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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

Thursday, August 8, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:22 Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 3
Marin Alsop, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos 557430
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11:11 Claude Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Pierre Boulez, conductor
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Sony 68327
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11:06 Giovanni Trabaci - Gagliarda Quarta
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Hyperion 66229
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11:01 Franz Liszt - Liebestraum Nocturne
Antonin Kubalek, piano
Dorian 90218
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10 - 11 PM

10:57 Traditional - Medley
Chris Norman, flute
Dorian 90166
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10:24 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
Archiv 457591
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10:14 Robert Schumann - Kinderszenen: I, VII, XII, XIII
Nelson Freire, piano
London 1228
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9 - 10 PM

9:56 Rachel Portman - Hart's War: Suite
David Snell, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Andrew Crowley, trumpet
London/Decca 440016 C
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9:34 Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto
Pierre Boulez, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 14764
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9:28 Johann Sebastian Bach - Partita No. 3: 1st movement
Sergiu Luca, violin
Nonesuch 73030
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9:08 Richard Wagner - Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
Jessye Norman, soprano
DG 423 613
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9:03 Johannes Brahms - Sextet: 3rd movement
Concertante
MPR  207
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8 - 9 PM

8:39 Philip Lasser - Twelve Variations on a Chorale by J.S. Bach
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Telarc 80715
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8:19 Aaron Copland - Grandfather's Story from The Red Pony
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Symphony
Sony 42429
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8:19 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Oboe Concerto
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
David Theodore, oboe
Chandos 9262
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8:06 Scott Joplin - The Chrysanthemum
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 67061
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7 - 8 PM

7:47 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 10: 4th movement
Andrew Litton, conductor
London Philharmonic
Virgin 90784
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7:42 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude and Fugue No. 7
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London 466 066
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7:36 Bela Bartok - Hungarian Sketches
Antal Dorati, conductor
Minneapolis Symphony
Mercury 432 005
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7:23 Traditional - Toda cosa que aa Virgen
Ensemble Alcatraz
Nonesuch 79180
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7:18 Luis de Milan - Fantasia XVI
Pepe Romero, guitar
MPR  207
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7:13 Celedonio Romero - Suite madrileno: I, V
Pepe Romero, guitar
DG  17475
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7:04 Traditional, arr. Canteloube - Three Bourees
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Arleen Auger, soprano
Virgin 90714
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6 - 7 PM

6:41 Johann Hummel - Grand Serenade No. 2
Consortium Classicum
Schwann 310006
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6:35 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo No. 2
Lang Lang, piano
MPR 207
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6:30 Danny Elfman - Big Fish: The Journey Home
Nick Ingman, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Sony 93094
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6:28 Marin Marais - Bells of St Genevieve
Boston Museum Trio
Centaur 2129
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6:04 Ludwig van Beethoven - Consecration of the House: Overture
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Vox 3604
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5 - 6 PM

5:59 Scott Joplin - Maple Leaf Rag
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 7061
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5:43 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Sinfonia Concertante: Finale
Claudio Abbado, conductor
Orchestra Mozart
Lucas Macias Navarro, oboe
Alessandro Carbonare, clarinet
Guilhaume Santana, bassoon
Alessio Allegrini, horn
DG 4779329
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5:40 Gomidas Vartabed - Song of the Partridge
Eduard Topchjan, conductor
Chamber Players of the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra
Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano
Nonesuch 511487
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5:30 Antonio Vivaldi - Chamber Concerto for Flute and 2 Violins
Claudio Scimone, conductor
I Solisti Veneti
James Galway, flute
RCA 7928
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5:13 Robert Schumann - Five Pieces in Folk-Style
Steven Isserlis, cello
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
RCA 68800
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5:07 Claude Debussy - Danse
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 74006
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5:02 Maria-Theresia von Paradis - Sicilienne
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 430839
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4 - 5 PM

4:56 Mikhail Glinka - Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
James DePreist, conductor
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Bis 570
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4:44 Edvard Grieg - Symphonic Dance No. 1
Mariss Jansons, conductor
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
NKF 50002
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4:38 Franz Schubert - Impromptu No. 2
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 411040
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4:31 Maurice Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
ASV 517
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4:06 Richard Wagner - Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Erato 45786
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4:00 George Frideric Handel - Overture
Stephen Stubbs, conductor
Arion
Atma 2260
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3 - 4 PM

3:51 Dario Marianelli - The Soloist: Sister
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Ben Hong, cello
DG 12298
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3:33 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 13
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6773
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3:29 Johann Sebastian Bach - Fantasy
Empire Brass
William Kuhlman, organ
Telarc 80614
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3:14 Francis Poulenc - Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
Kevin Pearl, oboe
Norbert Nielubowski, bassoon
Timothy Paradise, piano
MPR Recording
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3:04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 24
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Prague Chamber Orchestra
Telarc 80186
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3:00 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 1
Antal Dorati, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London/Decca 430735
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Noon - 1 PM

12:54 Johannes Brahms - Ballade Op. 10, No. 2
Barry Douglas, piano
Chandos 10757
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12:44 Robert Schumann - Flower Piece
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
London/Decca 436456
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12:39 Herbert Howells - Penguinski
Richard Hickox, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 9874
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12:14 Franz Joseph Haydn - Cello Concerto No. 1
Andrew Davis, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Matt Haimovitz, cello
DG 429219
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12:09 James Horner - A Beautiful Mind: Teaching Mathematics Again
James Horner, conductor
Studio Orchestra
London/Decca 440016 B
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11 - Noon

11:15 Gustav Holst - The Planets
Simon Rattle, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
EMI 69690
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11:06 Arcangelo Corelli - Oboe Concerto
Rudolf Werthen, conductor
I Fiamminghi
Joris van den Hauwe, oboe
Schwann 310822
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10 - 11 AM

10:54 Joaquin Turina - Sonata
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 66574
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10:46 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Sonata
Carol Wincenc, flute
Gena Raps, piano
Naxos 570263
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10:38 Bernard Herrmann - Snows of Kilimanjaro: Memory Waltz
John Mauceri, conductor
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra
Philips 438685
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10:14 Leonard Bernstein - Fancy Free Ballet
Andrew Litton, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Billie Holiday, vocalist
Virgin 91433
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10:01 Camille Saint-Saens - Piano Quartet
Fine Arts Quartet
Cristina Ortiz, piano
Naxos 572904
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9 - 10 AM

9:56 Paulo Bellinati - A Furiosa
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Sony 60274
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9:48 Godfrey Ridout - Fall Fair
Uri Mayer, conductor
Edmonton Symphony
CBC 5069
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9:29 George Frideric Handel - Concerto Grosso No. 11
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 410899
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9:22 Mily Balakirev - Spanish Serenade
Alexander Paley, piano
ESS.A.Y 1032
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9:08 Giacomo Puccini - Capriccio Sinfonico
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Philharmonic of La Scala
Sony 63025
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9:03 Chabuca Granda - La flor de la canela (The Cinnamon Flower)
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Juan Diego Florez, tenor
David Galvez, guitar
London/Decca 6295
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9:00 Georg Philip Telemann - Bouree alla Polacca
John Williams, guitar
CBS/Sony 44518
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8 - 9 AM

8:54 Franz Joseph Haydn - Symphony No. 104 "London": Minuet
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
DG 439514
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8:44 Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No. 4
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 60277
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8:35 Johann Sebastian Bach - Violin Concerto No. 2: 1st movement
Steven Mercurio, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7785
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8:30 John Williams - Amistad: The Long Road to Justice
John Williams, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Dreamworks 50035
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8:21 Samuel Scheidt - Battle Suite
Donald Fraser, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra Brass
RCA 61541
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8:17 Cecile Chaminade - Spanish Serenade
Kyung Wha Chung, violin
Phillip Moll, piano
London 417289
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8:08 Ludwig van Beethoven - Piano Sonata No. 8 "Pathetique": 2nd movement
Yundi Li, piano
DG 17968
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8:04 Antonio Vivaldi - Rustic Concerto
Christopher Hogwood, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Oiseau-Lyre 414588
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7 - 8 AM

7:52 Ernani Aguiar - Piccolo Concertino: 1st movement
Constantine Orbelian, conductor
Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Raffaele Trevisani, piccolo
Delos 3399
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7:49 Carl Orff - Carmina Burana: In trutina
Jeffrey Tate, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Renee Fleming, soprano
London 458858
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7:44 Sergei Rachmaninoff - Prelude
John Browning, piano
Delos 3044
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7:31 Erich Korngold - Symphony: Finale
Andre Previn, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
DG 453436
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7:25 Johannes Brahms - Clarinet Quintet: 3rd movement
Chamber Music Northwest
David Shifrin, clarinet
Delos 3066
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7:20 Manuel Ponce - Estrellita
Michael Stern, conductor
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 97779
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7:14 Top Score
7:08 Michael Praetorius & Anon - Dances
Peter Holman, conductor
The Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Band
Hyperion 67240
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7:04 Tielman Susato, arr. Dunnigan - Bergerette
Jerry Junkin, conductor
University of Texas Wind Ensemble
Reference 104
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6 - 7 AM

6:58 Ennio Morricone - Cinema Paradiso: Main Theme
Ennio Morricone, conductor
St. Cecilia National Orchestra
Sony 61672
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6:48 Joaquin Rodrigo - Concerto Serenata: 1st movement
Enrique Batiz, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Nancy Allen, harp
EMI 67435
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6:44 Traditional - O Waly, Waly
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 120
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6:32 Bernhard Crusell - Variations on a Swedish Air
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Emma Johnson, clarinet
ASV 585
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6:24 Henry Purcell - Sonata No. 9 "The Golden Sonata"
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901438
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6:20 Luigi Boccherini - Minuet
Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
EMI 55592
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6:06 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Andante For Oboe and Orchestra
Jose Luis Garcia, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Fumiaki Miyamoto, oboe
Sony 48032
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6:04 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 13: Presto
Juilliard String Quartet
Sony 37873
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5 - 6 AM

5:52 Johannes Brahms - Intermezzo No. 3
Helene Grimaud, piano
Erato 14350
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5:49 Skene Mandora - Alace I lie alone
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90314
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5:47 Stephen Warbeck - Shakespeare in Love: Greenwich
Studio Ensemble
Sony 63387
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5:37 George Frideric Handel - Sonata No. 5
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Archiv 415291
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5:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Oboe d'Amore Concerto
Jaap ter Linden, conductor
Amsterdam Sinfonietta
Pauline Oostenrijk, oboe d'amore
Challenge 72506
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5:02 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Sonata No. 35: Rondo
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 89363
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4 - 5 AM

4:42 Richard Strauss - Don Juan
Otto Klemperer, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
EMI 66823
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4:24 Aram Khachaturian - Masquerade: Suite
Stanley Black, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 417062
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4:13 Antonio Vivaldi - Trio Sonata
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 55052
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4:09 Thomas Weelkes - Death hath deprived me
Lionel Meunier, conductor
Vox Luminis
Ricercar 332
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4:06 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumblebee
Ingolf Wunder, piano
DG 4790084
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4:01 Anton Bruckner - Christus factus est
John Rutter, conductor
Cambridge Singers
Collegium 124
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3 - 4 AM

3:33 Luigi Boccherini - String Quintet No. 5
Smithsonian Chamber Players
DHM 77159
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3:25 Gioacchino Rossini - Otello: Overture
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra
Naxos 570933
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3:16 Josef Suk - Love Song "Pisen Lasky"
Margaret Fingerhut, piano
Chandos 9026
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3:06 Antonin Dvorak - My Home Overture
Andre Previn, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Telarc 80173
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3:01 George Frideric Handel - Amadigi di Gaula: Sento la gioia (I feel the joy)
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
English Concert
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 40329
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2 - 3 AM

2:30 Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari - Suite Concertino for English Horn
Francesco La Vecchia, conductor
Roma Symphonic Orchestra
William Moriconi, English horn
Naxos 572921
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2:27 Johann Sebastian Bach - Sonata No. 2: Allegro
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Delos 3232
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2:10 Richard Wagner - Tannhauser: Overture
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Teldec 99595
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2:06 Johannes Brahms - Contemplation (Wie Melodien zieht es mir)
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Dorian 90268
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2:01 Peter Tchaikovsky - Suite No. 1: Gavotte
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
National Symphony of Ireland
Naxos 550644
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1 - 2 AM

1:45 Ennio Morricone - The Mission: Suite
Ennio Morricone, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 90567
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1:26 Antonio Salieri - Flute and Oboe Concerto
Kenneth Sillito, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Philips 416359
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1:17 Maurice Ravel - Pavane for a Dead Princess
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 449186
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1:06 Aaron Copland - Quiet City
Maurice Abravanel, conductor
Utah Symphony Orchestra
Vanguard 4037
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1:01 Erik Marchelie - Tango
Similia
Analekta 9817
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:42 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 8
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 60454
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12:34 Franz Schubert - Polonaise for Violin and Strings
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168
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12:31 Anonymous - Ciaconna Paradiso
Mehmet C. Yesilcay, conductor
Pera Ensemble
Berlin 300275
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12:06 Ottorino Respighi - Belkis, Queen of Sheba: Suite
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra
European Broadcasting Union Recording
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12:01 Antonio Rosetti - Bassoon Concerto: Rondo-Allegretto
German Chamber Academy, Neuss
Eckart Hubner, bassoon
CPO 999936
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