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If Don Quixote devoted himself to trivia the way he devoted himself to attacking windmills, he would be the Ether Game champion.

The Brain Trust gets quixotic this week with a game about quests and obstacles.

Music Heard On This Episode

Bizet, Georges: Carmen: Entrance of the Toreadors
Claudio Abbado, London Symphony Orchestra — Dies Irae: The Essential Choral Collection (Deutsche Grammophon, 1997)
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Bizet, Georges: Carmen: Entrance of the Toreadors
Claudio Abbado, London Symphony Orchestra — Dies Irae: The Essential Choral Collection (Deutsche Grammophon, 1997)
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Leigh, Mitch and Joe Darion: Man of La Mancha: The Impossible Dream
Richard Kiley — Original 1965 Broadway Cast (Verve, 2001)
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Strauss, Richard: Don Quixote: Introduction
James Levine, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra — Don Quixote-Tod und Verklarung (Deutsche Grammophon, 1996)
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Purcell, Henry: The Comical History of Don Quixote: From Rosy Bow'rs
Catherine Bott, David Roblou — Mad Songs (Decca, 1993)
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Ravel, Maurice: Don Quichotte á Dulcinée: I. Chanson romanesque
José van Dam, Kent Nagano, Orchestra of the Lyon Opera — Van Dam Sings French Music (Virgin Classics, 2001)
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Minkus, Leon: Don Quijote: Pas de Deux
Richard Bonynge, English Chamber Orchestra — Handel- Messiah (Harmonia Mundi, 2006)
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Sallinen, AUlis: Chamber Music III., Op. 58 The Nocturnal Dances of Don Juanquixote
Mats Rondin, Okko Kamu, Finnish Chamber Orchestra — Complete Works for String Orchestra (Naxos, 2009)
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Flansburgh, John and John Linnel: Birdhouse in Your Soul
They Might Be Giants — Flood (Elektra, 1990)
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