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    Collegium Musicum 90
    Simon Standage
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    Eduardo Mata
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Highlights from December 16 to 23

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Robert Ball.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Concordia Christmas.
Tuesday, 8:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Light and Gold: Christmas with Eric Whitacre.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Archive on the Radio: An Archive Christmas Sampler.
Thursday, 3 pm: Regional Spotlight: Holiday music from regional choral and instrumental groups.
Thursday, 7 pm: St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
Friday, 4 pm: Carol with Classical MPR and The Singers.
Friday, 7 pm: Chanticleer Christmas.
Saturday, 11 am: The Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Saturday, 7 pm: Candles Burning Brightly.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From Heaven Above.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of London.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 7 pm: Wonder Tidings.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Noon - 1 PM

12:06 Jacques Aubert - Concerto No. 1
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 577
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11 - Noon

11:50 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol
Eduardo Mata, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Eliot Chapo, violin
Telarc 80055
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11:45 Traditional Spanish - A La Nanita Nana
Anton Armstrong, conductor
St. Olaf Choir
Saint Olaf 1941
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11:44 Charles Wood - Ding Dong! Merrily on High
Amy Rice Blumenthal, conductor
The National Flute Choir
Alry 21
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11:42 Traditional French - Angels We Have Heard on High
Emily Mitchell, harp
Albany 1438
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11:36 Georg Philipp Telemann - Sonata for Strings
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
DG 5761
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11:23 E.J. Moeran - Rhapsody No. 2
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 573106
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11:17 Alf Houkom - The Rune of Hospitality
Dale Warland, conductor
The Dale Warland Singers
Jeffrey Van, guitar
ACC 121
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11:15 Morten Lauridsen - Mid-Winter Songs: Like Snow
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Steve Swanson, piano
Singers 3297
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11:13 Jan Sweelinck - Hodie Christus natus est
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
Avie 2078
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11:04 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Flutes
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Stephen Preston, flute
Nicholas McGegan, flute
Oiseau-Lyre 414588
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11:01 Leo Delibes; arr: Stephen Hough - Sylvia: Pizzicatti
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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10 - 11 AM

10:45 Robin Milford - Festival Suite
Guildhall Strings
Hyperion 67444
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10:41 Traditional Danish; arr: Paul J. Christiansen - Deilig er denhimmel bla (Bright and Glorious is the Sky)
Christopher Aspaas, conductor
Magnum Chhorum
MPR 20146
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10:39 Elizabeth Poston - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Norman Scribner, conductor
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Naxos 555049
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10:34 Traditional Estonian - O Adam, your guilt
Heinavanker
Harmonia Mundi  907488
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10:09 Ludwig van Beethoven - Creatures of Prometheus: Suite
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419608
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10:01 Christmas Music - Il est ne, le divin enfant; Lo, how a Rose E'er Blooming; Prelude
John Georgiadis, conductor
Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
James Galway, flute
Regensburg Domspatzen soloist
RCA 60736
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9 - 10 AM

9:56 Richard Strauss - Suite for Winds: 4th mvt
Edo de Waart, conductor
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Philips 438733
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9:47 Gabriel Faure - Pavane
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 421440
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9:40 Traditional - The Cherry Tree Carol
Leo Nestor, conductor
American Repertory Singers
Jay Rader, organ
Arsis 108
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9:30 Camille Saint-Saens - Havanaise
Zubin Mehta, conductor
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, v
DG 423063
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9:23 Traditional French - Quelle est cette odeur agreable?
Chanticleer
Teldec 94563
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9:02 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 6
Carlo Fabiano, conductor
Mantova Chamber Orchestra
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67840
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Jean Sibelius - Andante festivo
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 222
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8:48 Engelbert Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel: Overture
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 2127
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8:38 Gordon Langford - A Christmas Fantasy
Keith Rhodes, conductor
Huddersfield Choral Society
Chandos 4541
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8:36 Traditional French - Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Ten Thousand Lakes 100
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8:26 Bela Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra: Giuoco delle coppie
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5604
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8:20 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 "Reformation": 2nd movement
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 421769
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8:18 Traditional - Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Worcester Cathedral Choir
Naxos 550589
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8:14 Composers Datebook
8:11 Pablo de Sarasate - Jota of San Fermin
Ernest Martinez Izquierdo, conductor
Navarra Symphony Orchestra
Tianwa Yang, violin
Naxos 572276
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8:04 Antonin Dvorak - Bagatelles: Allegro scherzando (1)
Lowell Graham, conductor
National Chamber Players
Klavier 11126
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 George Frideric Handel - Sonata for Violin and Continuo
Rachel Barton, violin
David Schrader, harpsichord
John Mark Rozendaal, cello
Cedille 32
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7:52 Adolphe Adam - O Holy Night (Cantique du Noel)
Empire Brass & Friends
EMI 49097
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7:40 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 1
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
North German Radio Symphony
DG 437506
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7:37 Mikolaj Zielenski - Motet for St. Stanislaw
The Rose Ensemble
Rose 5
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7:33 Leo Brouwer - Afro-Cuban Lullaby
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 66576
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7:21 Howard Hanson - Symphony No. 2 "Romantic": Finale
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3073
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7:14 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 85 "The Queen": 3rd movement
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 46313
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7:09 Traditional - Rocking Carol
John Rutter, conductor
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
EMI 69950
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7:05 Traditional - Morning Has Broken
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, v
Analekta 8737
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6 - 7 AM

6:55 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Selections
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Pro Arte 121
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6:46 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 6
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Lisa Beznosiuk, flute
Archiv 423702
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6:41 Gustav Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
Seraphic Fire
SFM 14
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6:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 38 "Prague": Finale
Colin Davis, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Philips 416155
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6:26 Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Melody
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 63082
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6:20 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: Dance
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 57888
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6:15 The Writer's Almanac
6:09 John Playford - Christmas Medley
The Playfords
Coviello 21012
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6:04 Richard Strauss - Sonatina No. 2 "Happy Workshop": 2nd movement
Edo de Waart, conductor
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Philips 438733
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5 - 6 AM

5:56 Francis Poulenc - Flute Sonata: 3rd movement
Toshiko Kohno, flute
Lambert Orkis, piano
Dorian 90705
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5:54 Healey Willan - Hodie Christus natus est
True North Brass
TNB 4
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5:45 Jean Sibelius - The Oceanides (Aallottaret)
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Bis 1225
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5:31 Georg Philipp Telemann - Divertimento
Reinhard Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 463074
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5:27 James Bassi - Quem pastores laudavere
Harry Christophers, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Coro 16117
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5:13 Alexander Glazunov - Violin Concerto
William Steinberg, conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Nathan Milstein, violin
EMI 67250
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5:01 Traditional English - Gloucester Wassail
Peter Breiner, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557585
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4 - 5 AM

4:39 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 66289
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4:32 Traditional - When the Lovely Virgin Mary
Stefan Stuligrosz, conductor
Poznan Nightingales
Polskie Nagrania 268
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4:17 Leopold Mozart - Trumpet Concerto
Jahja Ling, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80227
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4:11 Henry Purcell - Two Christmas Interludes
Alun Francis, conductor
Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle
Helios 88028
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4:06 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 5 "Grande Valse"
Ingrid Fliter, piano
VAI 1250
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4:01 James Sclater - What Sweeter Music
James Morrow, conductor
University of Texas Chamber Singers
Koch 7698
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3 - 4 AM

3:53 Traditional - And, can this now be summer?; Christmas Bells; Going to Church on Christmas Morning
Erkki Pohjola, conductor
Tapiola Choir
Finlandia 10
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3:29 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 43 "Mercury"
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 429400
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3:20 Franz Gruber - Silent Night
Torodd Wigum, conductor
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1885
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3:06 George Frideric Handel - Trio Sonata
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Philips 412595
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3:01 John Rutter - Arise, Shine
Timothy Brown, conductor
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Nicholas Collon, organ
Nicholas Rimmer, organ
Naxos 557130
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2 - 3 AM

2:56 Philip Lane - Wassail Dances: Yorkshire Wassail
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 557099
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2:24 Max Bruch - Scottish Fantasy
Rory Macdonald, conductor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 21290
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2:16 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Danielle Maddon, violin
Ellen DePasquale, viola
Rafael Figueroa, cello
Listen 50001
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2:07 Wayne Barlow - Night Song
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman Philharmonia
Mercury 434347
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2:01 Franz Liszt - Dreams of Love No. 3 (Liebestraum)
Jorg Demus, piano
Intercord 892923
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1 - 2 AM

1:55 Michael Praetorius - Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
West Edge String Quartet
Centaur 3087
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1:46 William Boyce - Symphony No. 5
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 419631
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1:39 Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery)
Rene Clausen, conductor
Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
Signum 262
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1:11 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
RCA 60360
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1:06 John Francis Wade - O Come, All Ye Faithful
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Choir of New College, Oxford
CRD 3443
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1:01 John Dowland - Pavan
Queen's Chamber Band
Four-Tay 4011
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:40 Hubert Parry - An English Suite
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5366
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12:30 Claude Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune)
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 423103
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12:24 Robert Convery - Christmas Daybreak
Donald Nally, conductor
The Crossing
Innova 853
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12:07 Sergei Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 1
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Christmas Music - Christmas; Sleep, my little child
Ensemble Amarcord
Apollon 10101
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