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Highlights from December 16 to 23

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Robert Ball.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Concordia Christmas.
Tuesday, 8:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Light and Gold: Christmas with Eric Whitacre.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Archive on the Radio: An Archive Christmas Sampler.
Thursday, 3 pm: Regional Spotlight: Holiday music from regional choral and instrumental groups.
Thursday, 7 pm: St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
Friday, 4 pm: Carol with Classical MPR and The Singers.
Friday, 7 pm: Chanticleer Christmas.
Saturday, 11 am: The Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Saturday, 7 pm: Candles Burning Brightly.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From Heaven Above.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of London.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 7 pm: Wonder Tidings.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Saturday, March 9, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:35 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quintet No. 1
Melos Quartet
Franz Beyer, viola
DG 423697
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11:25 Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
Albany 364
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11:10 Gerald Finzi - Five Bagatelles
Thea King, clarinet
Clifford Benson, piano
Hyperion 66014
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11:06 Franz Schubert - Serenade
Michael Stern, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 87894
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11:01 Claude Debussy - Reflections in the Water
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner 83940
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10 - 11 PM

10:33 Fela Sowande - African Suite
Mario Bernardi, conductor
National Arts Centre Orchestra
CBC 5135
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10:19 Johann Sebastian Bach - Italian Concerto
Corona Guitar Quartet
Albany 1084
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10:12 George Frideric Handel - Delirio amoroso: Conclusion
Emmanuelle Haim, conductor
Le Concert d'Astree
Natalie Dessay, soprano
Virgin 32624
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10:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Waltz-Scherzo
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Teldec 94554
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10:01 Luigi Boccherini - String Quintet No. 1: Finale
La Magnifica Comunita
Brilliant 93820
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9 - 10 PM

9:48 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 6 (after Corelli)
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907261
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9:16 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 2
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 453701
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9:09 Gustavo E. Campa - Melodie for Violin and Orchestra
Alondra de la Parra, conductor
Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas
Daniel Andai, violin
Sony 75555
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9:06 Julian Lloyd Webber - Song for Baba
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
Philips 442426
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9:01 Antonio Rosetti - Symphony: 1st movement
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9567
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8 - 9 PM

8:41 Aaron Copland - Music for Movies
Elgar Howarth, conductor
London Sinfonietta
London/Decca 1231
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8:35 Carlo Monza - Sinfonia "La tempesta di mare" ("Storm at Sea")
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 63430
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8:30 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 9
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Philips 464601
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8:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Trio No. 3
Leibniz Trio
European Recording
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8:01 Pietro Locatelli - Violin Sonata No. 2: II. Allegro
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363
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7 - 8 PM

7:33 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 82 "The Bear"
Bruno Weil, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 66295
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7:21 Edward Elgar - Bavarian Dances
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5136
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7:13 Antonio Vivaldi - Violin Concerto No. 3, Op. 3
Adrian Chandler, conductor
La Serenissima
Adrian Chandler, violin
Avie 2106
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7:06 Bela Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 443444
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7:01 Giuseppi Brescianello - Partita
Anthony Glise, guitar
Dorian 80127
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4 - 5 PM

4:54 Luis Bacalov - Il Postino: Theme
John Williams, conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 63005
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Noon - 1 PM

12:00 Giuseppe Verdi - Don Carlo
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Ramon Vargas, tenor (Don Carlo)
Barbara Frittoli, soprano (Elisabeth de Valois)
Anna Smirnova, mezzo-soprano (Princess Eboli)
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone (Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa)
Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass (King Philip II)
Eric Halfvarson, bass (Grand Inquisitor)
Live from the Metropolitan Opera 
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11 - Noon

11:29 Josef Suk - Serenade for Strings
Jiri Belohlavek, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9063
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11:16 Leopold Mozart - Concerto for 2 Horns
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 416815
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11:11 John Ireland - Country Dance
John Lenehan, piano
Naxos 572598
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11:06 Leonard Bernstein - Candide Overture
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
EMI 47522
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11:01 Pablo de Sarasate - Introduction and Tarantella
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Abbey Road Ensemble
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 55475
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10 - 11 AM

10:44 Richard Strauss - Don Juan
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Sony 63123
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10:17 Claude Debussy - String Quartet
Brooklyn Rider
In a Circle 3
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10:14 Carlos Guastavino - Popular Song No. 10
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30010
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10:06 Max Steiner - Casablance Suite
Chrles Gerhardt, conductor
National Philharmonic
RCA 0422
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10:01 Flicks in Five

9 - 10 AM

9:49 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 5
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 415291
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9:27 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 1
Howard Shelley, conductor
London Mozart Players
Howard Shelley, piano
Chandos 9215
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9:23 Josquin des Prez - Faulte d'argent (Lack of money)
Christopher Wolverton, conductor
Vox Early Music Ensemble
Ancient Voice Records 1
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9:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80354
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9:02 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - March
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Philips 416362
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8 - 9 AM

8:34 Friedrich Ernst Fesca - Symphony No. 2
Frank Beermann, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 999869
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8:18 Francois Devienne - Bassoon Quartet
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Claves 8714
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8:11 Alexander Glazunov - Elegy
Tatjana Masurenko, viola
Roglit Ishay, piano
Profil 10029
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8:06 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 8
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Sony 48161
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8:01 Agustin Barrios - Waltz No. 3
Berta Rojas, guitar
Dorian 93167
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7 - 8 AM

7:40 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 38 "Echo"
Christof Perick, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Dorian 90168
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7:23 Igor Stravinsky - Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
London/Decca 425614
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7:10 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No. 3
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7:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Rustic Concerto
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Simon Standage, violin
Archiv 415674
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7:01 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Nocturne-Quadrille
Alfred Walter, conductor
CSSR State Philharmonic
Marco Polo 223201
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6 - 7 AM

6:45 Jacques Offenbach - Grand Cello Concerto "Concerto militaire": I. Allegro maestoso
Marc Minkowski, conductor
Musicians of the Louvre
Jerome Pernoo, cello
Archiv 4776403
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6:45 James Oswald - Greensleeves
Alison Melville, recorder
Early-Music.com 7761
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6:30 E.J. Moeran - Overture for a Masque
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8577
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6:14 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 2
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Philips 411122
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6:09 Roman Hoffstetter - Serenade
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 438748
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6:06 Alexander Borodin - Dance of the Polovetsian Maidens
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 435757
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6:06 Heinrich Biber - Court Sonata No. 2
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 591
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5 - 6 AM

5:40 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 28
Colin Davis, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Philips 426236
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5:36 Lou Harrison - Serenade for Frank Wigglesworth
David Tanenbaum, guitar
New Albion 55
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5:22 Robert Fobbes - Fantasy on Mozart's Magic Flute
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI 57814
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5:16 Giovanni Gabrieli - Sonata with 3 Violins
Paul McCreesh, conductor
Gabrieli Consort
Archiv 449180
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5:06 Claude Debussy - Sacred and Profane Dances
Edmon Colomer, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Vanessa McKeand, harp
Virgin 90721
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5:01 Edward Elgar - Sursum Corda
Catherine Manoukian, violin
Marquis 81281
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4 - 5 AM

4:52 Maurice Ravel - Minuet Antique
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
DG 2121
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4:42 Thomas Canning - Fantasy on a Hymn by Justin Morgan
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80503
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4:30 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Violin and Organ
La Serenissima
Avie 2063
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4:24 Randall Thompson - Alleluia
Cantus
Cantus 1212
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4:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 27
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
RCA 87510
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4:01 Ernest Chausson - Chamber Concerto: Sicilienne
Alcan Quartet
David Lefevre, violin
Alain Lefevre, piano
Analekta 9286
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3 - 4 AM

3:48 Edgar Bainton - Three Pieces for Orchestra
Paul Daniel, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 10460
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3:43 Francis Poulenc - Figure humaine: Liberte
12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 8501
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3:11 Alexander Glazunov - Symphony No. 7 "Pastoral"
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Orfeo 148201
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3:06 Aaron Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 93
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3:01 Gaspar Cassado - Sonata in the Old Spanish Style: Dance with Variations
Viviane Spanoghe, cello
Classic Talent 291025
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2 - 3 AM

2:30 Elias Parish-Alvars - Harp Concerto
Theodor Guschlbauer, conductor
Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra
Marielle Nordmann, harp
FNAC 592266
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2:25 Arthur Foote - Scherzo
Carol Wincenc, flute
Kevin Lawrence, violin
Carolyn Stuart, violin
Sheila Brown, viola
Brooks Whitehouse, cello
Bridge 9373
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2:12 Gioacchino Rossini - William Tell: Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 434016
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2:06 Richard Strauss - Dreamlight (Traumlicht)
Bavarian Radio Chorus
BR Klassik 900503
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2:01 Theodore Dubois - Oboe Quintet: Canzonetta
Trio Hochelaga
Jean-Luc Plourde, viola
Atma 2385
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1 - 2 AM

1:22 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 3 "Scottish"
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
London/Decca 4781525
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1:20 Steven Sametz - I Have Had Singing
Chanticleer
Teldec 96515
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1:14 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 1
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 430171
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1:06 Osvaldo Golijov - Lullaby and Doina
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO Classics 1005
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1:01 Gaetano Donizetti - Andante for Oboe and Strings
Ensemble Berlin
Christoph Hartmann, oboe
EMI 14232
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:44 Sergei Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No. 1
Simon Rattle, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andrei Gavrilov, piano
Philips 456787
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12:36 Francesco Geminiani - Scots Airs
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 5010
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12:33 Traditional - Black is the Color
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
American 122
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12:09 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 102
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Hyperion 66528
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12:06 Gregorian Chant - Compline (Night Prayer): Nunc dimittis
Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
London/Decca 11489
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12:01 Ned Rorem - Barcarolle No. 3
Ruskin Cooper, piano
Centaur 2584
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