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  • 12:00 AM
    New Sounds
  • Requiem-Based New Music, Part I

    For this New Sounds program, the first of a two-part series, we'll listen to many works that draw inspiration from the text of the requiem mass, but have come from different parts of the world. For starters, there's Mistico Mediterraneo, a collaboration involving three different artists: Sardinian trumpet player Paolo Fresu, Italian bandoneonist Daniele Di Bonaventura and Corsican all-male choral group A Filetta.  We'll hear music from the principal composer of A Filetta, Jean-Claude Acquaviva, with his “Rex tremendae” and “Figliolu d’ella”  from a requiem written in 2004.  And much more.

  • 01:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 06:00 AM
    The Splendid Table
  • 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
    On Being
  •  Conversations about spirituality, science and the spaces in between. Host Krista Tippett explores the questions at the center of human life.

  • 08:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday
  • 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
    On The Media
  • Public Opinion on Gay Marriage, America's Most Notorious Gangster, and More

    America's quickly shifting opinions on gay marriage, overclassification and obfuscation over government surveillance, and the trial and media profile of Whitey Bulger.

  • 11:00 AM
    Studio 360
  • The Heat & Eric Fischl

    This week in Studio 360, some anxiety about money. The makers of the lady-buddy-cop movie The Heat are feeling the heat to match the success of Bridesmaids, or Hollywood’s women will get sent back to the rom-coms. And an indie-rock veteran puts his reputation on the line to complain publicly ...

  • 12:00 PM
    The Jonathan Schwartz Show
  • A master of the Great American Songbook, Jonathan guides listeners through decades of tunes, drawing from his encyclopedic knowledge of music and friendships with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Stephen Sondheim. 

  • 04:00 PM
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!
  • 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
    All Things Considered
  • 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
    This American Life
  • 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
    Spinning on Air
  • Joshua Rifkin Presents Wildflowers

    Judy Collins' 1967 album "Wildflowers" is a lovely collection of thoughtful songs sung beautifully to inventive, timeless orchestral arrangements. There hasn't been another album quite like it, before or since. Joshua Rifkin, who created the sensitive arrangements for "Wildflowers," and conducted the recording, joins David Garland in the WNYC Studio to tell of his experiences helping to make this timeless album at age 23. We learn how he was at first stuck for ideas, and how at a convivial California lunch of wine and Collin's Beef Stroganoff, inspiration suddenly struck. Rifkin shares insights about a few specific arrangements, and we learn a bit about Rifkin's own diverse career as a member of The Even Dozen Jug Band, arranger of "The Baroque Beatles Book," catalyst for the revival of interest in composer Scott Joplin, and Rifkin's life-long involvement with the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.

  • 09:00 PM
    On Being
  •  Conversations about spirituality, science and the spaces in between. Host Krista Tippett explores the questions at the center of human life.

  • 10:00 PM
    Selected Shorts
  • 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
    New Sounds
  • Requiem-Based New Music, Part II

    For this second program of a two-part mini-series, we'll listen to more unconventional works that draw inspiration from the text of the requiem mass. There's music by Gavin Bryars, the Cadman Requiem, written in honor of Bryars' sound engineer and friend, Bill Cadman, who died in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.  Also, hear a requiem by Ragnar Grippe from Sweden for soprano and synthesizer, a wordless requiem by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt, and more.