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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
12:01 am Christmas Music: O Come, Isabella
The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438 Buy now
12:07 am Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery)
London/Decca 4785703 Buy now
12:14 am Rihards Dubra: Our Lord's Nativity
New York Latvian Concert Choir / Andres Jansons
Viesturs Jansons, tenor
Albany 1040 Buy now
12:36 am John Jacob Niles: I Wonder as I Wander
Orange Mighty Trio
SELF PROD 405 Buy now
12:41 am Olivier Messiaen: Illuminations of the Beyond (Eclairs sur l'au-dela): Apparition du Christ glorieux (Apparition of the Glorious Christ)
Orchestre de la Bastille / Myung-Whun Chung
DG 439929 Buy now
12:48 am Olivier Messiaen: Illuminations of the Beyond (Eclairs sur l'au-dela): Demeurer dans l’amour (To Abide in Love)
Orchestre de la Bastille / Myung-Whun Chung
DG 439929 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Antonio Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto: Largo
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Angel Romero
Angel Romero, guitar
RCA 68291 Buy now
1:06 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
RTE National Symphony Orchestra / Alexander Vederniko
Barry Douglas, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording Buy now
1:43 am Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80309 Buy now
1:51 am Yan-Jun Hua: Reflection of the Moon in the Er-Quan Spring
Shanghai Quartet
Delos 3308 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Noel Regney/Gloria Shayne: Do You Hear What I Hear?
Northern Lights Orchestra / Petri Juutilainen
Warren Schatz 5 Buy now
2:06 am Jacques Offenbach: Snowflake Ballet
Gulbenkian Orchestra / Michel Swierczewski
Nimbus 5303 Buy now
2:19 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 1
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Delos 3232 Buy now
2:35 am Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3: 6th movement
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Esa-Pekka Salonen
Sony 60250 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Various: A Medley of Carols
The Choral Project / Daniel Hughes
Clarion 941 Buy now
3:06 am George Walker: Lyric for Strings
Chicago Sinfonietta / Paul Freeman
Cedille 8001 Buy now
3:12 am Arthur Sullivan: Christmas Revels
RTE Sinfonietta / Andrew Penny
Marco Polo 223677 Buy now
3:27 am Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1
Shlomo Mintz, violin
Avie 2057 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Traditional English: What Child is This?
Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia / Peter Breiner
Naxos 550670 Buy now
4:06 am Manuel Gomez Carrillo: Rapsodia santiaguena
Wurttemberg Philharmonic Reutlingen / Gabriel Castagna
Chandos 10675 Buy now
4:18 am Traditional: Good King Wenceslas; Good Christian Men, Rejoice
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209 Buy now
4:21 am Emil Waldteufel: Christmas Roses
Gulbenkian Orchestra / Michel Swierczewski
Nimbus 5264 Buy now
4:31 am Bedrich Smetana: Piano Trio
Ian Swensen, violin
Music@Menlo 20044 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Jan Zelenka: Capriccio No. 3: Allemande
Bach Sinfonia / Daniel Abraham
Dorian 92163 Buy now
5:06 am Leon Jessel: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 48232 Buy now
5:11 am Josef Myslivecek: Concertino
Concerto Koln
Archiv 4776418 Buy now
5:27 am Robert Russell Bennett: The Many Moods of Christmas No. 2
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Robert Shaw
Telarc 80087 Buy now
5:40 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 28
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 432177 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 Traditional: Four German Carols
Berlin Philharmonic Brass
DG 413657 Buy now
10:06 am Bedrich Smetana: Bartered Bride: Overture
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner
RCA 5606 Buy now
10:13 am Christmas Music: What Sweeter Music; Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Trinity Choir / Brian Jones
Dorian 93240 Buy now
10:21 am Franz Schubert: Winterreise (Winter Journey): Der Lindenbaum (The Linden Tree)
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Harmonia Mundi 902107 Buy now
10:27 am Gordon Langford: A Christmas Fantasy
Huddersfield Choral Society / Keith Rhodes
Chandos 4541 Buy now
10:36 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Fantasy for a Gentleman (Fantasia para un gentilhombre)
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne / Lawrence Foster
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Virgin 91192 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Traditional: Coventry Carol; Good King Wenceslas
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7345 Buy now
11:06 am Antonin Dvorak: Humoresque No. 7
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Nonesuch 79464 Buy now
11:11 am Peter Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 449816 Buy now
11:19 am Johann Quantz: Flute Concerto
Claire Guimond, flute 7777 Buy now
11:39 am Gioacchino Rossini: Otello: Ballet Music
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra / Antonio de Almeida
Philips 422843 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Traditional: The Holly and the Ivy; Lo, how a Rose E'Er Blooming; I am so Glad each Christmas Eve
Michael Newman, guitar
Musical Heritage Society 515520 Buy now
12:06 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Whimsical Symphony (Grillensymphonie)
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra / Jeannette Sorrell
Koch 7576 Buy now
12:21 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa
DG 435619 Buy now
12:41 pm Christmas Music: A los Maytines; Aro que Nostre Seign'es Nat; March
Frank Wallace, guitar
Gyre 10092 Buy now
12:47 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 47
Rudolf Buchbinder, piano
Teldec 35793 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Richard Willis: It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Dean Shostak, glass armonica
Dean Shostak 131 Buy now
1:06 pm Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 16
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9352 Buy now
1:22 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Winter Serenade (Serenade d'Hiver)
Asbury Brass Quintet
Albany 273 Buy now
1:27 pm Medley: Up! Good Christen Folk, and Listen; Unto Us is Born a Son; In dulci jubilo
Danish National Vocal Ensemble / Michael Bojesen
Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 220615 Buy now
1:36 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Basel Chamber Orchestra / Daniel Hope
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 4795305 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 Traditional: O Little Town of Bethlehem; The Cherry Tree Carol
Telarc 80202 Buy now
6:06 pm Giacomo Meyerbeer: Le Prophete (The Prophet): Coronation March
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony 44723 Buy now
6:10 pm Charles Gounod: Ave Maria
Eaken Piano Trio
Naxos 554714 Buy now
6:18 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 4
Australian Chamber Orchestra / Richard Tognetti
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI (3) 47212 Buy now
6:27 pm Morten Lauridsen: Mid-Winter Songs: Like Snow; Mid-Winter Waking
Los Angeles Master Chorale / Paul Salamunovich
RCM 19705 Buy now
6:31 pm Christmas Music: O Tannenbaum; Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier
Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010 Buy now
6:38 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 412954 Buy now
 7 PM
7:01 pm Percy Grainger: Handel in the Strand
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Kenneth Montgomery
Philip Martin, piano
Chandos 8377 Buy now
7:06 pm Traditional English: Deck the Halls
Galliard Brass & Friends
MusicMasters 67077-2 Buy now
7:07 pm Harold Darke: Up Good Christen Folk; In the Bleak Midwinter
Choir of King's College, Cambridge / David Willcocks
EMI 63179 Buy now
7:15 pm Johann Hummel: Trumpet Concerto
English Chamber Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 57497 Buy now
7:35 pm Traditional: Three English Carols
Arturo Delmoni, violin
John Marks 12 Buy now
7:42 pm Franz Liszt: Les Preludes
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 413587 Buy now
 8 PM
8:01 pm Anton Arensky: Suite No. 1 for Two Pianos: Waltz
Aglika Genova, piano
CPO 777651 Buy now
8:06 pm Christmas Music: Christmas Waltzes
Boston Pops Orchestra / Keith Lockhart
RCA 63252 Buy now
8:11 pm Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis
San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt
London/Decca 421523 Buy now
8:32 pm Traditional: Here We Come a-Wassailing (Wassail Song)
Choral Arts Society of Washington / Norman Scribner
Naxos 555049 Buy now
8:36 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 12
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 68029 Buy now
8:55 pm John Williams: Home Alone: Somewhere in my Memory
Crouch End Festival Chorus / Evan Jolly/Paul Bateman
Silva 6049 Buy now
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Holiday Celebration - All around the world, winter holidays are celebrated, and their music is wonderful to hear, regardless of which tradition you observe.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Antonin Dvorak: Silent Woods
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Koch 7657 Buy now
10:06 pm Peter Warlock: Serenade to Frederick Delius
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
EMI 47812 Buy now
10:15 pm Franz Gruber: Silent Night
Naxos 573719 Buy now
10:19 pm Jean Sibelius: Swanwhite Suite
Tapiola Sinfonietta / Pekka Kuusisto
Ondine 1074 Buy now
10:44 pm Howard Blake: The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Crouch End Festival Chorus / Evan Jolly/Paul Bateman
Silva 6049 Buy now
10:48 pm Gabriel Faure: Nocturne No. 6
Carol Rosenberger, piano
Delos 3030 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Eugene Ysaye: Childhood Dream (Reve d'enfant)
Bienne Symphony Orchestra / Jean-Jacques Kantorow
Rachel Kolly d'Alba, violin
Warner 67181 Buy now
11:06 pm Witold Lutoslawski: Three Polish Christmas Carols
BBC Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman
Sony 11561 Buy now
11:15 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Overture
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 449816 Buy now
11:18 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Russian Dance
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 449816 Buy now
11:19 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Dance of the Reed Pipes
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 449816 Buy now
11:21 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 449816 Buy now
11:29 pm Alexander Borodin: Petite Suite
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Chandos 9386 Buy now

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