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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio for glass harmonica
John Williams, guitar
Sony 66245 
 
12:06 am Jacques Ibert: Three Short Pieces
Reykjavik Wind Quintet
Chandos 9362 
 
12:14 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 204: Die Schatzbarkeit der weiten Erden
Munich Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Liebreich
Hilary Hahn, violin
Christine Schafer, soprano
DG 13832 
 
12:18 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 20
Ruth Laredo, piano
ESS.A.Y 1006 
 
12:29 am Claude Debussy: La Boite a Joujoux (The Toy Box)
Radio Luxembourg Orchestra / Louis de Froment
Vox 5053 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Heikki Aaltoila: The Wedding Waltz
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Ondine 824 
 
1:06 am David Maslanka: Desert Roads: 1st movement
Illinois State University Wind Symphony / Stephen K. Steele
David Gresham, clarinet
Albany 1010 
 
1:14 am Arnold Schoenberg: Suite for Strings
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / John Mauceri
London/Decca 448619 
 
1:22 am Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Philharmonia Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy
James Ehnes, violin
Onyx 4060 
 
1:49 am John Hebden: Concerto No. 6
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8339 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Giulio Regondi: Etude No. 8
David Starobin, guitar
Arabesque 6695 
 
2:06 am George Frideric Handel: Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden (Flaming Rose, Earth's Ornament)
Louise Pellerin, oboe
Dom Andre Laberge, organ
Helene Plouffe, violin
CBC 1157 
 
2:13 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 36 "Linz"
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 422419 
 
2:56 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Minuet
Philharmonia Virtuosi / Richard Kapp
Sony 37216 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Running Set
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / George Hurst
Chandos 8432 
 
3:06 am Virgil Thomson: Louisiana Story: Suite
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp
Hyperion 66576 
 
3:28 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Trumpet Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 420954 
 
3:39 am Gioacchino Rossini: L'assedio di Corinto (Siege of Corinth): Overture
London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado
DG 419869 
 
3:49 am George Gershwin: Variations on "I Got Rhythm"
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 14091 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am William Boyce: Symphony No. 2
Menuhin Festival Orchestra / Yehudi Menuhin
EMI 4551 
 
4:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Horns
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Timothy Brown, horn
Nicolas Hill, horn
Philips 412892 
 
4:14 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto
English Chamber Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
RCA 60718 
 
4:26 am Niccolo Jommelli: Periodical Overture
Concerto Koln / Pablo Heras-Casado
Archiv 4792050 
 
4:32 am Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Trio No. 1
Rembrandt Trio
Dorian 90187 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Samuel Barber: Souvenirs: Two-Step and Galop
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Schenck
Koch 7005 
 
5:06 am George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto
Harp Consort / Andrew Lawrence-King
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
DHM 77366 
 
5:20 am John Du Prez: Bacchanalia
Philip Pickett Ensemble
London/Decca 425209 
 
5:24 am Carl Maria von Weber: Symphony No. 2
Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orfeo 91841 
 
5:44 am Richard Wagner: Tannhauser: Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra / Otto Klemperer
EMI 47254 
 
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 6 AM - 10 AM
 
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, NPR News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 
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 10 AM
 
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 
10:03 am Ron Nelson: Nelson, Ron - Savannah River Holida
Eastman Philharmonia / Howard Hanson
Mercury 434324 
 
10:13 am Jean Sibelius: Sibelius - Symphony # D 43
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
Sony 53268 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Max Reger: Reger, Max - Quintet, Clarinet, String
Vogler Quartet
Karl Leister, clarinet (Karl LICE-tihr (as in head lice))
Nimbus 5644 
 
11:38 am Guiseppe Saverio Mercadante: Mercadante - Concerto, Flute, Orchestr e 57
Chamber Orch. Padua/Veneto / Bruno Giuranna
Peter-Lukas Graf, flute
Claves 9103 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:05 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven - Consecration of the House Overtur 124
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Manfred Honeck
Pittsburgh Symphony 1213-02a 
 
12:17 pm George Gershwin: Gershwin - Concerto in F
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman
Hlne Grimaud, piano
Erato 19571 
 
12:51 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mozart - Symphony #25: Mvt 1 (Allegro con brio K.183
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein
Deutsche Grammophon 429221 
 
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 1 PM
 
1:01 pm Leos Janacek: Janacek - Idyll for String Orchestr
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / James Conlon
Erato 88095 
 
1:30 pm Jean-Philippe Rameau: Rameau - Daphnis & Egle: Selection
Capella Savaria / Mary Terey-Smith
Naxos 553746 
 
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 2 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
2:01 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Divertimento No. 1: 2nd movement
Auer Quartet
Lajos Lencses, oboe
Hanssler 98277 
 
2:06 pm Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8718 
 
2:10 pm Julios Salvador Sagreras: El Colibri (The Hummingbird)
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 
 
2:13 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: Schatz Waltz (Treasure Waltz)
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
DG 463667 
 
2:24 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 "Organ"
Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy
Virgil Fox, organ
RCA 61269 
 
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 3 PM
 
3:01 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Hungarian Dance
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin
Olga Sitkovetsky, piano
EMI 57025 
 
3:06 pm Jean-Francois Dandrieu: Rondeau
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 
 
3:09 pm Sergei Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges: Suite
Kansas City Symphony / Michael Stern
Reference 132 
 
3:26 pm Laurel Zucker: The Washington State Flute Concerto
Laurel Zucker Ensemble
Laurel Zucker, flute
Cantilena 2013 
 
3:37 pm Joaquin Rodrigo: Fantasy for a Gentleman (Fantasia para un gentilhombre)
Philharmonia / Placido Domingo
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56175 
 
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 4 PM
 
4:01 pm Enrique Granados: Zapateado
Douglas Riva, piano
Naxos 555723 
 
4:06 pm Lennox Berkeley: Serenade for Strings
BBC Welsh National Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9981 
 
4:19 pm Maurice Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Seattle Symphony / Ludovic Morlot
Seattle Symphony 1002 
 
4:36 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Chamber Concerto
Chandos Baroque Players
Hyperion 66309 
 
4:49 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: By the Beautiful Blue Danube (An der schonen, blauen Donau)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
Erato 45998 
 
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 5 PM
 
5:01 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: 2 Bagatelles
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80423 
 
5:06 pm Franz von Suppe: Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna (Morgen, Mittag, Abend in Wien)
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 414408 
 
5:15 pm Manuel de Falla: Seven Popular Spanish Songs: El pano moruno (The Moorish Cloth)
Avi Avital, mandolin
Efrain Oscher, flute
Sacha Rattle, clarinet
Ralf Benesch, guitar
Sarah Verrue, harp
Zvi Plesser, cello
DG 19758 
 
5:19 pm Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 6 "Mazeppa"
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 447415 
 
5:34 pm Traditional: The sprig of thyme
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 120 
 
5:39 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 2
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Murray Perahia
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 89245 
 
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 6 PM
 
6:01 pm Claude Debussy: Reverie
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / James Galway
James Galway, flute
Marisa Robles, harp
RCA 60033 
 
6:06 pm George Frideric Handel: Zadok the Priest
Menuhin Festival Orchestra / Yehudi Menuhin
EMI 65336 
 
6:14 pm Franz Danzi: Quintet for Piano and Winds
Berlin Philharmonic Winds
Bis 592 
 
6:35 pm Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1
Ryuko Mizutani, koto
Pia Liptak, violin
Centaur 2882 
 
6:40 pm Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Cleveland Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
DG 2121 
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
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 Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante for Winds featuring the Reed III Trio.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Frdric Chopin - A five-part biography to celebrate the life of Chopin, whose invention and innovation had an indelible effect on the world of Romantic music and the piano.
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Niccolo Paganini: Sonata No. 25
Dale Kavanagh, guitar
Hanssler 98400 
 
10:06 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for 3 Oboes
Collegium Musicum 90 / Simon Standage
Chandos 580 
 
10:16 pm Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6
Pacifica String Quartet
Cedille 82 
 
10:43 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto alla rustica (Rustic Concerto)
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Simon Standage, violin
Elizabeth Wilcock, violin
Archiv 415674 
 
10:48 pm Michael Nyman: The Diary of Anne Frank: Goodbye Moortie
Valentina Lisitsa, piano
London/Decca 20135 
 
10:50 pm George Chadwick: Elegy in Memory of Horatio Parker
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic / Jose Serebrier
Reference 74 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Sergei Prokofiev: Cinderella: Adagio
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
EMI 64289 
 
11:06 pm John Dowland: My Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907160 
 
11:08 pm Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Lars Vogt, piano
EMI 57525 
 
11:35 pm Maurice Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Yannick Nezet-Seguin
EMI 66342 
 
11:53 pm Antonio Bazzini: The Dance of the Goblins (La ronde des Lutins)
Rachel Barton, violin
Patrick Sinozich, piano
Cedille 41 
 
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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.