Classical Overnight

Mondays-Fridays, 12-5 a.m.; Saturdays-Sundays, 12-6 a.m. on KLRE
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

December 16, 2013

12:01 AM
2 Bagatelles
Artist : John O’Conor, piano
Album :
Composer : Ludwig van Beethoven
Catalog : 80423
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Telarc
12:06 AM
Adagio
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Tomaso Albinoni
Catalog : 9848
Conductor : Matthias Maute
Orchestra : Ensemble Caprice
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Analekta
12:12 AM
There comes a ship laden
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Max Reger
Catalog : 901794
Conductor : Uwe Gronostay
Orchestra : RIAS Chamber Choir
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Harmonia Mundi
12:16 AM
Symphony No. 41 Jupiter
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 711
Conductor : John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra : English Baroque Soloists
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Soli Deo Gloria
12:52 AM
The Polar Express: Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alan Silvestri
Catalog : 48897
Conductor : Alan Silvestri
Orchestra : Original Soundtrack Recording
Instrument : OL
TrackNumber : 14
Label : Warner
1:01 AM
Spring in Buenos Aires (Primavera Porteno)
Artist : Philip Hansen, cello
Album :
Composer : Astor Piazzolla
Catalog : 28
Instrument : PRT
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : North Pacific
1:06 AM
In dulci jubilo; Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Christmas Music
Catalog : 442141
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : ZL
TrackNumber : 21
Label : Philips
1:16 AM
Ave Maria
Artist : Juan Diego Florez, tenor
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 14875
Conductor : Michele Mariotti
Orchestra : Bologna Theater Orchestra
Instrument : KO
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : London/Decca
1:23 AM
Violin Concerto
Artist : Jorma Rahkonen, violin
Album :
Composer : Erik Tulindberg
Catalog : 9705
Conductor : Okko Kamu
Orchestra : Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1997
Label : YLE
1:44 AM
Arabesque No. 2
Artist : Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 60198
Instrument : UY
TrackNumber : 3
Label : RCA
1:48 AM
Suite of Carols for Woodwinds
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Leroy Anderson
Catalog : 559621
Conductor : Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra : BBC Concert Orchestra
Instrument : Vv
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Naxos
2:01 AM
In the Bleak Midwinter
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alan Higbee
Catalog : 939
Conductor : Philip Brunelle
Orchestra : VocalEssence
Instrument : LU
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2010
Label : Clarion
2:06 AM
Sinfonia melodica for Two Oboes
Artist : Albrecht Mayer, oboe
Album :
Composer : Georg Philipp Telemann
Catalog : 5761
Conductor : Rainer Kussmaul
Orchestra : Berlin Baroque Soloists
Instrument : OUv
TrackNumber : 16
ReleaseYear : 2005
Label : DG
2:17 AM
Agnus Dei
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Giovanni Palestrina
Catalog : 67396
Conductor : Martin Baker
Orchestra : Westminster Cathedral Choir
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Hyperion
2:22 AM
Karolju: Italian
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Christopher Rouse
Catalog : 11561
Conductor : David Zinman
Orchestra : BBC Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : OL
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : RCA
2:32 AM
Symphony No. 98
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 434921
Conductor : Frans Bruggen
Orchestra : Orchestra of the 18th Century
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Philips
3:01 AM
Perpetual Motion
Artist : Sergei Nakariakov, trumpet
Album :
Composer : Niccolo Paganini
Catalog : 94554
Instrument : PW
TrackNumber : 11
Label : Teldec
3:06 AM
Gabriel’s Message; Sans Day Carol
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Christmas Music
Catalog : 69950
Conductor : John Rutter
Orchestra : Clare College Singers & Orchestra
Instrument : LO
TrackNumber : 20
Label : EMI
3:14 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 410897
Conductor : Trevor Pinnock
Orchestra : English Concert
Instrument : Nc
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Archiv
3:27 AM
The Holly and the Ivy
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Stephen Paulus
Catalog : 49208
Conductor : Dale Warland
Orchestra : Dale Warland Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Gothic
3:31 AM
Romeo and Juliet: Suite No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Sergei Prokofiev
Catalog : 80597
Conductor : Paavo Jarvi
Orchestra : Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Telarc
4:01 AM
Two Christmas Interludes
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Henry Purcell
Catalog : 88028
Conductor : Alun Francis
Orchestra : Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Helios
4:06 AM
Piano Sonata No. 16
Artist : Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 422583
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 4
Label : Philips
4:19 AM
A Carol Fantasy
Artist :
Album :
Composer : John Alexander
Catalog : 49246
Conductor : John Alexander
Orchestra : Pacific Chorale
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2005
Label : Gothic
4:26 AM
Suite for Strings
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Frank Bridge
Catalog : 8373
Conductor : Norman Del Mar
Orchestra : Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Chandos
4:49 AM
The Nutcracker: Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 447013
Conductor : Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra : Boston Pops Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
Label : DG
Commentary
1:00 pm
Fri March 20, 2009

Making The Perfect Exit

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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