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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
12:01 am Frederick Delius: Irmelin Prelude
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 65067 Buy now
12:06 am Thomas Canning: Fantasy on a Hymn by Justin Morgan
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80462 Buy now
12:15 am Vassilis Tsabropoulos: Three Pieces after Byzantine Hymns: No. 2
Anja Lechner, cello
ECM 1888 Buy now
12:21 am John McLaughlin: Mediterranean Concerto: Slow and Sad
London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas
John McLaughlin, guitar
Sony 45578 Buy now
12:38 am Cyrillus Kreek: Psalms of David
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Paul Hillier
Harmonia Mundi 907311 Buy now
12:50 am Charles Koechlin: In the Distance (Au loin)
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic / Leif Segerstam
Marco Polo 223704 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am Marco Uccellini: La Bergamasca: Sonata No. 21
Arcadian Academy
Harmonia Mundi 907066 Buy now
1:06 am William Bolcom: Nine New Bagatelles
Joel Fan, piano
Reference 119 Buy now
1:16 am Zoltan Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite: Song
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra / Zdenek Macal
Koss 1008 Buy now
1:24 am Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet No. 10
Stamitz Quartet
Bayer 100142 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 431680 Buy now
2:06 am Julius Rontgen: Symphony No. 18
North German Radio Philharmonic / David Porcelijn
CPO 777255 Buy now
2:30 am Luis de Milan: Fantasia No. 16
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 456585 Buy now
2:34 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Quintet for Piano and Winds
Melos Ensemble
EMI 72643 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am John Playford: The Virgin Queen set
Bjarte Eike, violin
Rubicon 1017 Buy now
3:06 am Nino Rota: The Leopard (Il Gattopardo): Dances
Orchestra of La Scala, Milan / Riccardo Muti
Sony 66279 Buy now
3:24 am William S Lloyd Webber: Serenade for Strings
City of London Sinfonia / Richard Hickox
Chandos 9595 Buy now
3:35 am Richard Strauss: Suite for 13 Wind Instruments
Netherlands Wind Ensemble / Edo de Waart
Philips 438733 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Ned Rorem: Barcarolle No. 3
Ruskin Cooper, piano
Centaur 2584 Buy now
4:06 am Ottorino Respighi: Adagio with Variations
Paris Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 435781 Buy now
4:21 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
Russian National Orchestra / Mikhail Pletnev
DG 457598 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Joachim Andersen: Album Leaf
Per Flemstrom, flute
Swedish Society 1067 Buy now
5:06 am Franz Waxman: Carmen Fantasy
London Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Litton
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Nonesuch 79464 Buy now
 6 AM - 10 AM
QED Morning Show
with Jim Cunningham
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 10 AM - 2 PM
Mid-day Classics
with Bryan Sejvar
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 2 PM - 6 PM
Afternoon Classics
with Anna Singer
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 6 PM
Evening Classics
6:01 pm Enrique Granados: El pelele (The Straw Mannequin)
Jean-Francois Heisser, piano
Apex 69984 Buy now
6:06 pm Christoph Gluck: Dance of the Blessed Spirits
English Chamber Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Sony 44650 Buy now
6:16 pm Gioacchino Rossini: Sonata No. 2
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / (Selected members)
Hyperion 66595 Buy now
6:29 pm Georges Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Toronto Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Davis
Sony 46508 Buy now
6:48 pm Antonio Lauro: Venezuelan Waltz No. 3 "Natalia"
Berta Rojas, guitar
Dorian 80159 Buy now
6:51 pm Johann Fasch: Trumpet Concerto
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Maurice Andre, trumpet
Erato 88019 Buy now
 7 PM
7:01 pm Henry Cowell: Concerto Grosso: 2nd movement
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra / Richard Auldon Clark
Koch 7282 Buy now
7:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 3: Allegro assai
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Avie 2360 Buy now
7:12 pm Modest Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina: Prelude (Dawn over the River Moscow)
Vienna Philharmonic / Valery Gergiev
Philips 468526 Buy now
7:19 pm Frederic Chopin: Six Polish Songs: Meine Freuden (My Darling)
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 41682 Buy now
7:23 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 35 "Haffner"
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80203 Buy now
7:44 pm William Grant Still: Panamanian Dances
Berlin Symphony Orchestra / Isaiah Jackson
Koch 7154 Buy now
 8 PM
8:01 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Aleko: Women's Dance
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
EMI 69025 Buy now
8:06 pm George Frideric Handel: My Heart is Inditing
The Sixteen / Harry Christophers
Coro 16066 Buy now
8:20 pm Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 445515 Buy now
8:52 pm Ferdinand Ries: Sonate Sentimentale: 3rd movement
Uwe Grodd, flute
Naxos 572038 Buy now
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Dmitri Shostakovich, part II - This week we conclude our two-part series on the life and times of Dmitri Shostakovich - from his later symphonies to the Jazz Suite No. 2
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
10:01 pm Charles Koechlin: Cello Sonata: 1st movement
Mats Lidstrom, cello
Hyperion 66979 Buy now
10:06 pm Mily Balakirev: King Lear Overture
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Vassily Sinaisky
Chandos 24129 Buy now
10:19 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 104 "London"
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra / Adam Fischer
Nimbus 5230 Buy now
10:49 pm Richard Strauss: String Quartet: 1st movement
Enso String Quartet
Naxos 573108 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Jean-Philippe Rameau: Dardanus: Overture
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 420240 Buy now
11:06 pm Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Scott Goff, flute
Delos 3099 Buy now
11:19 pm Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Berlin Symphony Orchestra / Stephen Gunzenhauser
Santiago Rodriguez, piano
Elan 82402 Buy now
11:53 pm Gabriel Pierne: Impromptu-Caprice
Susann McDonald, harp
Klavier 11004 Buy now

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