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At one time, the erhu was the muse of Central Asian nomads; this small, two-stringed fiddle could be played on horseback (imagine folk modifying an...

Bought by KBYI


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 1
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About 2,500 years ago, the body of a Chinese nobleman was placed in a tomb with items he cherished most: furnishings, bronze vessels, weapons and s...

Bought by WXXI


  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Yazhi Guo grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution when conservatories were closed and traditional Chinese music and musical instruments were all...

Bought by WXXI, KHSU, Hawaii Public Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and KOWS


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Yazhi Guo grew up during China’s Cultural Revolution when conservatories were closed and traditional Chinese music and musical instruments were all...

Bought by KBYI, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, KHSU, Hawaii Public Radio, and KOWS


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 5
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As a child, Jennifer Alexa Zhang spent around eight hours a day practicing the piano. As a teen, she added the Chinese bamboo flute to her regimen ...

Bought by WXXI, KHSU, Hawaii Public Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and KOWS


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 5
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As a child, Jennifer Alexa Zhang spent around eight hours a day practicing the piano. As a teen, she added the Chinese bamboo flute to her regimen ...

Bought by KBYI, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, KHSU, Hawaii Public Radio, and KOWS


  • Added: May 09, 2017
  • Length: 10:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Wu Man lives in San Diego, but works in venues around the world. And she is doing it on an instrument that had once been in decline. When she enter...

Bought by WXXI, KHSU, Hawaii Public Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and KOWS


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Wu Man lives in San Diego, but works in venues around the world. And she is doing it on an instrument that had once been in decline. When she enter...

Bought by KBYI, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, KHSU, Hawaii Public Radio, and KOWS


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 09:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Xiao Xiannian (Xiao is the last name) is a conservatory-trained virtuoso of the YangQin-a Chinese hammered dulcimer. Once a soloist with a prestigi...

Bought by WXXI, KHSU, Hawaii Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 6
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Xiao Xiannian (Xiao is the last name) is a conservatory-trained virtuoso of the YangQin-a Chinese hammered dulcimer. Once a soloist with a prestigi...

Bought by KBYI, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, KHSU, Hawaii Public Radio, and KOWS


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 10:07
  • Purchases: 5
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Social media is very prevelant in our society today, on this episode of Culture Clique, we delve into it. On Tuesday March 15th, WSU hosted the 2nd...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 51:41
Caption: This is a look up from the 86th Street Station construction site.
The New York City Subway is a complex system that keeps NYC running and it is still being built. Hear the reasons for the initial construction, the...

Bought by Hark!, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 14, 2013
  • Length: 08:43
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Ellen Millender, Professor of Classics and Humanities at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, Credit: Michael Clapp
Waffling. Flip-flopping. We hear a lot about the pros and cons of politicians changing their minds in modern politics. So how long has that debate ...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 04:08