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Highlights from October 21 to 28

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight.
Thursday, 7 pm: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Thursday, 7:30 pm: Archive on the Radio: The Myriad Voices of Philip Brunelle.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Edo de Waart conducts works by Richard Strauss.
Saturday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven's Eroica Symphony and Mozart's 20th Piano Concerto, with pianist Jeremy Denk.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: At Saint Paul, in St. Paul's.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The New York Philharmonic plays Brahms and Tchaikovsky.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Scary Sounds.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Monday, March 4, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:35 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 33
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80190
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11:21 Lars-Erik Larsson - Pastoral Suite
Okko Kamu, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 553115
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11:06 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
Matthew Best, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
16 Solo Singers
Hyperion 66420
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11:01 Louis Cahuzac - Cantilene
Philippe Cuper, clarinet
Christine Lagniel, piano
Clarinet Classics 65
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10 - 11 PM

10:57 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude No. 1 in C
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67301
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10:28 Johannes Brahms - Violin Sonata No. 1 in G
Augustin Dumay, violin
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 435 800
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10:07 Alexander Glazunov - Piano Concerto No. 2 in B
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
BBC Scottish Symphony
Stephen Coombs, piano
Hyperion 66877
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9 - 10 PM

9:40 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Suite for Viola
Norman Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Frederick Riddle, viola
Chandos 8374
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9:22 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 28
Andrew Rangell, piano
Dorian 90143
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9:12 Arnold Bax - In Memoriam
String Ensemble
Leslie Reed, English horn
Marcia Dickstein, harp
RCM 19801
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8 - 9 PM

8:35 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 3
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 110917
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8:08 Magnus Lindberg - Violin Concerto
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Simone Lamsma, violin
SPCO Live Recording 110917
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8:00 Ludwig van Beethoven - The Ruins of Athens: Overture
Dima Slobodeniouk, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 110917
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7 - 8 PM

7:23 Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple Concerto in C
Bernard Haitink, conductor
London Philharmonic
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 420 231
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7:16 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio in E-flat, Op. 1, No. 1
Ahn Trio
MPR 204
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7:05 Hector Berlioz - Roman Carnival Overture
Charles Munch, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61400
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6 - 7 PM

6:42 Bedrich Smetana - Quartet No. 1
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80178
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6:30 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Lark Ascending
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Barry Griffiths, violin
Telarc 80138
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6:21 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude
Eduardo Eguez, lute
MA Records 54
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6:13 Felix Mendelssohn - Son and Stranger Overture (Die Heimkehr aus der Fremde)
Helmuth Rilling, conductor
Southwest German Radio Symphony
Hanssler 98487
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6:01 Aram Khachaturian - Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 7010
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5 - 6 PM

5:45 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight"
Andras Schiff, piano
ECM 1944
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5:41 Alberto Williams - Argentine Suite No. 1
Stuart Canin, conductor
New Century Chamber Orchestra
D'Note 1035
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5:22 Jacques Ibert - Elizabethan Suite: Finale
Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Newport 85531
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5:13 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 7: Scherzo
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Warner 66656-2
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5:04 John Stanley - Concerto Grosso No. 6
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 638
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4 - 5 PM

4:59 Gabriel Faure - Pelleas and Melisande: Sicilienne
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 57052
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4:46 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations
Fazil Say, piano
Atlantic 21970
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4:40 William Harris - Faire is the heaven
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 107
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4:26 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Mandolins
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
Ugo Orlandi, mandolin
Dorina Frati, mandolin
Erato 45203
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4:20 Peter Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings: Waltz
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 352
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4:18 Edward Elgar - Spanish Lady: Burlesco
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5008
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4:12 Peter Hope - The Lark in the Clear Air
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
ASV 2155
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4:08 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Trio No. 1
Hartman-Warren-Doyle Piano Trio
MN Varsity recording 
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3 - 4 PM

3:34 William Perry - Jamestown Concerto
William Eddins, conductor
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Yehuda Hanani, cello
Naxos 559344
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3:31 Francois Couperin - Mysterious Barricades
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901956
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3:08 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Oboe Concerto
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
David Theodore, oboe
Chandos 9262
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3:07 George Frideric Handel - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 9811
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3:00 Modest Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov: Polonaise
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Moss Music 7127
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Noon - 1 PM

12:45 Edward Elgar - Wand of Youth Suite No. 2
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8318
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12:27 Camille Saint-Saens - Bassoon Sonata
Laurence Perkins, bassoon
Michael Hancock, piano
Helios 88035
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11 - Noon

11:59 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Janos Starker, cello
Delos 3062
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11:32 Aaron Copland - Red Pony Suite
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Delos 3221
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10 - 11 AM

10:57 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Staatskapelle Berlin
Teldec 61179
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10:44 Ludwig van Beethoven - Andante Favori
Claudio Arrau, piano
Philips 456709
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10:27 Ralph Vaughan Williams - In the Fen Country
James Judd, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 555867
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10:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 13
Ingolf Wunder, piano
DG 4790084
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10:01 Emmanuel Chabrier - Picturesque Pieces: Pompous Minuet
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 79
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9 - 10 AM

9:51 Antonio Vivaldi - La Stravaganza: Violin Concerto No. 9
Arte Dei Suonatori Baroque Orchestra
Rachel Podger, violin
Channel Classics 19598
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9:46 Elmer Bernstein - To Kill a Mockingbird: Main Theme
Elmer Berstein, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Varese Sarabande 5754
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9:37 Roger Quilter - Children's Overture
Adrian Leaper, conductor
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 223444
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9:15 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose: Suite
Dmitri Kitayenko, conductor
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 91471
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9:02 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 6
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901389
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8 - 9 AM

8:49 Wolfgang Mozart - Eine kleine Nachtmusik: 1st mvt
Andrew Manze, conductor
English Concert
Harmonia Mundi 907280
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8:33 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for 2 Keyboards
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Hamburg Philharmonic
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
Justus Frantz, piano
DG 415655
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8:20 Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance Marches Nos. 2 & 1
Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 61199
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8:17 Peter Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: March
Peter Breiner, conductor
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Takako Nishizaki, violin
Naxos 553510
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8:13 Percy Grainger - Seventeen Come Sunday
Richard Hickox, conductor
CIty of London Sinfonia
Joyful Company of Singers
Chandos 9499
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8:04 Franz Schubert - Octet: 3rd movement
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Nonesuch 79046
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7 - 8 AM

7:54 Igor Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite: Selections
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 445541
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7:47 Bernhard Crusell - Clarinet Quintet No. 2: 4th mvt
Osmo Vanska, cl
et al
Bis 741
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7:46 Arthur Sullivan - Iolanthe Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 434916
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7:32 Manuel de Falla - Four Spanish Pieces: Cubana
Javier Perianes, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902099
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7:22 Georg Philipp Telemann - Whimsical Symphony (Grillen-Symphonie)
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9919
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7:16 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Philips 426247
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7:05 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Trio No. 1: 1st movement
Derek Hartman, piano
Luther Warren, violin
Nora Doyle, cello
MPR Recording Varsity 2013
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6 - 7 AM

6:56 Henry Cowell - Fiddler's Jig
Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Ashley Horne, violin
Koch 7282
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6:47 Jean-Marie Leclair - Violin Concerto: Allegro
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Genevieve Gilardeau, violin
CBC 5225
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6:40 Sergei Prokofiev - Ten Pieces: No. 1-3
Boris Berman, piano
Chandos 9069
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6:31 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Avie 2065
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6:24 Emmanuel Chabrier - Pastoral Suite: Villagers' Dance
Armin Jordan, conductor
French National Orchestra
Erato 88018
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6:20 Jan Koetsier - Children's Circus: Little March
London Brass
Teldec 46069
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6:10 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
New Queen's Hall Orchestra
Argo 440116
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6:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 6 "Serenata Notturna": Minuet and Trio
Andrew Manze, conductor
English Concert
Harmonia Mundi 907280
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5 - 6 AM

5:46 Carl Orff - Der Mond: Three Dances and Finale
Klaus Rainer Scholl, conductor
Mainz Wind Ensemble
Wergo 6174
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5:17 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 5
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5172
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5:12 Antonio Lauro - Venezuelan Waltz No. 3
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Pro Arte 343
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5:06 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 10
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
DG 419056
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5:01 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo No. 2
Daniel Pollack, piano
Four Winds 3004
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4 - 5 AM

4:48 Johann Sebastian Bach - Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus I-IV
Emerson String Quartet
DG 908
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4:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Idomeneo: March from Act I
Prague Castle Guard Band
Supraphon 110419
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4:26 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 20
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5407
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4:20 Mario Armengol - The Wind (El Viento)
Isabelle Perrin, harp
Baltazar Juarez, harp
Quindecim 194
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4:06 Felix Mendelssohn - Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 423104
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4:01 Francois Couperin - The Touching One
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440
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3 - 4 AM

3:48 Benjamin Britten - Phantasy
William Bennett, oboe
Music@Menlo 20082
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3:19 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 1
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 435390
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3:06 Keith Jarrett - Adagio for Oboe and String Orchestra
Thomas Crawford, conductor
Fairfield Orchestra
Marcia Butler, oboe
ECM 1450
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3:01 Enrique Granados - Spanish Dance No. 10
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
London/Decca 414557
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2 - 3 AM

2:37 Leevi Madetoja - Symphonic Suite
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
YLE 9803
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2:35 Lowell Liebermann - Album for the Young: Homage to Alkan
Julie Scolnik, flute
Franziska Huhn, harp
SELF PROD 296
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2:30 Various - Calling My Children Home
Chanticleer
Teldec 48556
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2:07 Edward Elgar - In the South
Andrew Litton, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 90727
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2:01 Dario Castello - Sonata No. 8
Trio Settecento
Cedille 99
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1 - 2 AM

1:48 Antonio Vivaldi - Violin Concerto
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 45527
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1:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 12
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
Evgeny Kissin, piano
RCA 60400
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1:12 Ludwig van Beethoven - Septet: 4th movement
Joseph Silverstein, violin
Geraldine Walther, viola
Ronald Thomas, cello
Charles Chandler, double bass
William Vermeulen, horn
Dennis Godburn, bassoon
Music@Menlo 20052
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1:06 Isaac Albeniz - Seville
Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Dabringhaus 9031739
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1:01 Johann Mayer - Schnofler-Dance
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:35 Johann Hummel - Grand Concerto for Bassoon
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Philips 432081
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12:32 Felix Mendelssohn - May Breezes
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80391
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12:16 Carlos Salzedo - Variations on an Ancient Theme
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80691
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12:06 Alan Hovhaness - Alleluia and Fugue
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Telarc 80503
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12:01 Georg Philipp Telemann - Paris Quartet No. 6: VI
Trio Sonnerie
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Virgin 91450
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