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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: March No. 1
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 429783 
 
12:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 3
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901173 
 
12:14 am Fritz Kreisler: Liebesfreud (Love's Joy)
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Sandra Rivers, piano
Sony 39133 
 
12:18 am Traditional: Black is the color
Dale Warland Singers / Dale Warland
American Choral Catalog 122 
 
12:23 am Luigi Boccherini: String Quintet No. 6 "L'ucceliera" (The Aviary)
Smithsonian Chamber Players
DHM 77159 
 
12:42 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Horn Concerto No. 2
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 422346 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Johann Ernst Rieck: Suite of Dances No. 6
Stradivaria
Cypres 1633 
 
1:06 am Aaron Copland: Old American Songs: Simple Gifts
Zuill Bailey, cello
Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30025 
 
1:09 am William Grant Still: Panamanian Dances
Berlin Symphony Orchestra / Isaiah Jackson
Koch 7154 
 
1:25 am Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4
Cleveland Orchestra / Christoph von Dohnanyi
London/Decca 421643 
 
1:53 am George Frideric Handel: Trio Sonata No. 8
Marilyn Zupnik, oboe
Mark Shuman, cello
Raymond Leppard, harpsichord
ASV 663 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Antonio Ruiz-Pipo: Song and Dance No. 1
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80576 
 
2:06 am Antonin Dvorak: Rondo
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano
London/Decca 19765 
 
2:14 am Zoltan Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite: Song
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 443444 
 
2:20 am Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
Orchestral Ensemble of Paris / John Nelson
Virgin 45532 
 
2:33 am Johann Muthel: Harpsichord Concerto
Musica Alta Ripa
Dabringhaus 3090452 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Franz Schmidt: Notre Dame: Intermezzo
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Lawrence Foster
Erato 88103 
 
3:06 am Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Robert Koenig, piano
Dorian 90268 
 
3:09 am Mikhail Glinka: Kamarinskaya
San Diego Chamber Orchestra / Donald Barra
Koch 7042 
 
3:15 am Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 3
Emerson String Quartet
DG 8718 
 
3:51 am Aaron Copland: Danzon Cubano
London Symphony Orchestra / Aaron Copland
Sony 46559 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Franz Schubert: Nacht und Traume (Night and Dreams)
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 449817 
 
4:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 10
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Marc Neikrug, piano
RCA 61219 
 
4:35 am Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 15
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Warner 64527 
 
4:41 am Francesco Corradini: Baile de las mascaras
Concerto Koln / Pablo Heras-Casado
Archiv 4792050 
 
4:46 am Francois-Joseph Gossec: Symphony
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9661 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Filippo Azzaiolo: Chi passa
Silk Road Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 89782 
 
5:06 am Eric Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet: Whitewater Rapids
Borealis Wind Quintet
Helicon 1030 
 
5:11 am Carlos Lopez Buchardo: Bailecito
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30010 
 
5:15 am Einojuhani Rautavaara: Isle of Bliss
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra / Eri Klas
Naxos 557009 
 
5:28 am Niccolo Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 2 "La Campanella"
London Mozart Players / Andrew Litton
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 440293 
 
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 6 AM
 
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Jim broadcasts live from the Chautauqua Institution in New York.
 
6:05 am George Frideric Handel: Concerto, Harp, Orchestra, #6 (1736) B-flat 4/6
Paul Kuentz Chamber Orchestra / Paul Kuentz
Nicanor Zabaleta, harp (NEE kah nor zah bah LAY tah)
Deutsche Grammophon 439693 
 
6:20 am Mauro Giuliani: Quintet, Guitar, Strings
Ensemble Urs Maechler (OORS MAYkh lur)
Eros Roselli, guitar
Nuovo Era 7194 
 
6:44 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Vaughan Williams, R. - Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis for String Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Andre Previn
Telarc 80158 
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:03 am Aram Khachaturian: Khachaturian - Gayane: Selections
St. Petersburg State Sym Orch / Andre Anichanov
Naxos 550800 
 
10:27 am George Frideric Handel: Handel - Water Music: Suite #1 F HWV348
Orchestra of St. Luke's / Sir Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80279 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Deems Taylor: Taylor, Deems - Through The Looking Glass 12
Seattle Symphony Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3099 
 
11:33 am Franz Schubert: Schubert - Symphony #8 b D.759
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
Pittsburgh Symphony 9703-1 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Lars-Erik Larsson: ADAGIO, STRINGS
Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Petter Sundkvist
Naxos 553715 
 
12:12 pm Johannes Brahms: Brahms - Serenade #1 D 11
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Eduardo Mata
Pittsburgh Symphony 9408-2 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:00 pm Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Tchaikovsky - Trio, mvt 2, Theme and Variations 50
Rembrandt Trio
Dorian 90146 
 
1:33 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mozart - Piano Concerto #13 C K.415 K387B
English Chamber Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
Daniel Barenboim, piano
EMI/Angel 72930 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Francesco Corbetta: Caprice-Chaconne
Ensemble Kapsberger / Rolf Lislevand
Astree 8852 
 
2:06 pm Gabriel Faure: Pelleas and Melisande: Sicilienne
London Mozart Players
James Galway, flute
RCA 63725 
 
2:11 pm Leos Janacek: On an Overgrown Path: In tears
Cathy Krier, piano
Avi-Music 8553290 
 
2:15 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra / John Eliot Gardiner
Viktoria Mullova, violin
Philips 473872 
 
2:44 pm Johann Hasse: Concerto for Flute, Two Violins, and Basso Continuo (Dresden version)
Dresden Baroque Soloists
Eckart Haupt, flute
Capriccio 10119 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Traditional: Loch Lomond
Chanticleer
Teldec 16676 
 
3:06 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Nameday (Namensfeier) Overture
Minnesota Orchestra / Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Vox 5099 
 
3:13 pm Arthur Sullivan: Pirates of Penzance Overture
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 434916 
 
3:22 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 40
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 416365 
 
3:36 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Erato 88049 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Carl Stamitz: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra
Cologne Chamber Orchestra / Helmut Muller-Bruhl
Wolfram Christ, viola
Schwann 11060 
 
4:06 pm Hugo Alfven: Festival Overture
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Niklas Willen
Naxos 557284 
 
4:16 pm Giuseppe Verdi: Aida: Triumphal March
London Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox
MCA 25877 
 
4:25 pm William Herschel: Symphony No. 2
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10048 
 
4:36 pm Joaquin Rodrigo: Aranjuez Concerto
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 98361 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Henry Purcell: Chacony (Chaconne)
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 426714 
 
5:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto
Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI (3) 47212 
 
5:15 pm Traditional: The Dark-Eyed Sailor
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 120 
 
5:19 pm George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Seattle Symphony / Ludovic Morlot
Seattle Symphony 1003 
 
5:39 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers Awake)
German Brass
EMI 47430 
 
5:46 pm Dmitri Kabalevsky: Piano Concerto No. 4
North German Radio Philharmonic / Alun Francis
Michael Korstick, piano
CPO 777658 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm Francisco Tarrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra)
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 411033 
 
6:06 pm Luigi Boccherini: Cello Concerto No. 7
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 447022 
 
6:22 pm Francois Couperin: Soeur Monique (Sister Monica)
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440 
 
6:28 pm Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
EMI 47844 
 
6:48 pm Eric Whitacre: With a lily in your hand
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67543 
 
6:52 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Magic Flute: Overture
Paris Orchestral Ensemble / Armin Jordan
Erato 94809 
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
with Stephen Baum
The Phoenix Rising. Stile Antico sings a cappella works from the Carnegie Trust's Tudor Church Music editions at Calvary Episcopal Church for Renaissance & Baroque.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Boulanger - Every town in the United States had a five-and-dime and a Boulanger student," Virgil Thomson once said, and he wasn't far off. Nadia Boulanger taught and influenced an entire generation of musicians, from Aaron Copland and stor Piazzolla to Philip Glass and Quincy Jones, and this week we'll hear some of her compositions and performances alongside those of her prolific students.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Edvard Grieg: Song: Spring
Christian Bergqvist, violin
Mats Bergstrom, guitar
Swedish Society 1067 
 
10:06 pm William Alwyn: Fanfare for a Joyful Occasion
DePaul University Wind Ensemble / Donald DeRoche
Albany 1006 
 
10:10 pm Francis Poulenc: L'Eventail de Jeanne (Jeanne's Fan): Pastorale
French National Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 452937 
 
10:14 pm Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 6
Staatskapelle Berlin / Otmar Suitner
Denon 1253 
 
10:48 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Orchestra-Symphony No. 3
English Concert / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907403 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Octet: 3rd movement
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80142 
 
11:06 pm Michael Praetorius: Dance Suite
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3132 
 
11:17 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Piano Concerto No. 1
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Colin Davis
Gerhard Oppitz, piano
RCA 68219 
 
11:38 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins and Two Cellos
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 94552 
 
11:51 pm Emil Waldteufel: Estudiantina
Salon Orchestra of Cologne
RCA 69295 
 
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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.