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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Anton Wunderer: Landler
Detmold Horn Quartet
Dabringhaus 3324 Buy now
12:06 am Richard Wagner: Tristan and Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod (Love Death)
Minnesota Orchestra / Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Vox 3604 Buy now
12:26 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Choral Variations on Vom Himmel hoch
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa
Philips 432092 Buy now
12:37 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 438472 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Edward Elgar: Night Song
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8371 Buy now
1:06 am Bernhard Crusell: Clarinet Quartet No. 3
Osmo Vanska, clarinet
Bis 741 Buy now
1:34 am Hua Yan-jun: Reflection of the Moon in the "Erquan" Spring
China National Symphony Orchestra / Zuohuang Chen
Philips 446417 Buy now
1:43 am Bernard Andres: Un bal a la Campagne: Promenade/Besancon Carol
Megan Metheney, harp
Greenharp 29753 Buy now
1:45 am Gustav Holst: St. Paul's Suite
City of London Sinfonia / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9270 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Traditional: Waltz after Lasse in Lyby
Danish String Quartet
Dacapo 226081 Buy now
2:06 am Federico Mompou: Intimate Impressions
Anita Pontremoli, piano
Centaur 2545 Buy now
2:25 am Traditional: The Carol of the Birds; Lo How a Rose E'er Blooming
Dorian 93236 Buy now
2:30 am Camille Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
Joshua Bell, violin
London/Decca 425501 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Pierre Attaingnant: Galliarde
Hopkinson Smith, lute
Astree 8854 Buy now
3:06 am Lou Harrison: Serenade for Frank Wigglesworth
Karen Gottlieb, harp
Innova 927 Buy now
3:09 am Richard Strauss: Serenade for Winds
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3094 Buy now
3:20 am Traditional Irish: Early in the Morning/The Ivy Leaf/Christmas Comes But Once a Year
Quadriga Consort
DHM 75722 Buy now
3:23 am John Field: Piano Concerto No. 2
Northern Sinfonia / David Haslam
Benjamin Frith, piano
Naxos 553771 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 208: Sheep May Safely Graze
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra / Karl Munchinger
London/Decca 466465 Buy now
4:06 am Engelbert Humperdinck: Blue Bird: Christmas Dream
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Virgin 91494 Buy now
4:13 am Igor Stravinsky: Petruchka
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman
Telarc 80270 Buy now
4:47 am Pietro Locatelli: Concerto No. 7
Raglan Baroque Players / Elizabeth Wallfisch
Hyperion 67041 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Franz Schmidt: Notre Dame: Intermezzo
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Lawrence Foster
Erato 88103 Buy now
5:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Spring
English Chamber Orchestra / Nigel Kennedy
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 42738 Buy now
5:16 am Francisco Tarrega: Arabian Caprice
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Bridge 9491 Buy now
5:24 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 30 "Alleluia"
Northern Chamber Orchestra / Nicholas Ward
Naxos 550757 Buy now
5:39 am Medley: Suite of Carols for Woodwinds
BBC Concert Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 559621 Buy now
5:52 am Claude Debussy: L'Isle joyeuse (Joyous Isle)
Lyon National Orchestra / Jun Markl
Naxos 572568 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 1: Gavotte
National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland / Stefan Sanderling
Naxos 550644 Buy now
6:06 am Richard Strauss: Morgen! (Tomorrow!)
Orchestra of St. Luke's / Michael Stern
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 97779 Buy now
6:10 am Erik Satie: Gnossiennes Nos. 1 and 3
Julie Scolnik, flute
SELF PROD 296 Buy now
6:19 am Leon Jessel: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 48232 Buy now
6:24 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 4 "Gassenhauer"
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 438948 Buy now
6:43 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes
Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 67381 Buy now
 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.
 9 AM
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
From the Norton Center for the Arts in Danville, Kentucky, this episode was recorded for an audience of school children and features outstanding young talent including a 10-year-old violinist from Kentucky who is sure to impress with her virtuosity.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Aram Khachaturian: Gayane Ballet Suite
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 426247 Buy now
10:17 am Ding Shan-de: Children Suite: Holiday Dance
Jie Chen, piano
Naxos 570602 Buy now
10:21 am Jay Livingston: Silver Bells
The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438 Buy now
10:24 am Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438 Buy now
10:27 am Claude Debussy: Scottish March (Marche ecossaise)
French National Radio and Television Orchestra / Jean Martinon
EMI 69587 Buy now
10:35 am Pietro Yon: Gesu Bambino
True North Brass
TNB 4 Buy now
10:40 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 4
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 413629 Buy now
11:07 am Richard Rodney Bennett: Murder on the Orient Express: Waltz
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra / John Mauceri
Philips 438685 Buy now
11:17 am Dimitri Tiomkin: Strangers on a Train: Short Suite
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Paul Bateman
Silva 1101 Buy now
11:27 am Louis Levy/Charles Williams: The Lady Vanishes: Prelude
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Paul Bateman
Silva 1045 Buy now
11:31 am Maurice Jarre: Doctor Zhivago: Suite
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Paul Bateman
Silva 1047 Buy now
11:41 am Howard Shore: Hugo: The Message
Studio Orchestra / Howard Shore
Howe 1007 Buy now
11:46 am Howard Shore: Hugo: The Chase
Studio Orchestra / Howard Shore
Howe 1007 Buy now
11:52 am Alan Silvestri: The Polar Express: Suite
Original Soundtrack Recording / Alan Silvestri
Warner 48897 Buy now
 12 PM - 4 PM
12:01 pm Antonin Dvorak: Rusalka: Polonaise
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 71 Buy now
12:06 pm Baldassare Galuppi: Concerto for 4 Voices
Academy of Ancient Music Berlin / Rene Jacobs
Harmonia Mundi 901778 Buy now
12:18 pm George Gershwin: Embraceable You
London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 60659 Buy now
12:23 pm George Gershwin: Liza
London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 60659 Buy now
12:25 pm George Gershwin: Sweet and Low-Down
London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 60659 Buy now
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Mozart's "The Magic Flute"
 4 PM - 6 PM
Pitt Men's Glee Club Holiday Concert
A live broadcast of the Pitt Men's Glee Club Holiday concert, live from First Baptist Church in Oakland.
 6 PM - 8 PM
A Prairie Home Companion
with Chris Thiele
A live broadcast from Town Hall in New York City.
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
JoAnn Falletta conducts the Buffalo Philharmonic in Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty Suite and Symphony No. 5. Fabio Bidini plays the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Frederick Delius: Irmelin Prelude
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 65067 Buy now
10:06 pm Max Reger: Maria Wiegenlied (Mary's Cradle Song)
Roland Pontinen, piano
Bis 1164 Buy now
10:08 pm John Rutter: To every thing there is a season
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 135 Buy now
10:15 pm Edvard Grieg: Violin Concerto No. 2
Tromso Chamber Orchestra
Henning Kraggerud, violin
Naxos 573137 Buy now
10:38 pm Arthur Bliss: String Quartet
Maggini Quartet
Naxos 557108 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Montpellier Codex: O Maria
Vox Clamantis / Jaan-Eik Tulve
ECM 2244 Buy now
11:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 9
Ivan Moravec, piano
Nonesuch 79233 Buy now
11:11 pm Maurice Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Minnesota Orchestra / Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Vox 5031 Buy now
11:30 pm Luigi Boccherini: Octet No. 4 (Notturno)
Tafelmusik / Jeanne Lamon
Sony 53121 Buy now
11:47 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Itzhak Perlman
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 64617 Buy now

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