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Highlights from December 16 to 23

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Robert Ball.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Concordia Christmas.
Tuesday, 8:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Light and Gold: Christmas with Eric Whitacre.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Archive on the Radio: An Archive Christmas Sampler.
Thursday, 3 pm: Regional Spotlight: Holiday music from regional choral and instrumental groups.
Thursday, 7 pm: St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
Friday, 4 pm: Carol with Classical MPR and The Singers.
Friday, 7 pm: Chanticleer Christmas.
Saturday, 11 am: The Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Saturday, 7 pm: Candles Burning Brightly.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From Heaven Above.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of London.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 7 pm: Wonder Tidings.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Monday, December 31, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:55 Robert Burns/Leopold Kozeluch - Auld lang syne
Lorna Anderson, soprano
John Kitchen, fortepiano
Chandos 8636
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11:50 Aaron Copland - Four Piano Blues: III-IV
James Tocco, piano
ProArte 183
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11:14 George Gershwin - Piano Concerto in F
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony
Andrew Litton, piano
Virgin 90780
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11:08 George & Ira Gershwin - How Long Has This Been Going On?
Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano
William Bolcom, piano
Nonesuch 79151
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10 - 11 PM

10:43 Jacques Offenbach - Gaite Parisienne
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Moss Music 7119
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10:38 Arkadi Serper - Why Not?
The Bridge Ensemble
MPR 206
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10:21 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 8 in G: III-IV
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8666
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10:17 Antonin Dvorak - Piano Trio in e minor: VI
Wu Han, piano
David Finckel, cello
Artisled 11201
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9 - 10 PM

9:59 William Walton - As You Like It
Carl Davis, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 47944
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9:50 Peter Schickele - Piano Quartet No. 2: IV
Lark Quartet
Peter Schickele, piano
Arabesque 6719
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9:46 Peter Schickele - Last Tango in Bayreuth
United Sounds of Bassoon
Schwann 313742
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9:33 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Tales from the Vienna Woods
Ferenc Fricsay, conductor
Bavarian Radio-Symphony Orchestra
DG 427 217
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9:18 Igor Stravinsky - Petroushka: IV
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Orchestre de Suisse Romande
Chandos 9237
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9:16 Trad. - Along Peter's Street
Soviet Army Chorus
Aleksei Sergeyev, bass
EMI 47833
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9:04 Emmanuel Chabrier - Suite of Waltzes
Georges Rabol & Sylvie Dugas, piano
Naxos 553080
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8 - 9 PM

8:42 Paul Schoenfield - Vaudeville
John Nelson, conductor
New World Symphony
Wolfgang Basch, piccolo trumpet
Argo 440 212
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8:36 Ivan Caryll - That Ticking Taxi's Waiting at the Door
Maria Jette, soprano
Dan Chouinard, piano
Wolseley 6737
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8:27 Josef Strauss - My Life is Love and Laughter
Miklos Rozsa, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
EMI 68860
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7 - 8 PM

7:59 Sergei Prokofiev - Cinderella Suite No. 1
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Paris Orchestra
Philips 434070
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7:53 Johann Sebastian Bach - Little Fugue in g minor
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
Stokowski Symphony Orchestra
EMI 69072
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7:37 Darius Milhaud - Bull on the Roof
Libor Pesek, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Praga 250007
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7:33 Richard Rodgers - The Sound of Music: My Favorite Things
Stephen Hough piano
MusicMasters 60135
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7:25 Nikolai Budashkin - Fantasy on Two Folk Songs
Vitaly Gnutov, conductor
Osiv State Russian Folk Orchestra
Mercury 432 000
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7:21 Trad. - Kalinka
Soviet Army Chorus
E. Balayaev, tenor
EMI 47833
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7:03 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 30 "The Joke"
Emerson Quartet
DG 471327
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6 - 7 PM

6:36 Muzio Clementi - Symphony No. 1
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9234
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6:27 Arnold Bax - Morning Song
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Margaret Fingerhut, piano
Chandos 8516
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6:21 Joseph Canteloube - 2 Bourrees
Kent Nagano, conductor
Lyon National Opera Orchestra
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Erato 17577
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 83326
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5:54 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 1
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
DG 419056
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5:48 Johann Sebastian Bach - Air from Orchestral Suite No. 3
Violins of the King
Dorian 90012
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5:35 John Adams - The Chairman Dances
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Argo 444454
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5:18 Ottorino Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 1
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
Erato 92187
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5:08 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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5:00 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for 4 Violins and Strings
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 471492
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4 - 5 PM

4:47 Bela Bartok - Hungarian Sketches
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Philips 454430
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4:44 Frederic Chopin - Etude No. 6 "Thirds"
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 48960
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4:23 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 83 "The Hen": 4th movement
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 45807
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4:18 Jeff Lambert - Minnesota Winter
MGQ
MGQ 41
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4:05 Alexander Glazunov - Concert Waltz No. 1
Valery Polyansky, conductor
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9658
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4:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Lagoon Waltz
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 425426
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3 - 4 PM

3:27 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 2 "Little Russian"
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3087
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3:17 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 19
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80293
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3:07 Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 2
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Orchestra
DG 13458
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3:00 Johann Sebastian Bach - Aria for Two Trumpets
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
Lionel Andre, trumpet
Erato 88016
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Noon - 1 PM

12:36 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 11 for Winds
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Eduard Brunner, clarinet
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Hermann Baumann, horn
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Philips 420183
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12:07 Franz Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 61964
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12:01 Ludwig van Beethoven - Nameday Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 429762
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11 - Noon

11:46 Mieczyslaw Karlowicz - Violin Concerto: Allegro moderato
Jacek Kaspszyk, conductor
Polish Chamber Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 79934
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11:40 Traditional - Shenandoah
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Dorian 92157
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11:29 Sergei Prokofiev - Cinderella: The Dancing Lesson; Cinderella's Arrival at the Ball; Grand Waltz
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 64289
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11:16 Gustav Holst - First Suite for Military Band
Howard Dunn, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 39
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11:07 Gabriela Montero - Three Improvisations on Baroque Themes
Gabriela Montero, piano
EMI 234
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Robert Schumann - Violin and Cello Canonic Duos with accompaniment
Donald Weilerstein, violin
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano
Koch 7754
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10:47 George Frederic Handel - Ariodante: Dopo notte
Harry Bicket, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Ian Bostridge, tenor
EMI 82243
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10:32 Arnold Bax - Tintagel
Adrian Boult, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Lyrita 231
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10:30 Salamone Rossi - Sonata after a Bergamasque
Rebel
Dorian 93184
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10:08 Claude Debussy - Suite Bergamasque
Inon Barnatan, piano
Avie 2256
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10:00 Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier: Waltz Sequence
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3109
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9 - 10 AM

9:40 Ernest Tomlinson - Fantasia on Auld Lang Syne
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
ASV 2155
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9:31 Ludwig van Beethoven - Romance No. 2
Kurt Masur, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Anne-Sophie Mutter, v
DG 471349
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9:25 Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Baby Serenade: 5th mvt
Wever Andreas Albert, conductor
Northwest German Philharmonic
CPO 999077
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9:14 Gustav Holst - The Planets: Saturn, the bringer of Old Age
James Levine, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
DG 429730
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9:02 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 2
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 447733
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8 - 9 AM

8:54 Dave Frischberg - Dear Departed Past
Dave Frischberg, vocal
Fantasy 832
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8:52 Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: The Tuileries
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80705
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8:39 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 5: 4th mvt
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1416
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8:34 Traditional, arr. Beethoven - Auld Lang Syne
New York Vocal Arts Ensemble
Arabesque 6672
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8:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 5: 3rd mvt
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
Vladimir Spivakov, violin
RCA 60152
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8:18 Alexander von Zemlinsky - Humoreske (Rondo)
Vento Chiaro
Ongaku 24120
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8:11 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Rhosymedre
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 62529
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8:08 Karl King - Auld Lang Syne March
Matthew Philips and his Circus Band
Vox 7541
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8:04 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2: 1st movement
Helmuth Rilling, conductor
Oregon Bach Festival Chamber Orchestra
Hanssler 98927
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7 - 8 AM

7:53 Victor Herbert - Auditorium Festival March
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Vox 3035
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7:49 Jorge Morel - Guitar Sonatina: 3rd mvt
David Russell, g
Telarc 80612
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7:39 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 "Spring": Finale
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
RadioNederland 08005
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7:33 Frank Bridge - Sir Roger de Coverly: A Christmas Dance
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5366
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7:29 Carlos Salzedo - Suite of Eight Dances: Tango
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80581
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7:20 Franz Schubert - Trout Quintet: Theme and Variations
Rudolf Serkin, piano
Jaime Laredo, violin
Philipp Naegele, viola
Leslie Parnas, cello
Julius Levine, double bass
Sony 46252
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7:13 Simone Mantia - Fantasia on Auld Lang Syne
Henry Charles Smith, conductor
American Serenade Band
Michael Colburn, euphonium
Summit 150
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7:10 Peter Schickele - Brass Calendar: December -- Alone on New Year's Eve
Chestnut Brass
Newport 85638
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7:04 Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 1 "Classical": Finale
Valery Gergiev, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Philips 4757655
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6 - 7 AM

6:57 Francis Poulenc - Novelette in C
Vento Chiaro
Ongaku 24120
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6:49 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal": 1st movement
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80156
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6:41 Wolfgang Mozart - String Quartet No. 14: 4th mvt
Emerson Quartet
DG 431797
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6:34 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 1 "La Tempesta di Mare" ("Storm at Sea")
Richard Tognetti, conductor
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI (3) 47212
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6:31 Herman Hupfeld - As Time Goes By
Michael Chertock, p
Telarc 80357
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6:27 Claude Champagne - Village Dance
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Analekta 3156
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6:20 Antonin Dvorak - Bagatelles: Allegretto scherzando (1)
Takacs Quartet
Gabor Ormai, harmonium
London/Decca 430077
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6:07 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 7 "Archduke": 4th movement
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Soovin Kim, violin
David Soyer, cello
Marlboro Recording Society 80001
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6:04 Joaquin Rodrigo - Fantasia for a Gentleman: Dance
Louis Fremaux, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Williams, guitar
Sony 45648
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5 - 6 AM

5:49 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Sinfonia No. 5
Thomas Furi, conductor
Camerata Bern
Denon 73326
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5:22 Fela Sowande - African Suite
Mario Bernardi, conductor
National Arts Centre Orchestra
CBC 5135
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5:18 Traditional Swedish - Polonaise
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92153
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5:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Giovanni Antonini, conductor
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 98442
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5:04 Felix Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream: March
John Nelson, conductor
Orchestral Ensemble of Paris
Virgin 45532
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4 - 5 AM

4:42 Robert Schumann - Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen)
Mieczyslaw Horszowski
Nonesuch 79202
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4:22 Johann Stamitz - Trumpet Concerto
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 420203
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4:19 Richard Strauss - Joyous in May (Frohlich im Maien)
Bavarian Radio Chorus
BR Klassik 900503
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4:06 Antonin Dvorak - Scherzo Capriccioso
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 64291
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4:01 Eric Coates - Dance of the Orange Blossoms
Malcolm Nabarro, conductor
East of England Orchestra
ASV 2075
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3 - 4 AM

3:54 Miguel Llobet - Four Popular Catalan Songs
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80633
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3:18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Isaac Stern, violin
Pinchas Zukerman, viola
Sony 66475
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3:13 Fanny Mendelssohn (Hensel) - Notturno
Michael Landrum, piano
Dorian 92158
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3:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Elegy
Gidon Kremer, conductor
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, violin
Nonesuch 79657
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3:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Egyptian March
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 43337
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2 - 3 AM

2:25 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 4 "Tragic"
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 423653
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2:19 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Vocalise
Raymond Mase, trumpet
Summit 185
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2:15 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sonata No. 3: Allegro Assai
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Delos 3232
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2:06 Ferruccio Busoni - Flute Divertimento
Francesco La Vecchia, conductor
Rome Symphony Orchestra
Laura Minguzzi, flute
Naxos 572922
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2:01 John Blow - Chaconne
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 453418
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1 - 2 AM

1:34 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 7
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
LSO 51
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1:13 Camille Saint-Saens - Carnival of the Animals
Andre Previn, conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Philips 400016
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1:09 Heitor Villa-Lobos - The Song of the Black Swan
Antonio Meneses, cello
Celina Szrvinsh, piano
Avie 2162
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1:06 Richard Strauss - The Bourgeois Gentleman (Le bourgeois gentilhomme): Minuet of Lully
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Winterthur Music Collegium
Dabringhaus 9011738
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1:01 Domenico Scarlatti - Sonata
Martha Masters, guitar
GSP 1031
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:34 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet no. 6
Tokyo String Quartet
RCA 61284
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12:20 Christoph Forster - Oboe Concerto
Christophe Poiget, conductor
La Follia
Lajos Lencses, oboe
Hanssler 98217
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12:11 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 4
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
Brilliant 94035
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12:06 Gary Schocker - Beyond the Fog: Mist
Emily Mitchell, harp
Gary Schocker, flute
Azica 71272
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12:02 Giuseppe Tartini - Trio Sonata
La Magnifica Comunita
Enrico Casazza, violin
Brilliant 93366
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