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Highlights from November 18 to 24

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Steven Schmitz, Director of Bands, St. Louis Park.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: amateur bassoonist Kate Cimino.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Steven Schmitz, Director of Bands, St. Louis Park.
Tuesday, 8 pm: Lucerne Festival: The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam.
Thursday, 3:15 pm: Regional Spotlight: Rossini, played by the Minnesota Sinfonia.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: A Celebration of Bassoon, and Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: With Praise and Thanksgiving.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in works by Schumann and Brahms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Dvorak's Serenade for Strings, and Beethoven's 6th Symphony.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Sunday, March 10, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:31 Richard Harvey - Concerto Incantato
Jean Thorel, conductor
City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong
Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 220606
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11:30 John Dowland - Semper Dowland, Semper Dolens
Paul O'Dette, lute
Astree 7715
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11:12 Carl Nielsen - The Dream of Gunnar
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9287
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11:06 Erich Korngold - Much Ado About Nothing: Intermezzo
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 439886
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11:06 A.J. Potter - Fantasia Gaelach No. 1
Robert Houlihan, conductor
National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
Marco Polo 225158
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10 - 11 PM

10:44 Philip Glass - Violin Concerto
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Gidon Kremer, violin
DG 437091
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10:13 Marcel Grandjany - Fantasy
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80361
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10:06 Richard Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act I
Franz Welser-Most, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 4778773
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10:01 Camargo Guarnieri - Song of the Farmlands
Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Delos 3245
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9 - 10 PM

9:47 Maurice Ravel - Sonatine
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67341
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9:47 Dmitri Shostakovich - The Counterplan: Andante
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 17609
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9:47 Henryk Gorecki - Symphony No. 3: 2nd movement
David Zinman, conductor
London Sinfonietta
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Nonesuch 79282
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9:21 Rick Sowash - The View from Carew
Anthony Costa, clarinet
Sowash 2004
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9:06 William Grant Still - Lyric Quartet
Oregon String Quartet
Koch 7546
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9:06 Frederic Chopin - Nocturne No. 2
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 447096
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8 - 9 PM

8:43 Charles Stanford - Irish Rhapsody No. 2
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 9049
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8:19 Amy Beach - Theme and Variations
Carol Wincenc, flute
Kevin Lawrence, violin
Carolyn Stuart, violin
Sheila Brown, viola
Brooks Whitehouse, cello
Bridge 9373
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8:12 David Byrne - High Life
Balanescu String Quartet
Argo 436565
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8:06 Wilhelm Stenhammar - Song: Interlude
Okko Kamu, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 553115
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8:01 Jennifer Higdon - String Poetic: Nocturne
Jennifer Koh, violin
Cedille 103
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8:01 Manuel Ponce - Theme and Variations
Andrea Dieci, guitar
Nuova Era 7267
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7 - 8 PM

7:23 Richard Danielpour - A Child's Reliquary
Sarah Hicks, conductor
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello
Bridge 9354
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7:11 Giuseppe Tartini - Sonata Pastorale
Trio Settecento
Cedille 99
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7:11 Joseph Canteloube - Down yonder in the valley
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
London/Decca 411730
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7:11 Leos Janacek - Violin Sonata: Ballad
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin
Virgin 90760
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7:11 Ottorino Respighi - 3 Botticelli Pictures
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
Albany 416
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7:10 A Hollywood Holiday

6 - 7 PM

6:26 Lars-Erik Larsson - Little Serenade
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 285
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6:11 Johann Christian Bach - Symphony for Double Orchestra
Simon Standage, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Chandos 540
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6:06 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
Andrew Litton, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Nonesuch 79464
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6:06 Franz Schubert - Sonatina No. 1: 1st Movement
Eric Ruske, horn
Albany 615
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5 - 6 PM

5:42 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 5
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 410048
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5:42 Carl Stamitz - Clarinet Concerto No. 3
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 54842
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5:20 Arturo Marquez - Conga del Fuego nuevo
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 17097
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5:06 Edward Elgar - Serenade for Strings
George Hurst, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8375
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5:02 Franz Schmidt - Notre Dame: Intermezzo
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Erato 88103
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4 - 5 PM

4:44 Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Rudolf Kempe, conductor
Staatskapelle Dresden
EMI 64342
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4:32 Francesco Veracini - Overture No. 6
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 439937
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4:26 Manuel Ponce - Chanson
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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4:07 Richard Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 431680
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4:01 Arthur Sullivan - The Tempest: Act IV Overture
Michael Stern, conductor
Kansas City Symphony Orchestra
Reference 115
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 Carnegie Hall Live

1 - 2 PM

1:46 Antonio Vivaldi - Mandolin Concerto
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 55052
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1:24 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 23
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 430082
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1:13 Robert Schumann - Kreisleriana No. 2
Jonathan Biss, piano
EMI 65391
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1:07 Ludwig van Beethoven - Fidelio: Overture
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80358
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1:07 Dag Wiren - Serenade for Strings: Alla marcia
Robert Salter, conductor
Guildhall String Ensemble
RCA 60439
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11 - Noon

11:29 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Strings
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 46315
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11:18 Josef Myslivecek - Overture
Concerto Koln
Archiv 4776418
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11:13 Franz Liszt - Etude No. 5
William Wolfram, piano
Naxos 557014
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11:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin: Waltz
Sergiu Commissiona, conductor
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Pro Arte 251
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11:01 Johan Svendsen - Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 49769
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10 - 11 AM

10:44 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for 2 Violins
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Monica Huggett, violin
Erato 75358
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10:23 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Guitar Concerto No. 1
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 416357
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10:18 Charlie Chaplin - A King in New York: Now That it's Ended
Eckart Runge, cello
Jacques Ammon, piano
Genuin 12220
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10:07 Franz Schubert - Rosamunde: Overture
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 433072
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10:01 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 8
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 8663
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9 - 10 AM

9:52 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Don Giovanni: Overture
Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor
Norwegian National Opera Orchestra
Naive 30479
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9:46 Carlo Tessarini - Trumpet Sonata
Max Pommer, conductor
New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig
Ludwig Guttler, trumpet
Capriccio 10020
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9:25 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 31
Andras Schiff, piano
ECM 1949
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9:18 Gioacchino Rossini - Marriage Contract: Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 414407
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9:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Recorder Concerto
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 7885
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9:01 Dmitri Shostakovich - Pirogov: Waltz
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3257
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8 - 9 AM

8:51 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 "From the New World": 3rd movement
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 82007
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8:47 Anonymous - Estampie
Calliope
Summit 112
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8:27 Arthur Bliss - String Quartet
Maggini Quartet
Naxos 557108
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8:22 Traditional - Sevillanas
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80593
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8:06 Franz Liszt - The Preludes
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
EMI 64850
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8:01 J. Rosamond Johnson - Nobody Knows the Trouble I See
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 97
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5 - 6 AM

5:42 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Piano Sonata
Danny Driver, piano
Hyperion 67786
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5:13 Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Grant Park Orchestra
Cedille 125
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5:10 Francis Poulenc - Improvisation No. 8
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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5:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Partita No. 2: Corrente
Tomo Iwakura, guitar
MP3.com 94496
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5:01 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Dardanus: Overture
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 420240
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4 - 5 AM

4:38 Franz Joseph Haydn - Oboe Quartet No. 48
Consortium Classicum
Gernot Schmalfuss, oboe
Dabringhaus 3314
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4:22 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Russian Easter Festival Overture
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80378
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4:16 Henry Cowell - Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10: Hymn
Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7282
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4:06 Camille Saint-Saens - Havanaise
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 87287
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4:01 Jean Sibelius - Suite Mignonne: Polka and Epilogue
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 384
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3 - 4 AM

3:47 Johann Christian Bach - Grand Overture No. 1
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5403
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3:44 John Johnson - Chi Passa
Ronn McFarlane, lute
William Simms, lute
Dorian 92155
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3:12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 39
James Levine, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
BSO 1001
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3:06 Harold Budd - In Delius' Sleep
Zeitgeist
Harold Budd, piano
New Albion 66
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3:01 John Playford - Moll Peatly and Johney Cock Thy Beaver
Apollo's Banquet
Harmonia Mundi 907186
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1 - 3 AM

1:45 Robin Milford - Festival Suite
Guildhall Strings
Hyperion 67444
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1:40 Joni Mitchell - Urge for Going
English Chamber Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 56890
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1:33 Brian Packham - Cape Breton Concerto: Opening
Camerata Bariloche
Chris Norman, flute
Dorian 90250
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1:25 Edvard Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 57296
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1:06 Johann Hummel - Grand Serenade No. 2
Consortium Classicum
Schwann 310006
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1:01 Eduard Strauss - True Love Polka
Mika Eichenholz, conductor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223471
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:35 Ottorino Respighi - Roman Festivals
James DePreist, conductor
Oregon Symphony
Delos 3070
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12:31 Ma Jinfeng & Zhang Nan - Remote Shangri-La
Yundi Li, piano
EMI 88658
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12:18 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Summer
Eduardo Marturet, conductor
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra
Lara St. John, violin
Ancalagon 134
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12:06 Carl Friedrich Abel - Sinfonia No. 2
Paul Dombrecht, conductor
Il Fondamento
Passacaille 903
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