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Tuesday 30 May

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

PUCCINI: Minuet No 2 in A - Berlin Radio SO/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 410 007)

MOZART: Piano Sonata No 3 in Bb K281 - John Chen (pno) (RNZ)

BRUCKNER: Locus iste - Graduate Choir/Terence Maskell (ATOLL ACD 105)

VIVALDI: Vedrò con mio diletto, from Il Giustino RV717 - Nicola Benedetti (vln), Scottish CO/Christian Curnyn (Decca 476 434)

MENDELSSOHN: Song without Words in D Op 109 - António Meneses (cello), Gérard Wyss (pno) (AVIE AV 2140)

BIZET: Au fond du temple saint, from The Pearl Fishers - Bryn Terfel (bbar), Andrea Bocelli (ten), London SO/Barry Wordsworth (DG 474 438)

SPOHR: Clarinet Concerto No 1 in C minor Op 26 (3) - Emma Johnson (cl), English CO/Gerard Schwarz (ASV CD DCA 659)


SCHUBERT: Symphony No 5 in Bb D485 (4) - CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado (DG 423 654)

HANDEL: Non disperar, from Julius Caesar - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), Chelsea Opera Group Orch/William Southgate (KIWI CD SLC 217)

RAVEL: String Quartet in F (1) - New Zealand String Quartet (ATOLL ACD 399)

DVORÁK: American Suite in A Op 98b (2) - Prague Phil/Jakub Hrusa (SUPRAPHON SU 3882)

GERSHWIN arr Heifetz: Three Preludes - Leila Josefowicz (vln), John Novacek (pno) (PHILIPS 462 948)

MORLEY: My bonny lass - Canadian Brass (CBS MK 45792)

ARCADELT: Margot labourez les vignes - King's Singers/Anthony Rooley (EMI 5 69555)

BACH: Orchestral Suite No 1 in C BWV1066, Overture - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall (AUVIDIS FONTALIS ES 9903)


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

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS orch Jacob: English Folk Song Suite - Royal Liverpool Phil/James Judd (NAXOS 8.572304)

TRAD arr Leon: Charming Beauty Bright - Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Edin Karamazov (lute), Stacey Shames (harp), Jon Pickow (dulcimer/banjo), Orpheus CO (Decca 468 499)

SATIE orch Debussy: Gymnopédie No 3 - Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson (EMI CDC 7 49471)

ALBRECHTSBERGER: Trombone Concerto in Bb (1) - Jörgen van Rijen (tbn), Amsterdam Combattimento Consort/Jan Willem de Vriend (dir) (CHANNEL CLASSICS CCS SA 26708)

KREISLER: Caprice viennois Op 2 - Anne-Sophie Mutter (vln), Lambert Orkis (pno) (DG 471 500)

SUPPÉ: Morning, Noon & Night in Vienna, Overture - Emanuel Brabec (cello), Vienna Phil/Georg Solti (Decca 421 170)


BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 21 in C Op 53, Waldstein (3) - Maurizio Pollini (pno) (DG 435 472)

FASCH: Lute Concerto in D minor - Michael Dücker (lute), Cologne Musica Antiqua/Reinhard Goebel (dir) (ARCHIV 447 644)

DEBUSSY: Beau soir - Véronique Gens (sop), Roger Vignoles (pno) (VIRGIN VC 5 45360)

DEBUSSY: Arabesque No 1 - Emmanuel Pahud (fl), Mariko Anraku (harp) (EMI 5 57739)

VIEUXTEMPS: Violin Concerto No 5 in A minor Op 37, Grétry - Jascha Heifetz (vln), New SO of London/Malcolm Sargent (RCA RD 86214)

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