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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
12:01 am Maurice Ravel: La Valse
Paavo Jarvi
Telarc 80601 Buy now
12:01 am Marin Marais: The Bells of St. Genevieve
RCA 61275 Buy now
12:06 am Anatol Liadov: Ballade "About Olden Times"
Enrique Batiz
ASV 657 Buy now
12:12 am Benjamin Britten: A New Year Carol
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Harmonia Mundi 907325 Buy now
12:16 am Hamish MacCunn: Highland Memories
John Wilson
ASV 2123 Buy now
12:27 am Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 7 "Pastoral"
Neeme Jarvi
Orfeo 148201 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 156: Arioso
Eugene Ormandy
Sony 38915 Buy now
1:06 am Stefania de Kenessey: Shades of Darkness: Midnight Blue
North/South Recordings 1023 Buy now
1:21 am Zara Levina: Piano Sonata No. 2
Maria Lettberg, piano
Capriccio 5356 Buy now
1:36 am Mily Balakirev: Tamara
Kent Nagano
Decca 4830396 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Ludovico Einaudi: Fuori dalla notte
Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8738 Buy now
2:06 am Florence Price: Mississippi River Suite
Apo Hsu
Koch 7518 Buy now
2:36 am Terry Riley: Be Kind to One Another (Rag)
Sarah Cahill, piano
Other Minds 1022 Buy now
2:49 am Joseph Lanner: Memories of the Straw Brook Waltz
Sony 57974 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Ramon Montoya: Solea
Paco Pena, guitar
Nimbus 5093 Buy now
3:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Octet for Winds
Stephen Taylor, oboe
Naxos 573942 Buy now
3:28 am Nick Bicat: Under the Eye of Heaven: The Enigma
Christopher Warren-Green
Virgin 91199 Buy now
3:37 am Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 20
Sonora Slocum, flute
Affetto 1903 Buy now
3:42 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Andrew Litton
Nicola Benedetti, violin
DG 476619 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo No. 4
Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 4787471 Buy now
4:06 am Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 2
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 473620 Buy now
4:10 am George Walker: Lyric for Strings
Damon Gupton
White Pine Music 227 Buy now
4:16 am Arvo Part: Fratres (Brothers)
Nonesuch 79394 Buy now
4:27 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Menuet and A Little Gigue
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4202 Buy now
4:32 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 4 "Mozartiana"
Jiri Belohlavek
Supraphon 110969 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Gabriel Faure: A Lady in Her Tower
Sivan Magen, harp
Linn 473 Buy now
5:06 am Maurice Ravel: Minuet Antique
Pierre Boulez
DG 2121 Buy now
5:14 am Lou Koster: Unter bluhenden Linden
Jonathan Kaell
Naxos 573330 Buy now
5:27 am Henri Dutilleux: Sarabande and Cortege
Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
Chandos 10521 Buy now
5:35 am Sergei Prokofiev: War and Peace: New Year's Eve Ball Waltz
Marin Alsop
Naxos 573518 Buy now
5:42 am Franz Schubert: German Dances and Trios
Vladimir Spivakov
RCA 60452 Buy now
 7 AM
QED Morning Show
with Anna Singer
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
7:05 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Oboe Concerto C VIIG:C1
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Manfred Honneck
Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe
Pittsburgh Symphony/WQED 0910-15 Buy now
7:28 am Georges Bizet: Arlesienne Suite #1 C
Aarhus Symphony Orchestra / Marc Soustrot
Danacord 775 Buy now
7:47 am Christian Cannabich: Symphony #49 (1772) F
Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia / Uwe Grodd
Naxos 554340 Buy now
 8 AM
8:01 am Gioacchino Rossini: Semiramide: Overture (1823)
Mexico State Symphony Orchestra / Enrique Batiz
Brilliant 93994 Buy now
8:14 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini 43
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra / Krzysztof Urbanski
Anna Vinnitskaya, piano
Alpha 275 Buy now
8:40 am Edvard Grieg: From Holberg's Time (Suite) (1884; Str Orch 1884; Orchd 1885) 40
Moscow Soloists / Yuri Bashmet
RCA 60368 Buy now
 9 AM
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #26 "Coronation" (1788) D K.537
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Andrew Manze
Francesco Piemontesi, piano
Linn 544 Buy now
9:36 am Aaron Copland: Red Pony: Suite
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 64147 Buy now
 10 AM
10:01 am Ola Gjeilo: Wintertide
Royal Holloway Choir / Robert Gough
Decca 4816326 Buy now
10:05 am Franz Schubert: Schubert, Franz - Quintet, Strings, Piano "Forelle" A D667
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Deutsche Grammophon 4797570 Buy now
10:45 am Jacques Ibert: Ports Of Call
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 80 Buy now
 11 AM - 1 PM
New Years from Vienna 2020
The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to begin the new year.
 1 PM
Mid-day Classics
1:01 pm Denis Plante: Suite Piedra libre: La Mancha
Atma 2547 Buy now
1:06 pm Arthur Bliss: The Royal Palaces Suite: The Ballroom in Buckingham Palace
Rumon Gamba
Chandos 9896 Buy now
1:10 pm John Lunn: Downton Abbey: Sunset Waltz
Alastair King
London/Decca 31059 Buy now
1:16 pm Gabriel Faure: Violin Sonata No. 1
Bomsori Kim, violin
DG 4836467 Buy now
1:41 pm Gioacchino Rossini: Toast for the New Year (Toast pour le nouvel an)
Opus 111 3070 Buy now
1:44 pm Gioacchino Rossini: Sonata No. 4
(Selected members)
Hyperion 66595 Buy now
 2 PM
Afternoon Classics
2:06 pm Johann Strauss, Sr.: Radetzky March
Mariss Jansons
Sony 91377 Buy now
2:09 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for Trumpet and Two Oboes
William Boughton
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5189 Buy now
2:22 pm Stephen Paulus: The Road Home
Stephen Cleobury
KGS 34 Buy now
2:27 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Flute Concerto
Jorg Faerber
James Galway, flute
RCA 60244 Buy now
2:48 pm Alexander Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 1
Evgeny Svetlanov
EMI 69361 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 2: Allemande
James Ehnes, violin
Analekta 8772 Buy now
3:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 1
Adam Fischer
Dacapo 220536 Buy now
3:19 pm Roman Janoska: Hello, Prince
DG 25932 Buy now
3:25 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz)
Daniel Barenboim
Erato 45998 Buy now
3:39 pm Leos Janacek: Lachian Dances
Ondrej Lenard
Naxos 550411 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Christoph von Dohnanyi
Telarc 80130 Buy now
4:07 pm Traditional: Auld Lang Syne
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209 Buy now
4:09 pm Arthur Bliss: Things to Come: Ballet for Children
Rumon Gamba
Chandos 9896 Buy now
4:14 pm Frederic Chopin: Waltz No. 1 "Grand Valse brillante"
Daniil Trifonov, piano
London/Decca 18271 Buy now
4:19 pm Emil Mlynarski: Violin Concerto No. 2
Jacek Kaspszyk
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 79934 Buy now
4:50 pm George Gershwin: Variations on "I Got Rhythm"
JoAnn Falletta
Orion Weiss, piano
Naxos 559705 Buy now
 5 PM
5:01 pm Hubert Parry: Songs of Farewell: There is an old belief
Naxos 573825 Buy now
5:07 pm William Herschel: Symphony No. 13
Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10048 Buy now
5:21 pm Josef Strauss: Dynamids Waltz
Zubin Mehta
DG 8289 Buy now
5:31 pm William Grant Still: Vignettes: Carmela
(Selected members)
Cambria 1083 Buy now
5:34 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 "Pastoral": 1st movement
Andre Previn
RCA 7747 Buy now
5:48 pm George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite No. 3
DG 435390 Buy now
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:01 pm Harold Arlen: 9:15 Revue: Get Happy
Jenny Lin, piano
Steinway & Sons 30011 Buy now
6:06 pm Scott Joplin: The Entertainer
Giovanni De Chiaro, guitar
Centaur 2163 Buy now
6:11 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Ascanio: Bacchanale
Jun Markl
Naxos 574033 Buy now
6:14 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Siegbert Rampe
Virgin 45255 Buy now
6:32 pm Edward Elgar: Froissart Overture
Alexander Gibson
Chandos 8309 Buy now
6:48 pm Richard Strauss: Schlagobers Ballet: Entrance and dance of the Sugar; Round dance of Sugar, Coffee, and Cocoa; Whipped cream waltz
Hiroshi Wakasugi
Denon 73414 Buy now
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Emmanuel Krivine conducts Brahms' Variations on a Theme of Haydn, the Blacher Orchestral Variations on a Theme of Niccolo Paganini, and the Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Some of My Best Friends Are Virtuosi - In this program, Bill will feature some of these virtuosic musicians whom he has watched grow and has admired for many years. To highlight this warm spirit of musical friendships, Bill has chosen many works that composers have written for their best friends, who also happen to be virtuosi.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
10:01 pm Leo Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet
Stuart Morley
Claire Jones, harp
Silva 6051 Buy now
10:06 pm Richard Strauss: Intermezzo: Dreaming by the Fireside
Andre Previn
DG 437790 Buy now
10:15 pm Johannes Brahms: Contemplation (Wie Melodien zieht es mir)
Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet
DG 4836069 Buy now
10:19 pm Frederic Chopin: Les Sylphides Ballet
David Zinman
Philips 438763 Buy now
10:48 pm Lou Koster: Moseltraume
Jonathan Kaell
Naxos 573330 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm George Rochberg: Caprice Variations: Nos. 11, 12, 40
Eliot Fisk, guitar
MusicMasters 67133 Buy now
11:07 pm Franz Waxman: Auld Lang Syne Variations
Gidon Kremer, violin
Nonesuch 79657 Buy now
11:21 pm Philip Glass: Etude No. 5
Lavinia Meijer, harp
Sony 35143 Buy now
11:30 pm Timo Andres: Paraphrase on Themes of Brian Eno
Andrew Cyr
Timo Andres, piano
Nonesuch 534416 Buy now
11:47 pm Stephen Wingfield: Teyata
Albany 1688 Buy now