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.

The weekly competition disc features around 5:30 pm. If you correctly answer our question a copy of the disc could be yours. Send your answers to or Radio New Zealand Concert Competition, PO Box 123, Wellington.

5:00 PM Tomorrow

SMETANA: Dance of the Comedians, from The Bartered Bride - BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10518)

PIAZZOLLA arr P & Z Katona: Otoño porteño - Peter & Zoltán Katona (gtrs) (Channel Classics CCS SA 19804)

GEMINIANI: Concerto Grosso in D minor, La Folia - Boston Baroque/Martin Pearlman (Telarc CD 80698)

SAINT-SAËNS: Bassoon Sonata in G Op 168 - Dag Jensen (bsn), Leonard Hokanson (pno) (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 304 0395)

WALTON: Coronation March, Crown Imperial - Simon Lindley (org), English Northern Philharmonia/Paul Daniel (Naxos 8.555869)

6:00 MONIUSZKO: The Haunted Manor, Overture - Warsaw Phil/Antoni Wit (Naxos 8.572716)

BOLCOM: Graceful Ghost - Gil Shaham (vln), Jonathan Feldman (pno) (DG 463 483)

ANDERSON: The Phantom Regiment - Saint Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin (RCA 09026 68048)

BERLIOZ: Le Spectre de la Rose, from Les Nuits d'été - Bernarda Fink (mezzo), Berlin Deutsches SO/Kent Nagano (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1932)

TOYE: The Haunted Ballroom - Royal Phil/Barry Wordsworth (Warner 2564 62020)

TRAD arr Vaughan Williams: The lover's ghost, from Five English Folksongs - Viva Voce/John Rosser (Viva Voce ACD 901)

KETÈLBEY: Phantom Melody - Czecho-Slovak Radio SO/Adrian Leaper (Marco Polo 8.223442)

TAUSIG: The Ghost Ship Op 1 - Rian de Waal (pno) (Etcetera KTC 1016)

5:00 pm on Tuesday (03 Feb 2015)

MOZART: The Magic Flute, Overture - Berlin Akademie für Alte Musik/René Jacobs (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2068)

GLAZUNOV: Albumblatt - Tine Thing Helseth (tpt), Kathryn Stott (pno) (EMI 4 16471)

LAURIDSEN: Ave dulcissima Maria - Morten Lauridsen (finger cymbals), men of Polyphony/Stephen Layton (Hyperion CDA 67580)

HOLST: Mercury, the Winged Messenger, from The Planets - Royal Scottish National Orch/David Lloyd-Jones (Naxos 8.555776)

BRAHMS: Intermezzo in A Op 118/2 - Alexis Weissenberg (pno) (EMI 5 85837)

ZÁDOR: Elegie & Dance - Budapest SO/Mariusz Smolij (Naxos 8.572549)

6:00 KREISLER arr Rachmaninov/Lidström: Liebesleid - Mats Lidström (cello), Bengt Forsberg (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67184)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Poisoned Kiss, Overture - Northern Sinfonia of England/Richard Hickox (EMI 7 49770)

WAGNER trans Liszt: Spinning chorus, from The Flying Dutchman - Niu Niu (pno) (EMI 7 25332)

HUPFELD arr Williams: As time goes by, from Casablanca - Itzhak Perlman (vln), Boston Pops Orch/John Williams (Sony SK 60773)

SOUTULLO: The Legend of the Kiss, Intermezzo - Madrid Community Orch/Miguel Roa (Naxos 8.555957)

SALZEDO: Tango; Rumba, from Suite of Eight Dances, excerpts - Carolyn Mills (harp) (Atoll ACD 602)

BACH: Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme, from Cantata No 140, Wachet auf - Albrecht Mayer (ob), Trinity Baroque, English Concert/Julian Podger (dir) (Decca 478 1517)

PALESTRINA: Osculetur me - Stile Antico (Harmonia Mundi HMU 80 7489)

TRAD arr Campbell: Ae fond kiss - Nicola Benedetti (vln), BBC Scottish SO/Rory Macdonald (Decca 478 6690)