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Highlights from October 21 to 28

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Matthew Krage, of Virginia High School.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight.
Thursday, 7 pm: Dale Warland and Dominick Argento discuss Seasons.
Thursday, 7:30 pm: Archive on the Radio: The Myriad Voices of Philip Brunelle.
Friday, 8 pm: Minnesota Orchestra: Edo de Waart conducts works by Richard Strauss.
Saturday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Beethoven's Eroica Symphony and Mozart's 20th Piano Concerto, with pianist Jeremy Denk.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: At Saint Paul, in St. Paul's.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The New York Philharmonic plays Brahms and Tchaikovsky.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen: Scary Sounds.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Mitch Pearlstein, director of the Center of the American Experiment.
Tuesday, 6:45 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:18 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 2
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 61829
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11:15 Edvard Grieg - Dance from Jolster
Hagai Shaham, violin
Hyperion 67504
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11:10 Alan Hovhaness - Dawn in Paradise
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80530
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11:06 Kosaku Yamada - Red Dragonfly
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Denon 7330
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11:01 Manuel Ponce - 4 Preludes for Guitar
Victoria Drake, harp
Well-Tempered 5179
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10 - 11 PM

10:55 Frederic Chopin - Nocturne No. 4 in F, Op. 15, No. 1
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 447 096
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10:22 Frederic Chopin - Piano Concerto No. 2
Stephen Gunzenhauser, conductor
Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Santiago Rodriguez, piano
Elan 82402
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10:15 Emmanuel Chabrier - Danse slave
Armin Jordan, conductor
Orchestre National de France
Erato 88018
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9 - 10 PM

9:48 Erich WOlfgang Korngold - Violin Concerto in D
Neeme Jaervi, conductor
Residente Orkest den Haag
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Bis 1822
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9:33 Leos Janacek - Piano Sonata No. 1 X.1905 From the Street
Andreas Haefliger, piano
Avie 2173
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9:30 Andrew York - Bantu
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
MPR 204
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7 - 8 PM

7:54 John Williams - Raiders of the Lost Ark Main Theme
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops
Philips 420 178
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7:51 Paul Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphes of Themes of Weber: March
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Bamberg Symphony
Virgin 91086
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7:29 Edvard Grieg - Sonata for Piano Solo
Eva Knardahl, piano
Bis 107
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7:13 Antonio Vivaldi - O qui coeli
Andrew Altenbach, conductor
Minnesota Bach Ensemble
Linh Kauffman, soprano
MPR Recording 130113
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7:00 Fritz Kreisler - Violin Concerto in the Style of Vivaldi
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 439933
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6 - 7 PM

6:39 George Gershwin - An American in Paris
Mario Venzago, conductor
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
Challenge 72530
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6:28 Ludwig Beethoven - Septet
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Delos 3177
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6:21 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo in Ab
Shulamit Maneev
self-produced 
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6:08 Johann Christian Bach - Sinfonia
David Zinman, conductor
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra
Philips 442275
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6:00 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Vocalise
Emma Johnson, clarinet
Julius Drake, piano
ASV 910
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5 - 6 PM

5:54 Gerald Finzi - Clear and gentle stream
Christopher Robinson, conductor
Choir of St John's College, Cambridge
Naxos 555792
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5:46 Richard Wagner - Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
Zubin Mehta, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 44657
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5:42 Peter Tchaikovsky - Song: None But the Lonely Heart
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 1305
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5:33 William Walton - Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Chandos 8870
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5:23 Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto: Finale
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Staatskapelle Dresden
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
DG 17923
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5:18 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Prelude No. 5
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6525
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5:11 George Bizet - Symphony in C
Hugh Wolff, conductor
SPCO
Teldec 77309
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5:07 traditional - Swedish Polka
Gunnar Idenstam
MPR 130421
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5:03 Christopher Theofanidis - Rainbow Body
Telarc 80596
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4 - 5 PM

4:35 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 9: 1st movement
Thomas Schippers, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Vox 5140
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4:21 Catrin Finch - Celtic Concerto
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606
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4:17 Anton Reicha - Wind Quintet: Finale
Dorian Wind Quintet
MPR 207
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4:04 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto in G (after Vivaldi)
Cyprien Katsaris, piano
Sony 66272
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Hector Berlioz - Hungarian March
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 60700
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3:30 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 86
Adam Fischer, conductor
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Nimbus 5419
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3:20 George Frideric Handel - Harp Concerto
Granville Jones, conductor
Philomusica of London
Osian Ellis, harp
Boston Skyline 119
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3:08 Veljo Tormis - Overture No. 2
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80702
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3:00 George Gershwin - 3 Preludes
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 60659
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Noon - 1 PM

12:53 Hans Gal - Symphony No. 2: Allegro
Kenneth Woods, conductor
Orchestra of the Swan
Avie 2232
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12:46 Johann Sebastian Bach - Air on the G String
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 73335
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12:35 Richard Strauss - Salome: Dance of the Seven Veils
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 31755
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12:10 Zdenek Fibich - Impressions from the Countryside
Marek Stilec, conductor
Czech National Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572985
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12:00 Gabriel Faure - Berceuse, Apres un reve, Papillon
Steven Isserlis, cello
Pscal Devoyon, piano
Hyperion 66235
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11 - Noon

11:19 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7
Joshua Bell, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Sony 49176
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11:08 Antonin Dvorak - Wind Serenade: Andante con moto
Consortium Classicum
Dabringhaus 3010416
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10 - 11 AM

10:57 Charles-Marie Widor - Piano Trio: Allegro
Trio Parnassus
Dabringhaus 3031794
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10:28 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose (Ma mere l'oye): Ballet
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 74006
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10:23 Alexander Glazunov - Album Leaf
Tine Thing Helseth, trumpet
Kathryn Stott, piano
EMI 16471
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10:06 Jennifer Higdon - An Exaltation of Larks
Lark Quartet
Bridge 9379
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10:01 Agustin Barrios - Choro de Saudade
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80612
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9 - 10 AM

9:50 Richard Wagner - Tannhauser: Venusberg Music
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3804
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9:39 Johann Sebastian Bach - Two-Part Inventions
Till Fellner, piano
ECM 2043
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9:28 Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5318
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9:02 Carl Maria von Weber - Grand Clarinet Quintet
Miro Quartet
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Music@Menlo 20054
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8 - 9 AM

8:57 Francois Dompierre - The Devil's Beauties
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8718
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8:47 Cole Porter - Anything Goes: It's De-Lovely
Carlos Barbosa-Lima, guitar
Concord 42008
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8:38 Ferdinand Herold - Zampa Overture
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80116
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8:32 David Evan Thomas - Thrum: With easy movement
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
Innova 858
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8:21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 9 "Posthorn": 3rd movement
Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Virgin 91122
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8:18 Lou Harrison - Pastorale: To My Mother
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
MusicMasters 67089
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8:12 Bedrich Smetana - Czech Dances: Polka
Ivan Moravec, piano
Nonesuch 79146
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8:04 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Oboes
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Celia Nicklin, oboe
Barry Davis, oboe
Philips 412892
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7 - 8 AM

7:47 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 3, "Scottish": 4th mvt
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5318
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7:43 Anonymous - 2 Renaissance Pieces
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 54853
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7:36 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 7 "Archduke": 4th movement
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Soovin Kim, violin
David Soyer, cello
Marlboro Recording Society 80001
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7:35 Richard Strauss - Joyous in May
Chanticleer
Teldec 96515
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7:23 Louis Spohr - Symphony No. 2: Finale
Howard Griffiths, conductor
North German Radio Philharmonic
CPO 777178
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7:17 Franz Schubert - Trout Quintet: Scherzo
Borodin Quartet
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
EMI 47009
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7:09 Georg Philipp Telemann - Polish Concerto
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 435262
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7:04 Giovanni Gabrieli - Canzona
Empire Brass & Friends
Telarc 80553
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6 - 7 AM

6:50 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Die Fledermaus: Overture
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80547
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6:47 Frank Bridge - Spring Song
Oystein Birkeland, cello
Vebjorn Anvik, piano
Simax 1160
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6:38 Bela Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Analekta 3156
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6:33 Johan Halvorsen - From Olden Times: Intrada
Ari Rasilainen, conductor
Norwegian Radio Orchestra
NKF 50033
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6:24 Franz Joseph Haydn - Trumpet Concerto: 1st movement
German Chamber Philiharmonic Bremen
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 16213
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6:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - Three-Part Sinfonia No. 8
Till Fellner, piano
ECM 2043
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6:11 Randall Thompson - Symphony No. 2: 2nd movement
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 60594
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6:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Abduction from the Seraglio: Overture
Bastiaan Blomhert, conductor
Amadeus Winds
Oiseau-Lyre 425690
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5 - 6 AM

5:53 Antonio Carlos Gomez - Sonata: 3rd Movement
Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Delos 3245
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5:49 Umberto Giordano - Siberia: No! Se un pensier...Nel suo amore rianimata
Marco Armiliato, conductor
Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra of Milan
Renee Fleming, soprano
London/Decca 13279
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5:37 Francois Couperin - Four Dances
Trio Settecento
Cedille 129
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5:35 Peter Tchaikovsky - Neapolitan Song
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici Montreal
Chandos 9098
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5:19 Ludwig van Beethoven - Horn Sonata
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 416816
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5:06 Georges Enescu - Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1
Lawrence Foster, conductor
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Erato 75179
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5:04 David Guion - Pastoral
Eugene Rowley, piano
Premier 1024
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4 - 5 AM

4:44 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Jean-Bernard Pommier, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
Virgin 91467
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4:38 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Prelude No. 1
Scott Kritzer, guitar
Miramont 112
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4:20 Aaron Copland - Music for Movies
Elgar Howarth, conductor
London Sinfonietta
London/Decca 1231
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4:13 Edward Elgar - Elegy
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419191
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4:06 Scott Joplin - Solace (A Mexican Serenade)
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 7061
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4:01 Girolamo Frescobaldi - Toccata
Boulder Brass
Dorian 93204
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3 - 4 AM

3:33 Samuel Barber - Violin Concerto
Maxim Shostakovich, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
EMI 54314
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3:30 Erik Satie - Gymnopedie No. 2
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
The Knights
Ancalagon 137
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3:08 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
Saint Luke's 302
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3:06 Jean Sibelius - The Tempest Suite No. 1: The Harvesters
Michael Stern, conductor
Kansas City Symphony Orchestra
Reference 115
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3:01 Erik Marchelie - Tango
Similia
Analekta 9817
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2 - 3 AM

2:41 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 26 "Les adieux"
Paul Lewis, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901909
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2:35 Traditional Sephardic - Buenas noches (Sweet Night)
Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano
Petter Udland Johansen, voice and Hardanger fiddle
Sveinung Lillehier, guitar
Miquel Angel Cordero, double bass
David Mayoral, percussion
ECM 2227
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2:18 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No. 2
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR 100203-12
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2:06 Gotthard Odermatt - Ete (Summer)
Mathias Monius, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
London/Decca 4782564
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2:01 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Concert Suite No. 6: La Poule (The Hen)
Marc Minkowski, conductor
Musicians of the Louvre
Archiv 4478
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1 - 2 AM

1:54 Hugo Alfven - Herdsmaiden's Dance
James DePreist, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Bis 570
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1:43 Arcangelo Corelli - Violin Sonata No. 4
Chiara Banchini, violin
Harmonia Mundi 901307
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1:14 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 90
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 422022
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1:06 Edouard Lalo - Andante
Chen Yi, violin
OUR Recordings 220602
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1:01 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Rondo
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 459614
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:46 Johann Christian Bach - Sinfonia Concertante No. 4
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Stephan Schardt, violin
Archiv 471579
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12:27 Adalbert Gyrowetz - Symphony No. 2
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9791
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12:25 Alfonso Ferrabosco - Almayne
Musica Dolce Ensemble
Bis 305
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12:19 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 5
Rafael Kubelik, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
DG 419056
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12:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 22
Andras Schiff, piano
ECM 1947
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12:01 Arne Eggen - Liti Kersti: Bjorgulv the Fiddler
Bjarte Engeset, conductor
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 557017
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