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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, February 1, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:35 Franz Krommer - Concerto for Two Clarinets
Kenneth Sillito, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 79786
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11:19 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for 2 Violins
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Salvatore Accardo, violin
Margaret Batjer, violin
Philips 416413
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11:15 John Ireland - A Downland Suite: Rondo
David Garforth, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Chandos 8390
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11:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - Trio No. 1 "London"
Laurel Zucker, flute
Cantilena 66013
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11:01 Alexander Glazunov - Chant du Menestrel
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 57052
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10 - 11 PM

10:03 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 4 in G
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Reri Grist, soprano
Sony 42197
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9 - 10 PM

9:58 Eric Whitacre - Sleep
Mark Griffiths, conductor
Coro
Dal Segno 600
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9:49 Jean Sibelius - Summer Song
Havard Gimse, piano
Naxos 554814
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9:10 Bela Bartok - Concerto for Orchestra
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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8 - 9 PM

8:16 George Gershwin - Piano Concerto
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Lise de la Salle, piano
MPR Recording
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8:04 Samuel Barber - The School for Scandal: Overture
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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7 - 8 PM

7:41 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto in E
Pinchas Zuckerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Midori, violin
Philips 416 389
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7:17 Peter Schickele - Oboe Concerto
Paul Freeman, conductor
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Pamela Pecha, oboe
Carlton 652
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7:02 Frederic Chopin - Ballade No. 4
Lise de la Salle, piano
Naive 5215
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6 - 7 PM

6:37 Franz Liszt - Purgatorio from Dante Symphony
Kurt Masur, conductor
Gewandhaus Orchestra/chorus
EMI 68598
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6:33 Johann Pachelbel - Canon
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Kaori Muraji
London 9034
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6:27 Leonard Rosenman - Star Trek IV Main Title
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Telarc 80146
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6:23 George Elderkin - Jesus the Light of the World
Rose Ensemble
Rose 09
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6:01 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Argo 414 595
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5 - 6 PM

5:52 Erich Korngold - Violin Concerto
Alfred Wallenstein, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Jasch Heifitz
RCA 7963
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5:42 Franz Joseph Haudn - Concerto for Organ
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Ton Koopman, organ
Erato 17070
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5:37 Hari Wessman - Water Under Snow Is Weary
Tapiola Choir
Finlandia 921
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5:30 Macel Grandjany - Aria in the Classic Style
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Christine Mulbach
BIS 180
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5:26 G&S - When I good Friends Was Called to the Bar
EMI 64397
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5:19 Claude Debussy - Golliwog's Cakewalk
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Symphony Orchestra of Quebec
BIS 2377
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5:03 Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 (3rd movement)
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
BIS 1816
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4 - 5 PM

4:55 Richard Wagner - Love Duet from Tristan and Isolde
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Vienna State Opera
Thomas Moser/Deborah Voigt
DG 2250
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4:48 John Rutter - Suite Lyrique
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch
DG 17606
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4:38 Johann Strauss II - Blue Danube Waltz
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London 425 425
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4:32 Donizetti - One Furtive Tear
Carlo Rizzi, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joseph Calleja
London 5417
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4:19 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No.1 Op 142
Paul Lewis
HMU 902136
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4:04 Johann Sebastian Bach - Jauchzet dem Herrn
Wolfgang Helbich, conductor
Alsfelder Ensemble
CPO 999 235
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3 - 4 PM

3:51 Benedetto Marcello - Oboe Concerto
Music at Menlo
Kathryn Greenbank
Music@Menlo 20083
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3:46 Leonard Bernstein - Pass the Football from Wonderful Town
EMI 56753
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3:40 Charles Alkan - Presto from Symphony for Solo Piano
Marc-Andre Hamelin
Hyperion 67218
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3:12 Chen Gang/ He Zhan Hao - Butterfly Lovers' Concerto
Kenneth Jean, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Takako Nishizaki
Naxos 223350
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3:08 Edvard Grieg - Morning Mood
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
London  425 857
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3:01 Leo Delibes - Flower Song from Lakme
Natalie Dessay, Delphine Haidan
EMI 67830
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Noon - 1 PM

12:50 Gustav Holst - The Planets: Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
Colin Davis, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Philips 422403
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12:28 Hubert Parry - An English Suite
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
EMI 47671
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12:14 William Lawes - Suite No. 8
Trio Settecento
Cedille 135
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12:04 Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 443444
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11 - Noon

11:41 Peter Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty Suite
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
DG 435619
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11:30 Darius Milhaud - Scaramouche
Emma Johnson, clarinet
Julius Drake, piano
ASV 910
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11:22 Georges Bizet - Fair Maid of Perth: 2 Dances
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Moss Music 7127
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11:00 Johann Sebastian Bach - Triple Concerto
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Andrew Manze, violin
Ton Koopman, harpsichord
Erato 16163
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10 - 11 AM

10:57 Orlando Gibbons - The Silver Swan
Canadian Brass
Sony 45792
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10:54 Claude Debussy - Children's Corner: Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
Bela Fleck, banjo
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 89610
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10:46 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 13
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
RCA 60377
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10:37 Nino Rota - Five Easy Pieces
James Galway, flute
Phillip Moll, piano
RCA 63725
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10:09 Astor Piazzolla - Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 101015
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10:02 Tomaso Albinoni - Oboe Concerto No. 3
Jonathan Morton, conductor
Scottish Ensemble
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 56094
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9 - 10 AM

9:55 Franz Schubert - Flute Quartet
Martinu Quartet
Robert Stallman, flute
Karel Untermuller, viola
Bogner's Cafe 103
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9:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 34
Colin Davis, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Philips 426236
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9:18 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 3, 5th mvt
James Levine, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Marilyn Horne, mezzo
Chicago Symphony Choir
RCA 1757
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9:15 Stephen Chatman - Elves' Bells
Jon Washburn, conductor
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Centrediscs 13608
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9:03 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
London/Decca 16871
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9:00 Enrique Granados - Serenata
Douglas Riva, piano
Naxos 555723
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8 - 9 AM

8:53 Billy Joel - Air (Dublinesque)
Richard Joo, p
Sony 85937
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8:47 Jim Parker - A Londoner in New York: Grand Central
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Claves 8503
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8:39 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 9, "New World": 3rd mvt
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 60563
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8:34 Charles Gounod - Romeo and Juliet: Ah! Leve-toi le soleil
Frank Morelli, bassoon
Susan Jolles, hp
Vox 7504
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8:31 Felix Mendelssohn - Song without Words No. 6 "Spring Song"
Daniel Barenboim, piano
DG 469376
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8:24 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique: March to the Scaffold
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 1095
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8:18 Agustin Barrios - Choro de Saudade
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80612
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8:09 Frederic Chopin - Etudes, Op. 10
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6718
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8:04 Charles Gounod - Funeral March of a Marionette
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 68131
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7 - 8 AM

7:54 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 103 "Drum Roll": 4th movement
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80282
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7:51 Edward Elgar - Enigma Variations: Variation 11
Georg Solti, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
London 417719
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7:47 Peter Schickele - Thurber's Dogs: Dog Asleep
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
d'Note 1010
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7:41 William Walton - Crown Imperial
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80125
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7:34 Orlando Gibbons - Pavan and Galliard
Phantasm
Avie 32
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7:19 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 2
Richard Hickox, conductor
London Sinfonietta
Richard Watkins, horn
MCA 25229
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7:15 Mauro Giuliani - Grand Duo Concertante: 1st mvt
Jordan Dodson, guitar
Nadir Khashimov, v
MPR Recording 
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7:07 Joaquin Rodrigo - Aranjuez Concerto: 3rd movement
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Monteverdi Orchestra
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6525
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7:04 George Frideric Handel - Acis and Galatea: Happy We
Dunedin Consort
Linn 39
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6 - 7 AM

6:56 Ossip Gabrilowitsch - Caprice-Burlesque
Stephen Hough, piano
Virgin 59509
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6:47 Jacques Offenbach - Gaite Parisienne: Can-Can
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Telarc 80294
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6:42 Leonard Bernstein - Candide: Paris Waltz
John Mauceri, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Philips 438685
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6:32 Ralph Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Adrian Boult, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 47218
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6:24 Johann Christian Bach - Grand Overture No. 5: Allegro
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5403
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6:20 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 6
Webster Trio
Crystal 357
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6:08 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Phaeton: Dances for the Four Seasons
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Tafelmusik 1001
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6:04 Claude Debussy - Children's Corner: Golliwogg's Cakewalk
Humbert Lucarelli, oboe
Susan Jolles, harp
Frank Morelli, bassoon
Vox 7504
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5 - 6 AM

5:48 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Mandolins
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 412624
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5:35 Peter Warlock - Six Italian Dance Tunes
Ross Pople, conductor
London Festival Orchestra
Arte Nova 37868
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5:32 Richard Strauss - The Bourgeois Gentleman (Le bourgeois gentilhomme): Minuet of Lully
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Winterthur Music Collegium
Dabringhaus 9011738
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5:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 102
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG 4778117
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5:01 Felix Mendelssohn - Octet: Scherzo
Seattle Chamber Music Society
James Ehnes, violin
Onyx 4060
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4 - 5 AM

4:48 Rachel Portman - Cider House Rules: Suite
David Snell, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Sony 89031
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4:28 Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No. 3
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 60276
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4:24 John Dowland - Sir John Smith's Almain
Marco Sartor, guitar
Fleur de Son 57998
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4:06 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 11
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 447733
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4:01 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Eventide
George Hurst, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8432
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3 - 4 AM

3:55 William Kroll - Banjo and Fiddle
English Chamber Orchestra
Kennedy, violin
EMI 56890
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3:54 Chilly Gonzales - Evolving Doors
Chilly Gonzales, piano
Arts & Crafts 73
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3:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 40
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 429731
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3:07 Eric Whitacre - Water Night
Eric Whitacre, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 16636
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3:01 John Playford - Daphne
Les Witches
Alpha 502
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2 - 3 AM

2:34 Claude Debussy - Nocturnes
Louis de Froment, conductor
Radio Luxembourg Orchestra
Vox 5003
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2:25 Robin Milford - Fishing by Moonlight
Guildhall Strings
Julian Milford, piano
Hyperion 67444
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2:10 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto for Recorder and Viola
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Michala Petri, recorder
Pinchas Zukerman, viola
Philips 420243
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2:06 Frank Bridge - Cherry Ripe
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5366
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2:01 Francesco Veracini - Violin Sonata No. 1: Gigue
John Holloway, violin
ECM 1889
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1 - 2 AM

1:53 William Alwyn - Suite for Oboe and Harp
Sarah Francis, oboe
Lucy Wakeford, harp
Naxos 572425
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1:44 John Cage - In a Landscape
Alexei Lubimov, piano
ECM 1771
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1:06 Frederick Delius - Appalachia
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
Florida Orchestra
Leon Williams, baritone
Naxos 572764
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1:01 Ramon Montoya - Solea
Paco Pena, guitar
Nimbus 5093
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:54 Giuseppe Torelli - Concerto
Simon Wright, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5079
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12:42 Gabriel Pierne - Free Variations and Finale
Netherlands Harp Ensemble
Etcetera 1021
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12:09 Alan Hovhaness - Cello Concerto
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Janos Starker, cello
Naxos 559158
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12:06 Franz Schubert - Musical Moment No. 5
Paul Lewis, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902136
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12:01 Dag Wiren - Serenade for Strings: Alla marcia
Robert Salter, conductor
Guildhall String Ensemble
RCA 60439
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