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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November 11, 2012

11:01 PM
Etude No. 11: For arpeggios
Artist : Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 83940
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 17
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Warner
11:06 PM
In the Well: Moonrise
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Vilem Blodek
Catalog : 101429
Conductor : Vaclav Smetacek
Orchestra : Prague Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 11
Label : Supraphon
11:13 PM
Oh all ye that pass by attend
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Carlo Gesualdo
Catalog : 1422
Orchestra : Hilliard Ensemble
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 5
Label : ECM
11:17 PM
Sarabande: For Katharine in April
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ron Nelson
Catalog : 434347
Conductor : Howard Hanson
Orchestra : Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Mercury
11:24 PM
Symphony No. 3
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 423604
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : DG