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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Filippo Azzaiolo: Chi passa
Silk Road Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 89782 
 
12:06 am Pablo de Sarasate: Zapateado
Julia Fischer, violin
Milana Chernyavska, piano
London/Decca 4785950 
 
12:10 am Franz & Karl Doppler: Fantasie and Variations on Verdi's Rigoletto
Budapest Strings
Janos Balint, flute
Imre Kovacs, flute
Capriccio 10831 
 
12:23 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quintet No. 3
Melos Quartet
Franz Beyer, viola
DG 419773 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Antonin Dvorak: 4 Bagatelles: Allegro
Quartetto Gelato
Silva 6033 
 
1:06 am Jeremiah Clarke: The Prince of Denmark's March
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 
 
1:09 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 1
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 36 
 
1:24 am Bobby McFerrin: 23rd Psalm (dedicated to my mother)
Cantus
Cantus 1210 
 
1:28 am Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 1
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 437507 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Invitation to the Polka
Slovak State Phiharmonic, Kosice / Alfred Walter
Marco Polo 223218 
 
2:06 am Luigi Boccherini: Introduction and Fandango
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3144 
 
2:13 am Johannes Kapsberger: Gagliarda and Corrente
Chatham Baroque
Chatham Baroque 1 
 
2:18 am Robert Schumann: Waldszenen (Forest Scenes)
Gerhard Oppitz, piano
RCA 60977 
 
2:41 am Friedrich Witt: Concerto for Two Horns
Concerto Amsterdam / Jaap Schroder
Hermann Baumann, horn
Mahir Cakar, horn
Acanta 43278 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Giovanni Fontana: Sonata No. 16
Stradivaria
Cypres 1633 
 
3:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 49 "La Passione"
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8541 
 
3:28 am Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 475011 
 
3:39 am Stanley Myers: The Deer Hunter: Cavatina
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 
 
3:43 am Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Louis Lane
Telarc 80085 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Ossip Gabrilowitsch: Caprice-Burlesque
Stephen Hough, piano
Virgin 59509 
 
4:06 am Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 2 "Sinfonie Capricieuse"
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard
Brilliant 93699 
 
4:36 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Virgin 45527 
 
4:45 am Giacomo Puccini: Preludio Sinfonico
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra / Claudio Scimone
Erato 55026 
 
4:55 am Maurice Ravel: Bolero
European Film Philharmonic Studio Orchestra / Christoph Israel
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 19383 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Thoinot Arbeau: Basse Danse
Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901152 
 
5:06 am Einojuhani Rautavaara: Isle of Bliss
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra / Eri Klas
Naxos 557009 
 
5:20 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 "The Tempest"
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10798 
 
5:44 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 208: Sheep May Safely Graze
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 47195 
 
5:51 am Franz von Suppe: Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna (Morgen, Mittag, Abend in Wien)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Paul Paray
Mercury 434309 
 
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 6 AM
 
6:01 am Anton Diabelli: Grand Serenade: Minuet
Neues Kammer Trio
Schwann 311562 
 
6:06 am Edward Elgar: Salut d'amour (Love's Greeting)
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Sandra Rivers, piano
RCA 62546 
 
6:09 am John Field: Piano Concerto No. 3: 3rd movement
Nice Philharmonic Orchestra / Marco Guidarini
Paolo Restani, piano
Brilliant 93783 
 
6:25 am Jacques Ibert: Three Short Pieces
Danish National Symphony Wind Quintet
Naxos 557356 
 
6:33 am Benjamin Godard: Idylle
Waterloo Chamber Orchestra / Ulysse Waterlot
Marc Grauwels, flute
Naxos 555954 
 
6:40 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 14
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80242 
 
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 7 AM - 9 AM
 
Performance Today Weekend
with Fred Child
This two hour weekly program features classical music in concert from studios and sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features.
 
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 9 AM
 
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
This week's From the Top, from Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the American Boychoir. You'll hear them perform all show long and also meet two outstanding teenage strings players, who will perform Gabriel Faur and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Additionally, four members of the American Boychoir join forces to sing "I Love That Old Barbershop Style" by Einar Pederson.
 
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 10 AM
 
Saturday Classics
 
10:01 am New Classical Tracks
 
10:06 am George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 11
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 410899 
 
10:24 am Leos Janacek: On an Overgrown Path: In tears
Cathy Krier, piano
Avi-Music 8553290 
 
10:28 am Ljova: Melting River
Ljova, viola
Kapustnik 101 
 
10:35 am Mikhail Glinka: Waltz Fantasy
Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra / Loris Tjeknavorian
ASV 1075 
 
10:46 am Pablo de Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy
Berlin Philharmonic / Placido Domingo
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 57220 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Flicks in Five
 
11:06 am Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings: Many Meetings
London Symphony Orchestra / Howard Shore
Reprise 48110 
 
11:09 am James Horner: The Amazing Spider-Man: Main Theme
Studio Orchestra / James Horner
Sony 43805 
 
11:15 am James Horner: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80146 
 
11:25 am Danny Elfman: Batman Main Theme
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80401 
 
11:28 am Hans Zimmer/James Newton Howard: The Dark Knight: Like a Dog Chasing Cars
Studio Orchestra
Warner 511101 
 
11:34 am Nino Rota: The Godfather: Godfather Waltz
I Salonisti
Sony 61731 
 
11:39 am Lionel Bart: From Russia with Love
Voces8
Signum 187 
 
11:42 am John Barry: James Bond Medley
London Symphony Orchestra / Stanley Black
MCA 25192 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Alessandro Scarlatti: Garden of Roses (Il giardino di rose): Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra / Simon Wright
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5079 
 
12:06 pm Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 439152 
 
12:11 pm Federico Mompou: Prelude No. 6
Leon Fleisher, piano
Bridge 9429 
 
12:18 pm Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid
San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas
RCA 63511 
 
12:41 pm Connie Ellisor: Blackberry Winter
Nashville Chamber Orchestra / Paul Gambill
Stephen Seifert, mountain dulcimer and Tennessee music box
Warner 46739 
 
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 1 PM - 5 PM
 
Saturday at the Opera
with LA Opera
LA Operas production of Jules Massenets Thais.
 
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 5 PM
 
Saturday Afternoon Classics
 
5:01 pm Orlando Gibbons: O clap your hands together
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 107 
 
5:06 pm Francois-Joseph Gossec: Symphony
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9661 
 
5:19 pm Zez Confrey: Dizzy Fingers
Paula Robison, flute
Steven Beck, piano
Pergola 1039 
 
5:22 pm Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 7
Marlboro Festival Orchestra
Sony 47298 
 
5:46 pm Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Philharmonia Orchestra / Andrew Davis
Onyx 4025 
 
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 6 PM - 8 PM
 
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
 
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 8 PM
 
Saturday Evening Classics
 
8:01 pm Miguel Perez de Zavala: Variations on "Marizapalos"
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Harmonia Mundi 907293 
 
8:06 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Trumpet Concerto
Philharmonia Orchestra / Claudio Scimone
Bibi Black, trumpet
EMI 54620 
 
8:21 pm Francis Poulenc: The Provencale Sailor
French National Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 452937 
 
8:24 pm Robert Schumann: Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen)
Lise de la Salle, piano
Naive 5364 
 
8:46 pm 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 PM
 
9:01 pm Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell: Pas de Soldats (Soldiers' Dance)
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra / Antonio de Almeida
Philips 422843 
 
9:06 pm Johann Hummel: String Quartet No. 1
Mucha Quartet
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
 
9:34 pm Louis Spohr: Potpourri on Themes of Mozart
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Chandos 9424 
 
9:49 pm Thomas Arne: Symphony No. 2
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8403 
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Lou Harrison: Elegy, to Calvin Simmons
California Symphony / Barry Jekowsky
Argo 455590 
 
10:06 pm Richard Strauss: The Bourgeois Gentleman: Minuet of Lully
Winterthur Music Collegium / Douglas Boyd
Dabringhaus 9011738 
 
10:09 pm Anonymous: Hollis berrie
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907180 
 
10:12 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Trio No. 1
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 434071 
 
10:44 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 2
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Eric Ruske, horn
Telarc 80367 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Matthew Brown: (though love be a day)
Antioch Chamber Ensemble / Joshua Copeland
Acis 18719 
 
11:06 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: 12 Contredanses
Orchestra of St. Luke's / Michael Tilson Thomas
Sony 45651 
 
11:15 pm Mauro Giuliani: Progressive Lesson No. 14: Grazioso
David Starobin, guitar
Bridge 9029 
 
11:19 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 62
Rafal Blechacz, piano
DG 11952 
 
11:40 pm Osvaldo Golijov: The Man Who Cried: Close Your Eyes
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8737 
 
11:45 pm Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 9 "Great": Scherzo
Northern Sinfonia / Thomas Zehetmair
Avie 2225 
 
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