Thursday Mar. 26, 2015
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Playing this hour.
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am George Frideric Handel: The Harmonious Blacksmith
London Brass
Teldec 43923 
12:06 am Stefan Samorinsky: Piano Quintet
Mucha Quartet
Magdalena Bajuszova, piano
European Broadcasting Union Recording 
12:31 am Marcel Grandjany: Fantasy on a Theme of Haydn
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80361 
12:41 am Engelbert Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel: Evening Prayer
Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra / Andre Kostelanetz
Sony 44999 
12:44 am Giuseppe Valentini: Cello Sonata
Andre Navarra, cello
Erika Kilcher, piano
Calliope 9673 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Niccolo Paganini: Caprice No. 24
Nicola Hall, guitar
London/Decca 430839 
1:06 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Schatz Waltz (Treasure Waltz)
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
DG 463667 
1:15 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue "Little"
Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy
Sony 38915 
1:21 am Alexander von Zemlinsky: Humoreske (Rondo)
Vento Chiaro
Ongaku 24120 
1:27 am Franz Schubert: Fruhlingsglaube (Faith in Spring)
Oxana Yablonskaya, piano
Naxos 553062 
1:32 am Louis Spohr: String Sextet
Academy Chamber Ensemble
Chandos 9424 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am J. Rosamond Johnson: Nobody Knows the Trouble I See
Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
Cedille 97 
2:06 am Anonymous: Pavan, Jig and Grimstock
Baltimore Consort
Dorian 90142 
2:12 am Jean Sibelius: The Tempest Suite No. 1: The Harvesters
Kansas City Symphony / Michael Stern
Reference 115 
2:15 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Quartet
Jasmine Choi, flute
Florian Zwiauer, violin
Vera Reigersberg, viola
Attila Szekely, cello
Sony 75349 
2:30 am Mauro Giuliani: Guitar Concerto No. 3
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Neville Marriner
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 420780 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Richard Strauss: Andante for Horn and Piano
Hermann Baumann, horn
Leonard Hokanson, piano
Philips 416816 
3:06 am Alan Hovhaness: Prelude and Quadruple Fugue
I Fiamminghi / Rudolf Werthen
Telarc 80392 
3:14 am Georg Philipp Telemann: Polish Concerto (Concerto Polonois)
Rebel / Jorg-Michael Schwarz
Dorian 90302 
3:25 am Gabriel Faure: Elegy
English Chamber Orchestra / Yan Pascal Tortelier
Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
London/Decca 2334 
3:33 am Antonin Dvorak: Serenade for Winds
Harmonie Ensemble / Steven Richman
Music & Arts 691 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Ludwig van Beethoven: 2 Bagatelles
John O'Conor, piano
Telarc 80423 
4:06 am Franz Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 6 "Mazeppa"
Berlin Philharmonic / Herbert von Karajan
DG 447415 
4:22 am Frantisek Jiranek: Violin Sonata
Lenka Torgersen, violin
Vaclav Luks, harpsichord
Supraphon 4151 
4:35 am Bela Bartok: Hungarian Sketches
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Georg Solti
London/Decca 443444 
4:48 am Franz Danzi: Fantasy for Clarinet and Orchestra
Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra / Jorg Faerber
Sabine Meyer, clarinet
RCA 61976 
 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 - 2 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.
 2 PM
ArcLight Stories: Birmingham's Own Tue Stories
ArcLight Stories features live storytelling from right here in Birmingham. No notes, no outlines. Just great storytellers sharing great (true) stories.
 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.
All Things Considered (6:30 - 7:00 p.m.)
with NPR's Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, and Audie Cornish
 7 PM
ArcLight Stories: Birmingham's Own True Stories
ArcLight Stories features live storytelling from right here in Birmingham. No notes, no outlines. Just great storytellers sharing great (true) stories.
 8 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
 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, 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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