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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, December 13, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:41 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor
Kansas City Symphony Orchestra
Reference 120
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11:16 Franz Schubert - Violin Sonata
Andrew Manze, violin
Harmonia Mundi 907445
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11:11 Stephen Paulus - This Endris Night
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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11:06 Ernest Bloch - Baal Shem: Simchat Torah (Rejoicing)
Joshua Bell, violin
Steven Isserlis, cello
Sam Haywood, piano
Sony 74318
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11:01 Aaron Copland - Red Pony Suite: The Gift
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61699
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10 - 11 PM

10:42 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 15: 3rd movement
Budapest String Quartet
Columbia LP 
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10:38 Franz Gruber - Sille Nacht, helige Nacht
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
EMI 63574
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10:34 Franz Liszt - En reve: Nocturne
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4783206
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10:27 Ernest Bloch - Concerto Grosso No. 1: 3rd movement
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Orchestra
Mercury 432 718
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9 - 10 PM

9:52 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
London 414 391
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9:43 Franz Biebl - Ave Maria
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 8801
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9:24 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Trio elegiaque No. 2: 2nd movement
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 420 175
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9:22 Paul Gibson - It Fell Upon the High Midnight
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 939
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9:18 Cecile Chaminade - Nocturne
Peter Jacobs, piano
Hyperion 66706
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9:01 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 8
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Avie 2065
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8 - 9 PM

8:00 - Christmas at Luther 2013
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7 - 8 PM

7:56 Howard Hanson - Merry Mount: Love Duet
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3105
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7:43 E.J. Moeran - Fantasy-Quartet
Vanbrugh Quartet
Nicholas Daniel, oboe
ASV 1045
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7:25 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 26 "Les adieux"
Jonathan Biss, piano
Onyx 4082
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7:18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Overture
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 423897
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7:13 Traditional - Watt's Cradle Hymn
James Litton, conductor
American Boychoir
Albemarle 1002
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6 - 7 PM

6:27 Aaron Copland - Symphony no. 3
Leanord Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
DG 419 170
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6:23 Vivaldi - Gloria
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9917
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6:02 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Bis 800
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6:02 traditional - Andachsjodler
ArsMusici 232124
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5 - 6 PM

5:57 Dave Brubeck - God's Love Made Visible
Sony 64669
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5:52 traditional - What Child Is This?
JOhn Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 503
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5:08 Beethoven - Violin Concerto
Roger Norrington, conductor
Camerata Salzburg
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 89505
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5:00 Dominic Argento - Tango from Dream of Valentino
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Argo 444 454
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4 - 5 PM

4:50 Alexander Borodin - Polovtsian Dances
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra and Chorus
Philips 442 011
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4:40 Giuseppi Verdi - Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco
Riccardo Muti, conductor
La Scala chorus and orchestra
EMI 69846
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4:26 Richard Wagner - Tannhauser Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 985
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4:19 - Joy to the World
Compass Rose Brass Ensemble
self-produced 
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4:15 Franz Liszt - Recueillement
Leslie Howard, piano
Hyperion 66445
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4:02 Jean Sibelius - The Oceanides (Aallottaret)
Paavo Berglund, conductor
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 68646
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4:00 Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert

3 - 4 PM

3:55 traditional - Go Tell It on the Mountain
Vicki Peters, conductor
Summer Singers
Summer Singers 3462
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3:52 - Serenissima una Noche
Rose Ensemble
Rose 6
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3:48 traditional - Once in Royal David's City
Choir of King's College Cambridge
London 5302
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3:39 Stanley Woolner - May Morning Playground
Ivan Konev, piano
self-produced 
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3:35 Howard Blake - Walking in the Air
Copper Street Brass
self-produced 322
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3:25 Morton Gould - Apple Waltzes
Moton Gould, conductor
America Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5019
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3:20 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: But who may abide
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 453480
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3:02 Antonio VIvaldi - Winter Concerto
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham
DG 439 933
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Noon - 1 PM

12:55 Traditional - Christmas Now is Drawing
Sneak's Noyse
Saydisc 371
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12:33 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 15 "Pastoral"
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80185
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12:27 Seth Garrepy - O Nata Lux
Musica Intima
Atma 2577
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12:13 George Frideric Handel - Organ Concerto No. 13
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Simon Preston, organ
Archiv 413468
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12:10 Peter Tchaikosvky - Symphony No. 5: Finale
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR 100203-12
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12:05 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 1: Scherzo
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1996
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11 - Noon

11:55 Hugo Alfven - Dance of the Shepherd Girl
James DePreist, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Bis 570
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11:50 Hilding Rosenberg - Marionette Overture
James DePreist, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Bis 570
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11:40 Ralph Vaughn Williams - A London Symphony: Scherzo
Bryden Thomas, conductor
The London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8629
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11:38 Traditional - Carol of the Bells
Luther College Choirs
Luther 1995
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11:35 Traditional - Come Leave Your Sheep
Luther College Choirs
Luther 1995
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11:31 Traditional - Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow
Luther College Choirs
Luther 1995
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11:17 Johann Christian Bach - Symphony No. 6
Simon Standage, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Chandos 540
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11:05 Andre Caplet - Divertissements
Elizabeth Hainen, harp
Avie 2285 (NEW)
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10 - 11 AM

10:51 Michael Praetorius/Hugo Distler - Arrangements of "Lo How a Rose"
Timothy Krueger, conductor
St. Martin's Chamber Choir
Cygnus 533
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10:47 Michael Praetorius; arr: Jan Sandstrom - Lo, How a Rose
Rene Clausen, conductor
The Concordia Choir
Concordia 3247
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10:31 Robert Schumann - Papillons
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 63380
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10:27 Ruben Liljefors - Nar det lider mot jul (Christmas Draws Nigh)
Robert Sund, conductor
Orphei Drangar
Bis 533
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10:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
DG 435619
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10:00 Johann Sebastian Bach - Blithe Bells (arrangement of Sheep May Safely Graze)
Bengt Forsberg, piano
DG 5073
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9 - 10 AM

9:50 Claude Debussy - Preludes, Book 2: Selections
Alexei Lubimov, piano
ECM 2241
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9:29 Maurice Ravel - Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No. 2
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 66342
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9:23 Mack Wilberg - O Light of Life!
Rene Clausen, conductor
Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
Concordia 3467
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9:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - Trumpet Concerto
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony Orchestra
George Vosburgh, trumpet
JVC 6509
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9:02 Matthew Brown - Sweet was the Song
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 939
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8 - 9 AM

8:52 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral": Shepherd's Song of Thanksgiving
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 439148
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8:47 Enrique Granados - Spanish Dance No. 8
Razumovsky Sinfonia
Norbert Kraft, g
Naxos 553037
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8:41 Francesco Molino - Duo
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Christian Rivet, guitar
Warner 15399
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8:34 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 19
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
EMI 57131
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8:30 Traditional - Joy to the World
Los Romeros
DG 17474
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8:19 Louis Spohr - Symphony No. 2: Finale
Howard Griffiths, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 777178
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8:10 Gustav Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
John Stevens, conductor
Isthmus Brass
Summit 610
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8:04 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: Morning Mood
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 44528
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7 - 8 AM

7:58 Giuseppe Verdi - Falstaff: Final Chorus
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 42535
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7:49 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto for Two Oboes
John Georgiadis, conductor
London Virtuosi
Anthony Camden, oboe
Alison Alty, oboe
Naxos 553002
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7:42 Christmas Music - The Ship Carol; The First Noel; Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
D'Note 1015
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7:34 Peter Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1: 3rd mvt
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jon Kimura-Parker, p
Telarc 80124
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7:27 Morten Lauridsen - O Nata Lux
Luther College Choirs
Luther 1998
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7:20 Enrique Granados - Spanish Dance No. 9
Peter Breiner, conductor
Razumovsky Sinfonia
Norbert Kraft, guitar
Naxos 553037
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7:12 Herbert Howells - A Spotless Rose
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 2754
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7:06 Alexander Borodin - String Quartet No. 2: Scherzo
Lafayette String Quartet
MPR 207
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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

6:48 Felix Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 2
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Berlin 2105
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6:35 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 "Choral": 2nd movement
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 439148
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6:32 Florent Schmitt - Suite in Rococo Style: 4th movement (Vif)
Mirage Quintet
Naxos 570444
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6:24 Luigi Boccherini - Symphony
Johannes Goritzki, conductor
German Chamber Academy
CPO 999084
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6:21 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
Eaken Piano Trio
Naxos 554099
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6:09 Henry Purcell - Trumpet Sonata No. 2
Anthony Newman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244
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6:04 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 85 "The Queen": 3rd movement
Harry Christophers, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Coro 16104
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5 - 6 AM

5:43 Benjamin Britten - Simple Symphony
Guildhall String Ensemble
RCA 7846
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5:35 Frederick Delius - Sleigh Ride
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 65067
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5:15 Ottorino Respighi - The Birds
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437533
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5:08 Traditional - Three English Carols
Artaria Quartet
Aequebis 2003
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5:06 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 6 "Minute"
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 460250
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5:01 Emilio Pujol - Triquilandia/Seguidilla
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80633
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4 - 5 AM

4:49 Medley - At Midnight Hour; Joy Be With You; Carol of the Birds; Winter's Falling Light
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173
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4:31 Dmitri Kabalevsky - The Comedians: Suite
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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4:22 Steven Heitzeg - little tree
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
American Choral Catalog 121
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4:06 Claude Debussy - Children's Corner
Helen Huang, piano
Teldec 13148
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4:01 Antonin Dvorak - Rusalka: Polonaise
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 71
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3 - 4 AM

3:36 Bernhard Crusell - Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Alan Francis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Thea King, clarinet
Hyperion 66708
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3:28 Christmas Music - El Rorro; The Coventry Carol; Deck the Halls
Roger Wagner, conductor
Roger Wagner Chorale
Delos 3072
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3:14 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Mandolins
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
Ugo Orlandi, mandolin
Erato 45203
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3:06 Gordon Langford - A Christmas Fantasy
Keith Rhodes, conductor
Huddersfield Choral Society
Chandos 4541
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3:01 John Ireland - Concertino Pastorale: Finale
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Chandos 9376
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2 - 3 AM

2:51 Giuseppe Torelli - Concerto Grosso No. 6 "Christmas Concerto"
I Musici
Philips 412739
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2:21 Ottorino Respighi - Church Windows
Keith Clark, conductor
Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Reference 15
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2:12 Capel Bond - Concerto No. 3
Roy Goodman, conductor
Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 66467
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2:06 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: Pifa; There were Shepherds
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Saul Quirke, boy soprano
Philips 411041
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2:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Quintet
Trio Pasquier
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 47230
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1 - 2 AM

1:50 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Choir of New College, Oxford
CRD 3443
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1:17 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 4
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 415274
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1:11 Felix Mendelssohn - Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 63179
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1:06 Franz Liszt - Des Madchens Klage (after Schubert)
Valentina Lisitsa, piano
London/Decca 18987
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1:01 Joseph Lauber - Four Medieval Dances: Galliarde
Laurel Zucker, flute
Cantilena 66034
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:47 Robert Russell Bennett - The Many Moods of Christmas No. 2
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80087
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12:16 Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations
Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Philips 416354
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12:09 Cesar Franck - Panis Angelicus
Steven Mercurio, conductor
Northwest Sinfonia
Carl Tanner, tenor
Bounty 17822
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12:06 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 1
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9848
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12:01 Peter Lamb - English Air
Kenneth Smith, flute
ASV 768
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