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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Thomas C. Kelly: Pastoral and Reel
Irish Chamber Orchestra / Fionnuala Hunt
Black Box 1003 Buy now
12:06 am Jean Sibelius: Tapiola
Lahti Symphony Orchestra / Osmo Vanska
Bis 864 Buy now
12:25 am Arnold Bax: The Happy Forest
Ulster Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8307 Buy now
12:36 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 5 "Ghost"
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 438948 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Eugene Arcade Dede: Bees and Bumblebees
Gowanus Arts Ensemble / Reuben Blundell
New Focus 166 Buy now
1:06 am Eric Whitacre: Alleluia
Eric Whitacre Singers / Eric Whitacre
London/Decca 16636 Buy now
1:24 am Henry Purcell: The Virtuous Wife: Suite
Parley of Instruments / Peter Holman
Hyperion 66212 Buy now
1:36 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 6 "Morning"
Handel and Haydn Society / Harry Christophers
Coro 16113 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Traditional: Unst Bridal March
Barry Douglas, piano
Chandos 10934 Buy now
2:06 am William Walton: Henry V Suite: Touch her soft lips and part
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Sony 60773 Buy now
2:12 am Giovanni Bassano: Divisions on "Air and gaillard"
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907127 Buy now
2:16 am Karl Goldmark: Rustic Wedding Symphony
Utah Symphony Orchestra / Maurice Abravanel
Vanguard 5002 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Camille Saint-Saens: The rising of the moon (Le lever de la lune)
Bart Schneemann, oboe
Brilliant 93688 Buy now
3:06 am Paul McCartney: Ocean's Kingdom: Moonrise
London Classical Orchestra / John Wilson
MPL 33250 Buy now
3:19 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 208: Sheep May Safely Graze
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341 Buy now
3:26 am Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade
Takacs Quartet
London/Decca 460034 Buy now
3:33 am Charles Stanford: Cello Concerto
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Manze
Gemma Rosefield, cello
Hyperion 67859 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Anthony Sidney: Sketchbook of a Journey: Night at Sea with Stars
Miguel Bonachea, guitar
SELF PROD 433 Buy now
4:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 1
Hagen Quartet
DG 431645 Buy now
4:22 am Julius Rontgen: Serenade
Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt / David Porcelijn
CPO 777120 Buy now
4:44 am Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness
Peter Maxwell Davies, piano
Unicorn 9070 Buy now
4:49 am Roger Quilter: As You Like It: Suite
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Adrian Leaper
Marco Polo 223444 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Carl Maria von Weber: Bassoon Concerto: Adagio
BBC Philharmonic / Juanjo Mena
Karen Geoghegan, bassoon
Chandos 10748 Buy now
5:06 am Gerald Finzi: Romance
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5101 Buy now
5:14 am Robert Parsons: De la court
Avie 2054 Buy now
5:21 am Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Yannick Nezet-Seguin
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
DG 4798529 Buy now
5:49 am Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune)
New Philharmonia Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
Sony 68327 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Johann Strauss Jr.: Romance No. 1
Czech State Symphony Orchestra / Alfred Walter
Marco Polo 223214 Buy now
6:06 am Arnold Bax: The Maiden with the Daffodil
Eric Parkin, piano
Chandos 8732 Buy now
6:11 am Chris Marshall: Caitlin
Studio Orchestra
Claire Jones, harp
Silva 6050 Buy now
6:18 am Bedrich Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 "From My Life"
Jerusalem Quartet
Harmonia Mundi 902178 Buy now
6:46 am Henry Purcell: Abdelazar: Suite
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 571 Buy now
 7 AM - 9 AM
Performance Today Weekend
with Fred Child
This two hour weekly program features classical music in concert from studios and sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features.
 9 AM
From the Top
w/ Christopher O'Riley
Recorded in San Francisco, California, this week's program features music Prokofiev, Bach, and Liszt.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
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10:06 am Gerald Finzi: Prelude
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 555069 Buy now
10:11 am Richard Wagner: Lohengrin: Treulich gefuhrt (Bridal Chorus)
Vienna Philharmonic / Georg Solti
London/Decca 467632 Buy now
10:18 am Antonio Vivaldi: Four Seasons: Spring
Brecon Baroque
Rachel Podger, violin
Channel Classics 40318 Buy now
10:30 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 103 "Drum Roll"
Capella Istropolitana / Barry Wordsworth
Naxos 550387 Buy now
11:07 am Luigi Boccherini: Minuet
Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra / Andre Kostelanetz
Sony 45737 Buy now
11:11 am John Barry: The Black Hole: End Title
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80231 Buy now
11:13 am Erich Korngold: The Sea Hawk: Suite
Oregon Symphony / James DePreist
Delos 3234 Buy now
11:22 am Iva Davies/Christopher Gordon/Richard Tognetti: Master and Commander: The Battle
Studio Orchestra / Christopher Gordon
London/Decca 1574 Buy now
11:25 am Basil Poledouris: The Hunt for Red October: Hymn to Red October
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80342 Buy now
11:33 am Dario Marianelli: Jane Eyre: My Edward and I
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kirill Karabits
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 17609 Buy now
11:39 am Henry Mancini: Two for the Road: Main Title
Studio Orchestra
Warner 24503 Buy now
11:43 am Traditional: Danny Boy
Big Band / Harry Connick, Jr.
Harry Connick, Jr.
Columbia 69618 Buy now
11:50 am Martin Phipps/Hans Zimmer: Woman in Gold: I Lived Here
Studio Orchestra
Sony 97882 Buy now
11:52 am John Barry: Zulu: Theme/Isandhlwana
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Nic Raine
Silva 1095 Buy now
11:55 am Michael Giacchino: Star Trek: Enterprising Young Men
Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra / Tim Simonec
Varese Sarabande 66966 Buy now
11:57 am Leonard Rosenman: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home: Main Title
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80146 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Dmitri Shostakovich: Pirogov: Waltz
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Constantine Orbelian
Delos 3257 Buy now
12:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 14
Danish National Chamber Orchestra / Adam Fischer
Dacapo 220539 Buy now
12:26 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Fur Elise
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 66301 Buy now
12:31 pm George Gershwin: Promenade (Walking the Dog)
Jenny Lin, piano
Steinway & Sons 30043 Buy now
12:35 pm Arthur Pryor: The Whistler and His Dog
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra / Rick Benjamin
Newport 60069 Buy now
12:38 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty: Andante (Puss-In-Boots)
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa
DG 435619 Buy now
12:40 pm Francis Poulenc: Les animaux modeles (The Model Animals): The Lion in Love
Orchestra of the Society of Conservatory Concerts / Georges Pretre
EMI 62690 Buy now
12:42 pm Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
Lyon National Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 572888 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with Lyric Opera of Chicago
Gluck's "Orphee et Eurydice"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm John Playford: Four English Country Dances
Maggie's Music 216 Buy now
5:07 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Six Studies in English Folk Song
Emma Johnson, clarinet
ASV 891 Buy now
5:17 pm Howard Goodall: The Lord is My Shepherd
The Sixteen / Harry Christophers
Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano
London/Decca 13009 Buy now
5:21 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 94 "Surprise"
London Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Warren-Green
Virgin 61235 Buy now
5:45 pm Sulkhan Tsintsadze: Miniatures
Georgian Chamber Orchestra / Lisa Batiashvili
Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Sony 33400 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
A live broadcast from the Fox Theater in Atlanta, GA
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Antonio Pappano conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Dvorak's Symphony No. 9. Lisa Batiashvili plays the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto: Largo
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 55052 Buy now
10:06 pm Claude Debussy: Printemps (Spring)
Cleveland Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
DG 435766 Buy now
10:26 pm Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier: Suite
New York Philharmonic / Lorin Maazel
DG 7890 Buy now
10:46 pm Percy Grainger: To a Nordic Princess
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9721 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Franz Schubert: Sehnsucht (Longing)
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers / Robert Shaw
Telarc 80340 Buy now
11:06 pm Max Bruch: Romance for Viola and Orchestra
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Vadim Gluzman, violin
Bis 1852 Buy now
11:17 pm Jon Lord: Disguises: M.A.s.q.u.e.
Odense Symphony Orchestra / Paul Mann
EMI 90528 Buy now
11:32 pm Jean Sibelius: Spring Song
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 Buy now
11:41 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Sextet for Two Horns and Strings
Gewandhaus Quartet / (Selected members)
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 426440 Buy now

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