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Highlights from August 26 to September 2

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Teresa Root.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Jasper String Quartet plays Haydn in St. Cloud.
Friday, 2 pm: The Copper Street Brass Quintet, live from the State Fair.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Telling Tales.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform an all-Russian program.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Music for Wind Band.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Sunday, October 6, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:30 Kevin Puts - Symphony No. 4 "From Mission San Juan"
Marin Alsop, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 907580
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11:25 Paul Fowler - Echoes
Donald Nally, conductor
The Crossing
Innova 856
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11:11 Terry Riley - Be Kind to One Another (Rag)
Sarah Cahill, piano
Other Minds 1022
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11:06 William Kanengiser - Turn to the Sea
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80647
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11:01 Lou Harrison - Elegy to the Memory of Calvin Simmons
Barry Jekowsky, conductor
California Symphony
Argo 455590
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10 - 11 PM

10:43 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 6: Andante "Tragic"
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 47581
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10:37 Anonymous - Lullaby: My Little Sweet Darling
Hesperion XXI
Montserrat Figueras, soprano
Alia Vox 9826
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10:22 Valentin Silvestrov - Naive Music: Suite
Mykola Suk, piano
Cambria 1401
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10:15 Gabriel Faure - Pavane
Debra Wendells-Cross, flute
Virginia Arts 901
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10:06 Claude Debussy - Premiere Rhapsodie
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 56832
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10:01 Jorge Grundman - What Inspires Poetry: About Rain and Storm
Ara Malikian, violin
Daniel del Pino, piano
Non Profit Music 911
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9 - 10 PM

9:52 Dmitri Shostakovich - The Gadfly: Romance
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 49043
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9:43 Colin Jacobsen - The Flowers of Esfahan
Brooklyn Rider
Mercury 18309
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9:28 Henri Rabaud - Marouf, Cobbler of Cairo: Dances
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 71
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9:21 Philip Glass - Echorus
Simon Halsey, conductor
German Chamber Orchestra Berlin
Daniel Hope, violin
Chie Peters, violin
DG 17999
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9:06 Maurice Ravel - Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 427679
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9:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air on the G String
Isabelle Perrin, harp
Shigenori Kudo, flute
Integral 221172
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8 - 9 PM

8:43 Evencio Castellanos - The River of the Seven Stars (El Rio de las Siete Estrellas)
Jan Wagner, conductor
Venezuela Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572681
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8:37 Franz Schubert - To be Sung on the Water
Jorge Bolet, piano
London/Decca 414575
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8:27 George Chadwick - Suite Symphonique: Romanza
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic
Reference 74
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8:23 George Gershwin - Promenade
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
John Fullam, clarinet
Naxos 559750
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8:06 Gregorio Allegri - Miserere
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Choir of New College, Oxford
Thomas Herford, soprano
Erato 14634
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8:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Lullaby
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Alexander Kniazev, cello
Warner 62061
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7 - 8 PM

7:49 Franz Joseph Haydn - Nocturne
Vienna Concert Society
Orfeo 246922
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7:45 Felix Mendelssohn - Assai tranquillo
Antonio Meneses, cello
Gerard Wyss, piano
Avie 2140
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7:34 Germaine Tailleferre - Harp Sonata
Jennifer Swartz, harp
Atma 2265
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7:17 Frank Bridge - Three Idylls
Coull Quartet
Hyperion 66718
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7:06 Thomas Canning - Fantasy on a Hymn by Justin Morgan
Raymond Leppard, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 458157
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7:01 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 12
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Philips 464601
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6 - 7 PM

6:26 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1416
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6:14 Johan Roman - Drottningholm Suite
Anthony Halstead, conductor
Uppsala Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 553733
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6:09 Aram Khachaturian - Masquerade: Nocturne
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 475011
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6:06 Clive Richardson - The Beachcomber
Ernest Tomlinson, conductor
RTE Concert Orchestra
Marco Polo 223522
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6:01 Joan Trimble - The Green Bough
Bruce Posner, piano
Donald Garvelmann, piano
Koch 7287
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5 - 6 PM

5:40 E.J. Moeran - String Quartet No. 1
Vanbrugh String Quartet
ASV 1045
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5:40 Fanny Mendelssohn - Overture
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Women's Philharmonic
Koch 7169
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5:19 Libby Larsen - Deep Summer Music
Marin Alsop, conductor
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Koch 7320
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5:13 Peter Warlock - Capriol Suite
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 55052
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5:02 Henryk Wieniawski - Scherzo-Tarantelle
Shannon Lee, violin
Telarc 80695
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4 - 5 PM

4:46 Henry Purcell - Dioclesian: Incidental Music
Jean Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 66169
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4:22 Franz Krommer - Clarinet Concerto
Anthony Pay, conductor
English Chamber ORchestra
Thomas Friedli, clarinet
Claves 8602
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4:16 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sleepers Awake
Empire Brass
Douglas Major, organ
EMI 47395
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4:16 George Frideric Handel - Organ Concerto No. 12
Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
Menuhin Festival Orchestra
Simon Preston, organ
EMI 72637
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4:16 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 9: Rondo
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 438948
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3 - 4 PM

3:34 Georges Bizet - Symphony
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
Philips 432096
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3:29 Antonio Vivaldi - Violin Concerto
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
Accademia Bizantina
Giuliano Carmignola, violin
Archiv 18096
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3:10 Alexander Dargomizhsky - The Storm Has Wrapped the Sky in Darkness
Robert Simpson, conductor
Houston Chamber Choir
MSR 1311
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3:06 Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyous March
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9765
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3:01 Johann Christian Bach - Overture
David Zinman, conductor
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Philips 442275
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 SymphonyCast

1 - 2 PM

1:00 SymphonyCast

11 - Noon

11:16 Louis Spohr - Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Jon Manasse, clarinet
Harmonia Mundi 907516
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11:13 John Dowland - Mr. Knight's Galliard
Ulrich Wedemeier, lute
CPO 777799
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11:06 John Williams - Far and Away: Suite
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8733
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11:01 Johann Vanhal - Flute Concerto: Rondo
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Bruno Meier, flute
Schwann 311104
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10 - 11 AM

10:37 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 8
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 15154
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10:14 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 73 "The Hunt"
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 439779
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10:06 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Wine, Women and Song
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra
EMI 64108
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10:01 Thoinot Arbeau (publ.) - Basse Danse
Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901152
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9 - 10 AM

9:52 Arvo Part - Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Chandos 8656
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9:16 Camille Saint-Saens - Symphony No. 3 "Organ"
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Virgil Fox, organ
RCA 61269
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9:07 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 8
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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9:01 Edward Elgar - Starlight Express: Waltz
George Hurst, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8432
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8 - 9 AM

8:51 Niels Gade - Symphony No. 7: Finale
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 355
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8:47 Turlough O'Carolan - The Seas are Deep/All Alive
David Pedrick, guitar
Jeremy Hutson, guitar
HGS 1003
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8:33 Sir John Blackwood McEwen - Scottish Rhapsody "Prince Charlie"
Alexander Platt, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 83
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8:22 Franz Schubert - 14 Waltzes
Vassily Primakov, piano
Bridge 9327
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8:16 Joni Mitchell - Urge for Going
English Chamber Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 56890
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8:07 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Sinfonia No. 6
Hartmut Haenchen, conductor
CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra
Capriccio 10106
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8:01 Edvard Grieg - Symphony: Intermezzo
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 427321
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5 - 6 AM

5:38 Ottorino Respighi - Fantastic Toy Shop
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 420485
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5:38 Luigi Boccherini - Cello Concerto No. 6
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 447022
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5:13 George Frideric Handel - Berenice: Le vicende della sorte
Alan Curtis, conductor
Il Complesso Barocco
Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano
Naive 5236
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5:13 Frederick Delius - Florida Suite: By the River
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Argo 430206
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5:01 David Guion - Pastoral
Eugene Rowley, piano
Premier 1024
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4 - 5 AM

4:50 Heino Eller - Dawn
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
John Digney, oboe
Chandos 8525
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4:22 Louis Spohr - String Sextet
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Chandos 9424
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4:22 Ennemond Gaultier - Canaries
Konrad Junghanel, lute
DHM 77037
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4:06 Felix Mendelssohn - Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 421769
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4:01 Theodore Dubois - Oboe Quintet: Canzonetta
Trio Hochelaga
Jean-Luc Plourde, viola
Atma 2385
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4:01 -
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3 - 4 AM

3:36 Dan Locklair - Harp Concerto
Kirk Trevor, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 559337
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3:34 Jennifer Higdon - The Prayer
New York Virtuoso Singers
Soundbrush 1027
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3:14 Leos Janacek - Lachian Dances
Antoni Wit, conductor
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 572695
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3:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra
Naxos 570934
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3:01 Percy Grainger - English Waltz
Martin Jones, piano
Nimbus 5220
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2 - 3 AM

2:31 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 103 "Drum Roll"
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Capella Istropolitana
Naxos 550387
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2:23 William Blezard - The River
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
ASV 2126
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2:23 Georg Philipp Telemann - Whimsical Symphony (Grillen-Symphonie)
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9919
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2:06 Juan Arriaga - The Happy Slaves: Overture
Alvaro Cassuto, conductor
Algarve Orchestra
Naxos 557207
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2:01 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Dardanus: Overture
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 420240
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1 - 2 AM

1:26 Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Gil Shaham, violin
Jian Wang, cello
DG 469529
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1:22 John Dowland - Come Again, Sweet Love
Canadian Brass
Steinway & Sons 30008
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1:15 Johann Strauss, Jr. - By the Beautiful Blue Danube
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 445773
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1:06 Camargo Guarnieri - Prelude No. 24
Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Delos 3245
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1:01 Joseph Schwantner - Black Anemones
Ransom Wilson, flute
New World 80403
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:53 John Thomas - Autumn
Sayo Lipman, harp
Naxos 570372
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12:24 Niels Gade - Symphony No. 3
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 338
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12:19 Henryk Gorecki - Five Marian Songs: We shall praise You forever
Grant Gershon, conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale
London/Decca 17184
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12:16 Jean Sibelius - Finlandia
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 436566
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12:08 Alberto Ginastera - Milonga
Santiago Rodriguez, piano
Sergio Assad, guitar
Odair Assad, guitar
Elan 2202
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12:01 John Playford - Daphne
Les Witches
Alpha 502
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