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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

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:26 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 9 "Jeunehomme"
Mitsuko Uchida, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
London/Decca 17181
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11:17 Gabriel Faure - Elegie for Cello and Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Jules Eskin, cello
DG 423089
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11:14 George Frideric Handel - Sarabande
Raymond Leppard, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Sony 44650
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11:06 Hugo Wolf - Italian Serenade
Prague Quartet
Denon 1716
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11:01 Radames Gnattali - Corta Jaca
Hill-Wiltschinsky Duo
ASV 2094
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10 - 11 PM

10:42 Ernest Chausson - Poeme
Xiang Yu, violin
Evan Wong, piano
Young Artists 
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10:35 Gerald Finzi - Fear no more
Bryn Terfel, baritone
Malcolm Martineau, piano
DG 445 946
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10:06 Richard Strauss - Metamorphosen
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Cologne Symphony Orchestra
Avie 17
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9 - 10 PM

9:59 Richard Strauss - Going to Sleep
George Szell, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
EMI 47276
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9:09 Edward Elgar - Violin Concerto
Colin Davis, conductor
London Symphony
Hilary Hahn, violin
DG 3026
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9:01 Fritz Kreisler - Praeludium and Allegro
Joshua Bell, violin
Paul Coker, piano
London 444 409
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8 - 9 PM

8:36 Manuel de Falla - Three Cornered Hat: Neighbor's Dance
Pierre Boulez, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 68333
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8:14 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 8 "Pathetique"
Claudio Arrau, piano
Philips 420153
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8:07 John Tavener - Ikon of the Nativity
Andrew Parrott, conductor
Taverner Choir
Sony 61753
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7 - 8 PM

7:52 Lille Bror Soderlundh - Concertino for Oboe with Strings
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 285
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7:42 Gerald Finzi - Eclogue
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Howard Shelley, piano
EMI 49627
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7:36 Edvard Grieg - Varen (Spring)
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Bengt Forsberg, piano
DG 437 521
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7:21 Robert Ward - Concertino for Strings
Lorenzo Muti, conductor
St. Stephen's Chamber Orchestra
Albany 111
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7:16 Giovanni Palestrina - Pulchrae sunt
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Coro 16106
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7:11 Maurice Ravel - Minuet Antique
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 423665
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7:01 Paul Bowles - Six Latin American Pieces
Ramon Salvatore, piano
Cedille 10
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6 - 7 PM

6:29 Richard Harvey - Concerto Antico
Paul Daniel, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
John Williams
Sony 68337
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6:23 William Grant Still - Summerland
Videmus
New World 80399
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6:19 Francois Couperin - Mysterious Barricades
Nancy Allen, harp
EMI 69070
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6:10 Stephen Paulus - The Old Church
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Gothic 49243
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 Maurice Ravel - Tzigane
Alina Ibragimova, violin
Cedric Tiberghien, piano
Hyperion 67820
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5:49 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute and Harp Concerto: Rondo
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Orchestra Mozart
Jacques Zoon, flute
Letizia Belmondo, harp
DG 4779329
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5:39 Johann Strauss II - Roses from the South
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5405
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5:34 Theodor Leschetizky - Paraphrase on Donizetti's Lucia for Left Hand
Peter Ritzen, piano
Marco Polo 223525
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5:29 Traditional - Hush! Somebody's Callin' My Name
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Yolanda Williams, soprano
Collins 1449
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5:14 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
David Reichenberg, oboe
Simon Standage, violin
Archiv 413731
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5:10 Henry Purcell - Trumpet Sonata No. 2
Anthony Newman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244
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5:06 Sergei Prokofiev - Love for 3 Oranges: March
Midori, violin
Robert McDonald, piano
Sony 52568
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4 - 5 PM

4:44 Peter Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings: Waltz
Richard Kapp, conductor
Philharmonia Virtuosi
RCA 61935
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4:36 Henry Cowell - Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Argo 417818
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4:29 Orlando Gibbons - O Clap Your Hands
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 94430
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4:21 Emmanuel Chabrier - Espana
Jean-Pierre Jacquillat, conductor
Orchestra of Paris
EMI 47647
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4:17 Claude Debussy - Children's Corner: Golliwogg's Cakewalk
Canadian Brass
RCA 5628
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4:09 Ludwig van Beethoven - The Ruins of Athens: Overture
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Philips 438706
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4:09 Antonio Vivaldi - Mandolin Concerto
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
Bonifacio Bianchi, mandolin
Erato 55013
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3 - 4 PM

3:36 Franz Danzi - Wind Quintet
Ma'alot Quintet
Berlin 1055
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3:12 Josef Suk - Serenade for Strings
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 447 109
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3:11 Ola Gjeilo - Ubi Caritas
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Phoenix Chorale
Chandos 5100
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3:00 Edvard Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 57296
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Noon - 1 PM

12:46 Peter Tchaikovsky - Contrastes
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67711
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12:42 Moses Hogan - My Soul's Been Anchored
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence Ensemble Singers
Clarion 931
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12:38 Stephen Paulus - The Day is Done
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 942
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12:36 Benjamin Britten - Ceremony of Carols: Spring Carol
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Argo 433215
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12:25 Eric Whitacre - Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine
Eric Whitacre, conductor
Eric Whitacre Singers
London/Decca 14850
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12:20 Ola Gjeilo - Ubi caritas
Charles Bruffy, conductor
Phoenix Chorale
Chandos 5100
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12:12 William Bolcom - Songs of Innocence and of Experience: Cruelty Has a Human Heart
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra
Nathan Lee Graham, vocals
Naxos 559216
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12:05 Olivier Messiaen - O sacrum convivium
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
D'Note 1022
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11 - Noon

11:44 Ludwig van Beethoven - Triple Concerto
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Daniel Barenboim, piano
EMI 55516
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11:34 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 2: 1st movement
Ebene Quartet
Virgin 64546
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11:29 Jonathan Dove - Missa Brevis: Gloria
Matthew Owens, conductor
Wells Cathedral Choir
Jonathan Vaughn, organ
Hyperion 67768
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11:13 Camille Saint-Saens - Clarinet Sonata
Ricardo Morales, clarinet
Michael Chertock, piano
Boston 1064
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11:05 Franz Schubert - Polonaise for Violin and Strings
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168
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10 - 11 AM

10:50 Ottorino Respighi - String Quartet: Intermezzo
Quartetto di Cremona
Klanglogo 1400
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10:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano
Christine Rice, mezzo-soprano
James Gilchrist, tenor
Christopher Purves, bass
KGS 2
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10:01 Louis Theodore Gouvy - Symphony No. 4: Allegro
Jacques Mercier, conductor
German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 777382
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9 - 10 AM

9:50 Patrick Doyle - Much Ado About Nothing: Selections
Studio Orchestra
Epic 54009
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9:38 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Taming of the Shrew Overture
Andrew Penny, conductor
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572500
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9:36 Johannes Brahms - Song from Shakespeare
Richard Westenburg, conductor
Musica Sacra
RCA 4916
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9:14 Robert Schumann - Overture, Scherzo and Finale
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
DG 459680
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9:05 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 6
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90309
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9:01 Richard Wagner - Lohengrin: Prelude to Act III
Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
New York Philharmonic
DG 439512
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8 - 9 AM

8:54 John Williams - Lincoln: Freedom's Call
John Williams, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sony 44685
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8:49 Johann Sebastian Bach - Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ
Simone Dinnerstein, p
Sony 81742
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8:32 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol
Charles Mackerras, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80208
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8:27 Chris Deblasio - My Beloved is Mine
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 942
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8:21 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 13: Alla danza tedesca
Guarneri Quartet
RCA 60458
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8:16 Roy Harris - Memories of a Child's Sunday: Bells
David Alan Miller, conductor
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Albany 350
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8:09 Jules Massenet - Thais: Meditation
Bell' Alma Duo
Ten Thousand Lakes 119
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8:04 Gabriel Pierne - Piano Concerto: 2nd movement
Juanjo Mena, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10633
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7 - 8 AM

7:56 Traditional - The Water is Wide
Shelley Phillips, english horn
et al
Gourd 105
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7:47 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 9 "From the New World": Scherzo
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 423120
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7:33 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Mandolins
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
James Tyler, mandolin
Douglas Wootton, mandolin
Philips 412892
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7:25 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 3, "Rhenish": 5th mvt
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Philharmonia Orchesta
DG 459680
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7:19 James Whitbourn - Annelies: Kyrie
James Jordan, conductor
Lincoln Trio
Naxos 573070
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7:06 Claude Debussy - Scottish March
Manuel Rosenthal, conductor
National Opera of France Orchestra
Ades 14088
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7:04 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Tambourin
Carol Wincenc, flute
Nancy Allen, harp
Arabesque 6695
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6 - 7 AM

6:50 Max Bruch - Scottish Fantasy: Finale
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Midori, v
Sony 58967
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6:47 George Frideric Handel - Saul: Bell Sinfonia
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Orchestra
Philips 426265
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6:41 Gustav Holst - Brook Green Suite
Nicholas Braithwaite, conductor
New Zealand Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7058
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6:33 Toivo Kuula - Sunrise
Eric Ericson, conductor
Accentus Chamber Choir
Naive 4924
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6:30 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 1: 1st movement
Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Sony 81742
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6:20 Enrique Granados - Dedicatoria
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Teldec 25736
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6:09 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 62 "Emperor": Minuet
Tatrai Quartet
Hungaroton 12812
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6:04 Percy Grainger - Molly on the Shore
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Philips 420946
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5 - 6 AM

5:40 Georges Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Bis 1305
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5:32 Peter Tchaikovsky - Album for Children: Selections
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
Chandos 9098
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5:19 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - 8 Solo Variations on Sarti's "Come un Agnello"
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 321
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5:09 Felicien David - Autumn Soiree No. 5
Limoges Baroque Ensemble
Laborie 11
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5:06 Sergei Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije Suite: Troika
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80683
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5:01 Girolamo Frescobaldi - Toccata
Boulder Brass
Dorian 93204
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4 - 5 AM

4:43 Ernest Chausson - Poeme
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Julia Fischer, violin
London/Decca 15535
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4:28 Robert Schumann - Papillons
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 1228
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4:20 William Byrd - 3 Dances
Buffalo Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2294
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4:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Duet for Viola and Cello "Eyeglasses obbligato"
L'Archibudelli
Sony 48076
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4:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Goldberg Variations: Aria
Julian Rachlin, violin
DG 4776378
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3 - 4 AM

3:30 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 5
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Virgin 59273
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3:23 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Etude-Tableau
Yuja Wang, piano
DG 16606
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3:12 Johann Christian Bach - Oboe Quartet
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Denon 7119
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3:06 Modest Mussorgsky - Khovanshchina: Prelude (Dawn over the River Moscow)
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 468526
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3:01 Enrique Granados - Two Poetic Waltzes
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322
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2 - 3 AM

2:35 Felix Mendelssohn - String Symphony No. 9
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5143
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2:32 Charlie Chaplin - A King in New York: Now That it's Ended
Eckart Runge, cello
Jacques Ammon, piano
Genuin 12220
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2:09 Franz Danzi - Quintet for Piano and Winds
Berlin Philharmonic Winds
Bis 592
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2:06 Carl Nielsen - Faith and Hope are Playing
James Galway, flute
RCA 6359
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2:01 Alexander Borodin - String Quartet No. 2: Scherzo
Emerson Quartet
DG 471567
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1 - 2 AM

1:34 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento No. 11
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415669
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1:31 Roland Dyens - Tango en skai
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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1:23 Michael Daugherty - Route 66
Marin Alsop, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Naxos 559613
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1:06 Claude Debussy - For Piano
Aldo Ciccolini, piano
EMI 54451
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1:01 Joseph Canteloube - Songs of the Auvergne: Shepherd's Song
Kent Nagano, conductor
Lyon Opera Orchestra
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Erato 96559
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:51 Georg Philipp Telemann - Double Violin Concerto
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
Rainer Kussmaul, violin
DG 5761
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12:27 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 3
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80382
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12:15 Emmanuel Chabrier - Larghetto for Horn and Orchestra
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Ronald Janezic, horn
DG 447751
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12:06 Giuseppe Sammartini - Concerto Grosso No. 6
Chiara Banchini, conductor
Ensemble 415
Harmonia Mundi 986002
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12:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Two Romances
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Alexander Kniazev, cello
Warner 62061
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