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Thursday, December 5, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:36 Samuel Barber - Violin Concerto
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 55360
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11:28 Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio: Sinfonia
Rene Jacobs, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music Berlin
Harmonia Mundi 901630
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11:10 George Frideric Handel - Royal Fireworks Music
Matin Perlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80594
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11:06 Leonard Bernstein - On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 459552
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11:01 Franz Schubert - Sonatina No. 1: 1st Movement
Eric Ruske, horn
Albany 615
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10 - 11 PM

10:58 Luis de Milan - Fantasia XVI
Pepe Romero, guitar
MPR 207
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10:25 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1986
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10:17 Traditional Sephardic - Morena me llaman (Dark One, They Call Me)
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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10:09 Elmer Bernstein - To Kill a Mockingbird
Elmer Bernstein, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Pops
Denon 75288
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9 - 10 PM

9:58 Jean Francaix - Hommage a l'ami Papageno
Mainz Wind Ensemble
Wergo 60143
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9:53 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Magic Flute: Ein Madchen oder Weibchen
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 7194
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9:50 Traditional - Icy December
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209
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9:15 Johann Hummel - Piano Concerto No. 2
Bryden Thomson, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano
Chandos 8507
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9:09 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Isaac Allen, violin
Areta Zhulla, violin
Bram Goldstein, violin
Grace Park, violin
Youming Chen, viola
Angela Choong, viola
Music@Menlo 20083
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7 - 8 PM

7:53 Johann Sebastian Bach - Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II: Prelude and Fugue No. 22
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67304
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7:25 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: 2nd-4th movements
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1816
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7:17 George Walker - Lyric for Strings
Paul Freeman, conductor
Chicago Sinfonietta
Cedille 61
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7:15 Joseph Shabalala - Surely Goodness and Mercy
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Shanachie 6464
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7:11 Joseph Shabalala - In the World
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Warner Bros. 26125
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7:07 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Melodie
Kathryn Stott, piano
Conifer 159
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6 - 7 PM

6:47 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 9
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 410899
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6:34 Alan Hovhaness - Tzaikerk
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Telarc 80392
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6:27 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 68: My Faithful Heart
Piers Lane, piano
Hyperion 67344
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6:20 Michel Corrette - Concerto Comique No. 14 "La Choisy" ("The Hunt")
Hermann Baumann, horn
Eckhardt Scharr, horn
Markus Hartz, horn
Almut Wittekind, horn
Wolfgang Klasener, organ
Philips 426301
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6:13 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Wine, Women and Song
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra
EMI 64108
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6:01 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol: Excerpts
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3144
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5 - 6 PM

5:48 Josef Suk - Fantastic Scherzo
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Czech Philharmonic
London 466443
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5:31 Sergei Prokofiev - The Meeting of the Volga and the Don
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Philips 432083
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5:30 Javier Busto - Ave Maria
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
American Choral Catalog 121
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5:20 Dave Brubeck - Sleep Holy Infant
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8730
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5:15 Maurice Ravel - Minuet Antique
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 2121
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4 - 5 PM

4:43 Morten Lauridsen - O Nata Lux
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 2754
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4:30 Patrick Doyle - Sense and Sensibility: Suite
Robert Ziegler, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Sony 62258
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4:21 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 96 "Miracle": 1st movement
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3062
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4:10 Richard Harvey - Concerto Antico: Cantilena
Paul Daniel, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
John Williams, guitar
Sony 68337
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4:03 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze
Karl Munchinger, conductor
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
London/Decca 466465
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3 - 4 PM

3:50 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata Movement
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4202
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3:33 Michael Haydn - Horn Concertino
Barry Tuckwell, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Barry Tuckwell, horn
EMI 69395
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3:25 Simon Wills - Prelude and Fugue for Christmas
Compass Rose Brass Ensemble
self-produced 
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3:23 Traditional - Glory Manger
Sean Vogt, conductor
Apollo Male Chorus
MPR Recording
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3:20 Peter Hallock - Let My Prayer
Choir of the Church of the Ascension
MPR Recording
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3:16 Salamone Rossi - Eftach na s'fatai
Consortium Carissimi
MPR Recording
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3:07 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 10 (after Corelli)
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907261
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3:00 Richard Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
Klaus Tennstedt, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 64769
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Noon - 1 PM

12:52 Michel Corrette - Les Delices de la Solitude
Musica France
MSR 1171
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12:48 Matthias Maute - Prelude
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9848
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12:29 Sergei Prokofiev - Winter Bonfire
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
ASV 760
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12:25 Johann Paul Westhoff - Imitazione delle campane
German Chamber Orchestra Berlin
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 17999
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12:09 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Julia Fischer, violin
Andrey Rubtsov, oboe
London/Decca 12490
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12:04 Wayne Barlow - The Winter's Past
Michael Barrett, conductor
Brooklyn Philharmonic
Humbert Lucarelli, oboe
Koch 7187
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11 - Noon

11:39 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Winds
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 400020
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11:33 Stanford Scriven - Christ the Apple Tree
Anton Armstrong, conductor
St. Olaf Choir
Saint Olaf 3404
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11:20 Roger Quilter - A Children's Overture
Adrian Leaper, conductor
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223444
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11:17 Stephen Paulus - Sing Hallelu!
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Ten Thousand Lakes 100
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11:10 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutrcracker: Waltz of the Snowflakes
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic/Libera
EMI 46385
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11:04 Fritz Kreisler - Miniature Viennese March
Renaud Capucon, violin
Gautier Capucon, cello
Aude Capucon, piano
Virgin 32626
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10 - 11 AM

10:48 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Concerto: Adagio; Allegro for Clarinet and String Quartet
German Chamber Orchestra, Bremen
Martin Frost, clarinet/basset clarinet
Bis 1893
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10:38 Domenico Scarlatti - Two Sonatas
Yael Weiss, piano
Koch 7651
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10:30 Veljo Tormis - Vepsa talv; Christmas is coming
Sofia Soderberg Eberhard, conductor
Svanholm Singers
Nosag 105
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10:14 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Sonata No. 4
Janine Jansen, violin
Jan Jansen, harpsichord
London/Decca 19301
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10:02 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Emperor Waltz
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 431628
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9 - 10 AM

9:55 John Plummer - Mass: Sanctus and Benedictus
New York Polyphony
Bis 2037
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9:32 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 66
Antal Dorati, conductor
Philharmonia Hungarica
London/Decca 425920
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9:25 Howard Shore - Violin Concertino
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
Decca 17609
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9:09 George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
James Judd, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 17610
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9:04 Aaron Copland - The Promise of Living
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Telarc 80117
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8 - 9 AM

8:57 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sleepers, Awake!
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Yo-Yo Ma, baroque cello
Sony 60681
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8:54 Traditional - Prepare the Way
Dale Warland, conductor
The Dale Warland SIngers
Gothic 49208
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8:53 Traditional - In the Bleak Midwinter
Maggie Sansome, hammered dulcimer
Maggie's Music 108
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8:50 Alfred Burt - Ah, Bleak and Chill the Wintry Wind
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Augsburg Fortress 1992
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8:45 Victor Herbert - Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 60700
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8:32 Georg Philipp Telemann - Oboe Sonata
Marilyn Zupnik, oboe
Mark Shuman, cello
Raymond Leppard, harpsichord
ASV 663
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8:28 Traditional - Touro-louro-louro!
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80377
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8:24 Franz Liszt - The Shepherds at the Manger (Christmas Tree)
Roland Pontinen, piano
Bis 1164
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8:18 Hector Berlioz - Minuet of the Will-o'-the-Wisps
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80164
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8:08 Arthur Pryor - Theme & Variations on The Blue Bells of Scotland
Gene Pokorny, tuba
Roberta Garten, piano
Summit 129
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8:04 Johannes Brahms - String Sextet No. 1: Scherzo
Concertante
MPR 207
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7 - 8 AM

7:55 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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7:47 Maurice Ravel - Alborada del gracioso
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 433515
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7:42 Daryl Runswick, arr. - Introit: Once in Royal David's City
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
The London Cello Sound
Cala 55003
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7:31 Antonio Vivaldi - Cello Concerto
Paul Robinson, conductor
Toronto Chamber Orchestra
Ofra Harnoy, cello
RCA 61578
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7:26 Percy Grainger - Mock Morris
Kenneth Montgomery, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8377
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7:20 John Adams - Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Ingo Metzmacher, conductor
Hamburg Philharmonic
EMI 57129
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7:15 Top Score
7:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quartet No. 17 "Hunt": 4th movement
Bartok Quartet
BMC 79
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7:04 Dmitri Kabalevsky - Colas Breugnon Overture
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 92
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6 - 7 AM

6:57 Fritz Kreisler - Toy Soldier's March
Joshua Bell, violin
Paul Coker, piano
London/Decca 444409
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6:54 Traditional South African - Freedom is Coming
Anton Armstrong, conductor
St. Olaf Choir
St. Olaf  1993
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6:47 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Voices of Spring
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 469376
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6:39 Franz Liszt - Paraphrase on Verdi's "Rigoletto"
Yundi Li, piano
DG 851
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6:32 Anatol Liadov - Ballade "About Olden Times"
Enrique Batiz, conductor
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra
ASV 657
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6:23 Franz Joseph Haydn - Sinfonia Concertante: 3rd movement
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Toru Yasunaga, violin
Georg Faust, cello
Jonathan Kelly, oboe
Stefan Schweigert, bassoon
EMI 94237
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6:20 Michael Tippett - Little Music: Finale
Robert Salter, conductor
Guildhall String Ensemble
RCA 7846
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6:09 George Frideric Handel - Amadigi di Gaula: Sento la gioia (I feel the joy)
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 40329
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6:04 Antonin Dvorak - Legend No. 5
David Zinman, conductor
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Nonesuch 79066
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5 - 6 AM

5:35 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 3: 6th Movement
Benjamin Zander, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Telarc 80599
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5:31 Ernesto Lecuona - Evening Prelude
Kathryn Stott, piano
EMI 56803
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5:27 Louis Moreau Gottschalk - Caprice
William Kanengiser, guitar
GSP 1018
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5:21 Traditional - Coventry Carol
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
EMI 49909
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5:11 Georg Philipp Telemann - Whimsical Symphony (Grillen-Symphonie)
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Apollo's Fire
Koch 7576
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5:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Marriage of Figaro: Overture
Bobby McFerrin, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Sony 64600
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5:01 Alberto Ginastera - Dance of the Winsome Girl
John Novacek, piano
Ambassador 1014
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4 - 5 AM

4:38 Johann Albrechtsberger - Harp Concerto
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Bulgarian National Radio Orchestra
Elizabeth Hainen, harp
Avie 2221
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4:33 Traditional - Four German Carols
Berlin Philharmonic Brass
DG 413657
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4:22 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 2
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 907014
Buy
4:18 Laurel Zucker - Geomagnetic Curiosity
Laurel Zucker, flute
Roman Fukshansky, clarinet
Deb Schidler, oboe
David Rufus Olivier, bassoon
Eric Aichen, horn
Cantilena 2013
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4:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 9
Stefan Litwin, piano
DG 423110
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4:01 Niccolo Paganini - 24th Caprice
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 430839
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3 - 4 AM

3:41 Franz Joseph Haydn - Violin Concerto No. 4
Sejong Soloists
Gil Shaham, violin
Canary Classics 8
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3:38 Michael G. Cunningham - Posies: A Red, Red Rose
Marek Vorlicek, conductor
Kuhn Mixed Choir
Hana Mullerova-Jouzova, harp
Navona 5923
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3:23 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for 2 Violins
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Daniel Hope, violin
Marieke Blankestijn, violin
Kristian Bezuidenhout, harpsichord and organ
Warner 62545
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3:19 Traditional Medieval - The Friendly Beasts
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49208
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3:06 Rued Langgaard - Symphony No. 1: Mountain Flowers
Leif Segerstam, conductor
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9249
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3:02 Louis Cahuzac - Cantilene
Philippe Cuper, clarinet
Christine Lagniel, piano
Clarinet Classics 65
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2 - 3 AM

2:25 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 222
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2:21 Maurizio Cazatti - Chaconne
Ciaramella
Yarlung 96819
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2:15 Leon Jessel - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony 48232
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2:06 Thomas Arne - Symphony No. 1
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8403
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2:01 Joaquin Rodrigo - Fantasia for a Gentleman: Canario
Eduardo Mata, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 60917
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1 - 2 AM

1:36 Lars-Erik Larsson - The Hours of the Day
James DePreist, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Bis 570
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1:30 Traditional - Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Rejoice and be merry
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 133
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1:09 Max Bruch - Suite on Russian Themes
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra
CPO 777385
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1:06 Leo Brouwer - Suite No. 2: Prelude
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56757
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1:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Goldberg Variations: Aria
Julian Rachlin, violin
DG 4776378
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:27 John Field - Piano Concerto No. 4
Janos Furst, conductor
New Irish Chamber Orchestra
John O'Conor, piano
Onyx 101
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12:21 Alphonse Hasselmans - Nocturne
Susan Drake, harp
Hyperion 66340
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12:07 Tsuneya Tanabe - Recollections of the Inland Sea
Risto Joost, conductor
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Heili Rosin, flute
Heigo Rosin, marimba
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Louis Spohr - Double Quartet No. 1: Scherzo
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Hyperion 22014
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