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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

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:26 Edvard Grieg - String Quartet
Emerson Quartet
DG 6340
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11:19 Christmas Music - A Christmas Medley
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
NSS Music 5
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11:07 Maurice Ravel - Introduction and Allegro
Jupiter String Quartet
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Alexa Still, flute
Richard Hawkins, clarinet
Oberlin 1304
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11:01 Jean Sibelius - Piano Quintet: Intermezzo
Sibelius Academy Quartet
Erik Tawaststjerna, piano
Finlandia 375
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10 - 11 PM

10:40 Gerald Finzi - Love's Labors Lost
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5101 
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10:34 Jerome Kern/P.G. Wodehouse - Land Where the Good Songs Go
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Philips 442 129
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10:24 Alan Hovhaness - Alleluia and Fugue
David Amos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Crystal 810
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10:10 Igor Stravinsky - Petrouchka: IV
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 435 769
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10:07 Trad. - Along Peter's Street
Soviet Army Chorus
Alexei Sergeyev, bass
EMI 47833
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10:00 Ned Rorem - String Quartet No. 4: Still Life
Emerson String Quartet
DG 453 506
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9 - 10 PM

9:57 Yakiv Yatsynevych - Bells Rang Early in Jerusalem
Paul Hillier, conductor
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 807410
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9:13 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 37766
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9:01 Claude Debussy - Sacred and Profane Dances
Edmon Colomer, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Vanessa McKeand, harp
Virgin 90721
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8 - 9 PM

8:00 Advent Voices

7 - 8 PM

7:42 Ralph Vaughan Williams - In the Fen Country
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Philharmonic
Chandos 8502
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7:36 Franz Joseph Haydn - Divertimento
Vienna-Berlin Ensemble
Sony 39558
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7:23 Traditional Sephardic - The Seven Sons of Hanna; Hazeremos una merenda
Piffaro
Julianne Baird, soprano
Live Recording
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7:07 Pablo de Sarasate - Carmen Fantasy
Sang Yoon Kim, clarinet
Vivian Fan, piano
Young Artists 13
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6 - 7 PM

6:39 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Castor and Pollux
Franz Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 426 714
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6:35 Traditional - Come, thou Redeemer
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 86121
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6:17 Gioacchino Rossini - Semiramide: Overture
Thomas Schippers, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Moss Music 10045
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6:15 Luzzasco Luzzaschi - Canzone
New York Chamber Music
Dorian 90133
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6:00 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Concerto No. 1
John Rutter, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Nicholas Daniel, oboe
American Gramaphone 590
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5 - 6 PM

5:46 Aaron Jay Kernis - Musica Celestis
Hugh Wolff, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Argo 448 900
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5:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 1
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80256
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5:27 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov - Procession of the Sardar
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 7716
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5:22 Deodat de Severac - Valse romantique
Alexis Weissenberg, piano
EMI 69114
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5:19 Traditional - God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Alison Krauss, vocals
Joshua Bell, violin
Rob Moose, guitar
Sony 74318
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5:15 Georg Philipp Telemann - Trumpet Concerto No. 3
Stephen Burns, conductor
American Concerto Orchestra
Stephen Burns, trumpet
Dorian 80132
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4 - 5 PM

4:53 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Die Fledermaus: Overture
William Boughton, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Nimbus 5120
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4:39 Ludwig van Beethoven - 12 Contredanses
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 438706
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4:35 Franz Schubert - Die Forelle (The Trout)
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Mariinsky 530
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4:26 Giacomo Meyerbeer - The Prophet: Coronation March
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 44723
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4:21 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Musette en rondeau
Christopher O'Riley, piano
CPI 3294112
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4:07 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 19
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5407
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4:03 Ottorino Respighi - The Birds: Prelude
Edo de Waart, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Philips 411419
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4:02 Aaron Copland - Red Pony Suite
James Sedares, conductor
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Koch 7092
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3 - 4 PM

3:41 - French carols
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio  2
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3:29 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
Bach-Mozart Ensemble Tokyo
Masahiro Arita, baroque flute
Denon 9288
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3:22 Nikolai Kapustin - "Jazz" Etudes
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
MPR 100228
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3:11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 1: 2nd movement
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Itzhak Perlman, violin
DG 445535
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3:00 Peter Warlock - Capriol Suite
George Hurst, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8375
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1 - 2 PM

1:02 Percy Grainger - The Lost Lady Found
Stephen Varcoe, baritone
Penelope Thwaites, piano
Chandos 9503
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Noon - 1 PM

12:26 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 102
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 432139
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12:15 Sergei Prokofiev - String Quartet No. 2
Chilingirian Quartet
Chandos 8929
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12:02 Stephen Paulus - Wonder Tidings
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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11 - Noon

11:55 George Frideric Handel - Keyboard Suite No. 12
Sviatislov Richter, piano
EMI 69340
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11:33 Luigi Boccherini - Cello Concerto
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 447022
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11:30 Traditional - Wassail Song
Artaria Quartet
Aequebis 2003
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11:13 Franz Liszt - Les Preludes
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 436839
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11:08 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No. 2
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 411040
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10 - 11 AM

10:39 Chick Corea - Children's Song No. 14
Chick Corea, piano
ECM 815-680
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10:35 Edgar Meyer - By the River
Edgar Meyer, double bass
Mike Marshall, mandolin
Sony 62891
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10:30 Anton Bruckner - Ave Maria
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 501
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10:09 Anton Bruckner - String Quartet
Zehetmair Quartet
ECM 2195
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10:00 Henry Cowell - Hymn for string orchestra
David Amos, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Harmonia Mundi 906011
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9 - 10 AM

9:55 Vince Guaraldi - Skating
Copper Street Brass Quintet
SELF PROD 322
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9:49 Charles Ives - From the Salvation Army
Emerson Quartet
MPR 201
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9:35 Alexander Grechaninov - Snowflakes
Valery Polyansky, conductor
Russian State Symphony Orchestra and Capella
Chandos 9397
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9:24 Ludwig van Beethoven - King Stephen: Overture
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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9:03 Francois Boieldieu - Harp Concerto
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Marisa Robles, harp
London/Decca 425723
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9:01 Henry Purcell - Abdelazar: Rondeau
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Tafelmusik 1001
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8 - 9 AM

8:52 Michael Praetorius - Dance Suite
The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3132
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8:42 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Concerto No. 3: 1st movement
Leif Ove Andsnes, conductor
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 56960
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8:36 Traditional - Flemish Carol; Past Three a Clock
John Rutter, conductor
Clare College Singers and Orhcestra
EMI 69950
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8:22 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 6: 2nd and 3rd movements
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8411
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8:16 Heinrich von Herzogenberg - Trio for Oboe, Horn, and Piano: 2nd movement
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Marie Luise Neunecker, horn
Markus Becker, piano
London/Decca 4783564
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8:11 Luigi Boccherini - Minuet
Richard Kapp, conductor
Philharmonia Virtuosi
RCA 61935
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8:04 Franz Schmidt - Notre Dame: Carnival Music
Vassily Sinaisky, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 570828
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7 - 8 AM

7:57 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 1 "Grand Waltz Brillante"
Ingrid Fliter, piano
EMI 98351
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7:50 Javier Busto - O Magnum Mysterium
Carl Hogset, conductor
Grex Vocalis
TwoL 26
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7:44 Dmitri Shostakovich - Festive Overture
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80595
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7:30 Claude Debussy - The Wind in the Plain; Footsteps in the Snow; What the west wind has seen
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 17386
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7:25 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Chaconne
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 453418
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7:19 Peter Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Medley
Straight No Chaser
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 74318
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7:09 Wilhelm Stenhammar - Piano Concerto No. 1: 2nd movement
Mario Vengazo, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Niklas Sivelov, piano
Naxos 572259
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7:04 Antonio Vivaldi - Rustic Concerto
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 414588
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6 - 7 AM

6:56 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Rhosymedre
Mississippi Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2624
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6:52 Traditional - Ding Dong Merrily on High
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1885
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6:46 John Ireland - Concertino Pastorale: Finale
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Chandos 9376
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6:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Oboe Concerto: 2nd movement
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 411134
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6:33 Domenico Cimarosa - Sonata
Victor Sangiorgio, piano
Naxos 572689
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6:24 Leo Delibes - Coppelia: Slavonic Theme and Variation
Richard Bonynge, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 414502
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6:20 Georg Philipp Telemann - Bouree
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 437558
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6:09 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 11
Linde-Consort
EMI 49201
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6:06 Malcolm Arnold - Scherzetto from "You Know What Sailors Are"
Rumon Gamba, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
John Bradbury, clarinet
Chandos 9851
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6:04 Vince Guaraldi - Skating
Canadian Brass
Bill Kahn, percussion
Steinway and Sons 30027
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5 - 6 AM

5:48 Aaron Copland - An Outdoor Overture
Eugene Corporon, conductor
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Wind Symphony
Klavier 11048
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5:42 Samuel Wesley - Rondo on God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
Ian Hobson, piano
Arabesque 6594
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5:15 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 87
Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Virgin 90844
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5:09 Steven Stucky - Say Thou Dost Love Me
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor
New York Virtuoso Singers
Soundbrush 1027
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5:06 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Te Deum: Prelude
Peter Hurford, conductor
Michael Laird Brass Ensemble
Peter Hurford, organ
Argo 433451
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5:01 David Popper - Tarantella
Hans Stadlmair, conductor
Munich Chamber Orchestra
Werner Thomas, cello
Orfeo 131851
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4 - 5 AM

4:39 Franz Liszt - Piano Concerto No. 1
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Lang Lang, piano
Sony (7) 89141
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4:25 Manuel Ponce - Sonata Mexicana
Eladio Scharron, guitar
Centaur 2701
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4:18 Louis-Claude Daquin - Two Noels
Martin Neary, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 60060
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4:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Summer
Anne-Sophie Mutter, conductor
Trondheim Soloists
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 463259
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4:01 Joachim Raff - Symphony No. 3: 4th Movement
Francesco d'Avalos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
ASV 793
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3 - 4 AM

3:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 38
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Philips 426283
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3:16 Manuel de Falla - Melody
Dorothea von Albrecht, cello
KlangWelten 20040
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3:12 John Goss - See amid the winter's snow
Simon Wright, conductor
Trinity Boys' Choir
JVC 2052
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3:06 Alexandre Tansman - Cavatina: Scherzino and Danza Pomposa
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 54853
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3:01 Carl Stamitz - Viola Concerto: 3rd movement
Helmut Muller-Bruhl, conductor
Cologne Chamber Orchestra
Wolfram Christ, viola
Schwann 11060
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2 - 3 AM

2:35 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 16
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80427
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2:31 Laurel Zucker - Christolino
Laurel Zucker, flute
Roman Fukshansky, clarinet
Deb Schidler, oboe
David Rufus Olivier, bassoon
Eric Aichen, horn
Cantilena 2013
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2:28 Traditional - Still, Still, Still
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446
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2:11 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 7017
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2:06 Giles Farnaby - Loth to Depart
Andrew Rangell, piano
Bridge 9216
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2:01 Franz Schubert - Flute Quartet: Minuet
Martinu Quartet
Robert Stallman, flute
Bogner's Cafe 103
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1 - 2 AM

1:29 Antonin Dvorak - Violin Concerto
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Uto Ughi, violin
RCA 60431
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1:24 Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium
Patrick Dupre Quigley, conductor
Seraphic Fire
SFM 107
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1:21 Matthias Maute - Prelude
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9848
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1:09 Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 423104
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1:06 Maurice Ravel - Berceuse on the Name of Faure
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
Cedille 139
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1:01 Anonymous Viennese - Linz Dances
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:45 Francois Devienne - Bassoon Quartet
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Claves 8714
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12:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 33
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 75498
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12:17 Howard Blake - The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Stephen Van Dyck, treble
Telarc 80226
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12:10 Julian Arcas - Fantasia on Themes from Verdi's La Traviata
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80672
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12:06 Carl Tausig - Sonata
Sandro Russo, piano
Musical Concepts 149
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12:01 Ludwig van Beethoven - Two Landler
Vera Beths, violin
Channel Classics 1491
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