The New Releases Show: August 18

David’s Album of the Week is a new recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 5

The Ton Choirbook

David reviews the latest releases, and this week his Best for Beginners is an album of highlights from the ballet Giselle by Adolphe Adam. David’s Album of the Week is a new recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 5 and his Choice for the Curious celebrates the wind concertinos of one of the most imaginatively named composers, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari.

Connoisseur’s Choice

The Eton Choirbook
Tonus Peregrinus
Naxos
8.572840

Best Bargain

Wagner - Orchestral Excerpts 2
Seattle Symphony
Gerard Schwarz
Naxos
8.572768

Best for Beginners

Adolphe Adam
Giselle – Highlights
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner
Brilliant
94354

Choice for the Curious

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Complete Wind Concertos
Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma
Francesco La Vecchia
Naxos
8.572921

Album of the Day

Mahler: Symphony No. 5
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
Yakov Kreizberg
OPMC Classics

The New Releases Show

The New CD Show With David Mellor on Classic FM The New Releases Show

Every Saturday night at 9pm-10pm, David Mellor reviews all the latest classical music releases.