Saturday Aug. 16, 2014
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 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Aleko: Women's Dance
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
EMI 69025 
12:06 am Edvard Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Hanssler 98128 
12:12 am Max Bruch: Suite on Russian Themes
Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra / Werner Andreas Albert
CPO 777385 
12:34 am Turlough O'Carolan: Lady Rose Dillon
David Pedrick, guitar
Jeremy Hutson, guitar
HGS 1003 
12:37 am Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3
Pamela Frank, violin
Peter Serkin, piano
London/Decca 455643 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Henry Purcell: Sonata No. 8
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 8663 
1:06 am Alexander Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 1
Philharmonia Orchestra / Evgeny Svetlanov
EMI 69361 
1:16 am Mauro Giuliani: The Jasmine
David Starobin, guitar
Bridge 9029 
1:19 am Antonio Vivaldi: In exitu Israel (When Israel went out of Egypt)
Ensemble Caprice / Matthias Maute
Analekta 9995 
1:23 am Felix Mendelssohn: Andante and Rondo Capriccioso
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 468600 
1:31 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 39
Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Jukka-Pekka Saraste
Virgin 91461 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am David Popper: Tarantella
Munich Chamber Orchestra / Hans Stadlmair
Werner Thomas, cello
Orfeo 131851 
2:06 am Leopold Mozart: Concerto for 2 Horns
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Hermann Baumann, horn
Radovan Vlatkovic, horn
Philips 416815 
2:18 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Erich Leinsdorf
RCA 7745 
2:51 am Dina Koston: Thoughts of Evelyn
Leon Fleisher, piano
Bridge 9429 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am William Alwyn: Concerto Grosso No. 2: 1st movement
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 570145 
3:06 am Marcel Tournier: Concert Etude: Au Matin
Elinor Bennett, harp
Nimbus 5441 
3:10 am Antonin Dvorak: American Suite
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Libor Pesek
Virgin 90723 
3:33 am Leonard Bernstein: Divertimento: Waltz
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein
DG 445486 
3:37 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 89
Berlin Philharmonic / Simon Rattle
EMI 94237 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am John Field: Scottish Rondo
Miceal O'Rourke, piano
Chandos 9315 
4:06 am Robert Schumann: Carnaval
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 79 
4:17 am Traditional Welsh: Hen Ferchetan
Avi Avital, mandolin
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 19758 
4:22 am Franz Schubert: Sonata for Piano Four-Hands "Grand Duo": Finale
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Claudio Abbado
DG 423655 
4:37 am William Walton: Spitfire Prelude and Fugue
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Chandos 8870 
4:46 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 12 for Winds
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419192 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Manuel Ponce: 4 Preludes for Guitar
Victoria Drake, harp
Well-Tempered 5179 
5:06 am Jeremiah Clarke: An Ayre
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 
5:08 am Adrian Cruft: Traditional Hornpipe Suite
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland
ASV 2126 
5:17 am Aaron Copland: Quiet City
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 427335 
5:27 am Frederic Chopin: Etude No. 5
Jan Lisiecki, piano
DG 4791039 
5:32 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 157: Ja, ja, ich halte Jesum feste
Munich Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Liebreich
Hilary Hahn, violin
Matthias Goerne, bass
Henrik Wiese, flute
DG 13832 
5:38 am Granville Bantock: Celtic Symphony
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Vernon Handley
Hyperion 66450 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am Joan Manen: Miniatures: Brecolada and Copla
National Chamber Orchestra of Andorra / Gerard Claret
Nimbus 5570 
6:06 am Manuel de Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Miller's Dance
Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
London/Decca 414161 
6:09 am Fritz Kreisler: Syncopation
Emma Johnson, clarinet
Julius Drake, piano
ASV 910 
6:13 am Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 6
Lahti Symphony Orchestra / Osmo Vanska
Bis 1286 
6:40 am Frank Bridge: Cherry Ripe
English String Orchestra / William Boughton
Nimbus 5366 
6:45 am John Dowland: The King of Denmark's Galiard
Queen's Chamber Band
Four-Tay 4011 
6:47 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia No. 5
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra / Thomas Hengelbrock
DHM 77187 
 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

A College For Inmates, And An Interview With Its President
INTERVIEW: Inmate And Horticulture Student Timothy Brown
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

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