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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
 
12:01 am Tigran Mansurian: Aria No. 3
Boston Modern Orchestra Project / Gil Rose
Kim Kashkashian, viola
ECM 2065 
 
12:06 am Carlos Salzedo: Variations on an Ancient Theme
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80691 
 
12:21 am Arthur Honegger: Summer Pastorale
Orchestra of Toulouse / Michel Plasson
DG 435438 
 
12:32 am Richard Strauss: Macbeth
Orchestra of the Suisse Romande / Marek Janowski
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
 
12:36 am Gomidas Vartabed: Tall as the Poplar Tree
Chamber Players of the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra / Eduard Topchjan
Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano
Nonesuch 511487 
 
12:41 am Franz Schubert: Fantasie for Piano Four-Hands
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Zhu Xiao-Mei, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901773 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
 
1:01 am Sigurd Islandsmoen: Forest Clearing
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Bjarte Engeset
Naxos 557017 
 
1:06 am Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 3
Chiara String Quartet
Azica 71289 
 
1:44 am Dmitri Shostakovich: The Limpid Stream
London Symphony Orchestra / Maxim Shostakovich
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
Philips 434106 
 
1:53 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo a Capriccio (Rage Over a Lost Penny)
Evgeny Kissin, piano
RCA 68911 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Joan Trimble: The Green Bough
Bruce Posner, piano
Donald Garvelmann, piano
Koch 7287 
 
2:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Elias String Quartet
Xuefei Yang, guitar
Warner 63662 
 
2:10 am Eleni Karaindrou: Eternity and A Day: Suite
La Camerata Athens / Loukas Karytinos
ECM 1692 
 
2:18 am Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12 "American"
Endellion String Quartet
Virgin 90807 
 
2:44 am Johann Hasse: Oboe Concerto
Ensemble Berlin
Christoph Hartmann, oboe
EMI 14232 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Folk Dance
Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3050 
 
3:06 am Henry Purcell: Sonata No. 6
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90309 
 
3:14 am Claude Debussy: La Mer (The Sea)
French National Radio and Television Orchestra / Jean Martinon
EMI 69587 
 
3:40 am Gary Schocker: In Memoriam
Julie Scolnik, flute
Franziska Huhn, harp
SELF PROD 296 
 
3:44 am Edward Elgar: Cockaigne Overture (In London Town)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Yehudi Menuhin
Virgin 61199 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: March
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Philips 416362 
 
4:06 am Carl Stamitz: Symphony
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9358 
 
4:20 am Arvo Part: Spiegel im Spiegel (Mirror in the Mirror)
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano
Koch 7762 
 
4:29 am Stanislaw Moniuszko: Halka: Overture
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572716 
 
4:38 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 4 "Fandango"
Tokyo String Quartet
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar
RCA 60421 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Jules Massenet: The Last Sleep of the Virgin
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Anthony Ross, cello
Reference 99 
 
5:06 am Gioacchino Rossini: La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Claudio Abbado
DG 431653 
 
5:16 am Ernesto Nazareth: Odeon
Thomas Tirino, piano
Koch 7547 
 
5:20 am Felix Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 9
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5143 
 
5:45 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Trumpet Concerto No. 2
American Concerto Orchestra / Stephen Burns
Stephen Burns, trumpet
Dorian 80132 
 
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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 Lorenzo Gaetano Zavateri: Zavateri - Concerto for 2 Violins
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra / Gottfried von der Goltz
Gottfried von der Goltz, violin
Deut Harmonia Mundi 77352 
 
6:16 am Gaetano Donizetti: Elisir D'Amore: Una Furtiva Lagrima(1832)Arr. Robert Sadin
BBC Concert Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth
Decca 473371 
 
6:22 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Haydn - Symphony No.1 D
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8737 
 
6:36 am Franz Krommer: Octet, Winds F 57
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
ASV 812 
 
6:56 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita, Violin #3: Mvt 1 (Prelude) (1720; Arr. Lute, BWV1006a) E BWV 1006
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI/Angel 54574 
 
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 7 AM
 
7:05 am Turlough O'Carolan: O'Carolan - Carolan's Concerto
Harp Consort / Andrew Lawrence-King
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Deut Harmonia Mundi 77366 
 
7:12 am Johannes Brahms: Quartet, Piano, Strings, #2: Mvt 2 (Poco Adagio) (1861-62) 26
Tams Vsry, piano (TAH-mahsh VAH-shah-ree)
Deutsche Grammophon 453905 
 
7:26 am Moritz Moszkowski: Spanish Dances: Selections
I Salonisti
Deut Harmonia Mundi 77377 
 
7:36 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven - Symphony #5: Mvt 4 67
London Classical Players / Roger Norrington
Virgin 61377 
 
7:48 am Franz Schubert: Impromptu, Pianoop 142/3 (Andante) Theme & Variations)(1827) B-flat 142/3
Lambert Orkis, fortepiano (LAHM-bert OR-kiss)
Virgin 61797 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:05 am Sir William Walton: MACBETH: FANFARE & MARCH
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields / Sir Neville Marriner
Chandos 8841 
 
8:12 am Mikhail Glinka: Souvenir D'Une Nuit D'Ete A Madrid = Spanish Overture #2 (1851)
BBC Philharmonic / Vasily Sinaisky
Chandos 9861 
 
8:23 am Ottorino Respighi: FONTANE DI ROMA: VALLE GIULIA FOUNTAINAT DAYBREAK(1914-16)
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
Deutsche Grammophon 457127 
 
8:30 am Johan Svendsen: NORWEGIAN RHAPSODY, #3(C.1876)
Bergen Symphony Orchestra / Karsten Anderson
Norsk Kulturrads Forlag 50009 
 
8:41 am Maurice Ravel: Sonatine, Piano (1903-5)
Robert Casadesus, piano (kahsah DAY soos)
Sony 63316 
 
8:52 am Stanislaw Moniuszko: KOCHANKA HETMANSKA (THE HETMAN'S MISTRESS): OVERTURE (1854)
Warsaw Philharmonic / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572716 
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenata Notturna Serenade #6 (1776) D K.239
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos
Pittsburgh Symphony 0813-1 
 
9:19 am Camille Saint-Saens: Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #1 D 17
Tapiola Sinfonietta / Jean Jacques Kantorow
Noriko Ogawa, piano
Bis 1040 
 
9:47 am Felix Mendelssohn: Mendelssohn - String Symphony No.6 E-Flat
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Kurt Masur
BerlinClas 2105 
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:03 am Bernhard Henrik Crusell: Concerto, Clarinet, Orchestra #1 (C1803; Publ. 1811) E-flat 1
Finnish Radio Symphony Orch / Sakari Oramo
Kari Kriikku, clarinet
Ondine 965 
 
10:24 am Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Poem, Flute, Orchestra (1918)
Eastman-Rochester Sym. Orch. / Howard Hanson
Mercury 434307 
 
10:34 am Aaron Copland: Copland - Appalachian Spring
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon 427335 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Pierre Baillot: AIR RUSSE VARIE (VIOLIN, VIOLIN, VIOLA, CELLO)
Russian Baroque Ensemble
Arte Nova 51626 
 
11:11 am Robert Schumann: Schumann - Piano Concerto A minor 54
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman
Lars Vogt, piano
Pittsburgh Symphony 0517-1 
 
11:43 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony #10H.I:10 D I:10
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch / Adam Fischer
Nimbus 5426 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Sir Edward Elgar: Elgar - In The South "Alassio" 50
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Georg Solti
Decca 443856 
 
12:27 pm Richard Wagner: PARSIFAL: ACT 3: PRELUDE
Seattle Symphony Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3053 
 
12:34 pm Antonin Dvorak: Dvorak - Serenade for Wind Instruments d 44; B77
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman
Pittsburgh Symphony 0804-1 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: INVENTIONS(15), 2-PART, KEYBOARD: #2(1723)
Peter Serkin, piano
RCA 68594 
 
1:05 pm Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Tchaikovsky - Maid Of Orleans: Dances
Orchestra of the Royal Opera H / Sir Colin Davis
Philips 422845 
 
1:20 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Haydn - Cello Concerto No.1 C VIIb:1 H.VII:1
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Roger Norrington
Steven Isserlis, cello
RCA 68578 
 
1:46 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Fantasie, Violin, Harp(1907)
Angela Jones, flute
DiscoverIn 920281 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Alessandro Scarlatti: Garden of Roses (Il giardino di rose): Sinfonia
Accademia Bizantina / Ottavio Dantone
London/Decca 470650 
 
2:06 pm Alberto Ginastera: Suite de Danzas Criollas (Suite of Creole Dances)
Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra / Gisele Ben-Dor
Naxos 570999 
 
2:16 pm Christoph Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Philharmonia Virtuosi / Richard Kapp
Hubert Laws, flute
Sony 37216 
 
2:26 pm Giacomo Puccini: 3 Minuets for Strings
Orchestra of the Auvergne / Jean Jacques Kantorow
Denon 3871 
 
2:39 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Symphony No. 2
London Classical Players / Roger Norrington
EMI 55348 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Gabriel Faure: Violin Sonata No. 1: 4th movement
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 87287 
 
3:06 pm Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen
Sony 62599 
 
3:17 pm Traditional Welsh: Hen Ferchetan
Avi Avital, mandolin
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 19758 
 
3:22 pm Alexander Glazunov: Seasons: Autumn
Philharmonia Orchestra / Evgeny Svetlanov
EMI 69361 
 
3:37 pm Henry Purcell: Indian Queen: selections
Tafelmusik / Jeanne Lamon
Sony 66169 
 
3:50 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: By the Beautiful Blue Danube (An der schonen, blauen Donau)
Cincinnati Pops / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80098 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Landler
Vera Beths, violin
Gijs Beths, violin
Anner Bylsma, cello
Channel Classics 1491 
 
4:06 pm Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto No. 5
Collegium Musicum 90 / Simon Standage
Chandos 663 
 
4:14 pm George Frideric Handel: Serse (Xerxes): Largo
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 429390 
 
4:19 pm Robert Fuchs: Serenade No. 4
Cologne Chamber Orchestra / Christian Ludwig
Naxos 572607 
 
4:46 pm Dmitri Kabalevsky: Piano Concerto No. 4
North German Radio Philharmonic / Alun Francis
Michael Korstick, piano
CPO 777658 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Pretend Gardener: Overture
Dresden State Orchestra / Hans Vonk
LaserLight 15885 
 
5:06 pm Ari Pulkkinen: Angry Birds Theme
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8734 
 
5:10 pm Daniel Elder: Lullaby
Westminster Choir College / Joe Miller
WCC 1310 
 
5:16 pm Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
London Symphony Orchestra / Colin Davis
LSO 51 
 
5:39 pm John Playford: Mr. Isaac's Maggot/Chestnut
Ensemble Galilei
Telarc 80556 
 
5:43 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto
English Chamber Orchestra / Jeffrey Tate
Ole Edvard Antonsen, trumpet
EMI 54897 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm Miguel del Aguila: Salon Buenos Aires: Samba
Camerata San Antonio
Bridge 9302 
 
6:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto
Bach-Collegium Stuttgart / Helmuth Rilling
Isabelle Faust, violin
Christoph Poppen, violin
Muriel Cantoreggi, violin
Hanssler 92138 
 
6:16 pm Jan Vorisek: Rondo
Antonin Kubalek, piano
Dorian 90121 
 
6:20 pm Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / David Zinman
Philips 442605 
 
6:37 pm Joseph Lanner: Fleeting Pleasure
Ensemble Wien
Sony 57974 
 
6:46 pm Antonin Dvorak: Scherzo Capriccioso
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
EMI 64291 
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Pittsburgh Symphony Live
from the Arts Festival
Jim Cunningham hosts WQED-FM's live broadcast of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra from the Three Rivers Arts Festival.
 
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 9 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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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
 
10:01 pm Giulio Regondi: Etude No. 8 for Guitar
David Starobin, guitar
Arabesque 6695 
 
10:06 pm Edward German: The Conqueror: Berceuse
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic / Adrian Leaper
Marco Polo 223419 
 
10:10 pm Biagio Marini: Canzon No. 3
London Brass / Philip Pickett
Teldec 90856 
 
10:13 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Berlin Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
DG 471487 
 
10:47 pm Heinrich Biber: Partita No. 5
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 474965 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Paris Quartet No. 6: 6th movement
Trio Sonnerie
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Virgin 91450 
 
11:06 pm Manuel Ponce: Tres Canciones Populares Mexicanas (Three Mexican Folk Songs)
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 31979 
 
11:12 pm Tomaso Albinoni: Adagio
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Erato 88020 
 
11:23 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Grand Duo Concertant
David Shifrin, clarinet
David Golub, piano
Delos 3194 
 
11:47 pm Johan Halvorsen: Norwegian Rhapsody No. 2
Bergen Symphony Orchestra / Karsten Andersen
NKF 50013 
 
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    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.