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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 9 "Jeunehomme"
Mitsuko Uchida, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
London/Decca 17181
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11:15 Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5318
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11:12 Anonymous Medieval - Nicholas pontifex (Nicholas the pontiff)
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi 2907411
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11:06 Arvo Part - Summa for Strings
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8731
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11:01 Traditional English - The darkest midnight in December
Westminster Choir
Emma Kirkby, soprano
Sony 62688
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10 - 11 PM

10:15 Antonin Dvorak - Cello Concerto in b minor
Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor
London Philharmonic
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
EMI 65701
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10:00 Randall Thompson - Suite for Oboe Clarinet and Viola
Peter Christ, oboe
Crystal 321
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9 - 10 PM

9:56 Samuel Scheidt - In dulci jubilo
John Rutter , conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium  512
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9:32 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 65 in E-flat
Amadeus Quartet
DG 415867
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9:19 Zoltan Kodaly - Marosszek Dances
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony
London 444 322
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9:13 Traditional - Four Carols: Good People All, This Christmastime; Cherry Tree Carol; The Holly and the Ivy; Still, Still, Still
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio 2
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8 - 9 PM

8:24 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 3
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
RCA 6524
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8:12 Tomaso Albinoni - Oboe Concerto No. 11 in B-flat
I Musici
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 426 449
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8:01 Philippe Gaubert - Romance
Leone Buyse, flute
Martin Amlin, piano
Crystal 715
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6 - 7 PM

6:34 Mozart - Symphony No. 25
Adam Fischer, conductor
Danish National Chamber Orchestra
DaCapo 220542
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6:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - 6 German Dances
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 416484
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6:23 Traditional English - Coventry Carol
Waverly Consort
Virgin 55193
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6:12 traditional - A Virgin Most Pure
Hiram Titus
self-produced 
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6:04 Jean Sibelius - Serenade No. 2
Andre Previn, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 447895
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 Mel Torme - The Christmas Song
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
MPR Taste of the Holidays Vol3 
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5:51 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise No. 6 "Heroic"
Martha Argerich, piano
EMI 56805
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5:42 Ludwig van Beethoven - Egmont Overture
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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5:34 Christmas Music - Joy to the World; Carol of the Bells; Ding Dong Merrily On High
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
Four Winds 3017
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5:26 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto No. 1: Finale
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 417351
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5:20 Jeff Lambert - Minnesota Winter
MGQ
MGQ 41
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5:14 Traditional Irish - The Seven Rejoyces of Mary
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra
Meredith Hall, soprano
Avie 2269
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5:08 Dave Brubeck - Sleep Holy Infant
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8730
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4 - 5 PM

4:59 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 5
Jorg-Michael Schwarz, conductor
Rebel
Matthias Maute, recorder
Bridge 9377
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4:51 Maurice Ravel - Minuet Antique
Andre Cluytens, conductor
Orch. of Soc. of Cons. Conc.
EMI 69165
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4:41 Malcolm Arnold - The Holly and the Ivy: Fantasy on Christmas Carols
Rumon Gamba, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9851
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4:37 Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations: Dorabella
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 417719
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4:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Quartet No. 1: Rondo
Grumiaux Trio
William Bennett, flute
Philips 422510
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4:20 Traditional - Sussex Carol (On Christmas Night)
Catherine Victorsen, harp
Sachiya Isomura, cello
SELF PROD 197
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4:09 Christmas Music - El Rorro; The Coventry Carol; Deck the Halls
Roger Wagner, conductor
Roger Wagner Chorale
Delos 3072
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4:03 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 95: 2nd movement
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
RCA 68426
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3 - 4 PM

3:53 Christmas Music - Christmas Medley
Sunita Staneslow, harp
Ensemble
Excelsior 9
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3:40 Dimitri Tiomkin - It's a Wonderful Life: Suite
David Newman, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 88801
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3:35 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Rhosymedre
Mississippi Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2624
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3:15 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 2
Richard Tognetti, conductor
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67308
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3:06 Tchaikovsky - Waltz from Serenade for Strings
Paavo Berglund, conductor
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
BIS 243
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3:00 Giacomo Meyerbeer - The Prophet: Coronation March
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434332
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Noon - 1 PM

12:43 George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
Marin Alsop, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 14091
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12:38 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Mother Ginger
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra
Philips 462114
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12:19 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Simon Rattle, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 56413
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12:13 Frederic Chopin - Fantasie-Impromptu
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 417476
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12:07 Joseph Canteloube - Songs of the Auvergne: Pastorale
Kent Nagano, conductor
Lyon Opera Orchestra
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Erato 96559
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12:05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Bobby McFerrin, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Sony 64600
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11 - Noon

11:54 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9996
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11:43 Conrad Susa - Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest
Philovox Ensemble of Boston
Arsis 130
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11:34 Henry Purcell - Pavan and Hornpipe
Trio Settecento
Cedille 135
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11:10 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 1
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
London/Decca 4782721
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11:05 Ravi Shankar - Sitar Concerto: Raga Adana
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Ravi Shankar, sitar
EMI 69121
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10 - 11 AM

10:53 Traditional; arr: Matthew Culloton - In Dulci Jubilo; Angels We Have Heard on HIgh; Kling, no klokka
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3458
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10:43 Francois Dompierre - Three Preludes in the form of Boogie-Woogie
Alain Lefevre, piano
Analekta 9292
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10:36 Wayne Barlow - The Winter's Past
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman Philharmonia
Mercury 434347
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10:31 George Frederic Handel - Messiah: Pifa
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists and Monteverdi Choir
Saul Quirke, boy soprano
Philips 411041
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10:24 Frederick Delius - Sleigh Ride
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 65067
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10:06 Leopold Mozart - Toy Symphony
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 416386
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10:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Turkish Rondo
tenThing
EMI 88326
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9 - 10 AM

9:54 MIkhail Glinka - Kamarinskaya
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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9:48 John Jacob Niles - I Wonder as I Wander
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3458
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9:46 Henry Gauntlett - Once in Royal David's City
Jane Harrison, English horn
Marshall Sealy, horn
Sandi-Jo Malmon, cello
NorthStar 35
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9:43 George Gershwin - Lady, Be Good: Little Jazz Bird
John Pizzarelli, vocal
Nonesuch 79308
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9:22 Franz Joseph Haydn - Oboe Quartet No. 48
Consortium Classicum
Gernot Schmalfuss, oboe
Dabringhaus 3314
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9:15 Ernest Bloch - Nigun (Baal Shem No.2)
Itzhak Perlman, violin
David Garvey, piano
RCA 62516
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9:03 Antonin Dvorak - Carnival Overture
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
DG 435074
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8 - 9 AM

8:59 Sergei Prokofiev - Memory of the Sun
Galina Vishnevskaya, s
Mstislav Rostropovich, p
Melodiya 53237
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8:55 Diego Ortiz - Modern Passamezzo
Jordi Savall, conductor
Hesperion XXI
Alia Vox 9820
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8:36 Engelbert Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel: Overture and Dream Pantomime
Georg Tintner, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia
CBC 5167
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8:31 Enrique Granados - Spanish Dance No. 5 "Andaluza"
Bell' Alma Duo
Ten Thousand Lakes 130
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8:25 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Selections
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra
Philips 462114
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8:21 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 1: Miniature March
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
National Symphony of Ireland
Naxos 550644
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8:17 Edvard Grieg - Norwegian March
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 419431
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8:11 Traditional - Now is Born the Divine Christ Child
Andrew Parrott, conductor
Taverner Consort
EMI 64896
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8:05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 21 "Elvira Madigan": Finale
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Jonathan Biss, piano
EMI 17270
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 7 "Archduke": 4th movement
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Soovin Kim, violin
David Soyer, cello
Marlboro Recording Society 80001
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7:46 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 4, "Mozartiana": Menuet
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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7:40 Antonio Soler - Pastorcillos de Belen
Lyra Baroque Orchestra
Glossa 922004
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7:30 Franz Schubert - Overture "In the Italian Style"
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 97512
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7:27 Traditional - Away in a Manger
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Alexander Romanul, violin
Katherine Murdock, viola
Nathaniel Rosen, cello
John Marks 12
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7:20 Traditional Irish - Christmas Eve
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra
Avie 2269
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7:20 Traditional Gaelic - Taladh Chriosda (Christ Child's Lullaby)
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra
Meredith Hall, soprano
Avie 2269
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7:07 Bedrich Smetana - Bartered Bride: Dance of the Comedians
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8412
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7:04 George Harrison - Here Comes the Sun
Goran Sollscher, g
DG 445187
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6 - 7 AM

6:55 Traditional - O Little Town of Bethlehem
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446
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6:55 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sleigh Ride
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 459555
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6:46 Jiri Benda - Symphony No. 10
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 553409
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6:32 Traditional - The Sussex Mummers' Carol
Jerry Luckhardt, conductor
Medalist Concert Band
MPR 20122
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6:24 Antonio Vivaldi - Sinfonia for Strings
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 3171
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6:20 Andrea Gabrieli - Ricercar del sesto tuono
American Brass Quintet
Delos 3003
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6:11 Traditional German - Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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6:04 Edvard Grieg - Norwegian Dance No. 1
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 419431
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5 - 6 AM

5:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 25
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sony 48385
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5:15 Alfred Schnittke - Suite in the Old Style
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
RCA 60370
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5:12 Traditional - O Christmas Tree
Vienna Choir Boys
DG 449965
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5:06 Traditional - Three English Carols
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Danielle Maddon, violin
Ellen DePasquale, viola
Rafael Figueroa, cello
Listen 50001
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5:02 Anonymous Viennese - Linz Dances
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013
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4 - 5 AM

4:38 Niccolo Paganini - Trio
Mozart String Trio
Anthea Gifford, guitar
Denon 9069
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4:21 Jean Sibelius - Night Ride and Sunrise
Antal Dorati, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 65182
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4:18 Traditional - I Saw Three Ships
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
DG 429732
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4:06 Aaron Copland - Quiet City
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Philips Smith, trumpet
DG 419170
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4:01 William Ferris - Gentle Mary
Paul French, conductor
William Ferris Chorale
Cedille 101
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4:01 Teacher Feature

3 - 4 AM

3:53 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Berlin Opera Chorus and Orchestra
DG 453587
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3:44 Emil Waldteufel - Christmas Roses
Michel Swierczewski, conductor
Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra
Nimbus 5264
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3:41 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sonata No. 2: Allegro
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Delos 3232
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3:06 Frederic Chopin - Piano Sonata No. 3
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 4777483
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3:01 Erich Korngold - The Snowman: Prelude and Serenade
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Ludwig, violin
SELF PROD 266
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2 - 3 AM

2:41 Maurice Ravel - Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No. 2
Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
DG 427644
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2:36 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: December
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005
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2:09 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 65
Derek Solomons, conductor
L'Estro Armonico London
Sony 39685
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2:06 Max Reger - There comes a ship laden
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
RIAS Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 901794
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2:01 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Aleko: Women's Dance
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 69025
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1 - 2 AM

1:53 Modest Mussorgsky - Khovanshchina: Prelude (Dawn over the River Moscow)
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 468526
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1:48 Sergei Lyapunov - Christmas Night
Eteri Andjaparidze, piano
Naxos 553461
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1:11 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 6
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam
Teldec 97510
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1:06 Eric Whitacre - Lux Aurumque
King's Singers
Signum 262
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1:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Quintet
Trio Pasquier
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 47230
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:30 Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto
Alfred Wallenstein, conductor
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Jascha Heifetz, violin
RCA 6778
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12:18 Maurice Ravel - Introduction and Allegro
Quartet Via Nova
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 71572
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12:09 Francesco Manfredini - Concerto No. 12 "Christmas Concerto"
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 46013
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12:06 Howard Blake - The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Emma Johnson, clarinet
ASV 910
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12:01 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 2
Anders Miolin, guitar
Bis 986
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