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Playing this hour.
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Giovanni Fontana: Sonata No. 3
John Holloway, violin
Lars Ulrik Mortensen, harpsichord
ECM 2106 
12:06 am Gabriel Faure: Impromptu No. 5
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67890 
12:09 am Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 4
Cleveland Orchestra / Christoph von Dohnanyi
London/Decca 421643 
12:37 am John Dowland: Lady Rich's Galliard
Paul O'Dette, lute
Harmonia Mundi 907160 
12:40 am Antonio Vivaldi: Trio Sonata
Musica Pacifica
Dorian 90704 
12:50 am Peter Tchaikovsky: Melancholy Serenade
Moscow Chamber Orchestra / Constantine Orbelian
Cory Cerovsek, violin
Delos 3244 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Ned Rorem: Barcarolle No. 3
Ruskin Cooper, piano
Centaur 2584 
1:06 am George Morrison: Lullaby
Tami Lee Hughes, violin
Ellen Bottorff, piano
Albany 1293 
1:10 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 90
La Petite Bande / Sigiswald Kuijken
Virgin 91141 
1:39 am Armando Neves: Choro No. 2
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 31979 
1:42 am Evencio Castellanos: Santa Cruz de Pacairigua
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra / Gustavo Dudamel
DG 11340 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Johan Halvorsen: Entry March of the Boyars
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra / Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80170 
2:06 am Marco Uccellini: La Trasformata: Sonata No. 4
Arcadian Academy
Harmonia Mundi 907066 
2:10 am Antonin Dvorak: Legends
Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra / Stephen Gunzenhauser
Naxos 550267 
2:30 am Alphonse Hasselmans: La Source
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71273 
2:36 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1
Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Sony 81742 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am William Brade: German Dances
Brass Ensemble
Ludwig Guttler, trumpet
Capriccio 10146 
3:06 am Tarquinio Merula: Chaconne
Hesperion XX / Jordi Savall
Alia Vox 9820 
3:09 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Bassoon Concerto
Mito Chamber Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa
Dag Jensen, bassoon
Sony 61884 
3:30 am Josef Gurecky: Violin Sonata
Lenka Torgersen, violin
Vaclav Luks, harpsichord
Libor Masek, cello
Supraphon 4151 
3:42 am Ferdinando Carulli: Guitar Concerto
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Iona Brown
Pepe Romero, guitar
Philips 426263 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Jean Sibelius: Valse Triste
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra / Lorin Maazel
Sony 61963 
4:06 am Claude Debussy: Sacred and Profane Dances
Markus Klinko, harp
Frederic Laroque, violin
Agnes Crepel, violin
Florence Roussin, violin
Zhang Yue, violin
Pierre Lenert, viola
EMI 54884 
4:18 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus: Selections
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419608 
4:39 am Ottorino Respighi: Brazilian Impressions
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra / Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80356 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Erich Korngold: The Prince and the Pauper
National Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Gerhardt
RCA 185 
5:06 am Giulio Regondi: Etude No. 6
David Starobin, guitar
Bridge 9272 
5:12 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Quartet No. 1
Jasmine Choi, flute
Florian Zwiauer, violin
Vera Reigersberg, viola
Attila Szekely, cello
Sony 75349 
5:28 am Alexander Glazunov: Concert Waltz No. 2
Russian State Symphony Orchestra / Valery Polyansky
Chandos 9658 
5:39 am George Gershwin: An American in Paris
Seattle Symphony / Ludovic Morlot
Seattle Symphony 1003 
 6 AM
With Heart and Voice
with Peter DuBois
A weekly program of choral and organ music covering a wide spectrum of Western sacred music, with brief organ selections offered between choral works.
 7 AM - 9 AM
Weekend Edition
with Audie Cornish
Sunday mornings are special--there's a unique pace to the day. Whether grabbing that second cup of coffee, or spending some extra time with your family, Weekend Edition Sunday compliments you day perfectly by delivering the latest news, along with an insightful blend of commentary and analysis, blended with interviews and feature stories about music, history, science and sports.
 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 - 1 PM
A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor
A two-hour 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."
 1 PM
Says You!
with Richard Sher
A game of words and whimsy, bluff and bluster featuring six panelists.
 2 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.
 3 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 radio monologues, mini-documentaries, "found tape," short fiction and unusual music.
 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
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.
 6 PM
TED Radio Hour
A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.
 7 PM - 10 PM
with John Diliberto
A modern soundscape of music that draws from various cultures, traditions, and genres.
 10 PM - 12 AM
Music From The Hearts of Space
with Stephen Hill
A timeless experience, as ancient as the echoes of a simple bamboo flute or as contemporary as the latest ambient CD. "Spacemusic" is quiet, consonant, ethereal, often without conventional rhythmic and dynamic contrasts and it bridges diverse historical, ethnic, and contemporary styles.

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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