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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Alfredo Catalani: Andantino
Rome Symphony Orchestra / Francesco La Vecchia
Naxos 573072 Buy now
 
12:06 am Franz Liszt: Etude No. 3 "Un Sospiro" (A Sigh)
Lang Lang, piano
Sony (7) 89141 Buy now
 
12:12 am Eric Whitacre: Alleluia
Eric Whitacre Singers / Eric Whitacre
London/Decca 16636 Buy now
 
12:22 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 "Kreutzer"
Ying String Quartet
Zuill Bailey, cello
Dorian 92204 Buy now
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Jennifer Higdon: String Poetic: Nocturne
Jennifer Koh, violin
Cedille 103 Buy now
 
1:06 am Alberto Ginastera: Dance of the Graceful Girl
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
MGQ 41 Buy now
 
1:10 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Pas d'action "White Swan"
Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Valery Gergiev
London/Decca 10104 Buy now
 
1:21 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Daisies
Yevgeny Sudbin, piano
Bis 1518 Buy now
 
1:24 am Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Quintet
Carducci Quartet
Julian Bliss, clarinet
Signum 448 Buy now
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Antonin Dvorak: Bagatelles: Poco Allegro
National Chamber Players / Lowell Graham
Klavier 11126 Buy now
 
2:06 am Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures
Georgian Chamber Orchestra / Lisa Batiashvili
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Sony 33400 Buy now
 
2:21 am Giacomo Puccini: Crisantemi (Chrysanthemums)
Enso String Quartet
Naxos 573108 Buy now
 
2:27 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20
Moscow Virtuosi / Vladimir Spivakov
Evgeny Kissin, piano
RCA 60400 Buy now
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Edvard Grieg: Two Elegiac Melodies: Last Spring (Varen)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 437520 Buy now
 
3:07 am Johann Hummel: String Quartet No. 1
Delme String Quartet
Hyperion 66568 Buy now
 
3:33 am Ernesto Lecuona: A la antigua
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56757 Buy now
 
3:36 am Franz Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy
Lang Lang, piano
DG 2047 Buy now
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Filippo Azzaiolo: Chi passa per'sta strada
Silk Road Ensemble
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 93927 Buy now
 
4:06 am Oskar Nedbal: From Tale to Tale: Dance of the Brigands
Dvorak Chamber Orchestra / Miroslav Homolka
Supraphon 111413 Buy now
 
4:08 am Ottorino Respighi: Brazilian Impressions
Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Eduardo Mata
Dorian 90182 Buy now
 
4:29 am Franz Krommer: Symphony No. 4
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9275 Buy now
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Henryk Wieniawski: Scherzo-Tarantelle
Shannon Lee, violin
Telarc 80695 Buy now
 
5:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 1 "La Tempesta di Mare" ("Storm at Sea")
Tokyo Bach-Mozart Ensemble
Masahiro Arita, baroque flute
Denon 9288 Buy now
 
5:14 am Eduard Tubin: Estonian Dance Suite
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra / Hans-Peter Frank
Big Ben 851002 Buy now
 
5:27 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 3
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
Ramin Bahrami, piano
London/Decca 4782956 Buy now
 
5:44 am Antonin Dvorak: Romantic Pieces
Budapest Festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer
Philips 464647 Buy now
 
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 6 AM - 10 AM
 
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
 
10:01 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Fantasy for a Gentleman (Fantasia para un gentilhombre): Canario
Philharmonia Orchestra / Eduardo Mata
James Galway, flute
RCA 60917 Buy now
 
10:06 am Johann Muthel: Polonaise
Musica Alta Ripa
Dabringhaus 3090452 Buy now
 
10:10 am Georges Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 431160 Buy now
 
10:29 am Gioacchino Rossini: Sonata No. 3
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / (Selected members)
Hyperion 66595 Buy now
 
10:42 am Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 412237 Buy now
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations: Nimrod
Washington Saxophone Quartet
Americus 20001014 Buy now
 
11:06 am Percy Grainger: Molly on the Shore
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 420946 Buy now
 
11:11 am Emanuel Krakamp/Giulio Briccialdi: Fantasy on Themes from "La Traviata"
Cavatina Duo
Bridge 9448 Buy now
 
11:22 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2
English Chamber Orchestra / Jose Luis Garcia
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 36674 Buy now
 
11:49 am Camille Saint-Saens: Africa Fantasie
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67331 Buy now
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm William Lawes: Harp Consort No. 3
Les Voix Humaines
Maxine Eilander, harp
Atma 2372 Buy now
 
12:06 pm Richard Rodgers: Carousel Waltz
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp
Hyperion 67067 Buy now
 
12:14 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Quartet
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO 601 Buy now
 
12:30 pm Maurice Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso (Morning Song of the Jester)
London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado
DG 427314 Buy now
 
12:39 pm Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Symphony No. 1 "Night in the Tropics"
Utah Symphony Orchestra / Maurice Abravanel
Vanguard 4051 Buy now
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Miklos Rozsa: Madame Bovary: Waltz
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn
Silva 1056 Buy now
 
1:06 pm Elias Parish-Alvars: Introduction and Variations
Catrin Finch, harp
Sain 2280 Buy now
 
1:19 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 2
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Yoel Levi
Telarc 80358 Buy now
 
1:34 pm Ferdinand Ries: Violin Concerto No. 1
Cologne Academy / Michael Alexander Willens
Anton Steck, violin
CPO 777353 Buy now
 
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 2 PM
 
Afternoon Classics
 
2:01 pm Ferdinando Carulli: Guitar Sonata: 3rd movement
Richard Savino, guitar
Naxos 553301 Buy now
 
2:06 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Virgin 90761 Buy now
 
2:12 pm Leopold Mozart: Concerto for 2 Horns
Concerto Rotterdam / Heinz Freisen
Herman Jeurissen, horn
Dabringhaus 3210085 Buy now
 
2:27 pm Frederic Chopin: Variations on "La ci darem la mano"
Warsaw Philharmonic / Kazimierz Kord
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6702 Buy now
 
2:48 pm Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra / Conrad van Alphen
Telarc 80623 Buy now
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm John Jenkins: Fantasia Suite No. 1
Locke Consort
Channel Classics 17698 Buy now
 
3:07 pm Lars-Erik Larsson: Symphony No. 1: 1st movement
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Manze
CPO 777671 Buy now
 
3:18 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto alla rustica (Rustic Concerto)
La Serenissima / Adrian Chandler
Avie 2371 Buy now
 
3:24 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 9
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 60454 Buy now
 
3:39 pm Bedrich Smetana: Bartered Bride: Polka
London Symphony Orchestra / Geoffrey Simon
Chandos 8412 Buy now
 
3:46 pm Aaron Copland: Old American Songs
English Chamber Orchestra / Carl Davis
Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano
London/Decca 417242 Buy now
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Hector Berlioz: Les Troyens (The Trojans): Trojan March
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Paul Paray
Mercury 434328 Buy now
 
4:06 pm Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 7
Quebec Symphony Orchestra / Yoav Talmi
Analekta 3156 Buy now
 
4:11 pm Johan Roman: Drottningholm Suite
Uppsala Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Halstead
Naxos 553733 Buy now
 
4:22 pm Claude Debussy: Images for Orchestra: Iberia
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen
Sony 62599 Buy now
 
4:45 pm Louis Ferdinand: Andante with Variations
Trio Parnassus
Thomas Selditz, viola
Dabringhaus 3031549 Buy now
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Francesco Uttini: Symphony
Orchestra of the Royal Swedish Opera / Philip Brunelle
Virgin 45186 Buy now
 
5:06 pm Franz Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1 "Dance in the Village Inn"
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 443444 Buy now
 
5:17 pm Antoine de L'Hoyer: Guitar Duo No. 1: Rondo
Duo Transatlantique
SELF PROD 314 Buy now
 
5:22 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
La Stravaganza / Siegbert Rampe
Virgin 45255 Buy now
 
5:40 pm Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 1 "Slavyanskaya": Finale
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Orfeo 93101 Buy now
 
5:51 pm Carl Friedrich Abel: Symphony No. 5
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8648 Buy now
 
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 6 PM
 
Evening Classics
 
6:01 pm Charles Gounod: Petite Symphony: Finale
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Hogwood
London/Decca 430231 Buy now
 
6:06 pm Samuel Scheidt: Canzona Bergamasca
Empire Brass
Telarc 80257 Buy now
 
6:10 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C# minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 466462 Buy now
 
6:16 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
Hanover Band / Roy Goodman
Nimbus 5318 Buy now
 
6:26 pm Georg Anton Benda: Symphony No. 4
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Christian Benda
Naxos 553408 Buy now
 
6:35 pm Zoltan Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite
Budapest Festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer
Philips 462824 Buy now
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
You and the Night and the Music - This week novelists who have built their plots around great music. Join us as we step inside the minds of authors groping for the words to describe the feelings and emotions of the music.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm John Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing: Meditation
Sinfonia Cymru / John Rutter
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606 Buy now
 
10:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 2
Catherine Manoukian, violin
Marquis 235 Buy now
 
10:11 pm Arthur Foote: At Dusk
Fenwick Smith, flute
Northeastern 227 Buy now
 
10:18 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 2 "Characteristic"
Prague Symphony Orchestra / Jiri Belohlavek
Supraphon 110969 Buy now
 
10:54 pm Thomas Morley: O Mistress Mine
Corona Guitar Quartet
Albany 1084 Buy now
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut: Prelude to Act 2
Milan Symphony Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 2141 Buy now
 
11:06 pm Emmanuel Chabrier: Larghetto for Horn and Orchestra
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 416380 Buy now
 
11:16 pm Cesar Franck: Violin Sonata
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Philips 416157 Buy now
 
11:46 pm Johannes Brahms: Serenade No. 1: Allegro molto
Ulster Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8612 Buy now
 
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