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Benaud Trio - Video Killed the Radio Star     Classical, Cover Version 14/12/2016
Pianist Amir Farid, violinist Lachlan Bramble, and cellist Ewen Bramble have established themselves as performers of the standard repertoire, works by Australian composers and music with a pop/jazz influence.
Pianist Amir Farid, violinist Lachlan Bramble, and cellist Ewen Bramble have created an uplifting and joyful rendition of a crowd favourite.

Other tracks by Benaud Trio:  The Luckiest  -  Jacksonmania!
James Morrison & the James Morrison Academy Jazz Orchestra - Georgia On My Mind     Jazz 14/12/2016
Performing with his Academy Jazz Orchestra, Morrison presents both the thrill of a live set and the intimacy of a studio session, all released for the first time!
A jazzy upbeat version of 'Georgia On My Mind'.

Other tracks by James Morrison & the James Morrison Academy Jazz Orchestra:  (Back Home Again In) Indiana  -  You're Always Here
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra - Sleigh Ride     Classical, Cover Version 13/12/2016
Take a symphony orchestra, add a 100-voice choir, stir in your favourite festive tunes and sprinkle over a pinch of musical magic. The result? The finest kind of Symphonic Christmas.
Delius' brisk Sleigh Ride is a lyrical work capturing the journey of a moonlit sleigh ride through the snow.

Other tracks by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra:  The Christmas Song  -  Jingle Bells Overture
Australian World Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle - Symphony No. 8 in C minor (1890 version) - I. Allegro moderato     Classical 23/09/2016
The Australian World Orchestra moves from strength to strength with its latest release: Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle and recorded live at the Sydney Opera House.
Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 is the perfect choice of repertoire for such a brilliant ensemble: intimate yet profound in its emotional journey, and radiantly beautiful. The performances under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle left audiences and critics hailing the event as ‘a sublime rendition of the infinite in sound’.

West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch - Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 - IV. Adagio – Più andante – Allegro non troppo, ma con brio     Classical 23/09/2016
Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist. Brahms composed for piano, organ, chamber ensembles, symphony orchestra, and for voice and chorus.
Brahms' Highly-Praised Symphonies, Conducted By West Australian Symphony Orchestra Principal Conductor Asher Fisch

When Brahms' First Symphony received its premiere, it was immediately described as 'Beethoven's Tenth' – the highest praise possible, acclaiming Brahms as the successor to the greatest symphonist of all.

Other tracks by West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Asher Fisch:  Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90 - III. Poco allegretto  -  Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 - III. Allegro giocoso
Emma Matthews - Gounod Roméo et Juliette: Je veux vivre (Juliette)     Classical 06/09/2016
Emma Matthews is an Australian lyric coloratura soprano, noted for operatic roles, also popular on the concert stage. Matthews has been renowned as the finest Australian soprano of her generation.
Agony and Ecstasy opens with a joyful expression of young love by Juliet in Gounod’s Shakespeare-inspired opera: ‘I want to live in this heady dream forever!’

Other tracks by Emma Matthews:  Verdi La traviata: Addio del passato (Violetta)  -  Bellini I puritani: Quì la voce sua soave ... Vien, diletto (Elvira)
The Australian Voices - Misra Chappu     Classical, Acappella 10/08/2016
Founded in 1993, The Australian Voices is dedicated to championing new Australian vocal music.
Reverie is a deeply engrossing journey through a kaleidoscope of contemporary culture, politics and sensibility; it’s also a celebration of the humour, nuance and sheer beauty of the human voice.

Other tracks by The Australian Voices:  Elegy – In Memoriam Rupert Brooke  -  Words That Turn into Other Words
Jeremy Rose and The Earshift Orchestra - The Marauder Within     Jazz, Soundscapes 20/07/2016
Sydney saxophonist/composer Jeremy Rose is at the forefront of contemporary jazz and creative music.
Iron in the Blood is a captivating new album exploring the rich tapestry of Australia’s colonial past. Featuring music by award-winning saxophonist/composer Jeremy Rose.

Other tracks by Jeremy Rose and The Earshift Orchestra:  Norfolk Island  -  The Melancholy Bush (Wild Colonial Boy)
Paul Grabowsky, Daniel Ngukurr Boy Wilfred, David Yipininy Wilfred, Monash Art Ensemble - First Dawn     Jazz, Indigenous, Soundscapes 17/06/2016
David Yipininy Wilfred, the traditional djunggayi (manager) of the manikay of the country of Nyilipidgi, and his brother Daniel Ngukurr Boy Wilfred, with the Monash Art Ensemble and Paul Grabowsky.
Nyilipidgi presents an almost transcendental integration of jazz and Wagilak manikay - which both have a shared foundation in the musical and aesthetic principles of freedom and expression; the rhythmic groove of their respective instrumentation's further add a sense of shared time.

Other tracks by Paul Grabowsky, Daniel Ngukurr Boy Wilfred, David Yipininy Wilfred, Monash Art Ensemble:  Cycles  -  The First Dance
Tamara Anna Cislowska, Elena Kats-Chernin - Butterflying     Classical 27/05/2016
Tamara-Anna Cislowska is one of Australia’s most acclaimed pianists.
Performed by ARIA-Award winner Tamara-Anna Cislowska and the composer herself, Butterflying is the first major survey of the piano music of Elena Kats-Chernin.

Other tracks by Tamara Anna Cislowska, Elena Kats-Chernin:  Russian Rag  -  Eliza’s Aria
Queensland Symphony Orchestra - Gelibolu     Classical 06/05/2016
Queensland Symphony Orchestra is renowned for its high quality, breath-taking performances of both classical and modern compositions that engage audiences of all musical tastes, interests and ages.
The Gallipoli Symphony is a major composition produced by internationally respected composers from Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. It represents the first time ever that composers from three nations that fought in the campaign have collaborated on a single commemorative work of this scale.

Other tracks by Queensland Symphony Orchestra:  Thoughts of Home  -  Future
Genevieve Lacey - Amarilli (Jacob van Eyck)     Classical 22/04/2016
Genevieve Lacey is a recorder virtuoso, serial collaborator and artistic director.
Recorder virtuosa Genevieve Lacey explores gardens, real and imagined, old and new – from the original ‘Pleasure Garden’, a series of exquisite musical vignettes by the Dutch nobleman Jacob van Eyck, to contemporary compositions contemplating our relationship with the botanical world.

Other tracks by Genevieve Lacey:  Bee Halo (Jan Bang and Genevieve Lacey  -  Daphne (Jacob van Eyck, Jan Bang and Genevieve Lacey)
Kate Miller-Heidke / Opera Australia - Flinch’s Dream     Pop 20/04/2016
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.
The Rabbits is an evocative and deeply moving story. Adapted from the haunting picture book by John Marsden and Shaun Tan, it tells of colonisation, displacement and, ultimately, of hope.

Other tracks by Kate Miller-Heidke / Opera Australia:  Kite Song  -  Where?
Nicole Car - Gounod Ah, je ris de me voir si belle (Jewel Song)     Classical 20/04/2016
Nicole is one of the brightest stars on the international opera scene.
Gounod’s Marguerite trembles with excitement as she sees herself in new-found jewels.

Other tracks by Nicole Car:  Puskai pogibnu ya (Tatyana’s Letter Scene)  -  Vendulka’s Lullaby: Hajej, můj andílku (Hush-a-bye, my angel)
Sally Maer - The Parting Glass     Classical 20/04/2016
Sally Maer is a cellist based in Sydney.
The mist-covered hills and cosy firesides of Scotland, Ireland and Wales have long inspired music of enchantment and beauty. From haunting melodies to exuberant reels, from traditional tunes to uplifting songs of today, join cellist Sally Maer as she celebrates the Celtic muse.

Other tracks by Sally Maer:  MacDonald’s Reel  -  You Raise Me Up feat. Teddy Tahu Rhodes & David Hobson
Seraphim Trio - Piano Trio in G major– II. Largo con espressione     Classical 20/04/2016
Australia's pre-eminent piano trio with Anna Goldsworthy (piano) Helen Ayres (violin) and Timothy Nankervis (cello).
Beethoven’s trios are amongst the finest works in the chamber canon, taking the form spawned by Mozart and Haydn and developing it into a musical genre which reached symphonic proportions in its musical language and virtuosity.

Other tracks by Seraphim Trio:  Piano Trio in D major ‘Ghost’ – I. Allegro vivace e con brio  -  Piano Trio in B-flat major – III. Tema con variazioni
The Idea of North - Flame Trees     Jazz 18/04/2016
The Idea of North are an Australian a cappella vocal ensemble founded in Canberra.
The classic Cold Chisel ballad, re-imagined for a Capella voices.

Other tracks by The Idea of North:  Angel  -  A Sailor’s Lament
Henry Wagons - Santa Fe     Rock, Alternative Country 05/02/2016
Henry Wagons is a Melbourne musician whose debut solo record "After What I Did Last Night..." is slated for release on February 12th and features his new single "Santa Fe".
Santa Fe is a rollicking, arse-kicking alternative country / Americana tinged track that takes the listener on a journey as only Henry Wagons can.
A great vibe, sure to set radio playlists alight to close out summer!

MUSIC DIRECTOR PICK: Andrew Khedoori, 2ser 107.3, Sydney (NSW)

Amy Dickson - Song of Home     Classical 10/10/2015
Twice Grammy-nominated Amy Dickson made history by becoming the first saxophonist and the first Australian to win the Classic BRIT Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year.
Song of Home, which in the words of the composer Peter Sculthorpe ‘sings of the love that Indigenous inhabitants have for their island home, the place where they and their ancestors were born’.

Other tracks by Amy Dickson:  The Siduri Dances  -  Full Moon Dances
Burkhard Dallwitz - Our Hawkesbury     Classical 10/10/2015
Burkhard Dallwitz is one of Australia’s foremost screen composers, with a number of internationally acclaimed works to his name.
Based on Kate Grenville’s multi-award-winning bestselling novel, the two part mini-series The Secret River tells the deeply personal story of Will and Sal Thornhill, early convict colonists in New South Wales. It stars Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Sarah Snook, Lachy Hulme and Tim Minchin.

Other tracks by Burkhard Dallwitz:  My Place  -  A Secret River