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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Percy Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry
Dallas Wind Symphony / Jerry Junkin
Reference 117 Buy now
12:06 am Richard Wagner: Tristan and Isolde: Liebestod (Love Death)
Philadelphia Orchestra / Christian Thielemann
DG 453485 Buy now
12:16 am Amy Beach: Symphony "Gaelic"
Nashville Symphony Orchestra / Kenneth Schermerhorn
Naxos 559139 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am Frank Bridge: Norse Legend
BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Richard Hickox
Chandos 10012 Buy now
1:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 12: Sinfonia
Camerata Bern / Erich Hobarth
Heinz Holliger, oboe
ECM 2229 Buy now
1:09 am Kurt Atterberg: Ballad Without Words
Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra / Jun'ichi Hirokami
Bis 553 Buy now
1:29 am Camille Saint-Saens: Calme des nuits (Nocturnal Calm)
Tafelmusik Chamber Choir / Ivars Taurins
CBC 1155 Buy now
1:34 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 6
Itzhak Perlman, violin
London/Decca 417574 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Jean Sibelius: Lyric Waltz
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 Buy now
2:06 am Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen Suite
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra / Thomas Hengelbrock
DHM 77231 Buy now
2:31 am Vijay Iyer: Dig the Say
Brooklyn Rider
Mercury 21593 Buy now
2:40 am George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Orion Weiss, piano
Naxos 559750 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Eric Coates: Dance of the Orange Blossoms
East of England Orchestra / Malcolm Nabarro
ASV 2075 Buy now
3:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Oboe Quartet No. 48
Consortium Classicum
Gernot Schmalfuss, oboe
Dabringhaus 3314 Buy now
3:27 am Peteris Vasks: Cello Concerto No. 2 "Presence": 3rd movement
Amsterdam Sinfonietta / Candida Thompson
Sol Gabetta, cello
Sony 23122 Buy now
3:39 am Morten Lauridsen: I will lift up mine eyes
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67580 Buy now
3:43 am George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite No. 4
Philip Edward Fisher, piano
Naxos 572197 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Andre Gretry: Minuet
Bretagne Orchestra / Stefan Sanderling
ASV 1095 Buy now
4:06 am Gabriel Pierne: Free Variations and Finale
Netherlands Harp Ensemble
Etcetera 1021 Buy now
4:18 am Johan Svendsen: Two Swedish Folk Tunes
Orchestra of the Mill / Andrew Penny
Lydian 18132 Buy now
4:25 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Highlights
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80151 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Eugene Goossens: Four Sketches: Legend
London Chamber Music Group
Susan Milan, flute
Chandos 10259 Buy now
5:06 am Johann Christian Bach: Grand Overture No. 4
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5403 Buy now
5:18 am Johann Strauss Jr.: By the Beautiful Blue Danube (An der schonen, blauen Donau)
Vienna Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
DG 431628 Buy now
5:28 am Edward Elgar: Six Promenades
Athena Ensemble
Chandos 6554 Buy now
5:44 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Double Keyboard Concerto
Hamburg Philharmonic / Christoph Eschenbach
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
DG 415655 Buy now
 6 AM
with Angela Mariani
Beware the Ides of March - "Beware the ides of March," a soothsayer warns Caesar in Shakespeare's famous play. This week on Harmonia, we're taking heed ourselves of the Ides of March.
 7 AM - 11 AM
Sunday Baroque
Prolific composer demanding teacher gifted keyboard and violin player: Johann Sebastian Bach's genius continues to inspire musicians and music lovers into the 21st century. Bach was born in March in 1685 and every year Sunday Baroque throws a BACH BIRTHDAY BASH, with an entire program devoted to Bach's music!
 11 AM
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
11:01 am Max Bruch: Serenade for Strings: Andante
Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra / George Hanson
Dabringhaus 3351096 Buy now
11:06 am Johann Christian Bach: Symphony No. 5
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 422498 Buy now
11:16 am Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
I Musici Montreal / Maxim Shostakovich
Dmitri Shostakovich, piano
Chandos 8443 Buy now
11:35 am Manuel Ponce: Tres Canciones Populares Mexicanas (Three Mexican Folk Songs)
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 31979 Buy now
11:41 am Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2
San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt
London/Decca 425857 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Moritz Moszkowski: From Foreign Lands: Germany
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra / Martin West
Reference Recordings 138 Buy now
12:06 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata: Andante
David Finckel, cello
ArtistLed 19901 Buy now
12:13 pm Maria-Theresia von Paradis: Sicilienne
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341 Buy now
12:16 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 39062 Buy now
12:26 pm E.J. Moeran: Sinfonietta
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 64721 Buy now
12:52 pm George Frideric Handel: Giulio Cesare: Va tacito e nascondo
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Roger Norrington
David Daniels, countertenor
Virgin 45326 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Two German Dances
Capella Istropolitana / Johannes Wildner
Naxos 550412 Buy now
1:07 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Capriccio Brillant
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Lawrence Foster
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 66969 Buy now
1:19 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4
Jerusalem Quartet
Harmonia Mundi 902207 Buy now
1:42 pm Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures: Shepherd's Dance
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 19758 Buy now
1:44 pm Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures: Song
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 19758 Buy now
1:46 pm Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures: Dance Tune
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 19758 Buy now
1:48 pm Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 443444 Buy now
 2 PM
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
2:01 pm Enrique Granados: Zapateado
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
London/Decca 417795 Buy now
2:07 pm Domenico Cimarosa: Artemisia, Queen of Caria: Overture
Sinfonia Finlandia Jyvaskyla / Patrick Gallois
Naxos 572734 Buy now
2:17 pm Sergei Prokofiev: Waltz Suite
Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop
Naxos 573518 Buy now
2:48 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Autumn
English Chamber Orchestra / David Lockington
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7790 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Denis Plante: Suite Piedra libre: La Mancha
Atma 2547 Buy now
3:06 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 58
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Aspen Music Festival and School, August 20, 2016 Recording Buy now
3:19 pm Johann Strauss Jr.: Festival March
Vienna Philharmonic / Riccardo Muti
Sony 77002 Buy now
3:25 pm Leos Janacek: Lachian Dances
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572695 Buy now
3:47 pm Baldassare Galuppi: Flute Concerto
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
James Galway, flute
RCA 61164 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 4: Bourrees
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Mashulka 6695 Buy now
4:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 7
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Philips 416362 Buy now
4:26 pm Gabriel Pierne: Piano Concerto
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Juanjo Mena
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10633 Buy now
4:46 pm Paquito D'Rivera: Wapango
Caracas Clarinet Quartet
Cacao Musica 8 Buy now
 5 PM - 7 PM
Sunday at the Symphony
with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 6 and Sibelius' Symphony No. 5. Ray Chen plays the Part "Fratres" and Bartok Violin Concerto No. 1.
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Osmo Vanska conducts Kabelevsky's "The Comedians", Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and "A Requiem in our Time" by Rautavaara. Vilde Frang makes her debut with the Stravinsky Violin Concerto.
 9 PM - 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler