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    Shostakovich, D. Jazz suite no 1 (1934).Russian State SO/Dmitri Yablonsky.8:23

    Dvork, A. Cello concerto in B minor, op 104 (1895).Lynn Harrell, vc; Philharmonia O/Vladimir Ashkenazy.42:10

    Sibelius, J. Symphony no 3 in C, op 52 (1907).Danish National RSO/Leif Segerstam.31:45

  • 11.30 AM


    Purcell, H. Rejoice in the Lord alway.Adam Leslie, alto; Richard Sanchez, ten; David Hayton, bass; Australian Brandenburg Choir & O/Paul Dyer.7:02

    Mozart, W. Kyrie in F, K33 (1766).Leipzig Radio Choir; Michael-Christfried Winkler, org; Leipzig RSO/Herbert Kegel.3:43

    Mendelssohn, F. Ave Maria, op 23 no 2 (1830).Choir of Westminster Cathedral; Iain Simcock, org; James O'Donnell, cond.6:59

    Bruckner, A. Ecce sacerdos magnus, antiphon in E minor (1885).Bavarian Radio Choir/Wolfgang Schubert.6:15

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    Harty, H. A John Field suite (1939).Ulster O/Bryden Thomson.19:39

    Grieg, E. Norwegian dances, op 35 (pub. 1887; orch. Sitt).Royal Scottish NO/Bjarte Engeset.17:34

    Chopin, F. Les sylphides (arr. Douglas 1909).National PO/Richard Bonynge.28:21

    Moszkowski, M. Five Spanish dances, bk 1, op 12 (orch. Scharwenka).London SO/Atalfo Argenta.14:02

  • 2.30 PM


    Bartk, B. Six Romanian folk dances (1915).Lily Kraus, pf.4:31

    Grainger, P. Molly on the shore; Country gardens; Irish tune from County Derry; Scotch Strathspey and reel, from British folk music settings no 19 (1907).Marc-Andr Hamelin, pf.13:06

    Granados, E. Songs from Six pieces based on Spanish folk songs.Alicia de Larrocha, pf.26:29

    Tchaikovsky, P. Seven Russian folk songs, op 13 (1868-69).Joan Yarbrough, Robert Cowan, pf.5:45

    Vaughan Williams, R. Six studies in English folk song (1926).Emma Johnson, cl; Malcolm Martineau, pf.8:52

    Landowska, W. Wedding folk song.Wanda Landowska, hpd.3:44

    Slgedal, B. Variations on a Norwegian folk tune.Christopher Herrick, org.6:23

    Grieg, E. Excerpts, from 25 Norwegian folksongs and dances, op 17 (1869).Eva Knardahl, pf.8:03

  • 4.00 PM

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

    Offenbach, J. Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld (1858/74).Suisse Romande O/Ernest Ansermet.09:16

    Moscheles, I. Piano concerto no 1 in F, op 45, mvt 2 (1818).Tasmanian SO/Howard Shelley, pf & dir.06:33

    Dvork, A. Rondo in G minor, op 94 (1891).Mischa Maisky, vc; Pavel Gililov, pf.07:55

    Rodrigo, J. Pastoral concerto, mvt 2 (1978).Joanna G’froerer, fl; Asturias SO/Maximiano Valdés.10:56

    Popper, D. Requiem, op 66 (1891).Maria Kliegel, vc; Caroline Stinson, vc; Johann Ludwig, vc; Nicolaus Esterhzy Sinfonia/Gerhard Markson.06:56

    Mayerl, B. Three miniatures in syncopation (pub. 1933).Eric Parkin, pf.06:30

    Albinoni, T. Oboe concerto in D minor, op 9 no 2 (pub. 1722).Pierre Pierlot, ob; I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.12:39

    Schumann, R. Adagio and allegro, op 70 (1849).Mischa Maisky, vc; Daria Hovora, pf.09:03

    Rodrigo, J. Concerto-serenade for harp and orchestra, mvt 3 (1952).Nicanor Zabaleta, hp; Berlin RSO/Ernst Mrzendorfer.06:10

    Dvork, A. Romance in F minor, op 11 (1873-79).Yan Pascal Tortelier, vn; Ulster O.10:38

    Martn y Coll, A. Diferncias sobre Las folias.Jordi Savall, bass viol; Hopkinson Smith, gui.06:47

  • 7.00 PM

  • 8.00 PM

    EVENINGS WITH THE ORCHESTRA The Baltic influence

    Berwald, F. Symphony no 1 in G minor (1842).Swedish RSO/Roy Goodman.30:38

    Chopin, F. Piano concerto no 2 in F minor, op 21 (1829).Kun-Woo Paik, pf; Warsaw PO/Antoni Wit. 35:07

    Scharwenka, X. Overture to Mataswintha.Poznan PO/Lukasz Borowicz.7:17

    Zarzycki, A. Grande polonaise in E flat, op 7 (1859-60).Jonathan Plowright, pf; BBC Scottish SO/Lukasz Borowicz.10:03

    Szymanowski, K. Symphony no 3, op 27, [Song of the night] (1914-16).Wieslaw Ochman, ten; Polish State Philharmonic Ch & O/Karol Stryja.24:12

  • 10.00 PM

    CHAMBER SOIRÉE Music from the mid 19th century

    Dvork, A. Quintet no 1 in A, op 5 (1872).Piers Lane, pf; Goldner String Quartet.26:53

    Raff, J. String octet in C, op 176 (1872).Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble.24:23

    Goldmark, K. Quartet in B flat, op 8 (1860).Fourth Dimension String Quartet.28:26

    Onslow, G. Grand sextet, op 77b (1849).Marc Marder, db; Jean Hubeau, pf; members of Nielsen Quintet.32:58

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