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 21, 2014

12:01 AM
Schnofler-Dance
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Mayer
Catalog : 901013
Orchestra : Ensemble Bella Musica Vienna
Instrument : SV
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Harmonia Mundi
12:06 AM
Sure on this Shining Night
Artist : Zuill Bailey, cello
Album :
Composer : Samuel Barber
Catalog : 30025
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Steinway & Sons
12:09 AM
Finlandia
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jean Sibelius
Catalog : 575
Conductor : Osmo Vanska
Orchestra : Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Bis
12:19 AM
Three Noels
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Catalog : 190512
Conductor : William Christie
Orchestra : Les Arts Florissants
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 1993
Label : Harmonia Mundi
12:25 AM
Symphony No. 5 Sinfonia brevis
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Erkki Melartin
Catalog : 799
Conductor : Leonid Grin
Orchestra : Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Ondine
1:01 AM
Images: Reflets dans l’eau (Reflections in the Water)
Artist : Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 83940
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Warner
1:06 AM
What Sweeter Music; Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Christmas Music
Catalog : 93240
Conductor : Brian Jones
Orchestra : Trinity Choir
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2001
Label : Dorian
1:13 AM
Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 445773
Orchestra : Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
Label : DG
1:16 AM
Fountains of Rome
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ottorino Respighi
Catalog : 1165
Conductor : Sakari Oramo
Orchestra : Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Ondine
1:36 AM
Noel, Noel, Bells are Ringing; Carol of the Bells; Nativity Car
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Christmas Music
Catalog : 3072
Conductor : Roger Wagner
Orchestra : Roger Wagner Chorale
Instrument : ZL
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Delos
1:45 AM
Concert Piece for Flute and Harp
Artist :
Album :
Composer : David Diamond
Catalog : 3143
Orchestra : Glorian Duo
Instrument : UYvx
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Delos
2:01 AM
Romance No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 223214
Conductor : Alfred Walter
Orchestra : Czech State Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Marco Polo
2:06 AM
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Elizabeth Poston
Catalog : 442141
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 22
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Philips
2:09 AM
Piano Concerto
Artist : Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Album :
Composer : George Gershwin
Catalog : 68931
Conductor : Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra : San Francisco Symphony
Instrument : OPp
TrackNumber : 2
Label : RCA
2:45 AM
Tango en Skai
Artist : Jason Vieaux, guitar
Album :
Composer : Roland Dyens
Catalog : 71287
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Azica
2:48 AM
At Midnight Hour; Joy Be With You; Carol of the Birds; Winter’s Falling Light
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Medley
Catalog : 92173
Orchestra : Ensemble Galilei
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Dorian
3:01 AM
Orchestral Suite No. 3: Scherzo
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 10200
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Radio Symphony of Stuttgart
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Capriccio
3:06 AM
Nyathi onyuol (A child is born)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Enrico Oweggi
Catalog : 107
Orchestra : Chicago a cappella
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 15
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Cedille
3:10 AM
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Borodin
Catalog : 419407
Conductor : Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
Label : DG
3:23 AM
Susannine
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Clare Maclean
Catalog : 373
Conductor : Philip Barnes
Orchestra : Saint Louis Chamber Chorus
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Regent
3:29 AM
Double Concerto
Artist : Jascha Heifetz, violin
Album :
Composer : Johannes Brahms
Catalog : 6778
Conductor : Alfred Wallenstein
Orchestra : RCA Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 1
Label : RCA
4:01 AM
Dormi Jesu (Sleep, Jesus)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : John Rutter
Catalog : 67245
Conductor : Stephen Layton
Orchestra : Polyphony
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 13
Label : Hyperion
4:06 AM
Christmas Medley
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William Billings/Hans Leo Hassler/Traditional
Catalog : 429732
Conductor : Richard Westenburg
Orchestra : Musica Sacra
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 5
Label : DG
4:13 AM
El Baile de Luis Alonso
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Geronimo Gimenez
Catalog : 80598
Orchestra : Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : Telarc
4:18 AM
Horn Concerto No. 1
Artist : Michael Thompson, horn
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 61235
Conductor : Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra : London Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OWv
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Virgin
4:36 AM
Three Polish Christmas Carols
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Witold Lutoslawski
Catalog : 11561
Conductor : David Zinman
Orchestra : BBC Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OL
TrackNumber : 19
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : RCA
4:46 AM
To a Nordic Princess
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Percy Grainger
Catalog : 9721
Conductor : Richard Hickox
Orchestra : Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Chandos
5:01 AM
Romance No. 2
Artist : Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Album :
Composer : Robert Schumann
Catalog : 478356
Instrument : UP
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : London/Decca
5:06 AM
Symphony No. 31 Paris
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 647
Conductor : Jane Glover
Orchestra : London Mozart Players
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : ASV
5:25 AM
The Little Drummer Boy’s Bolero
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 9417
Conductor : Ron Hufstader
Orchestra : University of Texas at El Paso Symphonic Winds
Instrument : V
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Mark
5:30 AM
Pastoral Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Lars-Erik Larsson
Catalog : 553115
Conductor : Okko Kamu
Orchestra : Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Naxos
5:43 AM
O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Tomas Luis de Victoria
Catalog : 111
Conductor : John Rutter
Orchestra : Cambridge Singers
Instrument : LO
TrackNumber : 13
Label : Collegium
5:49 AM
Sacred and Profane Dances
Artist : Vanessa McKeand, harp
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 59695
Conductor : Edmon Colomer
Orchestra : English Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OYx
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Virgin
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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