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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December 02, 2012

11:01 PM
Two Aquarelles
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Frederick Delius
Catalog : 8372
Conductor : Norman Del Mar
Orchestra : Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Chandos
11:06 PM
Artist : Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Album :
Composer : Kozaburo Hirai
Catalog : 35862
Orchestra : Ensemble Lunaire
Instrument : RUY
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Sony
11:09 PM
Symphony No. 90
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 91141
Conductor : Sigiswald Kuijken
Orchestra : La Petite Bande
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Virgin
11:38 PM
Various Oddities (Diverse bizzarrie...)
Artist : Daniel Hope, violin
Album :
Composer : Nicola Matteis
Catalog : 13993
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists
Instrument : SR
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : DG
11:43 PM
Three English Carols
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 2003
Orchestra : Artaria Quartet
Instrument : 1
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Aequebis
11:49 PM
Artist : Massimo Bianchi, piano
Album :
Composer : Giorgio Ghedini
Catalog : 572330
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Naxos