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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Vincenzo Bellini: Capulets and Montagues: Sinfonia
Orchestra of St. Cecilia / Myung Whun Chung
DG 471566 
 
12:06 am Leos Janacek: Pohadka (Fairy Tale)
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Christopher O'Riley, piano
Oxingale 2019 
 
12:20 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 33
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 412736 
 
12:42 am Riccardo Zandonai: Conchita: ler dalla fabbrica a Triana
Giuseppe Verdi Choir of Milan / Marco Armiliato
Renee Fleming, soprano
London/Decca 13279 
 
12:45 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 22
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Bridge 9274 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Francisco Tarrega: Memories of the Alhambra
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 417618 
 
1:06 am Johann Stamitz: Clarinet Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 54842 
 
1:22 am Lou Harrison: Two Pastorales
Brooklyn Philharmonic / Dennis Russell Davies
MusicMasters 67089 
 
1:29 am Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4
Gewandhaus Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 4758352 
 
1:55 am Antonin Dvorak: Waltz No. 1
Antonin Kubalek, piano
Dorian 90121 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Johannes Brahms: Ballade No. 1
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7415 
 
2:06 am William Herschel: Symphony No. 14
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10048 
 
2:18 am Miguel Prida: Motionless Vault
Roberto Alvarez, flute
Katryna Tan, harp
SELF PROD 328 
 
2:23 am Maurice Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Paul Paray
Mercury 434306 
 
2:37 am Emmanuel Chabrier: Pastoral Suite
Orchestra of the Suisse Romande / Ernest Ansermet
London/Decca 433720 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Claude Debussy: Sarabande
Vlado Perlemuter, piano
Denon 1589 
 
3:06 am George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 6
English Chamber Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Philips 442263 
 
3:14 am Zoltan Kodaly: Marosszek Dances
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 444322 
 
3:27 am Marcel Grandjany: O beloved (O bien aimee)
Jonathan Keeble, flute
Ann Yeung, harp
Albany 1185 
 
3:32 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Cleveland Orchestra / Christoph von Dohnanyi
Telarc 80187 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Emile Sauret: Souvenirs of the Orient: Gondolier's Song
Michi Wiancko, violin
Dina Vainshtein, piano
Naxos 572366 
 
4:06 am Hector Berlioz: Summer Nights: The Spectre of the Rose
Musicians of the Louvre / Marc Minkowski
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Naive 5266 
 
4:13 am Ernest Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 1
Israel Chamber Orchestra / Yoav Talmi
Chandos 8593 
 
4:39 am Astor Piazzolla: Bordel 1900
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Christian Rivet, guitar
Warner 15399 
 
4:43 am Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Hogwood
London/Decca 425614 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Leos Janacek: Violin Sonata: Ballad
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin
Pavel Gililov, piano
Virgin 90760 
 
5:06 am Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 443444 
 
5:18 am Darius Milhaud: Bull on the Roof (Le boeuf sur le toit)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Libor Pesek
Praga 250007 
 
5:35 am Alexander Mackenzie: Pibroch Suite
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Platt
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Cedille 83 
 
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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 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony #25: Mvt 1(Allegro Con Brio) K173Db(1773)Period Instruments K.183
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80222 
 
6:17 am Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso (Violins (2), Cello, Strings, Continuo) (1714) c 6/3
Hanover Baroque Ensemble
Intercord 885914 
 
6:28 am Frederick Delius: Brigg Fair (English Rhapsody, Orchestra) (1907)
Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy
Sony 62645 
 
6:45 am Pietro Antonio Locatelli: Locatelli - Caprice for Violin #9 C
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 28729 
 
6:50 am Jacques Offenbach: Belle Helene: Overture
Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Bruno Weil
Sony 53288 
 
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 7 AM
 
7:05 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto, Violins (4), Cello, Strings, Continuo "L'Estro Armonico #10" P148, M415 (1711) b 3/10, RV 580
London Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Warren-Green
Christopher Warren-Green, violin
Virgin 61466 
 
7:17 am Enrique Granados: Granados - Danzas Espanolas #10 37/10
Angel Romero, guitar (AHN khell Roh MAIR oh (kh like Bach))
Telarc 80216 
 
7:23 am Carl Stamitz: Concerto, Flute, Orchestra, #3 (1777) Cadenzas By Walter Lebermann
Gruppo Stumentale Veneto / Silvia Massarelli
Lorenzo Ferraro, flute
PhoenixCla 99502 
 
7:41 am Jules Massenet: Massenet - Thais: Meditation
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Yehudi Menuhin
Philippe Entremont, piano
EtCetera 1125 
 
7:48 am Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony #1: Mvt 1 (Allegro Tranquillo) 13
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Arild Remmereit
Pittsburgh Symphony 1314-10 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:05 am Hector Berlioz: Roman Carnival (Ouverture 1844) 9
Utah Symphony Orchestra / Joseph Silverstein
Pro Arte 402 
 
8:15 am Johann Friedrich Fasch: Fasch - Quartet F FWV N:F2
Katharina Arfken, oboe (KAH-tah-ree-nuh ARF-ken)
Harmonia Mundi 905251 
 
8:27 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony #4: Mvt 4 (Allegro Ma Non Troppo) 60
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
Pittsburgh Symphony 0018-1 
 
8:37 am Wynton Marsalis: String Quartet #1: At The Octoroon Balls: Creole Contradanzas (1995)
Harlem Quartet
White Pine 207 
 
8:43 am Benjamin Britten: Britten - Simple Symphony
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields / Sir Neville Marriner
EMI/Angel 47842 
 
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 9 AM
 
9:05 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mozart - Piano Concerto #16 D K.451
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Manfred Honeck
Lars Vogt, piano
Pittsburgh Symphony 1213-11a 
 
9:29 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Bach, C.P.E. - String Symphony
Camerata Bern / Thomas Furi
Denon 73326 
 
9:41 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Rimsky-Korsakov - Mlada Suite
Czech State Radio Orchestra / Donald Johanos
Naxos 550486 
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:02 am George Frideric Handel: Handel - Music for Royal Fireworks HWV351
English Chamber Orchestra / Johannes Somary
Vanguard 47 
 
10:26 am Franz Krommer: Krommer - Wind Octet
Michael Thompson Wind Ensemble
Naxos 554226 
 
10:49 am George Butterworth: Butterworth - Shropshire Lad
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5068 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata, Cello, Piano, #4 (1815; Ded Countess Erdody) C 102/1
Andrs Schiff, piano
ECM 1819 
 
11:17 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto, Piano, Orchestra, #17 (1784) G K.453
English Chamber Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
Daniel Barenboim, piano
EMI/Angel 72930 
 
11:49 am Gustav Holst: Suite, Band, #1 Op 28/1 (1909) E-flat 28/1
Dallas Wind Symphony / Howard Dunn
Reference 39 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Andrzej Panufnik: Panufnik - Sinfonia Sacra: Hymn
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Andrzej Panufnik
Nonesuch 79228 
 
12:16 pm Cesar Franck: Franck - Sonata for Violin and Piano A
Midori, violin (mee-DOOR-ree)
Sony 63331 
 
12:47 pm Giuseppi Verdi: Don Carlos: Tu Che Le Vanita= You Who Knew The Emptinesstoo Kay Lay Vah-Nee-Tah; (From Act V)
Philharmonia Orchestra / Giuseppe Sinopoli
Mirella Freni, soprano
Deutsche Grammophon 427614 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Johan Wilhelm Wilms: Symphonie No. 7
Concerto Koln / Werner Ehrhardt
Deutsche Grammophon 2998 
 
1:32 pm Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha Overture(1899)
RTE Concert Orch., Dublin / Adrian Leaper
Marco Polo 223516 
 
1:45 pm Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: CONCERTO, PIANO, ORCHESTRA, #3 "ALLEGRO DE CONCERT"; "KONZERTSTU E-Flat 75
Berlin Philharmonic / Vladimir Ashkenazy
Andrei Gavrilov, piano (AHN dray gah VREE lahv)
EMI/Angel 49632 
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
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.
 
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
with Stephen Baum
Ensemble Ripieno conducted by Federico Garcia in Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez with guitarist Dieter Hennings, and a Mozart Sinfonia Concertante featuring the Reed III Trio.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Shostakovich, Part II - This week we conclude our series on the life and times of Dimitri Shostakovich.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Astor Piazzolla: Introduccion et Angel
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano
Koch 7762 
 
10:06 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Nocturne
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Constantine Orbelian
Alexander Kniazev, cello
Warner 62061 
 
10:12 pm Radames Gnattali: Sonata (1969)
Claremont Duo
Artek 10 
 
10:25 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni: Overture
Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden / Colin Davis
Philips 416273 
 
10:31 pm Giovanni Platti: Cello Concerto
Ensemble Cordia
Stefano Veggetti, cello
Brilliant 94722 
 
10:46 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: 5 Variants of Dives and Lazarus
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Richard Studt
Naxos 550823 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Pietro Locatelli: Violin Sonata No. 11: 1st movement
Locatelli Trio
Hyperion 66363 
 
11:06 pm Dave Roylance: Evening Tide
Halle Orchestra / Bill Connor
Conifer 15008 
 
11:14 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Chamber Concerto
Musica Pacifica
Dorian 90704 
 
11:23 pm Franz Schubert: String Quartet No. 10
Belcea Quartet
EMI 57419 
 
11:52 pm Salomon Jadassohn: Nocturne
David Shostac, flute
Antoinette Perry, piano
Harmonie 3002 
 
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featured specials

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    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.