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15th September

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  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra, 1951. John Williams, gtr. English CO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: String Quintet No.1 in A, Op.18. Danilo Rossi, vla. Fine Arts Quartet .

  • 8th September

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  • Gershwin, George (arr. Harris, Max): Embraceable You. Stephane Grappelli, vln., Yehudi Menuhin, vln.
  • Dvorak: Cypresses, B.152. Chilingirian Quartet.
  • Bruckner: Rondo in C minor for String Quartet. Raphael Quartet.
  • Elgar, Sir Edward: Violin concerto in B minor, Op.61 - 2nd Movement. Yehudi Menuhin, vln. London PO/Sir Adrian Boult.

  • 1st September

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  • Schubert: String Trio in B Flat, D581. Arthur Grumiaux, vln., Georges Janzer, vla., Eva Czako, vlc.
  • Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No.1 in E Flat, Op.107. Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc., Moscow PO/Gennady Rozhdestvensky.
  • Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Neighbours' Dance. Paco de Lucia, gtr.
  • Falla: Love the Magician: Ritual fire dance. Paco de Lucia, gtr.

  • 25th August

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  • Clarke: Viola Sonata. Leslie Howard, pno., Paul Coletti, vla.
  • Kreisler: Six short works. Fritz Kreisler, vln., Carl Lamson, pno.
  • Bottesini, Giovanni: Grand Duo Concertante for Violin & Double Bass. Jose-Luis Garcia, vln., Thomas Martin, db. English CO/Andrew Litton.

  • 18th August

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  • Haydn: Cello Concerto No.2 in D, Hob.VIIb:2. Heinrich Schiff, vlc., Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Beethoven: String Quartet No. 3 in D, Op.18/3. Alban Berg Quartet.
  • Ponce (arr. Segovia): Sonatina meridional. Andres Segovia, gtr.

  • 11th August

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  • Hoffmeister : Viola Concerto in D. Victoria Chiang, viola. Baltimore Chamber Orch. Markland Thakar
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.1 in E Flat, Op.12. Gabrieli String Quartet.
  • Glazunov: Elegy in G minor, Op.44. Laurent Verney, vla., Claire Marie Le Guay, pno.

  • 4th August

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  • Brahms: Violin concerto in D, Op.77. Nathan Milstein, vln., Philharmonia Orch/Anatole Fistoulari.
  • Dittersdorf: Harp Concerto in A. Marisa Robles, harp, Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Iona Brown.

  • 28th July

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  • Bloch: Baal Shem. Joshua Bell, vln., Baltimore SO/David Zinman.
  • Sibelius: String quartet in D minor, Op.56 - Voces intimae. Sophisticated Ladies.
  • Visee: Suite for Theorbo and Viola da Gamba in F minor. Pascal Monteilhet, theorbo, Marianne Muller, viola da gamba.

  • 21st July

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  • Vieuxtemps: Elegie in F minor, Op.30. Laurent Verney, vla., Claire Marie Le Guay, pno.
  • Franck: Violin Sonata in A - cello transcription. Pieter Wispelwey, vlc., Paolo Giacometti, pno.
  • Boccherini: String Quartet No.3 in E flat, G.167. Quartetto Italiano.