What's Playing

Listings subject to change.

April 4, 2020:         (View the full-page version)
“Music is life and, like it, inextinguishable.”
— Carl Nielsen


Start Time

Buy CD online




Record Label

Stock Number


Sleepers, Awake!00:01Buy Now!RodrigoConcerto for a FiestaP. Romero/Academy SMF/MarrinerPhilips411 133028941113320
00:30Buy Now!SarasateCaprice basque, Op. 24Perlman/SandersWarner Classics093905099940939025
00:38Buy Now!TelemannParis Quartet No. 10Kuijken Bros/LeonhardtSony63115074646311523
00:59Buy Now!Moreno TorrobaCastles of SpainChristopher ParkeningEMI49404077774940429
01:10Buy Now!Saint-SaënsViolin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61Stern/Paris Orchestra/BarenboimSony64501074646450123
01:41Buy Now!SmetanaString Quartet No. 2 in D minorSmetana QuartetDenon7339N/A
02:01Buy Now!AlbénizSpanish Rhapsodyde Larrocha/London Philharmonic/FruhbeckLondon410 289028941028921
02:20Buy Now!MozartViolin Concerto No. 5 in A, K. 219 "Turkish"Shumsky/Scottish Chamber Orchestra/TortelierNimbus Records5009n/a
02:50Buy Now!HaydnPiano Sonata No. 41 in ALeif Ove AndsnesEMI56756724355675620
03:00Buy Now!FallaSuite populaire espagnoleJosefowicz/NovacekPhilips456 571028945657127
03:13Buy Now!SchubertPiano Trio No. 2 in E flat, D. 929Stern/Rose/IstominSony64516074646451625
04:00Buy Now!SarasateCarmen Fantasy, Op. 25Bell/SandersLondon417 891028941789129
04:16Buy Now!MozartFlute Quartet No. 3 in C, K. 285bMannheim QuartetTitanic172045591017228
04:33Buy Now!MendelssohnViolin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64Ibragimova/Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/JurowskiHyperion67795034571177953
05:00Buy Now!VivaldiConcerto in G minor for 2 Cellos, RV 531Paul & Maud Tortelier/London Mozart Players/LedgerEMI79521724347952128
05:14Buy Now!GranadosSpanish Dance No. 12, "Arabesca"Angel & Celedonio RomeroTelarc80216089408021626
05:21Buy Now!DvorakSonatina in G, Op. 100Stern/McDonaldSony Classical62597n/a
05:42Buy Now!SorVariations on a Theme by Mozart, Op. 9Andres SegoviaMCA/Decca11124008811112424
05:50Buy Now!Fill Music: announcer selects
Weekend Classics05:58Buy Now!RodrigoThree traditional dance airsCastille and Leon Symphony Orchestra/DarmanNaxos8.555962747313596225
06:11Buy Now!BrahmsHungarian Dance No. 1 in G minorVienna Philharmonic/AbbadoDG410 615028941061522
06:15Buy Now!Moreno TorrobaSonatinaPecoraroThe OrchardN/A783707205823
06:31Buy Now!BeethovenString Quartet No. 3 in D, Op. 18 No. 3Cypress String QuartetAvie2348822252234824
06:59Buy Now!FallaSeven Spanish FolksongsGarcia/MoreauErato01902959546350190295954635
07:13Buy Now!MozartPiano Concerto No. 05 in D, K. 175Brendel/Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/MarrinerPhilips416 366028941636621
07:37Buy Now!MendelssohnHebrides Overture, Op. 26Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/JurowskiHyperion67795034571177953
07:47Buy Now!AlbénizSunday Festival in SevilleCincinnati Pops/KunzelTelarc80129089408012921
07:58Buy Now!RodrigoFantasia for a GentlemanMilos/London Philharmonic/Nezet-SeguinDG0020039028948106523
08:22Buy Now!Fill Music: announcer selects
08:33Buy Now!BeethovenPiano Sonata No. 21 in C, Op. 53 "Waldstein"Jennifer TaoEroica3015714548301528
08:58Buy Now!GlinkaMemory of A Summer Night in MadridTchaikovsky Moscow Radio Symphony/FedoseyevHarmonia Mundi288 114N/A
09:07Buy Now!FallaInterlude and Spanish Dance ~ La vida breveCincinnati Symphony/Lopez-CobosTelarc80149089408014925
09:16Buy Now!BrahmsViolin Concerto in D, Op. 77Stern/NY Philharmonic/MehtaSony66941074646694121
09:58Buy Now!GranadosRomantic ScenesAlicia de LarrochaLondon410 288028941028822
10:24Buy Now!MozartDivertimento No. 10 in F, K. 247Academy Chamber EnsemblePhilips416 362028941636225
10:57Buy Now!MoszkowskiSpanish Dances, Book 1; Op. 12London Symphony/ArgentaDecca289 466 378028946637821
11:13Buy Now!Bach, C.P.E.String Symphony in AEnglish Concert/PinnockArchiv415 300028941530028
11:26Buy Now!SchumannPiano Quintet in E flat, Op. 44Stepan/Smetana QuartetTestament1119749677111922
11:58Buy Now!MalatsSerenata espanolaDavid RussellTelarc80576089408057625
12:04Buy Now!WeberClarinet Concerto No. 2 in E flat, Op. 74Stoltzman/Slovak Radio Symphony/TrevorNavona5801896931002011
12:30Buy Now!BalakirevOverture On A Spanish MarchSingapore Symphony/HoeyHong Kong8.220324N/A
12:45Buy Now!Fill Music to MET Opera: announcer selects
12:57Buy Now!Metropolitan Opera: Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice
14:47Buy Now!GranadosAllegro de conciertoAlicia de LarrochaLondon410 288028941028822
14:57Buy Now!Rimsky-KorsakovCapriccio espagnol, Op. 34London Symphony/MacKerrasTelarc80208089408020827
15:13Buy Now!RachmaninoffThe Isle of the Dead, Op. 29London Philharmonic/JurowskiLPO000450600096760047
15:37Buy Now!HaydnSymphony No. 024 in DAustro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra/FischerNimbus5179083603517922
15:58Buy Now!BretonSalamanca: Symphonic PoemCastile and Leon Symphony Orchestra/Bragado-DarmanNewport Classic85604723722186523
16:10Buy Now!RodrigoConcerto Serenata for Harp and OrchestraMichel/Monte-Carlo Opera Orchestra/AlmeidaPhilips289 462 179028946217924
16:36Buy Now!DestouchesThe ElementsAcademy of Ancient Music/HogwoodL'Oiseau Lyre421 656028942165625
16:57Buy Now!FallaNights in the Gardens of SpainArgerich/Paris Orchestra/BarenboimErato8825508908882552
17:24Buy Now!SmetanaThe Moldau ~ Ma Vlast (My Fatherland)London Symphony/DoratiMercury462 953028946295328
17:39Buy Now!Fill Music: announcer selects
17:53Buy Now!TarregaCapricho ArabeMilos KaradaglicDG0015579028947795476
Saturday Evening Request Program Click link to see the Saturday Evening Request Playlist! (Note: The evening's assembled requests may not be available until 6 p.m. Eastern Time.)
18:01Buy Now!Strauss Jr.The Blue DanubeVienna Philharmonic/MaazelDG400 0403259140004028
18:12Buy Now!WidorToccata ~ Symphony No. 5 in F minor for organ, Op. 42 No. 1Peter HurfordLondon430 710028943071024
18:19Buy Now!EnescuRomanian Rhapsody No. 2 in DVancouver Symphony/ComissionaCBC Records5166059582516621
18:33Buy Now!TchaikovskyElegy for String OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic/AshkenazyLondon421 715028942171527
18:42Buy Now!BizetL'Arlesienne Suite No. 2Mexico City Philharmonic/BatizASV6205011975062028
19:01Buy Now!HandelWater Music - CompleteKing's Chamber Orchestra/MalgoireSony4828507464482852
19:46Buy Now!Rimsky-KorsakovRussian Easter Overture, Op. 36London Philharmonic/SerebrierReference Recordings89030911108922
20:03Buy Now!Gade, J.JalousieKrips/Boston Pops/FiedlerRCA Victor63304090266330423
20:08Buy Now!BachAir ~ Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068 "Air on the G String"English Chamber Orchestra/LeppardSony4822607464482262
20:15Buy Now!DebussyThe Girl with the Flaxen Hair ~ Preludes, Book ISamson FrancoisWarner Classics0825646013296825646013296
20:19Buy Now!BeethovenSymphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68 "Pastoral"Berlin Philharmonic/AbbadoDG289 471 489028947148920
21:00Buy Now!LeharGold and Silver WaltzJohann Strauss Orchestra of Vienna/BoskovskyEMI47020077774702027
21:10Buy Now!FallaThree Dances ~ The Three-Cornered HatPhiladelphia Orchestra/OrmandySony89291696998929128
21:24Buy Now!SchubertAve Maria, D. 839Anderson/VehanenRCA7911078635791129
21:30Buy Now!BachOpening chorus ~ St. John Passion, BWV 245Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Academy of Ancient Music/CleoburyThe Choir of King's College, Cambridge0018822231701828
21:41Buy Now!CorelliViolin Sonata, Op. 5 No. 12 "La Follia"Kurosaki/ChristieAngel55311724355531124
21:53Buy Now!DvorakGoing HomeLibera/PrizemanEMI70523094637052327
21:59Buy Now!Beethoven1st mvt (Allegro con brio) ~ Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67Revolutionary & Romantic Orch/GardinerArchiv445 944028944594423
22:07Buy Now!SolerFandangoJohn NovacekAmbassador81014726618101426
22:18Buy Now!StillLift Every Voice and SingHoneysucker/VidemusNew World Records80399093228039921
22:23Buy Now!SteffeBattle Hymn of the RepublicSaint Louis Symphony & Chorus/SlatkinRCA60983090266098323
22:29Buy Now!ShostakovichConcerto for Piano, Trumpet and Strings, Op. 35Argerich/Nakariakov/Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana/VedernikovEMI045045099950450428
22:51Buy Now!SibeliusDeath of Melisande ~ Pelleas and Melisande, Op. 46Berlin Philharmonic/KarajanDG410 026028941002624
22:59Buy Now!TeschnerAll glory, laud and honorGough/Choir of Wells Cathedral/ArcherHyperion12104034571121048
23:05Buy Now!WagnerPrelude to Act 1 ~ LohengrinNY Philharmonic/SinopoliDG419 169028941916921
23:16Buy Now!ProkofievPiano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16Bronfman/Israel Philharmonic/MehtaSony Classical58966n/a
23:48Buy Now!Fill Music: announcer selects