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.

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

December 20, 2014

12:01 AM
Solea
Artist : Paco Pena, guitar
Album :
Composer : Ramon Montoya
Catalog : 5093
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Nimbus
12:06 AM
The Tale of Honza: Valse Triste
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Oskar Nedbal
Catalog : 59285
Conductor : Libor Pesek
Orchestra : Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Virgin
12:12 AM
Little Road to Bethlehem
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Michael Head
Catalog : 9001
Conductor : Jeffrey Hunt
Orchestra : St. Charles Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 14
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Proteus
12:17 AM
Italian Concerto
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 77366
Conductor : Andrew Lawrence-King
Orchestra : Harp Consort
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 4
Label : DHM
12:30 AM
Caucasian Sketches
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
Catalog : 80378
Conductor : David Zinman
Orchestra : Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Telarc
12:51 AM
Christmas Medley
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 462050
Conductor : John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra : Monteverdi Choir
Instrument : OK
TrackNumber : 25
Label : Philips
1:01 AM
String Quartet No. 2: Scherzo
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Borodin
Catalog : 471567
Orchestra : Emerson String Quartet
Instrument : S1
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : DG
1:06 AM
L’Enfance du Christ: Shepherd’s Farewell
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Hector Berlioz
Catalog : 45275
Conductor : John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra : Monteverdi Choir
Instrument : LO
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Erato
1:13 AM
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Aram Khachaturian
Catalog : 442011
Conductor : Valery Gergiev
Orchestra : Kirov Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Philips
1:23 AM
La Dangereuse
Artist : William Chapman Nyaho, piano
Album :
Composer : Ludovic Lamothe
Catalog : 1242
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : MSR
1:29 AM
Sinfonia Concertante
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 419233
Conductor : Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra : Vienna Philharmonic
Instrument : ORU
TrackNumber : 5
Label : DG
1:51 AM
Gabriel’s Message; Sans Day Carol
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Christmas Music
Catalog : 69950
Conductor : John Rutter
Orchestra : Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 20
Label : EMI
2:01 AM
Ave Maria
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Robert Parsons
Catalog : 34152
Conductor : Geoffrey Webber
Orchestra : Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Delphian
2:06 AM
Scenes from Childhood (Kinderszenen)
Artist : Helen Huang, piano
Album :
Composer : Robert Schumann
Catalog : 13148
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 17
Label : Teldec
2:24 AM
Candlelight Carol; The Holly and the Ivy
Artist : William Trafka, organ
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 1004
Conductor : James Litton/Fernando Malvar-Ruiz
Orchestra : American Boychoir
Instrument : LZ
TrackNumber : 15
Label : Albemarle
2:33 AM
Aranjuez Concerto
Artist : Milos Karadaglic, guitar
Album :
Composer : Joaquin Rodrigo
Catalog : 481065
Conductor : Yannick Nezet-Seguin
Orchestra : London Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : OXx
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : DG
2:54 AM
Lux Aurumque
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Eric Whitacre
Catalog : 262
Orchestra : King's Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Signum
3:01 AM
Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Artist : Maria Bania, flute
Album :
Composer : Johan Agrell
Catalog : 535
Conductor : Andrew Manze
Orchestra : Concerto Copenhagen
Instrument : NU
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 1993
Label : Chandos
3:06 AM
Christmas Oratorio: Shepherd’s Music
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 419414
Conductor : Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra : Boston Pops Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : DG
3:14 AM
Norfolk Rhapsody No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ralph Vaughan Williams
Catalog : 440116
Conductor : Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra : New Queen's Hall Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Argo
3:27 AM
Three German Songs
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Max Reger
Catalog : 223746
Conductor : Winfrid Toll
Orchestra : Camerata Vocale Freiburg
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Ars Musici
3:37 AM
Rodeo
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Aaron Copland
Catalog : 61667
Conductor : Morton Gould
Orchestra : Studio Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
Label : RCA
4:01 AM
Abbywood Trail
Artist : Dale Kavanagh, guitar
Album :
Composer : Dale Kavanagh
Catalog : 98401
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2001
Label : Hanssler
4:06 AM
Concerto for Violin and Cello Il Proteo o sia il mondo al rovescio
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 422212
Orchestra : I Musici
Instrument : OR
TrackNumber : 16
Label : Philips
4:17 AM
Six Noels for Harp
Artist : Judy Loman, harp
Album :
Composer : Marcel Tournier
Catalog : 572510
Instrument : Yx
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Naxos
4:27 AM
O ignis spiritus (O fire of the Paraclete)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Hildegard von Bingen
Catalog : 1401
Orchestra : A Far Cry Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Crier
4:37 AM
Two Noels
Artist : Michala Petri, recorder
Album :
Composer : Louis-Claude Daquin
Catalog : 60060
Conductor : Martin Neary
Orchestra : National Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : OU
TrackNumber : 19
Label : RCA
4:43 AM
Poeme
Artist : James Ehnes, violin
Album :
Composer : Ernest Chausson
Catalog : 3151
Conductor : Yoav Talmi
Orchestra : Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2000
Label : Analekta
5:01 AM
Partita
Artist : Anthony Glise, guitar
Album :
Composer : Giuseppi Brescianello
Catalog : 80127
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Dorian
5:06 AM
La Vida Breve: Interlude and Dance
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Manuel de Falla
Catalog : 5404
Conductor : Fritz Reiner
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 17
Label : RCA
5:13 AM
Christmas Medley
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 3443
Conductor : Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra : Choir of New College, Oxford
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1985
Label : CRD
5:22 AM
Concert Waltz No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Glazunov
Catalog : 69361
Conductor : Evgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 13
Label : EMI
5:32 AM
Symphony
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Kirnberger
Catalog : 1025
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music Berlin
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Berlin
5:40 AM
At Christmas Time
Artist : Monta Martinsone, soprano
Album :
Composer : Bruno Skulte
Catalog : 1040
Conductor : Andres Jansons
Orchestra : New York Latvian Concert Choir
Instrument : KLO
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Albany
5:43 AM
Symphony No. 6 Tragic: Andante
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gustav Mahler
Catalog : 38
Conductor : Mariss Jansons
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : LSO
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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