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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Jean Francaix: Octet: 3rd movement
Gaudier Ensemble
Hyperion 67036 Buy now
12:06 am Richard Wagner: Tristan and Isolde: Liebestod (Love Death)
Philadelphia Orchestra / Christian Thielemann
DG 453485 Buy now
12:16 am Amy Beach: Symphony "Gaelic"
Nashville Symphony Orchestra / Kenneth Schermerhorn
Naxos 559139 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am Frank Bridge: Norse Legend
BBC National Orchestra of Wales / Richard Hickox
Chandos 10012 Buy now
1:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 12: Sinfonia
Camerata Bern / Erich Hobarth
Heinz Holliger, oboe
ECM 2229 Buy now
1:10 am Kurt Atterberg: Ballad Without Words
Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra / Jun'ichi Hirokami
Bis 553 Buy now
1:29 am Camille Saint-Saens: Calme des nuits (Nocturnal Calm)
Tafelmusik Chamber Choir / Ivars Taurins
CBC 1155 Buy now
1:34 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 6
Itzhak Perlman, violin
London/Decca 417574 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Jean Sibelius: Lyric Waltz
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 Buy now
2:06 am Howard Hanson: Pastorale for Oboe, Harp and Strings
Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra / Daniel Spalding
Jonathan Blumenfeld, oboe
Naxos 559251 Buy now
2:14 am John Williams: Day's End
John Williams, guitar
JCW 1 Buy now
2:18 am Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Vienna Philharmonic / Zubin Mehta
Lang Lang, piano
DG 11654 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Eric Coates: Dance of the Orange Blossoms
East of England Orchestra / Malcolm Nabarro
ASV 2075 Buy now
3:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Oboe Quartet No. 48
Consortium Classicum
Gernot Schmalfuss, oboe
Dabringhaus 3314 Buy now
3:27 am Peteris Vasks: Cello Concerto No. 2 "Presence": 3rd movement
Amsterdam Sinfonietta / Candida Thompson
Sol Gabetta, cello
Sony 23122 Buy now
3:40 am Morten Lauridsen: I will lift up mine eyes
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67580 Buy now
3:43 am George Frideric Handel: Keyboard Suite No. 4
Philip Edward Fisher, piano
Naxos 572197 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Andre Gretry: Minuet
Bretagne Orchestra / Stefan Sanderling
ASV 1095 Buy now
4:06 am Gabriel Pierne: Free Variations and Finale
Netherlands Harp Ensemble
Etcetera 1021 Buy now
4:18 am Johan Svendsen: Two Swedish Folk Tunes
Orchestra of the Mill / Andrew Penny
Lydian 18132 Buy now
4:25 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake: Highlights
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80151 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Eugene Goossens: Four Sketches: Legend
London Chamber Music Group
Susan Milan, flute
Chandos 10259 Buy now
5:06 am Johann Christian Bach: Grand Overture No. 4
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5403 Buy now
5:18 am Johann Strauss Jr.: By the Beautiful Blue Danube (An der schonen, blauen Donau)
Vienna Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
DG 431628 Buy now
5:28 am Edward Elgar: Six Promenades
Athena Ensemble
Chandos 6554 Buy now
5:44 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Double Keyboard Concerto
Hamburg Philharmonic / Christoph Eschenbach
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
DG 415655 Buy now
 6 AM
with Angela Mariani
Laurence of Florence - Lorenzo da Firenze, or "Laurence of Florence," was one of a group of composers who lived and worked in that beautiful Italian city in the 14th century. This week on Harmonia we'll pay a visit to Lorenzo, and hear some of the sounds of trecento Florence.
 7 AM - 11 AM
Sunday Baroque
A Chaconne is a musical form used by many Baroque composers. One of the most familiar ones was by Johann Sebastian Bach. It's a mesmerizing movement from one of Bach's Solo Violin Partitas. Sunday Baroque will feature Bach's captivating Chaconne.
 11 AM
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
11:01 am Max Bruch: Serenade for Strings: Andante
Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra / George Hanson
Dabringhaus 3351096 Buy now
11:06 am Johann Christian Bach: Symphony No. 5
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 422498 Buy now
11:18 am Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
I Musici Montreal / Maxim Shostakovich
Dmitri Shostakovich, piano
Chandos 8443 Buy now
11:18 am Manuel Ponce: Tres Canciones Populares Mexicanas (Three Mexican Folk Songs)
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 31979 Buy now
11:41 am Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2
San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt
London/Decca 425857 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Moritz Moszkowski: From Foreign Lands: Germany
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra / Martin West
Reference Recordings 138 Buy now
12:06 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata: Andante
David Finckel, cello
ArtistLed 19901 Buy now
12:12 pm Maria-Theresia von Paradis: Sicilienne
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341 Buy now
12:17 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 3 "Il gardellino" ("The Goldfinch")
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 39062 Buy now
12:27 pm George Frideric Handel: Giulio Cesare: Va tacito e nascondo
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Roger Norrington
David Daniels, countertenor
Virgin 45326 Buy now
12:34 pm E.J. Moeran: Sinfonietta
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 64721 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Two German Dances
Capella Istropolitana / Johannes Wildner
Naxos 550412 Buy now
1:06 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Capriccio Brillant
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Lawrence Foster
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 66969 Buy now
1:19 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 4
Jerusalem Quartet
Harmonia Mundi 902207 Buy now
1:42 pm Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures: Shepherd's Dance
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 19758 Buy now
1:44 pm Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures: Song
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 19758 Buy now
1:46 pm Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures: Dance Tune
Avi Avital, mandolin
DG 19758 Buy now
1:48 pm Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 443444 Buy now
 2 PM
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
2:01 pm Enrique Granados: Zapateado
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
London/Decca 417795 Buy now
2:07 pm Domenico Cimarosa: Artemisia, Queen of Caria: Overture
Sinfonia Finlandia Jyvaskyla / Patrick Gallois
Naxos 572734 Buy now
2:17 pm Sergei Prokofiev: Waltz Suite
Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop
Naxos 573518 Buy now
2:47 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Autumn
English Chamber Orchestra / David Lockington
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7790 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Denis Plante: Suite Piedra libre: La Mancha
Atma 2547 Buy now
3:06 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 58
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Aspen Music Festival and School, August 20, 2016 Recording Buy now
3:19 pm Johann Strauss Jr.: Festival March
Vienna Philharmonic / Riccardo Muti
Sony 77002 Buy now
3:25 pm Leos Janacek: Lachian Dances
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572695 Buy now
3:47 pm Baldassare Galuppi: Flute Concerto
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
James Galway, flute
RCA 61164 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 4: Bourrees
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Mashulka 6695 Buy now
4:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 7
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Philips 416362 Buy now
4:26 pm Gabriel Pierne: Piano Concerto
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Juanjo Mena
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10633 Buy now
4:46 pm Paquito D'Rivera: Wapango
Caracas Clarinet Quartet
Cacao Musica 8 Buy now
 5 PM - 7 PM
Sunday at the Symphony
with the San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas conducts an all Stravinsky program, including his "Agon" and "The Rite of Spring." Gil Shaham plays the Violin Concerto.
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Rafael Payare conducts Carreno's "Margaritena" and Mahler's Symphony No. 1. Kirill Gerstein plays the Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2.
 9 PM - 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler

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