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Ji Liu and David Bowie are among the artists in this week's show.
This week, tipped for big things, the new Chinese pianist Ji Liu featured as David’s Artist To Watch.
He also reviewed a former Classic FM Album of the Weekend – Luminance from flautists Lisa Friend and Anna Stokes.
And David Bowie no less even put in a musical appearance in a rather intriguing role!
David Mellor's choices this week:
Choice for the Curious
Remember me my dear – Jacobean songs of love and lost
Fires of Love
Delphian - DCD34129
David Mellor's verdict: 'Interesting...An enticing album'
Artist to Watch
Classic FM CFMD33
David Mellor's verdict: 'A bright young pianist and a charming fellow.'
Richard Strauss: Complete Orchestral Works
Staatskapelle Dresden/Rudolf Kempe
Warner Classics 4317802
David Mellor's verdict: "A good sound and a fine set"
Album of the Week
Luminance - Solo and duo works for flute and piano
Lisa Friend/Anna Stokes/Mark Kinkaid
Champs Hill Records CHRCD073
David Mellor's verdict: 'I throughly enjoyed this'
Best for Beginners
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy/David Bowie
Sony Originals - 88883765802
David Mellor's verdict: "David Bowie does a really good job with Peter and the wolf – one of the best'
Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy
Sony Originals 88883765802