Wednesday Oct. 7, 2015
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Playing this hour.
 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
12:01 am Johan Agrell: Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Concerto Copenhagen / Andrew Manze
Maria Bania, flute
Chandos 535 
12:06 am Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Yoel Levi
Telarc 80318 
12:19 am Pablo de Sarasate: Fantasie on Mozart's "Magic Flute"
Gil Shaham, violin
Akira Eguchi, piano
DG 447640 
12:32 am Jean Sibelius: Pelleas and Melisande
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5169 
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am William Brade: German Dances
Brass Ensemble
Ludwig Guttler, trumpet
Capriccio 10146 
1:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 16163 
1:27 am Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto No. 1
London Symphony Orchestra / Luis Antonio Garcia Navarro
Narciso Yepes, guitar
PentaTone 202 
1:49 am Michael Hurd: Sinfonia Concertante
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / David Lloyd-Jones
Robert Gibbs, violin
Naxos 555069 
 2 AM
2:01 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Landler
Vera Beths, violin
Gijs Beths, violin
Anner Bylsma, cello
Channel Classics 1491 
2:06 am Joseph Joachim: Nocturne for violin and orchestra
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
Daniel Hope, violin
DG 15312 
2:16 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 18
Salzburg Mozarteum Camerata / Sandor Vegh
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 414289 
2:50 am Pietro Locatelli: Concerto Grosso
Tafelmusik / Jeanne Lamon
Analekta 9815 
 3 AM
3:01 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Invitation to the Polka
Slovak State Phiharmonic, Kosice / Alfred Walter
Marco Polo 223218 
3:06 am Franz Danzi: Fantasy for Clarinet and Orchestra
Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra / Jorg Faerber
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
RCA 61976 
3:18 am Robert Volkmann: Symphony No. 2
North West German Philharmonic / Werner Andreas Albert
CPO 999151 
3:43 am Matthew Brown: Table Grace
Antioch Chamber Ensemble / Joshua Copeland
Acis 18719 
3:46 am Georges Bizet: Fair Maid of Perth: Suite
Paris Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
EMI 64869 
 4 AM
4:01 am John Playford: The Bear's Dance
David Douglass, violin
Paul O'Dette, lute
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Harmonia Mundi 907186 
4:06 am Franz Schubert: The Magic Harp Overture (Rosamunde)
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra / Roger Norrington
Hanssler 93044 
4:18 am Gabriel Yared: Cold Mountain
Studio Orchestra / Harry Rabinowitz
Sony 86843 
4:33 am Mauro Giuliani: Variations
David Starobin, guitar
Amalia Hall, violin
Bridge 9418 
4:51 am Anatol Liadov: The Enchanted Lake
Russian National Orchestra / Mikhail Pletnev
DG 447084 
 5 AM
5:01 am Anonymous: Pieces from the Lumley Part Books (selections)
Harmonia Mundi 907478 
5:06 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd
Naxos 555867 
5:11 am Inon Zur/Michael Veloso: Fantasia: Music Evolved: Suite
London Symphony Orchestra
Sumthing 3124 
5:31 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Orchestra-Symphony No. 4
English Concert / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907403 
5:44 am Francois Devienne: Bassoon Concerto No. 2
Slovak Chamber Orchestra / Bohdan Warchal
Eckart Hubner, bassoon
CPO 999120 
 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 - 2 PM
Mid-day Classics
with Anna Singer
Enjoy essential classics live from our Oakland studio.
 2 PM
Late Day Classics
2:01 pm New Classical Tracks
2:06 pm Eric Whitacre: Go, lovely Rose
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67543 
2:11 pm Ennio Morricone: Cinema Paradiso: Love Theme
London Symphony Orchestra / Keith Lockhart
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7792 
2:16 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Concerto No. 2
Marseilles Orchestral Ensemble / Jean Leber
Jean-Louis Beaumadier, flute
Calliope 9216 
2:38 pm George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Summertime
London Symphony Orchestra / Keith Lockhart
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Koch 7792 
2:42 pm Franz Schubert: German Dances and Trios
Moscow Virtuosi / Vladimir Spivakov
RCA 60452 
 3 PM
3:01 pm Francois Couperin: La Convalescente
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67480 
3:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto alla rustica (Rustic Concerto)
Academy of Ancient Music / Christopher Hogwood
Oiseau-Lyre 414588 
3:10 pm Laurel Zucker: Orca Quintet
Laurel Zucker, flute
Roman Fukshansky, clarinet
Deb Schidler, oboe
David Rufus Olivier, bassoon
Eric Aichen, horn
Cantilena 2013 
3:21 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2
English Chamber Orchestra / Jose Luis Garcia
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 36674 
3:47 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto for 4 Pianos
Hamburg Philharmonic / Christoph Eschenbach
Christoph Eschenbach, piano
Justus Frantz, piano
Gerhard Oppitz, piano
Helmut Schmidt, piano
DG 415655 
 4 PM
4:01 pm Heinrich Biber: Court Sonata No. 4
Purcell Quartet
Michael Laird, trumpet
Mark Bennett, trumpet
Chandos 591 
4:06 pm Gioacchino Rossini: Tancredi: Overture
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 415363 
4:13 pm Giovanni Legrenzi: 3 Balletti e Correnti
La Serenissima / Adrian Chandler
Adrian Chandler, violin
Avie 2106 
4:22 pm Francois Boieldieu: Harp Concerto
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Lily Laskine, harp
Erato 88069 
4:44 pm Frederic Chopin: Impromptu No. 1
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 41682 
4:48 pm John Marsh: Symphony No. 7
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 10458 
 5 PM - 7 PM
5:01 pm Miklos Rozsa: Madame Bovary: Waltz
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn
Silva 1056 
5:06 pm music continues...
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Manfred Honeck conducts Bachs Chaconne and Beethovens Symphony No. 8. Augustin Hadelich performs the Brahms Violin Concerto.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
New Releases III, Part 1 - This week on Exploring Music we'll be listening to Bill's New Releases. Record companies love to send Bill their new recordings and we thought you'd like to hear some of them too! Sit down, relax and join us in sampling from a great range of new offerings from the Boston Symphony, Lang Lang, Gustavo Dudamel, and more. Bill's got boxes of wonderful new recordings by artists ranging from rising stars to established masters and all manner of delightful picks in between.
 10 PM - 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin

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