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Highlights from April 22 to 29


Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: luthier John Waddle.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 8 pm: Choral Hero: Dale Warland's Minnesota Voices.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: pianist Inon Barnatan, from a recent Chopin Society recital.
Thursday, 8 pm: The Metropolitan Symphony and Minnesota Chorale perform Mahler's Resurrection Symphony.
Saturday, noon: Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Hector Olivera in Concert.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Emanuel Ax plays Brahms with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Sunday, 5 pm: Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Why Choral Music?
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Friday, January 18, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:22 Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Hilary Hahn, violin
DG 14698
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11:14 William Grant Still - Prince and the Mermaid Suite
Oregon String Quartet
Koch 7546
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11:09 Jorge Grundman - What Inspires Poetry: About Rain and Storm
Ara Malikian, violin
Daniel del Pino, piano
Non Profit Music 911
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11:06 Anonymous - An Almayne; Greensleeves
Ronn McFarlane, lute
William Simms, lute
Dorian 92155
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11:01 Alfred Hill - Symphony No. 5 "The Carnival": Allegro
Wilfred Lehmann, conductor
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223538
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10 - 11 PM

10:57 Thomas Weelkes - Rejoice, rejoice and singe
Fretwork
EMI 94430
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10:33 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute and Harp Concerto
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Lily Laskine, harp
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Erato 88069
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10:14 Jennifer Higdon - blue cathedral
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80596
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10:06 Astor Piazolla - Tango for Bandoneon
Astor Piazolla, bandoneon
Nonesuch 79174
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10:01 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain: Ethan Mars' Main Theme
Normand Corbeil, conductor
Studio Orchestra
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9 - 10 PM

9:57 Jean Sibelius - My Heart's Song
Matti Hyokki, conductor
Helsinki University Chorus
Finlandia 205
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9:24 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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9:10 Jean Sibelius - The Swan of Tuonela
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Marni Hougham, English horn
MPR Recording
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8 - 9 PM

8:25 Torbjorn Lundquist - Landscape for Tuba and String Orchestra
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Steven Campbell, tuba
MPR Recording
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8:08 Edvard Grieg - Sigurd Jorsalfar: Three Orchestral Pieces
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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7 - 8 PM

7:23 Antonin Dvorak - String Quintet in E-flat
Pacifica String Quartet
Michael Tree, viola
Cedille 59
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7:18 Kurt Weill/Ira Gershwin - My Ship from Lady in the Dark
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Nonesuch 79345
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7:06 Richard Wagner - Piano Sonata
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 15944
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6 - 7 PM

6:25 Franz Liszt - Totentanz
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 433075
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6:11 Edvard Grieg - Piano Concerto: Adagio
Colin Davis, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
Philips 412923
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6:00 Ole Bull - Cantabile doloroso e Rondo giocoso
Andrew Gourlay, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Charlie Siem, violin
Warner 66661
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5 - 6 PM

5:39 Bohuslav Martinu - Les Fresques de Piero della Francesca
James Conlon, conductor
French National Orchestra
Erato 45794
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5:31 Christopher Tin - Calling All Dawns: Baba Yetu
Lucas Richman, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchsetra
Tin Works 1
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5:22 Lorne Balfe - Assassin's Creed Revelations: Assassin's Creed Theme
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8734
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5:14 Maurice Durufle - Requiem: In Paradisum
Brian A. Schmidt, conductor
South Dakota Chorale
Jesse E. Eschbach, organ
Gothic 49279
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5:03 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Winter
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 94431
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4 - 5 PM

4:56 Johann Sebastian Bach - "Jig" Fugue
Strikepoint
SELF PROD 147
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4:33 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 "Titan": Finale
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
SFS 2
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4:22 Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and Fugue
Lionel Rogg, organ
EMI 69029
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4:17 Giacomo Puccini - Gianni Schicchi: O Mio Babbino Caro
Michael Stern, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 87894
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4:10 Gabriel Faure - Requiem: Agnus Dei
John Rutter, conductor
The Cambridge Singers
Collegium 109
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4:03 Hermann Bellstadt - Variations on a Neapolitan Song
Eugene Corporon, conductor
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Wind Symphony
Brian Bowman, euphonium
Klavier 11060
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3 - 4 PM

3:57 John Williams - Schindler's List: Theme
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 475011
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3:55 John Williams - Lincoln: "With Malice Toward None"
John Williams, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sony 44685
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3:50 John Williams - Raiders of the Lost Ark March
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops
Philips 411037
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3:28 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Cello Concerto
Gustav Leonhardt, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Anner Bylsma, cello
Virgin 90800
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3:18 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: Finale
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3:06 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Russian Rhapsody
John Ogden, piano
Brenda Lucas, piano
ASV 636
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3:01 Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon Duodecimi Toni
Simon Wright, conductor
Wallace Collection
Nimbus 5236
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Noon - 1 PM

12:57 Gioacchino Rossini - Sonata No. 4: Finale
Ensemble Explorations
Harmonia Mundi 901776
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12:50 Igor Stravinsky - Violin Concerto: Capriccio
Thierry Fischer, conductor
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Orfeo 849121
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12:42 Antonio Vivaldi - Trio Sonata
I Musici
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 434082
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12:37 Giuseppe Orlandini - Berenice: Col versar, barbaro, il sangue
Alan Curtis, conductor
Il Complesso Barocco
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
Virgin 2654
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12:26 Aaron Copland - El Salon Mexico
Enrique Batiz, conductor
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 2147
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12:23 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 1
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 415416
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12:16 Maurice Ravel - Habanera
Maria Kliegel, cello
Raymund Havenith, piano
Marco Polo 223403
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12:08 Ernest Bloch - Prayer
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
Chandos 8800
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11 - Noon

11:58 Johann Pachelbel - Canon in D
Jan-Olav Wedin, conductor
Musica Vitae
Gunilla von Bahr, flute
Bis 350
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11:46 Catrin Finch - Celtic Concerto
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606
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11:36 Ola Gjeilo - Serenity
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Phoenix Chorale
Emmanuel Lopez, cello
Chandos 5100
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11:10 Edvard Grieg - Holberg Suite
Carolyn Diamond, piano
SELF PROD 349
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11:03 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: Presto
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
Soli Deo Gloria 717
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10 - 11 AM

10:51 Maurice Ravel - Introduction and Allegro
Tokyo String Quartet
Nancy Allen, harp
Ransom Wilson, flute
David Shifrin, clarinet
EMI 47520
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10:40 Clara Schumann - Three Romances
Lisa Batiashvilli, violin
Alice Sara Ott, piano
DG 17923
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10:24 Johann Neruda - Trumpet Concerto
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Ole Edvard Antonsen, trumpet
EMI 54897
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10:19 Frederic Chopin - Three Preludes. Op. 28
Maurizio Pollini, piano
DG 17385
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10:16 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain: The Fight
Normand Corbeil, conductor
Studio Orchestra
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10:15 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain: Last Breath
Normand Corbeil, conductor
Studio Orchestra
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10:13 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain: Redemption
Normand Corbeil, conductor
Studio Orchestra
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10:10 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain: The Chase
Normand Corbeil, conductor
Studio Orchestra
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10:07 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain: Lauren Winter's Main Theme
Normand Corbeil, conductor
Studio Orchestra
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10:00 Isaac Albeniz; arr: Dinu Lipatti - Navarra
Luiza Borac, piano
Avie 2271
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9 - 10 AM

9:52 Hector Berlioz - L"Enfance du Christ: Shepherd's Farewell
Marc Grauwels, f
et al
Naxos 555954
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9:38 Ari Pulkkinen - Angry Birds Theme
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8734
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9:35 Gioacchino Rossini - La Cenerentola: Non piu mesto
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo
Julius Drake
Wigmore Hall 9
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9:07 Franz Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
ArtistLed 10401
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9:00 Ludwig van Beethoven - Nameday Overture
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov - Procession of the Sardar
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 7716
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8:50 Fritz Kreisler - Polichinelle: The Old Refrain
I Salonisti
London 425200
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8:48 Kurt Weill - Lady in the Dark: Tchaikovsky and other Russians
Studio Orchestra
Danny Kaye, vocal
Sony 62869
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8:40 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6, "Pathetique": 3rd mvt
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
DG 449967
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8:30 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante: 3rd mvt
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Bruno Giuranna, viola
EMI 54302
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8:24 Stephen Chatman - Musica Dei Donum Optimi
Michael Culloton, conductor
Choral Arts Ensemble
Rochester 102008
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8:17 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: Dance
David Hill, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 61510
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8:11 Gabriel Faure - Pelleas and Melisande: Sicilienne
Mathias Monius, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
London/Decca 4782564
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8:04 Edvard Grieg - Norwegian Dance No. 1
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 419431
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7 - 8 AM

7:54 Stephen Sondheim - Merrily We Roll Along: Like it Was
Studio Orchestra
Dawn Upshaw, s
Nonesuch 79345
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7:54 Stephen Sondheim - A Little Night Music: Send in the Clowns
London Brass
Teldec 46069
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7:44 Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No. 4: Selections
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67451
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7:39 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain: Before the Storm
Normand Corbeil, conductor
Studio Orchestra
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7:32 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 2 "Little Russian": 2nd movement
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3087
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7:20 Lorenzo Zavateri - Concerto No. 11
Gottfried von der Goltz, conductor
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
DHM 77352
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7:16 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 7
Zoltan Kocsis, piano
Philips 412890
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7:06 Daniel Auber - Fra Diavolo Overture
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80116
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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

6:56 Johannes Brahms - String Sextet No. 1: Scherzo
Concertante
MPR 207
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6:44 Pablo de Sarasate - Carmen Fantasy
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 457583
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6:37 Amy Beach - Piano Concerto: Scherzo
Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Alan Feinberg, piano
Naxos 559139
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6:33 Robert Helps - Hommage to Faure
Naomi Niskala, piano
Albany 925
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6:23 Louis Spohr - Symphony No. 2: Finale
Howard Griffiths, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 777178
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6:20 Francois A. D. Philidor - Pavane
New York Chamber Music
Dorian 90133
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6:12 John Stanley - Trumpet Voluntary
Anthony Newman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244
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6:05 Jules Massenet - Thais: Meditation
I Salonisti
London/Decca 425200
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5 - 6 AM

5:49 Claude Debussy - Sacred and Profane Dances
Markus Klinko, harp
Frederic Laroque, violin
Agnes Crepel, violin
Florence Roussin, violin
Zhang Yue, violin
Pierre Lenert, viola
EMI 54884
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5:45 Diego Ortiz - Passamezzo moderno III
Hesperion XX
Alia Vox 9831
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5:36 Giovanni Sammartini - Overture (Sinfonia)
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 63430
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5:22 Johann Sebastian Bach - Mandolin Sonata
Avi Avital, mandolin
Shalev Ad-El, harpsichord
Ophira Zakai, theorbo
Ira Givol, cello
DG 16801
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5:08 Ralph Vaughan Williams - 5 Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
New Queen's Hall Orchestra
Argo 440116
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5:01 Johannes Brahms - Ballade No. 1
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, piano
DG 400043
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4 - 5 AM

4:36 Igor Stravinsky - A Card Game (Jeu de cartes)
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam
Chandos 9014
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4:16 Ottorino Respighi - The Birds
Louis Lane, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80443
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4:12 Traditional - The sprig of thyme
John Rutter, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Collegium 120
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4:06 Frederic Chopin - Mazurka No. 13
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30003
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4:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Nocturne
Martin West, conductor
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Zuill Bailey, cello
Telarc 80724
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3 - 4 AM

3:44 Franz Schubert - Rondo for Violin and Strings
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
National Arts Centre Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
CBC 5221
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3:40 Manuel Ponce - Chanson
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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3:12 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 76
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Hyperion 66525
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3:06 Richard Strauss - Dreamlight (Traumlicht)
Bavarian Radio Chorus
BR Klassik 900503
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3:01 Giovanni Battista Fontana - Sonata No. 3
John Holloway, violin
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord
ECM 2106
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2 - 3 AM

2:34 Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 12 "American"
Cypress String Quartet
SELF PROD 316
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2:24 Vincenzo Bellini - Norma: Casta diva
Michel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
EMI 49219
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2:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 4
Ildiko Hegyi, conductor
Concentus Hungaricus
Jeno Jando, piano
Naxos 550212
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2:06 Mauro Giuliani - Rondo No. 1
David Starobin, guitar
Bridge 9029
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2:01 Felix Mendelssohn - Octet: Scherzo
Seattle Chamber Music Society
James Ehnes, violin
Onyx 4060
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1 - 2 AM

1:24 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 "Spring"
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Staatskapelle Berlin
Teldec 61179
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1:18 George Frideric Handel - Trio Sonata No. 8
Marilyn Zupnik, oboe
ASV 663
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1:10 Giovanni Palestrina - In my distress I cried unto the Lord
Hilliard Ensemble
ECM 1653
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1:06 Cyril Scott - Notturno
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
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1:01 Arthur Sullivan - The Tempest: Banquet Dance
Richard Hickox, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9859
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:30 Joaquin Rodrigo - Concerto for a Festival
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80459
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12:15 Gustav Holst - St. Paul's Suite
George Hurst, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8375
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12:09 Claude Debussy - Danse
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
London/Decca 417611
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12:06 Jules Massenet - Crepuscule
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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12:01 John Playford - Paul's Steeple and Stingo
Apollo's Banquet
Harmonia Mundi 907186
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