Classical Overnight

Mondays-Fridays, 12-5 a.m.; Saturdays-Sundays, 12-6 a.m. on KLRE
Scott Blankenship, Ward Jacobson

Scott Blankenship started his radio career in college when he began working as a volunteer at a local cable radio station, announcing alternative and new rock music. His love and appreciation of classical music began at public radio station KVNO in Omaha, where he spent 13 years.

Ward Jacobson has enjoyed a radio career spanning over two decades as a morning show host and sportscaster, as well as producer/host of an interview program where he chatted up both local and national authors, musicians, politicians and newsmakers.

You can find playlist information below. For a detailed listing including upcoming playlists, you can go to classical24.publicradio.org.

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Playlist

January 27, 2015

12:01 AM
Suite No. 11
Artist : Francois Chauvon
Album :
Composer : Francois Chauvon
Catalog : 7773
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Early-Music.com
12:06 AM
12 Contredanses
Artist : Ludwig van Beethoven
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 45651
Orchestra : Orchestra of St. Luke's
Label : Sony
12:15 AM
Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1
Artist : Georges Enescu
Album :
Composer : Georges Enescu
Catalog : 63586
Orchestra : Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Label : RCA
12:30 AM
Bist du bei mir (If Thou art Near)
Artist : Johann Sebastian Bach
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 58047
Label : EMI
12:33 AM
African Suite
Artist : Fela Sowande
Album :
Composer : Fela Sowande
Catalog : 5135
Orchestra : National Arts Centre Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : CBC
1:01 AM
Cello Concerto: Fugue
Artist : Giovanni Platti
Album :
Composer : Giovanni Platti
Catalog : 94722
Orchestra : Ensemble Cordia
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Brilliant
1:06 AM
Soliloquy
Artist : Jennifer Higdon
Album :
Composer : Jennifer Higdon
Catalog : 7738
Orchestra : Lark Quartet
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Koch
1:13 AM
Variations on I Got Rhythm
Artist : George Gershwin
Album :
Composer : George Gershwin
Catalog : 559705
Orchestra : Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Naxos
1:24 AM
Sir Roger Bacon’s Masques
Artist : Anonymous
Album :
Composer : Anonymous
Catalog : 9207
Orchestra : Folger Consort
ReleaseYear : 1992
Label : Bard
1:27 AM
Symphony No. 51
Artist : Franz Joseph Haydn
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 429400
Orchestra : English Concert
Label : Archiv
1:49 AM
La Cetra: Violin Concerto No. 9
Artist : Antonio Vivaldi
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 2201
Orchestra : La Serenissima
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Avie
2:01 AM
Bartered Bride: Villager’s Dance
Artist : Bedrich Smetana
Album :
Composer : Bedrich Smetana
Catalog : 8412
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Label : Chandos
2:06 AM
Berceuse on the Name of Faure
Artist : Maurice Ravel
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 139
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Cedille
2:09 AM
Rosen aus dem Suden (Roses from the South) Waltz
Artist : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Album :
Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 463667
Orchestra : Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Label : DG
2:21 AM
Tralala
Artist : Christina Courtin
Album :
Composer : Christina Courtin
Catalog : 21593
Orchestra : Brooklyn Rider
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Mercury
2:28 AM
Petite Suite
Artist : Alexander Borodin
Album :
Composer : Alexander Borodin
Catalog : 9386
Orchestra : Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Chandos
3:01 AM
Walsingham
Artist : John Dowland
Album :
Composer : John Dowland
Catalog : 7715
Label : Astree
3:06 AM
Equus
Artist : Eric Whitacre
Album :
Composer : Eric Whitacre
Catalog : 16636
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : London/Decca
3:15 AM
Trio Sonata No. 3
Artist : Johann Sebastian Bach
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 901173
Orchestra : London Baroque
Label : Harmonia Mundi
3:23 AM
In Paradisum (Into Paradise): Subvenite
Artist : Gregorian Chant
Album :
Composer : Gregorian Chant
Catalog : 11489
Orchestra : Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : London/Decca
3:28 AM
Piano Concerto No. 24
Artist : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 10994
Orchestra : Vienna Philharmonic
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : DG
4:01 AM
Serenade
Artist : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Album :
Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 91134
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Label : Virgin
4:06 AM
Ragtime Dance
Artist : Scott Joplin
Album :
Composer : Scott Joplin
Catalog : 79159
Label : Nonesuch
4:10 AM
Symphony
Artist : Johann Kirnberger
Album :
Composer : Johann Kirnberger
Catalog : 1025
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music Berlin
Label : Berlin
4:18 AM
Violin Sonatina No. 1
Artist : Franz Schubert
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 471568
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : DG
4:34 AM
Molly on the Shore
Artist : Percy Grainger
Album :
Composer : Percy Grainger
Catalog : 11128
Orchestra : North Texas Wind Symphony
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Klavier
4:39 AM
American Suite
Artist : Antonin Dvorak
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 30010
Orchestra : Budapest Festival Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Channel Classic
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.

(Soundbite of interview)

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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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