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Highlights from July 22 to 29

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: veterinarian Kate An Hunter.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Carnegie Hall Live: The National Youth Orchestra.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: David Finckel and Wu Han play Debussy, from a 2013 Music in the Park recital.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Bach's the Best.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Music for Two Violinists and Orchestra, played by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: writer Charlotte Sullivan.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, March 14, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:22 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 1
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 91716
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11:17 Gabriel Faure - Ave verum
Susan McMane, conductor
San Francisco Girls Chorus
SFGC 901
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11:10 George Butterworth - The Banks of Green Willow
Richard Hickox, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9902
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11:06 Augusta Gross - Reflections on Air
Bruce Levingston, piano
Dorian 92148
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11:01 Jean Sibelius - Pensees lyriques
Christian Bergqvist, violin
Mats Bergstrom, guitar
Swedish Society 1067
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10 - 11 PM

10:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 11 for Winds
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 431683
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10:21 Robert Schumann - String Quartet No. 2
Doric String Quartet
Chandos 10692
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10:14 Vilem Blodek - In the Well: Moonrise
Vaclav Smetacek, conductor
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Supraphon 101429
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9 - 10 PM

9:42 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 4
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Yevgeny Sudbin, piano
Bis 1758
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9:22 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80327
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9:20 Thomas Tallis - Third Tune for Archbishop Parker's Psalter
Paul Hillier, conductor
Theatre of Voices
Harmonia Mundi 907154
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9:00 Johann Sebastian Bach - Musical Offering: Trio Sonata
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901173
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9:00 Antonin Dvorak - Rusalka: Song to the Moon
Georg Solti, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Renee Fleming, soprano
London/Decca 467632
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8 - 9 PM

8:26 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 23 "Appassionata"
Maurizio Pollini, piano
DG 59
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8:23 Alan Jay Lerner/Frederick Loewe - Before I gaze at you again
Arleen Auger, soprano
Dalton Baldwin, piano
Delos 3029
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8:18 London Brass - My Lady Hunsdon's Puffe
London Brass
MPR 205
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7 - 8 PM

7:51 Patrick Doyle - Henry V
Simon Rattle, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony
EMI 49919
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7:46 Traditional - Caleno custere me
Alfred Deller, tenor
Harmonia Mundi 190202
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7:44 William Walton - Henry V: Touch her soft lips and part
Carl Davis, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 47944
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7:14 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 5
Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra
Isabelle van Keulen, violin
Philips 426 715
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7:07 Traditional - In a garden so green
Owain Phyfe, vocal
Nightwatch 1002
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7:01 Gioacchino Rossini - Silken Ladder: Overture
Claudio Abbado , conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
DG  431653
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6 - 7 PM

6:40 Robert Schumann - Scenes from Childhood
Martha Argerich, piano
EMI 93399
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6:20 Alexander Borodin - Symphony No. 3
Bramwell Tovey, conductor
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
CBC 5231
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6:18 Jeremiah Clarke - An Ayre
Anthony Newman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244
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6:08 Scott Joplin - The Strenuous Life
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 7061
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Concerto No. 2
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
David Reichenberg, oboe
Archiv 415291
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5:43 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 9: 1st movement
Thomas Schippers, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Vox 5140
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5:36 Ignaz Paderewski - Minuet
Stephen Hough, piano
MusicMasters 60135
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5:34 Jose Alejandro de Leon - La Polka de Mama
Minnesota Percussion Trio
MPR 20131
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5:18 Charles Stanford - Irish Rhapsody No. 5
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8545
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5:12 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 103 "Drum Roll": 4th movement
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80282
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5:06 Radames Gnattali - Ballad Samba
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Larry Coryell, guitar
Laurindo Almeida, guitar
Pro Arte 235
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4 - 5 PM

4:59 Jules Massenet - Thais: Meditation
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Robert Koenig, piano
Dorian 90268
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4:50 Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 7: 4th movement
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8442
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4:41 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 6
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90309
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4:30 Luigi Cherubini - The Portuguese Inn Overture (L'Hotellerie Portugaise)
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 54438
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4:22 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 1: 1st movement
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Ramin Bahrami, piano
London/Decca 4782956
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4:17 Jacques Ibert - Entr'acte
Shigenori Kudo, flute
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Sony 48033
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4:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - A Musical Joke: Allegro
Andrew Manze, conductor
English Concert
Harmonia Mundi 907280
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4:02 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 6: 1st movement
Luna Quartet
MPR Recording Varsity 2013
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3 - 4 PM

3:51 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor": Rondo
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 421718
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3:36 Jean Francaix - Five Little Duets for Flute and Harp
Laurel Zucker, flute
Susan Jolles, harp
Cantilena 66016
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3:14 Johann Sebastian Bach - Motet: Jesu, meine Freude
Brian A. Schmidt, conductor
South Dakota Chorale
MPR Recording
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3:08 Isaac Albeniz - Iberia: El Puerto
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
SELF PROD 292
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3:00 Camille Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
Michel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
EMI 55385
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Noon - 1 PM

12:47 Francis Poulenc - Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
The Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 67255/6
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12:28 Peter Tchaikovsky - Variations on a Rococo Theme
Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 431685
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12:22 Thomas Tomkins - When David heard
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 94430
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12:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 2
Shanghai Quartet
Eugenia Zukerman, flute
Anthony Newman, harpsichord
Delos 3173
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11 - Noon

11:55 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cello Suite No. 4: Allemande
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 63203
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11:38 Dmitri Kabalevsky - The Comedians: Suite
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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11:35 Zez Confrey - Kitten on the Keys
Alan Feinberg, piano
Argo 444457
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11:32 Rube Bloom - Spring Fever
Alan Feinberg, piano
Argo 444457
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11:06 Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 12 "American"
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80283
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11:03 Traditional, arr. Mark Keller - Pretty Saro
Dale Warland, conductor
The Dale Warland Singers
ACC 122
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10 - 11 AM

10:48 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No. 3
Maria Joao PIres, piano
DG 457550
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10:29 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 7017
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10:26 Henry Purcell - Rondeau from Abdelazer; or, The Moor's Revenge
Roy Goodman, conductor
The Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 67001/3
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10:06 Felix Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in d minor
Patrick Gallois, conductor
Sinfonia Finlandia Jyvaskyla
Tianwa Yang, violin
Naxos 572662
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10:01 Sergei Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije: Troika
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61957
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9 - 10 AM

9:53 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Vocalise
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Sylvian McNair, s
Telarc 80312
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9:32 Ludwig Lebrun - Oboe Concerto No. 4
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor
Radio Chamber Orchestra
Bart Schneemann, oboe
Channel Classics 16198
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9:19 Franz Liszt - St. Francis of Assisi Preaching to the Birds
James Conlon, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Erato 88235
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9:11 Franz Liszt - St. Francis of Paule Walking on the Water
Leslie Howard, p
Hyperion 66301
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9:00 Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger (The Mastersingers): Prelude
Franz Welser-Most, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 4778773
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8 - 9 AM

8:53 Robert Beaser - Mountain Songs: Selections
Susan Glaser, flute
Franco Platino, guitar
Koch 7533
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8:43 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 13: 4th mvt
LaSalle Quartet
DG 453768
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8:32 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 1: Rondo
Hans Vonk, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Christian Zacharias, piano
EMI 63937
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8:22 Hector Berlioz - Corsair: Overture
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 61203
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8:17 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 83 "The Hen": 3rd movement
Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Virgin 90793
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8:11 Antonin Dvorak - Romantic Pieces: Cavatina
Josef Suk, violin
Alfred Holecek, piano
Supraphon 110703
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8:04 Josef Suk - Toward a New Life
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony 62592
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 Richard Strauss - The Bourgeois Gentleman: Selections
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 39339
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7:38 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Soli Deo Gloria 707
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7:32 John DuPrez - Celtic Dawn
Philip Pickett, recorder
Linn 319
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7:29 Georges Bizet - Carmen: Bohemian Dance
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80048
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7:18 Paul Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis: March
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony
London/Decca 421523
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7:14 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Perpetual Motion
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80314
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7:05 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 6: 1st movement
Luna Quartet
MPR Recording Varsity 2013
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6 - 7 AM

6:53 Enrique Granados - Zapateado
Douglas Riva, piano
Naxos 555723
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6:48 Manuel de Falla - Ritual Fire Dance
Sergiu Commissiona, conductor
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Pro Arte 250
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6:43 Alonso Lobo - Antiphon: How Sweet
Paul McCreesh, conductor
Gabrieli Consort
Archiv 471694
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6:32 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 98: 4th movement
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
EMI 64285
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6:25 Scott Joplin - Bethena
Richard Dowling, piano
Klavier 77035
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6:21 Claude Debussy - Children's Corner: Golliwogg's Cakewalk
Burt Lucarelli, oboe
Frank Morelli, bassoon
Susan Jolles, harp
Vox 7504
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6:09 George Frideric Handel - Overture
Stephen Stubbs, conductor
Arion
Atma 2260
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6:04 Charles Gounod - Petite Symphony: Finale
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
London/Decca 430231
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5 - 6 AM

5:50 Peter Tchaikovsky - Melancholy Serenade
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 449923
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5:48 Johannes Brahms - O Beautiful Night (O schone Nacht)
Magen Solomon, conductor
San Francisco Choral Artists
Foghorn 2006
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5:34 Muzio Clementi - Piano Sonata No. 1
Maria Tipo, piano
EMI 54766
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5:30 Johann Sebastian Bach - Siciliano
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572050
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5:15 Giuseppe Tartini - Violin Sonata No. 5
La Magnifica Comunita
Enrico Casazza, violin
Brilliant 93366
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5:06 Johann Strauss, Jr. - By the Beautiful Blue Danube
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80098
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5:01 Giulio Regondi - Etude No. 8 for Guitar
David Starobin, guitar
Arabesque 6695
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4 - 5 AM

4:38 Luigi Boccherini - String Quintet No. 4
Smithsonian Chamber Players
DHM 77159
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4:34 Hugo Alfven - Herdsmaiden's Dance
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sony 46668
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4:21 Aaron Copland - El Salon Mexico
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Argo 440639
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4:14 Franz Schubert - Die Schone Mullerin: The stream's lullaby
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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4:06 George Frideric Handel - Flute Sonata
Frans Bruggen, flute
Sony 60100
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4:01 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude No. 5
Sergiu Commissiona, conductor
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
CBC 5143
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3 - 4 AM

3:47 Bela Bartok - Hungarian Sketches
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 443444
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3:40 Carl Friedrich Abel - Sinfonia No. 3
Paul Dombrecht, conductor
Il Fondamento
Passacaille 903
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3:12 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 104 "London"
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 411833
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3:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Lute Suite No. 1: Bourree and Gigue
Kim Heindel, lautenwerk
Dorian 80126
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3:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Pretend Gardener: Overture
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concentus Musicus Vienna
Teldec 95523
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2 - 3 AM

2:39 Leos Janacek - Lachian Dances
Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 550411
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2:36 Traditional Swedish - Polonaise
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92153
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2:13 Johannes Brahms - Violin Sonata No. 2
Stefan Jackiw, violin
Max Levinson, piano
Sony 63769
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2:06 Heino Eller - Twilight
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8656
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2:01 George Gershwin - Liza/Promenade
Tashi
RCA 7901
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1 - 2 AM

1:39 Ottorino Respighi - Fantastic Toy Shop
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 420485
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1:24 Samuel Wesley - Symphony No. 4
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9823
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1:19 Josef Suk - Spring: Awaiting
Lada Valesova, piano
Avie 2142
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1:10 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Oboe Sonata
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Ku Ebbinge, oboe
Erato 75560
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1:06 Jeremiah Clarke - The Prince of Denmark's March
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341
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1:01 Giacomo Puccini - 1st Minuet for Strings
Jacek Kaspszyk, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Collins 1165
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:52 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 4
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
Brilliant 94035
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12:44 Neil McKay - Larghetto
Howard Hanson, conductor
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434347
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12:43 Franz Schubert - Du bist die Ruh
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Gerald Moore, piano
EMI 63167
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12:06 Antonin Dvorak - Violin Concerto
Matthias Foremny, conductor
NDR Symphony Orchestra
Kristof Barati, violin
European Recording
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12:01 Michael Praetorius - Terpsichore: 3 Bransles
New London Consort
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Oiseau-Lyre 414633
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