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21 July 2019

HOVHANESS: Prayer of St Gregory - Charles Butler (tpt), Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz (DELOS DE 3700)

RODRIGO: Concierto como un divertimento - Asier Polo (cello), Castile & Leon SO/Max Bragado-Darman (Naxos 8.55584)

DVORÁK: Violin Sonatina in G Op 100 - Antje Weithaas (vln), Lars Vogt (pno) (EMI 5 58062)

HAMILTON: The Moon is Silently Singing - Greg Hill (horn), Peter Sharman (horn), 1992 New Zealand National Youth Choir/Karen Grylls (MANU CD MANU 1412)

1:00 approx

HAYDN: Symphony No 92 in G, Oxford - Orch of the 18th Century/Frans Brüggen (Philips 473 015)

SCHUMANN: Forest Scenes Op 82 - Leon McCawley (pno) (Avie AV 0029)

BACH: Ave Maria - Anthony Ferner (fl), Helen Webby (harp) (MANU CD MANU 2050)

BARBER: Adagio for Strings - Detroit SO/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 9684)

2:00 approx

CHAUSSON: Poème Op 25 - Nicola Benedetti (vln), London SO/Daniel Harding (DG 987 057)

MOZART: Symphony No 40 in G minor K550 - Apollo's Fire (Cleveland Baroque Orch)/Jeannette Sorrell (Avie AV 2159)

GLUCK: O del mio dolce ardor; Spiaggate amate - Keith Lewis (ten), Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ UA13)

HANDEL: Overture - Menuet, from Jeptha - English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Philips 432 193)

3:00 approx

FALLA: Nights in the Gardens of Spain - Alicia de Larrocha (pno), London Phil/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (Decca 410 289)

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

LISZT: Années de Pèlerinage, Year 1, Switzerland, excerpts - David James (pno) (RNZ UB48)

SAINT-SAËNS: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso Op 28 - Sarah Chang (vln), Philadelphia Orch/Wolfgang Sawallisch (EMI CDC 5 55026)

4:00 approx

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in D Op 18/3 - Gewandhaus Quartet (NCA 60139)

SULLIVAN: The Tempest Op 1 - BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9859)

BECK: Sinfonia in Eb Op 1/4 - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (Naxos 8.554071)

LOCATELLI: Capriccio No 7 in E - Sergey Malov (baroque-vln) (Pan Classics PC 10360)

5:00 approx

BRAHMS: Two Rhapsodies Op 79 - Martha Argerich (pno) (DG 447 430)

DELIUS: Brigg Fair, An English Rhapsody - BBC SO/Andrew Davis (BBC Music BBC MM 298)

DIENES: Ave verum corpus - Graduate Choir/Terence Maskell (Atoll ACD 105)

ELGAR: May Song - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557577)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Romance, from The Gadfly - ASMF/Neville Marriner (EMI CD EMX 2169)

STRAUSS: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Op 60 (9) - Berlin Phil/Simon Rattle (EMI 3 39339)

SIBELIUS: Romance Op 78/2 - Joshua Bell (vln), Samuel Sanders (pno) (Decca 417 891)

RESPIGHI: Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No 1 (1) - Orpheus Chamber Orch (DG 437 533)

22 July 2019

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 5 in C minor Op 10/1 - Jonathan Biss (pno) (ONYX 4082)

BACH: Erbarme Dich, from St Matthew Passion - Lisa Batiashvili (vln/dir), François Leleux (ob d'amore), Chamber Orch of Bavarian Radio SO (DG 479 2479)

SAINT-SAËNS: Fantasy in A minor Op 95 - Ingrid Bauer (harp) (MASTER PERFORMERS MP 010)

MOZART: Symphony No 38 in D K504, Prague - London Mozart Players/Jane Glover (ASV CD DCA 647)

1:00 approx

MENDELSSOHN: Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor Op 25 - Ingrid Fliter (piano), Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Antonio Méndez (Linn CKD555)

SIBELIUS: Symphony No 3 in C Op 52 - Philharmonia/Vladimir Ashkenazy (Decca 414 267)

WARLOCK: Capriol Suite - New Zealand Guitar Quartet (Ode CDMANU 5153)

DVORÁK arr Schubert Ensemble: Songs my mother taught me - Schubert Ensemble (Chandos CHAN 10719)

2:00 approx

DEBUSSY: Piano Trio in G - Bertrand Chamayou (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin), Edgar Moreau (cello) (Erato 9029577396)

HUMMEL: Bassoon Concerto in F - Klaus Thunemann (bsn), ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 432 081)

BRAHMS: Rhapsody in B minor Op 79/1 - David James (pno) (RNZ UB50)

SCHUBERT: Entr'acte No 5, from Rosamunde D797 - Orpheus CO (DG 437 782)

3:00 approx

BACH: Cello Concerto in A Wq172 - Steven Isserlis (cello/dir), Bremen German Chamber Phil (Hyperion CDA 68162)

BORODIN: Symphony No 1 in Eb - Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi (DG 435 757)

BACH: Prelude & Fugue in G BWV541 - Thomas Gaynor (org) (Organism ORG 016)

MORRICONE arr Dompierre: Once Upon a Time...The Devil - Angèle Dubeau (vln), La Pietà (Analekta AN 2 8723)

4:00 approx

BOCCHERINI: Cello Concerto in G G480 - Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Amsterdam Baroque Orch/Ton Koopman (Sony SK 60680)

HAYDN: Symphony No 60 in C, Il distratto - Il Giardino Armonico/Giovanni Antonini (dir) (Alpha 674)

LISZT: Orpheus - New Zealand SO/Michael Halász (Naxos 8.553355)

MOZART: String Quartet No 22 in Bb K589, Prussian (4) - Hagen Quartet (DG 423 108)

5:00 approx

LECLAIR: Violin Concerto in D Op 10/3 - Simon Standage (vln/dir), Collegium Musicum 90 (Chandos CHAN 0589)

RAMEAU: Air tendre pour les Muses, Le Temple de la Gloire - Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski (Archiv 477 5578)

BEETHOVEN: Choral Fantasia Op 80 - Leif Ove Andsnes (pno/dir), Prague Philharmonic Choir, Mahler CO (Sony 88843 05886)

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

HEATH: The sapphire - John Anderson (ob), English CO/Dave Heath (Black Box BBM 1083)

HOVHANESS: Alleluia & Fugue Op 40b - Slovak Radio SO, Bratislava/Kerry Stratton (DORIAN DOR 93166)

COUPERIN: Ordre No 18, from Livre de clavecin Book 3 (2) - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67440)

TCHAIKOVSKY arr Stokowski: Humoresque Op 10/2 - Bournemouth SO/José Serebrier (Naxos 8.557645)