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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

Sunday, March 3, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:36 Giuseppe Verdi - String Quartet
Leipzig String Quartet
Dabringhaus 3071495
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11:31 Amy Beach - Scottish Legend
Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6693
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11:23 Emmanuel Chabrier - Prelude Pastoral
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 447751
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11:21 Paul Creston - Gregorian Chant for String Orchestr
Arthur Lief, conductor
New York Chamber Orchestra
Vanguard 4076
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11:06 Agustin Barrios - The Cathedral
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Sony 84219
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11:06 Dia Succari - La Nuit du Destin
Joel Fan, piano
Reference 106
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11:06 Arvo Part - Berlin Mass
Tonu Kaljuste, conductor
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
ECM 1505
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10 - 11 PM

10:12 Nick Bicat - Under the Eye of Heaven: Enigma
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
London Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 91199
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10:12 Claude Debussy - As Slowly as Possible
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
James Earl Barnes, cimbalom
London/Decca 444386
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10:12 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Symphony No. 3 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9661
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9 - 10 PM

9:48 Federico Torroba - Sonatina
Norbert Kraft, guitar
Chandos 8857
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9:39 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 21: Andante
Mitsuko Uchida, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
London/Decca 17181
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9:39 Frederick Delius - The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Andrew Davis, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Teldec 90845
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9:22 Juan del Encina - Qu'es de ti, desconsolado
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90901
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9:07 Joseph Jongen - Impressions d'ardennes
Roman Kofman, conductor
National Orchestra of Belgium
Cypres 1634
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9:07 Anonymous - Child Grove; Easter Thursday; The Beggar's Boy
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907101
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8 - 9 PM

8:45 Maurice Johnstone - Tarn Hows: A Cumbrian Rhapsody
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
ASV 2116
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8:37 Balys Dvarionas - Elegie
German Chamber Philharmonic
Gidon Kremer, violin
Teldec 14654
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8:19 Alan Hovhaness - Artik
Alan Hovhaness, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Meir Rimon, horn
Crystal 802
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8:13 Manuel Ponce - Chanson
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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8:06 Vilem Blodek - In the Well: Moonrise
Vaclav Smetacek, conductor
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Supraphon 101429
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8:06 Edvard Grieg - Last Spring
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 437520
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7 - 8 PM

7:51 Aaron Copland - Nocturne for Violin and Piano
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
RCA 68114
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7:45 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 14
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 430171
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7:24 Claude Debussy - Blessed Damozel
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Sony 58952
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7:09 David Diamond - Concert Piece for Flute and Harp
Glorian Duo
Donna Milanovich, flute
Delos 3143
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7:06 Francis Cutting - Galliard and Almain
Christopher Wilson, lute
Virgin 91216
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7:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Three Minuets
Dejan Lazic, piano
Channel Classics 13398
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7:01 Leos Janacek - String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters"
Emerson String Quartet
DG 4778093
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7:01 Gustav Holst - The Planets: Jupiter
Andrew Davis, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 5086
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6 - 7 PM

6:16 Johan Svendsen - Norwegian Rhapsody No. 1
Bjarte Engeset, conductor
South Jutland Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 570322
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6:16 Gary Schocker - Beyond the Fog: Mist
Emily Mitchell, harp
Gary Schocker, flute
Azica 71272
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6:06 Sergei Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije Suite: Troika
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
EMI 11272
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6:01 Bedrich Smetana - A Country Woman
Robert Stankovsky, conductor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223705
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5 - 6 PM

5:46 Igor Stravinsky - Firebird: Suite
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8783
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5:46 Manuel de Falla - Three-Cornered Hat Suite
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 62586
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5:10 Dmitri Shostakovich - The Gadfly: Romance
Eckart Runge, cello
Jacques Ammon, piano
Genuin 12220
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5:06 Peter Hope - Jaunting Car
Ronald Corp, conductor
New London Orchestra
Hyperion 67400
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5:01 Pietro Locatelli - Violin Sonata No. 11: I. Adagio
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363
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4 - 5 PM

4:50 Giuseppe Torelli - Sonata No. 1
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Y Chamber Symphony of New York
Gerard Schwarz, trumpet
Delos 3002
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4:27 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Moshe Atzmon, conductor
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Agustin Anievas, piano
EMI 871
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4:17 Felicien David - Autumn Soiree No. 6
Limoges Baroque Ensemble
Laborie 11
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4:06 Karl Goldmark - In Spring Overture
Andras Korodi, conductor
Budapest Philharmonic
Hungaroton 12552
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4:06 Joachim Andersen - Album Leaf
Per Flemstrom, flute
Swedish Society 1067
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3 - 4 PM

3:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 14
Nicholas Ward, conductor
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 550873
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3:28 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 5: 4th movement
Libor Pesek, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 90769
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3:17 Gioacchino Rossini - Fantasy for Clarinet and Piano
Fabrizio Meloni, clarinet
Marco Sollini, piano
Concerto 2076
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3:06 Johann Strauss, Jr. - By the Beautiful Blue Danube
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 445773
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3:01 William Grant Still - Prelude: 2nd movement
New Zealand String Quartet
Alexa Still, flute
Koch 7192
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2 - 3 PM

2:00 SymphonyCast

1 - 2 PM

1:00 SymphonyCast

11 - Noon

11:38 Antonin Dvorak - American Suite
David Zinman, conductor
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Nonesuch 79078
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11:26 Johann Christian Hertel - Sinfonia for 3 Trumpets No. 1
Wolfgang Bauer, conductor
Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra
Wolfgang Bauer, trumpet
Dabringhaus 9011499
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11:18 Franz Schubert - March Militaire No. 1
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
DG 419217
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11:06 Johannes Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 59223
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11:01 Jean Sibelius - Lyric Waltz
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 384
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10 - 11 AM

10:38 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 2
Philip Ledger, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 91452
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10:25 Richard Wagner - Rienzi Overture
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 4745022
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10:15 Anonymous/Giovanni Gabrieli - All generations shall call me blessed/Magnificat
Robert Hollingworth, conductor
I Fagiolini
London/Decca 16794
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10:06 Camille Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8718
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10:01 Emilio Pujol - Triquilandia/Seguidilla
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80633
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9 - 10 AM

9:44 Maurice Ravel - Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 410255
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9:31 Johann Christian Bach - Grand Overture No. 3
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 5403
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9:19 Fanny Mendelssohn - Overture
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Women's Philharmonic
Koch 7169
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9:11 Johann Altenburg - Concerto for 7 Trumpets and Timpani
John Wallace, conductor
Wallace Collection
Nimbus 5065
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9:06 Jacques Offenbach - Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
London/Decca 473371
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9:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 9: Allegro
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 473689
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8 - 9 AM

8:51 Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto: Vivace
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
Julia Fischer, violin
PentaTone 66
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8:48 John Dowland - Lady Clifton's Spirit
Paul O'Dette, lute
Astree 7715
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8:43 Heinrich Schutz - Make a Joyful Noise
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
RCA 60970
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8:18 Bernhard Crusell - Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Alan Francis, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Thea King, clarinet
Hyperion 66708
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8:13 Nikolai Kedrov - Otche nash (Our Father)
Paul Hillier, conductor
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 807410
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8:07 Mikhail Glinka - Kamarinskaya
Donald Barra, conductor
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7042
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8:01 Phillipe Gaubert - Madrigal
London Mozart Players
James Galway, flute
RCA 63725
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5 - 6 AM

5:41 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 31 "Paris"
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80190
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5:32 Arvo Part - Magnificat
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Festival Singers
Telarc 80406
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5:26 Morton Feldman - Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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5:06 George Frideric Handel - Royal Fireworks Music
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 63073
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5:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Egyptian March
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Teldec 43337
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4 - 5 AM

4:38 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Quartet
Mozart Piano Quartet
Dabringhaus 9431519
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4:22 Ottorino Respighi - Fountains of Rome
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 410145
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4:19 Thomas Morley - Join Hands
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90142
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4:07 Xavier Montsalvatge - Poema Concertante
Celso Antunes, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Hanssler 98642
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4:01 Francesco Corbetta - Caprice-Chaconne
Rolf Lislevand, conductor
Ensemble Kapsberger
Astree 8852
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3 - 4 AM

3:39 Charles Gounod - Petite Symphony
Ulysse Waterlot, conductor
Waterloo Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 555954
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3:35 Chilly Gonzales - Kenaston
Chilly Gonzales, piano
Arts & Crafts 73
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3:09 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra
Oehms 524
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3:06 Heinrich Biber - Rosary Sonata No. 10: Aria
Christina Pluhar, conductor
L'Arpeggiata
Virgin 94577
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3:01 Samuel Wesley - Symphony No. 6: 4th movement
Hilary Davan Wetton, conductor
Milton Keynes Chamber Orchestra
Unicorn 9098
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2 - 3 AM

2:29 York Bowen - Symphony no. 1
Andrew Davis, conductor
BBC Philharmonic
Chandos 10570
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2:20 Charles Tomlinson Griffes - Notturno
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3030
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2:10 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 11
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 423626
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2:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 439513
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2:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sonata: 1st movement
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Mashulka 6695
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1 - 2 AM

1:33 Franz Liszt - Symphonic Poem No. 12
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
EMI 68598
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1:28 Juan de Anchieta - Con amores, la mi madre
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Kaori Muraji, guitar
London/Decca 9034
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1:09 Johannes Brahms - Variations on a Theme by Haydn
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 47195
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1:06 Carl Nielsen - Children are Playing
James Galway, flute
RCA 6359
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1:01 Jules Massenet - The Last Sleep of the Virgin
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Anthony Ross, cello
Reference 99
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:51 Ludwig Milde - Andante and Rondo
Judith LeClair, bassoon
Jonathan Feldman, piano
Avie 2181
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12:26 Franz Joseph Haydn - Sinfonia Concertante
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Toru Yasunaga, violin
EMI 94237
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12:24 Anthony Holborne - The Widowes Myte
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907238
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12:18 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 2
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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12:06 Gerald Finzi - Fall of the Leaf
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 64721
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12:01 Oskar Merikanto - Romance
Izumi Tateno, piano
Finlandia 904
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