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

November 11, 2013

12:01 AM
Flute Concerto: Rondo
Artist : Bruno Meier, flute
Album :
Composer : Johann Vanhal
Catalog : 311104
Orchestra : Prague Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OU
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 1989
Label : Schwann
12:06 AM
Souvenir of Florence
Artist : Paul Neubauer, viola
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 47060
Orchestra : Emerson String Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Sony
12:41 AM
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Artist : Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 80341
Instrument : WZ
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 1993
Label : Telarc
12:46 AM
Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 1159
Orchestra : Chamber Players of Canada
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : CBC
1:01 AM
Intermezzo No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Vasily Kalinnikov
Catalog : 8614
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Chandos
1:06 AM
Cello Concerto No. 1
Artist : Wendy Warner, cello
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 142
Conductor : Drostan Hall
Orchestra : Camerata Chicago
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Cedille
1:32 AM
Valse lointaine (Distant Waltz)
Artist : Cyprien Katsaris, piano
Album :
Composer : Rene Berthelot
Catalog : 37
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Piano 21
1:36 AM
Oboe Concerto No. 8
Artist : Heinz Holliger, oboe
Album :
Composer : Tomaso Albinoni
Catalog : 420189
Orchestra : I Musici
Instrument : NUv
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Philips
1:47 AM
Little Serenade
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Lars-Erik Larsson
Catalog : 285
Conductor : Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra : Stockholm Sinfonietta
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Bis
2:01 AM
Serenade for Strings: March
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Dag Wiren
Catalog : 1181
Conductor : Magnus Ericsson
Orchestra : Strings of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2000
Label : Bis
2:06 AM
Peer Gynt: Solveig’s Song
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Edvard Grieg
Catalog : 63076
Conductor : Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Sony
2:12 AM
Symphony No. 4
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Georges Onslow
Catalog : 999738
Conductor : Johannes Goritzki
Orchestra : Hannover Radio Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : CPO
2:45 AM
La chanson de la folle au bord de la mer
Artist : Stephen Hough, piano
Album :
Composer : Charles Alkan
Catalog : 67890
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 14
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Hyperion
2:51 AM
Danse Macabre
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Camille Saint-Saens
Catalog : 414460
Conductor : Charles Dutoit
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 17
Label : London/Decca
3:01 AM
Requiebros (Gallantry)
Artist : Yuli Turovsky, cello
Album :
Composer : Gaspar Cassado
Catalog : 9897
Conductor : Yuli Turovsky
Orchestra : I Musici Montreal
Instrument : RS
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Analekta
3:06 AM
Wesendonck-Lieder (Wesendonk Songs): Der Engel (The Angel)
Artist : James Galway, flute
Album :
Composer : Richard Wagner
Catalog : 3024
Conductor : Klauspeter Seibel
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : UO
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : DG
3:09 AM
Serenade for Strings
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Edward Elgar
Catalog : 8375
Conductor : George Hurst
Orchestra : Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Chandos
3:23 AM
Violin Concerto: I
Artist : Gidon Kremer, violin
Album :
Composer : Philip Glass
Catalog : 437091
Conductor : Christoph von Dohnanyi
Orchestra : Vienna Philharmonic
Instrument : OR
TrackNumber : 1
Label : DG
3:30 AM
Piano Quartet
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Robert Schumann
Catalog : 90194
Orchestra : Ames Piano Quartet
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Dorian
4:01 AM
Mr John Langton’s Pavan
Artist :
Album :
Composer : John Dowland
Catalog : 45005
Orchestra : Fretwork
Instrument : SX
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Virgin
4:06 AM
Beatrice and Benedict: Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Hector Berlioz
Catalog : 61203
Conductor : Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : RCA
4:15 AM
Fantasia No. 8
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Henry Purcell
Catalog : 2591
Orchestra : Les Voix Humaines
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Atma
4:20 AM
Bassoon Concerto
Artist : Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
Album :
Composer : Carl Maria von Weber
Catalog : 432081
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Philips
4:38 AM
Sonata for Piano Duet and String Quartet
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jerome Moross
Catalog : 301
Orchestra : Texas Festival Chamber Ensemble
Instrument : PS
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 1988
Label : Albany
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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