Classical Middays

Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on KLRE
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Playlist

February 26, 2014

1:01 PM
New Classical Tracks
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1:06 PM
Bergensiana: Rococo Variations on an old Melody from Bergen
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Composer : Johan Halvorsen
Catalog : 50013
Conductor : Karsten Andersen
Orchestra : Bergen Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : NKF
1:17 PM
Rodelinda: Overture
Artist : Julian Gray, guitar
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Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 90209
Instrument : Xx
TrackNumber : 14
Label : Dorian
1:25 PM
Summer in February: Suite
Artist : Yuja Wang, piano
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Composer : Benjamin Wallfisch
Catalog : 479102
Conductor : Benjamin Wallfisch
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of London
Instrument : OPR
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : DG
1:45 PM
Violin Concerto No. 1
Artist : Andrew Manze, violin
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Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 907155
Conductor : Andrew Manze
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music
Instrument : NRr
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Harmonia Mundi
2:01 PM
Perpetual Motion
Artist : Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
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Composer : Niccolo Paganini
Catalog : 94554
Instrument : PW
TrackNumber : 11
Label : Teldec
2:06 PM
Cello Concerto
Artist : Stefano Veggetti, cello
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Composer : Giovanni Platti
Catalog : 94722
Orchestra : Ensemble Cordia
Instrument : OR
TrackNumber : 17
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Brilliant
2:20 PM
Valse Triste
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Composer : Jean Sibelius
Catalog : 61935
Conductor : Richard Kapp
Orchestra : Philharmonia Virtuosi
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 7
Label : RCA
2:26 PM
String Quartet No. 3
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Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 80382
Orchestra : Cleveland Quartet
Instrument : 1
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 1995
Label : Telarc
2:52 PM
Espana
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Composer : Emmanuel Chabrier
Catalog : 80170
Conductor : Erich Kunzel
Orchestra : Cincinnati Pops
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Telarc
Commentary
1:00 pm
Fri March 20, 2009

Making The Perfect Exit

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Transcript

MADELEINE BRAND, host:

We called up two more people to talk a little bit about endings. First, Curtis Sittenfeld. She wrote the novel "American Wife." And get this. Our show, Day to Day, pops up on page 490.

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World
12:25 pm
Wed April 23, 2008

German Left Courts the Working Class

Left Party leader Oskar Lafontaine protests with miners against the closure of mines in Saarbrucken, Germany, on March 5.
Torsten Silz AFP/Getty Images

A new political party in Germany has made saving the working class and the country's welfare system rallying points for attracting votes. It has been drawing support from the mainstream parties with a radical message.

The party, Die Linke, or the Left Party, is a merger of the reformed Communist Party from East Germany and discontented former Social Democrats. One of its co-leaders, Oskar Lafontaine, says that Germany shouldn't turn its back on working people just as they are increasingly struggling to make ends meet.

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World
3:12 pm
Fri March 14, 2008

Dance Craze Tecktonik Spreads Through Europe

A teen dances the Tecktonik, an alternative dance form that has started spreading through nightclubs in Europe — and could be heading for U.S. shores.
Fred Dufour AFP/Getty Images

With the Macarena long past, a new European dance craze is set to invade U.S. shores.

The Tecktonik began just outside Paris — and is spreading to nightclubs and onto the streets across Europe.

At the Metropolis, one of the biggest nightclubs in the Paris region, the music goes by a lot of different names. Electro. Jump style. Hard style. Hard core. But the only dance is the Tecktonik.

The customers at the club are mostly in their teens and early 20s, middle class, and from every ethnic background. They look as if they were raised by Madonna and Marilyn Manson.

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