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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am David Matthews: Total Tango
Orchestra Nova / George Vass
Dutton 7189 Buy now
 
12:06 am Wilhelm Stenhammar: Prelude and Bourree
Gavle Symphony Orchestra / Hannu Koivula
Naxos 572186 Buy now
 
12:22 am Federico Mompou: Musica Callada (Silent Music): Book 1
Jenny Lin, piano
Steinway & Sons 30004 Buy now
 
12:33 am Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for Winds
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Hugh Wolff
Teldec 46315 Buy now
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:06 am Hugo Alfven: The Mountain King: Summer Rain
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 585 Buy now
 
1:09 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 34
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80190 Buy now
 
1:32 am Guillaume Dufay: Gloria
Hilliard Ensemble
Jan Garbarek, saxophone
ECM 1700 Buy now
 
1:39 am Alexander Glazunov: Concerto Ballata
Russian National Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Wen-Sinn Yang, cello
Warner 67946 Buy now
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Heikki Aaltoila: The Wedding Waltz
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Ondine 824 Buy now
 
2:06 am Richard Strauss: Serenade for Winds
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3094 Buy now
 
2:18 am Xaver Scharwenka: Piano Concerto No. 1
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Michael Stern
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67508 Buy now
 
2:46 am Felix Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 6
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5141 Buy now
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 4: Bourrees
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Mashulka 6695 Buy now
 
3:06 am Alessandro Scarlatti: Sonata No. 9
Musica Pacifica
Dorian 93192 Buy now
 
3:18 am Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet "Trout"
Takacs Quartet / (Selected members)
Andreas Haefliger, piano
London/Decca 460034 Buy now
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Yasushi Akutagawa: Music for Symphony Orchestra: Andante
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra / Ryusuke Numajiri
Naxos 555071 Buy now
 
4:06 am Frederick the Great: Flute Concerto
CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra / Hartmut Haenchen
Manfred Friedrich, flute
Capriccio 10064 Buy now
 
4:23 am Frank Bridge: There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8373 Buy now
 
4:32 am Darius Milhaud: Suite Provencale (Provence Suite)
Orchestra of Toulouse / Michel Plasson
DG 435437 Buy now
 
4:47 am Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso No. 12 (after Corelli "La Folia")
Academy of Ancient Music / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907261 Buy now
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Alfredo Catalani: Andantino
Rome Symphony Orchestra / Francesco La Vecchia
Naxos 573072 Buy now
 
5:06 am Georg Anton Benda: Symphony No. 1
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Christian Benda
Naxos 553408 Buy now
 
5:17 am Enrique Granados: Suite on Galician Songs: Morning Song
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra / Pablo Gonzalez
Naxos 8.573263 Buy now
 
5:28 am Richard Wagner: Rienzi: Overture
Vienna Philharmonic / Christian Thielemann
DG 4745022 Buy now
 
5:41 am John Rutter: Suite Lyrique
Sinfonia Cymru / John Rutter
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606 Buy now
 
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 6 AM
 
6:01 am Claude Debussy: Sarabande
Vlado Perlemuter, piano
Denon 1589 Buy now
 
6:06 am Stig Rybrant: Deep Brass Joke
Berlin Trombone Quintet
Schwann 310089 Buy now
 
6:12 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
Moscow Virtuosi / Vladimir Spivakov
Vladimir Spivakov, violin
RCA 60467 Buy now
 
6:45 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 35
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 89363 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/ Christopher O'Riley
From Louisville, Kentucky, this week's From the Top features a superb 17-year-old pianist from Brooklyn who wants to devote himself to the work of racially diversifying the world of classical music. We'll also hear an entrancing performance of "Over the Rainbow" performed on marimba by the local teen percussionist, and the Louisville Youth Orchestra perform a brand new piece by American composer Christopher Theofanidis.
 
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 10 AM - 12 PM
 
Saturday Classics
 
10:06 am Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs)
English Chamber Orchestra
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 56890 Buy now
 
10:17 am Felix Mendelssohn: Prelude and Fugue No. 5
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4830255 Buy now
 
10:25 am Bela Fleck: Griff
Brooklyn Rider
Bela Fleck, banjo
Rounder 1166100200 Buy now
 
10:41 am Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2
San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt
London/Decca 425857 Buy now
 
11:06 am Gerardo H. Matos Rodriguez: La Cumparsita
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 70714 Buy now
 
11:10 am John Morris: Young Frankenstein: A Transylvanian Lullaby
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 463483 Buy now
 
11:15 am Mel Brooks: The Producers: Overture
Boston Pops Orchestra / Keith Lockhart
Boston Pops 4 Buy now
 
11:21 am Franz Waxman: Philadelphia Story: Suite
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 708 Buy now
 
11:31 am Henry Mancini: The Pink Panther Theme
Mancini Pops Orchestra / Henry Mancini
RCA 55938 Buy now
 
11:33 am Henry Mancini: The Inspector Clouseau Theme
Royal Philharmonic Pops / Henry Mancini
Denon 2320 Buy now
 
11:42 am Charles Williams: The Apartment: Main Theme
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 60393 Buy now
 
11:49 am Ernest Gold: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: The Big W
Studio Orchestra
Rykodisc 10704 Buy now
 
11:54 am Ernest Gold: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World: Main Theme
Studio Orchestra
Rykodisc 10704 Buy now
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Jean-Philippe Rameau: Concert Suite No. 6: La Poule (The Hen)
Musicians of the Louvre / Marc Minkowski
Archiv 4478 Buy now
 
12:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Quartet No. 4
Jasmine Choi, flute
Sony 75349 Buy now
 
12:19 pm Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso: Love Theme
Czech National Symphony Orchestra / Ennio Morricone
London/Decca 25323 Buy now
 
12:24 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30
Claudio Arrau, piano
Philips 416145 Buy now
 
12:49 pm Gioacchino Rossini: L'assedio di Corinto (Siege of Corinth): Overture
London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado
DG 419869 Buy now
 
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 1 PM - 5 PM
 
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Beethoven's "Fidelio"
 
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 5 PM
 
Saturday Afternoon Classics
 
5:01 pm Heitor Villa-Lobos: Choros No. 1 "Tipico Brasileiro"
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80612 Buy now
 
5:06 pm Hector Berlioz: Harold in Italy: March of the Pilgrims
Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra / John Eliot Gardiner
Gerard Causse, viola
Philips 446676 Buy now
 
5:15 pm Jean Sibelius: Lyric Waltz
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 Buy now
 
5:21 pm Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) Ballet
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 70 Buy now
 
5:43 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 4
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Andrei Gavrilov, piano
EMI 65173 Buy now
 
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 6 PM - 8 PM
 
A Prairie Home Companion
with Chris Thiele
 
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 8 PM - 10 PM
 
SymphonyCast
with Allison Young
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and John Adams' "Absolute Jest." Yefim Bronfman plays the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 6: Allegretto
Florestan Trio
Hyperion 67327 Buy now
 
10:07 pm Paul Hindemith: Harp Sonata
Elinor Bennett, harp
Nimbus 5441 Buy now
 
10:18 pm Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 "Classical"
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne / Alberto Zedda
Virgin 91098 Buy now
 
10:34 pm Bernhard Crusell: Clarinet Concerto No. 2
London Symphony Orchestra / Alun Francis
Thea King, clarinet
Hyperion 66708 Buy now
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Frederick Delius: Irmelin Prelude
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 65067 Buy now
 
11:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 2
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sony 42414 Buy now
 
11:21 pm Claude Debussy: Sacred and Profane Dances
Cleveland Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
Lisa Wellbaum, harp
DG 2121 Buy now
 
11:31 pm Arvo Part: Fratres (Brothers)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Clark Rundell
Mari Samuelsen, violin
Mercury 4811487 Buy now
 
11:32 pm Arvo Part: Fratres (Brothers)
I Fiamminghi / Rudolf Werthen
Telarc 80387 Buy now
 
11:43 pm Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 2
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769 Buy now
 
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