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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
 
12:01 am Henry Purcell: 3 Parts on a Ground
Stradivaria
Cypres 1633 
 
12:06 am Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto
London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
RCA 61677 
 
12:24 am Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 34
Lindsay String Quartet
ASV 637 
 
12:40 am Georges Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 431160 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Max Steiner: Gone with the Wind: Tara Theme
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 411037 
 
1:06 am Amilcare Ponchielli: Euphonium Concerto
Mecklenburg Staatskapelle Schwerin / Matthias Foremny
Roland Froscher, euphonium
Dabringhaus 9011642 
 
1:20 am Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Suite
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner
RCA 62586 
 
1:34 am Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite No. 6
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 433313 
 
1:50 am David Crowell: Waiting in the Rain for Snow
Now Ensemble
New Amsterdam 29 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Chick Corea: Spain
Quartet San Francisco
Jeremy Cohen, violin
Kayo Miki, violin
Emily Onderdonk, viola
Joel Cohen, cello
ViolinJazz 105 
 
2:06 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Oboe Sonata
Berlin Baroque Trio
Berlin 9184 
 
2:19 am Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 412176 
 
2:49 am Philip Glass: Company
London Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Warren-Green
EMI 6624 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Camille Saint-Saens: Winter Serenade (Serenade d'Hiver)
Asbury Brass Quintet
Albany 273 
 
3:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 36
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Teldec 35793 
 
3:19 am Frederick Delius: Fennimore and Gerda: Intermezzo
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8372 
 
3:25 am Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures
Georgian Chamber Orchestra / Lisa Batiashvili
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Sony 33400 
 
3:40 am Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Tamas Vasary
Chandos 8913 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Wu Zuqiang/Du Mingxin: The Mermaid Suite: Dance of 24 Mermaids
China National Symphony Orchestra / Zuohuang Chen
Philips 536326 
 
4:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 3
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67451 
 
4:30 am Thomas Newman: American Beauty: American Beauty
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Alexander Shelley
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 4792954 
 
4:34 am Jean Sibelius: Pohjola's Daughter
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Chandos 8965 
 
4:49 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 24
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 45544 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings "Conch Shell"
I Musici
Philips 438876 
 
5:06 am Luigi Boccherini: Symphony
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8414 
 
5:24 am Traditional: The Lark in the Clear Air
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Duke Dobing, flute
Collegium 120 
 
5:29 am Giuseppe Demachi: Sinfonia "Le campane di Roma" ("Bells of Rome")
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 63430 
 
5:47 am Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell: Overture
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Claudio Abbado
DG 431653 
 
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 6 AM - 10 AM
 
QED Morning Show
with Anna Singer
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 
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 10 AM - 2 PM
 
Mid-day Classics
 
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 2 PM - 7 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Gustavo Gimeno conducts Greenwoods There Will Be Blood, Stravinskys Jeu de cartes and Ravels Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloe. Palbo Villegas performs Rodrigos Fantasia Para una Gentilhombre.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Pastoral Symphonies - Featuring music inspired by bucolic nature scenes, including Pastoral symphonies by Beethoven and Vaughan Williams, and Richard Strauss Alpine Symphony. Well also feature readings from the American naturalist John Muir.
 
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 10 PM - 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
 
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