Schedule & Playlists

Playlist for Saturday, May 27, 2023

12:00 - 7:00 am

12:00 am

Telemann, Georg Philipp: Twelve Solo Flute Fantasias

Calliope CAL-9630

12:05 am

Bloch, Ernest: Concerto Grosso no.1

San Diego Chamber Orchestra / Donald Barra, conductor

Susan Dewitt Smith, piano,p,

Koch 3-7196-2

12:28 am

Handel, George Frideric: Concerto grosso in d, Op. 6, No. 10 Op 6/10

Christopher Hogwood, conductor

Avie AV-2065 (3)

12:30 am

Wagenseil, Georg Christoph: Sonata No. 1 in D

Piccolo Concerto Wien


Symphonia SY-99168-9 (2)

12:47 am

Florian, Johann: Divertimento in G

Cavalli Records CCD-208

12:54 am

Anon 15th c, German: Die Katzenpfote

Stanley Buetens Lute Ensemble

Nonesuch H-71120

1:00 am

Caldara, Antonio: Sinfonia #9

Slovak Chamber Orch / Bohdan Warchal

CPO 999137-2

1:05 am

Vivaldi, Antonio: Two-Trumpet Concerto in C, R 537 R 537

Trevor Pinnock, conductor

DG Archiv 435262-2

1:12 am

Hingeston, John: Fantasia


Nick Norton,tr,

Summit DCD-108

1:14 am

Rachmaninoff, Sergei: Piano Sonata No. 1 in d, Op. 28

Yakov Kasman,p,

Calliope CAL-9259

1:54 am

Massenet, Jules: "Hérodiade" (1881)

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / Jean-Yves Ossonce

Naxos 8.553124

2:00 am

Purcell, Henry: Harpsichord Suite #5 in C

Terence Charlston,hc,

Naxos 8.553982

2:05 am

Eccles, John: Trumpet Sonata ("Symphony for Mercury")

Dallas Chamber Orch / Ronald Neal, conductor

Richard Giangiulio, trumpet,tr,

Crystal CD-512

2:11 am

Purcell, Henry: "The Fairy Queen"

Emma Kirkby, soprano,s,

L'Oiseau Lyre 4759109

2:13 am

Brahms, Johannes: Symphony no.4 in e minor, Op.98

London Philharmonic Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor

EMI/Ang CDR5-69857-2

2:55 am

Dowland, John: Psalm 134

Anthony Rooley

L'Oiseau Lyre 452563-2 (12)

3:00 am

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Trio in d, BWV 583 BWV 583

Wilbert Hazelzet, flute,f,

Glossa GCD-920805

3:05 am

Wagner, Richard: "A Faust Overture"

Malaga Phil / Alexander Rahbari, conductor

Naxos 8.557055

3:17 am

Rachmaninoff, Sergei: Six Songs, Op. 8 Op 8

Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano,p,

London 436920-2 (3)

3:18 am

Rachmaninoff, Sergei: Cello Sonata in g, Op. 19

Susan Starr,p,

Mastersound DFCDI-031

3:54 am

Rachmaninoff, Sergei: Twelve Songs, Op. 14 Op 14

Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano,p,

London 436920-2 (3)

4:00 am

Strauss, Richard: Five Songs, Op. 41 Op 41

London Symphony Orchestra / George Szell, conductor

Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano,s,

EMI/Ang CDU5-66960-2

4:04 am

Gershwin, George: "Lullaby" (1919)

Philarte String Quartet

Pro Arte CDD-236

4:14 am

Brahms, Johannes: Waltzes, Op 39

David Allen Wehr, piano,p,

Connoisseur CD-4222

4:33 am

Brahms, Johannes: "Wiegenlied" Op.49, no.4, "Lullaby"

Eroica Trio

EMI/Ang 5-57199-2

4:35 am

Marschner, Heinrich: "Lukretia," Op 67

Slovak Philharmonic / Alfred Walter, conductor

Marco Polo 8.223342

4:44 am

Weber, Carl Maria von: "Oberon"

Philharmonia Orchestra / Wolfgang Sawallisch, conductor

EMI/Ang CDM7-69572-2

4:54 am

Weber, Carl Maria von: "Oberon"

Berlin German Sym Orch / Marek Janowski


RCA 68505-2 (2)

5:00 am

Rossini, Gioachino: "William Tell"

Lyon Opéra Orchestra / Gabriele Ferro, conductor

Katia Ricciarelli, soprano,s,

Virgin 91484-2

5:05 am

Rossini, Gioachino: "La gazza ladra"

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Beecham, conductor

EMI/Ang CDM7-63407-2

5:15 am

Carulli, Ferdinando: "Two Duos on Themes by Rossini", Op 233/1 Op 233/1


Dorian DIS-80156

5:25 am

Tomlinson, Ernest: "Sweet and Dainty"

Ernest Tomlinson

Marco Polo 8.223413

5:26 am

Franck, César: "Psyché"

Basle Sym Orch / Armin Jordan, conductor

Erato ECD-88167

5:54 am

Massenet, Jules: "Lent et Sombre" for Bassoon and Piano

Peter Serkin, piano,p,

Boston Records BR-1022-CD

6:00 am

Grétry, André: "Les Mariages samnites"

Orch de Liège / Paul Strauss

Seraphim S-60268

6:05 am

Liszt, Franz: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A

Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Michael Gielen, conductor

Alfred Brendel, piano,p,

Preiser 90064

6:26 am

LEVITZKI, Mischa: Waltz in A, Op 2 Op 2

Stephen Hough, piano,p,

Virgin 59509-2

6:28 am

Crusell, Bernhard Henrik: Clarinet Duo #3 in C

Hakan Rosengren,cl,

Nytorp CD-9701

6:38 am

Sibelius, Jean: "Karelia" Suite, Op. 11

Oslo Philharmonic / Mariss Jansons, conductor

EMI/Ang CDC7-54273-2

6:54 am

Godard, Benjamin: Suite for Flute and Orchestra, Op 116 Op 116

London Festival Orchestra / Ross Pople, conductor

Edward Beckett, flute,f,

Black Box BBM-1049

7:00 - 11:00 am

7:00 am

Weekend Mornings with LaRob K. Rafael

With News at 7:00 am; "Saturday Morning Listeners' Choice" at 8:00 am; and "Soundtrack" at 9:00 am.

7:02 am

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 100 in G, "Military"

London Phil Orch/Eugen Jochum
Haydn: The 12 'London' Symphonies

DG 437201-2 (4)

7:26 am

Norman Dello Joio: "Homage to Haydn"

I. Introduction - Allegro scherzando

Louisville Orch/Leonard Slatkin
Dello Joio, Schickele, Persichetti - First Edition Encores

Albany TROY-024

7:34 am

Sergei Prokofiev: "War and Peace," Op. 91


Martha Argerich & Sergei Babayan, p's
Prokofiev for Two / Martha Argerich & Sergei Babayan

DG 4799854

7:40 am

Kevin Puts: "Elegy for Brass"

Bay Brass
Sound the Bells! American Premieres for Brass

Harmonia Mundi HMU-807556

7:45 am

Joshua McGhee: "Let God Bring Tomorrow (Hymn for the Fallen)"

Stephanie McNab, f; Douglas Brown, bn; Picasso Ensemble
Where Freedom Rings: Compositions by Contemporary African-American Composers

Cambria CD-1238

7:51 am

Leonard Bernstein: "West Side Story"


Pro Arte Guitar Trio


7:54 am

John Williams: "Call of the Champions" (2002 Winter Olympics theme)

Mormon Tabernacle Cho, Utah Sym/John Williams
John Williams Conductor

Sony 41779-2 (20)

8:00 am

Saturday Morning Listener's Choice

8:00 am

Scott Joplin: "Solace" (A Mexican Serenade)

The 5 Browns
In Hollywood

eOne E1E-CD-2041

8:07 am

George Gershwin: "Novelette in Fourths"

Fazil Say, p

Teldec 26202-2

8:11 am

Georges Bizet: "The Pearl Fishers"

Duet, "Au fond du temple saint"

Jussi Björling, t; Robert Merrill, br; Orch/Renato Cellini
The Pearl Fishers - Jussi Björling

RCA 7799-2-RG

8:17 am

Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 11

Dale Clevenger, hn; Chicago Sym Orch/Daniel Barenboim
Richard Strauss: Wind Concertos

Teldec 23913-2

8:35 am

Kurt Weill: "September Song"

Daniel Hope, v; Joscho Stephan, g; Zürich Chamber Orch

DG 4861941

8:39 am

Ralph Vaughan Williams: "Dona nobis pacem"

No. 3, "Reconciliation"

Carmen Pelton, s; Nathan Gunn, br; Atlanta Sym Cho & Orch/Robert Shaw
Barber - Vaughan Williams - Bartók

Telarc CD-80479

8:46 am

Ralph Vaughan Williams: "Dona nobis pacem"

No. 4, "Dirge for Two Veterans"

Atlanta Sym Cho & Orch/Robert Shaw
Barber - Vaughan Williams - Bartók

Telarc CD-80479

8:56 am

Chapman-Knight: "The Best"

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/David Arnold
Symphonic Rock

Orchid Classics RPOSP-019

9:00 am


9:00 am

Alfred Newman: 20th Century Fox Fanfare

London Phil Orch/John Mauceri
The Genius of Film Music

LPO 0086

9:02 am

Hugo Friedhofer: "The Best Years of Our Lives"


London Sym Orch/John Williams
The Hollywood Sound

Sony SK-62788

9:05 am

Ennio Morricone: "Casualties of War"

"Elegy for Brown"

City of Prague Phil Orch/Paul Bateman
Cinema Paradiso - The Classic Film Music of Ennio Morricone

Silva SSD-1057

9:08 am

Hans Zimmer: "The Thin Red Line"

"Stone in My Heart"

Studio Orch/Gavin Greenaway
The Thin Red Line (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

RCA 09026-63382-2

9:14 am

Hans Zimmer: "Top Gun - Maverick"

"The Man, The Legend; Touchdown"

Studio Orch/Hans Zimmer
Top Gun: Maverick (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Interscope Records B0035731-02

9:19 am

Samuel Barber: "Adagio for Strings" (from Op. 11)

New York Phil/Thomas Schippers
Samuel Barber - Thomas Schippers

Sony MHK-62837

9:29 am

Terence Blanchard: "Da 5 Bloods"

"What's This Mission About"; "Finding the Gold"; End Credits

Orch/Terence Blanchard
Da 5 Bloods (Original Motion Picture Score)

Milan B08978TJB5

9:49 am

Terence Blanchard: "Inside Man"

"Dalton's World"

Hollywood Studio Sym/Terence Blanchard
Inside Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Varèse Sarabande 302 066 722 2

9:50 am

Terence Blanchard: "Inside Man"

"Defend Brooklyn"

Aaron Parks, cel
Inside Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Varèse Sarabande 302 066 722 2

9:51 am

Terence Blanchard: "Inside Man"

"Ten Thirty"

Hollywood Studio Sym/Terence Blanchard
Inside Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Varèse Sarabande 302 066 722 2

9:53 am

Terence Blanchard: "Inside Man"

"Follow the Ring"

Hollywood Studio Sym/Terence Blanchard
Inside Man (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Varèse Sarabande 302 066 722 2

9:58 am

Terence Blanchard: "Harriet"

"Walking into Freedom"

Orch/Terence Blanchard
Harriet (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Back Lot Music BLM-7917

10:00 am

Russell Peck: "Peace Overture"

London Sym Orch/Paul Polivnick
The Upward Stream

Albany TROY-040

10:12 am

Florence Price: "The Oak"

Women's Phil/Apo Hsu
Price: The Oak, Mississippi River, Symphony No. 3

Koch 3-7518-2

10:26 am

William Grant Still: "Africa" (1928)

"Land of Peace"

Denver Oldham, p
Africa: Piano Music of William Grant Still

Koch 3-7084-2

10:37 am

Traditional African-American: "Let Us Break Bread Together"

Jubilant Sykes, br; Terence Blanchard, tr; David Low, vc; rhythm section
Mulgrew Miller, piano,
Troy Davis, tambourine,

Sony SK-63294

10:41 am

Orbert Davis: "The Chicago River"

I. "The Illinois River Valley That Was Changed Forever"

Chicago Jazz Phil/Orbert Davis
The Chicago River

3Sixteen CD-31610

10:53 am

Laura Karpman: "Brass Ceiling: The Journey of General Ann Dunwoody"

US Army Field Band/Col. Jim R. Keene
Soundtrack of the American Soldier

Navona NV-6297

11:00 am

11:00 am


Teenage chamber ensembles from the Chicago area.

12:00 - 3:00 pm

12:00 pm

From the Metropolitan Opera

Terence Blanchard and Michael Cristofer's Champion

Latonia Moore (Emelda Griffith), Ryan Speedo Green (Young Emile Griffith), Eric Owens (Emile Griffith), Stephanie Blythe (Kathy Hagen), Paul Groves (Howie Albert), Eric Greene (Benny "Kid" Paret); Metropolitan Opera Cho & Orch/Yannick Nézet-Séguin. New production and Met premiere.

3:00 pm

3:00 pm

Saturday Afternoon Music with Jan Weller

3:03 pm

Frédéric Chopin: Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20

Seong-Jin Cho, p
Chopin: PIano Concerto No. 2; Scherzi

DG 4860435

3:13 pm

Alexandre Desplat: "Girl with the Pearl Earring"

Emmanuel Pahud, f; French National Orch/Alexandre Desplat

Warner 0190295306878

3:24 pm

Charlotte Sohy: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 33

Quatuor Hermès
Charlotte Sohy, Compositrice de la Belle Epoque

La Boîte à Pépites BAP01.03

3:44 pm

Jean Françaix: "L'Horloge de Flore (The Flower Clock)"

John de Lancie, ob; London Sym Orch/André Previn
Strauss: Oboe Concerto/ Francaix: L'Horloge De Flore/ Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1/ Ibert: Symphonie Concertante

RCA 7989-2

4:00 pm

4:00 pm

Memorial in Song with John Brancy and Peter Dugan

The Grammy award-winning baritone John Brancy and his duo partner Peter Dugan (host of NPR's From the Top) present a program that explores the timeless themes of longing, loss, love, and the search for peace in the wake of war.

5:00 - 7:00 pm

5:00 pm

Saturday Evening Music with Jan Weller

5:02 pm

Raffaele Calace: Mandolin Concerto No. 2 in A minor

I. "Maestoso"

Julien Martineau, man; Concerto Italiano/Rinaldo Alessandrini
Come una volta

Naïve V-5455

5:13 pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K. 467

Maria João Pires, p; Chamber Orch of Europe/Claudio Abbado
Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos 17 & 21

DG 439941-2

5:42 pm

Johann Schop: "Lachrime Pavaen (after John Dowland)"

Ground Floor
Nicola Matteis - ‘Il genio inglese’

Harmonia Mundi HMN-916117

5:50 pm

Luigi Bottesini: "Duetto"

Bram van Sambeek, bn; Rick Stotijn, db; Camerata RCO
Doppio Espressivo

BIS BIS-2509

6:01 pm

He Zhanhao & Chen Gang: Violin Concerto, "The Butterfly Lovers"

Gil Shaham, v; Singapore Sym Orch/Lan Shui
Chen/He: The Butterfly Lovers * Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

Canary Classics CC-04

6:30 pm

Elena Kats-Chernin: "Butterflying"

Tamara-Anna Cislowska, p
The Elena Kats-Chernin Collection

ABC Classics 4816430 (10)

6:36 pm

George Gershwin: "Girl Crazy"


Ludwig Orch/Barbara Hannigan, s
Crazy Girl Crazy: Music by Gershwin, Berg and Berio

Alpha 293

6:51 pm

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: "Grande Tarantelle," Op. 67

Eugene List, p; Vienna State Opera Orch/Igor Buketoff
Gottschalk Festival

Vox CDX-5009 (2)

7:00 pm

7:00 pm

Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari

Cuban Composer Julián Orbón. Born in Spain, Julián Orbón lived and composed in Spain, Cuba, Mexico, and the United States of America.Elbio Barilari shares some of his most beloved music including his Preludio and Danza for guitar.

8:00 pm

8:00 pm

Folkstage hosted by Marilyn Rea Beyer

From the archives, honoring Memorial Day with excerpts from Magpie (Greg Artzner & Terry Leonino) performing on Folkstage in 2011.

9:00 pm - 12:00 am

9:00 pm

The Midnight Special with Marilyn Rea Beyer

We pause to reflect on Memorial Day weekend.

9:00 pm

Traditional: "Midnight Special"

Midnight Special

RCA Victor LPV-505

9:02 pm

Four Bitchin' Babes: Bob Dylan's Poetry (Debi Smith)

Four Bitchin' Babes
Some Assembly Required

Shanachie Shanachie 8039

9:07 pm

Murray McLauchlan: Home from the Forest (Lightfoot)

Murray McLauchlan
Beautiful: A Tribute to Gordon Lightfoot

Borealis BCDNBM500

9:12 pm

Beth DeSombre: He Was There

Beth DeSombre
The Sea Beside Us BF005

9:16 pm

Iain Matthews & Elliott Murphy: The Ballad of The Soldier's Wife

Iain Matthews & Elliott Murphy
La Terre Commune

Eminent EM 25070-2

9:20 pm

Dayna Kurtz: You'll Always Live Inside of Me (Charles/Coe)

Dayna Kurtz
Rise and Fall

M.C. Records MC-0077

9:25 pm

Glen Campbell: May 21st 1969 instrumental intro (Manning)

Glen Campbell
Ghost on the Canvas

Surfdog 2-528496

9:25 pm

Glen Campbell: Nothing But the Whole Wide World (J. Dylan)

Glen Campbell
Ghost on the Canvas

Surfdog 2-528496

9:29 pm

Kate MacLeod: The Flowers of Joy (Ritchie)

Kate MacLeod
The Jean Ritchie Experience single

9:34 pm

Bruce Cockburn w/Susan Aglukark: To Keep the World We Know

Bruce Cockburn w/Susan Aglukark
O Sun O Moon

True North TND811

9:38 pm

Bruce Cockburn: When the Spirit Walks in the Room

Bruce Cockburn
O Sun O Moon

True North TND811

9:42 pm

Bruce Cockburn: King of the Bolero

Bruce Cockburn
O Sun O Moon

True North TND811

9:48 pm

Ray Bonneville: On the Blind Side

Ray Bonneville
On the Blind Side single

9:52 pm

Natalie Merchant: Guardian Angel

Natalie Merchant
Keep Your Courage

Nonesuch 75597907858

9:58 pm

Jonas Friddle: "The Midnight Special - fretless banjo"

Jonas Friddle
Midnight Special Collection

Midnight Special Collection JFriddle | MS008

10:00 pm

Jeffrey Jones: A Song for His 'n' Hers

Jeffrey Jones
Gay & Straight Together

Smithsonian Folkways FS8580

10:07 pm

Ginni Clemmens: Love Somebody (Malvina Reynolds)

Ginni Clemmens
Gay & Straight Together

Smithsonian Folkways FS8580

10:10 pm

Studs Terkel: Interview excerpt: Marge Summit

Marge Summit
Studs Terkel Archives (9.17.1985)

WFMT 2490649-3-1 excerpt

10:13 pm

Paula Walowitz: Surprise

Paula Walowitz
Gay & Straight Together

Smithsonian Folkways FS8580

10:16 pm

Kitty Barber: Pancake Blues

Kitty Barber
Gay & Straight Together

Smithsonian Folkways FS8580

10:19 pm

Dev Singh: Carry It On (G. Turner)

Dev Singh
Gay & Straight Together

Smithsonian Folkways FS8580

10:23 pm

Fred Holstein (Rich Warren intro.): Gotta Travel On (Trad., et al)

Fred Holstein (Rich Warren intro.)
The Midnight Special WFMT 50th Anniversary

WFMT History 12.13.2001

10:29 pm

Jeff Black: "Always on my Way Back Home"

Jeff Black
A Walk In the Sun

Lotos Nile 8 58732 96639 5

10:37 pm

Washington Revels: "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground" (Walter Kittredge)

Washington Revels feat. Douglas Jimerson, Jacqueline Schwab, Gallery Voices
Hard Times Come Again No More: American Music of the Civil War Era

Washington Revels WRCD2011

10:40 pm

Bruce Caton: "On the Eve of Antietam - Mr. Lincoln's Army"

Marilyn Rea Beyer/Joel Mabus "Shenandoah"
The Army of the Potomac Trilogy

Doubleday ISBN 038541689X

10:43 pm

Kelly Hunt: Men of Blue & Grey

Kelly Hunt
Even the Sparrow

Rare Bird RBR001

10:49 pm

Emmylou Harris & Linda Ronstadt: "1917"

Emmylou Harris & Linda Ronstadt
Western Wall/The Tucson Sessions

Western Wall/The Tucson Sessions/Asylum 62408-2

10:54 pm

Mouths of Babes: If I Had Known

Mouths of Babes
Brighter in the Dark

Wide Awake WAM0003

10:59 pm

Stephen Schuch: Midnight Special (Piano Only)

Stephen Schuch

Stephen Schuch [2022]

11:00 pm

The Refugees: For What It's Worth (Stills)

The Refugees
California 6 32623 97972 4

11:03 pm

Wendy Waldman: You Plant Your Fields (Waldman/Lowery)

Wendy Waldman
My Time in the Desert

Longhouse LGH-3715

11:07 pm

Sam Bush: Everything is Possible (Bush/Holland)

Sam Bush

Sugar Hill SUG00011

11:12 pm

Kate Rusby: "The White Cockade" (Trad.)

Kate Rusby
Underneath the Stars

Pure Records/Compass 7 4370 2

11:16 pm

Molasses Creek: Strangest Dream/Find the Cost of Freedom Medley (McCurdy/Stills)

Molasses Creek (Kim France/Gerald Hampton/Gary Mitchell/Fiddler Dave Tweedie)
Strangest Dream

Soundside Records MC008

11:20 pm

The Milk Carton Kids: When You're Gone

The Milk Carton Kids
I Only See The Moon

Far Cry Records FCR00005CD

11:24 pm

Niamh Parsons w/Graham Dunne (Laird/Starrett/McRory): John Condon (Laird/Starrett/McRory)

Niamh Parsons w/Graham Dunne (Laird/Starrett/McRory)
The Old Simplicity

Green Linnet GLCD 1232

11:28 pm

The Golden Ring: Richmond/Last Letter Home (trad., Hooker/McDade)

The Golden Ring
For All the Good People

Folk Legacy CD 121

11:32 pm

The Rough & Tumble: God of War

The Rough & Tumble
Only This Far 1 97545 42169 5

11:37 pm

Seeger, Pete: "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?"

Recollections Revolution

Wand'ring Feet Publishing WFR101

11:40 pm

Original Broadway Cast: The Last Flower

Tom Ewell w/Don Elliott Quartet
A Thurber Carnival

Sony 8691 91138-2

11:43 pm

Pete Seeger, Odetta, Joan Baez, Theo Bikel, Bernice Johnson: Down By The Riverside (Trad.)

Pete Seeger, Odetta, Joan Baez, Theo Bikel, Bernice Johnson
Live at Newport

Vanguard VCD 77008

11:48 pm

Anne Harris: Lily of the Valley

Anne Harris

Rugged Road Records 8 88295 82053 0

11:50 pm

Doc Watson: Peace in the Valley (Dorsey)

Doc Watson
WFMT's The Midnight Special 45s

United Artists Records 90119

11:54 pm

Laura Love: "I Still Believe (Unplugged)"

Laura Love
She Loved Red

Laura Love 88295 68276

11:59 pm

Andrew Beyer: "The Midnight Special - cigar box slide"

Andrew Beyer
Midnight Special Collection

Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004