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Highlights from April 15 to 21


Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight: the Litchfield High School Dragonaires.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Janet Tollund, travel agent and consultant.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: School Spotlight: the Litchfield High School Dragonaires.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The National Lutheran Choir.
Friday, 10am: Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
Saturday, 11 am: Metropolitan Opera: Arabella, by Richard Strauss.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: An Easter Offering.
Sunday, noon: Handel's Messiah, performed by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Sunday, 8 pm: From Darkness to Light, with Bob Christiansen and Valerie Kahler.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 8 pm: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: luthier John Waddle.
Tuesday, 7:15 pm: Teacher Feature.

Programming Highlights

Saturday, June 1, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:22 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 3 "Pastoral"
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
RCA 61194
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11:17 Antonio Vivaldi - In exitu Israel (When Israel went out of Egypt)
Matthias Maute, conductor
Ensemble Caprice
Analekta 9995
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11:12 Peter Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness
Peter Maxwell Davies, piano
Unicorn 9070
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11:06 Traditional Catalan - El mestre (The Schoolmaster)
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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11:01 Joan Manen - Miniatures: Brecolada and Wateau
Gerard Claret, conductor
National Chamber Orchestra of Andorra
Nimbus 5570
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10 - 11 PM

10:44 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: 1st movement
Joshua Bell, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Sony 49176
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10:38 Isaac Albeniz - Torre bermeja
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 414161
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10:25 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Wine, Women and Song
Linos Ensemble
Capriccio 5004
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10:19 Giacomo Puccini - La Boheme: O soave fanciulla
Nicola Luisotti, conductor
Staatskapelle Dresden
Anna Netrebko, soprano
Rolando Villazon, tenor
DG 8845
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10:06 Georg Philipp Telemann - Flute Concerto
Jorg-Michael Schwarz, conductor
Rebel
Matthias Maute, flute
Dorian 90302
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10:01 William Alwyn - Serenade: Finale
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 570145
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9 - 10 PM

9:52 Antonin Dvorak - Rusalka: O Silver Moon
Sir Georg Solti, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Renee Fleming, soprano
London/Decca 455760
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9:13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 40
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 434107
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9:09 Edward Elgar - Morning Song
Nigel Kennedy, violin
Peter Pettinger, piano
Chandos 8380
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9:07 Franz Schubert - To Music
Ian Bostridge, tenor
EMI 56347
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9:01 Jules Massenet - Suite from Esclarmonde: Hymenee
Kenneth Jean, conductor
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Marco Polo 223354
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8 - 9 PM

8:48 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 2
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80253
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8:27 Johann Vanhal - Symphony
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9607
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8:21 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: Solveig's Song
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 99
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8:07 Edvard Grieg - Six Songs
Daniel Behle, tenor
Oliver Schnyder, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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8:01 Jean Sibelius - Suite Mignonne: Petite Scene and Polka
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 384
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7 - 8 PM

7:47 Modest Mussorgsky - Night on Bald Mountain
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Paris Orchestra
EMI 65715
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7:19 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 101 "The Clock"
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80311
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7:12 John Dowland - Piper's Pavan
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90148
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7:06 Giuseppe Martucci - Novelletta
Francesco d'Avalos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
ASV 675
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7:01 Claude Debussy - Reflections in the Water
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner 83940
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4 - 5 PM

4:47 Felix Mendelssohn - Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Berlin 9157
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4:34 Lorenzo Zavateri - Concerto No. 2
Gottfried von der Goltz, conductor
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
DHM 77352
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4:13 Robert Schumann - Overture, Scherzo and Finale
Christian Thielemann, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
DG 459680
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4:07 Turlough O'Carolan - Carolan's Welcome/Carolan's Cottage
David Pedrick, guitar
Jeremy Hutson, guitar
HGS 1003
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4:01 Eric Coates - The Merrymakers
Charles Mackerras, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 4456
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3 - 4 PM

3:47 Giuseppe Verdi - Canto di Virginia (Song for Virginia)
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Milan Symphony Orchestra
Alessandro Potenza, oboe
London/Decca 1090
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3:23 Samuel Barber - Violin Concerto
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Hilary Hahn, violin
Sony 89029
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3:14 Edvard Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 57296
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3:06 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 3
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Handel and Haydn Society
Avie 2065
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3:01 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Symphony No. 3 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9661
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2 - 3 PM

2:49 Franz Benda - Sonata
Barthold Kuijken, flute
Sony 66267
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2:44 Johann Sebastian Bach - Little Fugue
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 38915
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2:31 Cyprien Katsaris - Mozartiana
Cyprien Katsaris, piano
Sony 52551
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2:24 Vincente Arregui - Intermedio
Roberto Moronn Perez, guitar
Reference 705
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2:07 Richard Strauss - Don Juan
Otto Klemperer, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 66823
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2:01 Arcangelo Corelli - Sonata for Strings No. 1
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 532
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1 - 2 PM

1:51 Marin Marais - Bells of St Genevieve
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 415298
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1:47 Aram Khachaturian - Masquerade: Nocturne
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 475011
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1:29 Gabriel Faure - Dolly Suite
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9416
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1:26 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee
Ingolf Wunder, piano
DG 4790084
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1:06 Ottorino Respighi - 3 Botticelli Pictures
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 47844
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1:01 Anonymous - The Queen's Delight; Half hanniken
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907180
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Noon - 1 PM

12:50 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 1
Barry Tuckwell, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Barry Tuckwell, horn
London/Decca 410284
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12:18 Carl Nielsen - Symphony No. 1
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
DG 437507
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12:14 Pauline Viardot-Garcia - Berceuse (Lullaby)
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
Cedille 139
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12:07 Hector Berlioz - Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Charles Munch, conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra
RCA 6805
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12:01 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Strings
I Musici
Philips 438876
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11 - Noon

11:41 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 11
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 410899
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11:35 Alberic Magnard - Overture
Michel Plasson, conductor
Orchestra of Toulouse
EMI 49080
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11:22 Jake Runestad - I Will Lift Mine Eyes
Patrick Dupre Quigley, conductor
Seraphic Fire
SFM 11
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11:19 Antonin Dvorak - In Nature's Realm
Jun Markl, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 32927
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11:19 Alexander Borodin - Tarantella
Marco Rapetti, piano
Giampaolo Nuti, piano
Brilliant 93894
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10 - 11 AM

10:37 Luigi Boccherini - Cello Concerto No. 9
Andrew Davis, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Matt Haimovitz, cello
DG 429219
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10:32 Mikhail Glinka - Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
William Boughton, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Nimbus 5120
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10:18 Lille Soderlundh - Concertino
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Alf Nilsson, oboe
Bis 285
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10:13 Maurice Jarre - Is Paris Burning?
Maurice Jarre, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
Milan 35980
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10:09 Giovanni Palestrina - Confitebor tibi Domine
Harry Christophers, conductor
The Sixteen
Coro 16106
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10:06 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 7
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 58
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10:01 Flicks in Five

9 - 10 AM

9:36 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 33
James LEvine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 419606
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9:22 Johann Sebastian Bach - Italian Concerto
Angela Hewitt, piano
DG 419218
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9:14 Giuseppe Verdi - Ave Maria
Joseph Flummerfelt, conductor
Westminster Choir
Avie 46
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9:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Cinderella: Overture
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Nimbus 5078
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9:05 Vincenzo Bellini - Capulets and Montagues: Sinfonia
Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Orchestra of St. Cecilia
DG 471566
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8 - 9 AM

8:21 Niels Gade - Symphony No. 4
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 338
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8:15 Bela Bartok - Hungarian Folksongs from the Csik District
Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30016
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8:07 Ludwig van Beethoven - Egmont Overture
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 415506
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8:02 Niccolo Paganini - 24th Caprice
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 430839
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7 - 8 AM

7:51 Gustav Holst - Walt Whitman Overture
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 572914
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7:51 Tomaso Albinoni - Trumpet Concerto
Radoslaw Szulc, conductor
Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra
Gabor Tarkovi, trumpet
Tudor 7161
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7:51 Percy Grainger - Handel in the Strand
Bilder Duo
Grand Piano 633
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7:06 Felix Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Sony 44902
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7:02 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Oboe Quartet: 3rd Movement
John Ferrillo, oboe
Mela Tenenbaum, violin
Richard Brice, viola
Jerry Grossman, cello
ESS.A.Y 1056
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6 - 7 AM

6:47 William Herschel - Symphony No. 8
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 10048
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6:43 Luis Mercy - Sonata: Ciaccona
Alison Melville, recorder
Lucas Harris, archlute
Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon
Borys Medicky, harpsichord
Joelle Marton, bass viol
Pipistrelle Music 1110
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6:39 John Thomas - The Rising of the Sun
Sebastien Lipman, harp
Naxos 570372
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6:27 Camille Saint-Saens - "Africa" Fantasie
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
EMI 73356
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6:23 Franz Joseph Haydn - String Quartet No. 1
Hagen Quartet
DG 423622
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6:10 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 1
Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 430171
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6:10 Traditional - Shenandoah
Chanticleer
Teldec 96515
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5 - 6 AM

5:44 Josef Suk - Fantastic Scherzo
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 572323
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5:39 Ren Guang - Colourful clouds chasing the moon
Yundi Li, piano
EMI 88658
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5:33 Frederick Delius - Fennimore and Gerda: Intermezzo
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 65067
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5:27 Johannes Kapsberger - Chaconne
Rolf Lislevand & Ensemble
Astree 8515
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5:24 Henry Purcell - Abdelazar: Rondeau
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Tafelmusik 1001
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5:06 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor
Kansas City Symphony Orchestra
Reference 120
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5:01 Philip Glass - Orphee Suite: Orphee and the Princess
Paul Barnes, piano
Orange Mountain 8
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4 - 5 AM

4:57 Sylvius Leopold Weiss - Menuet from Suite in d
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90242
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4:44 Giovanni Sammartini - Concerto Grosso
Adrian Chandler, conductor
La Serenissima
Adrian Chandler, violin
Avie 2154
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4:36 John Tavener - Song for Athene
Norman Mackenzie, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus
Telarc 80654
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4:31 Jean Sibelius - Valse Triste
Richard Kapp, conductor
Philharmonia Virtuosi
RCA 61935
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4:18 Luigi Boccherini - String Quartet
Cremona Quartet
Klanglogo 1400
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4:06 Antonio Vivaldi - L'Estro Armonico: Concerto No. 8 for Two Violins
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
David Oistrakh, violin
Sony 66472
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4:01 Francis Poulenc - Three Improvisations
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 425862
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3 - 4 AM

3:34 Ernest Bloch - Concerto Grosso No. 1
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Israel Chamber Orchestra
Chandos 8593
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3:23 Arcangelo Corelli - Sonata
Trio Settecento
Cedille 99
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3:13 Leopold Mozart - Symphony
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 10496
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3:06 Giuseppe Verdi - Luisa Miller: Overture
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonic of La Scala
Sony 68468
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3:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - German Dances
Johannes Wildner, conductor
Capella Istropolitana
Naxos 550412
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2 - 3 AM

2:27 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 2
Joseph Kalichstein, piano
Koch 7724
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2:21 Joseph Lauber - Four Medieval Dances: Pavane
Rachel Talitman, harp
Marcos Fregnani-Martins, flute
Harp & Co 505031
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2:09 Johannes Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80155
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2:06 John Williams - Memoirs of a Geisha
Julie Scolnik, flute
Franziska Huhn, harp
SELF PROD 296
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2:01 William Brade - German Dances
Brass Ensemble
Ludwig Guttler, trumpet
Capriccio 10146
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1 - 2 AM

1:52 Sergio Assad - Tatras
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Nonesuch 79505
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1:49 Johann Sebastian Bach - "Jig" Fugue
Lionel Rogg, organ
Harmonia Mundi 290772
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1:12 Edouard Lalo - Symphony Espagnole
Antonio Pappano, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Maxim Vengerov, violin
EMI 57593
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1:06 Hugo Alfven - Gustavus Adolphus II: Elegy
Petri Sakari, conductor
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9313
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1:01 Christoph Graupner - Bassoon Concerto: Allegro
Genevieve Soly, conductor
L'Ensemble des Idees heureuses
Analekta 3162
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:42 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Sonata No. 23
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67554
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12:20 Edward Elgar - Wand of Youth Suite No. 1
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8318
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12:16 John Playford - Grimstock and Rufty, Tufty
Jeremy Barlow, conductor
Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901152
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12:12 Thomas Attwood - Turn Thy face
John Scott, conductor
Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral
Hyperion 67087
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12:06 George Walker - Lyric for Strings
Paul Freeman, conductor
Chicago Sinfonietta
Cedille 8001
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12:01 Percy Grainger - Four British Folk Song Settings
Penelope Thwaites, piano
Chandos 9919
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