Thursday Oct. 23, 2014
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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
 
12:01 am Alexander Borodin: String Quartet No. 2: Scherzo
Emerson String Quartet
DG 471567 
 
12:06 am Franz Lehar: Eva
Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra / Willi Boskovsky
EMI 74735 
 
12:14 am Claude Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Barthold Kuijken, flute
Sara Kuijken, viola
Sophie Hallynck, harp
Arcana 303 
 
12:33 am Dmitri Shostakovich: The Gadfly: Romance
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 475011 
 
12:36 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Erato 88049 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Bengt Hallberg: Blacksmith's Tune
Scandinavian Brass Ensemble / Jorma Panula
Bis 265 
 
1:06 am Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
Julien Quentin, piano
Jean-Frederic Neuberger, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
 
1:41 am Gregorian Chant: In Paradisum (Into Paradise): Subvenite
Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
London/Decca 11489 
 
1:45 am Christopher Theofanidis: Rainbow Body
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Robert Spano
Telarc 80596 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Aleko: Women's Dance
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
EMI 69025 
 
2:06 am Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 5
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4783206 
 
2:10 am Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Hugh Wolff
Hilary Hahn, violin
Sony 89921 
 
2:38 am John Playford: Newcastle
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90238 
 
2:40 am Paul Creston: Gregorian Chant
New York Chamber Orchestra / Arthur Lief
Vanguard 4076 
 
2:52 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 6: Sarabande
Kremerata Baltica
Gidon Kremer, violin
Nonesuch 528982 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 12: 2nd movement
Ingrid Haebler, piano
Denon 1848 
 
3:06 am David Hahn: 4 Short Pieces for Guitar
Cem Duruoz, guitar
Centaur 2563 
 
3:14 am John Dowland: Lachrimae Antiquae Novae
John Holloway, violin
Monika Baer, violin
Renate Steinmann, viola
Susanna Hefti, viola
Martin Zeller, bass violin
ECM 2189 
 
3:20 am Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 "Organ"
Philadelphia Orchestra / Christoph Eschenbach
Olivier Latry, organ
Ondine 1094 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 2
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 430425 
 
4:06 am William Schuman: New England Triptych
Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Dorian 90224 
 
4:23 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins and Two Cellos
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 94552 
 
4:34 am Domenico Cimarosa: Alexander in India: Overture
Toronto Chamber Orchestra / Kevin Mallon
Naxos 570279 
 
4:45 am Zoltan Kodaly: Marosszek Dances
Philharmonia Hungarica / Antal Dorati
Mercury 432005 
 
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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 Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro
Martin Ostertag, cello
Kalle Randalu, piano
Dabringhaus 3041648 
 
5:17 am David Roylance: Evening Tide
Halle Orchestra / William Connor
Conifer 15008 
 
5:24 am Alberto Ginastera: Impressions of the Puna
Shanghai Quartet
Eugenia Zukerman, flute
Delos 3173 
 
5:33 am George Frideric Handel: Sonata No. 5
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 415291 
 
5:43 am Gabriel Pierne: Concert Piece for Harp and Orchestra
French National Radio and Television Orchestra / Jean Martinon
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 88069 
 
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 6 AM
 
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, NPR News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 
6:05 am Giovanni Battista Viotti: Viotti - Harp Concerto, mvt.2 c
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Pierre Rampal
Marielle Nordmann, harp
Sony 58919 
 
6:15 am Jacques Offenbach: Offenbach - Tales of Hoffman: Les Oiseaux
Borealis Wind Quintet
MusicalHer 512526 
 
6:22 am Antonio Vivaldi: Vivaldi - Concerto for Flute and Violin with Strings d RV 514
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra / Janos Rolla
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 45867 
 
6:35 am Jr. Strauss: J. Strauss - Blue danube Waltz 314
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
Deutsche Grammophon 419616 
 
6:46 am Jose Nono: Nono - Symphony
Concerto Koln
Capriccio 10488 
 
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 7 AM
 
7:05 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Bach - Wachet Auf BWV 645
Fine Arts Brass Ensemble
Nimbus 5651 
 
7:12 am Carl Stamitz: Stamitz, Carl - Trio, Flute, Violin, Cello
Sonatori Ensemble
Multisonic 310159 
 
7:26 am Claude Debussy: Images(3), Orchestra: #1, Gigues Zheegh (1909-12)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
Pittsburgh Symphony 9004-2 
 
7:43 am Percy Aldridge Grainger: Grainger - Hill Song No.2
Eastman Wind Ensemble / Frederick Fennell
Mercury 432754 
 
7:51 am Gioacchino Rossini: Rossini - Theme and Variations
Paris Quartet (winds)
Verany 797112 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:05 am Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Waltz(1877-78)
Armenian Philharmonic Orch. / Loris Tjeknavorian
ASV 6180 
 
8:13 am George Frideric Handel: Handel - Almira: Selections
Parley of Instruments / Peter Holman
Hyperion 67053 
 
8:28 am Isaac Albeniz: Albeniz - Suite Iberia: Corpus En Sevilla
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80129 
 
8:40 am Eugene Ysaye: Ysaye - Sarabande
Leila Josefowicz, violin (LEE-luh joh-SEHF-oh-wits)
Philips 462032 
 
8:44 am Ottorino Respighi: Respighi - Ancient Airs & Dances Set 3
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon 437533 
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mozart - Horn Concerto #4 E-flat K.495
Tafelmusik / Bruno Weil
Ab Koster, horn (ahp KOH-ster (like coaster))
Newton 8802160 
 
9:24 am George Frideric Handel: Handel - Water Music: Suite #2 D HWV349
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3704 
 
9:37 am Antonin Dvorak: Dvorak - Symphonic Variations "I Am A Fiddler" 78; B70
London Symphony Orchestra / Sir Colin Davis
Philips 420349 
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:03 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven - Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #5 "Emperor" E-flat 73
Camerata Ireland / Barry Douglas
Barry Douglas, piano
Satarino 63 
 
10:42 am Antonio Vivaldi: Vivaldi - Concerto strings B-Flat RV 166
I Musici
Philips 411035 
 
10:49 am Gaetano Donizetti: Donizetti - Concertino, English Horn, Orchestra
RIAS-Sinfonietta Berlin / Jiri Starek
Gunther Passin, oboe d'amore
Koch 311121 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Tchaikovsky - String Quartet No.1 D 11
Emerson String Quartet
Deutsche Grammophon 427618 
 
11:27 am Camille Saint-Saens: Saint-Saens - Suite for Orchestra 49
Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic / Douglas Bostock
Scand Classics 220522 
 
11:48 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Bach, C.P.E. - Symphony, String Orchestra
Camerata Bern / Thomas Furi
Denon 73326 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition, (Suite) (1874)
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 79 
 
12:39 pm Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno - Quattro Rusteghi: Intermezzo
BBC Philharmonic / Gianandrea Noseda
Chandos 10511 
 
12:41 pm Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno - Quattro Rusteghi: Intermezzo
BBC Philharmonic / Gianandrea Noseda
Chandos 10511 
 
12:46 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven - 14 Variations for Cello and Piano E-flat 44
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 64510 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm George W. Chadwick: Chadwick, George W. - Suite Symphonique
Czech State Philharmonic / Jose Serebrier
Reference 2104 
 
1:38 pm Francois Couperin: Couperin - Concert Royaux #2
Aurle Nicolet, flute (oh RELL nick-oh-LAY)
Deutsche Grammophon 427119 
 
1:51 pm James Curnow: Curnow, James - River City Suite
River City Brass Band / Denis Colwell
RiverCity 198 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Max Steiner: Gone with the Wind: Tara Theme
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Philips 411037 
 
2:06 pm Francois Couperin: Les Baricades Misterieuses (Mysterious Barricades)
Nancy Allen, harp
EMI 69070 
 
2:09 pm John Field: Piano Concerto No. 3: 3rd movement
Nice Philharmonic Orchestra / Marco Guidarini
Paolo Restani, piano
Brilliant 93783 
 
2:25 pm Heinrich Biber: Partita No. 5
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 474965 
 
2:38 pm Virgil Thomson: Symphony on a Hymn Tune
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra / Howard Hanson
Mercury 434310 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Richard Addinsell: Smoky Mountains Concerto: Valley Song
BBC Concert Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn
Philip Martin, piano
Marco Polo 223732 
 
3:06 pm Antonin Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Ulster Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8453 
 
3:16 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Orchestra-Symphony No. 2
English Concert / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907403 
 
3:29 pm Domenico Cimarosa: Sinfonia Concertante
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 416359 
 
3:48 pm Edgar Bainton: Three Pieces for Orchestra
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Paul Daniel
Chandos 10460 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Radames Gnattali: Corta jaca
Robin Hill, guitar
Peter Wiltschinsky, guitar
ASV 2094 
 
4:06 pm Giuseppe Torelli: Trumpet Symphony
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 
 
4:12 pm Pablo de Sarasate: Airs ecossais (Scottish Airs)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Platt
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 83 
 
4:21 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 2
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 60453 
 
4:36 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra / Gustavo Dudamel
DG 15296 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Octet: 3rd movement
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80142 
 
5:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Polonaise No. 3 "Military"
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 466462 
 
5:12 pm Franz Schubert: Overture "In the Italian Style"
Hanover Band / Roy Goodman
Nimbus 5172 
 
5:21 pm Christoph Schaffrath: Oboe Sonata
Berlin Baroque Trio
Berlin 9184 
 
5:33 pm Christopher Tye: Laudate nomen (Praise the name of the Lord)
Voices of Ascension / Dennis Keene
Delos 3165 
 
5:36 pm Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Louis Lane
Telarc 80078 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm music continues...
 
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 7 PM
 
Evening Classics
 
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 8 PM
 
Joshua Bell
Plays Bach & Mendelssohn
Superstar violinist Joshua Bell returns to WQXR's Greene Space in New York City to celebrate the release of his newest recording, titled "Bach." Joined by talented young musicians from the YoungArts Foundation, Bell performs Bach's Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041 and Mendelssohns Octet in E-flat, Op. 20. This concert coincides with the release of Bell's new CD and the HBO documentary "Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass."
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
The Big Five, Part II: The New York Philharmonic (Week 1 of 2) - Its the oldest orchestra in the United States! This week, well explore the history, the conductors, the premieres and the great players of the New York Philharmonic.
 
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 10 PM - 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
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