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 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
 
12:01 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Rondo
Mikhail Pletnev, piano
DG 459614 
 
12:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 11
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80272 
 
12:16 am Josquin des Prez: Gaude Virgo Mater Christi
The Sixteen / Harry Christophers
London/Decca 10836 
 
12:20 am Norman Dello Joio: Variations, Chaconne and Finale
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Sedares
Koch 7243 
 
12:47 am Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Autumn
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Sarah Chang, violin
EMI 94431 
 
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 1 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
 
1:01 am Christopher Theofanidis: All Dreams Begin With the Horizon: noble
Christopher Atzinger, piano
MSR 1534 
 
1:06 am E.J. Moeran: Overture for a Masque
Ulster Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Chandos 8577 
 
1:16 am Hector Angulo: Yoruban Songs of Cuba
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56757 
 
1:31 am Antonio Salieri: Flute and Oboe Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Kenneth Sillito
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 416359 
 
1:51 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67310 
 
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 2 AM
 
2:01 am Anton Wunderer: Landler
Detmold Horn Quartet
Dabringhaus 3324 
 
2:06 am Michael Haydn: Symphony No. 41
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9352 
 
2:22 am Samuel Scheidt: Pavane
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 434135 
 
2:29 am Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations
Vienna Philharmonic / Georg Solti
London/Decca 452853 
 
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 3 AM
 
3:01 am Miguel del Aguila: Salon Buenos Aires: Samba
Camerata San Antonio
Bridge 9302 
 
3:06 am Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Yoel Levi
Telarc 80320 
 
3:23 am Michael Tippett: A Child of Our Time: How can I cherish my man?
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Davis
Nicole Cabell, soprano
London/Decca 6590 
 
3:28 am Henry Purcell: King Arthur Suite
Tafelmusik / Jeanne Lamon
Sony 66169 
 
3:47 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: 6 German Dances
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 429783 
 
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 4 AM
 
4:01 am Edvard Grieg: Symphony: Intermezzo
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 427321 
 
4:06 am Johannes Brahms: Horn Trio
Francis Orval, horn
Gyorgy Sebok, piano
Arthur Grumiaux, violin
Philips 438365 
 
4:35 am Emil Waldteufel: The Skaters Waltz
Philharmonia Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan
EMI 69465 
 
4:44 am Franz Schubert: La pastorella al prato (The Shepherdess)
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers / Robert Shaw
Telarc 80340 
 
4:47 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Music for a Garden (Musica para un jardin)
London Symphony Orchestra / Enrique Batiz
EMI 47869 
 
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 5 AM
 
5:01 am Antonio Rosetti: Symphony: 1st movement
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9567 
 
5:06 am Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks)
Dresden State Orchestra / Rudolf Kempe
EMI 64342 
 
5:21 am Heinrich Biber: Sonorous Table Suite (Mensa sonora): Part 2
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 423701 
 
5:30 am Frederic Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 53112 
 
5:41 am Claude Debussy: Children's Corner
Ulster Orchestra / Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 8756 
 
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 6 AM - 10 AM
 
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, BBC News, traffic, weather and morning favorites.
 
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 10 AM - 2 PM
 
Mid-day Classics
 
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 2 PM - 7 PM
 
Late Day Classics
 
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 7 PM - 9 PM
 
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Manfred Honeck conducts Mozarts Sinfonia concertante and Stravinskys Suite from The Firebird. Noah Bendix Balgley and Randolph Kelly play Rautavaaras Cantus Arcticus.
 
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 9 PM
 
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
The Symphony, Part VIII - Continuing our massive series in examining the symphony, widely considered one of the most important forms of classical music. Our exploration this week continues with music from composers born around 1880. Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Vaughan Williams will be featured.
 
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 10 PM - 12 AM
 
Music Through the Night
with Gillian Martin
 
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