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15th January

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  • Suppe: Die Frau Meisterin (The Mistress). Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Donizetti: La Favorita: Favorita del re!...Spirto gentil. Joseph Calleja, ten., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Carlo Rizzi.
  • Offenbach: La belle Helene: Au mont Ida trois deesses. Joseph Calleja, ten., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Carlo Rizzi.
  • Liadov: Polonaise in D, Op.55. Slovak PO/Stephen Gunzenhauser.
  • Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No.2. Ulster Orch/Yan Pascal Tortelier.
  • De Curtis: Carmela. Beniamino Gigli, ten.
  • Weber: Overture: Turandot (piano). Alexander Paley, pno., Brian Zeger, pno.
  • Lehar: The Merry Widow: Vilja. Lucia Popp, sop., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Gliere: Harp Concerto in E flat, Op.74. Alice Giles, harp, Adelaide SO/David Porcelijn.
  • : Tout Est Permis Quand On Reve. Henri Garat, voc., Liliane Harvey, voc.
  • Strauss Jnr: Do you know me? Waltz, Op.381. CSSR State PO/Oliver Dohnanyi.

  • 14th January

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  • Glazunov: Raymonda, Op.57, Entrance to Scene 2, Act 1. USSR Academic SO/Evgeny Svetlanov.
  • Doppler (arr. Keinanen): Duettino americain, Op.37. Patrick Gallois, fte., Kazunori Seo, fte., Sinfonia Finlandia.
  • Contreras: Euclidica (Tonada acuecada). Jose Antonio Escobar, gtr.
  • Vivaldi: Oboe concerto in F, RV455. Pierre Pierlot, oboe, I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone. 1st movement
  • Kern: The Way You Look Tonight. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Guy Noble.
  • Tailleferre: Jeux de plein air. Aura Go, pno., Tomoe Kawabata, pno.
  • Eilenberg: Serenade des Mandolines. London Salon Ensemble.
  • Widor (arr. Egler): Suite for flute & piano, Op.34 (arr. Organ). Brighid Mantelli, fte., de Rosso. Frank, org. Scherzo
  • Murphy: Spinning Top. Benaud Trio.
  • Brahms (arr. Oguey): Wiegenlied, Op.49/4 (Lullaby) arr. cor anglais. Alexandre Oguey, cor ang., Neal Peres da Costa, pno.
  • Brahms (arr. Charrosin): Hungarian Dances Selection. London Salon Ensemble.

  • 11th January

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Purcell: Abdelazar: Overture. Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Ronald Thomas.
  • Horneman: Aladdin - Ballet Music from Act 3. Aalborg SO/Owain Arwel Hughes.
  • Lully: Laudate pueri Dominum (Psalm 112). Le Concert Spirituel/Herve Niquet.
  • Bacarisse: Concertino for guitar and orchestra in A minor, Op.72. Narciso Yepes, gtr., Spanish RTO/Odon Alonso.
  • Joplin: A Breeze from Alabama. William Albright, pno.
  • Addinsell: Goodbye Mr Chips, theme. BBC Concert Orch/Kenneth Alwyn.
  • Bernstein: America from West Side Story.
  • Mozart L: Cassation in G, 'Toy Symphony'. Toronto CO/Kevin Mallon.
  • Waller: (What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue. Mike Nock, pno., Roger Manins, sax.

  • 10th January

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  • Gay (arr. Bonynge): My heart was so free & Oh were I laid on Greenland's coast fr Beggar's Opera. James Morris, bass, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop., National PO, London Opera Chorus/Richard Bonynge.
  • Godard: Village Wedding - Impressions of the Country. I Salonisti.
  • Schumann: 2nd of Three Romances, Op.94 (oboe and piano). Anthony Halliday, pno., Gianfranco Bortolato, oboe.
  • Schubert: Im Fruhling, D882. David Greco, bar., Michael Curtain, pno.
  • Tartini: Finale fr Violin sonata in G minor 'The Devil's Trill'. Josephine Vains, vlc., Jacqueline Ogeil, fortepiano, Davide Monti, vln.
  • Narita: Hamabe no uta. Mischa Maisky, vlc., Daria Hovora, pno.
  • Romberg: Up in Central Park: Close as Pages in a Book. Beverley Sills, sop., Sherrill Milnes, bar., New York City Opera Orch/Julius Rudel.
  • Dvorak: 1st 2 movts (Andante con moto & Allegro) fr American Suite in A, Op.98, B.184. Stefan Veselka, pno.
  • Alabiev: Salaviei (Le rossignol). Natalie Dessay, sop., Berlin PO/Michael Schonwandt.
  • Prokofiev: Tale of the Stone Flower, Op.118: Waltz. Martha Argerich, pno., Mischa Maisky, vlc.
  • Piazzolla (arr. Assad): Ausencias. Sergio Assad, gtr., Odair Assad, gtr., Nadja Salerno-Sonnenbergn, vln.
  • Traditional: Walk, My Beloved. Nicola Benedetti, vln., Phil Cunningham, accordeon, Tony Byrne, gtr., Ewen Vernal, db., Julie Fowlis, vocals, Eamon Doorley, bouzouki.

  • 9th January

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  • Mozart: Overture - Abduction from the Seraglio. Bart van Oort, pno.
  • Gould: First movement from Latin American Symphonette. Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel.
  • Piaf: Hymne a l'amour. Amir Farid, pno., Siobhan Stagg, sop.
  • Faure (arr. Doecke): Pavane, Op.50. Inventi Ensemble.
  • Lalo: Norwegian Rhapsody. Royal PO/Yondani Butt.
  • Wagner R: from Tannhauser. Placido Domingo, ten., Andreas Schmidt, bass, Barbara Bonney, sop., Agnes Baltsa, m-sop., Kurt Rydl, bass, Matti Salminen, bass, Cheryl Studer, sop., William Pell, ten., Clemens Bieber, ten., Oskar Hillebrandt, bass, Philharmonia Orch, Royal Opera House Chorus/Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Barber: Platoon: Adagio for strings, Op.11. Melbourne SO/Jorge Mester.
  • Gershwin: They Can't Take that Away From Me. Billie Holiday, voc., Harry 'Sweets' Edison, tpt., Barney Kessel, gtr., Red Mitchell, db., Ben Webster, sax., Larry Bunker, drums.
  • Debussy: Preludes - Book 1, Delphic Dances. Jorge Bolet, pno.

  • 8th January

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  • Strauss Jnr: Music from the ballet Cinderella, Prelude to Act lll. Slovak RSO/Michael Dittrich.
  • Joplin (arr. Sexton): The Easy Winners. Tea Rose Duo.
  • Strauss Jnr: Ritter Pasman - Csardas. Vienna PO/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Kalman: The Little Dutch Girl: O Thou Lovely Time. Marilyn Hill Smith, sop., Chandos Concert Orch/Stuart Barry.
  • Kalman: Empress Josephine: My Dream, My Dream. Marilyn Hill Smith, sop., Chandos Concert Orch/Stuart Barry.
  • Faure: Pavane, Op.50. Sydney SO/Matthias Bamert.
  • Delibes (arr. Dohnanyi): Naila waltzes. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Morricone: The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe. Hayley Westenra, sop., Studio Orch/Ennio Morricone.
  • Traditional: Midnight in Moscow. Rudolf Belov, domra, Osipov State Russian Folk Orch/Vitaly Gnutov.
  • : Le bateau des iles. Tino Rossi, voc., Marcel Cariven Orch.
  • Strauss Jnr: Banisher of Gloom, Op.247. CSSR State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 7th January

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  • Joseph Martin Kraus: Pantomime in D (VB 37). Swedish CO/Petter Sundkvist.
  • Sibelius: Four Pieces, Op.78. Ian Munro, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc. Romance
  • Modugno (arr. Mancini): Volare. Luciano Pavarotti, ten., Bologna Theatre Orch, Bologna Theatre Chorus/Henry Mancini.
  • Figueredo: Los Caujaritos. John Williams, gtr.
  • Bizet (arr. Fernie): Carmen Suite. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs. Aragonaise, Habanera
  • Rubinstein: Valse-caprice in E flat. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Lumbye: Pegasus Galop. Odense SO/Peter Guth.
  • Nielsen: String Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op.13, FS4. The Young Danish String Quartet. 2nd movement Andante Amoroso
  • Boris Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1. Volgograd PO/Edward Serov. 2nd movement Allegro Mercato
  • Stanford: Three Intermezzi, Op.13. Benjamin Frith, pno., Robert Plane, cl. 3rd movement Allegro Scherzando
  • Addison: Reach for the Sky. BBC Concert Orch/Rumon Gamba.

  • 4th January

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Bizet: Carmen. Mirella Freni, sop., Jessye Norman, sop., Simon Estes, bass, Neil Shicoff, ten., Jean-Phil Courtis, bass-baritone, Gerard Garino, ten., Jean Rigby, m-sop., Francois Le Roux, bar., Ghylaine Raphanel, sop., Nicolas Rivenq, ten., Radio France Chorus, NO of France /Seiji Ozawa.
  • Verdi: Aida: Ballet Music. National SO of Ireland/Rico Saccani.
  • Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 1 in D, Op. 47. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
  • Paganini: Moto perpetuo in C. Op.11. Louis Persinger, pno., Ruggiero Ricci, vln.
  • Gounod: Cinq Mars: Nuit resplendissante. Elizabeth Whitehouse, sop., Orch Victoria/Richard Bonynge.
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto No.25 in C, K.503. Leon Fleisher, pno., Cleveland Orch/George Szell.
  • Ibert: Flute Concerto. Susan Milan, fte., City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox.
  • Westlake: Stepfather of the Bride: To Have and to Hold. Virtual Orch.
  • Layton (arr. Freedman): After You've Gone. Wynton Marsalis, tpt., Jazz Ensemble, Studio Orch/Robert Freedman.

  • 3rd January

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  • Pergolesi: Opening of Flute Concerto in G, Cxxi:71. Masahiro Arita, fte., Tokyo Bach-Mozart Ensemble.
  • Johann Adolph Hasse: Artaserse: Pallido il sole. Andreas Scholl, alto., OAE/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Gluck (arr. Kreisler): Orfeo ed Euridice: Melodie. Isaac Stern, vln., Franz Liszt CO.
  • Janacek: Finale fr Pohadka (Fairy-tale) for Cello and Piano. Anna Carson, pno., Blair Harris, vlc.
  • Tchaikovsky (arr. Inventi Ensemble): Swan Lake Suite, Op.20a. Inventi Ensemble.
  • Donizetti: Notturno fr Don Pasquale. Barbara Hendricks, sop., Luca Canonici, ten., Lyon Opera Orch/Gabriele Ferro.
  • Albeniz: Tango and Chopin: Minute Waltz fr Three Borge Favorites. Victor Borge.
  • Brumby: Bassoon Concerto: Slow Movement. Paul Blackman, bsn., Adelaide SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Howard Shore: Misty Mountains & The Journey Begins fr The Hobbit. Richard Armitage & the Dwarf Cast. Studio Orch/Howard Shore.
  • Hanssen: Valdres-March. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Jean Cras: Openng of Quintet for Harp, Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello. Inventi Ensemble.
  • Loewe: Where are the simple joys fr Camelot. Julie Andrews, voc., Unnamed Orch/ Unnamed Conductor.

  • 2nd January

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  • Rossini: Otello, Overture. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Whitacre: "Light Bride" from Five Hebrew Love Songs. Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Vox Ensemble, Synergy Percussion, Acacia Quartet/Eric Whitacre.
  • Handel: Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Ligeti: Four Wedding Dances. Rosemary Hardy, sop., Eva Wedin, sop., Malena Ernman, m-sop. Pierre-Laurent Aimard, pno.
  • Elgar: Chanson de Nuit, Op.15/1. London Salon Ensemble.
  • Beethoven (arr. Emerson): Joyful, Joyful. Australian Girls Choir/Kylie Lee-Archer.
  • Grainger, Ella: The Bigelow march. Martin Jones, pno.
  • Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Farewell Rome. Joyce Di Donato, m-sop., Le Concert d'Astree/Emmanuelle Haim.
  • Brixi: Fugue in G minor. Stefan Johannes Bleicher, org.
  • German: Henry VIII: Three Dances. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Marais: Alcyone: Marche. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.