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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Henry Purcell: Sonata No. 8
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 572 Buy now
12:06 am Neil McKay: Larghetto
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra / Howard Hanson
Mercury 434347 Buy now
12:12 am John Dowland: Mr. Dowland's Midnight
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90148 Buy now
12:15 am Robert Schumann: Humoreske
Emanuel Ax, piano
RCA 4275 Buy now
12:44 am Antonin Dvorak: Romantic Pieces
Budapest Festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer
Philips 464647 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am John Playford: Paul's Steeple and Stingo
Apollo's Banquet
Harmonia Mundi 907186 Buy now
1:06 am Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 2 "Sinfonie Capricieuse"
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard
Brilliant 93699 Buy now
1:35 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude for Lute
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Warner 45312 Buy now
1:39 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Kegelstatt Trio
Michael Collins, clarinet
Virgin 91074 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Charles Koechlin: On Distant Waves (Sur les flots lointains)
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic / Leif Segerstam
Marco Polo 223704 Buy now
2:06 am Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 "Death and the Maiden"
Mito Chamber Orchestra
Sony 61970 Buy now
2:47 am Edvard Grieg: Two Nordic Melodies
Malmo Symphony Orchestra / Bjarte Engeset
Naxos 572403 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Jean-Philippe Rameau: Dardanus: Overture
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 420240 Buy now
3:06 am Camille Saint-Saens: Triptyque
Ulf Wallin, violin
CPO 999946 Buy now
3:20 am William S Lloyd Webber: Serenade for Strings
City of London Sinfonia / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9595 Buy now
3:32 am William Wallace: Pelleas and Melisande Suite
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins
Hyperion 66987 Buy now
3:48 am Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concertino
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Kirk Trevor
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
Navona 5801 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme: Si, mi chiamano Mimi (They call me Mimi)
Orchestra of the Royal Theater, Torino / John Mauceri
Angela Gheorghiu, soprano
London/Decca 467632 Buy now
4:06 am Kurt Atterberg: Suite No. 7
Camerata Nordica / Ulf Wallin
CPO 777156 Buy now
4:21 am Howard Hanson: Concerto da Camera
Ying String Quartet
Adam Neiman, piano
Dorian 92166 Buy now
4:37 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
EMI 64530 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Thomas C. Kelly: Pastoral and Reel
Irish Chamber Orchestra / Fionnuala Hunt
Black Box 1003 Buy now
5:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 1
English Concert
Simon Standage, violin
Archiv 427316 Buy now
5:24 am Robert Schumann: Arabesque
Jonathan Biss, piano
EMI 65391 Buy now
5:32 am Alexander Glazunov: Spring (Vesna)
Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8611 Buy now
5:41 am Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Mississippi Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2624 Buy now
5:49 am Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI (3) 47212 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 Enrique Granados: El pelele (The Straw Mannequin)
Jean-Francois Heisser, piano
Apex 69984 Buy now
10:06 am Johann Hummel: Trumpet Concerto
English Chamber Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 57497 Buy now
10:26 am Robert Fuchs: 12 Duets: No. 3
Miller Porfiris Duo
SELF PROD 419 Buy now
10:29 am Arturo Marquez: Danzon No. 2
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra / Gustavo Dudamel
DG 11340 Buy now
10:40 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82 "The Bear": Finale
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Sigiswald Kuijken
Virgin 90793 Buy now
10:46 am Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Philharmonia Orchestra / Andrew Davis
Onyx 4025 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Joseph Lauber: Petite Suite: Caprice
Rachel Talitman, harp
Harp & Co 505031 Buy now
11:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers Awake)
Philadelphia Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch
EMI 55592 Buy now
11:11 am Anton Reicha: Sonata on a Theme of Mozart
Ivan Ilic, piano
Chandos 10950 Buy now
11:32 am George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 7
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Philips 410048 Buy now
11:48 am Peter Hope: Momentum Suite
Northern Sinfonia / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 555070 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Anonymous Viennese: Linz Dances
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013 Buy now
12:06 pm Claude Debussy: Images for Orchestra: Rondes de printemps (Spring Rounds)
Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg / Louis de Froment
Vox 5003 Buy now
12:15 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: 2 Pieces for piano 6 hands: Romance
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Erato 19029595469 Buy now
12:21 pm Jean Eichner: Harp Concerto
Kurpfalz Chamber Orchestra / Stefan Fraas
Silke Aichhorn, harp
CPO 777835 Buy now
12:39 pm Antonin Dvorak: American Suite
Budapest Festival Orchestra / Ivan Fischer
Channel Classics 30010 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Concerto Grosso: March
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
EMI 47812 Buy now
1:06 pm Jules Massenet: Thais: Meditation
Vienna Philharmonic / James Levine
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 7189 Buy now
1:14 pm Mike Oldfield: Music of the Spheres: Part Two
Sinfonia Sfera Orchestra / Karl Jenkins
Lang Lang, piano
London/Decca 10925 Buy now
1:37 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto
Cleveland Orchestra / Christoph von Dohnanyi
John Mack, oboe
DG 6610 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 Johan Halvorsen: From Olden Times: Intrada
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 10614 Buy now
6:06 pm Stanislaw Moniuszko: The Countess: Overture
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572716 Buy now
6:16 pm Manuel de Falla: La Vida Breve: Spanish Dance
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 430839 Buy now
6:21 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 83 "The Hen"
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 45807 Buy now
6:45 pm Qi Lui: Red Flowers in Bloom
Shanghai Quartet
Delos 3308 Buy now
6:50 pm Johann Strauss Jr.: Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron): Overture
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Teldec 43337 Buy now
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
A performance by the Ahn Trio from November 2016 at Carnegie Music Hall part of the Chamber Music Pittsburgh concert series. The concert featured performances by Pat Methany, Bernstein, Piazzolla and more.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Unfinished Symphonies - Schubert wasn't the only composer who passed from this earth with an incomplete symphony on his shelf. Elgar, Mahler, Bruckner, and other symphonists left fantastic but tantalizingly unfinished material that Bill will feature.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm William Lawes: Harp Consort No. 3
Les Voix Humaines
Maxine Eilander, harp
Atma 2372 Buy now
10:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Barcarolle
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 410180 Buy now
10:16 pm Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Justin Brown
Anne Gastinel, cello
Naive 4961 Buy now
10:43 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd
Naxos 555867 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Charlie Chaplin: Modern Times: Smile
I Salonisti
Sony 61731 Buy now
11:06 pm Giuseppe Verdi: Fantasy on La Traviata
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Yannick Nezet-Seguin
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI 57814 Buy now
11:15 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26 "Coronation"
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Friedrich Gulda, piano
Teldec 42970 Buy now
11:49 pm Marion Bauer: Concertino for Oboe, Clarinet, and Strings
Ambache Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble
Jeremy Polmear, oboe
Naxos 559253 Buy now

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