Saturday May 17, 2014
<< May 2014
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am John Playford: The Bear's Dance
David Douglass, violin
Paul O'Dette, lute
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Harmonia Mundi 907186 
12:06 am Antonin Dvorak: Silent Woods (Klid)
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano
Koch 7657 
12:11 am Paul Dukas: La Peri (The Fairy)
French National Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
RCA 68802 
12:33 am Juan de Anchieta: Con amores, la mi madre
The Sixteen / Harry Christophers
Kaori Muraji, guitar
London/Decca 9034 
12:36 am Claude Debussy: Arabesque No. 2
Jean-Bernard Pommier, piano
Virgin 90847 
12:40 am Edvard Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Yondani Butt
ASV 722 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Francois-Joseph Gossec: Symphony "Pastorella": Finale
Tafelmusik / Jeanne Lamon
CBC 5225 
1:06 am William Grant Still: Three Visions: Summerland
Oregon String Quartet
Koch 7546 
1:10 am George Frideric Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 4
Academy of Ancient Music / Richard Egarr
Harmonia Mundi 907415 
1:25 am Anonymous: Catalan Folk Song "La Filadora"
Alirio Diaz, guitar
Vanguard 8069 
1:26 am Frederic Chopin: Variations on "La ci darem la mano"
Slovak State Phiharmonic, Kosice / Robert Stankovsky
Idil Biret, piano
Naxos 550369 
1:45 am David Diamond: Concert Piece for Flute and Harp
Glorian Duo
Donna Milanovich, flute
Delos 3143 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 3: Scherzo
Radio Symphony of Stuttgart / Neville Marriner
Capriccio 10200 
2:06 am Henry Purcell: Married Beau: Hornpipe
Boston Baroque / Martin Pearlman
Telarc 80424 
2:08 am Antonin Dvorak: Cello Concerto
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
Arto Noras, cello
Finlandia 18950 
2:50 am Daniel Elder: A Breathing Place
Westminster Choir College / Joe Miller
Mark H. Foster, percussion
Jeffrey D. Grubbs, percussion
WCC 1310 
2:55 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Siciliano
London Symphony Orchestra / Klauspeter Seibel
James Galway, flute
DG 3024 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Adagio for glass harmonica
John Williams, guitar
Sony 66245 
3:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Variations on an Original Theme
Emil Gilels, piano
EMI 85761 
3:18 am Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique: Reveries
Vienna Philharmonic / Valery Gergiev
Philips 1095 
3:33 am Carlos Salzedo: Prelude: Quietude
Jennifer Swartz, harp
Atma 2265 
3:36 am Camille Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals
Philharmonia Orchestra / Charles Groves
Denon 73534 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Paris Quartet No. 6: 6th movement
Trio Sonnerie
Wilbert Hazelzet, flute
Virgin 91450 
4:06 am Antonio Bazzini: The Dance of the Goblins (La ronde des Lutins)
Rachel Barton, violin
Patrick Sinozich, piano
Cedille 41 
4:12 am Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria (Cantilena)
Avi Avital, mandolin
Richard Galliano, accordion
Klaus Stoll, double bass
DG 19758 
4:19 am Giuseppe Tartini: Trumpet Concerto
Bavarian Radio Chamber Orchestra / Radoslaw Szulc
Gabor Tarkovi, trumpet
Tudor 7161 
4:31 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 2 "Characteristic": Waltz
National Symphony of Ireland / Stefan Sanderling
Naxos 550644 
4:38 am Ottorino Respighi: The Birds
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 420485 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Darius Milhaud: Viola Sonata No. 1: Air
Kenneth Martinson, viola
Christopher Taylor, piano
Centaur 2479 
5:06 am George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Cleveland Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
London/Decca 460612 
5:26 am Traditional: Sevillanas
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 80593 
5:29 am Felicien David: Spring Soiree No. 6
Limoges Baroque Ensemble
Laborie 11 
5:37 am Alexander Borodin: Petite Suite: Reverie
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Chandos 9386 
5:41 am Franz Schubert: Minuets and Trios
Moscow Virtuosi / Vladimir Spivakov
RCA 60452 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am Miguel del Aguila: Salon Buenos Aires: Samba
Camerata San Antonio
Bridge 9302 
6:06 am Jeremiah Clarke: The Prince of Denmark's March
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 
6:09 am Edward Elgar: Introduction and Allegro
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 7015 
6:24 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 10
Mari Kodama, piano
PentaTone 304 
6:43 am Gerard Drozd: Eternal Song
Lily Afshar, guitar
Archer 31926 
6:48 am Carl Friedrich Abel: Overture No. 3
Il Fondamento / Paul Dombrecht
Passacaille 903 
 7 AM - 9 AM
Weekend Edition Saturday
with Scott Simon
Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
 9 AM
Car Talk
with Tom and Ray Magliozzi
Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers) are America's funniest auto mechanics. Imagine the Marx Brothers answering questions about automobiles. Mix it all up, throw in a little Dr. Ruth and a little Smothers Brothers, and you've got an hour's worth of automotive mayhem!
 10 AM
Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me
with Peter Segal
It's a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers. America's favorite newscaster, NPR's Carl Kasell, is the show's official judge and scorekeeper.
 11 AM
TED Radio Hour
A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.
 12 PM
This American Life
with Ira Glass
Some of the best storytelling public radio has to offer. The program explores a theme through a playful mix of monologues, documentaries, "found sound", short fiction and unusual music.
 1 PM
Studio 360
with Kurt Anderson
Public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Meet people who are creating and shaping our culture.
 2 PM
An experiential investigation that explores themes and ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories.
 3 PM
On The Media
Decoding what we hear, read, and see in the media every day and arming us with critical tools necessary to survive the information age.
 4 PM
All Things Considered
All Things Considered deliverers in-depth reporting and transforms the way you understand the world. Listen for an hour of insightful news mixed with commentary and interviews, as well as special--sometimes quirky--features.
 5 PM - 7 PM
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
A two-hour, live, weekly variety program hosted by bestselling author and National Humanities Award-winner Garrison Keillor. Each week's broadcast showcases actors Tim Russell and Sue Scott, and the sound effects of Tom Keith, The Guys' All-Star Shoe Band, and The News from Lake Wobegon, an update from the little town where "all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average."
 7 PM
Conversations from The World Cafe
Your favorite artists and new soon-to-be favorite artists. Hear the stories behind their songs and dig a little deeper into the music with host David Dye on Conversations from the World Cafe.
 8 PM - 12 AM
An American treasure featuring classic recordings by many of the legends of American music as well as new music by emerging artists from all over the world.

WBHM Interviews

INTERVIEW: Trisha Powell Crain On Alabama's Low NAEP Ranks
INTERVIEWS With "Make Them Listen" Anti-Illegal-Immigration Protesters
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
"Coming Back With Wes Moore" Explores the Struggles of Returning Combat Veterans
Interview: Mark Crosswhite, Alabama Power's New CEO
INTERVIEW: James Willig On The "Gamification" Of Medical Education, WBHM Event Yields Frank Talk On Hoover School Bus Fees
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
INTERVIEW: Alabama Teacher Of The Year Alison Grizzle
INTERVIEW: Hoover School Bus Supporter Trisha Powell Crain

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