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Highlights from July 22 to 29

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: veterinarian Kate An Hunter.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Carnegie Hall Live: The National Youth Orchestra.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: David Finckel and Wu Han play Debussy, from a 2013 Music in the Park recital.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Bach's the Best.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Music for Two Violinists and Orchestra, played by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Friday, December 28, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:47 Giuseppe Sammartini - Oboe Concerto
I Musici
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 420189
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11:16 Peter Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3255
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11:10 Edvard Grieg - How Fair is Thy Face
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 66793
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11:06 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 2
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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11:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sonatensatz
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4202
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10 - 11 PM

10:41 Gerald Finzi - Love's Labors Lost
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5101
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10:25 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Variations on a Theme of Corelli
Xiayin Wang, piano
Chandos 10724
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10:18 Traditional Catalan - El noi de la mare (The Child of the Virgin)
Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano
Petter Udland Johansen, voice and Hardanger fiddle
Sveinung Lillehier, guitar
Miquel Angel Cordero, double bass
David Mayoral, percussion
ECM 2227
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9 - 10 PM

9:00 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad"
Andrew Litton , conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording 
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8 - 9 PM

8:05 Sergei Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No. 2
Andrew Litton, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vadim Gluzman, violin
MPR Recording 
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7 - 8 PM

7:45 Francis Poulenc - Oboe Sonata
Maurice Borgue, oboe
Pascal Roge, piano
London 421 581
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7:41 Dave Brubeck - La Fiesta de la Posada: Sleep Holy Infant
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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7:14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 12
Andre Watts, piano
EMI 49094
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7:07 Hoagy Carmichael - Prayer and Cathedral Vision
Raymond Leppard, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 458157
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6 - 7 PM

6:31 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 2
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
CSO 901914
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6:26 Richard Strauss - Tic-Toc Clock
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
New York Chamber Symphony
Nonesuch 79145
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6:10 Handel - Worthy is the Lamb
John Butt, conductor
Dunedin Consort and Players
LINN 285
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6:03 Emmanuel Chabrier - Espana
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
DG 423 698
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6:00 Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Maxin Vengerov
Teldec 90881
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5 - 6 PM

5:48 Abbie Betinis - The Mirthful Heart
MPR Carolers
mpr recording 
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5:44 John Rutter - Lullaby for Pegi
DG 17606
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5:41 traditional - Lo How a Rose
Paul Hillier, conductor
Theater of Voices
HMU 807565
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5:33 LM Gottschalk - Creole Ballade
Philip Martin
Hyperion 66697
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5:25 Via Olatunji - Betelehemu
Turtle Creek Chorale
Reference 61
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5:03 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No 1
Marin Alsop, conductor
Baltimore Symphnoy Orchestra
Naxos 572207
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5:00 traditional - Lord of the Dance
David Cherwin, conductor
National Lutheran Choir
NLCA 2022
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4 - 5 PM

4:55 JS Bach - Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Empire Brass
EMI 47395
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4:50 Franz Schubert - Serenade
Michael Sterns, conductor
Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell
Sony 87894
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4:31 Joseph Schwantner - Beyond Autumn
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Gregory Hustis, horn
Hyperion 67493
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4:29 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No. 2
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 422075
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4:03 Franz Waxman - Auld Lang Syne Variations
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, violin
Louis Lortie, piano
Nonesuch 79657
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3 - 4 PM

3:54 Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio: Ehre sei dir
Helmuth Rilling, conductor
Bach-Collegium Stuttgart
Hanssler 92076
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3:43 Jeff Tyzik - The Twelve Gifts of Christmas
Jeff Tyzik, conductor
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Tonio DiPaolo, tenor
RPO 2006
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3:37 Erik Satie - Gnossienne No. 1
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 470290
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3:23 Max Bruch - Kol Nidrei
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 56126
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3:18 Johann Sebastian Bach - Fugue on "From heaven on high (Vom Himmel hoch)"
Helmut Walcha, organ
DG 5068
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3:06 Christopher Aspaas - Tomorrow, I Will Come
Christopher Aspaas, conductor
Magnum Chorum
MPR Recording
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3:01 John Rutter - Shepherd's Pipe Carol
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 67245
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Noon - 1 PM

12:52 Karol Szymanowski - Piano Sonata: Minuet; Finale
Rafal Blechacz, piano
DG 4779548
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12:37 Ottorino Respighi - Fountains of Rome
Louis Lane, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80085
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12:29 Alan Hovhaness - Spirit of Trees
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
David Leisner, guitar
Telarc 80530
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12:14 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9996
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12:08 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: Dance; Shopkeeper, give me color
Andre Previn, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic/Arnold Schoenberg Choir
DG 439950
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11 - Noon

11:55 Roy Harris - Memories of a Child's Sunday
David Alan Miller, conductor
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Albany 350
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11:42 Marcel Tourniere - Images
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9986
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11:38 Maurice Ravel - Sheherazade: La Flute enchantee
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Magdelena Kozena, mezzo-soprano
DG 16761
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11:13 Josef Suk - Serenade for Strings
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 447109
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11:06 Paul Tortelier - Valse "Alla Maud"
Paul Tortelier, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Paul and Maud Martin Tortelier, cellos
Virgin 90707
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10 - 11 AM

10:52 John Cheetham - Sonata for Brass Quintet
Gaudete Brass
Cedille 136
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10:46 Orlando Gibbons - O Clap Your Hands
Chanticleer
Teldec 96515
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10:09 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3
Leif Ove Andsnes, conductor
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Sony 42058
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10:01 Niccolo Paganini - "Moses" Variations
Gil Shaham, violin
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 437837
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9 - 10 AM

9:52 Wolfgang Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 3: 2nd mvt
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
David Oistrakh, v
EMI 65143
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9:41 Aaron Copland - Cuban Danzon (Danzon Cubano)
Aaron Copland, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 46559
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9:32 Michel Delalande - Concert de Trompettes
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Erato 88088
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9:10 Johann Sebastian Bach - Oboe Concerto
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Douglas Boyd, oboe
DG 429225
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9:03 Edvard Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Hanssler 98128
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Six Studies in English Folksong
John Dee, oboe
et al
Klavier 11113
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8:49 Peggy Glanville-Hicks - Etruscan Concerto: 1st mvt
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Brooklyn Philharmonic
Keith Jarrett, p
Musicmasters 67089
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8:45 Peggy Glanville-Hicks - Prelude for a Pensive Pupil
Robert Helps, p
CRI 874
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8:39 Traditional German - Joseph Dearest Joseph Mine
Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
Concordia 2009
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8:32 Bela Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 75040
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8:31 Dmitri Shostakovich - Fugue No. 2
Alexander Melnikov, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902019
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8:26 Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyous March
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434303
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8:20 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5: Waltz
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR 100203-12
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8:10 Henry Purcell - Ode for St. Cecilia's Day: Overture
Paul McCreesh, conductor
Gabrieli Consort
Archiv 445882
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8:04 Fritz Kreisler - Beautiful Rosemary
Lorin Maazel, violin
Barton Weber, piano
RCA 68414
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7 - 8 AM

7:54 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3, "Eroica": 3rd mvt
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Orchestra
DG 16869
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7:48 Bob Merrill - Mira
Christine Brewer, soprano
Roger Vignoles, piano
Wigmore Hall 22
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7:42 Dag Wiren - Serenade for Strings: Alla marcia
Magnus Ericsson, conductor
Strings of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Bis 1181
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7:34 Richard Wagner - The Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla
Zubin Mehta, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 44657
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7:32 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 6 "Minute"
Zoltan Kocsis, piano
Philips 412890
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7:24 Michel Delalande - Troisieme Caprice
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Erato 88088
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7:17 Julios Salvador Sagreras - El Colibri (The Hummingbird)
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 70714
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7:07 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 40: 1st movement
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
EMI 65143
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7:04 George Frideric Handel - Acis and Galatea: Happy We
Dunedin Consort
Linn 319
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6 - 7 AM

6:51 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish": 1st movement
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
EMI 69472
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6:46 Various - Christmas Cornucopia
West Edge String Quartet
Centaur 3087
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6:41 Georg Philipp Telemann - Suite for Flute and Strings: Air
Antonio Janigro, conductor
Zagreb Soloists
Julius Baker, flute
Vanguard 5011
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6:31 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3: Rondo
Karl Bohm, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Maurizio Pollini, p
DG 453707
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6:24 Antonin Dvorak - Czech Suite: Sousedska
David Golub, conductor
Padua Chamber Ensemble
Arabesque 6697
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6:20 Dmitri Shostakovich - Jazz Suite No. 2: Dance No. 1
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
London/Decca 433702
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6:04 Johannes Brahms - Serenade No. 1: 5th movement
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8612
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5 - 6 AM

5:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 29
Colin Davis, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Philips 426236
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5:16 Edward Elgar - Serenade for Strings
Guiseppe Sinopoi, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
DG 423679
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5:11 Felipe Villanueva - Mazurka No. 3
Jorge Federico Osorio, piano
Cedille 132
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5:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake: Russian Dance
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 475011
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5:01 Arcangelo Corelli - Sonata for Strings No. 10
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 532
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4 - 5 AM

4:38 Samuel Wesley - Symphony No. 6
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
Milton Keynes Chamber Orchestra
Unicorn 9098
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4:28 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Various Instruments
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45527
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4:25 Anonymous - Boatman/Trip and Go
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907180
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4:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 30
HJ Lim, piano
EMI 41855
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4:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Arioso
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 38915
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3 - 4 AM

3:44 Giovanni Punto - Horn Concerto No. 11
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Barry Tuckwell, horn
EMI 69395
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3:30 Dag Wiren - Serenade for Strings
Eduardo Mata, conductor
National Arts Centre Orchestra
RCA 5362
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3:14 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9416
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3:06 Ernesto Nazareth - Carioca
Arthur Moreira Lima, piano
Pro Arte 144
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3:01 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dances: Selected
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Hungaroton 12571
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2 - 3 AM

2:30 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 39
Emmanuel Krivine, conductor
Sinfonia Varsovia
Denon 9202
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2:26 Gregorian Chant - In Paradisum (Into Paradise): Subvenite
Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
London/Decca 11489
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2:14 Fanny Mendelssohn - Overture
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Women's Philharmonic
Koch 7169
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2:06 Henry Purcell - Fairy Queen: Suite
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80424
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2:01 Ned Rorem - Barcarolle No. 3
Ruskin Cooper, piano
Centaur 2584
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1 - 2 AM

1:30 Alexander Borodin - String Quartet No. 2
Lark Quartet
Arabesque 6658
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1:16 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 410897
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1:12 James Sutcliffe - Gymnopedie
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434347
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1:06 Traditional - Irish Roots Medley
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Dorian 92157
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1:01 Oskar Merikanto - Romance
Izumi Tateno, piano
Finlandia 904
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:42 Franz Joseph Haydn - Violin Concerto No. 4
Sejong Soloists
Gil Shaham, violin
Canary Classics 8
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12:21 Claude Debussy - Images: Iberia
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5720
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12:15 Johann Reichardt - Picture of a Rose
David Amos, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Meir Rimon, horn
Crystal 510
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12:06 Giya Kancheli - Bridges to Bach
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, violin
Dita Krenberga, flute
Justina Gelgotaite, oboe
Reinut Tepp, piano
Andrei Pushkarev, vibraphone
Nonesuch 528982
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12:01 Maurice Durufle - Requiem: Lux Aeterna
Dennis Keene, conductor
Voices of Ascension
Delos 3169
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