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Highlights from July 29 to August 5

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: writer Charlotte Sullivan.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Miro Quartet plays Mendelssohn, from the 2008 White Pine Festival.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: A Sonic Blockbuster.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The China Philharmonic plays Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky at the 2014 BBC Proms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Saturday, January 19, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:32 Leo Delibes - Coppelia: Act II, Scene 2
Richard Bonynge, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 414502
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11:27 Tomas Luis de Victoria - Two Seraphim
J. Michael Thompson, conductor
Schola Cantorum of St Peter's in the Loop
Imaginary Road 534279
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11:18 Ludwig van Beethoven - Romance No. 2
Viktor Fedotov, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Vanessa-Mae, violin
EMI 55395
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11:06 Maurice Ravel - La Valse
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8903
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11:01 Enrique Granados - Danza caracteristica
Douglas Riva, piano
Naxos 555723
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10 - 11 PM

10:48 John Marsh - Conversation Symphony for Two Orchestras
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 10458
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10:44 Robert Schumann - Ritornelle: Die Rose stand im Tau
Cantus
Cantus 1212
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10:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 39
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 91461
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10:06 Edvard Grieg - Evening in the Mountains
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 94399
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10:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Arioso
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 38915
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9 - 10 PM

9:41 Aaron Copland - Music for Movies
Elgar Howarth, conductor
London Sinfonietta
London/Decca 1231
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9:21 Antonio Salieri - Flute and Oboe Concerto
Kenneth Sillito, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Philips 416359
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9:09 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Mandolins
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45527
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9:06 Alexander Grechaninov - Snowflakes: Little Willow; Fairy's Song
Valery Polyansky, conductor
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9397
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9:01 Franz Joseph Haydn - Trumpet Concerto: Finale
Roy Goodman, conductor
Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Niklas Eklund, trumpet
Naxos 554806
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8 - 9 PM

8:36 Manuel de Falla - Nights in the Gardens of Spain
Juanjo Mena, conductor
BBC Philharmonic
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10694
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8:29 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45495
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8:25 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 1
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80622
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8:06 Robert Schumann - Violin Sonata No. 1
Joshua Bell, violin
Denes Varjon, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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8:01 Giulio Regondi - Etude No. 8 for Guitar
David Starobin, guitar
Arabesque 6695
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7 - 8 PM

7:40 Richard Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Berlin German Opera Orchestra
DG 469008
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7:26 Johann Christian Bach - Sinfonia
David Zinman, conductor
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Philips 442275
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7:13 Albert Franz Doppler - Fantasie and Variations on Verdi's Rigoletto
Budapest Strings
Janos Balint, flute
Imre Kovacs, flute
Capriccio 10831
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7:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - King Stephen: Overture
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Philips 438706
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7:01 Trevor Duncan - The Girl from Corsica
Ronald Corp, conductor
The New London Orchestra
Hyperion 67148
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4 - 5 PM

4:53 Isaak Dunayevsky - Melodies from Russian Films
I Salonisti
London/Decca 425214
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4:47 John Williams - Elegy
John Williams, conductor
Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 89670
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4:43 Francis Poulenc - Improvisation No. 2
Paul Crossley, piano
CBS/Sony 44921
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4:22 Francis Poulenc - The Does (Les Biches)
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 9023
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4:17 Cyrillus Kreek - Two Psalms of David (1923)
Paul Hillier, conductor
Estonian Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 907311
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4:07 Michel Corrette - Sonata No. 2
Musica Franca
Nadina Mackie Jackson, solo bassoon
MSR 1171
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4:04 Daniel Bacheler - Fin de galliarde
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907389
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3 - 4 PM

3:23 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 3
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67501
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3:15 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique: Un bal
Pierre Boulez, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 64103
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3:10 Frederic Chopin - The Maiden's Wish
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4783206
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Noon - 1 PM

12:00 Gaetano Donizetti - Maria Stuarda
Maurizio Benini, conductor
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano (Mary Stuart)
Elza van den Heever, soprano (Queen Elizabeth I)
Matthew Polenzani, tenor (Leicester)
Matthew Rose, bass (Lord Talbot)
Joshua Hopkins, baritone (Lord Cecil)
Live from the Metropolitan Opera 
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11 - Noon

11:38 Alexander Borodin - Petite Suite
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Cala 1029
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11:32 Pietro Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 467632
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11:16 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 9
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 447733
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11:12 Chilly Gonzales - Minor Fantasy
Chilly Gonzales, piano
Arts & Crafts 73
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11:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Marriage of Figaro: Overture
Berlin Philharmonic
RCA 60032
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11:01 Juan Arriaga - Symphony in D: Allegro
Alvaro Cassuto, conductor
Algarve Orchestra
Naxos 557207
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10 - 11 AM

10:43 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Amsterdam Guitar Trio
RCA 6546
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10:25 Carl Stamitz - Symphony
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9358
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10:15 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 6
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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10:06 Hector Berlioz - Corsair: Overture
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80164
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10:01 Flicks in Five

9 - 10 AM

9:49 Leonardo Leo - Sinfonia concertante
Vladislav Czarnecki, conductor
Southwest German Chamber Orchestra of Pforzheim
Julius Berger, cello
Brilliant 93681
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9:42 William Byrd - Queen's Goodnight
Avie 2054
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9:29 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 9 (after Corelli)
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907261
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9:14 Ludwig van Beethoven - Leonore Overture No. 2
Daniel Harding, conductor
German Chamber Philharmonic
Virgin 45364
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9:06 Marin Marais - Bells of St Genevieve
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 415298
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9:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Nocturne-Quadrille
Alfred Walter, conductor
CSSR State Philharmonic
Marco Polo 223201
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8 - 9 AM

8:52 Frank Bridge - Irish Melody
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5366
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8:27 Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Sonata No. 1
David Shifrin, clarinet
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3025
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8:27 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Partita No. 3: Prelude
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Bis 1972
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8:06 Richard Wagner - Tannhauser: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 985
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8:02 Emile Bernard - Divertissement: 2nd movement
Sylvan Winds
Koch 7081
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7 - 8 AM

7:42 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor
Kansas City Symphony Orchestra
Reference 120
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7:35 Franz Schubert - To be Sung on the Water
Jorge Bolet, piano
London/Decca 414575
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7:35 George Frideric Handel - Overture to "Otho"
Nicholas Ward, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Anthony Camden, oboe
Naxos 553430
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7:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 2
Anne-Sophie Mutter, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 5078
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7:01 William Lawes - Harp Consort No. 3
Les Voix Humaines
Maxine Eilander, harp
Atma 2372
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6 - 7 AM

6:46 Hector Angulo - Yoruban Songs of Cuba
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56757
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6:44 Traditional Russian - Oh, how full is my basket
Chanticleer
Teldec 16676
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6:30 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 19
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5407
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6:27 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Waltz
Erik Tawaststjerna, piano
Finlandia 363
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6:14 Felix Mendelssohn - Overture for Wind Instruments
Consortium Classicum
Dabringhaus 3010416
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6:07 Alexander Borodin - In the Steppes of Central Asia
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 435757
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6:01 Heinrich Biber - Rosary Sonata No. 8: The Crowning with Thorns
Tragicomedia
John Holloway, violin
Virgin 90838
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5 - 6 AM

5:41 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 2
Murray Perahia, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 82429
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5:26 Pieter Hellendaal - Concerto No. 3
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor
Combattimento Consort of Amsterdam
RadioNederland 92019
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5:26 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Sonata
Amarillis
Ambroisie 9910
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5:06 Glenn Buhr - Winter Poem No. 1
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
CBC 5184
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5:01 Johann Schmelzer - Sonata XII
Andrew Manze, conductor
English Concert
Harmonia Mundi 907397
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4 - 5 AM

4:44 Edward Elgar - Cockaigne Overture
Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 61199
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4:32 Anton Solnitz - Sinfonia No. 4
Musica Ad Rhenum
RadioNederland 92037
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4:17 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 15
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80242
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4:10 Isaac Albeniz - Seville
Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Dabringhaus 9031739
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4:06 Scott Joplin - Elite Syncopations
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Andre Previn, piano
EMI 47170
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4:01 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Strings
I Musici
Philips 438876
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3 - 4 AM

3:49 Carl Friedrich Abel - Overture No. 4
Paul Dombrecht, conductor
Il Fondamento
Passacaille 903
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3:37 Lorenzo Palomo - Cienfuegos Concerto: Song to the Night
Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, conductor
Seville Royal Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572139
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3:12 Claude Debussy - String Quartet No. 1
Medici String Quartet
Nimbus 5389
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3:06 Federico Mompou - Paisajes: El Lago
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 41682
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3:01 Georges Bizet - Carmen Suite: Habanera, Toreadors
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80593
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3:01 Georges Bizet - Carmen Suite: Habanera, Toreadors
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80593
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2 - 3 AM

2:47 Johan Halvorsen - Norwegian Rhapsody No. 2
Ole Kristian Ruud, conductor
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Simax 1085
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2:37 Frantisek Dusek - Sinfonia No. 4
Aapo Hakkinen, conductor
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Naxos 572683
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2:37 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 4
Karl Munchinger, conductor
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
London/Decca 414505
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2:37 Anatol Liadov - The Enchanted Lake
Stephen Gunzenhauser, conductor
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 550328
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2:01 Emile Sauret - Souvenirs of the Orient: Gondolier's Song
Michi Wiancko, violin
Dina Vainshtein, piano
Naxos 572366
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1 - 2 AM

1:51 Frederick the Grrreat - Sonata
Barthold Kuijken, flute
Bob van Asperen, harpsichord
Sony 66267
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1:47 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Prelude No. 5
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6525
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1:13 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 2
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra
Oehms 522
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1:06 Turlough O'Carolan - Carolan's Concerto
Andrew Lawrence-King, conductor
Harp Consort
DHM 77366
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1:01 Jules Mouquet - Pan's Flute: Pan and the Nymphs
Philippe Auguin, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Manuela Wiesler, flute
Bis 529
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:52 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto
Empire Brass
William Kuhlman, organ
Telarc 80614
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12:36 Franz Liszt - Faust Symphony: Gretchen
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
EMI 68595
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12:33 William Byrd - Haec Dies
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 107
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12:14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 14
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
London/Decca 417372
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12:06 Gerald Finzi - Romance
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5101
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12:01 Johan Zander - Symphony: 2nd movement
Philip Brunelle, conductor
Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra
Virgin 45186
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