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

September 18, 2013

12:01 AM
Valenciana
Artist : Alicia de Larrocha, piano
Album :
Composer : Enrique Granados
Catalog : 467687
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 10
Label : London/Decca
12:06 AM
Almande d’amour
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Pierre Phalese
Catalog : 90261
Orchestra : Ensemble Doulce Memoire
Instrument : V
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Dorian
12:09 AM
String Quintet
Artist : Piero Farulli, viola
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 429777
Orchestra : Melos Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
Label : DG
12:38 AM
Symphony No. 26 The Lamentation
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 427662
Conductor : Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra : English Concert
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Archiv
12:52 AM
The White Peacock
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Charles Tomlinson Griffes
Catalog : 27
Conductor : Dmitri Kitayenko
Orchestra : Moscow Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Sheffield Lab
1:01 AM
Sonata in the Old Spanish Style: Dance with Variations
Artist : Viviane Spanoghe, cello
Album :
Composer : Gaspar Cassado
Catalog : 291025
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 1991
Label : Classic Talent
1:06 AM
Night Revels
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Leevi Madetoja
Catalog : 9803
Conductor : Jorma Panula
Orchestra : Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1998
Label : YLE
1:15 AM
Wine, Women and Song
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 463667
Orchestra : Boston Symphony Chamber Players
Instrument : SVv
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : DG
1:29 AM
Allegro
Artist : Paul O’Dette, guitar
Album :
Composer : Santiago de Murcia
Catalog : 907212
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 17
Label : Harmonia Mundi
1:33 AM
Radio City: Symphonic Fantasy on Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Michael Daugherty
Catalog : 559749
Conductor : Carl St. Clair
Orchestra : Pacific Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Naxos
2:01 AM
Tarantella
Artist : Marco Rapetti, piano
Album :
Composer : Alexander Borodin
Catalog : 93894
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 26
Label : Brilliant
2:06 AM
Gymnopedie
Artist :
Album :
Composer : James Sutcliffe
Catalog : 434347
Conductor : Howard Hanson
Orchestra : Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Mercury
2:11 AM
Orchestral Suite No. 3
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 417834
Conductor : Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Oiseau-Lyre
2:34 AM
Symphony No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Carl Maria von Weber
Catalog : 55348
Conductor : Roger Norrington
Orchestra : London Classical Players
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
Label : EMI
2:54 AM
Polonaise
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Anatol Liadov
Catalog : 657
Conductor : Enrique Batiz
Orchestra : Mexico City Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 18
Label : ASV
3:01 AM
Abbywood Trail
Artist : Dale Kavanagh, guitar
Album :
Composer : Dale Kavanagh
Catalog : 98401
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2001
Label : Hanssler
3:06 AM
Piano Concerto No. 3
Artist : Michael Korstick, piano
Album :
Composer : Dmitri Kabalevsky
Catalog : 777658
Conductor : Alun Francis
Orchestra : North German Radio Philharmonic
Instrument : OP
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : CPO
3:25 AM
Marosszek Dances
Artist :
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Composer : Zoltan Kodaly
Catalog : 432005
Conductor : Antal Dorati
Orchestra : Philharmonia Hungarica
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Mercury
3:40 AM
O beloved (O bien aimee)
Artist : Jonathan Keeble, flute
Album :
Composer : Marcel Grandjany
Catalog : 1185
Instrument : UY
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Albany
3:44 AM
Horn Concerto No. 2
Artist : Eric Ruske, horn
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 80367
Conductor : Charles Mackerras
Orchestra : Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : WOv
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Telarc
4:01 AM
A Downland Suite: Minuet
Artist :
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Composer : John Ireland
Catalog : 8390
Conductor : David Garforth
Orchestra : English Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 1984
Label : Chandos
4:06 AM
Violin Sonata No. 12 La Follia
Artist : Jordi Savall, viola da gamba
Album :
Composer : Arcangelo Corelli
Catalog : 9805
Instrument : PRrp
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Alia Vox
4:18 AM
Mistress White’s Thing
Artist : Paul O’Dette, lute
Album :
Composer : John Dowland
Catalog : 907160
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 19
Label : Harmonia Mundi
4:20 AM
The Fairy (La Peri)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Paul Dukas
Catalog : 68802
Conductor : Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra : French National Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
Label : RCA
4:42 AM
Divertimento for Strings
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gareth Walters
Catalog : 5227
Conductor : Roy Goodman
Orchestra : Manitoba Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : CBC
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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