Friday Oct. 31, 2014
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Playing this hour.
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Alan Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory
Manhattan Chamber Orchestra / Richard Auldon Clark
Chris Gekker, trumpet
Koch 7311 
12:06 am Johann Fasch: Bassoon Concerto
Ensemble Marsyas
Peter Whelan, bassoon
Linn 467 
12:15 am Edward MacDowell: Suite No. 1: In a Haunted Forest
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Karl Krueger
Bridge 9124 
12:23 am Julius Rontgen: Piano Quintet
Artists of the Royal Conservatory, Canada
RCA 15837 
12:40 am Traditional: The Devil's Reel
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8723 
12:43 am Franz Liszt: A Faust Symphony: Gretchen
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
EMI 68595 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Edward Elgar: Starlight Express: Waltz
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / George Hurst
Chandos 8432 
1:06 am Franz Schubert: Piano Trio "Notturno"
Beaux Arts Trio
Philips 412620 
1:18 am Camille Saint-Saens: Tarantella
Debra Wendells-Cross, flute
Robert Alemany, clarinet
JoAnn Falletta, guitar
Virginia Arts 901 
1:25 am Albert Roussel: Le Festin de l'araignee (The Spider's Feast)
Paris Orchestra / Christoph Eschenbach
Ondine 1107 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Percy Grainger: Youthful Suite: English Waltz
Martin Jones, piano
Nimbus 5220 
2:06 am Paul Gibson: Ritual Dances of the Divine Trinity
Debussy Trio
Klavier 11180 
2:15 am Gustav Holst: The Planets: Neptune
Berlin Philharmonic / Colin Davis
Philips 422403 
2:22 am Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 2 "Company"
Brooklyn Rider
Orange Mountain 74 
2:31 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40
Philharmonia Orchestra / Emmanuel Krivine
Denon 6103 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Edouard Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole: Rondo
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Chee-Yun, violin
Denon 18017 
3:06 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 7
Marlboro Festival Orchestra
Sony 47298 
3:28 am Johannes Brahms: Walpurgisnacht (Witches's Sabbath)
Gil Shaham, violin
Jonathan Feldman, piano
DG 463483 
3:32 am Antonin Dvorak: Silent Woods (Klid)
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano
London/Decca 19765 
3:37 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
EMI 64530 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty: Entry of the Fairies
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Richard Bonynge
London/Decca 425468 
4:06 am Anatol Liadov: The Enchanted Lake
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra / Enrique Batiz
ASV 657 
4:13 am Franz Schubert: Spirit Dance
Michael Lewin, piano
Dorian 92168 
4:17 am Francois Couperin: The Nations: France
European Baroque Soloists
Wolfgang Schulz, flute
Hansjorg Schellenberger, oboe
Philip Moll, harpsichord
Milan Turkovich, bassoon
Denon 4408 
4:38 am Paul Dukas: La Peri (The Fairy)
Ulster Orchestra / Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 8852 
 5 AM - 9 AM
Morning Edition
with NPR's Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne
Featuring the day's top stories, news in context, thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts.
 9 AM - 11 AM
The Diane Rehm Show
For more than 30 years, consummate interviewer Diane Rehm has offered her listeners compelling conversations with the world's most interesting and important people.
 11 AM
Fresh Air
with Terry Gross
A daily interview and features program opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.
 12 PM
Here & Now
with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation that updates the news from the morning and adds important conversations on public policy and foreign affairs, science and technology, and the arts.
 1 PM - 3 PM
Science Friday
with Ira Flatow
Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff. It's brain fun, for curious people.
 3 PM - 6 PM
All Things Considered
with NPR's Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, and Audie Cornish
Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special features.
 6 PM
Marketplace (6:00 - 6:30 p.m.)
with Kai Ryssdal
Marketplace, the award-winning daily program about business and finance, is a fresh, new way of reporting business and finance subjects. Putting a human face on the global economy, Marketplace illuminates the ways that international business and finance relate to your life.
Says You! (6:30 - 7:00 p.m.)
with Richard Sher
A game of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster featuring six panelists.
 7 PM - 9 PM
The World Cafe
with David Dye
Making sense of a world of music with diversity and discovery. Hear the musicians who are shaping our cultural landscape.
 9 PM
 10 PM
Classical Music
 11 PM
Classical Music

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Interview: Nick Patterson, Author of "Birmingham Foot Soldiers: Voices from the Civil Rights Movement"
INTERVIEW: New Jefferson County Schools Chief Craig Pouncey
Life After Prison: Interview With Robin, Student And Tutwiler Inmate
Interview: U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance on Alabama's Heroin Problem
Interview: Reporter Alex Walsh on Alabama's Prison Budget
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Interview: Mark Crosswhite, Alabama Power's New CEO
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INTERVIEW: Rick Vest, Counseling Coordinator Of Two-Year College For Prisoners
Interview: Dr. Edward O. Wilson, Biologist and Alabama Native
Tornado Slams Small Alabama Town
Interview: Reporter Brian Lawson Discusses Inmate Healthcare
Interview: Birmingham Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson
INTERVIEW: Arnold Shober On The Importance Of School Board Leadership
Folk Singer Willie Watson Brings Classic Folk and Blues to Birmingham
Going Natural: It's Not Just a Hairstyle, It's a Lifestyle
Birmingham Native Callie Courter's New Album 'Love is for the Brave'
Interview: Reporter Kelsey Stein on Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women
Interview: Michael Saag, M.D., Discusses His New Book
Sustainability: Birmingham Mayor William Bell
SUSTAINABILITY: Grant Brigham Of Jones Valley Teaching Farm
INTERVIEW: AdvancED CEO Mark Elgart
INTERVIEW: Anne-Marie Slaughter
INTERVIEW: Controversial Comedian (And More) Bill Maher

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