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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Gerald Finzi: Prelude
Naxos 573825 Buy now
 
12:06 am Maurice Ravel: Sonatine
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67341 Buy now
 
12:19 am Francois Boieldieu: Harp Concerto
Iona Brown
Marisa Robles, harp
London/Decca 425723 Buy now
 
12:40 am Adalbert Gyrowetz: Symphony No. 2
Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9791 Buy now
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:02 am Edward Elgar: The Capricious One
Daniel Lozakovich, violin
DG 4862492 Buy now
 
1:06 am Joaquin Turina: Bailete
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4186 Buy now
 
1:20 am Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 "The Inextinguishable"
Fabio Luisi
DG 4863484 Buy now
 
1:56 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Three-Part Sinfonia No. 11
Stewart Goodyear, piano
Dorian 92220 Buy now
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Agustin Barrios: Choro de Saudade
Berta Rojas, guitar
ON Music 7488 Buy now
 
2:07 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 20 "Hoffmeister"
Philips 416419 Buy now
 
2:39 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Fantasia on Russian Themes
Dimitri Yablonsky
Annelle Gregory, violin
Naxos 579052 Buy now
 
2:54 am Heinrich Biber: String Sonata Nos. 11 and 12
Chandos 591 Buy now
 
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 3 AM
 
3:02 am Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto
Michael Gielen
Mark Kaplan, violin
Intercord 830867 Buy now
 
3:33 am Maurice Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess (Pavane pour une infante defunte)
Klauspeter Seibel
James Galway, flute
DG 3024 Buy now
 
3:40 am Amy Beach: Barcarolle
Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6693 Buy now
 
3:47 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Viola d'amore and Lute
Trevor Pinnock
Roy Goodman, viola d'amore
Archiv 419615 Buy now
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Josef Suk: Fairy Tale
Alun Francis
CPO 999576 Buy now
 
4:32 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 33
Ton Koopman
Erato 75498 Buy now
 
4:55 am Igor Stravinsky: Tango
Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30016 Buy now
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Francisco Braga: Madrigal-Pavana
Neil Thomson
Naxos 574405 Buy now
 
5:06 am George Walker: Sinfonia No. 4 "Strands"
Franz Welser-Most
TCO 5 Buy now
 
5:16 am Carlos Simon: Traveling Song
Carlos Simon, piano
London/Decca 4854768 Buy now
 
5:22 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 95
Roy Goodman
Nimbus 5126 Buy now
 
5:42 am Dora Bright: Variations for Piano and Orchestra
Charles Peebles
Samantha Ward, piano
Somm 273 Buy now
 
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 6 AM
 
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 
6:05 am Johann David Heinichen: Concerto, Oboe, Strings, Continuo g S 237
Fiori musicali (Bremen) / Thomas Albert
Martin Stadler, oboe (mar-teen shtaht-ler)
CPO 999637 Buy now
 
6:17 am Engelbert Humperdinck: Sleeping Beauty: Tone Pictures
Czechoslovak RSO, Bratislava / Martin Fischer-Dieskau
Marco Polo 223369 Buy now
 
6:39 am Joseph Weigl: CONCERTINO, HARP, WINDS
Consortium Classicum
Koch 310001 Buy now
 
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 7 AM
 
7:05 am Antonio Vivaldi: CONCERTO, VIOLIN, STRINGS, CONTINUO "IL PIACERE = PLEASURE" P7, C 8/6, RV 180
I Nuovi Virtuosi di Roma
RCA 7741 Buy now
 
7:15 am Charles Villiers Stanford: Fantasy, Clarinet, String Quartet, #1 (1921)
Thea King, clarinet
Helios 55076 Buy now
 
7:28 am Gioacchino Rossini: Siege De Corinthe: Dance Music= Siege Of Corinth: Dance Music(1826)
Monte Carlo Natl Opera Orch / Antonio de Almeida
Philips 422843 Buy now
 
7:45 am Tomaso Albinoni: Sinfonia A Cinque, Strings, Continuo= Sinfonia For 5, Strings, Continuosin-Foh-Nee-Ah Ah Cheeng=K g 2/6
I Musici
Philips 432115 Buy now
 
7:54 am Sergei Prokofiev: LOVE FOR THREE ORANGES: SUITE(1919; REV 1924) 33
Bavarian State Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch
EMI/Angel 63893 Buy now
 
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 8 AM
 
8:05 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #5: Mvt 4 67
Orch Revolutionnaire et Romant / John Elliot Gardiner
Deutsche Grammophon 439900 Buy now
 
8:16 am Franz Schubert: Quintet, Strings: Mvt 4 (Allegretto) D.956
Orford String Quartet
Ofra Harnoy, cello (OH-fruh HAR-noy)
Pro Arte 552 Buy now
 
8:28 am Richard Wagner: Meistersinger Von Nurnberg: Prelude to Act I
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Manfred Honeck
Pittsburgh Symphony/WQED 1819-11 Buy now
 
8:40 am Johann Strauss: Vier Temperamente= Four Temperaments (Waltz)(1832)
Ensemble Wien (VEEN)
Sony 47187 Buy now
 
8:53 am Erik Satie: Gymnopedie, Piano: #3 (Lent Et Grave) (1888)
Orch du Capitole de Toulouse / Michel Plasson
EMI/Angel 65203 Buy now
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Odense" Symphony a K. 16a
Academy of Ancient Music / Christopher Hogwood
OiseauLyre 417234 Buy now
 
9:20 am Albert Roussel: Roussel - The Spider's Feast
BBC Philharmonic / Yan Pascal Tortlier
Chandos 9494 Buy now
 
9:54 am Roger Zahab: Reflection
Robert Frankenberry, piano
Zahab 1 Buy now
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
 
10:01 am Dusan Bogdanovic: Prisms: Desert Rose (Dance)
William Kanengiser, guitar
Foghorn 2023 Buy now
 
10:07 am George Frideric Handel: Sonata No. 5
Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 415291 Buy now
 
10:16 am Franz Liszt: Etude No. 3 "Un Sospiro" (A Sigh)
Jorge Bolet, piano
RCA 63748 Buy now
 
10:24 am Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) Ballet
Eiji Oue
Reference 70 Buy now
 
10:46 am Montague Ring: Carnival: Suite of Five Dances: Pierrette
Rochelle Sennet, piano
Albany 1910 Buy now
 
10:49 am Franz Schubert: Concert Piece
Pinchas Zukerman
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 420168 Buy now
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Gabriel Faure: A Lady in Her Tower
Sivan Magen, harp
Linn 473 Buy now
 
11:06 am Henry Purcell: Abdelazar: Suite
Chandos 571 Buy now
 
11:19 am Connor Chee: Weaving
Connor Chee, piano
Wild Saguaro 2020 Buy now
 
11:25 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique": 2nd movement
Manfred Honeck
Reference 720 Buy now
 
11:34 am Vaino Raitio: Forest Idylls
Tuomas Ollila-Hannikainen
Ondine 975 Buy now
 
11:48 am Arcangelo Corelli: Violin Sonata No. 12 "La Follia"
Alison Melville, recorder
Pipistrelle Music 1110 Buy now
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Helene de Montgeroult: Etude No. 89
Clare Hammond, piano
Bis 2603 Buy now
 
12:06 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country
Barry Wordsworth
Argo 440116 Buy now
 
12:21 pm Miguel Llobet: Four Popular Catalan Songs
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80633 Buy now
 
12:28 pm Ottorino Respighi: Rossiniana Suite
JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 557711 Buy now
 
12:50 pm Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
Adrian Boult
EMI 62539 Buy now
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Alexander Reinagle: Piano Sonata No. 1: 1st movement
Sylvia Glickman, piano
Orion 7807 Buy now
 
1:06 pm Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin: Forlane
Claudio Abbado
DG 423665 Buy now
 
1:13 pm Alexander Scriabin: Prelude No. 5
Klara Min, piano
Steinway & Sons 30045 Buy now
 
1:16 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 "Organ"
Michael Stern
Jan Kraybill, organ
Reference 136 Buy now
 
1:52 pm Dario Castello: Sonata No. 7
John Holloway, violin
ECM 2106 Buy now
 
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 2 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.
 
2:01 pm Alexander Glazunov: Scenes De Ballet, Orchestrasenn Duh Bah-Lay (1894)
Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8804 Buy now
 
2:31 pm Riccardo Drigo: Flowers' Reawakening = Reveil De Flore (Ballet) (1894)
London Symphony Orchestra / Richard Bonynge
John Georgiadis, violin
Decca 452767 Buy now
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Friedrich Kuhlau: Quintet, Flute, Strings (Violin, Violas(2), Cello) (1822) D
Toke Lund Christiansen, flute
Kontrapunk 32160 Buy now
 
3:35 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Variations On A Theme Of Chopin(1902-03) 22
Daniel Trifonov, piano
Deutsche Grammophonophone 4794970 Buy now
 
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 4 PM
 
4:05 pm Carl Nielsen: Little Suite for Strings
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra / Iona Brown
Virgin 45224 Buy now
 
4:21 pm Sir Edward Elgar: Crown Of India (Suite) (1911) 36
US Marine Band / Col. Michael Colburn
Marine 24 Buy now
 
4:38 pm Ottorino Respighi: Violin Concerto P. 49
Chamber Orchestra of New York 'Ottorino Respighi' / Salvatore Di Vittorio
Naxos 572332 Buy now
 
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 5 PM
 
5:05 pm Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: SKAZKA = LEGEND(ORIG. TITLE: BABA-YAGA) (1879-80)
London Symphony Orchestra / Yondani Butt
ASV 1025 Buy now
 
5:22 pm Richard Wagner: Tristan & Isolde: Prelude & Liebestod(1856-59)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80379 Buy now
 
5:40 pm E.T.A. Hoffmann: Quintet for Harp and Strings
Marielle Nordmann, harp
Koch 311139 Buy now
 
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 6 PM
 
Evening Classics
 
6:01 pm Sergei Prokofiev: Cello Sonata: 2nd movement
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Pentatone 608 Buy now
 
6:07 pm Richard Strauss: Intermezzo: Happy End
Andre Previn
DG 437790 Buy now
 
6:09 pm Jeff Scott: Homage to Paradise Valley: Paradise Theater Jump!
New Focus 292 Buy now
 
6:16 pm Edward MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 1
Paul Freeman
Donna Amato, piano
Archduke 1 Buy now
 
6:43 pm George Frideric Handel: Esther: Overture
Raymond Leppard
Philips 422486 Buy now
 
6:52 pm George Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
Mark Elder
Halle 7503 Buy now
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Performance in Pittsburgh
A Wilderness Cantata, by Doug Starr, is a work in three movements for vocal soloists, instrumental ensemble and choir. Under the baton of Brian Gilling, the soloists are Katy Williams, Eva Rainforth, and Rich Williams, with the Chancel Choir of St. Paul's Episcopal Church. The instrumental ensemble includes flute, two clarinets, horn, cello, and piano. This concert was recorded on Friday May 19th, 2023. Plus Chamber Music Pittsburgh's concert featuring the Pacifica Quartet and clarinetist Anthony McGill, recorded at the PNC Theater on April 24, 2023.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Mendelssohn, Schumann, & Brahms String Quartets - This week we focus on one of the most delightful and storied chapters of the string quartet's history, centering around the works of three romantic composers-Mendelssohn, Schumann, and Brahms.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Felix Mendelssohn: On Wings of Song; Spinning Song
Azica 71226 Buy now
 
10:06 pm Wayne Shorter: Terra Incognita
Koch 7782 Buy now
 
10:22 pm Jennifer Higdon: Concerto 4-3: Little River
Xian Zhang
DG 35748 Buy now
 
10:31 pm Aaron Jay Kernis: String Quartet No. 3 "River": Cavatina
Dorian 92233 Buy now
 
10:37 pm Arvo Part: Symphony No. 3
Franz Welser-Most
EMI 55619 Buy now
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Giuseppe Tartini: Cello Concerto: Larghetto
Paul Sacher
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
DG 429098 Buy now
 
11:06 pm Aaron Jay Kernis: Violin Concerto: Ballad
Ludovic Morlot
James Ehnes, violin
Onyx 4189 Buy now
 
11:17 pm Amy Beach: Ballade
Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6704 Buy now
 
11:28 pm Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures
Alessio Pianelli, cello
Rubicon 1051 Buy now
 
11:46 pm Alvin Singleton: Time Past, Time Future
Awadagin Pratt, piano
New Amsterdam 177 Buy now
 
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