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17th January

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  • Giuliani, Mauro: Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A, Op. 30. Siegfried Behrend, gtr. I Musici .
  • Schubert, Franz: String Quartet No. 9 in G minor, D173. Kodaly Quartet .
  • Dowland, John: Lady Rich, her Galliard. Nigel North, lute .

  • 10th January

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  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Violin Concerto in D minor. Yehudi Menuhin, vln. RCA Victor CO .
  • Martinu, Bohuslav: Three Madrigals for violin & viola. Jan Jisa, vla., Lubomir Havlak, vln.
  • Debussy, Claude: Sonata for violin and piano in G minor. David McSkimming, pno., Miwako Abe, vln.

  • 3rd January

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  • Vanhal, Johann Baptist: Double Bass Concerto in D. Ludwig Streicher, db. Innsbruck CO/Othmar Costa.
  • Alwyn, William: String Quartet No.1 in D minor. Quartet of London .
  • Clarke, Rebecca: Lullaby. Leslie Howard, pno., Paul Coletti, vla.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Romance. Leslie Howard, pno., Paul Coletti, vla.

  • 27th December

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  • Martinu, Bohuslav: String Quartet No.1. Martinu Quartet .
  • Zach, Jan: (arr. Nordmann):Harp concerto in C minor. Marielle Nordmann, harp Auvergne Orch/Jean-Jacques Kantorow.

  • 20th December

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  • Bruch, Max: Scottish Fantasy, Op.46. Kyung Wha Chung, vln. Royal PO/Rudolf Kempe.
  • Moeran, Ernest John: String Quartet in A minor. Melbourne String Quartet .
  • Dowland, John: A Dream. Hopkinson Smith, lute .

  • 13th December

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61. Jascha Heifetz, vln. NBC SO/Arturo Toscanini.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Cello Sonata No.4 in C, Op.102/1. Dejan Lazic, pno., Pieter Wispelwey, vlc.

  • 6th December

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  • Sibelius, Jean: String quartet in D minor, Op.56 - Voces intimae. Tempera Quartet .
  • Stravinsky, Igor (arr. Rife, Katherine): Suite Italienne arr. for violin & cello. Eleonora Turovsky, vln., Yuli Turovsky, vlc.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: Bachianas Brasileiras No.2. David Apter, pno., Rebecca Rust, vlc.

  • 29th November

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  • Myaskovsky, Nikolai: String Quartet No.13 in A minor, Op.86. Borodin String Quartet .
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Cello Sonata No.1 in B flat, Op.45. Martin Ostertag, vlc., Roland Keller, pno.
  • Glinka, Mikhail: Nocturne in E flat. Susan Drake, harp .

  • 22nd November

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  • Mendelssohn, Felix: String Quartet No.3 in D, Op.44/1. Australian String Quartet .
  • Gliere, Reinhold: Eight pieces for violin and cello Op.39. Eleonora Turovsky, vln., Yuli Turovsky, vlc.
  • Hebden, John: Concerto No.3 in E Minorfor strings. Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd.