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17th November

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  • Bartok, Bela: String Quartet No.3, Sz.85. Emerson String Quartet .
  • Strauss R: Violin concerto in D minor, Op.8. Boris Belkin, vln. Berlin RSO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.
  • Sibelius, Jean: Two pieces (serious melodies), Op.77. Bengt Forsberg, pno., Nils-Erik Sparf, vln.

  • 10th November

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  • Ravel, Maurice: Sonata for Violin and Cello in A minor. Kristian Winther, vln., Michelle Wood, vlc.
  • Debussy, Claude: String Quartet in G minor, Op.10. Australian String Quartet .
  • Ibert, Jacques: Scherzetto. Maria Graf, harp .

  • 3rd November

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  • Faure, Gabriel: Cello sonata No.1 in D minor, Op.109. Caroline Palmer, pno., Lowri Blake, vlc.
  • Glinka, Mikhail: Viola Sonata in D minor. Nobuko Imai, vla., Roland Pontinen, pno.
  • Brahms, Johannes: Six Songs. David Bollard, pno., David Pereira, vlc.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Violin Sonatina in G, Op.100, B183: Larghetto. Arthur Grumiaux, vln., Istvan Hajdu, pno.

  • 27th October

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  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Symphony for strings No. 9 in C. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Grosse Fuge in B flat, Op.133. Medici String Quartet .
  • Schumann, Robert: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op 129: Finale. Pierre Fournier, vlc. Berlin PO/Wilhelm Furtwangler.

  • 20th October

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  • Paganini, Nicolo: Violin Concerto No.4 in D minor. Henryk Szeryng, vln. London SO/Sir Alexander Gibson.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: String Quartet No. 3 in G, K.156. Quartetto Italiano .
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: Sonata for Violin & Viola in C, Hob.VI:6. Hans Dusoswa, vla., Kazuo Okumura, vln.

  • 13th October

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  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in A, Wq.172. Anner Bylsma, vlc. Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Gustav Leonhardt.
  • Sammartini, Giovanni Battista: Quintet No.3 in G Major. Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini.
  • Tartini, Giuseppe: Violin concerto in G. Ensemble 415/Chiara Banchini.

  • 6th October

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  • Schenck, Johannes Lixsania,fernandez viola da gamba. Recondita Armonia Ensemble
  • Bach J, S Trio sonata for viola da Gamba No 3. oin G Minor (transposed for Cello and double Bass bach
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Four seasons, Concerto in E, RV269, Spring. Michel Schwalbe, vln. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Four seasons, Concerto in G minor, RV315, Summer. Michel Schwalbe, vln. Berlin PO/Herbert von Karajan.
  • Albinoni, Tomaso: Violin Concerto in F, Op.9/10. Piero Toso, vln. I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.

  • 29th September

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  • Gershwin, George (arr. Kain, Timothy): Five pieces. Guitar Trek .
  • Lalo, Edouard: Cello Concerto in D minor. Han-Na Chang, vlc. Santa Cecilia National Academy Orch/Antonio Pappano.
  • Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario: Concertino for Harp and Chamber Orchestra, Op.93. Catherine Michel, harp Monte Carlo National Opera Orch/Antonio de Almeida.

  • 22nd September

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  • Dvorak, Antonin: Terzetto for 2 violins & viola in C, Op.74, B.148. English String Quartet .
  • Brahms, Johannes: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op.102. David Oistrakh, vln., Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc. Cleveland Orch/George Szell.