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Highlights from October 7 to 14

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Willmar High School Cardinal Choir.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Guitar teacher Gary Lee Joyner.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight: Willmar High School Cardinal Choir.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Artaria String Quartet plays music by Pleyel, from Sundin Hall.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vanska conducts works by Richard Strauss, including Burleske with pianist Andrew Staupe.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From Darkness to Light.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Scary Sounds.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Bach and Haydn.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, December 26, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:47 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 16
Nicholas Ward, conductor
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 550874
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11:27 Giuseppe Valentini - String Concerto
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 435393
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11:09 Franz Liszt - Les Preludes
Vaclav Neumann, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Teldec 41284
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11:06 Traditional - The Bird's Wedding
Chanticleer
Teldec 16676
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11:01 Johan Halvorsen - From Olden Times: Intrada
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 10614
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10 - 11 PM

10:34 Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Violin Concerto
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Residente Orkest den Haag
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Bis 1822
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10:30 Traditional - How Brightly Shines the Morning Star
Philadelphia Brass
Philadelphia Brass 1
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10:08 Harald Genzmer - Trio for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Aureole Trio
Koch 7055
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9 - 10 PM

9:30 Bela Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Philips 456575
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9:23 Zoltan Kodaly - Hary Janos: Tiszan innen, Dunan tul
Janos Ferencsik, conductor
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Sandor Solyom-Nagy, baritone
Klara Takacs, mezzo-soprano
Hungaroton 12837
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9:18 Bernard Herrmann - North by Northwest: Conversation Piece
John Mauceri, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Philips 446 681
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8 - 9 PM

8:58 Ludwig van Beethoven - Cello Sonata No. 1
Pierre Fournier, cello
Friedrich Gulda, piano
DG 477 6266
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8:45 Christoph Gluck - Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Raymond Leppard, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Sony 44650
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8:20 Walter Piston - Symphony No. 4
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3106
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8:14 Count Basie - Jumpin' at the Woodside
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3163
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8:00 Claude Debussy - Children's Corner
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 460247
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7 - 8 PM

7:50 Ennio Morricone - Cinema Paradiso
John Mauceri, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Philips 446 681
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7:23 Edvard Grieg - Piano Concerto
Lovro von Matacic, conductor
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
EMI 47164
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7:09 Alan Hovhaness - Alleluia and Fugue
David Amos, conductor
The Philharmonia
Crystal 810
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7:04 Anonymous/Lodovico Roncalli - Spagnoletto; Passacaglia
Paul O'Dette, lute
Hyperion 66228
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6 - 7 PM

6:42 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 27
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80186
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6:27 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419191
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6:20 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Noels sur les instruments
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Consort
Archiv 5271
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6:06 Emmanuel Chabrier - Espana
Jean-Pierre Jacquillat, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
EMI 47647
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Sonata
Marilyn Zupnik, oboe
Mark Shuman, cello
Raymond Leppard, harpsichord
ASV 663
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5:30 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 101 "The Clock"
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80311
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5:25 Gustav Holst - First Suite
Howard Dunn, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 39
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5:08 Maurice Ravel - Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Stephen Kovacevich
EMI 46734
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5:03 Randall Thompson - Alleluia
Rene Clausen, conductor
Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
Concordia 2051
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4 - 5 PM

4:41 Pietro Locatelli - Concerto
Elizabeth Wallfisch, conductor
Raglan Baroque Players
Hyperion 67041
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4:34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 9 "Posthorn": Rondo
Sandor Vegh, conductor
Orchestra of the Mozarteum
Philips 422413
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4:23 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 5
James Judd, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Jean Louis Steuerman, piano
Philips 420200
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4:22 Sergio Assad - Coral Reef (Recife Dos Corais)
Sergio & Odair Assad, guitars
Nonesuch 79116
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4:12 Giacomo Puccini - Tosca: Vissi d'arte
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Philharmonia of Russia
Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano
Delos 3403
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4:00 Aaron Copland - Outdoor Overture
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3140
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3 - 4 PM

3:35 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1: 2nd movement
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Heinrich Schiff, cello
Philips 420923
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3:28 Robert Sieving - All This Night
Rick Kvam, conductor
Chorale Arts Ensemble
concert recording 
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3:21 Kim Arnesen - Cradle Hymn
Shelley Winemiller, conductor
Bela Voce Young Women's Choir
concert recording 
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3:17 Herman Schroeder - Es wird schon gleich
Axel Theimer, conductor
Kantorei
concert recording 
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3:05 Federico Torroba - Guitar Sonatina
Ana Vidovic, guitar
MPR Recording 0806202
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3:00 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 2
Vaclav Neumann, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Supraphon 7491
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Noon - 1 PM

12:50 Johann Pez - Christmas Concerto
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Les Violins du Roy
Dorian 90180
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12:46 Piae Cantiones; arr: David Willcocks - Good King Wenceslas
Etherea Vocal Ensemble
Derek Greten-Harrison, baritone
Delos 3422
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12:41 Benjamin Britten - Ceremony of Carols: There is no rose; In freezing winter night
Etherea Vocal Ensemble
Grace Cloutier, harp
Delos 3422
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12:30 Camille Saint-Saens - Introduction and Rondo capriccioso
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Janine Jansen, violin
London 475011
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12:27 Traditional - Carol of the Bells
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80226
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12:16 Igor Stravinsky - Two Suites for Small Orchestra
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Ensemble Intercontemporain
Sony 45843
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12:05 Erik Satie - Three Gymnopedies
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London 473620
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11 - Noon

11:55 Alexander Glazunov - Les Chanteurs de Noel
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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11:45 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80368
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11:38 Alf Houkam - The Rune of Hospitality
Dale Warland, conductor
The Dale Warland Singers
Jeffrey Van, guitar
ACC 121
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11:31 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Gypsy Baron Overture
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 43337
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11:06 Richard Strauss - Oboe Concerto
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Gregor Zubicky, oboe
Simax 1064
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11:01 George Frideric Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 445773
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10 - 11 AM

10:45 Gustav Holst - A Moorside Suite
Frederick Fennell, conductor
Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
Kosei 3563
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10:42 Ola Gjeilo - Serenity
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Phoenix Chorale
Emmanuel Lopez, cello
Chandos 5100
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10:33 Jean Sibelius - Presto
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 384
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10:07 Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 1
Andrew Gourlay, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Charlie Siem, violin
Warner 66661
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10:00 Anonymous, arr. Michael Praetorius - In dulci jubilo
Alexander Blachly, conductor
Pomerium
Archiv 449819
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9 - 10 AM

9:49 George Gershwin - Piano Concerto: 3rd Movement
Bertrand de Billy, conductor
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Pascal Roge, piano
Oehms 601
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9:44 Billy Joel - Air (Dublinesque)
Richard Joo, p
Sony 85397
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9:41 Francis Poulenc - Novelette
Vento Chiaro
Ongaku 24120
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9:11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Concerto
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Robert Marcellus, c
Sony 62424
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9:03 Traditional - Staffan's Greeting Song and Ballad
Gary Graden, conductor
St Jacob's Chamber Choir
Lisa Rydberg, violin
Bis 5031
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8 - 9 AM

8:49 Andrea Zani - Cello Concerto No. 10
Michael Alexander Willens, conductor
Cologne Academy
Martin Rummel, cello
Capriccio 5145
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8:40 Gioacchino Rossini - L'Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers): Overture
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415363
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8:33 Morton Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium
Harry Christophers, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Coro 16117
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8:21 Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Concerto: Finale
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 83181
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8:21 Joaquin Nin - A Commentary
Maya Beiser, cello
Anthony de Mare, piano
Koch 7442
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8:09 Heinrich Biber - Court Sonata No. 1
Purcell Quartet
Michael Laird, trumpet
Mark Bennett, trumpet
Chandos 591
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8:04 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: Arabian Dance
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR 100203-12
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7 - 8 AM

7:56 Aaron Copland - Down a Country Lane
Frank Battisti, conductor
New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble
Albany 1058
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7:36 Ottorino Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 2
Neville Marriner, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
EMI 47116
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7:33 Bob Chilcott - The Shepherd's Carol
Harry Christophers, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Coro 16117
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7:24 William Boyce - Symphony No. 4
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 419631
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7:20 Felix Mendelssohn - Song without Words, Op. 62 No. 1
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421119
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7:14 Top Score
7:10 Antonio Vivaldi - Il Giustino: Vedro con mio diletto (I will see with delight)
Christian Curnyn, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 16412
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7:04 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: Selections
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 57888
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6 - 7 AM

6:48 Georges Bizet - Symphony: 1st mvt
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
French National Orchestra
EMI 63898
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6:35 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 15: 3rd movement
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner 62259
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6:31 Traditional - Good King Wenceslas
George Guest, conductor
St. John's College Choir
Chandos 8485
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6:25 Claude Debussy - Danse
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Analekta 3151
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6:25 John Wilbye - All Pleasure is of This Condition
Summit Hill Brass Quintet
SELF PROD 368
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6:10 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell: Pas de six
Antonio de Almeida, conductor
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra
Philips 422843
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6:04 Johann Sebastian Bach - Air on the G String
Philip Ledger, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 91452
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5 - 6 AM

5:45 Frederick Delius - In a Summer Garden
Richard Hickox, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9355
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5:39 Francisco Guerrero - Duo Seraphim
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 123
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5:33 Jean Sibelius - Humoresque No. 1
Thomas Sondergard, conductor
WDR Symphony Orchestra
Vilde Frang, violin
EMI 84413
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5:17 Giuseppe Demachi - Sinfonia "Le campane di Roma" ("Bells of Rome")
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 63430
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5:10 Edvard Grieg - Norwegian Dance No. 1
Duo Turgeon
Marquis 241
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5:06 Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet: Menuet
Daniele Gatti, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conifer 51343
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5:00 Carl Nielsen - Wind Quintet: 2nd movement
David Shifrin, conductor
Chamber Music Northwest
Delos 3136
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4 - 5 AM

4:33 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: O thou that tellest good tidings
John Butt, conductor
Dunedin Consort and Players
Annie Gill, contralto
Linn 285
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4:22 Georg Philipp Telemann - Sonata for Strings
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
DG 5761
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4:16 Joachim Raff - Cavatina
Philippe Quint, violin
Lily Maisky, piano
Avanti 10402
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4:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sonata for Bassoon and Cello
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Philips 422390
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4:06 Edouard Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole: Rondo
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Chee-Yun, violin
Denon 18017
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3 - 4 AM

3:49 Amilcare Ponchielli - Dance of the Hours
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 429494
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3:49 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
John Butt, conductor
Dunedin Consort
David Blackadder, trumpet
Linn 430
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3:35 Bassano; Sweelinck; Traditional - Christmas Medley
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Choir
Philips 462050
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3:09 Johannes Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Philips 442068
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3:01 Reinhold Gliere - Romance
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin
EMI 57025
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2 - 3 AM

2:40 Emmanuel Chabrier - Pastoral Suite
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
Chandos 5122
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2:28 Maurice Ravel - Introduction and Allegro
Jupiter String Quartet
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Alexa Still, flute
Richard Hawkins, clarinet
Oberlin 1304
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2:22 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 8
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Philips 464601
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2:06 Wilhelm Stenhammar - Prelude and Bourree
Hannu Koivula, conductor
Gavle Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572186
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2:06 Frederic Chopin - Mazurka
Leon Fleisher, piano
Vanguard 1551
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1 - 2 AM

1:27 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 1
Hagen Quartet
DG 423622
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1:22 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Christmas Mass: Kyrie
George Guest, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Chandos 8658
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1:18 Amy Beach - Berceuse
Pamela Frame, cello
Koch 7281
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1:08 Claude Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 58045
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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

12:54 Martin Mailman - Autumn Landscape
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434347
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12:44 Traditional - Personent hodie; Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
Gary Graden, conductor
St. Jacob's Chamber Choir
Lisa Rydberg, violin
Gunnar Idenstam, organ
Sofia Karlsson, vocals
Bis 5031
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12:07 Carl Nielsen - Symphony No. 3 "Sinfonia espansiva"
Michael Schonwandt, conductor
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Erlend Tyrmi, baritone
Ina Kringlebotn, soprano
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:02 Astor Piazzolla - Tango No. 2
Tali Morgulis, piano
Delos 3435
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