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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Philip Stopford: Lully, Lulla, Lullay
Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral / Andrew Carwood
London/Decca 4789225 Buy now
12:06 am Johann Pezel: Sonata-Chaconne
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 453418 Buy now
12:22 am Benjamin Britten: A Hymn to the Virgin
Voces8 / Barnaby Smith
Emily Dickens, soprano
VCM 121 Buy now
12:27 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 208: Sheep May Safely Graze
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio 99 Buy now
12:31 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 4
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko
Simon Trpceski, piano
Avie 2191 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11 "Serioso": 4th movement
Cypress String Quartet
Avie 2318 Buy now
1:06 am Traditional Scottish: Scottis Dance/Swit St. Nikclas
Kirk Elliott
Pipistrelle 2016 Buy now
1:11 am Traditional: There Is a Flower; Sans Day Carol
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67245 Buy now
1:19 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Quartet No. 3
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
EMI 56829 Buy now
1:38 am Steven Amundson: Angel's Dance
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / John Morris Russell
Fanfare Cincinnati 1 Buy now
1:43 am Frederick Delius: In a Summer Garden
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Davis
Teldec 90845 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Christmas Music: The First Nowell; O Come, All Ye Faithful
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 Buy now
2:06 am Ernest Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 2
Amadeus Chamber Orchestra / Agnieszka Duczmal
CPO 999096 Buy now
2:28 am Traditional: Three Danish Christmas Songs
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Martin Neary
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 60060 Buy now
2:34 am Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols
Westminster Cathedral Choir / David Hill
Hyperion 66220 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Traditional: Carol to the King
Mormon Tabernacle Choir / Craig Jessop
Mormon Tabernacle 5007325 Buy now
3:06 am Stephen Chatman: Carols of the Nativity
University of British Columbia Singers / Bruce Pullan
Kathleen Allen, soprano
Centrediscs 15509 Buy now
3:27 am Christmas Music: Medley
Chanticleer 8803 Buy now
3:39 am Ludwig Lebrun: Oboe Concerto No. 4
Radio Chamber Orchestra / Jan Willem de Vriend
Bart Schneemann, oboe
Channel Classics 16198 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Patric Standford: A Christmas Carol Symphony: 2nd movement
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Gavin Sutherland
Naxos 557099 Buy now
4:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 4
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 19301 Buy now
4:22 am Noel Regney/Gloria Shayne: Do You Hear What I Hear?
Northern Lights Orchestra / Petri Juutilainen
Warren Schatz 5 Buy now
4:28 am Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 7 "Pastoral"
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Orfeo 148201 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Henry Purcell: Two Christmas Interludes
Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle / Alun Francis
Helios 88028 Buy now
5:06 am Frederic Chopin: Introduction and Polonaise
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Oxingale 2002 Buy now
5:16 am Matthew Brown: Sweet was the Song
VocalEssence / Philip Brunelle
Clarion 939 Buy now
5:21 am George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto
Seattle Baroque Orchestra / Stephen Stubbs
Maxine Eilander, harp
Atma 2541 Buy now
5:31 am Christmas Music: Christmas Crackers
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet
Albany 985 Buy now
5:39 am Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Erato 88020 Buy now
5:46 am Ottorino Respighi: Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80309 Buy now
5:54 am John Rutter: Carol of the Magi
VocalEssence / Philip Brunelle
Clarion 939 Buy now
 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
Mid-day Classics
10:01 am Gregor Joseph Werner: Shepherd's Music for Christmas
London Festival Orchestra / Ross Pople
Arte Nova 30506 Buy now
10:06 am George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Eugene List, piano
Telarc 80058 Buy now
10:24 am Traditional: Medley of French Carols
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio 2 Buy now
10:29 am Antonio Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto
Parley of Instruments
Paul O'Dette, lute
Hyperion 66160 Buy now
10:37 am Traditional English: I Saw Three Ships
Imani Winds
Koch 7748 Buy now
10:41 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 4
Sejong Soloists
Gil Shaham, violin
Canary Classics 8 Buy now
 11 AM
11:01 am Traditional: Christmas Medley
Empire Brass & Friends
EMI 49097 Buy now
11:06 am Manuel de Falla: El Amor Brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy
Sony 45658 Buy now
11:11 am George Frideric Handel: Messiah: O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion
Dunedin Consort and Players / John Butt
Annie Gill, contralto
Linn 285 Buy now
11:18 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra / Leif Ove Andsnes
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 281 Buy now
11:47 am Otto Nicolai: Christmas Overture
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Virgin 91079 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Adam Saunders: Fairytale Sleighride
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland
Naxos 572744 Buy now
12:06 pm Rick Sowash: Piano Trio No. 3 "A Christmas Divertimento"
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254 Buy now
12:28 pm Gabriel Faure: Pelleas and Melisande: Sicilienne
Steven Doane, cello
Bridge 9038 Buy now
12:33 pm Gioacchino Rossini: Sonata No. 6
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / (Selected members)
Hyperion 66595 Buy now
12:51 pm Christmas Music: He is Born Emanuel; How Brightly Shines the Morning Star; Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming; Volta; God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
Four Winds 3017 Buy now
 1 PM
1:01 pm Antonio Rosetti: Symphony: 1st movement
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9567 Buy now
1:06 pm Johann Strauss Jr.: Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz)
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony 46710 Buy now
1:18 pm Christmas Music: A los Maytines; Aro que Nostre Seign'es Nat; March
Frank Wallace, guitar
Gyre 10092 Buy now
1:24 pm Arthur Sullivan: Christmas Revels
RTE Sinfonietta / Andrew Penny
Marco Polo 223677 Buy now
1:40 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 4 "Gassenhauer"
Vienna Piano Trio
Dabringhaus 3421685 Buy now
 2 PM - 6 PM
Afternoon Classics
with Anna Singer
WQED-FM's Anna Singer hosts your afternoon and drive time classical music - complete with BBC Newscasts, weather and the latest arts news.
 6 PM
Polish Christmas Cheer
Polish holiday music, hosted by guest announcer Eva Tumiel Kozak.
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Foundation Performance in Pittsburgh
The December 2017 Chatham Baroque concert.
 9 PM
Exploring Music
with Bill McGlaughlin
Holiday Celebration - All around the world, winter holidays are celebrated, and their music is wonderful to hear, regardless of which tradition you observe.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Bernard Andres: Aquatintes No. 3/We Three Kings of Orient Are
Megan Metheney, harp
Greenharp 29753 Buy now
10:06 pm Maurice Ravel: String Quartet
Emerson String Quartet
DG 427320 Buy now
10:35 pm Traditional: In Dulci Jubilo; Gabriel's Message
Musica Intima
Atma 2577 Buy now
10:41 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Souvenir of a Beloved Place: Meditation
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Dmitry Sitkovetsky, violin
Hanssler 98346 Buy now
10:53 pm Engelbert Humperdinck: Blue Bird: Christmas Dream
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Virgin 91494 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 5: Scherzo
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Orfeo 93101 Buy now
11:06 pm Traditional: Wexford Carol; Now is Born the Divine Christ Child; Christmas Eve Reel
Dorian 93236 Buy now
11:12 pm Dusan Bogdanovic: Mysterious Habitats
Xavier Jara, guitar
Naxos 573797 Buy now
11:17 pm Antonin Dvorak: Symphonic Variations
London Symphony Orchestra / Colin Davis
Philips 420349 Buy now
11:41 pm Traditional: Christmas Medley
Choir of New College, Oxford / Edward Higginbottom
CRD 3443 Buy now
11:49 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Rondo for Piano
The King's Violins / Bernard Labadie
Alexandre Tharaud, piano
Erato 62626 Buy now

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