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Highlights from July 29 to August 5

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: writer Charlotte Sullivan.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: The Miro Quartet plays Mendelssohn, from the 2008 White Pine Festival.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: A Sonic Blockbuster.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: The China Philharmonic plays Tchaikovsky and Mussorgsky at the 2014 BBC Proms.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Saturday, August 10, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:16 Antonin Dvorak - Symphony No. 6
Jiri Belohlavek, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Warner 63235
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11:09 Alan Hovhaness - Nocturne for Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80418
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11:06 Gregorian Chant - Compline (Night Prayer): Nunc dimittis
Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
London/Decca 11489
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11:01 Francois-Joseph Gossec - Symphony No. 2: 1st movement
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9661
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10 - 11 PM

10:58 Gabriel Faure - Nocturne No. 6
Kathryn Stott, piano
Hyperion 66911
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10:40 Johan Svendsen - Norwegian Rhapsody No. 2
Ole Kristian Ruud, conductor
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Simax 1085
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10:14 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 1
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 429036
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10:10 Samuel Scheidt - Galliard Battaglia
Simone Eckert, conductor
Hamburger Ratsmusik
CPO 777799
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10:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Andante with Variations
Consortium Classicum
Schwann 310001
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10:01 Francois Couperin - Tender Languors
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440
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9 - 10 PM

9:46 Rachel Portman - Cider House Rules: Suite
David Snell, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Sony 89031
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9:42 Patricia van Ness - My Heart is a Holy Place
King's Singers
Signum 177
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9:22 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Quartet No. 3
Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 220570
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9:10 Georges Enescu - Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 6213
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9:06 John Playford - Grimstock and Rufty, Tufty
Jeremy Barlow, conductor
Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901152
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9:01 Astor Piazzolla - Introduccion et Angel
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7762
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8 - 9 PM

8:54 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Strings "Conch Shell"
Adrian Chandler, conductor
La Serenissima
Avie 2201
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8:49 Edvard Grieg - Ave Maris Stella
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 66793
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8:07 Alexander von Zemlinsky - Die Seejungfrau (The Mermaid)
James Conlon, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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8:01 Paul Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphoses: March
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 4777645
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4 - 5 PM

4:33 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Violin Concerto No. 4
Maxim Vengerov, conductor
UBS Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra
Maxim Vengerov, violin
EMI 78374
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4:13 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 12
Andras Schiff, piano
ECM 1944
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4:08 Leo Delibes - Maids of Cadiz
Charles Olivieri-Munroe, conductor
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Sol Gabetta, cello
RCA 35962
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4:06 Vincenzo Ruffo - Capriccio "La Piva"
Francis Colpron, conductor
Les Boreades
Atma 2658
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4:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Minuets with Contredances
Hans Graf, conductor
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra
LaserLight 15887
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3 - 4 PM

3:33 Max Bruch - Scottish Fantasy
Malcolm Sargent, conductor
New Symphony Orchestra of London
Jascha Heifetz, violin
RCA 6214
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3:28 Scott Joplin - Pine Apple Rag
Joshua Rifkin, piano
Nonesuch 79159
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3:13 Maurice Ravel - Bolero
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
London/Decca 417611
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3:06 Johannes Brahms - Four Waltzes
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7415
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3:01 Hector Berlioz - Hungarian March
Simon Rattle, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
EMI 64769
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2 - 3 PM

2:37 Johann Sebastian Bach - Triple Concerto
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Erato 16163
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2:18 Ottorino Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 2
Neville Marriner, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
EMI 47116
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2:15 Meredith Monk - Railroad (Travel Song)
Conrad Tao, piano
EMI 34476
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2:07 Daniel Auber - Fra Diavolo Overture
Paul Paray, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Mercury 434309
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2:01 Vasily Kalinnikov - Intermezzo No. 2
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8614
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1 - 2 PM

1:54 Henry Cowell - Hymn for String Orchestra
David Amos, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Harmonia Mundi 906011
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1:50 John Williams - Angela's Ashes: The Lanes of Limerick
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71281
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1:21 Frederic Chopin - The Sylphides
Heinz Fricke, conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Capriccio 10073
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1:10 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Winter
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 94431
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1:07 Sergei Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije Suite: Troika
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
EMI 11272
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1:01 Carl Stamitz - Orchestral Quartet No. 5: Rondo
Donald Armstrong, conductor
NZSO Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 557671
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Noon - 1 PM

12:50 Peter Warlock - Capriol Suite
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3132
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12:23 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 102
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 429218
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12:18 Michael Sahl - Tango from the Exiles' Cafe
Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30016
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12:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Giovanni Antonini, conductor
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 98442
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12:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Coronation March for Alexander III
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80122
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11 - Noon

11:37 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 7
Leon Fleisher, conductor
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Leon Fleisher, piano
Sony 43505
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11:23 Felix Mendelssohn - Overture for Wind Instruments
Consortium Classicum
Dabringhaus 3010416
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11:23 John Bull - The King's Hunt
Buffalo Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2294
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11:14 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Champagne Polka
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 1849
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11:10 John Lunn - Downton Abbey: The Suite
Alastair King, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of London
London/Decca 17743
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11:02 John Jenkins - Fantasia Suite No. 8
Locke Consort
Channel Classics 17698
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10 - 11 AM

10:53 Richard Rodgers - On Your Toes: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Philips 412132
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10:46 Erich Korngold - Anthony Adverse
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 7890
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10:40 John Barry - Out of Africa: Theme
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80168
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10:29 Miklos Rozsa - Ben Hur: Suite
Kenneth Alwyn, conductor
City of Prague Philharmonic
Silva 1056
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10:13 Aaron Copland - Red Pony Suite
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony 64147
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10:06 Elmer Bernstein - The Magnificent Seven
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80141
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10:01 Flicks in Five

9 - 10 AM

9:25 Edouard Lalo - Symphony Espagnole
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Chee-Yun, violin
Denon 18017
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9:16 Felicien David - Autumn Soiree No. 5
Limoges Baroque Ensemble
Laborie 11
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9:13 Anatol Liadov - Polonaise
Enrique Batiz, conductor
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra
ASV 657
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9:13 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Concert No. 1: La Livri
Baroque Nouveau
Reference 118
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9:02 Enrique Granados - Valenciana
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
London/Decca 467687
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8 - 9 AM

8:48 Grace Williams - Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes
Charles Groves, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Lyrita 323
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8:32 Elias Parish-Alvars - Harp Concerto
Theodor Guschlbauer, conductor
Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra
Marielle Nordmann, harp
FNAC 592266
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8:10 Traditional Norwegian - The song of Roland; Sun-prayer; Dance from Vestfold
Trio Mediaeval
ECM 2003
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8:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 38915
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8:01 John Thomas - David of the White Rock
Sebastien Lipman, harp
Naxos 570372
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7 - 8 AM

7:55 George Gershwin - Promenade
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
John Fullam, clarinet
Naxos 559750
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7:52 William Mason - Dance Antique
Calico Winds
Albany 693
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7:18 Felix Mendelssohn - Octet
Guarneri Quartet
Arabesque 6714
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7:13 Claude Debussy - Arabesque No. 1
Jean-Bernard Pommier, piano
Virgin 90847
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7:07 Frederick Delius - Florida Suite: By the River
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Argo 430206
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7:01 Pietro Locatelli - Violin Sonata No. 11: I. Adagio
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363
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6 - 7 AM

6:56 Lars-Erik Larsson - Little Serenade
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Bis 285
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6:47 Bobby McFerrin - The 23rd Psalm (dedicated to my mother)
Cantus
Cantus 1210
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6:25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 31 "Paris"
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Sony 48385
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6:11 Capel Bond - Concerto No. 5
Roy Goodman, conductor
Parley of Instruments
Hyperion 66467
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6:11 Peter Maxwell Davies - Farewell to Stromness
Mississippi Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2624
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6:03 Richard Addinsell - Smoky Mountains Concerto: Valley Song
Kenneth Alwyn, conductor
BBC Concert Orchestra
Philip Martin, piano
Marco Polo 223732
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5 - 6 AM

5:49 Antonio Vivaldi - Four Seasons: Spring
B'Rock Baroque Orchestra
Rodolfo Richter, violin
Etcetera 1429
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5:44 Anonymous - Heaven's Joy
Maria Felicia Perez, conductor
Exaudi Choir of Havana
Jade 73083
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5:24 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 6 "Morning"
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Denon 9612
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5:13 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 10 (after Corelli)
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907261
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5:06 Modest Mussorgsky - Khovanshchina: Prelude (Dawn over the River Moscow)
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Philips 468526
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5:01 Manuel Ponce - 4 Preludes for Guitar
Victoria Drake, harp
Well-Tempered 5179
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4 - 5 AM

4:52 Miklos Rozsa - Spellbound: Suite
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80708
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4:45 Roman Hoffstetter - Serenade
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 75040
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4:22 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio No. 4 "Gassenhauer"
David Shifrin, clarinet
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
ArtistLed 11101
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4:17 Paulo Bellinati - Jongo
Eden-Stell Guitar Duo
Hanssler 98401
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4:06 Gioacchino Rossini - The Thieving Magpie (La gazza ladra): Overture
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra
Naxos 570933
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4:01 Marin Marais - Caprice and Fantasy
Ensemble Fitzwilliam
Valois 4638
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3 - 4 AM

3:25 Alexander Glazunov - Symphony No. 1 "Slavyanskaya"
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Warner 68904
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3:20 Claude Debussy - Clair de Lune (Moonlight)
12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 8501
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3:06 Fritz Kreisler - Violin Concerto in the Style of Vivaldi
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 439933
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3:01 Rick Sowash - Spring
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254
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2 - 3 AM

2:51 Gustav Mahler - Flowers (Blumine)
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
LPO 70
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2:28 Leos Janacek - String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters"
Emerson String Quartet
DG 4778093
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2:21 Phil Rosheger - Lullaby to Wake Up With
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80707
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2:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento No. 2
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Philips 420181
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2:01 Ferruccio Busoni - Finnish Folk Song: Andantino
Erik Tawaststjerna, piano
Finlandia 363
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1 - 2 AM

1:25 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 "Spring"
James Levine, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 435856
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1:20 Edvard Grieg - Evening in the Mountains
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 94399
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1:09 Arnold Bax - Summer Music
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 8307
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1:06 Claudio Monteverdi - Madrigals, Book 2: We are not hyacinths nor narcissi
Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor
Concerto Italiano
Naive 30487
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1:01 Johann Schmelzer - Sonata XII
Andrew Manze, conductor
English Concert
Harmonia Mundi 907397
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:12 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique"
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 59239
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12:07 Frederick Delius - Two Aquarelles
Norman Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8372
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12:06 Gabriel Faure - Requiem: In Paradisum
Richard Marlow, conductor
Trinity Church Choir
Conifer 51308
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12:01 Frederick Delius - Two Aquarelles
Norma Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8372
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