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


31st May

Show Playlist
  • Carolyn Morris: Forest Over the Sea. Carolyn Morris, pno., Peter Sheridan, fte., Lisa-Maree Amos, fte.
  • Vincent d'Indy: Symphony on a French Mountain Song, Op.25. Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pno., Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.
  • Joachin Turina: Piano trio No.1 in D, Op.35. Nash Ensemble.
  • Nikolai Myaskovsky: Cello Concerto in C minor, Op.66. Jamie Walton, vlc., Philharmonia Orch/Alexander Briger.
  • Becky Llewellyn: Whales weep not. Ryszard Pusz, perc., Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.

  • 24th May

    Show Playlist
  • Alen Hovhaness: Garden of Adonis - Suite for Flute & Harp, Op.245. Eugenia Zukerman, fte., Yolanda Kondonassis, harp.
  • Edmund Rubbra: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op.45. BBC NO of Wales/Richard Hickox.
  • Ernest Bloch: Voice in the Wilderness. Julius Berger, vlc., Polish National RSO/Antoni Wit.
  • Gillian Whitehead: The virgin and the nightingale. Geoffrey Collins, fte., The Song Company.
  • Katy Abbott: Egyptian Wish. Tony Hicks, sax.

  • 17th May

    Show Playlist
  • Albert Lortzing: Overture - Undine. Leipzig RSO/Horst Neumann.
  • Paul Dukas: Symphony in C. London PO/Walter Weller.
  • Stephen Leek: Great Southern Spirits. Ralph Morton, org., Australian Voices Youth Choir/Graeme Morton.
  • Aram Khachaturian: Trio for clarinet, flute (violin) and piano in G. The Power of Three.
  • Joaquin Turina: Jardin de Ninos, Op.63. Jordi Maso, pno.

  • 10th May

    Show Playlist
  • Eugene Goossens: Concert Piece, Op.65. Joel Marangella, oboe, Joel Marangella, cor ang., Jane Geeson, harp, Sebastien Lipman, harp, West Australian SO/Vernon Handley.
  • Kurt Atterberg: Symphony No.6 in C, Op.31, Dollar. Norrkoping SO/Jun'ichi Hirokami.
  • Joachin Turina: Andalusian Scenes, Op.7. Laura Samuel, vln., Vicci Wardman, vla., Nash Ensemble.
  • Mieczyslaw Karlowicz: Lithuanian Rhapsody, Op.11. Silesian Philharmonic SO/Jerzy Salwarowski.
  • Derek Strahan: Australian Ark Suite No.1. Lennie Hutchinson, gtr., Donald Westlake, cl., Neville Amadio, fte., Derek Fairbrass, perc., John Sangster, perc., Brian Dean, gtr., /Derek Strahan.

  • 3rd May

    Show Playlist
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos: Cello Concerto No.2, Op.66. Andres Diaz, vlc., Simon Bolivar Symphony Orch of Venezuela/Enrique Arturo Diemecke.
  • Brett Dean: Beggars and Angels. Melbourne SO/Markus Stenz.
  • Marie Jaell: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor David Violi, pno., Orchestre National de Lille/Joseph Swensen
  • Margaret Sutherland: Sonata for Violin and Piano. Sonia Baldock, vln., Samuel Crane, pno.

  • 26th April

    Show Playlist
  • Brenton Broadstock: Festive Overture. 1994 Australian Youth Orch/Yakov Kreizberg.
  • Malcolm Williamson: Suite from Our Man in Havana. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Joachin Turina: Danzas fantasticas, Op.22. West Australian SO/Jorge Mester.
  • Gabriel Faure: The Birth of Venus, Op.29. Sara Macliver, sop., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar., Jenny Duck-Chong, m-sop., Paul McMahon, ten., Sinfonia Australis, Cantillation/Antony Walker.
  • Stuart Greenbaum: Sonata for Trumpet and Joel Brennan, tpt., Piano. Konrad Olszewski, pno.
  • Tomaso Albinoni: Oboe concerto in D Minor, Op.9/2. Anne Gilby, oboe, Melbourne Musicians/Frank Pam. Recorded at St Johns Southgate

  • 19th April

    Show Playlist
  • Ferdinand Ries: Sonata in B minor, WoO.11. Susan Kagan, piano.
  • Josef Suk: Pohadka (Fairy Tale), Op.16. Czech PO/Jiri Belohlavek.
  • Eve Duncan: Dynamis. Timothy Veldman, vln., Danae Killian, pno.
  • Igor Stravinsky: Concerto for two pianos. Anna Grinberg, pno., Liam Viney, pno.
  • Amanda Handel: Zardash. Amanda Handel, pno.
  • Peter de Jager: Elegy - Trio for Piano, Viola & Oboe. Peter de Jager, pno., Amelia Coleman, oboe and cor anglais, Ben Caddy, vla., Amelia

  • 12th April

    Show Playlist
  • Alexander Grechaninov: Symphony No. 2 in A, Op.27, "Pastoral". Slovak State PO/Johannes Wildner.
  • Edward Cowie: A Charm of Australian Finches. Laura Chislett, flute. ; Stephanie McCallum, piano.
  • Bruce Cale: Cello Concerto, Op. 65. David Pereira, vlc., Helen Donaldson, sop., Queensland SO/Max McBride.
  • Haskell Small: Renoir's Feast. Soheil Nasseri, piano.
  • Malcolm Arnold: Clarinet concerto No.2, Op.115. Emma Johnson, cl., English CO/Ivor Bolton.

  • 5th April

    Show Playlist
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail: Procession of the Sardar. Tasmanian SO/Shalom Ronly-Riklis.
  • Messager, Andre: Les deux pigeons Ballet Suite. Royal Opera House Orch. Covent Garden/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Piano Concerto in G minor, Op.33, B63. Stephen Hough, pno. City of Birmingham SO/Andris Nelsons.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: String Quartet No.2 in A minor, "For Jean on her Birthday". Medici String Quartet .
  • Costantino, Tania Ravbar: E.I.B.L. Suite. Ruth Roshan, mndln., Tania Ravbar Costantino, gtr.