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Highlights from August 26 to September 2

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Teresa Root.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Jasper String Quartet plays Haydn in St. Cloud.
Friday, 2 pm: The Copper Street Brass Quintet, live from the State Fair.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Telling Tales.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform an all-Russian program.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Music for Wind Band.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, January 17, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:36 Ludwig van Beethoven - Creatures of Prometheus: Selections
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419608
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11:31 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 4: Bourree I & II
Zwill Bailey, cello
Telarc 31978
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11:24 Joan Ambrosio Dalza - 4 Calata (Italian Dances)
Atrium Musicae of Madrid
Bis 163
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11:10 Johann Adolf Hasse - Concerto for Flute, Two Violins, and Basso Continuo (Dresden version)
Dresdner Barocksolisten
Eckart Haupt, flute
Capriccio 10119
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11:06 Michael Nyman - The Piano: Big My Secret
Michael Chertock, piano
Telarc 80357
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11:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade in D: Prestissimo
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 420201
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10 - 11 PM

10:20 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 15 in a minor, Op. 132
Budapest String Quartet
Sony 62873
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10:13 Joel Corelitz - The Unfinished Swan: Monroe's Story
Studio Orchestra
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10:07 Darius Milhaud - 4 Romances
Grant Johannesen, piano
Vox 3032
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9 - 10 PM

9:58 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8734
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9:50 Richard Strauss - Piano Pieces, Op. 3
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony 456 808
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9:49 Richard Strauss - Zueignung (Dedication)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
EMI 47276
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9:32 Claude Debussy - Petite Suite
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434306
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9:24 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Hymn of the Cherubim
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Kansas City Chorale
Nimbus 5497
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9:14 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude & Fugue No. 4 in e minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London 466 066
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8 - 9 PM

8:11 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
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7 - 8 PM

7:24 Karol Szymanowski - Violin Concerto No. 2
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
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7:07 Maurice Ravel - La Valse
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
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6 - 7 PM

6:32 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Piano Quintet
Gothenburg Wind Quintet
Eva Knardahl, piano
Bis 44
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6:24 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Melodie & Gavotte
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 264
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6:21 Giovanni Pergolesi - Sicilienne
Duo Similia
Nadia Labrie, flute
Analekta 9810
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6:07 George Frideric Handel - Berenice: Overture, Minuet and Gigue
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 410553
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6:02 Robert Schumann - Arabesque
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
Sony 89765
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5 - 6 PM

5:49 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4: Finale
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Telarc 80047
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5:43 Benjamin Britten - Simple Symphony: Playful Pizzicato
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
London Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 91199
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5:32 Johann Sebastian Bach - French Suite No. 4
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony 52609
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5:17 Antonin Dvorak - In Nature's Realm
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8453
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5:08 Henry Purcell - Ode for St. Cecilia's Day: Overture
Paul McCreesh, conductor
Gabrieli Consort
Archiv 445882
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5:03 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 1 "Grand Waltz Brillante"
Byron Janis, piano
EMI 56780
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4 - 5 PM

4:46 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Jean-Bernard Pommier, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
Virgin 91467
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4:41 Joel Corelitz - The Unfinished Swan: Palace Minuet
Studio Orchestra
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4:32 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique: A Ball
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 1095
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4:22 Daniel Nass - Songs of Cowboys and Hobos
Alyssa Anderson, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Spoelstra, guitar
Self Produced 
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4:11 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 1: 4th movement
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
Archiv 439900
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4:03 Georg Philipp Telemann - Polish Concerto
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 435262
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3 - 4 PM

3:36 Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Virgin 91431
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3:29 Franz Liszt - Dreams of Love No. 3 (Liebestraum)
Jorg Demus, piano
Intercord 892923
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3:26 Henry VIII - Taunder naken
Flanders Recorder Quartet
MPR Recording 121124
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3:24 Heinrich Isaac - E qui le dira
Flanders Recorder Quartet
MPR Recording 121124
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3:20 Hayne van Ghizeghem - Amours, amours
Flanders Recorder Quartet
MPR Recording 121124
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3:15 Johannes Ciconia - Una Panthera
Flanders Recorder Quartet
MPR Recording 121124
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3:07 Jean Sibelius - Rakastava (The Beloved)
Eric Ericson, conductor
Accentus Chamber Choir
Naive 4924
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3:00 Maurice Ravel - Fountains
Louis Lortie, piano
Chandos 7047
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Noon - 1 PM

12:50 Antonio Cartellieri - Symphony No. 1
Gernot Schmalfuss, conductor
Evergreen Symphony Orchestra
CPO 777667
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12:42 Claude Debussy - The Hills of Annacapri
Pierre Laurent-Aimard, piano
DG 17386
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12:37 Randall Thompson - Alleluia
Cantus
Cantus 1212
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12:26 Antonio Vivaldi - La Stravaganza: Violin Concerto No. 11
Rachel Podger, conductor
Arte Dei Suonatori
Rachel Podger, violin
Channel 19598
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12:16 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5: 1st movement
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1416
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12:04 Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and Fugue
Hans Fagius, organ
Bis 365
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11 - Noon

11:52 Felicien David - Soiree d'Hiver
Ensemble Baroque de Limoges
Laborie 11
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11:48 Bedrich Smetana - Souvenir of Pilsen
Ivan Moravec, piano
Nonesuch 79146
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11:14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 38 "Prague"
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 426231
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11:06 Kenneth Jennings - Love
Christopher Aspaas, conductor
Magnum Chorum
Self Produced 
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10 - 11 AM

10:52 Felix Mendelssohn - Midsummer Night's Dream Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 423104
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10:44 Dmitri Shostakovich; arr: Matthias Maute - A Fugue and Two Preludes
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9996
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10:24 Dinu Lipatti - Concertino in the Classic Style
Jaime Martin, conductor
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Luiza Borac, piano
Avie 2271
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10:17 Ferruccio Busoni - Comedy Overture
Francesco La Vecchia, conductor
Rome Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572922
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10:13 Joel Corelitz - The Unfinished Swan: Statue Garden
Studio Orchestra
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10:10 Joel Corelitz - The Unfinished Swan: The Laziest Giant Who Ever Lived
Studio Orchestra
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10:08 Joel Corelitz - The Unfinished Swan: Monroe's Story
Studio Orchestra
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10:06 Joel Corelitz - The Unfinished Swan: Palace Reverie
Studio Orchestra
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10:00 Carl Nielsen - Maskarade: Overture
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 321
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9 - 10 AM

9:53 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 431653
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9:28 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 10
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 60454
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9:06 Antonin Dvorak - Symphonic Variations
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8575
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9:03 Igor Stravinsky - Pastorale
Andrew Litton, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Sony 42122
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8 - 9 AM

8:56 Modest Mussorgsky - Khovanschina: Prelude
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
DG 439892
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8:37 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for 3 Trumpets
Raymond Leppard, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 42478
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8:32 Traditional - Shenandoah
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Dorian 92157
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8:22 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Treasure Waltz
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5405
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8:18 Gustav Holst - Quintet for Piano and Winds: Scherzo
Elysian Wind Quintet
Anthony Goldstone, piano
Chandos 9077
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8:07 Felix Mendelssohn - 6 Children's Pieces
Martin Jones, piano
Nimbus 5070
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8:04 Claude Debussy - Children's Corner: Golliwogg's Cakewalk
Vienna-Berlin Ensemble
Sony 42175
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7 - 8 AM

7:55 Ludwig van Beethoven - The Creatures of Prometheus Overture
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419608
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7:52 Ferenc Farkas - Contrafacta Hungarica: Hungarian Soldier's Dance
Montreal Winds
CBC 1105
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7:36 Franz Josef Haydn - Cello Concerto: 1st mvt
Inbal Segev, vc
Self-produced 
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7:32 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 6 "Minute"
Ingrid Fliter, piano
EMI 98351
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7:25 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5: Waltz
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
DG 429234
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7:21 Luigi Boccherini - Minuet
I Solisti Italiani
75040 
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7:16 Joel Corelitz - The Unfinished Swan: The Watchtower
Studio Orchestra
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7:08 Robert Schumann - Flower Piece
Andras Schiff, piano
Teldec 99176
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7:04 Percy Grainger - The Gum-Suckers March
Jerry Junkin, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 117
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6 - 7 AM

6:50 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
James Thompson, trumpet
Robert Early, trumpet
Chandos 8651
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6:47 Catrin Finch - Celtic Concerto: Solstice
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606
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6:39 Scott Tennant/Simon Jeffes - Celtic Fare
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Sony 89100
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6:32 Johannes Brahms - Serenade No. 1: Rondo (Finale)
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80349
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6:24 Ludwig van Beethoven - Rondino for Winds
Melos Ensemble of London
EMI 72643
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6:20 Walter Piston - Serenata for Orchestra: Con spirito
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
New York Chamber Symphony
Delos 3106
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6:07 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2: Presto
Viktoria Mullova, violin
Bruno Canino, keyboard
Philips 434084
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6:04 Franz Schubert - Ave Maria
Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
James Galway, flute
DG 3024
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5 - 6 AM

5:54 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento No. 9: Allegro
New York Philomusica
NY Philomusica 92
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5:52 Giles Farnaby - His Humour
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
London/Decca 417524
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5:47 Isaac Albeniz - Cordoba
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322
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5:32 Camille Saint-Saens - Oboe Sonata
Nicholas Daniel, oboe
Virgin 61495
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5:20 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Violin and Organ
La Serenissima
Avie 2063
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5:06 Georges Enescu - Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1
Eduardo Mata, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
RCA 63586
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5:01 Ernest Chausson - Chamber Concerto: Sicilienne
Alcan Quartet
David Lefevre, violin
Alain Lefevre, piano
Analekta 9286
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4 - 5 AM

4:43 Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 90761
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4:25 Gabriel Pierne - Concert Piece for Harp and Orchestra
Jean Martinon, conductor
Orchestra of French Radio & TV
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 88069
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4:20 Franz Liszt - Forest Murmurs
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 4782728
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4:15 Arthur Foote - Scherzo
Carol Wincenc, flute
Kevin Lawrence, violin
Carolyn Stuart, violin
Sheila Brown, viola
Brooks Whitehouse, cello
Bridge 9373
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4:06 Johann Christian Bach - Adriano in Siria: Overture
Simon Standage, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Chandos 540
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4:01 Johann Mayer - Schnofler-Dance
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013
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3 - 4 AM

3:26 Alexander Borodin - Symphony No. 1
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
CBC 5231
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3:21 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Musical Moments: No. 5
Xiayin Wang, piano
Chandos 10724
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3:19 Aaron Copland - Quiet City
Paul Gambill, conductor
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
Paula Engerer, English horn
Naxos 559069
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3:06 Don Gillis - Symphony X: Requiem for a Hero
Ian Hobson, conductor
Sinfonia Varsovia
Albany 1058
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3:01 Anonymous - The Jane Pickering Lute Book
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90129
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2 - 3 AM

2:50 Ambroise Thomas - Mignon: Overture
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9765
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2:49 Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata for Piano 4-Hands
Amy Hamann, piano
Sara Hamann, piano
Grand Piano 619
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2:12 Hans Gal - Symphony No. 1
Thomas Zehetmair, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
Avie 2224
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2:06 Steve Reich - Duet
Smith Quartet
Signum 64
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2:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Invitation to the Polka
Alfred Walter, conductor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223218
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1 - 2 AM

1:49 Baldassare Galuppi - Concerto for 4 Voices
Rene Jacobs, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music Berlin
Harmonia Mundi 901778
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1:45 Manuel de Falla - Jota
Los Romeros
Philips 412609
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1:43 Frederick Delius - Over the Mountains High
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
John Lenehan, piano
Naxos 572902
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1:16 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 83 "The Hen"
Bruno Weil, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 66295
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1:06 Lorenzo Zavateri - Concerto No. 7
Gottfried von der Goltz, conductor
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
DHM 77352
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1:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sarabande with variations
Ludwig Guttler, conductor
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble
Berlin 1090
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:50 A.J. Potter - Fantasia Gaelach No. 1
Robert Houlihan, conductor
National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
Marco Polo 225158
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12:46 Fritz Kreisler - Love's Joy (Liebesfreud)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 449923
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12:37 Josef Rheinberger - Rhapsodie
David Shostac, flute
Harmonie 3002
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12:06 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 2
Modigliani Quartet
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 5 "Windows to the Dawn"
Caracas Clarinet Quartet
Cacao Musica 8
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