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18th February

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  • 3MBS Bach Marathon; Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre; 18/2/2018.

  • 11th February

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  • MRC Local Heroes Season - Death and the Maiden with the Flinders Quartet - Shane Chen, Nicholas Waters (vlns), Helen Ireland (vla), Zoe Knighton (vlc); Salon, Melbourne Recital Centre; 28/9/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Michael Conolan, Hofland Music).
  • Schubert arr. Bowman: Winterreise, D.911(arr. of songs 7, 17, 18, 24)
  • Mills: String Quartet No. 4 " Glimpses from my book of Dada"
  • Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D minor, D810 - Death and the Maiden, 2nd mvt.

  • 4th February

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  • Concert Grand presnetd by Melbourne Chamber Orchestra; William Hennessy (dir) and Lucinda Collins (pno); Deakin Edge, Federation Square Melbourne; 20/7/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Steve Bullock)
  • Debussy arr. Nilson: Preludes IV, VIII, IX, XII from Book 1 (Australian Premiere)
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17 in G, K.453 (Lucinda Collins/pno)
  • Mendelssohn: Adagio from Piano Concerto in A minor, MWV 02 (Lucinda Collins/pno)
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21

  • 28th January

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  • Sean Hennessy-Brose (piano) plays Bach live-to-air from the 3MBS Lady marigold Southey Performance Studio.
  • Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV846
  • Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C minor, BVW847
  • Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C sharp, BWV848
  • Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C sharp minor, BWV849
  • 2017 Organs of the Ballarat Golfields Festival; Bach's Circle: Latitude 37 - Julia Fredersdorff (vln), Laura Vaughan (vla da gamba), Donald Nicholson (hpschd); Ballarat Mining Exchange; 17/1/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Buxtehude: Trio Sonata in C minor Op. 2, No. 4
  • Bach: Toccata in E minor, BWV914
  • Erlebach: Sonata No. 3 in A major
  • Handel: Col Partir la bella Clori from Ah Che Pur HWV 77
  • Bach: Violin Sonata in G, BWV1021
  • Telemann: Sonata for Trio in E, TWE42 E6

  • 21st January

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  • Toward Eternity; Melbourne Chamber Orchestra - William Hennessy (dir), Genevieve Lacey (rec); Daylesford Town Hall; 9/9/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Steve Bullock)
  • Leonin and Perotin arr. Lacey: Viderunt omnes - organum 1 & Notum fecit
  • Ades: Arcadiana Op. 12, VI O Albion
  • Rore: Ancor che col partire
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for Recorder in C minor RV441
  • William Hennessy introduction and musical illustration of Beethoven's Grosse Fugue
  • Beethoven: Grosse Fuge in B Flat, Op.133
  • Leonin and Perotin arr. Lacey: Viderunt omnes - organum 2 & Notum fecit
  • Edwards: Tyalgum Mantras
  • Dunstable arr. Lacey: Quam pulchra es
  • Sammartini: Concerto for Recorder in F major
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

  • 14th January

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  • 2016 Port Fairy Spring Music Festival; Les Illuminations; Ensemble Liaison & Friends - Katie Noonan (voice), David Griffiths (cl), Zoe Black (vln), Svetlana Bogosavljevic (vlc), Tim Young (pno); Lecture Hall; 8/10/2016. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Beethoven: Trio in B flat, Op.11
  • Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18
  • Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
  • Mondestrunken; Songmakers Australia - Merlyn Quaife (sop), Nicholas Dinopoulos (bs-bar), Andrea Katz (pno); Lecture Hall; 8/10/2016. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Schumann: Mondnacht
  • Vrieslander: Der kranke Mond
  • Schubert: Doppelganger
  • Wolf: Nachtzauber
  • Schubert: Wandrers Nachtlied. D.224
  • Schumann: Fruhlingsnacht, Op.39/12
  • Debussy: Clair de lune
  • Chausson: La Nuit, Op.11/1
  • Debussy: Apparition
  • Vaughan Williams: In Dreams
  • Quilter: Windy Nights
  • Eisler: Und endlich

  • 7th January

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  • 2017 Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields Festival; The FIRE Chamber Orchestra; Mark Shiell (cond/fte), Hoang Pham (pno) & Massimo Scatoloni (gtr); Her Majesty's Theatre Ballarat; 21//1/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for Flute in D major, RV 428 Il Gardellino
  • Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
  • Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

  • 31st December

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  • 2017 Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields Festival; Guitar Duo Slava and Leonard Grigoryan; Neil Street Uniting Church Ballarat; 14/1/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Grigoryan: Fantasy on a Theme by William Lawes
  • Handel: Organ Concerto in B flat, Op.4/6
  • Tchaikovsky arr. Edward Grigoryian: The Seasons, Op.37b, excerpts (February, October, December)
  • Grigoryan: This Time
  • Towner: Duende
  • Gnattali: Chiquinha Gonzaga
  • Bellinati: Jongo
  • Mozart & Munro; Omega Ensemble Clarinet Quintet - David Rowden (cl), Catalin Ungureanu & Airena Nakamura (vlns), Neil Thompson (vla), Paul Stender (vlc); Ballarat Mechanics Institute; 22/1/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Munro: Songs from the Bush Clarinet Quintet
  • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A, K581

  • 24th December

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  • Homage to Rameau; 2017 Organs of the Ballarat Goldfields Festival; Choir of Newman College with soloists and baroque orchestra directed by Gary Ekkel; St Patrick's Cathedral Ballarat; 13/01/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Kym Wilson)
  • Rameau: Pygmalion: Overture
  • Rameau: Deus noster refugium
  • Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie, excerpts
  • Rameau: In convertendo