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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February 25, 2013

11:01 PM
Sonata in the Old Spanish Style: Dance with Variations
Artist : Viviane Spanoghe, cello
Album :
Composer : Gaspar Cassado
Catalog : 291025
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 1991
Label : Classic Talent
11:06 PM
Scherzino Mexicano
Artist : Milos Karadaglic, guitar
Album :
Composer : Manuel Ponce
Catalog : 17000
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : DG
11:09 PM
Elegy: O Doux Printemps D’Autrefois
Artist : Joshua Bell, violin
Album :
Composer : Jules Massenet
Catalog : 87894
Conductor : Michael Stern
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : OR
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Sony
11:14 PM
Sonata for Harp
Artist : Judy Loman, harp
Album :
Composer : Paul Hindemith
Catalog : 81289
Instrument : Yx
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Marquis
11:27 PM
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 237
Orchestra : Cleveland Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Pro Arte