A variety of popular classics to brighten your lunchtime.

Monday: Debbie Nossbaum
Tuesday: Margot Blackwell
Wednesday: John van Bavel/Rod Watson
Thursday: Marjorie Hall
Friday: Sarah Barzel


23rd January

Show Playlist
  • Stolz, Robert: Venus in Seide: O mia bella Napoli. Avi Avital, mndln., Duncan Riddell, vln., Piotr Beczala, ten. Royal PO/Lukasz Borowicz.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Introduction & Tarantelle, Op.43. Leon Pommers, pno., Nathan Milstein, vln.
  • Giuliani, Mauro: Maestoso fr Serenade for Flute & Guitar in G, Op.127.. Peter Lynch, gtr., Prudence Davis, fte.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Opening - Theme & 6 variations fr Divertimento in F, K.253. CO of Europe .
  • Poulenc, Francis: Andante fr Trio for piano, oboe and bassoon. Ian Munro, pno., Jeffrey Crellin, oboe, Matthew Wilkie, bsn.
  • Boughton, Rutland (arr. David Stanhope): The Faery Song fr The Immortal Hour. Paradise Road - Song of Survival. Malle Babbe Women's Choir, Tall Poppies Orch/David Stanhope.
  • Clementi, Muzio: Sonatina in C, Op.36/3. Daniel Blumenthal, pno.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: O namenlose Freude fr Fidelio. Jonas Kaufmann, ten., Nina Stemme, sop., Lucerne Festival Orch, Mahler CO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Lovelock, William: Trumpet Concerto in C: Allegro. Geoffrey Payne, tpt. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Stannard, Peter: Southerly buster; Til summer's been & gone; Saturday Girl fr Lola Montez. Alan Hopgood, voc., Michael Cole, voc., Jane MArtin, voc., Elizabethan Trust Melbourne Orch/Leo Packer.

  • 22nd January

    Show Playlist
  • Handel, George Frederic: Teseo: Overture. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Strauss E: Greeting Waltz on English Airs. London SO/John Georgiadis.
  • Bennett, Richard Rodney: Murder on the Orient Express, waltz. Valentina Lisitsa, pno. BBC Concert Orch/Gavin Sutherland.
  • Monteverdi, Claudio: L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Farewell Rome. Joyce DiDonato, m-sop. Le Concert d'Astree/Emmanuelle Haim.
  • Mayerl, Billy: Marigold. Andrew Vinter, pno. Royal PO/Gavin Sutherland.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Dance of the Paper Umbrellas. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Rondo in D, K485. Geoffrey Tozer, pno.
  • Stannard, Peter: Lola Montez. "Let med Sing! Let me Dance". Mary Preston, voc. Elizabethan Trust Melbourne Orch/Leo Packer.
  • Denning, Albert (arr. Divall, Richard): The Lola Montes Polka. Orchestra Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Pachelbel, Charles T, (arr. Frackenpohl, Arthur): Magnificat. Millar Brass Ensemble/Stephen Squires.
  • Albinoni, Tomaso: Concerto for Trumpet and Clarinet Sextet in A "San Marco". Maurice Andre, tpt. Paris Clarinet Sextet .

  • 21st January

    Show Playlist
  • Lehar, Franz: Dance of the Dragonflies, excerpts. Claudine Collart, sop., Henri Legay, ten., Lina Dachary, sop., Pierre Sauget, bar. French Radio NO/Adolphe Sibert.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Ballet Suite No.1. Frankfurt RSO/Dmitri Kitajenko.
  • Lehar, Franz (arr. Gamley, Douglas): Paganini - Love live forever. Suzanne Johnston, m-sop. Ashton-Smith Singers, Australian Pops Orch/Douglas Gamley.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Samson and Delilah: Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix. Renata Tebaldi, sop. New Philharmonia Orch/Anton Guadagno.
  • Lehar, Franz: The Merry Widow: Waltz. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Bizet, Georges: Carmen: Chorus of the Cigarette Girls. Leontyne Price, sop. Vienna Boys' Choir, Vienna PO, Vienna State Opera Chorus/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Valse Mignonne in E flat, Op.104. Camille Saint-Saens, pno.
  • Bizet, Georges: Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetee. Joseph Calleja, ten. BBC Concert Orch/Steven Mercurio.
  • Gliere, Reinhold: The Red Poppy - Suite, Op.70. BBC PO/Sir Edward Downes.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Romeo & Juliet, love theme. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Various: Medley. Mistinguett, voc.
  • Strauss Josef: Fantasiebilder Waltz, Op.151. Budapest Strauss SO/Alfred Walter.

  • 20th January

    Show Playlist
  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Les surprises de l'amour, Overture, Act 1. Les Talens Lyriques/Christophe Rousset.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Concerto for Three Pianos in F, K242. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Fou Ts'ong, pno., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno. English CO/Daniel Barenboim. 3rd movement
  • Denver, John (arr. Holdridge, Lee): Perhaps Love. John Denver, vocals, Placido Domingo, ten. Unnamed Orch/Lee Holdridge.
  • Uccellini, Marco: Sonata seconda 'La luciminia contenta'. Latitude 37 .
  • Ortiz, Diego: Recercada Segunda. Genevieve Lacey, rec., James Crabb, accordion .
  • Danzi, Franz: Sinfonia Concertante for flute, clarinet & orchestra in B flat, Op.41. Les Vents Francais, Munich CO/Daniel Giglberger 3rd movement Polonaise: Allegretto
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.2/1. Claudio Arrau, pno. 1st movement
  • Anonymous: J'avois cru. The Marais Project .
  • Strauss Jnr: Tales from Vienna Woods. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Traditional: Hungarian Songs. Ferenc Santa and his Gypsy Band .

  • 17th January

    Show Playlist
  • Rossini: William Tell, Overture. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Verdi: Aida: Dance of the Priestesses. National SO of Ireland/Rico Saccani.
  • Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March. Melbourne SO/Leonard Dommett.
  • Westlake: Miss Potter. Unnamed Orch/Benjamin Wallfisch.
  • Mozart: Concerto for Three Pianos in F, K242 (Version for 2 Pianos). Lucas Jussen, pno., Arthur Jussen, pno., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Albinoni: Adagio in G minor. Dominic Miller, gtr.
  • Bock: Fiddler on the Roof. Isaac Stern, vln., Topol, bass, Unnamed Orch/John Williams.sarah
  • McHugh: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby. Cleo Laine, voc., Dudley Moore, pno., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5. Anna Noakes, fte., Gillian Tingay, harp .

  • 16th January

    Show Playlist
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Serbami ognor si fido fr Semiramide. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Marilyn Horne, m-sop. Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Minuet & Trio fr Duet for viola and cello in E flat, WoO32. Heinrich Koll, vla., Milan Karanovic, vlc.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Finale fr Serenade in B Flat, K.227. Berlin Philharmonic Wind Ensemble .
  • Brahms, Johannes: Finale (Allegretto grazioso: quasi andante) fr Violin sonata No.2 in A, Op.100. Igor Machlak, pno., William Hennessy, vln.
  • Damare, Eugene: La merle blanc, Op.161. Marc Grauwels, picc. Belgian Radio and TV Philharmonic Orch/Andre Vandernoot.
  • Hahn, Reynaldo: Ciboulette: My name is Ciboulette. Mady Mesple, sop. Monte Carlo PO/Pierre Dervaux.
  • Halffter, Ernesto: Danza de la pastora. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Halffter, Ernesto: Danza de la gitana. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Ponchielli, Amilcare: La Gioconda: Pescator, affonda lésca. Sherrill Milnes, bar., William Elvin, bass Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London PO, Wandsworth Boys' Choir/Silvio Varviso.
  • Carmichael, John: Finale fr Piano Concerto No.2. Antony Gray, pno. St Paul's Sinfonia/Andrew Morley.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Romance in D, Op.51. Jenny Lowe, oboe, Jerome Walles, pno.
  • Berlin, Irving: How Deep is the Ocean. Ethel Merman, voc. Unnamed Orch/Nathaniel Shilkret.
  • Berlin, Irving: There's No Business Like Show Business. Ethel Merman, voc., Mary Martin, voc. Unnamed Orch/Jay Blackton.

  • 15th January

    Show Playlist
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Gondoliers Overture. New SO of London/Isidore Godfrey.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto in E minor for 4 violins, RV550, Op.3/4. Catherine Mackintosh, vln., Elizabeth Wilcock, vln., John Holloway, vln., Monica Huggett, vln. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Traditional: Eastern Sacred Chants. Sister Marie Keyrouz, sop.
  • Schubert, Franz: 2nd movement from Piano Sonata No.18 in G, D894. Radu Lupu, pno.
  • Caccini, Giulio: Dolcissimo Sospiro. Daniel Thomson, ten., Terry McKenna, lute, Thomas Leininger, hpschd.
  • de Paul, Gene (arr. Chaplin, Saul):Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Barn Dance. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: LAST MOVEMENT FROM Piano Concerto No.12 in A, K.414. Radu Lupu, pno. English CO/Uri Segal.
  • Strouse, Charles: Annie: Highlights. Rochester Pops/Erich Kunzel.
  • Schumann, Robert: Kinderszenen Op.15. Radu Lupu, pno.

  • 14th January

    Show Playlist
  • Bruch, Max: Suite on Russian themes, Op.79b. Hungarian State Orch/Manfred Honeck.
  • Novello, Ivor: Perchance to dream: Love is my reason. Marilyn Hill Smith, sop. Chandos Concert Orch/Stuart Barry.
  • Novello, Ivor: The Dancing Years: My Dearest Dear. Marilyn Hill Smith, sop. Chandos Concert Orch/Stuart Barry.
  • Kreisler, Fritz (arr. Wolf, Peter): Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven. Isaac Stern, vln. Franz Liszt CO .
  • Sartori, Francesco (arr. Foyster, Deidre): Time to say goodbye. Jenny Flottman, oboe Brisbane CO/Neil Flottman.
  • Cilea, Francesco: Adriana Lecouvreur: La dolcissimi effigie. Placido Domingo, ten., Renata Scotto, sop. Philharmonia Orch/James Levine.
  • Delibes, Leo: Naila: Intermezzo. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Rachmaninov, Sergei): Sleeping Beauty, Op.66a. Aurora Duo .
  • Romberg, Sigmund: Viennese Nights, excerpts. Sigmund Romberg Orch/Sigmund Romberg.
  • Yvain, Maurice: My Man (Mon Homme). Mistinguett, voc. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Strauss Jnr: Waves and Billows, waltz, Op.141. CSSR State PO/Oliver Dohnanyi.
  • Stolz, Robert: You should not go to sleep without a kiss. Robert Stolz, pno.

  • 13th January

    Show Playlist
  • Strauss Jnr: Overture: Prince Methuselah. Vienna PO/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Harp Concerto in B flat, Op. 4/6. Ursula Holliger, harp I Musici . 1st movement
  • Stamitz, Carl: Clarinet and bassoon concerto in B flat. Kalman Berkes, cl., Koji Okazaki, bsn. Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Kalman Berkes 3rd movement
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Pushkin Waltzes, Op. 120. Ukraine National SO/Theodore Kuchar. no 1 in F major
  • Hovhaness, Alan: Bagatelle No. 4, Op. 30/4. Shanghai String Quartet .
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: The Wasps: March of the Kitchen Utensils. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Liszt, Franz: Concert study No.3 in D flat, S144, Un Sospiro. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Partita for Double String Orchestra. Sydney SO/Myer Fredman. 3rd movement Intermezzo
  • MacColl, Ewan: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Ravel, Maurice (arr. Schmeisser, Joachim): Le Tombeau de Couperin. Albrecht Mayer, cor ang. Bamberg SO/Jakub Hrusa. Menuet
  • Gershwin, George (arr. Ken-ichi, Ebe): Summertime. Jacob Cordover, gtr.

  • 10th January

    Show Playlist
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture. Queensland Orch/Ola Rudner.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Eugene Onegin: Kuda, kuda, kuda. Roberto Alagna, ten. London Orch/Yvan Cassar.
  • Strauss Snr: Radetzky March, Op.228. Vienna PO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Khachaturian, Aram: Spartacus - Adagio. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Khozhkov, M: Play My Bagpipes. Edward Antonov, balalaika, Tom Buchanan, pno.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.22. Pascal Rogé, pno. Royal PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Maschwitz, Eric: A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square. John Williams, gtr.
  • Stoneham, Harry: Parkinson - Michael's Theme. ABC Showband/Kevin Hocking.
  • Addison, John (arr. Russ, Patrick): Centennial, main theme. BBC Concert Orch/Rumon Gamba.
  • Ellington, Duke: It Don't Mean a Thing. Cleo Laine, voc., Larry Koonse, gtr. Jazz Ensemble .


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