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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am John Playford: Moll Peatly and Johney Cock Thy Beaver
Apollo's Banquet
Harmonia Mundi 907186 Buy now
12:06 am Traditional: The Sussex Mummers' Carol
Paul Coletti, viola
MPR 207 Buy now
12:09 am Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 440306 Buy now
12:25 am Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 1
New York Philharmonic / Alan Gilbert
Dacapo 220624 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am Oscar Merikanto: Romance
Izumi Tateno, piano
Finlandia 904 Buy now
1:06 am Kosaku Yamada: Red Dragonfly
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Denon 7330 Buy now
1:10 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 12
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 431683 Buy now
1:35 am Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Noels
The English Consort / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 5271 Buy now
1:43 am Robert Schumann: Fairy Tale Pictures (Marchenbilder)
Nobuko Imai, viola
EMI 55484 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Joseph Lauber: Four Medieval Dances: Galliarde
Laurel Zucker, flute
Cantilena 66034 Buy now
2:06 am Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 432133 Buy now
2:24 am Alfred Burt: Caroling, Caroling
The Choral Project / Daniel Hughes
Clarion 941 Buy now
2:27 am Arthur Sullivan: Christmas Revels
RTE Sinfonietta / Andrew Penny
Marco Polo 223677 Buy now
2:41 am Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite No. 3
Andrei Gavrilov, piano
EMI 69479 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Jean Sibelius: Lyric Waltz
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 Buy now
3:06 am Agustin Barrios: Aire de Zamba (Song of Yearning)
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 31979 Buy now
3:10 am Edvard Grieg: String Quartet
Emerson String Quartet
DG 6340 Buy now
3:43 am Charles Gounod: Ave Maria
James Galway, flute
RCA 61836 Buy now
3:46 am Jack Gallagher: Quiet Reflections
London Symphony Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 559768 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am John Jenkins: Fantasia Suite No. 1
Locke Consort
Channel Classics 17698 Buy now
4:06 am William Herschel: Symphony No. 14
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10048 Buy now
4:19 am Christmas Music: The Morning Star Has Risen; On Christmas Day (Sussex Carol)
The Playfords
Coviello 21012 Buy now
4:24 am Claude Debussy: La Mer (The Sea)
French National Radio and Television Orchestra / Jean Martinon
EMI 69587 Buy now
4:48 am Arvo Part: Fratres (Brothers)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Clark Rundell
Mari Samuelsen, violin
Mercury 4811487 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Franz Schubert: Nachtstuck
Elisabeth Plank, harp
Ars Produktion 38229 Buy now
5:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance No. 2
German Chamber Philharmonic / Thomas Zehetmair
Thomas Zehetmair, violin
Teldec 46448 Buy now
5:14 am Franz Gruber: Silent Night
Los Romeros
DG 17474 Buy now
5:21 am Friedrich Kuhlau: Flute Quintet No. 3
Juilliard String Quartet
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 44517 Buy now
5:43 am Wilhelm Stenhammar: Prelude and Bourree
Gavle Symphony Orchestra / Hannu Koivula
Naxos 572186 Buy now
 6 AM
with Angela Mariani
From the sublime realm of Chant to the passion of an Italian Baroque violin sonata --- Harmonia brings the music of these earlier periods to life, as performers of today cast new light on the music of the distant past.
 7 AM - 11 AM
Sunday Baroque
They say you can't judge a book (or a CD) by its cover, although you CAN at least skim a few pages of a book before you shell out your hard-earned money for it! You can also audition a few tracks from some terrific CDs included on this year's Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift list.
 11 AM
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
11:01 am William Boyce: Symphony No. 7: Moderato and Jigg
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5345 Buy now
11:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 19
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 45714 Buy now
11:24 am Henry Gauntlett: Once in Royal David's City
London Cello Sound / Geoffrey Simon
Cala 55003 Buy now
11:28 am Henryk Gorecki: Three Pieces in Olden Style
I Fiamminghi / Rudolf Werthen
Telarc 80417 Buy now
11:38 am Edward Elgar: Wand of Youth Suite No. 1
Ulster Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8318 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Frederic Chopin: Mazurka No. 36
Aleck Karis, piano
Romeo 7271 Buy now
12:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: String Concerto
Tafelmusik / Jean Lamon
Analekta 9813 Buy now
12:12 pm George Frideric Handel: Messiah: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
Dunedin Consort and Players / John Butt
Annie Gill, contralto
Linn 285 Buy now
12:19 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 63 "Sunrise"
Alban Berg Quartet
EMI 56166 Buy now
12:43 pm Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 423604 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Gabriel Pierne: Impromptu-Caprice
Susann McDonald, harp
Klavier 11004 Buy now
1:06 pm Percy Grainger: Mock Morris
Studio Orchestra / Harry Rabinowitz
Martin Jones, piano
EMI 28956 Buy now
1:10 pm Bernard Andres: Marelles No. 12/Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Megan Metheney, harp
Greenharp 29753 Buy now
1:14 pm Francis Poulenc: Les Biches (The Does)
French National Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 452937 Buy now
1:36 pm Lars-Erik Larsson: Hours of the Day
Malmo Symphony Orchestra / James DePreist
Bis 570 Buy now
 2 PM
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
2:01 pm Felicien David: Les Brises d'Orient: Souvenir d'Occident
Daniel Blumenthal, piano
Marco Polo 223376 Buy now
2:06 pm Antonin Dvorak: Prague Waltzes
Budapest Festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer
Philips 464647 Buy now
2:15 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 22 "Prussian"
Amadeus Quartet
DG 423300 Buy now
2:38 pm Victor Herbert: March of the Toys
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 48232 Buy now
2:42 pm Robert Schumann: Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen)
Mieczyslaw Horszowski, piano
Nonesuch 79202 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Jan Zelenka: Capriccio No. 3: Allemande
Bach Sinfonia / Daniel Abraham
Dorian 92163 Buy now
3:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Simon Standage, violin
Archiv 415674 Buy now
3:16 pm Malcolm Arnold: The Holly and the Ivy: Fantasy on Christmas Carols
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Rumon Gamba
Chandos 9851 Buy now
3:26 pm Luigi Boccherini: Symphony
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8414 Buy now
3:46 pm Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
Orchestral Ensemble of Paris / John Nelson
Virgin 45532 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite No. 5: Allemande
Philip Edward Fisher, piano
Naxos 573397 Buy now
4:06 pm Claude Debussy: Images for Orchestra: Gigues
Cleveland Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
DG 435766 Buy now
4:15 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Cello Concerto
English Chamber Orchestra / Andrew Davis
Matt Haimovitz, cello
DG 429219 Buy now
4:36 pm Coots/Autry: Santa Claus Medley
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 Buy now
4:42 pm Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle
EMI 55394 Buy now
 5 PM - 7 PM
Sunday at the Symphony
with the Cleveland Orchestra
Ton Koopman conducts the Orchestra in an all-Bach program. Includes the Brandenburg Concerto No. 1; the Sinfonia from Cantata's No. 208 and No. 42; and Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C. Plus, Teresa Wakim performs the Cantata No. 202, the "Wedding Cantata."
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Lionel Bringuier conducts Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Ravel's Mother Goose Suite. Randolph Kelly plays the Paganini Sonata per la Grand Viola.
 9 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
9:01 pm Mario Armengol: The Wind (El Viento)
Isabelle Perrin, harp
Quindecim 194 Buy now
9:06 pm Thomas Tallis: O Nata Lux
Christian Forshaw, saxophone
London/Decca 22601 Buy now
9:09 pm Terry Riley: G Song
Dorian 92189 Buy now
9:21 pm Norman Dello Joio: Variations, Chaconne and Finale
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Sedares
Koch 7243 Buy now
9:48 pm Peter Knell: Intimate Voices
Lyris Quartet
Ars Produktion 38206 Buy now
 10 PM
10:01 pm Alan Hovhaness: Nocturne
Susann McDonald, harp
Klavier 11004 Buy now
10:06 pm Arvo Part: Festina Lente
MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra / Kristjan Jarvi
Naive 5425 Buy now
10:14 pm Claude Debussy: La plus que lente (As Slowly as Possible)
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
RCA 62546 Buy now
10:21 pm Frank Martin: Mass for Double Choir
Dale Warland Singers / Dale Warland
American Choral Catalog 120 Buy now
10:46 pm Dobrinka Tabakova: Nocturne
Andrew Matthews-Owen, piano
Nimbus 6354 Buy now
10:50 pm Aaron Jay Kernis: Ballad
Northwestern University Cello Ensemble
Dorian 70004 Buy now
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
11:01 pm Gerald Finzi: Love's Labours Lost: 3 Soliloquies
Northern Sinfonia / Howard Griffiths
Naxos 553566 Buy now
11:07 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4830255 Buy now
11:22 pm Traditional: O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Antoine Bareil, violin
Analekta 9982 Buy now
11:27 pm Antonin Dvorak: Nocturne
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Andre Previn
Telarc 80206 Buy now
11:36 pm Max Richter: Sleep: Dream 13
American Contemporary Music Ensemble
Max Richter, electronics
DG 4795258 Buy now
11:45 pm Jennifer Higdon: blue cathedral
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Robert Spano
Telarc 80596 Buy now
11:46 pm Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo No. 6
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 439 Buy now

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