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

March 24, 2014

12:01 AM
Song and Dance No. 1
Artist : David Russell, guitar
Album :
Composer : Antonio Ruiz-Pipo
Catalog : 80576
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 11
Label : Telarc
12:06 AM
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto!
Artist : Renee Fleming, soprano
Album :
Composer : Giacomo Puccini
Catalog : 13279
Conductor : Marco Armiliato
Orchestra : Giuseppe Verdi Orchestra of Milan
Instrument : KO
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : London/Decca
12:11 AM
In Memoriam
Artist : Jonathan Keeble, flute
Album :
Composer : Gary Schocker
Catalog : 1185
Instrument : UY
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Albany
12:17 AM
Sonata for Two Pianos
Artist : Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 859121
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Orfeo
12:38 AM
Oboe Concerto No. 2
Artist : Bart Schneemann, oboe
Album :
Composer : Ludwig Lebrun
Catalog : 16198
Conductor : Jan Willem de Vriend
Orchestra : Radio Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Channel Classic
1:01 AM
Symphony No. 5: Allegro The Carnival
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alfred Hill
Catalog : 223538
Conductor : Wilfred Lehmann
Orchestra : Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Marco Polo
1:06 AM
Trio for Piano, Oboe, and Bassoon
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Francis Poulenc
Catalog : 72646
Orchestra : Melos Ensemble of London
Instrument : PUvp
TrackNumber : 2
Label : EMI
1:18 AM
Flow my teares
Artist : Ellen Hargis, soprano
Album :
Composer : John Dowland
Catalog : 907275
Instrument : KX
TrackNumber : 24
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Harmonia Mundi
1:25 AM
Symphony No. 98
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 434921
Conductor : Frans Bruggen
Orchestra : Orchestra of the 18th Century
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Philips
1:51 AM
Elegie for Cello and Orchestra
Artist : Jules Eskin, cello
Album :
Composer : Gabriel Faure
Catalog : 423089
Conductor : Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra : Boston Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : R
TrackNumber : 8
Label : DG
2:01 AM
Tsar Saltan Suite: March
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 80107
Conductor : Andre Previn
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Telarc
2:06 AM
Cello Suite No. 1: Menuets
Artist : Helen Callus, viola
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 9968
Instrument : R
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Analekta
2:09 AM
Equus
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Eric Whitacre
Catalog : 16636
Conductor : Eric Whitacre
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : London/Decca
2:19 AM
Danse Lente
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Joseph Jongen
Catalog : 1632
Orchestra : Ensemble Arpae
Instrument : UY
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Cypres
2:24 AM
Piano Concerto No. 4
Artist : Till Fellner, piano
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 2114
Conductor : Kent Nagano
Orchestra : Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OPp
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : ECM
3:01 AM
24th Caprice
Artist : Nicola Hall, guitar
Album :
Composer : Niccolo Paganini
Catalog : 430839
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 5
Label : London/Decca
3:06 AM
Adagio on Celtic Themes
Artist : Ofra Harnoy, cello
Album :
Composer : Max Bruch
Catalog : 60757
Conductor : Charles Mackerras
Orchestra : London Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 4
Label : RCA
3:14 AM
Concertino for English Horn
Artist : William Moriconi, English horn
Album :
Composer : Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Catalog : 572921
Conductor : Francesco La Vecchia
Orchestra : Roma Symphonic Orchestra
Instrument : OU
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Naxos
3:45 AM
Slavonic Dance No. 3
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 64527
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Warner
3:50 AM
Sonata No. 5 In Imitation of Corelli
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William McGibbon
Catalog : 90291
Orchestra : Chatham Baroque
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 14
Label : Dorian
4:01 AM
English Waltz
Artist : Martin Jones, piano
Album :
Composer : Percy Grainger
Catalog : 5220
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Nimbus
4:06 AM
Sacred and Profane Dances
Artist : Alice Chalifoux, harp
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 68327
Conductor : Pierre Boulez
Orchestra : Cleveland Orchestra
Instrument : OYx
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Sony
4:17 AM
Jig Fugue
Artist : Lionel Rogg, organ
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 290772
Instrument : Q
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 1970
Label : Harmonia Mundi
4:22 AM
Impressions: Suite for Chamber Orchestra
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Clarice Assad
Catalog : 8
Orchestra : New Century Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : NSS Music
4:43 AM
Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ottorino Respighi
Catalog : 80309
Conductor : Jesus Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Telarc
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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