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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July 16, 2013

11:01 PM
Artist : Jason Vieaux, guitar
Album :
Composer : Isaac Albeniz
Catalog : 71224
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Azica
11:06 PM
Amarilli mia bella (My fair Amaryllis)
Artist : Montserrat Figueras, soprano
Album :
Composer : Giulio Caccini
Catalog : 77164
Instrument : K
TrackNumber : 10
Label : DHM
11:09 PM
Violin Concerto No. 2
Artist : Julia Fischer, violin
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 12490
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : London/Decca
11:26 PM
Gloria: O mia cuna, fiorita di sogni e di melodi
Artist : Renee Fleming, soprano
Album :
Composer : Francesco Cilea
Catalog : 13279
Conductor : Marco Armiliato
Orchestra : Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra of Milan
Instrument : K
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : London/Decca
11:31 PM
Piano Concerto
Artist : Martin Roscoe, piano
Album :
Composer : Friedrich Kiel
Catalog : 67354
Conductor : Martyn Brabbins
Orchestra : BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OPp
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Hyperion