Classical Overnight

Mondays-Fridays, 12-5 a.m.; Saturdays-Sundays, 12-6 a.m. on KLRE
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

July 19, 2013

12:01 AM
Dance of the Flowers
Artist : Joanne Polk, piano
Album :
Composer : Amy Beach
Catalog : 6693
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 21
Label : Arabesque
12:06 AM
Symphonic Dances
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Catalog : 573051
Conductor : Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra : Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Naxos
12:41 AM
Romanza
Artist : Per Flemstrom, flute
Album :
Composer : Wilhelm Stenhammar
Catalog : 1067
Instrument : UX
TrackNumber : 13
Label : Swedish Society
12:48 AM
Slavonic Dance No. 7
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 430171
Conductor : Christoph von Dohnanyi
Orchestra : Cleveland Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 7
Label : London/Decca
12:52 AM
Symphonic Poem No. 13: The Grave
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : 68598
Conductor : Kurt Masur
Orchestra : Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : EMI
1:01 AM
Spanish Serenade (Spanisches Standchen)
Artist : Stephen Hough, piano
Album :
Composer : Xaver Scharwenka
Catalog : 67565
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 15
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Hyperion
1:06 AM
Nocturne
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Anton Arensky
Catalog : 1311
Conductor : Robert Simpson
Orchestra : Houston Chamber Choir
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : MSR
1:10 AM
Twilight
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Heino Eller
Catalog : 8656
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : Scottish National Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Chandos
1:18 AM
Four Seasons: Summer
Artist : Janine Jansen, violin
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 5298
Instrument : NRr
TrackNumber : 4
Label : London/Decca
1:29 AM
Concerto for a Festival
Artist : David Russell, guitar
Album :
Composer : Joaquin Rodrigo
Catalog : 80459
Conductor : Erich Kunzel
Orchestra : Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : OXx
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Telarc
2:01 AM
Spring in Buenos Aires (Primavera Porteno)
Artist : Philip Hansen, cello
Album :
Composer : Astor Piazzolla
Catalog : 28
Instrument : PRT
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : North Pacific
2:06 AM
Trumpet Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 423104
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : DG
2:15 AM
Concertino
Artist : Alf Nilsson, oboe
Album :
Composer : Lille Soderlundh
Catalog : 285
Conductor : Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra : Stockholm Sinfonietta
Instrument : USv
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Bis
2:29 AM
Spiritus Domini (Spirit of the Lord): Veni Creator Spiritus
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gregorian Chant
Catalog : 11489
Orchestra : Cistercian Monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 27
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : London/Decca
2:34 AM
Symphony No. 100 Military
Artist :
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Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 442614
Conductor : Colin Davis
Orchestra : Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Philips
3:01 AM
Two German Dances
Artist : Yaara Tal, piano
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 68243
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Sony
3:06 AM
Prelude No. 7
Artist : Naoko Yoshino, harp
Album :
Composer : Sergei Prokofiev
Catalog : 446064
Instrument : Y
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Philips
3:09 AM
Symphony No. 7
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 49176
Conductor : Joshua Bell
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sony
3:50 AM
Jota
Artist : Augustin Hadelich, violin
Album :
Composer : Manuel de Falla
Catalog : 2280
Instrument : RX
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Avie
3:54 AM
Idomeneo: Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 31827
Conductor : Martin Pearlman
Orchestra : Boston Baroque
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Telarc
4:01 AM
Barcarolle No. 3
Artist : Ruskin Cooper, piano
Album :
Composer : Ned Rorem
Catalog : 2584
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Centaur
4:06 AM
L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Georges Bizet
Catalog : 1305
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : Barcelona Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : Bis
4:24 AM
Pretty Sally
Artist : Debra Wendells-Cross, flute
Album :
Composer : John Powell
Catalog : 1058
Instrument : UY
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Albany
4:28 AM
Variations on a Rococo Theme
Artist : Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 49706
Conductor : Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra : Boston Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : ORTr
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Warner
4:47 AM
Sinfonia No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Carl Friedrich Abel
Catalog : 903
Conductor : Paul Dombrecht
Orchestra : Il Fondamento
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Passacaille
Commentary
1:00 pm
Fri March 20, 2009

Making The Perfect Exit

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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