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25 May 2019

BRAHMS: Rhapsody in B minor Op 79/1 - Hélène Grimaud (pno) (DG 477 5719)

FAURÉ: Pavane - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (UNIVERSAL 99072)

DVORÁK: Serenade in E for strings Op 22 - CO of Europe/Alexander Schneider (ASV CD COE 801)

HUBAY: Variations in D minor on a Hungarian Theme Op 72 - Hagai Shaham (vln), BBC Scottish SO/Martyn Brabbins (Hyperion CDA 67367)

1:00 approx

BACH: Partita No 3 in A minor BWV827 - András Schiff (pno) (ECM 4766991)

MOZART: Symphony No 41 in C K551, Jupiter - Freiburg Baroque Orch/René Jacobs (HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 90 1958)

WIENIAWSKI: Legend - Ben Baker (vln), Julian Dyson (pno) (Ben Baker BBCD 01)

2:00 approx

TELEMANN: Suite in A minor - Jean-Pierre Rampal (fl/dir), Jerusalem Music Centre CO (CBS MK 35133)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 1 in C Op 21 - Minnesota Orch/Osmo Vänskä (BIS SACD 1716)

KHACHATURIAN: Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia, from Spartacus - Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra/Miguel Harth-Bedoya (Universal 99172)

3:00 approx

DELIUS: Poem of Life & Love - Royal Scottish National Orch/David Lloyd-Jones (DUTTON CDLX 7264)

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata No 21 in Bb D960 - Adam Laloum (pno) (Mirare MIR299)

4:00 approx

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Oboe Concerto in A minor - Ruth Bolister (ob), Elgar CO/Stephen Bell (ASV CD DCA 1173)

BRAHMS: String Sextet No 2 in G Op 36 - Isaac Stern, Cho-Liang Lin (vlns), Jaime Laredo, Michael Tree (vlas), Yo-Yo Ma, Sharon Robinson (cellos) (SONY S2K 45820)

5:00 approx

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 4 in F minor Op 36 (1) - Anthony Goldstone (pno), Caroline Clemmow (pno) (Divine Art 25020)

STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No 1 in Eb - David Pyatt (horn), Britten Sinfonia/Nicholas Cleobury (EMI CD EMX 2238)

STATHAM: Elena's Waltz - Puertas Quartet (Atoll ACD 881)

DEBUSSY: Menuet, from Suite Bergamasque - John Chen (pno) (RNZ UB13)

FARRENC: Symphony No 1 in C minor Op 32 (3) - North German Radio Phil/Johannes Goritzki (CPO 999 603)

CPE BACH: Oboe Concerto in Eb Wq165 (1) - Machiko Takahashi (fl), Concertgebouw CO/Roland Kieft (Brilliant Classics 93988)

ELGAR: Chanson de matin Op 15/2 - Nigel Kennedy (vln), Peter Pettinger (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8380)

MOZART arr Isserlis: Geme la tortorella, from La finta giardiniera, K196 - Steven Isserlis (cello/dir), Bremen German Chamber Phil (Hyperion CDA 68162)

26 May 2019

VEJVANOVSKÝ: Balletti in five parts - Ars Antiqua Austria/Gunar Letzbor (dir) (SYMPHONIA SY 96151)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 5 in C minor Op 10/1 - András Schiff (pno) (ECM 1942 (476 3100))

MENDELSSOHN: String Symphony No 2 in D - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Hyperion CDA 66561/3)

TIPPETT: Concerto for double string orchestra - Scottish CO/Michael Tippett (Virgin VC 7 90701)

1:00 approx

DVORÁK: Two Waltzes Op 54 - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ UB11)

WILLIAMS: Penillion - Ray Allan (tpt), Royal Phil/Charles Groves (Lyrita SRCD 323)

BRAHMS: Liebeslieder Waltzes Op 52 - Barbara Bonney (sop), Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Kurt Streit (ten), Olaf Bär (bar), Helmut Deutsch, Bengt Forsberg (pno duet) (EMI CDC 5 55430)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in Bb D935/3 - Maria Joao Pires (pno) (DG 457 550)

2:00 approx

SCHUMANN: Andante & Variations in Bb Op 46 - François Salque (cello), Victor Julien-Laferrière (cello), Bruno Schneider (horn), Frank Braley, Eric Lesage (pno duo) (Alpha 135)

RHEINBERGER: Mass in Eb Op 109 - Phoenix Bach Choir, Kansas City Chorale/Charles Bruffy (Chandos CHSA 5055)

CANNABICH: Symphony No 50 in D minor - Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.55434)

DEBUSSY: Nuages, from Nocturnes - Cleveland Orch/Pierre Boulez (DG 439 896)

3:00 approx

CHOPIN: Piano Sonata No 2 in Bb minor Op 35 - Aimi Kobayashi (pno) (Warner Classics 9029570479)

SPOHR: Violin Concerto No 8 in A minor Op 47 - Hilary Hahn (vln), Swedish Radio SO/Eiji Oue (DG 477 6232)

ARNOLD: Clarinet Sonatina Op 29 - Murray Khouri (cl), Peter Pettinger (pno) (Continuum CCD 1038)

BORODIN arr Rimsky-Korsakov: Nocturne, from String Quartet No 2 in D - St Petersburg Camerata (NEWTON 880 2097)

4:00 approx

MUNKTELL: Suite for large orchestra - Gävle Symphony Orchestra/Tobias Ringborg (Sterling CDS1066)

SIBELIUS: Pelleas & Melisande Op 46 - Estonian National SO/Paavo Järvi (Virgin 5 45493)

LILBURN: Piano Sonatina No 1 - Margaret Nielsen (pno) (EX KIWI SLD 78)

DVORÁK: Serenade in E for strings Op 22 (1) - CO of Europe/Alexander Schneider (asv CD COE 801)

5:00 approx

D'INDY: Fantasy on French Popular Themes - Albrecht Mayer (ob), ASMF/Mathias Mönius (Decca 478 2564)

MARTINU: Concerto in D for two violins & orchestra - Sarah Nemtanu (vln), Deborah Nemtanu (vln), Marseille PO/Lawrence Foster (Pentatone PTC5186658)

RACHMANINOV: Prelude No 3 in E Major, Op 32 - Colin Horsley (pno) (Atoll ACD 442)

BRAHMS: String Quintet No 1 in F Op 88 (3) - New Zealand String Quartet, Maria Lambros (vla) (Naxos 8.573455)

HANDEL: Concerto in F HWV331 - English Chamber Orchestra/Raymond Leppard (Philips 422 949)

BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 1 in C Op 21 (2) - Berlin Phil/Claudio Abbado (DG 469 000)

ARCANGELO CORELLI: Concerto Grosso in G minor Op 6/8 (2) - London Phil/David Parry (X5 105)

GIBBONS: The Silver Swan - Canadian Brass (CBS MK 45792)