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Highlights from December 16 to 23

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Robert Ball.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Concordia Christmas.
Tuesday, 8:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Light and Gold: Christmas with Eric Whitacre.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Archive on the Radio: An Archive Christmas Sampler.
Thursday, 3 pm: Regional Spotlight: Holiday music from regional choral and instrumental groups.
Thursday, 7 pm: St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
Friday, 4 pm: Carol with Classical MPR and The Singers.
Friday, 7 pm: Chanticleer Christmas.
Saturday, 11 am: The Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Saturday, 7 pm: Candles Burning Brightly.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From Heaven Above.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of London.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 7 pm: Wonder Tidings.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Friday, October 11, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:48 Niccolo Paganini - Sonata Concertata
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 34508
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11:38 Samuel Barber - Adagio for Strings
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80673
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11:33 Gabriel Faure - After a Dream
Susan Jolles, harp
Humbert Lucarelli, oboe
Vox 7504
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11:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 13
Chamber Players of Canada
Janina Fialkowska, piano
Atma 2532
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11:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 66229
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10 - 11 PM

10:56 Traditional - The Last Rose of Summer
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Renee Fleming, soprano
London 458 858
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10:41 Nino Rota - Music from Fellini Films
I Salonisti
London 425 200
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10:36 Gioacchino Rossini - The Barber of Seville: Largo al factotum
Ion Marin, conductor
The Philharmonia
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone
Philips 434 912
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10:24 Maurice Ravel - Ma mere l'oye
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 74006
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10:09 Morton Gould - Interplay
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80112
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10:05 Johann Sebastian Bach - Preludio
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
Stokowski Orchestra
EMI 80112
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9 - 10 PM

9:56 Traditional, arr. Canteloube - Bailero
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Englsih Chamber Orchestra
Arleen Auger, soprano
Virgin 90714
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9:47 Joaquin Rodrigo - Concierto Heroica: 2nd movement
Enrique Batiz, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
EMI 67435
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9:41 Traditional Spanish - Canco del lladre
Montserrat Figueras, soprano
Hopkinson Smith, guitar
Astree 8758
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9:29 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5: 3rd movement
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Bis 1288
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9:22 Scott Joplin - Solace
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 60761
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9:18 Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II - The Song is You
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Andre Previn, piano
Philips 442 129
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9:13 John Lennon/Paul McCartney - Here, There and Everywhere
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 447104
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8 - 9 PM

8:46 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 9
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 54339
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8:40 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No 4: 3rd movement
Pierre Fournier, cello
DG 419 359
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8:16 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto No. 2
Howard Shelley, conductor
Orchestra of Opera North
Howard Shelley, piano
Chandos 10509
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8:05 Michel Blavet - Flute Sonata
Gregoire Jeay, flute
Helene Plouffe, violin
Juan Manuel Quintana, viola da gamba
Luc Beausejour, harpsichord
Analekta 9926
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7 - 8 PM

7:46 Aaron Jay Kernis - String Quartet No. 2 "musica instrumentalis": Sarabande Double, Sarabande Simple
Jasper String Quartet
Dorian 92142
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7:06 Claudio Monteverdi - Madrigals, Book 2: We are not hyacinths nor narcissi
Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor
Concerto Italiano
Naive 30487
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7:02 Ottorino Respighi - Pines of Rome
Daniele Gatti, conductor
Saint Cecilia Orchestra
Conifer 51292
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6 - 7 PM

6:33 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 9
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic
DG 17969
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6:27 Catrin Finch - Celtic Concerto
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606
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6:22 Agustin Barrios - Choro
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80612
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6:08 Cecile Chaminade - Flute Concertino
Residentie Orchestra of the Hague
Sharon Bezaly, flute
BIS 1679
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5 - 6 PM

5:52 Johann Sebastian Bach - Passacaglia and Fugue
E. Power Biggs, organ
Sony 42644
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5:39 Gioacchino Rossini - Thieving Magpie: Overture
Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 69042
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5:35 Amy Beach - Ah Love but a Day
Jussi Bjorling, tenor
Verona 27022
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5:25 Johann Albrechtsberger - Concerto for Jews Harp
Munich Chamber Orchestra
Fritz Mayer, jew's harp
Orfeo 35821
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5:07 Reynaldo Hahn - Le Bal de Beatrice d'Este: selections
Orchestra of Paris
EMI 47647
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4 - 5 PM

4:59 Gustav Holst - Venus: The Bringer of Peace
Chalres Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London 417 553
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4:47 Traditional, arr. Leland B. Sateren - You are the Way
Augsburg Choir
self-produced 
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4:37 Michael Whalen - The Shadows of October
Dennis Burkh, conductor
Janacek Philharmonic
Mitchell Estrin, clarinet
Arabesque 6729
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4:29 Gioacchino Rossini - Stabat Mater: Cujius Animam
Antonio Pappano, conductor
St Cecilia Orchestra
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
EMI 40529
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4:18 Gioacchino Rossini - Barber of Seville: Overture
Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
Philharmoni Orchestra
EMI 69042
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4:02 Pablo de Sarasate - Carmen Fantasy
Zubin Mehta, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Itzhak Perlman, violin
DG 437 737
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3 - 4 PM

3:47 Bedrich Smetana - Ma Vlast (My Country): The Moldau
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 80
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3:40 Franz Liszt - Consolation No. 3
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 89141
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3:23 Johannes Brahms - Horn Trio
Jeff Nelson, horn
Ik-Hwan Bae, violin
Naomi Kudo, piano
Opening Day 7384
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3:00 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1
Marin Alsop, conductor
London Philharmonic
Naxos 557429
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Noon - 1 PM

12:47 Max Bruch - Scottish Fantasy: Finale
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Midori, violin
Sony 58967
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12:44 Francois Couperin - Mysterious Barricades
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440
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12:31 Edouard Lalo - Norwegian Rhapsody
Jean Martinon, conductor
ORTF National Orchestra
DG 437371
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12:15 Franz Schubert - String Quartet No. 14 "Death and the Maiden": 2nd movement
Jasper String Quartet
Dorian 92152
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12:03 Johann Christian Bach - Grand Overture No. 2
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5403
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11 - Noon

11:55 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica": 3rd movement
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
London/Decca 16871
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11:45 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Sonata No. 37
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 416365
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11:27 Antonio Pasculli - Grand Concerto on Themes from Verdi's "I Vespri Siciliani"
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
Philippe Magnan, oboe
Chandos 9662
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11:21 Giuseppe Verdi - I vespri siciliani: Merce, dilette amiche
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Orchestra of the Royal Theater, Torino
Anna Netrebko, soprano
DG 18735
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11:14 Yu-Xian Deng - Spring Breeze
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 70714
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11:03 George Gershwin - Cuban Overture
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Virgin 59693
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10 - 11 AM

10:47 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - PIano Sonata
Fazil Say, piano
Atlantic 21970
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10:39 Veljo Tormis - Three I had those words of beauty
Cantus
Julia Bogorad-Kogan, flute
Cantus 1208
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10:12 Ernst von Dohnanyi - Variations on a Nursery Song
Adrian Boult, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Julius Katchen, piano
Philips 456859
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10:07 Jerome Moross - Sonatina for Clarinet Choir: 3rd movement
Toledo Clarinets
Chelsea Tipton, clarinet
Elliott Ross, bass clarinet
Cambria 1190
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10:03 Jules Massenet - Thais: Meditation
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Leila Josefowicz, violin
Philips 462032
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9 - 10 AM

9:53 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Voices of Spring
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 425425
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9:37 Michi Wiancko - "La Follia" Variations for String Orchestra
East Coast Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7784
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9:24 Antonin Dvorak - Legends Nos. 4 & 5
David Zinman, conductor
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Nonesuch 79066
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9:14 Robert Schumann - Kreisleriana No. 2
Andras Schiff, piano
Teldec 14566
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9:01 Johann Christian Bach - Symphony No. 4
Simon Standage, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Chandos 540
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8 - 9 AM

8:50 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - La dama boba: Overture
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 10511
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8:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 10 "Gran Partita": 3rd mvt
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Ensemble Intercontemporain
London/Decca 4780316
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8:34 Jean Sibelius - Presto
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 384
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8:30 Peter Togni - Shimmeree
Arthur Polson, conductor
CBC Vancouver Orchestra
CBC SMCD-M96
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8:22 Arthur Sullivan - "Irish" Symphony: 3rd movement
Richard Hickox, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9859
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8:18 Jacques Ibert - The Little White Donkey
James Galway, flute
Phillip Moll, piano
RCA 63725
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8:06 Antonio Vivaldi - L'Estro Armonico: Violin Concerto No. 3
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin
Analekta 9835
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7 - 8 AM

7:49 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 "Choral": 2nd movement
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 439148
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7:37 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol: Excerpts
Charles Mackarras, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Teldec 80205
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7:30 Frederick Delius - Koanga: La Calinda
John Barbirolli, conductor
Halle Orchestra
EMI 65119
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7:23 Maurice Ravel - Fountains
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67341
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7:18 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Chit Chat Polka
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422050
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7:18 Alain-Pierre Pradel - Seven Creole Pieces: Pomme Cannelle
William Chapman Nyaho, piano
MSR 1242
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7:08 Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Melody
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80144
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7:04 George Frideric Handel - Acis and Galatea: Happy We
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80333
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6 - 7 AM

6:58 Ludwig van Beethoven - The Ruins of Athens: Turkish March
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 7716
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6:53 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 62 "Emperor": Minuet
Emerson Quartet
DG 427657
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6:48 Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
GSP 1026
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6:38 Vincenzo Bellini - Oboe Concerto
Jahja Ling, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80232
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6:32 William Byrd - Sellinger's Round
Glenn Gould, piano
Philips 456808
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6:25 Edouard Lalo - Namouna: The Cigarette Waltz
Yondani Butt, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
ASV 878
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6:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto No. 2: 3rd movement
Steven Mercurio, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7785
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6:11 Edvard Grieg - Peasant Song
Okko Kamu, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 61881
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6:04 Johannes Kapsberger - Ciaconna
Rolf Lislevand, lute
et al
Astree 8515
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5 - 6 AM

5:48 Arnold Bax - The Happy Forest
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8307
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5:19 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8
Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
Philharmonic of La Scala
Sony 48238
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5:13 Colin Jacobsen - Three Miniatures: Majnun's Moonshine
Brooklyn Rider
Mercury 18309
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5:06 Jacques Ibert - Three Short Pieces
Reykjavik Wind Quintet
Chandos 9362
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5:01 John Dowland - Dr. Case's Pavan
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90148
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4 - 5 AM

4:36 Heinrich von Herzogenberg - Trio for Oboe, Horn, and Piano
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Marie Luise Neunecker, horn
Markus Becker, piano
London/Decca 4783564
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4:23 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Julia Fischer, violin
London/Decca 15535
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4:20 Richard Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act I
Franz Welser-Most, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 4778773
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4:06 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 1
Maria Graf, harp
Philips 432103
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4:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Arioso
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 38915
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3 - 4 AM

3:28 Richard Strauss - Violin Concerto
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 56870
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3:24 Julie Rive-King - March of the Goblins
Michael Lewin, piano
Dorian 92168
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3:16 Gabriel Faure - Elegie for Cello and Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Jules Eskin, cello
DG 423089
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3:06 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 907014
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3:01 Tomaso Albinoni - Trumpet Sonata a 7
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5017
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2 - 3 AM

2:28 Bedrich Smetana - String Quartet No. 1 "From My Life"
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8412
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2:24 Lou Harrison - A Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichson
David Tanenbaum, guitar
New Albion 55
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2:10 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise-Fantasie
Ingolf Wunder, piano
DG 4779634
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2:06 Leo Delibes - Maids of Cadiz
Charles Olivieri-Munroe, conductor
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Sol Gabetta, cello
RCA 35962
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2:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Oboe Quartet: 3rd Movement
John Ferrillo, oboe
Mela Tenenbaum, violin
Richard Brice, viola
Jerry Grossman, cello
ESS.A.Y 1056
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1 - 2 AM

1:27 Antonin Dvorak - Cypresses
Chilingirian Quartet
Chandos 8826
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1:14 Claude Debussy - Nocturnes: Sirenes
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Philips 400023
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1:10 Alexander Scriabin - Waltz
Xiayin Wang, piano
Naxos 570412
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1:06 Morton Gould - American Symphonette No. 2: Pavanne
David Alan Miller, conductor
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Albany 1174
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1:01 Johann Schickhardt - Guitar Sonata No. 2
Kristian Buhl-Mortensen, guitar
Classico 167
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:39 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 22 "Philosopher"
Antal Dorati, conductor
Philharmonia Hungarica
London/Decca 425905
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12:30 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Concerto No. 2
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
David Reichenberg, oboe
Archiv 415291
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12:25 Cesar Cui - Cantabile
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Steven Isserlis, cello
Virgin 91134
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12:07 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 8 "Pathetique"
Yundi Li, piano
DG 17968
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12:01 Felix Godefroid - Concert Study
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9974
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