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16th January

Show Playlist
  • Smetana: Overture - Bartered Bride. Melbourne SO/Jorge Mester.
  • Bach CPE: Symphony in B flat, Wq.182/2. AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Jeffrey Black, bar., Judith Saliba, sop., Christopher Dawes, ten., John Shaw, bar., Jennifer Bermingham, m-sop., Elizabethan Sydney Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Rachmaninov: Moments Musicaux, Op.16. Martin Jones, pno.
  • Yates: Knot-music. Stables Ensemble.
  • Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave in B flat, Op.31. West Australian SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Various (arr. Richards): British Isles Orchestral Medley. BBC Concert Orch/Paul Leddington Wright.
  • Strauss Jnr: Greeting to Vienna, French polka, Op.225. Austrian RSO/Peter Guth.
  • Tchaikovsky: The Third movement of his: Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64. West Australian SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Weather Forcast and summary
  • Cardillo (arr. Peeters): Core 'ngrato. Placido Domingo, ten., London SO/Marcel Peeters.
  • Lehar (arr. Loges): Yours is My Heart Alone. Placido Domingo, ten., London SO/Karl-Heinz Loges.
  • Barber: Adagio for strings, Op.11a. Melbourne SO/Jorge Mester.
  • Rachmaninov: The 2nd movement the tempo de Valse Symphonic Dances, Op.45. Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Fortea: Malaguenas. Massimo Scattolin, gtr.
  • Khachaturian: From his Dance Suite. .The Armenian dance and the UZbek March Moscow SO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Nigel.Westlake: Antarctica: The Film Music. yearning for Continent,Penguin Play and Penguin circus./Carl Vine.
  • Gottschalk: Le Banjo, Op.15. John Arpin, pno.
  • Weather Forcat and Summary
  • De Crescenzo: Rondine al nido. Luciano Pavarotti, ten., Andrea Griminelli, fte., Unnamed Orch/Henry Mancini.
  • Denza: Funiculi, funicula. Luciano Pavarotti, ten., Bologna Theatre Orch/Anton Guadagno.
  • Mozart: March in D, K.249. Orch of the 18th Century/Frans Bruggen.
  • Handel (arr. Hazell): Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus. John Scott, org., St Paul's Cathedral Choir, London, St Michael's Singers, BBC Concert Orch, Royal Choral Society/Paul Leddington Wright.
  • Carmichael: Bravura Waltzes. Victor Sangiorgio, pno.
  • Delibes: Lakme: Bell song. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Elizabethan Sydney Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Antonio de Almeida.

  • 15th January

    Show Playlist
  • Wagner R: Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Prelude. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Chopin: Etude No 3 in E, Op.10. Jan Lissiecki, pno.
  • Hildegard von Bingen (arr. Wishart): Vespers for St Hildegard - Kaaritas habundat. Sinfonye.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 mandolins in G, RV532. Trevor Pinnock, hpschd., James Tyler, mndln., Robin Jeffrey, mndln., The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Widor (arr. Corley): Symphony No.5 in F minor, Op.42/1: Toccata. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band.
  • Dvorak: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53, B.108 - final movt. Julia Fischer, vln., Tonhalle Orch, Zurich/David Zinman.
  • Conrad: The Continental. George Shearing, pno., Heribert Thusek, vibes, Andy Simpkins, db., Sigi Schwab, gtr., Rhythm Section.
  • Gershwin: Someone to Watch Over Me. Blossom Dearie, voc., Ray Brown, db., Blossom Dearie, pno., Ed Thigpen, drums.
  • Bottesini: Nel cor piu non mi sento. Thomas Martin, db., Anthony Halstead, pno.
  • Jenkins: Cafe Vamp Latino. Catrin Finch, harp, Prague PO/Karl Jenkins.
  • Traditional (arr. Hogan): Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel?. Conspirare/Craig Hella Johnson.
  • Lauridsen: Sure on This Shining Night. Conspirare/Craig Hella Johnson.
  • Anderson: Piano Concerto in C - final movt.. Simon Tedeschi, pno., Melbourne SO/Paul Mann.
  • Saint-Saens: Romance in D flat, Op.37. Rodney Friend, vln., Lisa Friend, fte., Mark Kinkaid, pno., Martin Radford, vlc.
  • Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No.1. Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Dubra: Ave Maria. Voces 8.
  • Pezel (arr. Block): Sonata No.71 (for two trumpets and organ). David Drury, org., Yoram Levy, tpt., John Foster, tpt.
  • Dupre: Two Chorales, Op.59 - Rejoice greatly. James Biery, org.
  • Gardel (arr. Williams): Scent of a Woman: Tango. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Pittsburgh SO/John Williams.
  • Horner (arr. Kaiser-Lindemann): Titanic: Main Theme. Berlin Philharmonic Cellists.
  • Molloy (arr. O'Boyle): The Kerry Dance. Jane Rutter, fte., Queensland Orch/Sean O'Boyle.
  • McCartney: Ecce Cor Meum (Behold My Heart) - Interlude (lament). Kate Royal, sop., Colm Carey, org., Mark Law, tpt., Academy of St Martin in the Fields, London Voices, Boys of Magdalen College Choir, Boys of King's College Choir, Cambridge/Gavin Greenaway.
  • Stephenson: Concertino pastorale for clarinet and small orchestra - final movt. Olivier De Groote, cl., Claremont CO/Allan Stephenson.
  • Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite, Op.15a - Intermezzo. Atlanta SO/Yoel Levi.
  • Verdi: Sicilian Vespers: Merce dilette amiche. Angela Gheorghiu, sop., Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Grainger: Spoon River. Martin Jones, pno., Richard McMahon, pno.
  • Debussy (arr. Grigoryan): Suite Bergamasque - Passepied. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Rutter: Wings of the Morning. City of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Rachmaninov: Vocalise, Op.34/14. Zoe Knighton, vlc., Will Schmidt, pno.
  • Baker: Remember Me. Alan Morrison, cornet, Brighouse and Rastrick Band/David Hirst.
  • Piazzolla (arr. Breiner): Oblivion. Razumovsky SO/Peter Breiner.
  • Porter: Anything Goes - Overture. London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn.

  • 14th January

    Show Playlist
  • Beethoven: Fidelio: Overture, Op.72c. Berlin PO/ Herbert von Karajan.
  • Marais: La Sonnerie de Sainte-Genevieve du Mont de Paris. Musica Antiqua Cologne/ Reinhard Goebel.
  • Loewe: Camelot: The Simple Joys of Maidenhood.. Julie Andrews, voc., Original Broadway Cast Orch/ Franz Allersr.
  • McEncroe: A Lazy Summer's Afternoon. John Martin, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Bluebird pas de deux. London SO/ Richard Bonynge.
  • Verdi: Adagio for trumpet and orchestra. Gianluigi Petrarulo, tpt., Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/ Riccardo Chailly.
  • Kats-Chernin: Memorial Rag. Alice Evans, vln., Anna McDonald, vln., Brett Dean, vla., Peter Morrison, vlc., Gondwana Voices/ Lyn Williams.
  • Schubert: Rosamunde, Princess of Cyprus, D.797: Ballet. CO of Europe/ Claudio Abbado.
  • Barrios (arr. McFadden): Caazapa - Aire Popular Paraguayo. Jeffrey McFadden, gtr.
  • Hyde: Rhapsody in F sharp minor, No.1. Miriam Hyde, pno.
  • Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle. Melbourne SO/ Leonard Dommett.
  • Offenbach: Genevieve de Brabant: Gendarmes' Duet. Malcolm McEachern, bass, Harold Williams, bar., Unnamed Orch.
  • Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor, Op.61: 3rd movement. Gil Shaham, vln., New York PO/Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Westlake: Babe, soundtrack: Excerpt. Melbourne SO/ Nigel Westlake.
  • Schonberg (arr. Gamley): Les Miserables: I Dreamed a Dream. Suzanne Johnston, m-sop., Australian Pops Orch/ Douglas Gamley.
  • Bach: Keyboard Concerto in F, BWV1057: 3rd movement. Angela Hewitt, pno., Alison Mitchell, fte., Emma Sholl, fte., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Mozart L: Cassation in G, 'Toy Symphony'. Kremerata Baltica.
  • Kiesewetter: Tango pathetique. Gidon Kremer, vln., Mischa Maisky, vlc., Martha Argerich, pno..
  • Tchaikovsky: None but the Lonely Heart, Op.6/6. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar., Oleg Boshniakovich, pno.
  • Ellington: In a Sentimental Mood. Lloyd Swanton, db., Andrew Gander, drums, Max Lambert, pno.
  • Rossini: Italian Girl in Algiers: Overture. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/ Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Puccini: Minuetto I. Berlin RSO/ Riccardo Chailly.
  • Pisendel: Sonata in C Minor for Violin & Basso Continuo - 4th movement. Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players.
  • Pachelbel (arr. Kain): Canon & Gigue. Guitar Trek.
  • Beethoven: Fidelio: Mir ist so wunderbar. Helga Dernesch, sop., Helen Donath, sop., Karl Ridderbusch, bass, Horst R Laubenthal, ten., Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, Op.46 No.4. Alfons Kontarsky, pno., Aloys Kontarsky, pno.
  • Handel: Royal Fireworks Music, HWV 351; Excerpts. The King's Consort/ Robert King.

  • 11th January

    Show Playlist
  • Opening, highlights
  • Cherubini: Anacreon, overture. Hanover Band/Roy Goodman.
  • Berlin: Annie Get Your Gun: I got the sun in the morning. Phillip Sametz, voc., Mell-O-Tones/Phillip Sametz.
  • Mozart: Divertimento in D, K.334: Minuet and Trio. Vienna Mozart Ensemble/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Jobim (arr. Rutter/Grigoryan): Wave. Jane Rutter, fte., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Rodgers (arr. Bennett): Victory at Sea. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • CD of the week
  • Mozart: Rondo in A, K386. Ian Munro, pno., Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Monsbourgh: Rainbow Jelly Strut. Sweet Ade.
  • Puccini: La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta. Sarah Brightman, sop., Studio Orch/Michael Reed.
  • Offenbach (arr. Rosenthal): Gaite Parisienne. Monte Carlo PO/Manuel Rosenthal.
  • Announcements, Highlights, weather
  • Weber: Overture: Oberon. LCP/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Gershwin: Soon. John Constable, pno., Carole Farley, sop.
  • Dvorak: Old Castle. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Rameau: Nais, Overture. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Hanmer: Pastorale (Theme from Blue Hills). Queensland SO/Ronald Hanmer.
  • Reicha: Wind Quintet in G, Op.99/6. Michael Thompson Wind Quintet.
  • Saint-Saens: Violin Sonata No.1 in D minor, Op.75. Lucinda Collins, pno., Sophie Rowell, vln.
  • Locke: Suite II in D minor-major. Hesperion XX/Jordi Savall.
  • Announcements, weather, highlights
  • Gershwin (arr. Lee): How Long has This Been Going On. Don Burrows, cl., George Golla, gtr., Julian Lee, pno., Studio Orch, Don Burrows Quintet.
  • Ponchielli: La Gioconda - Dance of the Hours. National PO/Bruno Bartoletti.
  • Dufay: Belle, veuilles moy retenir. Hilliard Ensemble.
  • Vivaldi: Mandolin concerto in C, RV425. Avi Avital, mndln., Venice Baroque Orch.
  • Mercury (arr. Buc): Bohemian Rhapsody. Benaud Trio.
  • Sullivan: The Mikado: The sun whose rays. Valerie Masterson, sop., Royal PO/Royston Nash.
  • Lilburn: Festival overture. New Zealand SO/James Judd.
  • German: Merrie England. Slovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.

  • 10th January

    Show Playlist
  • Wagner R: Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Prelude. Sydney SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Handel: I know my Redemeer liveth from Messiah. Drew Minter, alto., William Parker, bar., Lorraine Hunt, sop., Jeffrey Thomas, ten., Janet Williams, sop., Patricia Spence, m-sop., Philharmonia Baroque Orch, U.C. Berkeley Chamber Chorus/Nicholas McGegan.
  • Mozart: Fantasia in D minor, K.397. Gerard Willems, pno.
  • Bristow: 3rd movement from Symphony in F sharp minor, Op.26. Detroit SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Sullivan: The Gondoliers: Take a pair of sparkling eyes. Thomas Edmonds, ten., Adelaide SO/James Christiansen.
  • Mahler: 2nd mo0vement from Symphony No.4 in G. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Markus Stenz.
  • The Crafty Maids Policy Frankie Armstrong
  • Korngold (arr. Artok): Dead City - Dance Song of the Pierrot. I Salonisti.
  • Faure: Nocturne No.13 in B minor, Op.119. Roy Howat, pno.
  • weather
  • Young: When I Fall in Love. Bill Evans, pno., Paul Motian, drums, Scott LaFaro, db.
  • Stravinsky: last 2 movements from The Rite of Spring. Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.
  • Rachmaninov (arr. Balcombe): Vocalise, Op.34/14. London Philharmonic Cellos, Philharmonia Orch Cellos, Royal Philharmonic Cellos, BBC Symphony Cellos/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Schubert: from Lieder. Arleen Auger, sop., Lambert Orkis, fortepiano.
  • Ireland: last movement from Piano Concerto in E Flat. Piers Lane, pno., Ulster Orch/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Stout: White Nights. Catriona McKay, harp, Chris Stout, vln.
  • Purcell: Let God Arise, Z23. Charles Daniels, ten., Mark Padmore, ten., King's Consort Choir, The King's Consort/Robert King.
  • Tchaikovsky: last movement from Symphony No.2 in C Minor, Op.17, 'Little Russian'. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Mozart: 3rd movement from Serenade No. 6 in D, K.239 "Serenata Notturna". Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Barrios: Vals Tropical. Jeffrey McFadden, gtr.
  • Anonymous (arr. Wilcock): Praise to the Lord, the Almighty. Jonathan Bradley, org., Trinity College Choir, Melbourne, Australian Chamber Brass Ensemble/Michael Leighton Jones.
  • Prokofiev: Sarcasms, Op.17/1, Tempesteso. Julia Hastings, pno.
  • Strauss R: last section from Aus Italien, Op.16. Aarhus SO/Norman Del Mar.
  • Bonporti: Concertino lll in A. Luigi Mangiocavallo, vln., Claudio Ronco, vlc., Marco Mencoboni, hpschd.
  • Verdi: Rigoletto: Figlia, Mio Padre!. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Sherrill Milnes, bar., London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Lanchbery: Tales of Beatrix Potter: Excerpts. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52a. Silke-Thora Matthies, pno., Christian Kohn, pno.

  • 9th January

    Show Playlist
  • Tchaikovsky: the Finale of his; Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36. Chicago SO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Strauss Jnr: Wiener Blut: Gruss dich Gott. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Zeller: The Bird Singer we have Roses from Titol Der Vogelhandler: Schenkt man sich Rosen in Tirol. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Traditional (arr. O'Boyle): The Minstrel Boy. Jane Rutter, fte., Queensland Orch/Sean O'Boyle.
  • Traditional (arr. O'Boyle): The Pretty Maid Milking Her Cow. Jane Rutter, fte., Queensland Orch/Sean O'Boyle.
  • Mozart: Piano Trio in C, K.548. Freshwater Trio.
  • Vaughan Williams: O Clap your Hands. Jonathan Bradley, org., Trinity College Choir, Melbourne, Australian Chamber Brass Ensemble/Michael Leighton Jones.
  • Vaughan Williams: O Taste and See. Jonathan Bradley, org., Siobhan Stagg, sop., Trinity College Choir, Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones.
  • Falla (arr. Dean): The Three-Cornered Hat. Southern Cross Soloists.
  • Chopin: Preludes, Op.28. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • Casella: Scarlattiana, Op.44. Martin Roscoe, pno., BBC PO/Gianandrea Noseda.
  • Weather Forcast and Summary
  • Strauss R: Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Di rigori armato. Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Kurt Bohme, bass, Josef Knapp, bass, Bavarian State Orch/Rudolf Kempe.
  • Beethoven: Romance No.1 in G, Op.40. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, vln., Orchestre des Champs Elysees/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Bach (arr. Korhonen): Partita in E, BWV1006. Timo Korhonen, gtr.
  • Traditional (arr. O'Boyle): Finnegan's Wake. Jane Rutter, fte., Queensland Orch/Sean O'Boyle.
  • French (arr. O'Boyle): Phil the fluter's ball. Jane Rutter, fte., Queensland Orch/Sean O'Boyle.
  • Gaubert: From his Le chevalier et la damoiselle. Danse du Chevalier & Dance of the Princes biche Luxembourg PO/Marc Soustrot.
  • Verdi: La traviata: Lunge da lei. Placido Domingo, ten., Bavarian State Orch/Carlos Kleiber.
  • Puccini: Manon Lescaut - Donna non vidi mai. Placido Domingo, ten., Philharmonia Orch/Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Martinu: the scherzo-allegro vivo and the finale.from his Sextet for piano and woodwinds, H.174. Fenwick Smith, fte., Sally Pinkas, pno., John Ferrillo, oboe, Thomas Martin, cl., Richard Ranti, bsn., Suzanne Nelson, bsn.
  • Bach (arr. Korhonen): Partita in B minor, BWV1002. Timo Korhonen, gtr.
  • Weather Forcast and Summary
  • Verdi: we have the Hostias and the Sanctus from his Requiem. Carlo Colombara, bass, Carmen Giannattasio, sop., Veronica Simeoni, m-sop., Alexander Timchenko, ten., St Petersburg PO, Mikhailovsky Theatre Chorus/Yuri Temirkanov.
  • Traditional: The dawning of the day. James Galway, tin whistle, London SO/Klauspeter Seibel.
  • Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle. James Galway, fte., Jeanne Galway, fte., London SO/Klauspeter Seibel.
  • Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.36. Helene Grimaud, pno.
  • Verdi: Otello: Gia nella notte densa. Placido Domingo, ten., Cheryl Studer, sop., Bastille Opera Orch/Myung-Whun Chung.
  • Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.36. Helene Grimaud, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Wedding dance waltz, Op.453. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 8th January

    Show Playlist
  • Reznicek: Donna Diana: Overture. Vienna PO/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Liszt: Vienna Nights (after Franz Schubert). Cyprien Katsaris, pno.
  • Kraus: Azire: Ballet Music, VB18. New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd.
  • Scarlatti A (arr. Gamley): Le violette. Renata Tebaldi, sop., New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Scriabin: Etude in B flat minor, Op.8/11. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc., John Lenehan, pno.
  • Stravinsky: Circus Polka. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Traditional (arr. Parker): What Shall We Do with the Drunken Sailor. The Vocal Consort/Noel Ancell.
  • Lumbye: Queen Louise's Waltz. Copenhagen Tivoli Orch/Lavard Friisholm.
  • Hasse: Mandolin Concerto in G, Op.3/11: Ist movt. - . Theodoros Kitsos, mndln., Armonia Atenea/George Petrou.
  • Weber: Flute Sonata in G, Op.10/2: Ist movt. -. Emmanuel Pahud, fte., Eric Le Sage, pno.
  • Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel: Pantomime. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Giuliani: Study in A, Op.1a/11. Andres Segovia, gtr.
  • Sibelius: Academic March. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Faure: Requiem, Op.48, Pie Jesu. Renee Fleming, sop., Royal PO/Andreas Delfs.
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No.1 in F, BWV1046: 4th movt. -. Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata in D, K.381: Ist movt. - - piano duet. Jeno Jando, pno., Zsuzanna Kollar, pno.
  • Handel: Atalanta, Overture. Robert Farley, tpt., Brandenburg Consort/Roy Goodman.
  • Saint-Saens: Panis Angelicus. Roberto Alagna, ten., Petits Chanteurs a la Croix Potencee, City of Toulouse Choir, City of Toulouse Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Kreisler: Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven. Joshua Bell, vln., Paul Coker, pno.
  • Rota: Ballet Suite - La Strada: 3rd movt. -. Granada City Orch/Josep Pons.
  • Granados: Danzas Espanolas: Andaluza, Op.37/5. Julius Drake, pno., Emma Johnson, cl.
  • Chapi: El rey que rabio - No.16 Coro de doctores. Madrid Community Orch, Madrid Community Chorus/Miguel Roa.
  • Glazunov: Grande Valse de Concert in E flat major, Op.41. Massimiliano Damerini, pno.
  • Sullivan: Di Ballo Overture. Philharmonia Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Elgar: The Starlight Express Suite Op.78:There's a Fairy ....... John Lawrenson, bar., Bournemouth Sinfonietta/George Hurst.
  • Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48: 1st mvt., from the ballet 'Serenade'. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Anonymous: Gagliarda Prima. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp.
  • Britten: Simple Symphony, Op.4.: Ist movt. - I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky.
  • Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Huguette Tourangeau, sop., Elizabethan Sydney Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Dvorak: Festival March in C, B88. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Suk: Minuet in G. Suk Quartet.
  • Strauss Jnr: Glow worms waltz, Op.82. Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.

  • 7th January

    Show Playlist
  • Ravel (arr. Buc): Mother Goose Suite: The fairy garden. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Moravec: Autumn Song. Marya Martin, fte., Jeewon Park, pno.
  • Traditional: My Lord, what a mornin'. Marian Anderson, contr., Franz Rupp, pno.
  • Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F, Op.75. Klaus Thunemann, bsn., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Dvorak (arr. Hazell): Humoresque, Op.101/7, B187. Netherlands Brass Quintet.
  • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K.216 - Adagio. Iona Brown, vln., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Soler: Una cosa rara: Dolce mi parve un di. Deborah Riedel, sop., Arcadia Lane Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Brahms: Clarinet Sonata in F minor, Op.120/1. Paul Dean, cl., Stephen Emmerson, pno.
  • Hurlstone: Piano Trio in G, Op.posth.. Trio Anima Mundi.
  • Gurney: Down by the Salley Gardens. Ian Partridge, ten., Jennifer Partridge, pno.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 59, He who loves me keepeth my commandments: The world with all its Kingdoms. Matthias Goerne, bass, Hilary Hahn, vln., Munich CO/Alexander Liebreich.
  • Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals: The Swan. Mischa Maisky, vlc., Orpheus CO.
  • Lloyd Webber (arr. Cullen): Evita: Don't Cry for Me Argentina. Amanda Harrison, voc., Graeme Brown, gtr., Glen Hodges, gtr., Tasmanian SO/Guy Noble.
  • Piazzolla: Milonga del Angel. Benjamin Martin, pno., Richard Tognetti, vln., James Crabb, accordion, George Vassilev, gtr., Maxime Bibeau, db.
  • Bruch: Adagio on Celtic Themes, Op.56. Ofra Harnoy, vlc., London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Rodgers (arr. Byers): Have You Met Miss Jones. Coleman Hawkins, sax., Billy Byers and His Orch.
  • Styne: It's Been a Long, Long Time. Louis Armstrong, vocal & trumpet, Jazz Ensemble.
  • Liszt: Piano concerto No.1 in E flat, S.124. Geoffrey Tozer, pno., Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Haydn: Violin concerto in G, Hob.VIIa:4. Rebecca Chan, vln., Melbourne CO/Rebecca Chan.
  • Andreyev: Variations on Russian folk tune: The Moon is Shining. Osipov State Russian Folk Orch/Nikolai Kalinin.
  • Vivaldi: Tito Manlio, RV778: Di verde ulivo. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Sol Gabetta, vlc., Capella Gabetta/Andres Gabetta.
  • Handel: Water Music - Flute Suite in G, HWV.350. Hans-Dieter Michatz, fte., Howard Oberg, rec., Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Debussy (arr. Roelens): Clair de lune. Amir Farid, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Anderson: A Trumpeter's Lullaby. Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Paul Mann.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko - Song of the Indian Merchant. Lorina Gore, sop., Tasmanian SO/Marko Letonja.
  • Glazunov: Raymonda, Op.57, Suite from the Ballet. Leningrad PO/Yevgeni Mravinsky.
  • Poulenc: Sonata for flute & piano: Cantabile. Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte., Robert Veyron-Lacroix, pno.
  • Poulenc: Chanson a boire. New London Chamber Choir/James Wood.
  • Haydn: La vera costanza, Sinfonia in B flat, Hob.1a:15. Haydn Sinfonietta Vienna/Manfred Huss.
  • Horowitz (arr. Carpenter): Variations on a theme from Carmen. Cameron Carpenter, org.
  • Paganini: Cantabile. Joshua Bell, vln., Samuel Sanders, pno.

  • 4th January

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  • Telemann: Sonata in D from "Der getreue Music-Meister": Andante. Daniel Yeadon, viola da gamba.
  • Rodgers: I'll Take Manhattan. Joshua Bell, vln., Marvi Hamlisch, pno.
  • Minkus: Don Quixote - Pas de Deux. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Vivaldi: Il Gran Mogul, RV431a. Ashley Solomon, fte., Florilegium.
  • Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op.77/1 - Menuetto & Trio. Australian String Quartet.
  • Adam: Le Corsaire. English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E Flat, K271 - Jeunehomme. Leif Ove Andsnes, pno., Norwegian CO/Leif Ove Andsnes.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
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  • Handel: Air from Harpsichord Suite No.5 in E, HWV 430 - arr. piano. "Harmonious Blacksmith" -Murray Perahia, pno.
  • Locatelli: Concerto Grosso No. 1 in F, Op.1/1. Capella Istropolitana/Jaroslav Krecek.
  • Stamitz: Final movt from Clarinet Concerto No.10 in B flat. Sabine Meyer, cl., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.
  • Schumann: Symphony No.1 in B flat, Op.38, Spring. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/David Zinman.
  • Strauss Josef: Sport, quick Polka, Op.170. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C, K.314. Paul Goodwin, oboe, English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Chopin: Prelude in E minor, Op.28/4. Elyane Laussade, pno.
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 - Excerpts. Boston Symphony/Seiji Ozawa.
  • Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K299. Irena Grafenauer, fte., Maria Graf, harp, Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Beethoven: Ruins of Athens: Overture, Op.113. Vienna PO/Claudio Abbado.
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  • Boccherini: Minuet from Quintet in E. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G minor. Hoang Pham, pno., Ji Won Kim, vln.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 trumpets in C, RV537. Maurice Andre, tpt., English CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Brahms: Serenade No.2 in A, Op. 16. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld: Ballet Pastorale. Philharmonia Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Hummel: Piano Trio in G, Op.65. The Australian Trio.

  • 3rd January

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  • Gershwin: Strike Up the Band: Overture. Stonnington SO/Roy Theaker.
  • Mozart: from Mass No.3 in C, 'Dominicus', K66. Gilles Cachemaille, bass, Charlotte Margiono, sop., Elisabeth von Magnus, contr., Uwe Heilmann, ten., Concentus Musicus Vienna, Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Hofburg Castle Choir/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Scriabin: Four preludes, Op.48. Robert Taub, pno.
  • Boccherini: 4rth mo vement from Guitar quintet No.9 in C, G.453. Alexander Schneider, vln., Felix Galimir, vln., Michael Tree, vla., David Soyer, vlc., Alirio Diaz, gtr.
  • Barber: Adagio for strings, Op.11. Los Angeles PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Rodgers: This Can't Be Love. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Guy Noble.
  • Granados (arr. Romero): Danzas Espanolas: Arabesca, Op.37/12. Celedonio Romero, gtr., Angel Romero, gtr.
  • Smetana: 3rd movement from Festive Symphony in E, Op.6. Austrian RSO/Lothar Zagrosek.
  • Puccini: from La Boheme. Shane Lowrencev, bass, Taryn Fiebig, sop., David Parkin, bass, Ji-Min Park, ten., Jose Carbo, bar., Takesha Meshe Kizart, sop., Australian Opera and Ballet Orch, Opera Australia Chorus/Shao-Chia Lu.
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  • Sullivan (arr. Copley): HMS Pinafore: I'm Called Little Buttercup. Ensemble, Chuckerbutty Ocarina Quartet/Michael Copley.
  • Traditional: Peddlers. Yuriy Mugerman, balalaika, Izabella Mugerman, balalaika.
  • Beethoven: from Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53, 'Waldstein'. Emil Gilels, pno.
  • Bernstein: last 2 movement from Symphonic Suite from the film "On the Waterfront". Israel PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Turina: Cantares. Patricia Petibon, sop., NO of Spain/Josep Pons.
  • Lloyd: last movement from Piano Concerto No.4. Kathryn Stott, pno., London SO/George Lloyd.
  • Monteverdi: Madrigals, 8th Book: Sinfonia a cinque. La Capella Reial de Catalunya/Jordi Savall.
  • Gabriel-Marie: Fresh face - Polka. Ladislav Stresnak, tpt., Slovak RSO/Jerome Cohen.
  • Copland (arr. Setchell): Fanfare for the Common Man. Martin Setchell, org.
  • Various:\ from Best of Operetta, Vol.2. Ingrid Kertesi, sop., Zsuzsa Csonka, sop., Janos Berkes, ten., Hungarian Operetta Orch/Laszlo Kovacs.
  • Vittorio: My Heart. Accordone/Guido Morini.
  • Chopin: Polonaise in A flat, Op.53, Heroic. Maurizio Pollini, pno.
  • Wesley: Thou Wilt Keep Him in Perfect Peace. Adrian Partington, org., Worcester Cathedral Choir/Donald Hunt.
  • Tchaikovsky: last movemenet from Symphony No.2 in C Minor, Op.17, 'Little Russian'. Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur.
  • Rossini: Semiramide: Ah dove'e il cimento. Juan Diego Florez, ten., Milan Giuseppe Verdi Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Biber: Rosary Sonata No. 3 in B minor - Nativity. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln., Linda Kent, hpschd., Rosanne Hunt, vlc.
  • Traditional: Reel Eboulement. Chris Norman, fte., Alasdair Fraser, fiddle, Robin Bullock, gtr., Billy McComiskey, accordion, Paul Wheaton, bass.
  • Maroufi: Armenian Rhapsody. Amir Farid, pno.
  • Coleman: Witchcraft. Boston Pops/John Williams.