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Highlights from August 19 to 26

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Bookstore owners Joe and Mary Keyes.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Discovering Dieterich Buxtehude.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the BBC Scottish Symphony plays Mahler's 9th Symphony.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Monday, December 16, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:53 John Rutter - What Sweeter Music
Craig Jessop, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 1063
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11:25 Maurice Ravel - String Quartet
Emerson Quartet
DG 427320
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11:14 Alan Hovhaness - Alleluia and Fugue
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Telarc 80503
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11:10 Robert Convery - Christmas Daybreak
Donald Nally, conductor
The Crossing
Innova 853
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11:06 Howard Blake - The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Michael Chertock, piano
Telarc 80485
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11:01 Claude Debussy - Clair de Lune (Moonlight)
12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 8501
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10 - 11 PM

10:32 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 16
Guarneri Quartet
RCA 60458
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10:14 Stephen Chatman - Carols of the Nativity
Bruce Pullan, conductor
University of British Columbia Singers
Kathleen Allen, soprano
Richard Petroski, baritone
Michelle Baynton, soprano
Centrediscs 15509
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9 - 10 PM

9:41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Quintet
Emerson Quartet
David Shifrin, clarinet
DG 459641
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9:33 Francis Poulenc - Four Brief Prayers of St. Francis
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 8801
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9:28 Paul Schoenfield - Achat Sha'alti (One Thing I Ask)
Linda Chatterton, flute
John Jensen, piano
SELF PROD 255
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8 - 9 PM

8:53 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 4
Edo de Waart, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
MPR Live Recording 
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8:34 John Harbison - Crossroads
Edo de Waart, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Kelly O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
MPR Live Recording 
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8:09 Franz Schrecker - Chamber Symphony
Edo de Waart, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
MPR Live Recording 
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8:02 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude and Fugue No. 1
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony 120
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7 - 8 PM

7:34 Peter Schickele - Piano Quintet No. 2
Lark Quartet; Peter Schickele, piano
Arabesque 6719
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7:27 Andrew York - Pacific Coast Highway
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3163
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7:03 Steve Heitzeg - Old Piano Photos
Tom Linker, piano
Innova 890434
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7:00 1964: A Child's Christmas on the Willamette with Bill Morelock
7:00 Traditional - Boston
Joel Cohen, conductor
Boston Camerata
Erato 92874
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6 - 7 PM

6:34 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 82
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
Sony 45972
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6:25 Georgy Catoire - Three Concert Pieces
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67090
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6:22 Gabriel Pierne - March of the Little Lead Soldiers
Juanjo Mena, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 10633
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6:13 Biagio Marini - Ciaccona
Stradivaria
Cypres 1633
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6:00 Aram Khachaturian - Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Erato 88103
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5 - 6 PM

5:57 Traditional - Somerset Wassail
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 512
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5:44 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for Recorder and Flute
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Michael Schneider, recorder
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Archiv 419633
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5:39 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8: 3rd movement
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
London 16871
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5:33 Manuel de Falla - La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance No. 1
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5404
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5:28 John Du Prez - Bacchanalia
Philip Pickett Ensemble
London/Decca 425209
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5:19 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 1: 1st movement
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Ramin Bahrami, piano
London/Decca 4782956
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5:12 - And Glory Shone Around
Rose Ensemble
Rose 9
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5:06 Jean Sibelius - Karelia Suite: Alla Marcia
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 69028
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4 - 5 PM

4:59 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Voices of Spring
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 425425
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4:51 Alexander Glazunov - Les Chanteurs de Noel
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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4:36 Leopold Mozart - Musical Sleighride
Eduard Melkus Ensemble
Archiv 427 122
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4:31 John Rutter - When Icicles Hang: Blow, blow thou winter wind
John Rutter, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Collegium 117
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4:21 Carl Maria von Weber - Invitation to the Dance
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422050
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4:17 Henry Purcell - Curtain Tune on a Ground
Richard Hickox, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 558
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4:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 34: Finale
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80190
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3 - 4 PM

3:43 Ottorino Respighi - Fountains of Rome
Louis Lane, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80085
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3:38 Dave Brubeck - Sleep Holy Infant
La Pieta
Angelel Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8730
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3:32 Gabriel Faure - Pavane
Summit Hill Brass Quintet
SELF PROD 368
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3:28 Aram Khachaturian - Gayaneh: Dance of the Rose Maidens
Alfred Newman, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
EMI 65922
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3:21 Kenneth Leighton - Hymn of the Nativity
Axel Theimer, conductor
Kantorei
Kimberly Kuhl, soprano
MPR 20122
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3:06 JS Bach - Concerto for Flute
Jorg Faeber, conductor
Wurttburg Chamber Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 60900
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3:02 Traditional - Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Rejoice and be merry
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 133
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Noon - 1 PM

12:00 Learning to Listen

11 - Noon

11:53 Maurice Durufle - Tota pulchra es Maria
Seraphic Fire
SFM 107
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11:51 Christmas - The Cherry Tree Carol; Fuguing Tune: Bethlehem
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi 807453
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11:32 Gabriel Faure - Dolly Suite
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9416
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11:28 Yolanda Kondonassis - Dream Season
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446
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11:16 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge/London Symphony Orchestra
Harvey Alan, bass-baritone
London/Decca 5302
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11:13 Franz Schubert - Hark! Hark! The Lark
Evgeny Kissin, piano
DG 435028
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11:03 Carl Maria von Weber - Clarinet Concertino
Martin West, conductor
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
Bridge 9416
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10 - 11 AM

10:56 Georges Bizet; arr: Hershey Kay - Children's Games: The Shuttlecock/Badminton; Soap Bubbles; The Doll
Martin West, conductor
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Reference 131
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10:51 Stephen Paulus - Snow Had Fallen; Christ Was Born
Magnum Chorum
MPR 20132
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10:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 422720
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10:23 Antonio Vivaldi - Bassoon Concerto
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Baroque Ensemble
Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon
MSR 1451
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10:18 Traditional - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; Good King Wenceslas
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173
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10:15 Traditional - Greensleeves
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173
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10:05 Medley - At Midnight Hour; Joy Be With You; Carol of the Birds; Winter's Falling Light
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173
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10:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue No. 1
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 414388
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9 - 10 AM

9:46 Jan Neruda - Trumpet Concerto
Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Niklas Ecklund, trumpet
Naxos 554806
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9:40 ClaudeThornhill - Snowfall
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Philips 412626
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9:30 Carl Nielsen - Wind Quintet: 3rd mvt
Philadelphia Wind Quintet
Boston 1062
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9:08 Alexander Glazunov - Piano Concerto No. 2
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
Alexander Romanovsky, piano
Warner 67946
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9:03 Valerie Showers Crescenz - Lullay
David Cherwien, conductor
National Lutheran Choir
Merilee Klemp, oboe
NLCA 3509
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9:00 Percy Grainger - Country Gardens
Martin Jones, piano
Nimbus 7703
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8 - 9 AM

8:48 Benjamin Britten - Gloriana: Courtly Dances
Julian Bream Consort
Julian Bream, guitar
London/Decca 452500
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8:41 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 7 "Archduke": 4th movement
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 432381
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8:38 Johannes Brahms - Chorale-Prelude: Es ist ein Ros
Andrew Rangell, piano
Dorian 93194
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8:34 John Rutter - Shepherd's Pipe Carol
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 67245
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8:25 Franz Joseph Haydn - Scherzando No. 1
Bernhard Hartog, conductor
Haydn-Ensemble Berlin
EMI 56577
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8:22 Francis Poulenc - Novelette
Vento Chiaro
Ongaku 24120
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8:18 Francis Poulenc - Motet: Shepherds, whom did you see
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
American Choral Catalog 121
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8:08 Claude Debussy - Images for Orchestra: Spring Round
Libor Pesek, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Bonneville 194
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8:04 Medley - Bach's Bells
Canadian Brass
Steinway & Sons 30027 30027
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7 - 8 AM

7:49 Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto: Finale
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jascha Heifetz, violin
RCA 5933
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7:37 Johann Hummel - Trumpet Concerto: 1st movement
Roy Goodman, conductor
Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Niklas Eklund, trumpet
Naxos 554806
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7:22 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto No. 2: 1st movement
Steven Mercurio, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7785
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7:17 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 7
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Philips 464601
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7:10 Anonymous - Pieces for Broken Consort
Philip Pickett, conductor
Musicians of the Globe Theatre
Philips 446687
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7:04 Traditional German - O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)
Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010
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6 - 7 AM

6:48 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3, "Eroica": 4th mvt
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1516
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6:36 Armas Maasalo - The bells of Christmas
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Bis 947
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6:31 Richard Harvey - Concerto Incantato: Danza Spiriti
Jean Thorel, conductor
City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong
Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 220606
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6:26 Anton Arensky - Intermezzo
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor
USSR Symphony Orchestra
Melodiya 34167
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6:20 Sergey Khvoshchinsky - Bogoroditse Djevo (Rejoice, O Virgin Mary)
From Age to Age
MPR 20111
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6:06 Johann Christian Bach - Sinfonia
David Zinman, conductor
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Philips 442275
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6:04 Peter Warlock - Capriol Suite: Basse Dance
Musica Dolce Ensemble
Bis 8
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5 - 6 AM

5:48 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: Comfort ye
John Butt, conductor
Dunedin Consort and Players
Nicholas Mulroy, tenor
Linn 285
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5:23 Peter Tchaikovsky - Suite No. 4 "Mozartiana"
Neville Marriner, conductor
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart
Capriccio 10200
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5:18 Andrew Smith - Kyrie
New York Polyphony
Bis 2037
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5:06 Otto Nicolai - Christmas Overture
Karl Anton Rickenbacker, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 91079
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5:01 Traditional French - Carol to the King
Craig Jessop, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 5007325
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4 - 5 AM

4:49 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Suite
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
DG 447013
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4:26 Frank Bridge - Suite for Strings
Norman Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8373
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4:19 John Alexander - A Carol Fantasy
John Alexander, conductor
Pacific Chorale
Gothic 49246
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4:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 16
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Philips 422583
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4:01 Henry Purcell - Two Christmas Interludes
Alun Francis, conductor
NW Chamber Orchestra of Seattle
Helios 88028
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3 - 4 AM

3:31 Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet: Suite No. 1
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80597
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3:27 Stephen Paulus - The Holly and the Ivy
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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3:14 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 410897
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3:06 Christmas Music - Gabriel's Message; Sans Day Carol
John Rutter, conductor
Clare College Singers & Orchestra
EMI 69950
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3:01 Niccolo Paganini - Perpetual Motion
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Teldec 94554
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2 - 3 AM

2:33 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 98
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 434921
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2:23 Christopher Rouse - Karolju: Italian
David Zinman, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
RCA 11561
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2:20 Giovanni Palestrina - Agnus Dei
Martin Baker, conductor
Westminster Cathedral Choir
Hyperion 67396
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2:06 Georg Philipp Telemann - Sinfonia melodica for Two Oboes
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Vida Orlovsky, oboe
DG 5761
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2:01 Alan Higbee - In the Bleak Midwinter
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 939
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1 - 2 AM

1:48 Leroy Anderson - Suite of Carols for Woodwinds
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
Naxos 559621
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1:44 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 2
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
RCA 60198
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1:23 Erik Tulindberg - Violin Concerto
Okko Kamu, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Jorma Rahkonen, violin
YLE 9705
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1:15 Franz Schubert - Ave Maria
Michele Mariotti, conductor
Bologna Theater Orchestra
Juan Diego Florez, tenor
London/Decca 14875
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1:06 Christmas Music - In dulci jubilo; Jesus Christ the A
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 442141
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1:01 Astor Piazzolla - Spring in Buenos Aires (Primavera Porteno)
Philip Hansen, cello
North Pacific 28
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:52 Alan Silvestri - The Polar Express: Suite
Alan Silvestri, conductor
Original Soundtrack Recording
Warner 48897
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12:16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Soli Deo Gloria 711
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12:13 Max Reger - There comes a ship laden
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
RIAS Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 901794
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12:06 Tomaso Albinoni - Adagio
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9848
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12:01 Ludwig van Beethoven - 2 Bagatelles
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80423
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