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Highlights from July 22 to 29

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: veterinarian Kate An Hunter.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Carnegie Hall Live: The National Youth Orchestra.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: David Finckel and Wu Han play Debussy, from a 2013 Music in the Park recital.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Bach's the Best.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Music for Two Violinists and Orchestra, played by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: writer Charlotte Sullivan.

Programming Highlights

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:25 Johannes Brahms - String Quartet No. 3
Emerson String Quartet
DG 8718
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11:10 Engelbert Humperdinck - Moorish Rhapsody: Elegy at Sunset
Martin Fischer-Dieskau, conductor
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic
Marco Polo 223369
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11:06 Antonin Dvorak - Poetic Tone Pictures: Goblin's Dance
Michael Lewin, piano
Dorian 92168
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11:01 Pietro Locatelli - Violin Sonata No. 2: II. Allegro
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363
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10 - 11 PM

10:57 Aaron Copland - Piano Blues No. 3
James Tocco, piano
MPR 201
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10:28 Norman Dello Joio - Meditations on Ecclesiastes
James DePreist, conductor
Oregon Symphony
Koch 7156
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10:21 Stephen Foster - Hard Times Come Again No More
Thomas Hampson, baritone
EMI 54621
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9 - 10 PM

9:50 Antonin Dvorak - Piano Trio "Dumky"
Fontenay Trio
Teldec 76458
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9:42 Henry Cowell - Hymn & Fuguing Tune No. 10
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Argo 417 818
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9:39 Giacomo Puccini - Nessun dorma
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
London 417 011
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9:08 Georges Bizet - Symphony No. 1
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 77309
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9:03 Traditional - Calenda Maia
Joel Cohen, conductor
Boston Camerata
Anne Azema, soprano
Erato 45474
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8 - 9 PM

8:54 John Duarte - Joan Baez Suite: Where have all the Flowers Gone?
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Sony 45456
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8:26 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony
London 433 072
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8:25 Franz Schubert - Farewell to the earth
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 16443
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8:05 William Byrd/Gordon Jacob - William Byrd Suite
Frederick Fennell, conductor
Eastman Wind Ensemble
Mercury 432 009
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8:00 Daniel Felsenfeld - The Cohen Variations
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Sony 97657
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7 - 8 PM

7:52 Jean-Baptiste Besard - Bransles de village
Joel Cohen, conductor
Boston Camerata
Erato 45474
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7:46 Diego Ortiz - Recercada premera
Joel Cohen, conductor
Boston Camerata
Erato 45474
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7:25 Dmitri Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No. 2
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano
Teldec 73282
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7:16 George Frideric Handel - Passacaille, Gigue and Minuet
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 453451
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7:05 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Wasps: Overture
Vernon Handley, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 8330
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7:00 Percy Grainger - Mock Morris
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 66884
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6 - 7 PM

6:33 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 82
Antal Dorati, conductor
Philharmonia Hungarica
Philips 425 952
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6:26 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - The Little Square Suite
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
BBC Philharmonic
Chandos 10511
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6:26 Bohuslav Martinu - Serenade No. 1: 3rd movement
Oldrich Vlcek, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Supraphon 110098
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6:08 Luigi Boccherini - String Quartet No. 6: 1st movement
Cremona Quartet
Klanglogo 1400
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6:06 Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger von Nurmberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremburg): Prelude to Act I
Franz Welser-Most, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 4778773
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5 - 6 PM

5:53 Michael Torke - Book of Proverbs: Like the Man Who Seizes
Edo de Waart, conductor
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Valdine Anderson, soprano
Kurt Ollmann, baritone
Ecstatic 92202
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5:41 Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 447 415
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5:32 Bela Bartok - Hungarian Folk Tunes
Mark Kaplan, violin
Bruno Canino, piano
Arabesque 6649
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5:32 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1: 3rd movement
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Seattle Symphony 30838
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5:19 Vladislav Uspensky - Musical Sketches on Pushkin's Eugene Onegin: Tatiana
Lily Afshar, guitar
Leonardo Altino, cello
Timothy Shiu, violin
John Chiego, bass
Frank Shaffer, percussion
James Gholson, clarinet
Archer 331597
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5:02 Antonio Vivaldi - Cello Concerto
Paul Robinson, conductor
Toronto Chamber Orchestra
Ofra Harnoy, cello
RCA 61578
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4 - 5 PM

4:58 Giacomo Puccini - La Boheme: Musetta's Waltz
Arthur Fagen, conductor
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
RCA 68817
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4:39 Edvard Grieg - Norwegian Dances
Petri Sakari, conductor
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9028
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4:33 Ysaye Barnwell - Wanting Memories
Cantus
Cantus 1210
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4:29 Manuel de Falla - La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance
Philippe Quint, violin
Lily Maisky, piano
Avanti 10402
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4:20 Giuseppe Torelli - Trumpet Concerto
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
EMI 64100
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4:14 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 39786
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4:03 Franz Joseph Haydn - Sinfonia Concertante: 1st movement
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Stefan Schilli, oboe
Eberhard Marschall, bassoon
Raoslaw Szulc, violin
Wen-Sinn Yang, cello
Sony 41233
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3 - 4 PM

3:58 Josef Foerster - Deborah: Polka
Vaclav Smetacek, conductor
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Supraphon 101429
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3:51 Franz Schubert - March Militaire No. 1
Evgeny Kissin, piano
Sony 64538
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3:37 Camille Saint-Saens - Concert Piece for Harp
Edmon Colomer, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Vanessa McKeand, harp
Virgin 90721
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3:30 Turlough O'Carolan - Carolan's Concerto
Andrew Lawrence-King, conductor
Harp Consort
DHM 77366
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3:27 Gabriel Faure - Clair de Lune
Gil Shaham, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano
Vanguard 1239
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3:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 19
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 45714
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3:02 Hector Berlioz - Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 65616
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Noon - 1 PM

12:56 Osvaldo Golijov - The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind: excerpts
Kronos Quartet
David Krakauer, clarinet
Nonesuch 79444
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12:52 Lars-Erik Larsson - Pastoral Suite: Scherzo
Okko Kamu, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 553115
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12:42 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 580
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12:38 Joan Trimble - Suite for Strings
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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11 - Noon

11:18 Johann Sebastian Bach - Goldberg Variations
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Telarc 80692
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11:10 Antonio Vivaldi - Sinfonia
Adrian Chandler, conductor
La Serenissima
Avie 2287
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10 - 11 AM

10:50 Franz Krommer - Clarinet Quartet
Consortium Classicum
Dieter Klocker, clarinet
CPO 999141
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10:44 Abraham Ellstein - Hassidic Dance
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Berlin Radio Orchestra
David Krakauer, clarinet
Naxos 559403
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10:38 Igor Stravinsky - Scherzo a la Russe
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80587
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10:35 Peter Tchaikovsky - Danse russe
Peter Breiner, conductor
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Takako Nishizaki, violin
Naxos 553510
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10:06 Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations
Georg Solti, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 452853
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10:01 Ola Gjeilo - Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium)
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Phoenix Chorale
Emmanuel Lopez, cello
Chandos 5100
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9 - 10 AM

9:47 Francois Couperin - Pieces en concert
Trio Concertant
GM 2035
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9:26 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 46
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Hyperion 66522
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9:20 Ossip Gabrilowitsch - Caprice-Burlesque
Stephen Hough, piano
Virgin 59509
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9:02 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80126
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8 - 9 AM

8:52 Franz Schubert - String Quartet No. 14 "Death and the Maiden": 4th movement
Jasper String Quartet
Dorian 92152
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8:36 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 3
Richard Hickox, conductor
London Sinfonietta
Richard Watkins, horn
MCA 25229
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8:31 Camille Saint-Saens - Etude No. 2
Piers Lane, piano
Hyperion 67037
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8:20 William Boyce - Symphony No. 7
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Argo 417824
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8:17 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 1: Miniature March
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
National Symphony of Ireland
Naxos 550644
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8:08 Dario Castello - Sonata No. 12
Belladonna
SELF PROD 101
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8:04 Anton Reicha - Wind Quintet: Minuet
Bergen Wind Quintet
Simax 1094
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7 - 8 AM

7:51 Jacques Ibert - Elisabethan Suite
Richard Clark, conductor
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Newport 85531
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7:45 Hermeto Pascoal - Bebe
Trio Sonata
GM 2035
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7:35 Carl Maria von Weber - Introduction, Theme and Variations
Chamber Society of Lincoln Center
David Shifrin, clarinet
Delos 3194
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7:33 Richard Rodgers - My Favorite Things
Stephen Hough, p
Virgin 59509
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7:24 Claude Debussy - Scottish March
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 9129
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7:21 Vladislav Uspensky - Musical Sketches on Pushkin's Eugene Onegin: The Ball
Lily Afshar, guitar
Leonardo Altino, cello
Timothy Shiu, violin
John Chiego, bass
Frank Shaffer, percussion
James Gholson, clarinet
Archer 331597
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7:10 Pietro Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 66650
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7:04 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45495
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6 - 7 AM

6:48 Felix Mendelssohn - Song Without Words: May Breezes
Sang Mi Chung, piano
Centaur 2654
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6:40 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 2: Scherzo
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
Naxos 550644
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6:37 Antonin Dvorak - Sonatina: Scherzo
Isaac Stern, violin
Robert McDonald, piano
Sony 62597
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6:33 Edward Elgar - Morning Song
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Sony 46356
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6:23 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Die Fledermaus: Overture
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
EMI 66223
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6:20 Laurel Zucker - Christolino
Laurel Zucker, flute
Roman Fukshansky, clarinet
Deb Schidler, oboe
David Rufus Olivier, bassoon
Eric Aichen, horn
Cantilena 2013
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6:08 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 63 "Sunrise": Finale
Escher String Quartet
Music@Menlo 20082
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6:05 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: Morning Mood
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR 
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5 - 6 AM

5:44 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 5
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 420186
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5:22 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 53 "Imperial"
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 439779
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5:10 John Cage - In a Landscape
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71281
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5:06 Engelbert Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel: Evening Prayer
Andre Kostelanetz, conductor
Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Sony 44999
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5:03 Santiago de Murcia - Canarios
Paul O'Dette, guitar
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Pedro Estevan, percussion
Pat O'Brien, guitar
Steve Player, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907212
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4 - 5 AM

4:41 Pieter Hellendaal - Concerto No. 5
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor
Combattimento Consort of Amsterdam
RadioNederland 92019
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4:26 Johann Hertel - Trumpet Concerto No. 1
Elgar Howarth, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 426311
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4:21 Frank Bridge - Miniatures: Romance
Helen Callus, viola
ASV 1184
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4:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Leonore Overture No. 3
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 415507
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4:01 Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 5 "Windows to the Dawn"
Caracas Clarinet Quartet
Cacao Musica 8
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3 - 4 AM

3:29 William Grant Still - Symphony No. 2
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9226
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3:21 Julian Arcas - Fantasia on Themes from Verdi's La Traviata
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80672
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3:11 Mikhail Glinka - Waltz Fantasie
Loris Tjeknavorian, conductor
Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra
ASV 1075
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3:06 Vitezslava Kapralova - Burlesque
Virginia Eskin, piano
Stephanie Chase, violin
Koch 7742
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3:01 Miklos Rozsa - Madame Bovary: Waltz
Kenneth Alwyn, conductor
City of Prague Philharmonic
Silva 1056
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2 - 3 AM

2:50 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Little Trifles (selections)
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422525
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2:41 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Richard Egarr, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907415
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2:15 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 3
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
National Arts Centre Orchestra
CBC 5221
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2:06 Jennifer Higdon - Piano Trio: Pale Yellow
Lincoln Trio
Cedille 126
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2:01 Pierre Attaingnant - Galliarde
Hopkinson Smith, lute
Astree 8854
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1 - 2 AM

1:19 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 7
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
LSO 14
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1:14 Traditional - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Brian Steele, baritone
Singers 3480
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1:09 Lars-Erik Larsson - Winter's Tale: Siciliana
Jan-Olav Wedin, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 165
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1:06 Kenji Bunch - Magic Hour
Ahn Trio
RCA 27208
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1:01 Giovanni Battista Fontana - Sonata No. 16
Stradivaria
Cypres 1633
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:35 Johann Hummel - Grand Concerto for Bassoon
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Philips 432081
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12:28 Peter Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake: Act I: Waltz
Kurt Masur, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Teldec 94571
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12:23 Robert White - Fantasia
Fretwork
Virgin 90722
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12:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight"
Yundi Li, piano
DG 17968
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12:01 Alan Hovhaness - Prayer of Saint Gregory
Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Chris Gekker, trumpet
Koch 7311
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