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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

Monday, October 8, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:28 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 3
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Bis 1286
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11:12 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Phantasy Quintet
Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 67313
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11:06 Anonymous/Lodovico Viadana - Now the winter is past/Unless the Lord
Robert Hollingworth, conductor
I Fagiolini
London/Decca 16794
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11:01 Anonymous - Pieces from the Lumley Part Books (selections)
Fretwork
Harmonia Mundi 907478
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10 - 11 PM

10:20 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 5 in D
John Barbirolli, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 65110
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10:17 Trad., arr. Britten - The Salley Gardens
Arleen Auger, soprano
Dalton Baldwin, piano
Delos 3029
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10:10 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony 120
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9 - 10 PM

9:37 Bohuslav Martinu - Violin Concerto No. 2
Walter Weller, conductor
National Orchestra of Belgium
Lorenzo Gatto, violin
Fuga Libera 589
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9:32 Richard Rodney Bennett - A Good-Night
Nigel Short, conductor
Tenebrae
Signum 267
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9:21 Camille Saint-Saens - Barcarolle
Mozart Piano Quartet
Dabringhaus 9431519
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8 - 9 PM

8:39 Igor Stravinsky - Pulcinella
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Abigail Nims, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Kaiser, tenor
Jason Grant, bass-baritone
SPCO Live Recording 091213
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8:24 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 091213
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8:02 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 091213
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7 - 8 PM

7:51 Mikhail Glinka - Viola Sonata: 2nd movement
Yuri Bashmet, viola
Mikhail Muntian, piano
RCA 61273
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7:45 Mikhail Glinka - Ruslan and Lumilla Overture
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra
Philips 442 011
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7:41 Trad. - Kalinka
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone
Philips 456 399
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7:18 Antonin Dvorak - Symphonic Variations
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8575
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7:10 Paul Dukas - Prelude elegaique
Margaret Fingerhut, piano
Chandos 8578
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7:02 Trad., arr. Flotow - The last rose of summer
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Renee Fleming, soprano
London 458 858
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6 - 7 PM

6:55 Paul Hindemith - Passacaglia from Nobliissima Visione
Herbert Bloomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
London 433 809
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6:41 Felix Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 6
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5141
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6:28 Camille Saint-Saens - Oboe Sonata
Nicholas Daniel, oboe
Julius Drake, piano
Virgin 61495
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6:24 Henry Purcell - Abdelazar: Rondeau
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Tafelmusik 1001
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6:12 Aram Khachaturian - Gayaneh: Lullaby
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8542
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6:03 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 1
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901389
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5 - 6 PM

5:45 Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 80
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5:40 Fritz Kreisler - Toy Soldiers' March
Joshua Bell, violin
Paul Coker, piano
London/Decca 444409
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5:30 Jacques Aubert - Concerto No. 6
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 577
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5:18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Concerto: 3rd movement
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Jon Manasse, clarinet
Harmonia Mundi 907516
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5:13 Eric Whitacre - A Boy and a Girl
Noel Edison, conductor
Elora Festival Singers
Naxos 559677
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5:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude "St Anne"
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9835
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4 - 5 PM

4:50 Franz Schubert - The Magic Harp Overture (Rosamunde)
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 423656
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4:45 Percy Grainger - Walking Tune
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 66884
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4:29 Jiri Benda - Symphony No. 9
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 553409
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4:20 Bela Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin
Pavel Gililov, piano
Virgin 90842
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4:17 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 1: Miniature March
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5602
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4:08 Josef Strauss - Faust Quadrille
Michael Dittrich, conductor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223664
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4:01 Hector Berlioz - Hungarian March
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80122
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3 - 4 PM

3:48 Georg Philipp Telemann - Violin Concerto (The Frogs)
Philip Pickett, conductor
New London Consort
Pavlo Beznosiuk, violin
London/Decca 455621
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3:31 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Tales from the Vienna Woods
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 439518
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3:17 Johannes van Bree - Allegro for Four String Quartets
Viktor Liberman, conductor
Viotta Ensemble
RadioNederland 92035
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3:13 Francois Couperin - Mysterious Barricades
Nancy Allen, harp
EMI 69070
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3:00 Aaron Copland - El Salon Mexico
Antal Dorati, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414273
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Noon - 1 PM

12:53 Edvard Grieg - Piano Concerto: 3rd movement
Howard Shelley, conductor
Orchestra of Opera North
Howard Shelley, piano
Chandos 10509
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12:41 Francis Poulenc - Suite Francaise
Georges Pretre, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
EMI 62690
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12:21 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 12
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
EMI 57131
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12:11 Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet: Balcony Scene
Daniele Gatti, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conifer 51343
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11 - Noon

11:55 Jean-Marie Leclair - Sonata No. 6
Convivium
Hyperion 67068
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11:42 Leopold Mozart - Horn Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Barry Tuckwell, horn
EMI 69395
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11:36 Leos Janacek - In the mists: Molto adagio
Piotr Anderszewski, piano
Virgin 67291
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11:25 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 8: 1st movement
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sony 64303
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11:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
Philips 456763
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11:04 Witold Lutoslawski - Dance Preludes
Matthias Bamert, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Janet Hilton, clarinet
Chandos 8618
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11:01 Giovanni Palestrina - Sicut Cervus (As pants the hart)
Dennis Keene, conductor
Voices of Ascension
Delos 3165
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10 - 11 AM

10:50 Ludwig van Beethoven - Egmont Overture
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80358
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10:40 Hubert Parry - Symphony No. 1: Scherzo
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5296
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10:32 George Frederic Handel - Ariodante: Dopo notte
Harry Bicket, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Ian Bostridge, tenor
EMI 82243
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10:11 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 1
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 414672
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10:01 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C
Alexander Melnikov, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902019
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9 - 10 AM

9:48 Pablo de Sarasate - Carmen Fantasy
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 437544
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9:32 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 16163
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9:28 Franz Liszt - Etude No. 5
William Wolfram, piano
Naxos 557014
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9:17 Bela Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra: Finale
Daniele Gatti, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conifer 51324
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9:02 Franz Anton Hoffmeister - Divertimento No. 4
Consortium Classicum
CPO 999107
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell: Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 400049
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8:44 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5: 2nd movement
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra
Philips 2487
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8:36 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 2 "Little Russian": Andantino
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 47631
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8:31 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 2: Badinerie
Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
Penelope Evison, flute
Bis 249
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8:24 Thomas Arne - Symphony No. 1
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8403
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8:18 Howard Cable - Seasons' Celebrations: Thanksgiving Day (Point Pelee Reverie)
Howard Cable, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia
CBC 5226
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8:14 Franz Schubert - Octet: 3rd movement
Chamber Players of Canada
CBC 1159
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8:05 Fritz Kreisler - Beautiful Rosemary
Joseph Silverstein, violin
Richard Zgodava, piano
Pro Arte 268
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7 - 8 AM

7:55 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento No. 17: Minuet
James Galway, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
James Galway, flute
RCA 60917
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7:47 Ludwig van Beethoven - Variations on an Original Theme
Vladimir Feltsman, piano
Sony 44589
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7:38 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4: 1st movement
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 091213
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7:32 Peter Hope - The Lark in the Clear Air
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
ASV 2155
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7:27 Ottorino Respighi - The Birds: Prelude
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 47844
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7:21 Antonio Vivaldi - Mandolin Concerto
Louis Auriacombe, conductor
Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Andre Saint-Clivier, mandolin
EMI 69143
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7:11 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 "Reformation": 2nd movement
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 421769
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7:04 Aaron Copland - The Red Pony: Morning on the Ranch
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61699
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6 - 7 AM

6:49 Arcangelo Corelli - Oboe Concerto
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Joris van den Hauwe, oboe
Schwann 310822
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6:42 Emmanuel Chabrier - Pastoral Suite: Idylle
Armin Jordan, conductor
French National Orchestra
Erato 88018
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6:32 Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier: 2nd Waltz Sequence
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8834
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6:28 Antonio Lauro - Venezuelan Waltz No. 3
Alexander-Sergei Ramirez, guitar
DG 2125
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6:21 Tomaso Albinoni - Suite
Empire Brass
Telarc 80257
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6:10 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 2: 3rd movement
Mischa Maisky, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 419786
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6:04 Percy Grainger - Handel in the Strand
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Penelope Thwaites, piano
Chandos 9499
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5 - 6 AM

5:42 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 31 "Paris"
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 419146
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5:30 Jean-Marie Leclair - Overture No. 3
Rare Fruits Council
Astree 8842
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5:14 Camille Saint-Saens - Fantaisie
Itamar Zorman, violin
Sivan Magen, harp
Azica 71274
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5:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Maurice Andre, trumpet
EMI 64100
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5:01 Georg Philipp Telemann - Paris Quartet No. 6: VI
Trio Sonnerie
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Virgin 91450
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4 - 5 AM

4:45 Johann Sebastian Bach - Viola da Gamba Sonata No. 1
Hariolf Schlichtig, viola
Yumi Sekiya, piano
Dabringhaus 9031660
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4:31 Edward Elgar - Bavarian Dances
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5136
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4:27 Morten Lauridsen - So They Say
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Sony 89100
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4:07 Paul Dukas - The Fairy (La Peri)
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80515
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4:01 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Symphony No. 3 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9661
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3 - 4 AM

3:30 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Trio No. 1
Argenta Trio
Bridge 9338
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3:25 Richard Strauss - The Bourgeois Gentleman (Le bourgeois gentilhomme): Minuet of Lully
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Winterthur Music Collegium
Dabringhaus 9011738
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3:09 Alan Hovhaness - Suite for Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80418
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3:06 Reinhold Gliere - Folk Song
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3244
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3:01 Heinrich Biber - Sonata No. 12
Roy Goodman, conductor
Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 66145
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2 - 3 AM

2:40 Toru Takemitsu - "Bad Boy" for 2 guitars
John Williams, guitar
Sony 62007
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2:17 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 3
Lynn Harrell, cello
London/Decca 414163
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2:06 Domenico Cimarosa - La Circe: Overture
Kevin Mallon, conductor
Toronto Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 570279
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2:01 Louis Spohr - Double Quartet No. 1: Scherzo
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Hyperion 22014
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1 - 2 AM

1:43 Johann Christian Bach - Quintet
Queen's Chamber Band
Four-Tay 4011
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1:16 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor
La Petite Bande
DHM 77294
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1:13 Antonio Vivaldi - La fida ninfa: Cosi sugl'occhi miei
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 90916
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1:07 Claude Debussy - Sunken Cathedral
Alexei Lubimov, piano
ECM 2241
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1:01 Antonin Dvorak - Czech Suite: Sousedska
David Golub, conductor
Padua Chamber Ensemble
Arabesque 6697
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:49 Giovanni Sammartini - Overture (Sinfonia)
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 63430
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12:21 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 1
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5270
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12:12 George Frideric Handel - Overture to "Otho"
Nicholas Ward, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Anthony Camden, oboe
Naxos 553430
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12:06 Isaac Albeniz - Seville
Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Dabringhaus 9031739
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12:01 Pablo de Sarasate - Introduction and Tarantella
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Abbey Road Ensemble
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 55475
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