Classical Middays

Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on KLRE
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March 06, 2014

1:01 PM
Concert Suite No. 6: La Poule (The Hen)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jean-Philippe Rameau
Catalog : 4478
Conductor : Marc Minkowski
Orchestra : Musicians of the Louvre
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 11
Label : Archiv
1:06 PM
Le Roi malgre lui (The King in Spite of Himself): Fete polonaise
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Emmanuel Chabrier
Catalog : 447751
Conductor : John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra : Vienna Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 11
Label : DG
1:14 PM
Artist : Lajos Lencses, oboe
Album :
Composer : Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Catalog : 98277
Orchestra : Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : US
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Hanssler
1:21 PM
Trumpet Concerto
Artist : Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Album :
Composer : Leopold Mozart
Catalog : 80227
Conductor : Jahja Ling
Orchestra : Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OWv
TrackNumber : 15
Label : Telarc
1:36 PM
Violin Sonata No. 1
Artist : Joshua Bell, violin
Album :
Composer : Camille Saint-Saens
Catalog : 82026
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Sony
2:01 PM
Concertino Pastorale: Finale
Artist :
Album :
Composer : John Ireland
Catalog : 9376
Conductor : Richard Hickox
Orchestra : City of London Sinfonia
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Chandos
2:06 PM
Two Pieces
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Frank Bridge
Catalog : 555070
Conductor : David Lloyd-Jones
Orchestra : Northern Sinfonia
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Naxos
2:19 PM
Marriage of Figaro: Dove Sono
Artist : Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 467632
Conductor : Georg Solti
Orchestra : London Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : KO
TrackNumber : 8
Label : London/Decca
2:26 PM
Symphony No. 3: Fanfare
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Aaron Copland
Catalog : 60149
Conductor : Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra : Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : RCA
2:41 PM
Violin Concerto No. 2
Artist : Jonathan Rees, violin
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 91453
Conductor : Jonathan Rees
Orchestra : Scottish Ensemble
Instrument : NRr
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Virgin
1:00 pm
Fri March 20, 2009

Making The Perfect Exit

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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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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.
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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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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.
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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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