Classical Middays

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

September 12, 2013

11:01 AM
Ballo detto Pollicio/La Cattarina
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Tarquinio Merula
Catalog : 4641
Orchestra : Ensemble Fitzwilliam
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1989
Label : Valois
11:06 AM
Mock Morris
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Composer : Percy Grainger
Catalog : 9554
Conductor : Richard Hickox
Orchestra : City of London Sinfonia
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Chandos
11:11 AM
Piano Concerto No. 3
Artist : Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
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Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 42058
Conductor : Leif Ove Andsnes
Orchestra : Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OP
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Sony
11:48 AM
Concerto for 2 Violins and 2 Cellos
Artist : Fabio Biondi, violin
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Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 45527
Conductor : Fabio Biondi
Orchestra : Europa Galante
Instrument : RSr
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Virgin
12:01 PM
Dance with the Broomstick (Tanze mit dem Besenstiel)
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Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 223237
Conductor : Christian Pollack
Orchestra : Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Marco Polo
12:06 PM
Ritual Fire Dance
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Composer : Manuel de Falla
Catalog : 3144
Orchestra : Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 11
Label : Delos
12:10 PM
Trumpet Concerto
Artist : Hannes Laubin, trumpet
Album :
Composer : Tomaso Albinoni
Catalog : 431817
Conductor : Simon Preston
Orchestra : English Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : NUv
TrackNumber : 13
Label : DG
12:19 PM
Louisiana Story: Suite
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Composer : Virgil Thomson
Catalog : 66576
Conductor : Ronald Corp
Orchestra : New London Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Hyperion
12:40 PM
Song for Baba
Artist : Julian Lloyd Webber, cello
Album :
Composer : Julian Lloyd Webber
Catalog : 442426
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1995
Label : Philips
12:45 PM
For Aaron
Artist :
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Composer : Lukas Foss
Catalog : 1005
Orchestra : Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Instrument : SW
TrackNumber : 1
Label : BSO
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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