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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Emilio Pujol: Triquilandia/Seguidilla
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80633 Buy now
12:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio
English Chamber Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Arthur Grumiaux, violin
Philips 426977 Buy now
12:14 am Alexander Glazunov: Idyll
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Werner Andreas Albert
Marie Luise Neunecker, horn
Schwann 313572 Buy now
12:23 am George Chadwick: Symphony No. 2
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 9334 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Claude Debussy: Estampes: Pagodas
Steven Osborne, piano
Hyperion 68161 Buy now
1:06 am Zoltan Kodaly: Esti Dal (Evening Song)
Cantus 1212 Buy now
1:11 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 "Polish"
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Virgin 90761 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Johann Schmelzer: Sonata No. 12
English Concert / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907397 Buy now
2:06 am Richard Strauss: Capriccio: String Sextet
German Opera Orchestra / Christian Thielemann
DG 449571 Buy now
2:18 am Henry Lissant-Collins: Fuquoi in the Sugar Cane
South African Broadcast Orchestra / Peter Marchbank
Marco Polo 223709 Buy now
2:28 am Cipriani Potter: Piano Concerto No. 4
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra / Howard Shelley
Howard Shelley, piano
Hyperion 68151 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Benjamin Godard: Suite of Three Pieces: Idylle
English Chamber Orchestra / Steuart Bedford
William Bennett, flute
ASV 652 Buy now
3:06 am Aaron Copland: Three Latin-American Sketches
Nashville Chamber Orchestra / Paul Gambill
Naxos 559069 Buy now
3:19 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 14 "Spring"
Bartok Quartet
BMC 79 Buy now
3:46 am Henri Rabaud: Divertissement on Russian Songs
Loire Valley Philharmonic / Pierre Dervaux
EMI 63951 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut: Prelude to Act 2
Milan Symphony Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 2141 Buy now
4:06 am Edward Elgar: Wand of Youth Suite No. 1
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd
Naxos 557166 Buy now
4:28 am Franz Schubert: Rondo for Violin and Piano
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 64528 Buy now
4:45 am Georges Bizet: Fair Maid of Perth: Suite
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra / Enrique Batiz
ASV 620 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Flute Sonata: 1st movement
Brasil Guitar Duo
Marina Piccinini, flute
Avie 2196 Buy now
5:06 am Frederic Chopin: Polonaise No. 4
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6642 Buy now
5:16 am Niels Gade: Symphony No. 1
Stockholm Sinfonietta / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 339 Buy now
5:49 am William Boyce: Trio Sonata No. 8
Parley of Instruments / Peter Holman
Hyperion 67151 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Franz Liszt: Waltz-Impromptu
Alexis Weissenberg, piano
EMI 69114 Buy now
6:06 am Camille Saint-Saens: Concert Piece for Horn and Orchestra
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 416380 Buy now
6:16 am Antonin Dvorak: Symphonic Variations
North German Radio Symphony / John Eliot Gardiner
DG 437506 Buy now
6:39 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Sextet for Winds
Leipzig Radio Orchestra Winds
Berlin 9186 Buy now
 7 AM - 9 AM
Performance Today Weekend
with Fred Child
This two hour weekly program features classical music in concert from studios and sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features.
 9 AM
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
From the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory in Highwood, Illinois, this week's From the Top features a line-up of all Chicago-area young musicians, including fantastic teenage piano trio playing Cassado and seven members of the Percussion Scholarship Group of Chicago.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am John Johnson: Carman's Whistle
Jakob Lindberg, lute
Bis 2082 Buy now
10:10 am Ernst von Dohnanyi: Sextet
Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 68215 Buy now
10:43 am Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose (Ma mere l'oye): Suite
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Telarc 80601 Buy now
11:07 am Alfred Newman: 20th Century Fox Fanfare
London Philharmonic Orchestra / John Mauceri
LPO 86 Buy now
11:07 am Alfred Newman: All About Eve: Main Title
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 183 Buy now
11:10 am Alfred Newman: How the West Was Won
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80141 Buy now
11:19 am Alfred Newman: The Robe
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 184 Buy now
11:30 am Alfred Newman: Anastasia
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 184 Buy now
11:35 am Thomas Newman: Little Women: Orchard House (Main Title)
London Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Newman
Sony 66922 Buy now
11:39 am Randy and Thomas Newman: The Scent of a Woman: Main Title
Studio Orchestra / Thomas Newman
MCA 10759 Buy now
11:40 am Thomas Newman: Seabiscuit: Suite
Studio Orchestra / Thomas Newman
London/Decca 772 Buy now
11:48 am Randy Newman: Toy Story 2: When She Loved Me
Randy Newman, piano
Nonesuch 79689 Buy now
11:51 am Randy Newman: The Natural: Suite
River City Brass Band
Summit 310 Buy now
11:53 am Randy Newman: Monsters, Inc.: The Ride of the Doors
Studio Orchestra / Randy Newman
Walt Disney 607127 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Philemon und Baucis: Overture
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Pardubice / Michael Halasz
Naxos 573488 Buy now
12:06 pm Eduard Strauss: Bahn frei
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra / Mika Eichenholz
Marco Polo 223471 Buy now
12:10 pm Edward White: Puffin' Billy
RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin / Ernest Tomlinson
Marco Polo 223522 Buy now
12:14 pm Morton Gould: Spirituals for Strings: Gospel Train
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Klein
EMI 49462 Buy now
12:18 pm William Herschel: Symphony No. 14
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10048 Buy now
12:29 pm Leos Janacek: Moravian Dances
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra / Antoni Wit
Naxos 572695 Buy now
12:40 pm Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 5
Artaria Quartet
Richard Savino, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907026 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with Lyric Opera of Chicago
Berlioz's "Les Troyens"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Richard Strauss: Sonatina No. 2 "Happy Workshop": 2nd movement
Netherlands Wind Ensemble / Edo de Waart
Philips 438733 Buy now
5:07 pm Johannes Brahms: German Requiem: Wie lieblich (How lovely are thy dwelling places)
MDR Radio Chorus Leipzig / Marin Alsop
Naxos 572996 Buy now
5:13 pm Charles Gounod: Symphony No. 1
Orchestra of Toulouse / Michel Plasson
EMI 63949 Buy now
5:42 pm Dmitri Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No. 1
Jenny Lin, piano
Hanssler 98530 Buy now
5:48 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto: Finale
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 413818 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
BBC Proms concerts continue with Junajo Mena conducting the BBC Philharmonic in the Shostakovich Symphony No. 7. Mark Simpson plays the Lindberg Clarinet Concerto.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Emile Sauret: Souvenirs of the Orient: Gondolier's Song
Michi Wiancko, violin
Naxos 572366 Buy now
10:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Naxos 578305 Buy now
10:17 pm Leos Janacek: Sinfonietta
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Jiri Belohlavek
Chandos 8897 Buy now
10:42 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Quintet
Gewandhaus Quartet
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 426440 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Claude Debussy: Sarabande
Vlado Perlemuter, piano
Denon 1589 Buy now
11:06 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise
Northwestern University Cello Ensemble
Dorian 70004 Buy now
11:16 pm Charles Ives: Symphony No. 1
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
Sony 44939 Buy now
11:52 pm Isaac Albeniz: Rapsodia Cubana
Boston Cello Quartet
BCQ Classics 20 Buy now

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