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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
12:01 am Alan Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Charles Butler, trumpet
Delos 3157 Buy now
12:06 am William Grant Still: Symphony No. 2 "Song of a New Race": 1st movement
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 9226 Buy now
12:18 am Felix Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2
Juilliard String Quartet
Sony 60579 Buy now
12:49 am Frederick Delius: Late Swallows
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8372 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Antonio Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto: 2nd movement
I Solisti Veneti
Milan Turkovich, bassoon
Denon 9528 Buy now
1:07 am Aaron Copland: Saga of the Prairies
Pacific Symphony Orchestra / Keith Clark
Albany 64 Buy now
1:19 am Frederic Chopin: Fantasy on Polish Airs
Warsaw Philharmonic / Kazimierz Kord
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6702 Buy now
1:35 am Giuseppe Verdi: String Quartet
Cremona Quartet
Klanglogo 1400 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Giovanni Gabrieli: Sonata pian e forte
National Brass Ensemble
Oberlin 1504 Buy now
2:06 am Claude Debussy: Printemps (Spring)
New Philharmonia Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
Sony 68327 Buy now
2:24 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on "God Save the King"
John Ogdon, piano
EMI 85761 Buy now
2:35 am Gustav Holst: Symphony "The Cotswolds"
Ulster Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 572914 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Eric Whitacre: Water Night
Elora Festival Singers / Noel Edison
Naxos 559677 Buy now
3:06 am Lou Harrison: Suite for Violin and American Gamelan: Air
American Gamelan / John Bergamo
David Abel, violin
New Albion 15 Buy now
3:11 am Gabriel Faure: Ballade
Philharmonia Orchestra / Andrew Davis
Daniel Varsano, piano
Pro Arte 313 Buy now
3:28 am Ottorino Respighi: Columbine's Clever Tricks
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Adriano
Marco Polo 223346 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 4: Bourrees
Paul Galbraith, guitar
Mashulka 6695 Buy now
4:06 am Franz Schubert: Impromptu No. 3
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
DG 419217 Buy now
4:19 am Richard Strauss: Violin Concerto
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 56870 Buy now
4:50 am Johann Rosenmuller: Sinfonia No. 4
Hesperion XX / Jordi Savall
Astree 8709 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Claude Debussy: Romantic Waltz
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80622 Buy now
5:07 am Joseph Wolfl: Piano Sonata No. 3
Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Harmonia Mundi 907324 Buy now
5:22 am Robert Fuchs: Serenade No. 4
Cologne Chamber Orchestra / Christian Ludwig
Naxos 572607 Buy now
5:49 am William Alwyn: Seven Irish Tunes: Suite for Small Orchestra
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 570145 Buy now
 6 AM - 10 AM
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 10 AM
Mid-day Classics
10:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: March
New York Philomusica
NY Philomusica 112 Buy now
10:06 am Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique: A Ball
San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas
RCA 68930 Buy now
10:15 am Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3: 2nd movement
Berlin Philharmonic / Simon Rattle
EMI 67254 Buy now
10:26 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for Two Violins
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Salvatore Accardo, violin
Philips 416413 Buy now
10:44 am Antonin Dvorak: In Nature's Realm Overture
Vienna Philharmonic / Seiji Ozawa
Philips 432996 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Veljo Tormis: Calling Home the Cattle
Tapiola Choir / Erkki Pohjola
Finlandia 921 Buy now
11:06 am Mikhail Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila: Overture
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner
RCA 61958 Buy now
11:12 am Gioacchino Rossini: Sonata No. 1
Camerata Bern / Thomas Furi
DG 413310 Buy now
11:28 am Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / James Judd
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 17610 Buy now
11:52 am Jean-Fery Rebel: Sonata No. 8
Trio Settecento
Cedille 129 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 62 "Emperor": Minuet
Emerson String Quartet
DG 427657 Buy now
12:06 pm Edvard Grieg: Norwegian Dance No. 1
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Virgin 44722 Buy now
12:13 pm Vincenzo Bellini: Trumpet Concerto
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Jahja Ling
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80232 Buy now
12:22 pm Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures
Philharmonia Orchestra / Geoffrey Simon
Cala 1007 Buy now
12:41 pm Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Symphony "The Fall of Phaeton"
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8564 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Chick Corea: Spain
Quartet San Francisco
Jeremy Cohen, violin
ViolinJazz 105 Buy now
1:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
Ramin Bahrami, piano
London/Decca 4782956 Buy now
1:26 pm Franz Schubert: Overture "In the Italian Style"
English Sinfonia / Charles Groves
Carlton 1272 Buy now
1:36 pm Gerald Finzi: Clarinet Concerto: 2nd movement
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Alan Hacker, clarinet
Nimbus 5101 Buy now
1:48 pm Benjamin Britten: Gloriana: Courtly Dances
Julian Bream Consort
RCA 61589 Buy now
 2 PM - 6 PM
Afternoon Classics
with Anna Singer
WQED-FM's Anna Singer hosts your afternoon and drive time classical music - complete with BBC Newscasts, weather and the latest arts news.
 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:01 pm Marcel Tournier: Suite: Festival
Mirage Quintet
Naxos 570444 Buy now
6:06 pm George Frideric Handel: Lotario: Overture
English Chamber Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Philips 422486 Buy now
6:14 pm Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Kent Nagano
Decca 4830396 Buy now
6:27 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 3
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 422517 Buy now
6:42 pm Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco: Overture
Orchestra of La Scala, Milan / Riccardo Muti
Sony 68468 Buy now
6:50 pm Alexander Borodin: Symphony No. 1: Finale
Malmo Symphony Orchestra / Jun'ichi Hirokami
Bis 726 Buy now
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Kryzysztof Urbanski conducts Beethoven's Egmont Overture and the Shostakovich Symphony No. 5. Ray Chen plays the Bruch Violin Concerto.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Beethoven and That Danged Metronome - The metronome is a device which indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music it marks time by producing a clicking sound. Beethoven was notorious for marking his scores with metronome timings, and this week we learn the significant role those little numbers played.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
10:01 pm Peter Lamb: English Air
Kenneth Smith, flute
ASV 768 Buy now
10:06 pm William Lawes: Fantasia Suite No. 6
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901423 Buy now
10:17 pm Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / David Zinman
Telarc 80192 Buy now
10:49 pm Gustav Holst: A Winter Idyll
Ulster Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 572914 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Lou Harrison: Elegy, to Calvin Simmons
California Symphony / Barry Jekowsky
Argo 455590 Buy now
11:07 pm Lou Harrison: Suite for Cello and Harp
Karen Gottlieb, harp
Innova 927 Buy now
11:23 pm Lou Harrison: Suite for Symphonic Strings: 1st-3rd movements
American Composers Orchestra / Dennis Russell Davies
Argo 444560 Buy now
11:37 pm Lou Harrison: Air for the Poet
Tammittam Percussion Ensemble / Guido Facchin
Dynamic 401 Buy now
11:43 pm Lou Harrison: Symphony No. 4 "Last Symphony": 3rd movement
California Symphony / Barry Jekowsky
Argo 455590 Buy now
11:55 pm Lou Harrison: Jahla
Karen Gottlieb, harp
Innova 927 Buy now
11:56 pm Lou Harrison: Serenade for Frank Wigglesworth
Karen Gottlieb, harp
Innova 927 Buy now

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