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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Zoltan Kodaly: Intermezzo for String Trio
Domus
Virgin 45015 Buy now
 
12:06 am Johann Hummel: Mandolin Concerto: 3rd movement
London Mozart Players / Howard Shelley
Alison Stephens, mandolin
Chandos 9925 Buy now
 
12:11 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Two Romances
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Constantine Orbelian
Alexander Kniazev, cello
Warner 62061 Buy now
 
12:17 am Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
Scottish National Orchestra / Alexander Gibson
Chandos 8303 Buy now
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:06 am Engelbert Humperdinck: Sleeping Beauty: Two Pictures
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Virgin 91494 Buy now
 
1:19 am Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9: 3rd movement
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Gustavo Dudamel
DG 17969 Buy now
 
1:33 am Gabriel Faure: Violin Sonata No. 1
Gil Shaham, violin
Vanguard 1239 Buy now
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Ferde Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite: Sunset
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80086 Buy now
 
2:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 2 "La notte" ("The Night")
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Virgin 45424 Buy now
 
2:16 am George Gershwin: Lullaby
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
London/Decca 458157 Buy now
 
2:25 am Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 1
New York Philharmonic / Alan Gilbert
Dacapo 220624 Buy now
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Frederic Chopin: Mazurka No. 13
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30003 Buy now
 
3:06 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 5
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769 Buy now
 
3:26 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Beau Fleuve 4562 Buy now
 
3:46 am Frank Bridge: Two Pieces
Northern Sinfonia / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 555070 Buy now
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata pian e forte
National Brass Ensemble
Oberlin 1504 Buy now
 
4:06 am Erkki Melartin: Songs from Lake Ladoga
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jorma Panula
YLE 9802 Buy now
 
4:16 am Burk Thumoth: Chiling o guiry (Celia O'Gara)
Concerto Caledonia / David McGuinness
Delphian 34014 Buy now
 
4:21 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 "Kreutzer"
Itzhak Perlman, violin
London/Decca 410554 Buy now
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am David Matthews: Total Tango
Orchestra Nova / George Vass
Dutton 7189 Buy now
 
5:06 am Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 "Romantic": 3rd movement
Minnesota Orchestra / Osmo Vanska
Bis 1746 Buy now
 
5:16 am Robert Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben: An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust
Dorothea Roschmann, soprano
London/Decca 4788439 Buy now
 
5:19 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Concerto Serenade
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Enrique Batiz
Nancy Allen, harp
EMI 67435 Buy now
 
5:44 am Sergei Prokofiev: Summer Day
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp
Hyperion 66499 Buy now
 
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 6 AM
 
6:01 am Frederick Delius: Hassan: Intermezzo and Serenade
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 65067 Buy now
 
6:06 am Edgar Meyer/Chris Thile/Stuart Duncan: Attaboy
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 84118 Buy now
 
6:14 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1: Overture
Zefiro / Alfredo Bernardini
Arcana 400 Buy now
 
6:25 am John Field: Piano Concerto No. 4
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Miceal O'Rourke, piano
Chandos 9442 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 Wellesley, Massachusetts, this week's From the Top pays tribute to Jewish composers and Jewish music. A precocious 12-year-old violinist performs the music of George Gershwin, a young tenor performs his own composition inspired by the great twentieth century Jewish poet Hannah Senesh, and the show's finale features the great sound of Klezmer music.
 
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 10 AM - 12 PM
 
Saturday Classics
 
10:06 am Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 9
Nashville Symphony Orchestra / Kenneth Schermerhorn
Naxos 557460 Buy now
 
10:16 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Cafe Zimmermann
Amandine Beyer, violin
Alpha 48 Buy now
 
10:30 am Karl Jenkins: Cantata Memoria: Satin Feathers
Sinfonia Cymru / Karl Jenkins
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 4796486 Buy now
 
10:35 am Norman Dello Joio: Exaltation of Larks
Atlantic Sinfonietta / Edvard Tchivzhel
Koch 7167 Buy now
 
10:43 am John Playford: Sweet William
Toronto Consort
Dorian 93247 Buy now
 
10:45 am Hector Berlioz: Rob Roy: Overture
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 421193 Buy now
 
11:07 am Ralph Blane: Meet Me in St. Louis: The Trolley Song
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 411037 Buy now
 
11:16 am Miklos Rozsa: Madame Bovary: Waltz
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra / John Mauceri
Philips 438685 Buy now
 
11:22 am David Raksin: The Bad and the Beautiful: Suite
New Philharmonia Orchestra / David Raksin
RCA 1490 Buy now
 
11:39 am George Gershwin: Love Is Here to Stay
London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 60659 Buy now
 
11:43 am Frederick Loewe: Gigi: Waltzes
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra / John Mauceri
Philips 438685 Buy now
 
11:52 am Alexander Courage: Tribute to Fred Astaire
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 412132 Buy now
 
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 12 PM - 5 PM
 
12:01 pm Giuseppi Brescianello: Partita
Anthony Glise, guitar
Dorian 80127 Buy now
 
12:06 pm Giuseppe Verdi: Luisa Miller: Sinfonia
Orchestra of La Scala, Milan / Riccardo Muti
Sony 68468 Buy now
 
12:12 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 6
Jonathan Biss, piano
JB Recordings 15029 Buy now
 
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Guiseppe Verdi's "Aida."
 
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 5 PM
 
Saturday Afternoon Classics
 
5:01 pm Hubert Parry: The Birds of Aristophanes: Bridal March of the Birds
BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 10740 Buy now
 
5:07 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82 "The Bear"
Tafelmusik / Bruno Weil
Sony 66295 Buy now
 
5:33 pm George Gershwin: Promenade (Walking the Dog)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
Michael Tilson Thomas, piano
Sony 93018 Buy now
 
5:38 pm Francis Poulenc: Les animaux modeles (The Model Animals)
French National Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 452937 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
Joe Miller conducts the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra, the Westminster Choir and Charleston Symphony Orchestra Chorus in Beethoven's Mass in C Major, Messian's Couleurs de la Cite Celeste and Beethoven's Fantasia in C Minor.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Johannes Brahms: Ballade No. 1
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7415 Buy now
 
10:06 pm Maurice Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Yannick Nezet-Seguin
EMI 66342 Buy now
 
10:24 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 2
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80382 Buy now
 
10:48 pm Giacomo Puccini: Preludio Sinfonico
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra / Claudio Scimone
Erato 55026 Buy now
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Jean-Philippe Rameau: Concert Suite No. 6: La Poule (The Hen)
Musicians of the Louvre / Marc Minkowski
Archiv 4478 Buy now
 
11:06 pm Edouard Lalo: Andante
Chen Yi, violin
OUR Recordings 220602 Buy now
 
11:14 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Alexander Vedernikov
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Erato 19029595469 Buy now
 
11:50 pm Hua Yan-jun: Reflection of the Moon in the "Erquan" Spring
China National Symphony Orchestra / Zuohuang Chen
Philips 446417 Buy now
 
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