A program of shorter works, classical or lighter, familiar or unknown; sometimes quirky, always fun! Make your late afternoon listening – whether at home or on the road – a truly enjoyable experience.

Monday: Susan Porter
Tuesday: Nicky Gilderdale
Wednesday: Peter Bandy
Thursday: John van Bavel
Friday: Neil Appleby


20th January

Show Playlist
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Ruy Blas, Op.95, overture. Gewandhaus Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Schubert, Franz: Notturno in E flat, D897. Hephzibah Menuhin, pno., Maurice Gendron, vlc., Yehudi Menuhin, vln.
  • Horn, C.E.: Cherry Ripe. Greta Bradman, sop. English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Rodgers, Richard (arr. Rattigan, James Camillus):The Sound of Music: Edelweiss. Greta Bradman, sop. English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Quilter, Roger: A Children's Overture, Op.17. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Schumann, Robert: Kinderszenen Op.15. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Debussy, Claude: Beau Soir. Pamela Mia Paul, pno., Shannon Lee, vln.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Flight of the Bumble Bee. Pamela Mia Paul, pno., Shannon Lee, vln.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Two Little Suites 1 & 2 for small orchestra. Orch of St Luke's/Robert Craft.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Swan Lake, Op.20, Act 1 - Waltz. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, Op.37. Wilhelm Kempff, pno. Berlin PO/Ferdinand Leitner.
  • Grieg, Edvard (arr. Answerth, Graham): Anitra's Dance. Marimba Belles .
  • Schumann, Robert: Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.97, Rhenish: Scherzo. CO of Europe/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Carr-Boyd, Ann: Fandango. Sydney Mandolins/Adrian Hooper.
  • Strauss R: Serenade in E flat for 13 Wind Instruments, Op.7. ANAM Musicians .
  • Delius, Frederick: Koanga - La Calinda. Adelaide SO/David Stanhope.
  • Rubinstein, Anton (arr. Salzedo, Carlos): Melody in F, Op.3/1. Alice Giles, harp .
  • Schumann, Robert: Piano quintet in E flat, Op.44. Leigh Harrold, pno. ANAM Quartet .
  • Puccini, Giacomo (arr. Lanchbery, John): Madam Butterfly, ballet music. State Orch of Victoria/John Lanchbery.
  • Handel, George Frederic: The King shall rejoice, HWV260. King's Consort, New College Choir, Oxford/Robert King.
  • Bizet, Georges: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Mussorgsky, Modest: Boris Godounov: Coronation scene. Robert Harrington, ten. Queensland Opera Chorus, Queensland Orch/Johannes Fritzsch.
  • Williams, Charles: While I Live: Dream of Olwen. Philip Fowke, pno. RTE Concert Orch/Proinnsias O Duinn.
  • Strauss Jnr: Austrians, Op.22, waltz. CSSR State PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 19th January

    Show Playlist
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Festive Overture, Op.96. Royal PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Moszkowski, Moritz: Barcarolle, Op.27/1. John McArthur, pno.
  • Gade, Jacob (arr. Breiner, Peter): Jealousy Tango. Razumovsky SO/Peter Breiner.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Vocalise. Daniel Smith, bsn. London PO/Ettore Stratta.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Aida: Ballet Music. National SO of Ireland/Rico Saccani.
  • Gomez, William (arr. Pop, Adrian): Ave Maria. Elina Garanca, m-sop. Saarbrucken RSO/Karel Mark Chichon.
  • Williamson, Malcolm: Pas de deux. Deborah de Graaff, cl., Len Vorster, pno.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: March for military band, Op. 99. Stockholm Concert Band/Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
  • Czerny, Carl: Fantasy in F minor, Op.226. Andreas Groethuysen, pno., Yaara Tal, pno.
  • Bliss, Sir Arthur: Adam Zero: Ballet in one scene - Approach of Autumn. English Northern Philharmonia/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), Op.20. Joshua Bell, vln. Royal PO/Andrew Litton.
  • Salieri, Antonio: Picciola Serenata in B flat for wind orchestra - 3rd movt. Il Gruppo di Roma .
  • Lehar, Franz: The Merry Widow - So kommen sie. Barbara Bonney, sop., Cheryl Studer, sop., Rainer Trost, ten., Vienna PO/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Brahms, Johannes: (arr. Juon):Hungarian Dance No. 4 in F minor. London SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Schubert, Franz: Serenade. Daniel Smith, bsn. London PO/Ettore Stratta.
  • Buxtehude, Dietrich: Canzona in C. Jacqueline Ogeil, hpschd.
  • Boyce, William (arr. Tomlinson, Ernest): Heart of oak. Owen Brannigan, bass Hendon Grammar School Choir, Pro Arte Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Les Petits Riens, ballet K299b - Excerpt. Concerto Cologne/Anton Steck.
  • Fasch, Johann Friedrich (arr. Chiesa, Ruggero): Lute Concerto in D minor (arr. Guitar) - 1st movt. Slava Grigoryan, gtr. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Kreisler, Fritz: Arab Song fr: Rimsky-Korsokov's 'Scheherazade'. Milana Chernyavska, pno., Nicolas Koeckert, vln.
  • Canteloube, Joseph: Songs of the Auvergne: Bailero. Frederica von Stade, mezzo-sop Utah SO/Joseph Silverstein.
  • Binge, Ronald: Concerto for E flat Alto Saxophone - 3rd movt. Aage Voss, sax. South German Radio Orch/Ronald Binge.
  • de Paul, Gene (arr. Chaplin, Saul):Seven Brides for Seven Brothers: Barn Dance. John Wilson Orch/John Wilson.
  • Carulli, Ferdinando: Duo for Flute & Guitar in D, Op.104/1. Alexandre Lagoya, gtr., Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte.
  • Michelena, Anton: A la luz de la luna. Aleksandra Kurzak, sop., Roberto Alagna, ten. London Orch/Yvan Cassar.
  • Haydn M: Romance in A Flat for Horn & String Quartet.. Hermann Baumann, horn Gewandhaus Quartet .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Sonatina in C. Alison Stephens, mndln., Richard Burnett, pno.
  • Khachaturian, Aram: Gayaneh - Ballet Suite No.1 - 1st movt. Royal Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Levitzki, Mischa: Arabesque valsante, Op.6. Mischa Levitzki, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Jabuka (The Apple Festival) - Introduction. European Johann Strauss Orch, Brno/Christian Pollack.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Aida: Vorrai salvario - Act 4. Franco Corelli, ten., Grace Bumbry, contr., Rome Opera House Orch/Zubin Mehta.
  • Kunneke, Eduard: Dance suite, Op 26: Intermezzo. Dresden State Orch/Christian Thielemann.
  • Bruch, Max: Canzone in B flat, Op.55. Ofra Harnoy, vlc. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Isolfsson, Pall: Festival March. Iceland SO/Petri Sakari.

  • 18th January

    Show Playlist
  • Chabrier, Emmanuel: Suite Pastorale: Idylle. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Ginastera, Alberto: Dance of the graceful girl. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Hector Console, db., Rodolfo Mederos, bandoneon .
  • Traditional (arr. Pluhar, Christina): La dama d'Arago. Nuria Rial, sop. L'Arpeggiata/Christina Pluhar.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: (arr. Yablonsky):The Gadfly, Op.97a: Romance. Dmitry Yablonsky, vlc. Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: (arr. Yablonsky):The Gadfly, Op.97a: Nocturne. Dmitry Yablonsky, vlc. Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Abendempfindung, K523. Andreas Scholl, alto., Tamar Halperin, pno.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Oboe concerto in A minor. Ruth Bolister, oboe Elgar CO/Stephen Bell.
  • Cui, Cesar: Suite concertante, Op.25. Takako Nishizaki, vln. Hong Kong PO/Kenneth Schermerhorn.
  • Gershwin, G. Embraceable You. Dinah Washington, voc.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Berceuse, Op.16. Charles Abramovic, pno., Sarah Chang, vln.
  • Sepulveda, Omar: Callejon de las Viudas. Inkuyo .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Septet in E flat, Op.20. Nash Ensemble .
  • Gibbons, Orlando: A good Sausage, a good. Deller Consort, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis/August Wenzinger.
  • Morley, Thomas: Now is the gentle season/The fields abroad. Ambrosian Singers/Denis Stevens.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Griffiths, David): Flute Sonata in D minor, BWV1034 (arr. Clarinet). Ensemble Liaison .
  • Matteis, Nicolas (arr. Holman, Peter): Divisions on a ground in D minor for 3 violins, bass viol, violone & hpschd.. Parley Of Instruments/Roy Goodman.
  • Mangoré, Augustin Barrios: La ultima caciõn. John Williams, gtr.
  • Traditional (arr. Kubik, Gail): Annie Laurie. Ruth Guthrie, sop. ChorElation/Faye Dumont.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat, Op.83. Krystian Zimerman, pno. Vienna PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Petrushka: Russian Dance. Benjamin Austin, pno.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Romanza Andaluza, Op. 22/1. Christian Ferras, vln., Jean-Claude Ambrosini, pno.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Banks of shifting clouds are thinning, Op.42/3. Andrew Goodwin, ten., Daniel de Borah, pno.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: (arr. Sgambati):Melodie. Andrew Goodwin, ten., Daniel de Borah, pno.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave, Op.26, Overture. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Conyngham, Barry: Vast I, 'The Sea': Within the Reef. Australian Youth Orch/John Hopkins.
  • Jongen, Joseph: Danse Lente, Op.66. Alice Giles, harp, Geoffrey Collins, fte.
  • Stenhammar, Wilhelm: Songs and Mood-pictures, Op.26/1: The Wanderer. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop., Bengt Forsberg, pno.
  • Stenhammar, Wilhelm: Interlude from the Cantata "The Song", Op.44. Gothenburg SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Cilea, Francesco: Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella. Lisa Gasteen, sop. Queensland SO/Roderick Brydon.
  • Danzi, Franz: Concertina for Clarinet, Bassoon and Orchestra in B flat, Op.47. Albrecht Mayer, cor ang., Andreas Ottensamer, cl. Potsdam Chamber Academy .
  • Barriere, Jean-Baptiste: Sonata No.4 in G for two Cellos. Bruno Cocset, vlc., Emmanuel Balssa, vlc.
  • Machado, Manuel: Afuera, afuera que sale. Siobhan Stagg, sop. La Compania/Danny Lucin.
  • Bach CPE: Symphony in G, Wq.173. Academy for Ancient Music Berlin/Rene Jacobs.

  • 15th January

    Show Playlist
  • Widor, Toccata organ symphony 5 English Brass Ensemble
  • Copland, Aaron (arr. Setchell, Martin): Fanfare for the Common Man. Martin Setchell, org.
  • Grainger, Percy: (arr. Stockmeier):Handel in the Strand. Martin Setchell, org.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio (arr. Dix, Benjamin): Concerto in A minor for 2 violins, RV522, Op.3/8, arr.Guitar. Melbourne Guitar Quartet .
  • Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor Moog synthesizer
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - from Cantata BWV147. Dinu Lipatti, pno.
  • Flanders & Swann: Ill Wind (based on K.495). Flanders & Swann .
  • Flanders & Swann, Sea Fever Flanders & Swann
  • Charles Gounod, Funeral March of a Marionette Thomas Murray, organ
  • Edward Elgar, Nimrod thomas Murray, organ
  • Flanders & Swann: A Song Of the Weather. Flanders & Swann .
  • Mozart, Rondo alla Turca Sonos Handbell Ensemble
  • Bach, Jesu Joy of Mans Dediring Sonos Handbell Ensemble
  • Leonard Bernstein, America Empire Brass
  • Leonard Bernstein, Maria Empire Brass
  • Cesare Franck, Panis Angelicus Brass & Organ at the Madeleine Church
  • G Faure, Pavane Brass & Organ at the Madeleine Church
  • Bach, Air on a G string Moog Synthesizer
  • Bach, Prelude on Wachet Auf Moog Synthesizer
  • Rules of Cricket
  • Beethoven, Ode to Joy Don Dorsey
  • Debussy, Claude: (arr. Jacques Loussier Trio):Arabesque. Jacques Loussier Trio .
  • The Highway Code Master Singers
  • Penny Lane & Eleanor Rigby King's Singers
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay (arr. Cable, Howard): Flight of the Tuba Bee. Canadian Brass .
  • Vivaldi, Summer (Allegro non molto) Canadian Brass
  • Strauss Snr (arr. Setchell, Martin): Radetzky March, Op.228. Martin Setchell, org.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Setchell, Martin):The Nutcracker: Dance of the sugar plum fairy. Martin Setchell, org.
  • Schubert, Standchen The King's Singers
  • George Gershwin, Summertime, My Man's Gone Now Empire Brass
  • Coates, Dambusters March Kenneth Alford, Colonel Bogey Kevin Bowyer, Organ
  • Wagner, Grand March from Tannhauser Philip Jones Ensemble

  • 14th January

    Show Playlist
  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: Beckus the Dandipratt, Op.5, Comedy Overture. BBC PO/Rumon Gamba.
  • Toldra, Eduardo: from Six Catalan Songs. Malcolm Martineau, pno., Maria Bayo, sop.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: last movement from Symphony No. 31 in D, Hob.I:31 - Hornsignal. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Scriabin, Alexander: Valse in G sharp minor, WoO7. Valentina Lisitsa, pno.
  • Uccellini, Marco: Aria sopra la Bergamasca. La Cetra Baroque Orch Basel/Andrea Marcon.
  • Traditional (arr. Fagan, Matthew): Danza Mora. Matthew Fagan, gtr.
  • Lortzing, Albert: Tsar and Carpenter, highlights. Claudia Hellman, alto, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Friedrich Lenz, ten., Fritz Wunderlich, ten., Ingeborg Hallstein, sop., Karl Christian Kohn, bar. Bamberg SO, Bavarian Radio Chorus/Hans Gierster.
  • Rubbra, Edmund: last movement from Symphony No. 2 in D, Op.45. New Philharmonia Orch/Vernon Handley.
  • Scriabin, Alexander: 2 Impromptus, Op.7. Gordon Fergus-Thompson, pno.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: 1 st movement from Oboe concerto in A minor. Andrew Kawai, oboe Zelman SO/Mark Shiell.
  • Bonfa, Luis (arr. Lyall, Graeme): Manha de Carnaval. Graeme Lyall, sax., John Hoffman, flugel horn Jazz Trio, String Ensemble/Graeme Lyall.
  • Holst, Gustav: The Lure. London SO/David Atherton.
  • Handel, George Frederic: aria from Rinaldo. Christophe Dumaux, alto., Dominique Visse, alto., Inga Kalna, sop., James Rutherford, bar., Lawrence Zazzo, alto., Miah Persson, sop., Vivica Genaux, m-sop. Freiburg Baroque Orch/Rene Jacobs.
  • last movement from Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno. London SO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for 2 trumpets in C, RV537. Bruno Siketa, tpt., David Musk, tpt. Royal Melbourne PO/Andrew Wailes.
  • Debussy, Claude: first movement from La Mer. Cleveland Orch/Pierre Boulez.
  • Gershwin, George: They Can't Take that Away From Me. Allan Zavod, pno., Ian Reithoff, db., Michael Evans-Barker, drums .
  • Platti, Giovanni: Sonata No.8 in C minor. Elaine Funaro, fortepiano .
  • Wood, Haydn (arr. Desplat, Marie-Christine): Roses of Picardy. Certains L'aiment Chaud .
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri (arr. Barshai, Rudolf): 2nd movem3nt from Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op.110a. Amadeus CO/Agnieska Duczmal.
  • Asencio, Vicente: 2nd movement from Collectici Intim. Daniel Nistico, gtr.
  • Schumann, Robert (arr. Chindamo, Joe ): Kinderszenen Op.15. Freshwater Trio .
  • Janacek, Leos: Finale from The Cunning Little Vixen - Act 3. Gillian Knight, sop., Lillian Watson, sop., Robert Tear, ten., Thomas Allen, bar. Royal Opera House Chorus, Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: last movement from Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K.219 - Turkish. Itzhak Perlman, vln. Vienna PO/James Levine.
  • Strauss Jnr: Little Louise, French polka, Op.339. Austrian RSO/Peter Guth.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Intermezzos. Antony Gray, pno.

  • 13th January

    Show Playlist
  • Rossini, Gioachino: The Silken Ladder, Overture. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Violin Concerto in E, BWV1042. Janine Jansen, vln. Janine Jansen & Friends .
  • Schubert, Franz (arr. Berlioz, Hector): Erlkonig, D.328. Michael Lewis, bar. Adelaide SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Strauss Jnr: Voices of Spring, Op.410. Berlin PO/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Gloriana, Op.53. Alan Opie, bar., Josephine Barstow, sop., Philip Langridge, ten., Yvonne Kenny, sop. Welsh National Chorus, Welsh National Opera Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Vocalise, Op.34/14. Mats Lidstrom, vlc., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno., Zsolt-Tihamer Visontay, vln.
  • Puccini, Giacomo (arr. Lanchbery, John): Madam Butterfly, ballet music. State Orch of Victoria/John Lanchbery.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Brandenburg Concerto No.2 in F, BWV1047. Orch of the Antipodes/Antony Walker.
  • Rosetti, Antonio: Horn Concerto in E, K.3/42. Barry Tuckwell, horn English CO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Schubert, Franz: Impromptu in E flat, D.899/2. Mitsuko Uchida, pno.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Le Rouet d'Omphale, Op.31. Philharmonia Orch/Charles Dutoit.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: To Our Lasses, Polka in D. Slovak RSO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Sonata for 2 clarinets. Sabine Meyer, cl., Wolfgang Meyer, cl.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.11. Amadeus Quartet .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.4 in B flat, Op.60. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio, K418, concert aria. Beverley Sills, sop. London PO/Aldo Ceccato.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Adagio for Glass Harmonica in C, K356. Dennis James, glass harmonica .
  • Handel, George Frederic: Organ Concerto in F, Op.4/4. Ton Koopman, org. Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von (arr. Langford, Gordon): Invitation to the Dance, Op.65. Evelyn Glennie, perc. National PO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Schubert, Franz: Impromptu in E flat, D.899/2. Mitsuko Uchida, pno.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Jephtha - Act 1. Alfreda Hodgson, contr., Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., Christopher Keyte, bass, Emma Kirkby, sop., Margaret Marshall, sop., Paul Esswood, alto Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Academy St Martin in the Fields Chorus, Southend Boys' Choir/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Hess, Nigel: Ladies in Lavender: Main Theme. Nicola Benedetti, vln. Bournemouth SO/Kirill Karabits.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: Don Pasquale. Barbara Hendricks, sop., Gabriel Bacquier, bar., Gino Quilico, bar., Luca Canonici, ten. Lyon Opera Chorus, Lyon Opera Orch/Gabriele Ferro.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Andante in C, K315. Mikael Helasvuo, fte. Ostrobothnian CO/Juha Kangas.
  • Benjamin, Arthur: Cotillon. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.

  • 12th January

    Show Playlist
  • Nicolai, Otto: The Merry Wives of Windsor, overture. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Spohr, Louis: Fantasy and Variations on a Theme by Danzi, Op.81. Colin Bradbury, cl., Oliver Davies, pno.
  • Vieuxtemps, Henri: Violin Concerto No.4 in D minor, Op.31 - 3rd movt Hilary Hahn, vln. German Chamber Philharmonic/Paavo Jarvi.
  • Tavener, John: The Lamb. The Choir of the Temple Church/Stephen Layton.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Mother Goose Suite - Conversations of Beauty and the Beast. Helene Mercier, pno., Louis Lortie, pno.
  • Zimmerman, Charles A: Anchors Aweigh. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Hadjidakis, Manos: Waltz of Forgotten Dreams. Concordia Mandolin and Guitar Ensemble/Basil Hawkins.
  • Pleyel, Ignace: Concerto in C, B106 - final movt. Emmanuel Pahud, fte. Basel CO/Giovanni Antonini.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Songs My Mother Taught Me, Op.55/4. Paul Robeson, bass Unnamed Orch/Ronnie Munro.
  • Gershwin, George: Rhapsody in Blue. Glenn Miller & His Orch .
  • Tarrega, Francisco (arr. Lagoya, Alexandre): Recuerdos de la Alhambra. Alexandre Lagoya, gtr. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Kenneth Sillito.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Piano Concerto No.5 in F, Op.103 - final movt, Egyptian. Pascal Rogé, pno. Royal PO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Berlioz, Hector: Le Corsaire, Overture, Op.21. Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Giuliani, Mauro: Grand Quintet for Guitar and Strings in C, Op.65 - 3rd movt: Polonaisse. Edoardo Catemario, gtr. Vienna Academy/Martin Haselbock.
  • Liszt, Franz: Liebesträume, three notturnos for piano, S541/3. Yundi, pno.
  • Benjamin, Arthur: Jamaican Rumba. Larry Adler, harmonica Pro Arte Orch/Eric Robinson.
  • Jenkins, Karl: Thingamujig. Catrin Finch, harp City of Prague PO/Karl Jenkins.
  • Andersson, Benny (arr. Whitwell, Sally): Mamma Mia (Perpetuum Mobile). Cantillation/Philip Chu.
  • Schonberg, Claude-Michel: Les Miserables: Bring him Home. Falzon. Michael, voc. Tasmanian SO/Guy Noble.
  • Walton, Sir William: The Wise Virgins: Suite from the Ballet - Track 12 ?/Sheep may Safely Graze (Cantata 208)/Praise be to God (Cantata 129). English Northern Philharmonia/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Carmichael, John: A Little Night Music - Quiet Evening. John Carmichael, pno., Roger Armstrong, fte.
  • Martucci, Giuseppe: Tarantella, Op.44/6. Rome SO/Francesco La Vecchia.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Pomp and Circumstance March in D, Op.39/1. Queensland SO/David Measham.
  • Traditional (arr. Rutter, John): Dashing away with the smoothing iron. Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter.
  • Traditional (arr. Carter, Andrew): The lark in the clear air. Duke Dobing, fte. Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter.
  • Bartok, Bela: Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56. Chicago SO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Massenet, Jules: Thais - Meditation. Leigh Harrold, pno., Nick Parnell, perc.
  • Massenet, Jules: Manon: Instant charmant...En ferment les yeux. Sonya Yoncheva, sop., Vittorio Grigolo, ten. Italian RSO/Evelino Pido.
  • Puccini, Giacomo (arr. Elkjer, Robert):Turandot: Nessun dorma. Joseph Alessi, tbn., Warren Jones, pno.
  • Warren, Harry (arr. Nestico, Sammy): That's Amore. Joseph Alessi, tbn. Joe's Jersey Jazz Jesters Big Band/Sam Pilafian.
  • Sinding, Christian: Rustle of Spring, Op.32/3. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Strauss R: Standchen, Op.17/2. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Stravinsky, Igor): Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Bluebird pas de deux. Hong Kong PO/David Atherton.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Alla Marcia. Endellion String Quartet .
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Slavonic Dance in A flat, Op.46/3, B83. Israel PO/Leonard Bernstein.

  • 11th January

    Show Playlist
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Les Bergers, overture. Montpellier NO/Jean-Christophe Keck.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Waltz-scherzo in C, Op.34. Charles Abramovic, pno., Sarah Chang, vln.
  • Popper, David: Album leaf. Janos Starker, vlc., Shigeo Neriki, pno.
  • Porpora, Nicola Antonio: Siface: Usignolo sventurato. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop. Il Giardino Armonico/Giovanni Antonini.
  • Morrison, James: A Brush with Bunj. Ali Jackson, drums, James Morrison, tpt., Peter Zog, gtr., Pierre Boussaguet, db.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 8 in G, Hob.I:8 -Le Soir. 1st movt. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Bayadere Galop. Slovak RSO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Dohnanyi, Ernst von: Serenade in C, Op.10. 5th movt. Eldering Ensemble .
  • d'India, Sigismondo: "Indarno Febo" from Madrigals - Third Book. La Venexiana .
  • Vainberg, Moishei: Chamber Symphony No.1, Op.145. 4th movt. Moscow Soloists/Yuri Bashmet.
  • Rozsa, Miklos: Ben Hur: Parade of the Charioteers. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: String Quartet No.11 in F minor, Op.95, 1st movt. 'Serioso'. Lindsay String Quartet .
  • Duran, Hilario: "Contradanza" from Aventura Afrocubana Suite. Quartetto Gelato .
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Piano Concerto.4th movt. Daniel Ligorio Ferrandiz, pno. Castile and Leon SO/Max Bragado Darman.
  • Schubert, Franz: Am Fenster, D.878. Andras Schiff, pno., Peter Schreier, ten.
  • Grechaninov, Alexander: Piano Trio No.2 in G, Op.128. 1st movt. Daniela Ruso, pno., Juraj Alexander, vlc., Viktor Simcisko, vln.
  • Barber, Samuel: Canzonetta for oboe & string orchestra. Humbert Lucarelli, oboe Lehigh Valley CO/Donald Spieth.
  • Menotti, Gian Carlo (arr. Mercurio, Steven):The Consul: Mother's Aria. Angelika Kirchschlager, sop. London Metropolitan Ensemble .
  • Nyman, Michael: The Piano: Main Theme. Catherine Davis, pno. Sinfonia Australis/Guy Noble.
  • Beck, Franz Ignaz: Sinfonia in F, Op.1/2. 1st movt. New Zealand CO/Donald Armstrong.
  • Lauridsen, Morten: Lux Aeterna: O nata lux. Voces 8 .
  • Broomhead, Chris: As We Were. Refraction .
  • Schumann, Robert: Piano quartet in E flat, Op.47. 3rd movt. Erica Kennedy, vln., Helen Ireland, vla., Robert Chamberlain, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail: Turkish March, Op.55. Singapore SO/Choo Hoey.
  • Gliere, Reinhold: Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.25. 4th movt. Slovak RSO/Keith Clark.
  • Part, Arvo: The Woman with the Alabaster Box. Cantillation/Antony Walker.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Ariodante: Scherza infida!. Joyce DiDonato, m-sop. Il Complesso Barocco/Alan Curtis.
  • Williams, John (arr. Williams, John):Far and Away: Theme. Itzhak Perlman, vln. Pittsburgh SO/John Williams.

  • 8th January

    Show Playlist
  • Purcell, Henry: Timon of Athens Z632: Curtain Tune. Ironwood .
  • Thomas, Norman Byfield: The Naughty Little Flea. Pumeza Matshikiza, sop. Aurora Orch/Iain Farrington.
  • Thorkell, Sigurbjornsson: Siciliano from Columbine for Flute and Strings. Manuela Wiesler, fte. Musica Vitae/Wojciech Rajski.
  • Tiger, Theobald: The Deep Sigh of a Lady in a Troubled Night. George Butrumlis, accordion, Matthew Morley, pno., Robyn Archer, m-sop.
  • Purcell, Henry: The Fairy Queen, Z629: If love's sweet passion. Sara Macliver, sop. Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Tippett, Sir Michael: Praeludium for Brass, Bells and Percussion. English Northern Philharmonia/Sir Michael Tippett.
  • Torelli, Giuseppe: Concerto in D for two trumpets. St James's Baroque Players/Ivor Bolton.
  • Tubb, Benjamin: Hope. Mike Eccles, flugel horn Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • Turnage, Mark-Anthony: Ceres. Berlin PO/Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Urbaitis, Mindaugas: Three Movements: Moderato. The Baltic Trio .
  • Tubin, Eduard: Concertino for piano and orchestra: excerpt. Lauri Vainmaa, pno. Estonian National SO/Arvo Volmer.
  • Vanhal, Johann Baptist: Trio in E Flat, Op.20/5. Ensemble Con Fuoco .
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Master and Commander:The Far Side of the World, Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Venables, Marcus: Break Out. Craig Downes, euphonium, Jamie Smith, euphonium Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Sheppard, John: Hostis Herodes Impie. The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two), Op.16. Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Finlandia, Op.26. Melbourne Tramways Band/Jonathan Woods.
  • Skinner, James Scott: The Piper's Weird. Catherine Strutt, pno., Chris Duncan, fiddle, Julian Thompson, vlc.
  • Small, Judy: Mothers, daughters, wives. Danny Spooner, voc.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Overture - Bartered Bride. Solti Orchl Project/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Smyth, Ethel: Concerto for Violin and Horn: Elegy [in Memorium] . Ensemble Goldentree .
  • Abercrombie, John: Out of Towner. John Abercrombie Quartet .
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Spectre of a Rose (Excerpt). Australian Art Orch .
  • Abreu, Zequinha de: (arr. Rutter/Grigoryan):Tico Tico. Jane Rutter, fte., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Jobim, Antonio-Carlos: (arr. Rutter/Grigoryan):Corcovado. Jane Rutter, fte., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Adderley, Cannonball: Marabi. Barry Buckley, db., Bob Sedergreen, pno., Ted Vining, drums .
  • Hildegard von Bingen: Ave generosa. Gothic Voices/Christopher Page.
  • Addinsell, Richard (arr. Lane, P):Blithe Spirit: Waltz. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Kenneth Alwyn.
  • Adler, Larry: Genevieve Waltz. Jack Harrison, harmonica West Australian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Stravinsky, Igor: Le Rossignol. Natalie Dessay, sop. Paris National Opera Orch/James Conlon.
  • Alabiev, Alexander Nikolaievitch: Salaviei (Le rossignol). Natalie Dessay, sop. Berlin PO/Michael Schonwandt.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: Vocalise, Op.34/14. Natalie Dessay, sop. Berlin SO/Michael Schonwandt.

  • 7th January

    Show Playlist
  • Schurmann, Georg Caspar: Overture from Suite 'Louis the Pious'. Academy for Ancient Music Berlin/Georg Kallweit.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: last movement from Piano Sonata No.3 in C, Op.2/3. Evgeny Kissin, pno.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: from Maria Stuarda. Alan Opie, bar., Angela Bostock, sop., David Rendall, ten., Janet Baker, contr., John Tomlinson, bass, Rosalind Plowright, sop. English National Opera Chorus, English National Opera Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Anonymous: Red Book of Montserrat, Excerpts. Adelaide Baroque .
  • Dawson, William Levi: last movement from Negro Folk Symphony. Detroit SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Previn, Andre: first movement from Piano Concerto. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno. Royal PO/Andre Previn.
  • Sor, Fernando: Allegro moderato, Op.6/11. Matthew Ng, gtr.
  • Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno: last movement from Chamber Symphony in B flat, Op.8. Ex Novo Ensemble .
  • Dowland, John: Sorrow stay. Justin Burwood, ten., Rosemary Hodgson, lute .
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Chanson de Nuit, Op.15/1. Royal PO/Pinchas Zukerman.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Mazurkas, Op.17. Yundi, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Paroxysms waltz, Op.189. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: last movement from Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30. Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno. London SO/Anatole Fistoulari.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: HMS Pinafore: We sail the ocean blue. D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, Royal PO/James Walker.
  • Various: from Schiarazula Marazula - Italian dances of the Renaissance. Musica Antiqua/Christian Mendoze.
  • Curzon, Frederic: The Boulevardier: Characteristic Intermezzo. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Rodgers, Richard: The Sound of Music: My favorite things. Mary Martin, voc./Frederick Dvonch.
  • Brahms, Johannes: last of Piano Pieces, Op.119. Stephen Kovacevich, pno.
  • Sojo, Vicente Emilio: Five Pieces. John Williams, gtr.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Symphony 'Di Bologna'. Chopin CO/Winston Dan Vogel.
  • Traditional: Dry n' Dusty. Ann Marie Morgan, viola da gamba, Chris Norman, fte., Pete Sutherland, fiddle, Robin Bullock, gtr.
  • Birch, Kevin: Postcard from Luthermuir. Helen Williams, flugel horn Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: La Fille du Regiment: Le jour naissait dans le bocage. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Gregory Yurisich, bar., Heather Begg, m-sop. Elizabethan Sydney Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Holmboe, Vagn :lAST MOVEMENT FROM Symphony No. 3, Op.25 - Sinfonia rustica. Aarhus SO/Owain Arwel Hughes.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Lira organizzata Concerto No.2 in G, Hob.VIIh:2. Haydn Sinfonietta Vienna/Manfred Huss.
  • Scriabin, Alexander: Ten Mazurkas, Op.3. Gordon Fergus-Thompson, pno.


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