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  • 12:00 AM
  • #3118: New Choral Music

    For this New Sounds, listen to choral music of the British Isles, Armenia, and more, including the Medieval music group, Canty, dubbed “Scotland’s Anonymous 4.” They perform Irish composer Michael McGlynn’s “Lorica,” from a recent release, "Carmina Celtica."  The record features world premieres of nine contemporary works - some written for Canty, commissioned by them, or gifted by the composer.

  • 01:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 06:00 AM
  • Public radio’s classic show about food and the people who eat it. Lynne Rosetto Kasper brings you recipes, cooking tips and in-depth stories about where our food comes from.

  • 07:00 AM
  • Conversations about spirituality, science and the spaces in between. Host Krista Tippett explores the questions at the center of human life.

  • 08:00 AM
  • NPR’s Rachel Martin interviews top newsmakers in politics, science, and the arts, and Will Shortz brings you the beloved weekend puzzle.

  • 10:00 AM
  • Violent Video Games, Lying Athletes, and More

    The history of studies on video games and aggression, a reporter's coverage of every underage gun death in New York City, Lance Armstrong, Manti Te'o, and remembering Aaron Swartz.

  • 11:00 AM
  • Studio 360 Live: Stories of Neuroscience & Memory

    This week, we talk about telling stories in science through words and pictures. The new book The Where, the Why, and the How pairs explanations of scientific mysteries with playful, intriguing illustrations by 75 artists. Kurt Andersen speaks with one of the book’s editors, and gives our listeners a new ...

  • 12:00 PM
  • Live on The Jonathan Channel

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  • 04:00 PM
  • The NPR news quiz where the panelists are funny, the limericks are lyrical and you get to shout answers at your radio. Hosted by Peter Sagal.

  • 05:00 PM
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 06:00 PM
    Special Programming
  • 07:00 PM
  • Themed, offbeat, (mostly) true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. Host Ira Glass and a regular cast of personalities, including David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell and Mike Birbiglia, bring the best of nonfiction storytelling to the radio.

  • 08:00 PM
  • Extraordinary Orchestras: Ravi Shankar, and Iva Bittova
    Sometimes diverse musical influences intersect in the orchestra, with exciting results. David Garland presents selections from Ravi Shankar's "Music Festival from India" from 1976, an...
  • 09:00 PM
  • Conversations about spirituality, science and the spaces in between. Host Krista Tippett explores the questions at the center of human life.

  • 10:00 PM
  • Classic and contemporary short fiction read by some of the most iconic voices in today’s world of film, theater and comedy. Recorded live at Symphony Space in New York City.


  • 11:00 PM
  • #3119: Cinematic Audio

    American sound-designer, film editor and composer, Matteo Marchisano-Adamo makes cinematic audio sculptures out of prepared piano and electronics from a collection of “Inventions.” We'll also hear electronic music based on the sounds of Indonesian gamelan by Gregory Taylor, and some rooted in sounds from Jamaica and Zimbabwe as well. That, and more on this New Sounds.