Does A sound like B? Can you hear Waltzing Matilda in the Hummel?
Something to listen out for in this programme?

Playlist: 19 April 2020

  • Beethoven: Mass in C: Benedictus. New Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus/ Carlo Maria Giulini.
  • Liszt: Orpheus. London PO/ Bernard Haitink.
  • Vivaldi: La Cetra: excerpt from concerto no.9: 1st movement. Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
  • Hummel: Mandolin Concerto: II. Andante.  I Solisti di Fiesole.
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata no.8 in C minor “Pathetique”. II. Adagio.
  • Trad. English: Blow The Wind Southerly. Shekku Kenneh-Mason, vlc.
  • Haydn: Cello Concerto in C: II. Adagio. Jacqueline du Pre, vlc. English CO/ Daniel Barenboim.
  • Strauss: Tales from the Vienna Woods (introduction). Vienna SO/ Richard Stolz.


  • Picture: Original lyrics of Waltzing Matilda c.1895. Music by Christina Rutherford Macpherson (1864-1936) based on a remembered tune. Words by A.B. (Banjo) Paterson (1864-1941). Music and lyrics written down by Christina Macpherson ink on paper; 31.0 x 24.8cm Manuscript Collection National Library of Australia