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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am George Frederick McKay: Suite on Sixteenth Century Hymn Tunes: Choeur celeste
John McLaughlin Williams
Naxos 559225 Buy now
 
12:07 am Clara Schumann: Piano Sonata
Isata Kanneh-Mason, piano
London/Decca 4850020 Buy now
 
12:27 am Hildegard von Bingen: O viridissima Virga (Hail, O greenest branch)
Barbara Thornton
DHM 77320 Buy now
 
12:33 am Alexander Scriabin: Symphony No. 4 "Poem of Ecstasy"
Thomas Dausgaard
Seattle Symphony Media 1025 Buy now
 
12:53 am Missy Mazzoli: Vespers for Violin
Olivia de Prato, violin
New Focus 193 Buy now
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Yan Jinxuan: The White-Haired Girl Suite: White-Haired Girl
Zuohuang Chen
Philips 536326 Buy now
 
1:11 am Peter Sculthorpe: Little Serenade
Challenge 72007 Buy now
 
1:14 am Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
Gustavo Dudamel
DG 4779449 Buy now
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Maurice Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2
Yannick Nezet-Seguin
Sony 81894 Buy now
 
2:20 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 5
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 58047 Buy now
 
2:34 am Robert Volkmann: Symphony No. 2
Werner Andreas Albert
CPO 999151 Buy now
 
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 3 AM
 
3:02 am Franz Schubert: Octet: 4th movement
Isabelle Faust, violin
Harmonia Mundi 902263 Buy now
 
3:15 am Edward Elgar: Dream Children
William Boughton
Nimbus 7029 Buy now
 
3:23 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Hans Vonk
Christian Zacharias, piano
EMI 63937 Buy now
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Manuel Ponce: Sonata Mexicana
Eladio Scharron, guitar
Centaur 2701 Buy now
 
4:14 am Antonio Gomezanda: Fantasia Mexicana
Jorge Velazco
Alan Marks, piano
Koch 1023 Buy now
 
4:30 am Peter Warlock: Serenade to Frederick Delius
Norman Del Mar
EMI 47812 Buy now
 
4:40 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 14
Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80242 Buy now
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am William Grant Still: Summerland
Bruce Levingston, piano
Dorian 92228 Buy now
 
5:06 am Tomaso Albinoni: Oboe Concerto No. 2
Malcolm Messiter, oboe
RCA 60224 Buy now
 
5:19 am Gabriel Pierne: Divertissement on a Pastoral Theme
Juanjo Mena
Chandos 10633 Buy now
 
5:33 am Claude Debussy: Symphony
Jun Markl
Naxos 572583 Buy now
 
5:45 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Harp Sonata
Marion Hoffman, harp
Capriccio 10165 Buy now
 
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 6 AM
 
6:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: The Seasons: June (Barcarolle)
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
Warner 975562 Buy now
 
6:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto
Howard Griffiths
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Warner 24364 Buy now
 
6:18 am Traditional Newfoundland: Lonely Waterloo
Ofra Harnoy, cello
Analekta 8909 Buy now
 
6:22 am Josef Suk: Fantastic Scherzo
JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 572323 Buy now
 
6:39 am Leos Janacek: Lachian Dances
Ondrej Lenard
Naxos 550411 Buy now
 
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 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.
 
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 9 AM
 
From the Top
w/ Peter Dugan
We hear the first work Brahms wrote for a solo instrument and a stunning Wieniawski Polonaise played by a 13-year-old violinist. We also meet a teenage baritone who has been drawn to community activism since childhood, a guitarist who plays an arrangement of Dizzy Gillespie's Night in Tunisia, and a young pianist who shares a special tip she got from piano superstar Lang Lang.
 
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 10 AM
 
Saturday Classics
 
10:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Double Keyboard Concerto
Christoph Eschenbach
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
DG 415655 Buy now
 
10:21 am Peter Boyer: Radiance
Peter Boyer
Naxos 559915 Buy now
 
10:32 am Tina Davidson: Hymn of the Universe: Fold Your Wings, My Soul
Philip Brunelle
Tina James, English horn
Meyer Media LLC 2023 Buy now
 
10:41 am Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony
William Boughton
Nimbus 5025 Buy now
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Paul Anka: The Longest Day: March
Paul Bateman
Silva 1037 Buy now
 
11:07 am William Walton: Hamlet: Prelude
Neville Marriner
Chandos 8842 Buy now
 
11:11 am Jerome Moross: The Big Country
Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80141 Buy now
 
11:15 am John Williams: Saving Private Ryan: Omaha Beach
John Williams
Dreamworks 50046 Buy now
 
11:27 am Ryuichi Sakamoto: The Last Emperor: Theme
John Williams
Sony 62788 Buy now
 
11:33 am Dimitri Tiomkin: Dial M for Murder: Suite
Paul Bateman
Silva 1030 Buy now
 
11:42 am Elmer Bernstein: The Great Escape
Elmer Bernstein
Denon 75288 Buy now
 
11:45 am Howard Shore: Big: Opening
Varese Sarabande 67059 Buy now
 
11:49 am James Horner: Field of Dreams: End Credits
James Horner
RCA 3060 Buy now
 
11:52 am Alexandre Desplat/Patrick Doyle/John Williams: Harry Potter Suite
Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8743 Buy now
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Sean O'Riada: Barry Lyndon: Women of Ireland
Paul Bateman
Silva 6046 Buy now
 
12:06 pm Mike Oldfield: The Exorcist: Tubular Bells
Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80580 Buy now
 
12:10 pm John Williams: Close Encounters of the Third Kind: excerpts
John Williams
DG 4861706 Buy now
 
12:19 pm Paul Zaza/Carl Zittrer: A Christmas Story: Glorious, Beautiful Christmas
Paul Zaza
Rhino 522315 Buy now
 
12:25 pm Nick Bicat: A Christmas Carol: Alive!; Making Amends; Scrooge's Joke; On Christmas Night; Finale
Tony Britten
Quartet 301 Buy now
 
12:33 pm Bernard Herrmann: Marnie: Prelude
Paul Bateman
Silva 1101 Buy now
 
12:38 pm Burt Bacharach: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: South American Getaway
Burt Bacharach
A&M 3159 Buy now
 
12:42 pm John Kander: Chicago: All That Jazz
Keith Lockhart
Boston Pops 4 Buy now
 
12:43 pm Leonard Rosenman: Rebel Without A Cause: Selections
John Adams
Nonesuch 79402 Buy now
 
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 1 PM - 5 PM
 
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Jake Heggie's "Dead Man Walking"
 
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 5 PM
 
Saturday Afternoon Classics
 
5:01 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Diabelli Variations: Variation 31
Shai Wosner, piano
Onyx 4241 Buy now
 
5:06 pm Emmanuel Chabrier: Espana
Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80170 Buy now
 
5:15 pm Giuseppe Verdi: Aida: Triumphal March
Richard Hickox
MCA 25877 Buy now
 
5:22 pm Leos Janacek: Sinfonietta
Jiri Belohlavek
Chandos 8897 Buy now
 
5:47 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique": 4th movement
Mikhail Pletnev
DG 449967 Buy now
 
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 6 PM
 
Saturday Evening Classics
 
6:01 pm Philip Glass: Etude No. 14
Vikingur Olafsson, piano
DG 4796918 Buy now
 
6:07 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: The Creation (Die Schopfung): The heavens are telling (Die Himmel erzahlen)
David Willcocks
Heather Harper, soprano
Warner 975562 Buy now
 
6:12 pm Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 5
Andre Previn
Philips 416813 Buy now
 
6:19 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus 1-4
DG 908 Buy now
 
6:32 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances: 1st movement
Vasily Petrenko
Avie 2188 Buy now
 
6:45 pm Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo No. 3
Helene Grimaud, piano
Erato 14350 Buy now
 
6:47 pm Cesar Franck: Symphony: Finale
Yannick Nezet-Seguin
Atma 2647 Buy now
 
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 7 PM
 
7:01 pm Jules Massenet: Thais: Meditation
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 34561 Buy now
 
7:07 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 5 "Egyptian"
Andre Previn
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
EMI 73356 Buy now
 
7:37 pm Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 9: Scherzo
Andris Nelsons
DG 4836659 Buy now
 
7:50 pm Arvo Part: Spiegel im Spiegel (Mirror in the Mirror)
Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8731 Buy now
 
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 8 PM - 10 PM
 
SymphonyCast
with Steve Seel
Thomas Sondergard conducts the Minnesota Orchestra in Lili Boulanger's "Of a Spring Morning," Ravel's Mother Goose and Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring."
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Marcel Tournier: Suite: Festival
Naxos 570444 Buy now
 
10:07 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio: O welche Lust (Prisoner's Chorus from Act 1)
Simon Rattle
EMI 57555 Buy now
 
10:16 pm Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto
Martin West
Lara Downes, piano
Tritone 2019 Buy now
 
10:48 pm Arthur Duff: Irish Suite for Strings
Fionnuala Hunt
Black Box 1003 Buy now
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Aaron Copland: The Red Pony Suite: The Gift
Leonard Slatkin
RCA 61699 Buy now
 
11:06 pm Marion Bauer: American Youth Concerto: Andante
Diana Ambache, piano
Naxos 559253 Buy now
 
11:11 pm Adam Schoenberg: American Symphony: Prayer
Michael Stern
Reference 139 Buy now
 
11:18 pm Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto
Daniel Barenboim
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Teldec 15870 Buy now
 
11:52 pm Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale: Sinfonia
Myung-Whun Chung
DG 471566 Buy now
 
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