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 28, 2013

11:01 PM
English Suite: Folk Song
Artist : Sharon Isbin, guitar
Album :
Composer : John Duarte
Catalog : 45024
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Virgin
11:06 PM
Poem No. 3
Artist : Pola Baytelman, piano
Album :
Composer : Alfonso Leng
Catalog : 1116
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 17
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Albany
11:09 PM
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Graun
Catalog : 72193
Conductor : Ilia Korol
Orchestra : Moderntimes_1800
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Challenge
11:16 PM
Dances of the Dolls: Lyric Waltz
Artist : Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Album :
Composer : Dmitri Shostakovich
Catalog : 15203
Conductor : Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra : Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OR
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : DG
11:20 PM
Musette de Choisie and Tavernie
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Francois Couperin
Catalog : 100
Orchestra : Palladian Ensemble
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Linn
11:28 PM
Serenade for Strings
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 400038
Conductor : Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 5
Label : DG