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Highlights from November 24 to December 1

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Symphony Orchestra.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: William Craft, president of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Symphony Orchestra.
Tuesday, 8 pm: Lucerne Festival: Vienna Philharmonic.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Giving Thanks with John Birge.
Thursday, 10 am: Giving Thanks with John Birge.
Thursday, Noon: Thanksgiving with Cantus.
Thursday, 3pm: Regional Spotlight: Pavel Kolesnikov plays Mozart, from a recent Chopin Society recital.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: New in Nashville.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Berlin Philharmonic with conductor Simon Rattle, from the 2014 Berlin Music Festival.
Sunday, 5 pm: Advent Voices with Lynne Warfel.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Symphonies by Haydn and Schubert, and Barber's Violin Concerto.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Tim Buzza, Music Specialist at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Tim Buzza, Music Specialist at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis.

Programming Highlights

Saturday, November 17, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:25 Adolf Lindblad - Symphony No. 2
Gerard Korsten, conductor
Uppsala Chamber Orchestra
Marco Polo 225105
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11:22 John Dowland - Mistress White's Thing
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907160
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11:13 Antonio Vivaldi - Recorder Concerto
Cordevento
Erik Bosgraaf, recorder
Brilliant 93804
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11:06 Jules Massenet - Suite No. 1: Nocturne
Kenneth Jean, conductor
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223354
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11:01 Darius Milhaud - 4 Romances
Grant Johannesen, piano
Vox 3032
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10 - 11 PM

10:31 Jonathan Leshnoff - Double Concerto
Michael Stern, conductor
IRIS Orchestra
Charles Wetherbee, violin
Roberto Diaz, viola
Naxos 559670
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10:21 Arthur Foote - A Night Piece
Carol Wincenc, flute
Kevin Lawrence, violin
Carolyn Stuart, violin
Sheila Brown, viola
Brooks Whitehouse, cello
Bridge 9373
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10:18 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Te Deum: Prelude
Peter Hurford, conductor
Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
Peter Hurford, organ
Argo 433451
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10:12 Frederic Curzon - Dance of an Ostracised Imp
Ronald Corp, conductor
New London Orchestra
Hyperion 67400
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10:06 Edward Elgar - Romance
Charles Groves, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
EMI 64726
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10:01 John Ireland - A Downland Suite: Minuet
David Garforth, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Chandos 8390
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9 - 10 PM

9:53 Erich Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing: Intermezzo
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 439886
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9:16 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3
Leif Ove Andsnes, conductor
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Sony 42058
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9:09 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Castor and Pollux: Overture
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 426714
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9:06 Camargo Guarnieri - Dansa Brasileira
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 89935
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9:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Romance No. 1
Alfred Walter, conductor
Czech State Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223214
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4 - 5 PM

4:25 Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto
Alfred Wallenstein, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Chesky 12
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4:14 Alexander Borodin - Petite Suite: Mazurka and Finale
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 435757
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4:08 Alexander Michalowski - Paraphrase on Chopin's "Minute Waltz"
Pedja Muzijevic, piano
Albany 1039
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4:06 Viktors Bastiks - Latvian Folk Songs: The Sun Departs in a Golden Boat
Andrejs Jansons, conductor
Balsis Youth Choir
Albany 1197
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4:01 Carl Friedrich Abel - Overture No. 5: Andante
Paul Dombrecht, conductor
Il Fondamento
Passacaille 903
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3 - 4 PM

3:44 Antonin Dvorak - In Nature's Realm
Jun Markl, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 32927
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3:39 Bobby McFerrin - The 23rd Psalm (dedicated to my mother)
Cantus
Cantus 1210
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3:21 Isaac Albeniz - Spanish Rhapsody
Hans Graf, conductor
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Angela Cheng, piano
CBC 5195
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3:16 Isaias Savio - Batucada
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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3:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 1
Mario Bernardi, conductor
CBC Vancouver Orchestra
James Sommerville, horn
CBC 5172
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3:01 Dario Castello - Sonata No. 8
Trio Settecento
Cedille 99
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2 - 3 PM

2:49 Alberto Ginastera - Suite of Native Dances
Gisele Ben-Dor, conductor
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 570999
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2:17 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 2
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 423652
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2:09 Claude Debussy - Sunken Cathedral
Alexei Lubimov, piano
ECM 2241
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2:06 Alfonso Ferrabosco - Pavane
Avie 2054
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2:01 Vittorio Monti - Csardas
Kroke
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 57330
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1 - 2 PM

1:37 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 3
Amadeus Quartet
DG 453760
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1:22 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for 2 Violins
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Andrew Manze, violin
Harmonia Mundi 907155
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1:17 Carlos Lopez Buchardo - Cancion del carretero
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30010
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1:06 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 2
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80279
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1:01 Maurice Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin: Minuet
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Virgin 90765
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Noon - 1 PM

12:50 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Spring
Janos Rolla, conductor
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 53105
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12:19 Richard Harvey - Concerto Antico
Paul Daniel, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
John Williams, guitar
Sony 68337
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12:14 Francis Poulenc - Nocturne No. 1
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
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12:06 Christoph Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 66646
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12:01 Bengt Hallberg - Blacksmith's Tune
Jorma Panula, conductor
Scandinavian Brass Ensemble
Bis 265
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11 - Noon

11:34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 34
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Philips 420937
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11:17 Francesco Veracini - Overture No. 4
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 439937
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11:09 Jean Sibelius - Valse Triste
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 445282
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11:06 Edward Elgar - Love's Greeting (Salut d'amour)
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Samuel Sanders, piano
EMI 56602
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11:01 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Tsar Saltan Suite: March
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80107
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10 - 11 AM

10:50 giuseppe verdi - the force of destint overture
daniel barenboim, conductor
west-east divan orchestra
warner 62190
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10:26 johann christian bach - oboe concerto
max pommer, conductor
berlin chamber orchestra
burkhard glaetzner
capriccio 
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10:20 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 8
Vaclav Neumann, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Supraphon 7491
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10:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 9
Mari Kodama, piano
PentaTone 304
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10:06 - Flicks in Five
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10:01 Flicks in Five

9 - 10 AM

9:50 Reinhold Gliere - The Red Poppy: Russian Sailor's Dance
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Philips 426247
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9:21 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 45 "Farewell"
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5179
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9:16 Edvard Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 57296
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9:06 Alexander Borodin - Symphony No. 1: Scherzo
Jun'ichi Hirokami, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Bis 726
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9:06 Vilem Blodek - Flute Concerto: I. Allegro
Uros Lajovic, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Karl Bernhard Sebon, flute
Schwann 11608
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9:01 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 6
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90309
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8 - 9 AM

8:15 Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
RCA 68964
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8:10 John Williams - Hymn to New England
John Williams, conductor
Utah Symphony
Sony 89364
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8:07 Manuel de Falla - La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance
Dorothea von Albrecht, cello
KlangWelten 20040
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8:01 George Gershwin - Liza/Promenade
Tashi
RCA 7901
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7 - 8 AM

7:44 Thomas C Kelly - O'Carolan Suite
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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7:40 Johann Quantz - Horn Concerto No. 3
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Barry Tuckwell, horn
London/Decca 417406
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7:27 Camille Saint-Saens - Samson and Delilah: Bacchanale
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 17097
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7:06 John Field - Piano Concerto No. 1
Janos Furst, conductor
New Irish Chamber Orchestra
John O'Conor, piano
Onyx 101
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7:01 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Tarantella
Stein-Erik Olsen, guitar
Simax 1084
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6 - 7 AM

6:47 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Orchestra-Symphony No. 4
Andrew Manze, conductor
English Concert
Harmonia Mundi 907403
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6:47 Ruggero Leoncavallo - La Boheme: Musette svaria sulla bocca viva
Marco Armiliato, conductor
Giuseppe Verdi Choir of Milan
Renee Fleming, soprano
London/Decca 13279
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6:42 Johann Sebastian Bach - Instrumental Piece
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Denon 7093
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6:27 Jean Sibelius - Pohjola's Daughter
Leif Segerstam, conductor
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8965
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6:21 Franz Schubert - Four Laendler
Tal Groethuysen Paino Duo
Sony 68243
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6:07 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 449186
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6:03 Andre Gretry - Minuet
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
Bretagne Orchestra
ASV 1095
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5 - 6 AM

5:43 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 6 "Tragic": 3rd movement
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
CSO 901804
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5:40 Ernesto Lecuona - Evening Prelude
Kathryn Stott, piano
EMI 56803
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5:33 Sergio Assad - Vardar's Boat
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Nonesuch 79505
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5:25 Gioacchino Rossini - The Journey to Rheims Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 400049
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5:15 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 8
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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5:06 Carl Maria von Weber - Invitation to the Dance
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422050
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5:01 Pietro Locatelli - Violin Sonata No. 2: II. Allegro
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363
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4 - 5 AM

4:37 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 20
James Levine, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
BSO 1001
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4:24 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 8 (after Corelli)
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907261
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4:18 Gustav Holst - Symphony "The Cotswolds": 3rd movement
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 572914
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4:06 John Hebden - Concerto No. 5
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8339
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4:01 Emile Sauret - Souvenirs of the Orient: Gondolier's Song
Michi Wiancko, violin
Dina Vainshtein, piano
Naxos 572366
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3 - 4 AM

3:41 Georges Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Andrew Davis, conductor
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sony 45649
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3:38 Edward MacDowell - Fireside Tales: From a German Forest
Calico Winds
Albany 693
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3:18 Henri Vieuxtemps - Violin Concerto No. 5
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 55292
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3:06 Niccolo Paganini - Sonata No. 9
Moshe Hammer, violin
Naxos 553142
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3:01 Alexander Glazunov - Interlude
Utrecht String Quartet
Dabringhaus 6031239
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2 - 3 AM

2:37 Georg Philipp Telemann - Overture
Neville Mariner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
London/Decca 430265
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2:32 Franz Schubert - Die Schone Mullerin: The strea's lullaby
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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2:26 Hector Berlioz - Hungarian March
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80122
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2:07 Luigi Boccherini - String Quintet No. 6
Smithsonian Chamber Players
DHM 77159
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2:01 Edward Elgar - Starlight Express: Waltz
George Hurst, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8432
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1 - 2 AM

1:26 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 2
Suk Trio
Denon 7490
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1:24 John Dowland - Mr. Dowland's Midnight
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 6497
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1:17 Peter Tchaikovsky - Lullaby
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Alexander Kniazev, cello
Warner 62061
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1:06 Camille Saint-Saens - Caprice on Danish and Russian Tunes
Ensemble Villa Musica
Dabringhaus 3395
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1:01 Percy Grainger - Faeroe Island Dance and Country Gardens
Clark Rundell/Timothy Reynish, conductor
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Chandos 9549
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:34 Adalbert Gyrowetz - Symphony No. 1
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9791
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12:30 Anonymous - O lily of the valleys
Ensemble PAN
Telarc 80448
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12:24 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Overture
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Erato 94821
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12:06 Charles Stanford - Irish Rhapsody No. 2
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 9049
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12:01 Robert Schumann - Romance No. 2
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Markus Becker, piano
London/Decca 4783564
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