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 18, 2014

12:01 AM
Christmas; Sleep, my little child
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Christmas Music
Catalog : 10101
Orchestra : Ensemble Amarcord
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2001
Label : Apollon
12:06 AM
Piano Concerto No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Sergei Prokofiev
Catalog : Record
Conductor : Valery Gergiev
Orchestra : Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre
Instrument : OPp
Label : European Broadc
12:24 AM
Christmas Daybreak
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Robert Convery
Catalog : 853
Conductor : Donald Nally
Orchestra : The Crossing
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 15
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Innova
12:29 AM
Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 423103
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : DG
12:39 AM
An English Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Hubert Parry
Catalog : 5366
Conductor : William Boughton
Orchestra : English Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Nimbus
1:01 AM
Pavan
Artist :
Album :
Composer : John Dowland
Catalog : 4011
Orchestra : Queen's Chamber Band
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Four-Tay
1:06 AM
O Come, All Ye Faithful
Artist :
Album :
Composer : John Francis Wade
Catalog : 3443
Conductor : Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra : Choir of New College, Oxford
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1985
Label : CRD
1:11 AM
Orchestral Suite No. 3
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 60360
Conductor : Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra : Moscow Virtuosi
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
Label : RCA
1:39 AM
O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Morten Lauridsen
Catalog : 262
Conductor : Rene Clausen
Orchestra : Concordia Choir of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Signum
1:46 AM
Symphony No. 5
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William Boyce
Catalog : 419631
Conductor : Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra : English Concert
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 13
Label : Archiv
1:55 AM
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Michael Praetorius
Catalog : 3087
Orchestra : West Edge String Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 14
Label : Centaur
2:01 AM
Dreams of Love No. 3 (Liebestraum)
Artist : Jorg Demus, piano
Album :
Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : 892923
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Intercord
2:06 AM
Night Song
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Wayne Barlow
Catalog : 434347
Conductor : Howard Hanson
Orchestra : Eastman Philharmonia
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 12
Label : Mercury
2:16 AM
Christmas Medley
Artist : Arturo Delmoni, violin
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 50001
Instrument : 1S
TrackNumber : 18
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Listen
2:24 AM
Scottish Fantasy
Artist : Nicola Benedetti, violin
Album :
Composer : Max Bruch
Catalog : 21290
Conductor : Rory Macdonald
Orchestra : BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : London/Decca
2:55 AM
Wassail Dances: Yorkshire Wassail
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Philip Lane
Catalog : 557099
Conductor : Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra : City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Naxos
3:01 AM
Arise, Shine
Artist : Nicholas Collon, organ
Album :
Composer : John Rutter
Catalog : 557130
Conductor : Timothy Brown
Orchestra : Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Instrument : LZ
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Naxos
3:06 AM
Trio Sonata
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 412595
Orchestra : Academy Chamber Ensemble
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Philips
3:19 AM
Silent Night
Artist : Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Album :
Composer : Franz Gruber
Catalog : 1885
Conductor : Torodd Wigum
Orchestra : Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : LOWv
TrackNumber : 15
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Bis
3:27 AM
Symphony No. 43 Mercury
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 429400
Conductor : Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra : English Concert
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Archiv
3:52 AM
And, can this now be summer?; Christmas Bells; Going to Church on Christmas Morning
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 10
Conductor : Erkki Pohjola
Orchestra : Tapiola Choir
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Finlandia
4:01 AM
What Sweeter Music
Artist :
Album :
Composer : James Sclater
Catalog : 7698
Conductor : James Morrow
Orchestra : University of Texas Chamber Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 18
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Koch
4:06 AM
Waltz No. 5 Grande Valse
Artist : Ingrid Fliter, piano
Album :
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Catalog : 1250
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 14
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : VAI
4:10 AM
Two Christmas Interludes
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Henry Purcell
Catalog : 88028
Conductor : Alun Francis
Orchestra : Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Helios
4:17 AM
Trumpet Concerto
Artist : Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Album :
Composer : Leopold Mozart
Catalog : 80227
Conductor : Jahja Ling
Orchestra : Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : SWv
TrackNumber : 15
Label : Telarc
4:32 AM
When the Lovely Virgin Mary
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 268
Conductor : Stefan Stuligrosz
Orchestra : Poznan Nightingales
Instrument : OL
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Polskie Nagrani
4:38 AM
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 66289
Conductor : Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra : Tafelmusik
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Sony
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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