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   Bach
       Air on the G String, from Suite No.3 in D (Bach) (Suite)

1    Air on the G String, from Suite No 3 in D

       Minuet from French Suite No.3, BWV 814 (Bach) (Suite)

1    Minuet from French Suite No 3, BWV 814

       Suite No.2 in B minor for flute and strings, 8th movement 'Badinerie'. (Bach) (Suite)

1    Main theme


   Bizet
       Adagietto from L'Arlesienne Suite No.1. (Bizet) (Suite)

1    A slow lyrical melody played by the string section.

       Berceuse: la poupee (Bizet) (Suite)

1    A lovely slow lyrical tune on the violins.

       Carillon from L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (Bizet) (Suite)

1    The french horn plays a sort of bell-like ground, which becomes the backdrop for the violin theme.


2    This is the main tune of the carillon, played on the violin.

       Duo: petit mari, petite femme (Bizet) (Suite)

1    A duet betwenn violin and cello

       Farandole from L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (Bizet) (Suite)

1    A fortissimo orchestral tutti starts up this enegetic theme in D minor


2    Second theme of the farandole is a fast flute dance tune accompanied by drums.

       Galop: le bal (Bizet) (Suite)

1    An energetic tune, with the strings racing away.

       Impromptu: la toupie (Bizet) (Suite)

1    Main tune

       Marche :trompette et tambour (Bizet) (Suite)

1    Heaps of trumpets contribute to the martial sound.

       Menuet from L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (Bizet) (Suite)

1    A lovely tune by the flute accompanied by the harp

       Minuetto from L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (Bizet) (Suite)

1    The first section of the minuet is a sprightly tune in C minor


2    the second section is a slow melody in Ab major

       Pastorale from L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (Bizet) (Suite)

1    Main tune

       Prelude or Overture to L'Arlesienne Suite No.1. (Bizet) (Suite)

1    The overture/prelude opens with an energetic tutti in C minor


2    It is followed by a lyrical calm tune in Ab major.


   Brahms
       Hungarian Dance No.1 in G minor (Brahms) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Hungarian Dance No.2 in D minor (Brahms) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Hungarian Dance No.3 in F major (Brahms) (Suite)

1    main theme

       Hungarian Dance No.4 in F minor (Brahms) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Hungarian Dance No.5 in F# minor (Brahms) (Suite)

1    First theme, in the minor


2    Second theme, in tonic major

       Hungarian Dance No.6 in Db major (Brahms) (Suite)

1    Main theme


   De-Séverac
       Cerdaña 1. En Tartane (L'Arrivée En Cerdagne). (De-Séverac) (Suite)

1    Introductory free-flowing arpeggios.

       Cerdaña 2. Les Fetes (Souvenir De Puigcerda) (De-Séverac) (Suite)

1    Very quiet introductory passage

       Cerdaña 3. Menetriers Et Glaneuses (Souvenir D'Un Pelerinage À Font-Romeu) (De-Séverac) (Suite)

1    A dramatic start to a lively movement.

       Cerdaña 4. Les Muletiers Devant Le Christ De Llivia (Complainte) (De-Séverac) (Suite)

1    con dolore.

       Cerdaña 5. Le Retour Des Muletiers (De-Séverac) (Suite)

1    Allegro


   Dvořák
       Serenade for Strings in E Op 22 1st movement (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    Serenade for Strings in E Op 22 1st Movt

       Serenade for Strings in E Op 22 2nd movement - Tempo di Valse (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    Serenade for strings in E Op 22 2nd Movt - Tempo di Valse


2    Second theme forms a contrast in a distant key

       Serenade for Strings in E Op 22 3rd movement (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Serenade for Strings in E Op 22 4th movement (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Serenade for Strings in E Op 22 5th movement (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Slavonic Dance Op 46 No.1 in C (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    An extremely lively scherzo-like tune opens this work.


2    Another lively melody that goes round and round

       Slavonic Dance Op 46 No.2 in E minor (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Slavonic Dance Op 46 No.3 in Ab (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Slavonic Dance Op 46 No.4 in F (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Slavonic Dance Op 46 No.5 in A (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Slavonic Dance Op 46 No.6 in D (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Slavonic Dance Op 46 No.7 in C minor (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Slavonic Dance Op 46 No.8 in G minor (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    First theme

       Slavonic Dance Op 72 No.2 in E minor (Dvořák) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


   Elgar
       Serenade for Strings - 3rd movement Allegretto (Elgar) (Suite)

1    First theme

       Serenade for Strings - Larghetto (Elgar) (Suite)

1    Main theme


   Fauré
       Berceuse from Dolly Suite Op 56 (Fauré) (Suite)

1    Berceuse from Dolly Suite Op 56

       Le Pas Espagnol (Fauré) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


   Gomersall
       California (from West To East - Suite for Orchestra) (Gomersall) (Suite)

1    Introductory theme on unison brass - quote from "Good Vibrations"


2    Beach Volleyball - first violins


3    Wildflowers at Point Lobos - French Horns


4    San Francisco - trumpets


5    Misty rocks at Big Sur - oboes


6    Magical Carmel - first violins


7    El Capitan at Yosemite (trumpets, violins, horns)

       New Orleans (from West To East - Suite for Orchestra) (Gomersall) (Suite)

1    Down on the Levee.


2    Le Vieux Carré -the French Quarter of New Orleans. Dixieland jazz. Trumpet.


3    Mississippi Paddle Boat - theme on horns.


4    Algiers Point - theme on clarinets

       Planter's Song, from Savannah, from West-to East Suite (Gomersall) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Sailor's Song, from Savannah, from West-to East Suite (Gomersall) (Suite)

1    This is wriiten in the style of an old sea shanty, with a declamatory line (on woodwinds) alternating with a chorus (on strings).

       Savannah (from West to East - Suite for Orchestra) (Gomersall) (Suite)

1    Colonial Sailor's Song. This is wriiten in the style of an old sea shanty, with a declamatory line (on woodwinds) alternating with a chorus (on strings).


2    Chippewa Square. The peace and tranquillity of this place is depicted with a calm slow tune on violins, accompanied by rapid but harmonious figure on cellos, and with occasional toots by the flutes.


3    The Planter's Song. The cellos start to play their tuneful riff, possibly kidding listeners that this is the actual theme, but the trumpet then bursts in with a very jolly tune.


4    Cold evening at Tybee Island.This beach is probably packed with swimmers and surfers on a warm sunny day, but in this scene the oboes and the pulsating strings depict a deserted beach on a cold evening.


5    Fort Pulanski. Side drums and a trumpet fanfare introduce this military episode. Later the tempo accelerates leading to a huge tutti crash, as the fort's walls are breached by accurate and deadly cannon fire. Calm then returns to Savannah in the coda of this movement.

       The South-West (from West To East - Suite for Orchestra) (Gomersall) (Suite)

1    Grand Canyon.


2    The Lost Tribe of Sinagua


3    Hispanic Festival


4    Pueblo Lament

       The South-West (from West To East - Suite for Orchestra) - Live recording by Unley Symphony Orchestra - (Gomersall) (Suite)

1    Grand Canyon.


2    The Lost Tribe of Sinagua


3    Hispanic Festival


4    Pueblo Lament


   Grieg
       Ingrid's Complaint, from Peer Gynt Suite II (Grieg) (Suite)

1    Dramatic opening theme

       Peer Gynt Op 46 No.1 - Morning Mood (Grieg) (Suite)

1    Peer Gynt Op 46 No 1 'Morning Mood'

       Peer Gynt Op 46 No.2 Ase's Death (Grieg) (Suite)

1    Peer Gynt Op 46 No 2 'Ase's Death'

       Peer Gynt Op 46 No.3 - Anitra's Dance (Grieg) (Suite)

1    Peer Gynt Op 46 No 3 'Anitra's Dance'

       Peer Gynt Op 46 No.4 - In the Hall of the Mountian King (Grieg) (Suite)

1    Peer Gynt Op 46 No 4 - 'In the Hall of the Mountian King'

       Sarabande, from Holberg Suite II (Aus Holberg's Zeit) (Grieg) (Suite)

1    Main tune

       Solveig's Song, from Peer Gynt Suite No.2, Op 55. (Grieg) (Suite)

1    Introductory melancholy strain.


2    Main theme, still in the minor key


3    A cheerful contrasting theme in the major key.


   Handel
       Bourrée - Music for the Royal Fireworks (Handel) (Suite)

1    Bourrée - Music for the Royal Fireworks

       Fanfare (La Rejouissance) - Music for the Royal Fireworks (Handel) (Suite)

1    Fanfare (La Rejouissance) - Music for the Royal Fireworks

       La Paix, from the Fireworks Music (Handel) (Suite)

1    Main theme 'Largo alla Siciliana'

       Overture to Music for the Royal Fireworks. (Handel) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Water Music, 1 Overture - Largo - Allegro (Handel) (Suite)

1    First theme

       Water Music, 2 Second movement - Adagio e Staccato (Handel) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 4th Movement (Handel) (Suite)

1    Water Music, 4th Movement

       Water Music, 6th Movement (Handel) (Suite)

1    Water Music, 6th Movement

       Water Music, 7th Movement, Air in F (Handel) (Suite)

1    Water Music, 7th Movement, Air in F

       Water Music, 8 Eighth movement - Minuet for French Horn (Handel) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 9 Ninth movement - Bouree - Presto (Handel) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 10 Tenth movement - Hornpipe (Handel) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 11 Eleventh movement - Hornpipe (Handel) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Water Music, 13 "Alla Hornpipe", 13th Movement (Handel) (Suite)

1    Main theme


   Holst
       Planets Suite - 1 - Mars the Bringer of War. (Holst) (Suite)

1    Mars the Bringer of War from the Planets

       Planets Suite - 2 - Venus the Bringer of Peace. (Holst) (Suite)

1    Venus the Bringer of Peace from the Planets

       Planets Suite - 3 - Mercury the Winged Messemger. (Holst) (Suite)

1    Mercury the Winged Messemger from the Planets

       Planets Suite - 4 - Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity (Holst) (Suite)

1    Planets Suite - Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity - Theme 1 - Opening


2    Theme 2, a bold statement by the horns.


3    Theme 3, again the horns dominate.


4    Theme 4, horns yet again!


5    Theme 5 "I vow to thee my country", a majestic tune introduced by the cellos.

       Planets Suite - 5 - Saturn, the bringer of old age. (Holst) (Suite)

1    Slow augmented chords precede this lugubrious theme on the horns.

       Planets Suite - 6 - Uranus the Magician. (Holst) (Suite)

1    The brass casts the magician's spell, 4 mysterious notes - G Eb A B.

       Planets Suite - 7 - Neptune the Mystic. (Holst) (Suite)

1    Flutes and bass flute open with this pianissimo theme.


   Mendelssohn
       Midsummer Night's Dream - Intermezzo (Mendelssohn) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme


3    Third theme


4    Fourth theme, a jolly tune on the bassoon

       Midsummer Night's Dream - Notturno (Mendelssohn) (Suite)

1    First theme, introduced on the horn.

       Midsummer Night's Dream - Overture Op. 21 (Mendelssohn) (Suite)

1    Theme 1 is fairy-quiet delicate introduction on the strings.


2    This 2nd theme comes in with a huge blast on the brass,


3    the 3rd theme is much quieter than the second, re-introducing the fairy-tale quality of the overture.


4    This 4th theme is another lively one, contrasting with the 3rd theme.

       Midsummer Night's Dream - Scherzo (Mendelssohn) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       Wedding March from Midsummer Night's Dream (Mendelssohn) (Suite)

1    Main theme


   Prokofiev
       Bird's theme from Peter and the Wolf (flute) (Prokofiev) (Suite)

1    Bird's theme on flute.

       Peter and the Wolf - Cat Theme (clarinet) (Prokofiev) (Suite)

1    Peter and the Wolf - Cat Theme on clarinet

       Peter and the Wolf - Grandfather's Theme (double bass) (Prokofiev) (Suite)

1    Peter and the Wolf - Grandfather's Theme on double-bass.

       Peter's theme from Peter and the Wolf (strings) (Prokofiev) (Suite)

1    Peter and the Wolf - Peter's Theme by the strings.


   Purcell
       Minuet from Keyboard Suit No.1 in G (Purcell) (Suite)

1    Minuet from Keyboard Suit No 1 in G


   Rimsky-Korsakov
       Scheherezade Op 35 (Abridged for chamber ensemble) (Rimsky-Korsakov) (Suite)

1    Scheherezade Op 35 (Abridged for chamber ensemble)

       Scheherezade Op 35 1st movement - The Sea and Sinbad's Ship (Rimsky-Korsakov) (Suite)

1    The Sea and Sinbad's Ship, dramatic opening in octaves, possibly depicting the cruel sultan.


2    The 2nd theme, depicting Sheherazade, makes an enormous contrast, a light fluttering tune high up on a solo violin, accompanied by the harp.


3    the 3rd theme on first violins seems to surge higher and higher with the waves, with huge splashes on pizzicato strings.


4    The weather seems to be calming down as the 4th theme, on clarinets and bassoons, appears.


5    The calm after the storm is expressed by this 5th theme played by the flutes.

       Scheherezade Op 35 2nd movement - The Story of the Kalander Prince (Rimsky-Korsakov) (Suite)

1    The Story of the Kalander Prince opens with Sheherezade's soaring violin theme.


2    The first main theme emerges on the high register of the bassoon, giving a very exotic 'oriental' effect.


3    The 2nd theme is a variant of the first, played by the oboes.


4    The 3rd theme is a strident and dramatic outburst on the trombones, followed by a faster but more subdued echo on the trumpets, in a very distant key.

       Scheherezade Op 35 3rd movement - The Young Prince and Princess (Rimsky-Korsakov) (Suite)

1    The Young Prince and Princess - 1st theme, possibly representing the princess.


2    The 2nd theme on clarinet is a little livelier, perhaps this is the theme of the Young Prince.

       Scheherezade Op 35 4th movement - Festival at Bagdad (Rimsky-Korsakov) (Suite)

1    Scheherezade Op 35 4th Movt - Festival at Bagdad, Intro - The Sultan again.


2    The 2nd theme on flutes introduces a lighter, more festive atmosphere.


   Saint-Saens
       Suite Algerienne, 3rd movement. Reverie du Soir. Allegro - andantino (Saint-Saens) (Suite)

1    Intro to Reverie du soir


2    Main tune of Reverie du soir

       Suite Algerienne, 4th movement. Marche Militaire Francaise. (Saint-Saens) (Suite)

1    First theme


2    Second theme

       The Swan, from Carnival of the Animals (Saint-Saens) (Suite)

1    The Swan, from Carnival of the Animals


   Satie
       Gymnopédie No.1 (Satie) (Suite)

1    Gymnopedie No.1

       Gymnopédie No.2 (Satie) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Gymnopédie No.3 (Satie) (Suite)

1    Main theme


   Schumann
       About Strange Lands and People, from Scenes from Childhood Op 15 (Schumann) (Suite)

1    About Strange Lands and People, from Scenes from Childhood Op 15

       Arlequin from Carnaval Op 9 (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Arlequin from Carnaval Op 9

       Papillons. 1. Introduzione and Piece No.1 - Moderato (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Papillons - Introduzione


2    Papillon number 1.

       Papillons. 2. Presto (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Introductory arpeggios


2    Presto,Main tune

       Papillons. 3. Pomposo (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Pomposo main theme 'Grandfather's dance'.

       Papillons. 4. Allegretto vivace (Schumann) (Suite)

1    main theme

       Papillons. 5. Allegretto cantabile (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Papillons. 6. Allegro molto (Schumann) (Suite)

1    main theme

       Papillons. 7. Semplice (Schumann) (Suite)

1    main theme

       Papillons. 8. Allegro con brio (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Main theme

       Papillons. 9. Presto (Schumann) (Suite)

1    main theme

       Papillons. 10. MeNo.mosso (Schumann) (Suite)

1    After some heavy pomposo thumping, this flowing lyrical melody emerges.

       Papillons. 11. Allegro con spirito (Schumann) (Suite)

1    After a chordal dominant tonic intro, this is the main sprightly tune.

       Papillons. 12. Finale (Schumann) (Suite)

1    This finale starts with the grandfather's dance, then recaps earlier tunes, then dies out as the clock strikes 6 a.m.

       Perfectly Contended - from Scenes from Childhood Op 15 No.5 Gluckes genug (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Perfectly Contended - from Scenes from Childhood Op 15 no 5 Gluckes genug

       Pleading Child (from Scenes from Childhood Op. 15) (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Pleading Child (from Scenes from Childhood Op. 15)

       Préambule from Carnaval Op 9 (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Préambule - quasi maestoso


2    Préambule - piu mosso

       Träumerei (No.7 from Scenes from Childhood) (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Träumerei (No 7 from Scenes from Childhood)

       Wild Horseman from Album for the Young No.8 (Schumann) (Suite)

1    Wild Horseman from Album for the Young No 8


   Sibelius
       Intermezzo from Karelia Suite Op 11 (Sibelius) (Suite)

1    Intermezzo from Karelia Suite Op 11

       March from Karelia Suite for Orchestra, Op 11 (Sibelius) (Suite)

1    March from Karelia Suite for Orchestra, Op 11


2    Second theme of Karelia March, on brass and woodwind.

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