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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Jean Sibelius: Suite Mignonne: Polka and Epilogue
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 
 
12:06 am Edward MacDowell: Fireside Tales: From a German forest
Calico Winds
Albany 693 
 
12:09 am Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 69863 
 
12:40 am Manuel Ponce: Chanson
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000 
 
12:45 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 88054 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 43: 3rd movement
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67554 
 
1:06 am Daniel Elder: A Breathing Peace
Westminster Choir College / Joe Miller
Mark H. Foster, percussion
Jeffrey D. Grubbs, percussion
WCC 1310 
 
1:12 am Elliott Carter: Elegy
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz
Nonesuch 79002 
 
1:17 am Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony 63088 
 
1:29 am Claude Debussy: La Boite a Joujoux (The Toy Box)
Radio Luxembourg Orchestra / Louis de Froment
Vox 5053 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Prussian Sonata No. 5: 2nd movement
Jon Mendle, archguitar
In a Circle 4 
 
2:06 am John Adams: China Gates
Orli Shaham, piano
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Canary 11 
 
2:11 am Frederick Delius: Summer Evening
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8330 
 
2:18 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 14 "Spring"
Emerson String Quartet
DG 439861 
 
2:49 am Ludwig van Beethoven: 12 Contredanses
Orchestra of St. Luke's / Michael Tilson Thomas
Sony 45651 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Heinrich Biber: Sonata No. 12
Parley of Instruments / Roy Goodman
Hyperion 66145 
 
3:06 am Carlos Baguer: Symphony No. 13
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9456 
 
3:19 am Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Lars Vogt, piano
EMI 57525 
 
3:39 am Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 5
Philip Hii, guitar
GSP 1024 
 
3:44 am Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 "Classical"
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne / Alberto Zedda
Virgin 91098 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Pastorale-Polonaise
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Christianne Jaccottet, harpsichord
Denon 7052 
 
4:06 am Hector Berlioz: Damnation of Faust: Dance of the Sylphs
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman
Telarc 80164 
 
4:09 am Edward Elgar: Grania and Diarmid Incidental Music
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle
EMI 55001 
 
4:21 am Emmanuel Chabrier: Feuillet d'album
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Erato 34137 
 
4:23 am Igor Stravinsky: Symphony
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy
London/Decca 448812 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 10 "Grand Partita": Minuet
Paavo Jarvi
Chandos 8553 
 
5:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto
Zagreb Soloists / Antonio Janigro
Alirio Diaz, guitar
Vanguard 8069 
 
5:15 am Traditional: She Moved Through the Fair
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 120 
 
5:19 am Rachel Portman: Cider House Rules: Suite
Studio Orchestra / David Snell
Sony 89031 
 
5:32 am Frank Bridge: Spring Song
Oystein Birkeland, cello
Vebjorn Anvik, piano
Simax 1160 
 
5:35 am Etienne Mehul: Symphony No. 3
Gulbenkian Orchestra / Michel Swierczewski
Nimbus 5185 
 
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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.
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mozart - Quartet, Flute, Strings A K.298
Nash Ensemble
Virgin 90740 
 
9:18 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Haydn - Symphony No.59 "Fire" A
The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord (TREH vor PIH nuhk)
Deutsche Grammophon 427661 
 
9:36 am Antonin Dvorak: Dvorak - Czech Suite D 39; B93
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Libor Pesek
Virgin 90769 
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:02 am Compilations of various comp.: Anon - Renaissance Dances
St. Louis Brass Quintet
Summit Rec 195 
 
10:18 am Carl Stamitz: Stamitz, Carl - Concerto, Clarinet, Violin, Orchestra
Kurpfalz Chamber Orchestra / Jiri Malat
Karl Schlechta, clarinet
Arte Nova 30477 
 
10:39 am Ottorino Respighi: Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 2
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa
Deutsche Grammophon 419868 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Ignaz Moscheles: Mosceles, Ignaz - Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, No.6 "Concert Fantastique"
Staatsorchester Frankfurt(Oder / Nikos Athinaos
Liu Xiao Ming, piano (LOO SHOW MING (OW as in ouch))
Signum 9600 
 
11:19 am William Byrd: Byrd - Fitzwilliam Virginal Book: Selections
Canadian Brass
Sony 45792 
 
11:32 am Augusta Holmes: Holmes, Augusta - Ouverture Pour Une Comedie
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharm / Samuel Friedman
Marco Polo 223449 
 
11:43 am Johann David Heinichen: Heinichen, Johann David - Concerto for Flute,Oboe,Horn and Violin with Orchestra F S 235
Musica Antiqua Kln / Reinhardt Goebel
Deutsche Grammophon 437849 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven - Symphony No.5 c 67
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Carlos Kleiber
Deutsche Grammophon 415861 
 
12:40 pm Domenico Cimarosa: Cimarosa - Concerto for Two Flutes and Orchestra
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields / Kenneth Sillito
Aurle Nicolet, flute (oh RELL nick-oh-LAY)
Philips 416359 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Jr. Strauss: Strauss, Johann Jr. - Fledermaus: Overture
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Peter Oundjian
Pittsburgh Symphony 0622-2 
 
1:11 pm Aaron Copland: Copland - Rodeo (Ballet)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Antal Dorati
Decca 1231 
 
1:32 pm Tomaso Albinoni: Albinoni, Tomaso - Concerto A Cinque, Oboe, Strings d 9/2
London Virtuosi / John Georgiadis
Anthony Camden, oboe
Naxos 550739 
 
1:46 pm Ulrich Sommerlatte: Sommerlatte, Ulrich - Dream Ballet
Thringen Philharmonic, Suhl / Olaf Koch
Koch 1319 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 50: Minuet
Leipzig String Quartet
Dabringhaus 3071723 
 
2:06 pm Giacomo Puccini: Turandot: Nessun dorma
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
EMI 49552 
 
2:12 pm Samuel Barber: Sure on this Shining Night
Zuill Bailey, cello
Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30025 
 
2:17 pm Leopold Mozart: Symphony
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10496 
 
2:28 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra / David Zinman
Philips 438748 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Vinzens Stelzmueller: Dance
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013 
 
3:06 pm Percy Grainger: Molly on the Shore
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9499 
 
3:11 pm Michael Nyman: The Piano: Big My Secret
Valentina Lisitsa, piano
London/Decca 20135 
 
3:15 pm Franz Lehar: The Merry Widow: Overture
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Mikhail Jurowski
CPO 999891 
 
3:25 pm Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for Winds
Harmonie Ensemble / Steven Richman
Music & Arts 691 
 
3:52 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio Overture
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Yoel Levi
Telarc 80358 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Francesco Corbetta: Caprice-Chaconne
Ensemble Kapsberger / Rolf Lislevand
Astree 8852 
 
4:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Turkish Rondo
London Mozart Players / James Galway
James Galway, flute
RCA 63725 
 
4:10 pm Benjamin Wallfisch: Summer in February: Epilogue
Yuja Wang, piano
DG 4791029 
 
4:16 pm Edouard Lalo: Symphonie espagnole
Philharmonia Orchestra / Antonio Pappano
Maxim Vengerov, violin
EMI 57593 
 
4:52 pm Richard Danielpour: Urban Dance No. 1
Philharmonia Orchestra / Zdenek Macal
Sony 60779 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Johann Ernst Rieck: Suite of Dances No. 6
Stradivaria
Cypres 1633 
 
5:06 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Andrew Marriner, clarinet
Philips 432146 
 
5:27 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Elias String Quartet
Xuefei Yang, guitar
Warner 63662 
 
5:33 pm Scott Joplin: Ragtime Dance
Joshua Rifkin, piano
Nonesuch 79159 
 
5:36 pm Jean-Marie Leclair: Overture No. 3
Rare Fruits Council
Astree 8842 
 
5:49 pm Aaron Copland: Outdoor Overture
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Wind Symphony / Eugene Corporon
Klavier 11048 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm Hamilton Harty: A John Field Suite: Polka
Ulster Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Chandos 6583 
 
6:06 pm Johann Hummel: Piano Quintet
Minneapolis Arts Ensemble
GM 2025 
 
6:29 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Melodie
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 264 
 
6:34 pm Engelbert Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel: Evening Prayer
London Horns / Geoffrey Simon
Cala 112 
 
6:37 pm Radames Gnattali: Sonata (1969)
Claremont Duo
Artek 10 
 
6:50 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: Die Fledermaus: Overture
Vienna Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
DG 423662 
 
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 7 PM
 
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
with Stephen Baum
 
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 8 PM - 10 PM
 
Pittsburgh Symphony Live
from Heinz Hall
WQED-FM broadcasts the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Season Finale concert live. Jim Cunningham will host and Stephen Baum will be backstage during intermission with interviews.
 
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 10 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Richard Strauss - Strauss whose musical life spanned nine decades, two world wars and the Third Reich was one of Germanys most gifted and controversial figures. Well explore his tone poems, operas, and life both public and private in this five-part biography.
 
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 11 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
11:01 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: The Seasons: December (Christmas)
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonid Grin
Ondine 782 
 
11:06 pm Jean d'Estree: The Buffens
Les Boreades / Francis Colpron
Atma 2658 
 
11:09 pm Georges Bizet: Symphony
Paris Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov
Philips 432096 
 
11:40 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Nocturne No. 3
Mozzafiato
Sony 62878 
 
11:50 pm Gabriel Faure: Nocturne No. 4
Gerhard Oppitz, piano
RCA 61968 
 
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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.

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.