Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014
<< August 2014
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Carl Stamitz: Orchestral Quartet No. 4: Presto assai
NZSO Chamber Orchestra / Donald Armstrong
Naxos 557671 
12:06 am John Dowland: Sir John Smith, his Almain
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907515 
12:09 am John Hebden: Concerto No. 3
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8339 
12:19 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Snow Maiden Suite
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / David Zinman
Philips 442605 
12:32 am Ludwig van Beethoven: String Trio
Itzhak Perlman, violin
Pinchas Zukerman, viola
Lynn Harrell, cello
EMI 54198 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Ned Rorem: Barcarolle No. 3
Ruskin Cooper, piano
Centaur 2584 
1:06 am Charles Tomlinson Griffes: The Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra / JoAnn Falletta
Naxos 559164 
1:19 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz)
Linos Ensemble
Capriccio 5004 
1:33 am Louis Couperin: Portrait of Mr. Blancrocher
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
DHM 77371 
1:40 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Horn Concerto No. 1
London Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Warren-Green
Michael Thompson, horn
Virgin 61235 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Henryk Wieniawski: Polonaise No. 1
Laurent Korcia, violin
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
Naive 4978 
2:06 am George Frideric Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Chamber Orchestra of Europe / James Galway
RCA 61002 
2:09 am Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto No. 11
Collegium Musicum 90 / Simon Standage
Chandos 663 
2:17 am Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 431680 
2:38 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Paul Goodwin, oboe
Archiv 431821 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Gaspar Cassado: Sonata in the Old Spanish Style: Dance with Variations
Viviane Spanoghe, cello
Andre de Groote, piano
Classic Talent 291025 
3:06 am Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra / Carlo Maria Giulini
DG 400062 
3:42 am Mateo Albeniz: Sonata
Narciso Yepes, guitar
DG 423699 
3:46 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 2 "Characteristic": Scherzo burlesque
National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland / Stefan Sanderling
Naxos 550644 
3:51 am Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto No. 1 "La Tempesta di mare" ("Storm at Sea")
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Sony 39062 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Erich Korngold: The Adventures of Robin Hood: Robin Hood and His Merry Men
London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 62788 
4:06 am Moritz von Hessen: Pavane
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble / Ludwig Guttler
Berlin 1090 
4:08 am John Playford: Well Hall
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90235 
4:14 am Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Two Pianos
Rias Symphony / Uros Lajovic
Anthony Paratore, piano
Joseph Paratore, piano
Sony 42523 
4:44 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Musica Antiqua Cologne / Reinhard Goebel
Archiv 423116 
 5 AM - 9 AM
Morning Edition
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 9 AM - 11 AM
The Diane Rehm Show
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 11 AM
Fresh Air
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 12 PM - 3 PM
Here & Now
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 3 PM - 6 PM
All Things Considered
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 6 PM
Marketplace (6:00 - 6:30 p.m.)
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All Things Considered (6:30 - 7:00 p.m.)
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 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 Jacques Offenbach: Rhine Nymphs Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra / Antonio de Almeida
Philips 422057 
10:06 pm John Playford: Never love thee more
Toronto Consort
Dorian 93247 
10:09 pm Domenico Cimarosa: Sinfonia Concertante
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Aurele Nicolet, flute
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 416359 
10:28 pm Johann Strauss, Jr.: Schatz Waltz (Treasure Waltz)
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
DG 463667 
10:38 pm Ernest Bloch: Concerto Grosso No. 2
Amadeus Chamber Orchestra / Agnieszka Duczmal
CPO 999096 
 11 PM
Classical Music
11:01 pm Enrique Granados: Three Poetic Waltzes
Xuefei Yang, guitar
EMI 6322 
11:06 pm Juan del Encina: Qu'es de ti, desconsolado
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90901 
11:10 pm Claude Debussy: Danse
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Riccardo Chailly
London/Decca 417611 
11:17 pm Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Michael Murray, organ
Telarc 80341 
11:22 pm Peter Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Vasily Petrenko
Hilary Hahn, violin
DG 14698 

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Birmingham Native Callie Courter's New Album 'Love is for the Brave'
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