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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Coots/Autry: Santa Claus Medley
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 Buy now
12:06 am George Chadwick: Suite Symphonique: Romanza
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic / Jose Serebrier
Reference 74 Buy now
12:17 am Ottorino Respighi: La Boutique fantasque (Fantastic Toy Shop)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80396 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am David Guion: Pastoral
Eugene Rowley, piano
Premier 1024 Buy now
1:06 am Leo Brouwer: Suite No. 2: Prelude
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
EMI 56757 Buy now
1:09 am Traditional: Of the Father's Heart Begotten; Angelus ad virginem; The Holly and the Ivy
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge / Richard Marlow
Conifer 501 Buy now
1:18 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quintet No. 4
Melos Quartet
Franz Beyer, viola
DG 419773 Buy now
1:53 am Pietro Yon: Gesu Bambino
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Naxos 572673 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am John Playford: Three Country Dances
Broadside Band / Jeremy Barlow
Harmonia Mundi 1901039 Buy now
2:06 am Jean Sibelius: The Flowers
Erik Tawaststjerna, piano
Bis 230 Buy now
2:17 am Traditional: Ding Dong Merrily on High; Up! good Christen folk, and listen; Watt's Cradle Hymn
American Boychoir / James Litton/Fernando Malvar-Ruiz
Tore Aaen Aune, recorder
Albemarle 1004 Buy now
2:26 am Richard Strauss: The Bourgeois Gentleman Suite
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 435871 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Arvo Part: Variations for Arinushka
Elena Riu, piano
Linn 111 Buy now
3:06 am Marcel Tournier: Six Noels for Harp
Emily Mitchell, harp
John Marks 20 Buy now
3:17 am Antonin Dvorak: Violin Concerto
New York Philharmonic / Zubin Mehta
Midori, violin
Sony 44923 Buy now
3:49 am Christmas Music: Unto us is born; While shepherds; The First Nowell
Choir of King's College, Cambridge / David Willcocks
London/Decca 430146 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Eriks Esenvalds: Amazing Grace
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge / Stephen Layton
Anna Cavaliero, soprano
Hyperion 68083 Buy now
4:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 48
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10668 Buy now
4:24 am Howard Blake: The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Stephen Van Dyck, treble
Telarc 80226 Buy now
4:28 am E.J. Moeran: Sinfonietta
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 64721 Buy now
4:53 am Traditional: In Dulci Jubilo; Gabriel's Message
Musica Intima
Atma 2577 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8: 3rd movement
Berlin Philharmonic / Simon Rattle
Berlin Philharmonic 160091 Buy now
5:06 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for 3 Oboes, 3 Violins, and Continuo
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Hans-Peter Westermann, oboe
Archiv 419633 Buy now
5:16 am Peter Warlock: Bethlehem Down
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Gavin Sutherland
Naxos 557099 Buy now
5:22 am Frederic Chopin: Polonaise No. 5 "Tragic"
Artur Rubinstein, piano
RCA 5615 Buy now
5:34 am Leopold Stokowski: Traditional Slavic Christmas Music
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Jose Serebrier
Naxos 578305 Buy now
5:38 am Francis Poulenc: Les animaux modeles (The Model Animals)
French National Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 452937 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Amazing Grace
John Bayless, piano
Koch 9610 Buy now
6:06 am Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune)
Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg / Louis de Froment
Vox 5003 Buy now
6:16 am Christmas Music: O Tannenbaum; Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier
Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010 Buy now
6:23 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4
Vienna Philharmonic / James Levine
Itzhak Perlman, violin
DG 415975 Buy now
6:47 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67310 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
Featuring nearly twice as much music as From the Top's regular episodes, this highlights program celebrates some of the best performances by young people From the Top has presented over the past couple of seasons.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 18
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra / Adam Fischer
Nimbus 5407 Buy now
10:21 am Benjamin Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin
Voces8 / Barnaby Smith
Emily Dickens, soprano
VCM 121 Buy now
10:26 am Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 2
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Zubin Mehta
Itzhak Perlman, violin
EMI 49071 Buy now
10:52 am Graham Lack: This Ember Night
Voces8 / Barnaby Smith
VCM 121 Buy now
11:07 am Hugo Friedhofer: The Bishop's Wife: Main Title
Studio Orchestra / Hugo Friedhofer
MGM Music 109 Buy now
11:09 am Hugo Friedhofer: The Bishop's Wife: Mrs. Hamilton and Lost April
Studio Orchestra / Hugo Friedhofer
MGM Music 109 Buy now
11:13 am Hugo Friedhofer: The Bishop's Wife: Reconciliation, Sermon and End Title
Studio Orchestra / Hugo Friedhofer
MGM Music 109 Buy now
11:19 am Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Studio Orchestra
Judy Garland, vocals
MCA 25988 Buy now
11:24 am Paul Zaza/Carl Zittrer: A Christmas Story: The Bumper Hounds Make Their Rounds
Studio Orchestra / Paul Zaza
Rhino 522315 Buy now
11:26 am Paul Zaza/Carl Zittrer: A Christmas Story: Glorious, Beautiful Christmas
Studio Orchestra / Paul Zaza
Rhino 522315 Buy now
11:41 am Alan Silvestri: A Christmas Carol: Main Title
Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra
Walt Disney 49208 Buy now
11:45 am Alan Silvestri: A Christmas Carol: The Ghost of Christmas Past
Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra
Walt Disney 49208 Buy now
11:50 am Alan Silvestri: A Christmas Carol: First Waltz
Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra
Walt Disney 49208 Buy now
11:51 am Alan Silvestri: A Christmas Carol: Touch My Robe
Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra
Walt Disney 49208 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Heinrich Biber: Rosary Sonata No. 8: The Crowning with Thorns
John Holloway, violin
Virgin 90838 Buy now
12:06 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Concert Piece for Horn and Orchestra
Banff Camerata
Roland Pandolfi, horn
Summit 157 Buy now
12:15 pm John Rutter: All Bells in Paradise
Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
Collegium 138 Buy now
12:22 pm Antonin Dvorak: Rondo
Berlin Philharmonic / Lorin Maazel
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 42206 Buy now
12:30 pm Traditional Scandinavian: O Green and Shimmering Tree
Mormon Tabernacle Choir / Craig Jessop
Mormon Tabernacle 1063 Buy now
12:33 pm Traditional: Fum, Fum, Fum!
Mormon Tabernacle Choir / Craig Jessop
Mormon Tabernacle 1063 Buy now
12:36 pm Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Janet Hilton, clarinet
Chandos 8305 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Bellini's "Norma"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Miguel del Aguila: Salon Buenos Aires: Samba
Camerata San Antonio
Bridge 9302 Buy now
5:06 pm Mikhail Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila: Overture
Russian National Orchestra / Mikhail Pletnev
DG 439892 Buy now
5:12 pm Jacob Clemens non Papa: Hodie Christus natus est
Stile Antico
Harmonia Mundi 807575 Buy now
5:16 pm Camille Saint-Saens: String Quartet
Miami String Quartet
Conifer 51291 Buy now
5:40 pm Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Two Noels
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 435262 Buy now
5:44 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3
English Chamber Orchestra / Barry Tuckwell
Barry Tuckwell, horn
London/Decca 410284 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1, Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, and the Coraggio for String Orchestra by Tsontakis.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Johan Svendsen: Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
EMI 49769 Buy now
10:06 pm Adolphe Adam: O Holy Night
Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral / Andrew Carwood
Simon Johnson, organ
London/Decca 4789225 Buy now
10:12 pm Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 415061 Buy now
10:51 pm Alexander Glazunov: Les Chanteurs de Noel
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8730 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 5: Gavottes
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 47191 Buy now
11:06 pm Maurice Ravel: La Valse
Lyon National Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 572888 Buy now
11:19 pm Steven Amundson: Angel's Dance
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / John Morris Russell
Fanfare Cincinnati 1 Buy now
11:24 pm Brenno Blauth: Concertino for Oboe and Strings
Camerata Bariloche
Andres Spiller, oboe
Dorian 90249 Buy now
11:43 pm Richard Eilenberg: Nordic Reindeer Letters
The Romantic Quartet
Ars Produktion 38086 Buy now
11:46 pm Carl Nielsen: Helios Overture
Danish National Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard
Dacapo 220518 Buy now

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