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 26, 2014

12:01 AM
Pavane and Gigue
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William Byrd
Catalog : 572050
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Naxos
12:06 AM
Coming To
Artist : Hilary Hahn, violin
Album :
Composer : Christos Hatzis
Catalog : 19103
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : DG
12:10 AM
Modinha
Artist : Michala Petri, recorder
Album :
Composer : Heitor Villa-Lobos
Catalog : 226900
Instrument : UX
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : OUR Recordings
12:12 AM
Symphony No. 52
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 443777
Conductor : Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1996
Label : Oiseau-Lyre
12:45 AM
Concerto for Oboe and Violin
Artist : Heinz Holliger, oboe
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 2229
Conductor : Erich Hobarth
Orchestra : Camerata Bern
Instrument : NUv
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : ECM
1:01 AM
Violin Sonata No. 2: 2nd movement
Artist :
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Composer : Pietro Locatelli
Catalog : 66363
Orchestra : Locatelli Trio
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 1989
Label : Hyperion
1:06 AM
Ballade No. 4
Artist : Alessio Bax, piano
Album :
Composer : Johannes Brahms
Catalog : 309
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Signum
1:16 AM
Symphony No. 2
Artist :
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Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 5221
Conductor : Pinchas Zukerman
Orchestra : National Arts Centre Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : CBC
1:45 AM
4 Bagatelles
Artist :
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Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 6033
Orchestra : Quartetto Gelato
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Silva
2:01 AM
Capriccio No. 3: Allemande
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jan Zelenka
Catalog : 92163
Conductor : Daniel Abraham
Orchestra : Bach Sinfonia
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Dorian
2:06 AM
Seasons: Autumn
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Glazunov
Catalog : 80347
Conductor : Edo de Waart
Orchestra : Minnesota Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Telarc
2:18 AM
Symphony No. 1 Classical
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Sergei Prokofiev
Catalog : 429396
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 13
Label : DG
2:33 AM
Elegy
Artist :
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Composer : Daniel Elder
Catalog : 1310
Conductor : Joe Miller
Orchestra : Westminster Choir College
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : WCC
2:38 AM
Symphony Concertante
Artist : Jakub Dzialak, violin
Album :
Composer : Ignaz Pleyel
Catalog : 999759
Conductor : Howard Griffiths
Orchestra : Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OPRpr
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : CPO
3:01 AM
Romantic Waltz
Artist : Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 80622
Instrument : Y
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Telarc
3:06 AM
Tantum ergo
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gabriel Faure
Catalog : 502
Conductor : John Rutter
Orchestra : Cambridge Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Collegium
3:09 AM
Overture for Wind Instruments
Artist :
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Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 423104
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : VUv
TrackNumber : 4
Label : DG
3:19 AM
Lute Suite No. 1: Bourree and Gigue
Artist : Kim Heindel, lautenwerk
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 80126
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 19
ReleaseYear : 1993
Label : Dorian
3:25 AM
Symphony No. 4
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 49176
Conductor : Joshua Bell
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sony
4:01 AM
Dance of the Winsome Girl
Artist : John Novacek, piano
Album :
Composer : Alberto Ginastera
Catalog : 1014
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Ambassador
4:06 AM
String Quartet No. 17 Hunt
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 427657
Orchestra : Emerson String Quartet
Instrument : 1
TrackNumber : 1
Label : DG
4:32 AM
Have mercy on us, Lord (Miserere nostri)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Thomas Tallis
Catalog : 16077
Conductor : Harry Christophers
Orchestra : The Sixteen
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Coro
4:37 AM
March Slave (Slavonic March)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 477764
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 16
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : DG
4:49 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 4
Artist :
Album :
Composer : John Stanley
Catalog : 638
Conductor : Simon Standage
Orchestra : Collegium Musicum 90
Instrument : Sc
TrackNumber : 15
Label : Chandos
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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