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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 9, 2013

11 - Midnight

11:30 Alexander Glazunov - Ballet Scenes
Edo de Waart, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Telarc 80347
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11:18 Antonio Vivaldi - Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
I Musici
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Philips 420188
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11:12 Eric Whitacre - i thank You God for most this amazing day
Stephen Layton, conductor
Polyphony
Hyperion 67543
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11:06 Gioacchino Rossini - Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Christian Benda, conductor
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra
Naxos 570934
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11:01 Oskar Merikanto - Romance
Izumi Tateno, piano
Finlandia 904
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10 - 11 PM

10:38 Johann Sebastian Bach - English Suite No. 4
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67452
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10:09 Norman Dello Joio - Meditations on Ecclesiastes
James DePreist, conductor
Oregon Symphony
Koch 7156
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10:04 Stephen Paulus - Meditations on Li Po: I lift my eyes to watch the mountain moon
Eric Banks, conductor
The Esoterics
Terpsichore 807
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9 - 10 PM

9:29 Karol Szymanowski - Symphony No. 2
Edward Gardner, conductor
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 5115
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9:19 Ralph Vaughan WIlliams - Six Studies in English Folk Song
Eileen Croxford, cello
David Parkhouse, piano
EMI 65100
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8 - 9 PM

8:37 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 5
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Toronto Symphony
TSO 311
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8:13 Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 4
Emerson Quartet
DG 447075
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7 - 8 PM

7:58 Alberto Iglesias - The Kite Runner: Suite
Studio Orchestra
DG 10046
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7:55 Camargo Guarnieri - Song of the Farmlands
Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Delos 3245
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7:33 Leonard Bernstein - Symphoniuc Dances from West Side Story
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
New York Philharmonic
Sony 42263
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7:28 Leonard Bernstein/Gertrude Stein - Storyette H.M. from Songfest
Clamma Dale, soprano
Donald Gramm, bass
DG 415 965
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7:21 Antonin Dvorak - Slavonic Dance No. 4
Katia & Marielle Labeque, pianos
Philips 426 264
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7:10 Aaron Jay Kernis - Air for Violin
David Zinman, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra
Joshua Bell, violin
Argo 460 226
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7:09 Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner - Before I Gaze at You Again
Arleen Auger, soprano
Dalton Baldwin, piano
Delos 3029
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7:03 Giovanni Palestrina - Si ignoras te
Jeremy Summerly, conductor
Oxford Camerata
Naxos 550843
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6 - 7 PM

6:32 Arthur Foote - Piano Quartet
Albany 176
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6:26 Maurice Jarre - Dr. Zhivago: Lara's Theme
Maurice Jarre, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Sony 42307
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6:19 John Barry - Dances with Wolves: Suite
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Cincinnati Pops
Telarc 80319
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6:04 Philip Glass - The Hours: The Hours
Nick Ingman, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Michael Riesman, piano
Nonesuch 79693
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6:00 Traditional Korean - Arirang
Chanticleer
Teldec 16676
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5 - 6 PM

5:36 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Concerto for 3 Pianos
Georg Solti, conductor
English Chamber Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, piano
Georg Solti, piano
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 430232
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5:31 Enya - Lord of the Rings: The Council of Elrond
Enya, vocals
Reprise 48110
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5:23 Antonin Dvorak - Serenade for Winds: Finale
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Teldec 46315
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5:17 Sergei Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet: Dance of the Knights
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Cleveland Orchestra
London/Decca 436658
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5:10 James Horner - Iris: Suite
James Horner, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 89806
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5:02 Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 1 "A Sea Symphony"
Richard Hickox, conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Margaret Marshall,soprano
Stephen Roberts, baritone
Virgin 90843
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4 - 5 PM

4:55 Claude Debussy - Evening Harmony
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano
Malcolm Martineau, piano
MPR Recording 
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4:39 George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
James Judd, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 17610
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4:30 Bernard Hermann - The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad
Bernard Hermann, conductor
National Philharmonic
London 443 899
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4:24 Henry Purcell - Dido and Aeneas: When I am laid in earth (Dido's Lament)
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
EMI 66760
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4:21 Henry Purcell - Trumpet Tune
Anthony Newman, organ
Sony 47273
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4:13 Leonard Bernstein - Candide: Make Our Garden Grow
Original Broadway Cast
Sony 44760
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3 - 4 PM

3:59 Frank Bridge - Suite for Strings
Norman Del Mar, conductor
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Chandos 8373
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3:51 George Frideric Handel - Rinaldo: Let me weep (Lascia ch'io pianga)
Stephen Stubbs, conductor
Arion
Suzie LeBlanc, soprano
Atma 2260
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3:24 Erich Korngold - Violin Concerto
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Steven Copes, violin
SPCO Live Recording 120225
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3:15 Claude Debussy - Reverie
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3030
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3:14 John Barry - Out of Africa: Theme
John Williams, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62788
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3:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Marriage of Figaro: Sull'aria...Che soave zefiretto
Neville Marriner, conductor
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Barbara Hendricks, soprano
Lucia Popp, soprano
London/Decca 2591
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3:00 Josef Suk - Toward a New Life
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony 62592
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Noon - 1 PM

12:56 Johann Sebastian Bach - Concerto for Two Violins
Modern Mandolin Quartet
Lost Lake Arts 95
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12:43 Hubert Parry - Lady Radnor's Suite
Richard Hickox, conductor
City of London Sinfonia
EMI 47671
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12:38 Dario Marianelli - Quartet: Not Upset
Dario Marianelli, conductor
Studio Orchestra
Dario Marianelli, piano
London/Decca 17906
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12:14 Camille Saint-Saens - Carnival of the Animals
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
Chandos 9246
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12:10 Traditional - How Can I Keep from Singing?
Matthew Culloton, conductor
The Singers
Singers 3480
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11 - Noon

11:56 George Frideric Handel - Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 2
Jeanne Lamon, conductor
Tafelmusik
Sony 63073
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11:50 Arnold Bax - Mediterranean
Bryden Thomson, conductor
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 8494
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11:38 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Solo Variations on Sarti's "Come un agnello"
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 321
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11:30 Isaac Albeniz - Seville
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80576
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11:06 Johan de Meij - Symphony No. 1 "The Lord of the Rings"
Harlan D. Parker, conductor
The Peabody Conservatory Wind Ensemble
Naxos 573143
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11:01 Tom Twyker, Johnny Kilmek and Reinhold Heil - Cloud Atlas: Opening Title
Studio Orchestra
Warner 39384
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10 - 11 AM

10:38 Johann Sebastian Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Apollo's Fire
Avie 2207
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10:28 Disney Movie Medley - Three Waltzes for Five Browns
The Five Browns
Koch 2041
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10:05 Peter Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite
Aleksander Lazarev, conductor
Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra
Erato 45963
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10:01 Claude Debussy - Sleeping Beauty
Veronique Gens, soprano
Roger Vignoles, piano
Virgin 45360
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9 - 10 AM

9:51 Frederic Chopin - Barcarolle
Daniil Trifonov, piano
Mariinsky 530
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9:23 Ottorino Respighi - Roman Festivals
James DePreist, conductor
Oregon Symphony
Delos 3070
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9:19 George Gershwin - Embraceable You
John Williams, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 60659
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9:10 Ludwig van Beethoven - Variations on "God Save the King"
Olli Mustonen, piano
London/Decca 436834
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9:07 Francis Bebey - The Magic Box
John Williams, guitar
Sony 89483
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9:02 Miklos Rozsa - Parade of the Charioteers: Ben Hur
John Williams, conductor
Boston Pops
Sony 62592
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8 - 9 AM

8:53 David Hirschfelder - Elizabeth: Coronation Banquet
Philip Pickett, conductor
New London Consort
London/Decca 460796
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8:43 Antonio Vivaldi - Trumpet Concerto
Radoslaw Szulc, conductor
Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra
Gabor Tarkovi, trumpet
Tudor 7161
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8:38 Dmitri Shostakovich - Prelude & Fugue No. 11
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
Decca 466066
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8:18 Dmitri Shostakovich - "Leningrad" Symphony No. 7: 1st movement
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kirov Orchestra & Rotterdam Philharmonic
Philips 376
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8:07 Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 192: Now Thank We All Our God
Helmuth Rilling, conductor
Bach-Collegium Stuttgart
Hanssler 92057
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8:04 Joaquin Nin - A Commentary
Maya Beiser, cello
Anthony de Mare, piano
Koch 7442
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7 - 8 AM

7:51 Felix Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto: 3rd movement
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Berlin Philharmonic
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 457689
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7:46 Richard Rodgers - March of the Siamese Children
Stephen Hough, piano
Virgin 59304
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7:36 Paul Hindemith - Nobilissima Visione: March & Pastoral
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
San Francisco Symphony
London/Decca 433809
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7:29 Turlough O'Carolan - Carolan's Concerto
Andrew Lawrence-King, conductor
Harp Consort
DHM 77366
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7:17 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Blue Danube Waltz
Willi Boskovsky, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 425425
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7:11 Salamone Rossi - Balletto & Galliarda
Rebel
Dorian 93184
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7:06 Johann Sebastian Bach - Prelude & Fugue No. 1, WTC Book II
Edward Aldwell, piano
Nonesuch 79200
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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

6:58 Traditional - Hark, I hear the harps eternal
Robert Shaw, conductor
Robert Shaw Festival SIngers
Telarc 80325
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6:51 Franz Schubert - Two German Dances
Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
Moscow Virtuosi
RCA 60452
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6:46 George Frideric Handel - Violin Sonata in G Major
Hiro Kurosaki, violin
William Christie, organ
Virgin 45554
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6:41 Henry Purcell - Indian Queen: Trumpet Overture
William Boughton, conductor
English String Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5155
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6:31 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Piano Sonata No. 16
Ruth Laredo, piano
ESS.A.Y 1006
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6:25 Denis Plante - Suite Piedra libre: La Mancha
Pentaedre
Atma 2547
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6:20 Claude Debussy - Reverie
Julian Bream, guitar
John Williams, guitar
RCA 61452
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6:07 Luigi Boccherini - Symphony
Johannes Goritzki, conductor
German Chamber Academy
CPO 999084
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6:04 Peter Tchaikovsky - Danse russe
Peter Breiner, conductor
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Takako Nishizaki, violin
Naxos 553510
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5 - 6 AM

5:44 Gabriel Faure - Masques and Bergamasques
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Chandos 9416
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5:35 Antonin Dvorak - Prague Waltzes
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Philips 464647
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5:29 Eric Whitacre - Water Night
Eric Whitacre, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
London/Decca 16636
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5:06 Maurice Ravel - Piano Concerto
James Judd, conductor
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 17610
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5:02 Joseph Lauber - Sonatine for Bassoon and Harp
Rachel Talitman, harp
Marcos Fregnani-Martins, flute
Harp & Co 505031
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4 - 5 AM

4:48 Johann Strauss, Jr. - Emperor Waltz
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Erato 45998
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4:29 Brenno Blauth - Concertino for Oboe and Strings
Camerata Bariloche
Andres Spiller, oboe
Dorian 90249
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4:24 Healey Willan - I beheld her, beautiful as a dove
Stephen Layton, conductor
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
Hyperion 67832
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4:07 George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
New World Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, piano
RCA 68798
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4:01 William Lawes - Harp Consort No. 3
Les Voix Humaines
Maxine Eilander, harp
Atma 2372
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3 - 4 AM

3:34 Zoltan Kodaly - Variations on a Hungarian Folksong
Georg Solti, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
London/Decca 452853
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3:30 Astor Piazzolla - Bordel 1900
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Pablo Sainz Villegas, guitar
Avie 2280
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3:10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 28
Frans Bruggen, conductor
Orchestra of the 18th Century
Philips 432177
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3:06 Gabriel Faure - Piece
Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
Chandos 10521
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3:01 Joan Trimble - Suite for Strings: Prelude
Fionnuala Hunt, conductor
Irish Chamber Orchestra
Black Box 1003
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2 - 3 AM

2:28 Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 4
Herbert von Karajan, conductor
Vienna Philharmonic
DG 431095
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2:17 Francesco Geminiani - Concerto Grosso No. 7 (after Corelli)
Andrew Manze, conductor
Academy of Ancient Music
Harmonia Mundi 907261
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2:06 Clara Schumann - Three Romances
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Alice Sara Ott, piano
DG 17923
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2:01 Tobias Picker - Old and Lost Rivers
John Williams, conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Sony 62729
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1 - 2 AM

1:40 Johann Christian Bach - Quintet
Queen's Chamber Band
Four-Tay 4011
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1:35 Francisco Guerrero - Surge, propera amica mea
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi 807489
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1:28 Carlos Salzedo - Song in the Night (Chanson dans la Nuit)
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71273
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1:06 Franz Joseph Haydn - Piano Concerto No. 4
Bernard Labadie, conductor
The King's Violins
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67925
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1:01 Gaspar Cassado - Requiebros (Gallantry)
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
I Musici de Montreal
Yuli Turovsky, cello
Analekta 9897
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Midnight - 1 AM

12:46 Carl Friedrich Abel - Symphony No. 6
Adrian Shepherd, conductor
Cantilena
Chandos 8648
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12:22 Joaquin Rodrigo - Fantasia for a Gentleman
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 429232
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12:11 Engelbert Humperdinck - Royal Children: Act II Prelude
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Virgin 91494
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12:06 Kurt Weill - Lost in the Stars
Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30016
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12:01 Arcangelo Corelli - Sonata for Strings No. 1
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 532
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