David Mellor selects his albums of 2012

David Mellor talks about his favourite albums of the year and discusses the year in classical music.

Classic FM's David Mellor pores over the year's releases in his special end-of-year shows, and in this exclusive video he gives us a little bit extra. Expect seamless commentary on the year's best albums from David himself, ruminating on another fantastic year for classical music.

You can listen again to David's show to get the full low-down on his selections, or you can flick through our gallery of all the winners and runners-up in his own inimitable style with his very own categories.

As David says, "It's been, for reasons I can't fully explain, a great year. Go out, buy, download!"