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ABC Classics is proud to release the single 'Where?' from the stunning new opera The Rabbits. Sung by Kate Miller-Heidke, accompanied by Iain Grandage, the song encapsulates the pathos and beauty of the music that has been taking Australia by storm.
About The Rabbits
The Rabbits came many grandparents ago. They built houses, made roads, had children. They cut down trees. A whole continent of rabbits...
John Marsden and Shaun Tan's haunting picture book captivated a generation of children and adults, with its bold pictures and deeply moving story of progress, displacement and culture clash. It is a story that speaks to the world.
Opera Australia and Barking Gecko Theatre Company assembled some of Australia's foremost creative talents to adapt this story into a new opera for children and families. The result is "a triumphant adaptation of a deeply tragic story", wrote The Guardian.
Gabriela Tylesova's sets and costumes realise Tan's pictures in all of their mystical wonder, while Lally Katz transforms Marsden's spare poetry into an enchanting libretto. Butterfly-voiced opera and pop singer Kate Miller-Heidke wrote the "simply beautiful" score (The Guardian) and performs in the production alongside a talented cast of opera singers and contemporary music performers.
The Rabbits won four Helpmann Awards, including Best New Australian Work, Best Original Score, Best Costume Design, and Best Presentation for Children.
The Rabbits - Based on the book written by John Marsden and Illustrated by Shaun Tan.
Composed by Kate Miller-Heidke
Libretto by Lally Katz
Adapted by John Sheedy
Musical Director, Musical arrangements and additional music by Iain Grandage
Sound Design and Audio Recording Engineering by Michael Waters
An Opera Australia and Barking Gecko Theatre Company co-production. In association with West Australian Opera.
Commissioned by Perth International Arts Festival and Melbourne Festival.
This Project is assisted by the Australian Government’s Major Festivals Initiative, in association with the Confederation of Australian International Arts Festivals - Perth International Arts Festival, Melbourne Festival, Sydney Festival and the Western Australian Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts.
The book was first published in Australia by Lothian Books. The opera is produced by arrangements with Hachette Australia Pty Ltd.
ABC Jazz is excited to announce the very first commercial release of a recording by Paul Cutlan's Coltrane Project, including a complete performance of John Coltrane's unfathomable masterpiece, Ascension. The Coltrane Project was formed by Paul Cutlan and John Mackey as a one-off tribute concert in 1997 to mark the 30th anniversary of Coltrane's death. Gathering together some of Australia's finest improvisers, the popularity of the concept and the transformative energy of the ensemble has seen it regroup for a number of very special shows over the years, unique gatherings, never to be repeated, and never to be heard beyond those lucky few in the room - until now. This release chronicles the highpoint of the project, when the ensemble swelled to 10 people in order to perform Ascension, that gigantic opus of Coltrane’s late repertoire, at the Side On Café in Annandale, in Sydney's inner-west. "To me," says Cutlan, "Coltrane has always represented many things: an unreachably high standard of saxophone playing, the complexity and mystery of his harmonic and technical innovations, the inspiration of his untiring quest to always be better, to always be searching for greater spiritual and technical modes of expression, and an honest, human, universal quality which inspires my own efforts to discover what makes me unique and worthwhile as a musician." Recorded for Radio National's Live on Stage program, this concert featured two sets: the first featured a sextet of Adam Ponting (piano), Steve Elphick and Steve Arié (basses), Toby Hall (drums), Andrew Robson (alto sax) and Paul Cutlan on tenor sax, bass clarinet and E-flat clarinet, performing both Coltrane compositions and originals by members of the project inspired by Coltrane’s output. This gig began with Cutlan's own Blue Step, a piece in the style of Coltrane Plays the Blues, fused with a progression from his iconic Giant Steps. Equinox follows in a minor key with a slower, moodier blues: it gives the two basses plenty of space to interact, blending with bass clarinet. Then the key shifts up a semitone, unleashing a searing alto sax solo from Andrew Robson, before sinking back to the depths. Naima is John Coltrane’s best known and loved ballad, written for his first wife. In this version, the bass clarinet and two basses once again create a dark, velvety texture, before a sublime piano solo from Adam Ponting. Kaleidoscope is a quirky, Calypso melody built on the harmonic progression to Giant Steps, written by Tony Gorman. Alto sax and piccolo clarinet duet before trading choruses, then the two basses also trade choruses. Then came the second set - Ascension itself: a massive piece of intense expression, in which the players collectively create walls of sound. Each performer is featured in turn against this visceral environment, galvanised to transcend themselves in sound. For this set, the sextet is joined by Sandy Evans (tenor sax), Mathew Clare (alto sax), Phillip Slater (trumpet) and Jeremy Borthwick (trombone) - an incredible lineup featuring some of the most creative and accomplished jazz performers in Sydney. "Among the inspiring line up of players on this performance," says Cutlan, "I want to make special mention of alto saxophonist Mathew Clare. This special musician died tragically young and isn’t documented on many recordings. I’m thrilled that audiences will now be able to hear Mathew’s highly emotive solo on Ascension, starting at 16:30." "I’ve often wondered what to do with these recordings over the years, wanting to make them publicly available, but reticent to commit to producing an album or compilation. I think there are some incredible performances among all three recordings, but the original Coltrane albums are a daunting yardstick to be measured against. I’m really happy that this last ABC recording is finally being released - this seems to be the most appropriate way to share the accomplishments of a band which certainly developed an exciting and individual identity, as it came to grips with this awe-inspiring repertoire." Tracklisting: 1. Blue Step (Paul Cutlan) 2. Equinox (John Coltrane) 3. Naima (John Coltrane) 4. Kaleidoscope (Tony Gorman) 5. Ascension (John Coltrane) Paul Cutlan – tenor saxophone (1, 5), bass clarinet (2, 3), E-flat clarinet (4) Andrew Robson – alto saxophone Adam Ponting – piano Steve Elphick & Steve Arié – bass Toby Hall – drums Plus (track 5 only): Sandy Evans – tenor saxophone Matthew Clare – alto saxophone Phillip Slater – trumpet Jeremy Borthwick – trombone
WINNER OF TWO HELPMANN AWARDS 2019:• BEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT (WASO) • BEST INDIVIDUAL CLASSICAL MUSIC PERFORMANCE (ASHER FISCH) ABC Classic is proud to announce the release of a landmark new recording of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, one of the towering creations in the history of music.This recording – captured live in concert in August 2018 – features a remarkable cast of singers including Stuart Skelton, one of the world’s greatest Wagner singers, who makes his long-awaited debut recording as Tristan. One of his signature roles, Skelton has performed Tristan to great acclaim all over the world, from The Metropolitan Opera in New York to the English National Opera and Germany’s Baden-Baden Festival, hailed as “a Tristan for the ages”, his performance “an unflagging, glorious lighthouse of Wagnerian singing, with inexhaustible power, vibrant resonance allied to warmth, subtlety and grace, and committed dramatic expression”.Isolde is sung by German soprano Gun-Brit Barkmin, acclaimed over her glittering career for her interpretation of leading roles in works by Janáček, Britten, Berg, Wagner and Richard Strauss. Her Isolde was hailed as “thrilling”, “an extraordinarily complete portrayal” that was “a revelation”.They are joined on this recording by an all-star cast includingEkaterina Gubanova, Boaz Daniel and Ain Anger, alongside theWest Australian Symphony Orchestra conducted by their Principal Conductor Asher Fisch, one of today’s supreme Wagner interpreters.Tristan und Isoldechanged forever the rules about what music should and could be, and introduced concepts – including chromaticism, dissonance and even atonality – which would define the development of music throughout the 20th century.But it is above all a work of staggering beauty, of love unfulfilled, where singers and orchestra come together in some of the most sublime music ever written. “Life and death, the whole import and existence of the outer world,” wrote Wagner himself, “here hang on nothing but the inner movements of the soul.”Praise for the concerts at which this recording was made:“An astonishing gift to audiences and a triumph of music making… WASO has never sounded better, and you’ll not encounter this stunning cast again.” –Limelight “I was there — and knew I was in the presence of greatness.” –The West Australian“Superlative” – BachTrack“There was a loud and universal standing ovation, richly deserved after this unforgettable account of Wagner’s masterpiece.” –Australian Book Review“One of the most revelatory Wagner experiences I’ve had in my life.” –Daily Review“As impressive a cast as you’d be lucky to find at Covent Garden or The Met.” – Limelight Album available to preview here Tristan und IsoldeMusic and libretto by Richard Wagner 1813–1883 Stuart Skelton TristanGun-Brit Barkmin IsoldeEkaterina Gubanova BrangäneBoaz Daniel KurwenalAin Anger King MarkeAngus Wood MelotPaul O’Neill Young Sailor / ShepherdAndrew Foote Steersman WASO ChorusSt George’s Cathedral Consort West Australian Symphony OrchestraAsher Fisch Conductor Recorded live in concert, 16 & 19 August 2018
Since 2008, Latitude 37 has been delighting audiences around Australia and beyond with its unique approach to early music, combining musical integrity with a passion for communicating the beauty and humanity of Baroque music through performance.This album contains all-new recordings of music which has brought the trio joy over its first ten years together. ‘We’ve chosen works that are close to our heart as Baroque players – traditional favourites such as Marin Marais’s Bells of St Genevieve as well as lesser-known gems by Erlebach, Cavalli andUccellini. And we also wanted to celebrate those times when we kick off our shoes and have some collective fun: exotic Bulgarian dances, French folk songs, and exquisite music by Erik Satie, reimagined for the 17th century.’The three members of Latitude 37 – two from Australia and one originally from New Zealand – are all graduates of the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, drawn together by their commitment to historically informed performance of 17th- and 18th-century music, and their performances marry scholarship with virtuosity, creative flair and a warm rapport with audiences.Named after the latitudinal position which links Melbourne to New Zealand, the trio has become a firm favourite on the Australasian early music scene, with regular festival appearances, concerts at the Melbourne Recital Centre, tours for Chamber Music New Zealand, numerous broadcasts on ABC Classic and three CD albums, including two ARIA nominations. Its distinctive combination of Baroque violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord opens up a wealth of repertoire that is rarely explored by other Australian ensembles. TRACKLISTING1 TRAD. BULGARIAN arr. Latitude 37 Bulgarjaska 1 & 22 PHILIPP HEINRICH ERLEBACH Sonata Seconda: IV. Sarabande3 ERIK SATIE arr. Latitude 37 Gnossienne No. 34 LEV KNIPPER arr. Latitude 37 Song of the Steppes5 TRAD. FRENCH arr. Latitude 37 Où êtes-vous allés mes belles amourettes6 TRAD. FRENCH arr. Latitude 37 Dedans une plaine7 FRANCESCO CAVALLI Canzona à 3: IV. Passacaglia8 PALESTRINA arr. BASSANO Tota pulchra es9 MARCO UCCELLINI Sonata Seconda ‘La Luciminia Contenta’10 MARIN MARAIS Sonnerie de Sainte-Geneviève du Mont de Paris Latitude 37:Julia Fredersdorff Baroque violinDonald Nicolson harpsichord & organLaura Vaughanviola da gamba & lirone with special guests:Hannah Lane triple harpLizzy Welsh Baroque violinNicholas Pollock theorbo & gallichon
When the mighty Sydney Town Hall Organ, one of the wonders of the musical world, emerged from 12 solid years of repairs and refurbishment in the mid 1980s, the organist chosen to capture its magnificence on disc for the first time was the Australian virtuoso David Drury. This 3CD set begins with that extraordinary recording, made to celebrate the centenary of this unique and glorious instrument: built by William Hill in 1890, the biggest and best-preserved 19th-century Romantic organ in the world.Drury’s flawless technique is coupled with an extraordinary sensitivity to the vast range of tonal colours available on its 8,756 pipes, which range in size from barely 10cm – no bigger than a ball-point pen – to a record-breaking 64 foot (19½ metre) Contra-Trombone stop. There is music of whisper-light delicacy and music of earth-shaking grandeur, and every possible shade and timbre in between. A second disc, released in 1993 and included as CD2 of this collection, continues this magical pairing of master-organist and world-renowned instrument, while extensive liner notes trace the organ’s fascinating history.Disc 3 takes us to Melbourne, where Drury explores the power and the subtlety of another splendid instrument: the T.C. Lewis organ in St Paul’s Cathedral. Across all three discs, Drury offers a dazzling range of repertoire, from monumental organ works by Reger and Liszt to orchestral classics by Bach, Elgar, Saint-Saëns and Wagner, brilliantly arranged for the ‘king of instruments’. This collection also features three thrilling improvisations by Drury himself – the only Australian ever to win the prestigious Tournemire Prize for improvisation. TRACKLISTING CD1 Music for a Grand Organ William Hill & Son Grand Organ, Sydney Town Hall 1 MENDELSSOHN arr. Best War March of the Priests from Athalie2 FRANCK Cantabile3 GIGOUT Toccata4 WAGNER transcr. Lemare Pilgrims’ Chorus from Tannhäuser5 DUPRÉ Cortège et Litanie6 PEETERS Aria7 SAINT-SAËNS transcr. Lemare Danse macabre8 STANFORD Fantasia and Toccata9 DRURY Improvisation on a Theme of Nigel Butterley10 HOLLINS A Song of Sunshine11 MOSZKOWSKI arr. Goss-Custard Romance sans paroles12 KOEHNE Gothic Toccata CD2 Pomp & CircumstanceWilliam Hill & Son Grand Organ, Sydney Town Hall 1 ELGAR transcr. Lemare Pomp and Circumstance No. 12 BACH arr. Phillips Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air3-4 WHITLOCK Sonata in C minor5 LISZT Fantasy and Fugue on the Chorale ‘Ad nos, ad salutarem undam’6 ELGAR arr. Harris Enigma Variations: ‘Nimrod’7 DRURY Improvisation on a Theme of Peter Sculthorpe8 HOLLINS A Trumpet Minuet9 VIERNE Carillon de Westminster CD3 On a Grand ScaleT.C. Lewis Organ, St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne 1-2 SAINT-SAËNS Prelude and Fugue in C major3 DRURY Improvisation4-6 JACKSON Toccata, Chorale and Fugue JONGEN 4 pièces, Op. 37 7 I. Cantabile 8 II. Improvisation – Caprice 9 III. Prière 10 IV. Choral11-12 REGER Fantasy on the Chorale ‘Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme!’ David Drury organ
The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge is unquestionably one of the finest choirs in the world. Founded in the 15th century and drawing on an unbroken tradition of musical excellence, the Choir has captured the hearts of listeners all around the world. Generations of Australian audiences have thrilled to the exquisite beauty of the Choir’s annual Christmas festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, in radio broadcasts from the BBC; in July and August this year, they have the opportunity to hear these inspirational singers in the flesh, as the Choir embarks on a national tour for Musica Viva Australia.To celebrate this event, ABC Classic is delighted to release this limited edition collection of classic King’s College recordings, featuring three of its most respected directors: Stephen Cleobury, David Willcocks and Philip Ledger, and drawing on the repertoire being presented on the Choir’s Australian tour. The album takes us on a journey through the English choral music tradition, from a cappella Renaissance jewels by English masters William Byrd and Orlando Gibbons to the masterpieces of the 20th-century British cathedral tradition: Charles Stanford, Gerald Finzi, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Hubert Parry and, at the heart of the album, Benjamin Britten’s meltingly beautiful and infinitely joyous A Ceremony of Carols, for treble voices and harp.TRACKLISTING 1 GIBBONS Hosanna to the Son of David 2 PURCELL Iehovah, quam multi sunt 3 FINZI Lo, the Full, Final Sacrifice 4 STANFORD For Lo, I Raise Up 5-16 BRITTEN A Ceremony of Carols 17 PURCELL Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences 18 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Valiant-for-Truth 19 BYRD Laudibus in sanctis 20 PARRY I Was Glad Choir of King’s College, Cambridgeconducted bySir Stephen Cleobury (tracks 2, 4–16, 18 and 19)Sir David Willcocks (tracks 3 and 20)Sir Philip Ledger (tracks 1 and 17)Choir of King’s College, Cambridgeconducted bySir Stephen Cleobury (tracks 2, 4–16, 18 and 19)Sir David Willcocks (tracks 3 and 20)Sir Philip Ledger (tracks 1 and 17)
Rescued from the vaults and now available for the first time: two superb tracks by award-winning Australian organist David Drury. Recorded on the 1911 Murray M. Harris Organ in St James’ Church, Los Angeles, this digital EP presents one of the landmarks in 20th-century organ music: Joseph Jongen’s magnificent Sonata Eroica. Intensely beautiful and passionately rhapsodic, the Sonata Eroica traces a musical journey from simple folk melody to mighty fugue, finishing in a radiant burst of joyous sunshine. Drury takes full advantage of the colours and textures available on the Harris organ, bringing to life the grandeur of Jongen’s vision.
ABC Jazz is excited to announce the release of Little Did They Know, an album of beautiful, melodic songs performed by Angela Davis, Tony Gould and Sam Anning.Recorded by producer Mal Stanley at the ABC’s Melbourne studios, it captures three musicians utterly in sync with each other. This trio have performed together quite a bit over the years, and have developed a simple, honest and melodic style, seeking to make things as beautiful as possible. “The recording is inspired by the simplicity and beauty of Bill Frisell’s compositions and improvisations as well as Lee Konitz’s trio record “Alone Together” with Brad Mehldau and Charlie Haden,” says Davis. “All three of us have a deep appreciation of simple, beautiful melodies and I think that comes through on the recording.”Featuring four original compositions by Davis herself, alongside arrangements of works by Haden, Frisell, Sammy Fain and one George Frederic Handel, Little Did They Know brings together three of Australia’s finest jazz musicians for a very special recording.Described by the Age as having ‘an instinctively melodic approach’, Angela Davis is a unique and sought-after musician currently based in Melbourne. She holds a Masters of Music from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and has performed with numerous jazz luminaries including Carla Bley, Steve Swallow, Patti Austin, James Morrison, Dan Tepfer, Linda Oh & Sandy Evans.Pianist Tony Gould is one of Australia’s most respected musicians, with a career spanning more than 50 years of jazz, classical, and more. He has been involved in an extraordinary number of recording projects both as pianist and composer and has been at the forefront of music education in Australia via various tertiary institutions in Melbourne and throughout Australia, and has been a supporting artist to Dave Brubeck, Oscar Peterson, Sarah Vaughan, Jean Luc Ponty, Ray Brown, the Art Ensemble of Chicago and many other distinguished groups.Originally from Fremantle WA, Sam Anning has become an internationally sought-after bassist. He moved to Melbourne and became intensely involved in the jazz scene there, before a scholarship to the prestigious Manhattan School of Music saw him fully immersed in the New York jazz community.
Classic 100: ComposerThe Top Ten & Selected HighlightsWho is your favourite composer?TheClassic 100, Australia’s favourite classical music countdown, this year asked Australia the big question. The votes poured in: for the household names, the ‘one-hit wonders’ and for the unsung heroes, for the giants of the past and the voices of today. Composers of mighty symphonies, grand operas and intimate piano jewels; of timeless meditations, enchanting ballets and stirring film scores. The result was a dazzling array of 100 composers from 15 countries, stretching across nine centuries of music.The full list of names was announced live on air over the long weekend in June, counting down from No. 100 to the ‘winner’, Ludwig van Beethoven, at No. 1. It’s the definitive ranking of Australia’s favourite composers.This 2CD album offers a handy ‘field guide’ to that list: the top ten composers, plus a selection of highlights from across the full hundred, giving a taste of the extraordinary variety of styles, eras and genres. The timeless purity of medieval abbess Hildegard of Bingen; the sultry tangos of Astor Piazzolla. The irrepressible good humour of Haydn; the solemn beauty of Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings; the towering might of Wagner and the delicate flight of Vaughan Williams’ Lark Ascending.It’s a wonderful way to dip your toe into the vast ocean of classical music, or introduce a friend to the glories of these magnificent composers. TRACKLISTCD1Rank1 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5: I. Allegro con brio12 JS BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3: I. Allegro23 MOZART Symphony No. 40: I. Molto allegro34 TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture45 HANDEL Zadok the Priest56 VIVALDI The Four Seasons: Spring: I. Allegro67 CHOPIN Nocturne in E-flat major, Op. 9 No. 278 SCHUBERT Trout Quintet: IV. Theme and Variations89 RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2: I. Moderato910 ELGAR Enigma Variations: Nimrod1011 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending – excerpt11 CD2 1 MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto No. 2: III. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace122 WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark: Main Title153 KATS-CHERNIN Wild Swans:Eliza Aria164 MAHLER Symphony No. 5: IV. Adagietto205 HAYDN Trumpet Concerto: III. Allegro256 HILDEGARD OF BINGEN O eterne Deus337 WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries358 FAURÉ Pavane399 RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito5410 BARBER Adagio for Strings6111 KHACHATURIAN Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia6312 PIAZZOLLA Libertango6413 EINAUDI I giorni6514 PACHELBEL Canon7815 ORFF Carmina burana: O Fortuna99
Classic 100: Composer8CD box setWho is your favourite composer?In 2019, the Classic 100 asked the ultimate musical question: who is the composer you can’t live without?There were those for whom this was an impossible task. One listener compared the process to choosing ‘a favourite child’; another, ‘which limb I couldn't live without’. But Australia did choose – in record numbers. Over 120,000 votes were cast, and every one had a story behind it. We heard the reasons why certain composers are an indelible part of your life: because of memories associated, or the feelings their music evokes, or often a reason beyond words.Beethoven was perhaps an unsurprising winner. For many, he is so important because he reflects the full palette of our own lives. ‘He understands,’ said one voter, deftly capturing his ineffable genius in two words. And while your votes put the top four – rounded out with JS Bach, Mozart and Tchaikovsky – in a league of their own, other composers in the top 100 were often just a handful of votes apart.This boxset brings together music by all 100 of the top composers – more than 10 hours of music across 8 CDs. Celebrate your favourites, and explore some new ones!VOLUME I CD11 BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5: I. Allegro con brio2 JS BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 3: I. Allegro3 MOZART Symphony No. 40: I. Molto allegro4 TCHAIKOVSKY 1812 Overture5 HANDEL Zadok the Priest6 VIVALDI The Four Seasons: Spring: I. Allegro7 CHOPIN Nocturne in E-flat major, Op. 9 No. 28 SCHUBERT Trout Quintet: IV. Theme and Variations9 RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto No. 2: I. Moderato10 ELGAR Enigma Variations: Nimrod11 VAUGHAN WILLIAMS The Lark Ascending – excerpt CD212 MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto No. 2: III. Allegretto non troppo – Allegro molto vivace13 DVOŘÁK New World Symphony: II. Largo14 BRAHMS Symphony No. 4: I. Allegro non troppo15 WILLIAMS Raiders of the Lost Ark: Main Title16 KATS-CHERNIN Wild Swans:Eliza Aria17 SIBELIUS Finlandia18 SCULTHORPE Left Bank Waltz19 PUCCINI La bohème:O soave fanciulla20 MAHLER Symphony No. 5: IV. Adagietto21 VERDI Nabucco:Va’, pensiero22 DEBUSSY Clair de lune CD323 SAINT-SAËNS Organ Symphony: IIb. Maestoso - Allegro24 SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8: II. Allegretto25 HAYDN Trumpet Concerto: III. Allegro26 PÄRT Spiegel im Spiegel27 GERSHWIN Rhapsody in Blue28 RAVEL Boléro29 GRIEG Piano Concerto: I. Allegro molto moderato CD430 EDWARDS Maninyas: III. Second Maninya31 WESTLAKE Antarctica: Penguin Ballet32 PROKOFIEV Montagues and Capulets from Romeo and Juliet33 HILDEGARD OF BINGEN O tu suavissima virga34 BIZET The Pearl Fishers: Duet35 WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries36 GLASS Violin Concerto No. 1: First movement37 SATIE Gymnopédie No. 138 BERNSTEIN Candide: Overture39 FAURÉ Pavane40 MORRICONE The Mission: Gabriel’s Oboe41 R STRAUSS Four Last Songs: Frühling42 HOLST The Planets: Mars, the Bringer of War43 COPLAND Fanfare for the Common Man44 MONTEVERDI Orfeo: Prologue – excerpt VOLUME IICD545 PURCELL Dido and Aeneas: Dido’s Lament46 STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring – excerpt47 SCHUMANN Träumerei48 TELEMANN Tafelmusik: Conclusion49 BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1: III. Finale50 BRITTEN Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes: I. Dawn51 BORODIN Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances52 TALLIS Spem in alium53 LISZT Liebestraum No. 354 RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez: I. Allegro con spirito55 ROSSINI The Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum56 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade: I. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship CD657 BERLIOZ Symphonie fantastique: March to the Scaffold58 GRAINGER Handel in the Strand59 ZIMMER Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl60 CPE BACH Trio Sonata in A major: I. Allegretto61 BARBER Adagio for Strings62 C SCHUMANN Romance No. 163 KHACHATURIAN Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia64 PIAZZOLLA Libertango65 EINAUDI I giorni66 J STRAUSS II Blue Danube Waltz67 JENKINS Benedictus68 RUTTER For the Beauty of the Earth69 BRUCKNER Symphony No. 7: III. Scherzo70 BOCCHERINI Minuet CD771 SMETANA Vltava (The Moldau) – excerpt72 SULLIVAN The Gondoliers: Overture73 ALBINONI Oboe Concerto in D minor: II. Adagio74 MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade and Gnomus75 J STRAUSS I Radetzky March76 BYRD Ave verum corpus77 BARTOK Concerto for Orchestra: II. Giuoco delle coppie78 PACHELBEL Canon79 CORELLI Christmas Concerto: Pastorale80 RICHTER Vivaldi Recomposed: Spring 181 SHORE The Fellowship of the Rings: The Fellowship82 PALESTRINA O beata et benedicta83 FANNY MENDELSSOHN Piano Trio: II. Andante espressivo84 RESPIGHI Ancient Airs and Dances: Bergamasca85 BARRY Out of Africa: Theme86 ALLEGRI Miserere – excerpt CD887 BARTON Kalkadungu Yurdu88 PAGANINI Violin Concerto No. 1: II. Adagio espressivo89 MASSENET Thais: Meditation90 GLANVILLE-HICKS Etruscan Concerto: III. Scherzo91 NYMAN: The Piano: The Heart Asks Pleasure First92 KORNGOLD Die tote Stadt: Glück, das mir verblieb93 KOEHNE Tivoli Dances: I. Santa Ana Freeway94 RAMEAU Les Indes galantes: Overture95 GÓRECKI Symphony of Sorrowful Songs: II. Lento e largo96 WHITWELL She Walks in Beauty97 D SCARLATTI Piano Sonata in G major, Kk45498 VINE Piano Concerto No. 1: 2nd movement99 ORFF Carmina burana: O Fortuna100 POULENC Mélancolie