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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

Sunday, November 18, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:24 Tomas Breton - Piano Trio
LOM Piano Trio
Naxos 570713
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11:19 Silvius Leopold Weiss - Sonata No. 19: Allemande
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80693
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11:14 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Vespers: Blessed is the Man
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Rezound 5011
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11:07 Peter Tchaikovsky - Andante Cantabile
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 66646
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11:07 Francois Couperin - Tender Languors
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440
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11:07 Claude Debussy - Premiere Rhapsodie
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 56832
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11:07 Arnold Rosner - Responses, Hosanna and Fugue
David Amos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 906012
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10 - 11 PM

10:14 Alan Hovhaness - Sonata for Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80530
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10:06 George Gershwin - Lullaby
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
EMI 49278
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10:01 Jennifer Higdon - String Poetic: Nocturne
Jennifer Koh, violin
Cedille 103
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9 - 10 PM

9:48 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 5: Adagietto
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
London/Decca 458860
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9:40 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 21: Andante
Mitsuko Uchida, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
London/Decca 17181
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9:31 George Rochberg - String Quartet No. 6: Canon Variations
Concord String Quartet
New World 80551
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9:22 Gerald Finzi - Romance
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5101
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9:07 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Michael Davis, violin
Chandos 9262
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9:02 John Field - Nocturne No. 2
Miceal O'Rourke, piano
Chandos 8719
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9:02 Glenn Buhr - Winter Poem No. 1
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
CBC 5184
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9:01 Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf - Andantino
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Lajos Lencses, oboe
Hanssler 98277
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8 - 9 PM

8:41 Mike Oldfield - Music of the Spheres: Part Two
Karl Jenkins, conductor
Sinfonia Sfera Orchestra
Lang Lang, piano
London/Decca 10925
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8:14 Isaac Albeniz - Torre Bermeja
Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Dabringhaus 9031739
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8:07 Neil McKay - Larghetto
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434347
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8:01 Lou Harrison - Elegy to the Memory of Calvin Simmons
Barry Jekowsky, conductor
California Symphony
Argo 455590
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7 - 8 PM

7:48 Arvo Part - Mirror in the Mirror (Spiegel im Spiegel)
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 15203
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7:43 Alexander Agricola - Regina Coeli
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 8808
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7:39 Ottorino Respighi - Adoration of the Magi
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Cala 4028
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7:24 Jean Francaix - Five Little Duets for Flute and Harp
Laurel Zucker, flute
Cantilena 66016
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7:24 Hector Berlioz - Romeo and Juliet: Love Scene
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80164
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7:01 Philip Glass - Orphee Suite: Orphee and the Princess
Paul Barnes, piano
Orange Mountain 8
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6 - 7 PM

6:47 Richard Wagner - The Flying Dutchman: Overture
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
RCA 63143
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6:46 Emile Waldteufel - The Skaters Waltz
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422050
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6:37 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Suite popular brasileira: Mazurka-Choro
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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6:07 Claude Debussy - The Sea (La Mer)
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 62599
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6:03 Pablo de Sarasate - Habanera
Midori, violin
Sony 52568
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5 - 6 PM

5:50 Julius Chajes - Israeli Melodies
David Amos, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Crystal 508
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5:18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
London Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Warren-Green, violin
Virgin 90818
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5:10 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 3
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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5:06 Charles Gounod - Romeo and Juliet: The Sleep of Juliet
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 99
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5:01 Niccolo Paganini - La Campanella
Leslie Howard, piano
Hyperion 67193
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4 - 5 PM

4:44 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3205
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4:31 Johann Kirnberger - Flute Sonata
Paige Brook, flute
NY Philomusica 22
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4:22 Jean Sibelius - Karelia Overture
Tuomas Ollila, conductor
Tampere Philharmonic
Ondine 932
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4:06 Frederick Delius - In a Summer Garden
Richard Hickox, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9355
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4:01 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 9: Rondo
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 438948
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3 - 4 PM

3:39 Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet: Selections
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
RCA 68288
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3:35 Moritz von Hessen - Pavane
Ludwig Guttler, conductor
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble
Berlin 1090
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3:23 John Rutter - Suite for Strings
John Rutter, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 1821
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3:16 Mauro Giuliani - Grande Serenade: Finale
Louise Schulman, viola
Bill Zito, guitar
Dorian 92138
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3:06 Antonin Dvorak - My Home Overture
Istvan Kertesz, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 417597
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3:01 Moritz Moszkowski - 3 Etudes
Esther Budiardjo, piano
ProPiano 224536
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 SymphonyCast

1 - 2 PM

1:00 SymphonyCast

11 - Noon

11:37 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 3
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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11:20 Claude Debussy - Suite Bergamasque
Alexis Weissenberg, piano
DG 415510
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11:18 Mauro Giuliani - Six Variations on La Folia
Richard Savino, guitar
Koch 7591
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11:06 Henry Purcell - Trumpet Sonata No. 1
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5017
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11:06 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Aleko: Men's Dance
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80670
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10 - 11 AM

10:51 Johann Sebastian Bach - Oboe d'Amore Concerto
Jaap ter Linden, conductor
Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Pauline Oostenrijk, oboe d'amore
Challenge 72506
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10:22 Edward Elgar - In the South
Andrew Litton, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 90727
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10:13 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 11 (after Corelli)
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907261
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10:06 Maurice Ravel - Alborada del gracioso
Naida Cole, piano
London/Decca 472464
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10:01 Louis Spohr - Double Quartet No. 1: Scherzo
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Hyperion 22014
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9 - 10 AM

9:49 Julius Rontgen - 6 Early Netherlands Dances
David Porcelijn, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 777255
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9:44 Marco Uccellini - Aria No. 9
Arcadian Academy
Harmonia Mundi 907066
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9:36 Gioacchino Rossini - Otello: Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 414407
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9:31 Scott Joplin - Maple Leaf Rag
Joshua Rifkin, piano
Nonesuch 79159
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9:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 3
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
Vladimir Spivakov, violin
RCA 60152
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9:01 Agustin Barrios - Waltz No. 3
Berta Rojas, guitar
Dorian 93167
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8 - 9 AM

8:44 Carl Nielsen - Little Suite
Guildhall String Ensemble
RCA 60439
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8:44 Steven Sametz - I Have Had Singing
Chanticleer
Teldec 96515
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8:35 Louis Moreau Gottschalk - Pasquinade
James Adler, piano
Albany 1014
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8:23 George Frideric Handel - My Heart is Inditing
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Coro 16066
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8:14 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sonata
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901173
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8:06 Emmanuel Chabrier - Le Roi malgre lui (The King in Spite of Himself): Fete polonaise
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 447751
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8:02 Robert Ballard - Village Dances
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 6497
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5 - 6 AM

5:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 38
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 426231
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5:14 George Frideric Handel - Air and Rondo
Nicholas Ward, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Anthony Camden, oboe
Naxos 553430
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5:14 Samuel Barber - To be sung on the water
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor
Conspirare
Harmonia Mundi 807522
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5:10 Percy Grainger - Shepherd's Hey
Jerry Junkin, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 117
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5:01 Charles Koechlin - Cello Sonata: 1st movement
Mats Lidstrom, cello
Bengt Forsberg, piano
Hyperion 66979
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4 - 5 AM

4:43 Evencio Castellanos - The River of the Seven Stars
Jan Wagner, conductor
Venezuela Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572681
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4:23 Antonin Dvorak - Legends
Stephen Gunzenhauser, conductor
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 550267
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4:16 Giulio Regondi - Etude No. 6
David Starobin, guitar
Bridge 9272
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4:07 Aaron Copland - Quiet City
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Michael Lewis, trumpet
Argo 417818
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4:01 Phillipe Gaubert - Madrigal
London Mozart Players
James Galway, flute
RCA 63725
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3 - 4 AM

3:40 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 38 "Echo"
Christof Perick, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Dorian 90168
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3:30 Tomaso Albinoni - Adagio
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Erato 88020
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3:25 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 20
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 47195
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3:07 Claude Debussy - Epigraphs Antiques
Jun Markl, conductor
Lyon National Orchestra
Naxos 572568
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3:01 Ludwig van Beethoven - 2 Bagatelles
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80423
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2 - 3 AM

2:23 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 6
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam
Teldec 97510
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2:18 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Modinha
Michala Petri, recorder
Lars Hannibal, guitar
OUR Recordings 226900
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2:08 Antonio Vivaldi - L'Estro Armonico: Concerto No. 8 for Two Violins
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
David Oistrakh, violin
Sony 66472
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2:06 Tielman Susato - La Mourisque
David Munrow, conductor
Early Music Consort of London
Testament 1250
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2:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sonatensatz
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4202
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1 - 2 AM

1:35 Leos Janacek - String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters"
Emerson String Quartet
DG 4778093
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1:23 Carl Nielsen - The Dream of Gunnar
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9287
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1:21 Alfonso Ferrabosco - Almayne
Musica Dolce Ensemble
Bis 305
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1:11 Aaron Copland - An Outdoor Overture
Eugene Corporon, conductor
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Wind Symphony
Klavier 11048
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1:06 Ernest Tomlinson - Aladdin: Birdcage Dance
Ernest Tomlinson, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223513
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1:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 5: Gavottes 1 and 2
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 47191
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:26 Frederic Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 2
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Lang Lang, piano
DG 11654
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12:22 Traditional - The dark-eyed sailor
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 120
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12:17 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 1
Maria Graf, harp
Philips 432103
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12:06 Max Bruch - Kol Nidrei
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Yuri Bashmet, viola
RCA 63292
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12:01 Franz Schubert - Trout Quintet: Scherzo
Borodin Quartet
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
EMI 47009
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