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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
 
12:01 am Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 442406 
 
12:06 am Claude Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Nobuko Imai, viola
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 442012 
 
12:25 am Traditional Japanese: Sakura, Sakura
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 70714 
 
12:32 am Vincent D'Indy: Symphony on a French Mountain Air
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 430278 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
 
1:01 am Heinrich Biber: Court Sonata No. 4
Purcell Quartet
Michael Laird, trumpet
Mark Bennett, trumpet
Chandos 591 
 
1:06 am Gabriel Yared: Cold Mountain
Studio Orchestra / Harry Rabinowitz
Sony 86843 
 
1:22 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 29
Kiev Camerata / Virko Baley
Cambria 1402 
 
1:41 am George Gershwin: Promenade (Walking the Dog)
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Moss Music 10035 
 
1:45 am Giovanni Sammartini: Concerto Grosso
La Serenissima / Adrian Chandler
Adrian Chandler, violin
Cecili Bernardini, violin
Gail Hennessy, oboe
Mark Radcliffe, oboe
Avie 2154 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am John Playford: Moll Peatly and Johney Cock Thy Beaver
Apollo's Banquet
Harmonia Mundi 907186 
 
2:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 47 "Palindrome"
Academy of Ancient Music / Christopher Hogwood
Oiseau-Lyre 443777 
 
2:32 am Ernesto Lecuona: Danza lucumi
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56757 
 
2:36 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 5 "Ghost"
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 438948 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Aleko: Women's Dance
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
EMI 69025 
 
3:06 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Tafelmusik II: Concerto
Collegium Musicum 90 / Simon Standage
Chandos 580 
 
3:20 am Don Gillis: Symphony X: Requiem for a Hero
Sinfonia Varsovia / Ian Hobson
Albany 1058 
 
3:24 am Arvo Part: Silouan's Song
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra / Tonu Kaljuste
ECM 1505 
 
3:31 am Josef Suk: Serenade for Strings
Suk Chamber Orchestra / Joseph Suk
Vox 7540 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Johan Halvorsen: Entry March of the Boyars
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Bjarte Engeset
Naxos 557017 
 
4:06 am Richard Strauss: From Italy (Aus Italien): Life in Naples
Berlin Philharmonic / Riccardo Muti
Philips 422399 
 
4:16 am Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Paris Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Khatia Buniatishvili, piano
Sony 97129 
 
4:46 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Viola da gamba Sonata No. 1
Kim Kashkashian, viola
Keith Jarrett, harpsichord
ECM 1501 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Festival Coronation March for Alexander III
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 420804 
 
5:06 am Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 2
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80309 
 
5:26 am Cyril Scott: Lotus Land
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 41682 
 
5:31 am Johann Heinichen: Concerto No. 8 for Four Recorders
Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
Bis 8 
 
5:40 am Georges Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Barcelona Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Bis 1305 
 
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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 Nicola Porpora: Cello Concerto: Finale
La Folia Baroque Orchestra / Robin Peter Muller
Jan Vogler, cello
Sony 9001 
 
10:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Marriage of Figaro: Overture
Tafelmusik / Bruno Weil
Sony 46695 
 
10:11 am Hiroki Kikuta: Secret of Mana
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8734 
 
10:19 am Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 3
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80382 
 
10:45 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Trumpet Concerto No. 2
American Concerto Orchestra / Stephen Burns
Stephen Burns, trumpet
Dorian 80132 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Johann Goldberg: Sonata for Two Violins: Gigue and Presto
Musica Alta Ripa
Dabringhaus 3090709 
 
11:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra / Paul Shure
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 64613 
 
11:10 am Gioacchino Rossini: La Cambiale di Matrimonio (The Marriage Contract): Overture
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra / Christian Benda
Naxos 570935 
 
11:17 am Richard Strauss: Duet Concertino
Sinfonia Iuventas / Gabriel Chmura
Waldemar Zarow, clarinet
Alicja Kieruzalska, bassoon
CD Accord 162 
 
11:37 am Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness
Christopher O'Riley, piano
CPI 3294112 
 
11:41 am George Frideric Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
Boston Baroque / Martin Pearlman
Telarc 80594 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Percy Grainger: Faeroe Island Dance and Country Gardens
Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra / Clark Rundell/Timothy Reynish
Chandos 9549 
 
12:06 pm Domenico Cimarosa: The Italian Girl in London: Overture
Toronto Chamber Orchestra / Kevin Mallon
Naxos 570279 
 
12:15 pm Max Bruch: Scottish Fantasy
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Platt
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 83 
 
12:48 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on "God save the King"
John Ogdon, piano
EMI 85761 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Frederic Curzon: Robin Hood Suite: March of the Bowmen
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp
Hyperion 66968 
 
1:06 pm Jean-Marie Leclair: Overture No. 3
Rare Fruits Council
Astree 8842 
 
1:17 pm Sergei Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges: March
Septura
Naxos 573475 
 
1:21 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 63 "La Roxelane"
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 427337 
 
1:43 pm Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 2
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings "Conch Shell"
I Musici
Philips 438876 
 
2:06 pm John Marsh: Symphony No. 2
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10458 
 
2:21 pm Edward Elgar: Salut d'amour (Love's Greeting)
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Samuel Sanders, piano
EMI 56602 
 
2:26 pm Leo Delibes: Coppelia Ballet Suite
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / Heinz Fricke
LaserLight 15616 
 
2:51 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 3
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901173 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Pietro Locatelli: Violin Sonata No. 2: Allegro
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363 
 
3:06 pm Edouard Lalo: Namouna: Cigarette Waltz
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Yondani Butt
ASV 878 
 
3:12 pm Giovanni Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo
Canadian Brass / Robert Moody
Opening Day 7347 
 
3:17 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 36 "Linz"
Vienna Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
DG 415962 
 
3:50 pm Otto Nicolai: The Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
EMI 64107 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Frederick Delius: Two Aquarelles
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8372 
 
4:06 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 "Spring"
Gidon Kremer, violin
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 419787 
 
4:30 pm Claude Debussy: Images for Orchestra: Gigues
Paris Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
DG 437934 
 
4:40 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Concert Piece for Clarinet and Basset Horn
Wiener Virtuosen
DG 4811917 
 
4:50 pm Capel Bond: Concerto No. 4
Parley of Instruments / Roy Goodman
Hyperion 66467 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Hector Berlioz: Les Troyens (The Trojans): Trojan March
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Paul Paray
Mercury 434328 
 
5:06 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for Recorder and Flute
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 419633 
 
5:20 pm Isaac Albeniz: Rapsodia Cubana
Boston Cello Quartet
BCQ Classics 2 
 
5:27 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 89
Philharmonia Hungarica / Antal Dorati
London/Decca 425930 
 
5:51 pm Stanislaw Moniuszko: The Hetman's Mistress: Overture
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572716 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm Alexander Glazunov: Raymonda: Grand Pas d'action
Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8447 
 
6:06 pm Manuel de Falla: Seven Popular Spanish Songs: Jota
Los Romeros
Philips 412609 
 
6:10 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 10 "Grand Partita": Adagio
Sabine Meyer Wind Ensemble
EMI 55155 
 
6:17 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: Die Fledermaus: Overture
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Erato 94809 
 
6:26 pm Nicola Matteis: Sonata
Arcadian Academy / Nicholas McGegan
Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin
Harmonia Mundi 986002 
 
6:34 pm Muzio Clementi: Symphony No. 1
Philharmonia Orchestra / Francesco d'Avalos
ASV 803 
 
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 7 PM
 
Evening Classics
 
7:01 pm Giuseppe Torelli: Sonata
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 
 
7:06 pm Emil von Reznicek: Donna Diana Overture
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80116 
 
7:13 pm Johann Vanhal: Bassoon Concerto: 3rd movement
St. Mary's Chamber Players / Neville Marriner
John Miller, bassoon
Pro Arte 195 
 
7:19 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch
Jascha Heifetz, violin
RCA 5933 
 
7:44 pm Johann Rosenmuller: Sonata No. 11
Hesperion XX / Jordi Savall
Astree 8709 
 
7:52 pm William Walton: Crown Imperial
Kevin Bowyer, organ
Nimbus 7712 
 
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 8 PM
 
8:01 pm Traditional: Loch Lomond
Chanticleer
Teldec 16676 
 
8:06 pm Biagio Marini: Passacaglia
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 453418 
 
8:14 pm Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) Ballet
London Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8783 
 
8:46 pm Carl Czerny: Andante e Polacca
Barry Tuckwell, horn
Daniel Blumenthal, piano
Etcetera 1121 
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
The Symphony, Part VIII - Continuing our massive series in examining the symphony, widely considered one of the most important forms of classical music. Our exploration this week continues with music from composers born around 1880. Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Vaughan Williams will be featured.
 
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 10 PM - 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
 
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