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


29th May

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28th May

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  • Brauenfels Prelude and Prolog from Die Vogel Hellen Kwon sop Deutsches SinfonieOrchester Berlin / Lothar Zagrosek
  • De Murcia Combes El cielito Lindo Hesperion XX1 ,La Capella Reial de Catalunya Tembembe ensamble Contnuo / Jordi Savall
  • Liszt Harmonies du Soir Claudio Arrau pno
  • Aho The dung beetles---- grief over the stolen ball of dung and The Butterflies ---- The Foxtrot and Tango of the Butterflies from Symphony 7 The Insect Symphony Lahti S.O./ Osmo Vanska
  • Guerrero Jacinto Mi Ardea from Los Gavilanes Placido Domingo ten Orquesta Sinfonic de Madrid / Manuel Moreno-Buendla
  • Bax The Happy Forest R.S.N.O./ David Lloyd Jones
  • Tchaikovsky Polonaise from Eugene Onegin Wayne Marshall org Peterborough Cathedral
  • Offenbach Dites lui qu'on la remarque from La Grand Duchesse de Gerolstein Felicioty Lott sop Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / ArminJordan
  • Chadwick Hobgoblin Scherzo Capriccioso from Symphonic Sketches Detroit S.O./ Neeme Jarvi
  • Field John Nocturne no 1 in E flat Major Miceal O' Rourke pno
  • Trad Iru Errege Basque Mens Choir Biarritz
  • Mackenzie Sir Alexander Campbell 3rd Movement from Scottish Piano Concerto Steven Osborne pno BBC Scottish S.O./ Martyn Brabbins
  • Paulo Jose Ternura Maria Ana Bobone
  • Schumann Arabeske Wilhelm Kempff pno
  • Chausson Danse Rustique from The Tempest Orchestre Symphonique de la RBTF / Jose Serebrier
  • Dvorak Za stihlou gazelou from Armida Lucia Popp sop Munchner Rundfunkorchester / Stefan Soltesz
  • Catoire Caprice Marc-Andre Hamelin pno
  • Breton Tomas En la Alhambra Orquesta de la Communidad de Madrid / Miguel Roa
  • Sondheim There won't be trumpets from Anyone can whistle Dawn Upshaw sop
  • Granados Danzas Espanolas para piano no 11 Alicia de Larrocha pno
  • Kunneke Ich bin nur ein armer Wandergesell from Der Vetter aus Dingsda Sandor Konya ten Orchestra-- unknown / VFranz Marszalek
  • Sculthorpe, Peter: Sun Song. Adelaide SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Wagner R: Tristan and Isolde. Liebestod Arnold van Mill, bass, Birgit Nilsson, sop., Fritz Uhl, ten., Regina Resnik, m-sop., Tom Krause, bar. Vienna Music Friends' Soc Choir, Vienna PO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: St. Matthew Passion, BWV244: Erbarme dich. Alfred Starr, vln., Marilyn Horne, m-sop. Vienna Cantata Orch/Henry Lewis.

  • 27th May

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  • Strauss Jnr: Overture: Gypsy Baron. Tasmanian SO/Marko Letonja.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Rondo for Violin & Orchestra in B Flat, K269. Maria-Elisabeth Lott, vln. Salzburg Mozarteum Orch/Markus Tomasi.
  • Schubert, Franz: The Boatman, D536. Jonathan Lemalu, bass-baritone, Roger Vignoles, pno.
  • Ireland, John: Sea Fever. Jonathan Lemalu, bass-baritone, Roger Vignoles, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Act 2: Pas de Deux. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, Op.31. Lang Lang, pno.
  • Strauss Jnr: Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op.325. Vienna PO/Willi Boskovsky.
  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in A, Wq.172. Anner Bylsma, vlc. Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Gustav Leonhardt. 3rd Movt Rondo
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Concerto in C, WoO5, fragment. Patricia Kopatchinskaja, vln. Orchestre des Champs Elysees/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Grainger, Percy: Danny Boy (Irish Tune from County Derry). Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Bruch, Max: Romance for Viola and Orchestra in F, Op.85. Janine Jansen, vla. Gewandhaus Orch/Riccardo Chailly.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Fidelio: Overture, Op.72c. German Chamber Philharmonic/Daniel Harding.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Gaspard de la nuit. Martha Argerich, pno. No 3 Scarbo
  • Dukas, Paul: Villanelle. Barry Tuckwell, horn, Daniel Blumenthal, pno.
  • Schubert, Franz: Piano Quintet in A, D667, Op. 114 'Trout'. Edgar Meyer, db., Emanuel Ax, pno., Pamela Frank, vln., Rebecca Young, vla., Yo-Yo Ma, vlc 4th Movt
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Stabat Mater, Op.58, B.71. Christine Goerke, sop., Marietta Simpson, m-sop., Nathan Berg, bass-baritone, Stanford Olsen, ten. Atlanta SO, Atlanta Symphony Chorus/Robert Shaw Chorus - Share With Me The Pains
  • Mahler, Gustav: Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection'. Anna Larsson, alto, Eteri Gvazava, sop. Lucerne Festival Orch, Orfeon Donostiarra/Claudio Abbado 2nd Movt
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Tales of Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille. Emma Matthews, sop. Monte Carlo PO/Brad Cohen.
  • Schubert, Franz: Octet in F, D.803. Berlin Philharmonic Octet . 5th Movt Menuetto - Allegretto - Trio
  • Corelli, Arcangelo: Concerto Grosso in F, Op.6/9. Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon. Entire work
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan. 2nd Movt Allegretto

  • 26th May

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  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Athalie: War March of the Priests. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Toccata in D minor, Op.11. Anna Goldsworthy, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Paillard, J.F.): Chorale prelude, BWV 721, Erbarm' dich mein, o Herre Gott. Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard.
  • Kempter, Karl: Pastoral mass in G, Op.24 - Benedictus. Alice Oelke, alto, Erich Wenke, bass, Lisa Otto, sop., Manfred Schmidt, ten. Berlin SO, St Hedwig's Cathedral Choir/Karl Forster.
  • Bruch, Max: Adagio on Celtic Themes, Op.56. Ofra Harnoy, vlc. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Octet in E flat, Op.103 - 4th movt. CO Of Europe Winds .
  • Larsson, Lars-Erik: Little March. Stockholm SO/Stig Westerberg.
  • Schubert, Franz: Night, D983c. Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw.
  • Boccherini, Luigi (arr. Staier, Andreas): Fandango. Adela G Campa, castanets, Andreas Staier, hpschd., Christine Schornsheim, hpschd.
  • Traditional (arr. O'Turner, James): Bolero. London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Paganini, Nicolo: Caprice in A minor, Op.1/24. Nemanja Radulovic, vln.
  • Bernstein, Leonard: Fancy Free - excerpt. Leonard Bernstein, pno., Ruth Mense, pno. Israel PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Noble, Ray: The very thought of you. Al Bowlly, voc. Ray Noble & His Orch/Ray Noble.
  • Melachrino, George: Les jeux. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Field, John: Rondo in A flat. Eckart Sellheim, fortepiano Collegium Aureum/Franzjosef Maier.
  • Videl: Gavotte from Zino-zina. Royal PO/Sir Thomas Beecham.
  • Carmichael, John: Trumpet Concerto: Allegro Vivace. Kevin Johnston, tpt. West Australian SO/David Measham.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Overture - Rinaldo, HWV 7. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Paride ed Elena: O del mio dolce ardor. Dmitri Hvorostovsky, bar. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Allegro molto in C. Florian Birsak, fortepiano .
  • Levy, Alexandre: Samba. Sao Paulo SO/Roberto Minczuk.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Allegro in D minor. Folke Grasbeck, pno., Jaakko Kuusisto, vln., Marko Ylonen, vlc.
  • Martini, John Paul Aegidius (arr. Gamley, Douglas): Plaisir d'Amour. Renata Tebaldi, sop. New Philharmonia Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto for oboe & bassoon in G, RV545 - 1st movt. Celia Nicklin, oboe, Graham Sheen, bsn. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Allegretto. Claudia Antonelli, harp .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64: 3rd mvt.. Simon Bolivar Symphony Orch of Venezuela/Gustavo Dudamel.
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Tales of Hoffmann: Va pour Kleinzach. Placido Domingo, ten. Brassus Choir, Lausanne Pro Arte Choir, Swiss Romande Choir, Swiss Romande Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Offenbach, Jacques: Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Huguette Tourangeau, sop. Brassus Choir, Lausanne Pro Arte Choir, Swiss Romande Choir, Swiss Romande Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Delibes, Leo: Coppelia - Mazurka. Sydney SO/Christopher Nicholls.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Clarinet Sonata - 3rd movt. Stanley Drucker, cl.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Solemn Vespers, K339: Laudate Dominum. Victoria de los Angeles, sop. Bath Festival Orch/Yehudi Menuhin.
  • Schubert, Franz: Notturno in E flat, D897. Seraphim Trio .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K299 - 2nd movt. Hubert Barwahser, fte., Osian Ellis, harp London SO/Sir Colin Davis.

  • 25th May

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  • Easton, Michael: Overture to an Italianate Comedy. State Orch of Victoria/Brett Kelly.
  • Musgrave, Thea: Piccolo Play, in homage to Couperin. Robert Markham, pno., Susan Glaser, picc.
  • Couperin, Francois (arr. Oubradous, Fernand): Concert No.8 in G. John Wilbraham, tpt. Scottish CO/Paul Tortelier.
  • Linley, Thomas (Senior) (arr. Borutzki, Simon): The lark sings high in the cornfield. Julia von Landsberg, sop., Simon Borutzki, rec. Hofkapelle Schloss Seehaus .
  • Eyck, Jacob van: English Nightingale. Simon Borutzki, rec. Hofkapelle Schloss Seehaus .
  • Paganini, Nicolo (arr. Hall, Nicola): Guitar (violin) concerto No.2 in B minor, Op.7. Nicola Hall, gtr. London Mozart Players/Andrew Litton.
  • Barriere, Jean-Baptiste: Sonata No.4 in G for two Cellos. Bruno Cocset, vlc., Emmanuel Balssa, vlc.
  • Alfven, Hugo: Dance of the Shepherdess, from "The Mountain King". Swedish RSO/Esa-Pekka Salonen.
  • Lloyd Webber, Andrew: Phantom of the Opera : Wishing You were Somehow Here Again. Shan Cothi, sop. National CO of Wales/John Quirk.
  • Raff, Joachim: Symphony No.11 in A minor, Op.214, ' Winter'. Slovak PO/Urs Schneider.
  • Schubert, Franz: Schwanengesang, D.957 - Fischermadchen. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Gerald Moore, pno.
  • Schumann, Robert: Fantasy Pieces, Op.73. Franklin Cohen, cl., Vladimir Ashkenazy, pno.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.17 in G, K.453. Maria Joao Pires, pno. CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado.
  • Poston, Elizabeth: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree. King's College Choir Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks.
  • Meale, Richard: Mer de Glace - Prelude : Lake Geneva. Adelaide SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Ronell, Ann: Willow Weep for Me. Ben Webster, sax. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Stamitz A: Double flute concerto in G. Jean-Pierre Rampal, fte., Shigenori Kudo, fte. Salzburg Mozarteum Orch/Jean-Pierre Rampal.
  • Berio, Luciano: Folk Songs. Linda Hirst, m-sop. London Sinfonietta/Diego Masson.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: String Quartet No.13 in B flat, Op.130. Quartetto Italiano .
  • Migot, Georges: Prelude a deux. Alice Giles, harp, Arnan Wiesel, pno.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Symphony No.2 in D, Op.43. Lahti SO/Osmo Vanska.
  • Henderson, Ray (arr. Broadbent, Alan): Bye Bye Blackbird. Diana Krall, pno., Paul McCartney, voc. Jazz Ensemble, London SO/Alan Broadbent.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K299. Irena Grafenauer, fte., Maria Graf, harp Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Dibdin, Charles (arr. Britten, Benjamin): Tom Bowling. Benjamin Britten, pno., Peter Pears, ten.
  • Pachelbel, Johann: Canon in D. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV846. Andras Schiff, pno.
  • Strauss R: Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Di rigori armato. Rolando Villazon, ten. Munich Radio Orch/Michel Plasson.
  • Goldmark, Karl: Violin concerto in A minor, Op.28. Nai-Yuan Hu, vln. Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz.
  • Balfe, Michael William: Ah! Would that I could love thee less. Richard Bonynge, pno., Sally Silver, sop.
  • Schubert, Franz: Sonata in A minor, D.385, Op.137/2. Duo Chamber Melange .
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Ballet Suite No.1. Frankfurt RSO/Dmitri Kitajenko.
  • Legrand, Michel: You Must Believe in Spring. Dasha Moloksher-Oskolkov, vln. Concertino Trio .

  • 22nd May

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  • Leo Delibes: Marche de la cloche from Coppelia - Orchestra of the Swiss Romande/Richard Bonynge - Label: Decca
  • Beethoven: Final from Symphony No.8 - Rotterdam PO/Yannick Nezet-Seguin - Label: DG
  • Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring (7.) - Württemberg CO - Label: Berlin Classics •••New Release•••
  • Vivaldi: Allegro (1.) from Concerto for 2 Mandolins (arr 2 cellos) - Julian Lloyd Weber & Jiaxin Lloyd Weber, vlc; European Union CO/Hans Peter Hofmann - Label: Naxos
  • Trad: The Red Dragonfly - Yoshikazu Mera, c-ten - {Mother's Songs} - Label: BIS
  • Haydn: Finale from Cello Concerto in C - Natalie Clein, vlc; Grosses Orchestra Graz/Michael Hofstetter - Label: Oehms Classics •••New Release•••
  • Beethoven: Allegro (1.) Violin Sonata No.5 in F - Leonidas Kavakos, vln; Enrico Pace, pno; Label: Sony Classical •••New Release•••
  • Schubert: Scherzo from Piano Quintet, "Trout"- Martin Helchem, pno; Christian Tetzlaf, vln; and soloists - Label: Pentatone PTC5186334
  • Benny Andersson: Happy New Year - Benny Andersson, pno; Label: DG
  • Trad. Arr. Koncz~Waltzing Matilda - Ray Chen, vln; - Label: Decca {The Golden Age}
  • Nigel Hess: Theme from Ladies in Lavender - Claire Jones, hrp: {Journey} Label: Silva Screen
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  • Beethoven arr Hummel: Finale (4.) Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21 - Uwe Grodd, fte; Gould Piano Trio (Vol.1) - Label: Naxos
  • Edward Elgar: Chanson de matin - Royal Liverpool PO/Vasily Petrenko - Onyx: 4165
  • JS Bach~ Rondo in C for Viola and Lute, BWV.1025 No.4 - Nils Mo¨nkemeyer, vla; Andreas Arend, lte {Baroque} - Label: Sony Classical
  • Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine - SO Basel; Balthasar Neumann Choir/Ivor Bolton - Label: Sony Classical •••New Release•••
  • Mozart:: Andante (2.) from Piano Concerto No.21 - Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, pno; Manchester Camerata/Ga´bor Taka´cs-Nagy - Label: Chandos (Vol.4)
  • The Classical Conundrum - our weekly classical music quiz
  • Haydn: Poco adagio (3.) - String Quartet No.3 in G-Min, Op.20 - Chiaroscuro Qrt - Label: BIS
  • Handel: Allegro (1V.) from Organ Concerto in A, Op.7, No.2 - Matthias Kirshnereit, pno; German Chamber Academy Neuss - Label: CPO
  • Patrick Hawes: Quanta Qualia - Haley Westenra, voc; Conventus Choir; Royal PO - {Odysey} - Label: Decca 4757157
  • Keilor after Bizet: Powder Milk Biscuits Spot - Garrison Keillor & Minnesota Orchestra/Philip Brunelle {Lake Woebegone Days} - Label: Warner
  • Johan David Heinichen: Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C-Min - Thibault Noally, vln; Emmanuel Laporte, obo; Les Accents - Label: Aparte
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  • Beethoven: Triple Concerto (3 movt) - Yefim Bronfman, pno; Gil Shaham, vln; Trulls Mork, vlc; Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich/David Zinman - Label: Arte Nova

  • 21st May

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  • Mendelssohn arr Korngold Overture to A Midsummer Nights Dream Deutsches Sinfonieorchester Berlin / cpo Gerd Albrecht
  • Rachmaninov Valse from Suite 2 Dmitry Alexeev pno
  • Fall Du mein Schonbrun from Die Kaiserin Lucia Popp sop Symphomie Orchester Graunke / Charles Wildmann
  • Lalo Rapsodie Norvegienne 2nd Movement R.P.O. / Yndani Butt
  • Trad I met her in the medowe , Lett Never Crueltie Dishonour Bewtie and Jennet drinks no water Ronn McFarlane lute fron The Scottish Lute
  • Hahn Reynaldo C'est pas Paris c'est sa banlieue from Ciboulette Susan Graham City of Birmngham S.O. / Yves Abel
  • Liszt Rigoletto Transcription Gyorgy Ciffra pno
  • Khachaturian Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia from Spartacus VPO / Aram Khachaturian
  • Trad The Four Marys Rebecca Pidgeon
  • Prokofiev In the Palace Waltz from Cinderella S.N. O / Neeme Jarvi
  • Massenet Orchestral Suite 6 , Scenes de Feerie Apparition and Bacchanale NZ S.O. / Jean -Yves Ossonce
  • Beethoven Bagatelle opn126 no 6 Alfred Brendel
  • Denver Perhaps Love Jheena Lodwick
  • Janacek Danse du Village de Caladna and Les Petites scies from Danses Lachiennes Rotterdam P.O. / James Conlon
  • Hummel 3rd movement from Piano Concerto 3 in B minor op 89 Hae-won Chang pno Budapest C.O./ Tamas Pal
  • Puccini Doretta's song from La Rondine Angela Gheorghiui sop Orchestra Sinfonica di Milan Giuseppe Verdi / Anton Coppola
  • Strauss J Sneeglockchen Waltz V.P.O / Willi Boskovsky
  • Gilbert and Sullivan I am a courtier grave and serious from The Gondoliers Richard Lewis ten John Cameron bar Pro Arte Orchestra / Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Allegri, Gregorio (arr. Esenvalds, Eriks): Miserere. Elina Garanca, m-sop. Latvian Radio Choir/Karel Mark Chichon.
  • Albinoni, Tomaso (arr. Giazotto, Remo): Adagio in G minor. Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: The Lark Ascending. Hugh Bean, vln. New Philharmonia Orch/Sir Adrian Boult.
  • Wagner R: Tannhauser, Festive March. Slovak PO/Richard Hayman.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Silent Noon. Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., Graham Johnson, pno.

  • 20th May

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  • Wagner R: The Flying Dutchman, Overture. Vienna PO/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Arne, Thomas: Where the bee sucks. Elizabeth Harwood, sop. Pro Arte Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Traditional (arr. Tomlinson, Ernest): Charlie is my darlin'. Elizabeth Harwood, sop., Owen Brannigan, bass Hendon Grammar School Choir, Pro Arte Orch/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Horn Concerto No.3 in E Flat, K.447. Anthony Halstead, horn Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood. 3rd Movt Rondo
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Piano Sonata No.9 in E, Op.14/1. Daniel Barenboim, pno. 3rd Movt
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Gondoliers: Take a pair of sparkling eyes. Thomas Edmonds, ten. Adelaide SO/James Christiansen.
  • Smetana, Bedrich (arr. Hertl, Frantisek):Wedding Festivity: Dance. Slovak RSO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Flute Concerto in D, RV91: Largo (arr. Recorder). Daniel Yeadon, viola da gamba, Genevieve Lacey, rec., Neal Peres da Costa, hpschd., Neal Peres da Costa, org.
  • Agnew, Roy: Toccata. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur (arr. Mackerras, Sir Charles): Pineapple Poll Suite. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras Finale
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Keyboard Concerto in D, Hob.XVIII:11. Ottavio Dantone, hpschd. Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone 1st Movt
  • Sibelius, Jean: Romance in C, Op.42. May Gavin, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op.68. London SO/Neeme Jarvi 3rd Movt
  • Faure, Gabriel: Apres un reve, Op.7/1. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Renee Fleming, sop.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Mandolin, Op.58/1. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Renee Fleming, sop.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: Introduction, Theme and Variations in E flat. Sabine Meyer, cl. Zurich Opera Orch/Franz Welser-Moest.
  • Holst, Gustav: Suite No.2 in F, Op.28b. Munich SO/Douglas Bostock. 1st & 4th Movts
  • Chopin, Frederick: Waltz in A minor, Op.34/2. Natasha Vlassenko, pno.
  • Holst, Gustav: St. Paul's Suite, Op.29/2. London Concertante/Adam Summerhayes.
  • Faure, Gabriel: Cantique de Jean Racine, Op.11. Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Nimrod (Enigma Variations), Op.36. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Tiomkin, Dmitri: High Noon: Theme. Hollywood Bowl Orch/Dimitri Tiomkin.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61. Nikolaj Znaider, vln. Israel PO/Zubin Mehta 2nd Movt Larghetto
  • Lauridsen, Morten: Lux Aeterna: O nata lux. Voces 8 .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cello suite No.6 in D, BWV1012. Heinrich Schiff, vlc.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: The Italian Girl in Algiers: Overture. London Classical Players/Sir Roger Norrington.

  • 19th May

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  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Pygmalion: Overture. Les Talens Lyriques/Christophe Rousset.
  • Hanson, Raymond: This is My Delight, Op.14. David Wickham, pno., Lisa Harper-Brown, sop.
  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Tarantelle in A minor, Op.6. Madoka Inui, pno., Peter Schmidl, cl., Wolfgang Schulz, fte.
  • Alwyn, William: Suite of Scottish Dances. Royal Liverpool PO/David Lloyd-Jones.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: String Quartet in D, Hob.III:34, Op.20/4 - final movt. Tinalley String Quartet .
  • Goldmark, Karl: Rustic Wedding, Op.26 - 3rd movt. National SO of Ireland/Stephen Gunzenhauser.
  • Popper, David: Mazurka, Op.11/3. Jee-Won Oh, pno., Mark Kosower, vlc.
  • Tavener, John: Exhortation and Kohima. Polyphony/Stephen Layton.
  • Kabalevsky, Dimitry: Piano Concerto No.3 in D, Op.50 - final movt: presto. Hsin-Ni Liu, pno. Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.
  • German, Sir Edward: Romance. James Cryer, pno., John Bradbury, cl.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Waltz. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Anderson, Leroy: Mother's Whistler. BBC Concert Orch/Leonard Slatkin.
  • Danzi, Franz: Sonata in E flat for horn & piano, Op.28 - final movt. Michael Thompson, horn, Philip Fowke, pno.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio (arr. Malipiero, Gian Francesco): Concerto for 2 mandolins in G, RV532 arr. guitars. Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Chopin, Frederick (arr. Walden, Chris): Nocturne in E flat, Op.9/2. Amy Dickson, sax. London Session Orch/Chris Walden.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Zadok the Priest, HWV258. Sydney Philharmonia Orch, Sydney Philharmonia Symphonic Choir/Antony Walker.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G, BWV1048 - 1st movt. Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Isaacs, Mark: Waltz. Simon Tedeschi, pno.
  • Gershwin, George: Nice Work if you Can Get it. James Morrison, tpt., Simon Tedeschi, pno.
  • Strauss R: Horn Concerto No.1 in E flat, Op.11 - final movt. Barry Tuckwell, horn Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Rachmaninov, Sergei: The Bells, Op.35 - 1st movt. Natalia Troitskaya, sop., Ryszard Karczykowski, ten., Tom Krause, bar. Chorus of the Concertgebouw Orch, Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Finch, Edward: A solo by Mr Finch called CuCu. Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln., Linda Kent, hpschd., Rosanne Hunt, vlc.
  • Piazzolla, Astor: Three Tangos - 1st Tango. Benjamin Martin, pno., James Crabb, accordion Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Piano Concerto in G - 2nd movt. Martha Argerich, pno. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Monteverdi, Claudio: L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro. Andreas Scholl, alto., Danielle de Niese, sop. English Concert/Harry Bicket.
  • Mahler, Gustav: Symphony No.1 in D, 'Titan' - 3rd movt. Australian World Orch/Zubin Mehta.
  • Bellini, Vincenzo: Norma: Casta Diva. Maria Callas, sop. La Scala Chorus, Milan, La Scala Orch, Milan/Tullio Serafin.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11 - 2nd movt: Romanze - larghetto. Claudio Arrau, pno. London PO/Eliahu Inbal.

  • 18th May

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  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe: Les surprises de l'amour, Overture, Act 1. Les Talens Lyriques/Christophe Rousset.
  • Alkan, Charles Valentin (arr. Macdonald, Hugh): Concerto da Camera No.3 in C sharp minor. Dmitry Feofanov, pno. Razumovsky SO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Legrand, Michel: A Place in Paris. Matt Monro, voc., Michel Legrand, pno.
  • Stamitz, Carl: Cello concerto in G: Romance. Christian Benda, vlc. Prague CO .
  • Brahms, Johannes: Rhapsody in G minor, Op.79/2. Paul Badura-Skoda, pno.
  • Lisle, Vernon: A Touch of Love. Jack Harrison, harmonica West Australian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Tallis, Thomas: Absterge Domine. Hilliard Ensemble .
  • Debussy, Claude: Pagodes. Geoffrey Saba, pno.
  • Gainsbourg, Serge: La javanaise. La Mauvaise Reputation .
  • Schubert, Franz: String Quartet No.15 in G, D887, Op.161. 3rd movt. Kuss Quartett .
  • Piotrowicz, Krzysztof: Tango para Torroba. Krzysztof Piotrowicz, gtr.
  • Bach CPE: Trio sonata in A minor, Wq.148. 1st. movt. Trio Vivace .
  • Kapsberger, Johann: Canario. Mark Levy, viol, Matthew Wadsworth, theorbo .
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Divertimento No.6 in D for flute, violin & cello, Op.100, Hob.IV:11. 1st. movt. Aurele Nicolet, fte., Jean-Jacques Kantorow, vln., Mari Fujiwara, vlc.
  • Scott, Cyril: Piano Trio No.1. 4th. movt. Gould Piano Trio .
  • Visvardis, Dionysios (arr. Kalogeropoulos, Takis): "Gargyetto" from Two Greek Dances. Nikolaos Mantzaros Ensemble .
  • Goodwin, Ron: The Venus Waltz. New Zealand SO/Ron Goodwin.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: "Heroic Elegy" from Heroic Elegy and Triumphal Epilogue. Roderick Elms, org. BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson.
  • Addison, John: Tom Jones, overture. BBC Concert Orch/Rumon Gamba.
  • Mendelssohn Fanny: Piano Trio in D minor, Op.11. 1st. movt. Dartington Piano Trio .
  • Westlake, Nigel: The Edge: An Ancient Wilderness. Emma Matthews, sop. The Contemporary Singers, Victoria PO/Carl Vine.
  • Phillips, Linda: Two Hebrew Songs. David Wickham, pno., Lisa Harper-Brown, sop.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67. 2nd movt. Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Requiem in D Minor, K.626 - Lacrimosa. Sydney Philharmonia Orch, Sydney Philharmonia Symphonic Choir/Antony Walker.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 - Dance of the Knights. Cleveland Orch/Lorin Maazel.
  • Bellini, Vincenzo: Adelson and Salvini: Once the Storm had Passed. Joyce DiDonato, m-sop. Lyon Opera Orch/Riccardo Minasi.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21: Larghetto. Lang Lang, pno. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: The Gadfly, Op.97a: Romance. Nicola Benedetti, vln. Bournemouth SO/Kirill Karabits.


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