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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

Thursday, January 3, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:38 Antonin Dvorak - Terzetto
Members of the Stamitz Quartet
Bayer 100145
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11:25 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Symphony
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9661
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11:23 Pierre Caroubel - 2 Courantes
Josef Ulsamer, conductor
Ulsamer-Collegium
Boston Skyline 118
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11:09 Jean-Marie Leclair - Violin Concerto
Collegium Musicum 90
Simon Standage, violin
Chandos 564
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11:06 Julius Weismann - Variations for Oboe and Piano: No. 4
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Markus Becker, piano
London/Decca 4783564
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11:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Artists Quadrille
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80314
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10 - 11 PM

10:18 Johannes Brahms - Serenade No. 1 in D
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 410 654
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10:08 Arvo Part - Fratres
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Telarc 80387
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9 - 10 PM

9:32 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 414475
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9:30 Dario Marianelli - Anna Karenina: Kitty's Debut
Benjamin Wallfisch, conductor
Studio Orchestra
London/Decca 17596
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9:25 Leo Tolstoy - Waltz
Lera Auerbach, piano
Bis 1502
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9:18 Maurice Ravel - Menuet from Le Tombeau de Couperin
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London 433 515
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8 - 9 PM

8:49 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 421458
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8:30 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 446 093
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8:17 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic
London 400 049
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8:16 Gioacchino Rossini - Resta immobile
Ion Marin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone
Philips 434 912
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8:08 Mikis Theodorakis - Zorba the Greek
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80319
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8:01 Mikis Theodorakis - Three Epitafios
Jahn Williams, guitar
Sony 60586
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7 - 8 PM

7:32 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 87
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 73133
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7:19 Norman Dello Joio - Homage to Haydn
Jorge Mester, conductor
Louisville Orchestra
Albany 24
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7:07 George Frideric Handel - Defend her, heav'n! from Theodora
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano
Avie 30
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7:01 George Frideric Handel - Keyboard Suite No. 2 in F: I-II
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
MPR 202
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6 - 7 PM

6:49 Morten Lauridsen - Les Chansons des Rose
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3297
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6:27 Claude Debussy - Trio No. 1
Andre Previn, Julie Rosenfeld, Gary Hoffman
RCA 68062
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6:21 Enrico Toselli - Serenata
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Arve Tellefsen
Grappa 4104
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6:06 E.J. Moeran - Overture for a Masque
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8577
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6:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sinfonia: We Thank Thee, God
Andrew Parrott, conductor
Taverner Players
EMI 69853
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5 - 6 PM

5:48 Aram Khachaturian - Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Ondine 938
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5:33 Julian Orbon - Symphonic Dances
Maximiano Valdes, conductor
Asturias Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557368
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5:25 Perotin - Sederunt
Cantus
Cantus 1212
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5:11 Mozart - Divertimento for Winds
Winds of the Vienna Philharmonic
DG 429 807
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5:06 Scott Joplin - The Strenuous Life
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 7061
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5:02 Luigi Boccherini - Minuet
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
EMI 55592
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4 - 5 PM

4:50 Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 417541
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4:42 Giovanni Pergolesi - Sinfonia for Cello: 4th movement
Peter Howard, cello
Christopher Hogwood, harpsichord
London/Decca 425614
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4:35 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 12
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901327
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4:19 Georges Bizet - Carmen Suite
London Brass
MCA 5955
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4:17 Percy Grainger - Country Gardens
Thelma Hunter, piano
Ten Thousand Lakes 125
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4:05 Engelbert Humperdinck - The King's Children Overture
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 91494
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Frederic Chopin - Fantasie-Impromptu
Yundi Li, piano
DG 471479
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3:48 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Roses from the South
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 425429
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3:40 Jacques Ibert - Three Short Pieces
Pro Arte Wind Quintet
Nimbus 5327
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3:30 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for 3 Oboes
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Hans-Peter Westermann, oboe
Michael Niesemann, oboe
Piet Dhont, oboe
Archiv 419633
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3:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Sonata: Allegro and Tempo di Minuetto
Ray Shows, violin
John Jensen, piano
MPR Recording
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3:00 Thomas C. Kelly - O'Carolan Suite
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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Noon - 1 PM

12:53 Antonio Cartellieri - Symphony No. 4: Finale
Gernot Schmalfuss, conductor
Evergreen Symphony Orchestra
CPO 777667
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12:42 Claude Debussy - Cello Sonata
Michal Korman, cello
Sivan Magen, harp
Azica 71274
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12:33 Johann Sebastian Bach - Lobet den Hernn, alle Heiden
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Choir
Soli Deo Gloria 716
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12:30 Antonin Dvorak - Piano Quintet: Scherzo
Elias String Quartet
Jonathan Biss, piano
Onyx 4092
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12:16 Edward Elgar - Introduction and Allegro
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 463265
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12:07 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Flutes
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Stephen Preston, flute
Nicholas McGegan, flute
Oiseau-Lyre 414588
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12:03 James Woodward - Gaudete
Gaudete Brass
Cedille 136
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11 - Noon

11:54 Matthew Locke - Suite "For Several Friends"
Trio Settecento
Cedille 135
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11:48 Francisco Tarrega - Two Preludes; Sueno
Mattias Jacobsson, guitar
Avie 2254
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11:33 Zoltan Kodaly - Galanta Dances
Antal Dorati, conductor
Philharmonia Hungarica
Mercury 432005
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11:27 John Rutter - The Lord Bless You and Keep You: Meditation
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606
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11:23 Antonio Vivaldi - Gloria
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80651
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11:05 Johannes Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80197
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11:00 Claude Debussy - Sarabande
Rafal Blechacz, piano
DG 4779548
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10 - 11 AM

10:42 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 5: Scherzo
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80394
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10:37 Niccolo Paganini - Caprice No. 1
James Ehnes, violin
Telarc 80398
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10:09 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 1
Sakari Oramo, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Nikolai Lugansky, piano
Warner 47941
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10:01 Hector Berlioz - Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Pierre Boulez, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 64103
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9 - 10 AM

9:44 Lars-Erik Larsson - Pastoral Suite
Okko Kamu, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 553115
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9:37 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise No. 6 "Heroic"
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 415836
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9:11 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 97
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
EMI 64286
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9:11 Franz Liszt - Dreams of Love No. 3 (Liebestraum)
Yundi Li, piano
DG 851
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8 - 9 AM

8:59 Paul Creston - Symphony No. 1: 4th mvt
Theodor Kuchar, conductor
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Naxos 559034
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8:56 Germaine Tailleferre - Harp Sonata: 3rd mvt
Maria Graf, harp
Philips 432103
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8:51 Franz Josef Haydn - Symphony No. 38: 3rd mvt
Christoph Perick, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Dorian 90168
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8:37 Ralph Vaughan Williams - 5 Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Richard Studt, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Naxos 550823
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8:31 George Frederic Handel - Water Music Suite No. 1: Hornpipe
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 907010
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8:24 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Sonata
Marilyn Zupnik, oboe
Mark Shuman, cello
Raymond Leppard, harpsichord
ASV 663
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8:18 Percy Grainger - Handel in the Strand
Richard Hickox, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9584
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8:10 Stephen Hough - On Falla
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67565
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8:04 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 5: 3rd movement
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 432123
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7 - 8 AM

7:58 Wilhelm Peterson-Berger - Summer Song
Okko Kamu, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 553115
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7:45 Antonin Dvorak - Violin Concerto: 3rd movement
James Levine, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Shlomo Mintz, violin
DG 419618
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7:40 Felix Mendelssohn - Song Without Words
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, p
EMI 73498
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7:35 Fritz Kreisler - Tambourin Chinois
Cho-Liang Lin, v
Sandra Rivers, p
Sony 39133
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7:31 Edward Elgar - Morning Song
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5008
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7:17 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: 1st movement
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
London/Decca 16872
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7:10 Francis Poulenc - Perpetual Motion Pieces
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
Nancy Allen, harp
RCA 60198
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7:04 Leonard Bernstein - Candide: Overture
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 2127
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6 - 7 AM

6:55 Reinhold Gliere - Red Poppy: Russian Sailor's Dance
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 45659
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6:52 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto No. 2: 1st movement
Steven Mercurio, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7785
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6:50 Benjamin Godard - Suite of 3 Pieces: Waltz
David Shostak, f
Antoinette Perry, piano
Harmonie 3001
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6:36 Randall Thompson - Stopping by Woods
Timothy Seelig, conductor
Turtle Creek Chorale
Reference 49
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6:31 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: Arabian Dance
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 425857
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6:24 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 21: 1st movement
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80217
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6:20 Claude Debussy - Epigraphs Antiques: Morning Rain
Emil de Cou, conductor
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Arabesque 6734
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6:04 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 1: Selections
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 907010
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5 - 6 AM

5:49 Jiri Benda - Symphony No. 7
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 553409
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5:44 Roger Quilter - Slumber Song
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
Philips 442426
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5:33 Traditional - Dalecarlian Suite No. 1
Jakob Lindberg, lute
Bis 1199
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5:30 Christian Sinding - Rustle of Spring
Bjarte Engeset, conductor
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557017
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5:09 Ottorino Respighi - The Birds
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 420485
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5:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Ruins of Athens: Turkish March
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 60700
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5:03 Easley Blackwood - Nocturne
Easley Blackwood, piano
Cedille 38
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4 - 5 AM

4:40 Igor Stravinsky - Danses Concertantes
Robert Craft, conductor
20th Century Classics Ensemble
Koch 7470
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4:35 Henry Purcell - King Arthur: Overture and Air
Jean Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 66169
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4:18 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 30 "Alleluja"
Nicholas Ward, conductor
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 550757
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4:12 Mauro Giuliani - Grande Serenade: Theme and Variations
Louise Schulman, viola
Bill Zito, guitar
Dorian 92138
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4:06 Franz Schubert - To be Sung on the Water
Jorge Bolet, piano
London/Decca 414575
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4:01 Eric Coates - The Merrymakers
Charles Mackerras, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 4456
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3 - 4 AM

3:38 Frank Bridge - Suite for Strings
Norman Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8373
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3:29 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Jaap Schroder, violin
Oiseau-Lyre 417522
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3:08 Richard Strauss - Don Juan
Lorin Maazel, conductor
New York Philharmonic
DG 7890
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3:06 Robert Schumann - Remembrance
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3079
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3:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Goldberg Variations: Aria
Julian Rachlin, violin
DG 4776378
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2 - 3 AM

2:52 Alberto Ginastera - Impressions of the Puna
Shanghai Quartet
Eugenia Zukerman, flute
Delos 3173
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2:24 Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 12 "American"
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Dorian 92157
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2:09 Edvard Grieg - 2 Nordic Melodies
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 437520
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2:06 Claude Debussy - Beautiful Evening (Beau soir)
Kyung Wha Chung, violin
Philip Moll, piano
London/Decca 417289
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2:01 Alexander Glazunov - Symphony No. 5: 2nd movement
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Warner 61434
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1 - 2 AM

1:49 Carl Maria von Weber - Andante and Hungarian Rondo
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Philips 432081
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1:45 Andrea Falconieri - Chaconne
El Mundo
Dorian 92131
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1:13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 20
Colin Davis, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 68399
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1:06 Henry Cowell - Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10: Hymn
Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7282
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1:01 Girolamo Frescobaldi - Toccata
Boulder Brass
Dorian 93204
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:42 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 11
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 447733
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12:37 Eric Whitacre - hope, faith, life, love
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 67543
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12:30 Engelbert Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel: Evening Prayer
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 5959
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12:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 5 "Ghost"
Renaud Capucon, violin
Gautier Capucon, cello
Frank Braley, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Maurice Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin: Minuet
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Virgin 90765
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