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19 March 2019

HANDEL: Trio Sonata in F Op 2/4 - London Baroque (HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 90 1379)

MOZETICH: The Passion of Angels - Nora Bumanis, Julia Shaw (hrps), CBC Vancouver Orchestra ( )

LISZT: Années de Pèlerinage, Year 1, Switzerland, excerpts - David James (pno) (RNZ UB48)

SPOHR: Violin Concerto No 8 in A minor Op 47 - Hilary Hahn (vln), Swedish Radio SO/Eiji Oue (DG 477 6232)

1:00 approx

BACH: Cello Suite No 1 in G BWV1007 - Yo-Yo Ma (cello) (SONY 19075854652)

D'INDY: Symphony on a French Mountain Air - Louis Lortie (pno), Iceland SO/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 10760)

BARBER: Essay No 1 for orchestra Op12 - New Zealand SO/Andrew Schenck (Stradivari SCD 8012)

BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia - BBC Phil/Vassily Sinaisky (BBC Music BBC MM 286)

2:00 approx

MOZART: Piano Sonata No 9 in D K311 - Michael Endres (pno) (OEHMS OC 253)

DVORÁK: String Quartet No 9 in D minor - Prague String Quartet (DG 429 193)

MENDELSSOHN: String Symphony No 4 in C minor - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Hyperion CDA 66561/3)

MOURET: Rondo, from Suites de Symphonies - Canadian Brass (RCA GD 86207)

3:00 approx

COPLAND: The Tender Land, Suite - Boston SO/Aaron Copland (RCA GD 86802)

FINZI: Cello Concerto in A minor Op 40 - Raphael Wallfisch (cello), Royal Liverpool Phil/Vernon Handley (Chandos CHAN 9949)

4:00 approx

FALLA: Nights in the Gardens of Spain - Alicia de Larrocha (pno), London Phil/Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (Decca 410 289)

PREVIN: Honey & Rue - Kathleen Battle (sop), Orch of St Luke's/André Previn (DG 437 787)

GLICK: Divertimento for String Orchestra III Fast and bright, with good - Thirteen Strings of Ottawa/Brian Law (CBC Records MVCD 1046)

CHOPIN: Waltz in A minor Op posth - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno)

5:00 approx

HANDEL: Concerto a due cori No 1 in Bb HWV332 - Freiburg Baroque Orch/Gottfried von der Goltz; Petra Müllejans (Harmonia Mundi HMM905272)

D'INDY: Fantasy on French Popular Themes - Albrecht Mayer (ob), ASMF/Mathias Mönius (Decca 478 2564)

BACH: Concerto in C minor for oboe & violin BWV1060 - Lisa Batiashvili (vln/dir), François Leleux (ob), Chamber Orch of Bavarian Radio SO (DG 479 2479)

SCHUMANN: Kinderszenen Op 15 (7) - Tessa Birnie (pno) (ABC Classics 476 6479)

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

STRAUSS: Moonlight music, from Capriccio - Vienna Phil/Christoph Eschenbach (Decca 466 314)

SCHUBERT arr Maisky: Moment Musicale No 3 in F minor D780 - Mischa Maisky (cello), Daria Hovora (pno) (DG 439 863)

HAYDN: Symphony No 59 in A, Fire (4) - English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (Archiv 463 731)

20 March 2019

DVORÁK: Two Waltzes Op 54 - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ UB11)

SCHUBERT: Fantasy in F minor D940 - Murray Perahia (pno), Radu Lupu (pno) (CBS MK 39511)

RESPIGHI: Violin Sonata in E minor - Michael Erxleben (vln/dir), New Berlin CO (Capriccio 10 563)

WAGNER: Wesendonck Lieder - Jessye Norman (sop), London SO/Colin Davis (Philips 412 655)

1:00 approx

DOVE: Flute Concerto, The Magic Flute Dances - Emily Beynon (fl), BBC Welsh National Orch/Bramwell Tovey (Chandos CHAN 10718)

BRAHMS: Piano Quintet in F minor Op 34 - Leif Ove Andsnes (pno), Artemis Quartet (Virgin 3 95143)

2:00 approx

BACH: Brandenburg Concerto No 6 in Bb BWV1051 - English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (Archiv 423 492)

LISZT: Piano Sonata in B minor - Mikhail Pletnev (pno) (DG 457 629)

HONEGGER: Pastorale d'été - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (RNZ UB22)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Flight of the bumblebee, from Tsar Saltan - Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet (Decca 458 595)

3:00 approx

MOZART: Serenade No 11 in Eb K375 - Paris-Bastile Wind Octet (HARMONIA MUNDI HMN 91 1583)

HAYDN: Variations in F minor HobXVII/6 - Alain Planès (pno) (HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 90 1762)

VIVALDI: Four Seasons, Summer - Alan Loveday (vln), ASMF/Neville Marriner (Decca 466 232)

DEBUSSY: Par les rues et par les chemins, from Ibéria - Boston Symphony Orchestra/Michael Tilson Thomas (DG 419 473)

4:00 approx

BOCCHERINI: String Quintet in E G275 - Vanbrugh Quartet, Richard Lester (cello) (HYPERION CDA 67287)

HANDEL: Chandos Anthem No 10, The Lord is my light - Elizabeth Poole (sop), Andrew Murgatroyd (ten), BBC Singers, Orch of The Sixteen/Harry Christophers (BBC Music BBC MM 301)

RACHMANINOV: Moment Musical Op 16/1 - Jason Bae (pno) (AUSTRIAN GRAMOPHONE AG 0003)

PURCELL: Rondeau, from Abdelazer - Scottish CO/Jaime Laredo (dir) (REGISC 1160)

5:00 approx

BRITTEN: Simple Symphony Op 4 - Orpheus CO (DG 423 624)

BIZET orch Debussy: Danse Bohème, from Carmen Suite for orchestra No 2 - Saint Louis SO/Leonard Slatkin (TELARC SACD 60655)

PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No 1 in Db Op 10 - Andrei Gavrilov (pno), CBSO/Simon Rattle (Philips 456 787)

HILL: I. In the streets, from String Quartet No 3 in A minor, Carnival - Dominion Quartet (Naxos 8.570491)

RAMEAU: The Entrance of Polyhymnia, from Les Boréades - Ensemble Pygmalion/Raphaël Pichon (Harmonia Mundi HMM902288)

TUBIN: Sinfonietta on Estonian motifs (3) Finale - Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi (BIS CD 401)

SCARLATTI: Keyboard Sonata in F Kk82 - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion CDA 68184)

ELGAR: Salut d'Amour Op 12 - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Royal Phil/James Judd (Philips 462 588)