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Programming highlights from December 23 to 30

Tuesday, 10 am: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Handel's Messiah.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Rose Ensemble: And Glory Shone Around.
Wednesday, 9 am: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, live from Cambridge, England.
Wednesday, 11 am: Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker.
Wednesday, 5 pm: A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (repeat).
Wednesday, 7 pm: Carol with Classical MPR.
Saturday, 12 noon: The Metropolitan Opera: Verdi's La Traviata.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Holiday Highlights.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic, in music of Beethoven and John Adams.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Saturday, February 2, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:25 John Field - Piano Concerto No. 6
Janos Furst, conductor
New Irish Chamber Orchestra
John O'Conor, piano
Onyx 101
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11:20 Luis Mercy - Sonata: Ciaccona
Alison Melville, recorder
Lucas Harris, archlute
Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon
Borys Medicky, harpsichord
Joelle Marton, bass viol
Pipistrelle Music 1110
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11:11 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Roses from the South
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5405
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11:07 Carlos Salzedo - Song in the Night (Chanson dans la Nuit)
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71273
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11:01 Tobias Picker - Old and Lost Rivers
John Williams, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62729
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10 - 11 PM

10:44 Claude Debussy - For Piano
Aldo Ciccolini, piano
EMI 54451
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10:39 John Johnson - Chi Passa
Ronn McFarlane, lute
William Simms, lute
Dorian 92155
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10:14 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 1
Rene Leibowitz, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Chesky 74
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10:11 John Williams - 7 Years in Tibet: Regaining a Son
John Williams, conductor
Studio Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 60271
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10:06 Modest Mussorgsky - Khovanshchina: Ent'racte
Oliver Knussen, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 2123
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10:01 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 9
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
Brilliant 94035
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9 - 10 PM

9:48 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 423626
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9:28 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Cello Concerto
Gustav Leonhardt, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Anner Bylsma, cello
Virgin 90800
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9:09 Georges Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Andrew Davis, conductor
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Sony 45649
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9:06 Edvard Grieg - Spring Dance; Norwegian Dance
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80672
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9:01 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Dardanus: Overture
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 420240
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8 - 9 PM

8:49 Carl Friedrich Abel - Symphony No. 2
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8648
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8:41 Jules Massenet - Thais: Meditation
English Chamber Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 56890
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8:40 Pierre Phalese - Branles
Ensemble Doulce Memoire
Dorian 90261
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8:06 Gabriel Faure - Piano Quartet No. 1
Faure Quartet
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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8:01 Luigi Gatti - Sextet: Rondo
Calamus Ensemble
Dabringhaus 6031589
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7 - 8 PM

7:38 Luigi Boccherini - String Quintet No. 4
Smithsonian Chamber Players
DHM 77159
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7:22 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Sonata No. 47
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 53635
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7:14 Traditional Catalan - El mestre (The Schoolmaster)
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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7:06 Claude Debussy - Scottish March
Louis de Froment, conductor
Radio Luxembourg Orchestra
Vox 5053
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7:01 Domenico Scarlatti - Sonata
Martha Masters, guitar
GSP 1031
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4 - 5 PM

4:56 Nikolai Kapustin - Concert Etude #6: Pastoral
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67433
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4:50 Peter Tchaikovsky - Romance
Andres Diaz, cello
Samuel Sanders, piano
Dorian 90188
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4:14 Peter Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Mariinsky 530
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4:01 Felix Mendelssohn - Fair Melusina Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 415353
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3 - 4 PM

3:56 Mauro Giuliani - Garryowen
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80492
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3:50 Ludwig van Beethoven - Sonata No. 19: Menuetto
Richard Goode, piano
Nonesuch 79212
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3:00 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
London/Decca 16872
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2 - 3 PM

2:53 Gioacchino Rossini - Danse siberienne (Siberian Dance)
Alberto Portugheis, piano
ASV 901
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Noon - 1 PM

12:00 Gioacchino Rossini - Le Comte Ory
Maurizio Benini, conductor
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Juan Diego Florez, tenor (Count Ory)
Pretty Yende, soprano (Adele)
Karine Deshayes, mezzo-soprano (Isolier)
Nathan Gunn, baritone (Raimbaud)
Nicola Ulivieri, bass (the Tutor)
Susanne Resmark, mezzo-soprano (Ragonde)
Live from the Metropolitan Opera 
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11 - Noon

11:45 Thomas Arne - Symphony No. 4
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8403
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11:45 Franz Danzi - Concertante for Flute and Clarinet
Jorg Faerber, conductor
Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 61976
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11:19 George Frideric Handel - Berenice: Overture, Minuet and Gigue
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 410553
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11:06 Mikhail Glinka - Kamarinskaya
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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11:01 Enrique Granados - Three Poetic Waltzes
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322
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10 - 11 AM

10:48 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 6
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
RCA 87510
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10:20 Max Bruch - Scottish Fantasy
Malcolm Sargent, conductor
New Symphony Orchestra of London
Jascha Heifetz, violin
RCA 6214
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10:16 Nicola Matteis - Ground upon a Scotch Humour
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92153
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10:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Thieving Magpie: Overture
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80443
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10:01 Flicks in Five

9 - 10 AM

9:45 Camille Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 82
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9:38 Pieter Hellendaal - Concerto No. 6
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor
Combattimento Consort of Amsterdam
RadioNederland 92019
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9:28 Jeronimo Gimenez - El Baile de Luis Alonso
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80598
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9:10 Antonin Dvorak - In Nature's Realm
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8453
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9:06 Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyous March
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 447751
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9:02 Gaspar Cassado - Sonata in the Old Spanish Style: Dance with Variations
Viviane Spanoghe, cello
Classic Talent 291025
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8 - 9 AM

8:30 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Clarinet Quintet
Vienna Octet
Alfred Boskovsky, clarinet
London/Decca 417643
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8:20 William Walton - Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Chandos 8870
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8:15 Antonio de Cabezon - Diferencias sobra La Dama le demand
Hesperion XX
Alia Vox 9831
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8:15 Antonio Vivaldi - Mandolin Concerto
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45527
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8:03 Richard Wagner - The Rhinegold: Entrance of the Gods
Klaus Tennstedt, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 68616
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7 - 8 AM

7:33 Ludwig von Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 11
Andras Schiff
ECM 1943
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7:24 Emile Waldtaufel - Estudiantina
Salon Orchestra of Cologne
RCA 69295
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7:20 Robert Schumann - Ritornelle: Die Rose stand im Tau
Cantus
Cantus 1212
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7:06 George Fredrich Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 12
I musici
Philips 422370
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7:03 Alexander Borodin - String Quartet No. 2: Scherzo
Emerson Quartet
DG 471567
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6 - 7 AM

6:43 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Jean-Bernard Pommier, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
Virgin 91467
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6:42 Juan del Encina - Ay, triste que vengo
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90901
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6:35 Rebecca Clarke - I'll Bid My Heart Be Still
Helen Callus, viola
ASV 1130
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6:17 Samuel Wesley - Symphony No. 6
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
Milton Keynes Chamber Orchestra
Unicorn 9098
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6:17 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sonata No. 3: Allegro Assai
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Delos 3232
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6:06 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 5
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
DG 419056
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6:05 John Dowland - Pavan
Queen's Chamber Band
Four-Tay 4011
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5 - 6 AM

5:39 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 30
Jane Glover, conductor
London Mozart Players
ASV 762
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5:36 Amy Beach - Fireflies
Joel Fan, piano
Reference 119
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5:29 Georg Philipp Telemann - Trio Sonata
The Publick Musick
Centaur 2592
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5:18 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection": 2nd movement
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 47363
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5:09 Alberto Ginastera - Impressions of the Puna
Shanghai Quartet
Eugenia Zukerman, flute
Delos 3173
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5:06 Percy Grainger - Shepherd's Hey
Richard Hickox, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9493
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5:01 Joseph Schwantner - Black Anemones
Ransom Wilson, flute
New World 80403
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4 - 5 AM

4:38 Francois Couperin - The Nations: France
European Baroque Soloists
Denon 4408
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4:35 Aram Khachaturian - Gayaneh: Sabre Dance
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80170
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4:19 Michael Torke - Ash
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Argo 433071
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4:15 Roland Dyens - Tango en skai
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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4:06 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise No. 2 "Siberian"
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6642
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4:01 Edvard Grieg - Symphony: Intermezzo
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 427321
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3 - 4 AM

3:26 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 6
Otmar Suitner, conductor
Staatskapelle Berlin
Denon 1253
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3:23 Gordon Jacob - Four Fancies: Prelude
Arcata String Quartet
Don Bailey, flute
Summit 239
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3:13 Hugo Alfven - Festival Overture
Niklas Willen, conductor
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557284
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3:06 Gabbier Gallon - Recit and Allegro
Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
Chandos 10521
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3:01 Giuseppi Brescianello - Partita
Anthony Glise, guitar
Dorian 80127
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2 - 3 AM

2:34 Robert Schumann - Cello Concerto
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 419190
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2:25 Philip Glass - Company
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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2:14 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
Richard Tognetti, conductor
Australian Chamber Orchestra
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI (3) 47212
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2:06 Godfrey Ridout - Fall Fair
Uri Mayer, conductor
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
CBC 5069
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2:01 Franz Liszt - Paganini Etude No. 3 "La Campanella"
Lang Lang, piano
Sony (7) 89141
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1 - 2 AM

1:26 Johannes Brahms - Serenade No. 2
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 47195
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1:21 Marco Uccellini - Sonata No. 12
Romanesca
Harmonia Mundi 907196
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1:12 Peter Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin: Waltz
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 60465
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1:06 Michael Gandolfi - Line Drawings: Farewell to Old Friends
Concord Chamber Music Society
Reference 122
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1:01 William Grant Still - Lyric Quartet: The Quiet One
Oregon String Quartet
Koch 7546
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:23 Igor Stravinsky - Petruchka
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80587
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12:20 Louis Couperin - Sarabande
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
DHM 77371
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12:17 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
Kyung Wha Chung, violin
EMI 56827
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12:06 Charles Tomlinson Griffes - Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Nicholas Braithwaite, conductor
New Zealand Chamber Orchestra
Alexa Still, flute
Koch 7063
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12:01 Johann Schickhardt - Guitar Sonata No. 2
Kristian Buhl-Mortensen, guitar
Classico 167
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