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John Toal eases listeners into the afternoon with a mix of popular classical music, news, reviews and interviews with local and touring performers.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 - Allegro

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Jonathan Carney.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Herbert von Karajan.
  • John Rutter

    All Things Bright and Beautiful

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers. Performer: City of London Sinfonia. Performer: John Rutter.
  • Ennio Morricone

    Cinema Paradiso

    Performer: James Galway. Performer: London Mozart Players. Performer: Thomas Kochan. Music Arranger: Thomas Kochan.
  • William Walton

    Popular Song from Façade

    Performer: Hallé. Performer: Owain Arwel Hughes.
  • George Gershwin


    Performer: Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Edo de Waart.
  • Nicola Benedetti, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra & Rory MacDonald

    My Love is Like a Red Red Rose

    Music Arranger: Paul Campbell.
  • Hubert Parry

    Music, when Soft Voices Die

    Performer: Ulster Youth Choir. Performer: Dominic Peckham.
  • Aleksander Debicz

    A Letter to Mr Newman

    Performer: Aleksander Debicz.
  • Joseph Haydn

    3rd Movt Allegro from Concerto in E flat for Trumpet & Orchestra

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
  • Marcello

    Canon Triplex: In omnem terram exivit sonus eorum

    Performer: VOCES 8. Performer: Les Inventions. Performer: Barnaby Smith. Performer: Patrick Ayrton.
  • Percy Grainger

    Molly on the Shore

    Performer: Joanne Quigley. Performer: David Quigley. Music Arranger: Kreisler.
  • Joseph Haydn

    “Die Sonne Steigt” Trio and Chorus from The Seasons

    Performer: Genia Kühmeier. Performer: Werner Güra. Performer: Christian Gerhaher. Performer: Arnold Schönberg Chor. Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien. Performer: Harnoncourt.
  • John W. Duarte

    “House of the Rising Sun” from Joan Baez Suite

    Performer: Sharon Isbin.
  • Anúna

    The Rising of the Sun/Éirí na gréine

    Music Arranger: Michael McGlynn.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Brindisi) from La Traviata

    Performer: Anna Netrebko. Performer: Rolando Villazón.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etude tableau Op.33 No.6

    Performer: Sean Rooney.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Danse espagnole

    Performer: Ioana Petcu-Colan. Performer: Ruth McGinley. Music Arranger: Fritz Kreisler.
  • Harold Arlen

    Somewhere over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz)

    Performer: Ruth McGinley. Music Arranger: Keith Jarrett.
  • Vittorio Monti


    Performer: Gillian McCutcheon. Performer: Michael Harrison.
  • Astor Piazzolla


    Performer: Craig Ogden. Performer: Milos Milivojevic.