Saturday Aug. 2, 2014
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 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Joseph Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne: Shepherd's Song
Lyon Opera Orchestra / Kent Nagano
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Erato 96559 
12:06 am Christoph Graupner: Bassoon Concerto
L'Ensemble des Idees heureuses / Genevieve Soly
Analekta 3162 
12:18 am Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque: Clair de lune (Moonlight)
Van Cliburn, piano
RCA 60726 
12:25 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass: Laudamus te
Munich Chamber Orchestra / Alexander Liebreich
Hilary Hahn, violin
Christine Schafer, soprano
DG 13832 
12:29 am Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet
Kodaly Quartet
Jeno Jando, piano
Naxos 550406 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am John Playford: Three Country Dances
Broadside Band / Jeremy Barlow
Harmonia Mundi 1901039 
1:06 am Luigi Boccherini: Introduction and Fandango
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3144 
1:13 am Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
DG 419407 
1:26 am Josef Suk: Spring: Awaiting
Lada Valesova, piano
Avie 2142 
1:30 am Franz Krommer: Symphony No. 2
London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert
Chandos 9275 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Antonin Dvorak: Rusalka: Polonaise
Minnesota Orchestra / Eiji Oue
Reference 71 
2:06 am Johann Hummel: Clarinet Quartet
Charles Neidich, clarinet
Sony 57968 
2:32 am Carl Maria von Weber: Invitation to the Dance
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 422050 
2:42 am Franz Schubert: Landler No. 12
Bertrand Chamayou, piano
Erato 37078 
2:43 am Johannes Brahms: Tragic Overture
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Bernard Haitink
Philips 432094 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Giacomo Puccini: Edgar: Prelude Act I
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Jacek Kaspszyk
Collins 1165 
3:06 am Joaquin Malats: Serenata espanola (Spanish Serenade)
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 411033 
3:11 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / John Eliot Gardiner
Steven Isserlis, cello
Virgin 91134 
3:30 am Henri Busser: Prelude and Scherzo
Laurel Zucker, flute
Paul Switzler, piano
Cantilena 66024 
3:38 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 33
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 412736 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Manuel Ponce: 4 Preludes for Guitar
Victoria Drake, harp
Well-Tempered 5179 
4:06 am Dmitri Kabalevsky: The Comedians
Philharmonia Orchestra / Charles Groves
Denon 73534 
4:23 am Osvaldo Golijov: The Man Who Cried: Close Your Eyes
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8737 
4:28 am Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto No. 6
Collegium Musicum 90 / Simon Standage
Chandos 663 
4:36 am Ferdinando Carulli: Concerto for Flute and Guitar
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra / Janos Rolla
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Alexandre Lagoya, guitar
Sony 42130 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet: 2nd movement
Chamber Music Northwest
Delos 3136 
5:06 am George Frideric Handel: Serse (Xerxes): Largo
Louise Pellerin, oboe
Dom Andre Laberge, organ
CBC 1157 
5:09 am Maurice Ravel: Piece in the Form of a Habanera
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
Marc Neikrug, piano
Philips 416158 
5:13 am Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jukka-Pekka Saraste
RCA 7822 
5:47 am Camargo Guarnieri: Canto
Philip Hansen, cello
Mika Sunago, piano
Erin Furbee, violin
North Pacific 28 
5:52 am John Dowland: Tarleton's Resurrection
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90148 
5:53 am Gustav Holst: Symphony "The Cotswolds": 3rd movement
Ulster Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 572914 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento No. 17: Minuet
New York Philomusica / Robert Johnson
NY Philomusica 122 
6:06 am Fritz Kreisler: Beautiful Rosemary (Schon Rosmarin)
Lorin Maazel, violin
Barton Weber, piano
RCA 68414 
6:08 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Fidelity Rewarded Overture
Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra / Adam Fischer
Nimbus 5135 
6:14 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 3
Peter Bruns, cello
Naive 20010 
6:35 am William Byrd: 3 Dances
Buffalo Guitar Quartet
Centaur 2294 
6:41 am Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Symphony "The Fall of Phaeton"
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8564 
 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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