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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

Friday, January 11, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 34
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Philips 420937
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11:18 Johann Sebastian Bach - Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus I-IV
Emerson String Quartet
DG 908
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11:14 Jose Lezcano - Tropical Sonatina: Song of the Dawn
Laura Gilbert, flute
Antigoni Goni, guitar
Koch 7652
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11:06 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 6
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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11:01 Antonin Dvorak - Czech Suite: Romance
David Golub, conductor
Padua Chamber Ensemble
Arabesque 6697
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10 - 11 PM

10:29 Wolfgang Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 20 in d minor
David Zinman, conductor
Bavarian Radio-Symphony Orchestra
Christian Zacharias, piano
EMI 49899
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10:25 Alan Hovhaness - Fugue
David Amos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Crystal 810
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10:04 Igor Stravinsky - Violin Concerto
Paul Sacher, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 445487
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9 - 10 PM

9:59 Robert Beaser - Quicksilver
Eliot Fisk, guitar
Paula Robison, flute
MusicMasters 60115
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9:50 Matthew Locke - For Several Friends: Suite
Trio Settecento
Cedille 135
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9:03 William Walton - Symphony No. 1
Courtney Lewis, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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8 - 9 PM

8:27 Robert Schumann - Piano Concerto
Courtney Lewis, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Ingrid Fliter, piano
MPR Recording
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8:03 Edward Elgar - In the South
Courtney Lewis, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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7 - 8 PM

7:37 Robert Schumann - String Quartet in F, Op. 41, No. 2
Melos Quartet
DG 423 670
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7:18 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 3
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 63073
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7:07 Thomas Canning - Fantasy on a Hymn Tune
Raymond Leppard, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony
London 458 157
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7:04 Trad. - Cantiga de Santa Maria No. 117
Ensemble Alcatraz
Nonescuh 79180
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6 - 7 PM

6:33 Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf
Leonard Bernstien, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 60175
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6:11 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 "Titan"
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
SFS 2
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5 - 6 PM

5:53 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for 2 Violins
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Andrew Manze, violin
Rachel Podger, violin
Harmonia Mundi 907155
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5:48 Stu Phillips - Battlestar Galactica: Main Theme
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Philips 411185
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5:40 Jean Sibelius - Violin Concerto
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Bis 500
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5:33 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 442406
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5:27 Gerald Finzi - Dies natalis
Richard Hickox, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Philip Langridge, tenor
London/Decca 425660
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5:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 78: Aria for Two Trumpets
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
Lionel Andre, trumpet
Erato 88016
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5:13 Franz Schubert - An die Musik (To Music)
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 16443
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5:03 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 10
Jose Iturbi, conductor
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Jose Iturbi, piano
Amparo Iturbi, piano
Ivory 70908
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4 - 5 PM

4:55 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Andante for Flute and Orchestra
Juha Kangas, conductor
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Sharon Bezaly, flute
Bis 153901
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4:49 Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Prelude to Act I
Copper Street Brass Quintet
SELF PROD 351
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4:44 Louis Vierne - Toccata
John Rose
Towerhill 900101
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4:40 Arthur Maud - Ave plena gracia
Bruce J. Barber II, conductor
St. James Cathedral Choir
Richard Barrick Hoskins, organ
MSR 1376
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4:33 Franz Liszt - Harmonies poetiques et religieuses: Cantique d'amour
Steven Osborne, piano
Hyperion 67445
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4:19 Hamza El-Din - Waterwheel
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79275
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4:15 Henry Purcell - A New Ground
Eichenberger/Held Duo
Ambitus 97 850
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4:03 Elmer Bernstein - To Kill a Mockingbird: Medley
Elmer Bernstein, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Pops Orchestra
Denon 75288
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3 - 4 PM

3:58 Ho Zhan Hao & Chen Kang - Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
Viktor Fedotov, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vanessa-Mae, violin
EMI 56483
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3:40 Bedrich Smetana - My Country: The Moldau
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 80
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3:31 Sergio Assad - Baiao
Assad Brothers, guitars
Nonesuch 79179
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3:23 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo No. 2
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3230
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3:19 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Judith Blegen, soprano
Kenneth Riegel, tenor
Peter Binder, baritone
Sony 33172
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3:10 Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: The Great Gate of Kiev
Barry Douglas, piano
RCA 5931
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Noon - 1 PM

12:51 Nino Rota - The Leopard: Dances
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonic of La Scala
Sony 66279
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12:48 Frederic Chopin - Mazurka No. 23
Maurizio Pollini, piano
DG 11939
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12:19 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quartet No. 14 "Spring"
Amadeus Quartet
DG 423300
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11 - Noon

11:50 Georges Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Andrew Davis, conductor
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sony 45649
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11:47 Alexander de Taeye - Humoresque
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Samuel Sanders, piano
EMI 56602
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11:26 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 38 "Echo"
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 427661
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11:08 Dmitri Kabalevsky - The Comedians: Suite
Charles Groves, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Denon 73534
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11:04 Erik Satie - Gnossienne No. 1
Jeremy Jouve, guitar
Reference 128
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11:01 Edgar Meyer - String Quintet: 1st Movement
Emerson Quartet
Edgar Meyer, bass
DG 474321
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10 - 11 AM

10:53 John Williams - Lincoln: "With Malice Toward None"
John Williams, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sony 44685
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10:46 Teresa Carreno - Little Waltz (Mi Teresita)
Gabriela Montero, piano
EMI 41144
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10:09 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra
DG 6899
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10:02 Daniel Speer - Three German Festive Sonatas
The American Brass Quintet
Delos 3003
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9 - 10 AM

9:53 Bela Bartok - Hungarian Folk Tunes
Mark Kaplan, violin
Bruno Canino, piano
Arabesque 6649
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9:45 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Magic Flute: Overture
Antonia Brico, conductor
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Sony 75944
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9:42 Heinrich Schutz - Make a Joyful Noise
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
RCA 60970
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9:17 Igor Stravinsky - The Fairy's Kiss: Divertimento
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61957
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9:10 Agustin Barrios - Julia Florida
John Williams, guitar
Sony 64396
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9:01 Henry Purcell - The Gordian Knot Untied
Peter Holman, conductor
Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 66212
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8 - 9 AM

8:48 Felix Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 415353
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8:32 Frederic Chopin - Concert Rondo "Krakowiak"
Kazimierz Kord, conductor
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6702
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8:24 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for 2 Violins: Largo
Steven Mercurio, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7785
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8:21 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Nais: Rigaudons
Marc Minkowski, conductor
Musicians of the Louvre
Archiv 4478
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8:16 Jorge Morel - Danza Brasileira
Gerald Garcia, guitar
Naxos 550273
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8:10 Tomaso Albinoni - Suite
Empire Brass
Telarc 80257
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8:04 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1: 3rd movement
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Seattle Symphony 30838
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7 - 8 AM

7:59 Anon - Estampie
Pavlo Beznosiuk, fiddle
Hyperion 66773
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7:49 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations
Andre Previn, piano
Sony 67178
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7:43 Julius Rontgen - Symphony No. 18: 1st movement
David Porcelijn, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 777255
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7:32 George Frideric Handel - Trio Sonata No. 3
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901379
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7:29 Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: Tuileries
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
GSP 1026
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7:21 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 68: 1st movement
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 43301
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7:15 Claude Debussy - Clair de Lune (Moonlight)
Van Cliburn, piano
RCA 60726
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7:09 Camille Saint-Saens - Algerian Suite: French Military March
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 47655
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7:07 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 1: Miniature March
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61958
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7:04 George Frideric Handel - Acis and Galatea: Happy We
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80333
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6 - 7 AM

6:55 Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyous March
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 69467
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6:41 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
EMI 66227
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6:35 William Bolcom - The Poltergeist
John Murphy, piano
Albany 325
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6:30 Anonymous - A New Tune
Palladian Ensemble
MPR 205
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6:23 Vincent Persichetti - Symphony No. 4: Finale
David Alan Miller, conductor
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Albany 771
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6:21 Robert Schumann - Of Foreign Lands and People
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 1228
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6:08 Johann Pachelbel - Canon
Mississippi Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2624
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6:04 Fritz Kreisler - Miniature Viennese March
Joshua Bell, violin
Paul Coker, piano
London/Decca 444409
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5 - 6 AM

5:53 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Voices of Spring
Antal Dorati, conductor
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434338
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5:50 Franz Schubert - To the Distant One
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80340
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5:31 Edvard Grieg - Lyric Suite
Vernon Hadley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Musical Heritage Society 513796
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5:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 1
Richard Tognetti, conductor
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67307
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5:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Contredances (4)
Hans Graf, conductor
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra
LaserLight 15887
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4 - 5 AM

4:38 Luigi Boccherini - Cello Concerto No. 9
Andrew Davis, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Matt Haimovitz, cello
DG 429219
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4:22 Johann Hertel - Trumpet Concerto No. 1
Elgar Howarth, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 426311
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4:18 Josquin des Prez - Faulte d'argent (Lack of money)
Christopher Wolverton, conductor
Vox Early Music Ensemble
Ancient Voice Records 1
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4:06 Georges Bizet - Children's Games
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 421527
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4:01 Gabriel Faure - Violin Sonata No. 1: 4th Movement
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 87287
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3 - 4 AM

3:44 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Russian Easter Festival Overture
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 429984
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3:42 Clement Janequin - The Lark
Ensemble Doulce Memoire
Dorian 90261
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3:10 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 98
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5199
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3:06 Manuel Ponce - Scherzino Mexicano
Dag Holm, guitar
SELF PROD 297
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3:01 Frederic Chopin - Mazurka
Leon Fleisher, piano
Vanguard 1551
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2 - 3 AM

2:30 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian"
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Teldec 43676
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2:20 Franz Biebl - Ave Maria
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 8803
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2:10 Josef Myslivecek - Sinfonia
Concerto Koln
Archiv 4776428
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2:06 Alexander Glazunov - Reverie
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
Alexey Serov, horn
Warner 67946
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2:01 Kurt Schwertsik - Three Late Love Songs: Tranquillo
Christopher van Kampen, cello
Largo 56628
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1 - 2 AM

1:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quartet No. 23 "Prussian"
Emerson String Quartet
Sony 93598
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1:20 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Summer
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Sony 45810
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1:15 Richard Wagner - Der Engel
Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
James Galway, flute
DG 3024
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1:06 Peter Warlock - Capriol Suite
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3132
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1:01 Johan Svendsen - Symphony No. 1: 3rd movement
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 49769
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:47 Lars-Erik Larsson - Little Serenade
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 285
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12:22 Ottorino Respighi - Church Windows
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 557711
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12:09 Camille Saint-Saens - Caprice on Danish and Russian Tunes
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 425861
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12:06 Traditional Swedish - Polonaise
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92153
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12:01 Antonio Rosetti - Concerto for 2 Horns: Rondo
Johannes Moesus, conductor
Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic
Klaus Wallendorf, horn
CPO 999734
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