Classic Morning

The perfect start to the day. Four 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 BIBER: Sonata No 5 in E minor - Sonnerie (ASV CD GAU 203)

GAUBERT: Divertissement Grec - Bridget Douglas (fl), Rachel Thomson (pno) (Trust MMT 2039)

GRAINGER: Shepherd's Hey; There Were Three Friends - BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9493)

FARKAS: Serenade for wind quintet - Phoebus Quintet (Toccata Classics TOCC 0019)

PAGANINI: Fantasy on Rossini's Moses in Egypt - Ilya Gringolts (vln), Irina Ryumina (pno) (BIS CD 999)

GERMAN: Nell Gwyn, Suite - Southern Festival Orch/Robin White (Flyback FBCD 2005)

7:00 SMETANA: Dance of the Comedians, from The Bartered Bride - BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10518)

RABAUD: Solo de concours Op 10 - Walter Boeykens (cl), Jan Gruithuyzen (pno) (Etcetera KTC 1282)

CHABRIER orch Mottl: Bourrée fantasque - Serenade Orch/Janos Komives (Koch Schwann 3-1568)

J STRAUSS II: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka; Explosions Polka; Josef STRAUSS: Letter to the editor - Vienna Phil/Zubin Mehta (Sony SK 45808)

PAGANINI: Polacca in F - Peter-Lukas Graf (fl), Konrad Ragossnig (gtr) (Claves CD 50-2013)

ROSAS: Sobre las olas - Festival Orch of Mexico/Enrique Bátiz (Naxos 8.550838)

8:00 Beauty Spot: MORALES: Parce mihi Domine - Jan Garbarek (sax), Hilliard Ensemble (ECM 1525 (445 369))

BERLIOZ: Le Corsaire, Overture - New Zealand SO/William Southgate (Continuum NZSO 100)

SARASATE arr Francescatti: Habanera Op 21/2 - Itzhak Perlman (vln), Samuel Sanders (pno) (EMI CDM 7 63533)

HALVORSEN: Entry March of the Boyars - Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel (Telarc CD 80170)

CHOPIN arr Davydov: Waltzes Op 64, No 1 in Db, Minute; No 2 in C# minor; No 3 in Ab - Pieter Wispelwey (cello), Paolo Giacometti (pno) (Onyx 4078)

WALDTEUFEL: Très jolie Waltz - Czecho-Slovak State Phil/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223441)

6:00 AM Tomorrow

6:00 SALIERI: The Stolen Bucket, Overture - Czecho-Slovak Radio SO/Michael Dittrich (Marco Polo 8.223381)

DANZI trans Klug: Variations on a theme by Mozart - Maria Kliegel (cello), Nina Tichman (pno) (Naxos 8.557613)

BUTTERWORTH: Two English Idylls - Hallé Orch/Mark Elder (Hallé CD HLL 7503)

BENJAMIN arr Ash: Jamaican Rumba - Matthew Trusler (vln), Düsseldorf SO/Yasuo Shinozaki (Orchid Classics ORC 100005)

WEBER arr Rechtman: Andante & Hungarian Rondo in C minor Op 35 - Fibonacci Sequence (Deux-Elles DXL 1104)

CPE BACH: Symphony in F Wq183/3 - Orch of the Age of Enlightenment/Rebecca Miller (Signum SIGCD 395)

7:00 VIVALDI: Violin Concerto in D RV230, from L'Estro Armonico Op 3 - Rachel Podger (vln/dir), Brecon Baroque (Channel CCS SA 36515)

BARRIOS MANGORÉ: Un sueño en la floresta - Kyuhee Park (gtr) (Naxos 8.573225)

BORODIN arr anon: Third movement, Nocturne, from String Quartet No 2 in D - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ)

FOULDS: An Arabian Night - BBC Concert Orch/Ronald Corp (Dutton CDLX 7252)

GODARD: Suite Op 116 - Edward Beckett (fl), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Black Box BBM 1049)

8:00 Beauty Spot: DUPARC: Chanson triste - Barbara Hendricks (sop), Lyon Opera Orch/John Eliot Gardiner (EMI CDC 7 49689)

CHABRIER: Habanera - Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5122)

FALLA arr Kashkashian/Levin: Asturiana - Kim Kashkashian (vla), Robert Levin (pno) (ECM 1975 (476 6149))

TCHAIKOVSKY: Third movement, Pizzicato ostinato-Allegro, from Symphony No 4 in F minor Op 36 - New Zealand SO/Victor Yampolsky (Kiwi CD SLC 215)

CHOPIN: Mazurka in C# minor Op 50/3 - Janina Fialkowska (pno) (Atma ACD 2666)

STRAUSS: Romance in F Op 13 - Arto Noras (cello), Norwegian Radio Orch/Ari Rasilainen (Warner 2564 63492)

VERDI: Sicilian Vespers, Overture - Berlin Phil/Claudio Abbado (DG 457 627)