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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

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:33 Peter Tchaikovsky - Suite No. 4 "Mozartiana"
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
ASV 719
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11:16 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80354
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11:11 Walter Piston - Prelude
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Grant Park Orchestra
David Schrader, organ
Cedille 8001
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11:06 Felipe Villanueva - Tercera Mazurka
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Cedille 132
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11:01 Edward Elgar - Moths and Butterflies and Wild Bears
James Judd, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557166
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10 - 11 PM

10:57 Oskar Nedbal - The Tale of Honza: Valse Triste
Libor Pesek, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 59285
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10:28 Sergei Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 3 in C
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Martha Argerich, piano
Philips 456 700
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10:10 Frederick Delius - Brigg Fair
Mark Elder, conductor
Halle Orchestra
Halle 7503
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10:07 Sergei Prokofiev - Troika from Lt. Kije
Frederic Chiu, piano
MPR 204
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9 - 10 PM

9:44 Claude Debussy - String Quartet No. 1
Brooklyn Rider
In a Circle 3
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9:31 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Overture to The Wasps
Vernon Handley, conductor
London Philharmonic
Chandos 8330
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9:21 Clara Schumann - Three Romances
Christoph Richter, cello
Denes Varjon, piano
ECM 2055
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9:13 J.S. Bach - Prelude & Fugue No. 22 in b flat minor
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67302
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9:08 Reynaldo Hahn - A Chloris (To Chloris)
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Malcolm Martineau, piano
Onyx 4030
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8 - 9 PM

8:21 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony
Erato 45620
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8:15 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Polonaise Brillante No. 1 in d minor, Op. 4
Maxim Vengerov, violin
Ian Brown, piano
EMI 57916
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7 - 8 PM

7:57 Richard Wagner - Tannhaeuser Overture
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Chicago Symphony
Teldec 99595
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7:46 Georges Auric - Imaginees 1
Emily Beynon, flute
Andrew West, piano
Hyperion 67204
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7:22 Zoltan Kodaly - Hary Janos Suite
Janos Ferencsik, conductor
Budapest Philharmonic
Hungaroton 12190
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7:16 Zoltan Kodaly - Tiszan innen, Dunan tul from Hary Janos
Janos Ferencsik, conductor
Hugarian State Orchestra
Sandor Solyom-Nagy, baritone
Klara Takacs, mezzo-soprano
Hungaroton 12837
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7:15 The Metropolitan Opera
7:11 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 9 in b minor
Paul Crossley, piano
CRD 3407
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7:01 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Concerto No. 3
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
David Reichenberg, oboe
Archiv 415291
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6 - 7 PM

6:40 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 (finale)
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
DG 459 610
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6:22 Richard Strauss - Horn Concerto No. 1
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 412237
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6:20 Franz Schubert - Waltz No. 12
Gil Shaham, violin
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 471568
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6:07 William Walton - Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Paul Daniel, conductor
English Northern Philharmonia
Naxos 553869
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6:04 Nathaniel Dett - In the Bottoms Suite: Barcarolle
William Chapman Nyaho, piano
MSR 1091
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5 - 6 PM

5:47 Bernard Herrmann - Citizen Kane: selections
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
RCA 707
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5:33 Edward Elgar - Froissart Overture
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
English Northern Philharmonia
Hyperion 66515
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5:25 Zoltan Kodaly - Hary Janos Suite: Intermezzo
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80413
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5:17 Antonio Vivaldi - Oboe Concerto
Alfredo Bernardini, conductor
Zefiro
Alfredo Bernardini, oboe
Naive 30478
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5:12 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 48 "Maria Theresia": 1st movement
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419607
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5:01 Franz Liszt - Paganini Etude No. 3 "La Campanella"
Francois-Rene Duchable, piano
EMI 67205
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4 - 5 PM

4:53 Gioacchino Rossini - Tancredi: Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 414407
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4:48 Billy Joel - Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
Mack Wilberg, conductor
Men of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 5053126
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4:30 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 2
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 63073
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4:21 Arvo Part - Spiegel im Spiegel
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano
Koch 7762
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4:18 Edvard Grieg - Grandmother's Minuet
tenThing
EMI 88326
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4:07 Samuel Barber - Essay for Orchestra No. 1
Marin Alsop, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Naxos 559024
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4:00 Claude Debussy - Joyous Isle
Rafal Blechacz, piano
DG 4779548
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3 - 4 PM

3:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 1
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Monica Huggett, violin
Virgin 45010
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3:28 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 25
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
EMI 62700
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3:10 Johann Stamitz - Clarinet Concerto
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 54842
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3:04 Roman Hoffstetter - Serenade
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 75040
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3:00 Manuel de Falla - Miller's Dance
Narciso Yepes, guitar
DG 423699
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Noon - 1 PM

12:48 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Concerto No. 2
Nicholas Ward, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Anthony Camden, oboe
Naxos 553430
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12:39 Claude Debussy - Preludes Book 1: The Hills of Annacapri; The Girl with the Flaxen Hair; Minstrels
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 17386
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12:27 Giacomo Puccini - Madame Butterfly: Love Duet (Vogliatemi bene)
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
Mirella Freni, soprano
London/Decca 467632
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12:14 Gustav Holst - The Planets: Venus
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
LSO 29
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12:04 Isaac Albeniz - Asturias
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 15579
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11 - Noon

11:48 Frank Bridge - Three Pieces for Viola
Eniko Magyar, viola
Tadashi Imai, piano
Naxos 572407
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11:45 Howard Shore - The Hobbit: The World Is Ahead
Howard Shore, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Warner 39372
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11:06 Bela Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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10 - 11 AM

10:59 Richard Strauss - Festmarsch (Festive March)
Alvarez Quartet
Hera 2121
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10:48 Andrea Gabrieli - Aria della Battaglia
Philip Pickett, conductor
London Brass
Teldec 90856
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10:42 U2; arr: Bill Chilcott - MLK
Cantus
Cantus 1212
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10:35 Georges Bizet - Symphony No. 1: Allegro vivace
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80224
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10:05 Johannes Brahms - Piano Sonata No. 1
Alexander Melnikov, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902086
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9 - 10 AM

9:59 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 9: Allegro
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 68548
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9:55 Archangelo Corelli (arr. Godowsky) - Christmas Concerto: Pastorale
Konstantin Scherbakov, p
Marco Polo 223795
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9:37 Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Virgin 61460
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9:32 Franz Josef Haydn - Symphony No. 102: 4th mvt
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 435322
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9:08 Carl Maria von Weber - Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Andrew Marriner, clarinet
Philips 432146
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9:02 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Clemency of Titus: Overture
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Zurich Opera House Orchestra
Teldec 95523
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Bela Bartok - Piano Concerto No. 2: 3rd mvt
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Tzimon Barto, p
EMI 49861
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8:51 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Fanfarinette
Tzimon Barto, p
Ondine 1067
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8:41 Thomas Arne - Symphony No. 1
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8403
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8:32 Jean Francaix - The Shepherd's Hour
Pascal Roge, piano
Ensemble
London/Decca 425861
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8:24 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5: 3rd movement
Murray Perahia, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Murray Perahia, piano
Kenneth Sillito, violin
Jaime Martin, flute
Jakob Lindberg, theorbo
Sony 87326
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8:18 Camille Saint-Saens - The Swan
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Vivan Hornik Weilerstein, p
EMI 73498
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8:09 Ludwig van Beethoven - Quintet for Piano and Winds: 3rd movement
Anton Kuerti, piano
James Sommerville, horn
James Campbell, clarinet
James Mason, oboe
James McKay, bassoon
CBC 1137
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8:03 Hugo Alfven - Dance of the Shepherd Girl
James DePreist, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Bis 570
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7 - 8 AM

7:55 Georges Bizet - Carmen: Flower Song
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Jonas Kaufman, t
EMI 40285
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7:47 Wolfgang Mozart - The Magic Flute Overture
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Zurich Opera Orchestra
Teldec 95523
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7:32 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso "Alexander's Feast"
Academy of Ancient Music Berlin
Harmonia Mundi 901685
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7:26 Henri Vieuxtemps - Violin Concerto No. 4: Scherzo and Trio
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 47165
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7:26 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 5
Ingrid Fliter, piano
VAI 1250
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7:12 Tarquinio Merula - Chaconne
Jordi Savall, conductor
Hesperion XXI
Alia Vox 9820
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7:07 Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4
Alexander Gibson, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8429
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7:04 George Harrison - Here Comes the Sun
Goran Sollscher, g
DG 447104
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6 - 7 AM

6:52 Johann Fasch - Trumpet Concerto
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
Erato 88019
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6:45 Josef Suk - Toward a New Life
Petr Altrichter, conductor
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Supraphon 111825
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6:35 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 98: 4th movement
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 46331
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6:31 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Tambourin
Konstantin Scherbakov, piano
Marco Polo 223795
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6:23 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Golden Cockerel: Shemakha and Dodon
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
DG 447084
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6:20 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 13: Presto
Orion String Quartet
Koch 7683
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6:10 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Prelude No. 5
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6525
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6:04 Franz Schubert - Octet: 3rd movement
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Nonesuch 79046
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5 - 6 AM

5:48 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Summer
Nigel Kennedy, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 49557
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5:39 Joseph Lanner - Pest Waltzes
Concerto Koln
Archiv 4765
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5:16 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov - Caucasian Sketches: Suite No. 1
Maurice Abravanel, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra
Vanguard 5010
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5:11 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Partita No. 3: Prelude
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Bis 1972
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5:06 Manuel de Falla - Ritual Fire Dance
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80170
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5:01 Frederic Chopin - Mazurka No. 13
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30003
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4 - 5 AM

4:45 Pieter Hellendaal - Concerto No. 6
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor
Combattimento Consort of Amsterdam
RadioNederland 92019
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4:23 Arnold Rosner - Responses, Hosanna and Fugue
David Amos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 906012
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4:19 Pierre Attaingnant - Tourdion
Ensemble Buon tempo
Hanssler 98411
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4:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 2
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Eric Ruske, horn
Telarc 80367
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4:01 Claude Debussy - Reflections in the Water
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner 83940
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3 - 4 AM

3:28 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 3
Eroica Quartet
Harmonia Mundi 907287
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3:25 Carl Nielsen - Faith and Hope are Playing
James Galway, flute
RCA 6359
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3:16 Johann Christian Bach - Sinfonia
David Zinman, conductor
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Philips 442275
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3:07 Camille Saint-Saens - Fantasy for Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80581
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3:01 Francis Poulenc - Three Improvisations
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 425862
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2 - 3 AM

2:30 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 51
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 443777
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2:26 John Johnson - Chi Passa
Ronn McFarlane, lute
William Simms, lute
Dorian 92155
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2:15 Arcangelo Corelli - Violin Sonata No. 11
Andrew Manze, violin
Harmonia Mundi 907298
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2:06 David Crowell - Waiting in the Rain for Snow
Now Ensemble
New Amsterdam 29
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2:01 Johan Halvorsen - Festival March
Terje Mikkelsen, conductor
Latvian National Symphony Orchestra
Simax 1199
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1 - 2 AM

1:51 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 5
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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1:41 Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 2
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 17097
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1:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 5
Ivo Pogorelich, piano
DG 437763
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1:06 Carl Nielsen - Little Suite
Andrew Penny, conductor
Orchestra of the Mill
Lydian 18132
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1:01 Thomas C. Kelly - Pastoral and Reel
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:22 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 2
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Philips 416126
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12:16 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Romance
Simon Blendis, violin
Chandos 10465
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12:06 Samuel Barber - Agnus Dei
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor
Conspirare
Harmonia Mundi 807522
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12:01 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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