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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
 
12:01 am Zoltan Kodaly: Intermezzo for String Trio
Domus
Virgin 45015 
 
12:06 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5019 
 
12:22 am Morten Lauridsen: I will lift up mine eyes
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67580 
 
12:25 am Traditional: Four South African Folktunes
National Symphony Orchestra of the S.A.B.C. / Peter Marchbank
Marco Polo 223709 
 
12:35 am Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet
Trio Arriaga
Gerard Causse, viola
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
 
12:54 am Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2
Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
Yuja Wang, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
 
1:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Menuet and A Little Gigue
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4202 
 
1:06 am Stanislaw Moniuszko: The Countess: Overture
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572716 
 
1:16 am Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 2 "Company"
Smith Quartet
Signum 117 
 
1:26 am Aaron Copland: Quiet City
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
DG 419170 
 
1:37 am Franz Danzi: Bassoon Quartet
Island
Centaur 2708 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 1: Gavotte
Stefan Sanderling
Naxos 550644 
 
2:06 am Niccolo Paganini: La Campanella
Laurent Korcia, violin
Haruko Ueda, piano
Naive 5344 
 
2:12 am Patricia van Ness: My Heart is a Holy Place
King's Singers
Signum 177 
 
2:18 am Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for Winds
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Philips 472678 
 
2:42 am Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose (Ma mere l'oye): Suite
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Telarc 80601 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am J. Rosamond Johnson: Nobody Knows the Trouble I See
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
Cedille 97 
 
3:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue No. 10
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 417236 
 
3:13 am Hector Berlioz: Minuet of the Will-o'-the-Wisps
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 415856 
 
3:20 am Stephen Goss: The Weeping of Dreams: Cantiga
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80707 
 
3:24 am Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 2
Staatskapelle Berlin / Otmar Suitner
Denon 7905 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Jean-Philippe Rameau: Dardanus: Overture
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 420240 
 
4:06 am Erik Satie: Prelude de la porte heroique du ciel (Heaven's Heroic Gate Prelude)
Hakon Austbo, piano
Brilliant 93302 
 
4:10 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 22 "Philosopher"
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra / Adam Fischer
Nimbus 5392 
 
4:29 am Ryuichi Sakamoto: Bibo No Aozora
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8737 
 
4:34 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 21 "Prussian"
American String Quartet
MusicMasters 67160 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Pietro Locatelli: Violin Sonata No. 2: Allegro
Hyperion 66363 
 
5:06 am Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
Cleveland Orchestra / George Szell
Sony 46286 
 
5:13 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Sinfonia: We Thank Thee, God
Taverner Players / Andrew Parrott
EMI 69853 
 
5:18 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
Slovak Radio Orchestra / Kirk Trevor
Robert DeGaetano, piano
Crystonyx 1005 
 
5:44 am Isaac Albeniz: The Plain (La Vega)
London Symphony Orchestra / Elmer Bernstein
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 56859 
 
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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 Felix Mendelssohn: Sinfonia, String Orchestra, #12 g
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5143 
 
6:24 am Louis (Ludwig) Spohr: Grand Nonetto, Winds, Strings(1813)
Ensemble Wien-Berlin
Deutsche Grammophon 427640 
 
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 7 AM
 
7:05 am Victor Herbert: American Fantasia (Band) (1903)
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
RCA 60983 
 
7:16 am Camille Saint-Saens: Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #3 E-flat 29
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
Stephen Hough, piano (Huff)
Hyperion 67331 
 
7:43 am Sir Edward Elgar: Elgar - Wand of Youth Suite #2
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Adrian Boult
EMI/Angel 69207 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:05 am Morton Gould: American Symphonette, #2 (1938)
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Klein
EMI/Angel 49462 
 
8:16 am Reinhold Gliere: Gliere - Concerto, Harp, Orchestra
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman
Gretchen Van Hoesen, harp
Pittsburgh Symphony 0124-1 
 
8:44 am Edvard Grieg: Grieg - Lyric Suite 54
Malmo Symphony Orchestra / Bjarte Engeset
Naxos 572403 
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #26 "Coronation" (1788) D K.537
Bavarian Radio Symphony / David Zinman
Christian Zacharias, piano (Christian Zak ar EYE ihs)
EMI/Angel 83323 
 
9:39 am George W. Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches: Jubilee (1895-1904)
Grant Park Symphony Orchestra / David Loebel
GrantParkM 1999 
 
9:48 am Johannes Brahms: Brahms - Academic Festival Overture c 80
Houston Symphony Orchestra / Christoph Eschenbach
Virgin 61226 
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:02 am Philip Sparke: Pittsburgh Symphony
River City Brass Band / Denis Colwell
RiverCity 198 
 
10:23 am Vitezslav Novak: Serenade, Small Orchestra (1894) F
Prague Chamber Phil. Or. / Jiri Belohlavek
Supraphon 3372 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Aaron Copland: Copland - Rodeo Selections
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra / Antal Dorati
Mercury 434329 
 
11:21 am Antonin Dvorak: Dvorak - Piano Quintet A 81; B155
Smetana Quartet
Jan Panenka, piano (Yon pah NEN ka)
Denon 1329 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Hershy Kay: Stars & Stripes(Ballet)(Based On Music By John P. Sousa; 1958)
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 61501 
 
12:35 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Overture Twv.55:C6 (Ob(3), Vn(2), Va, Bc) C TWV 55:C6
The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Deutsche Grammophon 437558 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Cesar Franck: Franck - Sonata for Violin and Piano A
Chee-Yun, violin
Denon 78954 
 
1:30 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Haydn - Symphony #104 D I:104
Orchestra of St. Luke's / Sir Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80311 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Radames Gnattali: Corta jaca
Robin Hill, guitar
Peter Wiltschinsky, guitar
ASV 2094 
 
2:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 2
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Murray Perahia
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 82429 
 
2:26 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Turkish Rondo
Canadian Brass
Steinway & Sons 30008 
 
2:30 pm Hugo Alfven: Festival Overture
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Niklas Willen
Naxos 557284 
 
2:42 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 4
Michelle Makarski, violin
Keith Jarrett, piano
ECM 2230 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Anonymous: Child Grove; Easter Thursday; The Beggar Boy
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907101 
 
3:06 pm Maurice Ravel: Bolero
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 7031 
 
3:21 pm Morton Gould: American Salute (When Johnny Comes Marching Home)
Utah Symphony Orchestra / Maurice Abravanel
Vox 8155 
 
3:27 pm Giuseppe Verdi: String Quartet
Cremona Quartet
Klanglogo 1400 
 
3:51 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio Overture
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 415507 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Percy Grainger: Molly on the Shore
The Light Brigade
ASV 2065 
 
4:06 pm Gabriel Pierne: March of the Little Lead Soldiers
English Chamber Orchestra / Paul Tortelier
Virgin 61109 
 
4:10 pm Francois Couperin: Le Tic-Toc-Choc
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Erato 34137 
 
4:14 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Camerata Salzburg / Roger Norrington
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 89505 
 
4:43 pm Josef Suk: Fantasticke Scherzo
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 572323 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm John Playford: Three Country Dances
Broadside Band / Jeremy Barlow
Harmonia Mundi 1901039 
 
5:06 pm Leopold Mozart: Concerto for 2 Horns
Concerto Rotterdam / Heinz Freisen
Herman Jeurissen, horn
Michael Holtzel, horn
Dabringhaus 3210085 
 
5:20 pm Christos Hatzis: Coming To
Hilary Hahn, violin
Cory Smythe, piano
DG 19103 
 
5:25 pm Anatol Liadov: Ballade "About Olden Times"
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra / Enrique Batiz
ASV 657 
 
5:31 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Mass No. 11 "Missa in angustiis" (Lord Nelson Mass): Et resurrexit
Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 470286 
 
5:37 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Philharmonia Orchestra / Emmanuel Krivine
Denon 6103 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm Bedrich Smetana: A Country Woman
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Robert Stankovsky
Marco Polo 223705 
 
6:06 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight"
Daniel Barenboim, piano
DG 419602 
 
6:25 pm Gustav Holst: The Planets: Jupiter
Berlin Philharmonic / Colin Davis
Philips 422403 
 
6:34 pm Civil War Music: Songs of the Civil War
Eastman Chamber Ensemble / Frederick Fennell
Mercury 432591 
 
6:43 pm Gabriel Pierne: Concert Piece for Harp and Orchestra
French National Radio and Television Orchestra / Jean Martinon
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 88069 
 
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 7 PM
 
Evening Classics
 
7:01 pm Claude Debussy: Sarabande
Vlado Perlemuter, piano
Denon 1589 
 
7:06 pm Richard Wagner: Die Walkure: Ride of the Valkyries
Berlin Philharmonic / Klaus Tennstedt
EMI 68616 
 
7:12 pm Giovanni Platti: Cello Concerto
Ensemble Cordia
Stefano Veggetti, cello
Brilliant 94722 
 
7:27 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Trumpet Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 420954 
 
7:38 pm John Playford: Stanes Morris
Les Witches
Alpha 502 
 
7:41 pm Karl Goldmark: Prometheus Bound: Overture
Gurzenich-Orchestra Cologne / James Conlon
EMI 56955 
 
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 8 PM
 
8:01 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings "Conch Shell"
I Musici
Philips 438876 
 
8:06 pm Emmanuel Chabrier: Espana
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 421527 
 
8:13 pm Robert Schumann: Dedication
Yundi Li, piano
DG 851 
 
8:18 pm Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu): Suite
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Telarc 80587 
 
8:39 pm Michael Praetorius: Psallite
Musik Ekklesia / Philip Spray
Dorian 92128 
 
8:42 pm Siegfried Wagner: The Sacred Linden Tree (Die heilige Linde): Overture
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic / Werner Andreas Albert
CPO 999003 
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
The Symphony, Part X - Even after being stretched to its limits, the symphony remained the pinnacle of achievement for many 20th century composers. This week, Bill McGlaughlin continues his multi-part exploration of this vibrant, exciting musical form.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
 
10:01 pm Francesco Veracini: Violin Sonata No. 1: Gigue
John Holloway, violin
Jaap ter Linden, cello
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord
ECM 1889 
 
10:06 pm Johan Roman: Sinfonia
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Nils-Erik Sparf, violin
Bis 284 
 
10:11 pm Charlie Chaplin: Limelight
Thomas Beckmann, cello
Johannes Cernota, piano
Musica Helvetica (Swiss Broadcasting) 64 
 
10:15 pm Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
Vienna Philharmonic / Christian Thielemann
DG 4745022 
 
10:29 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata
Chatham Baroque
Chatham Baroque 2 
 
10:38 pm Max Bruch: Suite on Russian Themes
Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra / Werner Andreas Albert
CPO 777385 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm John Thomas: David of the White Rock
Sebastien Lipman, harp
Naxos 570372 
 
11:06 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 4
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67331 
 
11:31 pm Manuel de Falla: La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance
Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Alexander Markovich, piano
Teldec 94554 
 
11:36 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 6 "Serenata Notturna"
Saar Chamber Orchestra / Karl Ristenpart
Erato 40008 
 
11:50 pm Ottorino Respighi: Sevres of Ancient France
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Adriano
Marco Polo 223346 
 
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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.