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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am Ferde Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite: Sunset
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80086 Buy now
12:06 am Claude Debussy: Beau Soir (Beautiful Evening)
Columbia Symphony Orchestra / Claus Ogermann
Barbra Streisand, vocalist
Sony 33452 Buy now
12:09 am Ottorino Respighi: Adagio with Variations
Paris Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov
Mischa Maisky, cello
DG 435781 Buy now
12:23 am Igor Stravinsky: Petruchka
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Telarc 80587 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Ward Jacobson
1:01 am George Butterworth: English Idyll No. 2
Halle Orchestra / Mark Elder
Halle 7503 Buy now
1:06 am Gabriel Faure: Impromptu for Harp
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80418 Buy now
1:15 am Alberto Ginastera: Impressions of the Puna
Camerata Bariloche
Dorian 90202 Buy now
1:25 am Friedrich Kuhlau: Piano Concerto
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Michael Schonwandt
Amalie Malling, piano
Chandos 9699 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Anonymous: Flowers of the Forest
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90139 Buy now
2:06 am Frederick Delius: The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Symphony Nova Scotia / Georg Tintner
CBC 5134 Buy now
2:19 am Thomas Tallis: O sacrum convivium
Obsidian 716 Buy now
2:24 am Peter Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 2
Ying String Quartet
Telarc 80685 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Frederic Chopin: Mazurka No. 13
Mirian Conti, piano
Steinway & Sons 30003 Buy now
3:06 am Godfrey Ridout: Music for a Young Prince: Dreams
Toronto Symphony Orchestra / Victor Feldbrill
Centrediscs 3890 Buy now
3:15 am Joseph Fiala: English Horn Concerto
Potsdam Chamber Academy / Albrecht Mayer
Albrecht Mayer, English horn
DG 4792942 Buy now
3:29 am Joaquin Rodrigo: Concerto for a Festival
Naples Philharmonic Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80459 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau No. 5
Yuja Wang, piano
DG 16606 Buy now
4:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 1
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 36 Buy now
4:21 am Vasily Kalinnikov: Symphony No. 1
Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8611 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Antonio Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerto: 2nd movement
I Solisti Veneti
Milan Turkovich, bassoon
Denon 9528 Buy now
5:06 am Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2
Pamela Frank, violin
London/Decca 455643 Buy now
5:27 am Gustav Holst: Brook Green Suite
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
EMI 47812 Buy now
5:35 am Francois Boieldieu: Harp Concerto
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Pierre Rampal
Marielle Nordmann, harp
Sony 58919 Buy now
 6 AM
6:01 am Thomas C. Kelly: Pastoral and Reel
Irish Chamber Orchestra / Fionnuala Hunt
Black Box 1003 Buy now
6:06 am Franz Schubert: Piano Sonata
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 470265 Buy now
6:27 am Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 2
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy
Barry Tuckwell, horn
London/Decca 430370 Buy now
6:49 am Jean-Philippe Rameau: Concert Suite No. 3
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Erato 45565 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
From the Top teams up with the York Symphony Orchestra in York, Pennsylvania for an outstanding episode featuring works by Bartok, Liszt, Schumann and more.
 10 AM - 12 PM
Saturday Classics
10:06 am George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 2
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 411482 Buy now
10:19 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathetique": 3rd movement
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Semyon Bychkov
London/Decca 4830656 Buy now
10:30 am Jules Massenet: Thais: Meditation
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
Michel Schwalbe, violin
DG 445282 Buy now
10:37 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 1
Andras Schiff, piano
London/Decca 421640 Buy now
11:07 am John Williams: The Poseidon Adventure: Main Title
Studio Orchestra
Varese Sarabande 67059 Buy now
11:11 am Leo Robin/Ralph Rainger: Thanks for the Memory
Bob Hope, vocals
MCA 10611 Buy now
11:17 am Jule Styne/Betty Comden/Adolph Green: Bells are Ringing: The Party's Over
Original Broadway Cast Recording
Judy Holliday, vocals
Sony 65810 Buy now
11:22 am Harry Warren: An Affair to Remember
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra / John Mauceri
Philips 446681 Buy now
11:27 am Charles Williams: The Apartment: Main Theme
Boston Pops Orchestra / Arthur Fiedler
RCA 60393 Buy now
11:33 am Nino Rota: The Godfather: Godfather Waltz
I Salonisti
Sony 61731 Buy now
11:39 am Elmer Bernstein: Ghostbusters
Royal Philharmonic Pops / Elmer Bernstein
Denon 75288 Buy now
 12 PM
12:01 pm Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 9
Katia & Marielle Labeque, pianos
Philips 426264 Buy now
12:06 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 1
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 412737 Buy now
12:16 pm Edward Elgar: Froissart Overture
English Philharmonic Orchestra / David Lloyd-Jones
Hyperion 66515 Buy now
12:31 pm Arthur Foote: Air and Gavotte
Gowanus Arts Ensemble / Reuben Blundell
New Focus 166 Buy now
12:41 pm Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 2
San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt
London/Decca 425857 Buy now
 1 PM - 5 PM
Saturday at the Opera
with the Metropolitan Opera
Lehar's "The Merry Widow"
 5 PM
Saturday Afternoon Classics
5:01 pm Jean Sibelius: Suite Mignonne: Polka and Epilogue
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Bis 384 Buy now
5:06 pm Halfdan Kjerulf: Four Pieces
Einar Steen-Nokleberg, piano
Simax 1228 Buy now
5:17 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 96 "Miracle"
London Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 417521 Buy now
5:41 pm Gabriel Faure: Song of Jean Racine (Cantique de Jean Racine)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge / Stephen Cleobury
Tom Etheridge, organ
KGS 5 Buy now
5:47 pm Aaron Copland: The Red Pony Suite
Phoenix Symphony / James Sedares
Koch 7092 Buy now
 6 PM - 8 PM
Live from Here
with Chris Thile
 8 PM - 10 PM
with Allison Young
Andres Orozco-Estrada conducts the Houston Symphony in Dvorak's Slavonic Dances and the Dvorak Symphony No. 6. Simone Porter plays the Barber Violin Concerto.
 10 PM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
10:01 pm Edward Elgar: Night Song
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8371 Buy now
10:06 pm Hans Gal: Serenade for Strings
Symphony Nova Scotia / Georg Tintner
CBC 5167 Buy now
10:22 pm Frederic Chopin: Fantasy on Polish Airs
Warsaw Philharmonic / Kazimierz Kord
Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6702 Buy now
10:39 pm Antonin Dvorak: Rusalka: Song to the Moon
London Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
Renee Fleming, soprano
London/Decca 467632 Buy now
10:45 pm Antonin Dvorak: Romance
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
DG 4795983 Buy now
 11 PM
11:01 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 6 "Serenata Notturna": Minuet and Trio
English Concert / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907280 Buy now
11:06 pm Joaquin Rodrigo: Aranjuez Concerto
Internationale Philharmonic / Horst Backer
Dale Kavanagh, guitar
Hanssler 98349 Buy now
11:29 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13: 5th movement
Quartetto Italiano
London/Decca 468530 Buy now
11:38 pm Thomas Canning: Fantasy on a Hymn by Justin Morgan
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
London/Decca 458157 Buy now
11:49 pm Bela Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra: Finale
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner
RCA 5604 Buy now

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