Saturday May 31, 2014
<< May 2014
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Traditional: Newcastle; Scotch Cap; Jack's Maggot
Musica Pacifica
Solimar 101 
12:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Trio No. 2 "London"
Laurel Zucker, flute
Renee Siebert, flute
Samuel Magill, cello
Cantilena 66013 
12:15 am Giuseppe Sammartini: Concerto Grosso No. 6 "Christmas Concerto"
Ensemble 415 / Chiara Banchini
Harmonia Mundi 986002 
12:23 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Philharmonia Orchestra / Giuseppe Sinopoli
Martha Argerich, piano
DG 415682 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 2: Andante
Hagen Quartet
DG 431645 
1:06 am Giuseppe Martucci: Notturno
Philharmonia / Francesco d'Avalos
ASV 675 
1:13 am Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune)
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Telarc 80071 
1:26 am Francesco da Milano: Fantasia XIII
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80659 
1:29 am Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 "Reformation"
Vienna Philharmonic / Christoph von Dohnanyi
London/Decca 421769 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: 4 Preludes
Till Fellner, piano
ECM 1853 
2:06 am Heino Eller: Videvik (Twilight)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8656 
2:13 am Aram Khachaturian: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Russian National Orchestra / Alexander Vedernikov
PentaTone 32 
2:23 am Gabriel Pierne: Piano Concerto
BBC Philharmonic / Juanjo Mena
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10633 
2:43 am Ferdinando Carulli: Guitar Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 426263 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Franz Liszt: Waltz-Impromptu
Alexis Weissenberg, piano
EMI 69114 
3:06 am Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 7
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Orfeo 148201 
3:39 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Flutes
Academia Montis Regalis / Barthold Kuijken
Barthold Kuijken, flute
Opus 111 30298 
3:46 am Gustav Mahler: Youth's Magic Horn: Primeval light
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
Sara Fulgoni, mezzo-soprano
Matthias Goerne, baritone
London/Decca 29 
3:53 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Abduction from the Seraglio: Overture
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
EMI 47014 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Claude Debussy: Etude No. 11: for arpeggios
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner 83940 
4:06 am Richard Wagner: Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Adrian Boult
EMI 62539 
4:14 am Giovanni Platti: Cello Concerto
Ensemble Cordia
Stefano Veggetti, cello
Brilliant 94722 
4:30 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 439893 
4:42 am Carlos Baguer: Symphony No. 18
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9456 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Andres Segovia: Two Etudes
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 417618 
5:06 am Alan Hovhaness: Artik
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Alan Hovhaness
Meir Rimon, horn
Crystal 802 
5:25 am Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5169 
5:31 am Isaac Albeniz: Iberia, Book 1: Evocation (Evocacion)
Paris Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
Erato 88255 
5:38 am Franz Schubert (the OTHER one): The Bee (Die Biene)
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Sandra Rivers, piano
EMI 54576 
5:41 am Francis Poulenc: Novelette
Vento Chiaro
Ongaku 24120 
5:44 am William Grant Still: Panamanian Dances
Berlin Symphony Orchestra / Isaiah Jackson
Koch 7154 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am Johann Goldberg: Sonata for Two Violins: Gigue and Presto
Musica Alta Ripa
Dabringhaus 3090709 
6:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 6
Concentus Musicus Wien / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
DHM 63970 
6:25 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 8 "1812"
Castle Trio
Virgin 91442 
6:33 am Scott Joplin: Bethena
Giovanni De Chiaro, guitar
Centaur 2163 
6:38 am Johann Strauss, Sr.: Beloved Sperl Polka
Vienna Philharmonic / Riccardo Muti
DG 1849 
6:43 am Brian Packham: Cape Breton Concerto: Finale
Camerata Bariloche
Chris Norman, flute
Dorian 90250 
6:47 am Johann Christian Bach: Grand Overture
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5403 
 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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