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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

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:33 Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1
Andrew Gourlay, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Charlie Siem, violin
Warner 66661
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11:23 Arnold Bax - The Happy Forest
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8307
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11:10 Gabriel Pierne - Free Variations and Finale
Mirage Quintet
Naxos 570444
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11:06 John Johnson - Chi Passa
Ronn McFarlane, lute
William Simms, lute
Dorian 92155
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11:01 Moritz Moszkowski - 3 Etudes
Esther Budiardjo, piano
ProPiano 224536
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10 - 11 PM

10:56 Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing: Scene in the Garden
Gil Shaham, violin
Rohan da Silva, piano
MPR 203
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10:27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Concerto
Philippe Entremont, conductor
Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Michel Portal, clarinet
Harmonia Mundi 901304
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10:24 Wolfgang Mozart - Se vuol ballare from The Marriage of Figaro
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Alistair Miles, baritone
Telarc 80388
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10:20 Wolfgang Mozart - The Marriage of Figaro Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
ASMITF
EMI 47014
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10:02 Aaron Copland - Duo for Flute and Piano
Carol Wincenc, flute
Samuel Sanders, piano
Nonesuch 79114
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9 - 10 PM

9:54 Arvo Paert - Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Bergen Philhamonic
Bis 420
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9:38 Benjamin Britten - Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Bergen Philharmonic
Bis 420
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9:25 Ludwig van Beethoven - 32 Variations on an original theme
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 46437
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8 - 9 PM

8:59 Bohuslav Martinu - Symphony No. 2
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Bamberg Symphony
Bis 362
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8:56 Dmitri Shostakovich - Fugue No. 7 in A
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London 466 066
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8:37 Peter Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Leonard Rose, cello
Sony 46453
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8:20 Igor Stravinsky - Suite Italienne
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Peter Nagy, piano
ECM 1855
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8:04 Dag Wiren - Serenade
Johannes Somary, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Vanguard 72012
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8:01 Steven Sametz - Gaudete
David Dickau, conductor
Choral Arts Ensemble
MPR 20122
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7 - 8 PM

7:36 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto No. 2
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Andre Watts, piano
Telarc 80386
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7:29 Alan Hovhaness - Processional and Fugue
Kerry Stratton, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Dorian 93166
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7:27 Christmas Music - The Morning Star Has Risen; On Christmas Day (Sussex Carol)
The Playfords
Coviello 21012
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7:06 Aaron Copland - Rodeo
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80339
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7:02 Aaron Copland - The Young Pioneers; Sunday Afternoon Music
Leo Smit, piano
Sony 66345
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6 - 7 PM

6:38 Ottorino Respighi - Rossiniana: Suite for Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 557711
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6:35 John Dowland - My Lady Hunsdon's Puffe
London Brass
MPR 205
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6:24 Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger (The Mastersingers): Prelude
Franz Welser-Most, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 4778773
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6:19 Johann Sebastian Bach - Fantasy
Meridian Arts Ensemble
Channel Classics 6594
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6:05 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Violins
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Raglan Baroque Players
Monica Huggett, violin
Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin
Virgin 90803
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6:00 Alf Houkom - Rune of Hospitality
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
American Choral Catalog 121
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5 - 6 PM

5:57 Anonymous, Sephardic - Avrix mi galanica
The Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90901
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5:45 Alexander Borodin - Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra
Philips 442011
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5:38 Fritz Kreisler - Love's Joy
Yevgeny Sudbin, piano
Bis 1518
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5:20 Benjamin Britten - Simple Symphony
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 47842
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5:17 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 1
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80622
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5:11 Traditional - The Cherry Tree Carol; The Holly and the Ivy
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio 2
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5:00 Edvard Grieg - Piano Concerto: 3rd Movement
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 57562
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4 - 5 PM

4:57 Francois Couperin - The Mysterious Barricades
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901956
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4:45 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 2
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Erato 88005
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4:32 Gustav Holst - St. Paul's Suite
Jonathan Rees, conductor
Scottish Ensemble
Virgin 91112
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4:20 William Lawes - Suite No. 8
Trio Settecento
Cedille 135
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4:16 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
London/Decca 417301
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4:12 Gustav Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
Eva Beneke, guitar
Lars Hoefs, cello
Phil Popham, English horn
Moni Simeonov, violin
GSI 98010
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4:00 Carl Maria von Weber - The Free Shooter: Overture
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
DG 415840
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3 - 4 PM

3:49 Tomaso Albinoni - Trumpet Concerto
Theodor Guschlbauer, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
RCA 5864
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3:40 Jean Sibelius - Finlandia
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sony 46668
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3:05 Edouard Lalo - Symphonie espagnole
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
Itzhak Perlman, violin
DG 400032
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3:00 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise No. 3 "Military"
Artur Rubinstein, piano
RCA 5615
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Noon - 1 PM

12:54 Alexander Tcherepnin - Nocturne
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
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12:50 Ottorino Respighi - Nocturne
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
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12:46 Erik Satie - Nocturne
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
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12:32 Howard Hanson - Song of Democracy
Mormon Tabernacle Choir/US Airforce Band
Sony 42133
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12:18 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: The Trumpet Shall Sound; And the Glory of the Lord
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Robert Hale, bass
Philips 411041
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12:13 Giacomo Puccini - Turandot: Nessun dorma
Zubin Mehta, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
London/Decca 10014
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12:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Don Giovanni: La ci darem la mano
Asher Fisch, conductor
Royal Opera, Covent Garden
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Placido Domingo, tenor
EMI 56337
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12:06 Maurice Durufle - Our Father
Dennis Keene, conductor
Voices of Ascension
Delos 3169
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12:03 Aaron Copland - Symphony No. 3: Finale "Fanfare for the Common Man"
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
DG 445486
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11 - Noon

11:49 Sergei Rachmaninov - Symphony No. 2: Allegro molto
Vasily Petrenko, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 15473 (NEW)
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11:43 Frigyes Hidas - Bassoon Concerto: moderato giocoso
Eugene Corporon, conductor
North Texas Wind Symphony
Micah Standley, bassoon
Klavier 11128
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11:20 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 8 "Pathetique"
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 412575
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11:10 Franz Dusseck - Sinfonia in G
Aapo Hakkinen, conductor
Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Naxos 572683
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11:03 Philippe Gaubert - Fantasie
Immanuel Davis, flute
Timothy Lovelace, piano
MSR 1356 (NEW)
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10 - 11 AM

10:56 Richard Rodney Bennett - There is no rose; Susanni
Musica Intima
CBC 1154
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10:09 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1986
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10:01 Erik Satie - Gnossienne No. 1; Gymnopedie No. 1
Jeremy Jouve, guitar
Viviana Guzman, flute
Reference 128 (NEW)
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9 - 10 AM

9:52 Henry Purcell - Abdelazer: Incidental Music
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 9811
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9:52 Peter Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty: Waltz
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
DG 457634
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9:28 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto after the Trio in C
Antonio Janigro, conductor
Zagreb Soloists
Alirio Diaz, guitar
Vanguard 8069
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9:08 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Oboe Concerto
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Neil Black, oboe
DG 419748
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9:03 Adolphe Adam - O Holy Night (Cantique du Noel)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Jorg Demus, piano
DG 5068
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8 - 9 AM

8:56 Sergio Assad - Concerto Originis: 5th mvt
Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, v
Sergio & Odair Assad, g
NSS 7
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8:52 Sergiu Assad - Coral Reef
Sergio & Odair Assad, g
Nonesuch 79116
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8:36 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 3
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Timothy Brown, horn
Hanssler 98316
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8:31 John Rutter - Candelight Carol
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 106
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8:23 Samuel Barber - Souvenirs: 3 Dances
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80441
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8:19 Ernesto Nazareth - Odeon
Gabriela Montero, piano
EMI 41144
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8:07 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 "Reformation": 4th mvt
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 421769
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8:04 Alfred Burt - Caroling Caroling
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1
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7 - 8 AM

7:35 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Oiseau-Lyre 421729
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7:31 John Rutter - Angels' Carol
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 111
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7:21 Ludwig van Beethoven - 8 Variations on a Theme by Count Waldstein
Amy Hamann, piano
Sara Hamann, piano
Grand Piano 619
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7:07 Emmanuel Chabrier - Espana
Jean-Pierre Jacquillat, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
EMI 47647
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7:03 Traditional - Good King Wenceslas
Empire Brass & Friends
EMI 49097
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6 - 7 AM

6:50 Franz Joseph Haydn - Sinfonia Concertante: 1st movement
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Toru Yasunaga, violin
Georg Faust, cello
Jonathan Kelly, oboe
Stefan Schweigert, bassoon
EMI 94237
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6:45 Richard Strauss - The Happy Workshop: 2nd Movement
Edo de Waart, conductor
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Philips 438733
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6:36 Richard Wagner - Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
James Levine, conductor
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
DG 447764
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6:32 Traditional - Joy to the World
John Rutter, conductor
The Bach Choir
Decca 16092
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6:20 Aaron Copland - Our Town: Grover's Corners
Elgar Howarth, conductor
London Sinfonietta
London/Decca 1231
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6:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata Movement
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4202
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6:04 Manuel de Falla - Three Cornered Hat: Neighbor's Dance
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 68550
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4 - 5 AM

4:50 William Alwyn - Seven Irish Tunes
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 570145
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4:32 Rick Sowash - Daweswood: Suite
Mirecourt Trio
Craig Olzenak, clarinet
Gasparo 285
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4:25 Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium
Carl Hogset, conductor
Grex Vocalis
Two L 26
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4:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 4
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
London/Decca 430378
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4:01 Thoinot Arbeau (publ.) - Basse Danse
Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901152
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3 - 4 AM

3:51 Richard Wagner - The Valkyrie: Wotan's Farewell
Klaus Tennstedt, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 68616
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3:10 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 7 "Razumovsky No. 1"
Valentin Berlinsky Quartet
Avie 2253
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3:06 Francois Couperin - La Bersan
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440
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3:01 Tarquinio Merula - Ballo detto Pollicio/La Cattarina
Ensemble Fitzwilliam
Valois 4641
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2 - 3 AM

2:54 Eric Coates - Covent Garden
Malcolm Nabarro, conductor
East of England Orchestra
ASV 2053
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2:43 Philip Glass - String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima"
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Dorian 92157
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2:21 Carl Maria von Weber - Symphony No. 2
Roger Norrington, conductor
London Classical Players
EMI 55348
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2:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Sonata No. 20
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10668
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2:01 Vilem Blodek - Flute Concerto: I. Allegro
Uros Lajovic, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Karl Bernhard Sebon, flute
Schwann 11608
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1 - 2 AM

1:39 Giuseppe Valentini - String Concerto
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 435393
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1:25 Camille Saint-Saens - Fantaisie
Itamar Zorman, violin
Sivan Magen, harp
Azica 71274
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1:18 Traditional - Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Rejoice and be merry
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 133
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1:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Recorder Concerto
Camerata Cologne
Michael Schneider, recorder
DHM 77016
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1:01 J. Rosamond Johnson - Nobody Knows the Trouble I See
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 97
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:34 Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 46314
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12:23 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80377
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12:13 Ottorino Respighi - Sevres of Ancient France
Adriano, conductor
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223346
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12:06 Traditional - Three Renaissance French Carols
Joel Cohen, conductor
Boston Camerata
Erato 75569
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12:01 Robert Schumann - Piano Sonata No. 1: Scherzo
Evgeny Kissin, piano
RCA 63885
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