Classical Middays

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

February 28, 2014

1:01 PM
Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Artist : Verena Fischer, flute
Album :
Composer : Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
Catalog : 471579
Conductor : Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra : Musica Antiqua Cologne
Instrument : NU
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Archiv
1:06 PM
Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise
Artist : Emanuel Ax, piano
Album :
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Catalog : 63371
Conductor : Charles Mackerras
Orchestra : Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Instrument : OPp
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Sony
1:20 PM
Mas que nada
Artist : Milos Karadaglic, guitar
Album :
Composer : Jorge Ben
Catalog : 19383
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : DG
1:25 PM
Little Serenade
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Lars-Erik Larsson
Catalog : 285
Conductor : Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra : Stockholm Sinfonietta
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Bis
1:38 PM
Symphony on a Hymn Tune
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Virgil Thomson
Catalog : 434310
Conductor : Howard Hanson
Orchestra : Eastman-Rochester Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Mercury
2:01 PM
Songs of the Auvergne: Shepherd’s Song
Artist : Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Album :
Composer : Joseph Canteloube
Catalog : 96559
Conductor : Kent Nagano
Orchestra : Lyon Opera Orchestra
Instrument : KO
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Erato
2:06 PM
Prelude in C# minor
Artist : Kathryn Stott, piano
Album :
Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Catalog : 159
Instrument : SP
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Conifer
2:12 PM
Hungarian Sketches
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Bela Bartok
Catalog : 443444
Conductor : Georg Solti
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : London/Decca
2:24 PM
Clarinet Concerto No. 1
Artist : Thea King, clarinet
Album :
Composer : Bernhard Crusell
Catalog : 66708
Conductor : Alan Francis
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Hyperion
2:49 PM
Trio Sonata
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 90704
Orchestra : Musica Pacifica
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Dorian
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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