A variety of popular classics to brighten your lunchtime.

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Tuesday: Margot Blackwell
Wednesday: Andrew Hibbard
Thursday: Marjorie Hall
Friday: Sarah Barzel


22nd July

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  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: Beckus the Dandipratt, Op.5, Comedy Overture. BBC PO/Rumon Gamba.
  • Rodgers, Richard: South Pacific: Bali Ha'i. Juanita Hall, voc. Unnamed Orch/Salvatore Dell'Isola.
  • Buc, Nicholas: St Mark's Scherzo. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Purcell, Henry (arr. Chindamo, Joe ):Dido and Aeneas: Dido's Lament. Joe Chindamo, pno., Zoe Black, vln.
  • Field, John: Nocturne No. 10 in E, Nocturne pastorale, H54. Elizabeth Joy Roe, pno.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Sonata for clarinet and bassoon. Amaury Wallez, bsn., Michel Portal, cl.
  • Schubert, Franz (arr. Liszt, Franz): Erlkonig, D.328. Michael Lewis, bar. Adelaide SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Zemlinsky, Alexander von: Humoreske (Rondo). Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet .
  • Playford, John: (arr. Lacey/McGuire):The Dancing Master: Suite. Genevieve Lacey, rec., Marshall McGuire, harp .

  • 21st July

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  • Lehar, Franz: Overture: Land of Smiles. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Franz Lehar.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Mass in D minor, "Nelson", Hob XXII:11. Mark Padmore, ten., Pamela Stephen, m-sop., Stephen Varcoe, bar., Susan Gritton, sop. Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox.
  • Debussy, Claude: Syrinx. Jane Rutter, fte.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.6 in F, Op.68, 'Pastoral'. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Bernard Haitink.
  • German, Sir Edward: Merrie England. June Bronhill, sop., Monica Sinclair, contr., Patricia Kern, sop., Peter Glossop, bar., William McAlpine, ten. Michael Collins Orch, Williams Singers/Michael Collins.
  • Schumann Clara: Three Romances, Op.21: No.1 in A minor. Susanne Grutzmann, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV1043. Christopher Hirons, vln., Jaap Schroder, vln. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Sculthorpe, Peter: Little Suite. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Rigoletto: Bella figlia dell'amore. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Huguette Tourangeau, sop., Luciano Pavarotti, ten., Sherrill Milnes, bar. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Oboe concerto in C minor. Heinz Holliger, oboe Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.

  • 20th July

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  • Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo de: Overture to The Happy Slaves. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Pirates of Penzance: Poor wand'ring one. Jane O'Toole, sop., Sue Goessling, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Die Fledermaus: Czardas. Jane O'Toole, sop., Sue Goessling, pno.
  • Traditional (arr. O'Turner, James): Bolero. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Falla, Manuel de (arr. Kreisler, Fritz):La Vida Breve: Spanish dance No.1. Joshua Bell, vln., Samuel Sanders, pno.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Barber of Seville: La calunnia. Ivan Rebroff, bass .
  • Traditional: Havah Nagila. Ivan Rebroff, bass .
  • Gottschalk, Louis: Grand Scherzo, Op.57. John Arpin, pno.
  • Bizet, Georges: Carmen: Habanera. David Hickman, tpt. Arizona State University CO/Timothy Russell.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Requiem, Op.48 - In paradisum. Sydney Philharmonia Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Orch/Antony Walker.
  • Entre St. Ouen et Clignacourt. Edith Piaf, voc.
  • Strauss Jnr: Orpheus quadrille, Op.236. Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.

  • 19th July

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  • Cimarosa, Domenico: The Secret Marriage, Overture. Melbourne CO/Michael Dahlenburg.
  • Corelli, Arcangelo: Concerto Grosso in C, Op.6/10. Natasha Kraemer, vlc., Sophie Gent, vln. Genesis Baroque . 1st movement
  • Dinicu, Grigoras: Hora Staccato. Alexander Markovich, pno., Sergei Nakariakov, tpt.
  • van der Roost, Jan: Puszta. Senzoku Gakuen College of Music Orch/Jan Van der Roost. 4th movement Marcato
  • Tawadros, Joseph: Boundless. Joseph Tawadros, oud Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Bernstein, Leonard: I Feel Pretty. Sarah Vaughan, voc. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Liszt, Franz: Transcendental Etude, No. 10 in F minor. Jayson Gillham, pno.
  • Svendsen, Johan: Symphony No.1 in D, Op.4. Oslo PO/Miltiades Caridis. 3rd movement Allegretto scherzando
  • Traditional (arr. Kain, Timothy): Los Mamonales. Guitar Trek .
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: String Quartet No.1 in G minor (unfinished). Goldner String Quartet . 2nd movement Scherzo
  • Grieg, Edvard (arr. Davies, Glynn): Peer Gynt, Op.23. Inventi Ensemble . Anitra's Dance
  • Traditional: Lord Moira's Welcome/Miss Jean Stewart of Bohally's Reel. Aaron McGregor, vln., Ben Dollman, vln., Claire Patti, harp, Daniel Yeadon, vlc., David McGuinness, pno., Shane Lestideau, vln.

  • 16th July

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  • Korngold, Erich: Of Human Bondage. National PO/Charles Gerhardt.
  • Czibulka, Alphons: Love's dream after the ball. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Porter, Cole (arr. Riddle, Nelson):High Society: You're Sensational. Seth MacFarlane, voc. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Kapsberger, Johann: Toccata arpeggiata. Jonas Nordberg, theorbo .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Quintet in E flat for piano and winds, Op.16. Robert Levin, fortepiano Academy of Ancient Music Chamber Players .
  • Lolov, Ibro: A Joke. Ibro Lolov Gypsy Orch .
  • Alkan, Charles Valentin: Preludes, Op.31, Nos. 1, 13, 17 & 25. Bernard Ringeissen, pno., Laurent Martin, pno.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei (arr. Casser, Yvan): Love for Three Oranges - March. Laure Favre-Kahn, pno., Nemanja Radulovic, vln. Les Trilles du Diable .
  • Herbert, Victor: March of the toys. Sumi Jo, sop.
  • Bratton, John W,: The Teddy Bears' Picnic. Val Rosing, voc. BBC Dance Orch/Henry Hall.

  • 15th July

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  • Chabrier, Emmanuel: Overture: Gwendoline. Vienna PO/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: All Things Conspire. Karin Schaupp, gtr., Katie Noonan, sop.
  • Danzi, Franz: Wind quintet in G minor, Op.56/2. Farkas Quintet .
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Pirates of Penzance: When a Felon's Not Engaged in His Employment. Owen Brannigan, bass D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal PO/Isidore Godfrey.
  • Schubert, Franz: Klavierstucke, D.946: No.3 in C. Grigory Sokolov, pno.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Tamerlano: Forte e lieto. Mark Padmore, ten. English Concert/Andrew Manze.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: String Quartet No.1: Romance. Orava Quartet .
  • Rodgers, Richard: Two Weeks with Pay: Now that I know you. Frederica von Stade, mezzo-sop London SO/John McGlinn.
  • Boulanger, Nadia: Three pieces for Violincello and Piano. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.

  • 14th July

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  • Berlioz, Hector: Roman Carnival, Overture, Op.9. Melbourne Youth Orch/Peter Bandy.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Requiem, Op.48. Catherine Bott, sop., Gilles Cachemaille, bass Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, Salisbury Cathedral Boy Choristers/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Delibes, Leo: Lakme, Highlights. Charles Burles, ten., Danielle Millet, m-sop., Jean-Christophe Benoit, bar., Mady Mesple, sop., Roger Soyer, bar. Paris Opera-Comique Chorus, Paris Opera-Comique Orch/Alain Lombard.
  • Debussy, Claude (arr. Luck, Alfred): Clair de lune. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Bizet, Georges: Carmen: Toreador's Song. Ludovic Tezier, bar. Baden-Baden RSO/Marco Armiliato.
  • Satie, Erik: Gymnopedie No.1. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Carnival of the Animals: The Swan. Jascha Silberstein, vlc., Marie Goossens, harp London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Jarre, Maurice: Paris Smiles. Mel Torme, voc. Unnamed Orch/Patrick Williams.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Pavane for a Dead Princess. Irena Grafenauer, fte., Maria Graf, harp .
  • Rouget De Lisle, Claude Joseph (arr. Berlioz, Hector): La Marseillaise. Roberto Alagna, ten. Children's Choir of Maitrise of Paris, Choir of the French Army, Les Elements Chamber Choir, Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Bertrand de Billy.

  • 13th July

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  • Humperdinck, Engelbert: Overture - Hansel and Gretel. Berlin State Opera Orch/Artur Rother.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Eugene Onegin: Waltz. Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Giordano, Umberto: Andrea Chenier - 2 arias. Jose Cura, ten. Philharmonia Orch/Jose Cura.
  • Schubert, Franz (arr. Montesano, Gustavo): Tango Serenata. Gustavo Montesano, gtr. Royal PO/Carlos Gomez.
  • Gade, Niels W: Three Album Leaves. Anker Blyme, pno.
  • Korngold, Erich: Die tote Stadt: Gluck das mir verblieb. Lotte Lehmann, sop., Richard Tauber, ten. Unnamed Orch/George Szell.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Four seasons, RV269, Spring, allegro. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln. Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Leoncavallo, Ruggero: Pagliacci: Vesti la Giubba. Donald Smith, ten. Tasmanian SO/Vanco Cavdarski.
  • Xanrof, Leon: Le fiacre. Jean Sablon, voc. Unnamed Ensemble .
  • Lehar, Franz: Eva: Waltz. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Franz Lehar.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Romance Cantabile in E minor, Hess 13. Felicja Blumental, pno. Prague SO/Alberto Zedda.

  • 12th July

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  • Salieri, Antonio: Rich for a Day, Overture. Czechoslovak RSO/Michael Dittrich.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Violin Sonata in G, HWV358. Hiro Kurosaki, vln., William Christie, hpschd.
  • Hahn, Reynaldo: To Chloris. David Hobson, ten., David McSkimming, pno.
  • Paganini, Nicolo: (arr. Milone):Caprice No.24 in A minor. Alison Balsom, tpt.
  • Schumann, Robert: Fantasy Pieces, Op.73. David Berlin, vlc., Len Vorster, pno. no 2
  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op.98. Hamburg PO/Simone Young. 3rd movement
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Sonata No.14 in A minor, D784. Evgeny Kissin, pno. 3rd movement
  • Dreyfus, George: Larino, Safe Haven. Kew Band/Mark Ford.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Flute Quartet in C, K.285b. Aaron Yeoh, vlc., Agatha Yim, fte., Lillian-Terri Dahlenburg, vla., Rebecca Adler, vln. 1st movement
  • Montoya, Ramon: La Rosa (Alegria). Paco Pena, gtr.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Lyric Suite, Op.54: March of the Trolls. Tasmanian SO/Andrew Greene.

  • 9th July

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  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Mikado Overture. D'Oyly Carte Opera Orch/John Pryce-Jones.
  • Bliss, Sir Arthur: Adam Zero: Ballet in one scene, excerpts. London SO/ Bliss.Sir Arthur.
  • Wieniawski, Henryk: Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.22: Romance. Robert John, vln. State Orch of Victoria/Brian Stacey.
  • Horner, James: (arr. Duncan):Braveheart: For the love of a Princess. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Bach/Gounod (arr. Gamley, Douglas): Ave Maria. Luciano Pavarotti, ten. National PO, Wandsworth Boys' Choir/Kurt Herbert Adler.
  • Schumann, Robert: Piano concerto in A minor, Op.54. Dinu Lipatti, pno. Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.12 in G, K110. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Arlen, Harold: Stormy Weather. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Oscar Peterson, pno. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Maschwitz, Eric (arr. Shearing, George): A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square. George Shearing Quintet .
  • Massenet, Jules: Thais - Meditation. Nicola Benedetti, vln. London SO/Daniel Harding.


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