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Highlights from October 28 to November 4

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Minnesota Youth Symphonies.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Mitch Pearlstein, founder of the Center of the American Experiment.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: Minnesota Youth Symphonies.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Minnesota Opera: Dominick Argento's The Dream of Valentino.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Verizon Hall Spotlight.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Michael Tilson Thomas and Jeremy Denk perform Beethoven and Copland with the San Francisco Symphony.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Igor Stravinsky and Aaron Jay Kernis.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Sue Bowcock, elementary music teacher, Owatonna.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Sue Bowcock, elementary music teacher, Owatonna.
Tuesday, 8 pm: The Lucerne Festival.

Programming Highlights

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:41 Louis Gianella - Flute Concerto
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
James Galway, flute
RCA 61164
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11:37 Traditional - The sprig of thyme
John Rutter, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Collegium 120
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11:14 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concentus Musicus Vienna
Teldec 75859
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11:06 Adam Carse - Two Sketches
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
Naxos 555070
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11:01 Jean Francaix - Quintet No. 2: 1st movement
Mobius
ASV 1090
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10 - 11 PM

10:50 Maurice Ravel - Ma mere l'oye (Mother Goose)
Katia & Marielle Labeque, piano four-hands
Philips 420 159
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10:34 William Walton - As You Like It
Carl Davis, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 47944
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10:25 Samuel Barber - School for Scandal Overture
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony
EMI 49463
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10:17 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 1 in e-flat minor
Paul Crossley, piano
CRD 3406
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9 - 10 PM

9:29 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
Staatskapelle Dresden
Berlin 1095
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9:24 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude & Fugue No 7 in A
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London  466 066
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8 - 9 PM

8:51 Dmitri Shostakovich - String Quartet No. 5
Pacifica String Quartet
Cedille 127
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8:40 Nico Muhly - First Service
Grant Gershon, conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale
London/Decca 14741
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8:18 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto No. 2
Sakari Oramo, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67331
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7 - 8 PM

7:58 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Les Boreades Suite
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 420240
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7:53 John Du Prez - Adoremus Dominum
Philip Pickett, conductor
New London Consort
London 425 209
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7:34 Robert Schumann - Forest Scenes
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 421290
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7:12 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 93
Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor
La Petite Bande
DHM 77275
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7:01 Lars-Erik Larsson - Horn Concertino
Edvard Tjivzjel, conductor
Umea Sinfonietta
Soren Hermansson, horn
Bis 376
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6 - 7 PM

6:44 Dvorak - Largo from New World Symphony
Andre Previn, conductor
LA Philharmonic
Telarc 80238
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6:30 Edward Elgar - Bavarian Dances
Norman Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8371
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6:28 Ludwig van Beethoven - 6 Variations on "Ich denke dein"
Amy Hamann, piano
Sara Hamann, piano
Grand Piano 619
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6:20 Gyorgy Ligeti - Six Bagatelles: No. 3
London Winds
Sony 62309
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6:13 Joseph Canteloube - The Cuckoo
Kent Nagano, conductor
Lyon National Opera Orchestra
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Erato 96559
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6:02 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade: Tale of the Young Prince and the Young Princess
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Orchestra of the Bastille
DG 449112
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5 - 6 PM

5:54 Eric Whitacre - Her Sacred Spirit Soars
Eric Whitacre Singers
London 16636
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5:38 Johann Neruda - Trumpet Concerto
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Teldec 10788
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5:30 Ludwig van Beethoven - Nameday Overture
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Philips 438706
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5:25 Herbert Howells - Penguinski
Richard Hickox, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9874
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5:14 George Frideric Handel - Keyboard Suite
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 1530
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5:10 Percy Grainger - Mock Morris
Jerry Junkin, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 117
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5:00 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4: Finale
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414192
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4 - 5 PM

4:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Sonata, K. 304
Francesca Anderegg, violin
Brent Funderburk, piano
Albany 1361
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4:36 Camille Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Sony 53979
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4:19 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 20
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5407
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4:16 Aaron Copland - Our Town: The Story of Our Town
James Tocco, piano
Pro Arte 183
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4:05 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Winter
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Viktoria Mullova, violin
Philips 420216
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Philip van Wilder - Ave Maria
Rose Ensemble
Rose 1
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3:37 Franz Danzi - Flute Concerto No. 2
Jorg Faerber, conductor
Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 61976
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3:34 Franz Schubert - Musical Moment No. 3
Gabor Csalog, piano
BMC 84
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3:16 James Barnes - Fantasy Variations (on a theme by Niccolo Paganini)
Takayoshi Suzuki, conductor
2012-2013 MMEA All-State Symphonic Band
Westmark 112196
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3:04 Wilhelm van Wassenaer - Concerto Armonico No. 2
Roy Goodman, conductor
Brandenburg Consort
Hyperion 66670
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3:00 Harold Arlen - Somewhere Over the Rainbow
CBC 1103
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Noon - 1 PM

12:50 Bohuslav Martinu - Cello Sonata
Antonio Meneses, cello
Celina Szrvinsk, piano
Avie 162
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12:42 David Raskin; arr: Marc-Andre Hamelin - Meditation on "Laura"
Jenny Lin, piano
Steinway and Sons 30011
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12:18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 30
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80186
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12:10 Igor Stravinsky - Eight Instrumental Miniatures
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419628
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11 - Noon

11:56 Frederic Chopin - Ballade No. 4 in F minor
Krystian Zimmerman, piano
Philips 456997
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11:48 Johann Sebastian Bach; arr: Bruce Haynes - Brandenburg Concerto No. 9
Montreal Baroque Band
Atma 2565
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11:29 Georges Bizet - Carmen: Suite
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80224
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11:20 Ludwig van Beethoven - 6 Variations on "Ich denke dein"
Amy and Sara Hamann, fortepiano
Grand Piano 619
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11:05 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 22 "Philosopher"
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5179
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - Concertino for English horn: Finale
Francesco La Vecchia, conductor
Rome Symphony Orchetsra
William Moriconi, English horn
Naxos 572921
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10:49 Antonio Carlos Jobim - Caminhos Cruzados
Jazzcats
Jazzcats 108
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10:35 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 1: Allegro tranquillo "Winter Daydreams"
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 91119
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10:30 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: November (Troika)
Peter Breiner, conductor
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Takako Nishizaki, violin
Naxos 553510
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10:26 William Byrd - Diliges Dominum
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Virgin 90802
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10:22 Ludwig van Beethoven - 6 Variations on "Ich denke dein"
Amy and Sara Hamann, fortepiano
Grand Piano 619
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10:08 Robert Schumann - Concert Piece for 4 Horns
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
Robert Montgomery, horn
Gavin Edwards, horn
Susan Dent, horn
Robert Maskell, horn
Archiv 457591
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10:01 Maurice Ravel - Fountains
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 15944
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9 - 10 AM

9:46 Thomas Kelly - O'Carolan Suite in Baroque Style
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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9:22 Edward Elgar - Wand of Youth Suite No. 1
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8318
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9:12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento for Winds
Hans Rudolf Stalder, clarinet
Soloists
Jecklin 549
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9:08 Eric Whitacre - Lux Aurumque
Craig Jessop, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 70071
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9:02 Franz Liszt - Paganini Etude No. 3 "La Campanella"
Leslie Howard, piano
Hyperion 67193
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8 - 9 AM

8:56 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5: 3rd mvt
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Warner 62545
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8:49 Scott Joplin - Solace (A Mexican Serenade)
Butch Thompson, piano
Daring 3033
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8:45 HIldegard of Bingen - O rubor sanguinis
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi 907200
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8:38 Aram Khachaturian - Gayaneh: Waltz & Sabre Dance
Catherine Manoukian, violin
Satoshi Sando, piano
Marquis 81281
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8:31 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Choros No. 1 "Tipico Brasileiro"
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80612
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8:25 Felix Mendelssohn - Trumpet Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 423104
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8:17 Antonin Dvorak - Romantic Pieces: Cavatina
Gil Shaham, violin
Orli Shaham, piano
DG 449820
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8:10 Traditional - The Bridal March of Myllarguten
Hakon Daniel Nystedt, conductor
Oslo Chamber Choir
Two L 73
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8:04 Franz Schubert - March Militaire No. 1
Efram Kurtz, conductor
Philharmonia Orchesta
Seraphim 69031
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto in G, OP. 10 No. 4
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Lisa Beznosiuk, flute
Archiv 423702
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7:47 Ludwig van Beethoven - 6 Variations on "Ich denke dein"
Amy & Sara Hamann, piano
Grand Piano 619
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7:35 Carl Maria von Weber - Andante and Hungarian Rondo
Niklas Willen, conductor
Sundsvall Chamber Orchestra
Christian Davidsson, bassoon
Bis 705
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7:31 Thomas C. Kelly - Reel
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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7:19 Benjamin Britten - Gloriana: Courtly Dances
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5295
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7:16 Henry Purcell - Curtain Tune on a Ground
Richard Hickox, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 558
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7:10 Edward Elgar - Nursery Suite: Aubade
Bryden Thompson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8318
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7:04 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose: Laideronette
Jean-Bernard Pommier, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
Virgin 91467
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6 - 7 AM

6:49 Alexander Glazunov - Concert Waltz No. 1
Valery Polyansky, conductor
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9658
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6:46 Peter Togni - Shimmeree
Arthur Polson, conductor
CBC Vancouver Orchestra
CBC SMCD-M96
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6:31 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto No. 1
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Daniel Hope, v
Warner 62545
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6:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Quartet No. 1: 3rd movement
Andre Previn, piano
Young Uck Kim, violin
Heiichiro Ohyama, viola
Gary Hoffman, cello
RCA 60713
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6:20 Sergei Prokofiev - Love for 3 Oranges: March
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 53549
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6:11 Fritz Kreisler - Love's Joy
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Patricia Zander, piano
Sony 93927
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6:04 Hector Berlioz - Minuet of the Will-o'-the-Wisps
John Barbirolli, conductor
Halle Orchestra
EMI 63762
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5 - 6 AM

5:45 Hugo Alfven - Swedish Rhapsody No. 1
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sony 46668
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5:42 Mauro Giuliani - Grazioso
David Starobin, guitar
Bridge 9029
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5:19 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 23 "Appassionata"
HJ Lim, piano
EMI 41855
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5:10 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45495
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5:06 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 13
Vaclav Neumann, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Supraphon 7491
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5:02 Franz Schubert - Flute Quartet: Minuet
Martinu Quartet
Robert Stallman, flute
Bogner's Cafe 103
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4 - 5 AM

4:39 Alexander Glazunov - Violin Concerto
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Nikolaj Znaider, violin
RCA 87454
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4:36 Fritz Kreisler - Syncopation
Emma Johnson, clarinet
ASV 910
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4:25 Georg Philipp Telemann - Horn Concerto
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
Stewart Rose, horn
Arabesque 6750
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4:22 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: Dance
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80321
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4:08 Alfred Schnittke - Suite in the Old Style
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
RCA 60370
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4:01 Eduard Strauss - True Love Polka
Mika Eichenholz, conductor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223471
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3 - 4 AM

3:31 Johannes Brahms - Cello Sonata no. 2
Zuill Bailey, cello
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Telarc 32664
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3:25 Arturo Marquez - Conga del Fuego Nuevo
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 17097
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3:14 Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata and Fugue
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Philips 432092
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3:06 Francesco Geminiani - Scots Airs
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 5010
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3:01 Edvard Grieg - Symphony: Intermezzo
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 427321
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2 - 3 AM

2:33 Peter Tchaikovsky - Suite No. 4 "Mozartiana"
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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2:27 Anonymous/Lodovico Viadana - Beauteous art thou made/Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem
Robert Hollingworth, conductor
I Fagiolini
London/Decca 16794
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2:11 Michael Torke - Ash
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Argo 433071
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2:06 Nina Kotova - Reminiscence
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Nina Kotova, cello
Philips 462612
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2:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade for 13 Winds: Minuet
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra Winds
Chandos 8553
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1 - 2 AM

1:33 Ernest Bloch - From Jewish Life: Prayer
Lynn Harrell, cello
Bruno Canino, piano
London/Decca 425611
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1:20 Georges Enescu - Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Erato 75179
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1:07 Gioacchino Rossini - Introduction, Theme and Variations for Clarinet
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Charles Neidich, clarinet
DG 435875
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1:01 Ernest Chausson - Chamber Concerto: Sicilienne
Alcan Quartet
David Lefevre, violin
Alain Lefevre, piano
Analekta 9286
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:47 Malcolm Nabarro - Lincoln Green
Malcolm Nabarro, conductor
East of England Orchestra
ASV 2069
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12:43 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Minuet and Allemande
Ensemble Buon tempo
Hanssler 98411
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12:10 Edouard Lalo - Symphony Espagnole
Libor Pesek, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Virgin 45022
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12:06 Thomas Crecquillon - Lamentations of Jeremiah: Vau
New York Polyphony
Bis 1949
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12:01 William Alwyn - Concerto Grosso No. 2: 1st movement
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 570145
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