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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Claude Debussy: Reverie
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 99 
 
12:06 am Ottorino Respighi: Poema Autunnale
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Yakov Kreizberg
Julia Fischer, violin
London/Decca 15535 
 
12:21 am Joaquin Rodrigo: 3 Spanish Pieces
Julian Bream, guitar
RCA 33705 
 
12:38 am Gian-Francesco Malipiero: The Song of Separation
Fabio Biondi, violin
Luigi Di Ilio, piano
Opus 111 449202 
 
12:41 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 "Les adieux"
Andras Schiff, piano
ECM 1947 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio: excerpt
Netherlands Wind Ensemble
Philips 422545 
 
1:06 am Giacomo Puccini: Madame Butterfly: One fine day
New Philharmonia Orchestra / Edward Downes
Leontyne Price, soprano
RCA 5999 
 
1:12 am Edward Elgar: Serenade for Strings
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / George Hurst
Chandos 8375 
 
1:26 am Umberto Giordano: Fedora: Amor te vieta
Saint Cecilia Orchestra / Antonio Pappano
Jonas Kaufmann, tenor
London/Decca 15463 
 
1:28 am Carl Friedrich Abel: Sinfonia No. 3
Il Fondamento / Paul Dombrecht
Passacaille 903 
 
1:36 am Richard Strauss: Intermezzo: Interludes
Berlin Philharmonic / Zubin Mehta
Sony 47197 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Gaspar Cassado: Sonata in the Old Spanish Style: Dance with Variations
Viviane Spanoghe, cello
Andre de Groote, piano
Classic Talent 291025 
 
2:06 am Andrew Schultz: The Meaning of Water
Seven Harp Ensemble / Alice Giles
Tall Poppies 204 
 
2:14 am Gyorgy Ligeti: Concert Romanesc
Berlin Philharmonic / Jonathan Nott
Teldec 88261 
 
2:28 am Giovanni Foscarini: Firenze Aria
Ensemble Kapsberger / Rolf Lislevand
Astree 8852 
 
2:30 am Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari: Idillo-Concertino
Roma Symphonic Orchestra / Francesco La Vecchia
Andrew Tenaglia, oboe
Naxos 572921 
 
2:53 am Antonio Soler: Keyboard Sonata No. 7
Martina Filjak, piano
Naxos 572515 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Luigi Boccherini: String Quintet No. 1: Finale
La Magnifica Comunita
Brilliant 93820 
 
3:06 am Arnold Bax: Elegiac Trio
Meisenbach/Golden Duo
Bruce Williams, viola
Centaur 2114 
 
3:16 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 102
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 432139 
 
3:41 am William Kroll: Banjo and Fiddle
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Sandra Rivers, piano
EMI 54576 
 
3:45 am Aaron Copland: Symphony No. 3: Fanfare
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
RCA 60149 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Giuseppi Brescianello: Partita
Anthony Glise, guitar
Dorian 80127 
 
4:06 am Max Steiner: Treasure of the Sierra Madre: Suite
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 422 
 
4:14 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Tales from the Vienna Woods
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 439518 
 
4:29 am Josef Rheinberger: Abendlied
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Herbert Tachezi, organ
Warner 49706 
 
4:34 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 15 "Pastoral"
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 32646 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am William Lawes: Harp Consort No. 3
Les Voix Humaines
Maxine Eilander, harp
Atma 2372 
 
5:06 am Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture
Women's Philharmonic / JoAnn Falletta
Koch 7169 
 
5:18 am Francesco Molino: Duo
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Christian Rivet, guitar
Warner 15399 
 
5:23 am Alessandro Scarlatti: Concerto Grosso No. 3
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Virgin 45495 
 
5:32 am Franz Schubert: Wohin? (Where?)
Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano
London/Decca 470291 
 
5:35 am Claude Debussy: The Sea (La Mer)
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 430240 
 
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 6 AM
 
6:01 am John Ireland: A Downland Suite: Minuet
English Chamber Orchestra / David Garforth
Chandos 8390 
 
6:06 am Fritz Kreisler: Love's Joy (Liebesfreud)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 449923 
 
6:10 am Alan Hovhaness: Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
I Fiamminghi / Rudolf Werthen
Telarc 80392 
 
6:19 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Double Concerto for Recorder and Bassoon
Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble
Clas Pehrsson, recorder
Michael McCraw, bassoon
Bis 271 
 
6:35 am Franz Liszt: Evening Harmonies
Nelson Freire, piano
London/Decca 4782728 
 
6:45 am Wang Luobin: A La Mu Han
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322 
 
6:48 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: Tale of the Young Prince and the Young Princess
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Zubin Mehta
Sony 46355 
 
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 7 AM
 
Saturday Morning Classics
with Lynn Warfel
 
7:01 am William Byrd: Pavane and Gigue
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Naxos 572050 
 
7:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Rustic Concerto
I Solisti Italiani
Denon 73335 
 
7:10 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Robert Spano
Telarc 80676 
 
7:28 am Diego Ortiz: Passamezzo moderno III
Hesperion XX
Alia Vox 9831 
 
7:31 am Frank Bridge: Three Idylls
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Constantine Orbelian
Delos 3263 
 
7:46 am Adrian le Roy: The Maltese Branle
New York Renaissance Band
Arabesque 6514 
 
7:47 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Orchestra-Symphony No. 2
English Concert / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907403 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:01 am Alexander Borodin: Tarantella
Marco Rapetti, piano
Giampaolo Nuti, piano
Brilliant 93894 
 
8:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 75498 
 
8:32 am Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 15
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Warner 64527 
 
8:38 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Whimsical Symphony (Grillen-Symphonie)
Apollo's Fire / Jeannette Sorrell
Koch 7576 
 
8:48 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Morning Papers Waltz
Vienna Philharmonic / Zubin Mehta
Sony 66860 
 
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 9 AM
 
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
In this week's special highlights episode, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Corigliano, violin virtuoso Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, cello master Janos Starker, and the great soprano Dawn Upshaw all share the stage with lucky young musicians.
 
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 10 AM
 
Saturday Classics
 
10:01 am New Classical Tracks
 
10:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Dunedin Consort / John Butt
David Blackadder, trumpet
Linn 430 
 
10:19 am Somei Satoh: Bifu
Hilary Hahn, violin
Cory Smythe, piano
DG 19103 
 
10:24 am Domenico Cimarosa: Serenade
James Galway, flute
Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar
RCA 5679 
 
10:38 am Tina Davidson: Blue Curve of the Earth
Hilary Hahn, violin
Cory Smythe, piano
DG 19103 
 
10:43 am Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 6: Mazeppa
New York Philharmonic / Kurt Masur
Teldec 77547 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Flicks in Five
 
11:06 am Bernard Herrmann: The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Bernard Herrmann
London/Decca 443899 
 
11:15 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini: Variation 18
Cleveland Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 440653 
 
11:18 am John Barry: Somewhere in Time: Main Theme
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra / John Mauceri
Philips 446681 
 
11:21 am Howard Shore: Lord of the Rings: Return of the King: Suite
London Symphony Orchestra / Howard Shore
Reprise 48110 
 
11:30 am James Horner: Field of Dreams: Suite
Studio Orchestra / James Horner
RCA 3060 
 
11:37 am James Horner: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan: Main Title
Cincinnati Pops / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80146 
 
11:40 am William Hirtz: The Wizard of Oz Fantasy
Jon Kimura Parker, piano
MPR 207 
 
11:49 am John Williams: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Suite
Studio Orchestra / John Williams
Warner 83491 
 
11:54 am Harold Arlen: The Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8733 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Vittorio Monti: Csardas
Christian Lindberg, trombone
Roland Pontinen, piano
Bis 258 
 
12:06 pm Hector Berlioz: Hungarian March
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 60700 
 
12:11 pm Gabriel Faure: Ave Maria
Steven Isserlis, cello
Joshua Bell, violin
Francis Grier, organ
Sony 74318 
 
12:17 pm E.J. Moeran: Sinfonietta
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 64721 
 
Pittsburgh Opera Preview
"Paul's Case"
Its the story of a Pittsburgh boy whose social aspirations drive him to escape to New York City. Go backstage of Pittsburgh Operas production of the new opera - Pauls Case - on Pittsburgh Opera Preview. Hear interviews with cast members, as well as musical excerpts performed at the WQED-FM 89.3 studio.
 
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 1 PM - 5 PM
 
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Richard Strauss Die Frau Ohne Schatten
 
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 5 PM
 
Saturday Afternoon Classics
 
5:01 pm Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Folk Dance
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3050 
 
5:06 pm Maurice Ravel: A Barque Upon the Ocean
Heidi Lowy, piano
Bayer 100344 
 
5:14 pm Gabriel Pierne: Ramuntcho Suite No. 2
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Juanjo Mena
Chandos 10633 
 
5:31 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 48
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10668 
 
5:49 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Oboe Concerto
Zefiro / Alfredo Bernardini
Alfredo Bernardini, oboe
Naive 30478 
 
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 6 PM - 8 PM
 
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
This variety show features unforgettable comedy sketches, acoustic-based music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."
 
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 8 PM
 
Saturday Evening Classics
 
8:01 pm Michel de la Barre: Suite L'Inconnue: Chaconne
Robert Stallman, flute
Edwin Swanborn, harpsichord
Karl Bennion, cello
Bogner's Cafe 104 
 
8:06 pm Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1
Ensemble Caprice / Matthias Maute
Analekta 9848 
 
8:09 pm George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto
The King's Violins / Bernard Labadie
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9990 
 
8:24 pm Lille Soderlundh: Concertino
Stockholm Sinfonietta / Esa-Pekka Salonen
Alf Nilsson, oboe
Bis 285 
 
8:39 pm Max Bruch: Suite on Russian Themes
Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra / Werner Andreas Albert
CPO 777385 
 
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 9 PM
 
9:01 pm Frederic Chopin: Cello Sonata: Scherzo
David Finckel, cello
Wu Han, piano
ArtistLed 19701 
 
9:06 pm Samuel Barber: Summer Music
Saarbrucken Ensemble
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
 
9:20 pm Richard Wagner: Parsifal: Prelude to Act I
Berlin Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
DG 985 
 
9:33 pm Josef Myslivecek: Concertino
Concerto Koln
Archiv 4776418 
 
9:50 pm William Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Chandos 8870 
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Felicien David: Breezes from the Orient: Souvenir d'Occident
Daniel Blumenthal, piano
Marco Polo 223376 
 
10:06 pm Isaias Savio: Batucada
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 17000 
 
10:10 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Adagio and Rondo
Mozzafiato
Sony 68263 
 
10:16 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Berlin Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
DG 471490 
 
10:43 pm Nino Rota: Concerto for Strings
Philharmonic of La Scala / Riccardo Muti
Sony 66279 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Percy Grainger: Four British Folk Song Settings
Penelope Thwaites, piano
Chandos 9919 
 
11:06 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Flute Concerto
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra / Janos Rolla
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 44690 
 
11:24 pm Emile Paladilhe: Danse noble
Chamber Music Palm Beach
Klavier 11135 
 
11:29 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 7
Northern Chamber Orchestra / Nicholas Ward
Naxos 550872 
 
11:40 pm Cristoforo Signorelli: Mandolin Sonata
Artemandoline
Brilliant 94636 
 
11:51 pm Joaquin Turina: The Bullfighter's Prayer
Manhattan String Quartet
Newport 60033 
 
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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.