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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
Sony 61963 
 
12:06 am Franz Liszt: Consolation No. 3
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 54352 
 
12:11 am Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
London Symphony Orchestra / Kristian Jarvi
DG 16170 
 
12:21 am Jean Lheritier: Nigra sum
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi 807489 
 
12:29 am Josef Suk: Serenade for Strings
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Jiri Belohlavek
Chandos 9063 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 2
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 430425 
 
1:06 am Giovanni Platti: Cello Concerto
Ensemble Cordia
Stefano Veggetti, cello
Brilliant 94722 
 
1:20 am Ernesto Lecuona: La Comparsa
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56757 
 
1:24 am Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 "Italian"
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 432123 
 
1:52 am Wilhelm Stenhammar: Song: Interlude
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra / Okko Kamu
Naxos 553115 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonatensatz
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4202 
 
2:06 am John Marsh: Symphony No. 7
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10458 
 
2:17 am Lili Boulanger: Nocturne
Boson Mo, violin
Andrew Staupe, piano
Young Artists
 
2:22 am Franz Danzi: Fantasy for Clarinet and Orchestra
Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra / Jorg Faerber
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
RCA 61976 
 
2:32 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 1
Artaria Quartet
Richard Savino, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907039 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Edward Elgar: Sursum Corda
Catherine Manoukian, violin
Satoshi Sando, piano
Marquis 81281 
 
3:06 am Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 1 "Slavyanskaya"
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Orfeo 93101 
 
3:39 am Jan Dussek: Harp Sonata
Erica Goodman, harp
Bis 319 
 
3:47 am Nikolai Kedrov: Otche nash (Our Father)
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Paul Hillier
Harmonia Mundi 807410 
 
3:51 am Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen
Sony 46668 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Francis Poulenc: Three Improvisations
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 425862 
 
4:06 am Phil Rosheger: Lullaby to Wake Up With
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80707 
 
4:12 am Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn "St. Antoni Chorale"
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
Erato 95193 
 
4:33 am John Tavener: Song for Athene
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus / Norman Mackenzie
Telarc 80654 
 
4:40 am Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Concerto for Double Bass
Dvorak Chamber Orchestra / Frantisek Vajnar
Frantisek Posta, double bass
Supraphon 110951 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Jules Massenet: Suite from Esclarmonde: Hymenee
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Jean
Marco Polo 223354 
 
5:06 am Leonard Bernstein: Divertimento: Waltz
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein
DG 445486 
 
5:09 am Maurice Ravel: 2 songs: Nicolette and Rondelay
Robert Shaw Festival Singers / Robert Shaw
Telarc 80408 
 
5:15 am Antonio Vivaldi: Cello Concerto
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 90916 
 
5:26 am Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Andre Previn
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 437817 
 
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 6 AM
 
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, NPR News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 
6:05 am Johann Georg Pisendel: CONCERTO, VIOLIN, OBOES(2), HORNS(2),STRINGS, BC: MVT 1 (VIVACE)
Saxony Virtuosi / Ludwig Guttler
Conrad Steinmann, recorder
Capriccio 32005 
 
6:13 am Carl Maria von Weber: DIVERTIMENTO, CLARINET, ORCHESTRA
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) / Arturo Tamayo
Waldemar Wandel, clarinet (VAHL deh mahr VAHN del)
Novalis 150104 
 
6:25 am Giovanni Battista Sammartini: Symphony F J-C 37
I Giovani di Nuova Cameristica / Daniele Ferrari
Nuovo Era 7206 
 
6:40 am George Frideric Handel: SERSE = XERXES: LARGO (OMBRA MAI FU) (1738) HWV40
New Bach Colleg. Mus. Leipzig / Max Pommer
Alain Zaepffel, countertenor
LaserLight 15502 
 
6:45 am Tadeusz Baird: Colas Breugnon (Suite, Flute, Strings) (1951) (Coh-Lah Brewn-Yoh(N)) Live
Polish Chamber Orchestra / Jerzy Maksymiuk
EMI/Angel 65418 
 
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 7 AM
 
7:05 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Telemann - Sinfonie
Wiener Akademie / Martin Haselbock
Novalis 150115 
 
7:16 am Ludovico Roncalli: Roncalli - Sonata for Guitar e
Richard Savino, guitar
Dorian 90804 
 
7:26 am Luigi Boccherini: Quintet, Flute/Oboe, Stringsop.55/2(1797)
Auryn Quartet
CPO 999382 
 
7:38 am Frederick Delius: Pieces(2), Small Orchestra: #2, Summernight On The River(1911)
Welsh National Opera Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras
Argo 433704 
 
7:46 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #27: Mvt 1 ( Allegro)(?1788-91) B-flat K595
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
Radu Lupu, piano (RA doo LOO poo)
Pittsburgh Symphony 0201-1 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:05 am Franz von Suppe: JOLLY ROBBERS: OVERTURE(1867) Suppe - Jolly Robbers Ove
Slovak St. Phil. Orch, Kosice / Alfred Walter
Naxos 553935 
 
8:13 am Johann Christian Bach: Symphony, Winds, #4T285/3 (Cl.(2), Hn.(2), Bn.(2))(1782)
Swiss Wind Soloists
Tudor 768 
 
8:24 am Jacques Offenbach: Voyage Dans La Lune: Ballet Des Floconsde Neige = Snowflake Ballet
Gulbenkian Foundation Orch. / Michel Swierczewski
Nimbus 5303 
 
8:38 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Bach, J.S. - Keyboard Fantasia G BWV 572
Cleveland Symphonic Winds / Frederick Fennell
Telarc 80038 
 
8:45 am Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus: Adagio (Spartacus & Phrygia)= Spartacus: Adagio (Ballet Music)(1954; Rev. 1968)
Russian Symphony Orchestra / Mark Gorenstein
Pope Music 1015 
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata, Violin, Piano(1778) D K.306
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
EMI/Angel 49712 
 
9:28 am Igor Stravinsky: Stravinsky - Firebird Suite
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
Pittsburgh Symphony 0113-2 
 
9:51 am Giovanni Paisiello: Divertimento, Flute, Violin, Viola,Cello (Allegro Moderato - Rondo)
Luigi Palmisano, flute [Luigi Palmisano-fl.]
Dynamic 12 
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:02 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Vaughan Williams - Oboe Concerto
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Maurice Bourgue, oboe (moor EES BORG)
Nimbus 5019 
 
10:20 am Gerald Finzi: Love's Labours Lost Suite
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5101 
 
10:48 am Alexander Glazunov: Spring = Vesna (Tone Poem)
USSR Symphony Orchestra / Evgeni Svetlanov
Melodiya 34165 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Carl Maria von Weber: MOMENTO CAPRICCIOSO
Stanley Hoogland, pianoforte
Sony 63191 
 
11:06 am Robert Schumann: Symphony #1"Spring"(1841) B-flat 38
Bamberg Symphony / Christoph Eschenbach
Virgin 61884 
 
11:41 am Georges Bizet: Carmen: Suite, #1 (1873-74)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80224 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy 46
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Vladimir Vedoseyev
Nikolaj Znaider, violin
Pittsburgh Symphony 0602-1 
 
12:38 pm Franz Danzi: Quintet, Winds E-flat 67/3
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet
Bis 532 
 
12:57 pm Franz Liszt: Liszt - Valse Oubilee #1 F-sharp S215/1
Sviatoslav Richter, piano (Svee AHT oh slahv REEK tihr)
Philips 420774 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto #4 in G Minor g 40
Polish National Radio Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Idil Biret, piano
Naxos 554477 
 
1:29 pm Giuseppi Verdi: Don Carlos: Act III: Ballet Music "Peregrina"
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Naxos 572818 
 
1:47 pm Leonardo Leo: Leo - Concerto for Cello, Strings, and Continuo A L20
SW German Cha. Or. Pforzheim / Vladislav Czarnecki
Julius Berger, cello
ebs 6096 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 2: Prelude
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Vanguard 4083 
 
2:06 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Telarc 80059 
 
2:22 pm Lili Boulanger: Nocturne
Boson Mo, violin
Andrew Staupe, piano
Young Artists
 
2:27 pm Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto No. 1
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar
RCA 60355 
 
2:48 pm Lars-Erik Larsson: The Winter's Tale
Stockholm Sinfonietta / Jan-Olav Wedin
Bis 165 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Emmanuel Chabrier: Pastoral Suite: Villagers' Dance
Ulster Orchestra / Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 8852 
 
3:06 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: The Ruins of Athens: Turkish March
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 60700 
 
3:08 pm Antonin Dvorak: Rondo
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano
London/Decca 19765 
 
3:17 pm Benjamin Britten: Matinees Musicales
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra / Okko Kamu
Ondine 825 
 
3:32 pm Jean-Fery Rebel: Sonata No. 8
Trio Settecento
Cedille 129 
 
3:40 pm Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80309 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Agustin Barrios: Waltz No. 3
Lily Afshar, guitar
Archer 31919 
 
4:06 pm Henry Purcell: Indian Queen: Trumpet Overture
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5155 
 
4:09 pm Hector Berlioz: Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy
Ondine 1188 
 
4:19 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 423116 
 
4:39 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 21
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 45544 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Oscar Merikanto: Summer Evening: Waltz
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Ondine 824 
 
5:06 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Suite
La Stravaganza
Denon 9398 
 
5:26 pm Stanley Myers: The Deer Hunter: Cavatina
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 
 
5:31 pm Maurice Ravel: Piece in the Form of a Habanera
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Marc Neikrug, piano
Philips 416158 
 
5:34 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 1 "La Chasse"
Hagen Quartet
DG 423622 
 
5:51 pm Arnold Bax: Symphonic Scherzo
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8464 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm Jean Sibelius: Suite Mignonne: Polka and Epilogue
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 
 
6:06 pm William Herschel: Symphony No. 12
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10048 
 
6:18 pm Cecile Chaminade: Spanish Serenade
Peter Jacobs, piano
Hyperion 66846 
 
6:22 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon Overture
Vienna Philharmonic / Christian Thielemann
DG 4745022 
 
6:33 pm Anonymous: Era di Maggio
Ensemble del Riccio
Concerto 2017 
 
6:36 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Erato 88049 
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
with Stephen Baum
The Artemis Quartet plays Brahms' String Quartet #1 and Beethoven's Opus 131 for Chamber Music Pittsburgh.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Proud Tower, Part II - More music from the Gilded Age to the Great War.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Hungarian Dance
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin
Olga Sitkovetsky, piano
EMI 57025 
 
10:06 pm Heitor Villa-Lobos: Prelude No. 1
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6525 
 
10:11 pm William Byrd: Queen's Goodnight
Avie 2054 
 
10:18 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 33
London Mozart Players / Jane Glover
ASV 717 
 
10:38 pm Stanislaw Moniuszko: The Countess: Overture
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572716 
 
10:49 pm Frederic Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise
Jian Wang, cello
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3097 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Jean-Philippe Rameau: Pygmalion: Overture
Les Arts Florissants / William Christie
Harmonia Mundi 901381 
 
11:06 pm Nico Muhly: Wish You Were Here
Kitchener Waterloo Symphony / Edwin Outwater
Analekta 9992 
 
11:15 pm George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 2
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 6305 
 
11:29 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 4
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra / Isaac Stern
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 62693 
 
11:50 pm Franz Berwald: Memory of the Norwegian Mountains
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard
Brilliant 93699 
 
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featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.