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  • 12.00 AM

  • 6.00 AM

  • 9.00 AM


    Rossini, G. Figaro, Conte all’idea de quel metallo from The barber of Seville (1816).Ral Gimnez, ten; Hkan Hagegrd, bar; Lausanne CO/Jsus Lpez-Cobos.1:15:36

    Donizetti, G. Mais, qui vient? Au bruit de la guerre, from The daughter of the Regiment (1840).Joan Sutherland, sop; Elizabethan Sydney O/ Richard Bonynge.7:48

    Handel, G. Dall'ondoso periglio; Aure, deh per piet, from Julius Caesar (1724).Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar; Munich Bach O/Karl Richter.9:10

  • 9.30 AM


    Haydn, J. Symphony in A, Hob.I:59, [Fire] (1769).Philharmonia Hungarica/Antal Dorati.17:20

    Wagner, R. Farewell, you bold, wonderful child and The magic fire music, from The Valkyrie (1854-56).Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Berlin PO/Claudio Abbado. 16:12

    Field, J. Piano concerto no 5 in C, [Fire by lightning] (1815).Benjamin Frith, pf; Northern Sinfonia/David Haslam. 26:36

    Bax, A. Spring fire, symphony (1913).Royal PO/Vernon Handley.30:38

    Stravinsky, I. Suite from The firebird (1910; arr. 1919).Budapest FO/Ivn Fischer.20:05

  • 11.30 AM

    ON PARADE Music of the sea with the RAN Band

    Ansell, J. Plymouth Hoe ( arr. Godfrey).Royal Australian Navy Band/Charles Anderson7:16

    Wood, Haydn. The seafarer.Royal Australian Navy Band/Charles Anderson9:06

    Yorke, P. The launching; All hands at work; Maiden voyage, from The shipbuilders suite (arr. Duthoit).Royal Australian Navy Band/Charles Anderson7:18

  • 12.00 PM

  • 2.00 PM


    Martinu, B. Ballet: Spalcek (1932).Anna Kratochvilová, sop; Miroslav Kopp, ten; Richard Novák, bass; Kantiléna Children’s Ch; Kühn Female Ch; Brno State PO/Frantisek Jílek.1:36:31

    Elgar, E. Ballet: The sanguine fan, op 81 (1917).English Northern Philharmonia/David Lloyd-Jones.18:27

  • 4.00 PM


    Delibes, L. Ballet scene from Coppelia (1870).Adelaide SO/Jos Serebrier.17:47

    Hummel, J. Trumpet concerto in E (1803).Geoffrey Payne, tpt; Melbourne SO/Michael Halsz.16:29

    Lehr, F. Excerpts from Guiditta (1934).Soloists, ORTF Ch & Lyrique O/Adolphe Sibert.13:39

    Boccherini, L. Quintet in E minor, op 57 no 3, G415 (1799).Ilario Gregoletto, fp; Ensemble Claviere.18:33

    Gottschalk, L. Symphony no 1, [A night in the tropics] (1859).Utah SO/Maurice Abravanel.18:54

    Handel, G. Now love; Where er you walk, from Semele (1744).Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner.7:16

    Villa-Lobos, H. Five preludes (1940).Bradley Kunda, gui.21:00

    Debussy, C. Children's corner (1908; orch. Caplet).Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit.17:12

    Beethoven, L. Piano sonata in C sharp minor, op 27 no 2, [Moonlight] (1802).Tamara Anna Cislowska, pf.16:32

    Borodin, A. Symphony no 3 in A minor (1882/86-87).Czecho-Slovak RSO/Stephen Gunzenhauser.17:27

  • 7.00 PM


    Sullivan, A. Excerpts from The gondoliers (1889).Edna Graham, sop; Elsie Morison, sop; Alexander Young, ten; Geraint Evans, bar; Owen Brannigan, bass; Glyndebourne Festival Ch; Pro Arte O/Malcolm Sargent.56:23

  • 8.00 PM


    Davidov, K. Cello concerto no 2 in A minor, op 14 (1863).Alexander Ziumbrovsky, vc; I Musici de Montral/Yuli Turovsky.26:26

    Schumann, R. Fantasiestcke, op 73 (1848).Quirine Viersen, vc; Silke Avenhaus, pf.10:40

    Grechaninov, A. Cello concerto, op 8 (1895).Alexander Ivashkin, vc; Russian State SO/Valery Polyansky.16:53

  • 9.00 PM


    Ravel, M. Suite from Mother Goose (1908-10; arr. McIntyre).Canberra Wind Soloists.14:05

    Saint-Sans, C. Introduction and rondo-capriccioso, op 28 (1863; arr. Brooks).Kathryn Thomas Umble, fl; Robert Fitzer, cl; Youngstown State Univerisity Symphonic Wind Ensemble/Stephen L. Gage.10:11

    Marais, M. Folies (arr. Corelli).Genevieve Lacey, rec; Linda Kent, org.8:31

    Satie, E. Trois gymnopdies (1888; arr. Miolin).Anders Miolin, gui.9:40

    Debussy, C. Clair de lune, from Suite bergamasque (1905; arr. Loussier).Jacques Loussier Trio.7:59

  • 10.00 PM


    Rossini, G. Overture to Semiramide (1823).Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.12:14

    Dvork, A. String quartet no 13 in G, op 106 (1895).Chilingirian Quartet.36:24

    Halvorsen, J. Suite ancienne, op 31a (1911).Bergen PO/Neeme Jrvi.25:25

    Stanford, C. Villiers Piano concerto no 2 in C minor, op 126 (1915).Margaret Fingerhut, pf; Ulster O/Vernon Handley. 38:55

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