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 20, 2013

12:01 AM
Scherzo-Tarantelle
Artist : Shannon Lee, violin
Album :
Composer : Henryk Wieniawski
Catalog : 80695
Instrument : RP
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Telarc
12:06 AM
Catfish Row
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Gershwin
Catalog : 559750
Conductor : JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra : Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Naxos
12:32 AM
Mallorca
Artist : Stephen Marchionda, guitar
Album :
Composer : Isaac Albeniz
Catalog : 903173
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Dabringhaus
12:41 AM
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 423104
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
Label : DG
12:54 AM
Handel in the Strand
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Percy Grainger
Catalog : 9346
Orchestra : Academy Chamber Ensemble
Instrument : JS
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Chandos
1:01 AM
Minuet
Artist : Stephen Hough, piano
Album :
Composer : Ignaz Paderewski
Catalog : 60135
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 6
Label : MusicMasters
1:06 AM
German Requiem: How lovely are thy dwelling places
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johannes Brahms
Catalog : 572996
Conductor : Marin Alsop
Orchestra : MDR Radio Chorus Leipzig
Instrument : LO
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Naxos
1:12 AM
Concerto for Violin and Cello
Artist : Anner Bylsma, cello
Album :
Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 48044
Conductor : Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra : Tafelmusik
Instrument : NRr
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Sony
1:22 AM
Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 429234
Conductor : Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : DG
1:45 AM
Concerto Grosso
Artist : Adrian Chandler, violin
Album :
Composer : Giovanni Sammartini
Catalog : 2154
Conductor : Adrian Chandler
Orchestra : La Serenissima
Instrument : SVvc
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Avie
2:01 AM
Prussian Sonata No. 5: 2nd movement
Artist : Jon Mendle, archguitar
Album :
Composer : Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Catalog : 4
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : In a Circle
2:06 AM
Variations on God save the King
Artist : John Ogdon, piano
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 85761
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : EMI
2:18 AM
Symphony No. 8
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William Herschel
Catalog : 10048
Conductor : Matthias Bamert
Orchestra : London Mozart Players
Instrument : ON
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Chandos
2:30 AM
Song in the Night (Chanson dans la Nuit)
Artist : Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Album :
Composer : Carlos Salzedo
Catalog : 71273
Instrument : Y
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Azica
2:34 AM
Symphony No. 28
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 419606
Conductor : James Levine
Orchestra : Vienna Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : DG
3:01 AM
Pied Piper
Artist : George MacDonald, clarinet
Album :
Composer : Walter Mourant
Catalog : 673
Conductor : Steuart Bedford
Orchestra : Northern Sinfonia of England
Instrument : SU
TrackNumber : 22
Label : ASV
3:06 AM
Two Lyric Pieces
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Edvard Grieg
Catalog : 572403
Conductor : Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra : Malmo Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Naxos
3:14 AM
Bolero
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 413588
Conductor : Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra : Berlin Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : DG
3:31 AM
Shall We Gather at the River
Artist : Lynette Johnson, alto
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 3480
Conductor : Matthew Culloton
Orchestra : The Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 16
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Singers
3:35 AM
Idillo-Concertino
Artist : Andrew Tenaglia, oboe
Album :
Composer : Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
Catalog : 572921
Conductor : Francesco La Vecchia
Orchestra : Roma Symphonic Orchestra
Instrument : OU
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Naxos
4:01 AM
Suite No. 1 for Two Pianos: Waltz
Artist : Aglika Genova, piano
Album :
Composer : Anton Arensky
Catalog : 777651
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : CPO
4:06 AM
Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 411122
Conductor : John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra : English Baroque Soloists
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Philips
4:22 AM
A La Mu Han
Artist : Xuefei Yang, guitar
Album :
Composer : Wang Luobin
Catalog : 6322
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 20
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : EMI
4:27 AM
Theme with Variations
Artist : Robert McDuffie, violin
Album :
Composer : Miklos Rozsa
Catalog : 80518
Conductor : Yoel Levi
Orchestra : Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : JORr
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Telarc
4:41 AM
Trumpet Concerto
Artist : John Wallace, trumpet
Album :
Composer : Johann Hummel
Catalog : 5065
Conductor : Christopher Warren-Green
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrument : OWv
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Nimbus
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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