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Highlights from October 21 to 28

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight.
Thursday, 7 pm: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Thursday, 7:30 pm: Archive on the Radio: The Myriad Voices of Philip Brunelle.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Edo de Waart conducts works by Richard Strauss.
Saturday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven's Eroica Symphony and Mozart's 20th Piano Concerto, with pianist Jeremy Denk.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: At Saint Paul, in St. Paul's.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The New York Philharmonic plays Brahms and Tchaikovsky.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Scary Sounds.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Mitch Pearlstein, director of the Center of the American Experiment.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Monday, October 1, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:25 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal"
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80156
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11:19 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Overture
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 95523
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11:11 Thomas Morley - 4 dances
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3132
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11:06 Carlos Gardel/Gerardo Matos Rodriguez - Por Una Cabeza/La Cumparsita
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8733
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11:01 Franz Schmidt - Notre Dame: Intermezzo
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Erato 88103
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10 - 11 PM

10:52 Peter Tchaikovsky - Berceuse
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
Decca 466562
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10:46 Max Reger - Aria
Pieter Wispelwey, cello
Paolo Giacometti, piano
Channel Classics 9596
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10:06 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 2
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 68768
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9 - 10 PM

9:38 Johannes Brahms - Handel Variations
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 79469
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9:30 Georg Philipp Telemann - Trio
Reinhard Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Koln
Archiv 429774
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9:23 John Johnson - The Nuts be Brown & The Queen's Treble
Ronn McFarlane & William Simms, lutes
Dorian 92155
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9:05 Nino Rota - Viola Sonata (1945)
Luca Sanzo, viola
Maurizio Paciarello, piano
Tactus 901101
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9:02 Max Steiner - Gone with the Wind: Tara's Theme
John Williams, conductor
The Boston Pops
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 60773
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8 - 9 PM

8:30 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian"
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 120510
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8:14 Giorgio Battistelli - Mystery Play
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 120510
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8:03 Felix Mendelssohn - Nocturno
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 120510
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7 - 8 PM

7:41 Igor Stravinsky - Danses Concertantes
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
ECM 1826
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7:11 Edvard Grieg - Cello Sonata
Truls Mork, cello
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Virgin 45034
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7:05 Edvard Grieg - Last Spring
Iona Brown, conductor
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 45224
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7:00 Claude Debussy - Etude No. 11: For arpeggios
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner 83940
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6 - 7 PM

6:52 Johann Heinichen - Concerto
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 437549
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6:26 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 102
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Hyperion 66528
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6:24 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude
Eduardo Eguez, lute
MA Records 54
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6:09 Aaron Jay Kernis - Simple Songs: Psalm 131
Aaron Jay Kernis, conductor
Ensemble
Susan Narucki, soprano
Koch 7667
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger (The Mastersingers): Prelude
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
London/Decca 448155
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5:54 anonymous - Laude Novella
Rose Ensemble
Rose 2
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5:39 David Diamond - Rounds for String Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Nonesuch 79002
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5:36 Roland Dyens - Tango en Skai
Milos Karadaglic
DG 17000
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5:28 Henry Purcell - The Gordian Knot Untied
Peter Holman, conductor
Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 66212
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5:08 Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1: 3rd Movement
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chloe Hanslip, violin
Warner 45664
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5:04 Frederic Chopin - Etude No. 3 "Tristesse"
Maurizio Pollini, piano
DG 413794
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4 - 5 PM

4:50 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: 1st movement
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Philips 416274
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4:36 Hugo Alfven - Swedish Rhapsody No. 1
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 80
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4:26 Tomaso Albinoni - Oboe Concerto No. 6
Simon Wright, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Anderson, oboe
Nimbus 5188
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4:21 Edvard Grieg - Solveig's Song
Sakari Oramo, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Karita Mattila, soprano
Warner 80243
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4:19 Thomas C. Kelly - Reel
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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4:04 Hector Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture
Pierre Boulez, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 64103
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Rhosymedre
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 62529
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3:31 Charles Gounod - Symphony No. 1
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 462125
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3:26 Charles Gounod - O Divine Redeemer
Mack Wilberg, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 0608
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3:15 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 2
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 435390
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3:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Fantasia
Dejan Lazic, piano
Channel Classics 13398
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3:00 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 1 "La Tempesta di Mare" ("Storm at Sea")
Bach-Mozart Ensemble Tokyo
Masahiro Arita, baroque flute
Denon 9288
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Noon - 1 PM

12:28 Malcolm Arnold - Symphony No. 2
Richard Hickox, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9335
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12:26 Sergei Rachmaninov - Etude-Tableau: Presto
Xiayin Wang, piano
Chandos 10724
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12:14 Antonio Casimir Cartellieri - Symphony No. 2
Gernot Schmalfuss, conductor
Evergreen Symphony Orchestra
CPO 777667
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12:06 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Love's Labours Lost: Spanish and Russian Dance
Andrew Mogrelia, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572823
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11 - Noon

11:57 Codex Calixtinus - Congraudeant Catholici
Jordan Sramek, conductor
The Rose Ensemble
Rose 4
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11:27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 27
Christian Zacharias, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Christian Zacharias, piano
Dabringhaus 3401182
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11:18 Max Bruch - Violin Concerto: Finale
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Mineria Symphony Orchestra
Philippe Quint, violin
Avanti 10362
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11:07 Georg Philipp Telemann - Flute Concerto in D
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI 57397
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11:03 Claude Debussy; arr: Timothy Bradley - Preludes; Book Two: Bruyeres
Copper Street Brass
Copper Street Brass 
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10 - 11 AM

10:06 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Lyon National Orchestra
Naxos 572886
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10:01 Walter Piston - Divertimento: Allegro
Stephen Rogers Radcliffe, conductor
The New York Chamber Ensemble
Albany 175
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9 - 10 AM

9:39 Franz Joseph Haydn - Violin Concerto No. 2
Janos Rolla, conductor
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 62693
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9:33 Mark Isham - October Sky: Selections
Studio Orchestra
Sony 61696
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9:13 Maurice Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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9:10 Ludwig van Beethoven - Minuet
Richard Kapp, conductor
Philharmonia Virtuosi
Sony 37216
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9:02 Jacques Offenbach - La Belle Helene Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
Philharmonia Orchesta
Philips 411476
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8 - 9 AM

8:58 Gary Portnoy - Where Everybody Knows Your Name (Cheers Theme)
Grant Gershon, p
Delos 3222
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8:40 Frederic Chopin - Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise
Kazimierz Kord, conductor
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Garrick Ohlssohn, p
Arabesque 6702
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8:33 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian": Saltarello
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 120510
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8:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 32
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 45714
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8:19 Dmitri Shostakovich - Michurin: Waltz
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3257
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8:10 E.J. Moeran - Sinfonietta: last movement
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 64721
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8:04 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 66229
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: 4th mvt
Nikolai Znaider, conductor
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 
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7:47 Ernesto Nazareth - Carioca
Gabriela Montero, p
EMI 41144
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7:33 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 2
Hans-Martin Linde, conductor
Linde-Consort
EMI 63427
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7:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Rondo in C for violin and orchestra, K. 373
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Isaac Stern, v
Sony 62693
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7:21 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov - Procession of the Sardar
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 7716
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7:16 Ingolf Dahl - Music for Brass: Intermezzo
New World Brass
Argo 444459
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7:09 Franz Schubert - Trout Quintet: Theme and Variations
Rudolf Serkin, piano
Jaime Laredo, violin
Philipp Naegele, viola
Leslie Parnas, cello
Julius Levine, double bass
Sony 46252
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7:04 Mark Isham - October Sky: End Title
Studio Orchestra
Sony 61696
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6 - 7 AM

6:47 Johann Sebastian Bach - Air on the G String
San Francisco Sax Quartet
EMI 54132
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6:39 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 4
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
DG 419056
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6:35 Lorenzo Zavateri - Concerto No. 1
Gottfried von der Goltz, conductor
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
DHM 77352
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6:31 Gabriel Pierne - Canzonetta
Gervase de Peyer, clarinet
Gwenneth Pryor, piano
Chandos 8526
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6:23 William Walton - Henry V Suite: Prelude
Carl Davis, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 47944
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6:20 Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: Tuileries
Awadagin Pratt, piano
EMI 56836
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6:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 4: 2nd movement
Uri Mayer, conductor
Israel Sinfonietta
David Jolley, horn
Arabesque 6780
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6:04 Bedrich Smetana - Bartered Bride: Dance of the Comedians
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8412
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5 - 6 AM

5:29 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto No. 5
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 417351
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5:20 Georg Philipp Telemann - Sonata for Strings
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
DG 5761
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5:09 Ralph Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Adrian Boult, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 47218
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5:06 Robert Schumann - Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen): Dreaming (Traumerei)
Michael Stern, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 87894
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5:01 George Frideric Handel - Organ Concerto No. 5
John Rutter, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
John Scott, organ
American Gramophone 590
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4 - 5 AM

4:46 Edvard Grieg - Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8524
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4:30 Claude Debussy - The Toy Box: Conclusion
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 444386
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4:30 Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
MGQ 41
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4:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 5
Richard Tognetti, conductor
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI (3) 47212
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4:01 Alexander Glazunov - Symphony No. 5: 2nd movement
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Orfeo 93101
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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 Samuel Akpabot - Scenes from Nigeria: Pastorale
Marcus Eley, clarinet
Lucerne DeSa, piano
Dorian 92156
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3:32 Ludwig van Beethoven - King Stephen: Overture
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5130
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3:06 Johann Muthel - Harpischord Concerto
Musica Alta Ripa
Dabringhaus 3090452
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3:01 Tomaso Albinoni - Trumpet Sonata a 7
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 7012
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2 - 3 AM

2:50 Hector Berlioz - Corsair Overture
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Analekta 3151
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2:46 Francis Poulenc - Babar and Celeste
Christopher O'Riley, piano
CPI 3294112
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2:10 Robert Schumann - Symphony no. 1 "Spring"
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3084
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2:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 4: Courante
Charles Curtis, cello
Anthony Burr, organ
Naren Budhakar, tabla
Koch 2127
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2:01 Bedrich Smetana - A Country Woman
Robert Stankovsky, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223705
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1 - 2 AM

1:50 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 9
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 423626
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1:27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 16
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 426305
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1:16 Manuel Ponce - Theme and Variations
Andrea Dieci, guitar
Nuova Era 7267
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1:06 Arthur Foote - A Night Piece
Carol Wincenc, flute
Kevin Lawrence, violin
Carolyn Stuart, violin
Sheila Brown, viola
Brooks Whitehouse, cello
Bridge 9373
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1:01 Frank Bridge - Lament
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5366
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:36 Johann Christian Bach - Oboe Concerto
Max Pommer, conductor
Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Burkhard Glaetzner, oboe
Capriccio 10069
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12:31 Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet: Menuet
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
National Symphony Orchestra
DG 410519
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12:13 Jean Sibelius - Karelia Suite
Pietari Inkinen, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572704
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12:07 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Musical Moments: No. 3
Xiayin Wang, piano
Chandos 10724
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12:01 Andres Segovia - Two Etudes
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 417618
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