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  • 6.00 AM

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  • 9.00 AM


    Brahms, J. Variations on a theme by Paganini, bk 1, op 35 (1862-63).Idil Biret, pf.13:28

    Vaughan Williams, R. Variations for wind band (arr. Hunsberger).Eastman Wind Ensemble/Donald Hunsberger.14:00

    Rachmaninov, S. Variations on a theme of Corelli, op 42 (1931).Freddy Kempf, pf.18:27

    Debussy, C. Pagodes, from Estampes (1903; arr. Grainger).City of Birmingham SO/Simon Rattle.5:56

  • 10.00 AM


    Respighi, O. Fountains of Rome (1917).Philharmonia O/Yan Pascal Tortelier.16:38

    Saint-Sans, C. Piano concerto no 3 in E flat, op 29 (1869).Philippe Entremont, pf; Toulouse Capitole O/Michel Plasson.28:34

    Rachmaninov, S. The bells, op 35 (1913).Svetla Vassileva, sop; Misha Didyk, ten; Alexei Tanovitski, bass; Mariinsky Theatre Ch; BBC PO/Gianandrea Noseda.36:26

  • 11.30 AM


    Catalani, A. Ebben? ... Ne andr lontana, from La Wally (1892).Yvonne Kenny, sop; Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.4:04

    Bizet, G. Je crois entendre encore, from The pearl fishers (1863).David Hobson, ten; Tasmanian SO/Marco Guidarini.3:36

    Handel. G. Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion, from Messiah.Yvonne Kenny, sop; Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.4:16

    Mozart, W. Dalla sua pace, from Don Giovanni (1787).David Hobson, ten; Tasmanian SO/Marco Guidarini.3:52

    Strauss, R. Tomorrow, op 27 no 4 (1894).Yvonne Kenny, sop; Melbourne SO/Vladimir Kamirski.3:45

    Gounod, C. Salut! Demeure chaste et pure, from Faust (1859).David Hobson, ten; Tasmanian SO/Marco Guidarini.4:14

  • 12.00 PM

  • 1.00 PM


    Debussy, C. Ballade (1890-1903).Walter Gieseking, pf.6:20

    Grieg, E. Ballade in G minor, op 24 (1875-76; orch. Tveitt).Royal Scottish NO/Bjarte Engeset.19:35

    Stenhammar, W. Ballad, op 3 (1891).Peter Mattei, bar; Malm SO/Paavo Jrvi.8:19

    Atterberg, K. Ballad without words, op 56 (1957-58).Norrkping SO/Jun'ichi Hirokami.18:29

  • 2.00 PM


    Bellini, V. Eccomi in lieta vesta, from The Capulets and the Montagues (1830).Emma Matthews, sop; Monte Carlo PO/Brad Cohen.5:13

    Rossini, G. Una voce poco f, from The barber of Seville (1816; arr. Schottstdt).Sabine Meyer, cl; Zurich Opera O/Franz Welser-Mst.5:35

    Donizetti, G. Amid sounds of battle, from The daughter of the regiment (1840).Glenda Raymond, sop; David Allen, bar; Westminster Singers; Australian SO/Hector Crawford.6:37

    Saint-Sans, C. Air; Danse bacchanale, from Samson and Delilah (1877).Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.7:06

  • 2.30 PM


    Edwards, R. Chorale and ecstatic dance.Margery Smith, sax, bass cl; Elektra String Quartet.10:42

    Enescu, G. Lgende (c1905).Ole Edvard Antonsen, tpt; Wolfgang Sawallisch, pf.6:35

    Eberl, A. Piano trio in B flat, op 8 no 2.Pleyel Trio.18:54

    Ernst, H. Othello fantasy, after Rossini, op 11 (1839).Ilya Gringolts, vn; Ashley Wass, pf.14:33

    Elgar, E. Variations on an original theme, op 36, [Enigma] (1899).Sydney SO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.30:27

  • 4.00 PM

    FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm Today's program includes.

    Smetana, B. Grand overture in D (1848).BBC PO/Gianandrea Noseda.08:26

    Adam, A. Excerpts from Act I of Giselle (1841).Czecho-Slovak RSO/Ondrej Lenard.08:47

    Respighi, O. The flight into Egypt, from Church windows (1925).Pacific SO/Keith Clark.07:55

    Rachmaninov, S. My soul magnifies the Lord, from All-night vigil: Matins.Vladimir Miller, basso profundo; Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir/Paul Hillier.06:59

    Hovhaness, A. Psalm and fugue for string orchestra, op 40a (1941).Philharmonia O/David Amos.10:10

    Klami, U. Sea pictures, op 23, mvt 6 (1926-32).Turku PO/Jorma Panula.06:06

    Glazunov, A. Concerto in E flat for alto saxophone, op 109 (1934).Eugene Rousseau, sax; Paul Kuentz CO/Paul Kuentz.14:03

    Debussy, C. Prelude to the afternoon of a faun (1892-94).Berlin PO/Simon Rattle.10:17

    Corelli, A. Sonata in D minor, op 5 no 7 (pub. 1700).Eduard Melkus, vn; Garo Atmacayan, vc; Karl Scheit, lute; Huguette Dreyfus, hpd, org.06:04

    Britten, B. Finale to A Spring symphony, op 44 (1948).Sheila Armstrong, sop; Janet Baker, cont; Robert Tear, ten; St Clement Danes School Boys Choir; London SO/Andr Previn.07:44

    Ives, C. Decoration Day (1912).Los Angeles PO/Zubin Mehta.09:37

    Bax, A. Coronation march: London pageant (1937).BBC PO/Martyn Brabbins.10:28

    Mozart, W. Rondo in A, K386 (1782).Vladimir Ashkenazy, pf; London SO/Istvn Kertsz.08:11

    Lehr, F. Gold and silver waltz, op 79 (1902).Vienna SO/Robert Stolz.08:07

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