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.

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6:00 AM Today

6:00 HANDEL: Overture, from Giulio Cesare - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (Artworks AW 029)

VILLA-LOBOS: Chôros No 1 - Norbert Kraft (gtr) (Naxos 8.553987)

FERLENDIS: Oboe Concerto No 3 in C - Diego Dini Ciacci (ob/dir), Haydn Orch (CPO 777 368)

DEBUSSY: Cello Sonata in D minor - Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexandre Tharaud (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2012)

RUTTER: Suite for strings - Royal Phil/John Rutter (Decca 476 124)

7:00 EASDALE ed Lane: Kew Gardens, Suite - BBC Welsh National Orch/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 10636)

DVORÁK arr Schubert Ensemble: Songs my mother taught me Op 55/4 - Schubert Ensemble (Chandos CHAN 10719)

GLAZUNOV: Mazurka-oberek in D - Chloë Hanslip (vln), Swiss-Italian Orch/Alexander Vedernikov (Hyperion CDA 67940)

SARASATE arr A Labrie: Gypsy Airs Op 20 - Similia (Analekta AN 2 9819)

LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor S359/1 - Anima Eterna/Jos van Immerseel (Zig Zag ZZT 041 102)

8:00 Beauty Spot: TRAD: Open for us - Karineh Avetissian (sop) (Celestial Harmonies 13115)

VERDI: Ernani, Overture - Berlin Phil/Herbert von Karajan (DG 453 058)

MOZART: Piano Sonata No 4 in Eb K282 - Michael Endres (pno) (Oehms OC 253)

BRAHMS: Geistliches Lied Op 30 - New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir 2011-12/Andrew Withington, Grant Bartley (org) (NZSSC)

WAGNER: Prelude & Entry of the gods into Valhalla, from Das Rheingold - National SO, Washington/Antal Dorati (Decca 417 775)

SAINT-SAËNS: Violin Concerto No 1 in A Op 20 - Deborah Nemtanu (vln), Paris Orchestral Ensemble/Thomas Zehetmair (Mirare MIR 193)

6:00 AM Tomorrow

6:00 MYSLIVECEK: Symphony in A - London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 10203)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in Gb D899/3 - Mitsuko Uchida (pno) (Philips 456 245)

DUARTE: English Suite Op 31 - Andrés Segovia (gtr) (DG 477 6050)

HALVORSEN: Bergensiana, Rococo Variations on an Old Melody from Bergen - Bergen Phil/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 10664)

BOWEN: Allegretto Op 105 - Chloë Hanslip (vln), Danny Driver (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67991)

PLUHAR/GALEAZZI arr Pluhar: Ninna Nanna sopra la Romanesca; BERTALI arr Pluhar: Chiacona - Lucilla Galeazzi (sop), Gianluigi Trovesi (cl), L'Arpeggiata/Christina Pluhar (Alpha 512)

7:00 DVARIONAS orch Traubas: Introduction & Rondino for cello & orchestra - Vytautas Sondeckis (cello), Lithuanian CO/David Geringas (Naxos 8.554381)

CLEMENTI: Keyboard Sonatina in D Op 36/6 - Howard Shelley (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67814)

HUMPERDINCK: Humoresque in E - Bamberg Sinfonia/Karl Anton Rickenbacher (Koch 3-1197)

ALBÉNIZ arr Balaguer: Capricho Catalan - Owen Moriarty (gtr) (Manu CD MANU 5003/04)

TRAD arr Idenstam: Diptyque; IDENSTAM: Halling IV - Johan Hedin (nyckelharpa), Gunnar Idenstam (org) (Caprice CAP 21807)

COPLAND: The promise of living, from The Tender Land - Tanglewood Festival Chorus, Boston Pops Orch/John Williams (Sony MLK 64059)

8:00 Beauty Spot: A MARCELLO: Second movement, Larghetto, from Oboe Concerto in D minor - József Kiss (ob), Ferenc Erkel CO (Naxos 8.550556)

IBERT: Reflets dans l'eau - Yolanda Kondonassis (harp) (Telarc CD 80488)

AURIC: Overture - London SO/Antal Dorati (Mercury 434 335)

DELIUS ed Beecham: Légende for violin and orchestra - Tasmin Little (vln), BBC Phil/Andrew Davis (Chandos CHAN 10796)

SCHUMANN: Blumenstück Op 19 - Eric Le Sage (pno) (Alpha 169)

HOLST: Morris Dance Tunes - NZSO CO/Nicholas Braithwaite (Koch International 3-7058)