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 14, 2013

12:01 AM
Reflections in the Water (Reflets dans l’eau)
Artist : Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 83940
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Warner
12:06 AM
Symphony No. 7
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : Record
Conductor : James Conlon
Orchestra : Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : European Broadc
12:46 AM
3 Cornered Hat: Neighbor’s Dance
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Manuel de Falla
Catalog : 68333
Conductor : Pierre Boulez
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Sony
12:50 AM
Rhapsodie
Artist : Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Album :
Composer : Marcel Grandjany
Catalog : 71273
Instrument : Y
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Azica
1:01 AM
O’Carolan’s Draft
Artist : Tina Chancey, viola da gamba
Album :
Composer : Turlough O'Carolan
Catalog : 1
Instrument : R
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Golden Apple
1:06 AM
Alfonsina and the Sea
Artist : Sharon Isbin, guitar
Album :
Composer : Ariel Ramirez
Catalog : 84219
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Sony
1:12 AM
Piano Sonata No. 28
Artist : Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 438624
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Philips
1:35 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 4 (after Corelli)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Francesco Geminiani
Catalog : 80698
Conductor : Martin Pearlman
Orchestra : Boston Baroque
Instrument : ORrc
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Telarc
1:44 AM
Rounds for String Orchestra
Artist :
Album :
Composer : David Diamond
Catalog : 3189
Conductor : Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra : Seattle Symphony
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Delos
2:01 AM
Symphony: 1st movement
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonio Rosetti
Catalog : 9567
Conductor : Matthias Bamert
Orchestra : London Mozart Players
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1997
Label : Chandos
2:06 AM
Legend
Artist : Lucy Gould, violin
Album :
Composer : Charles Stanford
Catalog : 572452
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Naxos
2:12 AM
Magnificat
Artist : Kaia Urb, soprano
Album :
Composer : Arvo Part
Catalog : 907401
Conductor : Paul Hillier
Orchestra : Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Harmonia Mundi
2:21 AM
Recercada secunda
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Diego Ortiz
Catalog : 96819
Orchestra : Ciaramella
Instrument : UXR
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Yarlung
2:25 AM
Symphony No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 39359
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Sony
3:01 AM
Reverie
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 11116
Orchestra : Turtle Island String Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 10
Label : Windham Hill
3:06 AM
Symphony X: Requiem for a Hero
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Don Gillis
Catalog : 1058
Conductor : Ian Hobson
Orchestra : Sinfonia Varsovia
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Albany
3:10 AM
Sonata for Two Pianos
Artist : Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 859121
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Orfeo
3:33 AM
Geomagnetic Curiosity
Artist : Laurel Zucker, flute
Album :
Composer : Laurel Zucker
Catalog : 2013
Instrument : V
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Cantilena
3:35 AM
Oboe Concerto
Artist : Pierre Pierlot, oboe
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 39772
Conductor : Janos Rolla
Orchestra : Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Sony
4:01 AM
Suite Mignonne: Polka and Epilogue
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jean Sibelius
Catalog : 384
Conductor : Neeme Jarvi
Orchestra : Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 1987
Label : Bis
4:06 AM
Sonata No. 2: Allegro
Artist : Paul Galbraith, guitar
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 3232
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 16
ReleaseYear : 1998
Label : Delos
4:09 AM
Grand Variations on Rule Britannia
Artist : Christopher Hinterhuber, piano
Album :
Composer : Ferdinand Ries
Catalog : 570440
Conductor : Uwe Grodd
Orchestra : Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Naxos
4:27 AM
Adagio with Variations
Artist : Mischa Maisky, cello
Album :
Composer : Ottorino Respighi
Catalog : 435781
Conductor : Semyon Bychkov
Orchestra : Paris Orchestra
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 1992
Label : DG
4:41 AM
Slavonic Dance No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 419056
Conductor : Rafael Kubelik
Orchestra : Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1986
Label : DG
4:46 AM
Concerto Grosso Alexander’s Feast
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 901685
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music Berlin
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 21
Label : Harmonia Mundi
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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