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Playing this hour.
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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sonatina: 2nd movement
Andrea Lieberknecht, flute
Dabringhaus 9051540 
 
12:06 am Percy Grainger: The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005 
 
12:09 am Alfonso Maria de Liguori: Tu scendi dalle stelle (You descended from the heavens)
Emily Mitchell, harp
Albany 1521 
 
12:12 am Camille Saint-Saens: Calme des nuits (Nocturnal Calm)
Musica Intima
Atma 2227 
 
12:18 am Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto
New York Philharmonic / Kurt Masur
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 67173 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
 
1:01 am Johann Mayer: Schnofler-Dance
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013 
 
1:06 am Samuel Barber: Sure on this Shining Night
Zuill Bailey, cello
Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30025 
 
1:09 am Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Lahti Symphony Orchestra / Osmo Vanska
Bis 575 
 
1:19 am Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Three Noels
Les Arts Florissants / William Christie
Harmonia Mundi 1905124 
 
1:25 am Erkki Melartin: Symphony No. 5 "Sinfonia brevis"
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonid Grin
Ondine 799 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Claude Debussy: Images: Reflets dans l'eau (Reflections in the Water)
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner 83940 
 
2:06 am Christmas Music: What Sweeter Music; Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Trinity Choir / Brian Jones
Dorian 93240 
 
2:13 am George Frideric Handel: Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 445773 
 
2:16 am Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
Ondine 1165 
 
2:36 am Christmas Music: Noel, Noel, Bells are Ringing; Carol of the Bells; Nativity Car
Roger Wagner Chorale / Roger Wagner
Delos 3072 
 
2:45 am David Diamond: Concert Piece for Flute and Harp
Glorian Duo
Delos 3143 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Romance No. 1
Czech State Symphony Orchestra / Alfred Walter
Marco Polo 223214 
 
3:06 am Elizabeth Poston: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus / Neville Marriner
Philips 442141 
 
3:09 am George Gershwin: Piano Concerto
San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
RCA 68931 
 
3:45 am Roland Dyens: Tango en Skai
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 
 
3:48 am Medley: At Midnight Hour; Joy Be With You; Carol of the Birds; Winter's Falling Light
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 3: Scherzo
Radio Symphony of Stuttgart / Neville Marriner
Capriccio 10200 
 
4:06 am Enrico Oweggi: Nyathi onyuol (A child is born)
Chicago a cappella
Cedille 107 
 
4:10 am Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
DG 419407 
 
4:23 am Clare Maclean: Susannine
Saint Louis Chamber Chorus / Philip Barnes
Regent 373 
 
4:29 am Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto
RCA Symphony Orchestra / Alfred Wallenstein
Jascha Heifetz, violin
Gregor Piatigorsky, cello
RCA 6778 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am John Rutter: Dormi Jesu (Sleep, Jesus)
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67245 
 
5:06 am William Billings/Hans Leo Hassler/Traditional: Christmas Medley
Musica Sacra / Richard Westenburg
DG 429732 
 
5:13 am Geronimo Gimenez: El Baile de Luis Alonso
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80598 
 
5:18 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Horn Concerto No. 1
London Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Warren-Green
Michael Thompson, horn
Virgin 61235 
 
5:36 am Witold Lutoslawski: Three Polish Christmas Carols
BBC Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman
RCA 11561 
 
5:46 am Percy Grainger: To a Nordic Princess
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9721 
 
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 6 AM
 
Harmonia
with Angela Mariani
Remembering Frans Brggen - In August 2014 the early music world lost a true pioneer when recorder player Frans Brggen passed away. This week on Harmonia, we'll look back at some of his many accomplishments. Plus, we'll hear music by Jean-Philippe Rameau, and Tempesta di Mare plays music of Francesco Mancini on our featured recording. Join us.
 
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 7 AM - 11 AM
 
Sunday Baroque
As you and your family and friends are making final preparations for the Christmas holiday last minute shopping, wrapping gifts, or traveling to your holiday destination -- Sunday Baroque will celebrate with warm and meaningful holiday music from a much simpler and less frenetic time.
 
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 11 AM - 2 PM
 
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
 
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 2 PM - 6 PM
 
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
 
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 6 PM - 8 PM
 
Sunday at the Symphony
with the New York Philharmonic
Alan Gilbert conducts Richard Strauss Also Sprach Zarathustra and Don Juan. Liang Wang performs the Oboe Concerto by Christopher Rouse.
 
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 8 PM - 10 PM
 
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Manfred Honeck conducts The Planets by Gustav Holst. Plus a world premiere collaboration by 5 Pittsburgh composers in a work titled The Elements.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
 
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 11 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
 
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featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials