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Highlights from August 26 to September 2

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Teresa Root.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Jasper String Quartet plays Haydn in St. Cloud.
Friday, 2 pm: The Copper Street Brass Quintet, live from the State Fair.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Telling Tales.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus perform an all-Russian program.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Music for Wind Band.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:29 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Strings
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 46315
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11:23 Michael Praetorius - Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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11:16 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Flutes
Barthold Kuijken, conductor
Academia Montis Regalis
Barthold Kuijken, flute
Opus 111 30298
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11:11 Traditional - Four German Carols
Berlin Philharmonic Brass
DG 413657
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11:06 Samuel Barber - Canzone
Israela Margalit, piano
EMI 55400
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11:01 Henry Purcell - Two Christmas Interludes
Alun Francis, conductor
NW Chamber Orchestra of Seattle
Helios 88028
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10 - 11 PM

10:13 Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 5
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Philips 432 083
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10:09 John Rutter - Christmas Night
Brian Jones, conductor
Copley Singers
Gothic 49283
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9 - 10 PM

9:44 Ludwig van Beethoven - Cello Sonata No. 1 in F, Op. 5, No. 1
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
Artistled 19801
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9:40 Traditional - Nowell sing we
Folger Consort
Bard 9106
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9:23 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Philharmonic
Chandos 8502
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9:15 Michael Praetorius - Puer natus in Bethlehem
Paul McCreesh, conductor
Gabrieli Consort & Players
Archiv 5271
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8 - 9 PM

8:43 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 104 "London"
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3061
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8:36 Frederic Chopin - Impromptu No. 3, Op. 51
Stanislav Bunin, piano
DG 423 618
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8:28 Trad., arr. Canteloube - Bailero
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Arleen Auger, soprano
Virgin 90714
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8:03 Igor Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 60394
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7 - 8 PM

7:59 Johannes Brahms - Capriccio No. 2
Richard Goode, piano
Nonesuch 79154
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6 - 7 PM

6:56 Anon. - A New Tune
The Palladian Ensemble
MPR 205
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6:35 Franz Dussek - Sinfonia in Bb
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Naxos 572683
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6:31 Gustaf Nordqvist - Jul, Jul, stralande jul (Yule, Yule, sparkling Yule)
Cecilia Rydinger Alin, conductor
Orphei Drangar
Bis 1833
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6:30 Ottorino Respighi - Adoration of the Magi
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Boston Pops 2
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6:08 Christmas Music - Silent Night; Nativity Carol; Infant Holy, Infant Lowly; Deck the Halls
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
Four Winds 3017
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6:01 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas Brasilieras No. 5
Trio Concertant
GM 2035
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5 - 6 PM

5:56 George Frideric Handel - Water Music: Hornpipe
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 907010
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5:52 Traditional - Still, Still, Still
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Philips 442141
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5:45 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Danielle Maddon, violin
Ellen DePasquale, viola
Rafael Figueroa, cello
John Marks 20
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5:42 Trad./Praetorius - Good Christian Men Rejoice
Chanticleer
Teldec 94563
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5:34 Hector Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80271
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5:13 Joseph Haydn - Violin Concerto No.1
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Simon Standage
Archiv 427 316
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5:09 Traditional - Ding Dong! Merrily on High; Jingle Bells
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 939
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5:04 Johann Sebastian Bach - Fugue "Little"
Canadian Brass
RCA 61852
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4 - 5 PM

4:51 Beethoven - Piano Quartet Op 16
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
CMS 82503
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4:45 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Marriage of Figaro: Overture
Bruno Weil, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 46695
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4:42 Ahrold/Kountz/Leontovych - The Bells; The Sleigh; Carol of the Bells
Dr. Stan Hill, conductor
Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus
TCGMC 2708
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4:42 Judith Weir - Illuminare, Jerusalem
William Lacey, conductor
Winchester College Chapel Choir
Naxos 557965
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4:35 Traditional - O Little Town of Bethlehem
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
DG 429732
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4:20 Arcangelo Corelli - Christmas Concerto
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 423626
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4:17 Mozart - Musical Sleighride
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops
DG 419 414
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4:04 Franz Schubert - Dances
Vladimir Viardo, piano
ProPiano 224513
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3 - 4 PM

3:56 Henri Busser - The Sleep of the Baby Jesus
Victor Costanzi, violin
Rita Costanzi, harp
Skylark 9400
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3:40 Sergei Rachmaninov - Symphonic Dances: Finale
Sergiu Comissiona, conductor
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
CBC 5143
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3:30 Gioacchino Rossini - Thieving Magpie: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 431653
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3:25 Gian Carlo Menotti - Amahl and the Night Visitor
Andrew Schenck, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Koch 7005
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3:24 Traditional - Festival of Carols
Giovanni De Chiaro, guitar
Centaur 2101
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3:04 George Frideric Handel - Keyboard Suite
David Greilsammer, piano
Sony 92969
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3:04 Various - Two Christmas Songs
Paul Brandvik, conductor
Bemidji Chamber Singers
Bemidji 2166
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3:04 Richard Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
Franz Welser-Most, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 4778773
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Noon - 1 PM

12:55 Adolphe Adam - O Holy Night
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1
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12:47 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 12
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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12:42 Gabriel Faure - Berceuse
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 437544
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12:40 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Chinese Dance
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 433000
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12:35 Anonymous - Two 16th Century Songs
Frank Wallace, guitar
Gyre 10092
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12:32 Gian Carlo Menotti - Amahl and the Night Visitors: Shepherd's Dance
Thomas Schippers, conductor
NBC Television Theatre Orchestra
RCA 6485
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12:19 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Matthew Best, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Thomas Allen, baritone
Hyperion 20420
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12:10 Engelbert Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel: Dream Pantomime
Georg Tintner, conductor
Symphony Nova Scotia
CBC 5167
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12:03 Claude Debussy - Footsteps in the Snow
Pierre Laurent-Aimard, piano
DG 17386
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11 - Noon

11:47 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sonata in E Minor
Avi Avital, mandolin
Ira Givol, cello
Ophira Zakai, theorbo
DG 16801
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11:43 Charles Ives - A Christmas Carol
Paul Hillier, conductor
Theatre of Voices
Harmonia Mundi 907079
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11:41 Traditional - What Child is This
Tecwyn Evans, conductor
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Bryn Terfel, bass
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 14914
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11:35 Leo Nestor - Rorate caeli desuper
Leo Nestor, conductor
The Choir of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
VQR 2021
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11:27 Astor Piazzolla - The Four Seasons: Winter in Buenos Aires
A Far Cry
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Julien Labro, bandoneon
Azica 71270
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11:16 Antonio Vivaldi - The Seasons: Winter
Giovanni Antonini, conductor
Il Giardino Armonico
Enrico Onofri, violin
Teldec 97671
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11:08 Gustav Holst - A Winter Idyll
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 572914
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11:02 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: December
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
Virgin 45042
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Bill Whelan - The Currach
Michael McHale, piano
RTE Lyric fm 139
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10:41 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 3
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Philips 411122
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10:40 Francisco Tarrega - Suena
Mattias Jacobsson, guitar
Avie 2254
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10:37 Frederic Chopin; arr: Francisco Tarrega - Prelude in D
Mattias Jacobsson, guitar
Avie 2254
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10:35 Catalan Traditional; arr: Miguel Llobet - El Testament d'Amelia
Mattias Jacobsson, guitar
Avie 2254
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10:10 Christmas Music - Christmas Medley
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Vasari Singers
Martin Ford, organ
Naxos 573030
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10:00 Alexander Glazunov - The Seasons: Winter
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Telarc 80347
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9 - 10 AM

9:48 Medley - Quem pastores; Sleepers Awake
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Ambitus 97812
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9:44 Traditional - In dulci jubilo
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 106
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9:21 Wolfgang Mozart - Symphony No. 21
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 423365
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9:07 Norman Dello Joio - Christmas Music
Debra Torok, piano
Marylene Dosse, piano
Albany 468
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9:01 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 2
Antal Dorati, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 430735
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Various - Christmas Music
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 111
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8:31 Ottorino Respighi - The Birds
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 47844
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8:27 Traditional English - Coventry Carol
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446
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8:22 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 60700
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8:18 Tielman Susato - Danse du Roy
Philip Pickett, conductor
New London Consort
Oiseau-Lyre 436131
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8:10 Traditional - Three English Carols
Artaria Quartet
Aequebis 2003
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8:03 Emmanuel Chabrier - 10 Picturesque Pieces: Scherzo-Waltz
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67515
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7 - 8 AM

7:50 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 23
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 423365
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7:46 Richard Voorhaar - The Virgin's Cradle Hymn
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 939
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7:37 Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1: 3rd Movement
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chloe Hanslip, violin
Warner 45664
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7:32 Bob Chilcott - Sweet was the Song
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Vasari Singers
Martin Ford, organ
Naxos 573030
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7:28 Bob Chilcott - Rejoice and Be Merry
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Vasari Singers
Naxos 573030
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7:19 Zoltan Kodaly - Hary Janos Suite: Intermezzo and Entrance
Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5194
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7:13 Traditional - Away in a Manger
New York Polyphony
Avie 2141
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7:08 Percy Grainger - Scotch Strathspey and Reel
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 66884
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7:04 Peter Togni - Shimmeree
Arthur Polson, conductor
CBC Vancouver Orchestra
Dorian SMCD-M96
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6 - 7 AM

6:56 Traditional German - O Come, All Ye Faithful
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
RIAS Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 901794
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6:47 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 1: Selections
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 3134
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6:41 Christmas Music - The First Nowell
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
London/Decca 430146
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6:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute and Harp Concerto: Rondo
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Orchestra Mozart
Jacques Zoon, flute
Letizia Belmondo, harp
DG 4779329
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6:24 Michael Praetorius - From heaven on high (Vom Himmel hoch)
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Bis 947
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6:20 Robert Schumann - Of Foreign Lands and People
Michael Chertock, piano
Telarc 80357
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6:10 Traditional English - O Little Town of Bethlehem
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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6:04 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 92 "Oxford": 4th movement
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 94237
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5 - 6 AM

5:45 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572458
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5:41 Anonymous - The Donkey's Carol; The Friendly Beasts
Ensemble Galilei
Maggie Sansone, hammered dulcimer
Maggie's Music 108
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5:34 Philippe Gaubert - Nocturne and Allegro Scherzando
Steuart Bedford, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
William Bennett, flute
ASV 652
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5:28 Philip Lane - Overture on French Carols
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Dutton 7151
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5:13 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 22
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Bridge 9274
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5:06 Christmas Music - Musical Sleighride; White Christmas
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
DG 419414
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5:01 Anonymous - Child Grove; Easter Thursday; The Beggar's Boy
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907101
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4 - 5 AM

4:57 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Artist's Life
Franz Bauer Theussl, conductor
Vienna Volksopera Orchestra
Philips 416819
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4:47 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45495
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4:29 Traditional - O come, all ye faithful; The Shepherd's Carol; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 133
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4:13 Francois Devienne - Bassoon Concerto No. 2
Bohdan Warchal, conductor
Slovak Chamber Orchestra
Eckart Hubner, bassoon
CPO 999120
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4:06 Alan Silvestri - The Polar Express: Suite
Alan Silvestri, conductor
Original Soundtrack Recording
Warner 48897
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4:01 Johan Svendsen - String Quartet: 3rd movement
Oslo String Quartet
CPO 999858
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3 - 4 AM

3:30 Camille Saint-Saens - Violin Concerto No. 3
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Bell, violin
London/Decca 425501
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3:23 Charles Alkan - Nocturne No. 1
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
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3:10 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Vaughan Meakins, conductor
Ambrosian Singers
Intersound 2856
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3:06 Christmas Music - The Morning Star Has Risen; On Christmas Day (Sussex Carol)
The Playfords
Coviello 21012
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3:01 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Symphony "Pastorella"
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
CBC 5225
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2 - 3 AM

2:17 Johannes Brahms - Symphony no. 4
Johannes Brahms, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Philips 422337
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2:12 Peter Warlock - I saw a fair maiden
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 512
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2:08 Nagayo Motoori - Summer Children
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Denon 7330
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2:06 John Jacob Niles - The Kentucky Wassail Song
Paul Hillier, conductor
Pro Arte Singers
Harmonia Mundi 3957233
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2:01 Traditional - This is the truth
Chanticleer
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Teldec 85555
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1 - 2 AM

1:49 Johann Hummel - Adagio and Rondo
Gernot Schmalfuss, conductor
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Dieter Klocker, clarinet
Marco Polo 223431
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1:46 Christian Sinding - Rustles of Spring
Jerome Lowenthal, piano
Bridge 9306
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1:38 Gordon Langford - A Christmas Fantasy
Keith Rhodes, conductor
Huddersfield Choral Society
Chandos 8679
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1:09 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 1
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 416329
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1:06 Anonymous - Breton Noel
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Danielle Maddon, violin
Ellen DePasquale, viola
Rafael Figueroa, cello
Listen 50001
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1:01 Vincenzo Bellini - Capulets and Montagues: Sinfonia
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Orchestra of St. Cecilia
DG 471566
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:48 Franz Joseph Haydn - Keyboard Concertino
Wu Han, piano
Jorja Fleezanis, violin
Erin Keefe, violin
David Finckel, cello
Music@Menlo 20103
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12:28 Emmanuel Chabrier - Pastoral Suite
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8852
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12:23 Edmund Walters - Babe of Bethlehem
Norman Scribner, conductor
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Naxos 555049
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12:15 Rick Sowash - Variations on the Boar's Head Carol
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254
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12:06 George Chadwick - Noel
Raymond Leppard, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 458157
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12:01 Henryk Wieniawski - Polonaise No. 1
Laurent Korcia, violin
Naive 4978
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