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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Henry Purcell: Chaconne
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 426714 
 
12:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 2: Gigue
Enrique Graf, piano
Centaur 2125 
 
12:10 am Don Gillis: Symphony X: Requiem for a Hero
Sinfonia Varsovia / Ian Hobson
Albany 1058 
 
12:14 am John Wilbye: Draw on, sweet night
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 502 
 
12:21 am Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 3
Chiara String Quartet
Azica 71289 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Thomas C. Kelly: Pastoral and Reel
Irish Chamber Orchestra / Fionnuala Hunt
Black Box 1003 
 
1:06 am Frederic Chopin: Berceuse (Lullaby)
Leon Fleisher, piano
Vanguard 1796 
 
1:11 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet
Mozarteum Quartet
Oehms 549 
 
1:29 am Enriquez de Valderrabano: Sonata No. 8
Hopkinson Smith, lute
Alia Vox 9831 
 
1:31 am Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier: Waltz Sequence No. 1
BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra / Tadaaki Otaka
Nimbus 5235 
 
1:45 am Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Sinfonia
CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra / Hartmut Haenchen
Berlin 1098 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Robert Schumann: Romance No. 2
Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Markus Becker, piano
London/Decca 4783564 
 
2:06 am Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 "Romantic": 3rd movement
Minnesota Orchestra / Osmo Vanska
Bis 1746 
 
2:16 am Jules Massenet: Thais: Meditation
Vienna Philharmonic / James Levine
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 7189 
 
2:24 am John Rutter: The Lord Bless You and Keep You: Meditation
Sinfonia Cymru / John Rutter
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606 
 
2:28 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 5
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 58047 
 
2:43 am William Walton: Henry V Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Andre Previn
MCA 6187 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata
Martha Masters, guitar
GSP 1031 
 
3:06 am David Del Tredici: Farewell
Hilary Hahn, violin
Cory Smythe, piano
DG 19103 
 
3:12 am Aaron Copland: Rodeo
Cincinnati Pops / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80339 
 
3:32 am Anonymous: The Skene Mandora Book (3)
Ronn McFarlane, mandora
Dorian 90129 
 
3:39 am Antonin Dvorak: Legends
Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra / Stephen Gunzenhauser
Naxos 550267 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Filippo Azzaiolo: Chi passa
Silk Road Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 89782 
 
4:06 am Michael Praetorius: Spagnoletta
Atrium Musicae of Madrid
Bis 163 
 
4:09 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
London Symphony Orchestra / Evgeny Svetlanov
EMI 69361 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am John Dowland: Dr. Case's Pavan
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907160 
 
5:06 am Johan Svendsen: Norwegian Rhapsody No. 1
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra / Ole Kristian Ruud
Simax 1085 
 
5:17 am Jean Sibelius: Andante festivo
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5169 
 
5:22 am George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto
The King's Violins / Bernard Labadie
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9990 
 
5:37 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 85 "The Queen" ("La Reine de France")
Capella Istropolitana / Barry Wordsworth
Naxos 550387 
 
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 6 AM
 
6:01 am Richard Wagner: Romanza
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Robert Koenig, piano
Dorian 90268 
 
6:06 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Rosen aus dem Suden (Roses from the South) Waltz
Vienna Philharmonic / Willi Boskovsky
London/Decca 425429 
 
6:15 am Mateo Albeniz: Sonata
Susan McDonald, harp
Delos 3005 
 
6:18 am Claude Debussy: Blessed Damozel
Los Angeles Philharmonic / Esa-Pekka Salonen
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Paula Rasmussen, mezzo-soprano
Sony 58952 
 
6:38 am Igor Stravinsky: Apollo: Polhymnia Variation
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Antal Dorati
London/Decca 414457 
 
6:41 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 157: Ja, ja, ich halte Jesum feste
Munich Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Liebreich
Hilary Hahn, violin
Matthias Goerne, bass
Henrik Wiese, flute
DG 13832 
 
6:48 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 "Jeunehomme": 3rd movement
Cleveland Orchestra / Mitsuko Uchida
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
London/Decca 17181 
 
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 7 AM
 
Saturday Morning Classics
with Lynn Warfel
 
7:01 am Jean-Philippe Rameau: Pygmalion: Overture
Les Arts Florissants / William Christie
Harmonia Mundi 901381 
 
7:06 am Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance
Narciso Yepes, guitar
DG 423699 
 
7:10 am Leos Janacek: String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters"
Emerson String Quartet
DG 4778093 
 
7:34 am Carlo Monza: Sinfonia detta "La tempesta di mare" ("Storm at Sea")
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 63430 
 
7:41 am Erik Satie: Diva of the Empire
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 470290 
 
7:43 am Oliver Knussen: Music for a Puppet Court: Puzzle II
London Sinfonietta / Oliver Knussen
DG 449572 
 
7:48 am Peter Warlock: Six Italian Dance Tunes
London Festival Orchestra / Ross Pople
Arte Nova 37868 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:01 am Johan Halvorsen: Festival March
Latvian National Symphony Orchestra / Terje Mikkelsen
Simax 1199 
 
8:06 am Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3091 
 
8:28 am Antonin Dvorak: Silent Woods (Klid)
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano
London/Decca 19765 
 
8:35 am Hugo Alfven: Festival Overture
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Niklas Willen
Naxos 557284 
 
8:46 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Mandolins
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Angel Romero, guitar
Lito Romero, guitar
RCA 68291 
 
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 9 AM
 
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
This week, From the Top comes to you from Wingate, North Carolina, where we are taping at the Batte Center at Wingate University. This show features two Van Cliburn prizewinners, a From the Top Alum as well as our host, Christopher ORiley.
 
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 10 AM
 
Saturday Classics
 
10:01 am New Classical Tracks
 
10:06 am Georges Bizet: Children's Games (Jeux d'enfants)
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 421527 
 
10:18 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Whimsical Symphony (Grillensymphonie)
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra / Jeannette Sorrell
Koch 7576 
 
10:28 am Various: The Descendants: selections
 
10:41 am Diego Ortiz: Modern Passamezzo
Hesperion XXI / Jordi Savall
Alia Vox 9820 
 
10:44 am Maurice Ravel: Bolero
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 417611 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Flicks in Five
 
11:06 am Richard Rodgers: The King and I: Medley
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80278 
 
11:18 am Richard Rodgers: On Your Toes: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 412132 
 
11:28 am Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Empire Brass
Telarc 80159 
 
11:43 am Alexander Courage: Tribute to Fred Astaire
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 412132 
 
11:53 am Meredith Willson: The Music Man: Selections
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80276 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Lute Suite No. 4: Prelude
Kim Heindel, lautenwerk
Dorian 80126 
 
12:06 pm Franz Liszt: Dance of the Gnomes
William Wolfram, piano
Naxos 557014 
 
12:10 pm Stanislaw Moniuszko: Jawnuta: Overture
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572716 
 
12:16 pm George Frideric Handel: Sonata da Camera
Empire Brass
William Kuhlman, organ
Telarc 80614 
 
12:27 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40
Dresden State Orchestra / Colin Davis
Philips 422398 
 
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 1 PM - 5 PM
 
Saturday at the Opera
with Lyric Opera of Chicago
Lyric Opera of Chicagos production of Giuseppi Verdis La Traviata
 
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 5 PM
 
Saturday Afternoon Classics
 
5:01 pm Anonymous: The Queen's Delight; Half hanniken
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907180 
 
5:06 pm Rafael Hernandez: Cachita
Seraphic Fire / Patrick Dupre Quigley
SFM 11 
 
5:09 pm Jack Gallagher: Sinfonietta
London Symphony Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 559652 
 
5:37 pm Gaspard Fritz: Sinfonia No. 5
La Stagione Frankfurt / Michael Schneider
CPO 777696 
 
5:50 pm Hector Berlioz: Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch
RCA 61400 
 
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 6 PM - 8 PM
 
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
A live broadcast performance from The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, MO
 
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 8 PM
 
Saturday Evening Classics
 
8:01 pm Carl Stamitz: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
Cologne Chamber Orchestra / Helmut Muller-Bruhl
Wolfram Christ, viola
Schwann 11060 
 
8:06 pm Emmanuel Chabrier: Espana
Ulster Orchestra / Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 8852 
 
8:13 pm Huang Zi: Plum Blossoms in the Snow
Xuefei Yang, guitar
Warner 63662 
 
8:16 pm Louis Spohr: Concerto for String Quartet
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra / Jean-Louis LeRoux
Arabesque 6723 
 
8:43 pm Dmitri Kabalevsky: The Comedians
San Diego Chamber Orchestra / Donald Barra
Koch 7042 
 
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 9 PM
 
9:01 pm Traditional: Loch Lomond
Chanticleer
Teldec 16676 
 
9:06 pm Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune (Moonlight)
Alexis Weissenberg, piano
EMI 69114 
 
9:27 pm Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Gianandrea Gavazzeni
London/Decca 467632 
 
9:31 pm Giuseppe Torelli: Concerto
Philharmonia Orchestra / Simon Wright
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5079 
 
9:38 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata
Pinchas Zukerman, viola
Marc Neikrug, piano
RCA 60447 
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Isaac Albeniz: Iberia, Book 2: Triana
London Symphony Orchestra / Paul Daniel
John Williams, guitar
Sony 48480 
 
10:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Boston Baroque / Martin Pearlman
Telarc 80354 
 
10:23 pm Healey Willan: I beheld her, beautiful as a dove
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67832 
 
10:27 pm Josef Myslivecek: Concertino
Concerto Koln
Archiv 4776418 
 
10:43 pm Franz Liszt: Faust Symphony: Gretchen
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
EMI 68595 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Arcangelo Corelli: Trio Sonata No. 10
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 532 
 
11:06 pm Thomas Arne: Symphony No. 3
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8403 
 
11:18 pm Franz Schubert: Gott ist mein Hirt (The Lord is My Shepherd)
Boys of King's College Choir, Cambridge / Stephen Cleobury
EMI 57812 
 
11:23 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto
Chamber Orchestra of Leos Janacek
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar
RCA 5914 
 
11:34 pm Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 1
Yundi Li, piano
DG 471479 
 
11:41 pm Claude Debussy: Jeux (Games)
New Philharmonia Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
Sony 68327 
 
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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.