Sunday Aug. 17, 2014
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 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude No. 5
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Sergiu Comissiona
CBC 5143 
12:06 am Lukas Foss: For Aaron
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO 1005 
12:20 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Voices of Spring Waltz (Fruhlingsstimmen)
Vienna Volksoper Orchestra / Franz Bauer-Theussl
Philips 416819 
12:29 am Anonymous: Romance of Love
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 439149 
12:32 am Robert Schumann: Piano Trio No. 2
Fontenay Trio
Teldec 90864 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Johan Halvorsen: Wedding March
Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra / Bjarte Engeset
Henning Kraggerud, violin
Naxos 554497 
1:06 am Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro
Truls Mork, cello
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Simax 1063 
1:17 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 423116 
1:33 am Frederic Chopin: Etude No. 2
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 61885 
1:35 am Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra / Lukas Foss
Jon Manasse, clarinet
XLNT 18005 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Gioacchino Rossini: Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Haydn Orchestra / Alun Francis
CPO 999063 
2:06 am Claude Debussy: Preludes, Book 2: Bruyeres (Heather)
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80622 
2:09 am Jean Sibelius: Six Songs: Etude
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 41682 
2:11 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
London Symphony Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Michael Davis, violin
Chandos 9262 
2:29 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 18
English Chamber Orchestra / Jeffrey Tate
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Philips 422348 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Bengt Hallberg: Blacksmith's Tune
Scandinavian Brass Ensemble / Jorma Panula
Bis 265 
3:06 am Aldemaro Romero: Suite No. 1: Fuga con Pajarillo
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra / Gustavo Dudamel
DG 11340 
3:14 am Antonio Vivaldi: Guitar Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Angel Romero, guitar
RCA 68291 
3:25 am Johann Rosenmuller: Sonata No. 7
Hesperion XX / Jordi Savall
Astree 8709 
3:34 am Felix Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 9
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437528 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Darius Milhaud: 4 Romances
Grant Johannesen, piano
Vox 3032 
4:06 am Giacomo Puccini: Adagetto
Milan Symphony Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 2141 
4:11 am Francesco Navara: Sinfonia/Sonata a 5
La Serenissima / Adrian Chandler
Adrian Chandler, violin
Avie 2106 
4:18 am Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 2
Amadeus Quartet
DG 453760 
4:42 am Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
RCA 61226 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Easley Blackwood: Nocturne
Easley Blackwood, piano/synthesizer
Cedille 38 
5:06 am Richard Wagner: Siegfried: Forest Murmurs
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra / James Levine
DG 447764 
5:15 am John Dowland: Lachrimae Antiquae Novae
John Holloway, violin
Monika Baer, violin
Renate Steinmann, viola
Susanna Hefti, viola
Martin Zeller, bass violin
ECM 2189 
5:21 am Richard Strauss: Oboe Concerto
New Philharmonia Orchestra / Edo de Waart
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 438733 
5:49 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Mandolin Concerto
Potsdam Chamber Academy
Avi Avital, mandolin
Shalev Ad-El, harpsichord
DG 16801 
 6 AM
With Heart and Voice
with Peter DuBois
A weekly program of choral and organ music covering a wide spectrum of Western sacred music, with brief organ selections offered between choral works.
 7 AM - 9 AM
Weekend Edition
with Audie Cornish
Sunday mornings are special--there's a unique pace to the day. Whether grabbing that second cup of coffee, or spending some extra time with your family, Weekend Edition Sunday compliments you day perfectly by delivering the latest news, along with an insightful blend of commentary and analysis, blended with interviews and feature stories about music, history, science and sports.
 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 - 1 PM
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
A two-hour 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."
 1 PM
Says You!
with Richard Sher
A game of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster featuring six panelists.
 2 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.
 3 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 radio monologues, mini-documentaries, "found tape," short fiction and unusual music.
 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
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.
 6 PM
TED Radio Hour
A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.
 7 PM - 10 PM
with John Diliberto
A modern soundscape of music that draws from various cultures, traditions, and genres.
 10 PM - 12 AM
Music From The Hearts of Space
with Stephen Hill
A timeless experience, as ancient as the echoes of a simple bamboo flute or as contemporary as the latest ambient CD. "Spacemusic" is quiet, consonant, ethereal, often without conventional rhythmic and dynamic contrasts and it bridges diverse historical, ethnic, and contemporary styles.

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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