Saturday Aug. 23, 2014
<< August 2014
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Antonin Dvorak: 4 Bagatelles: Allegro
Quartetto Gelato
Silva 6033 
12:06 am Jeremiah Clarke: The Prince of Denmark's March
English Chamber Orchestra / Anthony Newman
Wynton Marsalis, trumpet
Sony 66244 
12:09 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 1
Palladian Ensemble
Linn 36 
12:24 am Bobby McFerrin: 23rd Psalm (dedicated to my mother)
Cantus 1210 
12:28 am Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 1
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 437507 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Invitation to the Polka
Slovak State Phiharmonic, Kosice / Alfred Walter
Marco Polo 223218 
1:06 am Luigi Boccherini: Introduction and Fandango
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Delos 3144 
1:13 am Johannes Kapsberger: Gagliarda and Corrente
Chatham Baroque
Chatham Baroque 1 
1:18 am Robert Schumann: Waldszenen (Forest Scenes)
Gerhard Oppitz, piano
RCA 60977 
1:41 am Friedrich Witt: Concerto for Two Horns
Concerto Amsterdam / Jaap Schroder
Hermann Baumann, horn
Mahir Cakar, horn
Acanta 43278 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Giovanni Fontana: Sonata No. 16
Cypres 1633 
2:06 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 49 "La Passione"
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8541 
2:28 am Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth
Janine Jansen, violin
London/Decca 475011 
2:39 am Stanley Myers: The Deer Hunter: Cavatina
Jason Vieaux, guitar
Azica 71287 
2:43 am Ottorino Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Louis Lane
Telarc 80085 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Ossip Gabrilowitsch: Caprice-Burlesque
Stephen Hough, piano
Virgin 59509 
3:06 am Franz Berwald: Symphony No. 2 "Sinfonie Capricieuse"
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Dausgaard
Brilliant 93699 
3:36 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Virgin 45527 
3:45 am Giacomo Puccini: Preludio Sinfonico
Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra / Claudio Scimone
Erato 55026 
3:55 am Maurice Ravel: Bolero
European Film Philharmonic Studio Orchestra / Christoph Israel
Milos Karadaglic, guitar
DG 19383 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Thoinot Arbeau: Basse Danse
Broadside Band
Harmonia Mundi 901152 
4:06 am Einojuhani Rautavaara: Isle of Bliss
Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra / Eri Klas
Naxos 557009 
4:20 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 "The Tempest"
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Chandos 10798 
4:44 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 208: Sheep May Safely Graze
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Christopher Parkening, guitar
EMI 47195 
4:51 am Franz von Suppe: Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna (Morgen, Mittag, Abend in Wien)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra / Paul Paray
Mercury 434309 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Anton Diabelli: Grand Serenade: Minuet
Neues Kammer Trio
Schwann 311562 
5:06 am Edward Elgar: Salut d'amour (Love's Greeting)
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Sandra Rivers, piano
RCA 62546 
5:09 am John Field: Piano Concerto No. 3: 3rd movement
Nice Philharmonic Orchestra / Marco Guidarini
Paolo Restani, piano
Brilliant 93783 
5:25 am Jacques Ibert: Three Short Pieces
Danish National Symphony Wind Quintet
Naxos 557356 
5:33 am Benjamin Godard: Idylle
Waterloo Chamber Orchestra / Ulysse Waterlot
Marc Grauwels, flute
Naxos 555954 
5:40 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 14
Prague Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras
Telarc 80242 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am Niccolo Paganini: Caprice No. 24
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 430839 
6:06 am Georges Enescu: Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1
Dallas Symphony Orchestra / Eduardo Mata
RCA 63586 
6:20 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Double Violin Concerto
Berlin Baroque Soloists / Rainer Kussmaul
Rainer Kussmaul, violin
Rudiger Liebermann, violin
DG 5761 
6:29 am Franz Doppler: Hungarian Pastoral Fantasy
Tokyo Concert Orchestra / Shigenobu Yamaoka
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 34559 
6:40 am Frederic Chopin: Etude No. 9
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 61885 
6:43 am Hiroki Kikuta: Secret of Mana
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Analekta 8734 
6:49 am Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sinfonia
Moderntimes_1800 / Ilia Korol
Challenge 72193 
 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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