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Highlights from August 19 to 26

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Bookstore owners Joe and Mary Keyes.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Discovering Dieterich Buxtehude.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: From the 2014 BBC Proms, the BBC Scottish Symphony plays Mahler's 9th Symphony.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.

Programming Highlights

Monday, August 12, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:35 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 1
Cafe Zimmermann
Alpha 48
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11:16 Franz Joseph Haydn - Oboe Quartet No. 48
Consortium Classicum
Gernot Schmalfuss, oboe
Dabringhaus 3314
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11:10 Sebastian de Vivanco - Veni, dilecte mi
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi 807489
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11:06 Manuel de Falla - La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance No. 1
Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
Orfeo 859121
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11:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Suite No. 3: Scherzo
Neville Marriner, conductor
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart
Capriccio 10200
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10 - 11 PM

10:57 Charles Chaplin - Smile
Thomas Beckmann, cello
Kayoko Matsushita, piano
Swiss 64
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10:51 Richard Strauss - Beim Schlafengehen (Going to Sleep)
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
EMI 47276
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10:48 Richard Strauss - Song: Wiegenlied (Lullaby)
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
Cedille 139
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10:34 Claude Debussy - Cello Sonata
Sol Gabetta, cello
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 17523
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10:22 Jerome Kern - Portrait for Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops
RCA 68786
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10:21 Gregory W. Yasinitsky - Sixth Sense
Cory Barnfield, saxophone
Krista Wallace-Boaz, piano
New Dynamic 31499
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10:00 Goacchino Rossini - La Cenerentola Overture
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony
DG 419 869
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9 - 10 PM

9:28 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Trio "Ghost"
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 412891
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9:15 Philip Glass - Poyaqqatsi
Original Soundtrack
Nonesuch 79660
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9:10 Percy Grainger - Sussex Mummers' Carol
Paul Coletti, viola
Philip Bush, piano
MPR 207
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8 - 9 PM

8:38 Maurice Ravel - Ma mere l'oye (Mother Goose)
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 74006
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8:23 Maurice Ravel - Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Robert Casadesus, piano
Sony 63316
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8:17 Jennifer Higdon - Scenes from the Poet's Dreams: In the Blue Fields They Sing
Lark Quartet
Gary Graffman, piano
Bridge 9379
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8:11 Libby Larsen - Deep Summer Music
Marin Alsop, conductor
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Koch 7520
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8:03 Peter Ostroushko - Heart of the Heartland: Dakota Themes
Peter Ostroushko, mandolin
Red House 70
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7 - 8 PM

7:55 Rodgers & Hammerstein - The Farmer and the Cowman
Original Soundtrack
Angel  23750
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7:51 Dmitri Tiomkin - Don Not Forsake Me from High Noon
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Frankie Laine, vocal
Telarc 80141
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7:45 Elmer Bernstein - The Magnificent Seven
Elmer Bernstein, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Pops
Denon 75288
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7:40 Elmer Bernstein - The Great Escape
Elmer Bernstein, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Pops
Denon 75288
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7:35 Elmer Bernstein - To Kill a Mockingbird
Elmer Bernstein, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Pops
Denon 75288
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7:25 Richard Rodney Bennett - Waltz from Murder on the Orient Express
John Mauceri, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Philips 438 685
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7:20 John Williams - Luke and Leia from The Empire Strikes Back
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops
Philips 420 178
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7:12 Sonny Burke and Peggy Lee - La La Lu from Lady and the Tramp
Original Soundtrack
Peggy Lee, vocal
Walt Disney  607 057
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7:05 Michael Giacchino - Up with End Credits
Original Soundtrack
Walt Disney 1372702
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7:00 Roll Credits
7:00 Charles Chaplin - Limelight
Thomas Beckmann, cello
Swiss 64
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6 - 7 PM

6:33 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Concerto No. 1
Sakari Oramo, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67331
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6:26 Enrique Granados - La Maja de Goya
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80576
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6:23 Roberto Sierra - Serenata: Guaracha
Timothy Russell, conductor
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
Summit 576
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6:06 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Sinfonia No. 5
Thomas Furi, conductor
Camerata Bern
Denon 73326
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6:01 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 13
Richard Raymond, piano
Analekta 3158
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5 - 6 PM

5:50 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 8: 1st movement
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
London/Decca 16872
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5:38 Alexander Glazunov - Spring
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor
USSR Symphony Orchestra
Melodiya 34165
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5:31 Leroy Anderson - Piano Concerto: 3rd Movement
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Stewart Goodyear, piano
Telarc 80112
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5:25 David Evan Thomas - Thrum
MInneapolis Guitar Quartet
Innova 858
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5:05 Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 4
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80619
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5:01 Piccinini - Ciacona
Rolf Lislevand
ECM 1922
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4 - 5 PM

4:46 Antonio Pasculli - Concerto on Themes by Donizetti
Claus Peter Flor, conductor
Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Burkhard Glaetzner, oboe
Capriccio 10281
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4:41 Stephen Sondheim - Not While I'm Around from Sweeney Todd
Angelika Kirchschlager
Sony 64498
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4:25 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 29: 1st movement
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
National Arts Centre Orchestra
CBC 5230
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4:21 Henry Cowell - Two Bits
Jeanne Baxtresser, flute
Margaret Baxtresser, piano
MSR 1114
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4:13 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 87: 4th movement
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 412888
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4:13 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Artist's Life
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 425428
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3 - 4 PM

3:50 Francois Couperin - Royal Concert No. 1
Kenneth Slowik, conductor
Smithsonian Chamber Players
DHM 77327
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3:26 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"
Karl Bohm, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 419318
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3:19 Frederic Chopin - Polonaise No. 3 "Military"
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 466462
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3:06 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Cellos
Europa Galante
VC 45424
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3:00 Emmanuel Chabrier - Danse Slave
Armin Jordan, conductor
French National Orchestra
Erato 88018
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Noon - 1 PM

12:40 Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 2
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Marc Neikrug, piano
RCA 60991
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12:30 Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story: Maria; America
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Studio Orchestra and Chorus
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
Jose Carreras, tenor
DG 439251
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12:05 Igor Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA 60394
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12:01 Alfred Newman - Wuthering Heights: Cathy's Theme
John Mauceri, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Philips 446681
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11 - Noon

11:46 Andrea Falconieri - Ciaccona; La suave melodia; Passacalle
Members of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 13993
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11:37 Leaonard Bernstein - On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Marin Alsop, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 559177
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11:33 Leonard Bernstein - On the Town: Some Other Time
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Brad Mehldau, piano
Naive 5241
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11:08 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 10 for 2 Pianos
Georg Solti, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, piano
Georg Solti, piano
London/Decca 430232
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11:01 Scott Tennant/Simon Jeffes - Celtic Fare
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Sony 89100
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10 - 11 AM

10:57 Leaonard Bernstein - West Side Story: Mambo
Gustav Dudamel, conductor
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
DG 11340
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10:46 Robert Schumann - Scenes from Childhood
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7438
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10:34 Georg Anton Benda - Symphony No. 5
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 553408
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10:31 Sergei Prokofiev - Love for 3 Oranges: March
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Sandra Rivers, piano
EMI 56908
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10:10 Leonard Bernstein - On the Waterfront: Symphonic Suite
Marin Alsop, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 559177
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10:01 Giuseppe Torelli - Sonata No. 1
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Y Chamber Symphony of New York
Gerard Schwarz, trumpet
Delos 3002
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9 - 10 AM

9:58 Leonard Bernstein - Make Our Garden Grow
Samuel Krachmalnick, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Sony 44760
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9:33 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 440653
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9:17 Johann Christian Bach - Symphony No. 6
Simon Standage, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Chandos 540
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9:03 Camille Saint-Saens - Concert Piece for Harp
Edmon Colomer, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Vanessa McKeand, harp
Virgin 90721
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8 - 9 AM

8:59 Francis Poulenc - L'Embarquement pour Cythere
Katia & Marielle Labeque, pianos
Philips 426284
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8:45 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
MPR 100203-12
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8:40 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov - Procession of the Sardar
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 64140
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8:30 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7: 4th movement
Joshua Bell, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Sony 49176
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8:25 Dario Marianelli - Pride and Prejudice: A Postcard to Henry Purcell
English Chamber Orchestra
London/Decca 5620
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8:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No. 2: Gigue
Enrique Graf, piano
Centaur 2125
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8:15 Niccolo Paganini - Minuetto
Peter Ostroushko, mandolin
Red House 253
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8:06 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 2: 4th Mvt.
Kenneth Woods, conductor
Orchestra of the Swan
Avie 2231
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8:04 Gustav Holst - Morris Dance Tunes: How D'ye Do
Nicholas Braithwaite, conductor
New Zealand Chamber Orchestra
Koch 7058
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7 - 8 AM

7:58 Peter Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Four Swans
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67043
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7:49 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute and Harp Concerto: Rondo
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Orchestra Mozart
Jacques Zoon, flute
Letizia Belmondo, harp
DG 4779329
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7:44 John Williams - Home Alone: Somewhere in My Memory
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony 48232
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7:34 Felix Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 3 "Scottish": Finale
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414665
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7:28 Carl Nielsen - Wind Quintet: Minuet
Bergen Wind Quintet
Bis 428
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7:16 Richard Strauss - Der Rosenkavalier: 1st Waltz Sequence
Thomas Schippers, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Vox 5140
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7:11 Peter Schickele - Thurber's Dogs: Dog and Butterfly
Timothy Russell, conductor
ProMusica Chamber Ensemble
D'Note 1010
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7:04 Giovanni Pergolesi - Sinfonia for Cello
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Peter Howard, cello
London/Decca 425614
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6 - 7 AM

6:52 Edward Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4
Alexander Gibson, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8429
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6:49 Traditional - Little David Play on Your Harp
Imani Winds
Imani 6227
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6:46 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Sonata: Siciliano
Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
James Galway, flute
DG 3024
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6:31 Johann Christian Bach - Sinfonia Concertante No. 4
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Stephan Schardt, violin
Joachim Fiedler, cello
Archiv 471579
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6:27 Ludwig van Beethoven - Military March
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Philips 472678
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6:21 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 31 "Hornsignal": 3rd movement
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80156
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6:07 George Frideric Handel - Hercules Overture
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Archiv 423137
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6:04 Percy Grainger - Shepherd's Hey
Kenneth Montgomery, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Chandos 8377
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5 - 6 AM

5:35 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 15
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 426305
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5:18 Frederick Delius - In a Summer Garden
Andrew Davis, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Teldec 90845
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5:14 Jaume Pahissa - Danza lejana
Roberto Moronn Perez, guitar
Reference 705
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5:06 Peter Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin: Waltz
Sergiu Commissiona, conductor
Houston Symphony Orchestra
Pro Arte 251
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5:01 Felix Godefroid - Concert Study
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9974
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4 - 5 AM

4:35 Zoltan Kodaly - Hary Janos Suite
Yoel Levi, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80413
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4:30 Frank Bridge - Berceuse
Eniko Magyar, viola
Tadashi Imai, piano
Naxos 572407
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4:18 Johann Christian Bach - Oboe Quartet
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Denon 7119
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4:15 Jacques Offenbach - La Perichole: O mon cher amant, je te jure que je t'aime
Charles Olivieri-Munroe, conductor
Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Sol Gabetta, cello
RCA 35962
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4:06 Andrew Schultz - The Meaning of Water
Alice Giles, conductor
Seven Harp Ensemble
Tall Poppies 204
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4:02 David Popper - Tarantella
Hans Stadlmair, conductor
Munich Chamber Orchestra
Werner Thomas, cello
Orfeo 131851
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3 - 4 AM

3:27 Claude Debussy - The Toy Box Ballet (La boite a joujoux)
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 58045
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3:22 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude No. 7
Conrad Tao, piano
EMI 34476
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3:12 Antonio Vivaldi - Lute Concerto
Daniel Abraham, conductor
Bach Sinfonia
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 92132
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3:06 Aaron Copland - Music for the Theatre: Interlude
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 60593
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3:01 Giovanni Battista Fontana - Sonata No. 3
John Holloway, violin
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord
ECM 2106
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2 - 3 AM

2:43 Peter Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
St. Louis Symphony
RCA 60433
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2:35 Ludwig van Beethoven - 6 Easy Variations on a Swiss Air
Jutta Zoff, harp
Berlin 2018
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2:12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 14
Alexander Schneider, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Peter Serkin, piano
RCA 1492
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2:07 Ryuichi Sakamoto - The Last Emperor: Theme
John Williams, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62788
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2:01 Santiago de Murcia - Canarios
Paul O'Dette, guitar
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Pedro Estevan, percussion
Pat O'Brien, guitar
Steve Player, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907212
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1 - 2 AM

1:41 Carl Maria von Weber - Symphony No. 2
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Orfeo 91841
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1:21 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80368
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1:15 Antonin Dvorak - Silent Woods (Klid)
Maria Kliegel, cello
Naxos 557613
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1:07 Alexander Glazunov - Idyll for Horn and Orchestra
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Marie Luise Neunecker, horn
Schwann 313572
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1:01 Joseph Lauber - Petite Suite: Caprice
Rachel Talitman, harp
Marcos Fregnani-Martins, flute
Harp & Co 505031
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:42 Maurice Ravel - Mother Goose Suite
Jean-Bernard Pommier, conductor
Northern Sinfonia
Virgin 91467
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12:17 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 82 "The Bear"
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra
Sony 45972
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12:11 Gaetano Donizetti - Andante
Julie Scolnik, flute
Franziska Huhn, harp
SELF PROD 296
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12:07 Ludovico Einaudi - Passaggio
Daniel Hope, violin
Jacques Ammon, piano
DG 17999
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12:01 William Alwyn - Concerto Grosso No. 2: 1st movement
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 570145
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