Friday Aug. 8, 2014
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 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Heikki Aaltoila: The Wedding Waltz
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Ondine 824 
12:06 am David Maslanka: Desert Roads: 1st movement
Illinois State University Wind Symphony / Stephen K. Steele
David Gresham, clarinet
Albany 1010 
12:14 am Arnold Schoenberg: Suite for Strings
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra / John Mauceri
London/Decca 448619 
12:22 am Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Philharmonia Orchestra / Vladimir Ashkenazy
James Ehnes, violin
Onyx 4060 
12:49 am John Hebden: Concerto No. 6
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8339 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Giulio Regondi: Etude No. 8
David Starobin, guitar
Arabesque 6695 
1:06 am George Frideric Handel: Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden (Flaming Rose, Earth's Ornament)
Louise Pellerin, oboe
Dom Andre Laberge, organ
Helene Plouffe, violin
CBC 1157 
1:13 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 36 "Linz"
English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
Philips 422419 
1:56 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Minuet
Philharmonia Virtuosi / Richard Kapp
Sony 37216 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Running Set
Bournemouth Sinfonietta / George Hurst
Chandos 8432 
2:06 am Virgil Thomson: Louisiana Story: Suite
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp
Hyperion 66576 
2:28 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Trumpet Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet
Philips 420954 
2:39 am Gioacchino Rossini: L'assedio di Corinto (Siege of Corinth): Overture
London Symphony Orchestra / Claudio Abbado
DG 419869 
2:49 am George Gershwin: Variations on "I Got Rhythm"
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 14091 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am William Boyce: Symphony No. 2
Menuhin Festival Orchestra / Yehudi Menuhin
EMI 4551 
3:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Horns
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Timothy Brown, horn
Nicolas Hill, horn
Philips 412892 
3:14 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto
English Chamber Orchestra / Pinchas Zukerman
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
RCA 60718 
3:26 am Niccolo Jommelli: Periodical Overture
Concerto Koln / Pablo Heras-Casado
Archiv 4792050 
3:32 am Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Trio No. 1
Rembrandt Trio
Dorian 90187 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Samuel Barber: Souvenirs: Two-Step and Galop
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Schenck
Koch 7005 
4:06 am George Frideric Handel: Harp Concerto
Harp Consort / Andrew Lawrence-King
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
DHM 77366 
4:20 am John Du Prez: Bacchanalia
Philip Pickett Ensemble
London/Decca 425209 
4:24 am Carl Maria von Weber: Symphony No. 2
Wolfgang Sawallisch
Orfeo 91841 
4:44 am Richard Wagner: Tannhauser: Overture
Philharmonia Orchestra / Otto Klemperer
EMI 47254 
 5 AM - 9 AM
Morning Edition
with NPR's Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne
Featuring the day's top stories, news in context, thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts.
 9 AM - 11 AM
The Diane Rehm Show
For more than 30 years, consummate interviewer Diane Rehm has offered her listeners compelling conversations with the world's most interesting and important people.
 11 AM
Fresh Air
with Terry Gross
A daily interview and features program opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.
 12 PM
Here & Now
with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation that updates the news from the morning and adds important conversations on public policy and foreign affairs, science and technology, and the arts.
 1 PM - 3 PM
Science Friday
with Ira Flatow
Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff. It's brain fun, for curious people.
 3 PM - 6 PM
All Things Considered
with NPR's Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, and Audie Cornish
Breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special features.
 6 PM
Marketplace (6:00 - 6:30 p.m.)
with Kai Ryssdal
Marketplace, the award-winning daily program about business and finance, is a fresh, new way of reporting business and finance subjects. Putting a human face on the global economy, Marketplace illuminates the ways that international business and finance relate to your life.
Says You! (6:30 - 7:00 p.m.)
with Richard Sher
A game of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster featuring six panelists.
 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 Sergei Prokofiev: Cinderella: Adagio
London Symphony Orchestra / Andre Previn
EMI 64289 
10:06 pm John Dowland: My Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907160 
10:08 pm Johannes Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Lars Vogt, piano
EMI 57525 
10:35 pm Maurice Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / Yannick Nezet-Seguin
EMI 66342 
10:53 pm Antonio Bazzini: The Dance of the Goblins (La ronde des Lutins)
Rachel Barton, violin
Patrick Sinozich, piano
Cedille 41 
 11 PM
Classical Music
11:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Sarabande with variations
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble / Ludwig Guttler
Berlin 1090 
11:06 pm Matthew Locke: Fantasy
John Holloway, violin
Monika Baer, violin
Martin Zeller, bass violin
ECM 2189 
11:11 pm Jean Sibelius: Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari
Lahti Symphony Orchestra / Osmo Vanska
Bis 1015 
11:28 pm Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Snow Maiden: Suite
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Naxos 572787 
11:41 pm Luigi Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 6
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 438769 

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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