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27 March 2017

A MARCELLO: Oboe Concerto in C minor - Gordon Hunt (ob/dir), Norrköping SO (BIS CD 5017)

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

STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier, Concert Suite - New York Phil/Lorin Maazel (DG 477 6435)

RIES: Introduction & Rondeau Brillant Op 144 - Christopher Hinterhuber (pno), New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.572742)

RHEINBERGER: Four Six-part Motets - Phoenix Bach Choir, Kansas City Chorale/Charles Bruffy (Chandos CHSA 5055)

BACH trans Stokowski: Sheep may safely graze - Bournemouth SO/José Serebrier (NAXOS 8.557883)

BOWEN: Phantasie in E minor Op 34 - Chloë Hanslip (vln), Danny Driver (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67991)


BRAHMS orch Schoenberg: Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor Op 25 (4) - Berlin Phil/Simon Rattle (EMI 4 57815)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 9 in E Op 14/1 - Murray Perahia (pno) (SONY 88697 32646)

TALLIS: Spem in alium - Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury (EMI 2 28944)

MOZART: Horn Concerto No 4 in Eb K495 - Claire Briggs (horn), Royal Liverpool Phil/Stephen Kovacevich (EMI 3 82227)

28 March 2017

WIDOR: Toccata, from Symphony No 5 in F minor - Huw Williams (org) (GUILD GMCD 7304)

TERZI arr Lislevand: Petit Jacquet; ORTIZ arr Lislevand: Quinta pars - Linn Andrea Fuglseth, Anna Maria Friman (sops), period instrument ensemble/Rolf Lislevand (dir) (ECM 2088)

DEBUSSY: Pour le Piano - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67898)

SCHUMANN: Symphony No 4 in D minor Op 120 - Swedish CO/Thomas Dausgaard (BIS SACD 1519)

LALO: Guitarre Op 28 - Chantal Juillet (vln), Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 458 143)

DVORÁK: Piano Trio No 3 in F minor Op 65 - Florestan Trio (HYPERION CDA 66895)

SIBELIUS: Finlandia - London SO/Colin Davis (RCA 09026 68770)


VAUGHAN WILLIAMS arr Greaves: Fantasia on Greensleeves - New Zealand SO/James Judd (NAXOS 8.555867)

MOZART: Sinfonia Concertante in Eb K297b (3) - Mohamed Saleh (ob), Kinan Azmeh (cl), Mor Biron (bsn), Sharon Polyak (horn), West-Eastern Divan Orch/Daniel Barenboim (Warner 2564 62791)

CHOPIN: Waltzes Op 64 - Ingrid Fliter (pno) (EMI 5 14899)

STANFORD: Fantasy in A minor for horn quintet - Stephen Stirling (horn), RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet (HYPERION CDA 67434)

BEETHOVEN: Overture, Consecration of the House Op 124 - Anima Eterna/Jos van Immerseel (ZIG ZAG ZZT 080 402.6)