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  • 09:00 am

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    Spohr, L. Sonata concertante D, op 115 (1811).Sophie Langdon, vn; Hugh Webb, hp.21:46

    Haydn, J. Keyboard trio in G, Hob.XV:25, [Gypsy] (1795).Beaux Arts Trio.16:46

    Brahms, J. Quintet in B minor, op 115 (1891).Janet Hilton, cl; Lindsay String Quartet.41:41

  • 10:30 am


    Mozart, W. Symphony no 40 in G minor, K550 (1788).Tasmanian SO/Sebastian Lang-Lessing.27:41

    Rachmaninov, S. Caprice bohmien, op 12 (1892-94).BBC PO/Gianandrea Noseda.17:55

    Paganini, N. Violin concerto no 3 in E (1826).Salvatore Accardo, vn; London PO/Charles Dutoit.36:54

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  • 01:00 pm


    Kozeluch, L. Octet concertant: parthia in B flat.Consortium Classicum.11:32

    Saint-Sans, C. Septet in E flat, op 65 (1881).David Guerrier, tpt; Renaud Capuon, vn; Esther Hoppe, vn; Beatrice Muthelet, va; Gautier Capuon, vc; Janne Saksala, db; Frank Braley, pf.16:04

    Blanc, A. Septet, op 40.Octuor de France.27:08

  • 02:00 pm

    SOUTH OF THE BORDER Music of Mexico

    Halffter, E. Rapsodia Portuguesa (1938).Juh Hee Suh, pf; Frankfurt RSO/Muhai Tang.16:26

    Ponce, M. Piano trio, [Trio romantico] (1911).Trio Tulsa.31:05

    Halffter, E. Guitar concerto.Narciso Yepes, gui; Spanish Radio & Television SO/Odn Alonso.26:38

    Revueltas, S. The lady colonel (1940).Santa Barbara SO/Gisle Ben-Dor.33:38

  • 04:00 pm

    FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm Today's programme features:

    Schubert, F. Symphony no 6 in C, D589, mvt 4 (1817-18).Australian CO/Charles Mackerras.09:48

    Offenbach, J. The birds in the hedgerows (doll song), from The tales of Hoffmann (1881).Patricia Petibon, sop; Lyon Opera Ch & O/Yves Abel.06:39

    Wagenseil, G. Sinfonia in D (c1770).Camerata Bern/Thomas Fri.10:39

    Bazzini, A. Deux grandes tudes, op 49.Chloe Hanslip, vn; Caspar Frantz, pf.10:54

    Haydn, J. Double concerto in F, Hob.XVIII:6, mvt 1 (1766).Stefano Montanari, vn; Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone, hpd & dir.07:47

    Rossini, G. Fellon, la pena avria, from Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra (1815).Cecilia Bartoli, mezz; La Fenice Ch and TO/Ion Martin.07:58

    Busoni, F. Sonata in C, mvts 1, 3 and 4 (1876).Cristiano Rossi, vn; Marco Vincenzi, pf.08:04

    Spohr, L. Andante with variations, op 34 (1815).Dieter Klcker, cl; Consortium Classicum.08:14

    Ernst, H. Rondo Papageno, op 21 (1846).Ilya Grubert, vn; Russian PO/Dmitry Yablonsky.09:01

    Rossini, G. Sonata quattro no 2 in A, mvt 1 (c1804).Members of Serenata of London.07:03

    Beethoven, L. Piano sonata no 21 in C, op 53, Waldstein, mvt 1 (1803-04).Daniel Barenboim, pf.11:43

    Godard, B. Violin concerto no 2 in G minor, op 131, mvt 3.Chlo Hanslip, vn; Slovak State PO/Kirk Trevor.06:27

    Hummel, J. Fantasy in C, Recollections of Paganini (1831).Madoka Inui, pf.09:48

  • 07:00 pm

  • 08:00 pm


    Chausson, E. Concert in D, op 21 (1889-91).Stephen Shipps, vn; Eric Larsen, pf; Wihan String Quartet.42:15

    Castillon, A. Piano quartet in G minor, op 7 (c1870).Quatuor Kandinsky.30:01

    Franck, C. Sonata in A (1887; orig. for violin).Dmitry Ferschtman, vc; Mila Baslawskaya, pf.30:04

    Debussy, C. Prelude to the afternoon of a faun (1892-94).Lyon NO/Jun Mrkl.10:12

  • 10:00 pm


    Buxtehude, D. Sonata in B flat, BuxWV273.Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.14:50

    Telemann, G. Hamburg Admiralty music, TWV24:1 (1723).Mieke van der Sluis, sop; Graham Pushee, ct; Rufus Mller, ten; Klaus Mertens, bass; David Thomas, bass; Michael Schopper, bass; Alsfeld Vocal Ensemble; Bremen Baroque O/Wolfgang Helbich.1:37:48

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