge.
  • Traditional (arr. Marschik): Scarborough Fair. Vienna Boys' Choir, Unnamed Orch/Peter Marschik.
  • : C'etait une histoire d'amour. Edith Piaf, voc.
  • Strauss Jnr: Banisher of Gloom, Op.247. CSSR State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 15th April

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  • Johann Christian Bach Artaserse, overture. The Hanover Band/Anthony Halstead.
  • Georg Druschetzky: Concerto for six timpani. Alexander Peter, timp., Dresden Philharmonic CO/Alexander Peter. 3rd movement
  • Carlos Salzedo: Song in the Night. Susann McDonald, harp.
  • Kurt Atterberg: Horn Concerto in A minor, Op.28. Albert Linder, horn, Gothenburg SO/Gerard Oskamp. 3rd movement
  • Vivaldi (arr. Mehta): Four Seasons, Op.8, winter (Allegro con molto). Dennis Parker, vlc., Yale Cellos/Aldo Parisot.
  • Chopin: Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Borodin (arr. Drake): Polovtsian Dance. Jason Waldron, gtr., Unnamed Ensemble.
  • Dvorak: String Quintet in E Flat, Op.97, B.180, 'The American'. Patrick Ireland, vla., Lindsay String Quartet. 2nd movement Allegro Vivo
  • Rabaud: Divertissement on Russian Songs Op.2. Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic /Leif Segerstam Finale Allegro.
  • Paganini: Sonata No.12 in E minor, Op.3/6. Arthur Grumiaux, vln., Istvan Hajdu, pno.

  • 12th April

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Glinka: A Life for the Tsar. Maxim Mikhailov, bass, Natalia Spiller, sop., Yelizaveta Antonova, m-sop., Georgi Nelepp, ten., Alexander Hosson, bass, Ivan Skobtsov, bass, Fyodor Svetlanov, bass, Bolshoi Chorus, Bolshoi Theatre Orch/Alexander Melik-Pashayev.
  • Sibelius: Ballet Scene. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Corelli: Badinerie. Declassified.
  • Franck (arr. Reynolds): Panis Angelicus. Jonathan Antoine, ten., Lyric Strings, London Session Singers/Julian Reynolds.
  • Arnold: Fantasy for clarinet, Op.87. Nash Ensemble.
  • Munro: Children's Concerto. Tian Tian Lan, pno., Monash Academy Orch/Mark Shiell.
  • Jones (arr. Williams): The Colour Purple. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Pittsburgh SO/John Williams.
  • Lemmone: Graceful Dance. David Miller, pno., Paul Curtis, fte.
  • Morricone: Nella Fantasia. Sarah Brightman, sop., Unnamed Orch.
  • Jobim (arr. Ogerman): Meditation. Antonio-Carlos Jobim, pno., George Duvivier, db., Leo Wright, fte., Antonio-Carlos Jobim, gtr., Jimmy Cleveland, tbn., Edson Machado, drums, Unnamed Orch/Claus Ogerman.

  • 11th April

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  • Sieczynski: Vienna City of My Dreams. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Robert Stolz.
  • Beethoven: Scherzo fr Piano Trio No.7 in B flat, Op.97, 'Archduke'. Seraphim Trio.
  • Corelli: Adagio. Otti Veit, vlc., May Clifford, pno.
  • Anonymous (arr. Latitude 37): Chorea Polonica. Latitude 37.
  • Karlowicz: Violin Concerto in A, Op.8: Finale. Wojciech Plawner, vln., Zielona Gora SO/Czeslaw Grabowski.
  • Kreutzer: Finale fr Grand Quintet in C major. Sarah Francis, oboe, Allegri String Quartet.
  • Mendelssohn: Autumn Song, Op.63/4. Cord Garben, pno., Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-sop., Hidenori Komatsu, bar.
  • Mendelssohn: Farewell song of the birds of passage, Op.63/2. Cord Garben, pno., Kurt Moll, bass, Hidenori Komatsu, bar.
  • Liszt (arr. Busoni): Valse à Capriccio sur deux motifs de Lucia et Parisina. Ferruccio Busoni, pno.
  • Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment: Chacun le sait. Elena Xanthoudakis, sop., Northern Sinfonia/Richard Bonynge.
  • Angy Palumbo: Petite Bolero. Alison Stephens, mndln., Craig Ogden, gtr.
  • Julio Sagreras: The Humming Bird (El colibri). Craig Ogden, gtr.
  • Kats-Chernin: 2nd movt fr Piano Trio, 'Spirit and the Maiden'. Streeton Trio.
  • Bernstein: Something's coming fr West Side Story.Larry Kert, voc., New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.

  • 10th April

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  • Bernstein: Candide Overture. Saint Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Faure: Requiem, Op.48, Pie Jesu. Renee Fleming, sop., Royal PO/Andreas Delfs.
  • Soler: Sonata No. 48 in C minor. Gilbert Rowland, hpschd.
  • Beethoven: last movement from Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37. Stephen Kovacevich, pno., BBC SO/Sir Colin Davis.
  • Ellington: It Don't Mean a Thing. Dr John, org., Dr John, voc., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Bach (arr. Grigoryan): Arioso from Cantata No.156. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Adelaide SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Offenbach: Un mari a la port: Valse tyrolienne. Sumi Jo, sop., English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Williams: from Star Wars, episode ll, motion picture score. London SO, London Voices/John Williams.
  • Telemann: Recorder Sonata in C, TWV41:C2. Tripla Concordia.
  • Sor: Six Waltzes. Josep Maria Roger, fortepiano.

  • 9th April

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  • Mozart: Overture - Magic Flute, K620, arr. Two pianos. Anthony Paratore, pno., Joseph Paratore, pno.
  • Prokofiev: Symphony No.1 in D, Op.25 - Classical. Berlin PO/Seiji Ozawa.
  • Bernstein: West Side Story: One hand, one heart. Mark DuBois, ten., Sherri Saunders, sop., Rochester Pops/Erich Kunzel.
  • Sullivan (arr. MacKerras/Duthoit): Pineapple Poll Suite. Eastman Wind Ensemble/Frederick Fennell.
  • Coward: Private Lives: Some day I'll find you. June Bronhill, sop., Brian Fahey Orch/Brian Fahey.
  • Kern: Roberta: Smoke gets in your eyes. June Bronhill, sop., Williams Singers, Cyrin Ornadel Orch/Cyril Ornadel.
  • Puccini: Turandot: Non Piangere Liu!. Jussi Bjoerling, ten., Renata Tebaldi, sop., Giorgio Tozzi, bass, Rome Opera House Orch/Erich Leinsdorf.
  • Poulenc: Les chemins de l'amour. Len Vorster, pno.
  • Puccini: La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta. Sue Goessling, pno., Jane O'Toole, sop.
  • Fibich: Poeme. London Salon Ensemble.
  • Puccini: Madam Butterfly: One Fine Day. David Hickman, tpt., Arizona State University CO/Timothy Russell.
  • Oberfeld: Ne me dis plus tu. Fernandel, voc., Unnamed Ensemble.
  • Millocker: Gasparone, highlights. Budapest PO/Janos Sandor.

  • 8th April

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  • Sullivan: Princess Ida Overture. D'Oyly Carte Opera Orch/John Owen Edwards.
  • Anton Arensky: Concert Valse. Sergei Nakariakov, tpt., Alexander Markovich, pno.
  • Isaac Albeniz (arr. Lagoya): Suite espagnola, Op.47/5: Asturias. Alexandre Lagoya, gtr., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Jane Rutter: Blo. Jane Rutter, fte., David Hirschfelder, kybd., Tom E Lewis, didjeridu.
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 72 in D, Hob.I:72. Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Bela Drahos. 1st movement Allegro
  • Tchaikovsky: Grand sonata in G, Op.37. Barry Douglas, pno. 3rd movement Scherzo
  • Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4. Guildhall String Ensemble/Robert Salter. 1st movement
  • Arriaga: String Quartet No.2 in A. The New Vlach Quartet. 1st movement
  • Prokofiev: Cinderella Suite No.1, Op.107. Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi. Cinderella's Waltz
  • Gershwin: Three preludes. Leigh Harrold, pno., Nick Parnell, perc.
  • Traditional (arr. Vardos): Katusha. Judit Romer, bracsa, Victoria Toth, hammer dulcimer, Vardos.