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08 July 2020

HANDEL: Courante, from Suite No 1 in A HWV426 - John Williams (gtr) (Sony 693959)

JENNINGS: Pictures at the Waikato Museum - Liam Wooding (pno) (Atoll ACD221)

BERWALD: Symphony No 1 in G minor, Sérieuse - Danish National SO/Thomas Dausgaard (Chandos CHAN 10303)

MENDELSSOHN: String Quartet No 4 in E minor Op 44/2 (1) - New Zealand String Quartet (Naxos 8.570001)

1:00 approx

DITTERSDORF: Double Bass Concerto No 2 in D - Chi-Chi Nwanoku (db), Swedish CO/Paul Goodwin (Hyperion CDA 67179)

BEETHOVEN: Octet in Eb Op 103 - members of the CO of Europe (ASV CD COE 807)

RESPIGHI: Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No 3 - New Zealand SO/Andrew Schenck (Stradivari SCD 8013)

CHABRIER: Idylle, from Dix pièces pittoresques - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion SACDA 67515)

2:00 approx

DVORÁK: The Golden Spinning Wheel Op 109 - London SO/István Kertész (Decca 417 596)

PALESTRINA: Missa Papae Marcelli - Tallis Scholars/Peter Philips (Gimell CD GIM 994)

POULENC: Concerto for organ, strings & timpani - Thomas Trotter (org), Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra/Arvo Volmer (Atoll ACD 116)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Tsar's Bride, Overture - Kirov Orch, St Petersburg/Valery Gergiev (Philips 462 618)

3:00 approx

CANTELOUBE: Suite, Dans la montagne - Philippe Graffin (vln), Pascal Devoyon (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67427)

BLOCH: Suite No 1 for cello solo - Pieter Wispelwey (cello) (Onyx 4042)

LODGE: Hinterland - New Zealand SO/Kenneth Young (Trust MMT 2037)

BACH: Concerto, from Cantata No 152 - Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone (DECCA 4782718)

4:00 approx

SHEPPARD: Media vita in morte sumus - Gabrieli Consort/Paul McCreesh (DG 477 6605)

GRANADOS arr Miolin: Zambra, from Spanish Dances Op 37 - Anders Miolin (gtr) (BIS CD 1116)

DELIUS arr Fenby: Violin Concerto - Philippe Djokic (vln), Symphony Nova Scotia/Georg Tintner (CBC Records SMCD 5134)

OFFENBACH: Pomme d'api, Overture - Scottish CO/Antonio de Almeida (RCA 09026 68116)

5:00 approx

EVANS arr Distler: Your Story - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno) (Decca 455 512)

SIBELIUS: Symphony No 7 in C Op 105 - New Zealand SO/Pietari Inkinen (Naxos 8.572705)

VIEUXTEMPS: Violin Concerto No 2 in F# minor Op 19 - Alexander Markov (vln), Monte Carlo Phil/Lawrence Renes (Erato 0630 17878)

CHOPIN: Mazurka in B flat Op 56/1 - Maurizio Pollini (piano) (DG 4836475)

HUMPERDINCK: Hansel & Gretel, Overture - ASMF/Neville Marriner (Philips 456 576)

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

09 July 2020

GLUCK: Dance of the Blessed Spirits - Barthold Kuijken (fl), Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon (dir) (SONY SK 48045)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: In the Fen Country - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.555867)

RIES: Piano Concerto in C minor Op 115 - Christopher Hinterhuber (pno), Bournemouth SO/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.572088)

WARLOCK: Six Italian Dance Tunes - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 378 680)

1:00 approx

MORTELMANS: Spring Idyll - BRTN Phil, Brussels/Alexander Rahbari (Discover DICD 920 100)

SIBELIUS: Symphony No 6 in D minor Op 104 - London Phil/Paavo Berglund (LPO 65)

STAMITZ: Symphony in D Op 3/2 - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (Naxos 8.553194)

PIAZZOLLA: Resurrección del ángel - Gryphon Trio (Analekta AN 2 9857)

2:00 approx

ALFVÉN: A Country Tale - Norrköping SO/Niklas Willén (Naxos 8.557828)

ANONYMOUS arr Barley: Ubi caritas - Matthew Barley (cello) (Black Box BBM 1068)

ELGAR: Froissart Overture Op 19 - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557577)

FINZI: Romance in Eb Op 11 - Orch of the Swan/David Curtis (SOMM SOMMCD 244)

3:00 approx

WEBER: Grand Duo Concertant in Eb Op 48 - Andreas Ottensamer (clarinet), Yuja Wang (piano) (DG 4836069)

MOZART: Violin Concerto No 5 in A K219, Turkish - Shlomo Mintz (vln/dir), English CO (Avie AV 2058)

SMETANA: Vltava, from Má Vlast - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (RNZ UB22)

RACHMANINOV: Prelude Op 2/1 - Natalia Savinova (cello), Victor Yampolsky (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67178)

4:00 approx

GILKYSON arr Johnson: Requiem - Craig Hella Johnson (pno/dir), Conspirare (HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 80 7518)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca da Rimini - Bavarian Radio SO/Mariss Jansons (BR Media 900 105)

DAVIS: Infinite Ocean - Benjamin Baker (vln), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Paul Bateman (Signum SIGCD590)

BACH: Cello Suite No 3 in C BWV1009 (5) - Yo-Yo Ma (cello) (SONY 19075854652)

5:00 approx

ARGENTO: Three Motets - Sylvain Pineault (tpt), Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music S/Philip Brunelle (Collins Classics 15232)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.555867)

BACH: Cello Concerto in Bb Wq171 - Raphael Wallfisch (cello), Scottish Ensemble/Jonathan Morton (NIMBUS NI 5848)

SCARLATTI: Keyboard Sonata in E Kk206 - Murray Perahia (pno) (Sony SK 62785)

LIADOV: A Musical Snuffbox - Krasnoyarsk SO/Ivan Shpiller (Brilliant Classics 94077)

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