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Caption: Mexican Composer Miguel Bernal
A program of tesoros escondidos -- hidden treasures -- from Mexico’s Miguel Bernal and Spain’s Isaac Albéniz.

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), WXXI, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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The remarkable and varied performing career of Linda Ronstadt is explored by a panel of her friends, music writers, musicians and fans. Plus archi...

Bought by KVMR, WXXI, KGLT, Louisville Public Media, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
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This hour-long special is about the courage of teenagers who come out at a time in life when it is hardest to be different. So many of the legal an...

Bought by WFAE, KMUN, WCPN, KQED, WRIR and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Here, the kids line up outside Congress on their first day., Credit: Credit Dustin Dwyer / Michigan Radio
For this special documentary, Dustin Dwyer spent six weeks in the fall following a group of third grade students at Congress Elementary in Grand Ra...

  • Added: Feb 07, 2014
  • Length: 58:31
Caption: State of Opportunity from Michigan Radio
If you think we live in a post-racial world…think again: statistically speaking, being born Black or Latino or Native American is associated with s...

  • Added: May 24, 2013
  • Length: 50:27
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Infant mortality rates in Michigan are better than they used to be, but still not good enough. Seven out of every 1,000 babies born in Michigan w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2012
  • Length: 51:01
Caption: (L to R) Kenneth Radnofsky; Marc-André Hamelin; Richard Stoltzman , Credit: Melinda Gordon
Classical New England celebrates the revolutionary French composer, with pianist Marc-André Hamelin, clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, saxophonist Ken...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:31
  • Purchases: 3
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The Messiah phenomenon and the reasons it has become Handel's most celebrated work and an iconic piece of classical music.

Bought by 'The Sea', WJFF, Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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During his time in London, Handel served two successive English monarchs, George I and George II. His operas and oratorios also caught the ear of o...

Bought by 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:02
  • Purchases: 6
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Starting with Rinaldo in 1711, Handel would write operas for three decades. Revel in the astonishing variety of Handel's arias and duets with perfo...

Bought by WNMU-FM, 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Handel's most productive apprentice years were in Rome.

Bought by 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM, and KHNS


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 5
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A two-hour special that chronologically follows The Beatles through 1969 and 1970 as they record their final tracks, struggle with their company, s...

Bought by KSKA, KCNP, KMUZ, WAMU, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 01:58:01
  • Purchases: 26
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For one week each year, Austin, Texas becomes the center of the music universe. In this music-rich one-hour special, some of public radio's savvie...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, KLCC, WXPN, and KGLT


  • Added: Mar 13, 2009
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Beatle fans and musicians gather to re-experience The Beatles' top-selling album, which came to be known as The White Album.

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KMSU, Prairie Public, Prairie Public, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2008
  • Length: 02:57:04
  • Purchases: 16
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One of Michigan's ethnic minorities finds a voice

  • Added: Sep 18, 2008
  • Length: 02:42