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

December 19, 2014

12:01 AM
The Skaters’ Waltz
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Emil Waldteufel
Catalog : 266
Conductor : JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra : Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 19
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : SELF PROD
12:06 AM
Romance
Artist : William Bennett, flute
Album :
Composer : Camille Saint-Saens
Catalog : 652
Conductor : Steuart Bedford
Orchestra : English Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OU
TrackNumber : 2
Label : ASV
12:13 AM
Carol of the Bells; O Christmas Tree; We Wish You a Merry Christmas; Joy to the World
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Christmas Music
Catalog : 17474
Orchestra : Los Romeros
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 18
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : DG
12:20 AM
Divertimento No. 12 for Winds
Artist :
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Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 419192
Orchestra : Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 5
Label : DG
12:33 AM
The First Nowell
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 3770
Conductor : Richard Marlow
Orchestra : Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Sony
12:39 AM
Siegfried Idyll
Artist :
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Composer : Richard Wagner
Catalog : 469008
Conductor : Christian Thielemann
Orchestra : German Opera Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 12
Label : DG
1:01 AM
Symphony No. 12: 3rd movement
Artist :
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Composer : Georg Anton Benda
Catalog : 553409
Conductor : Christian Benda
Orchestra : Prague Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 18
Label : Naxos
1:06 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 6 Christmas Concerto
Artist :
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Composer : Giuseppe Torelli
Catalog : 90180
Conductor : Bernard Labadie
Orchestra : The King's Violins
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Dorian
1:12 AM
Free Variations and Finale
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gabriel Pierne
Catalog : 570444
Orchestra : Mirage Quintet
Instrument : USY
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Naxos
1:25 AM
Symphony
Artist :
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Composer : Georges Bizet
Catalog : 416437
Conductor : Bernard Haitink
Orchestra : Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Philips
1:55 AM
March of the Toys
Artist :
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Composer : Victor Herbert
Catalog : 48232
Conductor : John Williams
Orchestra : Boston Pops Orchestra
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Sony
2:01 AM
Symphony: Finale
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Juan Arriaga
Catalog : 557207
Conductor : Alvaro Cassuto
Orchestra : Algarve Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Naxos
2:06 AM
Christmas Medley
Artist :
Album :
Composer : John Rutter
Catalog : 106
Conductor : John Rutter
Orchestra : Cambridge Singers
Instrument : OK
TrackNumber : 20
Label : Collegium
2:16 AM
Cello Sonata No. 3
Artist : David Finckel, cello
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 19801
Instrument : RPrp
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 1998
Label : ArtistLed
2:42 AM
Invitation to the Dance
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Carl Maria von Weber
Catalog : 422050
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Philips
2:52 AM
Christmas Tree Suite
Artist : Leslie Howard, piano
Album :
Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : 66388
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Hyperion
3:01 AM
Liza/Promenade
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Gershwin
Catalog : 7901
Orchestra : Tashi
Instrument : SU
TrackNumber : 14
Label : RCA
3:06 AM
The Polar Express: Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alan Silvestri
Catalog : 48897
Conductor : Alan Silvestri
Orchestra : Original Soundtrack Recording
Instrument : OL
TrackNumber : 14
Label : Warner
3:13 AM
Piano Sonata No. 11 Turkish
Artist : William Kanengiser, guitar
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 1004
Instrument : Xx
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 1991
Label : GSP
3:33 AM
Totus Tuus
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Henryk Gorecki
Catalog : 291
Orchestra : Voces8
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Signum
3:42 AM
Daphnis and Chloe: Suite No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 80601
Conductor : Paavo Jarvi
Orchestra : Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : Telarc
4:01 AM
Symphony No. 2: 3rd movement
Artist :
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Composer : Johan Svendsen
Catalog : 49769
Conductor : Mariss Jansons
Orchestra : Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
Label : EMI
4:06 AM
A Christmas Carol
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Carl Davis
Catalog : 553495
Conductor : John Pryce-Jones
Orchestra : Northern Ballet Theater Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 17
Label : Naxos
4:25 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 5
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Francesco Geminiani
Catalog : 77010
Conductor : Sigiswald Kuijken
Orchestra : La Petite Bande
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 15
Label : DHM
4:36 AM
Christmas Medley
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 421022
Conductor : George Guest
Orchestra : Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1988
Label : London/Decca
4:48 AM
Cello Suite: 1st movement
Artist : Wendy Warner, cello
Album :
Composer : David Popper
Catalog : 111
Instrument : PRr
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Cedille
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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