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Highlights from November 24 to December 1

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Symphony Orchestra.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: William Craft, president of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Symphony Orchestra.
Tuesday, 8 pm: Lucerne Festival: Vienna Philharmonic.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Giving Thanks with John Birge.
Thursday, 10 am: Giving Thanks with John Birge.
Thursday, Noon: Thanksgiving with Cantus.
Thursday, 3pm: Regional Spotlight: Pavel Kolesnikov plays Mozart, from a recent Chopin Society recital.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: New in Nashville.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Berlin Philharmonic with conductor Simon Rattle, from the 2014 Berlin Music Festival.
Sunday, 5 pm: Advent Voices with Lynne Warfel.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Symphonies by Haydn and Schubert, and Barber's Violin Concerto.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Tim Buzza, Music Specialist at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Tim Buzza, Music Specialist at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, January 10, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:23 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 471489
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11:19 Traditional - Black is the color
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
American Choral Catalog 122
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11:14 Erik Satie - Sketches and Provocations
Grant Johannesen, piano
Vox 3032
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11:06 Capel Bond - Concerto No. 3
Roy Goodman, conductor
Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 66467
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11:01 Isaac Albeniz - Iberia: Triana
Paul Daniel, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
John Williams, guitar
Sony 48480
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10 - 11 PM

10:58 Irving Berlin - Puttin' on the Ritz
Joseph Swenson, violin
Jeffrey Kahane, piano
MPR 201
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10:45 Aaron Copland - Sonata for Violin and Piano: II-III
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Andre-Michel Schub, piano
RCA 68114
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9 - 10 PM

9:47 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 2
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80670
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9:43 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Child, you are beautiful like a flower
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone
Mikhail Arkadiev, piano
Philips 442 536
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9:17 Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Trio
Robert Levin, piano
David Krakauer, clarinet
Melissa Meell, cello
NY Philomusica 62
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9:12 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo in A
Radu Lupu, piano
London 417 599
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8 - 9 PM

8:58 Claude Debussy - Petite Suite
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony
Mercury 434 306
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8:34 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto in d minor
James Judd, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Jean-Louis Steuermann, piano
Philips 420 200
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8:31 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Roadside Fire
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 445 946
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8:04 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Wasps: Suite
James Judd, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 572304
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7 - 8 PM

7:58 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Phantasy Quintet: II
Music Group of London
EMI 65100
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7:42 Johann Sebastian Bach, trans. Stokowski - Passacaglia & Fugue in c minor
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
EMI 69072
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7:12 Johannes Brahms - Violin Sonata No. 1
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 14767
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7:01 Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 2
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
DG 13458
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6 - 7 PM

6:40 Ignaz Pleyel - Symphony in G
Patrick Gallois, conductor
Sinfonia Finlandia
Naxos 572550
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6:26 Robert Moran - Seven Sounds Unseen
Musica Sacra
Catalyst 61822
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6:20 Hermann Regner - Landler No. 3
Montreal Winds
CBC 1105
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6:03 Franz Schubert - Concert Piece for Violin and Orchestra
SPCO
Pinchas Zukerman
Philips 420 168
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5 - 6 PM

5:57 Henry Cowell - Hymn for string orchestra
David Amos, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Harmonia Mundi 906011
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5:43 Sergei Rachmaninov - Adagio from Symphony NO. 2
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Liverpool Philharmonic
EMI 15473
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5:40 Thomas Weelkes - Hosanna to the Son of David
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 94430
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5:35 Fritz Kreisler - Variations on a Theme of Corelli
London Brass
Frank Lloyd, horn
Teldec 46069
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5:25 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 10
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 74168
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5:13 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4: Rondo
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Kissin, piano
EMI 6311
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5:08 Giuseppe Verdi - Il trovatore: Di quella pira
Richard Bonynge, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
Joan Sutherland, soprano
London/Decca 467632
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5:07 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 1
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 99
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4 - 5 PM

4:56 Josef Strauss - Faust Quadrille
Michael Dittrich, conductor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223664
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4:40 Mozart - Sonata in F for Violin and Piano
Mark Steinberg, violin
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 4115
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4:33 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 "Reformation": 2nd movement
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 421769
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4:18 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto No. 1
Howard Griffiths, conductor
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Warner 45312
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4:18 Enrique Granados - Serenata
Douglas Riva, piano
Naxos 555723
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4:08 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 2: 3rd movement
Jose Luis Garcia, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 36674
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Peter Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin: Waltz
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 60465
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3:39 Robert Schumann - Concert Piece for 4 Horns
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
Robert Montgomery, horn
Gavin Edwards, horn
Susan Dent, horn
Robert Maskell, horn
Archiv 457591
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3:28 Gabriel Faure - Ballade
Michel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
EMI 47939
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3:17 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Suite for Viola and Orchestra: Ballade
Kate Hamilton, viola
Jay Hershberger, piano
MPR Recording
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3:07 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for 2 Oboe d'amore
Camerata Cologne
Hans-Peter Westermann, oboe d'amore
Piet Dhont, oboe d'amore
DHM 77367
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3:00 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 3
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 427346
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Noon - 1 PM

12:46 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 1
Hugh Wolff, conductor
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 77309
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12:37 Maurice Ravel - String Quartet: I
Parker Quartet
MPR Recording 2007
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12:27 Antonio Vivaldi - La Stravaganza: Concerto in B flat
Rachel Podger, conductor
Arte dei Suonatori
Rachel Podger, violin
Channel  19598
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12:15 Johann Sebastian Bach - St. Matthew's Passion: Opening
Masaaki Suzuki, conductor
Bach Collegium, Japan
Bis 244
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12:05 Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach - Cello Concerto in A: Allegro assai
Andrew Manze, conductor
The English Concert
Alison McGillivray, cello
Harmonia Mundi 907403
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11 - Noon

11:51 Karl Goldmark - In Spring
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
DG 469376
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11:44 Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata for Piano 4-Hands
Amy Hamann, piano
Sara Hamann, piano
Grand Piano 619
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11:30 Gustav Holst - A Winter Idyll
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 572914
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11:23 Carlos Salzedo - Suite of Dances
Floraleda Sacchi, harp
London 4763856
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11:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 20: Allegro
Christian Zacharias, conductor
Bavaraian Radio Orchestra
Jan Lisiecki, piano
DG 16888
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11:01 Terry Riley - Francesco en Paraiso
Alexandra Hawley, flute
Jeffrey McFadden, guitar
Naxos 559146
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10 - 11 AM

10:46 Ludwig van Beethoven - Leonore Overture No. 3
Walter Weller, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 7028
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10:40 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 2
Louise Pellerin, oboe
Dom Andre Laberge, organ
CBC 1157
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10:32 Ding Shan-de - Children Suite
Jie Chen, piano
Naxos 570602
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10:12 Richard Strauss - Duet Concertino
Gabriel Chmura, conductor
Sinfonia Iuventas
Waldemar Zarow, clarinet
Alicja Kieruzalska, bassoon
CD Accord 162
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9 - 10 AM

9:59 Alberto Williams - Argentine Suite No. 1
Stuart Canin, conductor
New Century Chamber Orchestra
d'Note 1035
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9:51 Domenico Scarlatti - Sonata
Scott Ross, harpsichord
Erato 45309
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9:46 Dmitri Shostakovich - Folk Dances
Eugene Corporon, conductor
North Texas Wind Symphony
Klavier 11077
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9:40 Yu-Xian Deng - Spring Breeze
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 70714
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9:19 Felix Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 7
Ross Pople, conductor
London Festival Orchestra
Hyperion 66561
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9:05 Johann Sebastian Bach - Italian Concerto
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 87326
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9:01 Richard Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
James Levine, conductor
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
DG 445769
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8 - 9 AM

8:54 Franz von Suppe - Light Cavalry Overture
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414408
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8:46 Leo Delibes - Lakme: Flower Duet
Michel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
Natalie Dessay, soprano
Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano
EMI 67830
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8:41 Johannes Hanssen - Valdres-March
Bjarte Engeset, conductor
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557017
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8:31 Richard Strauss - Serenade for Winds
Paavo Berglund, conductor
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 60173
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8:23 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 96 "Miracle": 1st movement
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5135
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8:18 Frederic Chopin - Spring
Luiza Borac, piano
Avie 2161
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8:09 Anatol Liadov - Ballade "About Olden Times"
Enrique Batiz, conductor
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra
ASV 657
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8:04 Antonio Vivaldi - Rustic Concerto
Bernard Labadie, conductor
The King's Violins
Dorian 90255
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 Giuseppe Verdi - Il Trovatore: Ballet Music, Part 1
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572818
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7:36 Edward Elgar - Cockaigne Overture
Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 61199
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7:30 George Frideric Handel - Trio Sonata No. 8
Marilyn Zupnik, oboe
Mark Shuman, cello
Raymond Leppard, harpsichord
ASV 663
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7:16 Alexander Borodin - Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Andrew Davis, conductor
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62406
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7:11 Dmitri Shostakovich - The Gadfly: Romance
Gidon Kremer, violin
Oleg Maisenberg, piano
Teldec 17222
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7:04 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 1
I Musici
William Bennett, flute
Lenore Smith, flute
Philips 400017
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6 - 7 AM

6:50 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 7 "Haffner": Rondo
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80161
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6:47 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Una donna a quindici anni
Julius Rudel, conductor
Amadeus Ensemble
MusicMasters 7054
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6:41 Henry Purcell - Dioclesian: Dances
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 571
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6:31 Franz Schubert - String Quintet: Allegretto
Miro Quartet
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Oxingale 2006
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6:23 Ludwig van Beethoven - Fidelio: Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
London/Decca 4782721
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6:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - March
Empire Brass
Telarc 80257
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6:07 Tomaso Albinoni - Oboe Concerto No. 6
I Solisti Italiani
Hansjorg Schellenberger, oboe
Denon 2301
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6:04 Aram Khachaturian - Gayaneh: Dance of the Rose Maidens
Stanley Black, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 417062
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5 - 6 AM

5:51 Antonio Estevez - Noon on the Plain
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra
DG 11340
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5:48 Frederick Delius - Little Birdie
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
John Lenehan, piano
Naxos 572902
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5:27 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 28
Daedalus Quartet
Bridge 9326
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5:10 Joaquin Turina - Fantastic Dances
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80574
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5:05 Aaron Copland - Rodeo: Hoe-Down
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Windham Hill 1091
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5:04 George Frederick McKay - Suite for Viola and Piano: Poetic
Mahoko Eguchi, viola
Naxos 559143
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4 - 5 AM

4:50 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Vienna Blood (Wiener Blut)
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5405
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4:30 Edvard Grieg - Holberg Suite
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5032
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4:22 Antonio Vivaldi - Chamber Concerto
Musica Pacifica
Dorian 90704
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4:17 A.R. Rahman - Zikr
Cantus
Cantus 1212
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4:07 Michael Torke - Javelin
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony 62592
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4:07 Arcangelo Corelli - Sonata for Strings No. 10
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 532
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3 - 4 AM

3:33 Robert Schumann - Piano Trio No. 2
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Tanja Teztlaff, cello
EMI 94180
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3:30 Roland Dyens - Tango en skai
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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3:30 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 69877
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3:06 Andrew Schultz - The Meaning of Water
Alice Giles, conductor
Seven Harp Ensemble
Tall Poppies 204
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3:01 Sergei Prokofiev - Duet of the Prince and Cinderella
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 64289
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2 - 3 AM

2:36 Ignaz Pleyel - Symphony
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9525
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2:33 Claude Debussy - Heather (Bruyeres)
Alexei Lubimov, piano
ECM 2241
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2:14 Georg Philipp Telemann - Recorder Concerto
New London Consort
Philip Pickett
Oiseau-Lyre 433043
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2:06 Ariel Ramirez - Alfonsina and the Sea
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Sony 84219
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2:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Two Romances
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Alexander Kniazev, cello
Warner 62061
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1 - 2 AM

1:54 Peter Hope - Momentum Suite
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
Naxos 555070
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1:21 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Trio
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Pinchas Zukerman, viola
Lynn Harrell, cello
EMI 54198
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1:19 William Grant Still - A Frog Went A-Courtin'
Sierra Winds
Cambria 1083
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1:10 Arcangelo Corelli - Trio Sonata No. 3
Purcell Quartet
Hyperion 66226
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1:06 Gian Carlo Menotti - Sebastian: Barcarolle
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 45660
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1:01 Anonymous - La Folia/Chi passa
Jeremy Barlow, conductor
The Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 1901039
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:45 Ernest Farrar - English Pastoral Impressions
Alasdair Mitchell, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Chandos 9586
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12:34 Giovanni Bononcini - Cello Sonata
(Selected members), conductor
Seminario Musicale
Virgin 45000
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12:06 Francis Poulenc - Sinfonietta
Mats Rondin, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Vittorio Monti - Csardas
Kroke
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 57330
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