Saturday Jun. 7, 2014
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 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Maurice Durufle: Requiem: Lux Aeterna
Voices of Ascension / Dennis Keene
Delos 3169 
12:06 am Hector Berlioz: Reverie and Caprice
Quebec Symphony Orchestra / Yoav Talmi
Analekta 3151 
12:16 am Traditional Chinese: Kangding Love Song
Yundi Li, piano
EMI 88658 
12:19 am Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 2
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Zubin Mehta
RCA 68768 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Anonymous Viennese: Linz Dances
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013 
1:06 am Gustav Holst: Symphony "The Cotswolds": 3rd movement
Ulster Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 572914 
1:11 am Frederic Chopin: Prelude No. 15 "Raindrop"
Mieczyslaw Horszowski, piano
Nonesuch 79264 
1:18 am Anton Arensky: Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
English Symphony Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 7020 
1:34 am Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6
Tokyo String Quartet
RCA 61284 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Joseph Lauber: Sonatine for Bassoon and Harp
Rachel Talitman, harp
Pierre Martens, bassoon
Harp & Co 505031 
2:06 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Tuba Concerto
London Symphony Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Patrick Harrild, tuba
Chandos 9262 
2:20 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa
DG 435619 
2:41 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto: Rondo
The King's Violins / Bernard Labadie
Valerie Milot, harp
Claire Marchand, flute
Analekta 9990 
2:51 am Jacques Ibert: Three Short Pieces
Athena Ensemble
Chandos 6543 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: Flowers from Froso: Entry to the Summer Meadow
Christian Bergqvist, violin
Mats Bergstrom, guitar
Swedish Society 1067 
3:06 am George Gershwin: Second Rhapsody
Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Justin Brown
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Bridge 9252 
3:22 am Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso No. 2
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra / Nicholas McGegan
Harmonia Mundi 907014 
3:32 am Traditional Japanese: Children's Song
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Denon 7330 
3:36 am Igor Stravinsky: A Card Game (Jeu de cartes)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / James Conlon
Erato 88249 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am John Thomas: David of the White Rock
Sebastien Lipman, harp
Naxos 570372 
4:06 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Lilacs
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 264 
4:09 am Franz Schubert: Theme and Variations "Dried Flowers"
Emily Skala, flute
Norman Krieger, piano
Summit 324 
4:32 am Antonin Dvorak: Rondo
Berlin Philharmonic / Lorin Maazel
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 42206 
4:42 am Francis Poulenc: L'Eventail de Jeanne (Jeanne's Fan): Pastorale
Philharmonia Orchestra / Geoffrey Simon
Chandos 8356 
4:44 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 3
Hanover Band / Roy Goodman
Anthony Halstead, horn
Nimbus 5104 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Claude Debussy: Bells through the leaves
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Warner 83940 
5:06 am Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Andre Previn
Telarc 80126 
5:24 am Scott Joplin: Solace (A Mexican Serenade)
Giovanni De Chiaro, guitar
Centaur 2163 
5:32 am Antonio Vivaldi: L'estro armonico: Concerto No. 10 for Four Violins and Cello
London Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Warren-Green
Virgin 91167 
5:43 am Robert Parsons: In nomine No. 3
Avie 2054 
5:47 am Malcolm Arnold: Oboe Quartet
Nash Ensemble
Hyperion 66173 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am John Playford: Three Country Dances
Broadside Band / Jeremy Barlow
Harmonia Mundi 1901039 
6:06 am Bedrich Smetana: Ma vlast (My Country): Vltava (The Moldau)
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons
EMI 64291 
6:19 am Marco Uccellini: Aria No. 3
Harmonia Mundi 907196 
6:22 am Dmitri Shostakovich: Fugue No. 18
Jenny Lin, piano
Hanssler 98530 
6:26 am Johann Hasse: Sonata
Artificii Musicali
Nuova Era 7176 
6:41 am Giovanni Trabaci: Spanish Galliard
Atrium Musicae of Madrid
Bis 163 
6:44 am Johann Christian Bach: Grand Overture for Double Orchestra
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.

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INTERVIEWS With "Make Them Listen" Anti-Illegal-Immigration Protesters
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Tornado Slams Small Alabama Town
Interview: Reporter Brian Lawson Discusses Inmate Healthcare
Interview: Birmingham Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson
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Sustainability: Birmingham Mayor William Bell
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INTERVIEW: AdvancED CEO Mark Elgart
INTERVIEW: Anne-Marie Slaughter
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