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Highlights from November 18 to 24

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Steven Schmitz, Director of Bands, St. Louis Park.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: amateur bassoonist Kate Cimino.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Steven Schmitz, Director of Bands, St. Louis Park.
Tuesday, 8 pm: Lucerne Festival: The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam.
Thursday, 3:15 pm: Regional Spotlight: Rossini, played by the Minnesota Sinfonia.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: A Celebration of Bassoon, and Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: With Praise and Thanksgiving.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in works by Schumann and Brahms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Dvorak's Serenade for Strings, and Beethoven's 6th Symphony.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Thursday, April 4, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:39 Antonin Dvorak - American Suite
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Channel Classics 30010
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11:35 Peter Philips - Pavan
Christopher Wilson, lute
Virgin 91216
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11:25 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Summer
B'Rock Baroque Orchestra
Rodolfo Richter, violin
Etcetera 1429
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11:07 Frederick Delius - Brigg Fair
Mark Elder, conductor
Halle Orchestra
Halle 7503
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11:01 Henry Purcell - Three Parts Upon a Ground
Stradivaria
Cypres 1633
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10 - 11 PM

10:47 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 5: 4th movement
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 42198
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10:14 Robert Schumann - Violin Sonata No. 2
Gidon Kremer, violin
Martha Argerich, piano
EMI 93399
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10:06 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo in A, Op. 118
Helene Grimaud, piano
Erato 14350
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7 - 8 PM

7:40 Gabriel Faure - Dolly Suite
Serge Baudo, conductor
Orchestre de Paris
EMI 62669
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7:33 Orlando Gibbons - Fantasy and Allemande
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony 52589
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7:17 Antonin Dvorak - Romance
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Sergiu Luca, violin
Nonesuch 79052
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7:00 Kerry Muhr - Csardas No. 2
I Salonisti
London 425 200
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6 - 7 PM

6:43 Antonin Dvorak - Cypresses
Cypress String Quartet
Avie 2275
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6:25 Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Naxos 555923
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6:21 Alexander de Taeye - Humoresque
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Samuel Sanders, piano
EMI 56602
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6:06 Gaetano Donizetti - Concertino for Oboe and Orchestra
Patrick Strub, conductor
Stuttgart Arcata Chamber Orchestra
Lajos Lencses, oboe
Hanssler 98467
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 Maurice Ravel - Alborada del Gracioso
Naida Cole, piano
London/Decca 472464
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5:42 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto No. 1
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
David Oistrakh, violin
DG 447427
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5:30 Gustav Holst - First Suite
Eugene Corporon, conductor
North Texas Wind Symphony
Klavier 11122
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5:25 Eric Whitacre - Three Flower Songs: Go, lovely rose
Ronald Staheli, conductor
Brigham Young University Singers
Arsis 147
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5:13 Antonin Dvorak - Legends
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Philips 464 647
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4 - 5 PM

4:59 Antonio Vivaldi - Violin Concerto "The Lover"
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 9885
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4:55 Giacomo Puccini - La Boheme: Musetta's Waltz
Arthur Fagen, conductor
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
RCA 68817
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4:38 Ottorino Respighi - Fountains of Rome
Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
New York Philharmonic
DG 437534
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4:35 Jaakko Mantyjarvi - El Hambo
Philip Brunelle, conductor
VocalEssence
Clarion 942
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4:29 Igor Stravinsky - Russian Scherzo
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
RCA 68865
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4:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Oboe Concerto: 2nd movement
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 411134
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4:17 Franz Liszt - Etude No. 11
William Wolfram, piano
Naxos 557014
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4:08 Carl Maria von Weber - Clarinet Quintet: Rondo
Composers String Quartet
Eddie Daniels, clarinet
Reference 40
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4:01 Bela Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415668
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3 - 4 PM

3:54 Frederic Chopin - Prelude No. 15 "Raindrop"
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
Sony 89669
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3:52 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 12
Adam Fischer, conductor
Danish National Chamber Orchestra
DaCapo 220539
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3:34 Johann Sebastian Bach - Air on the G String
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
James Galway, flute
RCA 60033
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3:25 Carlo Gesualdo - Tenebrae Responses
Scott Sanderfeld, conductor
Mirandola Ensemble
MPR Recording 
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3:18 Monte Mason - Scio enim
Monte Mason, conductor
Gregorian Singers
MPR Recording 
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3:15 Paul Mealor - Ubi Caritas
Samuel Kjellberg, conductor
Academy of Voices
MPR Recording 
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3:12 Gabriel Faure - Impromptu No. 5
Stephen Hough
Hyperion 67890
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3:00 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Sinfonia No. 4
Ton Koopman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 110226
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Noon - 1 PM

12:46 George Frideric Handel - Keyboard Suite No. 8
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 1530
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12:41 Paul J. Rudoi - For the Beauty of the Earth
Cantus
SELF PROD 348
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12:15 Ottorino Respighi - Roman Festivals
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80356
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12:06 Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach - Sonata in G
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 459614
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12:00 Arthur Foote - Scherzo
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
Carol Wincenc, flute
Bridge 9373
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11 - Noon

11:41 Carlos Guastavino - 3 Argentinian Cantilenas and Finale
Camerata Bariloche
Dorian 90202
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11:33 Gioacchino Rossini - La scala di seta
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415363
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11:14 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight"
Daniel Barenboim, piano
DG 419602
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11:08 Anatol Liadov - Ballade
Enrique Batiz, conductor
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra
ASV 657
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Gustav Holst - 3 Pieces for Oboe and Strings
English String Quartet
Sarah Francis, oboe
Chandos 8392
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10:51 Giacomo Puccini - La Rondine: Chi il bel sogna
Antonio Pappano, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Angela Gheorghiu, soprano
EMI 56338
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10:34 Johann Neruda - Trumpet Concerto
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Teldec 10788
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10:27 Johannes Brahms - Violin Sonata No. 3: 4th Mvt.
Xiang Yu, violin
Evan Wong, piano
Young Artists 
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10:07 Thomas Tallis - Lamentations of Jeremiah
Philip Ledger, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 65103
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10:00 Robert Ward - Prairie Overture
Zdzislav Szostak, conductor
Polish Radio Orchestra
Bay Cities 1010
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9 - 10 AM

9:41 Thomas Arne - Trio Sonata No. 2
London Baroque
Amon Ra 14
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9:36 Thomas Arne - Rule, Brittania
English String Orchestra
Edmund Barham, t
John Wallace, tpt
Nimbus 5155
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9:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 13
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 422359
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9:00 Niccolo Paganini - Perpetual Motion
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
National Symphony Orchestra
Sony 45836
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8 - 9 AM

8:54 Ludwig van Beethoven - Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola: 2nd movement
James Galway, flute
Joseph Swensen, violin
Paul Neubauer, viola
RCA 7756
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8:37 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 2
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901389
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8:32 Traditional - Loch Lomond
Cantus
Cantus 1201
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8:26 Wolfgang Mozart - The Magic Flute: Selections
Amadeus Ensemble
Musicmasters 67118
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8:21 Lorne Balfe - Assassin's Creed Revelations: Assassin's Creed Theme
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8734
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8:18 Franz Schubert - March for Children
Yaara Tal, piano
Andreas Groethuysen, piano
Sony 68243
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8:11 Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Melody
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pro Arte 337
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8:04 Gioacchino Rossini - Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 434016
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7 - 8 AM

7:50 Francesco Geminiani - Scots Airs
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 5010
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7:43 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Sea Songs
Wing Commander Eric Banks, conductor
Central Band of the R.A.F.
EMI 49608
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7:43 Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
David Willcocks, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 65334
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7:35 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 22: Sanctify us
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
London/Decca 466465
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7:33 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 5
Joseph Alessi, conductor
Juilliard Alumni Trombone Choir
Summit 314
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7:20 Antonin Dvorak - Carnival Overture
Zubin Mehta, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 44923
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7:17 Percy Grainger - Country Gardens
Thelma Hunter, piano
Ten Thousand Lakes 125
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7:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Abduction from the Seraglio: Overture
Julius Rudel, conductor
Amadeus Ensemble
MusicMasters 67118
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7:05 Richard Wagner - Die Meistersinger: Wach Auf!
Silvio Varviso, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
Leipzig Radio Chorus
Philips 422410
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6 - 7 AM

6:51 Claude Debussy - Images for Orchestra: Spring Rondo
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Sony 68327
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6:46 Wilhelm Keller - Carmina Humana: Sonnenlied
Konrad Ruhland, conductor
Niederaltaich Choral Scholars
Sony 68245
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6:36 Georg Philipp Telemann - Whimsical Symphony (Grillen-Symphonie)
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9919
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6:32 Emil Hartmann - Nordic Folk Dance
Bo Holten, conductor
Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra
Dacapo 226041
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6:22 Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 5 "Spring": 4th movement
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 468530
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6:20 Sergei Prokofiev - Cinderella: Refreshments for the Guests
Mikhail Pletnev, conductor
Russian National Orchestra
DG 445830
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6:09 Richard Strauss - The Happy Workshop: 2nd Movement
Edo de Waart, conductor
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Philips 438733
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6:04 George Frideric Handel - The Harmonious Blacksmith
Earl Wild, piano
Sony 62036
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5 - 6 AM

5:41 Karl Goldmark - Prometheus Bound: Overture
James Conlon, conductor
Gurzenich Orchestra Cologne
EMI 56955
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5:36 Giovanni Bassano - Divisions on "Air and gaillard"
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907127
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5:29 Arthur Bliss - Orchestral Study No. 2
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
English Northern Philharmonia
Naxos 553383
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5:27 Francis Poulenc - Humoresque
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 425862
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5:17 Alan Hovhaness - Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Telarc 80392
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5:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Orchestra of Age of Enlightenment
Virgin 90747
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5:01 Arthur Sullivan - The Tempest: Banquet Dance
Richard Hickox, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9859
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4 - 5 AM

4:49 Antonio Vivaldi - Sonata No. 12
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 70
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4:29 William Schuman - New England Triptych
James Sedares, conductor
Phoenix Symphony Orchestra
Koch 7135
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4:14 Camille Saint-Saens - Fantaisie
Itamar Zorman, violin
Sivan Magen, harp
Azica 71274
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4:06 Emmanuel Chabrier - Le Roi malgre lui (The King in Spite of Himself): Fete polonaise
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 447751
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4:01 Pierre Attaingnant - Galliarde
Hopkinson Smith, lute
Astree 8854
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3 - 4 AM

3:30 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quintet No. 6
Orlando Quartet
Nobuko Imai, viola
Bis 432
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3:24 Silvestre Revueltas - Night of the Maya: Night of Revelry
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 17097
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3:12 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Five Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Richard Hickox, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9593
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3:06 Mario Broeders - Dances
Bell'Alma Duo
Ten Thousand Lakes 130
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3:01 Juan Arriaga - Symphony: Allegro
Alvaro Cassuto, conductor
Algarve Orchestra
Naxos 557207
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2 - 3 AM

2:32 Maurice Ravel - Piano Trio
Alessio Bax, piano
Arnaud Sussmann, violin
Laurence Lesser, cello
Music@Menlo 20106
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2:28 Traditional - Irish Roots Medley
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Dorian 92157
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2:11 Antonin Dvorak - Scherzo Capriccioso
Vernon Handley, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8453
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2:06 Anthony Holborne - Galliard and 2 Two Almaines
Musica Dolce Ensemble
Bis 305
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2:01 Thoinot Arbeau (publ.) - Basse Danse
Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901152
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1 - 2 AM

1:36 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Cello Concerto No. 2
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Teldec 77311
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1:22 Charles Tomlinson Griffes - The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 559164
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1:18 Jean Sibelius - Humoresque No. 5
Thomas Sondergard, conductor
WDR Symphony Orchestra
Vilde Frang, violin
EMI 84413
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1:13 Aaron Copland - Mexican Landscape
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80593
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1:06 Frederick Delius - Summer Night on the River
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Naxos 557143
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1:01 Kurt Schwertsik - Three Late Love Songs: Tranquillo
Christopher van Kampen, cello
Largo 56628
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:45 Franz Pokorny - Concerto for Two Horns
Jaap Schroder, conductor
Concerto Amsterdam
Hermann Baumann, horn
Christoph Kohler, horn
Acanta 43278
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12:40 Pietro Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 449900
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12:36 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 12: Sinfonia
Erich Hobarth, conductor
Camerata Bern
Heinz Holliger, oboe
ECM 2229
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12:06 Reinhold Gliere - Harp Concerto
Anu Tali, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Marin Marais - Caprice and Fantasy
Ensemble Fitzwilliam
Valois 4638
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