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


28th October

Show Playlist
  • Brahms, Johannes: Tragic Overture, Op.81. Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Mazurka in B flat. Op.7/1. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Mazurka in A minor, Op.68/2. Isador Goodman, pno.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Concerto for oboe and violin in C minor, BWV1060. Catherine Mackintosh, vln., Stephen Hammer, oboe Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Sousa, John Philip: Stars and Stripes. Boston Pops/Arthur Fiedler.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Linden Lea. Dame Janet Baker, m-sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Violin sonata No.3 in D minor, Op.108. Ilya Konovalov, vln., Kathryn Selby, pno. Finale Presto Agitato
  • Offenbach, Jacques (arr. Rosenthal, Manuel): Gaite Parisienne. French Radio PO/Yutaka Sado.Selections
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: No, non turbarti .. Ma tu tremi, o mio tesoro?, WoO92a. Nicole Car, sop. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti Composed under Salieri's supervision in 1801, 1802
  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in A, Wq.172. Alison McGillivray, vlc. English Concert/Andrew Manze. 3rd Movt Rondo
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op 47. Boston Symphony/Andris Nelsons. 2nd Movt Allegretto
  • Debussy, Claude: Danses, sacree et profane. Marie-Claire Jamet, harp French Radio & Television Orch/Jean Martinon.
  • Falla, Manuel de: Miller's Dance. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Falla, Manuel de: Dance de la frayeur. Alicia de Larrocha, pno.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Bartered Bride - Polka. Israel PO/Istvan Kertesz.
  • Smetana, Bedrich: Bartered Bride - Furiant. Israel PO/Istvan Kertesz.
  • Tosti, Sir Francesco: La Serenata. Jose Carreras, ten. English CO/Edoardo Mueller.
  • Binge, Ronald: The Watermill. Ruth Scott, oboe New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Cello Sonata. Pascal Devoyon, pno., Steven Isserlis, vlc. 3rd Movt
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D, BWV1050. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock. 3rd Movt
  • Orff, Carl: Carmina Burana. Christian Gerhaher, bar., Lawrence Brownlee, ten., Sally Matthews, sop. Berlin Cathedral Boys Choir, Berlin PO, Berlin Radio Chorus/Sir Simon Rattle. Ecce gratum, Dance, Floret silva nobilis
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Divertimento in B flat 'St Anthony Chorale', H11:46. Adam Mikulicz, bsn., Dean Newcomb, cl., Heather McMahon, horn, Katie Zagorski, fte., Naomi Eagar, oboe .
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald von: Alceste: Divinites du Styx. Teresa Berganza, m-sop. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Sir Alexander Gibson.
  • Vaughan, Dindy: On Elouera Ridge. Larissa Cox, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48. Bournemouth SO/Andrew Litton 3rd & 4th Movts

  • 27th October

    Show Playlist
  • Holzmann, Abe: Blaze Away!. New London Orch/Ronald Corp.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: The Gondoliers: I am a courtier grave and serious. Dennis Olsen, bar., Norma Knight, sop., Robert Dawe, bar., Ruth Gurner, m-sop., Thomas Edmonds, ten. Adelaide SO/James Christiansen.
  • Minkus, Leon (arr. Lanchbery, John): Don Quixote: Seguidillas, Act 1. State Orch of Victoria/John Lanchbery.
  • Moscheles, Ignaz: Grand Concert Study No. 3, Op.111. Piers Lane, pno.
  • Haydn M: Six Minuets, P.70. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Hahn, Reynaldo: To Chloris. Pumeza Matshikiza, sop. Aarhus SO/Tobias Ringborg.
  • Ibert, Jacques: Divertissement - 5th movt. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Chopin, Frederick: Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39. Nikolai Demidenko, pno.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Athalie: War March of the Priests. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Barbieri, Francisco A: El barberilo de Lavapies: No.11 - El noble gremio de costureras.... Madrid Community Chorus, Madrid Community Orch/Miguel Roa.
  • Strauss Josef: A Woman's Heart, Op.166. Johann Strauss Ensemble/Russell McGregor.
  • Purcell, Henry: The Fairy Queen, Overture. Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Ronald Thomas.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Freundin! Ich komm' mit der Zither. Hermann Prey, bar., Peter Schreier, ten., Walter Berry, bass Convivium Musicum Munchen/Erich Keller.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Cello Sonata in F, Op.17 - 1st movt. Lois Shapiro, pno., Pieter Wispelwey, vlc.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri (arr. Barshai, Rudolf): Symphony in F for Winds and Strings, Op.73a - 1st movt. CO of Europe/Rudolf Barshai.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Songs - Fourteen - I Love You. Edwin McArthur, pno., Kirsten Flagstad, sop.
  • Faure, Gabriel (arr. Kaiser-Lindemann, Wilhelm): Pavane. Berlin Philharmonic Cellos .
  • Orr, Buxton: A John Gay Suite - 1st movt. Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orc/Clark Rundell.
  • Kreisler, Fritz: Caprice Viennois, Op.2. Christian Ferras, vln., Jean-Claude Ambrosini, pno.
  • Strauss R: Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Waltz sequence Act 2. State Orch of Victoria/Simone Young.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: The Pulse of an Irishman, WoO 154. Andreas Roehn, vln., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Georg Donderer, vlc., Karl Engel, pno.
  • Lanchbery, John: Tales of Beatrix Potter - Tales of Jemima Puddleduck: Excerpts. Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Telemann, Georg Philipp: Concerto for Flute, Strings & Continuo in G, TWV Anh.51:G1 (arr. Trumpet). Maurice Andre, tpt. Munich Bach Orch/Karl Richter.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Duetto XVI: No, di voi non vo'fidarmi, HWV189. Emma Kirkby, sop., Judith Nelson, sop. Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Gliere, Reinhold: Harp Concerto in E flat, Op.74 - 3rd movt. Osian Ellis, harp London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Brahms, Johannes: (arr. Juon):Hungarian Dance No. 4 in F minor. London SO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Wagner R: Mastersingers of Nuremberg: Morgenlich leuchtend. Jonas Kaufmann, ten. Prague PO/Marco Armiliato.
  • Chabrier, Emmanuel: Habanera. Georges Rabol, pno.
  • Dohnanyi, Ernst von: The Veil of Pierrette, Op.18,Wedding Waltz. BBC PO/Matthias Bamert.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Impromptu, Op.19 - original version. Dominante Choir, Sinfonia Lahti Chamber Ensemble/Osmo Vanska.
  • Traditional: Ten Thousand Miles Away. West Australian SO/David Measham.

  • 26th October

    Show Playlist
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: Luisa Miller: Overture. La Scala PO/Riccardo Muti.
  • Sammartini, Giovanni Battista: Sinfonia in D Major. Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini.
  • I'm Glad There's You. Tom King and the Royal Chicagoans .
  • Solere, Etienne: Sinfonie Concertante in F for two clarinets. 2nd movt. Georgina Dobree, cl., Thea King, cl. English CO/Andrew Litton.
  • Rutter, John: A Clare Benediction. Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Trio sonata for 2 oboes in G minor, RV81. Cologne Camerata .
  • Horner, James (arr. Chowhan, Pam): A Gift of a Thistle. Julian Lloyd Webber, vlc. Ensemble .
  • Lanner, Joseph: Bankett-Polonaise, Op.135. Tanzquartett Wien .
  • Tawadros, Joseph: Anubis. James Tawadros, perc., Joseph Tawadros, oud, Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix (arr. Martin, Benjamin): A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61, Nocturne. Seraphim Trio .
  • Maio, Marcello : Tango Deu. Compass .
  • Grainger, Percy: My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone. Collage .
  • Schulze, Tristan: In the Train from Mexico to Paris. Triology .
  • Rubinstein, Anton: Cavalry Trot. Dennis Hennig, pno.
  • Franck, Cesar: Violin Sonata in A. 4th movt. Alina Ibragimova, vln., Cedric Tiberghien, pno.
  • Novello, Ivor: Perchance to dream: We'll gather Lilacs. Marilyn Hill Smith, sop. Chandos Concert Orch/Stuart Barry.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe: I masnadieri: Prelude. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Concierto de Aranjuez. 1st movt. Karin Schaupp, gtr. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Gould, Tony: Reflections. Tony Gould, pno.
  • Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von: Oboe Concerto in G. 3rd movt. Heinz Holliger, oboe Camerata Bern/Thomas Fueri.
  • Gibbons, Orlando: What is our life?. Deller Consort, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis/August Wenzinger.
  • Monasterio, Jesus de: Adios a la Alhambra. City of Granada Orch/Juan de Udaeta.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: I trust in His Mercy, BWV97/4. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Kathleen Battle, sop. Orch of St Luke's/John Nelson.
  • Warlock, Peter: Capriol Suite. English Sinfonia/Neville Dilkes.
  • Ketelbey, Albert: Suite Romantique. 3rd movt. Czechoslovak RSO/Adrian Leaper.
  • Kreisler, Fritz (arr. Janoska, Frantisek): Presto Fight. The Philharmonics .
  • Puccini, Giacomo: Tosca: Ora stammi a sentir. Mario del Monaco, ten., Renata Tebaldi, sop. St Cecilia Academy Orch/Franc. Molinari-Pradelli.
  • Debussy, Claude: Arabesque No.2. Matthew Kam, pno.
  • Gold, Ernest: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, theme. London Festival Orch/Ernest Gold.

  • 23rd October

    Show Playlist
  • Vivaldi: Allegro from Cello Sonata - Ronan Kernoa, vlc; Dimos de Beun, hpd - {D'Astigia & Lalli} - Label: Ramée**NEW**
  • CPE Bach: Allegro assai (3.) from Double Piano Concerto in G - Rainer Maria Klaas, pno; Leipzig Chamber Orchestra - Label: Ha¨nssler Classic - NEW
  • Chabrier: Rapsodie from Espagna - SSO/Stuart Challender - Label: ABC Classics
  • Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words ) Op.38/6 'Duetto' - Havier Perianes, pno - Label: Harmonia Mundi
  • JS Bach: Badinerie & Sicilienne from Concerto in D-Min Scarlatti Sonata in D-Min - Khatia & Gvantsa Buniatishvili, pnos - {Labyrinth} - Label Sony**NEW**
  • Beethoven: Scene by the Brook (2.) Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" - ACO/Richard Tognetti - Label:ABC Classics
  • Eric Satie: Gymnopédie No.3 Lautten Compagney {Time Zones} Label DHM ••PreRelease••
  • Mozart: Bassoon Concerto (2&3) - Sergio Azzolini, (Atzolini), bsn; String Akademie Bozen - Label: Sony Classical
  • Weekend Weather
  • Trad: Samba - Vision String Quartet - Label: Warner Classics {Samba) ••PreRel••
  • 5:08 NEW Jan Ladislav Dussek: Larghetto sostenuto (2.) from Concerto for 2 Pianos - Duo Tal & Groethuysen; Frankfurt Radio Symphony /Reinhard Goebel - Label: Sony Classical {Beethoven's World Vol.2}
  • Vivaldi: Allemanda for Brass Choirs - Ludwig Güttler, tpt; Blechbläser Ensemble - Label: Berlin Classics ••Pre Release••
  • JS Bach: Goldberg Reflections and Variations 2 & FinalAria - Kiklas Liepe, vln; NDR Radio Philharmonic/Jamie Phillips - Label: Sony Classical••NEW••
  • The Classical Conundrum
  • Beethoven: Adagio (2.) from Violin Sonata No.5, 'Spring' - Andrew Wan, vln; Charles Richard-Hamelin, pno; - Label: Analekta ••NEW••
  • Mozart: Rondo (3.) from Piano Sonata No.3 - Orli Shaham, pno Label Canary Classics ••NEW••
  • Claude Debussy: The Girl with the Flaxen Hair - Cecilia De Maria, hrp - Label: Sony Classical ••PreRel••
  • Handel: Ombra Mai Fu from Serse - Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop; Il Giardino Armonico - {Queen of Baroque } - Label: Decca ••Pre Release••
  • Mahler: Alles vergangliche from Symphony No.8 - Westminster Symphonic Choir/The Choral Arts Society of Washington - Philedelphia Orch/Yannick Nezet-Saguin - Label DG (Gramophone.Awards: Orchestra of Year 2020)
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.30 - Igor Levit, pno - {Beethoven: Piano Sonatas} - Label: Sony Classical (Artist of the Year Gramophone Awards 2020)
  • Donizetti: Mad Scene from Lucia Di Lammermoor (1959) - Dame Joan Sutherland, m-sop; Covent Garden Orchestra/Tulio Seraphim - Label: Decca
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 (Largo & Rondo) - Martin Helmchen, pno; German SO Berlin/Andrew Manze - Label: Alpha (Beethoven 250 Award & Label of the Year - Gramophone Awards 2020)
  • Nigel Westlake: Flying Fish from '6 Fish' - Guitar Treck - {Bluetongue} - Label Naxos

  • 22nd October

    Show Playlist
  • Strauss R Overture and Minuet from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme ASMF / Sir Neville Marriner
  • Liszt Tarantella from Annees de Pelerinage 2nd Annee Lazar Berman pno
  • Mozart From Magic Flute Ach ich fuhls Inessa Galante sop Latvian National S.O. / Alexander Vilumanis
  • Barmann 3rd movement from Clarinet Quintet no 3 Anthony Michaelson clr
  • Smetana Vltava [ Moldau ] from Ma Vlast V.P.O. / Rafael Kubelik
  • Trad McDougalls Men Rebecca Pidgeon voc
  • Ravel Alborada del Gracioso Stephen Hough pno
  • Leemans Pierre Belgian Paratroopers Cleveland Symphonic Winds /Frederick Fennell
  • Duparc Phidyle Felicity Lott sop Orchestre de la Suise Romande / Armin Jordan
  • Berlioz Rob Roy Overture S.N.O. / Sir Alexander Gibson
  • De La Maza Regino Sainz Petenara para guitarra and Andaluza Narciso Yepes gtr
  • Weber Leise Leise from Der Freischutz Gundula Janowitz sop German Opera Orchestra Berlin / Ferdinand Leitner
  • Lehar Il Guado Volker Banfield pno Radio-philharmonie Hannover des NDR / JKlaus-Peter Seibel
  • Trad Cinquecento catenelle Ensemble Oni Wytars
  • Mendelssohn Nachspiel Hans Fagius org Lillkyrka Sweden
  • Shostakovich Music from The Bolt Polka , Variations and Tango Philadelphia / Riccardo Chailly
  • Kalman O jag dem Gluck from Die Csardasfurstin Anneliese Rothenberger sop , Nicolai Gedda ten Symphonie-Orchester Graunke / Willy Mattes
  • Beethoven 2nd movement from Piano Sonata 27 Stephen Kovacevich pno
  • Stenhammar 3 rd movement Canzonetta from Serenade op 31 Gothenberg S.O. / Neeme Jarvi
  • Donizetti Una parola o Adina from L'elisir d'Amore Aleksandra Kurzak sop Orquestra de la Communitat Valenciana / Omer Meir Wellber
  • Pompa-Baldi Antonio Hmmage a Edith Piaf Improvisations for Piano no 15 Pompa-Baldi Antonio pno
  • Brooks You light up my life Saleena Jones
  • Alfven Vallflickans dans Malmo S.O. / James DePriest

  • 21st October

    Show Playlist
  • Wagner R: Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Journey down the Rhine. Basel SO/Armin Jordan.
  • Parry, Sir Charles Hubert: Jerusalem. Winchester Cathedral Choir .
  • Mozart L: Trumpet Concerto in D. John Wallace, tpt. Philharmonia Orch/Simon Wright.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: English Folk song suite. Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Traditional (arr. Rutter, John): Down by the Riverside. John Longhurst, kybd., Robert Cundick, kybd. Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Jerold D. Ottley.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Water Music Suite in F, HWV348 - Air. Tasmanian SO/Graham Abbott.
  • Bellini, Vincenzo: Oboe Concerto in E flat: 2nd mvt.. Diana Doherty, oboe Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 - Excerpts. Berlin PO/Esa-Pekka Salonen.
  • Vaughan, Dindy: November 2008 Darcy, New Gen Machine Age. David Laughton, pno.
  • Marcello, Alessandro: Oboe Concerto in D minor. Kirsten Barry, oboe Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer. 3rd Movt
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 73 in D, Hob.I:73 - Hunt. Concentus Musicus Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Finale (Horns)
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53, B.108. Julia Fischer, vln. Tonhalle Orch, Zurich/David Zinman. 3rd Movt Finale: Allegro Giocoso, ma non troppo
  • Vaughan, Dindy: November 2008 Darcy, New Gen Machine Age. David Laughton, pno.
  • Davis, Carl: The World at War: Main Theme & German March. City of Prague PO/Carl Davis.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Rondo in C, Op.51/1. Stephen Savage, pno.
  • Donizetti, Gaetano: La Zingara. Amir Farid, pno., Siobhan Stagg, sop.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Cello concerto in E minor, Op.85. Alisa Weilerstein, vlc. Staatskapelle Berlin/Daniel Barenboim 1st Movt Adagio Moderato
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.17 in G, K.453. Maria Joao Pires, pno. CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado. 3rd Movt Rondo
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Orchestral suite No.3 in D, BWV1068. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti Gavotte 1&2, Bouree, Gigue
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: St. Matthew Passion, BWV244. English Baroque Soloists, London Oratory Junior Choir, Monteverdi Choir/Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Final Chorus Wir setzen uns mit Tranen nieder
  • Dinicu, Grigoras: Hora Staccato. Paul Fried, fte.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Marriage of Figaro, K492: Non so piu cosa son, cosa faccio.I no longer know what I am, what I do. Anne Sofie von Otter, m-sop. Metropolitan Opera Orch/James Levine.
  • Meyerbeer, Giacomo Le Prophete Coronation March. London PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Iolanthe: Said I to Myself, Said I. John Reed, bar. New SO/Isidore Godfrey.
  • Sullivan, Sir Arthur: Iolanthe: Love unrequited/When you're lying awake. John Reed, bar. New SO/Isidore Godfrey.
  • Rossini, Gioachino (arr. Markey, James): La Danza. Joseph Alessi, tbn. Extension Ensemble Brass Quintet .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: King Stephen, Incidental music, Op.117. Ambrosian Singers, London SO/Michael Tilson-Thomas.

  • 20th October

    Show Playlist
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker Op.71: Miniature overture. Queensland SO/Werner Andreas Albert.
  • McBroom, Amanda: The Rose. Tea Rose Duo .
  • Jenkins, Karl: Ave Verum Corpus. Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone, Simon Keenlyside, bar. London SO/Barry Wordsworth.
  • Joel, Billy: Waltz No.1, Opus 2. Richard Joo, pno.
  • Chabrier, Emmanuel: Suite Pastorale: Idylle. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Arioso. South Brisbane Federal Band .
  • Glazunov, Alexander: Triumphal March, Op.40. Hong Kong PO/Kenneth Schermerhorn.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Jota Aragonesa, Op. 27. Julia Fischer, vln., Milana Chernyavska, pno.
  • Ravel, Maurice: Piano Concerto in G - 1st movt. Alicia de Larrocha, pno. London PO/Lawrence Foster.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Capriccio in E minor, Op.81/3. Australian String Quartet .
  • Purcell, Henry: A new Irish measure. Jakob Lindberg, theorbo .
  • Janacek, Leos: Glagolitic Mass - Introduction. Anne Collins, contr., Robert Tear, ten., Teresa Kubiak, sop., Wolfgang Schone, bass Brighton Festival Chorus, Royal PO/Rudolf Kempe.
  • Porter, Cole: Begin the Beguine. Artie Shaw and His Orch .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: English Suite No.2 in A minor, BWV807, Gigue. Leigh Harrold, pno., Nick Parnell, perc.
  • Carmichael, John: Trumpet Concerto - final movt. John Wallace, tpt. BBC Scottish SO/Simon Wright.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Sonata for flute, bassoon, cello & basso continuo in D. Cologne Camerata .
  • Traditional (arr. Hogan, Moses): Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel?. Concordis/Andrew Hunter.
  • Traditional (arr. Chilcott, Bob ): Nobody knows the trouble I've seen. Nicholas Buc, pno. Concordis/Andrew Hunter.
  • Schumann, Robert: Symphony No.3 in E flat, Op.97, Rhenish - final movt. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/David Zinman.
  • Guastavino, Carlos: Abyss of Longing. Kim Kashkashian, vla., Robert Levin, pno.
  • Schubert, Franz (arr. Montesano, Gustavo): Tango Serenata. Gustavo Montesano, gtr. Royal PO/Carlos Gomez.
  • Morricone, Ennio: Nella Fantasia. Katherine Jenkins, m-sop., Simon Franglen, kybd. King's Consort Choir, Philharmonia Orch/Nicholas Dodd.
  • Westlake, Nigel: Sunday Afternoon - Penguin Ballet from Antartica. Timothy Kain, gtr. Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn.
  • Grieg, Edvard: Notturno, Op.54/4. Linda O'Brien, pno.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Rusalka, Op.114, B.203, Polonaise. CSSR State PO/Robert Stankovsky.
  • Barber, Samuel: Sure on this Shining Night, Op.13. Cambridge University Chamber Choir/Timothy Brown.
  • Poulenc, Francis: Concerto for Two Pianos in D minor - 2nd movt. Lyubov Bruk, pno., Mark Taimanov, pno. Leningrad PO/Arnold Katz.
  • Piazzolla, Astor (arr. Dickson, Amy): Ave Maria. Amy Dickson, sax., Catherine Milledge, pno.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Russian Rag. Sydney Alpha Ensemble/David Stanhope.
  • Falla, Manuel de (arr. Kain, Timothy):La Vida Breve: Dance. Guitar Trek .
  • Puccini, Giacomo: La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta. Ian Watson, pno., Renee Fleming, sop. English CO/Jeffrey Tate.
  • Milano, Francesco Da: Recercare V dal quinto tono. Hopkinson Smith, lute .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550 - 1st movt. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Porter, Cole: Night and Day. Thomas Hampson, bar. London SO/John McGlinn.
  • Debussy, Claude: A Slow Waltz. Claude Debussy, pno.
  • Minkus, Leon: Don Quixote - Pas de Deux. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.

  • 19th October

    Show Playlist
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Pomp and Circumstance March in D, Op.39/1. London SO/Barry Tuckwell.
  • Lennon, John: Two Beatle Girls Eleanor & Michelle. Tommy Reilly, harmonica Academy of St Martin in the Fields .
  • Traditional (arr. Crabb, James): Cuckold Come Out of the Amrey. Genevieve Lacey, rec., James Crabb, accordion .
  • Anonymous (arr. Dyer, Paul): Passacaglia Andaluz, Improvisation. Mina Kanaridis, sop. Australian Brandenburg Orch/Paul Dyer.
  • Hindemith, Paul: Concerto for Winds, Harp & Orchestra. Czech PO/Jiri Belohlavek.
  • Liszt, Franz: Liebestraum in A flat, S.541/3. John Ogdon, pno.
  • Wagner R: Tannhauser: Pilgrim's Chorus. Cantillation/Brett Weymark.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op.47. Adele Anthony, vln. Adelaide SO/Arvo Volmer.
  • Various: Let's get lost. Chet Baker, tpt., Chet Baker, voc.
  • Adams, John: Gnarly Buttons. Michael Collins, cl. London Sinfonietta/John Adams.
  • Gardel, Carlos (arr. Grigoryan, Slava): Mi Buenos Aires querido. Jose Carbo, bar., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.
  • Smith, John S. (arr. Williams, John): Star Spangled Banner. Lone Star Wind Orch/Eugene Corporon.
  • Schubert, Franz: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118. Barbara Hendricks, sop., Radu Lupu, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Cello Sonata No.2 in F, Op.99. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Jacqueline du Pre, vlc.
  • Gould, Morton: Spirituals in five movements. Eastman - Rochester Orch/Howard Hanson.
  • Gershwin, George: Rockabye Lullabye Mammy. George Gershwin, pno.
  • Gershwin, George: Let's Call the Whole Thing Off. Ella Fitzgerald, voc., Louis Armstrong, tpt., Louis Armstrong, voc. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Goetz, Hermann: Piano Trio in G minor Op.1. Trio Anima Mundi .
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian: Oboe d'amore concerto in D, BWV1053a. Christian Hommel, oboe d'amore Cologne CO/Helmut Muller-Bruhl.
  • Traditional: La Llorona. L'Arpeggiata, The King's Singers/Christina Pluhar.
  • Nielsen, Carl: The Fog is Lifting, Op.41. Len Vorster, pno., Masahide Kurita, fte.
  • Nielsen, Carl: The Groves Are Shining Green Now, FS111/19. Dorte Kirkeskov, pno., Peder Severin, ten.
  • Speaks, Oley: Sylvia. Igor Gorin, bar. Unnamed Orch/Carmen Dragon.
  • Finzi, Gerald (arr. Sheppard, Mike): Who is Silvia?. Nicolas Fleury, horn Aurora Orch/Nicholas Collon.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Symphony No.2 in D, Op.36. Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Aboulker, Isabelle: Je t'aime. Patricia Petibon, sop. Lyon Opera Orch/Yves Abel.
  • Traditional: Crossing the Stone. Catrin Finch, harp City of Prague PO/Karl Jenkins.
  • Traditional: Erin Shore/Toss the Feathers. Catherine Davis, pno., J P Fleury, sax., Jennifer Druery, db., Jess Ciampa, perc., Sally Maer, vlc., Stephen Lalor, gtr.
  • Puccini, Giacomo: Tosca: E lucevan le stelle. Jonas Kaufmann, ten. Prague PO/Marco Armiliato.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Piano Concerto No.27 in B Flat, K.595. Daniel Barenboim, pno. English CO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Rodgers, Richard: Carousel: What's the use of wond'rin'. Barbara Cook, voc. Royal PO/Paul Gemignani.
  • Finzi, Gerald (arr. Hawes, Patrick): Fear no more the heat o' the sun. Amy Dickson, sax. Aurora Orch/Nicholas Collon.
  • Weber, Carl Maria von: Wondering. Aurele Nicholet, fte., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Karl Engel, pno.

  • 16th October

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  • Handel: Allegro from Concerto a due Cori No. 3 - Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon - Label: Sony Classical
  • Giovani Battista Sammartini~Andante spiritoso from Concerto Grosso No.6 in D - I Musici - Label: Dynamic
  • Alfredo Catalani: Contemplazioni - Filarmonica della Scala/Riccardo Muti - Label: Sony Classical
  • Liszt: Andantino and Final Variation from Reminiscences de Don Juan - Alexander Melnikov, pno; Label: Harmonia Mundi
  • Beethoven: Theme & Variations from Trio in B-Flat 'Gassenhauer' - Anne Gastinel, vlc; Nicholas Angelich, pno; Andreas Ottensamer, clt - Label: Naive
  • Vivaldi~Concerto for Strings RV.163, 'Conch Shell' - Venice Baroque Orch/Andrea Marcon - Label: Archiv
  • Mozart: Horn Concerto No.2 - Sibylle Mahni, hrn; Mainzer CO - Label: Castle Classics
  • Weekend Weather
  • Händel: Overture from Alexander's Feast - Vox Orchestra - Label: DHM**NEW**
  • Bach: 3 variations from Goldberg Variations - Royal Academy of Music Soloists/Tevor Pinnock - Label: Linn **NEW**
  • 5:14 NEW Mozart: Allegro (1.) Piano Concerto No.20 - [Beethoven Cadenza] - Hélène Grimaud, pno; Camerata Salzburg - {The Messenger} - Label: DG**NEW**
  • The Classical Conundrum - our classical music quiz
  • Andre Messager: Le Jour sous le soleil be´ni (The day under the beautiful sunshine) from Madame Chrysantheme - Sumi Jo, sop; ECO/Richard Bonynge Label: Decca
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les Cyclopes - Andrew Blanch and Ariel Nurhadi, gtrs - {Alchemy} - Label: ABC Classics**NEW**
  • Mozart: Allegro (1.) Sonata for Piano & Violin - Vineta Sareika, vln; Amandine Savary, pno - Label: Muso**NEW**
  • JS Bach: Lobet den Herrn in seinen Taten {Motets} -Pygmalion/Raphaël Pichon - Label: Harmonia Mundi**NEW**
  • Weekend Weather
  • *** PICK of the WEEK*** Grieg: Berceuse from Lyric Pieces / Balakirev: Beceuse in D-Min - Bertarnd Chamayou, pno - {Goodnight} - Label: Erato Berceuse
  • JC Bach: Symphony in G-Min - The Mozartists/Ian Page - {Sturm und Drung} - Label: Signum Classics**NEW**
  • Edvard Grieg: Morning Mood from Peer Gynt - LPO/David Parry Label: Decca
  • Schubert: Minuet & Trio from Sonata No.7 - Mathieu Gaudet, pno - Label: Analekta**NEW**
  • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.1 - Christopher Koncz, vln; Les Musiciens Du Louvre - Label: Sony Classics**NEW**

  • 15th October

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  • Rozsa Miklos Overture to a Symphony Concert BBC P.O. / Rumon Gamba
  • Liszt St Francis walking on the water Lisa de la Salle pno
  • Urtizberea Inaki Nafarroako Irudiak Basque Mens Choir
  • Bantock From Old English Suite Giles Farnaby Quodlings Delight and William Byrd Sellngers Round Czechoslovak State P.O. / Adrian Leaper
  • Rachmaninov Tarantelle from Suite no 2 Howard Shelley and Hilary Macnamara pnos
  • Weill Kurt Die Moritat von Mackie Messer Ute Lemper voc RIAS Berlin Kammerensemble / John Maucer
  • Shostakovich Jazz Suite no 1 Royal Concertgebouw / Riccardo Chailly
  • Chaminade Valse Tendre Peter Jacobs pno
  • Mozart Parto ma tu ben mio from La Clemenza di Tito Magdalena Kozena sop Prague P.O. / Michel Swierczewski
  • Playford John Gray's Inn Mask The Broadside Band / Jeremy Barlow
  • Zemlnsky Last Movement Friede mein Herz from Lyric Symphony Deborah Voigt sop Bryn Terfel Bass Baritone V.P.O. / Giuseppe Sinopoli
  • Falla 3 excepts from The Three Cornered Hat John Williams gtr
  • Tovey 3rd movement from Piano Concerto in A major Steven Osborne pno BBC Scottish S.O. / Martyn Brabbins
  • Burns Cauld blows the wind frae East to West Leslie Hale voc
  • Tchaikovsky Rose Adagio from Sleeping Beauty Thomas Heywood org Haileybury College Melbourne
  • Strauss R Die Heil'gen Drei Konige aus Morgenland Gundula Janowitz sop Academy of London / Richard Stamp
  • Godowsky Symphonic Metamorphosis on Die Fledermaus of Strauss Marc Andre Hamelin pno
  • Anon Balaja Jarochab Hesperion XX1 La Capella Reial de Catalunya , Tembembe Ensamble Continuo / Jordi Savall
  • Anon Let no man steal your time Pentangle
  • Albeniz Asturias from Suite Espagnole BBC P.O./ Juanjo Mena
  • Field John Nocturne no 5 in B flat major Miceal O'Rourke pno
  • Thomas A vos jeux mes amis from Hamlet Joan Sutherland sop ROHO./ Francesco Molinari -Pradelli
  • Gistou Galliard Les Witches
  • Guarnieri Camargo Danca Negra fron 3 dances for Orchestra Sao Paolo S.O. / Roberto Minczuk
  • Gedeao Poema da maita das naus Katia Guerreiro voc


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