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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, April 6, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:42 Emil Reesen - Variations on a Theme of Franz Schubert
Bo Holten, conductor
Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
Dacapo 226031
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11:36 Henryk Gorecki - Five Marian Songs: We shall praise You forever
Grant Gershon, conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale
London/Decca 17184
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11:32 Henryk Gorecki - Five Marian Songs: Mother of the heavenly Lord
Grant Gershon, conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale
London/Decca 17184
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11:23 Frederic Chopin - Nocturne No. 8
Ivan Moravec, piano
Nonesuch 79233
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11:16 Maurice Ravel - Pavane for a Dead Princess (Pavane pour une infante defunte)
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 449515
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11:06 Arnold Bax - Elegiac Trio
Meisenbach/Golden Duo
Bruce Williams, viola
Centaur 2114
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11:01 William Byrd - Pavane and Gigue
Matthias Bamert, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9930
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10 - 11 PM

10:51 Robert Volkmann - Serenade No. 1
Johannes Goritzki, conductor
German Chamber Academy
CPO 999159
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10:48 Francis Poulenc - Nocturne No. 4; Improvisation No. 8
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890
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10:22 Gabriel Faure - String Quartet
Ebene Quartet
Virgin 19045
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10:10 Peter Warlock - Six Italian Dance Tunes
Ross Pople, conductor
London Festival Orchestra
Arte Nova 37868
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10:06 Luigi Boccherini - Minuet
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 66646
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10:01 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude No. 5
Vassily Primakov, piano
Bridge 9348
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9 - 10 PM

9:23 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 40
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Philips 426315
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9:14 Georg Philipp Telemann - Sonata for Strings
Rainer Kussmaul, conductor
Berlin Baroque Soloists
DG 5761
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9:09 Giles Farnaby - Tower Hill
Elizabethan Conversation
Leonarda 340
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9:06 Orlando Gibbons - Hosanna to the Son of David
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi 807555
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9:01 Sergei Prokofiev - Cello Sonata: 2nd movement
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 57438
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8 - 9 PM

8:42 Alan Hovhaness - Symphony No. 2 "Mysterious Mountain"
Andrew Litton, conductor
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dorian 90224
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8:32 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5017
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8:29 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Explosions Polka
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80098
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8:06 Jan Zelenka - Symphony
Roy Goodman, conductor
SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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8:01 William Bolcom - Graceful Ghost
Jenny Spanoghe, violin
Jacquelin Herbein, piano
Rene Gailly 87042
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7 - 8 PM

7:50 Aaron Copland - Quiet City
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
London/Decca 1231
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7:45 Sergio Assad - Vardar's Boat
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Nonesuch 79505
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7:24 Ottorino Respighi - Brazilian Impressions
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80356
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7:12 Felix Mendelssohn - Fair Melusina Overture
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Hampton 4
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7:06 George Frideric Handel - Xerxes: Act I: Largo
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 34561
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7:01 Percy Grainger - Faeroe Island Dance and Country Gardens
Clark Rundell/Timothy Reynish, conductor
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra
Chandos 9549
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4 - 5 PM

4:48 Franz Schubert - Sonata in A Major, 4th movement
Richard Goode, piano
Nonesuch 78028
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4:12 Peter Tchaikovsky - Souvenir of Florence
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 453460
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3 - 4 PM

3:39 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 27
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 1565
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3:31 Francis Poulenc - Four Short Prayers of St. Francis
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Virgin 59192
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3:05 Alexander Borodin - Petite Suite
Geoffrey Simon, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Cala 1029
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2 - 3 PM

2:55 Antonio Vivaldi - Oboe Concerto
Alfredo Bernardini, conductor
Zefiro
Alfredo Bernardini, oboe
Naive 30478
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2:49 Richard Wagner - Album Leaf
Lydia Mordkovitch, violin
Marina Gusak-Grin, piano
Chandos 8748
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Noon - 1 PM

12:00 Richard Wagner - Das Rheingold
Fabio Luisi, conductor
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Mark Delevan, baritone (Wotan)
Meredith Arwady, contralto (Erda)
Eric Owens, bass (Alberich)
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano (Fricka)
Stefan Margita, tenor (Loge)
Hans-Peter Konig, bass (Fafner)
Live from the Metropolitan Opera 
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11 - Noon

11:48 Amilcare Ponchielli - Dance of the Hours
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 429494
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11:48 Ottorino Respighi - Pines of Rome
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80505
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11:48 Antonio Vivaldi - Recorder Concerto
Cordevento
Erik Bosgraaf, recorder
Brilliant 93804
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11:10 Hiroki Kikuta - Secret of Mana
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8734
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11:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Fur Elise
John O'Conor, pianist
Telarc 80313
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11:01 Antonio Ruiz-Pipo - Song and Dance No. 1
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80576
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10 - 11 AM

10:38 Leos Janacek - Lachian Danses
Antoni Wit, conductor
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 572695
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10:22 Franz Danzi - Quintet
Vienna-Berlin Ensemble
Sony 39558
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10:16 John Williams - Jurassic Park Theme
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops
Sony  51333
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10:09 Claude Debussy - Danse
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Quebec Symphony
James Ehnes, violin
Analekta 3151
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10:06 Henry Purcell - Trumpet Tune
Michael Laird brass Ensemble
Peter Hurford, organ
Argo 433451
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10:01 Flicks in Five

9 - 10 AM

9:47 Richard Wagner - Rienzi Overture
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80379
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9:47 Pietro Locatelli - Concerto Grosso
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 9815
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9:15 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 85 "The Queen"
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Capella Istropolitana
Naxos 550387
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9:09 Traditional - The Water is Wide
Dale Warland, conductor
Dale Warland Singers
Jeffrey Van, guitar
Linda Chatterton, flute
Gothic 49243
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9:09 Felix Mendelssohn - May Breezes
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 471565
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9:01 Eduard Strauss - True Love Polka
Mika Eichenholz, conductor
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223471
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8 - 9 AM

8:40 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - A Little Night Music
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 443175
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8:23 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80354
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8:23 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Chit Chat Polka
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 422050
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8:13 Arthur Sullivan - Mikado Overture
Carl Davis, conductor
Sony 61834
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8:07 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
David Golub, piano
Arabesque 6706
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8:02 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 1
Philips 442406
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7 - 8 AM

7:46 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 7747
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7:41 Erich Korngold - Die tote Stadt: Marietta's Lied
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 17609
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7:16 Franz Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata
Australian Chamber Orchestra
John Williams, guitar
Sony 63385
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7:12 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 15
Katia & Marielle Labeque, piano
Philips 426264
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7:12 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Castor and Pollux: Overture
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 426714
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7:02 Joan Trimble - Suite for Strings: Prelude
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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6 - 7 AM

6:46 Edward Elgar - Serenade for Strings
Guiseppe Sinopoi, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
DG 423679
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6:40 Anton Bruckner - O the Deep, Deep Love of Jesus/Locus iste
Hakon Daniel Nystedt, conductor
Oslo Chamber Choir
Sondre Bratland, vocals
Two L 73
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6:23 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 7
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 447733
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6:19 Michael Praetorius - 3 Dances
Josef Ulsamer, conductor
Ulsamer-Collegium
Boston Skyline 118
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6:12 Marcel Grandjany - Aria in Classic Style
Jan-Olav Wedin, conductor
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
Christine Muhlbach, harp
Bis 180
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6:06 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 2 "Waltz brillante"
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
EMI 46734
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6:01 Heikki Aaltoila - The Wedding Waltz
Leif Segerstam, conductor
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Ondine 824
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5 - 6 AM

5:39 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 4
Karl Munchinger, conductor
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
London/Decca 414505
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5:35 Robert White - Fantasia
Fretwork
Virgin 90722
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5:33 Camargo Guarnieri - Canto
Philip Hansen, cello
North Pacific 28
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5:18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento No. 1
Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Virgin 91122
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5:11 Johannes Kapsberger - Piva and Canario
Chatham Baroque
Chatham Baroque 1
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5:06 Peter Hope - The Lark in the Clear Air
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
ASV 2155
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5:01 Anonymous - Flowers of the Forest
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90139
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4 - 5 AM

4:40 Adalbert Gyrowetz - Symphony No. 2
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9791
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4:29 William Grant Still - Pastorela
Alexa Still, flute
Koch 7192
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4:26 Traditional - Wayfarin' stranger
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi 907326
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4:16 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Winter
B'Rock Baroque Orchestra
Rodolfo Richter, violin
Etcetera 1429
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4:06 Richard Wagner - Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
Otto Klemperer, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 47255
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4:01 Heinrich Biber - Sonata No. 12
Roy Goodman, conductor
Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 66145
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3 - 4 AM

3:29 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4 "Italian"
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
SPCO Live Recording 071130
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3:25 John Thomas - The Rising of the Sun
Sebastien Lipman, harp
Naxos 570372
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3:11 Christopher Theofanidis - Rainbow Body
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80596
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3:06 Johannes Brahms - Chorale Prelude No. 7: O God, thou righteous God
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7415
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3:01 Anton Diabelli - Grand Serenade: Minuet and Trio
Neues Kammer Trio
Schwann 311562
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2 - 3 AM

2:22 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 3 "Pastoral"
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
RCA 61194
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2:18 Gabriel Faure - Barcarolle No. 13
Alessio Bax, piano
Music@Menlo 20105
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2:06 Georg Philipp Telemann - Flute Quartet
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 4283
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2:01 Antonin Dvorak - Piano Quintet: Scherzo
Smetana Quartet
Jan Panenka, piano
Denon 1329
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1 - 2 AM

1:53 Franz Schubert - Polonaise for Violin and Strings
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168
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1:27 Nikolay Myaskovsky - String Quartet No. 13
Pacifica String Quartet
Cedille 127
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1:09 Maurice Ravel - Rhapsodie Espagnole
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 421458
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1:06 Luis Milan - Galliard No. 3
Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Sergi Casademunt, viola da gamba
Eunice Brandao, viola da gamba
Lorenz Duftschmid, viola da gamba
Astree 8535
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1:01 Lou Harrison - Two Pastorales
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
MusicMasters 67089
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:33 Joaquin Rodrigo - Concerto in Galant Style
Enrique Batiz, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Robert Cohen, cello
EMI 67435
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12:27 John Rutter - Musica Dei donum
Timothy Brown, conductor
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Karen Jones, flute
Naxos 557130
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12:25 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude
Eduardo Eguez, lute
MA Records 54
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12:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 22 "Philosopher"
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5392
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12:01 Rick Sowash - Spring
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254
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