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Highlights from April 22 to 29


Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: luthier John Waddle.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 8 pm: Choral Hero: Dale Warland's Minnesota Voices.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: pianist Inon Barnatan, from a recent Chopin Society recital.
Thursday, 8 pm: The Metropolitan Symphony and Minnesota Chorale perform Mahler's Resurrection Symphony.
Saturday, noon: Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Hector Olivera in Concert.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Emanuel Ax plays Brahms with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Sunday, 5 pm: Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Why Choral Music?
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

8 - 9 PM

8:38 Charles Ives - String Quartet No.1
Emerson String Quartet
DG 435 864
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8:15 Virgil Thomson - Symphony on a Hymn Tune
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434310
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8:09 Trad. - My shepherd will supply my need
Anonymous 4
HMU 907326
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7 - 8 PM

7:50 Johann Sebastian Bach - Partita No. 3
Richard Goode, piano
Nonesuch 79698
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7:46 William Walton - Touch her soft lips and part
Carl Davis, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 47944
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7:44 Anon. - Caleno custure me
Alfred Deller, counter-tenor
Desmond Dupre, lute
HMU 190.202
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7:15 Patrick Doyle - Henry V
Simon Rattle, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony
EMI 49919
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7:08 Gerald Finzi - Fear no more the heat o' the sun
Bryn Terfel, baritone
Malcolm Martineau, piano
DG 445 946
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7:01 Claude Debussy - Claire de lune
Paula Robison, flute
Romero Lubambo, guitar
MPR 206
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6 - 7 PM

6:57 Antonin Dvorak - Quintet in G: II
Emerson Swtringt Quartet; Edgar Meyer, double-bass
MPR 203mahler
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6:38 Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto (For the Left Hand)
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 423 665
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6:24 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Tales from the Vienna Woods
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 425426
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6:22 Dmitri Shostakovich - The Golden Age: Polka
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3257
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6:14 The Writer's Almanac
6:01 Frederic Chopin - Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise
Yundi Li, piano
DG 471479
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5 - 6 PM

5:56 Antonio Bertali - Chiacona
Agave Baroque
Vgo Recordings 1021
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5:48 Emil Hartmann - Nordic Folk Dances: Scherzo, Nordic Folk Dance
Bo Holten, conductor
Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra
Dacapo 226041
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5:34 William Walton - Henry V Suite: Prelude
Carl Davis, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 47944
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5:28 Traditional Spiritual - I Stood on the River of Jordan
Everett McCorvey, conductor
American Spiritual Ensemble
American Spiritual Ensemble 2011
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5:15 New Classical Tracks
5:07 Carl Maria von Weber - Invitation to the Dance
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422050
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5:01 Rimsky-Korsakov - Procession of the Nobles
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 45811
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4 - 5 PM

4:54 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 8 (Allegretto)
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Seraphim 3286
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4:40 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Charterhouse Suite
Dalia Atlas, conductor
Israel Chamber Orchestra
Stradivari 8011
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4:33 David Del Tredici - Farewell
Hilary Hahn, violin
Cory Smythe, piano
DG 19103
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4:25 Tchaikovsky - Cherubic Hymn
Matthew Best, conductor
Corydon Singers
Hyperion 66948
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4:17 Joaquin Turina - Sevillana
Alexander-Sergei Ramirez, guitar
DG 2125
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4:15 Composers Datebook
4:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Concerto No. 2: 1st movement
Karl Richter, conductor
Munich Bach Orchestra
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Teldec 10329
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Antonin Dvorak - Czech Suite: Finale
Lowell Graham, conductor
National Chamber Players
Klavier 11126
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3:49 Gustav Holst - A Fugal Concerto
Imogen Holst, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
William Bennett, flute
Peter Graeme, oboe
Lyrita 223
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3:43 FRanz von Suppe - Light Calvalry Overture
Denis Colwell, conductor
River City Brass Band
Summit 342
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3:32 William Bolcom - Graceful Ghost
Gil Shaham, violin
Jonathan Feldman, piano
DG 463483
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3:28 Giuseppe Verdi - Otello: Fuoco di gioia (Fire of joy)
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 430226
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3:10 Nino Rota - The Leopard (Il Gattopardo): Dances
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Orchestra of La Scala, Milan
Sony 66279
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3:00 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Concerto No. 2
Nicholas Ward, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Anthony Camden, oboe
Naxos 553430
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 Performance Today

1 - 2 PM

1:00 Performance Today

Noon - 1 PM

12:42 Peter Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
DG 435619
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12:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 32
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Philips 422419
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12:28 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Partita No. 1: Tempo di Bourree
Chris Thile, mandolin
Nonesuch 535360
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12:14 Gerald Finzi - Let Us Garlands Bring
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Stephen Varcoe, baritone
Chandos 8743
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12:10 Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story: I Feel Pretty
Canadian Brass
RCA 68633
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11 - Noon

11:47 Gustav Holst - First Suite
Howard Dunn, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 39
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11:39 Igor Stravinsky - Waltz; Circus Polka
Jenny Lin, piano
Steinway and Sons 30028 (NEW)
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11:19 Aaron Copland - Billy the Kid
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 466909
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11:05 George Frideric Handel - Harp Concerto
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Maxine Eilander, harp
Analekta 9811
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10 - 11 AM

10:59 Camille Saint-Saens - Extase
Bart Schneemann, oboe
Paolo Giacometti, piano
Brilliant 93688
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10:49 Kara Karayev - The Path of Thunder: Scene and Duet
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 573122 (NEW)
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10:37 Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12
Earl Wild, piano
Ivory 70901
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10:31 Morten Lauridsen - Sure on this Shining Night
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor
Conspirare
Harmonia Mundi 907534
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10:07 Dmitri Shostakovich - String Quartet No. 6
Briodsky String Quartet
Teldec 71702
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10:01 Hector Berlioz - Hungarian March
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80122
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9 - 10 AM

9:52 Stanley Myers - Cavatina
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287
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9:49 Peter Tchaikovsky - Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom: Selections
Corydon Singers
Hyperion 66948
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9:29 Robert Schumann - Concert Piece for 4 Horns
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3084
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9:24 Bela Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra: Intermezzo interrotto
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Alto 1052
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9:05 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 2
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 415129
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9:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Soave sia il vento
Greg Anderson, piano
Elizabeth Roe, piano
Steinway & Sons 30022
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8 - 9 AM

8:59 Cole Porter - Kiss Me, Kate: Brush Up Your Shakespeare
Original Cast Recording
EMI 64760
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8:48 Various - Music for Shakespeare
Musicians of the Globe
Philips 446687
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8:43 William Walton - Henry V: Overture - The Globe Playhouse
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
London 448134
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8:31 Eric Whitacre - This Marriage
Rene Clausen, conductor
Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
MPR Recording 080223
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8:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 39: Finale
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Philips 426283
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8:18 Jacques Ibert - The Little White Donkey
Kyung Wha Chung, violin
Itamar Golan, piano
EMI 56827
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8:15 Composers Datebook
8:12 Gabriel Faure - Pelleas and Melisande: Sicilienne
Steven Doane, cello
Barry Snyder, piano
Bridge 9038
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8:04 Arcangelo Corelli - Trio Sonata No. 3
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 516
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 Claude Debussy - Images: Rondes de printemps (Spring Rounds)
Libor Pesek, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Bonneville 194
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7:46 Jean Sibelius - Andante festivo
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 222
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7:39 George Frederic Handel - Music for the Royal FIreworks
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 415129
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7:31 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie fantastique: March to the Scaffold
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra
EMI 54479
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7:20 Paulo Bellinati - Jongo
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287
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7:15 New Classical Tracks
7:10 Lennox Berkeley - Divertimento: Rondo
Lennox Berkeley, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Lyrita 226
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7:04 Johan Halvorsen - Entry March of the Boyars
Kenneth Jean, conductor
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 550328
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6 - 7 AM

6:56 Medley - Shakespearean Suite
Ensemble Galilei
Telarc 80556
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6:46 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1: 3rd movement
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 421718
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6:38 Felicien David - Spring Soiree No. 6
Limoges Baroque Ensemble
Laborie 11
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6:31 George Frideric Handel - Amarylis Suite
Thomas Beecham, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 63374
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6:31 Felix Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March
Andre Previn, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 420161
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6:20 Thomas Morley - La Coranto and La Volta
Philip Pickett, conductor
Musicians of the Globe Theatre
Philips 446687
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6:14 The Writer's Almanac
6:08 Antonio Vivaldi - Sinfonia for Strings
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 3171
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6:05 Malcolm Arnold - You Know What Sailors Are: Scherzetto
Rumon Gamba, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
John Bradbury, clarinet
Chandos 9851
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5 - 6 AM

5:48 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz)
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Erato 45998
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5:27 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 53 "The Lark"
Lindsay String Quartet
ASV 637
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5:24 Andro Blackhall - On the banks of the Helicon
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90139
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5:06 George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
Ernest Martinez Izquierdo, conductor
Michel Camilo, piano
Telarc 83611
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5:01 Zoltan Kodaly - Intermezzo for String Trio
Domus
Virgin 45015
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4 - 5 AM

4:25 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 7
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
LSO 51
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4:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Stephen Shingles, viola
Roger Best, viola
Dennis Nesbitt, viola da gamba
Marilyn Samson, viola da gamba
Philips 400077
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4:01 Erik Satie - Gnossienne No. 7
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 470290
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3 - 4 AM

3:35 Aaron Copland - Rodeo
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
EMI 47382
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3:32 Frederic Chopin - Nocturne No. 5
Philip Hii, guitar
GSP 1024
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3:20 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto
Adrian Chandler, conductor
La Serenissima
Katy Bircher, flute
Avie 2178
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3:06 Frank Bridge - Two Pieces
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
Naxos 555070
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3:01 Joseph Lauber - Four Medieval Dances: Galliarde
Laurel Zucker, flute
Susan Jolles, harp
Cantilena 66034
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2 - 3 AM

2:44 Josef Suk - Fantasticke Scherzo
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 572323
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2:39 Scott Joplin - The Entertainer
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 7061
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2:12 Philip Glass - Violin Concerto
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Gidon Kremer, violin
DG 437091
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2:06 Mikhail Glinka - Ruslan and Ludmila: Overture
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Horns
Cala 112
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2:02 Johann Sebastian Bach - Lute Suite No. 4: Prelude
Kim Heindel, lautenwerk
Dorian 80126
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2:00 Francis Poulenc - Flute Sonata
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Eric le Sage, piano
EMI 56488
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1 - 2 AM

1:34 Luigi Boccherini - String Quartet
Cremona Quartet
Klanglogo 1400
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1:15 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Andrew Davis, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Teldec 73126
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1:01 Hector Berlioz - Reverie and Caprice for Violin and Orchestra
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 431680
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1:01 Alexander Scriabin - Etude
Lang Lang, piano
Telarc 80582
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:16 Antonin Dvorak - Cello Concerto
Kurt Masur, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 67173
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12:09 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Sonatina: 1st movement
Duo Similia
Nadia Labrie, flute
Annie Labrie, guitar
Analekta 9810
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12:07 Dominique Phinot - Vivons, m'amye et l'amour poursuyvons [text: Gaius Valerius Catu
Paul van Nevel, conductor
Huelgas Ensemble
Harmonia Mundi 901739
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12:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - March
New York Philomusica
NY Philomusica 82
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