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 28, 2014

12:01 AM
Chanson Triste
Artist : Mischa Maisky, cello
Album :
Composer : Henri Duparc
Catalog : 457657
Instrument : RP
TrackNumber : 17
Label : DG
12:06 AM
Le Tombeau de Couperin
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 572888
Conductor : Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra : Lyon National Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Naxos
12:23 AM
Dances
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Mario Broeders
Catalog : 130
Orchestra : Bell' Alma Duo
Instrument : UY
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Ten Thousand La
12:30 AM
O Saving Host
Artist : Jan Garbarek, saxophone
Album :
Composer : Pierre de la Rue
Catalog : 1525
Orchestra : Hilliard Ensemble
Instrument : LZ
TrackNumber : 5
Label : ECM
12:35 AM
Petite Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Borodin
Catalog : 1029
Conductor : Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2000
Label : Cala
1:01 AM
Romance
Artist : Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin
Album :
Composer : Reinhold Gliere
Catalog : 57025
Instrument : RP
TrackNumber : 10
Label : EMI
1:06 AM
Duo
Artist : Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Album :
Composer : Francesco Molino
Catalog : 15399
Instrument : UX
TrackNumber : 19
Label : Warner
1:11 AM
Fantasia Gaelach No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : A.J. Potter
Catalog : 225158
Conductor : Robert Houlihan
Orchestra : National Symphony of Ireland
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Marco Polo
1:21 AM
Serenade for Winds
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 46315
Conductor : Hugh Wolff
Orchestra : Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : Vv
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Teldec
1:46 AM
Isle of Bliss
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Einojuhani Rautavaara
Catalog : 557009
Conductor : Eri Klas
Orchestra : Netherlands Radio Symphony
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Naxos
2:01 AM
Songs of a Wayfarer: Morning Walk
Artist : Claudius Tanski, piano
Album :
Composer : Gustav Mahler
Catalog : 912148
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Dabringhaus
2:06 AM
Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
Artist : Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Album :
Composer : Alan Hovhaness
Catalog : 80530
Conductor : Rudolf Werthen
Orchestra : I Fiamminghi
Instrument : OYx
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Telarc
2:25 AM
Dance Intermezzo
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jean Sibelius
Catalog : 359
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 13
Label : Bis
2:28 AM
Larghetto
Artist : Chen Yi, violin
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 220602
Instrument : RX
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : OUR Recordings
2:34 AM
Symphony No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Etienne Mehul
Catalog : 45026
Conductor : Marc Minkowski
Orchestra : Musicians of the Louvre
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Erato
3:01 AM
Flute Sonata: 1st movement
Artist : Isabelle Perrin, harp
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 221172
Instrument : UY
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Integral
3:06 AM
Berceuse
Artist : Itzhak Perlman, violin
Album :
Composer : Gabriel Faure
Catalog : 54882
Instrument : RP
TrackNumber : 12
Label : EMI
3:10 AM
Partita No. 5
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Heinrich Biber
Catalog : 474965
Conductor : Reinhard Goebel
Orchestra : Musica Antiqua Cologne
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : Archiv
3:22 AM
Greensleeves
Artist : Joshua Bell, violin
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 74318
Instrument : RZ
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sony
3:27 AM
Serenade No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johannes Brahms
Catalog : 80522
Conductor : Charles Mackerras
Orchestra : Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Telarc
4:01 AM
Edgar: Prelude to Act I
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Giacomo Puccini
Catalog : 1165
Conductor : Jacek Kaspszyk
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 1990
Label : Collins
4:06 AM
Arpeggione Sonata
Artist : Matt Haimovitz, cello
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 2002
Instrument : RPrp
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Oxingale
4:34 AM
Song of the Night (Chanson de nuit)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Edward Elgar
Catalog : 5008
Conductor : William Boughton
Orchestra : English String Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Nimbus
4:38 AM
Quartet for 2 Oboes and 2 Bassoons
Artist : Ingo Goritzki, oboe
Album :
Composer : Johann Fasch
Catalog : 1069
Instrument : UVv
TrackNumber : 18
Label : Berlin
4:47 AM
Sinfonia No. 3
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Frantisek Dusek
Catalog : 572683
Conductor : Aapo Hakkinen
Orchestra : Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Naxos
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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