Saturday Aug. 30, 2014
<< August 2014
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Johan Zander: Symphony: 2nd movement
Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra / Philip Brunelle
Virgin 45186 
12:06 am John Williams: Memoirs of a Geisha
Julie Scolnik, flute
Franziska Huhn, harp
12:09 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80335 
12:31 am Thomas Tomkins: Fantasia No. 8
Trio Sonata
Boston Skyline 114 
12:35 am Darius Milhaud: Chimney of King Rene
Athena Ensemble
Chandos 6536 
12:48 am Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection": 2nd movement
Berlin Philharmonic / Simon Rattle
EMI 47363 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Vincenzo Bellini: Capulets and Montagues: Sinfonia
Orchestra of St. Cecilia / Myung Whun Chung
DG 471566 
1:06 am Rachel Portman: Cider House Rules: Suite
Studio Orchestra / David Snell
Sony 89031 
1:18 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude No. 1
Fazil Say, piano
Atlantic 26124 
1:22 am Francesco Geminiani: Concerto Grosso No. 2 (after Corelli)
Academy of Ancient Music / Andrew Manze
Harmonia Mundi 907261 
1:32 am Charles Gounod: Faust Ballet Music
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Philips 462125 
1:50 am Giuseppe Torelli: Sonata No. 1
Y Chamber Symphony of New York / Gerard Schwarz
Gerard Schwarz, trumpet
Delos 3002 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Camargo Guarnieri: Cancao sertaneja (Song of the Farmlands)
Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Delos 3245 
2:06 am John Stanley: Concerto Grosso No. 1
Collegium Musicum 90 / Simon Standage
Chandos 638 
2:17 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 86
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Sigiswald Kuijken
Virgin 90844 
2:44 am Carter Pann: The Bills: William Bolcom
Joel Hastings, piano
Naxos 559751 
2:50 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Whimsical Symphony (Grillensymphonie)
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra / Jeannette Sorrell
Koch 7576 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
Sony 63162 
3:06 am Niccolo Paganini: Moses Variations
Gil Shaham, violin
Goran Sollscher, guitar
DG 437837 
3:14 am Edward Elgar: Bavarian Dances
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / Norman Del Mar
Chandos 8371 
3:27 am Frederick Delius: Koanga: La Calinda
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox
EMI 65067 
3:33 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 10
Philharmonia Orchestra / Neville Marriner
Guher & Suher Pekinel, piano
Chandos 9711 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80115 
4:06 am Tomaso Albinoni: Trumpet Concerto
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Maurice Andre, trumpet
EMI 64100 
4:16 am Osvaldo Golijov: The Man Who Cried: Close Your Eyes
La Pieta / Angele Dubeau
Angele Dubeau, violin
Analekta 8737 
4:22 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus I-IV
Emerson String Quartet
DG 908 
4:35 am Frederic Chopin: Six Polish Songs: Meine Freuden (My Darling)
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
EMI 41682 
4:39 am Georges Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1
Malmo Symphony Orchestra / James DePreist
Bis 570 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Romance No. 1
Czech State Symphony Orchestra / Alfred Walter
Marco Polo 223214 
5:06 am Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Te Deum: Prelude
English Chamber Orchestra / Raymond Leppard
Sony 44650 
5:08 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd
Naxos 555867 
5:25 am Francis Poulenc: Perpetual Motion Piece No. 1
Pascal Roge, piano
London/Decca 417438 
5:27 am Siegfried Wagner: The Sacred Linden Tree (Die heilige Linde): Overture
Rheinland-Pfalz State Philharmonic / Werner Andreas Albert
CPO 999003 
5:45 am John Dowland: Dowland's Galliard
Ronn McFarlane, lute
Dorian 90148 
5:46 am Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances: 1st movement
Berlin Philharmonic / Simon Rattle
Warner 84519 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am Giuseppe Verdi: Aida: Ballet Music
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 415856 
6:06 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra / Radoslaw Szulc
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 16204 
6:34 am Hugo Alfven: Festival Overture
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Niklas Willen
Naxos 557284 
6:45 am Giovanni Foscarini: Firenze Aria
Ensemble Kapsberger / Rolf Lislevand
Astree 8852 
6:47 am Leonardo Leo: Sinfonia concertante
Southwest German Chamber Orchestra / Vladislav Czarnecki
Julius Berger, cello
Brilliant 93681 
 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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