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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

Friday, April 5, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:28 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 "Spring"
Sir Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Hanssler 98191
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11:20 Aaron Copland - The City: New England Countryside
Aaron Copland, conductor
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Sony 46559
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11:16 Marcel Grandjany - O beloved (O bien aimee)
Jonathan Keeble, flute
Ann Yeung, harp
Albany 1185
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11:06 Karl Goldmark - In Spring Overture
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
DG 469376
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11:01 Veljo Tormis - Calling Home the Cattle
Erkki Pohjola, conductor
Tapiola Choir
Finlandia 921
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10 - 11 PM

10:13 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 2 "London"
Sir Mark Elder, conductor
Halle Orchestra
Halle 7529
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10:10 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Three Shakespeare Songs
John Alldis, conductor
Netherlands Chamber Choir
RadioNederland 93001
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9 - 10 PM

9:52 Maurice Ravel - Bolero
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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9:23 John Adams - Fearful Symmetries
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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8 - 9 PM

8:18 Stephen Paulus - Concerto for Jazz Ensemble and Orchestra
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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8:09 George Antheil - A Jazz Symphony
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR Recording
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7 - 8 PM

7:38 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Gewandhaus Orchestra
London 4782721
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7:12 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 6
Alexander String Quartet
Arte Nova 63637
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7:02 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sleepers Awake
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concentus Musicus Vienna
Teldec 92626
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6 - 7 PM

6:51 Geirr Tveitt - Hardanger Fiddle Concerto No. 2
Karsten Andersen, conductor
Bergen Symphony Orchestra
Sigbjorn Bernhoft Osa, fiddle
Aurora 4945
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6:43 Arvo Part - Mirror in the Mirror (Spiegel im Spiegel)
Amanda Forsyth, cello
Peter Longworth, piano
Marquis 231
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6:37 John Barry - Dances with Wolves: Suite
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80319
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6:31 Emannuel Chabrier - Espana
Armin Jordan, conductor
National Orchestra of France
Erato 88018
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6:21 Carlos Gardel - Por Una Cabeza
The Tango Project
William Schimmel, accordion
Michael Sahl, piano
Stan Kurtis, violin
Nonesuch 79030
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6:03 Igor Stravinsky - Apollon musagete
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 23611
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5 - 6 PM

5:47 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1986
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5:44 Claude Debussy - Beau soir (Beautiful evening)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Hartmut Holl, piano
Claves 508809
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5:41 Shostakovich - Gadfly
Leonid Grin, conductor
Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Capriccio 10 298
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5:27 John Harbison - Remembering Gatsby
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Argo 444 454
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4 - 5 PM

4:52 Johann Sebastian Bach - Fugue (St Anne)
Kevin Bowyer, organ
Nimbus 5561
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4:40 Luigi Boccherini - Quintettino
Quinteto Boccherini
Ensayo 3403
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4:26 William Walton - Crown Imperial
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80125
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4:09 Franz Liszt - Les Jeux d'eau a la Villa d'Este
Claudio Arrau, piano
Philips 456706
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4:05 Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzon No 1
Chicago Brass Ensemble
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Cleveland Brass Ensemble
Sony 62353
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3 - 4 PM

3:47 Bernard Herrmann - Citizen Kane: selections
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
RCA 707
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3:45 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Alexander Markovich, piano
Teldec 77705
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3:35 Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Virgin 91431
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3:25 Copland - Our Town
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 61699
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3:12 Robert Schumann - Theme and Variations
Andras Schiff, piano
Teldec 14566
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3:00 Johann Sebastian Bach - Motet: Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Hyperion 66369
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Noon - 1 PM

12:54 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80126
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12:30 Ottorino Respighi - Fantastic Toy Shop
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 420485
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12:28 James Oswald - Rory Dall's Port
Chatham Baroque
Chris Norman, flute
Dorian 90291
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12:13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Duet Sonata
Ingrid Haebler, piano
Ludwig Hoffmann, piano
Philips 422516
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12:10 John Wilbye - Flora gave me fairest flowers
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 105
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11 - Noon

11:56 Catrin Finch - Celtic Concerto
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606
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11:47 Hector Berlioz - Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 73338
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11:42 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude and Fugue in A
Alexander Melnikov, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902019
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11:15 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Winds
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415364
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11:08 Franz Schubert; arr: Franz Liszt - Schwanengesang: Serenade
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
DG 474334
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10 - 11 AM

10:44 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 49 "La Passione"
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8541
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10:41 Spiritual; arr: Alice Parker - I Got Shoes
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Festival Singers
Telarc 80325
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10:37 Spiritual: arr: Michael Tippett - Steal Away
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor
Conspirare
Harmonia Mundi 807525
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10:27 Ferdinand Ries - Piano Concerto in G Minor: Rondo
Uwe Grodd, conductor
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Hinterhuber, piano
Naxos 572742
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10:07 John Rutter - Gloria
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
EMI 57952
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10:00 Johann Sebastian Bach - Flute Sonata in E flat: Allegro moderato
Brasil Guitar Quartet
Marina Piccinini, flute
ASV 2196
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9 - 10 AM

9:45 Richard Strauss - Horn Concerto No. 1
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Myron Bloom, horn
Sony 63123
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9:31 Nino Rota - Music from the Films of Federico Fellini
I Salonisti
London 425200
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9:11 Georg Philipp Telemann - Don Quixote Suite
Nicholas Ward, conductor
Northern Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 554019
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9:03 Carl Nielsen - Humoresque-Bagatelles
Per Flemstrom, flute
Mats Bergstrom, guitar
Swedish Society 1067
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8 - 9 AM

8:56 Rodgers & Hart - I Could Write a Book
Dawn Upshaw, s
Fred Hersch, p
Nonesuch 79406
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8:42 Edward Elgar - Three Bavarian Dances
Norman Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8371
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8:34 Francois Couperin - Musette de Choisie and Tavernie
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 100
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8:32 Maurice Ravel - Five O'Clock Foxtrot
Sergiu Commissiona, conductor
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Pro Arte 250
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8:21 Felix Mendelssohn - Six Children's Pieces (Kinderstucke)
Daniel Barenboim, piano
DG 423931
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8:17 William H. Monk - Reverie (Abide with Me)
Mark Small, guitar
Robert Torres, guitar
Jacqueline Goudey-Megquier, flute
Channel Productions 3301
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8:07 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise No. 6 "Heroic"
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 466357
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8:04 Paul Dukas - La Peri: Fanfare
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8852
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7 - 8 AM

7:56 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 93: 3rd movement
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
EMI 64285
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7:47 Elmer Bernstein - To Kill a Mockingbird: Selections
Elmer Bernstein, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Varese Sarabande 5754
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7:42 Franz Schubert - Hark! Hark! The Lark
Evgeny Kissin, piano
DG 435028
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7:31 Carl Maria von Weber - Invitation to the Dance
Richard Bonynge, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 433864
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7:27 Georges Bizet - Carmen: The Toreadors
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Orchestra of the Bastille
DG 439513
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7:21 Ludwig van Beethoven - Variations on Handel's "See, The Conquering Hero Comes"
Eaken Piano Trio
Naxos 554099
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7:17 George Frederic Handel - Judas Maccabeus: See, the Conq'ring Hero Comes
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Philips 412733
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7:07 Antonio Vivaldi - Chamber Concerto in F, RV 100
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 15
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7:04 George Frideric Handel - Acis and Galatea: Happy We
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80333
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6 - 7 AM

6:56 Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - The Well-Tempered Guitars: Prelude & Fugue No. 10 in Bb
Brasil Guitar Duo
Naxos 570778
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6:44 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 3: 1st movement
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Sony 46539
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6:35 Frank Bridge - Cherry Ripe; Sally in our Alley
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5366
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6:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - 3 Contradanses
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422545
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6:22 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 4: 3rd movement
Libor Pesek, conductor
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 91144
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6:20 Edvard Grieg - Butterfly
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 459671
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6:11 Edward Elgar - Four Dances: Menuetto
Athena Ensemble
Chandos 6554
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6:04 Emmanuel Chabrier - Pastoral Suite: Villagers' Dance
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8852
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5 - 6 AM

5:40 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 2
Andras Schiff, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 425676
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5:22 Carlos Baguer - Symphony No. 18
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9456
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5:17 Percy Grainger - Irish Tune from County Derry
Jerry Junkin, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 117
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5:10 Joseph Lauber - Sonatine for Bassoon and Harp
Rachel Talitman, harp
Marcos Fregnani-Martins, flute
Harp & Co 505031
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5:06 Hugo Alfven - Herdsmaiden's Dance
Jan-Olav Wedin, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 165
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5:02 Franz Joseph Haydn - Divertimento No. 1: 2nd movement
Auer Quartet
Lajos Lencses, oboe
Hanssler 98277
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4 - 5 AM

4:31 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 3
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
RCA 60434
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4:19 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Sinfonia No. 1
Thomas Furi, conductor
Camerata Bern
Denon 73326
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4:12 Nicolas Bacri - Melodies of Melancholy: Hush, my child
Josep Pons, conductor
National Orchestra of Spain
Patricia Petibon, soprano
DG 4779447
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4:06 George Frideric Handel - The flaming rose
Louise Pellerin, oboe
CBC 1157
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4:01 Tamezo Narita - The Seawall Song
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Denon 7330
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3 - 4 AM

3:53 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 4
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Patrick Gallois, flute
DG 437839
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3:27 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 15 "Pastoral"
Andras Schiff, piano
ECM 1944
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3:18 Aram Khachaturian - Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80657
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3:06 John Cage - Dream
Bruce Brubaker, piano
Arabesque 6744
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3:01 Carl Friedrich Abel - Overture No. 5: Andante
Paul Dombrecht, conductor
Il Fondamento
Passacaille 903
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2 - 3 AM

2:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter"
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80139
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2:17 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 85: See what His love can do
Clark Rundell, conductor
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Chandos 10455
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2:06 Arvo Part - Fratres
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79394
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2:01 Sigurd Islandsmoen - Forest Clearing
Bjarte Engeset, conductor
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557017
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1 - 2 AM

1:26 Arthur Somervell - Violin Concerto
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Anthony Marwood, violin
Hyperion 67420
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1:21 John Cooke - Alma proles/Christi miles
Andrew Kirkman, conductor
Binchois Consort
Hyperion 67868
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1:11 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise No. 4
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6642
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1:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Nocturne
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Steven Isserlis, cello
Virgin 91134
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1:01 Anonymous - The Jane Pickering Lute Book
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90129
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:46 Darius Milhaud - The Chimney of King Rene
Reykjavik Wind Quintet
Chandos 9362
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12:24 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live 090926
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12:19 Kozaburo Hirai - Narayama
Ensemble Lunaire
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 35862
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12:06 Henri Rabaud - Divertissement on Russian Songs
Pierre Dervaux, conductor
Loire Valley Philharmonic
EMI 63951
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12:01 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo No. 2
Daniel Pollack, piano
Four Winds 3004
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