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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

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:35 Robert Schumann - Carnaval
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 1228
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11:32 Luis Milan - Galliard No. 3
Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Sergi Casademunt, viola da gamba
Eunice Brandao, viola da gamba
Lorenz Duftschmid, viola da gamba
Astree 8535
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11:21 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 1
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
English Baroque Soloists
Erato 45981
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11:06 Lukas Foss - For Aaron
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO 1005
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11:01 Jean Sibelius - Lyric Waltz
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 384
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10 - 11 PM

10:41 Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No. 2
Glenn Gould, piano
Sony 52606
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10:25 Maurice Ravel - Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No. 2
Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 66342
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10:09 Robert Schumann - Papillons
Mieczyslaw Horszowski, piano
Nonesuch 79264
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10:03 Clara Schumann - If You Love for Beauty
Barbara Bonney, soprano
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London 452 898
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9 - 10 PM

9:42 Douglas Moore - Symphony No. 2
Ian Hobson, conductor
Sinfonia Varsovia
Albany 1042
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9:41 Douglas Moore - Willow Song from The Ballad of Baby Doe
David Zinman, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Nonesuch 79458
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9:37 Francis Poulenc - L'embarquement pour Cythere
Katia & Marielle Labeque, pianos
Philips 426 284
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9:28 Leroy Anderson - Forgotten Dreams
Julia Shaw, harp
Nora Bumanis, harp
CBC 1103
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8 - 9 PM

8:46 Mark O'Connor - Fiddle Concerto: IV-V
Marin Alsop, conductor
Concordia Orchestra
Mark O'Connor, violin
Warner 45846
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8:37 Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 "Eroica"
Simon Rattle, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
EMI 57445
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8:34 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 6
Ricahard Goode, piano
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8:10 Hamish MacCunn - Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
BBC Scottish Symphony
Hyperion 66815
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8:08 Gerard Manley Hopkins - Inversnaid
Alistair Reed, reader
Albany 59
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8:02 William Walton - Henry V Suite: III-IV
Carl Davis, conductor
London Philharmonic
EMI 47944
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7 - 8 PM

7:43 Mark O'Connor - F.C.'s Jig
Mark O'Connor, violin
Sony 68460
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7:36 Stephen Foster - Hard Times Come Again No More
Thomas Hampson, baritone
EMI 54621
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7:21 Randall Thompson - Symphony No. 3: III-IV
Andrew Schenck, conductor
New Zealand Symphony
Koch  7413
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7:20 Randall Thompson - The Pasture
Paul Shewan, conductor
Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale
Albany 1058
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7:10 Edvard Grieg - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 57296
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7:04 Ralph Vaughan Williams - English Folk Song Suite
Adrian Boult, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 47218
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6 - 7 PM

6:55 Nicolai Kapustin - Intermezzo
Benjamin Grosvenor
MPR 100228
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6:35 Morten Lauridsen - Songs of the Rose
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3297
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6:28 Hans Zimmer - Gladiator: Duduk of the North
Gavin Greenaway, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Djivan Gasparian, duduk
London/Decca 440013
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6:23 He Luting - Shepherd Boy with Flute
Xuefei Yang, guitar
GSP 1028
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6:02 Richard Strauss - Horn Concerto No. 1
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Dennis Brain, horn
EMI 47834
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5 - 6 PM

5:52 Camille Saint-Saens - Rhapsodie d'Auvergne
Sakari Oramo, conductor
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67331
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5:44 John Adams - The Chairman Dances
John Mauceri, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Philips 438663
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5:35 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Trio No. 39 (with "Gypsy Rondo")
OPUS ONE
MPR 204
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5:28 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 2
Louise Pellerin, oboe
Dom Andre Laberge, organ
CBC 1157
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5:10 Ottorino Respighi - Fountains of Rome
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Sony 66843
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5:06 Franz Schubert - Hark! Hark! The Lark
Jorge Bolet, piano
London/Decca 414575
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5:03 Alexander Borodin - Dance of the Polovetsian Maidens
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9386
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4 - 5 PM

4:52 Astor Piazzolla - Tears of an Angel
Alessio Bax, piano
Lucille Chung, piano
MPR 
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4:51 Witold Lutoslawski - Variations on a Theme by Paganini
Alessio Bax, piano
Lucille Chung, piano
MPR Recording
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4:35 Henry Purcell - Ode for St. Cecilia's Day: Overture
Paul McCreesh, conductor
Gabrieli Consort
Archiv 445882
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4:23 Benjamin Britten - Gloriana: Courtly Dances
Julian Bream Consort
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 61589
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4:19 Henry Purcell - Dido and Aeneas: Overture
Martin Pearlman, conductor
Boston Baroque
Telarc 80424
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4:14 Peter Tchaikovsky - Chanson triste
Peter Breiner, conductor
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Takako Nishizaki, violin
Naxos 553510
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4:02 Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 2
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Harmonia Mundi 907014
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3 - 4 PM

3:53 Danny Elfman - Sommersby: Finale/End Titles
Studio Orchestra
MCA 11550
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3:48 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Strings: Scherzo
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415364
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3:34 William Grant Still - Miniatures
Calico Winds
Albany 693
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3:22 Georg Philipp Telemann - Trumpet Concerto
Iona Brown, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 420954
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3:08 Jacques Ibert - Elizabethan Suite
Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra
Newport 85531
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3:02 Richard Wagner - Die Walkure: Magic Fire Music
George Szell, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Sony 46286
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Noon - 1 PM

12:46 Franz Schubert - Rondo for Violin and Strings
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168
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12:40 Howard Shore - Concertino "Eastern Provinces"
Kirill Karabits, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London 17609
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12:28 Frederic Chopin - Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise
Daniil Trifonov, piano
London/Decca 18271
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12:16 Alan Hovhaness - Tzaikerk
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Telarc 80392
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12:13 Gomidas Vartabed - Lullaby
Eduard Topchjan, conductor
Chamber Players of the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra
Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano
Nonesuch 511487
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12:00 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Serenade No. 6 "Serenata Notturna"
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80161
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11 - Noon

11:55 Victor Beraud - Petite Reine Berceuse (Lullaby for a Little Queen)
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
Cedille 139
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11:34 Ottorino Respighi - Pines of Rome
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80505
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11:27 Tykwer/Klimek/Heil - Perfume Film Score: Moorish Scenes
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 79233
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11:17 Luigi Cherubini - The Portuguese Inn Overture (L'Hotellerie Portugaise)
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 54438
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11:13 Clara Schumann - Romance
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Alice Sara Ott, piano
DG 17923
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11:08 Robert Schumann - Romance
Rolf Schultze, violin
Christopher O'Riley, piano
Centaur 2097
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11:04 Johann Sebastian Bach; trans: Ignaz Friedman - Cantata No. 68: My Faithful Heart
Petronel Malan, piano
Hanssler 98424
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Maurice Ravel - Alborada del gracioso
Leaonard Slatkin, conductor
Lyon National Orchestra
Naxos 572887
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10:51 Antonio Ruiz-Pipo - Cancion y Danza
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Teldec 25736
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10:47 Antonio Lauro - Virgilio
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Teldec 25736
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10:19 Sergei Prokofiev - Cinderella Suite No. 3
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Scottish National Orchestra
Chandos 8939
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10:05 Karol Szymanowski - Concert Overture
Edward Gardner, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 5115
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9 - 10 AM

9:54 Jean Sibelius - Sandels
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Bis 314
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9:09 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419191
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9:05 George Gershwin - Someone to Watch Over Me
Richard Dowling, piano
Klavier 11117
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8 - 9 AM

8:59 George Frideric Handel - Trio Sonata No. 8
Marilyn Zupnik, oboe
Mark Shuman, cello
Raymond Leppard, harpsichord
ASV 663
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8:50 Jean-Baptiste Arban - Variations on "The Carnival of Venice"
Donald Hunsberger, conductor
Eastman Wind Ensemble
Wynton Marsalis, cornet
Sony 42137
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8:46 Franz Liszt - Years of Pilgrimage: Eclogue
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 420202
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8:36 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 2: 4th movement
Georg Solti, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 414487
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8:29 Edouard Lalo - Namouna: The Cigarette Waltz
Yondani Butt, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
ASV 878
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8:20 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Concerto No. 8: 3rd movement
Claudio Abbado, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Rudolf Serkin, piano
DG 410035
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8:18 Arcangelo Corelli - Violin Sonata: 1st movement
Leslie Shank, violin
Joseph Hagedorn, guitar
Centaur 2838
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8:09 Alessandro Scarlatti - Concerto Grosso No. 4
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Virgin 45495
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8:04 Emmanuel Chabrier - Joyous March
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 69467
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7 - 8 AM

7:49 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Treasure Waltz
Fritz Reiner, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 5405
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7:46 Ernesto Nazareth - Fon-Fon (Toot-Toot)
Gabriela Montero, piano
EMI 41144
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7:36 Peter Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto: Finale
Alfred Wallenstein, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Chesky 12
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7:32 Anonymous - Witches Dance
Folger Consort
Delos 1003
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7:23 Thomas Arne - Symphony No. 1
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8403
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7:20 Jean-Philippe Rameau - Tambourin
Konstantin Scherbakov, piano
Marco Polo 223795
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7:16 Alexandre Desplat - The Queen: Elizabeth and Tony
Alexandre Desplat, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Milan 36185
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7:10 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 84: 1st movement
Ton Koopman, conductor
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Erato 45807
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7:04 Ludwig van Beethoven - Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola: 1st movement
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Delos 3177
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6 - 7 AM

6:51 Antonio Vivaldi - Il Cimento: Violin Concerto No. 10 "The Hunt"
Nicholas Kraemer, conductor
Raglan Baroque Players
Monica Huggett, violin
Virgin 90803
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6:46 Frederic Chopin - The Maiden's Wish
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4783206
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6:41 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on "Greensleeves"
Adrian Boult, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
EMI 64022
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6:38 Anthony Holborne - 2 Renaissance Dances
Musica Dolce Ensemble
Bis 305
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6:31 Dario Castello - Sonata No. 10
Belladonna
Dorian 93228
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6:24 George Frideric Handel - Water Music Suite No. 3: Minuet
John Rutter, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
American Gramophone 590
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6:20 Leonard Bernstein - Fancy Free: Dance
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 445486
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6:09 Giacomo Puccini - Minuet No. 1
Jacek Kaspszyk, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Collins 1165
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6:04 Antonin Dvorak - String Quartet No. 12 "American": 3rd movement
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Dorian 92157
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5 - 6 AM

5:42 Hector Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique: Reveries
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
San Francisco Symphony
RCA 68930
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5:40 Darius Milhaud - Rag Caprice No. 2 "Romance"
Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30016
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5:31 Nick Bicat - Under the Eye of Heaven: Enigma
Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
London Chamber Orchestra
Virgin 91199
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5:21 Alessandro Scarlatti - Sonata No. 9
Musica Pacifica
Dorian 93192
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5:14 Gustav Holst - Brook Green Suite
Norman Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Sinfonietta
EMI 47812
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5:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Magic Flute: Overture
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
EMI 47014
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5:01 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Prussian Sonata No. 5: 2nd movement
Jon Mendle, archguitar
In a Circle 4
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4 - 5 AM

4:41 Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Concerto No. 1
Louis Lortie, conductor
Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Louis Lortie, piano
Atma 2617
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4:30 Pietro Locatelli - Concerto Grosso
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Analekta 9815
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4:23 Johann Sebastian Bach - Arioso
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Naxos 572050
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4:14 Richard Rodgers - Carousel Waltz
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
RCA 63835
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4:06 Hugo Wolf - Italian Serenade
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 431680
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4:01 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Elegy
Sergei Rachmaninoff, piano
Telarc 80489
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3 - 4 AM

3:23 Johannes Brahms - Double Concerto
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Gidon Kremer, violin
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 410031
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3:21 John Dowland - Mr. Knight's Galliard
Ulrich Wedemeier, lute
CPO 777799
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3:09 Antonio Vivaldi - Recorder Concerto
Camerata Cologne
DHM 77016
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3:06 Robert Parsons - In nomine No. 3
Avie 2054
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3:01 Percy Grainger - Four British Folk Song Settings
Penelope Thwaites, piano
Chandos 9919
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2 - 3 AM

2:50 Edvard Grieg - Sigurd Jorsalfar: Ceremonial March
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sony 46668
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2:46 Isaac Albeniz - Murmurs from the Bay
Susan McDonald, harp
Delos 3005
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2:09 Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 2
Otmar Suitner, conductor
Staatskapelle Berlin
Denon 7905
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2:06 Eric Whitacre - I hide myself
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 67543
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2:01 Loris Chobanian - Dowland in Armenia
William Kanengiser, guitar
GSP 1006
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1 - 2 AM

1:28 Felix Mendelssohn - String Quartet No. 3
Eroica Quartet
Harmonia Mundi 907287
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1:24 Cyrillus Kreek - Three Folksongs: Sing, sing, sickles
Paul Hillier, conductor
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Harmonia Mundi 807485
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1:15 Edward Elgar - Dream Children
William Boughton, conductor
English Symphony Orchestra
Nimbus 7029
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1:06 Marcel Grandjany - Fantasy
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80361
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1:01 Frederic Chopin - Cello Sonata: Scherzo
David Finckel, cello
ArtistLed 19701
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:51 Leonard Bernstein - On the Town: 3 Dance Episodes
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
DG 415966
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12:32 Giuseppe Demachi - Sinfonia "Le campane di Roma" ("Bells of Rome")
Fabio Biondi, conductor
Europa Galante
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 63430
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12:24 Agustin Barrios - Un sueno en la floresta
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000
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12:09 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Horn Concerto No. 2
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Eric Ruske, horn
Telarc 80367
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12:08 Hector Berlioz - Damnation of Faust: Dance of the Sylphs
David Zinman, conductor
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Telarc 80164
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12:01 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Serenade
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Steven Isserlis, cello
Virgin 91134
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