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

May 12, 2014

12:01 AM
Flute Quintet
Artist : Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 47230
Orchestra : Trio Pasquier
Instrument : 1U
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Sony
12:06 AM
El Colibri (The Hummingbird)
Artist : Jason Vieaux, guitar
Album :
Composer : Julios Salvador Sagreras
Catalog : 71287
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2014
Label : Azica
12:08 AM
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Frederick Delius
Catalog : 8372
Conductor : Norman Del Mar
Orchestra : Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Chandos
12:16 AM
Impressions d’ardennes
Artist :
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Composer : Joseph Jongen
Catalog : 1634
Conductor : Roman Kofman
Orchestra : National Orchestra of Belgium
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Cypres
12:32 AM
Piano Trio
Artist : Joseph Kalichstein, piano
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 6736
Instrument : SP
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Arabesque
1:01 AM
Prelude No. 5
Artist :
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Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Catalog : 5143
Conductor : Sergiu Comissiona
Orchestra : Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : CBC
1:06 AM
Ritual Dances of the Divine Trinity
Artist :
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Composer : Paul Gibson
Catalog : 11180
Orchestra : Debussy Trio
Instrument : RUY
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Klavier
1:14 AM
The Bullfighter’s Prayer
Artist :
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Composer : Joaquin Turina
Catalog : 60033
Orchestra : Manhattan String Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Newport
1:23 AM
Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Artist :
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Composer : Benjamin Britten
Catalog : 120
Conductor : Michael Stern
Orchestra : Kansas City Symphony
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Reference
1:41 AM
Guitar Quintet No. 6
Artist : Richard Savino, guitar
Album :
Composer : Luigi Boccherini
Catalog : 907026
Orchestra : Artaria Quartet
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Harmonia Mundi
2:01 AM
Caprice-Burlesque
Artist : Stephen Hough, piano
Album :
Composer : Ossip Gabrilowitsch
Catalog : 59509
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Virgin
2:06 AM
Symphony No. 55
Artist :
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Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 80256
Conductor : Charles Mackerras
Orchestra : Prague Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 17
Label : Telarc
2:18 AM
String Quartet No. 53 The Lark
Artist :
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Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 855326
Orchestra : Danish String Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Avi-Music
2:38 AM
Moravian Dances
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Leos Janacek
Catalog : 572695
Conductor : Antoni Wit
Orchestra : Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Naxos
2:48 AM
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Artist :
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Composer : Paul Dukas
Catalog : 445775
Conductor : James Levine
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
Label : DG
3:01 AM
Romance
Artist : Izumi Tateno, piano
Album :
Composer : Oscar Merikanto
Catalog : 904
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Finlandia
3:06 AM
Fantasia No. 3
Artist : Frank Wallace, vihuela
Album :
Composer : Esteban Daza
Catalog : 10042
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 33
Label : Gyre
3:08 AM
Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture
Artist :
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Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 414159
Conductor : Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra : Cleveland Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : London/Decca
3:29 AM
Concerto for Flute and Violin
Artist : Matthias Maute, recorder
Album :
Composer : Georg Philipp Telemann
Catalog : 9421
Conductor : Jorg-Michael Schwarz
Orchestra : Rebel
Instrument : RUQ
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Bridge
3:40 AM
Symphony No. 3: 3rd movement
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gustav Mahler
Catalog : 3
Conductor : Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra : San Francisco Symphony
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : SFS
4:01 AM
Artists Quadrille
Artist :
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Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 80314
Conductor : Erich Kunzel
Orchestra : Cincinnati Pops
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Telarc
4:06 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 3
Artist :
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Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 907415
Conductor : Richard Egarr
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Harmonia Mundi
4:15 AM
Oh, can ye sew cushions
Artist : Helen Callus, viola
Album :
Composer : Janetta Gould
Catalog : 1130
Instrument : RP
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : ASV
4:19 AM
Sonatina
Artist : Norbert Kraft, guitar
Album :
Composer : Federico Torroba
Catalog : 8857
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Chandos
4:33 AM
Concertino for English Horn
Artist : Giuseppe Ciabocchi, bassoon
Album :
Composer : Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Catalog : 572921
Conductor : Francesco La Vecchia
Orchestra : Rome Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 9
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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