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 Today

6:00 GRÉTRY ed Mottl: Céphale et Procris, Suite - Britanny Orch/Stefan Sanderling (ASV CD DCA 1095)

SCHUMANN: Toccata in C Op 7 - Freddy Kempf (pno) (BIS CD 960)

BRUCH: Ave Maria Op 61 - Han-Na Chang (cello), Philharmonia/Leonard Slatkin (EMI 5 57052)

BASSI: Concert Fantasia, Variations on Caro nome from Verdi's Rigoletto - Mark Walton (cl), Simon Ballard (pno) (Chalumeau EBY 003)

COPLAND: Cuban Dance - New World Symphony/Michael Tilson Thomas (Argo 436 737)

7:00 LILBURN: Drysdale Overture - New Zealand SO/William Southgate (Continuum CCD 1076)

MOZART: Second movement, Andante, from Piano Concerto No 21 in C K467 - Géza Anda (pno/dir), Salzburg Mozarteum Camerata Academica (Decca 473 862)

KETÈLBEY: In a Monastery Garden - male voice chorus, New London Orch/Ronald Corp (Hyperion CDA 67400)

KREISLER: Liebesfreud - Maxim Vengerov (vln), Ian Brown (pno) (EMI 5 57916)

J STRAUSS II: Tales from the Vienna Woods - Vienna Phil/Lorin Maazel (RCA 74321 61687)

8:00 Beauty Spot: ST GREGORY OF NAREG arr/orch Shoujounian: The Fowl - Isabel Bayrakdarian (sop), Elmer Iseler Singers & CO/Raffi Armenian (CBC SMCD 5215)

MARSHALL: Hikurangi Sunrise - New Zealand SO/Hamish McKeich (Trust MMT 2059)

PAGANINI: Le Streghe - Rachel Barton Pine (vln), Patrick Sinozich (pno) (Cedille CDR 90000 041)

CHOPIN: Etude in C Op 10/1 - Jan Lisiecki (pno) (DG 479 1039)

GERSHWIN arr Goldstein: I loves you Porgy, from Porgy & Bess - Joshua Bell (vln), Chris Botti (tpt), instrumental ensemble (Sony 88697 55436)

SUK: Fantastic Scherzo Op 25 - Czech Phil/Jirí Belohlávek (Chandos CHAN 8897)

6:00 AM Tomorrow

6:00 CHERUBINI: Anacréon, Overture - CBSO/Lawrence Foster (Claves CD 50-9513)

REBER: Remembrance - Georgina Zellan-Smith (pno) (Ode CD MANU 5101)

MASSENET: Scène religieuse, from Les Erinnyes - Truls Mørk (cello), Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5137)

S GOSS: Gnossiennes, after Erik Satie - Tetra Guitar Quartet (Cadenza Music CAD CD 0460)

BACH: Violin Concerto in A minor BWV1041 - Oscar Shumsky (vln), Scottish CO (Nimbus NI 1757)

7:00 SCHUBERT: First movement, Allegro, from Symphony No 5 in Bb D485 - New Zealand SO/Victor Yampolsky (Kiwi CD SLC 215)

SCHUMANN: Three Romances Op 94 - Heinz Holliger (ob), Anton Kernjak (pno) (ECM 2395)

MILHAUD: Fantaisie pastorale Op 188 - Michael Korstick (pno), South West German Radio Orch/Alun Francis (CPO 777 162)

RAVEL arr Nicholls: Second movement, Mouvement de menuet, from Sonatine - Alison Nicholls (harp) (Private)

SMETANA: Polka, from The Bartered Bride - Janácek Phil/Theodore Kuchar (Brilliant Classics 93634)

8:00 Beauty Spot: MIYAGI: Haru no umi - Susan Hoeppner (fl), Rachel Gauk (gtr) (BIS CD 969)

Josef STRAUSS: Village Swallows of Austria, Waltz Op 164 - Vienna Phil/Carlos Kleiber (Sony SK 48376)

CHABRIER: Scherzo-valse, from Ten Picturesque Pieces - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion SACDA 67515)

ROSETTI: Symphony in C A9/KI21 - London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 9567)

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