A two-hour selection of shorter, popular classics that includes well-known opera arias and choruses. The programme also includes a musical component built around a daily theme.

For details about music on Cadenza, visit Radio New Zealand Concert's schedules.

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5:00 PM Today

QUILTER: A Children's Overture - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (ASV White Line CD WHL 2140)

CHAMINADE orch Uy: Automne - Michael Guttman (vln), Royal Phil/José Serebrier (ASV CD DCA 855)

ANON: Folia, Rodrigo Martinez - Jordi Savall (vla da gamba) Arianna Savall (harp), Rolf Lislevand (gtr), Michael Behringer (org), Pedro Estevan (drum), Adela Gonzalez-Campa (bells) (Alia Vox AV 9805)

HUMMEL: Variations on a theme by Mozart Op 34/3 (Vivat Bacchus from Il Seraglio) - Madoka Inui (pno) (Naxos 8.572736)

LINCKE: Glow Worm Idyll, from Lysistrata - New London Orch/Ronald Corp (Hyperion CDA 66998)

6:00 RAWSTHORNE: Street Corner, Overture - London Phil/John Pritchard (Lyrita SRCD 255)

HANDEL: Father of Heaven, from Judas Maccabaeus - Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), London SO/Adrian Boult (rec 1952) (Decca 475 078)

WALTON: Coronation March, Orb & Sceptre - Simon Lindley (org), English Northern Philharmonia/Paul Daniel (Naxos 8.555869)

VERDI: My soul is torn with suffering, from Simon Boccanegra - John Tomlinson (bass), Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Philharmonia/David Parry (Chandos CHAN 3044)

BLEZARD: Two Contrasted Pieces, Soliloquy; Quirky Waltz - Jennifer Paull (ob d'amore), Read Gainsford (pno) (Amoris AR 1003)

STUART: Tell me, pretty maiden, from Floradora - Peter Morrison (bar), Marilyn Hill Smith (sop), Chandos Concert Orch/Stuart Barry (Chandos CHAN 8759)

BIZET: Carmen Suite No 1 - French National Radio Orch/Thomas Beecham (EMI CDM 7 63379)

5:00 PM Tomorrow

G FOSTER: Celebration Overture - New Russia SO/Alexander Anissimov (Bel Air Music BAM 2041)

SARASATE: Zapateado Op 23/2 - Julia Fischer (vln), Milana Chernyavska (pno) (Decca 478 5950)

WOOD: Roses of Picardy - Slovak Radio SO/Ernest Tomlinson (Marco Polo 8.223605)

ORFF: O fortuna, from Carmina Burana - London Phil Choir, Southend Boys' Choir, London Phil/Zubin Mehta (Warner Classics 3984 25544)

MOZART arr anon: Variations in C on Ah, vous dirai-je, maman K265 - Yur-Eum Woodwind Quintet (Korean Broadcasting Haedong 253)

RAVEL: Daphnis & Chloé, Suite No 1 - Vienna Phil/Lorin Maazel (RCA 09026 68600)

6:00 HAYDN: The Creation, Sinfonia - Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta/Manfred Huss (BIS CD 1818)

CLAUSEN: Set me as a seal, from A New Creation - Kansas City Chorale/Charles Bruffy (Chandos CHSA 5105)

BACH arr Stockholm Guitar Quartet: Inventions Nos 14 & 8 - Stockholm Guitar Quartet (Opus 3 CD 7810)

K JENKINS: I'll make music, from Gloria - Polyphony/Stephen Layton (DG 479 3232)

LEHÁR: Girls were made to love & kiss, from Paganini - Plácido Domingo (ten), English CO/Julius Rudel (Angel CDC 5 55616)

MILHAUD arr Seidenberg: La Création du monde - Turtle Island String Quartet, Ying Quartet (Telarc SACD 60630)

WOLF-FERRARI: Intermezzo & Ritornello, from Il campiello - BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10511)

SCHUBERT: Moment musicale No 4 in C# minor - Nikolai Demidenko (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67091/2)

WALTON: Crown Imperial - BBC Concert Orch/Barry Wordsworth (Philips 454 172)