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25 August 2019

RAVEL arr Schmeisser: Le Tombeau de Couperin - Fourteen Berlin Flutists (DABRINGHAUS & GRIMM MDG 908 1393)

BRAHMS: Clarinet Trio in A minor Op 114 - Nash Ensemble (ONYX 4045)

HARRISS: Music for Jonny - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (UNIVERSAL 99072)

BACH: Cantata No 17, Wer Dank opfert, der preiset mich - Malin Hartelius (sop), Robin Tyson (alto), James Gilchrist (ten), Peter Harvey (bass)/John Eliot Gardiner (Soli Deo Gloria SDG 124)

1:00 approx

HILL: String Quartet No 7 in A - Dominion Quartet (Naxos 8.572446)

MOZART: Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor K466 - Jan Lisiecki (pno), Bavarian Radio SO/Christian Zacharias (DG 479 0061)

BOSSI: Scherzo in G minor Op 49/2 - Martin Setchell (org) (Pipeline Press PP2)

KORNGOLD: The Boys Go To Play - London SO/André Previn (DG 471 347)

2:00 approx

TCHAIKOVSKY arr Glazunov: Souvenir d'un lieu cher - Baiba Skride (vln), CBSO/Andris Nelsons (SONY 88697 21423)

SCHUBERT: Symphony No 6 in C D589, Little - CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado (DG 423 654)

PÄRT: Fratres - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ UB12)

3:00 approx

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 12 in Ab Op 26 - Maurizio Pollini (pno) (DG 435 472)

DVORÁK: String Quintet in Eb Op 97 - Simon Rowland-Jones (vla), Chilingirian Quartet (Chandos CHAN 9046)

HAMILTON: The Moon is Silently Singing - Nicola Averill (horn), Erica Challis (horn), 1996 New Zealand National Youth Choir/Karen Grylls (TRUST MMT 2016)

GOUNOD: Danse Antique, from Faust - Royal Phil/Thomas Beecham (EMI CDM 7 63401)

4:00 approx

HAYDN: Symphony No 74 in Eb - Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch/Adam Fischer (Nimbus NI 5652/5)

MENDELSSOHN: String Quintet No 2 in Bb Op 87 - Sharon Quartet, Petra Vahle (vla) (Brilliant Classics 94205)

RACHMANINOV: Prelude No 10 in B Minor, Op 32 - Colin Horsley (pno) (Atoll ACD 442)

TRADITIONAL arr Casals: Song of the Birds - Umberto Clerici (cello) (ABC 4816812)

5:00 approx

FRANÇAIX: L'Horloge de flore - Albrecht Mayer (ob), ASMF/Mathias Mönius (Decca 478 2564)

CANTELOUBE: Poème - Philippe Graffin (vln), Ulster Orch/Thierry Fischer (Hyperion CDA 67294)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV arr Bellison: Introduction & Hymn to the Sun - Murray Khouri (cl), Rosemary Barnes (pno) (Continuum CCD 1014)

HOLST: Mercury, the Winged Messenger, from The Planets Suite - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (ASV CD DCA 782)

BOCCHERINI: Symphony in C G505 (2) - German Chamber Academy, Neuss/Johannes Goritzki (CPO 999 172)

MOZART: Flute Concerto No 1 in G K313 (3) - Sharon Bezaly (fl), Ostrobothnian CO/Juha Kangas (BIS SACD 1539)

COUPERIN: Ordre No 18, from Livre de clavecin Book 3 (4) - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67440)

BACH: Sinfonia, from Cantata No 21, Ich hatte viel Bekümmernis - Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin/Bernhard Forck (Harmonia Mundi HMM90233536)

26 August 2019

CHOPIN: Fantasy-Impromptu in C# minor Op 66 - Olga Kern (pno) (HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 80 7402)

RODRIGO: Concierto de Aranjuez - Sharon Isbin (gtr), New York Phil/José Serebrier (WARNER 2564 60296)

WAGNER: Siegfried's Rhine Journey, from Götterdämmerung - New Zealand SO/Pietari Inkinen (EMI 4 57817)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No 9 in Eb Op 70 - Prague SO/Maxim Shostakovich (Supraphon SU 3890)

1:00 approx

MENDELSSOHN: Cello Sonata No 1 in Bb Op 45 - António Meneses (cello), Gérard Wyss (pno) (Avie AV 2140)

DITTERSDORF: Double Bass Concerto No 2 in D - Chi-Chi Nwanoku (db), Swedish CO/Paul Goodwin (Hyperion CDA 67179)

RACHMANINOV: Moment Musical Op 16/3 - Jason Bae (pno) (AUSTRIAN GRAMOPHONE AG 0003)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Scheherazade II. The Kalandar Prince - Clio Gould (vln), Royal Phil/Charles Dutoit (ONYX 4064)

2:00 approx

SAINT-SAËNS: Cello Concerto No 1 in A minor Op 33 - Shauna Rolston (cello), Calgary Phil/Mario Bernardi (CBC Records SMCD 5153)

MOZART: Piano Concerto No 27 in Bb K595 - Mitsuko Uchida (pno), English CO/Jeffrey Tate (Philips 420 951)

STATHAM: Pastorale - Puertas Quartet (Atoll ACD 881)

3:00 approx

HAYDN: Symphony No 86 in D - Lower Austria Tonkünstler Orch/Kristjan Järvi (PREISER PR 90765)

BACH: Cantata No 187, Es wartet alles auf dich - Midori Suzuki (sop), Magdalena Kozená (mezzo), Knut Schoch (ten), Jan Van der Crabben (bar), La Petite Bande/Sigiswald Kuijken (vln/dir) (DHM 05472 77528)

BIEBL: Ave Maria - Julian Chu-Tan (ten), Theo Moolenaar (ten), Harry Grigg (bass), NZ Secondary Students Choir 2013-14 (Private - NZSSC NZSSCC)

VIVALDI: Viola d'amore Concerto in A RV396 - Fabio Biondi (vla d'amore/dir), Europa Galante (Virgin 3 95146)

4:00 approx

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in C minor Op 18/4 - Artemis Quartet (Virgin 3 80268)

STRAUSS: Dance Suite - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 446 696)

LILBURN: Three Sea Changes - Michael Houstoun (pno) (Rattle RAT D040)

5:00 approx

OOSTEN: Harp Concerto - Godelieve Schrama (harp), Netherlands Radio CO/Micha Hamel (NM CLASSICS 92077)

GRAINGER: Molly on the Shore - BBC Phil/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9584)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis - Atlanta SO/Robert Spano (TELARC CD 80676)

FINZI: O mistress mine, from Let us garlands bring - Jonathan Lemalu (bbar), BBC SO/Jac van Steen (BBC Music BBC MM 298)

OFFENBACH: Grande valse, from Les Fées du Rhin - Les Musiciens du Louvre/Marc Minkowski (Archiv 477 6403)

SCARLATTI: Keyboard Sonata in A Kk322 - Federico Colli (piano) (Chandos CHAN10988)

TRADITIONAL arr Hart: Folk Song From Suffolk - Stella Dickinson (ob), Capital Virtuosi/Paul Hart (ASV CDWHL 2118)