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  • 12.00 AM

  • 3.00 AM

  • 6.00 AM

    FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am
  • 9.00 AM


    Lawes, W. Fantasia-suite in G minor.Saskia Coolen, rec; Rainer Zipperling, bass viol; Patrick Ayrton, hpd.8:19

    Four Airs.Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Band/Peter Holman.10:04

    Justicia sacrum.Ren Jacobs, ct; Toyohiko Satoh, lute.3:11

    Sonata no 8 in D.Sigiswald Kuijken, vn; Wieland Kuijken, bass viol; Gustav Leonhardt, org.10:44

    Temple masque (1636).Australian Brandenburg O/Paul Dyer.2:22

    Suite in D (arr. Groningen Guitar Duo).Groningen Guitar Duo.4:42

    Consort no 10 in G minor.Sigiswald Kuijken, vn; Wieland Kuijken, bass viol; Toyohiko Satoh, theorbo; Edward Witsenburg, hp; Gustav Leonhardt, hpd.10:13

  • 10.00 AM


    Glazunov, A. Spring, op 34 (1891).Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin.13:50

    Witt, F. Flute concerto in G, op 8.Bruno Meier, fl; Prague CO/O Vlcek.23:54

    Brahms, J. Serenade no 1 in D, op 11 (1858).Symphony of the Air/Leopold Stokowski.44:38

  • 11.30 AM


    Lambert, M. Shade of my love.Sara Macliver, sop; Ensemble Battistin.8:02

    Rossini, G. Squalida veste e bruna, from Il Turco in Italia (1814).Cecilia Bartoli, mezz; Roberto di Candia, bar; La Scala Ch & O/Riccardo Chailly. 7:00

    Mahler, G. Autumn loneliness, from The song of the earth (1908-09).Brigitte Fassbaender, cont; Francisco Araiza, ten; Berlin PO/Carlo Maria Giulini.9:42

  • 12.00 PM

  • 1.00 PM


    Handel, G. O did'st thou know the pains; As when the dove laments her love, from Acis and Galatea (1718).Lois Marshall, sop; London SO/Eduardo Pedrazzoli. 7:10

    Mendelssohn, F. Hear my prayer ... O for the wings of a dove (1844).Kirsten Flagstad, sop; London PO/Adrian Boult.11:53

    Dvork, A. Symphonic poem: The wild dove, op 110 (1897).Czech PO/Charles Mackerras.19:34

    Schoenberg, A. Song of the wood dove, from Gurre-Lieder, op 13 (1907-11).Jessye Norman, mezz; Ensemble InterContemporain/Pierre Boulez.12:38

  • 2.00 PM


    Gabrieli, G. Jubilate Deo (1615).Charles Brett, ct; William Kendall, ten; Peter Hall, ten; Ian Caddy, bass; Richard Farnes, org; Stephen Layton, org; Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Stephen Cleobury.4:56

    Handel, G. Coronation anthem: Let thy hand be strenthened, HWV259 (1727).Elizabeth Vaughan, sop; Alexander Young, ten; Forbes Robinson, bass; Academy of St Martin in the Fields/David Willcocks.9:22

    Britten, B. Missa brevis, op 63 (1959).Julian Brown, treb; Christopher Anderson, treb; Anthony Sackville, treb; Rory Phillips, treb; James Clarke, treb; Ian Hare, org; David Willcocks, cond..10:07

  • 2.30 PM


    Shostakovich, D. Preludes and fugues, op 87 (1950-51): no 8 in F sharp; no 9 in E.Vladimir Ashkenazy, pf.11:19

    Tchaikovsky, P. tudes, op 40 (1878): no 2 in G minor, [Sad song]; no 3 in C minor, [Funeral march]; no 10 in A minor, [Russian dance].Michael Ponti, pf.10:02

    Stravinsky, I. Three movements from Petrushka (1911).Emil Gilels, pf.15:30

    Taneyev, S. Quintet in G minor, op 30 (pub. 1911).Vadim Repin, vn; Ilya Gringolts, vn; Nobuko Imai, va; Lynn Harrell, vc; Mikhail Pletnev, pf.44:16

  • 4.00 PM

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

    Supp, F. Overture to The beautiful Galatea (1865).Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Neeme Jrvi.06:51

    Paganini, N. La campanella, from Violin concerto no 2 in B minor, op 7 (1826; arr. Wilhelmj).David Garrett, vn; Alexander Markovich, pf.06:10

    Milhaud, D. Scaramouche, op 165b (1937).Duo Lechner Tiempo.09:10

    Dvork, A. Slavonic dance no 4 in F, op 46 (1878).Russian NO/Mikhail Pletnev.07:25

    Borodin, A. In the steppes of central Asia (1880).Aremenian PO/Loris Tjeknavorian.07:35

    Gluck, C. Dance of the blessed spirits, from Orfeo ed Eurydice (1762).Karlheinz Zoeller, fl; Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan.06:45

    Haydn, J. Allegro con spirito, from String quartet, op 76 no 4, Sunrise (c1799).Takcs Quartet.08:16

    Dohnnyi, E. Valses nobles after Schubert.Martin Roscoe, pf.07:30

    Tchaikovsky, P. Mditation, from Souvenir of a beloved place, op 42 no 1 (1878).David Oistrakh, vn; Vladimir Yampolski, pf.08:20

    Minkus, L. Pas de deux, from Don Quixote, ballet (1871).London SO/Richard Bonynge.08:10

    Sarasate, P. de Navarra, op 33 (1889).David Oistrakh, vn; Igor Oistrakh, vn; Vladimir Yampolski, pf.06:11

    Handel, G. Concerto grosso in B flat, op 3 no 2, HWV313 (c1715-22).Concerto Copenhagen/Lars Ulrik Mortensen.08:56

    Schubert, F. Impromptu in D minor, D899 no 1 (1827).Alexei Lubimov, pf.09:36

    Berlioz, H. Ballet music, from The Trojans (1856-58).National PO/Richard Bonynge.09:54

    Locatelli, P. Violin concerto in F, op 4, no 8, Hunting horn (pub. 1735).Raglan Baroque Players/Elizabeth Wallfisch, vn & dir.08:53

    Gamley, D. Suite: Viennese ball, after themes by Johann Strauss I, Johann Strauss II and Joseph Strauss (1973).National PO/Richard Bonynge.12:54

    Charpentier, M-A. Ballet music from Mde (1693).Les Arts Florissants/William Christie.09:03

  • 7.00 PM

  • 8.00 PM


    Telemann, G. Sonata in F.Colin Lawson, chalumeau; Michael Harris, chalumeau; Collegium Musicum 90/Simon Standage.13:55

    Spohr, L. Clarinet concerto no 1 in C minor, op 26 (1808).Michael Collins, cl; Swedish CO/Robin O’Neill.19:59

    Eliasson, A. Double concerto (2005).Ulf Wallin, vn; Roland Pntinen, pf; Swedish RSO/Johannes Gustavsson.32:57

    Riisager, K. Fools’ paradise, suite no 2, op 33 no 2 (1936).Helsingborg SO/Thomas Dausgaard.14:07

    Tchaikovsky, P. Symphony no 2 in C minor, op 17, [Little Russian] (1872-79).Philharmonia O/Riccardo Muti.32:04

  • 10.00 PM


    Pleyel, I. String trio in D, op 10 no 2.Members of Consortium Classicum.10:35

    Poulenc, F. Sextet for piano and wind quintet (1932-39).Ian Brown, pf; Nash Ensemble.17:32

    Paganini, N. Sonata concertata in A (1803).Scott St John, vn; Simon Wynberg, gui.14:01

    Mendelssohn, F. Sonata no 1 in B flat, op 45 (1838).Richard Lester, vc; Susan Tomes, pf.22:01

    Martinu, B. Trio (1944).Members of Feinstein Ensemble.19:15

    Medtner, N. Quintet in C, op posth (1951).Dmitri Alexeev, pf; New Budapest Quartet.24:40

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