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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Gabriel Faure: Barcarolle No. 1
Kathryn Stott, piano
Hyperion 66911 Buy now
 
12:06 am Adolphus Hailstork: Three Spirituals
JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 559722 Buy now
 
12:15 am Peter Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 "Accordion"
Telarc 80685 Buy now
 
12:46 am Richard Strauss: From Italy (Aus Italien): On the Beach at Sorrento
Vladimir Ashkenazy
London/Decca 425941 Buy now
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am John Jenkins: Six Airs
Ilonna Pederson
Dorian 90189 Buy now
 
1:13 am Sally Beamish: The Caledonian Road
Ola Rudner
Bis 1161 Buy now
 
1:28 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 1
Bridge 9505 Buy now
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Stephen Goss: The Albeniz Concerto
Eiji Oue
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 98361 Buy now
 
2:32 am Ethel Smyth: Sarabande
Liana Serbescu, piano
CPO 999327 Buy now
 
2:35 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2
Andrew Parrott
Christopher Krueger, flute
EMI 54653 Buy now
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Roque Cordero: Miniatures for Small Orchestra
Paul Freeman
Cedille 61 Buy now
 
3:14 am Gabriel Faure: String Quartet
Virgin 19045 Buy now
 
3:40 am Judd Greenstein: Still Point
Awadagin Pratt, piano
New Amsterdam 177 Buy now
 
3:53 am Franz Liszt: Etude No. 3 "Un Sospiro" (A Sigh)
Susann McDonald, harp
Klavier 11133 Buy now
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am George Frideric Handel: Violin Sonata
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 32 Buy now
 
4:15 am Frederic Chopin: Berceuse (Lullaby)
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 4048 Buy now
 
4:21 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
Semyon Bychkov
London/Decca 4834942 Buy now
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Cecile Chaminade: Nocturne
Peter Jacobs, piano
Hyperion 66706 Buy now
 
5:06 am Carl Nielsen: Little Suite
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Sony 42321 Buy now
 
5:22 am Catrin Finch/Aoife Ni Bhriain: Wings
Aoife Ni Bhriain, violin
bendigedig 11 Buy now
 
5:28 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 95
Roy Goodman
Nimbus 5126 Buy now
 
5:48 am Max Bruch: Swedish Dances
Kurt Masur
Philips 420932 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 George Frideric Handel: Rodrigo: Overture = Vincer Se Stesso E La Maggior Vittoria (1707)
Parley of Instruments / Peter Holman
Hyperion 67053 Buy now
 
6:22 am Max Bruch: Concerto for Violin and Viola e 88
London Symphony Orchestra / Alun Francis
Thea King, clarinet
Hyperion 22017 Buy now
 
6:44 am Einar Englund: WHITE REINDEER(SUITE, ORCHESTRA) (1952)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orch / Petri Sakari
YLE 9905 Buy now
 
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 7 AM
 
7:05 am Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Voyevoda 78
Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Delos 3196 Buy now
 
7:18 am Johann Christian Bach: Quintet, Flute, Oboe, Violin, Viola,Continuo T303/1(1774)
Camerata of the 18th Century
Dabrinhaus und Grim 3110613 Buy now
 
7:31 am James Hubert "Eubie" Blake: Shuffle Along: Overture (1921)
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra / Rick Benjamin
New World Records 80731 Buy now
 
7:39 am John Fernstrom: Musica Vitae plays Nordic Music
Musica Vitae / Wojciech Rajski
Bis 461 Buy now
 
7:52 am Maurice Ravel: Menuet Antique
Orchestre National de Lyon / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 572887 Buy now
 
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 8 AM
 
8:05 am Josef Strauss: Nasswalderin(Landler, Orchestra)= Girl From Nasswald(1869)New Year's 1996 267
Vienna Philharmoniker / Gustavo Dudamel
Sony 537618 Buy now
 
8:13 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony #44H.I:44 "Trauer" = "Mourning" e
Polish Chamber Orchestra / Jerzy Maksymiuk
EMI/Angel 69767 Buy now
 
8:35 am Antonin Dvorak: Symphony #7: Mvt 4 d 70; B141
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Yakov Kreizberg
Pittsburgh Symphony/WQED 0222-2 Buy now
 
8:46 am Oscar Bystrom: OVERTURE(MID 1850'S)
Gävle Symphony Orchestra / Carlos Spierer
Sterling 1025 Buy now
 
8:56 am Edward K. "Duke" Ellington: JUNGLE NIGHTS IN HARLEM
Empire Brass
Telarc 80249 Buy now
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #24(1786) c K491
Philharmonia Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano (VLAH dee meer AHSH keh NAH zee)
Decca 452958 Buy now
 
9:39 am Johann Christian Bach: Grand Overture, Orchestra T269/4 (Also Known As Symphony)(C1781)
Academy of Ancient Music / Simon Standage
Chandos 540 Buy now
 
9:51 am Richard Strauss: INTERMEZZO: INTERLUDE, #2(TRAUMEREI AM KAMIN=DREAMING BY FIRESID 72
Berlin Philharmonic / Zubin Mehta
Sony 47197 Buy now
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
 
10:01 am Filippo Azzaiolo: Chi passa per'sta strada
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 89782 Buy now
 
10:06 am Frederic Chopin: Waltz No. 6 "Minute"
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 466357 Buy now
 
10:08 am Adolphe Adam: If I Were King: Overture
Lance Friedel
Naxos 573418 Buy now
 
10:17 am Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4
Simon Rattle
Berlin Philharmonic 140011 Buy now
 
10:44 am Robert Russell Bennett: Suite: Cowboy Song
Shannon Scott, clarinet
Albany 1234 Buy now
 
10:46 am Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell: Overture
Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 400049 Buy now
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Enrique Granados: Four Poetic Waltzes
Xiayin Wang, piano
Chandos 10995 Buy now
 
11:06 am Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
Eugene Ormandy
Sony 45658 Buy now
 
11:10 am Jean Sibelius: Rustic Suite (Suite Champetre)
Pekka Helasvuo
Finlandia 354 Buy now
 
11:20 am Truman Harris: Flowers
Alice Kogan Weinreb, flute
Naxos 559858 Buy now
 
11:28 am Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 53 "The Lark"
ASV 637 Buy now
 
11:47 am Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune)
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Sony 62599 Buy now
 
11:48 am Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune)
Esa-Pekka Salonen
Sony 62599 Buy now
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 2: Allemande
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80584 Buy now
 
12:06 pm Franz Liszt: Les Preludes
Kurt Masur
EMI 64850 Buy now
 
12:22 pm Gabriel Olafs: Fantasia
Steiney Sigurdardottir, cello
London/Decca
 
12:25 pm Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite
Paavo Jarvi
Virgin 44722 Buy now
 
12:26 pm Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite
Paavo Jarvi
Virgin 44722 Buy now
 
12:48 pm Michael Torke: East
David Alan Miller
Weixiong Wang, clarinet
Albany 1784 Buy now
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Henry Purcell: Sonata No. 8
Chandos 572 Buy now
 
1:06 pm Franz Schubert: Overture
Christian Benda
Naxos 570329 Buy now
 
1:14 pm Deborah Henson-Conant: The Nightingale
Emily Granger, harp
Avie 2495 Buy now
 
1:19 pm Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
Rory Macdonald
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 21290 Buy now
 
1:52 pm Percy Grainger: Handelian Rhapsody
Piers Lane, piano
Hyperion 67279 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 A.H. Viscount du Boisbaudry: Sonata (Harp, Violin/Flute, Cello/Bassoon)
Harpeggio Ensemble
ASV 6252 Buy now
 
2:22 pm Robert Schumann: Symphony #2 C 61
Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim
Teldec 61179 Buy now
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Josef Otto af Sillen: CONCERTO, VIOLIN, ORCHESTRA(1920'S)
Gävle Symphony Orchestra / Goran W Nilson
Christian Bergqvist, violin
Sterling 1044 Buy now
 
3:36 pm Robert Baksa: QUARTET, WINDS, PIANO(1972)
Virtuosi Quintet
MusicalHer 513230 Buy now
 
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 4 PM
 
4:05 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto, Violins(2), Strings, Continuop222; M319: Violin, With Another In Echo A RV 552
L'Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Fabio Biondi, violin
Virgin 45424 Buy now
 
4:23 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #2 (1812)
Janacek Phil Orch, Ostrava / Dennis Burkh
Elizabeth Rich, piano
Centaur 2283 Buy now
 
4:53 pm Jr. Strauss: SCHUTZEN-QUADRILLE= SHARPSHOOTERS' QUADRILLE(1868)
Slovak St. Phil. Orch, Kosice / Christian Pollack
Marco Polo 223244 Buy now
 
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 5 PM
 
5:05 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite, Orchestra, #2(Flute, Strings, Continuo)(Late 1730S) b BWV 1067
Musica Antiqua Köln / Reinhardt Goebel
Deutsche Grammophon 415671 Buy now
 
5:29 pm Ulysses Kay: Concerto, Orchestra
Royal Scottish National Orchestra / Kellen Gray
Linn 731 Buy now
 
5:49 pm Nicholas Charles Bochsa: NOCTURNE, OBOE/CLARINET, HARP(1822)
Hansjörg Schellenberger, oboe
Denon 6611 Buy now
 
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 6 PM
 
Evening Classics
 
6:01 pm Jeff Scott: Startin' Sumthin'
Koch 7796 Buy now
 
6:06 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Concerto Grosso: March
William Boughton
Nimbus 5019 Buy now
 
6:12 pm George Frideric Handel: Suite "Water Piece"
Trevor Pinnock
Alison Balsom, trumpet
EMI 40329 Buy now
 
6:20 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Symphony No. 2
Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orfeo 91841 Buy now
 
6:38 pm Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet: Finale
Catherine Montier, violin
Harmonia Mundi 902344 Buy now
 
6:47 pm Dmitri Shostakovich: Tahiti Trot (Tea for Two)
Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 433702 Buy now
 
6:50 pm Riccardo Drigo: Le Corsaire: Pas de Deux
Richard Bonynge
London/Decca 433862 Buy now
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Performance in Pittsburgh
Highlights from Duquesne University's "Chopin and Schumann on the Bluff – Year 2" concert series. Recorded in September and October 2023, the performances feature On the Bluff founder David Allen Wehr, Duquesne faculty members and PSO musicians.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Cello Concertos - The cello started to gain popularity in the 17th and early 18th centuries when it was found to be very good at accompanying singers at the opera, such as Bach cantatas. And it became the vehicle for numerous great and famous compositions in many different settings: by Haydn, Prokofiev, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Villa-Lobos and others.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Pablo de Sarasate: Reverie
Tianwa Yang, violin
Naxos 570893 Buy now
 
10:06 pm Claude Debussy: Premiere Rhapsodie
Alexandre Bloch
Annelien Van Wauwe, clarinet
Pentatone 808 Buy now
 
10:16 pm Thomas Ades: Dante: Inferno: Movements 7-13
Gustavo Dudamel
Nonesuch 714908 Buy now
 
10:43 pm Franz Liszt: Apres une lecture du Dante (Fantasia quasi sonata)
Helene Grimaud, piano
Denon 1786 Buy now
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Patricia van Ness: Mysterious Ones
Telarc 80448 Buy now
 
11:06 pm Karol Szymanowski: Etude No. 3
Agnieszka Duczmal
Conifer 51246 Buy now
 
11:13 pm Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
Conrad Tao, piano
EMI 34476 Buy now
 
11:36 pm Arab-Andalusian Muwashshah/Sayed Darwish: Lamma bada yatathanna/El helwa di
Karim Sulayman, tenor
Pentatone 7031 Buy now
 
11:42 pm Bechara El-Khoury: Byblos, The Old City
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 4860543 Buy now
 
11:52 pm Anonymous: I would I were a bird
Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
Harmonia Mundi 902242 Buy now
 
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