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Highlights from September 9 to 16

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Ed Schaefle, orchestra teacher at Blaine High School in Blaine, Minn.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Penelope Freeh, dancer and choreographer.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Ed Schaefle, orchestra teacher at Blaine High School in Blaine, Minn.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Kantorei sings music by Stephen Paulus, and the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra plays Sibelius.
Saturday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Roberto Abbado conducts two symphonies by Beethoven and the premiere of Urban Gardens by Nicola Campogrande.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Going On Record.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From Carnegie Hall, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Test Pieces written for the Paris Conservatory.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Austin High School Choir.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Dan Wascoe, retired reporter and columnist for the Star Tribune.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight: Austin High School Choir.

Programming Highlights

Sunday, January 13, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:28 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Quartet No. 3
Domus
Virgin 91183
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11:28 Joaquin Rodrigo - Madrigal Concerto: Arietta
John Neschling, conductor
Saint Gallen Symphony Orchestra
Sergio & Odair Assad, guitars
GHA 126018
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11:13 Jean Mouton - Ave Maria
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 8803
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11:13 Antonin Dvorak - Silent Woods
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 42206
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11:13 Claude Debussy - Reverie
Turtle Island String Quartet
Windham Hill 11116
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11:00 Rupert Lang - Earth Teach Me
Musica Intima
Atma 2613
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11:00 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 63 "Sunrise"
Leipzig String Quartet
Dabringhaus 3071683
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10 - 11 PM

10:12 Engelbert Humperdinck - Moorish Rhapsody: Elegy at Sunset
Martin Fischer-Dieskau, conductor
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic
Marco Polo 223369
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10:12 Stephen Stubbs/da Rore - Refrain 1/Whenever we part again
Stephen Stubbs, guitar
ECM 1803
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10:07 Emile Sauret - Village Scenes: Pastorale
Michi Wiancko, violin
Dina Vainshtein, piano
Naxos 572366
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10:06 Jean Sibelius - The Bard
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Masayo Matsuo, harp
Bis 384
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9 - 10 PM

9:47 Francis Poulenc - Melancholy
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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9:36 Arnold Bax - Elegiac Trio
Meisenbach/Golden Duo
Bruce Williams, viola
Centaur 2114
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9:20 Malcolm Nabarro - Lincoln Green
Malcolm Nabarro, conductor
East of England Orchestra
ASV 2069
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9:20 Robert Schumann - 3 Romances
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Markus Becker, piano
London/Decca 4783564
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9:01 Malcolm Arnold - Serenade for Guitar and Strings
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
Craig Ogden, guitar
Chandos 9963
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8 - 9 PM

8:49 Gerald Finzi - Fall of the Leaf
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 64721
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8:48 Arvo Part - Da pacem Domine
Hilliard Ensemble
ECM 1930
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8:42 David Diamond - Concert Piece for Flute and Harp
Glorian Duo
Donna Milanovich, flute
Delos 3143
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8:22 Perotin - Sederunt
Cantus
Cantus 1212
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8:20 Gerald Finzi - Five Bagatelles
Thea King, clarinet
Clifford Benson, piano
Hyperion 66014
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8:06 Franz Schubert - Longing
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80340
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7 - 8 PM

7:45 Claude Debussy - Violin Sonata
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Robert Kulek, piano
Avie 2216
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7:38 Oskar Nedbal - Andersen: Entr'acte
Miroslav Homolka, conductor
Dvorak Chamber Orchestra
Supraphon 111413
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7:28 Wenzel Matiegka - Notturno: 1st movement
Debra Wendells-Cross, flute
Koch 7568
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7:14 George Frideric Handel - My Heart is Inditing
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Coro 16066
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7:06 Vaino Raitio - The Maids at the Headlands
Pertti Pekkanen, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
YLE 9804
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7:01 Richard Strauss - Andante for Horn
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 416816
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6 - 7 PM

6:37 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for Flute, Violin and Piano
Murray Perahia, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 87326
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6:21 Josef Myslivecek - Concertino
Concerto Koln
Archiv 4776418
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6:21 Silvestre Revueltas - Night of the Maya: Night of Revelry
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 17097
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6:10 Camille Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8718
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6:02 Alessandro Scarlatti - Garden of Roses: Sinfonia
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
Accademia Bizantina
London/Decca 470650
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5 - 6 PM

5:43 Robert Schumann - Papillons
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 414474
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5:39 Jacques Offenbach - Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
London/Decca 473371
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5:21 Edvard Grieg - Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8524
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5:14 Isaac Albeniz - Seville
Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Dabringhaus 9031739
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5:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 32
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 419146
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5:02 J. Rosamond Johnson - Nobody Knows the Trouble I See
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 97
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4 - 5 PM

4:49 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
I Musici
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Philips 420188
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4:39 Gioacchino Rossini - Turk in Italy: Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 400049
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4:34 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Partita No. 3: Prelude
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Bis 1972
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4:07 Leos Janacek - Idyll for String Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Nonesuch 79033
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4:05 Oskar Merikanto - Romance
Izumi Tateno, piano
Finlandia 904
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3 - 4 PM

3:38 Igor Stravinsky - Firebird: Suite
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 70
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3:25 Edward Elgar - Bavarian Dances
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5136
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3:11 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Sinfonia No. 2
Thomas Furi, conductor
Camerata Bern
Denon 73326
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3:06 William Harris - Faire is the heaven
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 107
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3:01 Vincenzo Bellini - Capulets and Montagues: Sinfonia
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Orchestra of St. Cecilia
DG 471566
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 SymphonyCast

1 - 2 PM

1:00 SymphonyCast

11 - Noon

11:33 Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell, violin
London/Decca 421145
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11:19 Giuseppe Sammartini - Oboe Concerto
I Musici
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 420189
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11:15 Claude Debussy - Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Alexei Lubimov, piano
ECM 2241
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11:06 Malcolm Arnold - 4 Scottish Dances
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Chandos 8867
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11:01 Michel de la Barre - Suite L'Inconnue: Chaconne
Robert Stallman, flute
Edwin Swanborn, harpsichord
Karl Bennion, cello
Bogner's Cafe 104
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10 - 11 AM

10:37 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 74
Antal Dorati, conductor
Philharmonia Hungarica
London/Decca 425925
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10:18 George Frideric Handel - Royal Fireworks Music
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 435390
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10:12 Frederic Chopin - Etude No. 11
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 48960
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10:06 Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries
Franz Welser-Most, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 4778773
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10:01 Vinzens Stelzmueller - Dance
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013
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9 - 10 AM

9:44 Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Virgin 61266
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9:37 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Abduction from the Seraglio: Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 47014
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9:19 Luigi Boccherini - String Quintet No. 5
Sigiswald Kuijken, violin
Sony 63190
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9:09 Samuel Barber - School for Scandal: Overture
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Argo 436288
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9:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Warner 45312
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9:01 Johan Halvorsen - Festival March
Terje Mikkelsen, conductor
Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
Simax 1199
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8 - 9 AM

8:50 Carl Maria von Weber - Peter Schmoll: Overture
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5154
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8:28 Johannes Brahms - Piano Trio No. 3
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 416838
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8:18 Georg Philipp Telemann - Horn Concerto
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
Stewart Rose, horn
Arabesque 6750
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8:07 Hector Berlioz - Benvenuto Cellini: Overture
Pierre Boulez, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 64103
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8:01 John Blow - Chaconne
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 453418
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5 - 6 AM

5:47 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Spring
Anne-Sophie Mutter, conductor
Trondheim Soloists
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 463259
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5:40 Modest Mussorgsky - Khovanshchina: Prelude (Dawn over the River Moscow)
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 468526
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5:37 Carlos Guastavino - Popular Song No. 4
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30010
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5:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 99
Georg Solti, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 417620
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5:01 Andres Segovia - Two Etudes
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 417618
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4 - 5 AM

4:52 Richard Wagner - Symphony: Scherzo
Hiroshi Wakasugi, conductor
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
Denon 75259
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4:30 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 3
Lynn Harrell, cello
London/Decca 414163
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4:19 Jean Francaix - Theme and Variations
Gabriel Chmura, conductor
Sinfonia Iuventas
Waldemar Zarow, clarinet
CD Accord 162
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4:06 Franz Liszt - Evening Harmonies
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3030
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4:01 Saverio Mercadante - Flute Concerto No. 6: Sicilienne
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
James Galway, flute
RCA 7703
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3 - 4 AM

3:45 Samuel Wesley - Symphony No. 5
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9823
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3:41 Marco Uccellini - Sonata No. 2
Romanesca
Harmonia Mundi 907196
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3:16 Claude Debussy - Nocturnes
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Philips 400023
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3:06 Max Bruch - Viola Romance
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Janine Jansen, viola
London/Decca 7260
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3:01 Alexander Borodin - Tarantella
Marco Rapetti, piano
Giampaolo Nuti, piano
Brilliant 93894
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2 - 3 AM

2:22 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 8
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sony 64303
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2:09 Giacomo Puccini - 3 Minuets
Jean Jacques Kantorow, conductor
Orchestra of the Auvergne
Denon 3871
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2:06 Giovanni Gabrieli - La Spiritata
Simon Wright, conductor
Wallace Collection
Nimbus 5236
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2:01 Pietro Locatelli - Violin Sonata No. 11: I. Adagio
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363
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1 - 2 AM

1:47 Ernesto Cavallini - Rossiniana
Joan Enric-Lluna, clarinet
Harmonia Mundi 987029
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1:39 Mauro Giuliani - Grande Overture
David Starobin, guitar
Bridge 9029
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1:34 Foday Musa Suso - Sunset
Kronos Quartet
Soloists
Nonesuch 79275
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1:16 Ottorino Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 3
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Telarc 80309
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1:06 Igor Stravinsky - Four Norwegian Moods
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 417325
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1:01 Xaver Scharwenka - Spanish Serenade (Spanisches Standchen)
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67565
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:37 Carl Stamitz - Symphony Concertante
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 66472
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12:34 Agustin Barrios - Maxixe
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 31979
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12:11 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 3
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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12:06 Johannes Brahms - Lark Song (Lerchengesang)
Zuill Bailey, cello
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Telarc 32664
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12:01 Edvard Grieg - Last Spring
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 437520
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