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Highlights from July 29 to August 5

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: writer Charlotte Sullivan.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Miro Quartet plays Mendelssohn, from the 2008 White Pine Festival.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: A Sonic Blockbuster.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The China Philharmonic plays Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky at the 2014 BBC Proms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:51 Medley - Festive Cheer
John Stevens, conductor
Isthmus Brass
Summit 610
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11:34 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 3
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 63073
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11:27 John Rutter - There Is a Flower; Sans Day Carol
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 67245
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11:15 Jean Sibelius - The Flowers
Erik Tawaststjerna, piano
Bis 230
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11:06 Christmas Music - Christmas Song; The Newborn Jesus; Peace, only peace; The country is so beautiful
Esko Kallio, conductor
HOL Choir
HOL 1
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11:01 Eugene Ysaye - Childhood Dream (Reve d'enfant)
Jean-Jacques Kantorow, conductor
Bienne Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Kolly d'Alba, violin
Warner 67181
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10 - 11 PM

10:36 Wolfgang Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 3
James Lveine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Itzhak Perlman, violin
DG 410 020
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10:07 Frank Bridge - The Sea
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
Albany 364
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9 - 10 PM

9:46 Gabriel Faure - Piano Trio
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 422 350
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9:39 Z. Randall Stroope - There is No Rose
Sigrid Johnson, conductor
St. Olaf Manitou Singers
Saint Olaf 3288
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9:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 39
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Saint Luke's 3001
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9:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II: Prelude and Fugue No. 21
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67304
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8 - 9 PM

8:02 - Christmas at Luther 2013
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7 - 8 PM

7:49 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Philharmonic
Chandos 8502
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7:46 Traditional - Still, Still, Still
Tecwyn Evans, conductor
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Bryn Terfel, bass
DG 14914
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7:17 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 5: 2nd and 4th movements
Gustavo Dudamel , conductor
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra
DG  9837
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7:06 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for 3 Oboes
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Hans-Peter Westermann, oboe
Michael Niesemann, oboe
Piet Dhont, oboe
Archiv 419633
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6 - 7 PM

6:26 Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Concerto
Charles Munch, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Jascha Heifetz, violin
RCA 5402
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6:22 Laurel Zucker - Aurora Borealis
Laurel Zucker, flute
Cantilena 2013
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6:14 Virgil Thomson - O My Deir Hert
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Avie 2078
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6:02 Maurice Ravel - Sonatine
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 433515
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6:00 Taste of the Holidays

5 - 6 PM

5:56 Francois Couperin - Passacaglia
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440
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5:53 Stanford Scriven - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
St. Olaf Choir
St. Olaf  3213
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5:36 Hugo Alfven - Swedish Rhapsody No. 1
Okko Kamu, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 553115
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5:33 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: And He shall purify
John Butt, conductor
Dunedin Consort and Players
Linn 285
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5:31 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 1: Air
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 410525
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5:21 Hubert Parry - Symphony No. 1: 4th movement
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5296
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5:12 Franz Schubert - Trout Quintet: Scherzo
Takacs Quartet
Andreas Haefliger, piano
Joseph Carver, double bass
London/Decca 460034
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5:07 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Summit Hill Brass Quintet
SELF PROD 196
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5:01 Camille Saint-Saens - Algerian Suite: French Military March
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 47655
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4 - 5 PM

4:47 Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio italien
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
RCA 68471
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4:42 Michael Praetorius - Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming)
Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010
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4:33 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1 "Titan": 2nd movement
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 425718
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4:29 Henry Gauntlett - Once in Royal David's City
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Cello Sound
Cala 55003
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4:21 Andrejs Jansons - Suite of Old Lettish Dances
Huffman Prairie Winds
USAF 794158
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4:17 Lars-Erik Larsson - Flute Concertino: 1st movement
Sven Verde, conductor
Musica Sveciae
Gunilla von Bahr, flute
Bis 473
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4:11 Various - Variations on Vom Himmel hoch
Ludwig Guttler, conductor
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble
Berlin 1037
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Antonio Vivaldi - Mandolin Concerto
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Giovanni Scaramuzzino, mandolin
Virgin 45527
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3:50 William Walton - Capriccio Burlesco
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 8968
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3:41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento No. 4
New York Philomusica
NY Philomusica 82
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3:33 Jan Sweelinck - Hodie Christus natus est (Today Christ is Born)
Cecilia Rydinger Alin, conductor
Orphei Drangar
Bis 1833
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3:26 Francois Couperin - Musette de Choisie and Tavernie
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 100
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3:04 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Jascha Horenstein, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Earl Wild, piano
Chesky 41
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3:00 Anonymous - Riu, Riu Chiu
Weston Noble, conductor
Luther College Nordic Choir
Luther 1000
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Noon - 1 PM

12:49 Jules Massenet - El Cid: Ballet Music
Eugene Corporon, conductor
North Texas Wind Symphony
Klavier 11128
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12:41 Gioacchino Rossini - Tancredi: Overture
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Nimbus 5078
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12:33 Christmas Music - Christmas Crackers
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Albany 985
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12:23 Domenico Scarlatti - Two Sonatas
Christian Zacharias, piano
EMI 47678
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12:06 Zoltan Kodaly - Dances of Galanta
David Zinman, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Philips 416378
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12:02 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Sonata No. 2: Allegro
Michelle Makarski, violin
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 2230
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12:00 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: In trutina
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Sylvia McNair, soprano
RCA 61673
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11 - Noon

11:55 Traditional/Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; arr: Jeffrey Biegel - I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day/Piano Sonata
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Koch 7737
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11:51 Traditional/Ludwig van Beethoven; arr: Jeffrey Biegel - What Child is This/Moonlight Sonata
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Koch 7737
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11:49 Traditional/Franz Joseph Haydn; arr: Jeffrey Biegel - Joy to the World/Piano Sonata in D
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Koch 7737
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11:28 Franz Joseph Haydn - Sinfonia Concertante
Roger Norrington, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Marieke Blankestijn, violin
Steven Isserlis, cello
Douglas Boyd, oboe
Matthew Wilkie, bassoon
RCA 68578
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11:22 Carrol McLaughlin - Allume
Brian Luce, flute
Carrol McLaughlin, harp
Albany 1464
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11:16 Harold Darke - In the Bleak Midwinter
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Simon Preston, organ
London/Decca 5302
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11:06 Carl Nielsen - Helios Overture
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 45989
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11:00 Mauro Giuliani - Polonaise
David Starobin, guitar
Amalia Hall, violin
Bridge 9418
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10 - 11 AM

10:48 arr: Duo Campion - Christmas Echoes
Duo Campion
Analekta 9818
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10:32 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica:" Allegro con brio
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1516
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10:23 Maurice Ravel - Fountains
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 15944
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10:07 Christmas Music - Sussex Carol; I Saw Three Ships; Silent Night; Festive Cheer
John Stevens, conductor
Isthmus Brass
Summit 610
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10:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker: Russian Dance
John Stevens, conductor
Isthmus Brass
Summit 610
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10:00 Gabriel Grovlez - Sicilienne and Allegro giocoso
Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
Philip Fisher, piano
Chandos 10521
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9 - 10 AM

9:56 Nicolo Paganini - Cantabile
Midori, v
Robert McDonald, p
Sony 52568
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9:48 Emile Waldteufel - The Skaters' Waltz
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
SELF PROD 266
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9:38 Benjamin Britten - Hymn to the Virgin
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
DG 429732
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9:11 Franz Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
ArtistLed 10401
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9:03 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Oiseau-Lyre 421729
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8 - 9 AM

8:57 Traditional - God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Copper Street Brass
Self-produced 
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8:48 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 3, "Scottish"4th mvt
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London 414665
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8:44 William Billings - A virgin unspotted
Chanticleer
Teldec 94563
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8:36 Antonio Vivaldi - Il Cimento: Violin Concerto No. 10 "The Hunt"
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Raglan Baroque Players
Monica Huggett, violin
Virgin 90803
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8:34 Diego Ortiz - Passamezzo moderno III
Hesperion XX
Alia Vox 9831
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8:25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante: Finale
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Orchestra Mozart
Lucas Macias Navarro, oboe
Alessandro Carbonare, clarinet
Guilhaume Santana, bassoon
Alessio Allegrini, horn
DG 4779329
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8:17 Traditional - Christmas Day; Wassail, Wassail
Howard Cable, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia
CBC 5226
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8:10 Daniel Kantor - Night of Silence
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 939
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8:05 Alexander Glazunov - Symphony No. 7: 3rd mvt
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Orfeo 148201
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7 - 8 AM

7:49 Joaquin Rodrigo - Fantasia for a Gentleman: Selections
Louis Fremaux, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Williams, guitar
Sony 45648
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7:43 Traditional - Deck the Halls
Peter Breiner, conductor
Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
Naxos 550670
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7:38 Herman Schroeder - Susani
Kantorei
MPR 20111
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7:35 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov - Procession of the Sardar
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 64140
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7:29 Alfred Uhl - Three Dances: Waltz
Montreal Winds
CBC 1105
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7:17 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 5: 4th Mvt.
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra
DG 9837
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7:11 Vincenzo Bellini - Oboe Concerto
James Levine, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Hansjorg Schellenberger, oboe
DG 429750
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7:04 John Wasson - Festival Fanfare
Jerry Junkin, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 126
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6 - 7 AM

6:54 Erich Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing: Hornpipe
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
Northwest German Philharmonic
CPO 999046
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6:48 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian": Saltarello
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414665
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6:45 John Rutter - Angel Carol
John Rutter, conductor
Clare College Singers
EMI 69950
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6:36 Maurice Ravel - Minuet Antique
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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6:32 Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Michala Petri, recorder
Hanssler 98528
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6:25 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 9 "Razumovsky No. 3": Finale
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80268
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6:22 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto grosso in d, Op. 2, No. 3: 2nd mvt
Tafelmusik
Sony 48043
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6:10 Friedrich Silcher - Glory to God in the highest
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
RIAS Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 901794
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6:04 Pablo de Sarasate - Introduction and Tarantella
Midori, violin
Robert McDonald, piano
Sony 52568
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5 - 6 AM

5:56 Norbert Glanzberg - Noel, C'est L'Amour
True North Brass
TNB 4
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5:52 Traditional Canadian - Huron Carol
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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5:27 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 81
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 423376
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5:21 Johann Sebastian Bach - Blithe Bells (arrangement of Sheep May Safely Graze)
Bengt Forsberg, piano
DG 5073
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5:15 Hector Berlioz - L'Enfance du Christ: Shepherd's Farewell
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Choir
Erato 45275
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5:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Chamber Concerto
Musica Pacifica
Dorian 90704
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4 - 5 AM

4:59 Anonymous - Flowers of the Forest
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90139
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4:46 Claude Debussy - Petite Suite
Mario Bernardi, conductor
CBC Vancouver Orchestra
CBC 5122
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4:38 Gordon Langford - A Christmas Fantasy
Keith Rhodes, conductor
Huddersfield Choral Society
Chandos 4541
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4:16 Michael Haydn - Flute Concerto
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Istvan-Zsolt Nagy, flute
Nimbus 5392
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4:11 Bob Chilcott - Sweet was the Song
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Vasari Singers
Martin Ford, organ
Naxos 573030
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4:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: December
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005
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4:01 George Butterworth - English Idyll No. 2
Mark Elder, conductor
Halle Orchestra
Halle 7503
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3 - 4 AM

3:46 Philip Lane - Old Christmas Music
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Naxos 572744
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3:35 William Herschel - Symphony No. 12
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 10048
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3:13 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 2
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Jeanne Lamon, violin
Analekta 9878
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3:12 Traditional - God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80377
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3:09 Traditional - The Holly and the Ivy
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80377
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3:08 Traditional - The Boar's Head Carol
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Festival Singers
Telarc 80377
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3:06 Traditional - Good King Wenceslas
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80377
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3:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - March
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 420201
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2 - 3 AM

2:47 George Frideric Handel - Harp Concerto
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Maxine Eilander, harp
Analekta 9811
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2:40 Traditional - When Christ is Born
Stefan Stuligrosz, conductor
Poznan Nightingales
Polskie Nagrania 268
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2:36 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 15
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Warner 64527
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2:12 Benjamin Britten - A Ceremony of Carols
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 47709
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2:06 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 12
Pavlo Beznosiuk, violin
Oiseau-Lyre 444449
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2:01 Ernest Chausson - The Tempest: Rustic Dance
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Orchestra of Belgian Radio & TV
Chandos 8369
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1 - 2 AM

1:48 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Patrick Dupre Quigley, conductor
Seraphic Fire
SFM 107
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1:43 Traditional - Winter Wonderland; Jingle Bells
John Bayless, piano
Koch 9610
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1:30 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Snow Maiden Suite
David Zinman, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Philips 442605
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1:10 Giuseppe Valentini - Concerto No. 11
Adrian Chandler, conductor
La Serenissima
Adrian Chandler, violin
Avie 2106
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1:08 Traditional - Awake, and join the cheerful choir
Anonymous 4
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Harmonia Mundi 907325
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1:01 Carl Stamitz - Orchestral Quartet No. 5: Rondo
Donald Armstrong, conductor
NZSO Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 557671
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:42 Franz Schubert - Flute Quartet
Martinu Quartet
Robert Stallman, flute
Bogner's Cafe 103
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12:36 Gustaf Nordqvist - Jul, Jul, stralande jul (Yule, Yule, sparkling Yule)
Torodd Wigum, conductor
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1885
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12:25 Franz Liszt - Christmas Tree Suite
Eteri Andjaparidze, piano
Naxos 553461
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12:08 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 30 "Alleluja"
Nicholas Ward, conductor
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 550757
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12:06 Traditional - On Christmas Night
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 63179
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12:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Lute Suite No. 3: Allemande
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71250
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