Friday Aug. 1, 2014
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 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Gaetano Donizetti: Andante for Oboe and Strings
Ensemble Berlin
Christoph Hartmann, oboe
EMI 14232 
12:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 30 "Alleluia"
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8505 
12:20 am Emmanuel Chabrier: Habanera
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Yan Pascal Tortelier
Chandos 9765 
12:26 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1
Faure Piano Quartet
DG 6609 
12:52 am Antonio Vivaldi: Trio Sonata
I Musici
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 434082 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am George Frideric Handel: Organ Concerto No. 5
City of London Sinfonia / John Rutter
John Scott, organ
American Gramaphone 590 
1:06 am Adrian Munsey: The Distance Between
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8737 
1:10 am Joseph Jongen: Impressions d'ardennes
National Orchestra of Belgium / Roman Kofman
Cypres 1634 
1:26 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 16
Paul Lewis, piano
Harmonia Mundi 901902 
1:52 am Giuseppe Torelli: Trumpet Concerto
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Jahja Ling
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80232 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Lou Harrison: Elegy, to Calvin Simmons
California Symphony / Barry Jekowsky
Argo 455590 
2:06 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Cello Concerto
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Gustav Leonhardt
Anner Bylsma, cello
Virgin 90800 
2:27 am Darius Milhaud: Chimney of King Rene
Reykjavik Wind Quintet
Chandos 9362 
2:40 am John Dowland: Flow my teares
Ellen Hargis, soprano
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907275 
2:45 am Francesco Veracini: Overture No. 4
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 439937 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonatensatz
Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Connoisseur Society 4202 
3:06 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: The Young Prince
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
John Corigliano, violin
Sony 63076 
3:18 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata and Fugue
Philadelphia Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch
EMI 55592 
3:29 am Claude Debussy: Sacred and Profane Dances
IRIS Orchestra / Michael Stern
Elizabeth Hainen, harp
Avie 2285 
3:40 am Charles Gounod: Petite Symphony
Norwegian Winds / Gerard Oskamp
Victoria 19095 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Isaac Albeniz: Iberia, Book 2: Triana
London Symphony Orchestra / Paul Daniel
John Williams, guitar
Sony 48480 
4:06 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 13
Alfred Brendel, piano
London/Decca 4782116 
4:22 am John Playford: Italian Rant
Toronto Consort
Dorian 93247 
4:26 am Richard Wagner: Rienzi: Overture
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra / James Levine
DG 435874 
4:42 am Franz Hoffmeister: Clarinet Quartet in A
Vlach Quartet Prague
Dieter Klocker, clarinet
CPO 999812 
 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
For more than 30 years, consummate interviewer Diane Rehm has offered her listeners compelling conversations with the world's most interesting and important people.
 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
Here & Now
with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation that updates the news from the morning and adds important conversations on public policy and foreign affairs, science and technology, and the arts.
 1 PM - 3 PM
Science Friday
with Ira Flatow
Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff. It's brain fun, for curious people.
 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
Marketplace, the award-winning daily program about business and finance, is a fresh, new way of reporting business and finance subjects. Putting a human face on the global economy, Marketplace illuminates the ways that international business and finance relate to your life.
Says You! (6:30 - 7:00 p.m.)
with Richard Sher
A game of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster featuring six panelists.
 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 Edward Elgar: Sursum Corda
Catherine Manoukian, violin
Satoshi Sando, piano
Marquis 81281 
10:06 pm Chilly Gonzales: Minor Fantasy
Chilly Gonzales, piano
Arts & Crafts 73 
10:10 pm Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Joshua Bell, violin
London/Decca 421145 
10:37 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 1
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne / Yehudi Menuhin
Virgin 91122 
10:51 pm Bohuslav Martinu: Flute Sonata No. 1: 1st movement
Tanya Dusevic Witek, flute
MSR 1161 
 11 PM
Classical Music
11:01 pm Alfred Hill: Symphony No. 5: Allegro "The Carnival"
Wilfred Lehmann
Marco Polo 223538 
11:06 pm Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks Concerto
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Hogwood
London/Decca 425614 
11:21 pm George Frideric Handel: Water Music Suite No. 2
Orchestra of St Luke's / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80344 
11:32 pm Antonin Dvorak: Songs My Mother Taught Me
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Anna Polonsky, piano
London/Decca 19765 
11:36 pm Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Oboe Concerto
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Paul Goodwin, oboe
Archiv 431821 

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Tornado Slams Small Alabama Town
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Sustainability: Birmingham Mayor William Bell
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