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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Claude Debussy: Romantic Waltz
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80622 Buy now
12:06 am Alexander Borodin: String Quartet No. 2: Nocturne
Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy
Sony 38919 Buy now
12:17 am Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 1 "Serious Symphony"
San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt
London/Decca 436597 Buy now
12:51 am Jennifer Higdon: O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery)
Handel and Haydn Society Chorus / Grant Llewellyn
Avie 2078 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Two Romances
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Constantine Orbelian
Alexander Kniazev, cello
Warner 62061 Buy now
1:07 am Max Reger: Three German Songs
Camerata Vocale Freiburg / Winfrid Toll
Ars Musici 223746 Buy now
1:17 am Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet
Emerson String Quartet / (Selected members)
Menahem Pressler, piano
DG 445848 Buy now
1:46 am Henri Rabaud: Divertissement on Russian Songs
Loire Valley Philharmonic / Pierre Dervaux
EMI 63951 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Bass Tuba Concerto: Romance
Singapore Symphony Orchestra / Anne Manson
Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Bis 1515 Buy now
2:06 am Henry Purcell: Two Christmas Interludes
Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle / Alun Francis
Helios 88028 Buy now
2:13 am Hubert Parry: Symphony No. 1
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5296 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Gioacchino Rossini: Andante with Variations
Marc Grauwels, flute
Marco Polo 220441 Buy now
3:06 am Claude Debussy: Images, Book 1
Steven Osborne, piano
Hyperion 68161 Buy now
3:22 am Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 8 "Christmas Concerto"
Il Giardino Armonico
Teldec 46013 Buy now
3:36 am Leos Janacek: Lachian Dances
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / James Conlon
Erato 88095 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Ernest Chausson: Le Temps des lilas (In the time of the lilacs)
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 457657 Buy now
4:06 am Jean Sibelius: Kullervo: Introduction
YL Male Voice Choir / Leif Segerstam
Soile Isokoski, soprano
Ondine 1122 Buy now
4:22 am Gustav Holst: In the Bleak Midwinter
Isthmus Brass / John Stevens
Summit 610 Buy now
4:29 am Niccolo Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 2 "La Campanella"
London Mozart Players / Andrew Litton
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 440293 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Antonin Dvorak: Bagatelles: Poco Allegro
National Chamber Players / Lowell Graham
Klavier 11126 Buy now
5:06 am Herbert Howells: Suite for Orchestra 'The B's': Overture
London Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9557 Buy now
5:17 am Marcel Grandjany: The Colorado Trail
Elizabeth Hainen, harp
Avie 2378 Buy now
5:24 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Christmas Oratorio: Oh, when will the time be ripe?
Munich Bach Orchestra / Karl Richter
Gundula Janowitz, soprano
Archiv 413625 Buy now
5:29 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 4
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421640 Buy now
5:51 am Felix Mendelssohn: Concert Piece for Clarinet and Basset Horn
Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra / Jorg Faerber
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
EMI 47233 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 Johan Halvorsen: From Olden Times: Gigue
Norwegian Radio Orchestra / Ari Rasilainen
NKF 50033 Buy now
10:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto
Orchestra of St. Luke's
Eliot Fisk, guitar
MusicMasters 67097 Buy now
10:15 am Jacques Offenbach: Snowflake Ballet
Gulbenkian Orchestra / Michel Swierczewski
Nimbus 5303 Buy now
10:28 am Gabriel Faure: Ballade
Orchestra of Toulouse / Michel Plasson
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano
EMI 47939 Buy now
10:43 am Franz Liszt: Les Preludes
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
EMI 64850 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Concerto Grosso: March
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
EMI 47812 Buy now
11:06 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Marche Slave
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 429984 Buy now
11:16 am Traditional: Away in a Manger; Veni, Veni, Emanuel
London Brass
Lesley Pearson, organ
Teldec 46443 Buy now
11:24 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 "Spring"
Isaac Stern, violin
Sony 39681 Buy now
11:50 am Richard Strauss: From Italy (Aus Italien): Life in Naples
Berlin Philharmonic / Riccardo Muti
Philips 422399 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 5
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Sergiu Comissiona
CBC 5143 Buy now
12:06 pm Aaron Copland: Rodeo: Saturday Night Waltz
Morton Gould Orchestra
RCA 61667 Buy now
12:11 pm Traditional: Christmas Medley
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001 Buy now
12:19 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Quartet
Chicago Chamber Musicians
Summit 461 Buy now
12:36 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Piano Concerto No. 1
Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra / Dennis Burkh
Elizabeth Rich, piano
Centaur 2283 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Anonymous Viennese: Linz Dances
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013 Buy now
1:06 pm Richard Willis: It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Dean Shostak, glass armonica
Dean Shostak 131 Buy now
1:13 pm Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jukka-Pekka Saraste
RCA 7822 Buy now
1:47 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Capriccio Brillant
New York Philharmonic / Kurt Masur
Helen Huang, piano
Teldec 15869 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 Claude Debussy: Arabesque No. 2
Anders Miolin, guitar
Bis 986 Buy now
6:06 pm Jeremiah Clarke: The King's March
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 Buy now
6:08 pm Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 15
Quebec Symphony Orchestra / Yoav Talmi
Analekta 3156 Buy now
6:12 pm Traditional: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Rejoice and be merry
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 133 Buy now
6:19 pm Franz Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1 "Dance in the Village Inn"
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 82 Buy now
6:32 pm Gioacchino Rossini: Demetrio e Polibio: Overture
Prague Sinfonia Orchestra / Christian Benda
Naxos 570934 Buy now
6:40 pm Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 3: 3rd movement
San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas
SFS 3 Buy now
 7 PM
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
 8 PM - 10 PM
Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday Concert
Our annual live broadcast of the Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday concert from the University of Pittsburgh campus.
 10 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Invitation to the Dance, Part III - This third installment of our series on dance music will center on the charmed life of George Balanchine, the chief choreographer of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes.
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
11:01 pm Cecile Chaminade: The Past
Peter Jacobs, piano
Hyperion 66846 Buy now
11:06 pm Lars-Erik Larsson: The Winter's Tale
Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Manze
CPO 777671 Buy now
11:17 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet
Philharmonia Quartet Berlin
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
Denon 7038 Buy now
11:52 pm Gian Carlo Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors: Dance Suite
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Schenck
Koch 7005 Buy now

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