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21st February

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  • Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, Op.80. RCO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Rachmaninov: Prelude in G flat, Op.23/10. Moura Lympany, pno.
  • Gomez: Emigrantes: Adios Granada. Patricia Petibon, sop., Daniel Manzanas, gtr., Joel Grare, perc.
  • Various: from Mountain, soundtrack. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Schumann: 3rd movement from Concert Piece in F for Four Horns, Op.86. Roger Montgomery, horn, Susan Dent, horn, Gavin Edwards, horn, Robert Maskell, horn, ORR/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Mozart: Ave verum, K618. Leipzig Radio Choir, Staatskapelle Dresden/Peter Schreier.
  • : Dixie Jamboree. Nat 'King' Cole, voc., The King Cole Trio.
  • Rachmaninov: 2nd movement from Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27. Orchestre de Paris/Semyon Bychkov.
  • Schumann C: Three Romances, Op.11/1. Micaela Gelius, pno.
  • Bach CPE: 3rd movement Flute concerto in A minor, Wq.166. Patrick Gallois, fte., Toronto Camerata/Kevin Mallon.
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  • Mahler: from Youths Magic Horn. Magdalena Kozena, m-sop., Christian Gerhaher, bar., Cleveland Orch/Pierre Boulez.
  • Stravinsky: Fireworks, Op.4. Moscow PO/Igor Stravinsky.
  • Franck: Panis Angelicus. James Vivian, org., King's College Choir Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury.
  • Couperin: La Couperin. Charivari Agreable.
  • Various: ]from Broadway Musicals of 1951. Ross Patterson Little Big Band.
  • Traditional: The Musical Priest/Scotch Mary. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp, Jordi Savall, treble viol.
  • Mozart: last movement from Piano Concerto No.26 in D, K.537 - Coronation. Maria Joao Pires, pno., Vienna PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Abel: Sonata No.1 in G. Charivari Agreable.
  • Wagner R: FROM Die Walkure. Hildegard Behrens, sop., Jessye Norman, sop., James Morris, bass, Christa Ludwig, m-sop., Kurt Moll, bass, Reinhild Runkel, m-sop., Gary Lakes, ten., Marita Napier, sop., Marilyn Mims, sop., Metropolitan Opera Orch, Metropolitan Opera Chorus/James Levine.
  • Various: FROM Bestiarium - Animals and Nature in Medieval Music. La Reverdie.
  • Rachmaninov: LAST MOVEMENT FROM Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.36. Idil Biret, pno.
  • Respighi: 2nd movement from Belkis, Queen of Sheba - suite. Borusan Istanbul PO/Sascha Goetzel.
  • Mozart: Divertimento in E flat, K.252. Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists.
  • Bach: from Goldberg Variations, BWV988. Ralph Kirkpatrick, hpschd.
  • Boito: Mefistofele: l'altra notte. Renata Tebaldi, sop., St Cecilia Academy Orch/Tullio Serafin.
  • Berlioz: from Les Troyens. Claudine Carlson, sop., John Mark Ainsley, ten., Jean-Phil Courtis, bass-baritone, Francoise Pollet, sop., Gino Quilico, bar., Deborah Voigt, sop., Catherine Dubosc, sop., Gregory Cross, ten., Rene Schirrer, bass, Gary Lakes, ten., Helene Perraguin, m-sop., Jean-Luc Maurette, ten., Michel Philippe, bass, Marc Belleau, bass, Michel Beauchemin, bass, Montreal SO, Montreal Symphonic Choir/Charles Dutoit.
  • : Hootie Blues. Charlie Parker, sax.
  • Chopin: Preludes, Op.28. Daniil Trifonov, pno.

  • 20th February

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  • Wagner R: Rienzi, Overture. Vienna PO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Sinding: Rustle of Spring, Op.32/3. John Ogdon, pno.
  • Brahms: Rhapsody in G minor, Op.79/2. Daniel Adni, pno.
  • Vitali: Chaconne in G minor. Pamela Mia Paul, pno., Shannon Lee, vln.
  • Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op.36. Melbourne SO/Sir Charles Mackerras. Finale
  • Tosti: La Serenata. Joseph Calleja, ten., BBC Concert Orch/Steven Mercurio.
  • Chopin: Waltz in E minor, Op.posth.. Tatiana Shebanova, pno.
  • Delibes: Sylvia - Act 3: Cortege de Bacchus. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Corelli: Concerto Grosso in F, Op.6/9. Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon.
  • Albrechtsberger: Trombone concerto in B flat. Christian Lindberg, tbn., Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Barry: Dances with Wolves, John Dunbar Theme. Jason Waldron, gtr.
  • Rossini: Bella crudele. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Charles Spencer, pno.
  • Bruch: Concerto for clarinet and viola in E minor, Op.88. Thea King, cl., Nobuko Imai, vla., London SO/Alun Francis. 3rd Movt Allegro Molto
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67: 1st mvt.. Simon Bolivar Symphony Orch of Venezuela/Gustavo Dudamel. 1st Movt Allegro con Brio
  • Schumann: Fantasy Pieces, Op.12. Martha Argerich, pno. Des Abends, Aufschwung
  • Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op.40. Oslo Camerata/Stephan Barratt-Due. Saraband & Rigaudon
  • Saint-Saens: Le Rouet d'Omphale, Op.31. French Radio NO/Jean Martinon.
  • Haydn: Mass in C, " In Time of War", Hob.XXII:9. Stephen Varcoe, bar., Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox. Qui Tollis Gloria Finale
  • Elgar: La capricieuse Op.17. Natalie Clein, vlc., Royal Liverpool PO/Vernon Handley.
  • Kreisler: Tambourin chinois, Op.3. Kyung Wha Chung, vln., Itamar Golan, pno.
  • Saint-Saens: Samson and Delilah: Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix. Elina Garanca, m-sop., Baden-Baden RSO/Marco Armiliato.
  • Anderson: Fiddle-Faddle. BBC Concert Orch/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Dvorak: Serenade for winds in D minor, Op.44, B77. Walter Boeykens Ensemble. 1st Movt
  • Liszt: Les Preludes, S97. London PO/Bernard Haitink.

  • 19th February

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  • Handel: Water Music Suite in F, HWV348 - Allegro. Tasmanian SO/Graham Abbott.
  • Clementi: Sonatina in G, Op.36/5. Daniel Blumenthal, pno.
  • Monteverdi: Zefiro torna e di soavi accenti. Magdalena Kozena, m-sop., Anna Prohaska, sop., La Cetra Baroque Orch Basel/Andrea Marcon.
  • Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F, Op.75: 3rd movt. Laszlo Hara, bsn., Franz Liszt CO/Ervin Lukacs.
  • Khachaturian: Masquerade Suite: Waltz -. St Petersburg State SO/Andre Anichanov.
  • Sarasate: Spanish dance No.2: Habanera, Op.21/2. Alfredo Campoli, vln., Daphne Ibbott, pno.
  • Gliere: Coloratura Concerto in F minor, Op.82.- Ist movt. - Natalie Dessay, sop., Berlin SO/Michael Schonwandt.
  • Hanssen: Valdres-March. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Joplin: Solace: A Mexican Serenade. Joshua Rifkin, pno.
  • Strauss Josef: Pansies, polka mazur, Op.183. Vienna PO/Riccardo Muti.
  • Suppe: Boccaccio: Mia Bella Fiorentina. Werner Krenn, ten., Renata Holm, sop., Vienna Folk Opera Orch/Anton Paulik.
  • Malcolm: Bach before the mast. George Malcolm, hpschd.
  • Boccherini (arr. Berio): Nightwatch in Madrid, Op.30/6. Orch Sinfonica di Milano/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Schubert: Serenade, D920. Susan Tomes, pno., BBC Singers/Jane Glover.
  • Scriabin: Etude in B flat minor, Op.8/11. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc., John Lenehan, pno.
  • Vaughan Williams: Folk Song Suite.: Ist movt. - Eastman Wind Ensemble/Frederick Fennell.
  • Fradkin: Unexpected Waltz. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar., Moscow CO, Style of Five/Constantine Orbelian.
  • Porter: Can-Can - Overture. London Sinfonietta/John McGlinn.
  • Koch: Bargaining with the Goatherd. Gareth Koch, gtr.
  • Elgar: Gavotte (Contrasts), Op.10/3. English SO/William Boughton.
  • Guridi: El caserio: Procession - Fair Queen of Heaven -., Bilbao Choral Society, Bilbao SO/Juan Jose Mena.
  • Benjamin: Cotillon Suite of Dance Tunes -Lord Hereford's Delight/Marborough's Victory/Jigg it a foot /Nymph Divine - . Royal PO/Myer Fredman.
  • Kalliwoda: Morceau de Salon, Op.229. Colin Bradbury, cl., Oliver Davies, pno.
  • Bach CPE: Sinfonia in E Flat, Wq.183/2: 3rd movt. . English Concert/Andrew Manze.
  • Bach JC: Temistocle: Ch'io parta ?. Yuriy Mynenko, ten., Armonia Atenea/George Petrou.
  • Scarlatti (arr. Tommasini): Good-Humoured Ladies: Presto. Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Falu (arr. Falu): La Cuartelera (Zamba). Eduardo Falu, gtr., Paco Pena, gtr.
  • Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No.1, S514. Chicago SO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Mussorgsky: Boris Godounov: Boris's farewell and death scene. Paata Burchuladze, bass, Linda McLeod, sop., London Opera Chorus, English Concert Orch/Sir Edward Downes.
  • Arensky: Suite No.2, Op.23 - Waltz - . Lyubov Bruk, pno., Mark Taimanov, pno.
  • Glazunov: Spanish Serenade, Op.20/2. London Salon Ensemble.
  • Delibes: Coppelia, alternative versions. Orch Victoria/Barry Wordsworth.

  • 18th February

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  • Weber (arr. Payne): Concertino in C for Oboe and Wind Ensemble, arr.Trumpet. Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Michael Halasz.
  • Jones: Distant Memory. Christine Stevenson, pno., Thomas Hewitt Jones, vlc.
  • Gliere: Harp Concerto in E flat, Op.74. Alice Giles, harp, Adelaide SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Purcell: Oedipus, Z583: Music for a While. James Bowman, alto., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Vivaldi: Violin concerto in E minor, RV279. Monica Huggett, vln., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Arriaga: Symphony in D: Allegro con moto. Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall.
  • Rodrigo: Fandango. John Williams, gtr.
  • Prokofiev: Cello Concertino in G minor, Op.132. Alexander Rudin, vlc., Ukraine National SO/Theodore Kuchar.
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F, Op.18/1. Goldner String Quartet.
  • Hummel: Ballet Suite, 'Sappho of Mitilene', Op.68. London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Bach: Sonata in E for flute and harpsichord, BWV1035. Julian Smiles, vlc., Neal Peres da Costa, hpschd., Bridget Bolliger, fte.
  • Schubert: Lake Erlaf, D.586. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Karl Engel, pno.
  • Liadov: Enchanted Lake, Op.62. Eastman Philharmonia/Howard Hanson.
  • Lu Wen-cheng (arr. Chen Pei-xun): Autumn Moon Over the Calm Lake. Lang Lang, pno.
  • Weill: One Touch of Venus: Foolish Heart. Renee Fleming, sop., Dresden State Orch/Christian Thielemann.
  • Charlton: Dreams and Dances on Moreton Bay. Guitar Trek.
  • Dvorak (arr. Klengel): Reverie, Op.85/6, B.161/6. Qian Zhou, vln., Edmund Battersby, pno.
  • Green (arr. Byers): Body and Soul. Coleman Hawkins, sax., Billy Byers and His Orch.
  • De Curtis: A Voice in the Night. Accordone.
  • Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64. Joseph Szigeti, vln., London PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Berio: Black is the Colour….. Jane Sheldon, sop., Acacia Quartet.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57, 'Appassionata'. Paul Lewis, pno.
  • Mozart: Adagio and Rondo in C, K617. Ensemble Vienna-Berlin.
  • Strauss R: Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Ist ein Traum. Dame Felicity Lott, sop., Sir Thomas Allen, bar., Natalie Dessay, sop., Angelika Kirchschlager, sop., ROHO/Antonio Pappano.
  • Reicha: Horn Quintet in E, Op.106. Hermann Baumann, horn, Gewandhaus Quartet.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony No.3 in C, Op.32. USSR Academic SO/Evgeny Svetlanov.
  • Britten: Tom Bowling. Steve Davislim, ten., Simone Young, pno.
  • Brahms: Capriccio in C, Op.76/8. Dinorah Varsi, pno.

  • 15th February

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  • Telemann: Vivace from Sonata in D - Alon Sarel, mdl; Concerto Foscari - Label: Brilliant Classics - 4'13
  • Lalo: Scherzo (2.) from Symphonie Espagnole - Schlomo Minz, vln; Israel PO - 4'13
  • Handel: Air & Variations from Suite No.5 in E - 'Harmonius Blacksmith'- Muraay perahia, pno - Label: Sony Classical - 3'28
  • Mark OÇonnor: Fisher's Hornpipe - Mak OÇonnor, fdl; Mark OÇonnor Band - Label: Rounder Records - 3'29
  • Haydn: Presto (4.) from Symphony No.102 - heidelberg SO/Thomas Fey - Label: Hanssler Classics - 4'19"
  • Grieg: Prelude from Peer Gynt - LSO/Oivin Fjelsted - Label: LSO Live - 5'08
  • Barios: Madrigal Gavota - John Williams, gtr; Label: Sony Classical - 3'40"
  • Mozart: "Scon lacht der holde Fruhling'' K.580 - Sabine Meyer, clt; CO of Basel - Label: Sony Classical - 7'24"
  • Haydn: Rondo all' Ungarese from Piano Concerto in D - Ronald Brautigam, f-pno; Concerto Copenhagen/Lars Ulrik Mortensen - Label: BIS - 4'16"
  • Leopold Mozart: Presto (3.) from Trombone Concerto - Christian Lindberg, tbn; Australian CO/Richard Tognetti - Label: BIS - 4'00"
  • Edvard Grieg: Morning Mood from Peer Gynt - LPO/David Parry - Label: Decca - 3'45"
  • Martinu: Wedding Polka - Estonian National SO/Neeme Jarvi - Label: Chandos - 2'31"
  • Weekend Weather
  • NEW Tchaikovsky: Scherzo from Symphony No.4 - LSO/Giandrea Noseda - Label: LSO - 5'10"
  • NEW Karl Jenkins: Benedictus from The Armed Man - Karl Jenkins, pno - Label: Decca - 3'11" Celebrating 75 Years
  • NEW Rachmaninov: Variation 18 from Rhapsody on a Theme b Paganini - Daniel Rohn, vln; Wurttenberg CO - {The Golden Violin} - Label: Berlin Classics - 3'02'
  • Puccini: Nessun Dorma from Turandot - Jonas Kaufmann, ten; St Cecilia National Academy Orchestra/Anthony Poppano - Label: Sony - 3'04"
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  • Stanislao Gastaldon: Musica prohibita - Juan Diego Florez, ten; Avi Avital, mnd; Gioachino Rossini PO - label: Decca - 3'39"
  • Bach: Adagio from Concerto for Oboe and Violin - Julia Fischer, vln; Andrey Rubtsov, oboe - ASMF/Marriner - Label: Decca 5'31"
  • NEW Schubert: Scherzo (3.) from Piano Sonata in B, D.575 - Paul Lewis, pno Label: Harmonia Mundi - {Weber Schubert Sonatas} - 4'15"
  • Faure: In Paradisum from Requiem - Choir of King's College - Label: Chandos - 5'00
  • Weekend Weather
  • Benny Andersson: Midnight - Benny Andersson, pno - {Piano} - Label: DG - 3'25
  • Giovani Carbonelli: Aria & Varions from Concerto da camera No.6 - Bojan Cicic, vln; The Illyria Consort - Label: Delphian - 8'35"
  • Beethoven: Chorus from Consecration of the House - Minnesota Chorus & Orchestra/Stanislaw Skrowaczewski - Vox BOX - 7'05"
  • John Field: Moderato (3.) Piano Concerto No.2 - Benjamin Frith, pno; Northern Sinfonia/David Haslam - Label: Naxos - 11'34
  • Thomas Tallis: If You Love Me - The Hilliard Ensemble - Label: Regis Records - 1'57"
  • Rachmaninov: Andante Sostenuto from Piano Concerto No.2 - Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno; Royal Liverpool SO/Vassily Petrenko - Label: Erato - 14'33"

  • 14th February

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  • Berlioz: Beatrice and Benedict, Overture. Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Rodgers: My Funny Valentine. Sarah Vaughan, voc., Richard Hayman and His Orch.
  • Gounod: Romeo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le reve. Renee Fleming, sop., London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Bacharach (arr. Foreman): Anyone Who Had a Heart. Silvie Paladino, voc., Melbourne Youth Orch, Jazz Ensemble/John Foreman.
  • Bernstein: Somewhere from West Side Story. Carol Lawrence, sop., Larry Kert, voc., New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Zeller: Der Vogelhandler: Schenkt man sich Rosen in Tirol. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, sop., Philharmonia Orch/Otto Ackermann.
  • Berlioz: from Romeo et Juliette, Op.17, excerpts. Montreal SO, Montreal Symphonic Choir/Charles Dutoit.
  • Martini: Plaisir d'Amour. Yvonne Kenny, sop., Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.
  • Torroba: La marchenara: Petenera. Patricia Petibon, sop., NO of Spain/Josep Pons.
  • Waldteufel: Roses de noel, waltz Op.230. Slovak State PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Johnson: Heloise and Abelard. Clair de Lune.
  • Louiguy: La Vie en Rose. Edith Piaf, voc., Unnamed Ensemble.
  • Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet, love theme. Vienna PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Piaf: Hymne a l'amour. Amir Farid, pno., Siobhan Stagg, sop.
  • Waxman: Tristan and Isolde Fantasia. Charles Owen, pno., Chloe Hanslip, vln., Royal PO/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Porter: C'est Magnifique. Kay Starr, voc.
  • Handel: Acis and Galatea, HWV49: Love in her eyes sits playing. David Hobson, ten., Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker.
  • Liszt: Farewells - reverie on the motifs of Romeo and Juliette, S409. Leslie Howard, pno.
  • Handel: Way of the World - Love's but the frailty of the mind. Patrizia Kwella, sop., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Rodgers: The King and I: Hello young lovers. Julie Andrews, voc., Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri.
  • Falla: from Love the Magician. Nati Mistral, m-sop., New Philharmonia Orch/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.
  • Lehar: Count of Luxembourg: Someones here to marry me ...Love, goodbye. June Bronhill, sop., Studio 2 Orch/Vilem Tausky.
  • Strauss Josef: Burning Love, Op.129. Johann Strauss Ensemble/Russell McGregor.
  • Granados: Goyescas No.4: The Lover and the Nightingale. Victoria de los Angeles, sop., New Philharmonia Orch/Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.
  • Bizet: Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle. Regina Resnik, m-sop., ROHO/Sir Edward Downes.
  • Kats-Chernin: Unsent Love Letters. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Monteverdi: Alas, where is my love. Emma Kirkby, sop., Judith Nelson, sop., Consort of Musicke/Anthony Rooley.
  • Strauss Jnr: Love and Marriage. Polka-mazurka, Op.465. Slovak RSO/Franz Bauer-Theussl.
  • Purcell: If music be the food of love. Emma Kirkby, sop., AAM/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet - Suite. London SO/Claudio Abbado.

  • 13th February

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  • Verdi: La forza del destino: Overture. La Scala PO/Riccardo Muti.
  • Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance: Pour Oh Pour the Pirate Sherry. Royal PO, D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus/James Walker.
  • Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance: With Cat-like Tread. Royal PO, D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus/James Walker.
  • Torelli: Sonata in D, G6. Wynton Marsalis, tpt., English CO/Anthony Newman.
  • Weber: Overture: Abu Hassan. Hanover Band/Roy Goodman.
  • Bartok: Three Hungarian folk tunes, Sz.35a. Lara Downes, pno.
  • Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel: Abends, will ich schlafen. Renee Fleming, sop., Susan Graham, m-sop., Royal PO/Andreas Delfs.
  • Grieg: Peer Gynt - Suite No. 2, Op.55. Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Chopin: Etude in C sharp minor, Op.10/4. Ryaed Owens, pno.
  • Chopin: Etude in C minor, Op.10/12, Revolutionary. Ryaed Owens, pno.
  • Faure: Sicilienne, Op.78. Samuel Sanders, pno., Paula Robison, fte.
  • Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite. Hollywood Bowl Orch/Felix Slatkin. On The Trail
  • Bach (arr. Yang): Violin concerto in A minor, BWV1041 (arr. Guitar). Xuefei Yang, gtr., Elias Quartet.
  • Glazunov: The Seasons, Op.67. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Cassomenos: String Quartet No.1. Curro Quartet. 3rd Movt
  • Romberg: The Desert Song: Romance. Ghillian Sullivan, sop., Sydney Opera House Trust Orch/Andrew Greene.
  • Strauss Jnr: Die Fledermaus: Mein Herr Marquis. Ghillian Sullivan, sop., Sydney Opera House Trust Orch/Andrew Greene.
  • Saint-Saens: Symphony No.2 in A minor, Op.55. Ulster Orch/Yan Pascal Tortelier. Finale - Prestissimo
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto No.22 in E flat, K.482. Piers Lane, pno., Queensland SO/Johannes Fritzsch. 3rd Movt Rondo
  • Strauss R: Four Last Songs. Jessye Norman, sop., Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur. No 3 Beim Schlafengehen (Going To Sleep)
  • Borodin: Symphony No.2 in B minor. Rotterdam PO/Valery Gergiev. 2nd Movt Scherzo
  • Kroll: Banjo and fiddle. Ernest Lush, pno., Ruggiero Ricci, vln.
  • Paganini: Moto perpetuo in C. Op.11. Louis Persinger, pno., Ruggiero Ricci, vln.
  • Dvorak: American Suite in A, Op.98b. B 190. Prague Philharmonia/Jakub Hrusa. 2nd Movt
  • Verdi: Requiem. Rodney Macann, bass, Margaret Haggart, m-sop., Kathryn Grey, m-sop., Lawrence Allen, ten., Melbourne Youth Orch, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir/Peter Bandy. Rex Tremenda
  • Franck: Piece No. 5. John Anderson, oboe, Gordon Back, pno.
  • Verdi: Don Carlos: Dio, che nell'alma. Carlo Bergonzi, ten., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Tugomir Franc, bass, ROHO, Royal Opera House Chorus/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Mozart: Three German Dances, K605. Orpheus CO.
  • Saint-Saens (arr. Schnorr): Cavatine, Op.144. Ian Bousfield, tbn., Alison Procter, pno.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Snow Maiden - Orchestral Suite. Scottish NO/Neeme Jarvi.

  • 12th February

    Show Playlist
  • Heuberger: Overture: The Opera Ball. Vienna PO/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Strauss R: Standchen, Op.17/2. Wolfgang Sawallisch, pno., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.
  • Gershwin (arr. Luke): Someone to Watch Over Me. Atlantic Brass Quintet.
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5 in F, Op.103, Egyptian - 1st movt.. Duncan Gifford, pno., Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.
  • Satie: Gymnopedie. Peter Huf, gtr.
  • Dvorak: Serenade for winds in D minor, Op.44, B77 - finale. Walter Boeykens Ensemble.
  • Coates: The Three Bears - Phantasy. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Britten: The Salley Gardens. Ensemble Liaison.
  • Westlake: Sim Shalom - Grant Peace - Avinu Malkeinu - Hymn of Compassion. Lior, voc., Sydney SO/Nigel Westlake.
  • Horner (arr. Chowhan): A Gift of a Thistle. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc., Ensemble.
  • Glazunov: Wedding March, Op.21. Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.
  • McKern: Scherzo for Saxophone. Robert Woodward, saxaphone, Benjamin Burton, pno.
  • Mendelssohn: Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op 56 - Scottish - final movt. London SO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Hogg: Gigue - Alleluia! Amen!. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No.2 in D Minor, Op.22 - final movt.. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Orchestre de Paris/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Rutter: The Lord is my Shepherd. The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.
  • Debussy: Scherzo. Jean-Guihen Queyras, vlc., Alexandre Tharaud, pno.
  • Albinoni: Oboe concerto in D, Op.7/6. Stefan Schilli, oboe, Stuttgart CO/Nicol Matt.
  • Guastavino: Three Argentinian Romances - Las ninas de Santa Fe. Martha Argerich, pno., Mauricio Vallina, pno.
  • Piazzolla: Decarissimo. La Tin Shed Orquesta.
  • Addinsell: Ring Around the Moon: Invitation waltz. BBC Concert Orch/Kenneth Alwyn.
  • German: Romance. Rodney Friend, vln., Lisa Friend, fte., Mark Kinkaid, pno., Martin Radford, vlc.
  • Brown: Soft Shoe. Cleo Laine, voc., Dudley Moore, pno., John Dankworth, sax., Jazz Ensemble.
  • Smeaton: Picnic at Hanging Rock, Theme. Gheorghe Zamfir, panpipes, ABC PO/William Motzing.
  • Chopin: Waltz in F, Op.34/3 "Grande Valse Brillante". Stephen Kovacevich, pno.
  • Sinding: Romance in D, Op.100. Henning Kraggerud, vln., Bournemouth SO/Bjarte Engeset.
  • Puccini: Manon Lescaut: Vedi, son io che piango. Jose Cura, ten., Philharmonia Orch/Placido Domingo.
  • Kats-Chernin: Burnished Silver - Pink Breaster Robin.. Clarity.
  • Faure: Pavane, Op.50. Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Orch/Antony Walker.
  • Berenska (arr. Jones): Taps in tempo. Dewi Ellis Jones, xylophone, The Beaumaris Band, Jazz Trio/Gwyn Evans.
  • Breuer: Happy Hammers. Dewi Ellis Jones, xylophone, The Beaumaris Band, Jazz Trio/Gwyn Evans.
  • Liszt: Tarantelle. Czechoslovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard.

  • 11th February

    Show Playlist
  • Hyde: Happy Occasion Overture. West Australian SO/ Richard Mills.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Schonherr): Pleasure Train polka, Op.281. Queensland SO/ Vladimir Ponkin.
  • Grainger: Ramble on athe last love duet in Richard Strauss' opera The Rose Bearer. Dennis Hennig, pno.
  • Handel: Acis and Galatea I rage, I melt, I burn - O ruddier than the cherry. Owen Brannigan, bass, Philomusica of London/ Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Paradis: Sicilienne. Kathryn Moorhead, fte., Megan Reeve, harp.
  • Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K299: Rondeau - Allegro. Jane Rutter, fte., Louise Johnson, harp, Sydney Bach Orch/ Richard Bonynge.
  • Richard Rodgers (music & lyrics): No Strings: The Sweetest Sounds. Diahann Carroll, voc, Richard Kiley, voc, Original Cast Orch/ Peter Matz.
  • Suk: Serenade for Strings in E flat, Op.6: 2nd movement. Australian CO/ Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Samuel Sebastian Wesley (arr. Paul Terracini): Facing a task unfinished. Prague SO, Vocal Group Ars Nova/ Paul Terracini.
  • Edwards: Piano Concerto - third movement. Dennis Hennig, pno., Queensland SO/ Myer Fredman.
  • Dowland: Mrs. White's Nothing. Hopkinson Smith, lute.
  • Bernstein: West Side Story: Something's coming. Jimmy Bryant, voc., Unnamed Orch/ Johnny Green.
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.8 in F, Op.93 - second movement. Vienna PO/ Leonard Bernstein.
  • Nedbal: Valse triste. Prague SO/ Vaclav Smetacek.
  • Joplin: Bethena - A Concert Waltz. John Martin, pno.
  • Carmichael: Thredbo Suite: Air from the high mountain; Sleigh ride to Thredbo. The Power of Three.
  • Thomas: Mignon, Act II: Rondo-Gavotte. Lauris Elms, contr., West Australian SO/ Geoffrey Arnold.
  • Rameau: Les fetes de Ramire: Three dances. Les Paladins/ Jerome Correas.
  • Myers (arr. Frazer): The Deer Hunter: Cavatina. Melbourne Youth Orch/ Peter Bandy.
  • Kalman (arr. Rieu): Come gypsy, from Countess Mariza. Andre Rieu, vln., Johann Strauss Orch.
  • Easton: Concerto on Australian Themes: Rondo - Allegro. Len Vorster, pno., State Orch of Victoria/ Brett Kelly.
  • Haydn: String Quartet in C, Op.76/3, Emperor: Poco adagio - cantabile. Lindsay String Quartet.
  • Anon (arr. Perry): Divertimento. Catalina Wind Quintet. (Liz Hennessy, fte., Salvador Blasco, ob., Ben Williams, clt., Adam Schlemitz, bn., Toby Frost, hn..
  • Julian M. Callaghan - better known as Julian Day, ex-ABC Classic FM presenter, now based in NY City: Rag to Quell an Inner Emptiness. Stephen Emmerson, pno..
  • Joplin Treemonisha: We're goin' around; A real slow drag - Marching onward. Kenneth Hicks, ten., Carmen Balthrop & Cora Johnson, sop; Chorus & Orch/ Gunther
  • Smetana: March of the Prague Student Legion. Prague SO/ Vaclav Smetacek.
  • Chopin: Etude in E, Op.10/3. Ryaed Owens, pno.
  • Czerny arr. Riisager: Etudes - Excerpts. Danish RSO/ Gennady Rozhdestvensky.