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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Alan Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory
Richard Auldon Clark
Chris Gekker, trumpet
Koch 7311 Buy now
12:06 am Clara Schumann: Three Romances
Lara Downes, piano
Tritone 2019 Buy now
12:20 am Peter Schickele: Oboe Concerto: Chant
Paul Freeman
Pamela Pecha, oboe
Carlton 652 Buy now
12:27 am Morten Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Nicol Matt
DG 4835058 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am John Field: Nocturne No. 3
Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
London/Decca 4789672 Buy now
1:06 am Lorenzo Zavateri: Concerto No. 10 "Pastorale"
Gottfried von der Goltz
DHM 77352 Buy now
1:17 am Augusta Holmes: Ireland
Samuel Friedman
Marco Polo 223449 Buy now
1:33 am Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 57
Virgin 91097 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am William Byrd: Pavane and Gigue
Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9930 Buy now
2:06 am Aaron Copland: Duo for Flute and Piano: Flowing
Sonora Slocum, flute
Affetto 1903 Buy now
2:13 am Aaron Copland: Saga of the Prairies
Leonard Slatkin
RCA 61699 Buy now
2:26 am Niccolo Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1
Giuseppe Sinopoli
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 429786 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Bass Tuba Concerto: Romance
Anne Manson
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1515 Buy now
3:06 am Noam Sivan: Improvisations on Bach's "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"
Yael Weiss, piano
Koch 7651 Buy now
3:19 am Gregory Brown: Spring
Eric Dudley
Navona 5989 Buy now
3:24 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 14 "Spring"
Astree 8746 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Carl Friedrich Abel: Overture No. 5: Andante
Paul Dombrecht
Passacaille 903 Buy now
4:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 8
Midori, violin
Sony 46742 Buy now
4:26 am Alonso Mudarra: Fantasia which imitates the harp in the manner of Ludovico
ECM 2088 Buy now
4:32 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Golden Cockerel: Suite
Mikhail Pletnev
DG 447084 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Henriette Renie: Contemplation
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 446064 Buy now
5:06 am Robert Farnon: Lake of the Woods
Douglas Gamley
Reference 47 Buy now
5:17 am Ann Southam: Glass Houses: No. 2
Ravello 8027 Buy now
5:25 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 6
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sony 42414 Buy now
5:44 am Armstrong Gibbs: Suite for Strings
Robert Salter
Hyperion 67093 Buy now
 6 AM
with Angela Mariani
Memorable Mentors - The best teachers do more than just instruct and correct. They challenge and inspire us in personal, meaningful ways. On this week’s program, Harmonia explores music that sprang from some famous Renaissance and Baroque teacher-student relationships. Our featured release is Himmelsmusik with ensemble L’Arpeggiata led by Christina Pluhar.
 7 AM
Sunday Baroque
There are lots of different kinds of recorders -- from tiny, super high instruments to huge, super low instruments" and with different pitches, and different features, depending on the era and origin of the music they were playing. Flanders Recorder Quartet used a variety of different sets of recorders " matched consorts of instruments by the same maker. Today you’ll Flanders Recorder Quartet playing music by a 17th century Portuguese musician and 16th century Spanish musician.
 8 AM - 12 PM
Sunday Morning Classics
with Jim Cunningham
 12 PM
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
12:01 pm Johan Svendsen: String Quartet: 3rd movement
CPO 999858 Buy now
12:06 pm Michael Praetorius: Ballet des Feus
Peter Holman
Hyperion 67240 Buy now
12:09 pm Johannes Kapsberger: Chaconne
Astree 8515 Buy now
12:16 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Isabelle van Keulen, violin
Philips 426715 Buy now
12:40 pm Roxanna Panufnik: Sonnets without Words: Sweet Love Remember'd
Ben Goldscheider, horn
Three Worlds 9 Buy now
12:45 pm William Walton: Henry V Suite
Carl Davis
EMI 47944 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Anonymous: The Jane Pickering Lute Book
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90129 Buy now
1:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite No. 2
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 447894 Buy now
1:23 pm Michael Torke: Tahiti: Tahaa
Clark Rundell
Ecstatic 92231 Buy now
1:30 pm Mark O'Connor: Strings and Threads Suite
Scott Yoo
Mark O'Connor, violin
Sony 89660 Buy now
1:46 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5: 4th movement
Semyon Bychkov
London/Decca 4834942 Buy now
 2 PM
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
2:01 pm Margaret Bonds: Troubled Water
William Chapman Nyaho, piano
MSR 1091 Buy now
2:06 pm Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 2 "Mysterious Mountain"
Andrew Litton
Dorian 90224 Buy now
2:23 pm Traditional: How Can I Keep From Singing?
Matthew Culloton
Singers 3480 Buy now
2:28 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Octet for Winds
Stephen Taylor, oboe
Naxos 573942 Buy now
2:51 pm Johannes Brahms: Ballade No. 4
Awadagin Pratt, piano
EMI 55025 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Robert Schumann: String Quartet No. 2: 4th movement
Azica 71331 Buy now
3:06 pm Ottorino Respighi: Sevres of Ancient France
Marco Polo 223346 Buy now
3:16 pm Jean Francaix: Theme and Variations
Gabriel Chmura
Waldemar Zarow, clarinet
CD Accord 162 Buy now
3:26 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Overture
Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 437558 Buy now
3:52 pm Orlando Gibbons: Lord of Salisbury Pavan and Galliard
Stewart Goodyear, piano
Dorian 92220 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Harry Dexter: Siciliano
Ernest Tomlinson
Marco Polo 223522 Buy now
4:07 pm Gioacchino Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers): Overture
Claudio Abbado
DG 431653 Buy now
4:16 pm Cheng-Qian Xue: Caprice
Delos 3308 Buy now
4:22 pm Joaquin Rodrigo: Concerto for a Festival
Erich Kunzel
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80459 Buy now
4:33 pm Giuseppe Torelli: Trumpet Concerto
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 16213 Buy now
4:34 pm John Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing: Meditation
John Rutter
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606 Buy now
4:53 pm Giuseppe Torelli: Trumpet Concerto
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 16213 Buy now
 5 PM - 7 PM
Sunday at the Symphony
Maciej Tworek conducts the Orchestra Sinfonia Varsovia in Penderecki’s Adagietto from Paradise Lost and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7. Andrzej Wiercinski plays the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3. Recorded October 22, 2020.
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Manfred Honeck conducts the Orchestra, soloists and Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh in a theatrical performance of Bach’s St. John Passion.
 9 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
9:01 pm Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro
Navona 6151 Buy now
9:06 pm Maurice Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Yannick Nezet-Seguin
EMI 66342 Buy now
9:24 pm Franz Schubert: Theme and Variations "Dried Flowers"
Emily Skala, flute
Summit 324 Buy now
9:47 pm Stephen Goss: The Chinese Garden: Red Flowers Blooming all over the Mountain
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322 Buy now
9:50 pm Yan-Jun Hua: Reflection of the Moon in the Er-Quan Spring
Zuohuang Chen
Philips 446417 Buy now
 10 PM
WQED Organ Series
Nicole Cochran, the organist at Slippery Rock University, performed a recital at St. Paul Cathedral on July 26, 2020. Hear music of Buxtehude, Durufle, Bach, and Taylor.
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
11:01 pm Ben Parry: Lighten our Darkness
Rupert Gough
Signum 629 Buy now
11:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 2
Yundi Li, piano
DG 3887 Buy now
11:17 pm Germaine Tailleferre: Pastorale
Emily Beynon, flute
Hyperion 67204 Buy now
11:22 pm Germaine Tailleferre: Harp Concertino
JoAnn Falletta
Gillian Benet, harp
Koch 7169 Buy now
11:39 pm John Cage: Dream
Sophia Subbayya Vastek, piano
Innova 974 Buy now
11:50 pm Max Richter: Sleep: Dream 13
Max Richter, electronics
DG 4795258 Buy now