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A variety of popular classics to brighten your lunchtime.

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14th November

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  • Bach JC: Overture - Adriano in Siria. AAM/Simon Standage.
  • Rachmaninov: Prelude in C sharp minor, Op.3/2. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Obradors (arr. Power): The Bride Is Tiny. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Southern Cross Soloists.
  • Dvorak: 2nd of Five Bagatelles, Op.47, B.79. Isuelt Stephenson, vln., Margaret Baker, vln., Stephen Hughes, vlc., Larrisa Cox, accordion.
  • Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629: Hark! The echoing air. Sara Macliver, sop., Cantillation, Orch of the Antipodes/Antony Walker.
  • Gershwin (arr. Londeix): last movement from from American Stories Suite (arr. Saxophone). Selmer Saxophonic/Milan Turkovic.
  • Mayerl: Ace of spades from the Four aces suite. Andrew Ball, pno., Slovak RSO/Gary Carpenter.
  • McHugh (arr. Carroll): On the Sunny Side of the Street. Judy Garland, voc., David Rose and His Orch.
  • Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op.20. Jascha Heifetz, vln., London SO/Sir John Barbirolli.
  • Howells: Pageantry: King's Herald. London SO/Richard Hickox.
  • Lehar: Girls were made to love and kiss from Paganini. Paul Barritt, vln., Deborah Riedel, sop., Jerry Hadley, ten., Naomi Itami, sop., Lynton Atkinson, ten., Philip Dennis, ten., English CO, London Voices/Richard Bonynge.
  • Chavarria: Fuera, Fuera! Haganles lugar!. James Johnstone, org., Florilegium, Arakaendar Bolivia Choir/Ashley Solomon.

  • 13th November

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  • Strauss Jnr: Overture: The Queen's Lace Handkerchief. Vienna PO/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Traditional (arr. Vardos): Two Guitars. Judit Romer, bracsa, Victoria Toth, hammer dulcimer, Vardos.
  • Morricone (arr. O'Boyle): Cinema Paradiso: Theme. David Hobson, ten., Sinfonia Australis, Cantillation/Guy Noble.
  • Strauss R: Morgen, Op.27/4. Heinrich Schlusnus, bar., Hessian Radio Orch, Frankfurt/Winfried Zillig.
  • Hill: The Moon's Gold Horn. Queensland SO/Wilfred Lehmann.
  • Puccini: Turandot: Non Piangere Liu!. Jose Cura, ten., Philharmonia Orch/Placido Domingo.
  • Puccini: Manon Lescaut - Donna non vidi mai. Jose Cura, ten., Philharmonia Orch/Placido Domingo.
  • Delibes: Pizzicati. Peter Nagy, pno.
  • Rubinstein: Melody in F, Op.3/1. Schwanen Salon Orch/Georg Huber.
  • Massenet: Thais - Meditation. John Georgiadis, vln., London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Kreisler (arr. Wolf): Schon Rosmarin. Isaac Stern, vln., Franz Liszt CO.
  • : Les Roses Blanches. Berthe Sylva, voc.
  • Strauss Jnr: Gifts of Cheerfulness, Op.73. CSSR State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 12th November

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  • Francesco Veracini: Overture No.5 in B flat. Accademia I Filarmonici/Alberto Martini. 1st movement
  • Beorg Druschetzky: Concerto for six timpani. Alexander Peter, timp., Dresden Philharmonic CO/Alexander Peter. 3rd movement Variazone: Allegro
  • Puccini: La Boheme - Che, gelida manina. Luciano Pavarotti, ten., Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Copland: Clarinet Concerto. David Singer, cl., A Far Cry Orch. 3nd movement
  • Bach (arr. Waldron): Cello suite No.1 in G, BWV1007 - Prelude. Jason Waldron, gtr., Unnamed Ensemble.
  • Argov (arr. Yedid): When There is Light in Your Window. Yitzhak Yedid, pno.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36. Columbia SO/Bruno Walter. 3rd movement Scherzo
  • Wranitzky: Trio in C for two oboes and cor anglais. John Abberger, oboe, Marc Schachman, oboe, Lani Spahr, cor ang. 4th movement Rondo
  • Anonymous: Spanish Dance Music: Two Minuets. Marshall McGuire, harp.
  • Lolov: The Tiger. Ibro Lolov Gypsy Orch.

  • 9th November

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Verdi: Aida. Placido Domingo, ten., Leo Nucci, bar., Elena Obraztsova, m-sop., Katia Ricciarelli, sop., La Scala Chorus, Milan, La Scala Orch, Milan/Claudio Abbado.
  • Tausch: Concerto No.1 in B flat for two Clarinets, Op.27. Thea King, cl., Nicholas Bucknall, cl., English CO/Leopold Hager.
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar concerto No.1 in D, Op.99. Kazuhito Yamashita, gtr., London PO/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Higdon: Soliloquy. Dinah Woods, cor ang., Tasmanian SO/Sean O'Boyle.
  • Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March in D, Op.39/1. Royal Albert Hall Orch/Sir Edward Elgar.
  • Gershwin (arr. Vignoles): Blah Blah Blah. Sarah Walker, m-sop., Roger Vignoles, pno.
  • Bizet: Agnus Dei. Luciano Pavarotti, ten., National PO/Kurt Herbert Adler.
  • Leslie-Smith: The Mansell Concerto. Valentina Lisitsa, pno., BBC Concert Orch/Gavin Sutherland.
  • Ansell (arr. Godfrey): Plymouth Hoe. Royal Australian Navy Band/Phillip C. Anderson.
  • Loewe (arr. Martin): Paint Your Wagon: They Call the Wind Maria. Bruce Martin, bass, West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Legrand (arr. Morley): Les parapluies de Cherbourg. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Pittsburgh SO/John Williams.
  • Traditional (arr. O'Turner): Bolero. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Ellington: It Don't Mean a Thing. Cleo Laine, voc., Larry Koonse, gtr., Jazz Ensemble.

  • 8th November

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  • Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: I Zampognari! (Bell chorus). St Cecilia Academy Orch, St Cecilia Academy Chorus/Lamberto Gardelli.
  • Schumann: 1st (lively, not too fast) fr Marchenerzahlungen, Op.132. Paul Dean, cl., Lisa Moore, pno., Brett Dean, vla.
  • Mendelssohn: Finale fr Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25. Andras Schiff, pno., Bavarian RSO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Rubinstein: Melody in F, Op.3/1. Vytautas Sondeckis, vlc., Lithuanian CO/David Geringas.
  • Brahms: Finale (Allegro) fr Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114. Timothy Young, pno., Svetlana Bogosavljevic, vlc., David Griffiths, cl.
  • Kats-Chernin: Memorial Rag. Brett Dean, vla., Alice Evans, vln., Anna McDonald, vln., Peter Morrison, vlc., Gondwana Voices/Lyn Williams.
  • Liszt: Transcendental Studies, No 9: Ricordanza. Gyorgy Cziffra, pno.
  • Kalman: Nimm, Zigeuner fr The Gypsy Princess. Willi Brokmeier, ten., Wolfgang Anheisser, bar., Graunke SO/Willy Mattes.
  • Tawadros: Leunig at Midnight. Joseph Tawadros, oud, Christian McBride, db., Mike Stern, gtr., Matt McMahon, pno., James Tawadros, perc.
  • Williams: Lilly Pilly Leonardo. Sally Whitwell, pno., Gondwana Voices/Lyn Williams.
  • Maury Yeston: New Words fr In the beginning, Mandy Patinkin, voc., Paul Ford, pno.
  • Gershwin: Clap yo' Hands. Simon Tedeschi, pno.

  • 7th November

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  • Alwyn: Overture, Derby Day. Bournemouth SO/James Judd.
  • Shield: Rosina: Light as Thistledown. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., New SO of London/Richard Bonynge.
  • Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op.20 - Pas d'action, Act II. Yehudi Menuhin, vln., Philharmonia Orch/Efrem Kurtz.
  • Lalo: Final movement from Symphonie espagnole in D minor, Op.21. Spiros Rantos, vln., Heidelberg SO/Christopher Kopke.
  • Rameau: March for the Different Nations from Les Indes galantes. Ex Cathedra Baroque Ensemble/Jeffrey Skidmore.
  • Chopin: Berceuse in D flat, Op.57. Helene Grimaud, pno.
  • Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor: Spargi d'amore pianto. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Paris Conservatoire Orch/Nello Santi.
  • Bainton: And I saw a new heaven. The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
  • Hollins: Grand Choeur No.2 in C. Thomas Heywood, org.
  • Vivaldi: Bassoon concerto in E flat, RV483. Daniel Smith, bsn., Zagreb Soloists/Tonko Ninic.

  • 6th November

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  • Kalman: The Gypsy Princess, excerpts. Lotte Rysanek, sop., Else Liebesberg, sop., Rudolf Christ, ten., Herbert Prikopa, bar., Vienna Folk Opera Orch, Vienna Folk Opera Choir/Franz Bauer-Theussl.
  • Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur: La dolcissimi effigie. Carlo Bergonzi, ten., St Cecilia Academy Orch/Gianandrea Gavazzeni.
  • Puccini: Manon Lescaut - In quelle trine morbide. Renata Tebaldi, sop., Swiss Romande Orch/Alberto Erede.
  • Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A, K622, adagio. Donald Westlake, cl., Sydney SO/Robert Pikler.
  • Lloyd Webber: All I ask of you/Phantom of the night. Tea Rose Duo.
  • Rubinstein: Feramors. Slovak PO/Michael Halasz.
  • Moscheles: Grand Concert Study, Op.126. Piers Lane, pno.
  • Various: Entre Dos Mundos. Placido Domingo, ten., / Various.
  • Offenbach: La Perichole: Tu n'es pas beau, tu n'es pas riche. Jane Rhodes, m-sop., Bordeaux Aquitaine NO/Roberto Benzi.
  • Traditional (arr. Vardos): Katusha. Judit Romer, bracsa, Victoria Toth, hammer dulcimer, Vardos.
  • Scotto: Rien qu'un chant d'amour. Tino Rossi, voc., Marcel Cariven Orch.
  • Strauss Josef: Marien Klange Waltz, Op.214. Budapest Strauss SO/Alfred Walter.

  • 5th November

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  • Delibes: Coppelia. Orch Victoria/Barry Wordsworth. Prelude & Valse
  • Albinoni: Oboe concerto in D Minor, Op.9/2. Pierre Pierlot, oboe, I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone. 1st movement
  • Kern: All the things you are. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Guy Noble.
  • Holter: Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op.22. Ragin Wenk-Wolff, vln., Royal PO/Per Dreier. 3rd movement
  • Murphy: Spinning Top. Benaud Trio.
  • Godowsky: Prelude & Fugue (BACH) for left hand. Marc-Andre Hamelin, pno.
  • Prokofiev: Pushkin Waltzes, Op. 120. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi. Waltz no 1
  • Jean Cras: Quintet for Harp, Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello. Inventi Ensemble. 2nd movement
  • Jefferson: Hear the Bell. Adam Cook, pno., Australian Children's Choir/Andrew Wailes.
  • El Pili: Temas de Huelva. El Pili, gtr.

  • 2nd November

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Dukas: La Peri - Fanfare. Triton Trombone Quartet.
  • Tchaikovsky (arr. Stravinsky): Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Bluebird pas de deux. Bergen PO/Andrew Litton.
  • Maciel: A Pedra do Reino. Quinteto da Paraiba.
  • Bennett: Murder on the Orient Express, waltz. Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri.
  • Traditional (arr. Weatherly): Danny Boy. Andrew Greene, pno., Paul McMahon, ten.
  • Baynes: Destiny. Raga Dolls.
  • Elgar: Salut d'amour, Op.12. Kathryn Selby, pno., Qin Li-Wei, vlc.
  • Francaix: Concertino for Piano and Orchestra. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Lloyd Webber: Aspects of Love: Love Changes Everything. Boston Pops/John Williams.
  • Mozart: A Musical Joke, K522: Presto. Viennna Mozart Ensemble/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Debussy: Beau Soir. Anne-Sophie Mutter, vln., Lambert Orkis, pno.
  • Coltrane: 26-2. Chris Pappas Quartet.

  • 1st November

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  • Pablo Luna: El nino judio - De Espana vengo. Victoria de los Angeles, sop., Sinfonia of London/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.
  • Debussy: 1st (Anime et tres decide) fr String Quartet in G minor, Op.10. Flinders Quartet.
  • Carl Reinecke: 2nd (Scherzo: Molto vivace) fr Trio in A Minor, Op.188. Ingo Goritski, oboe, Barry Tuckwell, horn, Ricardo Requejo, pno.
  • Quilter: Drink to me Only with Thine Eyes. Duo Sol.
  • Quilter: Come away death fr Three Shakespeare Songs, Op.6. Benjamin Luxon, bar., David Willison, pno.
  • Vine: Finale fr Suite from The Tempest. Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Verdi: Otello: Credo in un Dio crudel. Leonard Warren, bar., Rome Opera House Orch/Vincenzo Bellezza.
  • Debussy: Arabesque No.1. Yiyun Gu, pno.
  • Friedrich Silcher: Ich weiss nicht, was soll es bedeuten (Die Lorelei). Bettina Pahn, sop., Joachim Held, lute.
  • Gershwin: The Lorelei fr Pardon my English. Carol Burnett, voc.
  • Dave Tarras: Bosporus. London Klezmer Quartet.
  • Jeronimo Gimenez: La boda de Luis Alonso - Intermedio. Madrid Community Orch/Miguel Roa.
  • Sebastian de Yradier (arr. Gamley): La Paloma. Victoria de los Angeles, sop., Sinfonia of London/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.