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With Andrew McGregor.
Brahms Three Intermezzos, Op 117 Radu Lupu (piano) 6.20 Handel Dixit Dominus, HWV232
Arleen Auger and Lynne Dawson (sopranos), Diana Montague
(contralto), Leigh Nixon (tenor), Simon Birchall (bass), Choir and Orchestra of Westminster Abbey, conductor Simon Preston
7.05 Hoist A Moorside Suite
London Brass Virtuosi, conductor David Honeyball
7.32 Mozart Violin Sonata in F, K377 Isaac Stern , Yefim Bronfman (piano)
8.05 Schubert Die Forelle
Barbara Bonney (soprano), Emanuel Ax (piano)
8.39 Copland Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes
Detroit Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antal Dorati


Unknown: Andrew McGregor.
Piano: Radu Lupu
Unknown: Arleen Auger
Sopranos: Lynne Dawson
Sopranos: Diana Montague
Contralto: Leigh Nixon
Bass: Simon Birchall
Conductor: Simon Preston
Conductor: David Honeyball
Unknown: Isaac Stern
Piano: Yefim Bronfman
Soprano: Barbara Bonney
Soprano: Emanuel Ax
Conductor: Antal Dorati

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