Saturday May 24, 2014
<< May 2014
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Traditional: Deep River
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
Cedille 97 
12:06 am Sergio Assad: Aquarelle: Valseana
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80707 
12:09 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 31 "Paris"
Berlin Philharmonic / Claudio Abbado
Sony 48385 
12:28 am Eriks Esenvalds: Evening
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67796 
12:32 am Felix Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 5
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
Berlin 2105 
12:40 am Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto for the left hand
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Alicia de Larrocha, piano
RCA 60985 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Antonio Rosetti: Concerto for 2 Horns: Rondo
Bavarian Chamber Philharmonic / Johannes Moesus
Klaus Wallendorf, horn
Sarah Willis, horn
CPO 999734 
1:06 am Arcangelo Corelli: Violin Sonata No. 4
Trio Sonnerie
Virgin 90840 
1:17 am Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 414161 
1:21 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Votes (Wahlstimmen) Waltz
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra / Johannes Wildner
Marco Polo 223215 
1:33 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola
James Galway, flute
Joseph Swensen, violin
Paul Neubauer, viola
RCA 7756 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Henry Purcell: Chaconne
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 426714 
2:06 am Emmanuel Chabrier: Prelude Pastoral
Vienna Philharmonic / John Eliot Gardiner
DG 447751 
2:13 am Jacques Offenbach: Grand Cello Concerto "Concerto militaire": 1st movement
Musicians of the Louvre / Marc Minkowski
Jerome Pernoo, cello
Archiv 4776403 
2:29 am Alfredo Catalani: Andantino
Rome Symphony Orchestra / Francesco La Vecchia
Naxos 573072 
2:35 am Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 3
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Aram Khachaturian: Gayaneh: Lullaby
Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8542 
3:06 am Carl Reinecke: Trio for Clarinet, Horn and Piano
Dallas Chamber Players
Klavier 11050 
3:35 am Edward Elgar: Salut d'amour
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gil Shaham, violin
DG 449923 
3:39 am Olivier Messiaen: O sacrum convivium
Musica Sacra / Richard Westenburg
RCA 63238 
3:45 am Ennio Morricone: The Mission: Suite
London Symphony Orchestra / Ennio Morricone
Virgin 90567 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet: 3rd movement
Bergen Wind Quintet
Bis 428 
4:06 am Franz Schubert: Die Forelle (The Trout)
Anne Gastinel, cello
Naive 5152 
4:09 am Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra / Karl Munchinger
London/Decca 460250 
4:15 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Wasps: Suite
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / James Judd
Naxos 572304 
4:42 am Juan de Lienas: Credidi
Teldec 48556 
4:49 am George Frideric Handel: Sonata a 5
Academy of Ancient Music / Richard Egarr
Pavlo Beznosiuk, violin
Harmonia Mundi 907415 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Frederic Chopin: Nocturne No. 2
Maria Joao Pires, piano
DG 447096 
5:06 am Gareth Walters: Divertimento for Strings
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra / Roy Goodman
CBC 5227 
5:22 am Mauro Giuliani: Polonaise
David Starobin, guitar
Amalia Hall, violin
Bridge 9418 
5:29 am Engelbert Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel: Overture
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Virgin 91494 
5:37 am Giacomo Puccini: La boheme: O soave fanciulla
Staatskapelle Dresden / Nicola Luisotti
Anna Netrebko, soprano
Rolando Villazon, tenor
DG 8845 
5:43 am Ernesto Nazareth: Ameno Reseda
Thomas Tirino, piano
Koch 7547 
5:46 am Ferruccio Busoni: Clarinet Concertino
Rome Symphony Orchestra / Francesco La Vecchia
Giammarco Casani, clarinet
Naxos 572922 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am Santiago de Murcia: Canarios
Paul O'Dette, guitar
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Pedro Estevan, percussion
Pat O'Brien, guitar
Steve Player, guitar
Harmonia Mundi 907212 
6:06 am Claude Debussy: Children's Corner
Montreal Symphony Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 444386 
6:24 am Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto No. 2
Collegium Musicum 90 / Simon Standage
Chandos 663 
6:32 am Franz Liszt: Etude No. 3 "Un Sospiro"
Jorge Bolet, piano
RCA 63748 
6:38 am Hans Christian Lumbye: Dancing Tune from Kroll Waltz
Odense Symphony Orchestra / Peter Guth
Unicorn 9143 
6:48 am Diego Ortiz: Recercada secunda
Yarlung 96819 
6:51 am Gustav Holst: Brook Green Suite
New Zealand Chamber Orchestra / Nicholas Braithwaite
Koch 7058 
 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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