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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

Sunday, December 22, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:49 Eriks Esenvalds - Night Prayer
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 67796
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11:45 Franz Gruber - Silent Night
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173
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11:11 Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 10
Emerson String Quartet
DG 14106
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11:06 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341
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11:06 Pablo Casals - El cant dels ocells (Song of the Birds)
Antonio Pappano, conductor
Saint Cecilia Orchestra
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 82390
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10 - 11 PM

10:44 Valentin Silvestrov - Naive Music: Suite
Mykola Suk, piano
Cambria 1401
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10:44 Andrew Gant - What child is this?
Donald Nally, conductor
The Crossing
Innova 853
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10:36 Jonathan Varcoe - Lullay, lullay little child
Donald Nally, conductor
The Crossing
Innova 853
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10:12 Johann Sebastian Bach - Triple Concerto
Jaap ter Linden, conductor
Arion
Claire Guimond, flute
Early-Music.com 7753
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10:06 Morten Lauridsen - O Nata Lux
King's Singers
Signum 262
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10:01 Dave Brubeck - La Fiesta de la Posada: Sleep Holy Infant
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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10:01 Leos Janacek - Lord Jesus Christ is Born
Lada Valesova, piano
Avie 2142
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9 - 10 PM

9:46 Thomas Tallis - Videte Miraculum
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi 807517
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9:46 Georges Hue - Fantaisie
Steuart Bedford, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
William Bennett, flute/piccolo
ASV 652
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9:18 Benjamin Britten - Ceremony of Carols
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80461
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9:08 Gabriel Faure - Ave Maria
Steven Isserlis, cello
Joshua Bell, violin
Francis Grier, organ
Sony 74318
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9:06 William Byrd - Ave Maria
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi 807517
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9:06 Lou Harrison - Two Pastorales
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
MusicMasters 67089
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8 - 9 PM

8:48 Claude Debussy - Sacred and Profane Dances
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Lisa Wellbaum, harp
DG 2121
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8:40 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Messe de minuit: Kyrie
Joel Cohen, conductor
Boston Camerata
Warner 69737
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8:40 Robert Schumann - Cello Concerto
Colin Davis, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 42663
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8:40 Franz Schubert - Ave Maria
Michele Mariotti, conductor
Bologna Theater Orchestra
Juan Diego Florez, tenor
London/Decca 14875
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8:06 Manuel de Falla - Seven Popular Spanish Songs: Cancion (Song)
Duo Sonidos
SELF PROD 330
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8:01 Henriette Renie - Contemplation
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 446064
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7 - 8 PM

7:51 Morten Lauridsen - Ave, dulcissima Maria
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Morten Lauridsen, finger cymbals
Hyperion 67580
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7:46 Jean Sibelius - Humoresque No. 5
Thomas Sondergard, conductor
WDR Symphony Orchestra
Vilde Frang, violin
EMI 84413
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7:21 John Rutter - Dancing Day
Etherea Vocal Ensemble
Grace Cloutier, harp
Delos 3422
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7:13 Pietro Baldassare - Trumpet Sonata No. 1
Radoslaw Szulc, conductor
Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra
Gabor Tarkovi, trumpet
Tudor 7161
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7:06 Maurice Ravel - Pavane for a Dead Princess
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80361
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7:06 Michel Corrette - Symphony of Noels No. 2: 5th-7th movements
Rien Voskuilen, conductor
La Fantasia
Columns 290412
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6 - 7 PM

6:46 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Choir of New College, Oxford
CRD 3443
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6:46 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 11
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 422458
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6:46 Scott Tennant/Simon Jeffes - Celtic Fare
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Sony 89100
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6:06 Gustav Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
John Stevens, conductor
Isthmus Brass
Summit 610
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6:06 Girolamo Frescobaldi - Toccata
Camerata Salzburg
Jian Wang, cello
DG 474236
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5 - 6 PM

5:23 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 45 "Farewell"
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 443777
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5:10 Samuel Wesley - Rondo on God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
Ian Hobson, piano
Arabesque 6594
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5:06 Dmitri Shostakovich - The Return of Maxim: Waltz
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3257
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5:01 Vilem Blodek - Flute Concerto: I. Allegro
Uros Lajovic, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Karl Bernhard Sebon, flute
Schwann 11608
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4 - 5 PM

4:35 Johann Quantz - Horn Concerto No. 3
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Barry Tuckwell, horn
London/Decca 417406
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4:28 Traditional - Sleep, sleep; El noi de la mare
Robert DeCormier, conductor
Robert DeCormier Singers
John Muratore, guitar
Arabesque 6684
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4:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 25
Otto Klemperer, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 63272
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4:01 Pablo de Sarasate - Introduction and Tarantella
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Abbey Road Ensemble
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 55475
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3 - 4 PM

3:36 Joaquin Rodrigo - Fantasia for a Gentleman
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 429232
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3:23 Francis Poulenc - Four Christmas Motets
James O'Donnell, conductor
Westminster Cathedral Choir
Hyperion 66664
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3:09 Gustav Holst - St. Paul's Suite
Jonathan Rees, conductor
Scottish Ensemble
Virgin 91112
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3:07 Traditional - Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
James Meredith, conductor
Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Well-Tempered 5176
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3:01 Hector Berlioz - Trojan March
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434328
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 SymphonyCast

1 - 2 PM

1:00 SymphonyCast

11 - Noon

11:47 John Rutter/Traditional - Shepherd's Pipe Carol; Coventry Carol; In dulci jubilo; The First Nowell
London Brass
Teldec 46443
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11:21 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 87
Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Virgin 90844
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11:10 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Brian Jones, conductor
Trinity Choir
Dorian 93240
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11:06 William Kroll - Banjo and Fiddle
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
EMI 54576
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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 AM

10:48 Rick Sowash - A Christmas Rondo
Kris Frankenfeld, violin
Belinda Burge, viola
Ellen Shertzer, cello
Sowash 11
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10:15 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1986
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10:09 Noel Regney/Gloria Shayne - Do You Hear What I Hear?
Petri Juutilainen, conductor
Northern Lights Orchestra
Warren Schatz 5
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10:06 Percy Grainger - Shepherd's Hey
Kenneth Singleton, conductor
Denver Brass
Centaur 2261
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10:01 William Alwyn - Serenade: Finale
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 570145
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9 - 10 AM

9:47 Arcangelo Corelli - Violin Sonata No. 12 "La Follia"
Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
Alia Vox 9805
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9:37 Henry Purcell - Behold, I bring you glad tidings
Roger Norrington, conductor
London String Players
London/Decca 430065
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9:27 Michael Torke - Javelin
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony 62592
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9:21 George Frideric Handel - Semele: Where E'er You Walk
John Rutter, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Nicholas Daniel, oboe
American Gramaphone 590
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9:07 Arthur Sullivan - Christmas Revels
Andrew Penny, conductor
RTE Sinfonietta
Marco Polo 223677
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9:01 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No. 2
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 411040
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8 - 9 AM

8:47 Amilcare Ponchielli - Gran Capriccio
Matthias Foremny, conductor
Mecklenburg Staatskapelle Schwerin
Simone Sommerhalder, oboe
Dabringhaus 9011642
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8:38 Christmas Music - He is Born Emanuel; How Brightly Sh
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
Four Winds 3017
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8:29 William McGibbon - Sonata No. 5 "In Imitation of Corelli"
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90291
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8:13 Igor Stravinsky - Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
London/Decca 425614
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8:06 Traditional French - Noel nouvelet; Sussex Carol
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra
Meredith Hall, soprano
Avie 2269
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8:01 Alessandro Scarlatti - Garden of Roses: Sinfonia
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
Accademia Bizantina
London/Decca 470650
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5 - 6 AM

5:41 Benjamin Britten - Simple Symphony
Iona Brown, conductor
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 45121
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5:27 Christmas Music - I Saw Three Ships; Away in a Manger; This Endris Night; We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Robert DeCormier, conductor
Robert DeCormier Singers
Arabesque 6525
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5:23 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 1
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9848
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5:07 Gareth Walters - Divertimento for Strings
Roy Goodman, conductor
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra
CBC 5227
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5:01 Traditional - Sing a Joyful Song of Christmas; Angels We Have Heard on High
Vienna Boys Choir
Koch 7584
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4 - 5 AM

4:50 Christopher Rouse - Karolju: Italian
David Zinman, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
RCA 11561
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4:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 13
Chamber Players of Canada
Janina Fialkowska, piano
Atma 2532
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4:16 Traditional - Tantum Ergo
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Albany 985
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4:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
Jean-Claude Malgoire, conductor
La Grande Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy
Jean-Claude Veilhan, recorder
Sony 45810
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4:01 Johan Halvorsen - Entry March of the Boyars
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80170
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3 - 4 AM

3:35 Felix Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 9
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437528
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3:21 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Dances
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80674
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3:11 Camille Saint-Saens - Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Quebec Symphony Orchestra
James Ehnes, violin
Analekta 3151
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3:06 Carlos Salzedo - Concert Variations on "Adeste Fideles"
Judy Loman, harp
Naxos 572510
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3:01 Max Bruch - Serenade for Strings: Andante
George Hanson, conductor
Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra
Dabringhaus 3351096
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2 - 3 AM

2:25 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 "Spring"
James Levine, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 435856
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2:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 14332
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2:08 Niccolo Paganini - Sonata Concertata
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 34508
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2:06 Traditional - Carol of the Bells
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Danielle Maddon, violin
Ellen DePasquale, viola
Rafael Figueroa, cello
Listen 50001
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2:01 Eduard Strauss - True Love Polka
Mika Eichenholz, conductor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223471
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1 - 2 AM

1:48 Jean-Marie Leclair - Overture No. 3
Rare Fruits Council
Astree 8842
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1:40 Traditional - Three Carols
Paul Hillier, conductor
Pro Arte Singers
Harmonia Mundi 907233
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1:10 Antonin Dvorak - The Golden Spinning Wheel
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 87630
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1:06 Eric William Barnum - Sweeter Still
Chanticleer
Rhino 284988
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1:01 Jules Massenet - The Last Sleep of the Virgin
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Anthony Ross, cello
Reference 99
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:48 Leroy Anderson - Suite of Carols for Woodwinds
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
Naxos 559621
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12:33 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421369
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12:29 Traditional Swedish - Prepare the Way
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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12:12 William Schuman - New England Triptych
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dorian 90224
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12:09 William Billings - Bethlehem
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi 807453
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12:06 William Knapp - A Virgin Unspotted
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi 807453
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12:01 Edward MacDowell - Woodland Sketches (selected)
Paula Robison, flute
MusicMasters 60115
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