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Highlights from December 16 to 23

Tuesday, 7:15 am: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: Robert Ball.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Concordia Christmas.
Tuesday, 8:15 pm: Teacher Feature: Amy Giddings, K-6 Music Specialist from Duluth, Minn.
Wednesday, 7 pm: Light and Gold: Christmas with Eric Whitacre.
Wednesday, 8 pm: Archive on the Radio: An Archive Christmas Sampler.
Thursday, 3 pm: Regional Spotlight: Holiday music from regional choral and instrumental groups.
Thursday, 7 pm: St. Olaf Christmas Festival.
Friday, 4 pm: Carol with Classical MPR and The Singers.
Friday, 7 pm: Chanticleer Christmas.
Saturday, 11 am: The Metropolitan Opera: Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro.
Saturday, 7 pm: Candles Burning Brightly.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: From Heaven Above.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Bach's Christmas Oratorio, performed by the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Choir of London.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Monday, 7 pm: Wonder Tidings.
Tuesday, 7:15 am: School Spotlight.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans.
Tuesday, 7 pm: School Spotlight.

Programming Highlights

Friday, August 2, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:27 Georges Bizet - Roma, Suite for Orchestra
Paavo Jarvi , conductor
Paris Orchestra
Virgin 28613
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11:17 Gioacchino Rossini - Fantasy for Clarinet and Piano
Fabrizio Meloni, clarinet
Marco Sollini, piano
Concerto 2076
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11:10 Charles Tomlinson Griffes - The Lake at Evening; The Vale of Dreams
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 559164
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11:06 Giles Farnaby - Tower Hill
Elizabethan Conversation
Leonarda 340
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11:01 Hamilton Harty - A John Field Suite: Polka
Bryden Thomson, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Chandos 6583
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10 - 11 PM

10:54 Bill Conti - The Right Stuff
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80146
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10:48 Wolfgang Mozart - Dove sono from The Marriage of Figaro
Sylvia McNair, soprano
Philips 446 712
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10:18 Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony
Jascha Heifetz, violin
RCA 5933
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10:14 Richard Strauss - Morgen (Tomorrow)
George Szell, conductor
Berlin Radio
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
EMI 47276
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9 - 10 PM

9:55 Richard Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Kurt Masur, conductor
Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig
Philips 426 262
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9:48 Joaquin Rodrigo - Zarabanda lejana y villancico
Maximiano Valdes, conductor
Asturias Symphony
Naxos 555844
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9:46 Mikis Theodorakis - Zorba the Greek
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80319
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9:02 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 1
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis 1996
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8 - 9 PM

8:58 Jean Sibelius - Finlandia Hymn
Matti Hyokki, conductor
Helsinki University Chorus
Finlandia 205
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8:45 Johann Sebastian Bach - Toccata
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony  186
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8:38 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 82: Ich habe genug
Craig Smith, conductor
The Orchestra of Emmanuel Music
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano
Nonesuch 79692
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8:05 Aram Khachaturian - Sabre Dance
Alexander Markov, violin
Dmitry Cogan, piano
Erato 98481
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8:05 Felix Mendelssohn - Octet
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble
Chandos 8790
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7 - 8 PM

7:51 Maurice Ravel - Fountains
Louis Lortie, piano
Chandos 7047
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7:50 Alessandro Parisotti - Se tu m'ami (Kind shepherd, if you love me)
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano
Gyorgy Fischer, piano
London 436 237
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7:37 Domenico Cimarosa - Oboe Concerto
Simon Wright, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Anderson, oboe
Nimbus 5188
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7:23 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Kelley O'Connor, mezzo-soprano
Thomas Studebaker, tenor
Nmon Ford, baritone
Telarc 80676
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7:17 Miklos Rozsa - Spellbound: Suite
John Williams, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62788
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7:11 Charles Gounod - Funeral March of a Marionette
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80189
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6 - 7 PM

6:24 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 2
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Bis  1986
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6:18 Inon Zur - Fallout 3: Main Theme
London Philharmonic Orchestra
X5 Music 2011
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6:00 Arvo Part - Fur Alina
Alexander Malter, piano
ECM 1591
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5 - 6 PM

5:53 John Williams - Raiders March
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony 51333
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5:51 WIlliam Bolcom - Lime Jello Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise
Joan Morris, soprano
William Bolcom, piano
MPR 102
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5:37 Oystein Baadsvik - Snowflakes
Cantus Women's Chorus
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1885
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5:31 Jeremy Soule - Far Horizons
Studio Orchestra
Bethesda Skyrim
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5:26 Jeremy Soule - Sovngarde
Studio Orchestra
Bethesda Skyrim
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5:21 Dario Marianelli - Dawn from Pride & Prejudice
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
London/Decca 5620
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5:18 Aaron Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
DG 445486
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5:04 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 9, 2nd movement
Simon Rattle, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
EMI 57445
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4 - 5 PM

4:54 Ludwig van Beethoven - Rondo a Capriccio "Rage Over a Lost Penny"
Alice Sara Ott, piano
DG 4779291
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4:50 Felix Mendelssohn - Auf Flugeln des Gesanges (On wings of song)
Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano
Kevin Murphy, piano
Arabesque 6716
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4:43 Edgar Meyer/Chris Thile/Stuart Duncan - Where's My Bow?
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Stuart Duncan, fiddle
Chris Thile, fiddle
Edgar Meyer, double bass
Sony 84118
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4:24 Giovanni Bottesini - Double Bass Concerto
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Edgar Meyer, double bass
Sony 60956
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4:19 Traditional Norwegian - O Day Full of Grace
Anton Armstrong, conductor
St. Olaf Choir
Saint Olaf 2294
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4:12 John Williams - Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: Imperial March
John Williams, conductor
Skywalker Symphony Orchestra
Sony 51333
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3 - 4 PM

3:50 Aaron Copland - Billy the Kid
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 466909
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3:47 Edward German - Henry VIII: Torch Dance
Adrian Leaper, conductor
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic
Marco Polo 223419
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3:44 Alexandre Desplat - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2: Lily's Theme
Alexandre Desplat, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Mai Fujisawa, vocals
Warner 39255
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3:38 Franz Schubert - Ave Maria
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Michael Murray, organ
Telarc 80341
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3:33 Bernard Herrmann - Citizen Kane: Aria from "Salammbo"
Charles Gerhardt, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
RCA 707
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3:29 Giacomo Puccini - Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai
Oliviero de Fabritis, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
London/Decca 443819
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3:25 Michael Nyman - Heart Asks Pleasure First
Michael Chertock, piano
Telarc 80357
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3:09 Giuseppe Tartini - Violin Sonata "The Devil's Trill"
Joshua Bell, violin
John Constable, harpsichord
Sony 11013
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3:00 Gustav Holst - The Planets: Mars
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 417553
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Noon - 1 PM

12:35 Jacques Offenbach - Gaite Parisienne
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Moss Music 7119
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12:28 Dave Brubeck - Chromatic Fantasy Sonata: Chorale
Lara Downes, piano
Tritone 59140
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12:13 Colin Towns - American Suite
The Mildred Pierce Orchestra
Bay Cities 1037
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12:08 Johann Sebastian Bach - Air on the G String
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 66646
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11 - Noon

11:49 John Ireland - Downland Suite
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Chandos 9376
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11:44 John Ireland - The Overlanders: Scherzo "The Brumbies"
Richard Hickox, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8994
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11:40 Alexandre Desplat - The Painted Veil: River Waltz
Alexandre Desplat, conductor
Prague Symphony Orchestra
Lang Lang, piano
Vincent Segal, electric cello
DG 4776552
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11:05 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Symphonic Dances
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 573051
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11:01 Sergei Rachmaninov - Paganini Variation No. 18
Bernard Haitink, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Vladmir Ashkenazy, piano
London 466462
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10 - 11 AM

10:55 Jean Sibelius - Karelia Suite: Alla Marcia
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
London/Decca 414534
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10:37 Benjamin Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 7017
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10:34 Frederick Sandstrom-du Rietz - Halsung till aland
Medevi Brunnsorkester
Self Produced 
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10:30 Stephen Foster - Open thy Lattice Love
Thomas Hampson, baritone
Craig Rutenberg, piano
MPR Recording 090709
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10:23 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 11
Linde-Consort
EMI 49201
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10:08 Jerome Moross - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Paul Bateman, conductor
City of Prague Philharmonic
Silva 1049
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10:00 Veljio Tormis - Three I have these words of beauty
Cantus
Julia Bogorad-Kogan, flute
Cantus 1208
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9 - 10 AM

9:54 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Sea Songs
Wing Commander Eric Banks, conductor
Central Band of the R.A.F.
EMI 49608
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9:46 Franz Schubert - Piano Trio in Eb: 2nd mvt
Mitsuko Uchida, p
et al
Marlboro 80001
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9:38 Emmanuel Chabrier - Habanera
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
Chandos 5122
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9:13 Muzio Clementi - Symphony No. 1
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9234
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9:01 Johann Sebastian Bach - Trio Sonata No. 4
Robert King, conductor
King's Consort
Hyperion 66843
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8 - 9 AM

8:53 Felix Mendelssohn - Midsummer Night's Dream: Selections
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Hall Company
EMI 54348
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8:50 Anonymous - Agincourt Song
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
Marcophon 927
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8:46 Franz Joseph Haydn - Armida: Overture
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437783
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8:37 Frederic Chopin - Waltzes, Op. 69
Artur Rubinstein, p
RCA 5492
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8:32 Arcangelo Corelli - Chaconne
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 453418
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8:20 Johannes Brahms - Academic Festival Overture
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414488
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8:17 Peter Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake: Dance of the Swans
Earl Wild, piano
Ivory 70901
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8:08 Fritz Kreisler - Praeludium and Allegro
Midori, violin
Robert McDonald, piano
Sony 52568
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8:04 Manuel de Falla - Three Cornered Hat: Neighbor's Dance
Eugene Ormandy, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sony 89291
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7 - 8 AM

7:57 Johann Sebastian Bach - Trio Sonata in Eb, BWV 525: 3rd mvt
The King's Consort
Hyperion 66843
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7:47 Richard Wagner - Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Sony 46286
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7:32 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 3
Barry Tuckwell, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Barry Tuckwell, horn
London/Decca 410284
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7:27 Muzio Clementi - Symphony in Bb: 3rd mvt
Matthias Bamert, conductor
London Mozart Players
Chandos 9234
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7:18 Michael Praetorius - Terpsichore Dances
Ensemble Doulce Memoire
Dorian 90262
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7:10 Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt: Arabian Dance
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 410026
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7:06 James Curnow - River City Suite: Intrada
Sheldon Theatre Brass Band
Self-produced 
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7:04 George Frideric Handel - Acis and Galatea: Happy We
Robert Shaw, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80333
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6 - 7 AM

6:54 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 3: 3rd mvt
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London 414488
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6:46 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 1
I Musici
William Bennett, flute
Lenore Smith, flute
Philips 400017
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6:36 Gioacchino Rossini - The Turk in Italy (Il turco in Italia): Overture
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 400049
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6:32 Charlie Chaplin - City Lights: Fanfare (Unveiling the Statue)
Alice Artzt Guitar Trio
Bay Cities 1042
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6:23 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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6:21 Johann Strauss, Sr. - Chinese Galop
Ensemble Wien
Sony 47187
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6:07 Georg Anton Benda - Symphony No. 8
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Naxos 553409
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6:04 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 6 "Minute"
Artur Rubinstein, piano
RCA 5492
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4 - 5 AM

4:37 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - Idillo-Concertino
Francesco La Vecchia, conductor
Roma Symphonic Orchestra
Andrew Tenaglia, oboe
Naxos 572921
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4:21 Karl Goldmark - In Italy Overture
Andras Korodi, conductor
Budapest Philharmonic
Hungaroton 12552
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4:15 Carlos Gardel/Gerardo Matos Rodriguez - Por Una Cabeza/La Cumparsita
Angele Dubeau, conductor
La Pieta
Analekta 8733
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4:06 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Die Fledermaus: Overture
Franz Bauer Theussl, conductor
Vienna Volksopera Orchestra
Philips 416819
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4:01 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Rondo
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 459614
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3 - 4 AM

3:37 Edvard Grieg - Violin Concerto No.2
Tromso Chamber Orchestra
Henning Kraggerud, violin
Naxos 573137
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3:34 Jean Sibelius - Dance Intermezzo
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 359
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3:15 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Divertimento No. 7
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Philips 416362
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3:06 Frederic Chopin - Scherzo No. 3
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 44544
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3:01 Robert Schumann - Piano Sonata No. 1: Scherzo
Evgeny Kissin, piano
RCA 63885
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2 - 3 AM

2:40 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 95
Roy Goodman, conductor
Hanover Band
Nimbus 5126
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2:33 Ariel Ramirez - Alfonsina and the Sea
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Sony 84219
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2:18 Johann Neruda - Trumpet Concerto
Roy Goodman, conductor
Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Niklas Eklund, trumpet
Naxos 554806
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2:06 Johann Georg Pisendel - Sonata
Trio Settecento
Cedille 114
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2:01 Camille Saint-Saens - Algerian Suite: French Military March
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 60700
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1 - 2 AM

1:48 Tauno Pylkkanen - Summer Scenes
Petri Sakari, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
YLE 9803
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1:14 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 1
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Telarc 80279
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1:06 Vincente Arregui - Intermedio
Roberto Moronn Perez, guitar
Reference 705
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1:01 Carl Stamitz - Viola Concerto: 3rd movement
Helmut Muller-Bruhl, conductor
Cologne Chamber Orchestra
Wolfram Christ, viola
Schwann 11060
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:22 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7
Georg Solti, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London 467679
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12:20 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sinfonia No. 2
Dmitry Paperno, piano
Cedille 74
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12:09 Germaine Tailleferre - Harp Sonata
Maria Graf, harp
Philips 432103
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12:06 Maurice Durufle - Notre Pere (Our Father)
Patrick Dupre Quigley, conductor
Seraphic Fire
SFM 11
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12:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Suite No. 3: Scherzo
Neville Marriner, conductor
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart
Capriccio 10200
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