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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am William Byrd: Pavane and Gigue
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Naxos 572050 
 
12:06 am Charles Stanford: Irish Rhapsody No. 4
Ulster Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8581 
 
12:25 am Edvard Grieg: Lyric Pieces: At the Cradle
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 453908 
 
12:30 am Francois Couperin: Musette de Choisie and Tavernie
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 100 
 
12:36 am Ferdinando Carulli: Concerto for Flute and Guitar
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra / Janos Rolla
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Alexandre Lagoya, guitar
Sony 42130 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Antonin Dvorak: Czech Suite: Sousedska
Padua Chamber Orchestra / David Golub
Arabesque 6697 
 
1:06 am Richard Dubugnon: Retour a Montfort-l'Amaury
Janine Jansen, violin
Itamar Golan, piano
London/Decca 15249 
 
1:12 am Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 429390 
 
1:18 am Malcolm Nabarro: Lincoln Green
East of England Orchestra / Malcolm Nabarro
ASV 2069 
 
1:30 am Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 4
Eroica Quartet
Harmonia Mundi 907287 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 3: 2 Gavottes
Ivo Pogorelich, piano
DG 415480 
 
2:06 am Frederick Delius: A Song Before Sunrise
Royal Scottish National Orchestra / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 557143 
 
2:12 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Bass Tuba Concerto: Romance
London Symphony Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Patrick Harrild, tuba
Chandos 9262 
 
2:19 am Regino Sainz de la Maza: Zapateado
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 
 
2:22 am Ludwig van Beethoven: String Trio
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Pinchas Zukerman, viola
Lynn Harrell, cello
EMI 54198 
 
2:50 am Heinrich Biber: Sonorous Table Suite (Mensa sonora): Part 1
Baroque Band / Garry Clarke
Cedille 116 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Moritz Moszkowski: 3 Etudes
Esther Budiardjo, piano
ProPiano 224536 
 
3:06 am Percy Grainger: To a Nordic Princess
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9721 
 
3:19 am Cyril Scott: Symphony No. 1: 2nd movement
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Martyn Brabbins
Chandos 10452 
 
3:27 am Joseph Fiala: English Horn Concerto
Potsdam Chamber Academy / Albrecht Mayer
Albrecht Mayer, English horn
DG 4792942 
 
3:39 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 5
Artaria Quartet
Richard Savino, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907026 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Richard Wagner: Romanza
Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Robert Koenig, piano
Dorian 90268 
 
4:06 am Claude Debussy: Jeux (Games)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Bernard Haitink
Philips 400023 
 
4:26 am Cesar Franck: Panis angelicus
Voices of Ascension / Dennis Keene
Mark Kruczek, organ
Delos 3300 
 
4:31 am Edward Elgar: Morning Song
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5008 
 
4:35 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 49 "La Passione"
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419607 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Trevor Duncan: The Girl from Corsica
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp
Hyperion 67148 
 
5:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 19
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80293 
 
5:15 am William Alwyn: Seven Irish Tunes: Suite for Small Orchestra
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 570145 
 
5:25 am Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours
Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden / Georg Solti
London/Decca 473171 
 
5:36 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 3
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901173 
 
5:44 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
RCA 68471 
 
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 6 AM
 
6:01 am Johannes Brahms: Ballade No. 1
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 309 
 
6:06 am Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 6206 
 
6:09 am Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 4
I Musici
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Philips 420188 
 
6:17 am Lars-Erik Larsson: Little Serenade for Strings
Stockholm Sinfonietta / Esa-Pekka Salonen
Bis 285 
 
6:31 am Pablo de Sarasate: Zapateado
Julia Fischer, violin
Milana Chernyavska, piano
London/Decca 4785950 
 
6:34 am Jerome Moross: Flute Concerto
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Alexa Still, flute
Albany 1400 
 
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 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.
 
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 9 AM
 
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
This week its our annual Highlights show featuring some of the best music and stories from our archives including a fiery piano performance of the music of Alberto Ginastera and a young violist humorously listing the Top 10 Worst Things You Can Say After A Performance.
 
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 10 AM
 
Saturday Classics
 
10:01 am New Classical Tracks
 
10:06 am James Oswald: Serenata No. 5
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90291 
 
10:15 am Ola Gjeilo: Ubi Caritas
Voces8
London/Decca 22601 
 
10:20 am Antonin Dvorak: Scherzo Capriccioso
Ulster Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8453 
 
10:36 am Paul Mealor: Ubi Caritas
Voces8
London/Decca 22601 
 
10:41 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle
Nigel Kennedy, violin
EMI 57330 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Flicks in Five
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Erkki Melartin: Sleeping Beauty: Jubilee March
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Ondine 824 
 
12:06 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 23
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67554 
 
12:23 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 6: Gavotte
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 63203 
 
12:28 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Quartet No. 1
Jasmine Choi, flute
Florian Zwiauer, violin
Vera Reigersberg, viola
Attila Szekely, cello
Sony 75349 
 
12:45 pm George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 40014 
 
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 1 PM - 5 PM
 
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Dmitri Shostakovich's "Lady MacBeth of Mtsensk."
 
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 5 PM
 
Saturday Afternoon Classics
 
5:01 pm Anton Diabelli: Grand Serenade: Minuet
Neues Kammer Trio
Schwann 311562 
 
5:06 pm Christoph Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
English Chamber Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Sony 44650 
 
5:14 pm Antonin Dvorak: Waltz No. 1
Antonin Kubalek, piano
Dorian 90121 
 
5:19 pm Johann Christian Bach: Symphony Concertante No. 4
Academy of Ancient Music / Simon Standage
Chandos 540 
 
5:40 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 31 "Paris"
London Mozart Players / Jane Glover
ASV 647 
 
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 6 PM - 8 PM
 
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
 
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 8 PM - 10 PM
 
SymphonyCast
with Allison Young
Louis Langree conducts the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in Ravels Une Barque sur locean, Debussys La mer, and Mendelssohns Hebrides Overture. Emanuel Ax performs the Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Johan Halvorsen: From Olden Times: Intrada
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 10614 
 
10:06 pm John Barry: Dances With Wolves: John Dunbar Theme
London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 62788 
 
10:09 pm Anonymous: Salve virgo virginum
Trio Mediaeval
ECM 1753 
 
10:14 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 80
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 427337 
 
10:38 pm Johannes Brahms: Piano Trio No. 3
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 416838 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Giacomo Puccini: Minuet No. 1
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Jacek Kaspszyk
Collins 1165 
 
11:06 pm music continues...
 
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