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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
12:01 am John Williams: Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens: Adagio
Gustavo Dudamel
DG 29939 Buy now
12:07 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio: 1st movement
Lang Lang, piano
DG 13504 Buy now
12:27 am Pietro Yon: Gesu Bambino
Kelly Yost, piano
Channel Productions 1698 Buy now
12:33 am Richard Strauss: Metamorphosen
Champs Hill 155 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am John Rutter: Donkey Carol
John Rutter
London/Decca 425500 Buy now
1:06 am Frederic Chopin: Cello Sonata
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 4777483 Buy now
1:42 am Abbie Betinis: In This Tyme of Chrystmas
Jordan Sramek
MPR Recording 20146 Buy now
1:47 am Giovanni Bononcini: Trio Sonata
Virgin 45000 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Dale Kavanagh: Abbywood Trail
Dale Kavanagh, guitar
Hanssler 98401 Buy now
2:06 am Niels Gade: Symphony No. 4
Neeme Jarvi
Bis 338 Buy now
2:27 am Nathaniel Dett: Tropic Winter: Pompons and Fans
Clipper Erickson, piano
Navona 6013 Buy now
2:33 am Johann Schmelzer: Sonata Natalis
Ludwig Guttler
Berlin 1117 Buy now
2:40 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 7
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 3: Sarabande
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 45442 Buy now
3:06 am Traditional Basque: Gabriel's Message
Peter Leech
Nimbus 6391 Buy now
3:09 am Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2
Pamela Frank, violin
London/Decca 455643 Buy now
3:30 am Max Reger: Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin
JoAnn Falletta
Beau Fleuve 4562 Buy now
3:56 am Virgil Thomson: O my deir hert
Grant Llewellyn
Avie 2078 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro
Navona 6151 Buy now
4:06 am Scott Tennant/Simon Jeffes: Celtic Fare
Sony 89100 Buy now
4:13 am Lars-Erik Larsson: Hours of the Day
James DePreist
Bis 570 Buy now
4:37 am Giuseppe Torelli: Concerto Grosso No. 6 "Christmas Concerto"
Philips 412739 Buy now
4:45 am Henry Wood: Fantasia on British Sea Songs
Howard Griffiths
Klanglogo 1506 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am William Ferris: Snowcarols: In the Bleak Midwinter
Paul French
Cedille 101 Buy now
5:06 am Amy Beach: Theme and Variations
Carol Wincenc, flute
Bridge 9373 Buy now
5:30 am Darius Milhaud: Scaramouche
Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Sony 89251 Buy now
5:42 am Hans Hassler: Canzon
Ludwig Guttler
Berlin 1037 Buy now
5:45 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Consecration of the House: Overture
Jeffrey Tate
Berlin 1095 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 Amy Beach: Dance of the Flowers
Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6693 Buy now
10:06 am Traditional French: Ding Dong Merrily on High
Bonneville 196 Buy now
10:10 am Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Mambo
Gustavo Dudamel
DG 11340 Buy now
10:15 am Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"
John Eliot Gardiner
Archiv 457591 Buy now
10:46 am William Mathias: A Babe is Born
Edward Higginbottom
CRD 3443 Buy now
10:51 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Waltz
Sergiu Comissiona
Pro Arte 251 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Tale of Tsar Saltan Suite: March
Andre Previn
Telarc 80107 Buy now
11:06 am Jules Massenet: Thais: Meditation
Neville Marriner
Leila Josefowicz, violin
Philips 462032 Buy now
11:13 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 43
Philips 432061 Buy now
11:31 am Nino Rota: Bassoon Concerto
Mario Bernardi
Christopher Millard, bassoon
CBC 5185 Buy now
11:51 am Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto "Il riposo" (Christmas Concerto)
Rachel Podger, violin
Channel Classics 40318 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Gustav Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter
Eugene Corporon
Gia 655 Buy now
12:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 3: Prelude
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Delos 3232 Buy now
12:10 pm Grazyna Bacewicz: Concerto for String Orchestra
Roland Bader
Schwann 311432 Buy now
12:27 pm Javier Busto: Ave Maria
Dale Warland
American Choral Catalog 121 Buy now
12:30 pm Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 2
Ingo Metzmacher
Marie Luise Neunecker, horn
EMI 56183 Buy now
12:50 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 20
Paul Lewis, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901909 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm William Grant Still: Suite for Violin and Piano: African Dancer
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 182 Buy now
1:06 pm Stanislaw Moniuszko: The Countess: Overture
Antoni Wit
Naxos 572716 Buy now
1:16 pm Franz Liszt: Years of Pilgrimage: The Fountains at the Villa d'Este
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 4793426 Buy now
1:25 pm Francesco Manfredini: Concerto No. 12 "Christmas Concerto"
Jurgen Geise
Arte Nova 30505 Buy now
1:35 pm Alexander Mackenzie: Pibroch Suite
Alexander Platt
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 83 Buy now
 2 PM
Afternoon Classics
2:01 pm Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 15
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 447096 Buy now
2:06 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Pas de Deux
Vladimir Ashkenazy
London/Decca 433000 Buy now
2:14 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata
Hee-Young Lim, cello
Sony 80497 Buy now
2:52 pm Alberto Ginastera: Estancia: Malambo
Michael Tilson Thomas
Argo 436737 Buy now
2:56 pm Carlos Guastavino: Cancion de Navidad
Telarc 80202 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Adagio
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 4838534 Buy now
3:06 pm Mikhail Glinka: Kamarinskaya
Vassily Sinaisky
Chandos 9861 Buy now
3:14 pm Anton Rubinstein: Nocturne
Nobuko Imai, viola
Bis 358 Buy now
3:23 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto
Neville Marriner
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 411134 Buy now
3:44 pm Francisco Tarrega: Arabian Caprice
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Bridge 9491 Buy now
3:50 pm Michel Corrette: Symphony of Noels No. 2
Rien Voskuilen
Columns 290412 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Ambroise Thomas: Mignon: Connais-tu le pays?
Charles Olivieri-Munroe
Sol Gabetta, cello
RCA 35962 Buy now
4:06 pm Ruth Gipps: Cringlemire Garden
Douglas Bostock
CPO 555457 Buy now
4:13 pm Traditional French: Thou who wast rich beyound all splendour
Daniel Hyde
KGS 60 Buy now
4:18 pm Franz Beck: Sinfonia No. 1
Kevin Mallon
Naxos 570799 Buy now
4:36 pm Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1
Andre Previn
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 447758 Buy now
 5 PM
5:03 pm Traditional: O Sanctissima
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001 Buy now
5:06 pm Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 10
Denon 74168 Buy now
5:16 pm Frederic Chopin: Berceuse (Lullaby)
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 4785332 Buy now
5:22 pm Johann Schmelzer: Sonata Natalis
Ludwig Guttler
Berlin 1117 Buy now
5:29 pm Charles Gounod: Faust Ballet Music
Michel Plasson
EMI 56224 Buy now
5:47 pm Francois-Joseph Gossec: Tambourin
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 68769 Buy now
5:49 pm Franz Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8718 Buy now
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:06 pm Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
Neville Marriner
Philips 420155 Buy now
6:10 pm William Billings: While Shepherds Watched
Channel Classics 5693 Buy now
6:18 pm Katherine K. Davis: The Little Drummer Boy
Eric Jacobsen
Bright Shiny Things 159 Buy now
6:22 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 103 "Drum Roll"
Barry Wordsworth
Naxos 550387 Buy now
6:52 pm Mikola Leontovich: Carol of the Bells
Judith Clurman
Dorian 70006 Buy now
6:53 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Cosi fan tutte: Overture
Daniel Barenboim
Erato 94821 Buy now
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Manfred Honeck conducts MozartÂ's Symphony No. 31 and HaydnÂ's Mass in Tempore Belli with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh. Bertrand Chamayou plays the Ravel Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
The Music of Poland - Come exploring with Bill the history of Poland through the eyes of her best composers, including the likes of Frédéric Chopin, Maria Szymanowska, and Krzysztof Penderecki. Symphonies, polonaises, mazurkas – this week is devoted to the beautiful and fascinating music from the creative people of Poland!
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
10:01 pm John Playford: Christmas Medley
Coviello 21012 Buy now
10:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 11
Adam Fischer
Dacapo 220538 Buy now
10:17 pm Traditional: Wexford Carol
John Rutter
Stephen Varcoe, baritone
Collegium 121 Buy now
10:23 pm Manuel de Falla: La Vida Breve: Interlude and Dance
Fritz Reiner
RCA 5404 Buy now
10:30 pm Cesar Franck: Prelude, Fugue, and Variation
Awadagin Pratt, piano
EMI 55293 Buy now
10:41 pm Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2
Herbert Blomstedt
London/Decca 425857 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Jennifer Higdon: Smash
Innova 990 Buy now
11:06 pm Anne Muller: Drifting Circles
11:14 pm Christopher Cerrone: On Being Wrong
Ashley Bathgate, cello
New Amsterdam 124 Buy now
11:22 pm Giovanni Piacentini: Chasing Shadows
Tim Fain, violin
Navona 6097 Buy now
11:33 pm Richard Prior: ...of shadow and light...
Robert Spano
ASO Media 1012 Buy now
11:50 pm Witold Lutoslawski: Three Polish Christmas Carols
David Zinman
Julia Doyle, soprano
RCA 11561 Buy now