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    London Philharmonic Orchestra
    Yannick Nezet-Seguin
    Milos Karadaglic, guitar
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    James Litton/Fernando Malvar-Ruiz
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Highlights from December 16 to 23

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Robert Ball.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Concordia Christmas.
Tuesday, 8:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Light and Gold: Christmas with Eric Whitacre.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Archive on the Radio: An Archive Christmas Sampler.
Thursday, 3 pm: Regional Spotlight: Holiday music from regional choral and instrumental groups.
Thursday, 7 pm: St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
Friday, 4 pm: Carol with Classical MPR and The Singers.
Friday, 7 pm: Chanticleer Christmas.
Saturday, 11 am: The Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Saturday, 7 pm: Candles Burning Brightly.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From Heaven Above.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of London.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 7 pm: Wonder Tidings.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 1
Anne-Sophie Mutter, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 5078
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11:21 Nino Rota - Concerto for Strings
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonic of La Scala
Sony 66279
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11:06 Robert Schumann - Papillons
Herbert Schuch, piano
Oehms 754
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11:01 Hamilton Harty - A John Field Suite: Polka
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 6583
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10 - 11 PM

10:20 Bela Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 62598
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8 - 9 PM

8:03 Gaetano Donizetti - Lucia di Lammermoor
Leonardo Vordoni, conductor
Minnesota Opera
Susanna Phillips, soprano (Lucia)
James Westman, baritone (Enrico)
MPR Recording 
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7 - 8 PM

7:44 William Byrd/Gordon Jacob - The Bells
Frederick Fennell, conductor
Eastman WInd Ensemble
Mercury 432 009
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7:25 William Schuman - Symphony No. 5
Mikhail Gurewitsch, conductor
do.gma chamber orchestra
Dabringhaus 9121717
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7:09 Frederic Chopin - Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 48960
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7:00 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Marc Minkowski, conductor
Musicians of the Louvre
Erato 94354
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6 - 7 PM

6:36 Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 60985
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6:23 Franz Dussek - Sinfonia
Aapo Haakkinen, conductor
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Naxos 572683
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6:19 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Little Trifles (Les Petits Riens): Overture
Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor
Norwegian National Opera Orchestra
Naive 30479
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6:12 Domenico Scarlatti - Iste Confessor
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Collins 15042
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6:00 Peter Warlock - Capriol Suite
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3132
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5 - 6 PM

5:43 Franz Joseph Haydn - Trumpet Concerto
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5010
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5:35 William Boyce - Symphony No. 6
Ronald Thomas, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
CRD 3356
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5:32 Jacques Ibert - Entr'acte
Shigenori Kudo, flute
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Sony 48033
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5:19 Joseph Joachim - Violin Concerto No. 2: 3rd movement
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 68
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5:07 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Overture
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 3134
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5:07 Jacques Offenbach - Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
London/Decca 473371
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4 - 5 PM

4:42 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 82 "The Bear": 1st movement
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
Sony 45972
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4:37 Anonymous - A New Tune
Palladian Ensemble
MPR 205
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4:21 Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Virgin 61266
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4:17 Joaquin Turina - The Flower Seller
Empire Brass
Telarc 80301
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4:07 Franz von Suppe - Light Cavalry Overture
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414408
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4:00 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 2 "Waltz brillante"
Ingrid Fliter, piano
EMI 98351
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3 - 4 PM

3:30 Franz Berwald - Symphony No. 2 "Sinfonie Capricieuse"
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 415502
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3:14 Charles Avison - Concerto Grosso No. 6
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 438806
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3:09 Fritz Kreisler - La Precieuse
James Ehnes, violin
Eduard Laurel, piano
Analekta 3159
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3:00 George Frideric Handel - Flute Sonata
Frans Bruggen, flute
Anner Bylsma, cello
Bob van Asperen, harpsichord
Sony 60100
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Noon - 1 PM

12:48 Leos Janacek - Lachian Dances
James Conlon, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Erato 88095
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12:38 Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5318
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12:33 Traditional - If I Can Help Somebody
Mahalia Jackson, vocals
Profil 8079
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12:29 Richard Rodgers - Some Enchanted Evening
Jane Olivor, vocals
Eric Conway, piano
Ken Bichel, keyboards
David Finck, bass
PS Classics 417
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12:24 David Del Tredici - Vintage Alice: Hymn to the Queen
David Del Tredici, conductor
Cleveland Chamber Symphony
Innova 669
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12:16 Felix Mendelssohn - Octet: Presto
Kodaly and Auer Quartets
Naxos 557270
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12:11 Charles Ives - Hallowe'en
Cheryl Seltzer and Joel Sachs, conductor
Continuum
Naxos 559194
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12:04 Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier: Opening
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Sony 42564
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11 - Noon

11:51 Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto in G: Adagio assai
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Helene Grimaud, piano
Denon 75368
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11:30 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Jordi Savall, conductor
Le Concert des Nations
Astree 8737
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11:17 Roger Quilter - Three Pieces
David Owen Norris, piano
EM Records 2
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11:04 Franz Doppler - Hungarian Pastoral Fantasy
Steuart Bedford, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
William Bennett, flute
ASV 652
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11:00 Francis Poulenc - Jeanne's Fan: Pastourelle; Valse
Charles Dutoit, conductor
French National Orchestra
London/Decca 452937
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10 - 11 AM

10:53 Jonathan Dove - Swallow, swallow
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone
Michael McMahon, piano
Analekta 9836
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10:41 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 1
Adrian Chandler, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 7062
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10:36 Ingolf Dahl - Music for Brass: Intermezzo
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
New World Symphony Brass
Argo 444459
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10:25 Igor Stravinsky - Suite Italienne
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Robert Kulek, piano
Avie 2216
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10:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Choral Fantasy
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
Robert Levin, fortepiano
Archiv 447771
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10:01 Germaine Tailleferre - Quadrille
Jean-Claude Casadesus, conductor
Lille National Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 901473
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9 - 10 AM

9:58 Giuseppe Verdi - Falstaff: Final Chorus
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 42535
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9:37 Gordon Jacob - William Byrd Suite
Lowell Graham, conductor
US Air Force Band
Klavier 11159
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9:33 Stephen Chatman - Voices of Earth: Snow
Jon Washburn, conductor
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Centrediscs 13608
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9:13 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 30
Maria Joao Pires, p
DG 453457
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9:02 Jean-Fery Rebel - Les caracteres de la danse
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 100
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Johann Nepumuk Hummel - Bassoon Concerto: 3rd mvt
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Philips 432081
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8:51 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
I Salonisti
London 458382
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8:44 Frederic Chopin - Nocturne in F, Op. 15 No. 1
Lang Lang, p
Sony 48960
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8:36 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique: March to the Scaffold
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
RCA 68930
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8:31 Ludwig van Beethoven - March No. 1
Amy Hamann, piano
Sara Hamann, piano
Grand Piano 619
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8:23 Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1: 3rd Movement
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chloe Hanslip, violin
Warner 45664
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8:17 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80115
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8:09 Lucas de Ribayaz - Spanish Dances
Andrew Lawrence-King, conductor
Harp Consort
DHM 77340
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8:04 Aaron Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Jorge Mester, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Koch 7012
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7 - 8 AM

7:50 Arthur Sullivan - The Mikado Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Philips 434916
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7:46 Ding Shan-de - Children Suite: Holiday Dance
Jie Chen, piano
Naxos 570602
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7:33 Georges Bizet - Children's Games
Michel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
EMI 54765
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7:26 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 48 "Maria Theresia": Finale
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419607
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7:20 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 1 "Grand Valse brillante"
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 48960
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7:12 Georges Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 1: Entr'acte
MIchel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
EMI 54765
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7:07 George Frideric Handel - The Harmonious Blacksmith
London Brass
Teldec 43923
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7:04 George Harrison - Here Comes the Sun
Goran Sollscher, g
DG 447104
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6 - 7 AM

6:51 Antonio Vivaldi - Chamber Concerto in D, RV 84
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 15
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6:47 Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzona per sonare No. 2
Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia Brass
Sony 62353
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6:39 Gioacchino Rossini - Tancredi: Overture
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Nimbus 5078
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6:33 David Diamond - Rounds for String Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Nonesuch 79002
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6:31 Josef Strauss - On the Wing (Im Fluge)
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 423662
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6:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Concerto No. 2: 1st movement
Jean Leber, conductor
Marseilles Orchestral Ensemble
Jean-Louis Beaumadier, flute
Calliope 9216
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6:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude
Eduardo Eguez, lute
MA Records 54
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6:10 Carl Maria von Weber - Bassoon Concerto: Rondo
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Philips 432081
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6:04 Johann Pachelbel - Canon
Canadian Brass
Philips 432571
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5 - 6 AM

5:45 Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 1 "Classical"
James Levine, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
DG 439912
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5:36 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 5
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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5:35 Leonard Bernstein - On the Town: 3 Dance Episodes
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
EMI 6626
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5:18 Fanny Mendelssohn (Hensel) - Notturno
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
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5:06 Edward Elgar - Serenade for Strings
Conrad van Alphen, conductor
Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80623
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5:05 Joachim Andersen - Album Leaf
Per Flemstrom, flute
Swedish Society 1067
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4 - 5 AM

4:46 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 42
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80273
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4:22 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 2
Amadeus Quartet
DG 453760
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4:15 Robert Helps - Four Song Transcriptions: Chabrier's "Song for Jeanne"
Naomi Niskala, piano
Albany 925
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4:06 Hector Berlioz - Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Ondine 1188
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4:01 Heinrich Biber - Court Sonata No. 4
Purcell Quartet
Michael Laird, trumpet
Chandos 591
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3 - 4 AM

3:32 Florent Schmitt - Nights for Orchestra
David Robertson, conductor
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Valois 4687
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3:27 Jose Lezcano - Tropical Sonatina: Song of the Dawn
Laura Gilbert, flute
Antigoni Goni, guitar
Koch 7652
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3:11 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Symphony No. 6
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9661
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3:06 Lu Wencheng - Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake
Lang Lang, piano
DG 8233
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3:01 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach - Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Verena Fischer, flute
Archiv 471579
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2 - 3 AM

2:43 Gabriel Pierne - Concert Piece for Harp and Orchestra
Jean Martinon, conductor
Orchestra of French Radio & TV
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 88069
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2:33 Felix Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 10
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437528
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2:18 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Wine, Women and Song
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
DG 463667
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2:06 Giovanni Bononcini - Trio Sonata
Seminario Musicale
Virgin 45000
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2:01 Ludwig van Beethoven - The Ruins of Athens: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 429762
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1 - 2 AM

1:25 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 "Spring"
James Levine, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
RCA 61849
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1:19 Edvard Grieg - March of the Dwarfs
tenThing
EMI 88326
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1:13 Isaac Albeniz - Seville
Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Dabringhaus 9031739
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1:06 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 3
Therese Motard, cello
Analekta 3142
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1:01 Henriette Renie - Contemplation
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 446064
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:20 Antonin Dvorak - American Suite
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Channel 30010
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12:15 Leo Delibes - Coppelia: Ballet Suite
Heinz Fricke, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
LaserLight 15616
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12:09 Cesar Cui - Cantabile
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Steven Isserlis, cello
Virgin 91134
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12:06 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 2
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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12:01 Xaver Scharwenka - Spanish Serenade (Spanisches Standchen)
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67565
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