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Highlights from October 21 to 28

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight.
Thursday, 7 pm: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Thursday, 7:30 pm: Archive on the Radio: The Myriad Voices of Philip Brunelle.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Edo de Waart conducts works by Richard Strauss.
Saturday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven's Eroica Symphony and Mozart's 20th Piano Concerto, with pianist Jeremy Denk.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: At Saint Paul, in St. Paul's.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The New York Philharmonic plays Brahms and Tchaikovsky.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Scary Sounds.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Mitch Pearlstein, director of the Center of the American Experiment.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, December 13, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:36 Richard Strauss - Couperin Suite: No. 15-16,18,20-22
Rudolf Kempe, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
EMI 64350
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11:33 Stephen Paulus - The Holly and the Ivy
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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11:22 Astor Piazzolla - Tango Suite
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 63122
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11:09 Paul Dukas - Sorcerer's Apprentice
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
French National Orchestra
RCA 68802
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11:06 Michael Byron - As She Sleeps
Jenny Lin, piano
Koch 7734
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11:01 Traditional - Gloucester Wassail
Peter Breiner, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557585
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10 - 11 PM

10:51 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude and Fugue No. 17 in A-flat from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67304
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10:19 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5 in c minor
Carlos Kleiber, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 447 400
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10:18 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: And He shall purify
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80348
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9 - 10 PM

9:50 Johannes Brahms - Viola Sonata No. 1
Patricia McCarty, viola
Martin Amlin, piano
Ashmont 8604
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9:34 Percy Grainger - Lincolnshire Posy
Frederick Fennell, conductor
Eastman Wind Ensemble
Mercury 432 754
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9:28 Erich Korngold - Marietta's Lied
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
DG 459 631
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8 - 9 PM

8:52 Ottorino Respighi - Concerto Gregoriano
Vladimir Lande, conductor
Saint Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
Jose Miguel Cueto, violin
Marquis 81407
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8:29 Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No. 3 in g minor
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67451
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8:05 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 3
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5172
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8:00 Agustin Barrios - Villancico de Navidad
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 413720
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7 - 8 PM

7:00 Anon. - Half hanniken
The King's Noyse
MPR 205
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6 - 7 PM

6:37 Johann Sebastian Bach - Partita in D
Eduardo Fernandez
London 421 434
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6:22 Johann Wagenaar - Cyrano de Bergerac
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
London/Decca 425833
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6:20 Gustaf Nordqvist - Peace, Peace, Wonderful Peace
National Lutheran Choir
MPR Recording 
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6:09 Timothy Goplerud - Fantasia on Three French Carols
Vecchione/Erdahl Duo
MPR 20102
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6:01 Emmanuel Chabrier - Bourree Fantasque
Armin Jordan, conductor
French National Orchestra
Erato 88018
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5 - 6 PM

5:57 Traditional Danish - Deilig er den himmel bla
Magnum Chorum
MPR 20111
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5:54 Traditional - Greensleeves
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446
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5:39 Franz Danzi - Wind Quintet
Academia Wind Quintet
Supraphon 111264
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5:35 Grayston Ives - Sweet Was the Song the Virgin Sang
Axel Theimer, conductor
Kantorei
MPR 20122
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5:17 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica": 1st movement
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
Archiv 439900
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5:13 Gabriel Faure - Clair de Lune
Gil Shaham, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano
Vanguard 1239
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5:09 Elizabeth Poston - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
American Boychoir
Windham Hill 11153
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5:02 Franz Lehar - Gold and Silver Waltz
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80547
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4 - 5 PM

4:50 Grace Williams - Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes
Charles Groves, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Lyrita 323
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4:47 Salamone Rossi - Sonata No. 12
Piffaro
(including MN Varsity artist Bryan Duerfeldt)
MPR recording 
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4:35 Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto: 3rd movement
Daniel Harding, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Ray Chen, violin
Sony 98410
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4:20 Beethoven - Andante from Sonata No. 30
Rudolf Buchbinder
RCA 87510
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4:16 Paul Manz - E'en So Lord Jesus
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
DG 429 732
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4:15 Traditional - Patapan
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
DG 429732
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4:07 Traditional - Gentle Stranger
Peter Hendrickson, conductor
Augsburg Masterworks Chorale
MPR 20122
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3 - 4 PM

3:58 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Oboe Concerto: 2nd movement
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 411134
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3:50 Maurice Ravel - Pavane for a Dead Princess
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 2121
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3:45 Leo Delibes - La Source: Naila Waltz
Richard Bonynge, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 433863
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3:45 Steve Heitzeg - Little Tree
The Singers
MPR Recording
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3:33 Robert Sieving - So Hallowed and So Gracious the Time
The Singers
MPR Recording
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3:30 Alexander Grechaninov - Our Father
National Lutheran Choir
MPR Recording
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3:23 Stephen Paulus - Sing Halelu
National Lutheran Choir
MPR Recording
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3:18 David Hamilton - Christmas Cradle Song
Wayne Kivell, conductor
I Cantanti
MPR Recording
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3:15 Lodovico Viadana - Exultant Justi
Philip Brown, conductor
Angelica Cantanti Youth Choir
MPR Recording
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3:02 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for Trumpet and Two Oboes
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Celia Nicklin, oboe
Tess Miller, oboe
Philips 420954
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Noon - 1 PM

12:52 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 1: Molto allegro con fuoco
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 468600
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12:47 Dmitri Shostakovich; arr: Matthias Maute - Three Preludes
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9996
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11 - Noon

11:47 Dmitri Shostakovich; arr: Matthias Maute - Three Preludes
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9996
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11:45 Pietro Antonacci - Sinfonia Pastorale
Giovanni Antonini, conductor
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 46013
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10 - 11 AM

10:51 George Whitefield Chadwick - Noel
Raymond Leppard, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
London 458157
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10:48 Benjamin Britten - Ceremony of Carols: Wolcum Yole!
Vincent Metallo, conductor
The American Boychoir
Barbara Ann Biggers, harp
Albemarle 1003
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10:45 Marcel Tournier - Images: Cloches sous la neige
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9986
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10:03 Ottorino Respighi - Fantastic Toy Shop
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80396
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9 - 10 AM

9:59 Leo Delibes; arr: Stephen Hough - Pizzicati
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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9:41 Wolfgang Mozart - Oboe Quartet, K. 370
Orlando Quartet
Heinz Holliger, ob
Philips 412618
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9:36 Traditional - Gabriel's Message
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Simon Preston, organ
London/Decca 5302
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9:33 Traditional - Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow
Luther College Choirs
Luther 1995
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9:03 Joaquin Rodrigo - Concerto for a Festival
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80459
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8 - 9 AM

8:52 Ludwig van Beethoven - The Ruins of Athens: Selections
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
EMI 49927
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8:32 Giuseppe Verdi - Aida: Triumphal March
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 44724
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8:25 Arthur Bird - Serenade: 3rd movement
Eugene Corporon, conductor
North Texas Chamber Players
Klavier 11071
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8:17 Traditional - Christmas Day; Wassail, Wassail
Howard Cable, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia
CBC 5226
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8:07 George Frideric Handel - Violin Sonata in A Major
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
David Schrader, harpsichord
John Rozendaal, cello
Cedille 32
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8:04 Traditional Swedish - Gaudete
Chicago a cappella
Chicago a cappella 2005
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7 - 8 AM

7:55 Traditional - All the Gossips Left for Home
Odessa Balalaikas
Nonesuch 79034
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7:47 Peter Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1: 2nd mvt
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
DG 447420
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7:44 Traditional - O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80377
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7:41 Raymond Scott - The Toy Trumpet
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 61373
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7:32 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 48 "Maria Theresia": 1st movement
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419607
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7:27 Traditional - Ding Dong Merrily on High
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1885
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7:19 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique: A Ball
Jean-Philippe Tremblay, conductor
Orchestre de la Francophonie
Analekta 9998
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7:16 Traditional - The Boar's Head Carol
The King's Singers
EMI 49909
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7:09 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 5: 1st movement
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 432123
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7:04 Traditional Bohemian - Sing Joyfully and Cheerfully
Axel Theimer, conductor
Kantorei
SELF PROD 194
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6 - 7 AM

6:54 Traditional - Jingle Bells
Peter Breiner, conductor
CSSR State Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 550301
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6:46 Peter Tchaikovsky - Nutrcracker: Selections
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra
Philips 462114
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6:43 Halsey Stevens - As I Out Rode this Enderes Night
Cantus
Cantus 1205
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6:34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Quartet No. 3: 1st movement
Emerson Quartet
Carol Wincenc, flute
DG 431770
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6:31 Traditional/Praetorius - Good Christian Men Rejoice
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus
Philips 442141
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6:23 Charles Wakefield Cadman - Piano Trio: 3rd movement
Peter Zazofsky, violin
Paul Posnak, piano
Ross Harbough, cello
Naxos 559067
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6:20 Lodovico Viadana - Sinfonia "La Padovana"
Simon Wright, conductor
Wallace Collection
Nimbus 5236
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6:07 Michael Praetorius - Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Michala Petri, recorder
Hanssler 98528
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6:04 Ludwig van Beethoven - King Stephen: Overture
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5130
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5 - 6 AM

5:49 Antonio Vivaldi - Sonata No. 12
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 70
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5:39 Traditional - Three Carols
Paul Hillier, conductor
Pro Arte Singers
Harmonia Mundi 907233
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5:26 Einojuhani Rautavaara - Isle of Bliss
Eri Klas, conductor
Netherlands Radio Symphony
Naxos 557009
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5:21 Friedrich Silcher - Glory to God in the highest
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
RIAS Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 901794
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5:08 William Herschel - Symphony No. 12
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 10048
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5:06 George Gershwin - Prelude No. 1
Neal Ramsay, saxophone
Medici 10689
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5:04 Jean-Joseph Mondonville - Sonata No. 4: Aria
Luc Beausejour, harpsichord
Analekta 9920
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4 - 5 AM

4:40 Various - Christmas Music from the British Isles
Karen P. Thomas, conductor
Seattle Pro Musica
SPM 2011
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4:37 Franz Schubert - Polonaise for Violin and Strings
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168
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4:25 Edvard Grieg - Symphonic Dance No. 3
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8524
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4:19 Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Amazing Grace
John Bayless, piano
Koch 9610
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4:06 Georges Bizet - Fair Maid of Perth: Suite
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
EMI 64869
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4:01 John Duarte - English Suite: Folk Song
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Virgin 45024
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3 - 4 AM

3:24 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quintet No. 3
Takacs Quartet
London/Decca 430772
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3:21 Richard Strauss - The Bourgeois Gentleman (Le bourgeois gentilhomme): Courante
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Winterthur Music Collegium
Dabringhaus 9011738
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3:11 Claude Debussy - Nocturnes: Sirenes
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 439896
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3:06 John Rutter - Mary's Lullaby
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 121
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3:01 Christmas Music - Christmas; Sleep, my little child
Ensemble Amarcord
Apollon 10101
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2 - 3 AM

2:24 Alexander Grechaninov - Symphony No. 1
Valery Polyansky, conductor
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9397
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2:21 Traditional Spanish - A La Nanita Nana
MAYA
Perspectives 1
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2:11 Gioacchino Rossini - Italian Girl in Algiers: Overture
Ruggero Allifranchini, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 070921
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2:06 William Ferris - Long is our Winter
Paul French, conductor
William Ferris Chorale
Cedille 101
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2:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No. 3: Allemande
Ivo Pogorelich, piano
DG 415480
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1 - 2 AM

1:31 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 5
Talich String Quartet
Calliope 9633
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1:25 Christmas Music - The Ship Carol; The First Noel; Bri
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
D'Note 1015
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1:20 Robert Russell Bennett - Suite: Cowboy Song
Shannon Scott, clarinet
Leonard Garrison, flute
Albany 1234
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1:16 Aaron Copland - Dance from Jalisco
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80593
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1:06 William Bolcom - Nine New Bagatelles
Joel Fan, piano
Reference 119
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1:01 John Foulds - Keltic Lament (Keltic Suite)
Sakari Oramo, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Warner 62999
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:38 Leos Janacek - Lachian Dances
Antoni Wit, conductor
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 572695
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12:30 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5017
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12:24 Traditional French - Christmas Night
Brian Jones, conductor
Copley Singers
Gothic 49283
Buy
12:06 Camille Saint-Saens - Septet
Mediterrain
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Traditional French - Carol to the King
Craig Jessop, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 5007325
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