Classical 24 with John Zech

Weekdays, 5am - 9am

John Zech got started in broadcasting as a news anchor at his high school’s closed-circuit television station (KRUD). While in school at St. Olaf College, his love of classical music earned him his first “real” radio experience at WCAL-FM. After a dozen years doing virtually everything there was to do at a small public radio station, John crossed over into the private sector, producing and voicing an audio reading program for a major educational publisher, managing multilingual translation projects for an international communications firm, and generally learning what it’s like to work for a living. Having seen the light, John returned to radio in 1992. After deciding his zen garden was too much of a headache, John looks for enlightenment on the tennis court and 

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Playlist

January 01, 2013

5:01 AM
Romanza
Artist : Elissa Lee Koljonen, violin
Album :
Composer : Richard Wagner
Catalog : 90268
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 13
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Dorian
5:06 AM
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo
Artist :
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Composer : Pietro Mascagni
Catalog : 473371
Conductor : Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra : BBC Concert Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : London/Decca
5:10 AM
Six Variations on La Folia
Artist : Richard Savino, guitar
Album :
Composer : Mauro Giuliani
Catalog : 7591
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Koch
5:17 AM
Flute Concerto No. 6
Artist : James Galway, flute
Album :
Composer : Saverio Mercadante
Catalog : 7703
Conductor : Claudio Scimone
Orchestra : I Solisti Veneti
Instrument : UOv
TrackNumber : 1
Label : RCA
5:37 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 4
Artist : Isaac Allen, violin
Album :
Composer : Arcangelo Corelli
Catalog : 20083
Instrument : RSQ
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Music@Menlo
5:48 AM
Spiral
Artist :
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Composer : Paul McCartney
Catalog : 56897
Conductor : Lawrence Foster
Orchestra : London Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : EMI
6:01 AM
Composers Datebook
Artist :
Album :
Label :
6:03 AM
Memories of a Geisha: The Chairman’s Waltz
Artist : Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Album :
Composer : John Williams
Catalog : 74708
Conductor : John Williams
Orchestra : Studio Orchestra
Instrument : OR
TrackNumber : 8
Label : Sony
6:06 AM
Slavonic Dance No. 6
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 48161
Conductor : George Szell
Orchestra : Cleveland Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 6
ReleaseYear : 1992
Label : Sony
6:12 AM
Concerto for 2 Orchestras No. 1
Artist :
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Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 411721
Conductor : Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra : Academy of Ancient Music
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Oiseau-Lyre
6:27 AM
Wine, Women and Song
Artist :
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Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 5004
Orchestra : Linos Ensemble
Instrument : SPp
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Capriccio
6:41 AM
Chorale Prelude No. 4: My heart abounds with pleasure
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johannes Brahms
Catalog : 7415
Orchestra : Canadian Brass
Instrument : W
TrackNumber : 21
Label : Opening Day
6:45 AM
Mater Christi nobilis
Artist :
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Composer : Anonymous
Catalog : 1753
Orchestra : Trio Mediaeval
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2001
Label : ECM
6:46 AM
Violin Concerto: 3rd movement
Artist : Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Album :
Composer : Franz Clement
Catalog : 106
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Instrument : ORr
TrackNumber : 3
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Cedille
7:01 AM
Rhine Nymphs Overture
Artist :
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Composer : Jacques Offenbach
Catalog : 422057
Conductor : Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
ReleaseYear : 1987
Label : Philips
7:06 AM
Vocalise
Artist : Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Album :
Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Catalog : 39133
Instrument : RP
TrackNumber : 14
Label : Sony
7:13 AM
3 Fanfares from the Court of Louis
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jean-Baptiste Lully
Catalog : 90189
Conductor : Ilonna Pederson
Orchestra : New York Chamber Musicians
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 20
Label : Dorian
7:16 AM
Artist’s Life
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 5405
Conductor : Fritz Reiner
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 1
Label : RCA
7:24 AM
Triple Concerto
Artist : Claire Guimond, flute
Album :
Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 7753
Conductor : Jaap ter Linden
Orchestra : Arion
Instrument : NQ
TrackNumber : 11
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Early-Music.com
7:47 AM
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Alexander Borodin
Catalog : 69041
Conductor : Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra : Philharmonia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 28
ReleaseYear : 1987
Label : EMI
8:01 AM
Bassoon Concerto: Allegro
Artist : Mathieu Lussier
Album :
Composer : Christoph Graupner
Catalog : 3162
Conductor : Genevieve Soly
Orchestra : L'Ensemble des Idees heureuses
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 8
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : Analekta
8:06 AM
Hebrides Overture (Fingal’s Cave)
Artist :
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Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 364
Conductor : JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra : Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Albany
8:16 AM
2 songs: Nicolette and Rondelay
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 80408
Conductor : Robert Shaw
Orchestra : Robert Shaw Festival Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 7
Label : Telarc
8:22 AM
Tales from the Vienna Woods
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 425426
Conductor : Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra : Vienna Philharmonic
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 1
Label : London/Decca
8:35 AM
Symphony No. 49 La Passione
Artist :
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Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 419607
Orchestra : Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : DG