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 15, 2013

12:01 AM
Nobody Knows the Trouble I See
Artist : Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Album :
Composer : J. Rosamond Johnson
Catalog : 97
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 21
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Cedille
12:06 AM
Violin Sonata No. 4
Artist : Chiara Banchini, violin
Album :
Composer : Arcangelo Corelli
Catalog : 901307
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 16
Label : Harmonia Mundi
12:17 AM
Capriol Suite
Artist : Christopher Parkening, guitar
Album :
Composer : Peter Warlock
Catalog : 55052
Conductor : Iona Brown
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : SXx
TrackNumber : 4
Label : EMI
12:30 AM
Kol Nidrei
Artist : Matt Haimovitz, cello
Album :
Composer : Max Bruch
Catalog : 427323
Conductor : James Levine
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OR
TrackNumber : 4
Label : DG
12:43 AM
Rhapsodie Espagnole
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 421458
Conductor : Charles Dutoit
Orchestra : Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : London/Decca
1:01 AM
Spring
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Rick Sowash
Catalog : 254
Orchestra : Mirecourt Trio
Instrument : PRST
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Gasparo
1:06 AM
String Quintet
Artist : Piero Farulli, viola
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 429777
Orchestra : Melos Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
Label : DG
1:34 AM
Summer Nights: The Spectre of the Rose
Artist : Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano
Album :
Composer : Hector Berlioz
Catalog : 5266
Conductor : Marc Minkowski
Orchestra : Musicians of the Louvre
Instrument : KO
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Naive
1:42 AM
Voices of Spring Waltz (Fruhlingsstimmen)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 416819
Conductor : Franz Bauer-Theussl
Orchestra : Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Philips
1:50 AM
Whimsical Symphony (Grillen-Symphonie)
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Georg Philipp Telemann
Catalog : 7576
Conductor : Jeannette Sorrell
Orchestra : Apollo's Fire
Instrument : NUv
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2005
Label : Koch
2:01 AM
Il Signor Bruschino: Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gioacchino Rossini
Catalog : 999063
Conductor : Alun Francis
Orchestra : Haydn Orchestra Bolzano
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : CPO
2:06 AM
Hungarian Sketches
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Bela Bartok
Catalog : 454430
Conductor : Ivan Fischer
Orchestra : Budapest Festival Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Philips
2:19 AM
The Fishermaiden
Artist : David Leisner, guitar
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 71223
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Azica
2:22 AM
Symphony No. 8
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 414422
Conductor : Christoph von Dohnanyi
Orchestra : Cleveland Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : London/Decca
3:01 AM
Sonata XII
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Schmelzer
Catalog : 907397
Conductor : Andrew Manze
Orchestra : English Concert
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Harmonia Mundi
3:06 AM
Passamezzo Galliard
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William Byrd
Catalog : 120
Orchestra : Belladonna
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2005
Label : Ten Thousand La
3:10 AM
Roumanian Rhapsody No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Georges Enescu
Catalog : 6213
Conductor : Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra : Boston Pops Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : RCA
3:23 AM
Symphony No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 58
Conductor : Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra : San Francisco Symphony
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : SFS
4:01 AM
Galliarde
Artist : Hopkinson Smith, lute
Album :
Composer : Pierre Attaingnant
Catalog : 8854
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 17
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Astree
4:06 AM
Noble and Sentimental Waltzes
Artist : Alicia de Larrocha, piano
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 60985
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 5
Label : RCA
4:22 AM
Chitarra romana (Roman Guitar)
Artist : Vittorio Grigolo, tenor
Album :
Composer : Eldo di Lazzaro
Catalog : 91134
Conductor : Pier Giorgio Morandi
Orchestra : Parma Teatro Regio Orchestra
Instrument : KO
TrackNumber : 16
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Sony
4:26 AM
The Nations: France
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Francois Couperin
Catalog : 4408
Orchestra : European Baroque Soloists
Instrument : NQUv
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Denon
4:49 AM
Vienna 3/4 Time - Waltz Cycle
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Wagenaar
Catalog : 425833
Conductor : Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra : Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : London/Decca
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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