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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Carlos Salzedo: Concert Variations on "Adeste Fideles"
Judy Loman, harp
Naxos 572510 Buy now
12:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16
Alban Berg Quartet
EMI 66408 Buy now
12:31 am Wayland Rogers: What Sweeter Music
Chicago a cappella
Cedille 107 Buy now
12:39 am Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn "St. Antoni Chorale"
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
Erato 95193 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am Traditional: Three Danish Christmas Songs
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Martin Neary
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 60060 Buy now
1:06 am Henry Cowell: Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10: Hymn
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra / Richard Auldon Clark
Koch 7282 Buy now
1:13 am Ottorino Respighi: Rossiniana Suite
Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra / George Hanson
Dabringhaus 3351030 Buy now
1:36 am Max Reger: Open High the Gate
RIAS Chamber Choir / Uwe Gronostay
Harmonia Mundi 901794 Buy now
1:39 am Max Reger: And our blessed lady
RIAS Chamber Choir / Uwe Gronostay
Harmonia Mundi 901794 Buy now
1:41 am Max Reger: Come, let us honor Christ
RIAS Chamber Choir / Uwe Gronostay
Harmonia Mundi 901794 Buy now
1:43 am Max Reger: The word was made flesh
RIAS Chamber Choir / Uwe Gronostay
Harmonia Mundi 901794 Buy now
1:45 am Robert Schumann: Papillons (Butterflies)
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 1228 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Robert Parsons: Ave Maria
Naxos 573719 Buy now
2:25 am Ola Gjeilo: Ave Generosa
Choir of Royal Holloway / Rupert Gough
London/Decca 4816326 Buy now
2:31 am Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 2 "Sinfonie Capricieuse"
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard
Brilliant 93699 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: The Seasons: December (Christmas)
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonid Grin
Ondine 782 Buy now
3:06 am Alexander Mackenzie: Pibroch Suite
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Platt
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 83 Buy now
3:31 am Richard Strauss: Capriccio: String Sextet
German Opera Orchestra / Christian Thielemann
DG 449571 Buy now
3:43 am Hans Hassler: Angelus ad pastores ait
Heinrich Schutz Choir / Roger Norrington
London/Decca 430065 Buy now
3:47 am Patrick Doyle: Sense and Sensibility: Suite
Studio Orchestra / Robert Ziegler
Sony 62258 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Felix Bernard: Winter Wonderland
Simon Mulligan, piano
Steinway & Sons 30053 Buy now
4:06 am Jean Sibelius: Belshazzar's Feast Suite
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 359 Buy now
4:22 am Traditional: Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head
Utah Chamber Artists / Barlow Bradford
Clarion 928 Buy now
4:27 am Felix Mendelssohn: String Quintet No. 1
EMI 49958 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Traditional: Four German Carols
Berlin Philharmonic Brass
DG 413657 Buy now
5:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 6 "Serenata Notturna"
Hanover Band / Roy Goodman
Nimbus 5259 Buy now
5:21 am Johan Halvorsen: Norwegian Rhapsody No. 1
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra / Ole Kristian Ruud
Simax 1085 Buy now
5:35 am Agustin Barrios: Villancico de Navidad (Christmas Carol)
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 413720 Buy now
5:38 am William Walton: The Wise Virgins Ballet Suite
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8871 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
This year Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, begins on December 12 and continues through December 20. Sunday Baroque's variety of seasonal selections will include highlights from George Frederic Handel's stirring oratorio JUDAS MACCABAEUS.
 11 AM
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
11:01 am Harold Arlen: Over the Rainbow
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8733 Buy now
11:06 am Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 1
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra / Nicholas McGegan
Harmonia Mundi 907014 Buy now
11:17 am Anonymous: Divinum Mysterium; The Christ-Child's Lullaby
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173 Buy now
11:21 am Edmund Rubbra: The Virgin's Cradle Hymn
Dale Warland Singers / Dale Warland
Gothic 49208 Buy now
11:25 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23
Dresden State Orchestra / David Zinman
Christian Zacharias, piano
EMI 83323 Buy now
11:52 am Medley: Up! Good Christen Folk, and Listen; Unto Us is Born a Son; In dulci jubilo
Danish National Vocal Ensemble / Michael Bojesen
Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 220615 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Morton Gould: Fall River Legend: Hymnal Variations
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Sedares
Koch 7181 Buy now
12:06 pm Johann Kirnberger: Symphony
Academy of Ancient Music Berlin
Berlin 1025 Buy now
12:13 pm Traditional: Greensleeves
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 74318 Buy now
12:19 pm Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
Kirov Orchestra / Valery Gergiev
Philips 2487 Buy now
12:46 pm Robert Ballard: Village Dances
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 6497 Buy now
12:51 pm Traditional English: The Twelve Days of Christmas
Canadian Brass
Philips 426835 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Antonio Soler: Keyboard Sonata No. 7
Martina Filjak, piano
Naxos 572515 Buy now
1:07 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Il Giardino Armonico / Giovanni Antonini
Teldec 98442 Buy now
1:25 pm Gustav Holst: Midwinter
The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438 Buy now
1:29 pm Arthur Foote: Suite for Strings
do.gma chamber orchestra / Mikhail Gurewitsch
Dabringhaus 9121717 Buy now
1:46 pm William James Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger
Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia / Peter Breiner
Naxos 550670 Buy now
1:50 pm Hector Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch
RCA 61400 Buy now
 2 PM
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
2:01 pm Richard Wagner: Gotterdammerung: Closing Scene
Vienna Philharmonic / Sir Georg Solti
Decca 455569 Buy now
2:06 pm Christmas Music: The First Nowell; The Three Kings
Teldec 85555 Buy now
2:15 pm Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Hanssler 98128 Buy now
2:47 pm Traditional French: Angels We Have Heard on High
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 Buy now
2:50 pm George Frideric Handel: Oboe Concerto No. 2
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Archiv 415291 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Festival Coronation March for Alexander III
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80122 Buy now
3:06 pm Charles Stanford: Rondo for Cello and Orchestra
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Manze
Gemma Rosefield, cello
Hyperion 67859 Buy now
3:16 pm Anonymous: Riu Riu Chiu
Burning River Brass
Azica 71317 Buy now
3:18 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Rondo Brilliant
Sinfonia da Camera / Ian Hobson
Ian Hobson, piano
Arabesque 6688 Buy now
3:31 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 29
Kiev Camerata / Virko Baley
Cambria 1402 Buy now
3:50 pm Traditional: Christmas Medley
Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 462050 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Ferdinando Carulli: Guitar Sonata: 3rd movement
Richard Savino, guitar
Naxos 553301 Buy now
4:06 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: King Stephen: Overture
London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
Sony 33509 Buy now
4:14 pm Leon Jessel: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 6428 Buy now
4:19 pm Dmitri Shostakovich: Ballet Suite No. 2
Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 7000 Buy now
4:40 pm Christmas Music: Three Carols for Harp
Emily Mitchell, harp
RCA 61836 Buy now
4:45 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Janine Jansen and Friends
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 19301 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
Gustavo Dudamel makes his Heinz Hall debut conducting Strauss' Don Juan, Wagner's Overture to Tannhauser, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
 9 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
9:01 pm Luis Gianneo: Lamento Quichua
Camerata Bariloche
Dorian 90202 Buy now
9:06 pm Norman Dello Joio: Exaltation of Larks
Atlantic Sinfonietta / Edvard Tchivzhel
Koch 7167 Buy now
9:15 pm Traditional: Now found is the fairest of roses
Danish String Quartet
ECM 2550 Buy now
9:18 pm Herbert Howells: A Spotless Rose
Handel and Haydn Society Chorus / Grant Llewellyn
Avie 2078 Buy now
9:22 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: The Crown of Roses
Naxos 573719 Buy now
9:26 pm Joseph Canteloube: In the Mountain Suite
Philippe Graffin, violin
Hyperion 67427 Buy now
 10 PM
10:01 pm Patric Standford: A Christmas Carol Symphony: 2nd movement
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Gavin Sutherland
Naxos 557099 Buy now
10:06 pm James Horner: Kitty Hawk
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / David Arnold
Mercury 4812810 Buy now
10:18 pm Stephen Chatman: Carols of the Nativity
University of British Columbia Singers / Bruce Pullan
Kathleen Allen, soprano
Centrediscs 15509 Buy now
10:39 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus No. 1
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 10765 Buy now
10:42 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus No. 5
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 10765 Buy now
10:45 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus No. 7
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
DG 10765 Buy now
10:50 pm Manuel Ponce: Two Nocturnal Impressions
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Enrique Batiz
ASV 738 Buy now
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
11:01 pm Traditional: O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Antoine Bareil, violin
Analekta 9982 Buy now
11:06 pm Salvatore Di Vittorio: Sinfonia No. 1 "Isolation": Preludio
Ottorino Respighi Chamber Orchestra / Salvatore Di Vittorio
Naxos 572333 Buy now
11:13 pm Arvo Part: Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8731 Buy now
11:22 pm Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 49 "Christmas Symphony"
Northwest Sinfonia / Gerard Schwarz
Crystal 811 Buy now
11:46 pm Joaquin Rodrigo: Madrigal Concerto: Arietta
Saint Gallen Symphony Orchestra / John Neschling
Sergio & Odair Assad, guitars
GHA 126018 Buy now
11:53 pm Augusta Holmes: Ludus pro Patria: Night and Love
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic / Patrick Davin
Marco Polo 223449 Buy now

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