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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

Friday, June 14, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:47 Giuseppe Tartini - Trumpet Concerto
Jahja Ling, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80232
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11:29 Georges Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Bis 1305
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11:15 Catrin Finch - Celtic Concerto
John Rutter, conductor
Sinfonia Cymru
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606
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11:06 Antonio Vivaldi - La Stravaganza: Concerto No 7 for Violin
Adrian Chandler, conductor
La Serenissima
Adrian Chandler, violin
Avie 2178
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11:01 Alexander Glazunov - Chant du menestrel
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 57052
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10 - 11 PM

10:44 Reinhold Gliere - Symphony No. 2: 1st movement
Edward Downes, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9071
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10:25 Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 8
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 417574
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10:15 Antonin Dvorak - Prague Waltzes
Antal Dorati, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414370
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9 - 10 PM

9:54 William Bolcom - Serenata Notturna
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO Classics 1005
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9:49 Traditional - How Can I Keep from Singing?
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3480
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8 - 9 PM

8:51 Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
DG 427 303
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8:47 Gustav Mahler - I walk delightedly through a green wood
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Ralf Gothoni, piano
DG 423 666
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8:20 George Gershwin - Piano Concerto
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Litton, piano
Virgin 90780
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8:05 George Gershwin - Kickin' the Clouds Away
George Gershwin, piano
Nonesuch 79287
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7 - 8 PM

7:53 Arturo Marquez - Danzon No. 2
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra
DG 13458
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7:40 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 2
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 411482
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7:32 Marcel Grandjany - Fantasy
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80361
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7:05 Walter Piston - Symphony No. 4
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seasttle Symphony
Delos 3106
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7:02 Andrew York - Bantu
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos  3163
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6 - 7 PM

6:30 Franz Schubert - Trout Quintet
Cleveland Quartet
John O'Conor, piano
James van Demark, double bass
Telarc 80225
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6:22 Eric Whitacre - Alleluia
Eric Whitacre, conductor
Eric Whitacre Singers
London/Decca 16636
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6:03 Franz Liszt - Aux Cypres de la Villa d'Este
Stephen Hough, piano
Virgin 59222
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5 - 6 PM

5:58 Alexander Grechaninov - Creed (I Believe)
Choir of the Russian Church of the Metropolitan Paris
ASV 5133
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5:46 Charles Tomlinson Griffes - Poem for Flute and Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Carol Wincenc, flute
Naxos 559164
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5:38 Max Bruch - Piece for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano: Nachtgesang (Night Song)
Kari Kriikku, clarinet
Matti Hirvikangas, viola
Arto Satukangas, piano
Ondine 760
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5:18 Morten Lauridsen - Songs of the Roses
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3297
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5:07 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 3
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 91716
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4 - 5 PM

4:54 Gustav Holst - First Suite
Howard Dunn, conductor
Dallas Wind Symphony
Reference 39
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4:47 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Romance
Helen Callus, viola
Phillip Bush, piano
ASV 1184
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4:41 Harold Arlen - The Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 711
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4:36 Aaron Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80339
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4:23 Gilbert & Sullivan - The Pirates of Penzance: selections
Isidore Godfrey, conductor
D'oyly Carte Opera Company
London/Decca 425196
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4:20 Sergei Prokofiev - Troika
Kathleen Shaw, conductor
Westminster Handbell Choir
WCC 14
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4:06 Igor Stravinsky - Firebird: Suite
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80587
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4:02 Ludwig van Beethoven - Fidelio: Ha! welch ein Augenblick!
Paul Daniel, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 14107
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3 - 4 PM

3:51 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1986
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3:48 Elmer Bernstein - To Kill a Mockingbird: Main Theme
Elmer Bernstein, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Varese Sarabande 5754
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3:39 Antonio Vivaldi - Sposa son disprezzata
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano
Gyorgy Fischer, piano
London/Decca 436267
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3:24 JS Bach - Concerto for Two Violins
Tapiola Ensemble
Jaako and Pekka Kuusisto, violins
Ondine 980
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3:19 Franz Schubert - Schwanengesang, Book 1: Standchen (Serenade)
David Leisner, guitar
Azica 71223
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3:09 Stephen Paulus - Baronian Suite: Blithely Breezing Along
Kraig Windschitl
MPR Recording 
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3:00 Camille Saint-Saens - Danse Macabre
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
London/Decca 414460
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Noon - 1 PM

12:42 David Diamond - Rounds for String Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Nonesuch 79002
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12:37 Leonard Bernstein - Peter Pan: My House
Mack Wilberg, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 1224
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12:11 Claude Debussy - String Quartet
Jupiter String Quartet
Music@Menlo 20106
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12:00 Alexander Glazunov - Spring
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor
USSR Symphony Orchestra
Melodiya 34165
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11 - Noon

11:49 Arthur Duff - Irish Suite for Strings
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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11:42 Franz Schubert - Die Forelle (The Trout)
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Mariinsky 530
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11:27 William Boyce - Trio Sonata No. 13
Peter Holman, conductor
Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 67151
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11:09 Paul Carr - Oboe Concerto
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Nicholas Daniel, oboe
Dutton 7209
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10 - 11 AM

10:52 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 31 "Paris"
James Levine, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 419146
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10:45 Jean Sibelius - My Heart's Song
Cantus
Cantus 1202
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10:38 Jean Sibelius - Finlandia
Eiji Oue, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Reference 80
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10:35 Ernesto Nazareth - Fon-Fon (Toot-Toot)
Gabriela Montero, piano
EMI 41144
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10:04 Ludwig van Beethoven - Andante Favori
Barry Douglas, piano
RCA 7720
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9 - 10 AM

9:52 Michael Praetorius - Terpsichore Dances
Buffalo Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2294
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9:16 Robert Schumann - Piano Concerto
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 57562
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9:11 Johannes Brahms - Lark Song (Lerchengesang)
Zuill Bailey, cello
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Telarc 32664
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9:02 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 2
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 7062
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8 - 9 AM

8:55 Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt - The Fantasticks: Soon It's Gonna Rain
Quinn Shadko, s
Matt Berdalhl, t
MPR Recording 
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8:48 Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt - The Fantasticks: Try to Remember
Gabe Preisser, bar
Andy Fleser, p
MPR Recording 
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8:34 Niccolo Paganini - Violin Concerto No. 1
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Midori, violin
Philips 420943
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8:32 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Partita No. 3: Gigue
Julia Fischer, v
Pentatone 5186072
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8:20 Bela Bartok - Romanian Folk Dances
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 75040
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8:17 Ignaz Paderewski - Minuet
Stephen Hough, piano
MusicMasters 60135
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8:08 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 2
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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8:04 Sergei Prokofiev - Winter Bonfire: March
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
ASV 760
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7 - 8 AM

7:44 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for violin and oboe, BWV 1060
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Julia Fischer, v
Andrey Rubtsov, ob
Decca 12490
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7:38 Franz Josef Haydn - Symphony No. 6, "Le Matin": 1st mvt
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 7062
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7:33 Aaron Copland - Appalachian Spring: Variations on a Shaker Melody
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pro Arte 337
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7:17 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Argo 410552
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7:13 Isaac Albeniz - Cadiz
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6206
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7:07 Ferenc Farkas - Contrafacta Hungarica: Saltarello
Montreal Winds
CBC 1105
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6 - 7 AM

6:54 Scott Joplin - Heliotrope Bouquet
Butch Thompson, p
Daring 3033
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6:46 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 2: 3rd mvt
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, p
Teldec 47334
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6:38 Johann Friedrich Fasch - Quartet for 2 Oboes and 2 Bassoons
Ingo Goritzki, oboe
Burkhard Glaetzner, oboe
Thomas Reinhardt, bassoon
Lutz Klepel, bassoon
Berlin 1069
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6:32 William Byrd - 3 Dances
Buffalo Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2294
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6:25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 21: 1st movement
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80217
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6:21 Gordon Jacob - Cradle Song
Ernest Tomlinson, conductor
RTE Concert Orchestra
Marco Polo 223522
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6:09 Henry Purcell - Trumpet Sonata No. 2
Anthony Newman, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244
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6:04 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
Andrew Litton, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Nonesuch 79464
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5 - 6 AM

5:36 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 3
Colin Davis, conductor
Dresden State Orchestra
RCA 62673
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5:24 Muzio Clementi - Sonata for Two Pianos
Anagnoson & Kinton, duo pianos
Opening Day 7432
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5:13 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Flutes
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Janet See, flute
Stephen Schultz, flute
Harmonia Mundi 905193
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5:06 John Dowland - Farewell
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907160
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5:01 Ernest Chausson - Chamber Concerto: Sicilienne
Alcan Quartet
David Lefevre, violin
Alain Lefevre, piano
Analekta 9286
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4 - 5 AM

4:37 Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Helene Grimaud, piano
Denon 75368
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4:24 Lars-Erik Larsson - Symphony No. 1: first movement
Hans-Peter Frank, conductor
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 426
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4:19 Gabriel Diaz - Lauda Jerusalem
Empire Brass
Telarc 80204
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4:06 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Jean Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 52553
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4:01 Eric Coates - The Merrymakers
Charles Mackerras, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 4456
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3 - 4 AM

3:29 Mauro Giuliani - Guitar Concerto No. 1
Australian Chamber Orchestra
John Williams, guitar
Sony 63385
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3:25 Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 12 "American": 3rd movement
Simon Bolivar String Quartet
DG 4790429
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3:09 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572458
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3:06 Pedro Allende - Tonada No. 7
Pola Baytelman, piano
Albany 1116
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3:01 Johann Schmelzer - Sonata XII
Andrew Manze, conductor
English Concert
Harmonia Mundi 907397
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2 - 3 AM

2:35 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 410975
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2:25 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 3 Violins
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
London Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 91167
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2:13 Franz Doppler - Hungarian Pastoral Fantasy
Shigenobu Yamaoka, conductor
Tokyo Concert Orchestra
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 34559
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2:06 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio in One Movement
Joseph Kalichstein, piano
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello
Koch 7724
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2:01 Pierre Attaingnant - Galliarde
Hopkinson Smith, lute
Astree 8854
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1 - 2 AM

1:49 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 23
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 45544
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1:44 Gaetano Donizetti - Don Pasquale: Norina's Aria
Michel Plasson, conductor
Toulouse Capitol Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
EMI 49219
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1:06 Igor Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
FP 907
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1:01 Henriette Renie - Contemplation
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 446064
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:53 Edward Elgar - Spanish Lady: Suite
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5008
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12:48 Fritz Kreisler - Love's Sorrow (Liebesleid)
Chen Yi, violin
Lars Hannibal, guitar
OUR Recordings 220602
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12:38 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 2 "Song of Praise": Part 3
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3112
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12:06 Ottorino Respighi - String Quartet
Cremona Quartet
Klanglogo 1400
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12:01 Francois Couperin - La Verneuille
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440
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