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Highlights from July 15 to 22


Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: Imogen Cooper plays Schubert, from a Chopin Society recital.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Mozart and Rachmaninoff.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From the Mailbag.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra plays Beethoven and Haydn.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Carnegie Hall.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: veterinarian Kate An Hunter.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Carnegie Hall Live: The National Youth Orchestra.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, December 6, 2012

11 - Midnight

11:33 Robert Fuchs - Serenade No. 4
Christian Ludwig, conductor
Cologne Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 572607
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11:21 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Bassoon in F
Seattle Baroque
Michael McCraw, bassoon
Washington McClain, oboe
Centaur 2538
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11:16 Traditional English - The darkest midnight in December
Westminster Choir
Emma Kirkby, soprano
Sony 62688
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11:12 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
David Golub, piano
Arabesque 6706
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11:06 Richard Strauss - Dreamlight (Traumlicht)
Bavarian Radio Chorus
BR Klassik 900503
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11:01 Gaspar Cassado - Requiebros (Gallantry)
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
Yuli Turovsky, cello
Analekta 9897
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10 - 11 PM

10:53 Victor Young - My Foolish Heart
Marian McPartland, piano
MPR 201
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10:48 Stephen Foster - Hard Times Come Again No More
Thomas Hampson, baritone
EMI 54621
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10:16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 17
Sandor Vegh, conductor
Orchestra of the Mozarteum
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 414289
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10:08 Gioacchino Rossini - La Scala di seta Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic
London 400 049
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9 - 10 PM

9:48 J.S. Bach - Cello Suite No. 1 in G
Pierre Fournier, cello
DG 419 359
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9:44 Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II - All the Things You Are
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Andre Previn, piano
Philips 442 129
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9:21 Nino Rota - Harp Concerto
Marzio Conti, conductor
The Italian Virtuosi
Luisa Prandina, harp
Chandos 9954
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9:14 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude & Fugue No. 8 in f# minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London 466 066
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8 - 9 PM

8:57 Aaron Copland - Clarinet Concerto
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
New York Chamber Symphony
David Shifrin, clarinet
EMi 49095
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8:28 Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 10 in G
Pinchas Zuckerman, violin
Marc Neikrug, piano
RCA 61219
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8:07 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: selections
Mariss Jansons, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 54649
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8:05 Frtitz Kreisler - Praeludium and Allegro
Joshua Bell, violin
Paul Coker, piano
London 444 409
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6 - 7 PM

6:56 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sleigh Ride
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 449965
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6:28 Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 19
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Rudolph Serkin
DG 410 989
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6:21 Dave Brubeck - La Fiesta de la Posada: Sleep Holy Infant
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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6:07 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 6
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90309
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5 - 6 PM

5:57 Franz Joseph Haydn - Keyboard Concertino
Wu Han, piano
Jorja Fleezanis, violin
Erin Keefe, violin
David Finckel, cello
Music@Menlo 20103
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5:44 Richard Wagner - The Flying Dutchman: Overture
James Levine, conductor
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
DG 435874
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5:39 Carolyn Jennings - Climb to the Top of the Highest Mountain
Rene Clausen, conductor
Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
Concordia 3127
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5:30 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concert
Rebel
Bridge 9377
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5:21 Antonin Dvorak - Piano Quintet: Finale
Thymos Quartet
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
Avie 2234
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5:03 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1: Rondo
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Teldec 47334
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4 - 5 PM

4:59 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Concerto No. 2
Nicholas Ward, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Anthony Camden, oboe
Naxos 553430
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4:47 Menotti - Dances from Amahl and the Night Visitor
Andrew Schenck, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
KOch 7005
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4:38 Franz von Suppe - Light Cavalry Overture
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414408
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4:34 Edward Elgar - Morning Song
Nigel Kennedy, violin
Peter Pettinger, piano
Chandos 8380
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4:17 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Nuit
Marc Minkowski, conductor
Les Musiciens
Mirella Giardelli, organ
Archiv 5271
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4:06 William Boyce - Symphony No. 1
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5345
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3 - 4 PM

3:51 Camille Saint-Saens - Concert Piece for Harp
Edmon Colomer, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Vanessa McKeand, harp
Virgin 90721
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3:46 Z. Randall Stroope - All My Heart This Night Rejoices
Vicki Peters, conductor
The Summer Singers
Summer Singers 3462
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3:41 Traditional - In dulci jubilo
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3458
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3:35 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: March; Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy; Arabian Dance
Mill City String Quartet
SELF PROD 325
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3:31 John Rutter - When Icicles Hang: Good Ale
Thomas Paulson, conductor
Edina Chorale
SELF PROD 363
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3:27 traditional (arr: Leif Strand and Olov Helge) - Ding Dong Merrily on Hight
Timothy Mahre, conductor
MInnesota Symphony Winds
concert recording 
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3:25 traditional (arr: Jeff Simons) - The First Noel
Timothy Mahre, conductor
Minnesota Symphonic Wnds
self-produced/concert recording 
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3:19 Traditional Norwegian - St. Olaf Sequence
Monte Mason, conductor
Gregorian Singers
MPR Recording
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3:16 Carl Schalk - Before the Wonder of This Night
Peter Hendrickson, conductor
MPR Recording
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3:05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 4: 1st movement
Anne-Sophie Mutter, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 5078
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3:00 Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Ruth Laredo, piano
ESS.A.Y 1026
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Noon - 1 PM

12:55 Paul Creston - A Rumor
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Argo 417818
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12:50 Traditional - Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Luther College Choirs
Luther 2001
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12:47 Traditional - Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Rita Costanzi, harp
Victor Costanzi, violin
Skylark 9400
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12:33 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 70
Antal Dorati, conductor
Philharmonia Hungarica
London/Decca 425920
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12:26 Anonymous - Gabriel, Fram Heven-King
Waverly Consort
Virgin 55193
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12:11 Gustav Holst - First Suite
Eugene Corporon, conductor
North Texas Wind Symphony
Klavier 11122
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11 - Noon

11:59 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 9815
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11:54 Gustav Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
Donald Hunt, conductor
Worcester Cathedral Choir
Raymond Johnston, organ
Naxos 550589
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11:52 Marcel Tourniere - Cloches sous la Neige
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9986 (NEW)
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11:48 Brian Schmidt - O Magnum Mysterium
Cantus
Cantus 1211
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11:25 Ottorino Respighi - Pines of Rome
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Sony 66843
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11:19 Medieval Italian - Stella nuevo
Altramar Medieval Music Ensemble
Dorian 80142
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11:08 Anton Arensky - Piano Quintet in D: Scherzo
Ying Quartet
Adam Neiman, piano
Dorian 92143 (NEW)
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11:02 John Rutter - What Sweeter Music
Craig Jessop, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 1063
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2: Scherzo
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1986
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10:45 Arthur Foote - A Night Piece
members of the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
Carol Wincenc, flute
Bridge 9373
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10:40 Matthew Culloton - In Dulci Jubilo
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3458 (NEW)
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10:09 Ferdinand Ries - Piano Concerto
Uwe Grodd, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Hinterhuber, piano
Naxos 8.572742
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10:01 George Frederic Handel - Messiah: Comfort Ye; Ev'ry Valley
Harry Bicket, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Ian Bostridge, tenor
EMI 82243
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9 - 10 AM

9:59 Traditional - Good King Wenceslas
Canadian Brass
Philips 426835
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9:58 Traditional - Past Three o'clock
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Simon Preston, organ
London/Decca 5302
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9:42 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2: 4th mvt
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1986
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9:36 Rene Clausen - O magnum mysterium
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Kansas City Chorale
Chandos 5105
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9:19 Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien
Eduardo Mata, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
RCA 63586
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9:00 Pietro Locatelli - Concerto Grosso No. 6
Concerto Koln
Teldec 94551
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8 - 9 AM

8:54 Hoagy Carmichael - Stardust
Dave Brubeck, p
Bill Smith, p
Musicmasters 65083
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8:47 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Cosi fan tutte: Overture
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 95523
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8:44 Traditional Norwegian - Jeg er sa glad (I was so glad)
Magnum Chorum
MPR 20111
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8:36 Giuseppe Verdi - The Force of Destiny: Overture
James Levine, conductor
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
DG 449229
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8:32 Traditional - Deilig er Jorden (Fairest Lord Jesus)
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1885
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8:22 Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto: 1st movement
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 423665
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8:17 Luigi Boccherini - Minuet
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80338
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8:09 Michael Praetorius - In Sweet Rejoicing: 3 Variations
Alexander Blachly, conductor
Pomerium
Archiv 449819
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8:04 Felix Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 470291
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7 - 8 AM

7:53 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 91: 2nd mvt
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437783
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7:49 Rene Clausen - Set me as a seal
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Kansas City Chorale
Chandos 5105
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7:33 Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 1 "Classical"
Valery Gergiev, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Philips 4757655
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7:27 Traditional - King Jesus Hath a Garden
John Rutter, conductor
Clare College Choir
London/Decca 425500
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7:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67309
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7:20 Samuel Scheidt - O Little One Sweet
Jos van Veldhoven, conductor
Netherlands Bach Society
Channel Classics 15198
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7:05 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Roses from the South
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 410022
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6 - 7 AM

6:54 Traditional - O Little Town of Bethlehem
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446
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6:38 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 "Choral": 2nd movement
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Philips 416274
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6:33 Traditional - O Christmas Tree
Lynn Trapp, piano
MPR 20122
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6:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 1: 3rd movement
Viktoria Mullova, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Viktoria Mullova, violin
Philips 470292
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6:20 Traditional - Da droben vom berge (Above on the mountain)
Robert DeCormier, conductor
Counterpoint
John Muratore, guitar
Karen Kevra, flute
Albany 801
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6:09 Walter Piston - Symphony No. 4: 1st movement
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3106
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6:04 Pietro Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 66650
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5 - 6 AM

5:52 Edvard Grieg - Violin Sonata No. 3: Romanza
Ivan Zenaty, violin
Dorian 90234
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5:50 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Romancero gitano: No. 4 "Paso"
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Kaori Muraji, guitar
London/Decca 9034
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5:44 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Christmas Mass: Kyrie
George Guest, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Chandos 8658
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5:30 Francois Devienne - Bassoon Quartet
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Claves 8714
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5:10 Carl Maria von Weber - Symphony No. 2
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Orfeo 91841
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5:06 Gabriel Faure - Pelleas and Melisande: Sicilienne
Ina-Esther Joost Ben-Sasson, cello
Allan Sternfield, piano
Naxos 570545
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5:01 Felix Godefroid - Concert Study
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9974
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4 - 5 AM

4:37 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 417834
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4:37 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Movement for Clarinet and Strings
Leopold Quartet
Dieter Klocker, clarinet
Dabringhaus 3010375
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4:21 Michel Corrette - Symphony of Noels No. 2
Rien Voskuilen, conductor
La Fantasia
Columns 290412
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4:13 Gioacchino Rossini - The Journey to Rheims Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 400049
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4:08 Chilly Gonzales - Minor Fantasy
Chilly Gonzales, piano
Arts & Crafts 73
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4:06 Manuel de Falla - Seven Popular Spanish Songs: Cancion (Song)
Duo Sonidos
SELF PROD 330
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4:01 Aaron Copland - Red Pony Suite: The Gift
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61699
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3 - 4 AM

3:35 Ludwig van Beethoven - Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Delos 3177
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3:31 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 2
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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3:15 Richard Wagner - Tannhauser: Overture
Otto Klemperer, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 47254
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3:06 Martin Luther; Traditional - Christmas Medley
Andrew Parrott, conductor
Taverner Choir
Andrew Parrott, tenor
EMI 49809
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3:01 Oscar Merikanto - Summer Evening
Leif Segerstam, conductor
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Ondine 824
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2 - 3 AM

2:36 Franz Krommer - Clarinet Concerto
Antony Pay, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Thomas Friedli, clarinet
Claves 8602
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2:30 Traditional - Four Carols: Good People All, This Christmastime; Cherry Tree Carol; The Holly and the Ivy; Still, Still, Still
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio 2
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2:14 Antonin Dvorak - In Nature's Realm
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8453
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2:06 Claude Debussy - Joyous Isle
Jun Markl, conductor
Lyon National Orchestra
Naxos 572568
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2:01 Edvard Grieg - Homesickness
Emil Gilels, piano
DG 449721
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1 - 2 AM

1:48 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
Vernon Handley, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 8330
Buy
1:27 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 7
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
RCA 60575
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1:24 Johannes Brahms - O Beautiful Night (O schone Nacht)
Magen Solomon, conductor
San Francisco Choral Artists
Foghorn 2006
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1:15 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Voices of Spring
Antal Dorati, conductor
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434338
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1:06 Jennifer Higdon - Piano Trio: Pale Yellow
Lincoln Trio
Cedille 126
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1:01 Anonymous - Child Grove; Easter Thursday; The Beggar's Boy
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907101
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:40 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Guitar Concerto No. 1
Antonio Janigro, conductor
Zagreb Soloists
Alirio Diaz, guitar
Vanguard 8069
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12:36 Tomas Luis de Victoria - O magnum mysterium
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 111
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12:32 Percy Grainger - Shepherd's Hey
Kenneth Montgomery, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8377
Buy
12:06 Leos Janacek - Sinfonietta
Juraj Valcuha, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Francois Couperin - La Mezangere
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67520
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