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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Pan Voyevoda: Nocturne
Evgeny Svetlanov
Ondine 938 Buy now
12:06 am George Walker: Serenata for Chamber Orchestra
Edwin London
Albany 270 Buy now
12:19 am Jaakko Mantyjarvi: Trinity Serivce: O lux beata Trinitas
Stephen Layton
Hyperion 68266 Buy now
12:25 am Peteris Vasks: Violin Concerto "Distant Light"
Hugo Ticciati
Hugo Ticciati, violin
Signum 532 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Edward Elgar: Night Song
Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8371 Buy now
1:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 2
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 420186 Buy now
1:21 am Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10: 4th movement
Andris Nelsons
DG 002352702 Buy now
1:36 am Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome
Herbert von Karajan
DG 449724 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Giacomo Puccini: Edgar: Act I Prelude
Jacek Kaspszyk
Collins 1165 Buy now
2:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7
Gidon Kremer, violin
DG 4776534 Buy now
2:30 am Sergei Prokofiev: Cinderella's Waltz
John Mauceri
Philips 438685 Buy now
2:36 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Aranjuez Concerto
Miguel Gomez Martinez
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 417199 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Malcolm Arnold: Fantasy
Ben Goldscheider, horn
Three Worlds 9 Buy now
3:06 am E.J. Moeran: String Quartet No. 1
ASV 1045 Buy now
3:26 am George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite No. 2
Lisa Smirnova, piano
ECM 2213 Buy now
3:37 am Eric Coates: Ballad
Malcolm Nabarro
ASV 2053 Buy now
3:44 am Joaquin Turina: Fantastic Dances
Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80574 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Sine Nomine
Eugene Corporon
Composer's Collection 681 Buy now
4:06 am Ulysses Kay: Fantasy Variations
Arthur Fagen
Naxos 559870 Buy now
4:26 am Erik Satie: Prelude de la porte heroique du ciel (Heaven's Heroic Gate Prelude)
Hakon Austbo, piano
Brilliant 93302 Buy now
4:30 am Maurice Ravel: String Quartet
Orchid 100085 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am John Dowland: Dr. Case's Pavan
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90148 Buy now
5:06 am Brian Eno: Music for Airports: 2/1
Point 536847 Buy now
5:18 am Mary Lattimore: Pine Trees
Mary Lattimore, harp
Ghostly 370 Buy now
5:23 am Florent Schmitt: Nights
David Robertson
Valois 4687 Buy now
5:52 am Turlough O'Carolan: Carolan's Harp
DHM 77375 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 Willem De Fesch: De Fesch - Concerto in B Flat B Flat
Musica ad Rhenum
Manfred Kraemer, violin
Radio Netherlands 92037 Buy now
6:16 am Johannes Matthias Sperger: Symphony
Musica Aeterna Bratislava / Peter Zajicek
Naxos 554764 Buy now
Parley of Instruments / Peter Holman
Colin Lawson, clarinet
Hyperion 66896 Buy now
 7 AM
7:05 am Sir Arthur Sullivan: Pirates of Penzance Overture
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Faris
Nimbus 5066 Buy now
7:14 am Giovanni Battista Sammartini: Symphony F J-C 36
I Giovani di Nuova Cameristica / Daniele Ferrari
Nuovo Era 7208 Buy now
7:28 am Frederick (Jerome) Work: Quartet, Strings
Black Music Repertory Ensemble / Kay George Roberts
WQED/PiP 5021 Buy now
7:35 am Gioacchino Rossini: Otello: Dance Music
Monte Carlo Natl Opera Orch / Antonio de Almeida
Philips 422843 Buy now
7:56 am Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Tote Stadt = Dead City: Tanzlied Des Pierrot = Pierrot's Dance-Song (1920)
I Salonisti
RCA 69298 Buy now
 8 AM
8:05 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue, Organ "Little" Fugue In G Minor (C1707) Arr. Dankwart Schmidt g BWV 578
Canadian Brass
RCA 3554 Buy now
8:10 am Dmitri Shostakovich: Suite, Jazz Orchestra, #2(1938)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Valery Gergiev
Radio Netherlands 2005 Buy now
8:32 am Christopher Rouse: Supplica
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Juraj Valcuha
Pittsburgh Symphony/WQED 1415-19 Buy now
8:46 am Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto for Violin D
I Musici
Pina Carmirelli, violin
Philips 422251 Buy now
8:55 am Gary Schocker: Beyond The Fog: Mist
Emily Mitchell, harp
Azica 71272 Buy now
 9 AM
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #16 (1772) K.128
Folkwang Kammerorchester Essen / Johannes Klump
Genuin 19636 Buy now
9:18 am Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto a 16
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle
Lars Vogt, piano
EMI/Angel 54746 Buy now
9:52 am Francisco Mignone: Musica Brasiliera III
Luiz Carlos De Moura Castro, piano
Castro 96625 Buy now
 10 AM
Mid-day Classics
10:01 am Traditional: Amazing Grace
Naxos 559752 Buy now
10:06 am Manuel de Falla: Seven Popular Spanish Songs: Jota
Artek 49 Buy now
10:10 am Armstrong Gibbs: A Spring Garland
Robert Salter
Hyperion 67093 Buy now
10:23 am Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell: Overture
Myung-Whun Chung
DG 471566 Buy now
10:35 am Percy Grainger: Mock Morris
Kenneth Montgomery
Chandos 8377 Buy now
10:39 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 2
Richard Tognetti
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67308 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Carl Nielsen: Maskarade: Overture
Andrew Davis
Virgin 91210 Buy now
11:06 am Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concertino
Arturo Tamayo
Dieter Klocker, clarinet
Novalis 150093 Buy now
11:16 am Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Fantasy Pieces: Humoresque
Azica 71336 Buy now
11:21 am Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
Dennis Russell Davies
Pro Arte 140 Buy now
11:48 am Nino Rota: Orchestra Rehearsal
Riccardo Muti
Sony 63359 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Catriona McKay/Chris Stout: Barry's Reels
Barry Douglas, piano
Chandos 10934 Buy now
12:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 9
Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80272 Buy now
12:17 pm Huan Zhi Li: Spring Festival Overture
Kektjiang Lim
Marco Polo 225826 Buy now
12:23 pm Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
John Wilson
Chandos 5252 Buy now
12:40 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 4 "Gassenhauer"
Philips 438948 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Alessandro Stradella: Trumpet Sinfonia "Il Barcheggio"
Max Pommer
Ludwig Guttler, trumpet
Capriccio 10020 Buy now
1:06 pm Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 5
Richard Savino, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907026 Buy now
1:25 pm Tessa Lark: Appalachian Fantasy
Tessa Lark, violin
First Hand 86 Buy now
1:32 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 20
Adam Fischer
Nimbus 5407 Buy now
1:47 pm Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Daniel Barenboim
DG 419407 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 Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #1 C 21
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
Pittsburgh Symphony/WQED 0422-1 Buy now
2:27 pm Louis (Ludwig) Spohr: Quintet, Strings, #5(1838)
Haydn Quartet
Naxos 555967 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Alexander Glazunov: Scenes De Ballet, Orchestrasenn Duh Bah-Lay (1894)
Minnesota Orchestra / Edo de Waart
Telarc 80347 Buy now
3:31 pm Paul (Pavel Vranicky) Wranitzky: Symphony D
Dvorak Chamber Orchestra / Bohumil Gregor
Supraphon 111332 Buy now
 4 PM
4:05 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Quartet
Ton Koopman, harpsichord (TOHN COPE-muhn)
Philips 416615 Buy now
4:18 pm Antonio Salieri: Variations(24), Orchestra "La Folia Di Spagnia"
Philharmonia Orchestra / Pietro Spada
ASV 955 Buy now
4:42 pm Franz Schreker: Prelude to a Drama
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 573821 Buy now
 5 PM
5:05 pm Ernest John Moeran: Rhapsody, Orchestra, #2
Ulster Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8639 Buy now
5:19 pm Joachim Nikolas Eggert: Symphony No. 1 in G minor (c. 1810) g
Gavle Symphony Orchestra / Gerard Korsten
Naxos 573378 Buy now
5:51 pm Antonio Jimenez Manjon: Aire Vasco 19
Thibaut Garcia, guitar
Erato 954635 Buy now
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:01 pm Anonymous: La Folia/Chi passa
Jeremy Barlow
Harmonia Mundi 1901039 Buy now
6:06 pm Bedrich Smetana: Bartered Bride: Overture, Furiant and Skocna
Eliahu Inbal
Teldec 35838 Buy now
6:21 pm Emilie Mayer: Symphony No. 5: 3rd movement
Jurgen Bruns
Dreyer-Gaido 21015 Buy now
6:29 pm Friedrich Kuhlau: William Shakespeare Overture
Michael Schonwandt
Chandos 9648 Buy now
6:40 pm George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 3
Neville Marriner
London/Decca 430261 Buy now
6:49 pm Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurmberg (The Mastersingers of Nuremburg): Prelude to Act I
Mariss Jansons
Seraphim 73299 Buy now
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
The April 2021 Brentano String Quartet concert from Carnegie Music Hall. Hear music by Haydn, Shostakovich, Aucoin and Brahms. Part of the Chamber Music Pittsburgh Digital Concert series.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Gitana: Gypsy Music and Its Influences - For thousands of years the Romany people journeyed through Europe and beyond. Native music and that of these travelers combined to create an energetic and exotic confluence unlike anything else. Brahms and many other composers took hold of these sounds creating music "alla zingarese," or in the gypsy style.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Francois Couperin: La Verneuille
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67440 Buy now
10:06 pm Giacomo Meyerbeer: Dinorah: Overture
Darrell Ang
Naxos 573195 Buy now
10:19 pm Liu Tieshan: Yao Dance
Xuefei Yang, guitar
London/Decca 4819139 Buy now
10:28 pm Danny Elfman: Violin Concerto "Eleven Eleven": 1st movement
John Mauceri
Sandy Cameron, violin
Sony 69752 Buy now
10:43 pm Frederic Chopin: Fantasy on Polish Airs
Krzysztof Urbanski
Jan Lisiecki, piano
DG 4796824 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Joseph Lauber: Sonatine for Bassoon and Harp
Rachel Talitman, harp
Harp & Co 505031 Buy now
11:06 pm Richard Strauss: From Italy (Aus Italien): Life in Naples
Riccardo Muti
Philips 422399 Buy now
11:15 pm Joaquin Turina: The Bullfighter's Prayer
Newport 60033 Buy now
11:25 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 1 "A Sea Symphony": A Song for All Seas, All Ships
Leonard Slatkin
Benita Valente, soprano
RCA 61197 Buy now
11:45 pm Celso Garrido-Lecca: Andean Folk Dances
Miguel Harth-Bedoya
Naxos 573759 Buy now