Classical Middays

Mondays-Fridays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on KLRE
Jeff Esworthy, Julie Amacher
Genre: 
Composer ID: 
5182a61fe1c8286f4682decf|5182a612e1c8286f4682dece

Playlist

March 07, 2014

11:01 AM
The Girl from Corsica
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Trevor Duncan
Catalog : 67148
Conductor : Ronald Corp
Orchestra : New London Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2000
Label : Hyperion
11:06 AM
March Slave (Slavonic March)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 453496
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2000
Label : DG
11:17 AM
Adagio for Strings
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Samuel Barber
Catalog : 417818
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Argo
11:27 AM
8 Solo Variations on Sarti’s Come un Agnello
Artist : Alessio Bax, piano
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 321
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Signum
11:41 AM
Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Benjamin Britten
Catalog : 80126
Conductor : Andre Previn
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Telarc
12:01 PM
Memories of the Alhambra
Artist : Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
Album :
Composer : Francisco Tarrega
Catalog : 417618
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 16
Label : London/Decca
12:06 PM
Preludio Sinfonico
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Giacomo Puccini
Catalog : 55026
Conductor : Claudio Scimone
Orchestra : Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Erato
12:17 PM
Humoresque
Artist : James Ehnes, piano
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 3191
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 15
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : Analekta
12:22 PM
African Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Fela Sowande
Catalog : 5135
Conductor : Mario Bernardi
Orchestra : National Arts Centre Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 14
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : CBC
12:49 PM
Concertino for Oboe, Clarinet, and Strings
Artist : Jeremy Polmear, oboe
Album :
Composer : Marion Bauer
Catalog : 559253
Orchestra : Ambache Chamber Orchestra and Ensemble
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Naxos
Commentary
1:00 pm
Fri March 20, 2009

Making The Perfect Exit

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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.

(Soundbite of interview)

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more