Lesser-known works by well-known composers – plus hidden gems from our music library. From different genres, traditions and times, expect the unexpected!

Bill Miles


2nd August

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  • Taneyev, Sergei: Overture: The Oresteia, Op.6. Philharmonia Orch/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Edwards, Ross: Symphony No.4, 'Star Chant'. Adelaide Chamber Singers, Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus, Adelaide SO/Richard Mills.
  • Danzi, Franz (arr. Bodart, Eugen): Sinfonia Concertante in E flat. Les Vents Francais, Munich CO/Daniel Giglberger. (Wind quintet ~flute; oboe; clarinet; horn; bassoon + Orchestra)
  • Westlake, Nigel: Six Fish (World premiere recording). SAFFIRE: The Australian Guitar Quartet (Karin Schaupp, Slava Grigoryan, Antony Field & Gareth Koch) CD: Nostalgica 2004
  • Norman, Anne: We lose things. Anne Norman, shakuhachi ; Nick Tsiavos, double bass ; Peter Neville, Power Pole Bells

  • 26th July

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  • Svendsen, Johan: Romance in G, Op. 26. Jeremy Blackman, vln., Pauline Pidgeon, pno.
  • Reubke, Julius: Piano Sonata in B Flat Minor. Jean Guillou, pno.
  • Cartridge, Helen: The Journey of the Harp. Megan Reeve, harp .
  • Reger, Max: Serenade in D for flute, violin & viola, Op.77a. Ensemble Variante .
  • Gould, Tony (arr. Gould, Tony): When you Wake you can see the Trees. Peter Petrucci, gtr., Tony Gould, pno.
  • Clementi, Muzio: Symphony in D, Op.44. Chopin CO/Winston Dan Vogel.
  • Boyd, Anne: Bali Moods I. Bali Moods II. Geoffrey Collins, fte., Nicholas Routley, pno.

  • 19th July

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  • Arnold, Sir Malcolm: Tam O'Shanter Overture, Op.51. New SO/Sir Alexander Gibson.
  • Moszkowski, Moritz: Piano Concerto in E, Op.59. Piers Lane, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Jerzy Maksymiuk.
  • Martin, Frank (frawnk mahr-tan): Violin Concerto. Dene Olding, vln. 1991 Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.
  • Gould, Tony: The Poetry of Music. Diana Doherty, oboe, Grania Burke, bass clarinet, Lachlan Easton, db., Sue Haylock, perc., Thomas Pinschof, fte., Tony Gould, pno.
  • Fernandez, Vanessa: Seasons. Ben Robertson, db., Dave Beck, drums, Sam Keevers, pno., Steve Wright, gtr., Vanessa Fernandez, voc.
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Prelude and Cube. Jane Sheldon, sop. Australian Brandenburg Orch, Brandenburg Choir/Paul Dyer.

  • 12th July

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  • Gamley, Douglas: Overture on Colonial Themes. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Gould, Tony: Duet. Brachi Tilles, pno., Richard Runnels, horn .
  • Price, Florence: Symphony No.1 in E minor. Fort Smith Symphony/John Jeter.
  • Bloch, Ernest: Schelomo. Janos Starker, vlc. Israel PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Sutherland, Margaret: Concertante for Oboe and Strings. Jiri Tancibudek, oboe Melbourne SO/Patrick Thomas.

  • 5th July

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  • Respighi, Ottorino: Overture - Belfagor. BBC PO/Sir Edward Downes.
  • Carpenter, John: Symphony No.1. Ukraine National SO/John McLaughlin Williams.
  • Greenaway, Sally: Etude in F minor. Anthony Smith, pno.
  • Paradis, Maria Theresia von: Sicilienne. Kathryn Moorhead, fte., Megan Reeve, harp .
  • Merikanto, Oskar: From the World of Children, Op.31. Eero Heinonen, pno.
  • Jones, Derek: Stillness. Derek Jones, fte., synth. & temple bell
  • Grieg, Edvard: Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor, Op.45. Ivanna Tomaskova, vln., Tamara Smolyar, pno.
  • Keller, Andrea: Dreaming the Glorified Bass Player. Andrea Keller Quintet .

  • 28th June

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  • Smetana, Bedrich: Ma Vlast, excerpts. Queensland SO/Patrick Thomas.
  • Greenbaum, Stuart: Mondrian Interiors. Jessica Fotinos, harp ANAM Musicians/Paul Dean.
  • Halvorsen, Johan: Norwegian Fairy Tale Pictures, Op.37. Bergen PO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Enescu, George: Romanian Poem, Op.1. Romanian Radio and Television Chorus, Romanian RTO/Iosif Conta.
  • Kouvaras, Linda: Bundanon Sonata. Glenn Riddle, pno., Marianne Rothschild, vln.

  • 21st June

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  • Schoeck, Othmar: Summer Night, Op.58. Camerata Bern/Thomas Fueri.
  • Reger, Max: Romantic suite, Op.125. Berlin SO/Gerd Albrecht.
  • Blom, Diana: At the End of the World we Learn to Dance. Diana Blom, pno., Kevin Hanrahan, ten.
  • Hahn, Reynaldo: Piano Concerto in E. Stephen Coombs, pno. BBC Scottish SO/Jean-Yves Ossonce.
  • Keller, Andrea: Where is Everybody?. Genevieve Lacey, rec., James Crabb, accordion .
  • Batterham, Andrew: Weaving Hochkirch. Australian Chamber Choir/Douglas Lawrence.
  • Handel, Amanda: Stalactite. Amanda Handel, pno., Michael Jackson, didjeridu .

  • 14th June

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  • Delibes, Leo: Sylvia - Act 3: Cortege de Bacchus. Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel.
  • Liadov, Anatol: Eight Russian folk songs, Op.58. Tasmanian SO/Shalom Ronly-Riklis.
  • Herrmann, Bernard: Echoes. Texas Festival Chamber Ensemble .
  • Halvorsen, Johan: Norwegian Rhapsody No.2. Bergen PO/Neeme Jarvi.
  • Carr-Boyd, Ann: Beneath the Yellow Moon. John Martin, pno., Susan Blake, vlc.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Suite, Op.57. 1993 Queensland SO/Vladimir Verbitsky.
  • Grainger, Percy: Warriors II - Room Music. John Lavender, pno., Penelope Thwaites, pno.