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Saturday Jul. 4, 2015
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Playing this hour.
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Michael Torke: Miami Grands: Key Biscayne, Dawn
Miami Piano Circle / Georgi Danchev
Ecstatic 92251 
12:06 am George Gershwin: An American in Paris
San Francisco Symphony / Michael Tilson Thomas
RCA 68931 
12:25 am Morten Lauridsen: Nocturnes: Sure on this Shining Night
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Morten Lauridsen, piano
Hyperion 67580 
12:32 am Henry Fillmore: His Honor
United States Air Force Heritage Band / Lowell Graham
Klavier 11139 
12:35 am Philip Phile: The President's March
Federal Music Society
New World 80299 
12:38 am Virgil Thomson: Parson Weems and the Cherry Tree
Jacquelyn Helin, piano
New World 80429 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Scott Joplin: Magnetic Rag
Avatar Brass Ensemble
Klavier 77029 
1:06 am George Frederick McKay: To a Liberator (A Lincoln Tribute)
Nashville Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 559373 
1:18 am Meacham: American Patrol
Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra / Frederick Fennell
Brain 7502 
1:24 am David Diamond: Symphony No. 2: Finale
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3093 
1:33 am Amy Beach: Romance
Paul Barritt, violin
James Lisney, piano
Bis 1245 
1:39 am Edward MacDowell: Suite
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra / Howard Hanson
Mercury 434337 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Charles Fernandez: Soldier's Farewell
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Charles Fernandez
Trone 627 
2:06 am Richard Rodgers: Victory at Sea Suite
Houston Symphony Orchestra / Sergiu Comissiona
Pro Arte 263 
2:20 am Stephen Foster: Foster Fantasy
Black Dyke Mills Band / Roy Newsome
Chandos 4528 
2:30 am John Philip Sousa: The Invincible Eagle
United States Marine Band
Altissimo 5558 
2:34 am Peter Boyer: Symphony No. 1
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Peter Boyer
Naxos 559769 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Arthur Pryor: The Patriot
American Serenade Band / Henry Charles Smith
Summit 121 
3:06 am Mark O'Connor: Americana Symphony "Variations on Appalachia Waltz"
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra / Marin Alsop
OMAC 12 
3:40 am Victor Herbert: The Red Mill: Selections
Eastman-Dryden Orchestra / Donald Hunsberger
Arabesque 6547 
3:51 am Samuel Ward/Katharine Bates: America the Beautiful
Dallas Wind Symphony / Frederick Fennell
Reference 62 
3:55 am Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Spare Me! (Suis Moi!) Caprice
Joel Fan, piano
Reference 119 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Scott Joplin: Two Rags
Calico Winds
Albany 693 
4:06 am Gene Scheer: American Anthem
Amanda Forsyth, cello
Bill Charlap, piano
Sony 10203 
4:08 am John Williams: 1941: March
Boston Pops Orchestra / John Williams
Sony 51333 
4:14 am George Chadwick: Suite Symphonique
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic / Jose Serebrier
Reference 74 
4:52 am William Schuman: New England Triptych: Chester
Cincinnati Conservatory Wind Symphony / Eugene Corporon
Klavier 11048 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Lou Harrison: Elegy, to Calvin Simmons
California Symphony / Barry Jekowsky
Argo 455590 
5:06 am Felix Arndt: Nola: A Silhouette for the Piano
Richard Dowling, piano
Klavier 11164 
5:10 am Morton Gould: World War I
Seattle Symphony / Gerard Schwarz
Delos 3166 
5:20 am Aaron Copland: The Red Pony Suite
Phoenix Symphony / James Sedares
Koch 7092 
5:33 am Michael Daugherty: Radio City: Symphonic Fantasy on Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra
Pacific Symphony Orchestra / Carl St. Clair
Naxos 559749 
 6 AM
Classical Music
6:01 am Traditional: Shenandoah
Teldec 96515 
6:06 am Samuel Barber: Commando March
USAF Heritage Band / Larry Lang
6:10 am Leroy Anderson: A Harvard Festival
BBC Concert Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 559356 
6:18 am Morten Lauridsen: Songs of the Roses
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67580 
6:37 am William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American"
Chicago Sinfonietta / Paul Freeman
Cedille 55 
 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 Galss
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.
 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

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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