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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Girolamo Frescobaldi: Toccata
Jian Wang, cello
DG 474236 Buy now
12:06 am Gideon Klein: Partita for Strings
Christoph Eschenbach
Ondine 1072 Buy now
12:24 am William Walker: The Babe of Bethlehem
Paul Hillier
Harmonia Mundi 3957233 Buy now
12:29 am Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto
Marin Alsop
Inbal Segev, cello
Avie 2419 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: Flowers from Froso: Entry to the Summer Meadow
Okko Kamu
Naxos 553115 Buy now
1:06 am Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 10
DG 4795982 Buy now
1:39 am Traditional Basque: The Infant King
David Willcocks
London/Decca 5302 Buy now
1:44 am Henriette Bosmans: Poem for Cello and Orchestra
Ed Spanjaard
Dimitri Ferschtman, cello
RadioNederland 92040 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Agustin Barrios: Spring Waltz
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80373 Buy now
2:06 am Traditional Polish: Lulajze, Jezuniu (Sleep, Baby Jesus)
Philipp Ahmann
Genuin 15381 Buy now
2:09 am Frederic Chopin: Scherzo No. 1
Seong-Jin Cho, piano
DG 4860435 Buy now
2:20 am Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4
Gunter Wand
RCA 60085 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Christmas Music: Christmas; Sleep, my little child
Apollon 10101 Buy now
3:06 am David Diamond: Concert Piece for Flute and Harp
Delos 3143 Buy now
3:21 am Maria-Theresia von Paradis: Sicilienne
Lynn Harrell, cello
London/Decca 2334 Buy now
3:25 am Luigi Gatti: Serenata
Dabringhaus 6031589 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: March
Neville Marriner
Philips 420201 Buy now
4:06 am Michael Praetorius: Jubilate Domino
Ludwig Guttler
Berlin 1037 Buy now
4:09 am Franz Krommer: Clarinet Concerto
Gunther Herbig
Emma Johnson, clarinet
ASV 763 Buy now
4:32 am Jacob Handl: Canite tuba
Warner 22878 Buy now
4:35 am Clara Schumann: Piano Concerto
Dennis Burkh
Elizabeth Rich, piano
Centaur 2283 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Redi Hasa: The Snow
Redi Hasa, cello
London/Decca 851323 Buy now
5:06 am Erich Korngold: Die tote Stadt: Pierrot's Dance Song
Kirill Karabits
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 17609 Buy now
5:11 am Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 3
DG 429189 Buy now
5:33 am Pedro Laurenz: Milonga de mis amores
Graham Anthony Devine, guitar
Naxos 574337 Buy now
5:36 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country
James Judd
Naxos 555867 Buy now
5:53 am Sergei Lyapunov: Christmas Night
Eteri Andjaparidze, piano
Naxos 553461 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 5
Sergiu Comissiona
CBC 5143 Buy now
6:06 am Giuseppe Tartini: Trumpet Concerto
Jorg Faerber
Maurice Andre, trumpet
EMI 64100 Buy now
6:16 am Traditional French: Angels We Have Heard on High
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 Buy now
6:21 am Igor Stravinsky: Suite Italienne
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Sony 42101 Buy now
6:40 am Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Philips 426298 Buy now
 7 AM - 9 AM
Performance Today Weekend
with Fred Child
This two hour weekly program features classical music in concert from studios and sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features.
 9 AM
From the Top
w/ Peter Dugan
This week¬'s From the Top with host Peter Dugan features a percussionist playing Ravel, a Brahms violin sonata, and the beautiful Summerland by William Grant Still.
 10 AM
Saturday Classics
with Jim Cunningham
10:06 am Vincent D'Indy: Serenade and Waltz
Rumon Gamba
Chandos 5157 Buy now
10:12 am Vladimir Rebikov: The Christmas Tree: Waltz
Gavin Sutherland
Naxos 572744 Buy now
10:16 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 13935 Buy now
10:45 am Phyllis Tate: London Fields
Barry Wordsworth
Lyrita 214 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am John Williams: Home Alone: We Wish You a Merry Christmas/End Title
John Williams
Sony 46595 Buy now
11:23 am Malcolm Arnold: The Holly and the Ivy: Fantasy on Christmas Carols
Rumon Gamba
Chandos 9851 Buy now
 12 PM
12:00 pm Eric Coates: From Meadow to Mayfair Suite: Evening in Town
Adrian Boult
Lyrita 246 Buy now
12:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 4: Allemande
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67451 Buy now
12:11 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty: Polacca
Leonard Slatkin
RCA 61682 Buy now
12:18 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
Andrew Litton
Virgin 90832 Buy now
12:54 pm Patric Standford: A Christmas Carol Symphony: 2nd movement
Gavin Sutherland
Naxos 557099 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Matthew Aucoin¬'s ¬"Eurydice¬"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Quartet: 3rd movement
Summit 461 Buy now
5:07 pm Samuel Adler: The Flames of Freedom: Three Songs
Ronald Corp
Naxos 559410 Buy now
5:16 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 2
Neville Marriner
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 42401 Buy now
5:40 pm Valerie Coleman: Umoja (Unity)
Imani 6227 Buy now
5:43 pm Josef Suk: Fantastic Scherzo
JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 572323 Buy now
 6 PM
Saturday Evening Classics
6:01 pm Girolamo Frescobaldi: Canzon No. 3
Linn 581 Buy now
6:06 pm Alexander Glazunov: Solemn Overture
Mikhail Pletnev
DG 439892 Buy now
6:16 pm Mikola Leontovich: Carol of the Bells
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
NSS Music 5 Buy now
6:21 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 89
Antal Dorati
London/Decca 425930 Buy now
6:44 pm Traditional: Seremoj es Romanca
Navona 5941 Buy now
6:48 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Mandolins
Fabio Biondi
Virgin 45527 Buy now
 7 PM
7:01 pm Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 9
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 447096 Buy now
7:07 pm Bedrich Smetana: Ma vlast (My Country): From Bohemia's Woods and Fields
Libor Pesek
Virgin 91100 Buy now
7:19 pm Zavel Zilberts: Haneros Haluli
Eric Jacobsen
Colin Jacobsen, violin
Bright Shiny Things 159 Buy now
7:28 pm Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
Jacques Rouvier, piano
Denon 7734 Buy now
7:46 pm Traditional English: Wassail Song
Dorian 90198 Buy now
7:49 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 8
NY Philomusica 102 Buy now
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Julie Amacher
JoAnn Falletta conducts the Buffalo Philharmonic in Strauss¬' Death and Transfiguration and Salome¬'s Dance from Salome. Sandy Cameron plays the Elfman Violin Concerto.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Max Bruch: Serenade for Strings: Andante
George Hanson
Dabringhaus 3351096 Buy now
10:06 pm Geraldine Mucha: Wind Quintet
Brilliant 95463 Buy now
10:21 pm Edvard Grieg: Symphonic Dances
Vernon Handley
Chandos 8524 Buy now
10:54 pm Harold Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter
Carl Hogset
Magnus Staveland, tenor
Two L 26 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Henry Purcell: Three Parts on a Ground
Cypres 1633 Buy now
11:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata
Alina Ibragimova, violin
Hyperion 68164 Buy now
11:17 pm Alphonse Hasselmans: Conte de Noel
Xavier de Maistre, harp
Sony 88463 Buy now
11:24 pm Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 49 "Christmas Symphony"
Gerard Schwarz
Crystal 811 Buy now
11:48 pm Judd Greenstein: Clearing, Dawn, Dance
New Amsterdam 32 Buy now