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Thursday, December 12, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:46 Camille Saint-Saens - Fantaisie
Patricia Shih, violin
Summit 157
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11:44 Stephen Chatman - Little Child in a Manger
Patrick Dupre Quigley, conductor
Seraphic Fire
SFM 20112
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11:24 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 4
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 3134
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11:09 Arthur Sullivan - Christmas Revels
Andrew Penny, conductor
RTE Sinfonietta
Marco Polo 223677
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11:06 John Johnson - Delight Galliard
Christopher Wilson, lute
Virgin 91216
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11:01 Alexander Glazunov - Symphony No. 1: 2nd movement
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Orfeo 93101
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10 - 11 PM

10:57 Luis de Milan - Fantasia XVI
Pepe Romero, guitar
MPR 207
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10:53 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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10:34 Ottorino Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 2
Neville Marriner, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
EMI 47116
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10:28 Morton Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium
Musica Intima
CBC 1154
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10:18 Jean-Marie Leclair - Trio Sonata
Philharmonia Virtuosi
Mela Tenenbaum, violin
Alexandr Tenenbaum, violin
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Richard Kapp, fortepiano
ESS.A.Y 1047
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10:10 Richard Strauss - Im Abendrot (At Gloaming)
George Szell, conductor
Berlin Radio-Symphony Orchestra
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
EMI 47276
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9 - 10 PM

9:27 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 4
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 427 497
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9:12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations (Ah, vous dirai-je, maman)
Janina Fialkowska, piano
Atma 2532
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7 - 8 PM

7:56 Francis Poulenc - Suite francaise
Georges Pretre, conductor
Orchestre de Paris
EMI 62690
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7:49 Reynaldo Hahn - A Chloris
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Roger Vignoles, piano
Sony 60168
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7:33 Robert Schumann - Introduction and Allegro Appassionato
Christian Zacharias, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Christian Zacharias, piano
Dabringhaus 3401033
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7:24 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dances: XVII-XXI
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 410 615
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7:17 Giuseppino - Fuggi, Fuggi, Fuggi
Owain Phyfe, vocal
Nightwatch 1002
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7:11 Traditional - Four German Carols
Berlin Philharmonic Brass
DG 413657
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7:07 Ludwig van Beethoven - Romance No. 2
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168
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6 - 7 PM

6:54 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Suite from The Bourgeois Gentleman
Jordi Savall, conductor
The Concert of Nations
AliaVox 9807
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6:27 Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger von Nurmberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremburg): Prelude to Act I
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
DG 453485
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6:24 Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon per sonare No. 4
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7380
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6:16 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Wasps: Overture
Michael Stern, conductor
Kansas City Symphony Orchestra
Reference 129
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6:02 Christopher Rouse - Karolju: Little March of the Three Kings; Czech
David Zinman, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
RCA 11561
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5 - 6 PM

5:51 Zoltan Kodaly - Hary Janos Suite: Intermezzo and Entrance
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 444322
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5:44 Edouard Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole: Rondo
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
RCA 60942
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5:36 Gioacchino Rossini - Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415363
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5:29 Carol Barnett - Angelus ad virginem
National Lutheran Choir
NLCA 3406
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5:19 Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier: 1st Waltz Sequence
Thomas Schippers, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Vox 5140
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5:09 Franz Biebl - Ave Maria
Cantus
Cantus  1211
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5:03 Robert Helps - Hommage a Faure
Alan Feinberg, piano
Argo 430 330
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4 - 5 PM

4:56 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Jaap Schroder, violin
Catherine Mackintosh, violin
Trevor Jones
Anthony Pleeth, cello
Oiseau-Lyre 417522
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4:44 Engelbert Humperdinck - The King's Children Overture
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 91494
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4:39 Alex Freeman - O magnum mysterium
Esko Kallio, conductor
HOL Choir
HOL 1
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4:35 Leo Delibes - Maids of Cadiz
Eivind Aadland, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet
EMI 88328
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4:23 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 90: 1st movement
Franz Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 422022
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4:23 Henry Cowell - Two Bits
Jeanne Baxtresser, flute
Margaret Baxtresser, piano
MSR 1114
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4:10 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 "Reformation": 2nd movement
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 421769
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4:01 Ludwig van Beethoven - Fidelio: Overture
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 415276
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3 - 4 PM

3:38 Mozart - Divertimento
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415 669
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3:30 Emmanuel Chabrier - Bourree Fantasque
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
Chandos 5122
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3:27 Stephen Goss - Concert for Guitar
Barcelona Philharmonic
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 98361
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3:24 traditional (arr: Stephen Paulus) - Bring a Torch
Timothy Sawyer, conductor
Two Rivers Chorale
concert performance 
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3:22 Jeffrey Van - Manger Dance
Timothy Sawyer, conductor
Two Rivers Chorale
concert performance 
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3:19 traditional - African Noel
Sean Vogt, conductor
Apollo Male Chorus
concert performance/MPR 
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3:14 traditional (arr: Cory Wong) - Carol of the Bells
4 Voices String Quartet/with Cory Wong
concert performance/MPR 
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3:08 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Strings: 1st movement
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415364
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3:00 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
James Thompson, trumpet
Robert Early, trumpet
Chandos 8651
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Noon - 1 PM

12:50 Thomas Kelly - Pieces for Strings
Fionnulla Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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12:46 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Summit Hill Brass Quintet
SELF PROD 196
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11 - Noon

11:55 Christmas - Carols for Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446
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11:46 Jerome Moross - Flute Concerto: Allegro
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Alexa Still, flute
Albany 1400
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10 - 11 AM

10:56 Michael Praetorius - Es Ist Ein Ros'Entsprungen
Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010
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10:47 Jennifer Higdon - Sky Rising
Serafin String Quartet
Naxos 559752 (NEW)
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10:38 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Oboe Concerto in B flat
Max Pommer, conductor
Berlin Chamber Orchestra
Burkhard Glaetzner, oboe
Capriccio 10069
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10:31 James Pierpont - Jingle Bells (arranged in baroque style)
Duino Soloists
Celestial Harmonies 13038
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10:10 Peter Tchaikovsky - Pieces for Piano (selected)
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 4284
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10:01 Antonio Vivaldi - L'Estro Armonico: Violin Concerto No. 3
Jonathan Morton, conductor
Scottish Ensemble
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 56094
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9 - 10 AM

9:59 Domenico Scarlatti - The Scarlatti Dialogues: Pastorale
Bob James, synthesizers
Sony 44519
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9:44 Vincenzo Tommasini - The Good-Humored Ladies
Robert Irving, conductor
Concert Arts Orchestra
EMI 65911
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9:44 William Walton - The Wise Virgins: Selections
Robert Irving, conductor
Concert Arts Orchestra
EMI 65911
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9:29 arr. Darryl Runswick - Christmas Fantasia
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Cello Sound
Cala 55003
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9:09 Claude Debussy - Suite Bergamasque
Emil de Cou, conductor
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Arabesque 6734
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9:06 Traditional - All villagers of Chatres
Anne Heider, conductor
His Majestie's Clerkes
Centaur 2168
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9:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sleepers Awake
Paul Shure, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 47195
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8 - 9 AM

8:51 Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 7: 4th movement
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8442
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8:44 Bedrich Smetana - String Quartet No. 1 "From My Life": 2nd movement
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8412
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8:42 Bohuslav Martinu - Serenade No. 1: 3rd movement
Oldrich Vlcek, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Supraphon 110098
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8:34 Claude Gervaise/Traditional - Branles; Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella; Patapan
Renaissonics
WGBH 4010
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8:22 Ludwig van Beethoven - Consecration of the House: Overture
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Philips 438706
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8:18 Maurice Ravel - Le tombeau de Couperin: Rigaudon
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 432003
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8:05 Emmanuel Chabrier - Espana
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
DG 423698
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7 - 8 AM

7:49 Charles Avison - Concerto Grosso No. 7
Tafelmusik
Analekta 3171
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7:40 Antonin Dvorak - Carnival Overture
Vaclav Neumann, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Philips 422387
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7:34 Fritz Kreisler - Tempo di Minuetto
Joshua Bell, violin
Paul Coker, piano
London/Decca 444409
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7:31 Traditional - Ding Dong Merrily on High
Minnesota Symphonic Winds
MPR 20132
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7:25 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 29: Sinfonia
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Parkening, g
EMI 47195
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7:22 - Brokeback Mountain
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7:15 Top Score
7:11 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 39786
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7:04 Traditional English - Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 63252
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6 - 7 AM

6:53 George Frederic Handel - Hercules Overture
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Archiv 415671
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6:48 Percy Grainger - Handel in the Strand
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble
9346 
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6:39 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8: 4th movement
Simon Rattle, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
EMI 57445
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6:33 Traditional - Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Luther College Choirs
Luther 2001
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6:21 Michel Corrette - Symphony of Noels No. 2: 5th-7th movements
Rien Voskuilen, conductor
La Fantasia
Columns 290412
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6:10 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Overture
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 415671
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6:04 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Sonatina: 1st movement
William Bennett, flute
Simon Wynberg, guitar
ASV 692
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5 - 6 AM

5:51 Arcangelo Corelli - Trio Sonata
Jorg-Michael Schwarz, conductor
Rebel
Dorian 90703
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5:49 Traditional - Sussex Carol
Martin Neary, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 61839
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5:21 Franz Liszt - Symphonic Poem No. 12
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
EMI 68598
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5:17 Giuseppe Verdi - Attila: Overture
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonic of La Scala
Sony 68468
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5:12 Eric William Barnum - Sweeter Still
Chanticleer
Rhino 284988
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5:06 Edvard Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Balasz Szokolay, piano
Naxos 550577
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5:01 Loris Chobanian - Dowland in Armenia
William Kanengiser, guitar
GSP 1006
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4 - 5 AM

4:36 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - Idillo-Concertino
Francesco La Vecchia, conductor
Roma Symphonic Orchestra
Andrew Tenaglia, oboe
Naxos 572921
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4:30 Traditional - Tantum Ergo
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Albany 985
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4:19 Felix Mendelssohn - Overture for Wind Instruments
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 423104
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4:14 Camille Saint-Saens - Samson and Delilah: Cantabile
Philippe Quint, violin
Lily Maisky, piano
Avanti 10402
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4:06 Christmas Music - Past Three o'clock
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Gerald Finley, baritone
Philips 442141
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4:01 Willem de Fesch - Trio Sonata
Ensemble of the Auvergne
Globe 5186
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3 - 4 AM

3:44 Georg Philipp Telemann - Don Quixote Suite
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
London/Decca 430265
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3:37 Samuel Wesley - Rondo on God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
Ian Hobson, piano
Arabesque 6594
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3:18 Georges Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Bis 1305
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3:06 Gerald Finzi - Fall of the Leaf
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 64721
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3:01 William Mathias - Bell Carol
Robert Shafer, conductor
Washington Chorus
William Neil, organ
Gothic 49235
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2 - 3 AM

2:37 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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2:27 Traditional - 3 European Christmas Songs
Die Singphoniker
CPO 777067
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2:15 Claude Debussy - Sacred and Profane Dances
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Alice Chalifoux, harp
Sony 68327
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2:06 Francesco Manfredini - Concerto No. 12 "Christmas Concerto"
Jurgen Geise, conductor
Cis Ensemble of Salzburg
Arte Nova 30505
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2:01 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Symphony No. 3 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9661
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1 - 2 AM

1:45 Franz Schubert - Rondo for Violin and Strings
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
National Arts Centre Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
CBC 5221
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1:40 Michael Praetorius - Lo, how a Rose e'er Blooming
West Edge String Quartet
Centaur 3087
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1:18 Carl Maria von Weber - Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 47351
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1:11 Traditional - Sing a Joyful Song of Christmas; Angels We Have Heard on High
Vienna Boys Choir
Koch 7584
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1:06 Emil Hartmann - Nordic Folk Dances: Scherzo "Nordic Folk Dance"
Bo Holten, conductor
Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra
Dacapo 226041
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1:02 Moritz Moszkowski - 3 Etudes
Esther Budiardjo, piano
ProPiano 224536
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:38 Rick Sowash - A Christmas Divertimento
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254
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12:31 Clare Maclean - Susannine
Philip Barnes, conductor
Saint Louis Chamber Chorus
Regent 373
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12:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 7 for Three Pianos
Finghin Collins, conductor
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Finghin Collins, piano
Dearbhla Collins, piano
Hugh Tinney, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 John Playford - Three Country Dances
Jeremy Barlow, conductor
The Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 1901039
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