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

September 09, 2013

5:01 AM
Desert of Roses: 3rd movement
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Robert Moran
Catalog : 436128
Conductor : Craig Smith
Orchestra : Piano Circus Band
Instrument : OU
TrackNumber : 3
Label : Argo
5:06 AM
Love’s Joy (Liebesfreud)
Artist : Gil Shaham, violin
Album :
Composer : Fritz Kreisler
Catalog : 449923
Orchestra : Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : RS
TrackNumber : 4
Label : DG
5:10 AM
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Artist : Brian Steele, baritone
Album :
Composer : Traditional
Catalog : 3480
Conductor : Matthew Culloton
Orchestra : The Singers
Instrument : L
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Singers
5:15 AM
The Merry Widow: Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Lehar
Catalog : 999891
Conductor : Michail Jurowski
Orchestra : Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2003
Label : CPO
5:25 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 11
Artist :
Album :
Composer : George Frideric Handel
Catalog : 80688
Conductor : Martin Pearlman
Orchestra : Boston Baroque
Instrument : Nc
TrackNumber : 23
ReleaseYear : 2008
Label : Telarc
5:43 AM
Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise
Artist : Ingolf Wunder, piano
Album :
Composer : Frederic Chopin
Catalog : 477963
Instrument : Pp
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : DG
6:01 AM
Composers Datebook
Artist :
Album :
Label :
6:03 AM
A Foggy Day
Artist : Arne Brattland, guitar
Album :
Composer : George Gershwin
Catalog : 2890
Instrument : X
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Veps
6:06 AM
Divertimento
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf
Catalog : 50876
Orchestra : Vienna String Trio
Instrument : SRr
TrackNumber : 1
Label : Calig
6:16 AM
Symphony No. 18
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Joseph Haydn
Catalog : 5407
Conductor : Adam Fischer
Orchestra : Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Nimbus
6:31 AM
Panamanian Dances
Artist :
Album :
Composer : William Grant Still
Catalog : 7546
Orchestra : Oregon String Quartet
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2002
Label : Koch
6:45 AM
Horn Concerto No. 2
Artist : Barry Tuckwell, horn
Album :
Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 410284
Conductor : Barry Tuckwell
Orchestra : English Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : WOv
TrackNumber : 6
Label : London/Decca
7:01 AM
Dances from Terpsichore
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Michael Praetorius
Catalog : 7673
Conductor : Jeannette Sorrell
Orchestra : Apollo's Fire
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 7
ReleaseYear : 2007
Label : Koch
7:06 AM
Jazz Suite No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Dmitri Shostakovich
Catalog : 55601
Conductor : Mariss Jansons
Orchestra : Philadelphia Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 5
Label : EMI
7:15 AM
Chaconne
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johannes Kapsberger
Catalog : 8515
Orchestra : Rolf Lislevand & Ensemble
Instrument : XS
TrackNumber : 9
Label : Astree
7:22 AM
Symphony No. 8 Unfinished
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 1
Conductor : Douglas Boyd
Orchestra : Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 1
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : SPCO
7:49 AM
Three Romances
Artist : Lisa Batiashvili, violin
Album :
Composer : Clara Schumann
Catalog : 17923
Instrument : PR
TrackNumber : 4
ReleaseYear : 2012
Label : DG
8:01 AM
Capriccio No. 3: Allemande
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Jan Zelenka
Catalog : 92163
Conductor : Daniel Abraham
Orchestra : Bach Sinfonia
Instrument : N
TrackNumber : 12
ReleaseYear : 2013
Label : Dorian
8:06 AM
Semiramide: Overture
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Gioacchino Rossini
Catalog : 431653
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Instrument : O
TrackNumber : 2
Label : DG
8:18 AM
Overture for Wind Instruments
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Felix Mendelssohn
Catalog : 301041
Orchestra : Consortium Classicum
Instrument : V
TrackNumber : 5
ReleaseYear : 2011
Label : Dabringhaus
8:29 AM
Perpetual Motion
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Johann Strauss, Jr.
Catalog : 423662
Conductor : Claudio Abbado
Orchestra : Vienna Philharmonic
Instrument : JO
TrackNumber : 11
Label : DG
8:33 AM
Serenade No. 1
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Robert Volkmann
Catalog : 999159
Conductor : Johannes Goritzki
Orchestra : German Chamber Academy
Instrument : S
TrackNumber : 1
Label : CPO
8:42 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