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 17, 2013

12:01 AM
Lute Suite No. 3: Allemande
Artist : Jason Vieaux, guitar
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 71250
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Azica
12:06 AM
On Christmas Night
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 63179
Conductor : David Willcocks
Orchestra : Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 18
ReleaseYear : 1985
Label : EMI
12:08 AM
Symphony No. 30 Alleluja
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 550757
Conductor : Nicholas Ward
Orchestra : Northern Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Naxos
12:25 AM
Christmas Tree Suite
Artist : Eteri Andjaparidze, piano
Album :
Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : 553461
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1995
Label : Naxos
12:36 AM
Jul, Jul, stralande jul (Yule, Yule, sparkling Yule)
Artist : Oystein Baadsvik, tuba
Album :
Composer : Gustaf Nordqvist
Catalog : 1885
Conductor : Torodd Wigum
Orchestra : Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : LOW
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Bis
12:41 AM
Flute Quartet
Artist : Robert Stallman, flute
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 103
Orchestra : Martinu Quartet
Instrument : SUv
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Bogner's Cafe
1:01 AM
Orchestral Quartet No. 5: Rondo
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Carl Stamitz
Catalog : 557671
Conductor : Donald Armstrong
Orchestra : NZSO Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Naxos
1:06 AM
Awake, and join the cheerful choir
Artist : Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 907325
Orchestra : Anonymous 4
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Harmonia Mundi
1:11 AM
Concerto No. 11
Artist : Adrian Chandler, violin
Album :
Composer : Giuseppe Valentini
Catalog : 2106
Conductor : Adrian Chandler
Orchestra : La Serenissima
Instrument : NRr
TrackNumber : 28
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Avie
1:30 AM
Snow Maiden: Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 442605
Conductor : David Zinman
Orchestra : Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Philips
1:43 AM
Winter Wonderland; Jingle Bells
Artist : John Bayless, piano
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 9610
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2004
Label : Koch
1:48 AM
Christmas Medley
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 107
Conductor : Patrick Dupre Quigley
Orchestra : Seraphic Fire
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : SFM
2:01 AM
The Tempest: Rustic Dance
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Ernest Chausson
Catalog : 8369
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : Orchestra of Belgian Radio & TV
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
Label : Chandos
2:06 AM
Sonata No. 12
Artist : Pavlo Beznosiuk, violin
Album :
Composer : Henry Purcell
Catalog : 444449
Instrument : RST
TrackNumber : 12
Label : Oiseau-Lyre
2:12 AM
A Ceremony of Carols
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Benjamin Britten
Catalog : 47709
Conductor : David Willcocks
Orchestra : Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 1
Label : EMI
2:36 AM
Slavonic Dance No. 15
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 64527
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Warner
2:40 AM
When Christ is Born
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 268
Conductor : Stefan Stuligrosz
Orchestra : Poznan Nightingales
Instrument : OL
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Polskie Nagrani
2:47 AM
Harp Concerto
Artist : Maxine Eilander, harp
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 9811
Conductor : Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra : Tafelmusik
Instrument : NYx
TrackNumber : 2
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Analekta
3:01 AM
March
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 420201
Conductor : Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Philips
3:06 AM
Good King Wenceslas
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 80377
Conductor : Robert Shaw
Orchestra : Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Telarc
3:08 AM
The Boar’s Head Carol
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 80377
Conductor : Robert Shaw
Orchestra : Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 5
Label : Telarc
3:09 AM
The Holly and the Ivy
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 80377
Conductor : Robert Shaw
Orchestra : Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Telarc
3:11 AM
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 80377
Conductor : Robert Shaw
Orchestra : Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1994
Label : Telarc
3:13 AM
Orchestral Suite No. 2
Artist : Jeanne Lamon, violin
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 9878
Conductor : Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra : Tafelmusik
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Analekta
3:34 AM
Symphony No. 12
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William Herschel
Catalog : 10048
Conductor : Matthias Bamert
Orchestra : London Mozart Players
Instrument : ON
TrackNumber : 10
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Chandos
3:46 AM
Old Christmas Music
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Philip Lane
Catalog : 572744
Conductor : Gavin Sutherland
Orchestra : Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Naxos
4:01 AM
English Idyll No. 2
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Butterworth
Catalog : 7503
Conductor : Mark Elder
Orchestra : Halle Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Halle
4:06 AM
The Seasons: December
Artist : Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Album :
Composer : Peter Tchaikovsky
Catalog : 30005
Instrument : P
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Steinway & Sons
4:11 AM
Sweet was the Song
Artist : Martin Ford, organ
Album :
Composer : Bob Chilcott
Catalog : 573030
Conductor : Jeremy Backhouse
Orchestra : Vasari Singers
Instrument : LZ
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : Naxos
4:17 AM
Flute Concerto
Artist : Istvan-Zsolt Nagy, flute
Album :
Composer : Michael Haydn
Catalog : 5392
Conductor : Adam Fischer
Orchestra : Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Instrument : UOv
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Nimbus
4:37 AM
A Christmas Fantasy
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gordon Langford
Catalog : 4541
Conductor : Keith Rhodes
Orchestra : Huddersfield Choral Society
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 13
Label : Chandos
4:45 AM
Petite Suite
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Claude Debussy
Catalog : 5122
Conductor : Mario Bernardi
Orchestra : CBC Vancouver Orchestra
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 9
Label : CBC
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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