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Highlights from August 19 to 26

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Bookstore owners Joe and Mary Keyes.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Discovering Dieterich Buxtehude.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the BBC Scottish Symphony plays Mahler's 9th Symphony.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:29 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 98
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5199
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11:20 Traditional - Christmas Medley
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Apollo's Fire
Sandra Simon, soprano
Koch 7582
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11:14 Phil Rosheger - Lullaby to Wake Up With
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80707
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11:06 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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11:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Contredances (4)
Hans Graf, conductor
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra
LaserLight 15887
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10 - 11 PM

10:34 Maurice Ravel - Piano Trio
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Joshua Bell, violin
Stephen Isserlis, cello
London 425 860
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10:10 Joaquin Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez
Miguel Gomez Martinez, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London 417 199
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10:05 Joseph Canteloube - The Deserted Girl
Jan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
English Chamber OrchestrA
Arleen Auger, soprano
Virgin 90714
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9 - 10 PM

9:40 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Leon Fleisher, piano
Philips 456 775
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9:35 Giles Swayne - Magnificat
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Choir of New College, Oxford
Erato 44657
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9:19 Heino Eller - Five Pieces for String Orchestra
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8525
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8 - 9 PM

8:48 Peter Tchaikovsky - Francesca da Rimini
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 414159
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8:43 Antonio Cifra - Pargoletto
Garrick Comeaux , conductor
Consortium Carissimi
MPR   20122
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8:31 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Winds
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Philips 472678
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8:19 Johannes Brahms - Chorale-Prelude: Es ist ein Ros
Paul Jacobs, piano
Arbiter 124
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8:05 Darius Milhaud - Suite Provencal
Michel Plasson, conductor
Capitole Orchetra
DG 435 437
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8:01 Dave Brubeck - It's a Raggy Waltz
Brodsky Quartet
Teldec 472 678
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6 - 7 PM

6:47 Edvard Grieg - Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8524
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6:39 Dave Brubeck - two choruses from La Fiesta de la Posada
various: including the Dale Warland Singers
Sony 64669
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6:34 Howard Blake - The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Emma Johnson, clarinet
Julius Drake, piano
ASV 910
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6:30 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos: Romance
Emanuel Ax, piano
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Sony 61767
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6:21 Thomas C. Kelly - Reel
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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6:02 Archangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso "Christmas Concerto"
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Les Violon du Roy
Dorian 90180
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5 - 6 PM

5:58 Max Reger - Lullaby: Mary Sits
Montserrat Figueras, soprano
Paul Badura-Skoda, piano
Alia Vox 9826
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5:48 Bernhard Crusell - Clarinet Quartet No. 2: Pastorale
Osmo Vanska, clarinet
Pekka Kaupinnen, violin
Anu Airas, viola
Ilkka Palli, cello
Bis 741
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5:34 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 2: 4th Mvt.
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
London/Decca 16872
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5:30 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: And the Glory ...
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 423630
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5:19 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 11
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 74168
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5:10 Claude Debussy - Images for Orchestra: Spring Rondo
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 47001
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5:08 Darius Milhaud - Scaramouche
Emma Johnson, clarinet
ASV 910
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5:02 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4: Finale
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
DG 429778
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4 - 5 PM

4:38 William Grant Still - Miniatures
Peter Christ, oboe
Gretel Shanley, flute
Sharon Davis, piano
Crystal 321
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4:34 traditional - Holly and the Ivy
Hiram Titus
self-produced 
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4:22 Mozart - Symphony No. 36 "Linz"
Ruggero Allifranchini, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 070921
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4:19 Trad - Past Three O'Clock
Thomas Rossin, conductor
Exultate
Exultate 111
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4:13 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 1: Bourrees
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
RCA 60360
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4:01 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian": 1st movement
Bruno Weil, conductor
Tafelmusik
Tafelmusik 1019
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3 - 4 PM

3:47 Alessandro Marcello - Oboe Concerto
Richard Stamp, conductor
Academy of London
Ray Still, oboe
Virgin 90813
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3:39 Dmitri Shostakovich - The Gadfly: Romance
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Orchestra of Belgian Radio & TV
RCA 6603
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3:32 Alexander Glazunov - Les Chanteurs de Noel
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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3:10 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 4 "Gassenhauer"
Vienna Piano Trio
Nimbus 5508
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3:06 Dave Brubeck - Strange Meadow Lark
Brodsky Quartet
Teldec 28404
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3:02 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Pretend Gardener: Overture
Hans Vonk, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
LaserLight 15885
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Noon - 1 PM

12:55 Traditional; arr: Robert Blanton - Three Christmas Pieces
Las Vegas Brass Quintet
Cambria 1411
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12:50 Dmitri Shostakovich - Piano Concerto No 2: Andante
Hans Graf, conductor
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Kirill Gerstein, piano
SPCO Live Recording 091010
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12:36 Wilhelm van Wassenaer - Concerto Armonico No. 5
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
Chandos 8481
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12:32 Mary Ellen Childs - Dreamhouse: Pizz hochet
Ethel
Innova 672
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12:25 Leos Janacek - String Quartet No. 1: Finale
Emerson String Quartet
DG 4778093
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12:19 Igor Stravinsky - The Firebird: Infernal Dance
Kent Nagano, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 45032
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12:14 Dmitri Shostakovich - Ballet Suite No. 2: Sentimental Romance
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 10088
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12:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Dance of the Snowflakes
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra
Philips 462114
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11 - Noon

11:49 Edward Elgar - Bavarian Dances
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5136
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11:40 Ludwig van Beethoven - 8 Variations on a Theme by Count Waldstein
Amy Hamann, piano
Sara Hamann, piano
Grand Piano 619
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11:22 Maurice Ravel - Daphnis and Chloe: Part 3
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Radio France Chorus
DG 5075
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11:13 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: selections
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3132
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11:08 Dave Brubeck - Sleep Holy Infant
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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11:00 Gustav Holst - The Planets: Jupiter
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80133
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Huron Carol; arr; Timothy Takach - 'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3458
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10:51 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto "Il piacere"
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45465
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10:48 Medieval English - Angelus ad virginem
Peter Phillips, conductor
The Tallis Scholars
Gimell 10
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10:05 Antonin Dvorak - Cello Concerto
Antonio Pappano, conductor
Saint Cecilia Orchestra
Mario Brunello, cello
EMI 14102
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10:01 Georges Bizet - L'Arlesienne: Farandole
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80170
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9 - 10 AM

9:58 John Jacob Niles - I Wonder as I Wander
Paul Hillier, conductor
Pro Arte Singers
Harmonia Mundi 3957233
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9:33 Franz Josef Haydn - Violin Concerto in C
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Rachel Podger, violin
SPCO Live Recording 090123
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9:22 Fernando Sor - Grand Solo
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 66578
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9:17 George Oldroyd - Flower of Jesse
Larry Fleming, conductor
National Lutheran Choir
National Lutheran Choir 72
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9:04 Richard Strauss - Horn Concerto No. 1
Istvan Kertesz, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Barry Tuckwell, horn
London/Decca 460296
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8 - 9 AM

8:53 Frederick Delius - Summer Evening
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
EMI 65067
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8:47 Enrique Granados - Goyescas: El pelele
Jorge Luis Prats, piano
London/Decca 4782732
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8:36 Alexander Glazunov - The Seasons Ballet: Winter
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Telarc 80347
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8:32 Mel Torme - The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Dolce Wind Quintet
MPR 20102
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8:21 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 2 "Characteristic": Scherzo burlesque
Jiri Belohlavek, conductor
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Supraphon 110969
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8:18 Francis Poulenc - Sonata for Piano Four-Hands: Rustic
Samuel Sanders, piano
Charles Wadsworth, piano
MPR 206
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8:11 Elizabeth Poston - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Paul Brandvik, conductor
Bemidji Chamber Singers
Bemidji 2166
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8:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 26: 2nd movement
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 412856
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7 - 8 AM

7:55 Mozart, arr. Fernando Sor - The Magic Flute: Selections
Manuel Barrueco, g
EMI 66578
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7:50 Traditional - O Christmas Tree
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Sony 7033
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7:40 Richard Strauss - Duet-Concertino: 3rd mvt
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Dmitri Ashkenazy, cl
Kim Walker, bn
London 460296
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7:33 George Frideric Handel - Xerxes: Act I: Largo
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 429390
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7:24 Maurice Ravel - Alborada del Gracioso
Libor Pesek, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Virgin 59235
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7:10 Giuseppe Torelli - Concerto Grosso No. 6 "Christmas Concerto"
Jurgen Geise, conductor
Cis Ensemble of Salzburg
Arte Nova 30505
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7:04 Leo Delibes - Sylvia: Procession of Bacchus
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 45660
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6 - 7 AM

6:55 Frederick Delius - Koanga: La Calinda
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 65067
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6:53 Percy Grainger - Country Gardens
Thelma Hunter, p
Ten Thousand Lakes 125
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6:38 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Emperor Waltz
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 46710
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6:34 Traditional - A la nanita nana
Anton Armstrong, conductor
St. Olaf Choir
Saint Olaf 1941
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6:23 Joaquin Rodrigo - Aranjuez Concerto: 1st movement
Andrew Litton, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 54665
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6:21 Hans Hassler - Canzon
Ludwig Guttler, conductor
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble
Berlin 1037
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6:08 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for 2 Violins: Largo
Steven Mercurio, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7785
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6:08 Claude Debussy - Prelude: Puck's Dance
Krystian Zimerman, piano
Philips 456997
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5 - 6 AM

5:43 Gareth Walters - Divertimento for Strings
Roy Goodman, conductor
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra
CBC 5227
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5:39 Felix Mendelssohn - Song Without Words: May Breezes
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421119
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5:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 12
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concentus Musicus Vienna
Teldec 74728
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5:15 William Billings; F. de Vidales - Christmas Medley
Andrew Parrott, conductor
Taverner Consort, Choir & Players
EMI 54529
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5:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Nameday Overture
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 5099
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5:01 Trevor Duncan - The Girl from Corsica
Ronald Corp, conductor
The New London Orchestra
Hyperion 67148
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4 - 5 AM

4:39 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 2
Philip Ledger, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 91452
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4:20 Cesar Franck - Symphonic Variations
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 4758764
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4:16 John Tavener - The Lamb
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Choir of New College, Oxford
Erato 14634
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4:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Patrick Gallois, flute
DG 437839
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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

3:27 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 45 "Farewell"
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 443777
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3:23 Johannes Brahms - A Lovely Rose is Blooming
Frederick Fennell, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 43
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3:11 John Stanley - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 638
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3:06 George Chadwick - Reminiscence of Chopin
Peter Kairoff, piano
Albany 745
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3:01 Carl Nielsen - Symphony No. 2 "Four Temperaments": Allegro
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 247
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2 - 3 AM

2:45 Hector Angulo - Yoruban Songs of Cuba
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56757
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2:40 William Ferris - Gentle Mary
Paul French, conductor
William Ferris Chorale
Cedille 101
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2:40 Teacher Feature
2:17 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 2
Maxim Vengerov, conductor
UBS Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra
Maxim Vengerov, violin
EMI 78374
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2:06 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 6
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3030
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2:01 Christoph Graupner - Bassoon Concerto: Allegro
Genevieve Soly, conductor
L'Ensemble des Idees heureuses
Analekta 3162
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1 - 2 AM

1:45 Thomas Arne - Symphony No. 4
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8403
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1:35 Malcolm Arnold - Fantasy on Christmas Carols fr The Holly and the Ivy
Rumon Gamba, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9851
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1:25 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
London/Decca 417524
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1:06 Alan Hovhaness - Artik
Alan Hovhaness, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Meir Rimon, horn
Crystal 802
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1:01 Gustav Mahler - Songs of a Wayfarer: Morning Walk
Claudius Tanski, piano
Dabringhaus 9121489
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:45 William Grant Still - Lyric Quartet
Oregon String Quartet
Koch 7546
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12:21 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 3
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80382
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12:11 Christmas Music - He is Born Emanuel; How Brightly Sh
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
Four Winds 3017
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12:06 Manuel Ponce - Chanson
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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12:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Suite No. 3: Scherzo
Neville Marriner, conductor
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart
Capriccio 10200
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