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Highlights from September 2 to 9

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: violinist Grant Johnson.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Westminster Choir College sings music by Daniel Elder.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vanska conducts a gala concert, with opera star Renee Fleming.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Organ and Piano.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Midori plays Mendelssohn with the Houston Symphony Orchestra.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans Penny Freeh, dancer and choreographer.

Programming Highlights

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:34 E.J. Moeran - Sinfonietta
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 64721
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11:17 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 9
Andras Schiff, piano
ECM 1943
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11:12 Alphonse Hasselmans - La Source
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71273
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11:06 Edward Elgar - Romance
Charles Groves, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
EMI 64726
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11:01 Sergei Prokofiev - Duet of the Prince and Cinderella
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 64289
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10 - 11 PM

10:55 Edward Elgar - Where Corals Lie
John Barbirolli, conductor
London Symphony
Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano
EMI 47329
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10:24 Edward Elgar - Cello Concerto
John Barbirolli, conductor
London Symphony
Jacqueline Du Pre, cello
EMI 47329
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10:15 Robin Milford - Meditation
Guildhall Strings
Hyperion 67444
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10:00 Catrin Finch - Celtic Concerto
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606
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9 - 10 PM

9:50 Johann Sebastian Bach - French Suite No. 4
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony 52609
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9:11 Vasily Kallinikov - Symphony No. 1
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8611
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9:02 George Frideric Handel - Oboe Concerto No. 1
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
David Reichenberg, oboe
Archiv 415291
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8 - 9 PM

8:58 Johann Sebastian Bach - Ein feste burg
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572050
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8:15 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 3
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 471576
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7 - 8 PM

7:48 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto in C
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
EMI 65701
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7:44 Leonard Bernstein - Slava!
Frederick Fennell, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 62
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7:28 Dag Wiren - Serenade for Strings
Eduardo Mata, conductor
National Arts Centre Orchestra
RCA 5362
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7:15 Igor Stravinsky - Scherzo Fantastique
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3054
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7:11 Giacomo Puccini - Nessun dorma
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
London 417 011
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7:00 Edgar Meyer - Quintet: 1st movement
Emerson String Quartet
Edgar Meyer, double bass
DG 474 321
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6 - 7 PM

6:48 Johannes Brahms - Ballade No. 4
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum  309
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6:25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 34
Colin Davis, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Philips 426236
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6:25 Andrea Falconieri - La suave melodia
Belladonna
Dorian 93228
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6:10 Pablo de Sarasate - Malaguena
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Samuel Sanders, piano
Dorian 90183
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5 - 6 PM

5:58 Ralph Vaughan Williams - The Wasps: Incidental Music
Vernon Handley, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 9508
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5:53 Thomas Newman - Skyfall: Komodo Dragon
Thomas Newman, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Sony 41040
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5:46 Edvard Grieg - Cello Sonata: 3rd movement
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
ArtistLed 19701
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5:45 Luigi Boccherini - Symphony No. 14
Johannes Goritzki, conductor
German Chamber Academy
CPO 999175
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5:19 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 1: 3rd Mvt.
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sony 42489
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5:10 Matthew Locke - For Several Friends: Suite
Trio Settecento
Cedille 135
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5:00 Aaron Copland - Outdoor Overture
Louis Lane, conductor
Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Sony 62401
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4 - 5 PM

4:46 Johannes Brahms - Piano Concerto No. 1: Finale
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Barry Douglas, piano
RCA 7780
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4:39 Johann Rosenmuller - Student Music: Suite
David Douglass, conductor
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907179
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4:28 Peter Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Suite No. 4 "Mozartiana": Prayer
Neville Marriner, conductor
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart
Capriccio 10200
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4:21 Antonin Dvorak - Piano Quintet: Scherzo
Concertante
Jeremy Denk, piano
Meridian 84459
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4:19 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: Dance
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80321
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4:02 Gustav Holst - Brook Green Suite
Nicholas Braithwaite, conductor
New Zealand Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7058
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3 - 4 PM

3:32 Maurice Ravel - String Quartet
Parker Quartet
MPR Recording 2007
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3:27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Clemency of Titus: Overture
Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor
Norwegian National Opera Orchestra
Naive 30479
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3:12 Zoltan Kodaly - Marosszek Dances
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 444322
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3:06 Frederic Chopin - Fantasie-Impromptu
Yundi Li, piano
DG 471479
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3:00 Ludwig van Beethoven - Creatures of Prometheus: Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
London/Decca 4782721
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Noon - 1 PM

12:41 George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
Andrew Litton, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Litton, piano
MCA 6216
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12:36 Johann Sebastian Bach - Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude No. 1
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80403
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12:21 Georg Philipp Telemann - Don Quixote Suite
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
London/Decca 430265
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12:09 Hector Berlioz - Benvenuto Cellini: Overture
Charles Munch, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
RCA 68444
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12:01 Dario Marianelli - Jane Eyre: My Edward and I
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 17609
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11 - Noon

11:55 Mikhail Glinka - Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
London Horn Sound
Cala 112
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11:44 Claude Arrieu - Wind Quintet
Belgian Wind Quintet
Discover 920322
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11:19 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 91
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437783
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11:04 Benjamin Britten - Matinees Musicales: Suite
Richard Bonynge, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 410139
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Franz Liszt - Mephisto Waltz No. 1
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8718
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10:30 Rutland Boughton - Aylesbury Games
Ronald Corp, conductor
New London Orchestra
Hyperion 67185
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10:06 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto No. 2
James Judd, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 17610
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10:01 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Chaconne
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 453418
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9 - 10 AM

9:41 Richard Strauss - Le Bourgeois gentilhomme: Selections
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra 97
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9:25 Richard Wagner - Tannhauser: Overture
Georg Solti, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 440606
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9:14 Friedrich Seitz - Student Concerto
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Juilliard Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 56750
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9:08 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 1: 3rd mvt
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1996
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9:01 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Le Bourgeois gentilhomme: Selections
Jordi Savall, conductor
Le Concert des Nations
Alia Vox 9807
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Giuseppe Verdi - Aida: Prelude
Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Philips 411469
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8:50 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 410026
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8:43 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1: 2nd mvt
Dmitri Mitropoulos, conductor
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62342
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8:36 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 8, "Pathetique": 2nd mvt
Walter Gieseking, p
EMI 62857
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8:32 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2: 3rd movement
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Philips 400076
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8:20 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Patrick Gallois, flute
DG 437839
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8:17 Darius Milhaud - Corcovado
Windscape
Arabesque 6732
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8:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Tancredi: Overture
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80334
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7 - 8 AM

7:47 George Gershwin - Love Walked In
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 17610
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7:33 Claude Debussy - Petite Suite
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8756
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7:23 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: Anitra's Dance; Morning Mood
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 410026
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7:17 Georg Philipp Telemann - Trio Sonata
The Publick Musick
Centaur 2592
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7:11 Charles Gounod - Funeral March of a Marionette
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 45530
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7:05 Frederic Chopin - Piano Sonata No. 2: 1st movement
Aaron Fagerstrom, piano
MPR Recording Varsity 2013
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6 - 7 AM

6:51 William Boyce - Symphony No. 2
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Argo 417824
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6:45 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 5 "Reformation": 2nd movement
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 421769
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6:42 Edward MacDowell - To a Wild Rose
John O'Conor, p
Telarc 80313
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6:25 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5: Waltz
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Virgin 91140
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6:21 Zoltan Kodaly - Gavotte
Kontra Quartet
Bis 564
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6:08 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 88: 1st movement
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5269
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6:05 Franz Schubert - Hark! Hark! The Lark
Evgeny Kissin, piano
DG 435028
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5 - 6 AM

5:38 Franz Liszt - Symphonic Poem No. 2: Tasso, Lament and Triumph
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
EMI 64850
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5:34 John Playford - The Queen's Jig
David Douglass, violin
Harmonia Mundi 907186
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5:27 Aaron Copland - Music for the Theatre: Interlude
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
New York Chamber Symphony
EMI 49095
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5:16 Josef Myslivecek - Symphony
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 10203
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5:11 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 10
Catherine Manoukian, violin
Marquis 235
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5:06 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 1
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80622
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5:01 Samuel Barber - Souvenirs: Pas de deux
Andrew Schenck, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Koch 7005
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4 - 5 AM

4:48 Jon Lord - Disguises: Music for Miriam
Paul Mann, conductor
Odense Symphony Orchestra
EMI 90528
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4:42 Luigi Boccherini - Introduction and Fandango
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3144
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4:30 Pierre Sancan - Sonatine for Flute and Piano
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI 56488
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4:24 Silvestre Revueltas - Night of the Maya: Night of Revelry
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 17097
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4:07 Georg Philipp Telemann - Overture and Suite
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 439893
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4:01 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude in C# minor
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80338
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3 - 4 AM

3:31 Alexander Glazunov - Ballet Scenes
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8804
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3:25 Ludwig van Beethoven - March No. 3
Amy Hamann, piano
Sara Hamann, piano
Grand Piano 619
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3:10 Maurice Ravel - Bolero
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80601
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3:06 Dmitri Kushenov-Dmitrievsky - Cosaque
Oleg Timofeyev, guitar
Dorian 93203
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3:01 Thomas C. Kelly - Pastoral and Reel
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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2 - 3 AM

2:27 Carl Nielsen - Symphony no. 1
Paavo Berglund, conductor
Royal Danish Symphony Orchestra
RCA 7701
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2:17 Lou Harrison - String Quartet Set: Rondeaux
Kronos Quartet
CRI 613
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2:06 Franz Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 443444
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2:01 Frank Bridge - Lament
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5366
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1 - 2 AM

1:53 Camille Saint-Saens - Footsteps on the path
Ivars Taurins, conductor
Tafelmusik Chamber Choir
CBC 1155
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1:47 Percy Grainger - The Immovable Do
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Chandos 9554
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1:23 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Winds
Myung-Whun Chung, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Winds
DG 471613
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1:06 Germaine Tailleferre - Concertino
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Women's Philharmonic
Gillian Benet, harp
Koch 7169
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1:01 Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 5 "Windows to the Dawn"
Caracas Clarinet Quartet
Cacao Musica 8
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:36 Claude Debussy - Piano Trio
David Golub, piano
Mark Kaplan, violin
Colin Carr, cello
Arabesque 6643
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12:33 Francisco Tarrega - Two Sisters
Celedonio Romero, guitar
Delos 1004
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12:30 Kenneth Meek - Hail Easter Bright
Patrick Wedd, conductor
Tudor Singer of Montreal
CBC 1039
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12:09 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 79
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 439779
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12:09 Miguel Prida - Motionless Vault
Roberto Alvarez, flute
Katryna Tan, harp
SELF PROD 328
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12:01 Franz Liszt - La Campanella
Yundi Li, piano
DG 851
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