Sunday May 18, 2014
<< May 2014
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Giuseppe Tartini: Trio Sonata
La Magnifica Comunita
Enrico Casazza, violin
Isabella Longa, violin
Marcello Scandelli, cello
Giorgio Cerasoli, harpsichord
Brilliant 93366 
12:06 am Aaron Jay Kernis: Air for Violin
Minnesota Orchestra / David Zinman
Joshua Bell, violin
Argo 460226 
12:18 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra / David Zinman
Philips 438748 
12:50 am Roger Quilter: Slumber Song
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
John Lenehan, piano
Philips 442426 
12:52 am Isaac Albeniz: Asturias (Leyenda)
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 411033 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Eventide
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / George Hurst
Chandos 8432 
1:06 am Jacob Druckman: Aria: Theme by Francesco Cavalli
New York Philomusica
NY Philomusica 52 
1:09 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31
Alfred Brendel, piano
Philips 432760 
1:29 am Traditional: Wade in the Water
The Singers / Matthew Culloton
Joel Fischer, tenor
Singers 3480 
1:32 am Florent Schmitt: Nights for Orchestra
Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra / David Robertson
Valois 4687 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Jacques Offenbach: The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein: Overture
Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra / Michel Swierczewski
Nimbus 5303 
2:06 am Morten Lauridsen: Dirait-on (So They Say)
Turtle Creek Chorale / Timothy Seelig
Reference 110 
2:12 am Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture
Women's Philharmonic / JoAnn Falletta
Koch 7169 
2:23 am Thomas Tomkins: A Sad Pavane for these Distracted Times
Andrew Rangell, piano
Bridge 9216 
2:31 am Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / James MacMillan
Nicola Benedetti, violin
DG 7682 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Johan Svendsen: Symphony No. 1
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
EMI 49769 
3:06 am Alberto Ginastera: Milonga
Pola Baytelman, piano
Elan 82288 
3:09 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 29
Sinfonia Varsovia / Emmanuel Krivine
Denon 9202 
3:36 am Heinrich Biber: Sonata No. 3
Chatham Baroque
Chatham Baroque 2 
3:48 am Zdenek Fibich: A Night at Karlstein
Prague Symphony Orchestra / Frantisek Vajnar
Supraphon 7909 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Arioso
Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy
Sony 38915 
4:06 am Maurice Ravel: Introduction and Allegro
Jupiter String Quartet
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Alexa Still, flute
Richard Hawkins, clarinet
Oberlin 1304 
4:18 am Leopold Godowsky: Piano Sonata: Allegretto
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
Hyperion 67300 
4:24 am Oskar Nedbal: From Tale to Tale: The Months
Dvorak Chamber Orchestra / Miroslav Homolka
Supraphon 111413 
4:38 am Aaron Copland: The Tender Land Suite
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Aaron Copland
RCA 6802 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Johann Schickhardt: Guitar Sonata No. 2
Kristian Buhl-Mortensen, guitar
Classico 167 
5:06 am Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado
DG 423104 
5:19 am Daniel Elder: Elegy
Westminster Choir College / Joe Miller
WCC 1310 
5:24 am Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 13: The Grave
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
EMI 68598 
5:32 am Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2
Gidon Kremer, violin
Valery Afanassiev, piano
DG 423619 
 6 AM
With Heart and Voice
with Peter DuBois
A weekly program of choral and organ music covering a wide spectrum of Western sacred music, with brief organ selections offered between choral works.
 7 AM - 9 AM
Weekend Edition
with Audie Cornish
Sunday mornings are special--there's a unique pace to the day. Whether grabbing that second cup of coffee, or spending some extra time with your family, Weekend Edition Sunday compliments you day perfectly by delivering the latest news, along with an insightful blend of commentary and analysis, blended with interviews and feature stories about music, history, science and sports.
 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 - 1 PM
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
A two-hour 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."
 1 PM
Says You!
with Richard Sher
A game of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster featuring six panelists.
 2 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.
 3 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 radio monologues, mini-documentaries, "found tape," short fiction and unusual music.
 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
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.
 6 PM
TED Radio Hour
A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.
 7 PM - 10 PM
with John Diliberto
A modern soundscape of music that draws from various cultures, traditions, and genres.
 10 PM - 12 AM
Music From The Hearts of Space
with Stephen Hill
A timeless experience, as ancient as the echoes of a simple bamboo flute or as contemporary as the latest ambient CD. "Spacemusic" is quiet, consonant, ethereal, often without conventional rhythmic and dynamic contrasts and it bridges diverse historical, ethnic, and contemporary styles.

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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