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 COMPOSER            WORK             PERFORMER(S)        SOURCE        TIMING
12:00:00 am--12:59:40 am (All times ET)
Grieg         Four Psalms, Op 74:   Hakan Hagegard,    Nimbus NI-5171   0:05:30
              #1, "Hvad est du dog  br; Oslo
              skj”n (How fair thou  Cathedral
              art)"*                Cho/Terje Kvam
Grieg         Two Norwegian Airs    Ostrobothnian      Ondine           0:12:07
              ("Nordic Melodies"),  Chamber Orch/Juha  ODE-766-2
              Op 63                 Kangas
Svendsen      Two Icelandic         Iceland Sym/Petri  Chandos          0:06:56
              Melodies (1877)       Sakari             CHAN-9028
Riisager      "Slaraffenland", Op   Christina          Da Capo          0:01:29
              33: "Springedans"*    Bjorkoe, p         8.226004
Crusell       "Sinfonia             S D Hartman, cl;   Centaur          0:28:27
              Concertante" in       M Goldberg, bn; P  CRC-2495
              B-Flat, Op 3          Reit, fh; NY
                                    Scandia Sym/D
Larsson       "Gustavian Suite"     New York Scandia   Centaur          0:01:47
              (2001): "Festivo"*    Sym/Dorrit Matson  CRC-2607
01:00:00 am--01:59:40 am
Strauss       Four Last Songs:      Elisabeth          EMI/Ang          0:05:22
              "Beim Schlafengehen"* Schwarzkopf, s;    CDC5-56241-2
                                    Berlin Radio Sym
                                    Orch/George Szell
Strauss       "Der Rosenkavalier,"  Buffalo            Naxos 8.572041   0:23:47
              Op 59: Suite          Phil/JoAnn
Smetana       "The Bartered         Jonasova, s;       Supraphon        0:01:36
              Bride": Duettino,     Hampel, t; Czech   90C37-7309-11
              "Milostne zviratko"*  Phil/Kosler        (3)
Smetana       "The Bartered         London Sym         Chandos          0:24:23
              Bride": Overture and  Orch/Geoffrey      CHAN-8412
              Dances                Simon
Daquin        "La Joyeuse"*         Mie Miki,          Challenge        0:01:34
                                    accordion          Classics 72014
02:00:00 am--02:59:40 am
Sibelius      "Kuolema," Opp        Ljubljana Sym      Stradivari       0:05:28
              44/62: "Valse         Orch/Marko Munih   SCD-6057
              triste," Op 44/1*
Schubert      Piano Duet Sonata in  Claire Aebersold,  Summit DCD-339   0:17:32
              B-Flat, D 617         Ralph Neiweem, p
Prokofiev     "Cinderella," Op 87:  London Sym         EMI/Ang          0:01:26
              "Departure for the    Orch/Andr‚ Previn  CDFB5-68604-2
              Ball"*                                   (2)
Waldteufel    "Les Patineurs (The   Gulbenkian         Nimbus NI-5264   0:09:06
              Skaters)" Waltz, Op   Orch/Michel
              183                   Swierczewski
Meyerbeer/Lam Ballet, "Les          Ballet Theatre     EMI/Ang          0:20:54
bert          patineurs (The        Orch/Joseph Levine CDM5-67100-2
Sullivan/Char Ballet, "L'Ile        Dublin RTE         Marco Polo       0:01:44
les Godfrey   Enchant‚e" (1864):    Concert            8.223460
              #10, "ScŠne de        Orch/Andrew Penny
03:00:00 am--04:59:40 am
Weber         "Rondo brillante,"    Grigory Ginzburg,  Arlecchino       0:05:20
              Op 52*                p                  ARL-118
Mozart/Hoffme Piano Sonata #11 in   Jean-Pierre        Querstand        0:18:10
ister         A, K 331              Rampal, f; Trio    VKJK-0216
Schubert      Song,                 Dietrich           DG 437215-2 (9)  0:01:48
              "Gengsamkeit", D     Fischer-Dieskau,
              143*                  br; Gerald Moore,
Lachner       "Ball-Suite" in D,    Slovak State       Marco Polo       0:32:29
              Op 170                Phil/Alfred Walter 8.223594
Massenet      "Lent et Sombre" for  David McGill, bn;  Boston Records   0:01:50
              Bassoon and Piano*    Peter Serkin, p    BR-1022-CD
Leh r         "Die lustige Witwe"   Vienna State       Van SRV-205-SD   0:05:31
              (The Merry Widow):    Opera Orch/Anton
              Waltz*                Paulik
Leh r         "Die lustige Witwe"   Nuccia Focile, s;  Lon 443260-2     0:05:55
              (The Merry Widow):    Royal
              "Vilja-Lied"          Phil/Maurizio
Alfred Prinz  "The Merry Black      Vienna Wind        Nimbus NI-5542   0:06:05
              Widow" (Paraphrase    Quintet
              after Lehar)
Leh r/Lanchbe The Merry Widow       Adelaide Sym       Ang S-37092      0:01:44
ry            Ballet: "Camille and  Orch/John
              Valencienne"*         Lanchbery
Shostakovich  Violin Concerto #1    Midori, v; Berlin  Sony SK-68338    0:35:48
              in a, Op 77           Phil/Claudio
Scriabin      Twenty-Four           Vladimir           Phi 456970-2     0:01:41
              Preludes, Op 11: #16  Sofronitsky, p     (2)
              in b-flat*
05:00:00 am--05:59:40 am
Verdi         "Rigoletto":          A Rost, s;         Sony SK-61966    0:05:28
              Quartet, "Un          Pentcheva, ms;
              d...Bella figlia     Alagna, t;
              dell'amore"*          Bruson, br; La
                                    Scala Orch/Muti
Doppler       "Rigoletto Fantasy,"  Davide Formisano,  Preiser          0:12:09
Brothers      Op 38                 f; Jean-Claude     PR-90516
                                    G‚rard, f;
                                    Phillip Moll, p
Verdi         "Rigoletto": Aria,    Luciano            Lon 417011-2     0:01:49
              "Questa o quella"*    Pavarotti, t;      (2)
                                    London Sym
Hanson        Symphony #3, Op 33    Seattle Sym        Delos DE-3092    0:36:01
Chopin/Powell Waltzes, Op 64: #1    Maud Powell, v     Naxos 8.110993   0:01:38
              in D-Flat, "Minute"*
06:00:00 am--06:59:40 am
Gabrielli     Trumpet Sonata*       Maurice Andr‚,     Erato ERA-9512   0:05:24
                                    tr; Bologna
                                    Teatro Communale
                                    Orch/Tito Gotti
Fran‡aix      "A Huit" (Octet for   Gaudier Ensemble   Hyperion         0:20:31
              Winds and Strings)                       CDA-67036
Mendelssohn   String Octet in       London Sym         DG 471467-2 (4)  0:03:58
              E-Flat, Op 20: 3rd    Orch/Claudio
              mvt, Scherzo:         Abbado
Mendelssohn   "Scherzo a            Renate Schorler, p Berlin           0:06:21
              capriccio" in f-sharp                    Classics
Mendelssohn   "A Midsummer Night's  Ian Moore,         Seaview Music    0:01:39
              Dream" Music, Op 61:  accordion;         CD-007365
              Scherzo*              Michael Copley, r
Haydn         Piano Concerto in G,  Ilse von           Pantheon         0:17:18
              H XVIII:9             Alpenheim,         D-19157 (3)
                                    forte-p; Bamberg
                                    Sym Orch/Antal
Anon 15th c   Two Fanfares*         Empire Brass       Telarc CD-80257  0:01:28
07:00:00 am--07:59:40 am
Stanford      Bible Songs and Six   William Kendall,   Hyperion         0:05:31
              Hymns, Op 113: #2,    t; Stephen Farr, o CDA-66965
              "A Song of Trust"*
Howells       "Pastoral Rhapsody"   London Sym         Chandos          0:12:16
                                    Orch/Richard       CHAN-9410
Ireland       "Mai-Dun" (A          London Phil/Sir    Lyrita SRCS.32   0:12:20
              Symphonic             Adrian Boult
Anon English  "A Mery Moode"*       Jakob Lindberg,    BIS CD-267       0:01:41
                                    Paul O'Dette, l's
Boccherini    Guitar Quintet #5 in  Zoltan Tokos, g;   Naxos 8.550552   0:23:01
              D, G 449              Danubius String
John NOVACEK  "Full Stride Ahead    Leila Josefowicz,  Phi 462948-2     0:01:27
              (Rag)"*               v; John Novacek, p
08:00:00 am--08:59:40 am
Eccles        "Europe revells in    Wallace            Nimbus           0:02:24
              ye peace"*            Collection/John    NI-7067/8 (2)
                                    Wallace, tr
Eccles        "The Judgment of      Leeds Festival     Nimbus           0:03:16
              Paris"*               Cho, English       NI-7067/8 (2)
Purcell       Chacony in g          Musica Antiqua     DG Archiv        0:07:26
                                    K”ln/Reinhard      453418-2
Milhaud       "Le Carnaval de       New London         Hyperion         0:27:57
              Londres," Op 172      Orch/Ronald Corp   CDA-66594
John Gay      The Beggar's Opera:   Catherine Bott,    Hyperion         0:01:22
              Aria, "Cease your     s; Parley of       CDA-67115
              funning"*             Instruments/Peter
Wagner        "Rienzi": Overture    London Classical   EMI/Ang          0:12:09
                                    Players/Roger      CDC5-55479-2
Bizet         "Jeux d'enfants," Op  Michel B‚roff,     EMI/Ang          0:01:46
              22: #3, "Berceuse:    Jean-Philippe      CDC5-55347-2
              La poup‚e"*           Collard, p
09:00:00 am--09:59:40 am
Bach          Chorale Prelude,      Wolfgang Rbsam, o Naxos 8.550927   0:05:37
              "Jesus Christus,
              unser Heiland", BWV
Bach          Two-Violin Concerto   Karl Suske,        Ars Vivendi      0:16:29
              in d, BWV 1043        Giorgio Kr”hner,   2100117
                                    v's; Leipzig
                                    Orch/Kurt Masur
Bach          Cantata #75, "Die     Leonhardt          Teldec 8.44279   0:01:38
              Elenden sollen        Consort/Gustav
              essen": Chorale,      Leonhardt
              "Was Gott tut, das
              ist wohlgetan"*
Reger         Variations and Fugue  Marc-Andr‚         Hyperion         0:31:36
              on a Theme by Bach,   Hamelin, p         CDA-66996
              Op 81
Grieg/Archiba "Poetic Tone          English Brass      ASV CDDCA-660    0:01:54
ld            Pictures," Op 3: #1,  Ensemble
              "Allegro ma non
10:00:00 pm--10:59:40 pm
Bach/Wynberg  Fugue in g, BWV 1000* Simon Wynberg, g   Stradivari       0:05:28
Strauss       "Metamorphosen"       Strasbourg         Avie AV-2172     0:23:55
              (1945)                Phil/Jan
Bach/Kapp     French Suite #5 in    Philharmonia       CBS MX-39339     0:01:22
              G, BWV 816: Gavotte*  Virtuosi of New
                                    York/Richard Kapp
Bach/Grainger "Blithe Bells"        Martin Jones, p    Nimbus NI-5232   0:03:46
Bach/Walton   "The Wise Virgins"    London             Chandos          0:19:46
              Suite                 Phil/Bryden        CHAN-8871
Bach          Little Preludes, BWV  Ton Koopman, hc    Capriccio 10210  0:01:45
              933/38: #6 in e*
11:00:00 pm--11:59:40 pm
Nielsen       "Die Moderen (The     Diamant Ensemble   Da Capo          0:04:43
              Mother)," Op 41*                         8.226064
Grainger      Suite on Danish       Percy Grainger,    Van OVC-8205     0:18:08
              Folksongs             p; Aarhus
                                    Orch/Per Dreier
Tchaikovsky/P Piano Concerto #1 in  Martin Jones, p    Nimbus NI-5232   0:03:30
ercy Grainger b-flat, Op 23: 1st
              mvt (excerpt)
Bach/Grainger "Anna Magdalena       Michigan State     Delos DE-3101    0:01:38
              Notebook": March in   University
              D*                    Marching
                                    Band/Keith Brion
Tchaikovsky   Suite #4 in G, Op     English Chamber    BBC Music        0:25:46
              61, "Mozartiana"      Orch/Benjamin      BBCB-8002-2
Britten       Five "Walztes"        Stephen Hough, p   Virgin 91203-2   0:01:41
              1969): #3*
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