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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

Sunday, February 3, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:28 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 15
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 434663
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11:21 John Tavener - As one who has slept
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi 907274
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11:13 Normand Corbeil - Heavy Rain
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8734
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11:06 Balys Dvarionas - Elegy "By the Lake"
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Residentie Orchestra of the Hague
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Bis 1822
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11:06 Manuel Ponce - 4 Preludes for Guitar
Victoria Drake, harp
Well-Tempered 5179
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10 - 11 PM

10:52 Qigang Chen - Iris Unveiled: Tender
Muhai Tang, conductor
French National Orchestra
Virgin 45549
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10:19 Franz Schubert - String Quartet No. 13 "Rosamunde"
Chilingirian Quartet
Nimbus 5048
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10:19 Franz Liszt - The Nonnenwerth Cloisters (Die Zelle in Nonnenwerth)
Mark Kosower, cello
Naxos 570570
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10:06 Edward Elgar - Sighs (Sospiri)
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
English Northern Philharmonia
Naxos 557320
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9 - 10 PM

9:57 Arvo Part - Tabula Rasa
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Adele Anthony, violin
Gil Shaham, violin
Erik Risberg, piano
DG 457647
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9:41 Isaac Albeniz - Suite Espanola: Granada
Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Dabringhaus 9031739
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9:28 Federico Mompou - Silent Music, Book 3
Jenny Lin, piano
Steinway & Sons 30004
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9:19 Morten Lauridsen - Ave Maria
Paul Salamunovich, conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale
RCM 19705
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9:06 Antonin Dvorak - Romance
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, violin
RCA 63591
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9:01 Gerald Finzi - Love's Labours Lost: 3 Soliloquies
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5101
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8 - 9 PM

8:59 Alan Hovhaness - The Garden of Adonis
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80530
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8:59 Lou Harrison - Air
John Bergamo, conductor
American Gamelan
David Abel, violin
New Albion 15
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8:30 George Rochberg - String Quartet No. 6: Canon Variations
Concord String Quartet
New World 80551
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8:22 Cecile Chaminade - Automne
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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8:07 Gregorio Allegri - Miserere
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Choir of New College, Oxford
Thomas Herford, soprano
Erato 14634
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8:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Goldberg Variations: Aria
Julian Rachlin, violin
DG 4776378
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7 - 8 PM

7:50 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Adagio and Allegro
Budapest Strings
Lajos Lencses, oboe
Hanssler 98277
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7:43 John Tavener - Two Hymns to the Mother of God
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Vasari Singers
EMI 65903
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7:32 Franz Schubert - Piano Trio "Notturno"
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 412620
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7:23 Paul Hindemith - Mathis the Painter: Angel's Concert
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80195
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7:07 Bedrich Smetana - My Country (Ma Vlast): The Moldau
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
RCA 54331
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7:07 John Dowland - Mr John Langton's Pavan
Fretwork
Virgin 45005
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7:03 Miklos Rozsa - Spellbound: Suite
John Williams, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62788
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6 - 7 PM

6:17 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7
Rene Leibowitz, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Chesky 81
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6:14 Carlos Lopez Buchardo - Bailecito
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30010
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6:08 Gabriel Faure - Pavane
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 421440
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6:01 Thoinot Arbeau (publ.) - Basse Danse
Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901152
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5 - 6 PM

5:48 Paul Dukas - Sorcerer's Apprentice
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 82
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5:39 Domenico Cimarosa - Oreste: Overture
Kevin Mallon, conductor
Toronto Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 570279
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5:31 William Boyce - Symphony No. 5
Ronald Thomas, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
CRD 3356
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5:06 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 2
Howard Shelley, conductor
London Mozart Players
Howard Shelley, piano
Chandos 9215
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5:02 Francesco Corbetta - Caprice-Chaconne
Rolf Lislevand, conductor
Ensemble Kapsberger
Astree 8852
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4 - 5 PM

4:35 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 12
Robert Johnson, conductor
New York Philomusica
NY Philomusica 142
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4:22 Carl Nielsen - Helios Overture
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Dacapo 220518
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4:14 Georg Philipp Telemann - Concerto
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 439893
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4:06 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 1
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
North German Radio Symphony
DG 437506
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4:03 Niccolo Paganini - Perpetual Motion
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Teldec 94554
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 Carnegie Hall Live

1 - 2 PM

1:00 Carnegie Hall Live

11 - Noon

11:42 Paul Schoenfield - Cafe Music
Eroica Trio
EMI 56482
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11:25 Gustav Holst - Indra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 572914
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11:18 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45495
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11:06 Maurice Ravel - Introduction and Allegro
Quartet Via Nova
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 71572
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11:01 Joan Trimble - Suite for Strings: Prelude
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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10 - 11 AM

10:45 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 3
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 420186
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10:23 Ludwig van Beethoven - Creatures of Prometheus: Selections
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419608
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10:14 Agustin Barrios - Un sueno en la floresta
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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10:06 Franz Schubert - Overture "In the Italian Style"
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5172
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10:01 Louis Spohr - Sonata Concertante: Rondo
Marielle Nordmann, harp
Orfeo 129881
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9 - 10 AM

9:41 Richard Strauss - Don Juan
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 421815
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9:39 Alexander Scriabin - Waltz
Xiayin Wang, piano
Naxos 570412
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9:30 Franz von Suppe - Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434309
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9:18 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Violins and 2 Cellos
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45527
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9:06 Johannes Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80155
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9:01 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 8
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 572
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8 - 9 AM

8:50 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4: 4th movement
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 421814
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8:46 Jean Sibelius - Humoresque No. 5
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Ilya Gringolts, violin
DG 2249
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8:40 Henry Cowell - Two Bits
Jeanne Baxtresser, flute
MSR 1114
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8:24 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
EMI 65715
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8:13 Giuseppe Tartini - Flute Concerto
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
James Galway, flute
RCA 61164
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8:07 Mikhail Glinka - Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Horn Sound
Cala 112
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8:01 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Running Set
George Hurst, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8432
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5 - 6 AM

5:30 Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto
Simon Rattle, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Truls Mork, cello
Virgin 45356
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5:17 Bernhard Crusell - Variations on a Swedish Air
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Emma Johnson, clarinet
ASV 585
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5:10 Traditional - Irish Roots Medley
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Dorian 92157
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5:06 Aram Khachaturian - Masquerade: Nocturne
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 475011
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5:01 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo No. 1
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
Philips 411137
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4 - 5 AM

4:40 Johann Christian Bach - Symphony Concertante No. 4
Simon Standage, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Chandos 540
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4:26 Frank Bridge - Two Pieces
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
Naxos 555070
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4:18 Claudio Monteverdi - Mass: Agnus Dei
Paolo Da Col, conductor
Odhecaton
Ricercar 322
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4:06 Oskar Nedbal - From Tale to Tale: The Months
Miroslav Homolka, conductor
Dvorak Chamber Orchestra
Supraphon 111413
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4:01 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 2
Anders Miolin, guitar
Bis 986
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3 - 4 AM

3:35 Etienne Mehul - Symphony No. 2
Marc Minkowski, conductor
Musicians of the Louvre
Erato 45026
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3:25 Arthur Foote - A Night Piece
Carol Wincenc, flute
Kevin Lawrence, violin
Carolyn Stuart, violin
Sheila Brown, viola
Brooks Whitehouse, cello
Bridge 9373
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3:12 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell Overture
Myung-Whun Chung, conductor
Saint Cecilia Orchestra
DG 471566
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3:06 Olivier Messiaen - O sacrum convivium
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
RCA 63238
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3:01 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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2 - 3 AM

2:51 Josef Suk - Elegy for Piano Trio
Ahn Trio
EMI 56674
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2:49 Jean Sibelius - Dance Intermezzo
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 359
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2:07 Franz Clement - Violin Concerto
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 106
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2:01 Pierre Attaingnant - Galliarde
Hopkinson Smith, lute
Astree 8854
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1 - 2 AM

1:39 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 63 "La Roxelane"
Nicholas Ward, conductor
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 550757
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1:36 Johann Sebastian Bach - Motet No. 1: Praise the Lord
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 123
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1:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quintet
Melos Quartet
Piero Farulli, viola
DG 429777
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1:01 Song Without Words - Felix Mendelssohn
Antonio Meneses, cello
Gerard Wyss, piano
Avie 2140
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:41 Charles Gounod - Faust: Ballet Music
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Philips  462125
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12:40 Hungaresca - Guillaume Dumanoir
Francis Colpron, conductor
Les Boreades
Atma 2658
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12:15 Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Trio
Michael Collins, clarinet
RCA 63504
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12:06 Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson - Generations: Sinfonietta No. 2: Alla sarabande
Paul Freeman, conductor
Chicago Sinfonietta
Cedille 8001
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12:01 Anonymous - Child Grove; Easter Thursday; The Beggar's Boy
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907101
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12:01 Maurice Durufle - Requiem: Lux Aeterna
Dennis Keene, conductor
Voices of Ascension
Delos 3169
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