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Sunday Aug. 2, 2015
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Playing this hour.
 12 AM
Classical Music
12:01 am Oscar Merikanto: Summer Evening: Waltz
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra / Leif Segerstam
Ondine 824 
12:06 am Johannes Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1
Sol Gabetta, cello
Helene Grimaud, piano
DG 17523 
12:33 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Rosen aus dem Suden (Roses from the South) Waltz
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
DG 463667 
12:44 am Gaudencio Thiago de Mello: Varre-Vento (Swept by the Wind)
Quintet of the Americas
Gaudencio Thiago de Mello, percussion
Blair McMillen, piano
MSR 1279 
12:48 am Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto
Europa Galante / Fabio Biondi
Virgin 45527 
 1 AM
Classical Music
1:01 am Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Minuets with Contredances
Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra / Hans Graf
LaserLight 15887 
1:06 am Frederick Delius: Summer Night on the River
Royal Scottish National Orchestra / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 557143 
1:13 am Antonin Dvorak: Symphonic Variations
North German Radio Symphony / John Eliot Gardiner
DG 437506 
1:36 am Orazio Vecchi: Salterello
King's Noyse
Harmonia Mundi 907127 
1:39 am Johann Fasch: Concerto
Tempesta di Mare / Gwyn Roberts/Richard Stone
Chandos 783 
 2 AM
Classical Music
2:01 am Giuseppe Tartini: Cello Concerto: Larghetto
Collegium Musicum Zurich / Paul Sacher
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
DG 429098 
2:06 am Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony No. 1
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra / Neeme Jarvi
DG 423604 
2:35 am Hamish MacCunn: Land of the Mountain and the Flood
Royal Ballet Sinfonia / John Wilson
ASV 2123 
2:44 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Easter Cantata: My Spirit be Joyful
Philharmonia Virtuosi / Richard Kapp
Sony 44651 
2:51 am Johann Strauss, Jr.: Voices of Spring Waltz (Fruhlingsstimmen)
SWR Baden-Baden and Freiburg Symphony Orchestra / Michael Gielen
Hanssler 93057 
 3 AM
Classical Music
3:01 am Isaac Albeniz: Iberia, Book 2: Triana
London Symphony Orchestra / Paul Daniel
John Williams, guitar
Sony 48480 
3:06 am Johannes Brahms: Romance
Radu Lupu, piano
London/Decca 417599 
3:10 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante
Vienna Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
DG 419233 
3:33 am Richard Wagner: Die Walkure: Ride of the Valkyries
Philharmonia Zurich / Fabio Luisi
Philharmonia 102 
3:39 am Carl Maria von Weber: Symphony No. 2
London Classical Players / Roger Norrington
EMI 55348 
 4 AM
Classical Music
4:01 am Arcangelo Corelli: Trio Sonata No. 10
Purcell Quartet
Chandos 532 
4:06 am Johan Roman: Sinfonia
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Nils-Erik Sparf, violin
Bis 284 
4:10 am Healey Willan: I beheld her, beautiful as a dove
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67832 
4:14 am George Frideric Handel: Faithful Shepherd: Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Yehudi Menuhin
MCA 6231 
4:41 am Rodolphe Kreutzer: Violin Concerto No. 17
San Francisco Conservatory Orchestra / Andrew Mogrelia
Axel Strauss, violin
Naxos 570380 
 5 AM
Classical Music
5:01 am Felix Godefroid: Concert Study
Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9974 
5:06 am Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
St Luke's Chamber Ensemble
Saint Luke's 302 
5:22 am music continues...
 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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