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Saturday 4 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

The Stars are Comforting

The letters of Beatrice Hill Tinsley (1941-1981)

Her research into the Evolution of Galaxies made Beatrice Tinsley a giant of 20th century astronomy. Throughout her life Beatrice also played her violin and wrote home to her family

Twenty programmes, with letters edited by Theodora Lee-Smith and read by Tina Regtien

(16) At home in New Haven, playing chamber music again, media attention, visit from children, growing relationship with Richard Larson, trips to Switzerland, Colorado; 1975-6 (RNZ)

1:00 approx - Disc 1

BRAHMS: Symphony No 2 in D Op 73; PROKOFIEV: Romeo & Juliet Suite - Christchurch SO/William Southgate (Chch Symph Trust CHCH 004)

2:15 approx - Disc 2

POENITZ: Todestanz der Willys Op 24; Italienische Romanze Op 27; Three easy pieces Op 29; Romanze; Romance for violin and harp; Klänge aus der Alhambra, Fantasy Op 68; Gebet Op 67; Two salon pieces Op 26; Nordische Ballade Op 33; Capriccio Op 73; Elegy in memoriam Franz Poenitz Op 17 - Laura Vinciguerra (harp), Paolo Franceschini (vln), Roberto Petrocchi (cl) (Brilliant Classics 9179)

3:25 approx - Disc 3

RIEDL: Fanfare; AUGUSTINER: Fanfare; BIBER: Missa Salisburensis; Sonata tam aris quam aulis servientes; Sonata No 12 & No 5; Sancti Polycarpi; Plaudite tympana - Gabrieli Consort & Players, Musica Antiqua Cologne/Paul McCreesh (Archiv 471 632)

4:40 approx - Disc 4

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Fantasia on Greensleeves; HOLST: St Paul's Suite Op 29/2; WARLOCK: Capriol Suite; BRITTEN: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge Op 10 - Margaret Campbell, Collin Lilley (fls), Audrey Douglas (harp), English String Orch/William Broughton (Nimbus NI 5213)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning

6:00 PROKOFIEV: Romeo & Juliet, from Romeo & Juliet - NHK SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 458 190)

SPOHR: Variations in D minor Op 6 - Moscow Philharmonic Concertino String Quartet (Naxos 8.225352)

PÄRT: Fratres - Juho Vartiainen (perc), Tapiola Sinfonietta/Jean-Jacques Kantorow (BIS CD 834)

HANDEL: Trio Sonata in Bb Op 2/3 - Farran Scott, Rachel Harris (vlns), Tatty Theo (cello), Carolyn Gibley (hpschd), Brook Street Band (Avie AV 2282)

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

7:00 WAXMAN: Carmen Fantasy - Mayuko Kamio (vln), Vadim Gladkov (pno) (Sony 88697 30100)

SMETANA: Sárka, from Má Vlast - Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Antal Doráti (Newton 880 2073)

CHOPIN arr Davydov: Waltzes Op 64 - Pieter Wispelwey (cello), Paolo Giacometti (pno) (Onyx 4078)

ALBÉNIZ: Asturias, from Spanish Suite Op 47 - Milos Karadaglic (gtr) (DG 477 9693)

SOUSA arr Bourgeois: People Who Live in Glass Houses, Ballet Suite - Royal Norwegian Navy Band/Keith Brion (Naxos 8.559397)

8:00 SAINT-SAËNS arr Brooks: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso Op 28 - Kathryn Thomas Umble (fl), Robert Fitzer (cl), Youngstown State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble/Stephen Gage (Naxos 8.570946)

BRAHMS arr Joachim: Hungarian Dances, Vol 1 Book 2 - Hagai Shaham (vln), Arnon Erez (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67663)

BARBER: Adagio for Strings - Philadelphia Orch/Eugene Ormandy (EMI 7 94431)

GISMONTI arr Jervis: Baiao Malandro - Aquarelle Guitar Quartet (Chandos CHAN 10609)

C STAMITZ: Symphony in G - London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 9358)

9:00 AM. Best of Upbeat

A recap from the week's national and international music news with Eva Radich (RNZ)

10:00 AM. Your Choice

JOYCE: Frou-Frou Polka - RTE Concert Orch, Dublin/Andrew Penny (Marco Polo 8.223694)

PUNTO: Horn Concerto No 11 in E - Barry Tuckwell (horn), ASMF/Neville Marriner (EMI 5 69395)

MAHLER: Der Abschied, from Das Lied von der Erde - Kathleen Ferrier (contralto), Vienna Phil/Bruno Walter (rec 1952) (Decca 414 194)

MOZART: Church Sonata in A K225 - King's Consort/Robert King (dir) (Hyperion CDH 55314)

PARKER/CHARLES: We'll meet again - Vera Lynn (vocalist), orch & chorus/Roland Shaw (Decca 271 5983)

SCHUBERT: Rosamunde D797 - Leipzig Radio Chorus, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur (Philips 412 432)

(Box 123, Wellington or concert@radionz.co.nz)

Noon The RNZ Concert Classical Chart

This week's best-selling CDs

1:00 PM. New Jazz Archive

Ten programmes of interviews with some of jazz's big musical thinkers, vibrant biographies and carefully-crafted playlists that represent the full gamut of jazz's rich history

(8) Charlie Parker

The life and legend of the great Charlie Parker. We'll talk with Charlie Parker historian Phil Schaap about Bird's life and music - from his early years as a Kansas City kid who didn't like to practice to his coronation in the 1950s as the king of bebop. And we'll explore the drug addiction that plagued and finally claimed the life of this legend of the saxophone and sit down for a conversation with contemporary sax icon Joe Lovano about why Bird still matters (PRX)

2:00 PM. Global Sounds

Indigenous music from around the world

3:00 PM. Saturday Concert

Pettman/Royal Overseas League Scholarship 2013 Final

MOZART: Third movement, Allegretto, from Piano Trio No 3 in Bb K502; RACHMANINOV: Piano Trio No 1 in G minor, Elégiaque; SCHOENFIELD: Café Music - Trinity Trio

BEETHOVEN: Duo No 1 in C for clarinet & bassoon WoO27/1; KÓDALY: Adagio, from Duo for violin & cello Op 7; BEFFA: First movement, Modéré, from Masques - Garda Duo

BEETHOVEN: First movement, Allegro vivace e con brio, from Piano Trio No 5 in D Op 70/1, Ghost; ARENSKY: Third movement, Elegia, from Piano Trio No 1 in D minor Op 32; SHOSTAKOVICH: Fourth movement, Allegretto, from Piano Trio No 2 in E minor Op 67 - Akato Trio (recorded at the Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Academy of Performing Arts Centre, University of Waikato, Hamilton by RNZ)

4:30 PM. Keeping it Simple

NIELSEN: Symphony No 6, Sinfonia semplice - Royal Stockholm Phil/Sakari Oramo (BIS SACD 2128)

MUSTONEN: Three Simple Pieces - Martti Rousi (cello), Olli Mustonen (pno) (Finlandia 4509 95860)

COPLAND: Simple gifts, from Appalachian Spring - Philharmonia Virtuosi/Richard Kapp (RCA 09026-68261)

RUDERS: Preghiera semplice - Danish National Vocal Ensemble/Sören Kinch Hansen (Dacapo 8.226051)

BROUWER: Ten New Simple Studies - Emanuele Buono (gtr) (Brilliant Classics 9445)

ROSENBERG: Symphony No 6, Sinfonia semplice - Gothenburg SO/Mario Venzago (BIS CD 1383)

6:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

MCLEOD: Tone Clock Pieces 1, 4, 5, 6 - Margaret Nielsen (pno) (Sounz Volume 1)

YORK: Pacific Coast Highway - Conservatorium Guitar Ensemble/Matthew Marshall (Massey University MU002)

BOWEN: Viola Concerto in C minor Op 25 - Helen Callus (vla), New Zealand SO/Marc Taddei (ASV CD DCA 1181)

7:00 PM. Vocalied

FOSTER arr Rorem: Jeannie with the light brown hair; FOSTER arr Swenson: Old folks at home; Was my brother in the battle?; Gentle Annie; My old Kentucky home; Ah! may the red rose live alway; Why no one to love?; TRAD arr Weill: The lonesome dove; Hop up, my ladies; TRAD arr Grainger: Shenandoah; BRITTEN: Soldier, won't you marry me?; I wonder as I wander; Lord! I married me a wife; Dink's song; The deaf woman's courtship; TRAD arr Heggie: Dixie; Barb'ry Allen; He's gone away - Taryn Fiebig (sop), Juan Jackson (ten), Andrew Greene (pno) (ABC Classics 476 6169)

8:00 PM. Music Alive

Mikhail Ovrutsky (vln), New Zealand SO/Pietari Inkinen

WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll; KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto in D Op 35; MASSENET: Meditation, from Thaïs; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 4 in F minor Op 36 (recorded in the Auckland Town Hall by RNZ)

9:45 PM. On the Ainola Piano

SIBELIUS: Andantino in B; Allegretto in Bb minor; Largo in A; Impromptu in G minor Op 5/2; Impromptu in B minor Op 5/5 - Folke Gräsbeck (pno) (BIS 2132)

10:00 PM. Day's End

BOCCHERINI: String Quintet in G minor G318 - Luigi Puxeddu (cello), I Virtuosi della Rotonda (Brilliant 94961)

BRUCH: Concerto in E minor for clarinet & viola Op 88 - Jean-Luc Votano (cl), Arnaud Thorette (vla), Liège Phil, Wallonia/Pascal Rophé (Cypres CYP 7611)

HOFFMANN: Harp Quintet in C minor AV24 - Masumi Nagasawa (harp), Hoffmeister Quartet (Profil PH 07063)

11:00 HAYDN: String Quartet in F minor Op 20/5 - Angeles String Quartet (Philips 464 650)

SCHUMANN: Piano Trio No 1 in D minor Op 63 - Christian Tetzlaff (vln), Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), Leif Ove Andsnes (pno) (EMI 0 94180)

Sunday 5 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

ALWYN: Symphony No 5, Hydriotaphia; Sinfonietta for Strings; Piano Concerto No 2 - Howard Shelley (pno), London SO/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9196)

1:15 approx - Disc 2

BACH: Flute Sonatas, in E minor BWV1034; in C BWV1033; in E BWV1035, in B minor BWV1030, in A BWV1032; in Eb BWV1031 - John Solum (baroque fl), Igor Kipnis (hpschd), Barbara Bogatin (cello) (Arabesque Z 6589)

2:25 approx - Disc 3

CHESNOKOV: Requiem No 2 Op 39; Orthodox Chants - Olga Slovesnova (contralto), Mikhail Falkov (ten), Cantus Sacred Music Ensemble/Ludmila Ashavskaya (Olympia OCD 482)

3:30 approx - Disc 4

LILBURN: Nine Short Pieces for Piano; Three Sea Changes; Seven Short Pieces; Short Piece; Prelude; Sonata; 2 Untitled Pieces; Sonatina No 1; A Musical Offering - Dan Poynton (pno) (Trust MMT 2054)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

GLIÈRE: Gyul'sara, Overture; Concert Waltz Op 90; Shakh-Senem, Overture; GLIÈRE orch Derzhanovsky: Ballad Op 4; GLIÈRE: Overture on Slavonic Themes; Heroic March for the Buryiat-Mongolian ASSR Op 71; Holiday at Ferghana, Overture - Peter Dixon (cello), BBC Phil/Vassily Sinaisky (Chandos CHAN 9518)

FM network; Freeview 51; Sky 422; radionz.co.nz/concert; iHeartRADIO

6:00 AM. Sanctuary

RACHMANINOV: Lord's Prayer - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury (EMI CDC 5 56439)

SILVESTROV: Bagatelle No 1 - Valentin Silvestrov (pno) (ECM 1988)

STONE: The Lord's Prayer - Cambridge Singers/John Rutter (Collegium COL CD 113)

MISKINIS: Time is endless - Choir of Royal Holloway/Rupert Gough (Hyperion CDA 67818)

BACH: Cantata No 100, What God does is well done - Hana Blazíková (sop), Damien Guillon (countertenor), Gerd Türk (ten), Peter Kooij (bass), Bach Collegium Japan/Masaaki Suzuki (dir) (BIS SACD 2021)

ANON arr Yegmalian/Shoujounian: The Lord's Prayer - Isabel Bayrakdarian (sop), Elmer Iseler Singers & CO/Raffi Armenian (CBC SMCD 5215)

FARR: Second movement from Taheke - Bridget Douglas (fl), Carolyn Mills (harp) (Atoll ACD 709)

RHEINBERGER: Four Hymns Op 54 - Christine Müller (mezzo), Götz Payer (pno) (Carus 83.431)

RR BENNETT: Missa brevis - Cambridge Singers/John Rutter (Collegium CSACD 901)

VASKS: Pater Noster - Latvian Radio Choir, Sinfonietta Riga/Sigvards Klava (Ondine ODE 1106)

7:30 AM. Hymns on Sunday

A weekly selection of traditional and modern hymns (RNZ)

8:00 AM. Grace Notes

ROBERTS: An English Elegy - Roland Roberts (vln), City of Oxford Orch/Levon Parikian (Quartz QTZ 2036)

HARRIS: Music for Jonny - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Universal 99072)

ELGAR: Carissima - Marat Bisengaliev (vln), Benjamin Frith (pno) (Black Box BBM 1016)

CILEA: Io son l'umile ancella, from Adriana Lecouvreur - Maria Chiara (sop), National Phil/Kurt Herbert Adler (Decca 475 6250)

BRAHMS: Intermezzo in A Op 118/2 - Radu Lupu (pno) (Decca 417 599)

FAURÉ arr Rutter: Cantique de Jean Racine - Huddersfield Choral Society, BBC Phil/Brian Kay (Chandos CHAN 7025)

COPLAND: Vocalise for flute & piano - Alexa Still (fl), Susan DeWitt Smith (pno) (Koch International 3-7144)

RHEINBERGER arr Cullen: Cantilena, from Organ Sonata No 11 in D minor - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Royal Phil/James Judd (Philips 462 588)

9:00 AM. Composer of the Week

Matthew Crawford presents an overview of the American composer AARON COPLAND (1900-1990) (RNZ) (R Mon 7.00pm)

Fanfare for the Common Man - Minnesota Orch/Eiji Oue (Reference Recordings-93 CD)

In the Beginning - Ameral Gunson (mezzo), Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury (EMI CDC 7 54188)

10:00 AM. Brilliant Brass

In this six-part series David Bremner and friends take a closer look at those brilliant brass instruments

(5) Today's programme is all about the trumpet and David's studio guests are Dave Elton of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Mark Carter from the NZSO and kiwi jazz trumpeter Lex French (RNZ)

11:00 AM. The Works

MOZART: Piano Concerto No 9 in Eb K271, Jeunehomme - Alexandre Tharaud (pno), Les Violons du Roy/Bernard Labadie (Erato 0825 646262687)

WEBER: Symphony No 1 in C Op 19 - London Classical Players/Roger Norrington (EMI CDC 5 55348)

Noon The Critic's Choice

The top choices from leading overseas music magazines

SCHUMANN: Violin Concerto in D minor - Isabelle Faust (vln), Freiburg Baroque Orch/Pablo Heras-Casado (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2196)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Marche Slave - City of Birmingham SO/Andris Nelsons (Orfeo C 895 151)

GRIEG: Intermezzo in A minor - Andreas Brantelid (cello), Christian Ihle Hadland (pno) (BIS SACD 2120)

1:00 PM. Vintage Years

IBERT: Escales - San Francisco SO/Pierre Monteux (rec 1946) (RCA 09026 61895)

HONEGGER: Concertino for piano & orchestra - Margrit Weber (pno), Berlin RIAS SO/Ferenc Fricsay (rec 1955) (DG 474 383)

MILHAUD: Le Boeuf sur le toit - London SO/Antal Dorati (rec 1965) (Mercury 434 335)

IBERT: Concerto for cello & wind instruments - Jacqueline du Pré (cello), Michael Krein Orch/Michael Krein (rec 1962) (BBC Legends BBCL 4156)

2:00 PM. The Sunday Feature

The Record Shelf

Jim Svejda talks with Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko, who is due to conduct the NZSO in four centres next week (KUSC)

3:00 PM. Young New Zealand

26th Gisborne International Music Competition, 2014 Four programmes

(4) BRAHMS: Second movement, Adagio affetuoso, from Cello Sonata No 2 in F Op 99; CRUMB: Cello Sonata; SHOSTAKOVICH: First movement, Allegretto, from Cello Concerto No 1 in Eb Op 107 - Sam Lucas (cello), Katherine Austin (pno)

BACH: First & Second movements, Adagio ma non tanto; Allegro, from Flute Sonata in E BWV1035; BOZZA: Image; JOLIVET: Chant de Linos - Hugh Roberts (fl), Sarah Watkins (pno)

BOCCHERINI: First movement, Allegro, from Cello Sonata in C G17; RACHMANINOV: First movement, Lento-Allegro moderato, from Cello Sonata in G minor Op 19; POPPER: Dance of the Elves Op 39 - Rustem Khamidullin (cello), Rosemary Barnes (pno) (recorded in the Lawson Field Theatre, Gisborne by RNZ)

4:10 PM. The Arthur Legends

BRUSA: Merlin Op 20 - Royal Scottish National Orch/Daniele Rustioni (Naxos 8.573437)

MAYERL: Prelude; Merlin the Wizard; Lady of the Lake; The Passing of Arthur, from The Legends of King Arthur - Eric Parkin (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8560)

BAX: Tintagel - BBC SO/Andrew Davis (BBC Music BBC MM 63)

BRITTEN: The Sword in the Stone, Concert suite from the incidental music - Nash Ensemble/Lionel Friend (Hyperion CDA 66845)

5:00 PM. New Horizons

Ten programmes

(5) With William Dart (R Tues 7.00pm) (RNZ)

6:00 PM. Opera on Sunday

Euroradio Opera Season

A selection of live operatic performances recorded by some of the world's major public broadcasters

PUCCINI: Manon Lescaut, an opera in four acts

Manon Lescaut................. Kristine Opolais

Lescaut............................. Markus Eiche

Chevalier des Grieux........ Jonas Kaufmann

Geronte de Ravoir............ Roland Bracht

Edmondo.......................... Dean Power

Innkeeper.......................... Christian Rieger

Singer............................... Okka von der Damerau

Dancing Master................ Ulrich Ress

Lamplighter...................... Alexander Kaimbacher

Sergeant............................ Christoph Stephinger

Naval Captain................... Evgenij Kachurovsky

Bavarian State Opera Chorus & Orch/Alain Altinoglu (recorded in the Bavarian State Opera House, Munich by German Radio, Munich)

8:15 PM. Works from Literature

HESPE: The Three Musketeers - National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand/Nigel Weeks (Trust MMT 2049)

BLYTON: The Hobbit - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (ASV White Line CD WHL 2140)

FARR: Te Parenga - Patrick Barry (cl), NZSO CO/Marc Taddei (Trust MMT 2036)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Casterbridge; Intermezzo; Weyhill Fair, from The Mayor of Casterbridge, incidental music - Royal Liverpool Phil/Paul Daniel (Albion ALBCD 016)

9:00 PM. From the New Zealand Collection

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in C Op 59/3, Razumovsky - New Zealand String Quartet (Atoll ACD 402)

CHILDS: Salve Regina - Amanda Barclay (sop), Voices16/Karen Grylls (Atoll ACD 213)

WAGNER: Prelude & Liebestod, from Tristan & Isolde - NZSO National Youth Orch 2003/Lutz Köhler (National Youth Orch 2003)

10:00 PM. Day's End

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Quintet in Bb for piano & winds - Eric Le Sage (pno), Les Vents Français (Warner 2564 623185)

HALVORSEN: Mascarade, Suite - Bergen Phil/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 10584)

11.00 BOCCHERINI: String Quintet in C minor G314 - Luigi Puxeddu (cello), I Virtuosi della Rotonda (Brilliant 94961)

REGONDI: Air and variations on a theme from Bellini's opera I Capuleti e i Montecchi - Alberto Mesirca (gtr) (Brilliant Classics 94841)

VANHAL: Flute Quartet in G Op 7/3 - Uwe Grodd (fl), Janaki String Trio (Naxos 8.570234)

Monday 6 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

HANDEL: Hornpipe, Air & Gigue, from Water Music; DEBUSSY: Reflets dans l'eau, from Images, Book 1; J STRAUSS II: Lagunen-Walzer; RAVEL: Jeau d'eau; VIVALDI: Largo, from Four Seasons, Winter; SMETANA: Vltava; CHOPIN: Prelude in Db Op 28/15, Raindrop; SCHUBERT trans Liszt: Die Forelle; TCHAIKOVSKY: Pas d'action, from Swan Lake; DELIUS orch Fenby: Aquarelle No 2; SCHUBERT trans Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu singen; J STRAUSS II: The Blue Danube - Various artists (London 443 332)

1.15 approx - Disc 2

SCHUMANN: Kreisleriana Op 16; Arabesque in C Op 18; Humoresque Op 20 - Jeffrey Grice (pno) (Calliope CAL 9207)

2.30 approx - Disc 3

PURCELL: Ode for Queen Mary's birthday Z331; Ode for St Cecilia's Day Z334; Ode for St Cecilia's Day Z329; Welcome for Charles II, Z326 - Gillian Fisher, Mary Seers (sops), James Bowman, Nigel Short (countertenors), Mark Padmore, Andrew Tusa (tens), Michael George, Robert Evans (basses), King's Consort/Robert King (Hyperion CDA 66494)

3.40 approx - Disc 4

SMYTH: Piano Trio in D minor; Violin Sonata in A minor Op 7; Cello Sonata in A minor Op 5 - Chagall Trio (Meridian CDE 84286)

4.50 approx - Disc 5

WALDTEUFEL: Soirée d'été, Waltz Op 188; Invitation à la gavotte Op 246; Les Sirènes, Waltz Op 154; Ma Voisine, Polka Op 206; Les Sourires, Waltz Op 187; Pluie de diamants, Waltz Op 160; Très jolie, Waltz Op 159; Joyeux Paris, Polka Op 215; Tout en rose, Waltz Op 200 - Czecho-Slovak State Phil/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223441)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 WF BACH: Sinfonia in D F64 - CPE Bach CO/Hartmut Haenchen (Brilliant Classics 94690)

WOLF: Italian Serenade - New Zealand String Quartet (Naxos 8.557374)

GRAINGER: Harvest Hymn - BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9493)

TELEMANN: Trumpet Concerto in D - Niklas Eklund (tpt), Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble/Edward Tarr (Naxos 8.554375)

SAINT-SAËNS: Romance in F Op 36 - Henri Demarquette (cello), Brigitte Engerer (pno) (Mirare MIR 108)

NIELSEN: Saga Dream - Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä (BIS CD 1839/40)

7:00 GRÉTRY: L'ami de la maison, Overture - Brittany Orch/Stefan Sanderling (ASV CD DCA 1095)

CHOPIN: Variations on Non più mesta, from Rossini's La Cenerentola - Peter-Lukas Graf (fl), Konrad Ragossnig (gtr) (Claves CD 50-2013)

ELGAR orch Payne:  So many true Princesses who have gone - BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orch/David Lloyd Jones (Dutton CDLX 7148)

GERMAN: The willow song - BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson (Dutton CDLX 7156)

O'CONNOR arr Meyer: Butterfly's Day Out - Mark O'Connor (mdln), Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Edgar Meyer (dbass) (Sony SK 68460)

DVORÁK: Slavonic Dance in E minor Op 72/2 - Minnesota Orch/Eiji Oue (Reference Recordings RR-92 CD)

8:00 Beauty Spot: JEPHCOTT arr Clements: Adagio for Strings - Royal Liverpool Phil/Clark Rundell (Nimbus NI 6140)

ALBÉNIZ: Tango, from España Op 165 - Benjamin Grosvenor (pno) (Decca 478 5334)

DEBUSSY: Scottish March - Lyon National Orch/Jun Märkl (Naxos 8.572296)

KREISLER: Prelude & Allegro in the style of Gaetano Pugnani - Nigel Kennedy (vln), John Lenehan (pno) (EMI CDC 5 56626)

WEBER: Ruler of the Spirits, Overture - New Zealand SO/Antoni Wit (Naxos 8.570296)

SOR: Fantasy in D on a favourite Scottish Air Op 40, Variations on Ye banks & braes - Stefano Palamidessi (gtr) (Brilliant Classics 93960)

ZÁDOR: Hungarian Capriccio - Budapest SO/Mariusz Smolij (Naxos 8.572548)

9:00 Composer of the Week

AARON COPLAND (1900-1990)

Music for the theatre - New York Harmonie Ensemble/Steven Richman (Bridge 9145)

Two Pieces for string quartet - Brodsky Quartet (Chandos CHAN 10801)

Piano Concerto - Lorin Hollander (pno), Seattle Symphony/Gerard Schwarz (Delos DE 3154)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

FESCA: Flute Quartet in D Op 37 - Linos Ensemble (CPO 777 126)

BECK: Sinfonia in F Op 4/3 - Czech Chamber Phil/Pardubice/Marek Stilec (Naxos 8.573248)

BRAHMS: Gypsy Songs Op 103 - Danish National Radio Choir/Stefan Parkman, Bengt Forsberg (pno) (Chandos CHAN 9806)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade - Jonathan Crow (vln), Toronto SO/Peter Oundjian (Chandos CHSA 5145)

12:00 Recent Releases

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No 1 in Bb minor Op 23 - Kirill Gerstein (pno), German SO, Berlin/James Gaffigan (Myrios MYR 016)

SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No 11 in F minor Op 122 - Carducci Quartet (Signum SIGCD 418)

1:00 Afternoon Requests

HÉROLD arr Lanchbery: La fille mal gardée, Act 1, excerpts - Royal Opera House Orch, Covent Garden/John Lanchbery (Decca 430 196)

BEETHOVEN: Mir ist so wunderbar, from Fidelio - Helen Donath, Edda Moser (sops), Eberhard Büchner (ten), Karl Ridderbusch (bass), Dresden State Orch/Herbert Blomstedt (Berlin Classics 0011402 DC)

SMYTHE: Moto Mojo - Helen Webby (harp) (Ode CD MANU 5144)

HANDEL: Minuet, from Berenice - English CO/Raymond Leppard (Sony MLK 64066)

MOZART: Concert aria, Mentre ti lascio K513 - Conal Coad (bass), Tasmanian SO/Dobbs Franks (ABC Classics 432 697)

2:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

SZYMANOWSKI: Masques Op 34 - Piotr Anderszewski (pno) (rec 2004) (Virgin 5 45730)

MYASKOVSKY: Alastor Op 14 - Russian Federation State SO/Evgeny Svetlanov (rec 1991-1993) (Warner 2564 69689-8)

4.00 Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

LILBURN: String Quartet in E minor - New Zealand String Quartet (Naxos 8.573079)

BRITTEN: Five Flower Songs Op 47 - Voices16/Karen Grylls (Atoll ACD 213)

IRELAND: Piano Concerto in Eb - Colin Horsley (pno), Royal Phil/Basil Cameron (EMI CDM 7 64716)

5.00 MENDELSSOHN: The Fair Melusina, Overture Op 32 - City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox (Black Box BBM 3005)

PONCE trans Ramos: Scherzino mexicano - John Williams (gtr) (Sony MLK 66704)

PONCHIELLI: Dance of the Hours, ballet music from La Gioconda - BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10634)

CIMAROSA arr Renz: Oboe Concerto in Bb - Christoph Hartmann (ob), Berlin Ensemble (EMI 5 14232)

LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No 1 in F minor S359/1 - Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Kurt Masur (Philips 412 724)

6.00 SHOSTAKOVICH: Lyric Waltz, from Ballet Suite No 1 - Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 8730)

PARRY: Take, O take those lips away; No longer mourn for me, from English Lyrics, Set II - Stephen Varcoe (bar), Clifford Benson (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67044)

GLAZUNOV: Poem Lyrique in Db Op 12 - Russian State SO/Valeri Polyansky (Brilliant Classics 93565)

GRIEG: Melodie; Halling; Elegie; Waltz, from Lyric Pieces Op 38 - Gerhard Oppitz (pno) (RCA 09026 61568)

SIBELIUS: Valse lyrique Op 96a - Bergen Phil/Andrew Davis (Chandos CHSA 5134)

KÓDALY: Romance lyrique - Natalie Clein (cello), Julius Drake (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67829)

CARR: Seven Elizabethan Lyrics - Schola Polyphonica, New Zealand SO/Edwin Carr (Kiwi Pacific CD SLD 111)

7:00 PM. Composer of the Week

Matthew Crawford presents an overview of the American composer AARON COPLAND (1900-1990) (RNZ)

Organ Symphony - Paul Jacobs (organ of Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco), San Francisco Symphony/Michael Tilson Thomas (SFS Media 821936 0038)

8:00 PM. Music Alive

Jayne Tankersley (sop), Bianca Andrew (mezzo), Christopher Hillier (bar), Matthew Ross (vln), Jane Young (cello), Voices New Zealand, Orchestra Wellington/Karen Grylls

FAURÉ: Requiem Op 48; DURUFLÉ: Requiem Op 9 (recorded in the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul by RNZ)

9:25 PM. Sons of Bach

CPE BACH: Trio Sonata in A Wq146 - Alexis Kossenko (fl), Les Ambassadeurs (Alpha Alpha 821)

WF BACH arr Mozart: Adagio & Fugue in F minor - Berlin Akademie für Alte Musik (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1772)

JC BACH: Symphony in D Op 18/4 - Failoni Orch/Hanspeter Gmür (Naxos 8.553367)

10:00 PM. Day's End

GÁL: Piano Trio in E Op 18 - Karin Adam (vln), Christoph Stradner (cello), Doris Adam (pno) (Camerata CMCD 28149)

RODRIGO: Concierto madrigal - Ricardo Gallén, Joaquín Clerch (gtrs), Asturias SO/Maximiano Valdés (Naxos 8.555842)

HAYDN: String Quartet in F# minor Op 50/4 - Angeles String Quartet (Philips 464 650)

FARRENC: Clarinet Trio in Eb Op 44 - Diana Ambache (pno), Joan Enric Lluna (cl), Naomi Butterworth (cello) (BBC Music BBC MM 45)

Tuesday 7 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

MOZART: Symphony No 40 in G minor K550; Symphony No 41 in C K551, Jupiter - English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Philips 426 315)

1.15 approx - Disc 2

SCHUBERT: Fantasia in C D934; STRAVINSKY: Duo Concertante; PROKOFIEV: Sonata for violin solo Op 15; RAVEL: Sonata for violin & piano; SATIE: Choses vues a droite et a guache; MILHAUD: Le Printemps - Gidon Kremer (vln), Elena Bashkirov (pno) (Philips 426 387)

2.30 approx - Disc 3

Sacred music by Mozart, Bach, Haydn, Eybler, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Fauré, Handel, & Verdi - Max Emanuel Cencic, Benjamin Schmidinger (trebles), Vienna Boys’ Choir, Chorus Viennensis, Vienna Folkopera CO (Philips 438 871)

3.35 approx - Disc 4

ROSSINI: Ballet music from The Siege of Corinth, Moses, William Tell & Othello - National Orch of the Monte Carlo Opera/Antonio de Almeida (Philips 422 843)

4.50 approx - Disc 5

HANDEL: Oboe Concertos, No 1 in Bb; No 2 in Bb; No 3 in G minor; Concerto grosso in G Op 3/3; Sonata a 5 in Bb; Concerto grosso in C, Alexander’s Feast; Overture in D; Hornpipe in D - Heinz Holliger, Neil Black, James Brown (obs), Kenneth Sillito, John Tunnell (vlns), Richard Adenay (fl), Kenneth Heath (cello), Leslie Pearson (org & hpschd), John Constable (hpschd), James Tyler (chitarrone), English CO/Raymond Leppard (Philips 426 082)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 JC BACH: Symphony in Eb Op 6/5 - Netherlands CO/David Zinman (Philips 442 275)

DVORAK: Rondo in G minor Op 94 - Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Berlin Phil/Lorin Maazel (CBS MK 42206)

ALBRIGHT: Sleepwalker's shuffle, from The Dream Rags - Nicola Melville (pno) (Equilibrium EQ 57)

HERBERT: Three pieces for string orchestra, Air de ballet; Forget-me-not; Sunset - South West German CO/Sebastian Tewinkel (CPO 777 576)

TRAD arr Idenstam: Spel Jocke - Johan Hedin (nyckelharpa), Gunnar Idenstam (org) (Caprice CAP 21807)

GRIEG: Ave maris stella - Choir of Trinity College, University of Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones (dir) (ABC Classics 472 310)

VIVALDI: Flute Concerto in F RV100 - Katy Bircher (fl), Adrian Chandler (vln/dir), Peter Whelan (bsn), La Serenissima (Avie AV 2178)

7:00 LILBURN: Aotearoa Overture - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557697)

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)

DELIUS: Two Aquarelles - Royal Phil/Barry Wordsworth (Tring International TRP 037)

MENDELSSOHN: Rondo capriccioso in E Op 14 - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno) (Decca 468 600)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Festival Coronation March in D - Russian National Orch/Mikhail Pletnev (Pentatone PTC 5186 383)

FALU: Siesta del duende - Göran Söllscher (gtr) (DG 459 138)

ANON: Estampie - Hesperus (Dorian DIS 80155)

8:00 Beauty Spot: HAHN arr Hazell: A Chloris - Albrecht Mayer (cor anglais), ASMF/Mathias Mönius (Decca 478 2564)

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

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

LARSSON: Pastoral for small orchestra - Helsingborg SO/Andrew Manze (CPO 777 671)

TRAD: Ar hyd y nos - Bryn Terfel (bbar), Black Mountain Chorus, Risca Male Choir, Welsh National Orch/Gareth Jones (DG 463 593)

ERNST: Rondino grazioso, from Morceaux de Salon Op 13 - Thomas Christian Ensemble (CPO 777 894)

NIELSEN: Serenata in vano - DiamantEnsemblet (Dacapo 8.226064)

GRAINGER: Handel in the Strand - Philip Martin (pno), Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Kenneth Montgomery (Chandos CHAN 6542)

9:00 Composer of the Week

AARON COPLAND (1900-1990)

Billy the Kid - London SO/Aaron Copland (CBS MK 42431)

Appalachian Spring - New York Harmonie Ensemble/Steven Richman (Bridge 9145)

Hoe Down, from Rodeo - Detroit SO/Leonard Slatkin (Naxos 8.559758)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

MOZART: Symphony No 41 in C K551, Jupiter - Concentus Musicus, Vienna/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Sony 88843 02635)

DVORÁK: Violin Sonata in F Op 57 - Jack Liebeck (vln), Katya Apekisheva (pno) (Sony 88697 49963)

MAHLER: Rückert-Lieder - Magdalena Kozená (mezzo), Berlin Phil/Simon Rattle (DG 479 0065)

GRIEG: Symphonic Dances on Norwegian motifs Op 64 - Royal Stockholm Phil/Gennady Rozhdestvensky (Chandos CHAN 10287)

12:00 Recent Releases

SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony in A - Malmö SO/Marc Soustrot (Naxos 8.573139)

FAURÉ: Les roses d'Ispahan Op 39/4; Le papillon et la fleur; Fleur jetée - Carolyn Sampson (sop), Joseph Middleton (pno) (BIS SACD 2102)

TANSMAN: Violin Sonatine No 2 - Klaidi Sahatçi (vln), Giorgio Koukl (pno) (Naxos 8.573127)

1:00 Afternoon Requests

PEJMAN: Dance, from the opera Samandar - Nuremberg SO/Alexander Rahbari (Colosseum COL 9035)

VERDI: La donna è mobile, from Rigoletto - Luciano Pavarotti (ten), London SO/Richard Bonynge (Decca 475 6816)

PORTER arr Shearing/Torff: Love for sale - George Shearing (pno), Brian Torff (dbass) (Concord CCD 2 2211)

BELLINI: Casta diva, from Norma - Maria Callas (sop), La Scala Chorus & Orch, Milan/Tullio Serafin (EMI 5 57062)

BRUCKNER: Third movement, Adagio, from Symphony No 8 in C minor - Montreal Metropolitan Orch/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (ATMA ACD 2 2513)

(Box 123, Wellington or concert@radionz.co.nz)

2:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

PUCCINI: Suor Angelica, an opera in one act, from Il Trittico

Angelica........................... Renata Tebaldi

Princess............................. Giulietta Simionato

Abbess.............................. Lucia Danieli

Sister Moniter................... Miti Trucato Pace

Mistress of the novices..... Anna di Stasio

Genovieffa....................... Dora Carral

Osmina............................. Jeda Valtriani

Dolcina............................. Giuliana Tavolaccini

Infirmary sister................. Anna di Stasio

other soloists, Florence May Festival Chorus & Orch/Lamberto Gardelli (rec 1962) (Decca 475 7625) (The third opera from Puccini's Il Trittico, Gianni Schicchi, can be heard next Tuesday)

4:00 Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

MCLEOD: Rock Sonata No 2 - Rae de Lisle (pno) (RNZ)

MOROSS: A Tall Story for Orchestra - New Zealand SO/JoAnn Falletta (Koch International 3-7367)

BOËLLMANN: Piano Trio in G minor Op 19 - Trio Pohádka (Trio Pohádka TPR 001)

5:00 HANDEL: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, from Solomon - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Decca 444 543)

KREISLER: Tempo di minuetto in the style of Pugnani - Sarah Chang (vln), Sandra Rivers (pno) (EMI CDC 7 54352)

ELGAR: Salut d'Amour Op 12 - Swiss-Italian Orch/Howard Griffiths (Berlin Classics 0300426 BC)

PAULUS: The Road Home - Conspirare/Craig Hella Johnson (Harmonia Mundi HMU 80 7518)

WHITACRE: October - Youngstown State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble/Stephen Gage (Naxos 8.570946)

BERNERS: Valses bourgeoises - Peter Lawson, Alan MacLean (pno duet) (Albany TROY 142)

ROSSINI: William Tell, Overture - World Orch for Peace/Georg Solti (BBC Music BBC MM 350)

6:00 MENDELSSOHN: Scherzo, from A Midsummer Night's Dream - World Orch for Peace/Valery Gergiev (Philips 475 6937)

SIBELIUS: Suite for violin & strings Op 117 - Pekka Kuusisto (vln/dir), Tapiola Sinfonietta (Ondine ODE 1074)

MILHAUD: Suite Op 157b - Frédéric Pélassy (vln), Jean-Marc Fessard (cl), Eliane Reyes (pno) (Naxos 8.572278)

SAINT-SAËNS: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix, from Samson & Delilah - Marilyn Horne (mezzo), Monte Carlo Phil/Lawrence Foster (Erato 3984 26499)

BALAKIREV: Islamey - Gary Graffman (pno) (Sony S2K 94737)

KOEHNE: The Persistence of Memory - David Nuttall (ob), Jun Yi Ma (vln), Sue-Ellen Paulsen (cello), Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills (ABC 481 1480)

7:00 PM. Appointment

New Horizons

Ten programmes

(5) With William Dart (RNZ)

8:00 PM. Music Alive

Guildhall Trio: Barbara Hill (fl), Debbie Rawson (cl/sax), Donald Maurice (vla) with Jian Liu (pno)

BRUCH: Eight Pieces for clarinet, viola & piano Op 83, Nos 2, 5, 6 & 7; VILLA-LOBOS: Chôros No 2; DURUFLÉ: Prélude, récitatif et variations Op 3; UHL: Kleines Konzert; DEVIENNE: Duo No 1; MCLEOD: Suite on Jazz Themes (recorded in the Adam Concert Room, Victoria University of Wellington by RNZ)

9:15 PM. A Bach Offering

Missa brevis in G BWV236 - Eugénie Warnier (sop), Terry Wey (countertenor), Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro (ten), Christian Immler (bass), Pygmalion/Raphael Pichon (Alpha 816)

Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G BWV1049 - Florilegium/Ashley Solomon (dir) (Channel Classics CCS SA 35914)

10:00 PM. Day's End

RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez - Milos Karadaglic (gtr), Sue Böhling (cor anglais), London Phil/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (DG 481 0652)

GIBBS: Prelude, Andante & Finale - Guildhall Strings/Robert Salter (Hyperion CDA 67093)

SCHUMANN: Kinderszenen Op 15 - Michael Endres (pno) (Arte Nova 74321 84386)

RAVEL: Introduction & Allegro - Vanessa McKeand (harp), Carol Wincenc (fl), David Campbell (cl), Allegri String Quartet (Virgin VC 7 90721)

RHEINBERGER: Horn Sonata in Eb Op 178 - Felix Klieser (horn), Christof Keymer (pno) (Berlin Classics 030 0530 BC)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Household Music, Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes - Nash Ensemble (Hyperion CDA 67381/2)

Wednesday 8 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

STRAUSS: Metamorphosen; Three Hymns, Hymne an die Liebe; Ruckkehr in die Heimat; Die Liebe; Death & Transfiguration - Felicity Lott (sop), Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 8734)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

LECLAIR: Sonata in D minor Op 4/1; Sonata in Bb Op 4/2; Sonata in D minor Op 4/3; Sonata in F Op 4/4; Sonata in G minor Op 4/5; Sonata in A Op 4/6 - Purcell Quartet (Chandos CHAN 0536)

2:25 approx - Disc 3

OSCAR WILDE: The Happy Prince; The Rose & the Nightingale; The Selfish Giant - John Guilgud (narrator), English String Orch/Youra Guller (Nimbus NI 5036)

3:20 approx - Disc 4

WELLS: A New Zealand Suite; GRIFFITHS: Meditation on Maria zu leben; Trisagion, Nicaea; LILBURN: Prelude & Fugue in G minor; MEWS: Gigue de Pan; TS WEBSTER arr Wells: Waikato March; VIERNE: Naïades, Op 55/4; GRAINGER arr Wells: Blythe Bells; HOLLINS: Spring Song; Grand Choeur in C - John Wells (org) (Ribbonwood RCD 1005)

4:35 approx - Disc 5

ARNOLD: The Roots of Heaven; ALWYN: Suite of Scottish Dances; SARGENT: An Impression of a Windy Day; PARKER: The Glass Slipper; LANGLEY: The Coloured Counties; JACOB: The Barber of Seville Goes to the Devil, Overture; JOHNSTONE: Tarn Hows, a Cumbrian Rhapsody; LANGFORD: Two Worlds, Overture; BENNETT: Little Suite; LYON: Joie de Vivre, Overture - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (ASV CD WHL 2113)

FM network; Freeview 51; Sky 422; radionz.co.nz/concert; iHeartRADIO

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 ALWYN: Prelude, from The Fairy Fiddler - Royal Scottish National Orch/Martin Yates (Dutton Epoch CDLX 7270)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Romance, from The Gadfly - Tasmin Little (vln), Piers Lane (pno) (EMI 5 66967)

MOZART: Second movement, Larghetto, from Clarinet Concerto in A K622 - Philip Green (cl), NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ)

WF BACH: Sinfonia in D minor F65 - CPE Bach CO/Hartmut Haenchen (Brilliant Classics 94690)

DEBUSSY trans Bauer: Arabesque No 1 - Ingrid Bauer (harp) (Master Performers MP 010)

KHACHATURIAN: Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia, from Spartacus - Royal Phil/Yuri Temirkanov (EMI CDC 7 47348)

7:00 GRIEG: Melodies Op 53, Norwegian; The first meeting - Oslo Camerata/Stephan Barratt-Due (Naxos 8.557890)

BOCCHERINI arr Maisky: Third movement, Minuet, from String Quintet in E G275 - Mischa Maisky (cello), Daria Hovora (pno) (DG 439 863)

SIBELIUS: The Oceanides - Moscow Phil/Vassily Sinaisky (Brilliant Classics 9212)

ALBINONI: Second movement, Larghetto, from Oboe Concerto in D minor Op 9/2 - Pierre Pierlot (ob), I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone (Erato 3984 22241)

RUBINSTEIN: Kamennoi-Ostrov Op 10/19, Agitato - Joseph Banowetz (pno) (Naxos 8.223847)

LINCKE: Glow Worm Idyll, from Lysistrata - New London Orch/Ronald Corp (Hyperion CDA 66998)

8:00 Beauty Spot: SCHUBERT: Rosamunde, Entr'acte to Act III - Das Neue Orch/Christoph Spering (Opus 111 OPS 30-192)

BUXTEHUDE: Trio Sonata in F BuxWV269 - John Holloway, Ursula Weiss (vlns), Jaap ter Linden (vla da gamba), Lars Ulrik Mortensen (org) (Naxos 8.557250)

GODARD arr Pierre: Berceuse, from Jocelyn - Patrick Gallois (fl), Fabrice Pierre (harp), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (DG 445 822)

BACH trans Stokowski: Arioso - Bournemouth SO/José Serebrier (Naxos 8.572050)

J STRAUSS II: Artists' Life Waltz - Vienna Ensemble (Koch Schwann 3-6564)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: The Wasps, Aristophanic Suite, Overture - Hallé Orch/Mark Elder (Hallé CD HLL 7540)

9:00 Composer of the Week

AARON COPLAND (1900-1990)

Twelve Poems of Emily Dickinson, Nos 4-6, The world feels dusty; Heart, we will forget him; Dear March, come in - Roberta Alexander (sop), Roger Vignoles (pno) (Etcetera KTC 1100)

Symphony No 3 - New York Phil/Leonard Bernstein (DG 419 170)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

RACHMANINOV: Piano Sonata No 1 in D minor Op 28 - Xiayin Wang (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10816)

PLEYEL: Symphonie Concertante in A Ben114 - David Perry, Isabella Lippi (vlns), Baltimore CO/Markand Thakar (Naxos 8.570320)

SAINT-SAËNS: Septet in Eb Op 65 - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 378 570)

BERWALD ed Castegren: Symphony No 2 in D, Capricieuse - Danish National SO/Thomas Dausgaard (Chandos CHAN 10303)

12:00 Recent Releases

SPOHR: Symphony No 9 in B minor Op 143, The Seasons - Hanover Radio Phil/Howard Griffiths (CPO 777 746)

GOUNOD: Le temps des roses; SCHUMANN: Jasminenstrauch Op 27/4; Die Blume der Ergebung Op 83/2; Schneeglöckchen Op 79/27 - Carolyn Sampson (sop), Joseph Middleton (pno) (BIS SACD 2102)

CHOPIN: Barcarolle in F# Op 60; Mazurkas Op 63 - Pascal Amoyel (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 902199)

1:00 Afternoon Requests

WALTON: Portsmouth Point, Overture - London SO/André Previn (EMI CDC 7 47624)

KRUMPHOLZ: Harp Concerto No 6 - Lily Laskine (harp), Jean-François Paillard CO/Jean-François Paillard (Erato 2292 45084)

TRAD arr Alfvén: Uti vå hage; PETERSON-BERGER: Det ljusnar; TRAD arr Alfvén: Och jungfrun hon går i ringen - The Real Group/Eric Ericson (Virgin Classics 7243 812535)

MOZART: Symphony No 36 in C K425, Linz - Berlin Phil/Karl Böhm (DG 427 241)

(Box 123, Wellington or concert@radionz.co.nz)

2:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

SCHUBERT: Piano Trio No 1 in Bb D898 - Henryk Szeryng (vln), Pierre Fournier (cello), Artur Rubinstein (pno) (rec 1974) (RCA GD 86262)

STRAUSS: Liebeshymnus Op 32/3; Die Nacht Op 10/3; Allerseelen Op 10/8; Zueignung Op 10/1 - Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo), Irwin Gage (pno) (rec 1985) (DG 419 238)

4:00 Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

MEYERBEER: Overture; Coronation March (Act 4), from The Prophet - New Zealand SO/Darrell Ang (Naxos 8.573195)

A RITCHIE: Viola Concerto - Tim Deighton (vla), Penn's Woods Festival Orch/Grant Cooper (Atoll ACD 202)

PROKOFIEV: The Love for Three Oranges, Suite - NZSO National Youth Orch 2003/Lutz Köhler (National Youth Orch)

5:00 ROSETTI: Symphony in C A9/KI21 - London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 9567)

PUCCINI arr Kondonassis: Musetta's Waltz song, from La Bohème - Yolanda Kondonassis (harp) (Telarc CD 80581)

COATES: By the Sleepy Lagoon - New London Orch/Ronald Corp (Hyperion CDA 67400)

BRAHMS: Alto Rhapsody Op 53 - Alice Coote (mezzo), men of Bavarian Radio Choir, Bamberg SO/Robin Ticciati (Tudor 7167)

GLAZUNOV: Concert Waltz No 1 in D Op 47 - Russian State SO/Valeri Polyansky (Chandos CHAN 9658)

6:00 ADAM: If I were king, Overture - BBC Phil/Yan Pascal Tortelier (Chandos CHAN 9765)

ELGAR: As torrents in Summer, from King Olaf - Hallé Choir/Mark Elder (Hallé CD HLL 7512)

GRIEG: Sun-Fair & the Snake-King, from 25 Norwegian Folksongs & Dances Op 17 - Håvard Gimse (pno) (Naxos 8.557834)

CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: King John Op 111 - West Australian SO/Andrew Penny (Naxos 8.572501)

GRAINGER: The Merry King - Paul Janes (pno), BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9839)

GRIEG: In the Hall of the Mountain King, from Peer Gynt - Oslo Phil Chorus & Orch/Esa-Pekka Salonen (Music & Arts CDR 0896 D)

PURCELL arr Balsom: King Arthur Suite Z628 - Alison Balsom (tpt), English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (hpschd/dir) (EMI 4 40329)

HOWELLS: King's Herald, from Pageantry - London SO/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9410)

7:00 PM. Appointment

The War That Changed The World

Five programmes

Continuing the series we heard earlier in the year, the BBC visits a further five countries to discuss WWI issues

(2) France: Heroism and Sacrifice

"The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue" said Napoleon. Life in the trenches during the war, amongst rats, mud, shelling, barbed wire and unprecedented numbers of dead, called upon new reserves of both. But what did the war do to the ancient idea of heroism? With death, degradation and grief on such an unprecedented scale how did the concepts of duty, sacrifice and honour survive? At Napoleon's last resting place, the Hôtel National des Invalides, on the centenary of the outbreak of the first industrialised war, Amanda Vickery, her guests and audience explore heroism and World War One (BBC)

8:00 PM. Music Alive

Deutsche Welle Festival

Thirteen programmes

(12) Beethoven Symphonies at Beethovenfest, Bonn

CBSO/Andris Nelsons

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 6 in F Op 68, Pastoral; TCHAIKOVSKY: Hamlet, Fantasy Overture; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 7 in A Op 92 (recorded at Beethoven House, Bonn by West German Radio/WFMT)

10:00 PM. Day's End

MERCADANTE: Flute Concerto in G - Patrick Gallois (fl), Jyväskylä SO (Naxos 8.572731)

MENDELSSOHN: Three Fantasies or Caprices Op 16 - Howard Shelley (pno) (Hyperion CDA 68059)

MESSNER: Salzburg Suite Op 51 - Salzburg Mozarteum Orch/Ivor Bolton (Oehms OC 734)

ERNST: Fantaisie brillante on the March & Romance, from Rossini's opera Otello Op 11 - Thomas Christian (vln), Thomas Christian Ensemble (CPO 777 894)

ROSSINI arr Sedlak: The Barber of Seville, Harmoniemusik - Mozzafiato/Charles Neidich (Sony SK 53965)

Thursday 9 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

TCHAIKOVSKY: 1812 Overture; BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances Nos 1, 3, 5; CHABRIER: España-Rhapsodie; BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor; GRAINGER: Irish Tune from County Derry; RAVEL: Bolero - Sydney SO/Stuart Challender (ABC 426289)

1:00 approx - Disc 2

Neo Medieval

Medieval improvisations on works by MACHAUT, CICONIA, SENLECHES, de la HALLE, LESCUREL - Hesperus: Tina Chancey (vielles, rebec, kamerj, lyra, recorders), Grant Herreid (lutes, saz, psaltery, recorders), Scott Reiss (recorders, hammered dulcimer, dombek, nakara) (Dorian DIS 80155)

2:15 approx - Disc 3

BUXTEHUDE: Membra Jesu Nostri - The Sixteen, Symphony of Harmony and Invention/Harry Christophers (Linn CKD 141)

3:15 approx - Disc 4

SCHUMANN: Fantasiestücke Op 12; Papillons Op 2; Carnaval Op 9 - George-Emmanuel Lazaridis (pno) (Somm SOMM CD 024)

4:30 approx - Disc 5

WIENER: Concerto for accordion and orchestra; Sonata for violoncello and piano; Concerto for orchestra and one principal piano - Gilbert Roussel (accordion), Jean Weiner, Jacqueline Robin (pnos), Pierre Pénassou (cello), orchestral accompaniment/André Girard (Arion ARN 68186)

FM network; Freeview 51; Sky 422; radionz.co.nz/concert; iHeartRADIO

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 GRIEG: Morning, from Peer Gynt Suite No 1 - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Universal 99072)

DEBUSSY: Jardins sous la pluie, from Estampes - Cécile Ousset (pno) (Berlin Classics 1345 BC)

HANDEL: Rinaldo, Overture - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (Artworks AW 029)

REGONDI: Fête villageoise Op 20 - Alberto Mesirca (gtr) (Brilliant Classics 94841)

ELGAR: Gavotte - Marat Bisengaliev (vln), Benjamin Frith (pno) (Black Box BBM 1016)

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

HILL arr Stiles: Berceuse - New Zealand Piano Quartet (Hill Records 001)

DAVIDOV: At the Fountain - Vytautas Sondeckis (cello), Lithuanian CO/David Geringas (Naxos 8.554381)

SATIE orch Milhaud: Jack-in-the-Box - London Festival Players/Bernard Herrmann (Decca 421 395)

7:00 O DAVIS: Skyward - Kerenza Peacock (vln), London SO/Paul Bateman (Signum SIGCD 411)

FAURÉ: Morceau de concours - Jaime Martin (fl), Alison Nicholls (harp) (Hyperion CDA 67725)

PUCCINI: Flower Duet, from Madame Butterfly - Renata Scotto (sop), Gillian Knight (mezzo), Philharmonia/Lorin Maazel (Sony SMK 48094)

GRAINGER: Molly on the Shore - City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9653)

TSABROPOULOS: Chant - Anja Lechner (cello), Vassilis Tsabropoulos (pno) (ECM 1888)

M HAYDN: Bassoon Concertino in Bb - Laurence Perkins (bsn), Manchester Camerata/Douglas Boyd (Hyperion CDA 67288)

TRAD arr Savall: El mariner - Arianna Savall (sop/harp), Pedro Estevan (palos de agua) (Alia Vox AV 9833)

BARTOK: Romanian Dance for orchestra - Budapest Festival Orch/Iván Fischer (Philips 454 430)

8:00 Beauty Spot: VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Valiant-for-truth - Richard Hickox Singers/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9666)

BRAHMS: Intermezzo in Eb Op 117/1 - Leif Ove Andsnes (pno) (EMI 5 56583)

SAINT-SAËNS: Allegro Appassionato Op 43 - Luigi Piovano (cello), Luisa Prayer (pno) (Eloquentia EL 0401)

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

JEFFES: Prelude and Yodel, from Still Life at the Penguin Café - BBC Concert Orch/Barry Wordsworth (Decca 425 218)

TRAD arr Leon: The Salley Gardens - Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Stacey Shames (harp), Orpheus CO (Decca 468 499)

CHARLTON: Figure Eight - Conservatorium Guitar Ensemble/Matthew Marshall (Massey University MU002)

STATHAM: Happy Ending - Ben Hoadley (bsn), Nicola Baker (horn), Puertas Quartet (Atoll ACD 881)

KABALEVSKY: Colas Breugnon, Overture - BBC Phil/Vassily Sinaisky (Chandos CHAN 10052)

9:00 Composer of the Week

AARON COPLAND (1900-1990)

Music for Movies, New England countryside, from The City; Barley wagons, from Of Mice and Men; Sunday traffic, from The City; Grovers corners, from Our Town; Threshing machines, from Of Mice and Men - Saint Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin (RCA 09026 61699)

El Salón México - BBC SO/Leonard Slatkin (BBC Music BBC MM 98)

Something Wild, excerpts - MGM Studio Orch/Aaron Copland (Varèse Sarabande 302 066 469)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

WEBER: Piano Quartet in Bb Op 18 - Isabelle Faust (vln), Boris Faust (vla), Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt (cello), Alexander Melnikov (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2108)

SCHUMANN: Mass in C minor Op 147 - Amandine Trenc (sop), Marianne Crebassa (mezzo), Cyrille Dubois (ten), Les Cris de Paris/Geoffroy Jourdain (Aparté AP 044)

GLIÈRE: Harp Concerto Op 74 - Anneleen Lenaerts (harp), Brussels Phil/Michel Tabachnik (Warner 5054196 350550)

KHACHATURIAN: Masquerade, Suite - Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 2023)

12:00 Recent Releases

LISZT: Grand Duo Concertant - Ulf Wallin (vln), Roland Pöntinen (pno) (BIS SACD 2085)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Oboe Concerto in A minor - Nicholas Daniel (ob/dir), Britten Sinfonia (Harmonia Mundi HMU 807573)

WALTON: Improvisations on an Impromptu of Benjamin Britten - BBC SO/Edward Gardner (Chandos CHSA 5153)

1:00 Afternoon Requests

EDWARDS: The Old Mackenzie Trail - Brannigan Kaa (vocalist), Children's chorus and instrumental ensemble (MinistryofEducation 14)

FARRENC: Piano Trio No 1 in Eb Op 33 - Linos Ensemble (CPO 777 256)

STRAVINSKY: Les Noces - Mlada Khudoley (sop), Olga Savova (mezzo), Alexander Timchenko (ten), Andrei Serov (bass), Mariinsky Theatre Chorus & Orch/Valery Gergiev (Mariinsky MAR 0510)

(Box 123, Wellington or concert@radionz.co.nz)

2:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

BRUCKNER: Symphony No 6 in A - New Philharmonia/Otto Klemperer (rec 1964) (EMI CDM 7 63351)

4:05 Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

CHOPIN: Mazurkas Op 59 - Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ)

SULLIVAN: When Britain really ruled the waves, from Iolanthe - Denis Dowling (bar), Sadlers Wells Opera Chorus & Orch/Alexander Faris (Kiwi CD SLD 82)

NORMAN: Entr'acte & Pirates Dance, from Peter Pan - Wellington Orch/Kenneth Young (RNZB)

ROPARTZ: Piece in Eb minor - David Bremner (tbn), Sarah Watkins (pno) (Atoll ACD 109)

HAMILTON: Song for a Young Country - Viva Voce/John Rosser (Ode CD ODE 1308)

BOWEN: Flute Sonata Op 120 - Amanda Hollins (fl), Richard Mapp (pno) (Atoll ACD 902)

5:00 PACHELBEL: Canon in D - ASMF/Neville Marriner (EMI CMS 5 66650)

RAVEL: Jeux d'eau - John Chen (pno) (ABC 476 6834)

RUTTER: The Lord is my Shepherd, from Requiem - Quentin Poole (ob), Cambridge Singers, City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter (Collegium COL CD 100)

SVENDSEN: Romance in G Op 26 - Vienna Bohème Quartet (Koch Schwann 3-6718)

DVORÁK: Song to the moon, from Rusalka - Pilar Lorengar (sop), St Cecilia Academy Orch, Rome/Giuseppe Patanè (Decca 443 765)

JEFFES: Nothing Really Blue - Penguin Cafe Orchestra (Penguin Cafe DPC 098)

KOEHNE: Forty Reasons to be Cheerful - Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills (ABC 481 1480)

6:00 WIDOR: Toccata, from Symphony No 5 in F minor - Philip Walsh (organ of St Paul's Cathedral, Wellington) (Trust MMT 2014)

PAISIELLO: Proserpine, Overture - Collegium Philarmonicum CO/Gennaro Cappabianca (Naxos 8.557031)

MERULA: Ciaccona - L'Arpeggiata/Christina Pluhar (Virgin 6 94577)

KORVITS: Fly up from your sorrows, from Kreek's Notebook - Choir of Royal Holloway, Britten Sinfonia/Rupert Gough (Hyperion CDA 67968)

FAURE: Sicilienne, from Pelléas & Mélisande - Steven Isserlis (cello), Pascal Devoyon (pno) (RCA 09026 68049)

PROKOFIEV: Juliet as a young girl, from Romeo & Juliet - Royal Phil/Daniele Gatti (Conifer 75605 51343)

TRAD: Hinemoa - 1998 New Zealand National Youth Choir/Karen Grylls (Trust MMT 2016)

A NEWMAN arr Morley: Cathy's Theme, from Wuthering Heights - Itzhak Perlman (vln), Boston Pops Orch/John Williams (Sony SK 60773)

GLUCK: O del mio dolce ardor, from Paris & Helen - Magdalena Kozená (mezzo), Prague Phil/Michel Swierczewski (DG 471 334)

DRING: Trio for flute, oboe & piano - Nancy Ruffer (fl), John Anderson (ob), Helen Crayford (pno) (Dutton CDLX 7181)

7:00 PM. Appointment

Tristan & Isolde

Wagner ushered in a new musical era and took the human voice to new limits in 1865 with his story of forbidden love. Erica Challis takes us through this great opera ahead of a recording of last year's concert performance from Auckland which can be heard this coming Sunday at 6.00pm (RNZ)

8:00 PM. Music Alive

Direct from Auckland Town Hall

David Briggs (org), Auckland Philharmonia/Eckehard Stier

STRAVINSKY: Pulcinella Suite; POULENC: Concerto for organ, strings & timpani

(Interval)

BRAHMS: Symphony No 1 in C minor Op 68 (RNZ)

10:00 PM. Day's End

SCRIABIN: Eight Etudes Op 42 - Idil Biret (pno) (Naxos 8.571302)

FINZI: Let us garlands bring - Michael George (bass), Bournemouth SO/Vernon Handley (Conifer 75605 51285)

BEETHOVEN: Cello Sonata No 2 in G minor Op 5/2 - Pierre Fournier (cello), Friedrich Gulda (pno) (DG 477 6266)

REGER: Clarinet Quintet in A Op 146 - Karl Leister (cl), Drolc Quartet (DG 477 5518)

Friday 10 July 2015

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

MARSCHNER: Kaiser Adolph von Nassau Op 130; Des Falkners Braut Op 65; Prinz Friedrich von Homburg Op 56; Lukretia Op 67; Der Bäbu Op 98; Der Goldschmied von Ulm; Der Templer und die Jüdin Op 60; Grande Ouverture solenne Op 78 - Slovak State Phil, Kosice/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223342)

1:15 approx - Disc 2

BRAHMS: Violin Concerto in D Op 77; KHACHATURIAN: Violin Concerto - Henryk Szeryng (vln), London SO/Antal Dorati (Mercury 434 318)

2:30 approx - Disc 3

GIRAMO: Festa, riso; WILLAERT: O dolce vita mia; NOLA: Tri ciechi siamo; ANON: Pavana d'España; NOLA: Chi la gagliarda; MACQUE: Gagliarda seconda; ANON: L'amanza mia; CORNET: Parmi di star; ANON: Corten espadas afiladas; WILLAERT: Ave virgo sponsa Dei; PICCININI: Colascione; ANON: Catalina, Catalina!; ORTIZ: Ricercarda quarta; WILLAERT: O dolce vita mia; LAMBARDI: Toccata e gagliarda; WILLAERT: Qual dolcezza giamai; MUDARRA: Fantasia que contrahaze la harpa; AGOSTINI: Non t'aricordi; ANON: Chi passa per 'sta strada; WILLAERT: Vecchie letrose - King's Singers, Tragicomedia (EMI CDC 7 54191)

3:35 approx - Disc 4

GOTTSCHALK: Le Banjo, Grotesque fantasie; Le Mancenillier, Serenade Op 11; Minuit à Seville, Caprice Op 30; Romanze; Chanson de Gitano; Mazurka; Souvenir de Porto Rico, marche des Gibaros Op 31; Souvenir de la Havane, Grand caprice de concert Op 39; Danza Op 33; Sixième Ballade Op 83; Columbia, Caprice Américain Op 34; Les yeux créoles, Danse cubaine Op 37; Le Bananier, Chanson nègre Op 5; Union, Paraphrase de concert Op 48 - Philip Martin (pno) (Hyperion CDA 66459)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

RABAUD: Dances from Marouf, Cobbler of Cairo; Procession Nocturne Op 6; Suite Anglaise No 2, from Music for The Merchant of Venice; Eglogue Op 7; Suite Anglais No 3, from Music for The Merchant of Venice; Divertissement on Russian Songs Op 2 - Rheinland-Pfalz Phil/Leif Segerstam (Marco Polo 8.223503)

FM network; Freeview 51; Sky 422; radionz.co.nz/concert; iHeartRADIO

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in C minor Op 6/3 - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 373 250)

KARAS arr Russell: Was it rain, from The Third Man - Aquarelle Guitar Quartet (Chandos CHAN 10723)

BOWERMAN: Fantasy on a Fugue of Elgar - Laura Samuel (vln), Emily Pailthorpe (ob), Anna Stokes (fl), London Serenata/Krzystof Chorzelski (Champs Hill CHRCD 033)

RAVEL arr Nicholls: Second movement, Mouvement de menuet, from Sonatine - Alison Nicholls (harp) (Alison Nicholls ARN 001)

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

PUCCINI: Crisantemi - Quartetto Puccini (ASV CD DCA 909)

FRANCK: Les Eolides - BBC Phil/Yan Pascal Tortelier (Chandos CHAN 9875)

7:00 VERDI: Oberto, Overture - BBC Phil/Edward Downes (Chandos CHAN 9510)

GRAINGER: The lost lady found, from A Lincolnshire Posy - Penelope Thwaites, John Lavender (pno duet) (Pearl SHE CD 9611)

TELEMANN: Concerto in D for two flutes & bassoon TWV53/D1 - Karl Kaiser (fl), Michael Schneider (fl/dir), Marita Schaar (bsn), Frankfurt La Stagione (CPO 777 402)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Pas de deux, from The Nutcracker - Kirov Orch/Valery Gergiev (Philips 462 114)

HILLEMACHER: Gavotte tendre - Lynn Harrell (cello), Bruno Canino (pno) (Decca 425 611)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Jazz Suite No 1 - Philadelphia Orch/Mariss Jansons (EMI CDC 5 55601)

8:00 Beauty Spot: HONEGGER: Pastorale d'été - Zurich Tonhalle Orch/David Zinman (Decca 455 352)

C SCOTT: Cornish Boat Song - Gould Piano Trio (Chandos CHAN 10575)

RODGERS: The Carousel Waltz - Hollywood Bowl Orch/John Mauceri (Philips 434 127)

KREISLER: Prelude & Allegro - Gilles Apap (vln/dir), Sinfonia Varsovia (Apapaziz Productions GKJ 00103)

HARTY: In Ireland - Amanda Hollins (fl), Richard Mapp (pno) (Atoll ACD 902)

PARRY: Blest Pair of Sirens - Choir of Winchester Cathedral, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth SO/David Hill, Timothy Byram-Wigfield (org) (Argo 430 836)

9:00 Composer of the Week

AARON COPLAND (1900-1990)

Ceremonial Fanfare - London Symphony Brass/Eric Crees (RegisC 1209)

The Tender Land, Suite - Boston SO/Aaron Copland (RCA GD 86802)

Inscape - New York Phil/Leonard Bernstein (Sony SM2K 47236)

Three Latin American Sketches, Estribillo; Paisaje Mexicano; Danza de Jalisco - BBC Concert Orch/Barry Wordsworth (BBC Music BBCMM 367)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics with Clarissa Dunn

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata No 4 in A minor D537 - Michael Endres (pno) (Capriccio 10 717)

KODÁLY: Psalmus hungaricus Op 13 - Peter Svensson (ten), Copenhagen Boys' Choir, Danish National Radio Choir & SO/Charles Mackerras (Chandos CHAN 9310)

BEETHOVEN: Octet in Eb Op 103 - Consortium Classicum (CPO 999 438)

G CHARPENTIER: Italian Impressions - Nice Phil/Marco Guidarini (Talent DOM 2929 106)

12:00 Recent Releases

MENDELSSOHN: Calm Sea & Prosperous Voyage, Overture - City of Birmingham SO/Edward Gardner (Chandos CHSA 5151)

SIBELIUS: The Swan of Tuonela - James Horan (cor anglais), BBC Scottish SO/John Storgårds (BBC MM 380)

PIAZZOLLA: Kicho - SpiriTango Quartet (Paraty 914 130)

BRIAN: Symphony No 6, Sinfonia tragica - New Russia State SO/Alexander Walker (Naxos 8.573408)

1:00 Afternoon Requests

GOUNOD: Soldiers' chorus, from Faust - Bavarian Radio Chorus & Orch/Colin Davis (Philips 422 266)

VIVALDI: Viola d'amore Concerto in F RV97 - Fabio Biondi (vla d'amore/dir), Europa Galante (Virgin 3 95146)

D SCARLATTI: Keyboard Sonatas, in E minor Kk98; in C minor Kk99 - Scott Ross (hpschd) (Erato ECD 75404)

BACH: Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder, from St Matthew Passion - Concertgebouw Chorus & Orchestra, Amsterdam/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Teldec 8.35668)

Nun seid ihr wohl gerochen, from Christmas Oratorio - München Bach Choir & Orchestra/Karl Richter (Archiv 427 236)

MENDELSSOHN: Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor - Domus (Virgin VC 7 91183)

(Box 123, Wellington or concert@radionz.co.nz)

2:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor Op 30 - Stephen Hough (pno), Dallas SO/Andrew Litton (rec 2004) (Hyperion CDA 67501/2)

RAVEL: Chansons madécasses - Jessye Norman (sop), members of the Ensemble InterContemporain/Pierre Boulez (rel 1984) (CBS MK 39023)

4:00 Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

BODY: Melodies for Orchestra - Donald Armstrong, Yury Gezentsvey (vlns), New Zealand SO/Kenneth Young (RNZ)

SAINT-SAËNS: Romance in Db Op 37 - Carol Hohauser (fl), Diane Cooper (pno) (RNZ)

SCHUMANN: Kreisleriana Op 16 - Jeffrey Grice (pno) (Calliope CAL 9207)

5:00 MOERAN: Rhapsody No 2 in E - Ulster Orch/JoAnn Falletta (Naxos 8.573106)

MOMPOU: Scenes of childhood - Arcadi Volodos (pno) (Sony 87654 33262)

DVORÁK: Romance in F minor Op 11 - Gil Shaham (vln), Orpheus CO (DG 449 923)

GLAZUNOV: Idyll - Christoph Ess (horn), Zemlinsky Quartet (Praga PRD 250 281)

WAGNER: Liebestod, from Tristan & Isolde - Chicago SO/Georg Solti (Decca 417 752)

6:00 PURCELL: The Indian Queen, Overture - Wynton Marsalis (tpt), English CO/Raymond Leppard (CBS MK 39061)

J STRAUSS II arr anon: The Queen's Lace Handkerchief, Potpourri - Slovak State Phil/Christian Pollack (Marco Polo 8.225074)

RAFF: The Queen's Polka - Alan Etherden (pno) (HMP HMPCD 0589)

MARTINU: The quarrelsome queens, from The Butterfly that Stamped - women of Kühn Mixed Chorus, Prague SO/Jirí Belohlávek (Supraphon 11 0380)

MOZART: Queen of the Night's aria, Der Hölle Rache, from The Magic Flute - Patricia Petibon (sop), Concerto Cologne/Daniel Harding (DG 477 7468)

LUMBYE: Queen Louise's Waltz - Odense SO/Peter Guth (Unicorn-Kanchana DKP CD 9089)

JOHNSON: Eliza is the fairest Queen - Niec van der Meulen, Robert Kuizenga (countertenors), Diapente Viol Consort/Peter Dijkstra (Channel Classics CCS 18998)

DOWLAND: Queen Elizabeth's Galliard; Earl of Derby's Galliard - Nigel North (lute) (Linn CKD 097)

BERLIOZ: March for the Entrance of the Queen & Ballet Music, from The Trojans - women's choir, London SO/Colin Davis (LSO Live LSO 0040)

7:00 PM. Sound Lounge with Kate Mead

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