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  • 12.00 AM

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  • 9.00 AM

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    Field, J. Quintet in A flat (1815).David Juritz, vn; Jennifer Godson, vn; Sarah-Jane Bradley, va; Julia Desbruslais, vc; Mcel O'Rourke, pf.11:02

    Weber, B. Horn sextet no 3 in F.Horns of Czech PO.10:51

    Myslivecek, J. Octet no 2 in E flat.Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble.10:21

    Glinka, M. Septet in E flat (1823).Alexander Koreshkov, ob; Alexander Petrov, bn; Igor Makarov, hn; Alexei Bruni, vn; Mikhail Moshkunov, vn; Erik Pozdeev, vc; Rustem Gabdulin, db bass.20:11

  • 10.00 AM


    Czerny, C. Brilliant fantasy no 1, after Schubert, op 339 (c1836).Andrew Clark, hn; Geoffrey Govier, fp.16:45

    Krommer, F. Partita in F, op 57 (1807-10).Budapest Wind Ensemble/Klmn Berkes.18:06

    Bellini, V. Eccomi in lieta vesta ... Oh! quante volte, from I Capuleti e i Montecchi (1830).Nicole Cabell, sop; London PO/Andrew Davis.9:40

    Weber, C.M. Clarinet concerto no 2 in E flat, op 74 (1811).City of London Sinfonia/Michael Collins, cl & dir.21:44

    Vivaldi, A. Concerto in A for violin, three echo violins and strings, RV552 (1740).Academy of Ancient Music/Andrew Manze, vn & dir.15:03

    Mendelssohn, F. String symphony no 9 in C minor, [Swiss] (1823).German Chamber Academy of Neuss/Johannes Goritzki.27:11

  • 12.00 PM

  • 1.00 PM

    WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide
  • 2.00 PM


    Auric, G. Suite from the film Orphe (1949).Slovak RSO/Adriano.22:19

    Honegger, A. String quartet no 1 (1916-17).Quatuor Ludwig.26:33

    Milhaud, D. Ballet: Le boeuf sur le toit, op 58 (1919).New London O/Ronald Corp.19:57

    Durey, L. Sonatine, op 25 (1929).Emily Benyon, fl; Andrew West, pf.9:17

    Poulenc, F. Ballet: Les biches (1923).Ulster O/Yan Pascal Tortelier.20:09

    Tailleferre, G. Hommage Rameau (1964).Aldo Orvieto, pf; Renato Maioli, pf; Tmmitam Percussion Ensemble/Guido Facchin.10:06

  • 4.00 PM


    Galuppi, B. Sonatas: no 1 in F; no 6 in E.Jrg Ewald Dhler, hpd.21:14

    Arripe alpestri ad vallem (c1750).Grard Lesne, ct; Il Seminario Musicale.19:30

    Sonata.Luigi Celeghin, org; Bianka Pezic, org.5:42

    Allegro; Andante; Allegro e spirituoso; Largo.Douglas Lawrence, bamboo org.6:16

  • 5.00 PM


    Hymns: Just as I am; Through all the changing scenes of life; We sing the praise; All my hope in God is founded.Choir of Norwich Cathedral; Simon Johnson, org; Neil Taylor, cond.13:32

    Darke, H. Communion service in F (1926).Choir of Wakefield Cathedral, Yorkshire; Keith Wright, org; Jonathan Bielby, cond.12:47

    Various. Anthems: Teach me O Lord; Great Lord of Lords; Ave verum corpus; Like as the hart; Psalm 150.Choir of Lincoln Cathedral; James Vivian, org; Colin Walsh, cond.18:55

    Cochereau, P. Trimazo, Suite la Franaise (1970).David Briggs, org.5:02

  • 6.00 PM

  • 7.00 PM


    Liszt, F. Station 14: Jesus is laid in the grave.Dorothee Labusch, mezz; Furio Zanasi, bar; Ulrich Rausch, bass; Swiss-Italian Radio Ch/Diego Fasolis.4:33

    Les cloches de Genve, from Years of pilgrimage: Switzerland (1835-36).Jorge Bolet, pf.6:26

    Symphonic poem no 11: Battle of the Huns (1857).New Zealand SO/Michael Halsz.14:24

  • 7.30 PM


    Vine, C. Smith’s alchemy (1994).Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.18:45

    Haydn, J. Oboe concerto in C, Hob.VII:C1 (c1800).Jir Tancibudek, ob; Adelaide CO/Richard Divall.23:09

    Catoire, G. Symphony in C minor, op 7 (c1889-98).Royal Scottish NO/Martin Yates.41:42

  • 9.00 PM


    Koehne, G. Ballet: 1914 (1997).State O of Victoria/Mark Summerbell.1:02:13

    Jenkins, K. Excerpts from Requiem (2005).Serendipity; Cr Caerdydd and Cytgan; West Kazakhstan PO/Karl Jenkins.18:48

    Bryant, S. Radiant joy (2006).Lone Star Wind O/Eugene Migliaro Corporon.5:24

  • 10.30 PM

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