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24th October

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  • Tavener, John: The Hidden Treasure (Quartet). Daniel Phillips, vln., Krista Bennion Feeney, vln., Steven Isserlis, vlc., Todd Phillips, vla.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Elegy for solo viola. Paul Coletti, vla.
  • Alwyn, William: String Quartet No.2 'Spring Waters'. Quartet of London .

  • 17th October

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  • Saint-Saens, Camille: Violin Concerto No.2 in C, Op.58. Ruggiero Ricci, vln. Luxembourg RSO/Pierre Cao.
  • Vierne, Louis: String Quartet in D minor, Op.12. Phillips Quartet .
  • Massenet, Jules: Thais - Meditation. Joshua Bell, vln. Royal PO/Andrew Litton.

  • 10th October

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  • Myaskovsky, Nikolai: Cello Sonata No.2 in A minor, Op.81. Luba Edlina, pno., Yuli Turovsky, vlc.
  • Borodin, Alexander: String Quartet No.2 in D. Takacs Quartet .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Stutschewsky, Joachim):The Seasons: October - Song of Autumn, Op.37b/10. Lily Maisky, pno., Mischa Maisky, vlc.

  • 3rd October

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  • Brahms, Johannes: Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op.102. David Oistrakh, vln., Pierre Fournier, vlc. Philharmonia Orch/Alceo Galliera.
  • Martinu, Bohuslav: Duo for Violin and Cello. Jitka Vlasankova, vlc., Petr Macecek, vln.
  • Jongen, Joseph: Allego Appassianato, Op.79. Roger Benedict, vla., Timothy Young, pno.

  • 26th September

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  • Tartini, Giuseppe: Cello concerto in A. Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc. Zurich Collegium Musicum/Paul Sacher.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Sonata in A minor, Op.23. David Breitman, pno., Elizabeth Wallfisch, vln.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Concerto for Guitar and Small Orchestra, 1951. John Williams, gtr. English CO/Daniel Barenboim.

  • 19th September

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  • White, Joseph. Violin Concerto in F sharp minor Rachel Barton, violin, Encore Chamber Orchestra/ Daniel Hege
  • Ward, Robert: First String Quartet. Ciompi Quartet .
  • Gossec, Francois: Symphonie concertante in D. Lily Laskine, harp, Odette Le Dentu, harp Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard.

  • 12th September

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  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Violin Concerto No.2 in D, K.211. Giuliano Carmignola, vln. Orch Mozart/Claudio Abbado.
  • Maier, Amanda: String Quartet A Major, completed B Tommy Andersson (track 2) . The Maier Quartet
  • Kreisler, Fritz: Praeludium and allegro in the style of Pugnani. Joshua Bell, vln., Paul Coker, pno.

  • 5th September

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  • Hofmann, Leopold: Cello Concerto in C (Badley C1). Tim Hugh, vlc. Northern Sinfonia/Tim Hugh.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: String Quartet No. 1 in F, Op.18/1. Goldner String Quartet .
  • Theodorakis, Mikis: Three Epitafios. John Williams, gtr.

  • 29th August

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  • Edwards, Ross: Arafura Ariosa. SHE Seven Harp Ensemble .
  • Dvorak, Antonin: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104, B191. Pierre Fournier, vlc. Berlin PO/George Szell.
  • Bruch, Max: Romance for Viola and Orchestra in F, Op.85. Patricia Pollett, vla. Queensland PO/Werner Andreas Albert.