The Works

Major pieces, familiar and unfamiliar from new CDs which arrive every day, and the huge back-catalogue of classic recordings.

9:00 AM Today

TCHAIKOVSKY: Sleeping Beauty, excerpts - Royal Phil/Charles Mackerras (TELARC CD 80151)

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No 5 in F Op 24, Spring - Itzhak Perlman (vln), Vladimir Ashkenazy (pno) (DECCA 410 554)

9:00 AM Tomorrow

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

TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker, Suite - Israel Phil/Zubin Mehta (Decca 448 704)