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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Hamilton Harty: A John Field Suite: Polka
Ulster Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Chandos 6583 
 
12:06 am Steve Reich: Duet
Smith Quartet
Signum 64 
 
12:12 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 "Waldstein"
Claudio Arrau, piano
Philips 456709 
 
12:40 am John Dowland: Mr Knight's Galliard
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907160 
 
12:43 am Franz Danzi: Flute Concerto No. 1
Munich Chamber Orchestra / Hans Stadlmair
Andras Adorjan, flute
Orfeo 3812 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Juan Arriaga: Symphony: Allegro
Algarve Orchestra / Alvaro Cassuto
Naxos 557207 
 
1:06 am John Hebden: Concerto No. 5
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8339 
 
1:18 am Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 17
Artur Rubinstein, piano
RCA 5613 
 
1:26 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"
London Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Warren-Green
Virgin 61235 
 
1:50 am Antonio Vivaldi: L'estro armonico: Concerto No. 9 for Violin
I Musici
Roberto Michelucci, violin
Philips 426932 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Dale Kavanagh: Abbywood Trail
Dale Kavanagh, guitar
Hanssler 98401 
 
2:06 am Robert Schumann: Manfred Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra / Christian Thielemann
DG 453482 
 
2:21 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 3: Prelude
Catrin Finch, harp
Sony 87320 
 
2:27 am George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 5
Academy of Ancient Music / Richard Egarr
Harmonia Mundi 907415 
 
2:37 am Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jukka-Pekka Saraste
RCA 60575 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am John Playford: Daphne
Les Witches
Alpha 502 
 
3:06 am George Butterworth: 2 English Idylls for Small Orchestr
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5068 
 
3:17 am Dmitri Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No. 5
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 466066 
 
3:21 am Kosaku Yamada: Red Dragonfly
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Denon 7330 
 
3:25 am Louis Spohr: Quintet
Nash Ensemble
CRD 3399 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Cincinnati Pops / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80115 
 
4:06 am Peter Tchaikovsky: The Snow Maiden: Melodrama
Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 9324 
 
4:11 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 14
Klara Wurtz, piano
Brilliant 94034 
 
4:30 am Francois Boieldieu: Harp Concerto
The King's Violins / Bernard Labadie
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9990 
 
4:52 am Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos: Spuntato ecco il di (Day of Rejoicing has Come)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 430226 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Aleko: Men's Dance
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Telarc 80670 
 
5:06 am Richard Wagner: Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman): Overture
Berlin Philharmonic / Lorin Maazel
RCA 63143 
 
5:19 am Peter Warlock: Captain Stratton's Fancy
Bryn Terfel, baritone
Malcolm Martineau, piano
DG 4216 
 
5:22 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Heinrich Schiff, cello
Philips 420923 
 
5:48 am George Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra / Jeff Tyzik
Harmonia Mundi 807441 
 
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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 Ralph Vaughan Williams: Wasps: Overture (1909)
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5208 
 
6:15 am Camille Saint-Saens: Fantasie, Violin, Harp(1907)
Ruggiero Ricci, violin
Vox/MMG 3028 
 
6:28 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Haydn - Symphony #4 D
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8737 
 
6:43 am Percy Aldridge Grainger: SAILOR'S SONG(1900; REV 1954)
Penelope Thwaites, piano
Chandos 9895 
 
6:47 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: Mvt 2(Tale Of The Kalendar-Prince)(1888) 35
Philadelphia Orchestra / Riccardo Muti
EMI/Angel 47023 
 
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 7 AM
 
7:05 am Domenico Cimarosa: Sinfonia In D
Polish Chamber Philharmonic / Wojciech Rajski
Thorofon 2050 
 
7:15 am Giuseppe Sammartini: Concerto, Flute, Strings
I Musici Ambrosiani / Paolo Suppa
Paolo Emmanuel Ferrigato,flute
Dynamic 2020 
 
7:25 am Leo Delibes: Coppelia: Suite
New Philharmonia Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras
EMI/Angel 62530 
 
7:40 am Antonin Dvorak: Quintet, Piano, Strings: Mvt 1S103 (Allegro Ma Non Tanto)(1887) A 81; B155
Juilliard String Quartet
Rudolf Firkusny, piano (ROO dolf FEER koosh nee)
Sony 62709 
 
7:52 am Cesar Franck: Sonata, Violin, Piano: Mvt 2(Allegro)(1886)
Robert Langevin, flute
Avie 2213 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:05 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Lute, Viola D'Amore, Strings and Continuo in D Minor P266, M320 D Minor RV 540
Manfred Kraemer, viola d'amore
Astre 8587 
 
8:18 am Felix Mendelssohn: TRIO, VIOLIN, CELLO, PIANO #1: MVT 1 (MOLTO ALLEGRO ED AGITATA) d 49
Trio Fontenay
Denon 1971 
 
8:28 am Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony #3"Polish": Mvt 1 (Introduzione Ed Allegro: Moderato Assai (Tempo Di Marcia Funebre)-Allegro Brillante 29
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
Pittsburgh Symphony 9517-2 
 
8:46 am Carl Maria von Weber: Concertino, Clarinet, Orchestra (1811) c 26
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Charles Neidich, clarinet (NIGH-dick)
Deutsche Grammophon 435875 
 
8:56 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Snegurochka = Snow Maiden: Dance of the Tumblers (1880-81; Rev. 1895)
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80115 
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mozart - Symphony No.31 "Paris" K297
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / James Levine
Deutsche Grammophon 419146 
 
9:23 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven - Consecration of the House Overture 124
Orch...des Concerts Lamoureux / Igor Markevitch
Deutsche Grammophon 445700 
 
9:35 am Max Bruch: Bruch - Octet for Strings
Bronx Arts Ens. Cham. Orch.
Premier 1048 
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:02 am Johannes Brahms: Sonata, Violin, Piano, #2(1886) A 100
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Deutsche Grammophon 14767 
 
10:22 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Haydn - Symphony #96 "Miracle" D I:96
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3062 
 
10:48 am Hans Christian Lumbye: Carnival Joys (Pictures From A Masquerade) (1856)
Tivoli Symphony Orchestra / Giordano Bellincampi
Marco Polo 225122 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Symphony, String Orchestra W182/4 (1773)
Dall'arco Cham. Orch. Budapest / Jack Martin Handler
Thorofon 860311 
 
11:15 am Antonin Dvorak: Dvorak - Violin Concerto a 53; B108
Philadelphia Orchestra / Riccardo Muti
Kyung-Wha Chung, violin (Kyuhng WAH CHUHNG)
EMI/Angel 49858 
 
11:50 am Roman Hoffstetter: Quartet, Strings(1777; Attributed To F.J. Haydn) B-flat 3/4
Kodly Quartet
Naxos 555704 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Franz Schubert: Schubert - Symphony #8 b D.759
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
Pittsburgh Symphony 1213-14b 
 
12:33 pm Jan Zach: Sinfonia In A Major
Musici de Praga / Milan Vymer
Verany 788053 
 
12:46 pm Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: FROSOBLOMSTER: SUITE #1= FLOWERS FROM FROSO
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra / Okko Kamu
Naxos 553115 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Quintet, Winds, Piano (1876)
Eva Knardahl, piano
Bis 44 
 
1:28 pm George Frideric Handel: OVERTURE FOR ORCHESTRA IN D MINOR (ARR. BY ELGAR FROM CHANDOS AN d
Scottish National Orchestra / Sir Alexander Gibson
Chandos 8309 
 
1:35 pm Adolphe Adam: Adam - Giselle Selections
Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra / Hanspeter Gmur
Intercord 885930 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Henry Purcell: Sonata No. 8
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 572 
 
2:06 pm Charles Gounod: Romeo and Juliet: The Sleep of Juliet
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 99 
 
2:10 pm Paulo Bellinati: Jongo
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 
 
2:16 pm Carl Stamitz: Clarinet Concerto No. 3
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 54842 
 
2:32 pm George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite No. 1
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 434122 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Frank Bridge: Sir Roger de Coverly
New Zealand Chamber Orchestra / Nicholas Braithwaite
Koch 7139 
 
3:06 pm Giuseppe Verdi: The Force of Destiny: Overture
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra / James Levine
DG 449229 
 
3:14 pm Frederic Chopin: Etude No. 8
Jan Lisiecki, piano
DG 4791039 
 
3:18 pm Richard Wagner: Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Funeral Music
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 448155 
 
3:32 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40
Cleveland Orchestra / George Szell
Sony 46333 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Joachim Andersen: Album Leaf
Per Flemstrom, flute
Mats Bergstrom, guitar
Swedish Society 1067 
 
4:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Petra Mullejans, violin
Gottfried von der Goltz, violin
Harmonia Mundi 902145 
 
4:22 pm Gabriel Faure: Romance without Words
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Erato 34137 
 
4:26 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7: 1st movement
Vienna Philharmonic / Carlos Kleiber
DG 447400 
 
4:41 pm Richard Strauss: Don Juan
Philharmonia Orchestra / Otto Klemperer
EMI 66823 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Jean Francaix: Quintet No. 2: 1st movement
Mobius
ASV 1090 
 
5:06 pm Aaron Copland: Red Pony Suite
Phoenix Symphony / James Sedares
Koch 7092 
 
5:18 pm Antonin Dvorak: Silent Woods (Klid)
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano
London/Decca 19765 
 
5:25 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Whimsical Symphony (Grillensymphonie)
Ensemble Caprice / Matthias Maute
Analekta 9919 
 
5:33 pm William Boyce: Symphony No. 5
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Ronald Thomas
CRD 3356 
 
5:42 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Horn Concerto No. 1
Cologne Chamber Orchestra / Helmut Muller-Bruhl
Dmitri Babanov, horn
Naxos 570482 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm Johan Svendsen: String Quartet: 3rd movement
Oslo String Quartet
CPO 999858 
 
6:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Waltz No. 6 "Minute"
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 466357 
 
6:08 pm Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Hogwood
London/Decca 425614 
 
6:25 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 431821 
 
6:46 pm Jean Sibelius: The moonlight
Helsinki University Men's Chorus / Matti Hyokki
Finlandia 205 
 
6:49 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa
Philips 432092 
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
with Stephen Baum
Les Delices performs Myths & Allegories: Music of the French Baroque including works by Jean-Fery Rebel, Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre, and Thomas-Louis Bourgeois.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Italian Souvenirs - An exploration of music by composers who were inspired by trips to Italy, including Berlioz, Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: Artists Quadrille
Cincinnati Pops / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80314 
 
10:06 pm Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 6
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra / Nicholas McGegan
Harmonia Mundi 907014 
 
10:18 pm Johan Svendsen: Norwegian Rhapsody No. 2
South Jutland Symphony Orchestra / Bjarte Engeset
Naxos 570322 
 
10:28 pm Josef Suk: Piano Trio
Suk Trio
Supraphon 111874 
 
10:44 pm Daniel Elder: Elegy
Westminster Choir College / Joe Miller
WCC 1310 
 
10:50 pm Ernest Chausson: La Tempete (The Tempest)
Belgian Radio & TV Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Chandos 8369 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Jan Zelenka: Capriccio No. 3: Allemande
Bach Sinfonia / Daniel Abraham
Dorian 92163 
 
11:06 pm Pablo Casals: El cant dels ocells (Song of the Birds)
Saint Cecilia Orchestra / Antonio Pappano
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 82390 
 
11:11 pm Edward Elgar: Romance
London Symphony Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
EMI 64726 
 
11:19 pm Robert Schumann: Forest Scenes
Gerhard Oppitz, piano
RCA 60977 
 
11:43 pm Gordon Jacob: Bassoon Concerto
English Chamber Orchestra / Geoffrey Simon
Robert Thompson, bassoon
Chandos 9278 
 
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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.