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17th August

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Sullivan: Marmion overture. Royal PO/Royston Nash.
  • Shostakovich: Age of Gold - Suite, Op.22a. London PO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto in C, RV425. Pepe Romero, gtr., Alan Cuckton, org., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Strauss Jnr: Die Fledermaus: Mein Herr Marquis. Ghillian Sullivan, sop., Sydney Opera House Trust Orch/Andrew Greene.
  • Ravel: Habanera. Philippe Entremont, pno., Dennis Lee, pno.
  • Gershwin (arr. Salinger): An American in Paris. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Shaw: Clarinet Concerto. Jack Harrison, cl., West Australian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Legrand: His Eyes, Her Eyes. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop., London Studio Orch/Michel Legrand.
  • Elgar (arr. Jemmett): La capricieuse Op.17. Owen Farr, horn, Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Dassenaike: The Wind. Alex Pertout, perc., Nilusha Dassenaike, voc., Jazz Ensemble.

  • 16th August

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  • Wagner R: Siegfried: Hoho, Hoho, Hohei! Schmiede, mein Hammer. Wolfgang Windgassen, ten.
  • Hyde: Toccato for Two. Louisa Breen, pno., Bonnie Brown, pno.
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Finale fr Concertino for Harp and Chamber Orchestra, Op.93. Catherine Michel, harp, Monte Carlo National Opera Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Westlake: Dido's lament fr The Edge. Emma Lysons, sop., Victorian PO/Carl Vine.
  • Saint-Saens: Finale fr Clarinet Sonata in E flat, Op. 167. Richard Stoltzman, cl., Irma Vallecillo, pno.
  • Kreisler (arr. F. van der Heijden): Variations on a theme of Corelli. David Garrett, vln., Royal PO/Ion Marin.
  • Schwartz (arr. Puddy): For Good fr Wicked. Australian Girls Choir/Jane Hennessy.
  • Liszt: Piano transcription on Wagner's The Flying Dutchman: Spinning Chorus. Geoffrey Tozer, pno.
  • Bernstein: Peter Pan: Dream with Me. Lucy Schaufer, m-sop., Unnamed Ensemble/Kevin Amos.
  • Grieg: Elegiac Melody (The Last Spring). June Nixon, org.
  • Spohr: Finale fr Octet in E, Op.32. Gaudier Ensemble.
  • Romberg: Will you remember fr Maytime. Nelson Eddy, voc., Jeanette McDonald, sop.

  • 15th August

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  • Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man. London SO/Aaron Copland.
  • Bach:J.S. Sanctus Mass in B minor, BWV232. Monteverdi Choir, EBS/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Schubert: Scherzo from Piano Trio No.2 in E flat, D.929. Rudolf Serkin, pno., Adolf Busch, vln., Hermann Busch, vlc.
  • Lully: Ballets des Plaisirs. Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.10 in G, K74. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Weber: Overture: Rubezahl (piano). Alexander Paley, pno., Brian Zeger, pno.
  • Traditional (arr. Salzedo): Turkey Strut. Alice Giles, harp.
  • Bach (arr. Frackenpohl): Art of fugue: contrapunctus 1. Canadian Brass.
  • Prokofiev: Dance in F sharp minor, Op.32/1. Sviatoslav Richter, pno.
  • Mudarra: Claros y frescos rios from Spanish songs & vihuela solos. Catherine King, m-sop., Jacob Heringman, vihuela, Jacob Heringman, gtr.
  • Lanner: Neue Wiener Landler, Op.1. Tanzquartett Wien.

  • 14th August

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  • Sullivan: Masquerade from The Merchant of Venice. Emmanuel Lawler, ten., RTE Concert Orch/Andrew Penny.
  • Puccini: Madam Butterfly: Humming Chorus. Opera Australia Chorus, Opera Australia Orch/Brian Castles-Onion.
  • Granados: Valses poeticas. Hamish Strathdee.
  • Lehar: Friederike: Warum has du mich. Barbara Hendricks, sop., Philharmonia Orch/Lawrence Foster.
  • Herbert: Naughty Marietta: Italian Street Song. Barbara Hendricks, sop., Philharmonia Orch/Lawrence Foster.
  • Chopin: Les Sylphides. National PO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Strauss Jnr: Eine Nacht in Venedig: Lagunen-Walzer. Werner Krenn, ten., Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Anton Paulik.
  • Liszt: Piano concerto No.1 in E flat, S.124. Isador Goodman, pno., Melbourne SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Saint-Saens: Samson and Delilah: Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix. Renata Tebaldi, sop., New Philharmonia Orch/Anton Guadagno.
  • Alford: The Bridge on the River Kwai, Colonel Bogey March. Australian Army Band Perth/Captain Craig Johnston.
  • : Elle Frequentait La Rue Pigalle. Edith Piaf, voc.
  • Strauss Jnr: Village tales, waltz in Landler style, Op.47. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 13th August

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  • Coates: The Man from the Sea from The Three Men. London SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Cimarosa (arr. Benjamin): Oboe Concerto in C. Pierre Pierlot, oboe, Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard. 1st movement
  • Falconieri: Folia (a 3) echa para mi senora. Paul Dyer, hpschd., Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Molter: Trumpet Concerto in D. Paul Plunkett, tpt., Julie Hewison, vln., Lucinda Moon, vln., Jenny Ingram, vla., Miriam Morris, vlc., Linda Kent, org. 1st movement
  • Verdi: La traviata: Parigi o cara. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Luciano Pavarotti, ten., Elizabethan Sydney Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Chopin (arr. Godowsky): Etudes: No.45 in E major Marc-Andre Hamelin, pno.
  • Don Kay: Three Canzonas for Flute & Viola. David Cubbin, fte., Ian Bolton, vla. Canzona 3
  • Mozart: Piano Trio in E, K.542. Robert Ingram, vln., Gerard Willems, pno., Georg Pedersen, vlc. 3rd movement Allegro
  • Yoshitomo: Geisha and Butterfly. London Salon Ensemble.
  • Leopold Mozart Cassation in G, 'Toy Symphony'. English CO/Daniel Barenboim. Menuetto
  • Osborne: Tati un Mama Tants. Raga Dolls.
  • Vandair (arr. Quandt): Fleur de Paris. Berlin Philharmonic Cellos.

  • 10th August

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Verdi: Alzira: Overture. La Scala PO/Riccardo Muti.
  • Strauss Jnr: Ballet music from The Carnival in Rome. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 flutes in C, RV533. City of London Sinfonia/Nicholas Kraemer.
  • Barber: Adagio for strings, Op.11. Orch 21/Roy Theaker.
  • Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21. Claudio Arrau, pno., London PO/Eliahu Inbal.
  • Schonberg: Les Miserables: I Dreamed a Dream. Lucy Maunder, voc., Graeme Brown, gtr., Tasmanian SO/Guy Noble.
  • Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5: Aria. Robert Bonfiglio, harmonica, Andre Emelianoff, vlc., New York Chamber Symphony/Gerard Schwarz.
  • Wonder (arr. Sedergreen): Fun Day. Steve Sedergreen, pno., Mal Sedergreen, sax.

  • 9th August

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  • Strauss Jnr: Gondola Song fr A Night in Venice. Nicolai Gedda, ten., Bavarian Radio Chorus, Graunke SO/Franz Allers.
  • Vivaldi: 1st movt fr Concerto in D for 4 violins, RV549, Op.3/1. Roy Theaker, vln., Monique Lapins, vln., Shane Chen, vln., Lynette Rayner, vln., Melbourne CO/Rebecca Chan.
  • Hahn: Ludovico's entrance music, Lesquercade fr Le Bal de Beatrice d'Este. New York Harmonie Ensemble/Steven Richman.
  • Berlioz: Beatrice and Benedict: Vous soupirez, Madame?...Nuit paisible et sereine. April Cantelo, sop., Helen Watts, contr., London SO/Sir Colin Davis.
  • Beethoven: Finale fr Violin Sonata in G, Op.96. Robert Casadesus, pno., Zino Francescatti, vln.
  • Ketelbey: La gracieuse. Rosemary Tuck, pno.
  • Sherman/Sherman: Practically Perfect fr Mary Poppins. Charlotte Spencer, voc., Harry Stott, voc., Laura Michelle Kelly, voc., Unnamed Orch/Nick Davies.
  • Shostakovich (arr. Jones): Jazz Suite No.2, finale. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Spohr: Finale fr Clarinet Concerto No.3 in F minor. Ernst Ottensamer, cl., Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.
  • Liszt: Piano transcription of Chopin: Six Chants Polonais, S480: The Maiden's Wish.Geoffrey Tozer, pno.
  • Traditional (arr. Lass): Mum's goulash. Martin Lass, vln., Rhythm Section.
  • Kalman: Czardfurstin: Tanzen Mocht Ich. Monique Brynnel, sop., Jon Weaving, ten., Queensland SO/Vanco Cavdarski.

  • 8th August

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  • Pacini: Adelaide e Comingio: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/David Parry.
  • Beethoven: Romance No.1 in G, Op.40. Josef Suk ii, vln., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Donizetti: The Elixir of Love: Una furtiva lagrima. Thomas Edmonds, ten., Adelaide SO/James Christiansen.
  • Hollins: Grand Choeur No.2 in C. Thomas Heywood, org.
  • Chaminade: Flute Concertino, Op.107. Aydin Abdullah, fte., Stonnington SO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Agnew: A Child's Dream. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Brahms (arr. Schmeling): Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor. Australian Youth Orch/Yakov Kreizberg.
  • Berlioz: Damnation of Faust, Op.24: Minuet of the Will O'the Wisps. Melbourne SO/Jorge Mester.
  • Boismortier: Ballet de Village - Troisième Ballet, Op.52. Le Concert Spirituel/Hervé Niquet.

  • 7th August

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  • Herold (arr. Lanchbery): La Fille mal gardee. ROHO/John Lanchbery.
  • Boito: Mefistofele: Dai campi, dai prati. Joseph Calleja, ten., Swiss Romande Orch/Marco Armiliato.
  • Tchaikovsky: Melody from Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op.42/3. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne: Uno jionto postouro. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop., English CO/Jeffrey Tate.
  • Minkus: Don Quixote. Sofia National Opera Orch/Nayden Todorov.
  • Traditional: Macushla. John McCormack, ten., Frank Patterson, ten.
  • Traditional: Macushla. John McCormack, ten., Frank Patterson, ten.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Grunfield): Concert paraphrase on waltzes from Die Fledermaus. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Schrammel: Wien Bleibt Wien. Schleswig-Holstein Police Orch/Klaus Achs.
  • Offenbach: La belle Helene: On me nomme Helene la Blonde. Jane Rhodes, m-sop., Bordeaux Aquitaine NO/Roberto Benzi.
  • : Dis-Moi Josephine. Josephine Baker, voc.
  • Strauss Jnr: Colonnen-Walzer, Op.262. Polish State PO/Oliver Dohnanyi.

  • 6th August

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  • Smyth: Overture: The Boatswain's Mate. BBC NO of Wales/Rumon Gamba.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for 3 violins in F, RV551. Alison Lazaroff-Somssich, vln., Susanna Lazaroff, vln., Rosalin Lazaroff, vln., Virtuosi Tasmania. 1st movement
  • Hill: Viola Concerto in A minor. Robert Pikler, vla., Sydney SO/Sir Bernard Heinze. 2nd movement Andantino
  • Various: A Renaissance tour of Europe. New York Kammermusiker. Samuel Scheidt - Courante, Duo, Duo
  • Jenkins: Antema Africana. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop., London SO, Adiemus Singers/Karl Jenkins.
  • Debussy: Images, Set 2. Zoltan Kocsis, pno. Arabesque 1 & 2
  • Charrosin: Snow-Flakes. London Salon Ensemble.
  • Haydn: String Quartet in C, Hob.III:39, Op.33/3, Bird. Australian String Quartet. 1st movement
  • Lloyd: Royal Parks. John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band/David King. Holidays
  • Bridge (arr. Hindmarsh): Two pieces, Valse & Scherzo. Northern Sinfonia/David Lloyd-Jones. Scherzo Phantastick