Classical 24 on KBIA in HD

On HD-1: Weekdays 12:00am-4:00am, 11:00pm-Midnight; Sundays 11:00pm-Midnight; On HD-2: Weekdays 4:00am-9pm, Saturdays 5:00am-11:00am

Classical 24 is a syndicated, satellite-delivered public service providing classical music to its carrying stations. It generally airs overnights on many non-commercial and a handful of commercial classical music stations. However, the service is operated 24 hours a day and is used by some stations during the day to augment their schedules. It was co-created by a partnership between Minnesota Public Radio and Public Radio international to fulfill the need for a comprehensive classic music service for stations to supplement their schedules. As part of this partnership, the service is produced by Minnesota Public Radio and distributed by Public Radio International. It began operation on December 1, 1995.

Unlike most mainstream classical music stations, Classical 24 adheres to a "clock" that typically consists of one or two short selections at the beginning of the hour, followed by a longer work such as a symphony, and then a short piece or two to close the hour. Classical 24 also requires two breaks per hour (one in the overnight) and a mandatory break at the top of the hour for announcements and station identification. The service also has a six minute "cutaway" at the top of the hour during the day for subscribers to air news programming.

Classical 24 employs live hosts instead of using voice tracking. To make the sound as "local" as possible, there are no identifications given to the listener that they are listening to Classical 24. Only the host's name is given. For stations to automate breaks, a special decoder must be purchased and used.

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January 27, 2013

11:01 PM
Lute Suite No. 3: Allemande
Artist : Jason Vieaux, guitar
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 71250
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Azica
11:06 PM
The Exquisite Hour
Artist : Mischa Maisky, cello
Album :
Composer : Reynaldo Hahn
Catalog : 457657
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 15
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : DG
11:10 PM
Symphony No. 2 Mysterious Mountain
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alan Hovhaness
Catalog : 90224
Conductor : Andrew Litton
Orchestra : Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Dorian
11:29 PM
Annelise: Anne’s meditation
Artist : Arianna Zukerman, soprano
Album :
Composer : James Whitbourne
Catalog : 573070
Conductor : James Jordan
Orchestra : Lincoln Trio
Instrument : LKURP
TrackNumber : 14
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Naxos
11:34 PM
Fantasy for Piano and Orchestra
Artist : Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 572675
Conductor : Jun Markl
Orchestra : Lyon National Orchestra
Instrument : OP
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Naxos