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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

Sunday, December 8, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:33 Edward MacDowell - Piano Concerto No. 2
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Andre Watts, piano
Telarc 80429
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11:26 Traditional - See amid the Winter's snow
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Collins 13002
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11:14 David Diamond - Kaddish
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Jonathan Aasgaard, cello
Avie 2149
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11:14 Samuel Barber - Adagio for Strings
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80327
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11:01 Zoltan Kodaly - Intermezzo for String Trio
Domus
Virgin 45015
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10 - 11 PM

10:23 Paul Creston - Symphony No. 3 "Three Mysteries"
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3114
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10:10 Traditional French - Five French Carols
Pierre Cao, conductor
Arsys Bourgogne
Naive 5319
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10:06 Franz Schubert - Love's Messenger
David Leisner, guitar
Azica 71223
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10:06 Alexander Glazunov - Interlude
Utrecht String Quartet
Dabringhaus 6031239
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9 - 10 PM

9:57 Claude Debussy - Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Philips 442012
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9:37 Richard Rodney Bennett - A Colloquy with God
New York Polyphony
Bis 2037
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9:21 Frank Bridge - Three Idylls
Coull Quartet
Hyperion 66718
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9:11 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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9:06 Eric Coates - By the Sleepy Lagoon
Ronald Corp, conductor
New London Orchestra
Hyperion 67400
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9:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 66229
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8 - 9 PM

8:59 John Field - Nocturne No. 17
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80290
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8:40 Christmas Music - The Ship Carol; The First Noel; Bri
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
D'Note 1015
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8:30 Anatol Liadov - The Enchanted Lake
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR 100203-10
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8:25 Maurice Ravel - Bolero
Christoph Israel, conductor
European Film Philharmonic Studio Orchestra
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 19383
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8:06 Richard Wagner - Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (Love Death)
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80379
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8:01 Manuel Ponce - 4 Preludes for Guitar
Victoria Drake, harp
Well-Tempered 5179
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7 - 8 PM

7:45 Federico Mompou - Silent Music, Book 3
Jenny Lin, piano
Steinway & Sons 30004
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7:43 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Ave Maria
Karen P. Thomas, conductor
Seattle Pro Musica
SPM 9807
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7:43 Arnold Bax - Elegiac Trio
Meisenbach/Golden Duo
Bruce Williams, viola
Centaur 2114
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7:23 Christmas Music - He is Born Emanuel; How Brightly Sh
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
Four Winds 3017
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7:06 Nino Rota - Concerto for Strings
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonic of La Scala
Sony 66279
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7:01 Harold Budd - In Delius' Sleep
Zeitgeist
Harold Budd, piano
New Albion 66
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6 - 7 PM

6:40 Johann Pez - Concerto Pastorale
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 46013
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6:23 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - Jewels of the Madonna Suite
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 54585
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6:13 Bassano; Sweelinck; Traditional - Christmas Medley
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Choir
Philips 462050
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6:07 Franz Schubert - Polonaise for Violin and Strings
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168
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6:01 Miklos Rozsa - Madame Bovary: Waltz
Kenneth Alwyn, conductor
City of Prague Philharmonic
Silva 1056
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5 - 6 PM

5:36 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
Georg Solti, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 417521
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5:27 Pietro Locatelli - Concerto Grosso
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 9815
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5:19 David Overton - Fantasia on "In Dulci Jubilo"
John Georgiadis, conductor
Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 60736
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5:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Italian Concerto
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 87326
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5:01 Pierre Attaingnant - Galliarde
Hopkinson Smith, lute
Astree 8854
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 SymphonyCast

1 - 2 PM

1:00 SymphonyCast

11 - Noon

11:50 Traditional - O Jesulein suss; Icj steh an deiner Krippen hier; Silent Night
Ensemble Amarcord
Apollon 10101
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11:11 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony #7
Carlos Kleiber, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 447400
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11:07 Laurel Zucker - Aurora Borealis
Laurel Zucker, flute
Roman Fukshansky, clarinet
Deb Schidler, oboe
David Rufus Olivier, bassoon
Eric Aichen, horn
Cantilena 2013
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11:01 Sergei Prokofiev - Cello Sonata: 2nd movement
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 57438
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10 - 11 AM

10:35 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 1
Cafe Zimmermann
Alpha 48
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10:12 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 7 "Midday"
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
The English Concert
Archiv 423098
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10:08 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - "Sleigh Ride"
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 459555
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10:06 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Teldec 77705
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10:01 Oscar Merikanto - Summer Evening
Leif Segerstam, conductor
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Ondine 824
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9 - 10 AM

9:50 Philip Glass - String Quartet No. 2 "Company"
Smith Quartet
Signum 117
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9:29 Paul Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 421523
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9:14 Georg Philipp Telemann - Flute Concerto
Jorg-Michael Schwarz, conductor
Rebel
Matthias Maute, flute
Dorian 90302
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9:06 Christmas Music - Jesu, Joy; O Come, All ye Faithful
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 64613
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9:01 Frederic Chopin - Nocturne No. 19
Ivan Moravec, piano
Nonesuch 79233
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8 - 9 AM

8:49 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique: Dream of a Witches' Sabbath
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 1095
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8:48 Anonymous - Tickle my toe
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907180
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8:39 Gordon Langford - A Christmas Fantasy
Keith Rhodes, conductor
Huddersfield Choral Society
Chandos 4541
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8:16 Igor Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite
Alexander Gibson, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Chandos 8325
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8:12 Gabriel Faure - Spinning Song
Gil Shaham, violin
Vanguard 1239
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8:06 Johann Pachelbel - Canon and Gigue
Andrew Parrott, conductor
Taverner Players
Virgin 61304
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8:01 Percy Grainger - Faeroe Island Dance and Country Gardens
Clark Rundell/Timothy Reynish, conductor
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Chandos 9549
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5 - 6 AM

5:40 Gabriel Pierne - Piano Concerto
Juanjo Mena, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10633
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5:29 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Suite
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
DG 447013
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5:22 Johannes Brahms - German Requiem: How lovely are thy dwelling places
Marin Alsop, conductor
MDR Radio Chorus Leipzig
Naxos 572996
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5:07 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Giovanni Antonini, conductor
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 98442
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5:01 Tobias Picker - Old and Lost Rivers
John Williams, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62729
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4 - 5 AM

4:45 Joseph Wolfl - Piano Sonata No. 1
Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Harmonia Mundi 907324
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4:22 Carl Stamitz - Symphony Concertante
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 66472
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4:18 Agustin Barrios - Villancico de Navidad
John Williams, guitar
Sony 14332
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4:07 Modest Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Telarc 80042
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4:01 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Pygmalion: Overture
William Christie, conductor
Les Arts Florissants
Harmonia Mundi 901381
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3 - 4 AM

3:23 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 1
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1996
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3:20 Richard Danielpour - Lux Aeterna
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor
New York Virtuoso Singers
Soundbrush 1027
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3:10 Antonio Vivaldi - Christmas Concerto
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8730
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3:06 George Chadwick - Nocturne
Peter Kairoff, piano
Albany 745
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3:01 Joachim Andersen - Album Leaf
Per Flemstrom, flute
Swedish Society 1067
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2 - 3 AM

2:33 Nicholai Rimsky-Korsakov - Symphony no. 1
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 423604
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2:28 Mario Armengol - The Wind (El Viento)
Isabelle Perrin, harp
Baltazar Juarez, harp
Quindecim 194
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2:18 Traditional - Huron Carol; A la nanita nana
Robert DeCormier, conductor
Robert DeCormier Singers
Arabesque 6684
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2:06 Johan Halvorsen - Norwegian Rhapsody No. 2
Karsten Andersen, conductor
Bergen Symphony Orchestra
NKF 50013
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2:01 Amy Beach - Prelude on an Old Folk Tune
Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6704
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1 - 2 AM

1:36 Ernest Bloch - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Israel Chamber Orchestra
Chandos 8593
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1:18 Isaac Albeniz - The Plain (La Vega)
Martin Jones, piano
Nimbus 5595
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1:12 Jan Sweelinck - Hodie Christus Natus Est
Cecilia Rydinger Alin, conductor
Orphei Drangar
Bis 1833
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1:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - 6 Easy Variations on a Swiss Air
Jutta Zoff, harp
Berlin 2018
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1:01 Giuseppe Tartini - Cello Concerto: Larghetto
Paul Sacher, conductor
Collegium Musicum Zurich
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
DG 429098
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:46 Manuel Blancafort - Youthful Pieces
Miquel Villalba, piano
Naxos 557332
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12:32 Johann Hertel - Trumpet Concerto No. 1
Elgar Howarth, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 426311
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12:27 John Rutter - Candlelight Carol
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 106
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12:14 Edward Elgar - Serenade for Strings
Andrew Davis, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Onyx 4025
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12:06 Giuseppe Martucci - Notturno
Francesco d'Avalos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
ASV 675
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12:01 Theodore Dubois - Oboe Quintet: Canzonetta
Trio Hochelaga
Jean-Luc Plourde, viola
Atma 2385
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