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Highlights from September 30 to October 7

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Armstrong High School Concert Choir.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Professor Nanette Goldman.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight: Armstrong High School Concert Choir.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Highlights from the Vox Nova Chorale's past summer season.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Oh, Canada.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Last Night of the 2014 BBC Proms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature : Paul Kile.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Gary Joyner.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature : Paul Kile.

Programming Highlights

Sunday, January 20, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:25 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 45 "Farewell"
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80156
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11:15 Don Davis - 'Til Human Voices Wake Us
Debussy Trio
Klavier 11180
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11:06 Osvaldo Golijov - Lullaby and Doina
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO Classics 1005
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11:01 Samuel Coleridge-Taylor - Deep River
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 97
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10 - 11 PM

10:51 Leevi Madetoja - Night Revels
Jorma Panula, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
YLE 9803
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10:51 Richard Harvey - Concerto Incantato
Jean Thorel, conductor
City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong
Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 220606
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10:19 Edgar Meyer/Chris Thile/Stuart Duncan - Franz and the Eagle
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Stuart Duncan, fiddle
Chris Thile, mandolin
Edgar Meyer, piano
Sony 84118
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10:06 Martin Mailman - Autumn Landscape
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434347
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10:06 Franz Liszt - Paganini Etude No. 3 "La Campanella"
Lang Lang, piano
Sony (7) 89141
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10:06 Ottorino Respighi - The Birds
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437533
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9 - 10 PM

9:37 Anonymous/Lodovico Viadana - Now the winter is past/Unless the Lord
Robert Hollingworth, conductor
I Fagiolini
London/Decca 16794
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9:19 Christopher Theofanidis - Rainbow Body
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80596
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9:10 Max Bruch - Adagio on Celtic Themes
Charles Mackerras, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Ofra Harnoy, cello
RCA 60757
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9:06 John Dowland - Fantasia
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80659
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9:06 Gaetano Donizetti - Andante for Oboe and Strings
Ensemble Berlin
Christoph Hartmann, oboe
EMI 14232
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9:01 Howard Hanson - Lumen in Christo: Andante
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3160
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8 - 9 PM

8:45 Sayat Nova - Folk Song
Catherine Manoukian, violin
Marquis 81281
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8:31 Arnold Bax - Into the Twilight
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8367
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8:23 Johann Sebastian Bach - Partita No. 6: Sarabande
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, violin
Nonesuch 528982
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8:06 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80059
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8:01 Johan Svendsen - String Quartet: 3rd movement
Oslo String Quartet
CPO 999858
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7 - 8 PM

7:47 Siegfried Wagner - Angel of Peace: Prelude
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic
CPO 999003
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7:38 Hector Berlioz - Summer Nights: The Spectre of the Rose
Marc Minkowski, conductor
Musicians of the Louvre
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Naive 5266
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7:30 Arthur Foote - Sarabande and Rigaudon
Fenwick Smith, flute
Northeastern 227
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7:30 Girolamo Frescobaldi - Balletto
Eliot Fisk, guitar
MusicMasters 67130
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7:07 Edward Elgar - Introduction and Allegro
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5210
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7:05 Carl Nielsen - Wind Quintet: Minuet
Bergen Wind Quintet
Bis 428
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7:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 25
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 431679
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6 - 7 PM

6:38 Francesco Veracini - Violin Sonata No. 1
John Holloway, violin
ECM 1889
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6:38 Gustav Holst - Walt Whitman Overture
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 572914
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6:38 Gioacchino Rossini - Cinderella: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 431653
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6:03 Ramon Montoya - Solea
Paco Pena, guitar
Nimbus 5093
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5 - 6 PM

5:38 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 89
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 94237
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5:38 Arthur Sullivan - Overture di Ballo
Charles Groves, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 64400
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5:38 Claude Debussy - Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Alexei Lubimov, piano
ECM 2241
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5:07 Arnold Bax - Tintagel
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 7047
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5:01 Vilem Blodek - Flute Concerto: I. Allegro
Uros Lajovic, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Karl Bernhard Sebon, flute
Schwann 11608
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4 - 5 PM

4:45 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Tales from the Vienna Woods
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 439518
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4:24 Richard Strauss - Couperin Suite: No. 15-16,18,20-22
Rudolf Kempe, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
EMI 64350
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4:11 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No. 3
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4:06 Aaron Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80339
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4:01 Antonio Ruiz-Pipo - Song and Dance No. 1
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80576
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3 - 4 PM

3:44 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 27
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 45544
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3:18 Erich Korngold - Violin Concerto
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Nikolaj Znaider, violin
RCA 10336
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3:18 Carlos Lopez Buchardo - Bailecito
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30010
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3:10 Christoph Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
London Mozart Players
James Galway, flute
RCA 63725
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 SymphonyCast

1 - 2 PM

1:00 SymphonyCast

11 - Noon

11:41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento No. 7
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Philips 416362
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11:22 Brenno Blauth - Concertino for Oboe and Strings
Camerata Bariloche
Andres Spiller, oboe
Dorian 90249
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11:15 Isaac Albeniz - Suite Espanola: Granada
Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Dabringhaus 9031739
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11:07 Gustav Holst - The Planets: Jupiter
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Delos 3225
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11:01 Eric Coates - London Suite: Knightsbridge March
Malcolm Nabarro, conductor
East of England Orchestra
ASV 6123
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10 - 11 AM

10:37 Robert Schumann - Forest Scenes
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 421290
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10:20 Giuseppe Demachi - Sinfonia "Le campane di Roma" ("Bells of Rome")
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 63430
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10:14 Arturo Marquez - Conga del Fuego nuevo
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 17097
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10:06 Mikhail Glinka - Kamarinskaya
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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10:01 Robert Ballard - Village Dances
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 6497
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9 - 10 AM

9:52 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise No. 6 "Heroic"
Evgeny Kissin, piano
RCA 63535
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9:26 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 6
Pacifica String Quartet
Cedille 82
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9:16 Jacques Offenbach - Beautiful Helene: Overture
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9765
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9:10 Johan Roman - Sinfonia
Orpheus Chamber Ensemble
Nils-Erik Sparf, violin
Bis 284
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9:06 Johann Strauss, Sr. - Radetzky March
Franz Bauer Theussl, conductor
Vienna Volksopera Orchestra
Philips 416819
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9:01 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Rondo
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 459614
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8 - 9 AM

8:51 Alexander Glazunov - Symphony No. 7 "Pastoral": Allegro moderato
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Orfeo 148201
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8:49 Viktors Bastiks - Latvian Folk Songs: The Sun Departs in a Golden Boat
Andrejs Jansons, conductor
Balsis Youth Choir
Albany 1197
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8:41 Georg Philipp Telemann - Double Violin Concerto
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
Rainer Kussmaul, violin
DG 5761
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8:26 Carlos Baguer - Symphony No. 16
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9456
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8:13 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 9815
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8:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Tancredi: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
RCA 7814
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8:01 Miklos Rozsa - Madame Bovary: Waltz
Kenneth Alwyn, conductor
City of Prague Philharmonic
Silva 1056
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5 - 6 AM

5:47 Pablo de Sarasate - Carmen Fantasy
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 457583
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5:23 Bernhard Crusell - Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Alan Francis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Thea King, clarinet
Hyperion 66708
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5:12 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 5 (after Corelli)
Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor
La Petite Bande
DHM 77010
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5:06 Engelbert Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel: Evening Prayer
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 5959
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5:01 Gabriel Faure - A Lady in Her Tower
Susan Drake, harp
Hyperion 66340
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4 - 5 AM

4:50 Alexander Glazunov - Concert Waltz No. 1
Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Sheffield Lab 27
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4:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 24
Mitsuko Uchida, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
London/Decca 13276
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4:11 Anonymous - Hail, Virgin of Virgins
Ensemble PAN
Telarc 80448
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4:06 Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon Duodecimi Toni
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass
CSO Resound 9011101
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4:01 Jean Francaix - Quintet No. 2: 1st movement
Mobius
ASV 1090
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3 - 4 AM

3:29 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 3
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Bis 1286
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3:28 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Peaceful Light
Valery Polyansky, conductor
USSR Ministry of Culture Choir
Hearts of Space 11114
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3:11 Franz Liszt - Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 443444
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3:06 Valentin Silvestrov - Postludium No. 3
Anja Lechner, cello
ECM 1776
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3:01 Johan Agrell - Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Andrew Manze, conductor
Concerto Copenhagen
Maria Bania, flute
Chandos 535
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2 - 3 AM

2:38 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 419786
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2:24 Giuseppe Tartini - Sonata Pastorale
Trio Settecento
Cedille 99
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2:24 A Hollywood Holiday
2:08 David Diamond - The Enormous Room
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3119
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2:06 Joseph Turrin - Intermezzo
Robert Sullivan, trumpet
Summit 317
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2:01 Edouard Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole: Rondo
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Chee-Yun, violin
Denon 18017
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1 - 2 AM

1:29 Carl Nielsen - Symphony No. 1
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 437507
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1:23 John Powell - At the Foot of Yonders Mountain
Debra Wendells-Cross, flute
Albany 1058
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1:13 Julius Rontgen - 6 Early Netherlands Dances
David Porcelijn, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 777255
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1:06 Jennifer Higdon - Summer Shimmers
Susan Glaser, flute
Stephen Taylor, oboe
Todd Palmer, clarinet
Marc Goldberg, bassoon
Joseph Anderer, horn
John Novacek, piano
Koch 7738
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1:01 Wilhelm Kienzl - String Quartet No. 1: Minuet
Thomas Christian Ensemble
CPO 999805
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:19 Cesar Franck - Symphony
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 430278
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12:14 John Playford - Tom Scarlett
David Douglass, violin
Harmonia Mundi 907186
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12:06 Libby Larsen - Deep Summer Music
Marin Alsop, conductor
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Koch 7320
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12:01 Philip Glass - Orphee Suite: Orphee and the Princess
Paul Barnes, piano
Orange Mountain 8
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