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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
12:01 am Alex Baranowski: Musica universalis
German Chamber Orchestra Berlin / Simon Halsey
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 17999 Buy now
12:03 am John Harbison: O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery)
BBC Singers / Stephen Cleobury
Signum 67 Buy now
12:06 am Nils Frahm: Ambre
Lavinia Meijer, harp
Sony 35143 Buy now
12:11 am Arvo Part: Berlin Mass: Credo
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 66960 Buy now
12:15 am Thomas Tallis: O Nata Lux
Christian Forshaw, saxophone
London/Decca 22601 Buy now
12:21 am John Tavener: The Protecting Veil
I Fiamminghi / Rudolf Werthen
France Springuel, cello
Telarc 80487 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Benjamin Godard: Suite of Three Pieces: Idylle
English Chamber Orchestra / Steuart Bedford
William Bennett, flute
ASV 652 Buy now
1:06 am Albert Roussel: Symphony No. 3
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Stephane Deneve
European Broadcasting Union Recording Buy now
1:33 am Christmas Music: Three Carols
Choral Guild of Atlanta / William Noll
Sony 62698 Buy now
1:39 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata
Itzhak Perlman, violin
DG 431687 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Marco Uccellini: La Bergamasca: Sonata No. 21
Arcadian Academy
Harmonia Mundi 907066 Buy now
2:06 am Alfred Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style
Moscow Virtuosi / Vladimir Spivakov
RCA 60370 Buy now
2:23 am Walter Piston: Prelude
Grant Park Orchestra / Carlos Kalmar
David Schrader, organ
Cedille 8001 Buy now
2:29 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Christmas Eve Suite
Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8327 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Dag Wiren: Serenade for Strings: Alla marcia
Strings of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Magnus Ericsson
Bis 1181 Buy now
3:06 am Rick Sowash: Piano Trio No. 3 "A Christmas Divertimento"
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254 Buy now
3:29 am Arvo Part: Beatus Petronius (Blessed Petronius)
Latvian Radio Choir / Tonu Kaljuste
ECM 2225 Buy now
3:35 am Howard Shore: Mythic Gardens
21st Century Chamber Orchestra / Ludwig Wicki
Sophie Shao, cello
Sony 48732 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Traditional: I Wonder as I Wander; Coventry Carol; O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Neil Hogan, guitar
Joplin & Sweeney 101 Buy now
4:06 am Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spake Zarathustra)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
DG 457649 Buy now
4:41 am Traditional: In Dulci Jubilo; Gabriel's Message
Musica Intima
Atma 2577 Buy now
4:47 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67310 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Paris Quartet No. 6: 6th movement
Trio Sonnerie
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Virgin 91450 Buy now
5:06 am Maurice Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Telarc 80601 Buy now
5:23 am Traditional: The Cherry Tree Carol; Holly and the Ivy
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio 2 Buy now
5:27 am Samuel Wesley: Symphony No. 5
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9823 Buy now
5:40 am Traditional: Christmas Medley
Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 462050 Buy now
5:49 am Frederic Chopin: Ballade No. 1
Krystian Zimerman, piano
DG 423090 Buy now
 6 AM - 10 AM
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 10 AM
Mid-day Classics
10:01 am Coots/Autry: Santa Claus Medley
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 Buy now
10:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio: Overture
Concerto Koln / Werner Ehrhardt
Archiv 474193 Buy now
10:11 am Arcangelo Corelli: Violin Sonata No. 12 "La Follia"
Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
Alia Vox 9805 Buy now
10:24 am Otto Nicolai: Christmas Overture
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Virgin 91079 Buy now
10:37 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Aranjuez Concerto
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 54665 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Claude Debussy: Reverie
Rie Schmidt, flute
Newport 60010 Buy now
11:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
Philips 438706 Buy now
11:21 am Various: Christmas Cornucopia
West Edge String Quartet
Centaur 3087 Buy now
11:26 am Richard Strauss: From Italy (Aus Italien): On the Beach at Sorrento
Berlin Philharmonic / Riccardo Muti
Philips 422399 Buy now
11:38 am Traditional: Three English Carols
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001 Buy now
11:45 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto No. 1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 8779 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Amazing Grace
John Bayless, piano
Koch 9610 Buy now
12:06 pm Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Yoel Levi
Telarc 80320 Buy now
12:22 pm Philip Lane: Overture on French Carols
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland
Dutton 7151 Buy now
12:30 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 3
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 422517 Buy now
12:45 pm Johann Hertel: Trumpet Concerto No. 1
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Elgar Howarth
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 426311 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Jaime Zenamon: Reflexoes No. 6: Doloroso
Rupert Boyd, guitar
Dorian 92217 Buy now
1:06 pm Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 4
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Jiri Belohlavek
London/Decca 4789458 Buy now
1:14 pm Traditional: O Holy Night; The First Noel
Dorian 93236 Buy now
1:22 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 97
English Chamber Orchestra / Jeffrey Tate
EMI 64286 Buy now
1:49 pm Medley: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas; Silver Bells; The Christmas Song
Canadian Brass
Eric Robertson, organ
Opening Day 7345 Buy now
 2 PM - 6 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.
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:01 pm Johan Svendsen: String Quartet: 3rd movement
Oslo String Quartet
CPO 999858 Buy now
6:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Etude No. 12 "Revolutionary"
Van Cliburn, piano
RCA 60726 Buy now
6:10 pm Traditional: Three Danish Christmas Songs
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Martin Neary
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 60060 Buy now
6:16 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 1
London Sinfonietta / Richard Hickox
Richard Watkins, horn
MCA 25229 Buy now
6:25 pm Frank Bridge: Suite for Strings
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8373 Buy now
6:48 pm Medley: Suite of Carols for Woodwinds
BBC Concert Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 559621 Buy now
 7 PM
Itzhak Perlman's Chanukah Radio Party
Join the superstar violinist as he tells the story of the Jewish festival of lights, and shares his favorite recordings for the holiday some serious, some silly. This engaging one-hour special includes numbers from Itzhak Perlman's radio-addicted childhood in Israel; evocative songs in Yiddish and Ladino; classical music that revolves around the Maccabee heroes of the story; and Chanukah gems by American folk singers
 8 PM
Candles Burning Brightly
Mindy Ratner and Bill Morelock explore the customs and music of the Chanukah holiday.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Don't Shoot the Piano Player - Starting with the earliest piano trios from Joseph Haydn, a presentation of the best of chamber music that includes the piano- piano trios, quartets, quintets, and more.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Gregor Joseph Werner: Shepherd's Music for Christmas
London Festival Orchestra / Ross Pople
Arte Nova 30506 Buy now
10:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Impromptu No. 1
Artur Rubinstein, piano
RCA 5617 Buy now
10:10 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Quintet
Hagen Quartet
Eduard Brunner, clarinet
DG 419600 Buy now
10:37 pm Johann Georg Ebeling: All my Heart; O Little One Sweet; Myn lyking
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 106 Buy now
10:46 pm Richard Wagner: Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman): Overture
Berlin Philharmonic / Lorin Maazel
RCA 63143 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Adam Saunders: Fairytale Sleighride
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland
Naxos 572744 Buy now
11:06 pm Johann Strauss Jr.: Wine, Women, and Song (Wein, Weib und Gesang)
Vienna Philharmonic / Willi Boskovsky
DG 435335 Buy now
11:13 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 25
Camerata Academica Salzburg / Sandor Vegh
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 425791 Buy now
11:47 pm Traditional: Hush, Little Jesus
Poznan Nightingales / Stefan Stuligrosz
Polskie Nagrania 268 Buy now
11:51 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique": 2nd movement
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Manfred Honeck
Reference 720 Buy now

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