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Highlights from September 9 to 16

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Austin High School Concert Choir.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Dan Wascoe, retired reporter and columnist for the Star Tribune.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight: Austin High School Concert Choir.
Wednesday, 8 pm: The Minnesota Opera: Puccini's Manon Lescaut.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Kremerata Baltica play Weinberg, from a recent Schubert Club performance.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Kotzschmar Goings and Comings.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra plays Janacek and Dvorak.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Etudes.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature .
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Katie McCurry, Account Representative with Fireman's Fund.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature.

Programming Highlights

Friday, November 2, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:30 Richard Harvey - Concerto Antico
Paul Daniel, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
John Williams, guitar
Sony 68337
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11:27 Sergei Ekimov - Kangaroo
Robert Simpson, conductor
Houston Chamber Choir
MSR 1311
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11:06 George Frideric Handel - Royal Fireworks Music
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 63073
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11:01 Frederic Chopin - Nocturne No. 19
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 4782182
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10 - 11 PM

10:56 Arvo Part - Estonian Lullaby
Tonu Kaljuste, conductor
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
ECM 2225
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10:43 Maurice Ravel - Sonate posthume
Cho-Liang LIn, violin
Paul Crossley, piano
Sony 66839
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10:14 Felix Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 8
Scott Yoo, conductor
Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra
Archetype 60107
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10:03 Johannes Brahms - Piano Quartet No. 3: Andante
Isaac Stern, violin
Jaime Laredo, viola
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 64520
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9 - 10 PM

9:10 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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8 - 9 PM

8:20 Stanislaw Skrowaczewski - Passacaglia immaginaria
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR  Recording
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8:03 Ludwig van Beethoven - Leonore Overture No. 2
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR  Recording
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7 - 8 PM

7:56 Johann Sebastian Bach - Pastorale
Simon Preston, organ
DG 427668
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7:46 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 5
Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Sony 81742
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7:29 Aaron Copland - Short Symphony
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 427335
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7:16 Alan Hovhaness - Harp Sonata
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80530
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7:12 Richard Strauss - Song: Allerseelen
Jonas Kaufmann, tenor
Helmut Deutsch, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901879
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7:02 Giovanni Sammartini - Cello Sonata in G Major
Leonard Rose, cello
Leonid Hambro, piano
Sony 89749
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6 - 7 PM

6:44 Franz Liszt - Totentanz
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 433075
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6:39 Hildegard von Bingen - Now a door long shut has opened
Barbara Thornton, conductor
Sequentia
DHM 77320
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6:27 Tomaso Albinoni - Adagio
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5032
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6:19 Ernest Bloch - Meditation Hebraique
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
Yuli Turovsky, cello
Mary Ann Hart, mezzo-soprano
Rodney Nolan, tenor
Chandos 8800
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6:06 Arvo Part - Mirror in the Mirror (Spiegel im Spiegel)
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7762
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5 - 6 PM

5:52 Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5
Valery Gergiev, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Philips 4757655
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5:34 George Gershwin (arr: Eric Himy) - Rhapsody in Blue
Eric Himy
Centaur 2705
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5:22 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quintet No. 2
L'Archibudelli
Sony 60766
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5:10 Traditional - Halsa Dem Darhemma
American Swedish Institute Male Chorus
American Swedish Institute 2067
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5:06 Franz Schubert - Octet: 3rd movement
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Nonesuch 79046
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5:00 Mark O'Connor - Appalachia Waltz
Mark O'Connor, violin
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Edgar Meyer, bass
Sony 68460
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4 - 5 PM

4:39 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1: 4th movement
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Sony 46534
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4:22 Gabriel Faure - Requiem
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Caroline Ashton, soprano
Stephen Varcoe, baritone
Collegium 109
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4:17 Fritz Kreisler - Love's Sorrow
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Peter Nagy, piano
Delos 3116
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4:05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 40: Finale
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80139
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4:02 John David - You Are the New Day
King's Singers
EMI 49564
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3 - 4 PM

3:55 Jay Ungar - Ashokan Farewell
Paul Gambhill, conductor
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
EMI 56720
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3:49 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Wendy Carlos, moog synthesizer
Sony 7194
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3:46 JS Bach - Furchte dich nicht
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Choir
Soli Deo Gloria 716
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3:25 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 1
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 63203
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3:17 Richard Wagner - Tannhauser: Pilgrims' Chorus
Silvio Varviso, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Philips 422410
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3:03 Georges Bizet - Carmen Fantasy
Anderson & Roe Piano Duo
Steinway & Sons 30006
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3:01 Jean-Joseph Mouret - Rondeau
Anthony Newman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244
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Noon - 1 PM

12:45 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 1
Uri Mayer, conductor
Israel Sinfonietta
David Jolley, horn
Arabesque 6780
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12:36 Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto in G major: 2nd movement
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Gewandhaus Orchestra
Stefano Bollani, piano
Decca 4764832
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12:29 Dave Brubeck - Chromatic Fantasy Sonata: Chorale
Lara Downes, piano
Tritone 59140
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12:01 Felix Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto
James MacMillan, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Nicola Benedetti, violin
DG 7682
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11 - Noon

11:43 Jan Dismas Zelenka - Capriccio No. 1
Alexander von Wijnkoop, conductor
Camerata Bern
Archiv 423703
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11:29 Giacomo Puccini - Capriccio Sinfonico
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonic of La Scala
Sony 63025
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11:23 Jennifer Higdon - Autumn Reflection
Susan Glaser, fl
John Novacek, piano
Koch 7738
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11:15 Stephen Paulus - Hymn for America
Judith Clurman, conductor
Essential Voices USA
Dorian 92162
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11:08 Henry Cowell - Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10
Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Humbert Lucarelli, oboe
Koch 7282
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10 - 11 AM

10:10 Peter Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 36673
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10:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 32
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80203
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9 - 10 AM

9:56 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude and Fugue No. 21
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 466066
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9:48 Traditional Sephardic - Buenas noches (Sweet Night)
Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano
Petter Udland Johansen, voice and Hardanger fiddle
Sveinung Lillehier, guitar
Miquel Angel Cordero, double bass
David Mayoral, percussion
ECM 2227
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9:20 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8711
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9:17 Angelo Badalamenti - A Late Quartet: Winter Love
Joseph Loduca/Jeff Grace, conductor
Studio Orchestra
London/Decca 17685
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9:06 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 2
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 435390
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8 - 9 AM

8:59 Robert Schumann - Arabesque
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 2055
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8:46 Bela Bartok - Hungarian Sketches
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 443444
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8:31 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 69877
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8:24 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Scherzo
Jiri Belohlavek, conductor
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Supraphon 110969
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8:20 Anton Reicha - Wind Quintet: Minuet
Bergen Wind Quintet
Simax 1094
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8:16 Edvard Grieg - March of the Trolls
Okko Kamu, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 61881
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8:08 Aram Khachaturian - Masquerade: Waltz
Alfred Newman, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
EMI 65922
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8:04 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 5
Ingrid Fliter, piano
EMI 98351
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7 - 8 AM

7:57 Johannes Brahms, arr. Ralph Sauer - Chorale Prelude: My heart is ever yearning
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7415
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7:48 Franz Berwald - Play of the Elves
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Brilliant 93699
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7:46 Jan Koetsier - Grassauer Zwiefacher (Folk Dance from Grassau)
tenThing
EMI 88326
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7:43 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Daisies
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 470291
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7:30 Antonio Vivaldi - Guitar Concerto
Howard Griffiths, conductor
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Warner 45312
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7:24 Leopold Kozeluch - Symphony: 2nd movement
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9703
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7:16 Edouard Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole: Rondo
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Shlomo Mintz, violin
DG 439155
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7:10 Jacques Offenbach - Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle
Richard Bonynge, conductor
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
London/Decca 460250
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7:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 91: 3rd movement
Rene Jacobs, conductor
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 901849
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7:04 George Frideric Handel - Acis and Galatea: Happy We
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80333
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6 - 7 AM

6:53 Niccolo Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 1: 3rd movement
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 55026
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6:48 Alexander Borodin - String Quartet No. 2: Scherzo
Emerson Quartet
DG 471567
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6:37 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4: Rondo
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Richard Goode, piano
Nonesuch 480508
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6:33 Giuseppe Verdi - Rigoletto: La Donna e Mobile
Michel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
EMI 49219
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6:27 Ned Rorem - Symphony No. 1: Finale
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 559149
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6:21 Jeremiah Clarke - The Prince of Denmark's March
Canadian Brass
RCA 61002
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6:08 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze
Paul Shure, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 47195
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6:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Church Sonata No. 14
Erkel Chamber Orchestra
Janos Sebestyen, organ
Naxos 550512
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5 - 6 AM

5:51 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 16
Vaclav Neumann, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Supraphon 7491
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5:37 Fritz Kreisler - Violin Concerto in the Style of Vivaldi
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 439933
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5:33 Franz Schubert - Die Schone Mullerin: The stream's lullaby
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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5:07 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 4
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
London/Decca 4758352
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5:02 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 50: Minuet
Leipzig String Quartet
Dabringhaus 3071723
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4 - 5 AM

4:47 Johan Halvorsen - Norwegian Rhapsody No. 2
Karsten Andersen, conductor
Bergen Symphony Orchestra
NKF 50013
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4:29 Beryl Rubinstein - Sonata
Jeffrey Khaner, flute
Avie 4
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4:24 Traditional - Up tails'a
Tina Chancey, viola da gamba
Golden Apple 1
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4:07 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 7017
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4:01 Dario Castello - Sonata No. 8
Trio Settecento
Cedille 99
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3 - 4 AM

3:29 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1986
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3:25 Chilly Gonzales - Kenaston
Chilly Gonzales, piano
Arts & Crafts 73
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3:14 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 5
Richard Egarr, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907415
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3:06 Heino Eller - Twilight
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8656
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3:01 Alessandro Scarlatti - Garden of Roses: Sinfonia
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
Accademia Bizantina
London/Decca 470650
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2 - 3 AM

2:22 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 8
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 414422
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2:18 Julius Weismann - Variations for Oboe and Piano: No. 4
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Markus Becker, piano
London/Decca 4783564
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2:10 Franz Lehar - Eva
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra
EMI 74735
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2:06 Erik Satie - Gnossienne No. 3
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71273
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2:01 Michael Praetorius - Dances from Terpsichore
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Apollo's Fire
Koch 7673
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1 - 2 AM

1:45 Johann Sebastian Bach - Trio Sonata
Alison Balsom, trumpet
Alina Ibragimova, violin
Mark Caudle, viola da gamba
Alistair Ross, harpsichord
EMI 58047
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1:29 David Diamond - Symphony No. 4
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3093
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1:13 Robert Schumann - Theme and Variations "Ghost Variations"
Yael Weiss, piano
Koch 7650
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1:06 Traditional Catalan - El mariner (The Sailor)
Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano
Petter Udland Johansen, voice and Hardanger fiddle
Sveinung Lillehier, guitar
Miquel Angel Cordero, double bass
David Mayoral, percussion
ECM 2227
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1:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Nocturne-Quadrille
Alfred Walter, conductor
CSSR State Philharmonic
Marco Polo 223201
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:29 Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 60789
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12:17 John Hebden - Concerto No. 6
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8339
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12:13 Leonard Bernstein - On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 459552
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12:06 Franz Schubert - Musical Moment No. 1
Paul Lewis, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902136
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12:01 Enrique Granados - Two Poetic Waltzes
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322
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