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Highlights from October 28 to November 4

Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: Minnesota Youth Symphonies.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Mitch Pearlstein, founder of the Center of the American Experiment.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: Minnesota Youth Symphonies.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Minnesota Opera: Dominick Argento's The Dream of Valentino.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Verizon Hall Spotlight.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Michael Tilson Thomas and Jeremy Denk perform Beethoven and Copland with the San Francisco Symphony.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Igor Stravinsky and Aaron Jay Kernis.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Sue Bowcock, elementary music teacher, Owatonna.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Sue Bowcock, elementary music teacher, Owatonna.
Tuesday, 8 pm: The Lucerne Festival.

Programming Highlights

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:35 Zoltan Kodaly - Variations on a Hungarian Folksong
Georg Solti, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 452853
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11:32 Cecile Chaminade - Spanish Serenade
Peter Jacobs, piano
Hyperion 66846
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11:26 Dietrich Buxtehude - In dulci jubilo
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
Avie 2078
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11:14 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Spring
Giovanni Antonini, conductor
Il Giardino Armonico
Enrico Onofri, violin
Teldec 97671
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11:06 Giuseppe Martucci - Notturno
Francesco d'Avalos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
ASV 675
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11:01 John Jenkins - Fantasia Suite No. 1
Locke Consort
Channel Classics 17698
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10 - 11 PM

10:56 Leonard Bernstein - Paris Waltz from Candide
John Mauceri, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Philips 438 685
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10:22 Leonard Bernstein - Serenade (after Plato's Symposium)
John Axelrod, conductor
Loire National Orchestra
Rachel Kolly d'Alba, violin
Warner 65765
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10:10 Frederic Chopin - Scherzo No. 4
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4783206
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10:00 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 66
Takacs Quartet
London/Decca 430199
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9 - 10 PM

9:27 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
London Philharmonic
RCA 61226
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9:26 Henry Purcell - Rondo
Igor Kipnis, harpsichord
Sony 45524
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9:08 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 2
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 63073
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9:02 Traditional - Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Rejoice and be merry
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 133
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8 - 9 PM

8:51 Peter Tchaikovsky - Waltz of the Snowflakes from The Nutcracker
Mariss Jansons, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 54689
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8:20 Wolfgang Mozart - Piano Quartet in E-flat
Beaux Arts Trio; Bruno Guiranna, viola
Philips 422 514
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8:09 Richard Wagner - The Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla
Adrian Boult, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 62539
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8:00 Marcel Tournier - Six Noels for Harp
Emily Mitchell, harp
John Marks  20
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6 - 7 PM

6:44 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 423 655
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6:30 Edward Elgar - Introduction and Allegro
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5210
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6:24 Z. Randall Stroope - All My Heart This Night Rejoices
Vicki Peters, conductor
Summer Singers
Summer Singers 3462
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6:21 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo No. 3
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 69284
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6:17 John Jenkins - 6 Airs
Ilonna Pederson, conductor
New York Chamber Musicians
Dorian 90189
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5 - 6 PM

5:58 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Chinese Dance
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Pro Arte 121
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5:46 William Boyce - Symphony No. 8
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 419631
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5:42 Greyston Ives - Sweet Was the Song
Axel Theimer, conductor
Kantorei/Mill City String Quartet
MPR 
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5:28 Franz Schubert - Grand Duo: Finale
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 423655
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5:24 Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon in Double Echo
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7380
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5:13 Mozart - Symphony No. 9
Adam Fischer, conductor
Danish National Chamber Orchestra
DaCapo 220538
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5:05 Antonio Vivaldi - Guitar Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Pepe Romero, guitar
DG 439516
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5:01 Jarkko Kiiski - The language of Christmas
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Bis 947
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4 - 5 PM

4:54 Antonin Dvorak - Violin Concerto: 3rd movement
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 57521
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4:42 Antonio de Salazar - Un ciego que contrabajo
Rose Ensemble
Rose 6
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4:36 - Cinema Paradiso
Richard Stolzman, clarinet
RCA 61936
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4:26 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 3: 3rd movement
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Serkin, piano
Telarc 80061
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4:20 Emil Reesen - Festival March
Bo Holten, conductor
Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
Dacapo 226031
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4:20 Bohuslav Martinu - Christmas: Christmas Carol
Erik Entwistle, piano
Summit 407
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4:03 Lorenzo Zavateri - Concerto No. 10
Gottfried von der Goltz, conductor
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
DHM 77352
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4:02 Sergei Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije: Troika
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61957
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3 - 4 PM

3:24 traditional - Deck the Halls
Lynn Trapp
self-produced 
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3:18 Traditional - What Child is This?
Giovanni De Chiaro, guitar
Centaur 2101
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3:03 Louis Theodore Gouvy - Petite Suite Gauloise
Lowell Graham, conductor
United States Air Force Band
USAF 1398
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3:00 Traditional - Ding Dong Merrily on High
Christopher Aspaas, conductor
Magnum Chorum
MPR 20122
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Noon - 1 PM

12:52 Gabriel Faure - Piano Quartet No. 1: Allegro vivo
Qautour Parrenin
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
EMI 62548
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12:49 Harold Darke - In the Bleak Winter
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio 2
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12:47 Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride
Copper Street Brass
Copper Street Brass 
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12:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 20
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80308
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12:11 Traditional - Still, o Himmel
Die Singphoniker
CPO 777067
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12:07 Dmitri Shostakovich; arr: Matthias Maute - Fugue No. 7
Mathias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9996
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12:06 Traditional - The Holly and the Ivy
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus
and soloists
Philips 442141
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11 - Noon

11:51 Louis Spohr - Clarinet Concerto: Allegro
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
John Manasse, clarinet
Harmonia Mundi 907516
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11:41 Francis Poulenc - Scaramouche
Katia and Marielle Labeque, pianos
Philips 426284
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11:24 Kenneth Fuchs - Divinum Mysterium
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Paul Silverthorne, viola
Naxos 559723
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11:19 Dario Marianelli - Anna Karenina: Kitty's Debut
Benjamin Wallfisch, conductor
Studio Orchestra
London/Decca 17596
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10 - 11 AM

10:45 Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Isaac Stern, violin
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 42387
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10:36 Leos Janacek - Violin Sonata
Vadim Repin, violin
Nikolai Lugansky, piano
DG 4778794
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10:34 Traditional French - Noel nouvelet
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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10:30 Traditional - O Christmas Tree
Lynn Trapp, piano
MPR 20122
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10:27 15th century English carol; arr: Gary Ruschman - Nowell! Nowell! This is the Salutacion
Cantus
Cantus 1211
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10:07 Hubert Parry - The Birds: Suite
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Chandos 10740
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10:00 Domenico Scarlatti - Sonata in G
Christian Zacharias, piano
EMI 47678
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9 - 10 AM

9:55 John Ireland - Concertino Pastorale: Toccata
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Chandos 9376
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9:52 J. G. Ebeling - All my heart this night rejoices
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 106
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9:49 Melodie: JS Bach, arr. M. Petri - Joseph, lieber Joseph mein
Danish Radio Sinfonietta
Michala Petri, recorder
Hannsler 98528
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9:46 Traditional - Mary had a baby
Kathleen Battle, soprano
Christopher Parkening, guitar
Sony 62723
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9:09 Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple Concerto
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Ralph Kirshbaum, cello
John Browning, piano
RCA 68964
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9:02 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 12
Antal Dorati, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 430735
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8 - 9 AM

8:58 John Rutter - How Great Our Joy!
Rene Clausen, conductor
Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
Concordia 2937
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8:44 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Charterhouse Suite
Dalia Atlas, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Stravidari 8011
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8:38 Anonymous - Peace and Joy
Rose Ensemble
Rose 9
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8:32 Ludwig van Beethoven - Creatures of Prometheus: Overture
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80358
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8:28 arr. Robert Farlee - The Friendly Beasts
Philip Brunelle, conductor
The Ensemble Singers of the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota
RCA 68015
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8:25 Hubert Parry - The Birds: Entry of the Birds
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Chandos 10740
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8:18 Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Marietta's Lied from Die Tote Stadt
Anne-Sophie von Otter, mezzo soprano
DG 459631
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8:07 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 8
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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8:04 Mikola Leontovich - Carol of the Bells
Skitch Henderson, conductor
New York Pops
Centaur 2449
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7 - 8 AM

7:55 Frederic Chopin - Poloniaise in A-Flat Major
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6642
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7:43 Benjamin Britten - Soirees Musicales
Richard Bonynge, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 410139
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7:40 Traditional - Deck the Halls
Giovanni de Chiaro, guitar
Centaur 2101
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7:35 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Elly Ameling, soprano
London 444824
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7:27 George Frideric Handel - Flute Sonata
Frans Bruggen, flute
Anner Bylsma, cello
Bob van Asperen, harpsichord
Sony 60100
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7:25 Jean-Joseph Mouret - Rondeau
Empire Brass
Telarc 80257
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7:13 Max Bruch - Scottish Fantasy: Finale
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Midori, violin
Sony 58967
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7:08 Harold Darke - In the bleak mid-winter
John Rutter, conductor
The Cambridge Singers
City of London Sinfonia
Collegium 106
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7:04 Daryl Runswick, arr. - Introit: Once in Royal David's City
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
The London Cello Sound
Cala 55003
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6 - 7 AM

6:49 Felix Mendelssohn - Fair Melusina Overture
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Hampton 4
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6:45 Christmas Music - Christmas Crackers No. 2
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Albany 985
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6:36 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 19: 3rd movement
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Richard Goode, piano
Nonesuch 79608
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6:32 Zoltan Kodaly - Gavotte
Kontra Quartet
Bis 564
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6:24 William Walton - Orb and Sceptre
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80125
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6:19 Claude Debussy - Children's Corner: Golliwogg's Cakewalk
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Atma 2377
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6:12 Traditional - In dulci jubilo
Artaria Quartet
Aequebis 2003
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6:04 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6: 1st movement
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 88055
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5 - 6 AM

5:47 Philip Glass - Facades
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
London Chamber Orchestra
John Harle, saxophone
Simon Haram, saxophone
Virgin 91199
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5:40 Matthew Curtis - Christmas Rush Concert March
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
RTE Concert Orchestra
Naxos 572744
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5:32 Georg Philipp Telemann - Double Violin Concerto
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
Rainer Kussmaul, violin
DG 5761
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5:09 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - Idillo-Concertino
Robert Maxym, conductor
Folkwang Chamber Orchestra
Omar Zoboli, oboe
Schwann 311113
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5:06 Jeremiah Clarke - The Prince of Denmark's March
Donald Fraser, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra Brass
RCA 61541
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5:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 5: Gavottes 1 and 2
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 47191
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4 - 5 AM

4:41 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Piano Concerto
Gilbert Levine, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jeffrey Campbell, piano
Telarc 80454
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4:33 Christmas Music - The Ship Carol; The First Noel; Bri
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
D'Note 1015
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4:19 Henry Purcell - Dioclesian: Incidental Music
Jean Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 66169
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4:12 Edward Elgar - Spanish Lady: Suite
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5008
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4:06 Emmanuel Chabrier - Danse Slave
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434303
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4:01 Francois Couperin - La Convalescente
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67480
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3 - 4 AM

3:30 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 2
Riccardo Muti, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 67314
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3:24 Max Reger - Weihnachtstraum
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005
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3:11 Ludwig van Beethoven - Romance No. 2
Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Shlomo Mintz, violin
DG 439155
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3:06 Lou Harrison - Two Pastorales
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
MusicMasters 67089
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3:01 Amy Beach - Prelude on an Old Folk Tune
Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6704
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2 - 3 AM

2:33 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 57
Endellion String Quartet
Virgin 91097
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2:31 Anonymous - As I out rode this enderes night
Paul Hillier, conductor
Pro Arte Singers
Harmonia Mundi 907233
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2:11 Johann Hummel - Trumpet Concerto
Raymond Leppard, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 57497
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2:06 Isaac Albeniz - Minuet for Sylvia
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 32712
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2:01 Traditional - Loch Lomond
Chanticleer
Teldec 16676
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1 - 2 AM

1:29 Alexander Borodin - Petite Suite
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 435757
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1:23 Giuseppe Torelli - Concerto Grosso No. 6 "Christmas Concerto"
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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1:11 Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture
Claus Peter Flor, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
RCA 7905
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1:06 Francis Poulenc - Figure humaine: Liberte
12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 8501
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1:01 John Playford - Paul's Steeple and Stingo
Apollo's Banquet
Harmonia Mundi 907186
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:48 Francois Francoeur - Cello Sonata
Zuill Bailey, cello
Delos 3326
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12:46 Lucas de Ribayaz - Paradetas
Constantinople
Analekta 9989
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12:27 Ottorino Respighi - The Birds
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437533
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12:20 Traditional - Gabriel's Message; The Infant King
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 512
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12:06 Ralph Vaughan Williams - 5 Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
New Queen's Hall Orchestra
Argo 440116
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12:01 Arnold Bax - The Maiden with the Daffodil
Eric Parkin, piano
Chandos 8732
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