Classical Overnight

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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.

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Playlist

October 23, 2014

12:01 AM
Blacksmith’s Tune
Artist : Bengt Hallberg
Album :
Composer : Bengt Hallberg
Catalog : 265
Orchestra : Scandinavian Brass Ensemble
Label : Bis
12:06 AM
The Rite of Spring
Artist : Igor Stravinsky
Album :
Composer : Igor Stravinsky
Catalog : Record
Label : European Broadc
12:41 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
12:45 AM
Rainbow Body
Artist : Christopher Theofanidis
Album :
Composer : Christopher Theofanidis
Catalog : 80596
Orchestra : Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Telarc
1:01 AM
Aleko: Women’s Dance
Artist : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Album :
Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Catalog : 69025
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Label : EMI
1:06 AM
Nocturne No. 5
Artist : Frederic Chopin
Album :
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Catalog : 478320
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : London/Decca
1:10 AM
Violin Concerto
Artist : Felix Mendelssohn
Album :
Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 89921
Orchestra : Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Sony
1:38 AM
Newcastle
Artist : John Playford
Album :
Composer : John Playford
Catalog : 90238
Orchestra : Baltimore Consort
Label : Dorian
1:40 AM
Gregorian Chant
Artist : Paul Creston
Album :
Composer : Paul Creston
Catalog : 4076
Orchestra : New York Chamber Orchestra
Label : Vanguard
1:52 AM
Partita No. 6: Sarabande
Artist : Johann Sebastian Bach
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 528982
Orchestra : Kremerata Baltica
Label : Nonesuch
2:01 AM
Piano Sonata No. 12: 2nd movement
Artist : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 1848
Label : Denon
2:06 AM
4 Short Pieces for Guitar
Artist : David Hahn
Album :
Composer : David Hahn
Catalog : 2563
Label : Centaur
2:14 AM
Lachrimae Antiquae Novae
Artist : John Dowland
Album :
Composer : John Dowland
Catalog : 2189
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : ECM
2:20 AM
Symphony No. 3 Organ
Artist : Camille Saint-Saens
Album :
Composer : Camille Saint-Saens
Catalog : 1094
Orchestra : Philadelphia Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Ondine
3:01 AM
Impromptu No. 2
Artist : Franz Schubert
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 430425
Label : London/Decca
3:06 AM
New England Triptych
Artist : William Schuman
Album :
Composer : William Schuman
Catalog : 90224
Orchestra : Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Label : Dorian
3:23 AM
Concerto for Two Violins and Two Cellos
Artist : Antonio Vivaldi
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 94552
Orchestra : Il Giardino Armonico
Label : Teldec
3:34 AM
Alexander in India: Overture
Artist : Domenico Cimarosa
Album :
Composer : Domenico Cimarosa
Catalog : 570279
Orchestra : Toronto Chamber Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Naxos
3:45 AM
Marosszek Dances
Artist : Zoltan Kodaly
Album :
Composer : Zoltan Kodaly
Catalog : 432005
Orchestra : Philharmonia Hungarica
Label : Mercury
4:01 AM
Festival Coronation March for Alexander III
Artist : Peter Tchaikovsky
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 420804
Orchestra : Boston Pops Orchestra
Label : Philips
4:06 AM
Adagio and Allegro
Artist : Robert Schumann
Album :
Composer : Robert Schumann
Catalog : 304164
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Dabringhaus
4:17 AM
Evening Tide
Artist : David Roylance
Album :
Composer : David Roylance
Catalog : 15008
Orchestra : Halle Orchestra
Label : Conifer
4:24 AM
Impressions of the Puna
Artist : Alberto Ginastera
Album :
Composer : Alberto Ginastera
Catalog : 3173
Orchestra : Shanghai Quartet
Label : Delos
4:33 AM
Sonata No. 5
Artist : George Frideric Handel
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 415291
Orchestra : English Concert
Label : Archiv
4:43 AM
Concert Piece for Harp and Orchestra
Artist : Gabriel Pierne
Album :
Composer : Gabriel Pierne
Catalog : 88069
Orchestra : French National Radio and Television Orchestra
Label : Erato
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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