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 24, 2013

12:01 AM
Pavane and Gigue
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William Byrd
Catalog : 9930
Conductor : Matthias Bamert
Orchestra : BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 18
ReleaseYear : 2001
Label : Chandos
12:06 AM
Piano Miniature No. 6 Addio
Artist : Lara Downes, piano
Album :
Composer : Mohammed Fairouz
Catalog : 30016
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 21
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Steinway & Sons
12:09 AM
Earth Teach Me
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Rupert Lang
Catalog : 2613
Orchestra : Musica Intima
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Atma
12:18 AM
3 Botticelli Pictures
Artist :
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Composer : Ottorino Respighi
Catalog : 92187
Conductor : Claudio Scimone
Orchestra : I Solisti Veneti
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Erato
12:35 AM
Cello Concerto No. 2
Artist : Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Album :
Composer : Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Catalog : 77311
Conductor : Hugh Wolff
Orchestra : Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : NRr
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Teldec
1:01 AM
Romance No. 1
Artist :
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Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 223214
Conductor : Alfred Walter
Orchestra : Czech State Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Marco Polo
1:06 AM
Shepherd’s Hey
Artist :
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Composer : Percy Grainger
Catalog : 633
Orchestra : Bilder Duo
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Grand Piano
1:09 AM
Lemminkainen and the Maidens
Artist :
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Composer : Jean Sibelius
Catalog : 65176
Conductor : Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra : Philadelphia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : EMI
1:27 AM
Aranjuez Concerto
Artist : Xuefei Yang, guitar
Album :
Composer : Joaquin Rodrigo
Catalog : 98361
Conductor : Eiji Oue
Orchestra : Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OXx
TrackNumber : 1
Label : EMI
1:50 AM
Sonata No. 5 In Imitation of Corelli
Artist :
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Composer : William McGibbon
Catalog : 90291
Orchestra : Chatham Baroque
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 14
Label : Dorian
2:01 AM
Sextet: Rondo
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Luigi Gatti
Catalog : 603158
Orchestra : Calamus Ensemble
Instrument : 1U
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Dabringhaus
2:06 AM
Faust Symphony: Gretchen
Artist :
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Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : 68595
Conductor : Kurt Masur
Orchestra : Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : EMI
2:23 AM
Banjo and Fiddle
Artist : Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Album :
Composer : William Kroll
Catalog : 54576
Instrument : RP
TrackNumber : 4
Label : EMI
2:26 AM
Andante
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Scriabin
Catalog : 3244
Conductor : Constantine Orbelian
Orchestra : Moscow Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Delos
2:31 AM
Serenade
Artist :
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Composer : Carl Reinecke
Catalog : 999159
Conductor : Johannes Goritzki
Orchestra : German Chamber Academy
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 13
Label : CPO
3:01 AM
Sonata: 1st movement
Artist : Paul Galbraith, guitar
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 6695
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Mashulka
3:06 AM
String Quintet: Allegretto
Artist : Isaac Stern, violin
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 53983
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Sony
3:16 AM
Piano Concerto No. 2
Artist : Till Fellner, piano
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 98539
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : OPp
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Erato
3:48 AM
Clarinet Concertino
Artist : Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
Album :
Composer : Carl Maria von Weber
Catalog : 5801
Conductor : Kirk Trevor
Orchestra : Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Navona
4:01 AM
Intermezzo No. 2
Artist :
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Composer : Vasily Kalinnikov
Catalog : 8614
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Chandos
4:06 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 6
Artist :
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Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 422370
Orchestra : I Musici
Instrument : Nc
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Philips
4:23 AM
Recuerdos: Paseo
Artist : Susan and Sara Wang, piano duo
Album :
Composer : William Bolcom
Catalog : 691
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Castigo
4:29 AM
Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Fanny Mendelssohn
Catalog : 7169
Conductor : JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra : Women's Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Koch
4:42 AM
Sonata da camera
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Pietro Locatelli
Catalog : 99
Orchestra : Trio Settecento
Instrument : QS
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Cedille
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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