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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet: 2nd movement
Bergen Wind Quintet
Bis 428 Buy now
12:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 1
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421640 Buy now
12:28 am John Dowland: Sir Thomas Monson, his Pavin and Galliard
Nigel North, lute
ECM 1938 Buy now
12:37 am Frank Bridge: The Sea
Ulster Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8473 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Franz Schubert: Ave Maria
Orchestra of St. Luke's / Michael Stern
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 97779 Buy now
1:06 am Germaine Tailleferre: Harp Concertino
Women's Philharmonic / JoAnn Falletta
Gillian Benet, harp
Koch 7169 Buy now
1:23 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 "Moonlight"
Gerhard Oppitz, piano
Hanssler 98204 Buy now
1:42 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Sentimental Waltz
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
London/Decca 4789377 Buy now
1:44 am Anton Arensky: Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 7020 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Frantisek Jiranek: Violin Sonata: 3rd movement
Lenka Torgersen, violin
Supraphon 4151 Buy now
2:06 am Elias Parish-Alvars: Introduction and Variations
Catrin Finch, harp
Sain 2280 Buy now
2:19 am John Field: Nocturne No. 5
Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
London/Decca 4789672 Buy now
2:23 am John Field: Nocturne No. 9
Elizabeth Joy Roe, piano
London/Decca 4789672 Buy now
2:27 am Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 1 "Spring"
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Koss 2213 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Enrique Granados: Spanish Dance No. 2 "Oriental"
Pro Arte Guitar Trio
ASV 2061 Buy now
3:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: La Cetra: Violin Concerto No. 9
La Serenissima / Adrian Chandler
Adrian Chandler, violin
Avie 2201 Buy now
3:17 am Hector Berlioz: Les nuits d'ete (Summer Nights): The Spectre of the Rose
Musicians of the Louvre / Marc Minkowski
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Naive 5266 Buy now
3:25 am Francis Poulenc: Nocturnes
Paul Crossley, piano
Sony 44921 Buy now
3:47 am Howard Goodall: And the Bridge is Love
English Chamber Orchestra / Julian Lloyd Webber
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
Naxos 573250 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Joseph Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne: Shepherd's Song
Lyon Opera Orchestra / Kent Nagano
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Erato 96559 Buy now
4:06 am Josef Suk: Elegy
Ahn Trio
EMI 56674 Buy now
4:14 am Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Scottish National Orchestra / Matthias Bamert
Janet Hilton, clarinet
Chandos 8618 Buy now
4:33 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 1
Tafelmusik / Jeanne Lamon
Analekta 3134 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Amy Beach: Dance of the Flowers
Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6693 Buy now
5:06 am Francisco Tarrega: Memories of the Alhambra
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80576 Buy now
5:12 am Henry Purcell: Fantasia No. 6
Emerson String Quartet
London/Decca 26509 Buy now
5:17 am Paul Dukas: La Peri (The Fairy)
French National Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
RCA 68802 Buy now
5:39 am Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet No. 64
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80415 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 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov: Procession of the Sardar
Empire Brass
Telarc 80305 Buy now
10:06 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Lilacs
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 264 Buy now
10:09 am Wilhelm Molique: Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Nice Philharmonic Orchestra / Maximiano Valdez
Alain Marion, flute
Denon 7923 Buy now
10:18 am Charles Gounod: Faust Ballet Music
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 462125 Buy now
10:35 am Traditional: Four South African Folktunes
National Symphony Orchestra of the S.A.B.C. / Peter Marchbank
Marco Polo 223709 Buy now
10:37 am Traditional: Four South African Folktunes
National Symphony Orchestra of the S.A.B.C. / Peter Marchbank
Marco Polo 223709 Buy now
10:45 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 423116 Buy now
10:46 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 423116 Buy now
10:46 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 423116 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Charlie Chaplin: Modern Times: Smile
I Salonisti
Sony 61731 Buy now
11:06 am Emmanuel Chabrier: Joyous March
French National Orchestra / Armin Jordan
Erato 88018 Buy now
11:12 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3
David Finckel, cello
ArtistLed 19801 Buy now
11:38 am Antonin Dvorak: Scherzo Capriccioso
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
EMI 64291 Buy now
11:52 am Georg Anton Benda: Symphony No. 3
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Christian Benda
Naxos 553408 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Joaquin Malats: Spanish Serenade
Christoph Denoth, guitar
Signum 404 Buy now
12:06 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Invitation to the Dance
Vienna-Berlin Ensemble
Sony 42175 Buy now
12:16 pm Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
The Knights
Warner 17098 Buy now
12:32 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony
Malmo Symphony Orchestra / Marc Soustrot
Naxos 573139 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite No. 6: Allemande; Courante
Peter Hill, piano
Delphian 34166 Buy now
1:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 1 "La Tempesta di Mare" ("Storm at Sea")
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Lisa Beznosiuk, flute
Archiv 423702 Buy now
1:15 pm Johannes Brahms: Serenade No. 2
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80522 Buy now
1:48 pm Amilcare Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 429494 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 Georges Bizet: Carmen: Bohemian Dance
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Telarc 80048 Buy now
6:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Waltz No. 1 "Grand Valse brillante"
Daniil Trifonov, piano
London/Decca 18271 Buy now
6:11 pm Jacques Ibert: Three Short Pieces
Frosunda Wind Quintet
Bis 136 Buy now
6:19 pm Aldemaro Romero: Suite No. 1: Fuga con Pajarillo
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra / Gustavo Dudamel
DG 11340 Buy now
6:27 pm Muzio Clementi: Symphony No. 2
Rome Symphony Orchestra / Francesco La Vecchia
Naxos 573273 Buy now
6:45 pm George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto
Taverner Players / Andrew Parrott
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
EMI 69853 Buy now
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
 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
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Manuel Ponce: Two Musical Watercolors
Andrea Dieci, guitar
Nuova Era 7267 Buy now
10:06 pm Engelbert Humperdinck: Sleeping Beauty: Prelude
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Virgin 91494 Buy now
10:13 pm Claude Debussy: Il pleure dans mon coeur
Carolyn Sampson, soprano
Bis 2233 Buy now
10:17 pm Francois Boieldieu: Harp Concerto
The King's Violins / Bernard Labadie
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9990 Buy now
10:40 pm Kurt Atterberg: Ballad Without Words
Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra / Jun'ichi Hirokami
Bis 553 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Heino Kaski: Prelude
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Ondine 824 Buy now
11:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Ballade No. 2
Seong-Jin Cho, piano
DG 26046 Buy now
11:15 pm Sergei Taneyev: String Quartet No. 9
Carpe Diem String Quartet
Naxos 573470 Buy now
11:47 pm Frederick Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Symphony Nova Scotia / Georg Tintner
CBC 5134 Buy now

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