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12 December 2017

DEBUSSY: Suite bergamasque (4) - Inon Barnatan (pno) (AVIE AV 2256)

BERLIOZ: Harold in Italy - Yehudi Menuhin (vla), Philharmonia/Colin Davis (EMI 3 72465)

4.00

MOZART: Clarinet Concerto in A K622 (2) - Paul Dean (cl), Queensland Orch/Guillaume Tourniaire (MELBA MR 301 122)

FERRABOSCO THE YOUNGER: So, so, leave off this last lamenting kisse, from Ayres (1609); W LAWES: Royal Consort Sett No 7 in A minor - Mark Padmore (ten), Nigel North (lute), Fretwork (VIRGIN VC 5 45346)

CHOPIN: Fantasy-Impromptu in C# minor Op 66 - Nikolai Lugansky (pno) (ONYX 4049)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Andante Cantabile, from String Quartet No 1 - Alexander Kniazev (cello), Moscow CO/Constantine Orbelian (Warner 2564 62061)

BRAHMS: Wie Melodien zieht es mir Op 105/1 - Mark Pedrotti (bar), Stephen Ralls (pno) (CBC MVCD 1051)

HANDEL: Concerto a due cori No 3 in F HWV334 - English Chamber Orchestra/Raymond Leppard (Philips 422 949)

5.00

MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No 4 in E minor Op 44/2 (2) - New Zealand String Quartet (NAXOS 8.570001)

SAINT-SAËNS: Piano Concerto No 5 in F Op 103, Egyptian (1) - Stephen Hough (pno), CBSO/Sakari Oramo (Hyperion CDA 67331/2)

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

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in Eb D899/2 - John O'Conor (pno) (TELARC CD 80337)

ORA Advent Calendar of Carols

LECLAIR: Flute Sonata in C Op 2/3 - Adrian Butterfield (baroque vln), Jonathan Mason (vla da gamba), Laurence Cummings (hpschd) (Naxos 8.572866)

GRIEG orch Sitt: Norwegian Dances Op 35 (2) - Estonian National SO/Paavo Järvi (VIRGIN 3 44722)

ROSSINI: Largo al factotum, from The Barber of Seville - Thomas Allen (bar), ASMF/Neville Marriner (Decca 470 434)

6.00

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No 2 in F BWV1047 - English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (Archiv 423 492)

MOZART: Piano Concerto No 23 in A K488 (1) - Lars Vogt (pno), Salzburg Mozarteum Orch/Ivor Bolton (OEHMS OC 727)

BRITTEN: Four Sea Interludes, from Peter Grimes (3) - New Zealand SO/Myer Fredman (NAXOS 8.553107)

I CLARKE: Orange Dawn - Alexa Still (fl), Stephen Gosling (pno) (KOCH KIC CD 7658)

KODÁLY: Dances of Marosszék - Budapest Festival Orch/Iván Fischer (Philips 462 824)

13 December 2017

BACH: Christmas Oratorio, Part 1 (1) - Gundula Janowitz (sop), Christa Ludwig (mezzo), Fritz Wunderlich (ten), Franz Crass (bass), München Bach Choir & Orchestra/Karl Richter (ARCHIV 427 236)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Sinfonia Antartica - Norma Burrowes (sop), London Phil Choir & Orch/Adrian Boult (EMI CDC 7 47216)

4.00

MOZART: L'amerò sarò costante, from Il re pastore - Anna Moffo (sop), Philharmonia/Alceo Galliera (Testament SBT 1193)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 15 in D Op 28, Pastoral - Stephen Kovacevich (pno) (EMI 5 56761)

FAURÉ: Berceuse in D Op 16 - Anthony Ferner (fl), Helen Webby (harp) (MANU CD MANU 2050)

PHILIDOR: Music for the Coronation of Louis XIII - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall (dir) (Alia Vox AV 9824)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Festival Coronation March in D - Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 6511)

MOZART: Piano Concerto No 26 in D K537, Coronation (3) - Clifford Curzon (pno), London SO/István Kertész (Decca 475 8202)

5.00

CHABRIER: España - Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 421 527)

BRAHMS: Clarinet Trio in A minor Op 114 (4) - Peter Schmidl (cl), Friedrich Dolezal (cello), András Schiff (pno) (Decca 410 114)

TUROK: Variations on an American Song - Nashville SO/Leonard Slatkin (NAXOS 8.559373-74)

SMETANA: From the Homeland - James Ehnes (vln), Eduard Laurel (pno) (Analekta FL 2 3191)

KORNGOLD: Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen, from Die tote Stadt - Bo Skovhus (bar), English National Opera Orch/James Conlon (SONY SK 60035)

GRAINGER: Hill Song No 2 - Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orch/Clark Rundell (Chandos CHAN 9549)

ORA Advent Calendar of Carols

MCLEOD: Rock Concerto (3) - Eugene Albulescu (pno), Bridget Douglas (fl), New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd (NAXOS 8.572671)

6.00

ARNE: Alfred, Overture - Collegium Musicum 90/Simon Standage (Chandos CHAN 0722)

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

DVORÁK: Romance in F minor Op 11 - Anne-Sophie Mutter (vln), Berlin Phil/Manfred Honeck (DG 479 1060)

MOZART: Symphony No 20 in D K133 (1) - Prague CO/Charles Mackerras (TELARC CD 80217)

KREISLER arr Rachmaninov: Liebesfreud - Sergei Rachmaninov (pno roll) (TELARC CD 80489)

REICHA: Finale, Allegretto, from Wind Quintet in Eb Op 88 No 2 - Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet (BIS CD 1802)