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INTO THE 20TH CENTURY

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  • 12:00 AM

    CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE
  • 3:00 AM

    CLASSICAL TILL DAWN
  • 6:00 AM

    FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am
  • 9:00 AM

    DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Anne-Sophie Mutter

    Elgar, E. Serenade in E minor, op 20 (1892).Royal PO/Andrew Litton.12:53

    Kreisler, F. Schn Rosmarin (c1912).Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; Lambert Orkis, pf.2:22

    Chopin, F. Variations on Mozart’s Là ci darem la mano, op 2 (1827).Kun-Woo Paik, pf; Warsaw PO/Antoni Wit.18:04

    Glazunov, A. Violin concerto in A minor, op 82 (1904-05).Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; National SO/Mstislav Rostropovich.20:00

    Bruckner, A. Symphony no 3 in D minor, [Wagner] (1877/89).New PO of Westphalia/Johannes Wildner. 49:56

    Mozart, W. Adagio in E, K261 (1776).Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; Philharmonia O/Riccardo Muti.7:01

    Beethoven, L. Romance no 2 in F, op 50 (1798).Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; New York PO/Kurt Masur.8:23

    Mendelssohn, F. Piano trio no 1 in D minor, op 49 (1839).Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; Lyn Harrell, vc; Andr Previn, pf.27:41

    Massenet, J. Meditation, from Thas (1894).Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; Lambert Orkis, pf.6:32

    Sarasate, P. de Zigeunerweisen, op 20 (1878).Anne-Sophie Mutter, vn; French NO/Seiji Ozawa.7:46

  • 12:00 PM

    JAZZ RHYTHM
  • 1:00 PM

    INSPIRED BY OPERA

    Marschner, H. Overture to The vampire (1828).Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.6:56

    Verdi, G. Tace il vento, queta l'onda, from I due Foscari (1844).Welsh National Opera Ch & O/Richard Armstrong.2:32

    Jancek, L. Mamicko, mm tezkou hlavu ... Kdo to je? from Jenufa (1904).Rene Fleming, sop; Yvona Skvrova, cont; Kirill Terentiev, vn; Mariinsky TO/Valery Gergiev.14:14

    Menotti, G. Ricercare and toccata on a theme from The old maid and the thief (1953).Silva Costanzo, pf.8:38

    Faur, G. Suite from Pellas et Mlisande, op 80 (1898).Loire PO/Marc Soustrot.17:45

  • 2:00 PM

    THE YOUNGER HAYDN .... and his contemporaries

    Haydn, M. Trumpet concerto in D (c1765-68).Maurice Andr, tpt; Hilde Noe, hpd; Munich CO/Hans Stadlmair.10:37

    Ave Regina.Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge/George Guest.8:04

    Mozart, W. Ballet music from Idomeneo, K367 (1781).Cleveland Baroque O/Jeannette Sorrell.16:20

    Haydn, M. Divertimento in C for violin, cello and continuo (c1758-60).Members of the Salzburger Hofmusik/Wolfgang Brunner.19:58

    Haydn, J. Divertimento in G, Hob.XIV:13 (c1767).Reinhard Goebel, vn; Alda Stuurop, vn; Charles Medlam, vc; Ton Koopman, hpd.9:06

    Haydn, M. Horn concertino in D (c1775).English CO/Barry Tuckwell, hn & dir.16:07

    Symphony no 8 in D.Slovak CO/Bohdan Warchal.25:42

  • 4:00 PM

    FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm
  • 7:00 PM

    THE JAZZ BEAT
  • 8:00 PM

    RECENT RELEASES
  • 10:00 PM

    INTO THE 20TH CENTURY

    Benjamin, A. Cotillon (1938).Sydney SO/Patrick Thomas.11:22

    Hyde, M. Piano concerto no 1 in E flat minor (1933).Miriam Hyde, pf; West Australian SO/Geoffrey Simon.30:15

    Arnold, M. Three sea shanties (1943).Vega Wind Quintet.6:45

    Glanville-Hicks, P. Harp sonata (1952).Marshall McGuire, hp.10:15

    Moeran, E.J. Cello concerto (1945).Raphael Wallfisch, vc; Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Norman Del Mar.28:36

    Antill, J. Suite from ballet, Corroboree (1946).Sydney SO/John Antill.22:57

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Handel
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Mozart
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Satie
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Wagner
10.3%
Stravinsky
31.0%

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cd clearanceThroughout the year, you will find Fine Music 102.5 Book & CD Fairs held around Sydney. These popular fairs are a great fundraiser for the station. If you would like to donate books and CDs to Fine Music's fairs, please call 9487 1111 – simply leave your details and we will get back to you to arrange a collection. [For foreign language publications please discuss with us prior to collection.] 2015 dates – read more