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A pleasant and relaxing morning program of medium-length orchestral and chamber works with a segment featuring an accompanied solo artist.


11th November

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  • Strauss Jnr: Die Fledermaus: Excerpts. Vienna PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61. Vera Beths, vln., Tafelmusik/Bruno Weil.
  • Weber (arr. Payne): Concertino in C for Oboe and Wind Ensemble, arr.Trumpet. Geoffrey Payne, tpt., Melbourne SO/Michael Halasz.
  • Britten: Miniature Suite. Emperor Quartet.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV147, Heart and voice, deed and life. Stephen Varcoe, bar., Michael Chance, alto., Ruth Holton, sop., Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., Monteverdi Choir, EBS/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Ravel: Bolero. Larry Adler, harmonica, Bernard Walz, pno.
  • Debussy: Clair de lune. Larry Adler, harmonica, Bernard Walz, pno.

  • 4th November

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  • Suppe: Overture, Light Cavalry. New York PO/Leonard Bernstein.
  • Bach W.F.: Duet No.1 in E minor. Hansjoerg Schellenberger, oboe, Wolfgang Schulz, fte.
  • Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C, K299. James Galway, fte., Catrin Finch, harp, Sinfonia Varsovia/James Galway.
  • Legrenzi: Sonata Quinta a quattro. Concerto de Viole.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto for 3 violins in F, RV551. Itzhak Perlman, vln., Pinchas Zukerman, vln., Isaac Stern, vln., New York PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Schubert: Piano Quintet in A, D667, Op. 114 'Trout'. Kathryn Selby, pno., William Hennessy, vln., Benjamin Hanlon, db., Chris Howlett, vlc., Tobias Breider, vla.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 28th October

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  • CAV and intro
  • Telemann: Concerto in D for four violins. Marion Barraclough, rec., Reidun Turner, rec., Sophie Hoffman, rec., Ryan Williams, rec.
  • Haydn M: Concerto in C for organ, viola and strings, P.55. Simon Preston, org., Stephen Shingles, vla., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16. Simon Tedeschi, pno., Queensland Orch/Richard Bonynge.
  • Puccini: Crisantemi. Queensland Orch/Stephen Mould.
  • Vaughan Williams: Suite for Viola and Orchestra. Frederick Riddle, vla., Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Norman Del Mar.
  • Traditional (arr. Noble): All through the night. David Hobson, ten., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar., Sinfonia Australis/Guy Noble.

  • 21st October

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Quantz: Flute Concerto in G minor. James Galway, fte., Wurttemberg CO/Jorg Faerber.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34. Bergen PO/Dmitri Kitajenko.
  • Sibelius: Symphony No.3 in C, Op.52. Pittsburgh SO/Lorin Maazel.
  • Carmichael: Serenade. David Laughton, pno., Helen Hardy, fte.
  • Mozart: Horn Concerto No.2 in E Flat, K.417. Eric Ruske, horn, Scottish CO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Sor: Divertissement, Op. 62. Robert Kubica, gtr., Wilma van Berkel, gtr.

  • 14th October

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Strauss Jnr: Blue Danube Waltz, Op.314. Queensland SO/Vladimir Ponkin.
  • Marsh (arr. Graham-Jones): Conversation Symphony for Two Orchestras. Chichester Concert/Ian Graham-Jones.
  • Corelli: Recorder Concerto in F, Op.5/10. Maurice Steger, rec., English Concert/Laurence Cummings.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV177, I cry to Thee, Lord Jesus Christ. Kurt Equiluz, ten., Helmut Wittek, sop., Panito Iconomou, alto, Concentus Musicus Vienna, Tolz Boys' Choir/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Dvorak: Symphony No.7 in D minor, Op.70, B141. Sydney SO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Grainger: Mock Morris. Jayson Gillham, pno.
  • Grainger: Country Gardens. Jayson Gillham, pno.

  • 7th October

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Telemann: Concerto in D for 3 trumpets & 2 oboes. English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Schubert: Symphony No.3 in D, D200. Orch of the 18th Century/Frans Bruggen.
  • Faure: Dolly suite, Op.56. Darryl Coote, pno., Max Cooke, pno.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 34, O Fire Everlasting. Peter Schreier, ten., Anna Reynolds, m-sop., Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar., Munich Bach Orch, Munich Bach Choir/Karl Richter.
  • Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66, excerpts. ROHO/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Buxtehude: Sonata in G minor, Op.2/3. Latitude 37.
  • Falla (arr. Williams): The Three-Cornered Hat: excerpts. John Williams, gtr.

  • 30th September

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  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Vivaldi: Oboe concerto in C, RV447. Theodore Baskin, oboe, I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky.
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.25. Howard Shelley, pno., London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.
  • Bach: Cantata BWV 31, The heavens laugh. Ruth Holton, sop., Bas Ramselaar, bass-baritone, Nico van der Meel, ten., Holland Boys' Choir, Netherlands Bach Collegium/Pieter Jan Leusnik.
  • Salieri: Concerto for violin, oboe, cello & orchestra in D. Heinz Holliger, oboe, Thomas Fueri, vln., Thomas Demenga, vlc., Camerata Bern/Thomas Fueri.
  • Glazunov: Raymonda, Op.57, Suite from the Ballet. Leningrad PO/Yevgeni Mravinsky.

  • 23rd September

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  • Strauss Jnr: Overture: Die Fledermaus. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Handel: Harp Concerto in B flat, Op. 4/6. Marielle Nordmann, harp, Auvergne Orch/Jean-Jacques Kantorow.
  • Grainger: Spoon River. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Grainger: Shepherd's Hey. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Grainger: Molly on the Shore. Melbourne SO/John Hopkins.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.29 in A, K.201. Australia Pro Arte CO/Matthew Wood.
  • Vivaldi: Bassoon concerto in G, RV494. Daniel Smith, bsn., English CO/Philip Ledger.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.13 in E flat, Op.27/1. Gerard Willems, pno.
  • Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob.VIIe:1. Maurice Andre, tpt., Bamberg SO/Theodor Guschlbauer.