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22nd February

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Salieri: Les Danaides, Overture. Czechoslovak RSO/Michael Dittrich.
  • Boismortier: Cinquieme gentillesse, Op.45. Le Concert Spirituel/Herve Niquet.
  • Wood: A Brown Bird Singing. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Granados (arr. Romero): Danzas Espanolas: Danza Triste, Op.37/10. Celedonio Romero, gtr., Angel Romero, gtr.
  • Sterndale Bennett: Adagio. Malcolm Binns, pno., Philharmonia Orch/Nicholas Braithwaite.
  • Mozart: Concertone in C, K190. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Pinchas Zukerman, vla., Israel PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Herbert: Babes in Toyland (Selections). Eastman Dryden Orch/Donald Hunsberger.
  • Satie: Gymnopedie No.1 - Drifting, Dreaming. James Galway, fte., Cleo Laine, voc.

  • 21st February

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  • Kenneth Alford: Holyrood. Royal Australian Navy Band/Comm. W. W. Farrell.
  • Traditional: Willie's gain to Melville Castle. Moira Anderson, voc.
  • Traditional: An Eriskay Love Lilt. Moira Anderson, voc.
  • Charles-Marie Widor: Symphony No.5 in F minor, Op.42/1: Toccata. Simon Preston, org.
  • Johannes Kalliwoda: Concertino in F, Op.110: 3rd mvt.. Diana Doherty, oboe, Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Delibes: Waltz fr Coppelia Ballet Suite. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Segovia: Study. Andres Segovia, gtr.
  • Pablo Sorozabal (arr. Slava Grigoryan): La taberna del puerto: No puede ser. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Jose Carbo, bar.
  • Hyde: Evening in Cordoba. Miriam Hyde, pno.
  • Bellini: Beatrice di Tenda: Angiol di pace. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Marilyn Horne, m-sop., Luciano Pavarotti, ten., New York City Opera Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Jean Baptiste Arban (arr. D. Stanhope): Fantasy and Variations on a Cavatina from 'Beatrice di Tenda' by Bellini. Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Michael Halasz.
  • Sarasate: Spanish dance No.1: Malaguena, Op.21/1. Yehudi Menuhin, vln., Hendrik Endt, pno.
  • Sondheim: Finale fr Into The Woods. Bernadette Peters, Unnamed Orch/Paul Gemignani.

  • 20th February

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  • Schumann: Overture, Op.52. ORR/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Berlioz: Le spectre de la rose from Les Nuits d'ete, Op.7. Veronique Gens, sop., Orch National des Pays de la Loire/John Axelrod.
  • Rachmaninov: last movement from Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1. Sviatoslav Richter, pno., USSR Radio and TV SO/Kurt Sanderling.
  • Roussel: Prelude from Bacchus and Ariadne - Orchestral Suite No.1. Royal Scottish NO/Stephane Deneve.
  • Debussy: last movememnt from En blanc et noir. Benjamin Britten, pno., Sviatoslav Richter, pno.
  • Poulenc: Les gars qui vont a la fete. Patricia Petibon, sop., Susan Manoff, pno.
  • Beethoven: 3rd movement from Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36. RCO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Strozzi: Volano frettolosi from Primo Libro de'Madrigali. La Venexiana/Claudio Cavina.
  • Schubert: last of Moments Musicaux, D.780. Valery Afanassiev, pno.
  • Various: Schiarazula Marazula - Italian dances of the Renaissance. Musica Antiqua/Christian Mendoze.

  • 19th February

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  • Verdi: Ernani. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Luciano Pavarotti, ten., Paata Burchuladze, bass, Leo Nucci, bar., Welsh National Opera Orch, Welsh National Opera Chorus/Richard Bonynge.
  • Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina: Dawn on the Moscow River. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Massenet: Manon - Je suis seul!. Joseph Calleja, ten., Swiss Romande Orch/Marco Armiliato.
  • Delibes: Ballet Music from Coppelia - Scenes de Ballets. Adelaide SO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Tauber: The singing dream: You are the world to me. Klaus Florian Vogt, ten., Dresden State Orch/Christian Thielemann.
  • Granados: Goyescas No.3: I fandango de candil. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Korngold: Die tote Stadt: Gluck das mir verblieb. Nicola Benedetti, vln., Bournemouth SO/Kirill Karabits.
  • Fall: Die Kaiserin: Was ich will, das will ich richtig. Lucia Popp, sop., Harry Friedaur, ten., Graunke SO/Charles Wildmann.
  • Lehar: Land of Smiles, Ich mocht' wieder einmal die Heimat she'n. Lucia Popp, sop., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals: The Swan. Jascha Silberstein, vlc., Marie Goossens, harp.
  • : On Me Suit. Mistinguett, voc., Jean Gabin, voc.
  • Stolz: Two hearts in waltz time. Renee Fleming, sop., Klaus Florian Vogt, ten., Dresden State Orch/Christian Thielemann.
  • Strauss Jnr: Quadrille on themes from the operetta "The Merry War", Op.402. Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.

  • 18th February

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  • Mussorgsky: Boris Godounov - Introduction and Cracovienne. USSR Academic SO/Evgeny Svetlanov.
  • Dvorak (arr. Galway/Moll): Violin Sonatina in G, Op.100, B183. Phillip Moll, pno., James Galway, fte. 4th movement
  • Porter: In the Still of the Night. Tim Beveridge, voc., New Zealand SO/Marc Taddei.
  • Bach (arr. Voorhorst): Concerto in D minor, BWV974 (after A. Marcello), trans. from oboe to guitar. Enno Voorhorst, gtr.
  • Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4. Guildhall String Ensemble/Robert Salter. 1st & 4th movements
  • Lutoslawski: Variations on a Theme of Paganini. Martha Argerich, pno., Gabriela Montero, pno.
  • Erdelyi: Puszta Fox. Schwanen Salon Orch/Georg Huber.
  • Beethoven: Cello Sonata No.3 in A, Op.69. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc. 2nd movement Scherzo
  • Russell: Carisma. Carisma.
  • Strauss Jnr: Zigeunerin quadrille, Op.24. CSSR State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 15th February

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Herbert: Royal Sec, a Champagne Gallop. Eastman Dryden Orch/Donald Hunsberger.
  • Tchaikovsky: Cossack Dance, from Mazeppa. London SO/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Westlake: Fabian Theory. Michael Askill, perc., Synergy.
  • Westlake: Al Takshu L'vavchem - Don't Harden Your Hearts. Lior, voc., Sydney SO/Nigel Westlake.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Tiomkin): Great Waltz, 'Blue Danube & Final Sequence. Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri.
  • Francaix: Concertino for Piano and Orchestra. Claude Francaix, pno., London SO/Antal Dorati.
  • Traetta: Buovo d'Antona, finale. Howard Crook, ten., Giampaolo Fagotto, ten., Giuseppe Zambon, ten., Daniela del Monaco, alto, Francesca Russo Ermoli, m-sop, Phoenix Theatre Orch/Alan Curtis.
  • Gershwin: Ballet. Angela Brownridge, pno.
  • Musumarra: Il Canto. Luciano Pavarotti, ten., Orch di Roma/Romano Musumarra.
  • Gershwin: Blue Monday. Ike Quebec, sax.

  • 14th February

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    13th February

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  • Benjamin: Overture to an Italian Comedy. Sydney SO/Joseph Post.
  • Nathan: The Lord's Prayer. Adelaide Singers/Patrick Thomas.
  • Haydn M (arr. Mozart): Two Minuets. Vienna Mozart Ensemble/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Mussorgsky: Mephistopheles, song of the flea. Feodor Chaliapin, bass.
  • Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: Finale. Helsingborg SO/Andrew Manze.
  • Packer, Charles Sandys: The Royal Charlie Polka. John Champ, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky: Jeanne d'Arc: Adieu, forets. Eileen Farrell, sop., Philharmonia Orch/Thomas Schippers.
  • Sor (arr. Copley): La Romanesca. Ensemble, Chuckerbutty Ocarina Quartet/Michael Copley.
  • Williams: The Apartment: Jealous Lover. Valentina Lisitsa, pno., BBC Concert Orch/Gavin Sutherland.
  • Sarasate: Caprice basque, Op.24. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Itamar Golan, pno.
  • Marcello: Oboe Concerto No.5 in B flat. Heinz Holliger, oboe, Louise Pellerin, oboe, Camerata Bern.

  • 12th February

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  • Delibes (arr. Almeida): Coppelia - Act 1. Lyon Opera Orch/Kent Nagano.
  • Gounod: Faust: Salut! Demeure chaste et pure. Beniamino Gigli, ten., Unnamed Orch/ Unnamed Conductor.
  • Morricone (arr. Morley): Cinema Paradiso: Love Theme. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Pittsburgh SO/John Williams.
  • Kalman: The Circus Princess: Two Fairy-Tale Eyes. Werner Krenn, ten., Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Anton Paulik.
  • Kalman: The Gypsy Princess, O jag dem Gluck nicht nach. Pilar Lorengar, sop., Vienna Opera Orch/Walter Weller.
  • Elgar: Chanson de Matin, Op.15/2. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Louiguy (arr. Stiletto Sisters): La Vie en Rose. Stiletto Sisters.
  • Gottschalk: Grand Scherzo, Op.57. John Arpin, pno.
  • Chaplin (arr. Simonds): Limelight: Eternally. David Hobson, ten., Sinfonia Australis, Cantillation/Guy Noble.
  • Massenet: Thais - Meditation. John Georgiadis, vln., London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • : A Paris Dans Chaque Fubourg. Lys Gauty, voc.
  • Ketelbey: In a Persian Market. Philharmonia Orch, Ambrosian Singers/John Lanchbery.
  • Stolz: Once again the trees are blooming in the Prater. Robert Stolz, pno.

  • 11th February

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  • Anthony Collins: Vanity Fair. RTE Concert Orch/Ernest Tomlinson.
  • Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No.1 in A minor, Op.33. Jacqueline du Pre, vlc., Philadelphia Orch/Daniel Barenboim. 3rd movement
  • Piazzolla: Escualo. Sergio Assad, gtr., Odair Assad, gtr., Fernando Suarez Paz, vln.
  • Schubert: March Militaire in D, D.733/1. Band of the Royal Swedish Air Force/Jerker Johansson.
  • Ned Rorem: Flute concerto. Jeffrey Khaner, fte., Royal Liverpool PO/Jose Serebrier. 3rd movement Sirens
  • Ravel: Sonatine. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21. Columbia SO/Bruno Walter. 3rd movement Menuetto
  • Handel: Passacaille. Marshall McGuire, harp.
  • Dvorak: Piano Trio No.3 in F minor, Op.65, B130. Macquarie Trio. 2nd movement
  • Haydn (arr. Kreisler): Hungarian Rondo. Fritz Kreisler, vln., Victor SO/Donald Voorhees.
  • Frank Loesser: Inchworm. Danny Kaye, voc., Unnamed Orch/Gordon Jenkins.
  • Docker: Tabarinage. RTE Concert Orch/Ernest Tomlinson.