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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Bernhard Joachim Hagen: Lute Sonata: 1st movement
John Schneiderman, lute
Dorian 90907 Buy now
12:06 am Felix Mendelssohn: Fair Melusina Overture
Bern Symphony Orchestra / Peter Maag
MCA 5849 Buy now
12:19 am Frank Bridge: The Sea
BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Richard Hickox
Chandos 10012 Buy now
12:42 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Henryk Szeryng, violin
Philips 400077 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:07 am Auguste Franchomme: Caprice
Louise Dubin, cello
Delos 3469 Buy now
1:11 am Ambroise Thomas: Mignon: Overture
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa
DG 423698 Buy now
1:21 am Paul Creston: Gregorian Chant
New York Chamber Orchestra / Arthur Lief
Vanguard 4076 Buy now
1:32 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 "Prussian"
Hagen Quartet
DG 423108 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Johan Agrell: Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Concerto Copenhagen / Andrew Manze
Maria Bania, flute
Chandos 535 Buy now
2:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 7
Gidon Kremer, violin
DG 453743 Buy now
2:32 am Johann Muthel: Polonaise
Musica Alta Ripa
Dabringhaus 3090452 Buy now
2:36 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Aranjuez Concerto
Spanish Radio and TV Orchestra / Odon Alonso
Narciso Yepes, guitar
DG 435845 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Traditional: Shenandoah
Teldec 96515 Buy now
3:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 61
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3063 Buy now
3:31 am Meredith Monk: Ellis Island
Ursula Oppens, piano
ECM 2374 Buy now
3:34 am Howard Hanson: Bold Island Suite
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80649 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Manuel Ponce: Four Preludes for Guitar
Victoria Drake, harp
Well-Tempered 5179 Buy now
4:06 am Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture
Berlin Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
DG 429765 Buy now
4:21 am John Cage: In a Landscape
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71281 Buy now
4:31 am Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 5 "Egyptian"
Orchestra de la Suisse Romande / Charles Dutoit
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 4758764 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Eugene Arcade Dede: Bees and Bumblebees
Gowanus Arts Ensemble / Reuben Blundell
New Focus 166 Buy now
5:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Quartet No. 2
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI 56829 Buy now
5:18 am Vincent D'Indy: The Enchanted Forest (La foret enchantee)
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Rumon Gamba
Chandos 10464 Buy now
5:33 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 6
Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67308 Buy now
5:52 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Waltz
Dresden State Orchestra / Hans Vonk
Capriccio 10071 Buy now
 6 AM - 10 AM
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 10 AM
Mid-day Classics
10:01 am Giuseppe Tartini: Trio Sonata
La Magnifica Comunita
Enrico Casazza, violin
Brilliant 93366 Buy now
10:06 am Franz Liszt: Les Preludes
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 436839 Buy now
10:22 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Orchestra-Symphony No. 1
English Concert / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907403 Buy now
10:35 am Amilcare Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
EMI 64107 Buy now
10:46 am Giovanni Platti: Cello Concerto
Ensemble Cordia
Stefano Veggetti, cello
Brilliant 94722 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Richard Wagner: Lohengrin: Treulich gefuhrt (Bridal Chorus)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Robert Shaw
Telarc 80333 Buy now
11:06 am Ignacio Cervantes: Six Cuban Dances
Davide Cabassi, piano
Concerto 2054 Buy now
11:15 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue "Little"
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Naxos 8578305 Buy now
11:21 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Berlin Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
Sony 48385 Buy now
11:48 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Concerto for Trombone
Tapiola Sinfonietta / Osmo Vanska
Christian Lindberg, trombone
Bis 568 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Antonio Soler: Keyboard Sonata No. 7
Martina Filjak, piano
Naxos 572515 Buy now
12:06 pm Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Morning Mood
National Philharmonic Orchestra / David Measham
James Galway, flute
RCA 4810 Buy now
12:11 pm Manuel Ponce: Tres Canciones Populares Mexicanas (Three Mexican Folk Songs)
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 31979 Buy now
12:18 pm Johannes Brahms: Serenade No. 2
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony 60970 Buy now
12:51 pm Aaron Copland: Danzon Cubano
New Philharmonia Orchestra / Aaron Copland
Sony 42429 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 6: Allegretto
Florestan Trio
Hyperion 67327 Buy now
1:06 pm James Horner: Iris: Part 5
Studio Orchestra / James Horner
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 89806 Buy now
1:19 pm John Jenkins: Six Airs
New York Kammermusiker / Ilonna Pederson
Dorian 90189 Buy now
1:31 pm Georges Bizet: Symphony
French National Radio and Television Orchestra / Jean Martinon
DG 437371 Buy now
 2 PM - 6 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.
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:01 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings "Conch Shell"
I Musici
Philips 438876 Buy now
6:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 14
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
London/Decca 417372 Buy now
6:24 pm Giuseppe Tartini: Flute Concerto
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
James Galway, flute
RCA 61164 Buy now
6:35 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations: Aria
Zoe Black, violin
AlFi 15002 Buy now
6:39 pm Johann Strauss Jr.: By the Beautiful Blue Danube (An der schonen, blauen Donau)
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80098 Buy now
6:49 pm Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Divertimento for String Trio
Vienna String Trio
Calig 50876 Buy now
 7 PM
Pittsburgh Opera Preview
with Anna Singer
A preview of Pittsburgh Opera's upcoming production of "The Summer King", including artist interviews and musical excerpts.
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
 8 PM - 10 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Live
with Jim Cunningham
A live broadcast from Heinz Hall as Rudolf Buchbinder joins the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Manfred Honeck in three piano concertos - the Haydn Piano Concerto in D major, the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 and the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5. Jim Cunningham hosts.
 10 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Musical Cryptograms: Shhh  It's a Secret - Musicians have long been told that their minds are similar to those of mathematicians. This week we'll discover and decipher codes, messages and meanings that have been hidden within pieces of classical music over the centuries. Some of these messages were encoded for the fun of the puzzle, while others held deep painful meanings.
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
11:01 pm Heinrich Biber: Court Sonata No. 4
Purcell Quartet
Michael Laird, trumpet
Chandos 591 Buy now
11:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo for Piano and Orchestra
Moscow Virtuosi / Vladimir Spivakov
Evgeny Kissin, piano
RCA 60400 Buy now
11:16 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 92 "Oxford"
Capella Istropolitana / Barry Wordsworth
Naxos 550387 Buy now
11:45 pm Lennox Berkeley: Serenade for Strings
BBC Welsh National Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9981 Buy now

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