Classical Middays

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

February 27, 2014

11:01 AM
Symphony Pastorella: Finale
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Francois-Joseph Gossec
Catalog : 5225
Conductor : Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra : Tafelmusik
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 17
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : CBC
11:06 AM
Il Trovatore: Anvil Chorus
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Composer : Giuseppe Verdi
Catalog : 80333
Conductor : Robert Shaw
Orchestra : Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Telarc
11:09 AM
Bordel 1900
Artist : Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Album :
Composer : Astor Piazzolla
Catalog : 15399
Instrument : UX
TrackNumber : 22
Label : Warner
11:15 AM
Piano Concerto No. 2
Artist : Daniel Barenboim, piano
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Composer : Frederic Chopin
Catalog : 15387
Conductor : Andris Nelsons
Orchestra : Dresden State Orchestra
Instrument : OPp
TrackNumber : 4
Label : DG
11:49 AM
English Dances: Second Set
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Composer : Malcolm Arnold
Catalog : 8867
Conductor : Bryden Thomson
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Chandos
12:01 PM
Pygmalion: Overture
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Composer : Jean-Philippe Rameau
Catalog : 901381
Conductor : William Christie
Orchestra : Les Arts Florissants
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Harmonia Mundi
12:06 PM
Romanian Folk Dances
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Composer : Bela Bartok
Catalog : 2576
Conductor : Jean-Marie Zeitouni
Orchestra : The King's Violins
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Atma
12:14 PM
Anna Karenina: Anna’s Last Train
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Composer : Dario Marianelli
Catalog : 17596
Conductor : Benjamin Wallfisch
Orchestra : Studio Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 21
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : London/Decca
12:20 PM
Clarinet Quartet
Artist : Charles Neidich, clarinet
Album :
Composer : Johann Hummel
Catalog : 57968
Orchestra : L'Archibudelli
Instrument : SUv
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Sony
12:47 PM
Bavarian Dances
Artist :
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Composer : Edward Elgar
Catalog : 5136
Conductor : William Boughton
Orchestra : English String Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 12
Label : Nimbus
Commentary
1:00 pm
Fri March 20, 2009

Making The Perfect Exit

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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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