Classic Morning

The perfect start to the day. Three hours of music with news and weather on the hour to keep you informed about what’s going on in the world.

The weekly competition disc features around 7:30 am. 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.

6:00 AM Tomorrow

6:00 BACH arr Balsom: First movement, Allegro, from Trio Sonata No 5 BWV529 - Alison Balsom (tpt), Alina Ibragimova (vln), Alistair Ross (hpschd), Mark Caudle (vla da gamba) (EMI 5 58047)

DVORÁK: Second movement, Waltz, from Serenade in E for strings Op 22 - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Universal 99072)

DEBUSSY: Valse romantique - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno) (Decca 460 247)

HOVHANESS: Processional & Fugue Op 76/5 - Slovak Radio SO, Bratislava/Kerry Stratton (Dorian DOR 93166)

MENDELSSOHN: He, watching over Israel, from Elijah - Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Roy Thomson Hall Orch/Elmer Iseler (CBC SMCD 5054)

TÁRREGA: Recuerdos de la Alhambra - Bruce Paine (gtr) (Manu CD MANU 5007)

BRAHMS arr Bailey: Scherzo, from FAE Sonata in A minor - Zuill Bailey (cello), Awadagin Pratt (pno) (Telarc TEL 32664)

LOCATELLI: Concerto Grosso in F Op 1/7 - Freiburg Baroque Orch/Gottfried von der Goltz (dir) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1889)

7:00 GLINKA: Overture in D - Musica Viva CO/Alexander Rudin (Fuga Libera FUG 571)

HANDEL: Chaconne in G HWV435 - Murray Perahia (pno) (Sony SK 62785)

ZARZYCKI: Mazurka in G minor Op 26 - Eugene Ugorski (vln), BBC Scottish SO/Michal Dworzynski (Hyperion CDA 67990)

PUCCINI: Scherzo in A minor; Minuet No 1 in A - Quartetto Puccini (ASV CD DCA 909)

WEILL: Second & seventh movements, Moritat of Mack the Knife; Cannon Song, from The Threepenny Opera, Suite for Brass - tenThing/Tine Thing Helseth (dir/tpt) (EMI 0 88326)

ARNOLD: Four Cornish Dances - Philharmonia/Bryden Thomson (Chandos CHAN 8867)

8:00 Beauty Spot: BACH: Third movement, Adagio ma non tanto, from Violin Sonata No 3 in E BWV1016 - Lara St John (vln), Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp) (Ancalagon ANC 139)

WESTLAKE: Penguin ballet, from Antarctica - Tasmanian SO/David Porcelijn (ABC 462 017)

ELGAR: There is sweet music - Viva Voce/John Rosser (Viva Voce ACD 901)

CIMAROSA: Overture, La donna sempre al suo peggior s'appiglia - Toronto Chamber Orchestra/Kevin Mallon (Naxos 8.570279)

BARTÓK: Romanian Folk Dances Sz56 - Alain Planès (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2163)

PETIT: Tarentelle - Heinrich Albert Duo (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 603 1348)

GOUNOD: Concertino for flute & chamber orchestra - Sharon Bezaly (fl), Tapiola Sinfonietta/Jean-Jacques Kantorow (BIS CD 1359)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Running Set - London SO/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 10001)

6:00 am on Tuesday (03 Mar 2015)

6:00 BIZET: Jeux d'enfants - Royal Phil/Andrea Licata (Tring International TRP 046)

SCHUMANN: First movement, Andante espressivo, from String Quartet in A Op 41/3 - Doric String Quartet (Chandos CHAN 10692)

WEBERN: Passacaglia Op 1 - Het Collectief/Reinbert de Leeuw (Zig Zag ZZT 345)

GRANADOS arr Miolin: Spanish Dance No 4, Villanesca - Anders Miolin (gtr) (BIS CD 1116)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Third movement, Allegro vivacissimo, from Violin Concerto in D Op 35 - Nicola Benedetti (vln), Czech Phil/Jakub Hrusa (Decca 478 5338)

7:00 SMETANA: The Bartered Bride, Overture - RCA Victor SO/Leopold Stokowski (RCA 09026 61503)

SAINT-SAËNS: Tarantella in A minor Op 6 - members of Nash Ensemble (Hyperion CDA 67431/2)

WOLF: Italian Serenade - Ana Bela Chaves (vla), Paris Orch/Daniel Barenboim (Erato 2292 45416)

ANDERSEN: Humorous variations on a Swedish tune Op 26 - Jean-Louis Beaumadier (piccolo), Laetitia Bougnol (pno) (Skarbo D SK 4052)

MENDELSSOHN: String Symphony No 6 in Eb - Concerto Cologne (Teldec 4509 98435)

8:00 Beauty Spot: LA RUE: O salutaris hostia - Jan Garbarek (sax), Hilliard Ensemble (ECM 1525 (445 369))

SHOSTAKOVICH: Jazz Suite No 1 - CBSO/Mark Elder (Signum SIGCD 051)

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F# Op 60 - Anne Queffélec (pno) (Mirare MIR 096)

CORELLI: Trio Sonata in A Op 4/3 - Stravaganza (Aparté AP 073)

WAGNER: Dawn & Siegfried's Rhine Journey, from Götterdämmerung - Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Riccardo Chailly (RN Music MCCM 97033)