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 27, 2014

12:01 AM
Barcarolle No. 3
Artist : Ruskin Cooper, piano
Album :
Composer : Ned Rorem
Catalog : 2584
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Centaur
12:06 AM
The Miraculous Mandarin
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Bela Bartok
Catalog : Record
Conductor : Juraj Valcuha
Orchestra : Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : European Broadc
12:24 AM
Sebastian: Barcarolle
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gian Carlo Menotti
Catalog : 45660
Conductor : Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra : Philadelphia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Sony
12:29 AM
The Upas Tree
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Anton Arensky
Catalog : 1311
Conductor : Robert Simpson
Orchestra : Houston Chamber Choir
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : MSR
12:34 AM
Serenade
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 3177
Orchestra : Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Instrument : Rr
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Delos
1:01 AM
Flute Concerto: 3rd movement
Artist : Verena Fischer, flute
Album :
Composer : Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
Catalog : 471579
Conductor : Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra : Musica Antiqua Cologne
Instrument : NU
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Archiv
1:06 AM
Intimate Studies
Artist : Lada Valesova, piano
Album :
Composer : Leos Janacek
Catalog : 2142
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Avie
1:16 AM
Symphony No. 25
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 431679
Conductor : Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra : English Concert
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Archiv
1:38 AM
Drewrie’s accordes
Artist : Sharon Isbin, guitar
Album :
Composer : Anonymous
Catalog : 45456
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Sony
1:40 AM
Andante and Hungarian Rondo
Artist : Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Album :
Composer : Carl Maria von Weber
Catalog : 432081
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Philips
1:51 AM
Under the Eye of Heaven: Enigma
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Nick Bicat
Catalog : 91199
Conductor : Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra : London Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Virgin
2:01 AM
Mazurka No. 36
Artist : Aleck Karis, piano
Album :
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Catalog : 7271
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Romeo
2:06 AM
Harp Concerto: Adagio
Artist : Marielle Nordmann, harp
Album :
Composer : Giovanni Battista Viotti
Catalog : 58919
Conductor : Jean-Pierre Rampal
Orchestra : Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OYx
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Sony
2:15 AM
Pulcinella Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Igor Stravinsky
Catalog : 60394
Conductor : Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 12
Label : RCA
2:41 AM
Concerto No. 8 for Orchestra: 2nd and 4th movements
Artist : Dudley Bright, trombone
Album :
Composer : Alan Hovhaness
Catalog : 810
Conductor : David Amos
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrument : OW
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Crystal
2:47 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 3 (after Corelli)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Francesco Geminiani
Catalog : 907261
Conductor : Andrew Manze
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music
Instrument : Nc
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Harmonia Mundi
3:01 AM
Last Spring
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Edvard Grieg
Catalog : 437520
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 7
Label : DG
3:06 AM
Serenade
Artist : Oystein Birkeland, cello
Album :
Composer : Frank Bridge
Catalog : 1160
Instrument : PS
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Simax
3:09 AM
Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Anton Arensky
Catalog : 5347
Conductor : William Boughton
Orchestra : English String Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Nimbus
3:25 AM
Slavonic Dance No. 15
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 64527
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Warner
3:29 AM
String Quartet
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 1304
Orchestra : Jupiter String Quartet
Instrument : 1
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Oberlin
4:01 AM
Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 60700
Conductor : Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra : Boston Pops Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 18
Label : RCA
4:06 AM
Elite Syncopations
Artist : Joshua Rifkin, piano
Album :
Composer : Scott Joplin
Catalog : 79159
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 1974
Label : Nonesuch
4:10 AM
Summer Music
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Arnold Bax
Catalog : 8307
Conductor : Bryden Thomson
Orchestra : Ulster Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Chandos
4:21 AM
Concert Waltz No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Glazunov
Catalog : 148101
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Orfeo
4:31 AM
Double Violin Concerto
Artist : Rainer Kussmaul, violin
Album :
Composer : Georg Philipp Telemann
Catalog : 5761
Conductor : Rainer Kussmaul
Orchestra : Berlin Baroque Soloists
Instrument : NRr
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2005
Label : DG
4:40 AM
Flute Concerto No. 2
Artist : Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 56365
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 7
Label : EMI
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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