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25th October

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  • Strauss R: Violin Sonata in E flat, Op.18. Gil Shaham, vln., Rohan de Silva, pno.
  • Villa-Lobos, Heitor: String Quartet No.13. Danubius Quartet .
  • Giacco, Carlo: Lair of Sweet Caterpillar Blossoms. Marshall McGuire, harp .

  • 18th October

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  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Phantasy Quintet. Simon Rowland-Jones, vla. Medici String Quartet .
  • Poulenc, Francis: Suite Francaise. Alexandre Tharaud, pno., Jean-Guihen Queyras, vlc.
  • Gossec, Francois: Symphonie concertante in D. Lily Laskine, harp, Odette Le Dentu, harp Jean-Francois Paillard CO/Jean-Francois Paillard.
  • Boccherini, Luigi: String Quintet in D minor, Op.25/1. Europa Galante .

  • 11th October

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  • Weiss, Sylvius Leopold (arr. Grigoryan, E.): Concerto in D minor for guitar and string orchestra. Slava Grigoryan, gtr. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Debussy, Claude: Sonata for cello and piano in D minor. Benjamin Britten, pno., Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Divertimento in D, K.136. Amadeus Quartet .
  • Brahms, Johannes: Violin sonata No.2 in A, Op.100. Igor Machlak, pno., William Hennessy, vln.

  • 4th October

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  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Seven variations in E flat on a duet from Mozart's 'The Magic Flute', WoO.46. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Jacqueline du Pre, vlc.
  • Dvorak, Antonin: String Quintet in G major, Op.77, B49: 1st mvt.. Shandella Horsford, db. TPH String Quartet .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Duo for violin and viola in B flat, K424. Tabea Zimmermann, vla., Thomas Zehetmair, vln.
  • Vivaldi, Antonio: Concerto in D minor for 2 violins, RV565, Op.3/11. Alain Aubut, vlc., Eleonora Turovsky, vln. I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky.

  • 27th September

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  • Grieg, Edvard: Cello Sonata in A minor, Op.36. Ian Munro, pno., Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Boieldieu, Adrien: Harp concerto in C. Catherine Michel, harp Monte Carlo National Opera Orch/Antonio de Almeida.
  • Sarasate, Pablo de: Spanish dance No.7, Op.26/1. Louis Persinger, pno., Ruggiero Ricci, vln.

  • 20th September

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  • Janitsch, Johann Gottlieb: Sinfonia for strings. Ioana Tache, vln., Kristian Winther, vln. Melbourne CO/William Hennessy.
  • Hoffmeister, Franz: String Quartet in D minor, Op.14/3. Aviv String Quartet .
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: String Trio in D, Op.9/2. Anne-Sophie Mutter, vln., Bruno Giuranna, vla., Mstislav Rostropovich, vlc.

  • 13th September

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  • Bach CPE: Cello Concerto in A minor, Wq.170. Anner Bylsma, vlc. Orch of Age of Enlightenment/Gustav Leonhardt.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Violin Sonata No.23 in D, K.306. Daniel Barenboim, pno., Itzhak Perlman, vln.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Grigoryan, E.): Arioso from Cantata No.156. Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Slava Grigoryan, gtr.

  • 6th September

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  • Schumann, Robert: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.posth.. Yehudi Menuhin, vln. New York PO/Sir John Barbirolli.
  • Pleyel, Ignace: String quartet in A, Op.2/1. Enso Quartet .
  • Prokofiev, Sergei: Cello Sonata, Op.133 (completed by Vladimir Blok). Steven Isserlis, vlc.
  • Campion, Thomas (arr. McGuire, Marshall): Oft Have I Sighed for Him. Marshall McGuire, harp .

  • 30th August

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  • Grillo, Fernando: Suite 1 for Double Bass. Mark Cauvin, db.
  • Bacarisse, Salvador: Concertino for guitar and orchestra in A minor, Op.72. Karin Schaupp, gtr. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Goossens, Eugene: Violin Sonata No.1, Op.21. Jeremy Filsell, pno., Oliver Lewis, vln.
  • Dalza, Joan Ambrosia: Calata. Hopkinson Smith, lute, Paul O'Dette, lute .