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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Marin Marais: The Bells of St. Genevieve
RCA 61275 Buy now
12:06 am Harry Partch: Two Studies on Ancient Greek Scales
Nonesuch 79457 Buy now
12:10 am Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Two Pianos
Neville Marriner
Guher & Suher Pekinel, pianos
Chandos 9711 Buy now
12:41 am Reynaldo Hahn: The Ball of Beatrice d'Este
Steven Richman
Music & Arts 649 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Germaine Tailleferre: Reverie
Mary Elizabeth Bowden, trumpet
Summit 743 Buy now
1:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance No. 2
Jeffrey Tate
Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin
EMI 69787 Buy now
1:16 am Josef Suk: Fairy Tale
JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 572323 Buy now
1:48 am Duke Ellington: A Single Petal of a Rose
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 460811 Buy now
1:52 am Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d'ete (Summer Nights): The Spectre of the Rose
Marc Minkowski
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Naive 5266 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Enrique Granados: Two Poetic Waltzes
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322 Buy now
2:06 am Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Gerard Schwarz
Scott Goff, flute
Delos 3099 Buy now
2:17 am Leos Janacek: String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters"
DG 4795982 Buy now
2:42 am Erich Korngold: The Adventures of Robin Hood: Love Theme
John Williams
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 60773 Buy now
2:46 am Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5: Adagietto
Herbert von Karajan
DG 445282 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: 2 Pieces for piano 6 hands: Romance
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Erato 19029595469 Buy now
3:06 am Traditional: Beloved (Wa Habibi)
Nonesuch 518349 Buy now
3:10 am Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
Giuseppe Sinopoli
DG 423679 Buy now
3:46 am Eric Whitacre: i carry your heart
Eric Whitacre
MPR Recording Buy now
3:51 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Andante Cantabile
Constantine Orbelian
Delos 3244 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Joseph Lauber: Sonatine for Bassoon and Harp
Rachel Talitman, harp
Harp & Co 505031 Buy now
4:06 am Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 "Romantic": 3rd movement
Andris Nelsons
DG 4797577 Buy now
4:18 am Antonin Dvorak: Romantic Pieces
Renaud Capucon, violin
Erato 62501 Buy now
4:34 am Richard Strauss: Intermezzo: Interludes
Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3052 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Maurice Jarre: Lawrence of Arabia: Overture
Tony Bremner
Silva 1047 Buy now
5:06 am Claude Debussy: Il pleure dans mon coeur
Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Bis 2233 Buy now
5:09 am William Wallace: Pelleas and Melisande Suite
Martyn Brabbins
Hyperion 66987 Buy now
5:26 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 "Appassionata"
Ingrid Fliter, piano
EMI 94573 Buy now
5:53 am Jules Massenet: Thais: Meditation
Richard Bonynge
Nigel Kennedy, violin
London/Decca 460250 Buy now
 6 AM
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
6:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto, Flute, Orchestra, #1: Mvt 3 (Rondo (Tempo Di Menuetto)) (1778) K.313
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Susan Palma, flute
Deutsche Grammophon 445772 Buy now
6:14 am Francesco Antonio Rosetti: Symphony M.A.40; K.I.22 (1784) G
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9567 Buy now
6:31 am Ferdinand Ries: Grand Festival Overture And Victory March 172
WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln / Howard Griffiths
CPO 777609 Buy now
6:45 am Robert Schumann: Introduction & Allegro Appassionato (Concertstuck, Piano, Orchestra) (1849) 92
BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (Brussels) / Alexander Rahbari
Jenö Jandó, piano
Naxos 550506 Buy now
 7 AM
7:05 am Nicola Matteis: Divsions, Violin, Continuo "On La Folia"
Bell'Arte Antiqua
ASV 199 Buy now
7:10 am George Frideric Handel: Concerto, Oboe, Strings, Continuo, #3 (?1703) g HWV287
Guildhall String Ensemble / Robert Salter
Malcolm Messiter, oboe
RCA 60224 Buy now
7:21 am Camille Saint-Saens: Africa g 89
Hallé Orchestra / Paul Murphy
Angela Brownridge, piano
ASV 262 Buy now
7:32 am Claude Arrieu: Arrieu - Quintet, Winds
Belgian Woodwind Quintet
DiscoverIn 920322 Buy now
7:44 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto, Violins (2), Strings, Continuo (P222, M319) Violin, With Another In Echo A RV 552
Paul Kuentz Chamber Orchestra / Paul Kuentz
Laurence Paugam, violin
Verany 730052 Buy now
 8 AM
8:05 am Jr. Strauss: Phonix-Schwingen= Wings Of The Phoenix (Waltz)(1853)New Year's 1996 125
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
Pittsburgh Symphony/WQED 9709-2 Buy now
8:15 am Claude Debussy: Petite Suite, Piano(4 Hands) = Little Suite, Piano (4 Hands)(1886-89)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Paul Paray
Mercury 434306 Buy now
8:28 am Enrique Granados: Danzas Espanolas (12), Piano: #1 (Minuet) (1892-1900) 37/1
Razumovsky Sinfonia / Peter Breiner
Norbert Kraft, guitar
Naxos 553037 Buy now
8:32 am Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Coleridge-Taylor - Othello
RTE Concert Orch., Dublin / Adrian Leaper
Marco Polo 223516 Buy now
8:44 am Guiseppe Saverio Mercadante: Concerto, Clarinet, Orchestra (1817-20?)
Britten Sinfonia / Nicholas Daniel
Joy Farrall, clarinet
ASV 6242 Buy now
 9 AM
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento, Winds Kv Anh. C.17.01 (Anh.226)(Cl(2), H(2), Bn(2), Db Ad Lib) E-flat KA226
Consortium Classicum
CPO 999822 Buy now
9:25 am Eric Whitacre: Equus
London Symphony Orchestra / Eric Whitacre
Decca 16636 Buy now
9:35 am Aram Khachaturian: Dance Suite, Orchestra (1933)
Armenian Philharmonic Orch. / Loris Tjeknavorian
ASV 964 Buy now
 10 AM
Mid-day Classics
10:01 am Bohuslav Martinu: Nonetto: 1st movement
Bis 653 Buy now
10:06 am Fritz Kreisler: Liebesfreud (Love's Joy)
Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
Harmonia Mundi 902274 Buy now
10:10 am Franz Schubert: Overture "In the Italian Style"
Roy Goodman
Nimbus 5172 Buy now
10:19 am Frederic Chopin: Variations on "La ci darem la mano"
Krzysztof Urbanski
Jan Lisiecki, piano
DG 4796824 Buy now
10:38 am Leo Delibes: Lakme: Flower Duet
Michel Plasson
Natalie Dessay, soprano
EMI 67830 Buy now
10:44 am Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
JoAnn Falletta
Beau Fleuve 3572 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Johann Christian Bach: Overture No. 2 "La Calamita de Cuori"
David Zinman
Philips 442275 Buy now
11:06 am Alexander Borodin: String Quartet No. 2: Nocturne
Michael Stern
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 87894 Buy now
11:13 am Anton Arensky: Lilies of the Valley
Sasha Boldachev, harp
SELF PROD 464 Buy now
11:17 am Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Spring
Janos Rolla
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 53105 Buy now
11:27 am George Gershwin: Second Rhapsody
Erich Kunzel
Stewart Goodyear, piano
Telarc 80445 Buy now
11:44 am Bedrich Smetana: Ma vlast (My Country): Vysehrad
Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 9230 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm John Playford: Three Country Dances
Jeremy Barlow
Harmonia Mundi 1901039 Buy now
12:06 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty: Waltz
Mikhail Pletnev
DG 457634 Buy now
12:11 pm Stanley Myers: The Deer Hunter: Cavatina
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 70714 Buy now
12:17 pm Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto
Claudio Abbado
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 42387 Buy now
12:51 pm Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade
DG 471567 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Miklos Rozsa: El Cid: Love Theme
Alexander Shelley
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 4792954 Buy now
1:06 pm Sergei Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges: March
Naxos 573475 Buy now
1:08 pm Alexander Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 2
Evgeny Svetlanov
EMI 69361 Buy now
1:19 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 156: Arioso
Ottavio Dantone
London/Decca 4782718 Buy now
1:23 pm Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Andris Nelsons
DG 4836659 Buy now
1:45 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 15
Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80242 Buy now
 2 PM
Afternoon Classics
with Anna Singer
WQED-FM's Anna Singer hosts your afternoon and drive time classical music - complete with BBC Newscasts, weather and the latest arts news.
2:01 pm Richard Wagner: Tannhauser Overture and Venusberg
Seattle Symphony Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3040 Buy now
2:24 pm Various: BIG MOVIE SUITE (2006)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lawrence Loh
Pittsburgh Symphony/WQED 1617-09 Buy now
2:42 pm Georges Bizet: Arlesienne Suite #1
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
Decca 417839 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Claude Debussy: Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
National Orchestra of the ORTF / Jean Martinon
Aldo Ciccolini, piano
EMI/Angel 72673 Buy now
3:26 pm Antonin Dvorak: Symphonic Variations "I Am A Fiddler" S48 (1877) 78; B70
North German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg / John Elliot Gardiner
Deutsche Grammophon 437506 Buy now
3:49 pm Hugo Alfven: Uppsala-Rhapsodi = Uppsala Rhapsody (Swedish Rhapsody #2)(1907)
Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Niklas Willen
Naxos 553962 Buy now
 4 PM
4:05 pm Howard Hanson: Merry Mount: Suite
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80649 Buy now
4:21 pm Astor Piazzolla: Piazzolla, Astor - Libertango
Imani Winds
Rolando Morales Matos, percussion
Kochintern 7599 Buy now
4:28 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini 43
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Manfred Honeck
Cameron Carpenter, organ
Pittsburgh Symphony/WQED 1516-31 Buy now
4:55 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Divertimento, Keyboard, Strings H.Xiv:9 F XIV:9
Ton Koopman, harpsichord (TOHN COPE-muhn)
MHS 522363 Buy now
 5 PM
5:05 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Cleveland Symphonic Winds / Frederick Fennell
Telarc 80099 Buy now
5:17 pm Georg Christoph Wagenseil: Concerto, Cello, Strings, Continuo (1752)
Dall'arco Cham. Orch. Budapest / Jack Martin Handler
Reiner Hochmuth, cello
Thorofon 2068 Buy now
5:39 pm Elie Siegmeister: Siegmeister, Elie - Western Suite, Orchestra
Utah Symphony Orchestra / Maurice Abravanel
Vox/MMG 8155 Buy now
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:01 pm John Williams: Superman: Love Theme
John Williams
Philips 412884 Buy now
6:06 pm Edvard Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 57296 Buy now
6:13 pm Richard Wagner: Lohengrin: Treulich gefuhrt (Bridal Chorus)
Robert Shaw
Telarc 80333 Buy now
6:19 pm Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80403 Buy now
6:25 pm Gabriel Faure: Ballade
Yan Pascal Tortelier
Kathryn Stott, piano
Chandos 9416 Buy now
6:41 pm Reynaldo Hahn: A Chloris (To Chloris)
Charles Olivieri-Munroe
Sol Gabetta, cello
RCA 35962 Buy now
6:43 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Oboe d'Amore Concerto
Jeanne Lamon
John Abberger, oboe d'amore
Analekta 9815 Buy now
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
Requiem for Rice
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
It Was a Lover and His Lass - We start every hour of this week with a "hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino" from the incidental music in Shakespeare's' As You Like It. Bill rounds out each day with many different composers' works influenced by all aspects of love.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Claude Debussy: Romantic Waltz
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80622 Buy now
10:06 pm Jacques Offenbach: Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle
Richard Bonynge
London/Decca 460250 Buy now
10:10 pm Charlie Chaplin: Beautiful, Wonderful Eyes
Philippe Quint, violin
Warner 585381 Buy now
10:15 pm Richard Wagner: Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (Love Death)
George Szell
Sony 46286 Buy now
10:34 pm Frederic Chopin: Ballade No. 4
Ingrid Fliter, piano
EMI 14899 Buy now
10:46 pm Percy Grainger: To a Nordic Princess
Richard Hickox
Chandos 9721 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Harald Saeverud: Rondo Amoroso
Per Dreier
Aurora 4913 Buy now
11:06 pm Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1
Viviana Guzman, flute
Reference 128 Buy now
11:10 pm Morten Lauridsen: Songs of the Roses
Paul Salamunovich
Morten Lauridsen, piano
RCM 19705 Buy now
11:28 pm Stephin Merritt: The Book of Love
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
London/Decca 30836 Buy now
11:31 pm Lars-Erik Larsson: The Winter's Tale
Andrew Manze
CPO 777671 Buy now
11:43 pm Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Chandos 9386 Buy now