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Highlights from July 29 to August 5

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: writer Charlotte Sullivan.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Miro Quartet plays Mendelssohn, from the 2008 White Pine Festival.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: A Sonic Blockbuster.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The China Philharmonic plays Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky at the 2014 BBC Proms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Friday, December 6, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:37 Henri Vieuxtemps - Violin Concerto No. 5
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Isabelle van Keulen, violin
Philips 420198
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11:18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 28
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
RCA 60715
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11:13 Franz Gruber - Silent Night
Chanticleer
Teldec 94563
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11:09 Morton Gould - American Symphonette No. 2: Pavanne
David Alan Miller, conductor
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Albany 1174
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11:06 Jennifer Higdon - The Prayer
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor
New York Virtuoso Singers
Soundbrush 1027
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11:01 Johann Schickhardt - Guitar Sonata No. 2
Kristian Buhl-Mortensen, guitar
Classico 167
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10 - 11 PM

10:43 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 15: 3rd movement
Budapest String Quartet
Sony 62873
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10:37 Traditional Sephardic - Los Bilbilikos Kantan
Miriam Meghnagi, vocal
Fone 89
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10:19 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Philharmonic
Chandos 8502
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10:14 Anonymous - Divinum Mysterium; Taladh ar Slanaigheir
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173
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9 - 10 PM

9:33 Sergei Prokofiev - Sinfonia Concertante
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 449821
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9:27 George Gershwin - Someone to Watch Over Me
Philip Smith, trumpet
Joseph Turrin, piano
Cala 516
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9:25 Traditional - O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Cantus
Cantus 1102
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9:02 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 6
Shanghai Quartet
Camerata 28138
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8 - 9 PM

8:00 Christmas with the Rose Ensemble

7 - 8 PM

7:56 Traditional, arr. Grainger - Sussex Mummers' Carol
Paul Coletti, viola
Philip Bush, piano
MPR 207
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7:53 Sergei Prokofiev - Lt. Kije: Troika
Frederic Chiu, piano, conductor
MPR 204
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7:46 Trad./John Gay - Cold and Raw from The Beggar's Opera
Jeremy Barlow, conductor
The Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901071
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7:35 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Nocturne and Scherzo
The Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 67381
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7:33 Johann Sebastian Bach - Christmas Oratorio: Chorale: Wir singen dir in deinem Heer
Fritz Lehmann, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 5068
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7:13 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 4
Karl Munchinger, conductor
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
London/Decca 414505
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7:09 Anonymous - Peace and Joy
Rose Ensemble
Rose 9
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7:05 Eric Wetherell - Airs and Graces: Mill Dance
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
ASV 2155
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6 - 7 PM

6:21 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414192
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6:17 Traditional - God Be with You
Mack Wilberg, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra
MTC 5004111
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 George Frideric Handel - Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80119
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5:43 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 3
Neemi Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 228
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5:38 John Tavener - The Lamb
Stephen Layton, conductor
Choir of the Temple Church
London/Decca 1513
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5:31 Traditional - Love Came Down at Christmas
David Cherwien, conductor
National Lutheran Choir
Merilee Klemp, oboe
NLCA 3509
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5:27 Traditional - People, Look East
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 2754
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5:09 Franz Liszt - Les Preludes
Georg Solti, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 417513
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5:02 Astor Piazzolla - Adios Nonino
Denis Plante, bandoneon
Mathieu Lussier, bassoon
Catherine Perrin, harpsichord
Atma 2581
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4 - 5 PM

4:54 Maurice Ravel - Pavane for a Dead Princess
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80601
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4:51 Giovanni Gastoldi - Balletti: selection
Niederaltaich Scholars
Pro Arte 307
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4:35 Alexander Arutiunian - Trumpet Concerto
Lawrence Renes, conductor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 78590
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4:32 Nadia Boulanger - Prelude
Paul Jacobs, organ
Pipedreams Live Recording
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4:23 Anders Ohrwall - Shepherd's Prayer (Fabodpsalm Fran Dalarna)
David Cherwien, conductor
National Lutheran Choir
NLCA 3406
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4:23 George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
James Judd, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 17610
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3 - 4 PM

3:57 Elizabeth Poston - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
David Willcocks, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 66245
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3:55 Alfred Burt - Ah, Bleak and Chill the Wintry Wind
Thomas D. Rossin, conductor
Exultate
Exultate 21
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3:54 Traditional English - Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Vicki Peters, conductor
The Summer Singers
Summer Singers 3462
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3:53 Jerry Estes - In Terra Pax
Minneapolis Youth Chorus
Live Recording 
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3:26 Richard Rodgers - Victory at Sea Suite
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80175
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3:13 Franz Liszt - Transcendental Etude No. 9 "Ricordanza"
Claudio Arrau, piano
Philips 416458
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3:09 Richard Zgodava - Out of the Orient Crystal Skies
Craig Arnold, conductor
Luther College Choir
Luther 2006
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3:04 Traditional American - Jesus the Light of the World
Rose Ensemble
Rose 9
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3:01 Jay Ungar - Thanksgiving Waltz
Jay Ungar, fiddle
Molly Mason, guitar
Abby Newton, cello
Steve Rust, bass
Mary Lea, fiddle
EMI 56720
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Noon - 1 PM

12:55 Peter Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker Suite
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3132
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12:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 41
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 429731
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12:07 Traditional - Christmas Garland (Medley)
Summit Hill Brass Quintet
Dave Hagedorn, percussion
SELF PROD 196
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11 - Noon

11:59 Igor Stravinsky - Violin Concerto: Capriccio
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Patricia Kopachinskaja, violin
Naive 5352
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11:17 Franz Schubert - Trout Quintet
Takacs Quartet
Andreas Haefliger, piano
Joseph Carver, double bass
London/Decca 460034
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11:10 Traditional - All Through the Night
Michael Morgan, conductor
Children's Choir of St. Martin de Porres School in West Oakland
Lisa Delan, soprano
Frederica von Stade, mezzo-soprano
Zheng Cao, mezzo-soprano
Caterina Lichtenberg, mandolin
Mike Marshall, mandolin
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Oxingale 2023
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11:04 Improvisation - Improvisation on Christmas Themes
Hiram Titus, piano
MPR 20111
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10 - 11 AM

10:58 Jennifer Higdon - Trumpet Songs
Joe Burgstaller, trumpet
Stephanie Cheng, piano
Summit 600
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10:06 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 2
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Warner 64527
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10:01 Antonin Dvorak - Dwellers by the Sea
Cantus
Cantus 1213
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9 - 10 AM

9:49 Claude Debussy - Joyous Isle
Alexis Weissenberg, piano
DG 415510
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9:49 Juan Gutierrez de Padilla - A siolo flasiquiyo
Rose Ensemble
Rose 6
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9:18 Luigi Boccherini - Guitar Quintet No. 3
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769
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9:09 Francis Poulenc - Clarinet Sonata: 3rd movement
Sang Yoon Kim, clarinet
Vivian Fan, piano
Young Artists 13
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9:02 George Frideric Handel - Atalanta: Overture
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5155
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8 - 9 AM

8:58 Pavel Chesnokov - Blessed is the Man
St. Petersburg Chamber Choir
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone
Philips 446089
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8:50 Wolfgang Mozart - Symphony No. 25: 1st mvt
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Fantasy 1791
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8:43 Jule Styne - Peter Pan: Tender Shepherd
Kim Robertson, harp
et al
Gourd 112
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8:34 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
Steven Richamn, conductor
Harmonie Ensemble
Harmonia Mundi 907493
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8:32 Stephen Foster - Byerly's Waltz
Paula Robison, flute
Krista Bennion Feeney, violin
John Feeney, double bass
Arabesque 6679
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8:27 Claudio Monteverdi - Coronation of Poppea: Pur Ti Miro
Michael Stern, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 87894
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8:19 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 8: 1st movement
Carlo Fabiano, conductor
Mantova Chamber Orchestra
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67840
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8:07 John Stanley - Concerto Grosso No. 6
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 638
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8:04 Robert Schumann - Of Foreign Lands and People
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 1228
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 Jeremiah Clarke - Suite for trumpet and strings
English String Orchestra
John Wallace, tpt
Nimbus 5155
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7:32 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 100 "Military": 2nd movement
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 4778117
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7:28 Christian Sinding - Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella/Rustle of Spring
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Koch 7737
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7:18 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5: 1st movement
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
European Brandenburg Ensemble
Avie 2119
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7:15 Sergei Prokofiev - Love for 3 Oranges: March
Sarah Chang, violin
Sandra Rivers, piano
EMI 54352
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7:10 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose: Laideronnette
Simon Rattle, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
EMI 54204
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7:04 George Frideric Handel - Acis and Galatea: Happy We
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80333
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6 - 7 AM

6:42 Camille Saint-Saens - Bassoon Sonata: 2nd movement
Judith LeClair, bassoon
Jonathan Feldman, piano
Avie 2181
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6:36 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 1: 3rd movement
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sony 42489
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6:33 Anonymous - Of the Father's Love Begotten
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 2754
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6:25 Joaquin Rodrigo - Aranjuez Concerto: 1st movement
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Orchestra
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6525
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6:21 Hector Berlioz - Dance of the Sylphs
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 49043
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6:09 Johann Molter - Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Saxony Virtuosi
Ludwig Guttler, trumpet
Mathias Schmutzler, trumpet
Berlin 1053
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6:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 6 "Serenata Notturna": Minuet and Trio
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80161
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5 - 6 AM

5:45 Claude Debussy - Petite Suite
Mario Bernardi, conductor
CBC Vancouver Orchestra
CBC 5122
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5:15 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 98
Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor
La Petite Bande
DHM 77294
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5:12 Anonymous - Breton Noel
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Danielle Maddon, violin
Ellen DePasquale, viola
Rafael Figueroa, cello
Listen 50001
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5:06 Roman Hoffstetter - Serenade
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 75040
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5:02 Pablo de Sarasate - Romanza Andaluza
Berlin Guitar Ensemble
Hans Maile, violin
Marus 3087
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4 - 5 AM

4:44 Roberto Valentini - Recorder Sonata
Rebel
Matthias Maute, recorder
Dorian 90286
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4:26 Muzio Clementi - Symphony No. 2
Francesco d'Avalos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
ASV DCA 802
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4:18 Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Messe de minuit: Kyrie
Joel Cohen, conductor
Boston Camerata
Warner 69737
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4:06 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell: Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 431653
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4:01 Giovanni Battista Fontana - Sonata No. 16
Stradivaria
Cypres 1633
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3 - 4 AM

3:24 Igor Stravinsky - Symphony No. 1
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 448812
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3:20 Anonymous - Greensleeves to a Ground
Ciaramella
Yarlung 96819
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3:12 Traditional - Wexford Carol; Now is Born the Divine Christ Child; Christmas Eve Reel
Kirkmount
Dorian 93236
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3:06 Arvo Part - Variations for the Healing of Arinushka
Kalle Randalu, piano
Sony 10203
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3:01 Giacomo Puccini - 1st Minuet for Strings
Jacek Kaspszyk, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Collins 1165
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2 - 3 AM

2:33 Robert Fuchs - Serenade No. 4
Christian Ludwig, conductor
Cologne Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 572607
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2:25 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 449816
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2:11 Johannes Brahms - Tragic Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 429765
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2:06 Antonin Dvorak - At an Old Castle
Antonin Kubalek, piano
Dorian 90121
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2:01 John Dowland - Pavan
Queen's Chamber Band
Four-Tay 4011
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1 - 2 AM

1:40 Johann Christian Bach - Oboe Concerto
Jaap ter Linden, conductor
Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Pauline Oostenrijk, oboe
Challenge 72506
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1:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 32
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
EMI 47327
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1:27 Max Reger - There comes a ship laden
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
RIAS Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 901794
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1:14 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Harp Sonata
Marion Hoffman, harp
Capriccio 10165
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1:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 2: 4th movement
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
San Francisco Symphony
SFS 58
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1:01 Henryk Wieniawski - Scherzo-Tarantelle
Shannon Lee, violin
Telarc 80695
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:51 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45495
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12:43 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Roses from the South
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 425429
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12:33 Traditional; Richard Dering - Christmas Medley
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Choir
Philips 462050
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12:07 Bela Fleck - Night Flight Over Water
Brooklyn Rider
Bela Fleck, banjo
Mercury 18711
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12:01 Percy Grainger - English Waltz
Martin Jones, piano
Nimbus 5220
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