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Sleepers, Awake!00:01Buy Now!RameauSuite ~ AbarisOrchestra of 18th Century/BruggenPhilips420 240028942024021
00:34Buy Now!MascagniIntermezzo ~ Cavalleria rusticanaNational Philharmonic/GavazzeniDecca475 8087028947580850
00:39Buy Now!RachmaninoffThe Isle of the Dead, Op. 29Royal Concertgebouw/AshkenazyDecca410 124028941012425
01:01Buy Now!Strauss Jr.Overture ~ The Gypsy BaronBerlin Philharmonic/KarajanEMI74764724357476423
01:10Buy Now!GossecDies irae and Tuba mirum ~ Grande Messe des morts (Requiem)Swiss Radio Choir & Orch/FasolisNaxos8.558180636943818022
01:19Buy Now!TchaikovskyOrchestral Suite No. 1 in D minor, Op. 43USSR Symphony/SvetlanovMelodiya278825/263149023388256
02:02Buy Now!HillerPiano Sonata No. 3 in G minor, Op. 78Adrian RuizGenesis116/117009414811622
02:16Buy Now!MendelssohnString Quartet in E flat, Op. 44 No. 3Melos QuartetDG415 883028941588326
02:48Buy Now!RavelDaphnis et Chloe: Suite No. 1Vienna Philharmonic/MaazelRCA68600090266860029
03:01Buy Now!BachHarpsichord Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056Pinnock/English ConcertArchiv415 992028941599223
03:12Buy Now!BeethovenPiano Sonata No. 29 in B flat, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier"Alfred BrendelPhilips412 577N/A - Comp. Beeth. Sonatas
03:59Buy Now!DopperSymphony No. 7Netherlands Radio Symphony/BakelsNM Classics920608713309920604
04:35Buy Now!DvorakCarnival Overture, Op. 92BBC Philharmonic/GunzenhauserNaxos8.5506004891030506008
04:45Buy Now!BeckSinfonia in DNorthern Chamber Orchestra/WardNaxos8.553790730099479028
04:59Buy Now!MozartString Quartet No. 13 in D minor, K. 173Pro Arte QuartetRCA60209090266020928
05:17Buy Now!OffenbachOverture ~ La Belle HeleneAcademy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/MarrinerPhilips411 450028941145024
Rise and Shine!05:25Buy Now!GrayLove Songs ~ Guitar ConcertoWilliams/London Symphony/DanielSony68337074646833728
05:37Buy Now!VivaldiQuartet in C for Winds and ContinuoCamerata of CologneHarmonia Mundi77018054727701825
05:47Buy Now!GranadosSpanish Dances, Set No. 1Alicia de LarrochaLondon414 557028941455727
06:01Buy Now!TelemannConcerto in B flat for 3 TrumpetsMarsalis/English Chamber Orch/LeppardSony92620827969262023
06:12Buy Now!PaganiniCapriccio No. 5 in A minorEliot FiskMusicMasters67151016126715124
06:16Buy Now!TchaikovskyWaltz ~ Serenade for Strings in C, Op. 48Berlin Philharmonic/KarajanDG0000352028947420521
06:21Buy Now!SchubertAdagio for Piano Trio in E flat, D. 897 "Nocturne"Amsterdam Piano TrioBrilliant Classics944245028421944241
06:33Buy Now!BeethovenMinuet ~ Septet in E flat, Op. 20Members of New Vienna OctetLondon414 576028941457622
06:37Buy Now!BondConcerto No. 4 in C minorParley of Instruments /GoodmanHyperionCDA66467034571164670
06:46Buy Now!KorngoldSuite ~ Much Ado About Nothing, Op. 11Shaham/PrevinDGD 105957n/a
07:01Buy Now!GluckDance of the Blessed Spirits ~ Orpheus and EurydiceZoeller/Berlin Philharmonic/KarajanDG0005830028947759546
07:08Buy Now!Glazunov3rd mvt (Intermezzo) ~ Symphony No. 6 in C minor, Op. 58USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony/RozhdestvenskyMelodiya1045015524001049
07:15Buy Now!RossiniOverture ~ CinderellaOrchestra St. Cecilia/PappanoWarner Classics0825646243440825646243440
07:24Buy Now!HaydnPiano Trio No. 23 in E flatStern/Rose/IstominSony64516074646451625
07:36Buy Now!ButterworthThe Banks of Green Willow (Idyll for Small Orchestra)Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/LlewellynDecca436 401028943640121
07:43Buy Now!Bach1st mvt (Allegro) ~ Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, BWV 1049Tafelmusik/LamonSony Classical66289074646628928
07:51Buy Now!BoyceOverture No. 5 in FCantilena/ShepherdChandos6531095115653128
08:00Buy Now!GossecTambourinGalway/National Philharmonic/GerhardtRCA60917090266091720
08:02Buy Now!Saint-SaënsFinale ~ Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"Biggs/Philadelphia Orchestra/OrmandySony87277696998727724
08:11Buy Now!SchumannOverture ~ Hermann and Dorothea, Op. 136Atlantic Classical Orchestra/RobertsonArtek59661853005927
08:21Buy Now!Mozart1st mvt (Allegro) ~ Piano Trio in G, K. 496Beaux Arts TrioPhilips422 700028942251427
08:31Buy Now!PucciniMusetta’s Waltz ~ La BohemeYolanda KondonassisTelarc80581089408058127
08:34Buy Now!BrahmsTragic Overture, Op. 81New York Philharmonic/BernsteinSony Classical61846074646184622
08:49Buy Now!TartiniTrumpet Concerto in DAndre/Academy St. Martin/MarrinerRCA586407863558642
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09:01Buy Now!RespighiSuite No. 3 ~ Ancient Airs & DancesPhilharmonia Hungarica/DoratiMercury416 496028941649621
09:21Buy Now!BachOrchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067Academy SMF/MarrinerLondon/Jubilee417 715028941771520
09:42Buy Now!BeethovenPiano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique"Wilhelm KempffDG447 404028944740424
10:01Buy Now!MussorgskyNight on Bald MountainRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic/MackerrasVirgin91174075679117427
10:13Buy Now!GriegPiano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16Gimse/Royal Scottish National Orchestra/EngesetNaxos8.508015747313801534
10:44Buy Now!GershwinStrike Up The BandBoston Pops/FiedlerRCA60700090266070022
10:48Buy Now!WagnerDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude, Act 1Philadelphia Orchestra/ThielemannDG453 485028945348520
11:00Buy Now!ChopinEtude in A minor, Op. 25 No. 11 "Winter Wind"Maurizio PolliniDG413 794028941379429
11:05Buy Now!BeethovenSymphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67Chamber Orchestra of Europe/HarnoncourtTeldec46452022924645228
11:43Buy Now!HandelLargo ~ XerxesPhilharmonia Virtuosi NY/KappSony62640074646264027
11:47Buy Now!GlazunovConcert Waltz No. 1, Op. 47Philharmonia/SvetlanovEMI47847077774784726
11:59Buy Now!GottschalkSouvenir of Puerto RicoLeonard PennarioAngel64667077776466729
12:06Buy Now!BarberAdagio for Strings, Op. 11Atlanta Symphony/SpanoTelarc80673089408067327
12:16Buy Now!Mozart12 Variations in C on “Twinkle, Twinkle”, K 265De la SalleNaive5080822186050804
12:32Buy Now!SatieThree GymnopediesStoltzman/AllenRCA60198090266019823
12:42Buy Now!RespighiThe Pines of RomeRoyal Philharmonic/BatizNaxos8.5505394891030505391
13:02Buy Now!BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, BWV 1049Berlin Baroque Soloists/GoebelSony Classical88985361112889853611126
13:17Buy Now!HowellsThree Dances for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 7Stewart/Royal Liverpool Philharmonic/HandleyHyperion6661003457116610
13:33Buy Now!RavelPiano Concerto in GArgerich/Berlin Philharmonic/AbbadoPhilips456 700028945670027
13:56Buy Now!BeethovenFinale ~ Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"Jones/Troyanos/Thomas/Ridderbusch/Vienna Philharmonic & State Opera Chorus/BohmDG437 368028943736824
14:18Buy Now!VivaldiFour SeasonsShaham/Orpheus Chamber OrchestraDG439 933028943993326
14:59Buy Now!MozartClarinet Concerto in A, K. 622Stoltzman/English Chamber OrchestraRCA60723090266072323
15:30Buy Now!Saint-SaënsBacchanale ~ Samson and DelilahCincinnati Pops/KunzelTelarc80115N/A
15:39Buy Now!MendelssohnPiano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25Ortiz/Stuttgart Radio Symphony/AtzmonPantheon07094n/a
16:00Buy Now!Tchaikovsky1812 Overture, Op. 49Chicago Symphony/AbbadoSony4593907464459392
16:16Buy Now!DelibesDome epais le jasmin (Flower Duet) ~ LakmeFleming/Graham/Philharmonia/Lang-LessingDeccaB00190330289478510703
16:21Buy Now!BachToccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565E. Power BiggsCBS Masterworks4264407464426442
16:30Buy Now!PaganiniMoto Perpetuo, Op.11Marsalis/Eastman Wind Ensemble/HunsbergerSony60804074646080429
16:36Buy Now!CoplandFanfare for the Common ManNY Philharmonic/BernsteinSony63082074646308226
16:39Buy Now!RachmaninoffRhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43Wild/Royal Philharmonic/HorensteinChesky41090368004123
17:01Buy Now!SousaThe ThundererRoyal Scottish National Orchestra/K. JarviChandos5182095115518229
17:04Buy Now!PucciniNessun dorma! ~ TurandotPavarotti/London Philharmonic/Alldis Choir/MehtaLondon417 011028941701121
17:08Buy Now!SchubertAdagio for Piano Trio in E flat, D. 897 "Nocturne"L'ArchibudelliSony63361074646336120
17:19Buy Now!HolstFirst Suite in E flat, Op. 28 No. 1Cleveland Symphonic Winds/FennellTelarc80038N/A
17:30Buy Now!Strauss Jr.Tales from the Vienna WoodsKaras/Vienna Philharmonic/BoskovskyLondon417 706028941770622
17:42Buy Now!Saint-SaënsFinale ~ Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"Zamkochian/Boston Symphony/MunchRCA61387828766138726
17:51Buy Now!Strauss, R.Trio ~ Der Rosenkavalier, Act IIIFleming/von Otter/Murphy/MET Opera Orchestra/LevineDG449 177028944917727
17:57Buy Now!EshkeriNureyev ~ The White CrowBatiashvili/MazmanishviliDGn/an/a
18:03Buy Now!WidorToccata ~ Symphony No. 5 in F minor for organ, Op. 42 No. 1Olivier LatryBNL1126173298491127376
18:09Buy Now!PucciniUn bel di vedremo ~ Madama ButterflyGheorghiu/Verdi Orchestra Milan/CoppolaEMI57955724355795502
18:15Buy Now!TowerFanfare No. 1 for the Uncommon WomanSaint Louis Symphony/SlatkinRCA60778090266077823
18:18Buy Now!ChopinWaltz in A flat, Op. 64 No. 3Vladimir AshkenazyLondon414 600028941460028
18:22Buy Now!Fill Music: announcer selects
18:34Buy Now!LocklairSymphony No. 2, "America"Slovak National Symphony Orchestra/TrevorNaxos8.559860636943986028
19:01Buy Now!MendelssohnSymphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"Scottish Chamber Orchestra/LaredoNimbus506708360350672
19:42Buy Now!SchumannScenes from Childhood, Op. 15Mieczyslaw HorszowskiElektra/Nonesuch79202075597920222
20:01Buy Now!MahlerSymphony No. 1 in D, "Titan"Saint Louis Symphony/SlatkinTelarc8006608940800623
20:53Buy Now!HaydnAdagio cantabile in GGomziakov/Gulbenkian Orchestra/HeideOnyx4151880040415121
21:00Buy Now!Vaughan WilliamsSymphony No. 5 in DLondon Philharmonic/BoultEMI47214077774721424
21:39Buy Now!Fill Music: announcer selects
21:51Buy Now!MozartAdagio & Fugue in C minor, K. 546Pro Arte QuartetRCA60209090266020928
Music in the Night22:00Buy Now!TchaikovskyElegy for String OrchestraSt. Petersburg Camerata/SondeckisSony Classical58976074645897622
22:08Buy Now!BrahmsBallade in B, Op. 10 No. 4Barry DouglasRCA667307863566732
22:18Buy Now!GadeA Summer’s Day in the CountryLyngby-Taarbaeck Symphony/ErikssonPoint5093N/A
22:45Buy Now!HaydnPiano Sonata No. 32 in G minorAndras SchiffTeldec17141706301714126
23:00Buy Now!TartiniViolin Sonata in G minor, Op. 1 No. 10, "Dido Abandoned"Biondi/Alessandrini/NaddeoOpus 1115718709861100095
23:16Buy Now!BridgeThree IdyllsMoscow Chamber Orchestra/OrbelianDelos3263013491326320
23:31Buy Now!FialaOboe Concerto in B flatKrejci/Prague Chamber Orchestra/VajnarSupraphon72890N/A
23:50Buy Now!Fill Music: announcer selects