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Friday Jul. 31, 2015
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Playing this hour.
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Niccolo Paganini: Sonata No. 25
Dale Kavanagh, guitar
Hanssler 98400 
12:06 am Vincent D'Indy: Suite in the Ancient Style
Iceland Symphony Orchestra / Rumon Gamba
Chandos 5157 
12:23 am Reinhold Gliere: Folk Song
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Constantine Orbelian
Delos 3244 
12:28 am Camille Saint-Saens: Allegro appassionato
Saint Cecilia Orchestra / Antonio Pappano
Han-Na Chang, cello
EMI 82390 
12:32 am Robert Schumann: Piano Trio No. 2
Fontenay Trio
Teldec 90864 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Anonymous Viennese: Linz Dances
Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Harmonia Mundi 901013 
1:06 am Antonin Dvorak: Rusalka: Song to the Moon
Orchestra of St. Luke's / Michael Stern
Joshua Bell, violin
Sony 97779 
1:12 am George Frideric Handel: Larghetto
Chen Yi, violin
Lars Hannibal, guitar
OUR Recordings 220602 
1:18 am Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn "St. Antoni Chorale"
Houston Symphony Orchestra / Christoph Eschenbach
Virgin 61360 
1:37 am Johann Sebastian Bach: English Suite No. 4
Angela Hewitt, piano
Hyperion 67451 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Nicola Porpora: Cello Concerto: Finale
La Folia Baroque Orchestra / Robin Peter Muller
Jan Vogler, cello
Sony 9001 
2:06 am Claude Debussy: Jeux (Games)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Bernard Haitink
Philips 400023 
2:27 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4
The English Consort / Andrew Manze
Andrew Manze, violin
Harmonia Mundi 907385 
2:50 am Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolor: Floating Clouds
Beijing Guitar Duo
Tonar 11015 
2:52 am Johann Pachelbel: Canon
Paillard Chamber Orchestra / Jean-Francois Paillard
Erato 88020 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Franz Schubert: March Militaire No. 1
Yaara Tal, piano
Andreas Groethuysen, piano
Sony 68240 
3:06 am Oskar Nedbal: The Tale of Honza: Valse Triste
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra / Libor Pesek
Virgin 59285 
3:12 am Edvard Grieg: Norwegian Dance No. 3
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Virgin 44722 
3:17 am Osvaldo Golijov: Lullaby and Doina
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
BSO 1005 
3:25 am Richard Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spake Zarathustra)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Pierre Boulez
DG 457649 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Invitation to the Polka
Slovak State Phiharmonic, Kosice / Alfred Walter
Marco Polo 223218 
4:06 am Frederic Chopin: Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 48960 
4:22 am Emanuel Kirschner: Tzadik Katamar
Essential Voices USA / Judith Clurman
Dorian 92182 
4:26 am Carl Maria von Weber: Bassoon Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Philips 432081 
4:45 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Viola d'amore and Lute
Bach Sinfonia / Daniel Abraham
Ronn McFarlane, lute
William Bauer, viola d'amore
Dorian 92132 
 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 Henriette Renie: Contemplation
Naoko Yoshino, harp
Philips 446064 
10:06 pm Frederic Chopin: Polonaise No. 5 "Tragic"
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
London/Decca 4785334 
10:18 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8
Saarbrucken Radio Symphony Orchestra / Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Oehms 524 
10:45 pm music continues...
 11 PM
Classical Music

WBHM Interviews

INTERVIEW: US Secretary Of Education Arne Duncan
INTERVIEW: Recovering Heroin Addict Brad Blount On A Dark Time, And How He Escaped It
INTERVIEW: Trisha Powell Crain On State Supreme Court Upholding Alabama Accountability Act
INTERVIEW: State Senator Del Marsh On New Charter School Bill
UA BOT Member On Dr. Ray Watts, UAB Football Controversy
Carsen And Lindley Talk Alabama Schools' Low Test Scores
Federal Judge Puts Temporary Hold on Same-Sex Marriage Decision
UAB Faculty Senate Could Vote For Reassessment of Sports And "No-Confidence"on Watts
INTERVIEW: Big-Picture Perspective On Colleges Ending Football Programs
Protestors Demand Assurances UAB Football Will Not Be Cut
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
AL.com, 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

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