Thursday Jul. 17, 2014
<< July 2014
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Dario Castello: Sonata No. 1
Pallade Musica
Atma 2697 
12:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27
RTE National Symphony Orchestra / Finghin Collins
Finghin Collins, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
12:37 am Christian Sinding: Rustle of Spring
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Bjarte Engeset
Naxos 557017 
12:41 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 59 "Fire"
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord
Archiv 427661 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Claude Debussy: Reverie
Turtle Island String Quartet
Windham Hill 11116 
1:06 am Camille Saint-Saens: Bassoon Sonata
Bruce Grainger, bassoon
Gail Niwa, piano
Centaur 2244 
1:20 am Luigi Boccherini: Minuet
Philadelphia Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch
EMI 55592 
1:25 am Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso No. 5
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
ASV 724 
1:33 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 4 "Mozartiana"
Philharmonia Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
Chandos 8777 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite: Alla marcia
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Okko Kamu
Finlandia 19 
2:06 am Robert Schumann: Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra
New York Philharmonic / Kurt Masur
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 457075 
2:20 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Maurice Andre, trumpet
EMI 64100 
2:34 am Francisco Tarrega: Capricho Arabe
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 
2:39 am Johann Vanhal: Symphony
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9607 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Hungarian Dance
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin
Olga Sitkovetsky, piano
EMI 57025 
3:06 am Giuseppe Verdi: Luisa Miller: Sinfonia
Orchestra of La Scala, Milan / Riccardo Muti
Sony 68468 
3:12 am Jean-Marie Leclair: Overture No. 3
Rare Fruits Council
Astree 8842 
3:25 am Camille Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre
Philharmonia Orchestra / Charles Dutoit
London/Decca 414460 
3:32 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 29
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra / Ton Koopman
Erato 75498 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Henri Duparc: Chanson Triste (Sad Song)
Mischa Maisky, cello
Daria Hovora, piano
DG 457657 
4:06 am Jean-Philippe Rameau: Castor and Pollux: Overture
Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Bruggen
Philips 426714 
4:12 am Traditional Welsh: Hen Ferchetan
Avi Avital, mandolin
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 19758 
4:17 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 4
English Concert
Simon Standage, violin
Archiv 427316 
4:36 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Flutes
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
William Bennett, flute
Lenore Smith, flute
Philips 412892 
4:43 am Jean Sibelius: Night Ride and Sunrise
London Symphony Orchestra / Antal Dorati
EMI 65182 
 5 AM - 9 AM
Morning Edition
with NPR's Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne
Featuring the day's top stories, news in context, thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts.
 9 AM - 11 AM
The Diane Rehm Show
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 11 AM
Fresh Air
with Terry Gross
A daily interview and features program opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.
 12 PM - 3 PM
Here & Now
with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
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 3 PM - 6 PM
All Things Considered
with NPR's Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, and Audie Cornish
Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special features.
 6 PM
Marketplace (6:00 - 6:30 p.m.)
with Kai Ryssdal
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All Things Considered (6:30 - 7:00 p.m.)
with NPR's Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, and Audie Cornish
 7 PM - 9 PM
The World Cafe
with David Dye
Making sense of a world of music with diversity and discovery. Hear the musicians who are shaping our cultural landscape.
 9 PM
 10 PM
Classical Music
10:01 pm John Rutter: A Gaelic Blessing: Meditation
Sinfonia Cymru / John Rutter
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606 
10:06 pm Edward Elgar: How calmly the evening
Finzi Singers / Paul Spicer
Chandos 9269 
10:09 pm Josef Strauss: Pansies Polka
Vienna Philharmonic / Riccardo Muti
DG 1849 
10:16 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30
Claudio Arrau, piano
Philips 416145 
10:40 pm Cristoforo Signorelli: Mandolin Sonata
Brilliant 94636 
10:50 pm Jean-Joseph Mondonville: Sonata No. 5
Musicians of the Louvre / Marc Minkowski
Archiv 474550 
 11 PM
Classical Music
11:01 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: March No. 1
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 429783 
11:06 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 3
London Baroque
Harmonia Mundi 901173 
11:14 pm Fritz Kreisler: Liebesfreud (Love's Joy)
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Sandra Rivers, piano
Sony 39133 
11:18 pm Traditional: Black is the color
Dale Warland Singers / Dale Warland
American Choral Catalog 122 
11:23 pm Luigi Boccherini: String Quintet No. 6 "L'ucceliera" (The Aviary)
Smithsonian Chamber Players
DHM 77159 
11:42 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Horn Concerto No. 2
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 422346 

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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
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Interview: Mark Crosswhite, Alabama Power's New CEO
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Tornado Slams Small Alabama Town
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Going Natural: It's Not Just a Hairstyle, It's a Lifestyle
Birmingham Native Callie Courter's New Album 'Love is for the Brave'
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Sustainability: Birmingham Mayor William Bell
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