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20 January 2020

SAINT-SAËNS: Romance in Eb Op 67 - Steven Isserlis (cello), North German Radio SO/Christoph Eschenbach (RCA 09026 63518)

SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto in A minor Op 7 - Isata Kanneh-Mason (pno), Royal Liverpool Phil/Holly Mathieson (Decca 4850020)

HERBERT: Cello Concerto No 2 in E minor Op 30 - Yo-Yo Ma (cello), New York Phil/Kurt Masur (Sony SK 67173)

HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in Bb Op 3/2 - ASMF/Iona Brown (dir) (Brilliant Classics 99986)

1:00 approx

WAGNER: Dawn & Siegfried's Rhine Journey - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 448 155)

POULENC: Four Short Prayers of St Francis of Assisi - Christopher Cock (ten), men of Robert Shaw Festival Singers/Robert Shaw (Telarc CD 80236)

RIES: Introduction & Variations Brillantes Op 170 - Christopher Hinterhuber (pno), Royal Liverpool Phil/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.57044)

BACH: French Suite No 6 in E BWV817 - Safri Duo (Chandos CHAN 9339)

BRAHMS: Alto Rhapsody Op 53 - Nathalie Stutzmann (contralto), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/John Eliot Gardiner (Soli Deo Gloria SDG 703)

2:00 approx

HUME: Captaine Humes Pavan - Marianne Muller (viola da gamba) (Zig Zag ZZT 100 501)

LISZT: The Funeral Triumph of Tasso, - New Zealand SO/Michael Halász (Naxos 8.557847)

ATTERBERG: Suite No 3 Op 19/1 - Sara Trobäck Hesselink (vln), Per Högberg (vla), Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5116)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugene Onegin, ballet music - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Orch/Colin Davis (Philips 422 845)

DEBUSSY arr Amsterdam Guitar Trio: Petite Suite - Amsterdam Guitar Trio (Newton 880 2093)

3:00 approx

FALLA orch Berio: Seven Popular Spanish Songs - Alison Balsom (tpt), Gothenburg SO/Edward Gardner (EMI 3 53255)

CHOPIN: Prelude in C# minor Op 45 - Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ UA33)

PUCCINI: Oh, saro la piu bella! - Tu, tu, amore? Tu?, from Manon Lescaut - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), José Carreras, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna/Richard Cheetham (Decca 475 459)

HAYDN: Trio in G for keyboard, flute & cello HobXV/15 - Uwe Grodd (fl), Martin Rummel (cello), Christopher Hinterhuber (pno) (Naxos 8.572667)

LULLY: Divertissement Royal - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall (Alia Vox AV 9842)

4:00 approx

BORODIN: Polovtsian Dances, from Prince Igor - Berlin Phil/Simon Rattle (EMI 5 17582)

MAHLER: Piano Quartet movement in A minor - Christoph Eschenbach (pno), David Kim (vln), Choong-Jin Chang (vla), Efe Baltacigil (cello) (Ondine ODE 1084)

BARBER: Knoxville: Summer of 1915 - Kathleen Battle (sop), Orch of St Luke's/André Previn (DG 437 787)

LANE: Suite ancienne - John Turner (recorder), Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (Olympia OCD 667)

DVORÁK: Romance in F minor Op 11 - Gil Shaham (vln), Orpheus CO (DG 449 923)

5:00 approx

BERKELEY: Serenade for Strings Op 12 - BBC National Orch of Wales/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9981)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme - Alexander Rudin (cello), Musica Viva Instrumental Ensemble/Nicolai Alexeiev (Brilliant Classics 94188)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 19 in G minor Op 49/1 - Emil Gilels (pno) (DG 419 172)

MASSENET: Orchestral Suite No 1 (1) - New Zealand SO/Jean-Yves Ossonce (Naxos 8.553124)

BACH: Keyboard Concerto in G Wq43/5 - Trevor Pinnock (hpschd/dir), English Concert (CRD 3311)

21 January 2020

ALBINONI: Concerto in G for two oboes Op 9/6 - Anthony Robson (ob), Catherine Latham (ob), Collegium Musicum 90/Simon Standage (dir) (Chandos CHAN 0602)

VIEUXTEMPS: Violin Concerto No 2 in F# minor Op 19 - Alexander Markov (vln), Monte Carlo Phil/Lawrence Renes (Erato 0630 17878)

SCHUMANN: Kinderszenen Op 15 - Stephen de Pledge (pno) (Champs Hill CHRCD 093)

STRAUSS arr Strauss: Waltzes, from Der Rosenkavalier (first sequence) - Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Herbert Blomstedt (Decca 475 6550)

1:00 approx

VIVALDI: Four Seasons, Spring - Pinchas Zukerman (vln/dir), St Paul CO (Sony MLK 64062)

COPLAND: Old American Songs, Set 2 - Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah SO/Michael Tilson Thomas (CBS MK 42140)

GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor Op 16 (1) - Murray Perahia (piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Colin Davis (CBS MK 44899)

PAINE: Aotearoa Suite - New Zealand Guitar Quartet (Rattle RAT D071 2017)

MERKEL: Fantasy on Verdi's Ernani Op 31 - Martin Rummel (cello), Roland Krüger (pno) (Naxos 8.572759)

2:00 approx

ELGAR: Romance Op 62 - Preman Tilson (bsn), New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557577)

FAURÉ: Mirages Op 113 - Marianne Crebassa (mezzo), Fazil Say (pf) (Erato 9029576897)

MOZART: Symphony No 41 in C K551, Jupiter - Royal Phil/Thomas Beecham (EMI CDM 7 69811)

BACH: Trio Sonata in G BWV1039 - Jed Wentz (fl), Marion Moonen (fl), Job ter Haar (cello), Michael Borgstede (hpschd) (Brilliant Classics 93814)

3:00 approx

HANDEL: Keyboard Suite No 5 in E HWV430 - Alicia de Larrocha (pno) (Philips 456 886)

LILBURN: A Song of Islands - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557697)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in C minor D899/1 - Maria João Pires (pno) (DG 457550)

BRAHMS: Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit, from A German Requiem - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), Chicago SO/Georg Solti (Decca 475 459)

YOSHIMATSU: Wind color Vector - Craig Ogden (gtr) (Chandos CHAN 9743)

4:00 approx

WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll - Vienna Symphony/Wolfgang Sawallisch (Philips 422 480)

STANFORD: Three Latin Motets Op 38 - Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge/Richard Marlow (dir) (Conifer CDCF 155)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 27 in E minor Op 90 - András Schiff (pno) (ECM 1948 (476 6189))

MOZART: German Dances K571 - Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner (ABC Classics 472 826)

BACH: Rondo in A Wq58/1 - Tessa Birnie (pno) (Walsingham 3WAL 80432)

5:00 approx

BYRD: Infelix ego - Tallis Scholars/Peter Philips (Gimell 454 895)

FAURÉ: Violin Sonata No 1 in A Op 13 (1) - Wilma Smith (vln), Michael Houstoun (pno) (RNZ UA63)

DELIUS: Two Pieces for small orchestra, (1) - Symphony Nova Scotia/Georg Tintner (CBC Records SMCD 5134)

FOOTE: Serenade for Strings Op 25 - London Octave/Kypros Markou (Dutton CDLX 7238)

TRADITIONAL arr Campbell: My love is like a red, red rose - Nicola Benedetti (vln), BBC Scottish SO (Decca 478 6690)