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Highlights from April 22 to 29


Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: luthier John Waddle.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 8 pm: Choral Hero: Dale Warland's Minnesota Voices.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: pianist Inon Barnatan, from a recent Chopin Society recital.
Thursday, 8 pm: The Metropolitan Symphony and Minnesota Chorale perform Mahler's Resurrection Symphony.
Saturday, noon: Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Hector Olivera in Concert.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Emanuel Ax plays Brahms with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Sunday, 5 pm: Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Why Choral Music?
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, October 3, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:18 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor"
Kurt Sanderling, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 462586
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11:13 Franz Schubert - Night
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80340
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11:06 Ariel Ramirez - Alfonsina and the Sea
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Sony 84219
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11:01 Thomas C. Kelly - Pastoral and Reel
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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10 - 11 PM

10:38 William Grant Still - Symphony No. 1
Paul Freeman, conductor
Chicago Sinfonietta
Cedille 55
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10:36 Traditional - Mount Zion
Paul Robeson, bass-baritone
Lawrence Brown, piano
Monitor 61580
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10:25 Dan Locklair - When Morning Stars
Kirk Trevor, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Albany 517
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10:19 Traditional - My latest sun is sinking fast
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi 907326
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9 - 10 PM

9:39 Antonin Dvorak - Piano Quartet
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Sarah Chang, violin
Alexander Kerr, violin
Wolfram Christ, viola
Georg Faust, cello
EMI 57521
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9:34 Astor Piazolla - Etude No. 6
Bella Hristova, violin
Tonegold  2012019
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8 - 9 PM

8:10 Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 8
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra
Arte Nova 34016
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8:05 Frederic Chopin - Etude No. 11
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6718
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7 - 8 PM

7:54 Edward Elgar - Sea Pictures: 1st and 4th movements
John Barbirolli, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano
EMI 47329
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7:23 Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto
John Barbirolli, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Jacqueline Du Pre, cello
EMI 
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7:19 Traditional - Ar Hyd Y Nos (All Through the Night)
Tredegar Orpheus Male Voice Choir
Chandos 6540
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7:05 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9416
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6 - 7 PM

6:35 Mauro Giuliani - Guitar Concerto No. 3
Raymond Leppard, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Angel Romero, guitar
EMI 47986
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6:27 J. Aaron McDermid - From Light to Light: Water
David Cherwien, conductor
National Lutheran Choir
NLCA 3211
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6:23 Hugo Alfven - Swedish Polka
Ronald Corp, conductor
New London Orchestra
Hyperion 66998
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6:12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Overture
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 95523
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6:01 Richard Strauss - Capriccio: String Sextet
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8758
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5 - 6 PM

5:52 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for Recorder and Viola
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Michala Petri, recorder
Pinchas Zukerman, viola
Philips 420243
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5:34 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 87: 4th movement
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 412888
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5:26 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 6
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90309
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5:16 Enrique Granados - Goyescas: The Ghost's Serenade
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 60408
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5:09 Gioacchino Rossini - Tancredi: Overture
Thomas Schippers, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Moss Music 10045
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5:02 Johannes Brahms - German Requiem: How lovely are thy dwelling places
Marin Alsop, conductor
MDR Radio Chorus Leipzig
Naxos 572996
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4 - 5 PM

4:55 Jean-Baptiste Loeillet - Recorder Sonata
Daniel Rothert, recorder
Ketil Haugsand, harpsichord
Vanessa Young, cello
Naxos 572023
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4:43 Felix Mendelssohn - Capriccio Brillant
Lawrence Foster, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 66969
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4:33 Lucas de Ribayaz - Villanos
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Pedro Estevan, percussion
DHM 77340
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4:25 Franz Schubert - Overture "In the Italian Style"
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5172
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4:19 Claude Debussy - Reverie
Julian Bream, guitar
John Williams, guitar
RCA 61452
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4:13 Fritz Kreisler - Prayer (Preghiera)
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Samuel Sanders, piano
EMI 47467
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4:02 Georg Anton Benda - Symphony No. 1
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 553408
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Marcus Paus - Ave Maria
Elizabeth Holte, conductor
Uranianborg Vokalensemble
self-produced 
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3:58 Franz von Suppe - Tantalus's Torment Overture
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Sony 44932
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3:14 Johannes Brahms - String Quartet No. 2
Diotima String Quartet
MPR Recording 130406
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3:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 2: 1st movement
Uri Mayer, conductor
Israel Sinfonietta
David Jolley, horn
Arabesque 6780
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3:07 Ludwig van Beethoven - The Ruins of Athens: Overture
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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Noon - 1 PM

12:56 Donald Fagen - Walk Between the Raindrops
Viktoria Mullova, violin
Julian Joseph, piano
Philips 464184
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12:47 Frederic Chopin - Scherzo
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 44544
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12:30 Edmund Rubbra - Improvisations on Pieces by Farnaby
Hans-Hubert Schonzeler, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8378
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12:22 Leo Brouwer - Cuban Landscape in Rain
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
GHA 126
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12:20 Laurel Zucker - A Walk in the Rain
Laurel Zucker, flute
Susan Jolles, harp
Cantilena 66050
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12:16 Chen Yi - Written on a Rainy Day
Chanticleer
Teldec 24570
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12:10 Ludovico Einaudi - I giorni
Members of the German Radio Orchestra Berlin
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 17999
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11 - Noon

11:53 William Schuman - New England Triptych
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dorian 90224
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11:33 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 30
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 412577
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11:27 Claude Debussy - Estampes: Jardins sous la pluie
Zoltan Kocsis, piano
Philips 412118
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11:19 Carl Maria von Weber - Clarinet Concerto No. 2: Alla Polacca
Martin West, conductor
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
Bridge 9416
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11:09 Johannes Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Halle Orchestra
MCA 25188
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10 - 11 AM

10:58 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Dawn in a Tropical Rain Forest
David Montgomery, conductor
Jena Philharmonic Orchestra
Arte Nova 54465
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10:48 Johann Sebastian Bach - Trio Sonata No. 1
L'Ensemble Portique
Centaur 3069
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10:37 Carl Reinecke - Flute Sonata "Undine"
Tanya Dusevic Witek, flute
Charles Foreman, piano
MSR 1161
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10:32 Samuel Barber - Rain Has Fallen
Thomas Hampson, baritone
John Browning, piano
DG 435867
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10:07 Vagn Holmboe - Violin Concerto No. 2
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra
Erik Heide, violin
Dacapo 220599
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10:01 Erik Satie - Gnossienne No. 1
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London 473620
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9 - 10 AM

9:55 Anton Bruckner - Symphony No. 3: Scherzo
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR 100203-7
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9:29 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 89
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 94237
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9:10 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Suite Populaire Brasilienne
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 61596
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9:02 Igor Stravinsky - The Firebird: Berceuse and Finale
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3016
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8 - 9 AM

8:54 Leroy Anderson - Piano Concerto: 3rd Movement
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Naxos 559313
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8:48 Claude Debussy - La plus que lent
James Galway, f
RCA 60917
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8:43 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5: 2nd mvt
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434323
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8:35 Dmitri Shostakovich - Violin Concerto No. 1: 4th mvt
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Arabella Steinbacher, v
Orfeo 687061
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8:32 Mauro Giuliani - Allegretto
David Starobin, guitar
Bridge 9418
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8:23 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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8:20 Giovanni Coperario - Fantasia
Summit Hill Brass Quintet
SELF PROD 368
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8:11 Claude Debussy - Reflections in the Water
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3006
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8:04 Morton Gould - Fall River Legend: Cotillion
James Sedares, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Koch 7181
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7 - 8 AM

7:46 Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple Concerto: Rondo alla Polacca
Alexander Gibson, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Joseph Kalichstein, piano
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello
Chandos 8409
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7:42 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Etude No. 5
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 61596
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7:33 Edvard Grieg - Violin Concerto No. 2: 3rd mvt
Tromso Chamber Orchestra
Henning Kraggerud, violin
Naxos 573137
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7:32 Benjamin Godard - Allegretto
Linda Chatterton, flute
Min Kim, harp
Cellar 9210
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7:21 Bela Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra: 5th mvt
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3015
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7:15 Top Score
7:12 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 3
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 453909
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7:05 Giuseppe Verdi - Aida: Triumphal March
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 45525
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6 - 7 AM

6:49 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 36 "Linz": Finale
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80148
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6:46 Grigoras Dinicu - Hora staccato
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 60917
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6:42 Ernesto Nazareth - Escorregando (Going Down Well)
Quintet of the Americas
Gaudencio Thiago de Mello, percussion
Blair McMillen, piano
MSR 1279
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6:32 Antonio Vivaldi - Recorder Concerto
Camerata Cologne
Michael Schneider, recorder
DHM 77016
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6:26 Thomas Morley - Madrigals
Summit Hill Brass Quintet
Self-produced 368
Buy
6:20 George Frideric Handel - Water Music: Hornpipe
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 907010
Buy
6:07 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1: 3rd movement
Drostan Hall, conductor
Camerata Chicago
Wendy Warner, cello
Cedille 142
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6:04 Johann & Josef Strauss - Pizzicato Polka
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80098
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4 - 5 AM

4:34 Ernest Bloch - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Israel Chamber Orchestra
Chandos 8593
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4:29 Marco Uccellini - La mia Pedrina: Aria No. 14
Arcadian Academy
Harmonia Mundi 907066
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4:18 Arvo Part - Fratres
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Telarc 80387
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4:08 Leopold Mozart - Sinfonia
Kevin Mallon, conductor
Toronto Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 570499
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4:06 Edvard Grieg - Lyric Pieces: Butterfly (Sommerfugl)
Frederik Fors, clarinet
Sveinung Bjelland, piano
Two L 55
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4:01 Giuseppe Tartini - Cello Concerto: Larghetto
Paul Sacher, conductor
Collegium Musicum Zurich
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
DG 429098
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3 - 4 AM

3:37 Antonin Dvorak - Symphonic Variations
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
North German Radio Symphony
DG 437506
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3:34 Louys de Moy - Pavana d'Aurick
Simone Eckert, conductor
Hamburger Ratsmusik
CPO 777799
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3:16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 31 "Paris"
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80190
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3:06 Frederic Chopin - Barcarolle
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 42400
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3:01 Jean Sibelius - Suite Mignonne: Polka and Epilogue
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 384
Buy

2 - 3 AM

2:36 Bernhard Crusell - Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Alan Francis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Thea King, clarinet
Hyperion 66708
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2:28 Giovanni Palestrina - Missa "Regina Caeli": Agnus Dei
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Coro 16106
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2:21 Mikhail Glinka - Kamarinskaya
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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2:06 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach - Fantasia
Pedja Muzijevic, piano
Albany 1039
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2:02 Hubert Parry - The Birds of Aristophanes: Bridal March of the Birds
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Chandos 10740
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1 - 2 AM

1:23 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 3
Gunter Wand, conductor
North German Radio Symphony
RCA 60085
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1:18 Gerard Drozd - Eternal Song
Lily Afshar, guitar
Archer 31926
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1:13 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
David Golub, piano
Arabesque 6706
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1:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Romance No. 1
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 449923
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1:01 Arthur Foote - Scherzo
Boston Chamber Music Society
Northeastern 227
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:26 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 6
Otmar Suitner, conductor
Staatskapelle Berlin
Denon 1253
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12:21 Traditional - The lover's ghost
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 120
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12:07 Andre Jolivet - Flute Concerto
Risto Joost, conductor
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Heilli Rosin, flute
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Fugue
Antoinette Lohmann, conductor
Furor Musicus
Edition Lilac 110910
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