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 12 AM
Music Through the Night
with Bob Christiansen
12:01 am David Del Tredici: Farewell
Hilary Hahn, violin
DG 19103 Buy now
12:06 am Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Mandolins
I Solisti Veneti / Claudio Scimone
Ugo Orlandi, mandolin
Erato 45203 Buy now
12:18 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Robert Spano
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Telarc 80676 Buy now
12:32 am Johannes Brahms: Ballade No. 4
Paul Lewis, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902191 Buy now
12:41 am Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 45 "Farewell": 2nd movement
L'Estro Armonico London / Derek Solomons
Sony 39685 Buy now
12:54 am Traditional Italian: Maggio di Maresca
Riccardo Tesi
Dunya 8019 Buy now
 1 AM
Music Through the Night
with Scott Blankenship
1:01 am Eugene Goossens: Four Sketches: Legend
London Chamber Music Group
Susan Milan, flute
Chandos 10259 Buy now
1:06 am Samuel Barber: Sure on This Shining Night
Zuill Bailey, cello
Steinway & Sons 30025 Buy now
1:09 am Claude Debussy: Nocturnes: Nuages (Clouds)
Paris Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim
DG 437934 Buy now
1:19 am Wilhelm Posse: Variations on "The Carnival of Venice"
Elisabeth Plank, harp
Ars Produktion 38229 Buy now
1:31 am Frederic Chopin: Les Sylphides Ballet
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra / David Zinman
Philips 438763 Buy now
 2 AM
2:01 am Max Bruch: Serenade for Strings: Andante
Wuppertal Symphony Orchestra / George Hanson
Dabringhaus 3351096 Buy now
2:06 am William Bolcom: New York Lights
Bruce Levingston, piano
Dorian 92148 Buy now
2:13 am Arthur Bliss: A Colour Symphony: Blue
English Northern Philharmonia / David Lloyd-Jones
Naxos 553460 Buy now
2:24 am Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple Concerto
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra / Kurt Masur
Philips 438005 Buy now
 3 AM
3:01 am Federico Mompou: Song and Dance No. 9
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 66963 Buy now
3:06 am Tonu Korvits: Plainland Song
Tallinn Chamber Orchestra / Tonu Kaljuste
Kadri Voorand, vocals
ECM 2327 Buy now
3:13 am Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: Symphony No. 2 "Journey on Southerly Winds"
Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra / Mikhail Jurowski
CPO 999564 Buy now
 4 AM
4:01 am Philip Glass: Orphee Suite: Orphee and the Princess
Paul Barnes, piano
Orange Mountain 8 Buy now
4:06 am Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Bryden Thomson
Chandos 8502 Buy now
4:24 am Fritz Kreisler: Miniature Viennese March
Joshua Bell, violin
London/Decca 444409 Buy now
4:28 am Charles Gounod: Symphony No. 2
Orchestra of Toulouse / Michel Plasson
EMI 63949 Buy now
 5 AM
5:01 am Charlie Chaplin: Modern Times: Smile
I Salonisti
Sony 61731 Buy now
5:06 am Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5: Adagietto
New York Philharmonic / Leonard Bernstein
DG 445486 Buy now
5:19 am Johann Christoph Pez: Concerto Pastorale
Il Giardino Armonico / Giovanni Antonini
Teldec 46013 Buy now
5:39 am Scott Tennant: Three French Chansons
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
LAGQ 315 Buy now
5:43 am Maurice Ravel: Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Lyon National Orchestra / Leonard Slatkin
Naxos 572888 Buy now
 6 AM
with Angela Mariani
From the sublime realm of Chant to the passion of an Italian Baroque violin sonata --- Harmonia brings the music of these earlier periods to life, as performers of today cast new light on the music of the distant past.
 7 AM - 11 AM
Sunday Baroque
On this final Sunday of the year, Sunday Baroque will revisit some of the top baroque and early music recordings released during 2017, including one last opportunity to audition selections from the Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift List.
 11 AM - 1 PM
New Year's from Vienna
The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year's Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You'll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more -- a festive way to begin the new year.
 1 PM
Classical Music
with Lynn Warfel
1:01 pm Tomaso Albinoni: Trumpet Sonata a 7
Philharmonia Orchestra
John Wallace, trumpet
Nimbus 7012 Buy now
1:07 pm Camille Saint-Saens: Rhapsodie d'Auvergne
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Sakari Oramo
Stephen Hough, piano
Hyperion 67331 Buy now
1:17 pm Francisco Tarrega: Arabian Caprice
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Bridge 9491 Buy now
1:24 pm Edvard Grieg: Norwegian Dances
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra / Paavo Jarvi
Virgin 44722 Buy now
1:43 pm Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1
Berlin Philharmonic / Zubin Mehta
Gerd Seifert, horn
Sony 45800 Buy now
 2 PM
Classical Music
with Mindy Ratner
2:01 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: The Deliberations of the Gods: Overture
Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Pardubice / Michael Halasz
Naxos 573488 Buy now
2:06 pm Antonio Vivaldi: Chamber Concerto
Musica Pacifica
Dorian 90704 Buy now
2:16 pm Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet
Kimball Sykes, clarinet
CBC 5230 Buy now
2:51 pm Richard Rodgers: Carousel Waltz
New London Orchestra / Ronald Corp
Hyperion 67067 Buy now
 3 PM
3:01 pm Manuel de Falla: Four Spanish Pieces: Montanesa
Javier Perianes, piano
Harmonia Mundi 902099 Buy now
3:06 pm Georg Philipp Telemann: Overture and Suite
English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
Archiv 439893 Buy now
3:24 pm Anatol Liadov: Ballade "About Olden Times"
Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra / Enrique Batiz
ASV 657 Buy now
3:31 pm Ludwig van Beethoven: Sextet for Two Horns and Strings
Gewandhaus Quartet / (Selected members)
Hermann Baumann, horn
Philips 426440 Buy now
3:50 pm Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Adrian Boult
EMI 62539 Buy now
 4 PM
4:01 pm Lucas de Ribayaz: Jousting Dance
Harp Consort / Andrew Lawrence-King
DHM 77340 Buy now
4:07 pm Emil Waldteufel: Midnight Polka
Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra / Theodor Guschlbauer
FNAC 592311 Buy now
4:11 pm Frederic Chopin: Waltz No. 10
Stephen Kovacevich, piano
EMI 46734 Buy now
4:17 pm Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 43 "Mercury"
Cantilena / Adrian Shepherd
Chandos 8541 Buy now
4:43 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 6
Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Murray Perahia
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 89690 Buy now
 5 PM - 7 PM
Sunday at the Symphony
with the Cleveland Orchestra
Ton Koopman conducts the Orchestra in an all-Bach program. Includes the Brandenburg Concerto No. 1; the Sinfonia from Cantata's No. 208 and No. 42; and Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C. Plus, Teresa Wakim performs the Cantata No. 202, the "Wedding Cantata."
 7 PM - 9 PM
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
with Jim Cunningham
Manfred Honeck leads the orchestra in favorite Strauss family waltzes and polkas. Plus Noa Wildschut plays Chausson's Poeme and Ravel's Tzigane.
 9 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
9:01 pm Ned Rorem: Barcarolle No. 3
Ruskin Cooper, piano
Centaur 2584 Buy now
9:06 pm Jeff Alexander: Come Wander with Me
London/Decca 25736 Buy now
9:11 pm Vagn Holmboe: Violin Concerto No. 2
Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra / Dima Slobodeniouk
Erik Heide, violin
Dacapo 220599 Buy now
9:38 pm Arthur Foote: At Dusk
Fenwick Smith, flute
Northeastern 227 Buy now
9:44 pm Antonin Dvorak: Romantic Pieces
James Ehnes, violin
Analekta 3191 Buy now
 10 PM
10:01 pm Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No. 3: Sarabande
Pedrick-Hutson Guitar Duo
HGS 1002 Buy now
10:06 pm Arvo Part: Fratres (Brothers)
MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra / Kristjan Jarvi
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Naive 5425 Buy now
10:19 pm Morten Lauridsen: Songs of the Roses
Polyphony / Stephen Layton
Hyperion 67580 Buy now
10:37 pm Claude Debussy: Children's Corner: The Snow is Dancing
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 460247 Buy now
10:41 pm Claude Debussy: Six Epigraphes Antiques
Lyon National Orchestra / Jun Markl
Naxos 572568 Buy now
 11 PM
Music Through the Night
with Valerie Kahler
11:01 pm Robert Burns: Ae Fond Kiss
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra / Rory Macdonald
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London/Decca 21290 Buy now
11:07 pm Leevi Madetoja: Night Revels
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Jorma Panula
YLE 9803 Buy now
11:16 pm Frank Martin: Pavane Couleur du temps
Fuga Libera 511 Buy now
11:23 pm Jennifer Higdon: All Things Majestic: String Lake
Nashville Symphony Orchestra / Giancarlo Guerrero
Naxos 559823 Buy now
11:32 pm Richard Wagner: Tristan and Isolde: Love Scene and Transfiguration
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra / John Mauceri
Philips 438867 Buy now

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