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Highlights from September 30 to October 7

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Armstrong High School Concert Choir.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Professor Nanette Goldman.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight: Armstrong High School Concert Choir.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Highlights from the Vox Nova Chorale's past summer season.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Oh, Canada.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Last Night of the 2014 BBC Proms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature : Paul Kile.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Gary Joyner.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature : Paul Kile.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Noon - 1 PM

12:27 E.J. Moeran - Rhapsody No. 2
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 573106 (NEW)
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12:18 Mauro Giuliani - Variations on a Theme by Handel
John Williams, guitar
Sony 62425
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12:15 George Frideric Handel - Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 9811
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12:04 Antonin Dvorak - Carnival Overture
Vaclav Neumann, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Philips 422387
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11 - Noon

11:58 Alfredo Catalani - Scherzo
Francesco La Vecchia, conductor
Rome Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 573072
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11:49 Alexander Scriabin - Waltz in A
Sean Chen, piano
Steinway and Sons 30029 (NEW)
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11:31 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 9 "Great": 4th movement
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 423656
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11:27 Igor Stravinsky - Pastorale
Yannick Nexet-Seguin, conductor
The Philadelphia Orchestra
DG 19032
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11:22 Adam Maness - Heston's
The 442s
SELF PROD 396
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11:12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 5 "Turkish": 1st movement
Anne-Sophie Mutter, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 5078
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11:02 Richard Wagner - Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
Zubin Mehta, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 44657
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10 - 11 AM

10:50 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Cellos
Ton Koopman, conductor
The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Yo-Yo Ma and Jonathan Manson, cellos
Sony 90916
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10:46 Nick Drake - From the Morning
Joel Frederiksen, conductor
Ensemble Phoenix Munich
Harmonia Mundi 90211
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10:32 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell: Overture
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra
Naxos 570934
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10:25 Percy Grainger - The Immovable Do
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Chandos 9554
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10:11 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: September, October, and November
Pavel Kolesnikov, piano
Hyperion 68028
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10:01 Claude Debussy - Scottish March (Marche ecossaise)
Jean Martinon, conductor
French National Radio and Television Orchestra
EMI 69587
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9 - 10 AM

9:51 Johann Strauss, Jr. - By the Beautiful Blue Danube (An der schonen, blauen Donau)
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 46710
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9:47 Astor Piazzolla - Rio Sena
Corona Guitar Quartet
Albany 1084
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9:44 Rene Clausen - Set Me as a Seal
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Kansas City Chorale
Chandos 5105
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9:29 Franz Schubert - Octet: 4th movement
Gaudier Ensemble
Hyperion 67339
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9:16 Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 4 "Romantic": 3rd movement
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 84723
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9:10 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet in a, Op. 13: 3rd mvt
Pacifica Quartet
Cedille 82
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9:02 Dmitri Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 1: 4th mvt
Mikko Franck, conductor
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Baiba Skride, v
Sony 73146
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8 - 9 AM

8:49 Johann Sebastian Bach - Harpsichord Concerto No. 5, BWV 1056
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Ton Koopman, harpsichord
Erato 45644
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8:44 Antonio Vivaldi - I Feel Within a Rain of Tears
Anderson & Roe, p
Steinway 30006
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8:30 William Grant Still - A Frog Went A-Courtin'
Sierra Winds
Cambria 1083
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8:30 Edvard Grieg - Holberg Suite: Rigaudon
Conrad van Alphen, conductor
Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80623
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8:25 Stanley Myers - Cavatina
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287
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8:18 John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Ingo Metzmacher, conductor
Hamburg Philharmonic
EMI 57129
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8:18 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Ballet Royal de Flore: Four Dances
Trio Settecento
Cedille 129
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8:14 Composers Datebook

7 - 8 AM

7:47 Grigoras Dinicu - Hora staccato
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 60917
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7:38 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Voices of Spring Waltz (Fruhlingsstimmen)
Franz Bauer-Theussl, conductor
Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Philips 416819
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7:32 Alexander Scriabin - Mazurka
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4785334
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7:21 Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto: 3rd movement
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Gil Shaham, violin
Jian Wang, cello
DG 469529
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7:16 Henry Purcell - Curtain Tune on a Ground
Richard Hickox, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 558
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7:10 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Winds: Finale
Consortium Classicum
Dabringhaus 3010416
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7:04 Traditional - Morning Has Broken
American Boychoir
EMI 56064
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6 - 7 AM

6:57 Peter Togni - Shimmeree
Arthur Polson, conductor
CBC Vancouver Orchestra
CBC M96
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6:48 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 29: 4th movement
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 419189
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6:43 Andrew York - Sunburst
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287
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6:31 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4: Rondo
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Kissin, piano
EMI 6311
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6:26 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 7
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Telarc 80147
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6:21 Anton Arensky - Intermezzo
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor
USSR Symphony Orchestra
Melodiya 34167
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6:14 The Writer's Almanac
6:08 Carl Maria von Weber - Bassoon Concerto: Rondo
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Philips 432081
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6:04 Giacomo Puccini - La Boheme: Musetta's Waltz ("Quando m'en vo")
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80581
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5 - 6 AM

5:50 Alan Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Telarc 80392
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5:47 Diego Ortiz - Passamezzo moderno III
Hesperion XX
Alia Vox 9831
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5:46 Frank Bridge - Rosemary
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5366
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5:20 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 14
Thomas Fey, conductor
Schlierbach Chamber Orchestra
Hanssler 98335
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5:18 Antonio Lauro - Venezuelan Waltz No. 3
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Pro Arte 343
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5:07 Bedrich Smetana - Ma vlast (My Country): Vltava (The Moldau)
Zdenek Macal, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80265
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5:01 Johan Agrell - Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Andrew Manze, conductor
Concerto Copenhagen
Maria Bania, flute
Chandos 535
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4 - 5 AM

4:33 Georges Bizet - Symphony
Jean Martinon, conductor
French National Radio and Television Orchestra
DG 437371
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4:27 Peter Tchaikovsky - Souvenir of a Beloved Place: Scherzo
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Itamar Golan, piano
Teldec 77351
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4:20 Erkki Salmenhaara - Adagietto for Orchestra
Ralf Sjoblom, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
YLE 9704
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4:16 John Dowland - A Fancy
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907515
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4:06 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Concert Suite No. 3
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Erato 45565
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4:01 Jules Massenet - The Last Sleep of the Virgin
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Anthony Ross, cello
Reference 99
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3 - 4 AM

3:55 Erik Satie - Prelude de la porte heroique du ciel (Heaven's Heroic Gate Prelude)
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 421713
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3:20 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral"
Rene Leibowitz, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Chesky 69
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3:10 Andre Campra - Idomenee: Rigaudon
Empire Brass
William Kuhlman, organ
Telarc 80614
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3:01 Heinrich Biber - Court Sonata No. 2
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 591
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3:01 Malcolm Nabarro - Lincoln Green
Malcolm Nabarro, conductor
East of England Orchestra
ASV 2069
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2 - 3 AM

2:41 Frederick Delius - Florida Suite: By the River
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Argo 430206
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2:14 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1
Jean Jacques Kantorow, conductor
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Mari Fujiwara, cello
Denon 7867
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2:07 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Trio No. 1: 4th movement
Rembrandt Trio
Dorian 90187
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2:01 Enrique Granados - Intermezzo
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici Montreal
Yuli Turovsky, cello
Analekta 9897
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1 - 2 AM

1:47 Domenico Cimarosa - Serenade for Flute and Guitar
James Galway, flute
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar
RCA 5679
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1:42 Antonin Dvorak - The Boatman
Cantus
Cantus 1213
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1:32 Carl Maria von Weber - Invitation to the Dance
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422050
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1:06 Georg Philipp Telemann - Overture
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 437558
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1:01 Joan Trimble - The Green Bough
Bruce Posner, piano
Donald Garvelmann, piano
Koch 7287
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1:01 Percy Grainger - Harvest Hymn
Richard Hickox, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9493
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:36 Johann Sebastian Bach - French Suite No. 5
Gray & Pearl Guitar Duo
Dorian 90209
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12:07 Paul Hindemith - Piano Concerto
Hannu Lintu, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Markus Groh, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:02 Henri Duparc - Chanson Triste (Sad Song)
Mischa Maisky, cello
Daria Hovora, piano
DG 457657
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