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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
12:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Sarabande with variations
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble / Ludwig Guttler
Berlin 1090 
 
12:06 am Matthew Locke: Fantasy
John Holloway, violin
Monika Baer, violin
Martin Zeller, bass violin
ECM 2189 
 
12:11 am Jean Sibelius: Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari
Lahti Symphony Orchestra / Osmo Vanska
Bis 1015 
 
12:28 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Snow Maiden: Suite
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Naxos 572787 
 
12:41 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 6
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Franz Schubert: Two German Dances
Yaara Tal, piano
Andreas Groethuysen, piano
Sony 68243 
 
1:06 am Gioacchino Rossini: Il turco in Italia (The Turk in Italy): Overture
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 400049 
 
1:15 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Twinkle, Twinkle" Variations (Ah, vous dirai-je, maman)
Julia Shaw, harp
Nora Bumanis, harp
CBC 1103 
 
1:20 am Thomas Attwood: Turn Thy Face
Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral / John Scott
Hyperion 67087 
 
1:24 am Alexander Glazunov: Ballet Scenes
Minnesota Orchestra / Edo de Waart
Telarc 80347 
 
1:53 am Benjamin Godard: Jocelyn: Berceuse
Eroica Trio
EMI 56482 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Heinrich Biber: Sonata No. 9
Parley of Instruments / Roy Goodman
Hyperion 66145 
 
2:06 am Henry Purcell: Sonata No. 12
Pavlo Beznosiuk, violin
Rachel Podger, violin
Christophe Coin, cello
Christopher Hogwood, organ
Oiseau-Lyre 444449 
 
2:12 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins
Scottish Ensemble / Jonathan Rees
Jonathan Reese, violin
Jane Murdoch, violin
Virgin 91453 
 
2:29 am John Dowland: Go from my window
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90148 
 
2:34 am Scott Joplin: Pineapple Rag
William Albright, piano
MusicMasters 7061 
 
2:38 am Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov: Caucasian Sketches
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman
Telarc 80378 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Johan Svendsen: Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
EMI 49769 
 
3:06 am Samuel Barber: Summer Music
Marlboro Festival Ensemble
Sony 46250 
 
3:19 am Antonin Dvorak: In Nature's Realm
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Jun Markl
Telarc 32927 
 
3:35 am Maurice Ravel: Piece in the Form of an Habanera
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Lambert Orkis, piano
DG 4792949 
 
3:38 am Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 2
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 412237 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Zoltan Kodaly: Intermezzo for String Trio
Domus
Virgin 45015 
 
4:06 am William Byrd: The Woods so Wild
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80659 
 
4:11 am Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle
EMI 55001 
 
4:45 am Johannes Brahms: Love Song (Minnelied)
Zuill Bailey, cello
Awadagin Pratt, piano
Telarc 32664 
 
4:48 am Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune)
Berlin Philharmonic / Simon Rattle
EMI 58045 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Jacques Offenbach: Grand Duchess of Gerolstein: Overture
Gulbenkian Orchestra / Michel Swierczewski
Nimbus 5303 
 
5:06 am John Ireland: Concertino Pastorale: Finale
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / George Hurst
Chandos 8375 
 
5:11 am Francesco Corradini: Baile de las mascaras
Concerto Koln / Pablo Heras-Casado
Archiv 4792050 
 
5:17 am Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 3
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
DG 474334 
 
5:29 am Henry Purcell: Fairy Queen: Act IV-Symphony
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 5155 
 
5:31 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 97
La Petite Bande / Sigiswald Kuijken
DHM 77294 
 
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 6 AM
 
6:01 am Gabriel Faure: A Lady in Her Tower
Susan Drake, harp
Hyperion 66340 
 
6:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2
English Chamber Orchestra / Philip Ledger
Virgin 91452 
 
6:28 am Johan Halvorsen: Norwegian Rhapsody No. 2
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra / Ole Kristian Ruud
Simax 1085 
 
6:41 am Kozma Lara: Kenge (Song)
Kirsten Johnson, piano
Guild 7257 
 
6:44 am Svend Schulz: Midsummer Song
Danish National Radio Choir / Stefan Parkman
Chandos 9464 
 
6:47 am Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5: Adagietto
Leonard Bernstein
DG 445486 
 
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 7 AM
 
Saturday Morning Classics
with Lynn Warfel
 
7:01 am Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata
Martha Masters, guitar
GSP 1031 
 
7:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 25
Philharmonia Orchestra / Otto Klemperer
EMI 63272 
 
7:27 am George Frideric Handel: Trumpet Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Maurice Andre, trumpet
RCA 5864 
 
7:37 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: It Was So Wonderful (Es war so wunderschon) March
Vienna Philharmonic / Riccardo Muti
DG 1849 
 
7:41 am Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme: Musetta's Waltz ("Quando m'en vo")
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Davis
Nicole Cabell, soprano
London/Decca 6590 
 
7:45 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for Recorder and Flute
Cologne Camerata
DHM 77367 
 
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 8 AM
 
8:01 am John Jenkins: Fantasia Suite No. 5
Locke Consort
Channel Classics 17698 
 
8:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Autumn
Amsterdam Guitar Trio
RCA 5466 
 
8:17 am Antonin Dvorak: Goin' Home
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano
London/Decca 19765 
 
8:25 am Carl Nielsen: Helios Overture
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Herbert Blomstedt
EMI 69758 
 
8:38 am Johann Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman
Philips 412215 
 
8:46 am Francois Couperin: Concert Pieces
Camerata Salzburg
Jian Wang, cello
DG 474236 
 
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 9 AM
 
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
This week, From the Top comes to you from the historic Plaza Theater in El Paso, Texas, where you'll hear an extraordinary 13-year-old clarinetist performing Concertino, Op.26 by Carl Maria von Weber and meet a charming 11-year-old harpist who will play the music of Reinhold Gliere. Also, a 19-year-old organist treats us to a performance on the Mighty Wurlitzer Pipe Organ.
 
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 10 AM
 
Saturday Classics
 
10:01 am New Classical Tracks
 
10:06 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 2 "Characteristic": Waltz
National Symphony of Ireland / Stefan Sanderling
Naxos 550644 
 
10:14 am Gustav Holst: The Planets: Venus
ZOFO Duet
Dorian 92178 
 
10:21 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 79
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 439779 
 
10:43 am Jerome Kern: All the Things You Are
Leon Fleisher, piano
Bridge 9429 
 
10:49 am Aaron Copland: Outdoor Overture
University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Wind Symphony / Eugene Corporon
Klavier 11048 
 
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 11 AM
 
11:01 am Flicks in Five
 
11:06 am Henry Mancini: Charade: Charade
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 60393 
 
11:09 am Charlie Chaplin: City Lights: Hurry Theme
Alice Artzt Guitar Trio
Bay Cities 1042 
 
11:11 am Jerome Kern: Long Ago (And Far Away)
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 53380 
 
11:16 am Bernard Herrmann: The Trouble with Harry: A Portrait of Hitch
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Paul Bateman
Silva 1045 
 
11:26 am John Morris: Young Frankenstein: A Transylvanian Lullaby
Gil Shaham, violin
Jonathan Feldman, piano
DG 463483 
 
11:30 am Danny Elfman: Beetlejuice: Main Titles
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80342 
 
11:34 am Danny Elfman: Back to School
National Philharmonic Orchestra / John Coleman
Varese Sarabande 47281 
 
11:48 am Alan Silvestri: Back to the Future
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80146 
 
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 12 PM
 
12:01 pm Franz Liszt: Waltz-Impromptu
Alexis Weissenberg, piano
EMI 69114 
 
12:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 12
Concentus Musicus Vienna / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Teldec 74728 
 
12:23 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue "Little"
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3205 
 
12:28 pm Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose (Ma mere l'oye): Suite
Northern Sinfonia of England / Jean-Bernard Pommier
Virgin 91467 
 
12:46 pm Philip Lane: Suite of Cotswold Folkdances
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland
ASV 2126 
 
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 1 PM - 5 PM
 
Saturday at the Opera
with LA Opera
LA Operas production of Benjamin Brittens Billy Budd.
 
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 5 PM
 
Saturday Afternoon Classics
 
5:01 pm Franz Schmidt: Notre Dame: Intermezzo
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / Lawrence Foster
Erato 88103 
 
5:06 pm Anonymous: Song (Cancion a dos tiples)
Al Ayre Espanol
DHM 68859 
 
5:09 pm Henry Purcell: Sonata for Trumpet No. 2
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 
 
5:16 pm Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony No. 1
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 423604 
 
5:44 pm Louis Spohr: Potpourri on Themes of Mozart
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Chandos 9424 
 
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 6 PM - 8 PM
 
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
 
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 8 PM
 
Saturday Evening Classics
 
8:01 pm Traditional: Loch Lomond
Chanticleer
Teldec 16676 
 
8:06 pm Dmitri Shostakovich: The Gadfly: Barrel Organ Waltz
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
EMI 49043 
 
8:09 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Summer
English Chamber Orchestra / David Lockington
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7790 
 
8:21 pm Frank Bridge: Two Pieces
Northern Sinfonia / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 555070 
 
8:35 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 62 "Emperor"
Tatrai Quartet
Hungaroton 12812 
 
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 9 PM
 
9:01 pm Robert Ballard: Village Dances
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 6497 
 
9:06 pm Albert Roussel: Le Festin de l'araignee (The Spider's Feast)
NDR Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Hengelbrock
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
 
9:22 pm George Frideric Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
The Sixteen / Harry Christophers
Coro 16066 
 
9:27 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet for Piano and Winds
Melos Ensemble of London
EMI 72643 
 
9:52 pm Vincenzo Bellini: Oboe Concerto
Berlin Philharmonic / James Levine
Hansjorg Schellenberger, oboe
DG 429750 
 
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 10 PM
 
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
 
10:01 pm Antonio Leal Moreira: Sinfonia
Algarve Orchestra / Alvaro Cassuto
Naxos 557207 
 
10:06 pm Traditional: The Willow Tree
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 120 
 
10:10 pm Johann Hummel: Trumpet Concerto
Philharmonia Orchestra / Claudio Scimone
Bibi Black, trumpet
EMI 54620 
 
10:29 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 4
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 60277 
 
10:50 pm Franz Berwald: Memory of the Norwegian Mountains
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard
Brilliant 93699 
 
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 11 PM
 
11:01 pm Francesco Corbetta: Caprice-Chaconne
Ensemble Kapsberger / Rolf Lislevand
Astree 8852 
 
11:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 24
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80186 
 
11:16 pm Johann Rosenmuller: Sonata No. 4
King's Noyse / David Douglass
Harmonia Mundi 907179 
 
11:23 pm Arcangelo Corelli: Violin Sonata No. 12 "La Follia"
Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
Ensemble
Alia Vox 9805 
 
11:35 pm Claude Debussy: Sacred and Profane Dances
IRIS Orchestra / Michael Stern
Elizabeth Hainen, harp
Avie 2285 
 
11:47 pm Giuseppe Verdi: Canto di Virginia
Milan Symphony Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
Alessandro Potenza, oboe
London/Decca 1090 
 
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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.