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Highlights from July 22 to 29

Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: veterinarian Kate An Hunter.
Tuesday, 7 pm: Carnegie Hall Live: The National Youth Orchestra.
Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: David Finckel and Wu Han play Debussy, from a 2013 Music in the Park recital.
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Bach's the Best.
Sunday, noon: From the Top.
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast: Music for Two Violinists and Orchestra, played by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Monday, noon: Learning to Listen.
Tuesday, 5 pm: Music with Minnesotans: writer Charlotte Sullivan.

Programming Highlights

Monday, August 5, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:43 Johann Sebastian Bach - French Suite No. 6
Fazil Say, piano
Atlantic 26124
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11:30 Bedrich Smetana - My Country (Ma Vlast): The Moldau
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
RCA 54331
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11:23 Richard Strauss - Dreamlight (Traumlicht)
Bavarian Radio Chorus
BR Klassik 900503
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11:06 Siegfried Wagner - The Sacred Linden Tree (Die heilige Linde): Overture
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
Rheinland-Pfalz Philharmonic
CPO 999003
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11:01 Mark O'Connor - Appalachia Waltz
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 93927
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10 - 11 PM

10:35 Arvo Part - Litany
Tonu Kaljuste, conductor
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
ECM 1592
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10:28 Franz Schubert - Piano Sonata in c minor, D. 958: 2nd movement
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 456 579
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9 - 10 PM

9:41 Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto
Yakov Kreizberg, conductor
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Amsterdam
Julia Fischer, violin
PentaTone 66
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9:38 Johannes Brahms - Lullaby
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Bengt Forsberg, piano
DG 429 727
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9:15 Cecile Chaminade - Piano Trio
The Rembrandt Trio
Dorian 90187
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9:10 Cecile Chaminade - Concertino
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
Susan Milan, flute
Chandos 8840
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9:04 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude and Fugue No. 21
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 1469
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8 - 9 PM

8:35 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony
London 433 072
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8:30 Franz Schubert - Abschied von der Erde (Farewell to the Earth)
Ian Bostridge, vocal
EMI 16443
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8:25 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Melodie
Kathryn Stott, piano
Conifer 159
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8:04 Charles Gounod - Petite Symphony
Gerard Oskamp, conductor
Norwegian Winds
Victoria 19095
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7 - 8 PM

7:56 Jerome Moross - The Big Country: The Duel; End Title
Tony Bremner, conductor
The Philharmonia
Silva 1048
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7:50 Jerome Moross - The Proud Rebel: Main Title
Paul Bateman, conductor
City of Prague Philharmonic
Silva  6030
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7:40 Jerome Moross - The Cardinal: The Cardinal in Vienna (Waltz)
Paul Bateman, conductor
City of Prague Philharmonic
Silva  6030
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7:35 Jerome Moross - The War Lord: Prelude and Main Title
Paul Bateman, conductor
City of Prague Symphony
Silva 1049
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7:29 Maurice Jarre - Lawrence of Arabia
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80168
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7:17 Aaron Copland - Our Town
Aaron Copland, conductor
London Symphony
Sony 42429
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7:08 Bernard Herrmann - A portrait of "Hitch" (from The Trouble With Harry)
Bernard Herrmann, conductor
London Philharmonic
London 443 895
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7:03 Jerome Moross - Big Country Main Title
Tony Bremner, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Silva 1048
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7:00 Roll Credits
7:00 Henry Mancini - Two for the Road
Earl Klugh, guitar
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6 - 7 PM

6:39 Mozart - Symphony No. 14
Adam Fischer, conductor
Danish National Chamber Orchestra
DaCapo 220539
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6:31 Gioacchino Rossini - La Cenerentola (Cinderella): Overture
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 60387
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6:22 William Alwyn - The Crimson Pirate
Rumon Gamba, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9959
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6:18 Leo Brouwer - Afro-Cuban Lullaby
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Windham Hill 11135
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6:03 Felix Mendelssohn - Six Children's Pieces (Kinderstucke)
Daniel Barenboim, piano
DG 423931
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5 - 6 PM

5:57 Josef Suk - A Summer Tale: Blind Musicians
Libor Pesek, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Virgin 45057
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5:48 Antonin Dvorak - Piano Quintet: Finale
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Sarah Chang, violin
Alexander Kerr, violin
Wolfram Christ, viola
Georg Faust, cello
EMI 57521
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5:38 Aaron Copland - Outdoor Overture
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3140
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5:31 Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 8: 1st movement
Jorja Fleezanis, violin
Cyril Huve, piano
Cypres 1640
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5:19 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 5: Passacaglia
Andre Previn, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80158
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5:07 Charles Avison - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Philips 438806
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5:05 Francois Couperin - Mysterious Barricades
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 64898
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4 - 5 PM

4:59 Jean-Baptiste Lully - Chaconne
Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Musica Antiqua Cologne
Archiv 453418
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4:59 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5: Waltz
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Virgin 91140
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4:49 John Williams - Memoirs of a Geisha: The Chairman's Waltz
John Williams, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 74708
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4:41 Johann Sebastian Bach - Keyboard Concerto No. 1: 1st movement
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Ramin Bahrami, piano
London/Decca 4782956
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4:36 Gabriel Faure - Pelleas and Melisande: Sicilienne
Humbert Lucarelli, oboe
Susan Jolles, harp
Frank Morelli, bassoon
Vox 7504
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4:21 Zoltan Kodaly - Marosszek Dances
Antal Dorati, conductor
Philharmonia Hungarica
Mercury 432005
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4:19 Modest Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: Tuileries
Awadagin Pratt, piano
EMI 56836
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4:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Concerto No. 1: 3rd movement
Juha Kangas, conductor
Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Sharon Bezaly, flute
Bis 153901
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4:01 Camille Saint-Saens - Samson and Delilah: Bacchanale
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80595
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3 - 4 PM

3:39 George Gershwin - Piano Concerto
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn
EMI 66943
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3:21 Edward Elgar - Spanish Lady: Suite
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5008
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3:16 Antonin Dvorak - Humoresque
James Ehnes, piano
Analekta 3191
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3:04 Fritz Kreisler - Concerto in the Style of Vivaldi
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham
DG 439 933
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3:00 Giovanni Gabrieli - Sonata No. 13
Empire Brass & Friends
Telarc 80553
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Noon - 1 PM

12:57 Edward Elgar - Morning Song
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Sony 46356
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12:51 Paul Creston - A Rumor
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Argo 417818
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12:33 Frederic Chopin - Concert Rondo "Krakowiak"
Kazimierz Kord, conductor
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6702
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12:15 Hugo Alfven - The Prodigal Son Suite
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Bis 455
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12:11 Giacomo Puccini - La Boheme: Quando me n'vo (Musetta's Waltz)
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Anna Netrebko, soprano
London/Decca 10578
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12:08 Erich Korngold - The Prince and the Pauper: Waltz
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 471347
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12:01 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Don Giovanni: Overture
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80420
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11 - Noon

11:51 Felix Mendelssohn - Variations concertantes
Zuill Bailey, cello
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Delos 3326
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11:41 Johann Christian Bach - Symphony
Anthony Halstead, conductor
Hanover Band
CPO 999896
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11:34 Richard Strauss - Feuersnot (Fire Famine): Love Scene
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 5120
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11:28 Ennio Morricone - The Mission: Gabriel's Oboe/The Falls
Ennio Morricone, conductor
Roma Sinfonietta
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 93456
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11:09 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 8
Nikolaus Harnoncourt, conductor
Concentus Musicus Vienna
Teldec 35603
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11:05 Dmitri Shostakovich - The Golden Age: Polka
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Delos 3257
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11:01 John Williams - The Lanes of Limerick
Yolanda Kondanassis, harp
Azica 71281
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10 - 11 AM

10:38 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Concerto in G
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Les Violins du Roy
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67925
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10:30 John Barry - Dances with Wolves: Suite
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80319
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10:08 Leo Delibes - Sylvia: Excerpts
Martin West, conductor
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra
Reference 125
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10:00 Astor Piazzolla - Four, for Tango
Brodsky Quartet
Chandos 10761
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9 - 10 AM

9:50 Igor Stravinsky - Four Norwegian Moods
Riccardo Chailly, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 417325
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9:47 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sanctify us by Thy goodness
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67309
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9:29 Johan Roman - Oboe d'Amore Concerto
Jan-Olav Wedin, conductor
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Alf Nilsson, oboe
Anders Ohrwall, harpsichord
Bis 165
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9:18 Hector Berlioz - Benvenuto Cellini: Overture
Colin Davis, conductor
Staatskapelle Dresden
RCA 68790
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9:04 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Charterhouse Suite
Dalia Atlas, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Stravidari 8011
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9:01 Richard Strauss - Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare
James Stobart, conductor
Locke Brass Consort
Chandos 8419
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8 - 9 AM

8:52 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 38 "Prague": Finale
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80148
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8:44 Ronn Yedidia - Farewell, Nathaniel
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet
Ronn Yedidia, piano
Naxos 559699
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8:37 Ludwig van Beethoven - Nameday Overture
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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8:30 Frederic Chopin - Waltz No. 10
Zoltan Kocsis, piano
Philips 412890
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8:22 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Trumpets
Claudio Scimone, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Bibi Black, trumpet
Jeffery Kaye, trumpet
EMI 54620
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8:17 Fritz Kreisler - La Precieuse
James Ehnes, violin
Eduard Laurel, piano
Analekta 3159
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8:10 John Williams - Lincoln: The American Process
John Williams, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Sony 44685
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8:04 Carl Nielsen - Saul and David: Prelude to Act 2
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor
Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Dacapo 220518
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7 - 8 AM

7:57 Franz Schubert - Cradle Song
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
Cedille 139
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7:47 Ron Nelson - Savannah River Holiday: Overture
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 68786
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7:41 Johann Pachelbel - Canon
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
Nimbus 5032
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7:34 Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 2 "Little Russian": Andantino
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
RCA 68045
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7:29 E.J. Moeran - Serenade: Rigadoon
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Ulster Orchestra
Naxos 573034
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7:20 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 90: 1st movement
Sigiswald Kuijken, conductor
La Petite Bande
Virgin 91141
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7:11 Vincenzo Bellini - Oboe Concerto
James Levine, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Hansjorg Schellenberger, oboe
DG 429750
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7:04 Johannes Brahms - Piano Trio No. 1: Finale
Joseph Kalichstein, piano
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello
Vox 3029
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6 - 7 AM

6:54 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 10 "Grand Partita": Finale
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
Koch 7735
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6:47 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 2: Finale
Howard Shelley, conductor
London Mozart Players
Howard Shelley, piano
Chandos 9215
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6:39 Tomaso Albinoni - Concerto No. 5
Simon Standage, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 663
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6:33 George Frideric Handel - The Harmonious Blacksmith
London Brass
Teldec 43923
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6:30 Traditional - The bold grenadier
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 120
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6:23 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 42: Sinfonia
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
Accademia Bizantina
London/Decca 4782718
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6:23 Johann Sebastian Bach - Two-Part Invention No. 13
Renaud Capucon, violin
Gautier Capucon, cello
Virgin 32626
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6:08 E.J. Moeran - Sinfonietta: last movement
Richard Hickox, conductor
Northern Sinfonia of England
EMI 64721
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6:04 Cecile Chaminade - Rigaudon
Peter Jacobs, piano
Hyperion 66846
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5 - 6 AM

5:35 Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 2
Zubin Mehta, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 49071
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5:29 William Alwyn - Suite for Oboe and Harp
Sarah Francis, oboe
Lucy Wakeford, harp
Naxos 572425
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5:14 Henry Purcell - Abdelazar: Suite
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 571
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5:08 Gioacchino Rossini - Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra
Naxos 570934
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5:06 Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dance No. 21
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
North German Radio Symphony
DG 437506
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5:01 Xaver Scharwenka - Spanish Serenade (Spanisches Standchen)
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67565
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4 - 5 AM

4:45 Isaac Albeniz - The Plain (La Vega)
Elmer Bernstein, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 56859
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4:29 Antonio Lotti - Oboe Concerto
I Musici
Heinz Holliger, oboe d'amore
Philips 420189
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4:23 John Williams - Going to School
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 2668
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4:07 Muzio Clementi - Symphony No. 2
Francesco d'Avalos, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
ASV DCA 802
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4:01 Franz Schubert - Trout Quintet: Scherzo
Borodin Quartet
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
EMI 47009
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3 - 4 AM

3:36 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - String Quartet No. 22 "Prussian"
Emerson String Quartet
Sony 93598
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3:29 Philip Glass - Echorus
Simon Halsey, conductor
German Chamber Orchestra Berlin
Daniel Hope, violin
Chie Peters, violin
DG 17999
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3:08 Peter Tchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture
Kurt Masur, conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Teldec 44943
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3:06 Heitor Villa-Lobos - Modinha
Michala Petri, recorder
Lars Hannibal, guitar
OUR Recordings 226900
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3:01 Francis Poulenc - Three Improvisations
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 425862
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2 - 3 AM

2:32 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 99
Roger Norrington, conductor
London Classical Players
EMI 55192
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2:31 Henry Purcell - Dioclesian: Dance
Richard Hickox, conductor
Collegium Musicum 90
Chandos 558
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2:15 David Diamond - Rounds for String Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Seattle Symphony
Delos 3189
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2:06 Pablo de Sarasate - Airs ecossais
Alexander Platt, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 83
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2:01 Anonymous - Pieces from the Lumley Part Books (selections)
Fretwork
Harmonia Mundi 907478
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1 - 2 AM

1:32 Ludwig van Beethoven - Quintet for Piano and Winds
New York Philomusica
NY Philomusica 42
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1:18 Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for 2 Mandolins
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
James Tyler, mandolin
Philips 412892
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1:11 Ladislav Kupkovic - Souvenir
Gidon Kremer, conductor
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, violin
Nonesuch 79657
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1:06 George Frideric Handel - Berenice: Le vicende della sorte
Alan Curtis, conductor
Il Complesso Barocco
Ann Hallenberg, mezzo-soprano
Naive 5236
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1:01 Tamezo Narita - The Seawall Song
Jean-Francois Paillard, conductor
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Denon 7330
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:54 Fritz Kreisler - Viennese Caprice
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 58
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12:42 Carl Maria von Weber - Invitation to the Dance
Richard Bonynge, conductor
National Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 433864
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12:09 Jean Sibelius - Symphony No. 5
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
RCA 7822
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12:06 Samuel Scheidt - Galliard Battaglia
Simone Eckert, conductor
Hamburger Ratsmusik
CPO 777799
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12:01 Trevor Duncan - The Girl from Corsica
Ronald Corp, conductor
The New London Orchestra
Hyperion 67148
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