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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

Friday, November 9, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:44 Giovanni Punto - Horn Concerto No. 11
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Barry Tuckwell, horn
EMI 69395
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11:21 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 74
Antal Dorati, conductor
Philharmonia Hungarica
London/Decca 425925
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11:17 Carlos Guastavino - Cantilena No. 4
Christopher O'Riley, piano
CPI 3294112
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11:06 Henry Purcell - Distressed Innocence
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90309
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11:01 Johan Svendsen - Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 49769
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10 - 11 PM

10:56 Johann Sebastian Bach - Little Fugue in g minor
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
MPR  205
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10:17 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 2 in C
Franz Welser-Moest, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 54898
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9 - 10 PM

9:55 Richard Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 423 613
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9:49 Claude Debussy - Clair de Lune (Moonlight)
Inon Barnatan, piano
Avie 2256
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9:39 George Chadwick - Suite Symphonique: Romanza
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic
Reference 74
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9:12 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8 in F
Osmo Vanska , conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Concert Recording  
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8 - 9 PM

8:29 Igor Stravinsky - Violin Concerto
Osmo Vanska , conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Viktoria Mullova, violin
MPR Concert Recording  
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8:04 Benjamin Britten - Sinfonia da Requiem
Osmo Vanska , conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Concert Recording  
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7 - 8 PM

7:56 Pierre Phalese - Dances
The King's Noyse
MPR 205
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7:31 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Quintet in E-flat, Op. 16
Gothenburg WInd Quintet
Eva Knardahl, piano
Bis 44
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7:08 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Sinfonietta on Russian Themes
Andre Anichanev, conductor
Saint Petersburg State Symphony
Naxos 550812
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7:04 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov - Procession of the Sardar
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 64140
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6 - 7 PM

6:41 William Grant Still - Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American"
Paul Freeman, conductor
Chicago Sinfonietta
Cedille 55
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6:35 Morten Lauridsen - Soneto de la Noche
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor
Conspirare
Harmonia Mundi 907534
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6:27 Gordon Lightfoot - Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald
Cantus
Cantus 1206
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6:22 Jay Ungar - Ashokan Farewell
Paul Gambhill, conductor
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
EMI 56720
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6:10 Carl Maria von Weber - Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Alexander Schneider, conductor
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Richard Stolzmann, clarinet
RCA 60035
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6:03 William Beckstrand - Blessed are the Dead
Vicki Peters, conductor
The Summer Singers
Summer Singers 3303
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5 - 6 PM

5:46 Peter Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops
Boston Pops 3
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5:38 John Adams - Shaker Loops
Edo de Waart, conductor
San Fransisco Symphony
Philips 412 214
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5:33 Heinrich Schutz - Saul, Saul, was verfolgst du mich?
Frieder Bernius, conductor
Musica Fiata Koln
DHM 7910
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5:25 Hubert Parry - I Was Glad
Philip Ledger, conductor
New Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 62528
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5:02 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 3
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67501
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4 - 5 PM

4:53 Rachel Portman - Cider House Rules: Suite
David Snell, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Sony 89031
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4:48 Alice Parker - Green, green, Rocky Road
Musicians of Melodious Accord
melodious accord 1004
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4:38 Nicolai Kapustin - Three Concert Etudes
Benjamin Grosvenor
MPR 10028
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4:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Abduction from the Seraglio: Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 47014
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4:18 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Giovanni Antonini, conductor
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 98442
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4:12 Robert Beaser - Barbara Allen
Susan Glaser, flute
Franco Platino, guitar
Koch 7533
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4:06 Aaron Copland - The Tender Land: The Promise of Living
Philip Brunelle, conductor
Plymouth Music Series Orchestra
Elisabeth Comeaux, soprano
Janis Hardy, alto
LeRoy Lehr, baritone
Dan Dressen, tenor
James Bohn, bass
Virgin 91113
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4:04 Stanley Myers - The Deer Hunter: Cavatina
Angel Romero, guitar
Telarc 80134
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3 - 4 PM

3:57 Franz Schubert - Piano Sonata
Arcadi Volodos, piano
Sony 89647
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3:51 Morten Lauridsen - Sure on this shining night
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3297
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3:37 Richard Rodgers - The Sound of Music: Medley
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80278
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3:30 Mauro Giuliani - Gran Duetto Concertante
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar
James Galway, flute
RCA 60237
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3:08 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 15: 3rd movement
Medici Quartet
Nimbus 5285
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3:01 Kurt Bestor - The Prayer of the Children
Cantus
Cantus 1101
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1 - 2 PM

1:00 Gustav Mahler - Song of the Earth: Autumn Loneliness
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Jennifer Johnson Cano
Saint Luke's 3011
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Noon - 1 PM

12:30 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Trio No. 43
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 432061
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12:10 Ottorino Respighi - Brazilian Impressions
Eduardo Mata, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dorian 90182
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11 - Noon

11:46 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 "The Tempest"
Stephen Kovacevich
EMI 55226
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11:22 Aaron Copland - Billy the Kid
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
RCA 63511
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11:10 Lukas Foss - Central Park Reel
Wendy Putnam, violin
Vytas Baksys, piano
Reference Recordings 122
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10 - 11 AM

10:41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concertone for Two Violins and Orchestra
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Julia Fischer, violin
PentaTone 453
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10:28 Alexander Borodin - Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Philips 416288
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10:15 Johannes Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Paganini: Book 1
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 309
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10:10 Niccolo Paganini - Caprice No. 24 in A minor
James Ehnes, violin
Telarc 80398
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10:00 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto
Empire Brass
Telarc 80493
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9 - 10 AM

9:56 Richard Wagner - Ride of the Valkyries
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
DG 445900
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9:49 Wolfgang Mozart - German Dance, "Sleighride"
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 4777645
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9:42 Wolfgang Mozart - Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter": 2nd mvt
Emmanuel Krivine, conductor
Philharmonia Orchesta
Denon 6579
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9:39 Amy Beach - Romance for Violin and Piano
Paul Barritt, violin
James Lisney, piano
Bis 1245
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9:32 Traditional - Shenandoah
Nathan Gunn, baritone
Kevin Murphy, piano
EMI 95226
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9:24 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Le Mariage Force: Suite
Ilonna Pederson, conductor
New York Chamber Musicians
Dorian 90189
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8 - 9 AM

8:58 Jules Massenet - Scenes alsaciennes (Alsatian Scenes)
Jean-Yves Ossonce, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 553125
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8:52 Andre Messager - Solo de Concours
Ricardo Morales, clarinet
Michael Chertock, piano
Boston 1064
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8:36 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 "Choral": 2nd movement
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 471491
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8:32 Maises Simons - Manisero
Schola Cantorum Coralina
Self-produced 
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8:23 Jiri Benda - Symphony No. 8
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 553409
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8:19 Felix Mendelssohn - Song without Words No. 1 "Sweet Remembrance"
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421119
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8:12 Leo Delibes - Maids of Cadiz
Eivind Aadland, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet
EMI 88328
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8:04 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 2: 2nd mvt
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80182
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7 - 8 AM

7:58 Charles Gounod - Petite Symphony: Finale
Ulysse Waterlot, conductor
Waterloo Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 555954
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7:47 Eugene Bozza - En Foret
Bernhard Scully, horn
Joanne Minnetti, piano
Albany 1321
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7:43 Max Bruch - Scottish Fantasy: Finale
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
RCA 60942
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7:33 Paul Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis on themes of Weber: March
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 4777645
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7:21 Mauro Giuliani - Grand Heroic Sonata
Duo Maccar-Pugliese
Brilliant 93686
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7:15 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419191
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7:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 33: 1st movement
Emmanuel Krivine, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Denon 6579
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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

6:56 Edvard Grieg - Holberg Suite: Gavotte
Conrad van Alphen, conductor
Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80623
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6:50 Michael Haydn - String Quartet in d, Op. 76 No. 2, "Fifths"
Tokyo String Quartet
Sony 61700
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6:46 Jean-Francois Dandrieu - Rondeau
Anthony Newman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244
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6:35 Aaron Copland - Outdoor Overture
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3140
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6:31 Leo Brouwer - Ojos brujos
Marco Tamayo, guitar
Naxos 555887
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6:24 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish": Finale
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80182
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6:21 Francis Poulenc - L'Embarquement pour Cythere
Katia & Marielle Labeque, pianos
Philips 426284
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6:07 Jean Sibelius - Spring Song
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 469376
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6:04 George Gershwin - Prelude No. 1
Gil Shaham, violin
Andre Previn, piano
DG 453470
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5 - 6 AM

5:40 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 28
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 432177
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5:22 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 2
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 63073
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5:11 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Roses from the South
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 410022
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5:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Little Fugue
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 89012
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5:01 Alberto Ginastera - Dance of the Winsome Girl
John Novacek, piano
Ambassador 1014
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4 - 5 AM

4:43 Mauro Giuliani - Gran Duetto Concertante
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar
RCA 60237
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4:40 Frederick Delius - Brigg Fair
Mark Elder, conductor
Halle Orchestra
Halle 7503
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4:16 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 2
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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4:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Thieving Magpie: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 431653
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4:01 Cecile Chaminade - The Past
Peter Jacobs, piano
Hyperion 66846
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3 - 4 AM

3:50 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 "Titan": 2nd movement
Marin Alsop, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572207
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3:42 Perotin - Dum sigillum
Hilliard Ensemble
ECM 1385
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3:10 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 1
Gunter Wand, conductor
Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra
EMI 47874
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3:06 George Frideric Handel - Larghetto
Chen Yi, violin
Lars Hannibal, guitar
OUR Recordings 220602
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3:01 Oskar Merikanto - Romance
Izumi Tateno, piano
Finlandia 904
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2 - 3 AM

2:34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 25
Adam Fischer, conductor
Danish National Chamber Orchestra
Dacapo 220542
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2:22 Keith Jarrett - Adagio for Oboe and String Orchestra
Thomas Crawford, conductor
Fairfield Orchestra
Marcia Butler, oboe
ECM 1450
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2:10 Jean-Marie Leclair - Overture No. 3
Rare Fruits Council
Astree 8842
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2:06 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4: Prelude
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
New World Symphony
RCA 68538
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2:01 Niccolo Paganini - Perpetual Motion
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Teldec 94554
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1 - 2 AM

1:37 Traditional Irish - The Irish Session Suite
Kevin Burke, violin
Andrew Ehrlich, violin
Charles Noble, viola
Justin Kagan, cello
Loftus 4
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1:14 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 95
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
RCA 68426
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1:10 Tigran Mansurian - Aria No. 3
Gil Rose, conductor
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
Kim Kashkashian, viola
ECM 2065
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1:06 Traditional Swedish - Polonaise
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92153
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1:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Invitation to the Polka
Alfred Walter, conductor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223218
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:56 Antonin Dvorak - Waltz No. 1
Antonin Kubalek, piano
Dorian 90121
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12:20 Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto
Itzhak Perlman, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Ilya Gringolts, violin
DG 471616
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12:12 Walter Piston - Prelude
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Grant Park Orchestra
David Schrader, organ
Cedille 8001
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12:06 Arnold Schoenberg - Suite for Strings: Gavotte
John Mauceri, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 448619
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12:01 Bernhard Joachim Hagen - Lute Sonata: 1st movement
John Schneiderman, lute
Dorian 90907
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