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    Gounod, C. String quartet in A. minor.Tonhalle Quartet.14:00

    Kuhlau, F. Trio in G, op 119 (1831).Jean-Pierre Rampal, fl; Claudi Arimany, fl; John Steele Ritter, pf.15:59

    Muffat, G. Sonata no 5 in G (pub. 1682).Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players/Geoffrey Lancaster.21:13

  • 10:00 am


    Cimarosa, D. Overture to L’impresario in angustie (1786).Nicolaus Esterhzy Sinfonia/Alessandro Amoretti.5:18

    Mozart, W. Bester Jngling, from The impresario, K486 (1786).Sumi Jo, sop; English CO/Kenneth Montgomery. 2:39

    Wlfl, J. Septet in D (1800).Consortium Classicum.8:40

    Haydn, J. Missa brevis in F, Hob.XXII:1 (1749-50).Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford; Academy of Ancient Music/Simon Preston.14:04

    Spohr, L. Clarinet concerto no 4 in E minor (1828).Michael Collins, cl; Swedish CO/Robin O’Neill. 25:20

    Donizetti, G. Sonata.Alberto Ambrosini, vn; Claudia Antonelli, hp.3:50

    Hummel, J. Adagio and rondo in A, [Allla polacca].James Ehnes, vn; London Mozart Players/Howard Shelley.10:42

    Beethoven, L. Sonata no 4 in E flat, op 7 (1797-98).John Lill, pf.29:36

  • 12:00 pm

  • 01:00 pm

    WORLD MUSIC: Whirled Wide
  • 02:00 pm

    SUNDAY SPECIAL 74-75: Auspicious years

    Charpentier, M-A. Psalm 83: Quam dilecta (1675).Barbara Schlick, sop; Nancy Zijlstra, sop; Kai Wessel, ct; Dominique Visse, ct; Christoph Prgardien, ten; Harry van Berne, ten; Peter Kooy, bass; Klaus Mertens, bass; Amsterdam Baroque O/Ton Koopman.20:03

    Mozart, W. Symphony no 51 in D, K207a (1774-75).English CO/Jeffrey Tate.7:17

    Mozart, W. Sonata no 4 in E flat, K282 (1774-75).Tamara Anna Cislowska, pf.12:24

    Grieg, E. Suite no 2 from Peer Gynt, op 55 (1874-75).Malm SO/Bjarte Engeset.17:09

    Sculthorpe, P. The song of Tailitnama (1974).Rita Baldacchino, sop; Gregory Elmaloglou, vc; Robert Miller, vc; Algimantis Motiekaitis, vc; Juris Muiznieks, vc; Joyce Murphy, vc; Maureen O’Carroll, vc; Michael Askill, perc; Colin Piper, perc; Patrick Thomas, cond.10:45

    Brumby, C. The phoenix and the turtle (1974).Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.8:45

    Shostakovich, D. Sonata, op 147 (1975).Lawrence Power, va; Simon Crawford-Phillips, pf.30:03

  • 04:00 pm


    Fry, W. Niagara symphony (1854).Royal Scottish NO/Tony Rowe.13:39

    Beach, A. Four sketches, op 15 (1892).Virginia Eskin, pf.10:32

    Kelly, D. Home on the range.Bryn Terfel, bass-bar; Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Temple Square O/Mack Wilberg.4:07

    Chadwick, G. Quartet in 1 in G minor (1878).Portland String Quartet.25:25

  • 05:00 pm


    Hymns: My song is love unknown; O sacred head; Let all mortal flesh keep silence; God that madest earth and heaven.Choir of St Peter’s Cathedral, Adelaide; Shirley Gale, org; Leonie Hempton, cond.11:16

    Vivaldi, A. Excerpts from Stabat Mater. Michael Chance, ct; The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.10:10

    Victoria, T. de Introit; Kyrie, from Missa Surge propera.Choir of Christ Church St Laurence/Neil McEwan.6:35

    Bach, J.S. Christ lay in death’s dark bonds, BWV4.Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bass; Munich Bach Choir and O/Karl Richter.22:03

  • 06:00 pm


    Mozart, W. Quintet no 3 in C, K515 (1787).Ryo Terakado, va; Kuijken String Quartet.36:01

    Danzi, F. Quintet in E minor, op 67 no 2 (1824).Berlin Phiharmonic Wind Quintet.18:07

  • 07:00 pm


    Meyerbeer, G. Overture to L’Etoile du Nord (1854).New Zealand SO/Darrell Ang.9:08

    Bennett, W. Sterndale Caprice in E, op 22 (1838).BBC Scottish SO/Howard Shelley, pf & dir.12:49

    Saint-Sans, C. Violin concerto no 3 in B minor, op 61 (1880).Renaud Capuon, vn; Radio France PO/Lionel Bringuier.28:54

    Burgmller, N. Symphony no 2 in D, op 11 (1834-35; compl. Schumann).Wuppertal SO/Gernot Schmalfuss.31:36

  • 08:30 pm


    d’Indy, V. Sextet in B flat, op 45 (1927).Quatuor Joachim.22:21

    Koechlin, C. Sonata op 70 (1918/25).Barry Tuckwell, hn; Daniel Blumenthal, pf.14:12

    Hahn, R. Quintet in F minor (1921).Alexandre Tharaud, pf; Quatuor Parisii.26:15

    Debussy, C. Sonata (1915).Members of Nash Ensemble.17:05

    Ravel, M. Quartet in F (1902-03).Borodin String Quartet.29:41

  • 10:30 pm

    NEW HORIZONS In France

    Lancino, T. Violin concerto (2005).Isabelle Faust, vn; Luxembourg PO/Arturo Tamayo.34:48

    Dusapin, P. I pesci (1989).Juliette Hurel, fl.10:04

    Gastinel, G. Marutz (1979).Anne Gastinel, vc; Suzy Bossard, pf.17:32

    Wolff, J-C. Symphony no 2 (1978).Wieslaw Kwasny, vn; Polish Radio & TV SO/Szymon Kawalla.18:06

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