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Caption: Composer Carlos Chávez with pianist María Teresa Rodríguez
Orchestral works by two giants of Mexican musical nationalism: Manuel María Ponce's Piano Concerto and Carlos Chávez's Symphony # 3.

Bought by KMUN, KWAX, WXXI, KVNO, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: May 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Mexican Composer Miguel Bernal
A program of hidden treasures from Mexico’s Miguel Bernal and Spain’s Isaac Albéniz.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
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Ruperto Chapí is best known for his 150 zarzuelas. But the composer known as "the Spanish Massenet" wrote music in every genre. This week, a "zarzu...

Bought by KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: A rose and a book for La Diada de Sant Jordi
The Spanish Hour celebrates the Catalan national holiday with Catalan classics from the Renaissance through the 20th century.

Bought by 'The Sea', KMUN, KWAX, KPIP-LP, WXXI and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Pianist Miguel Baselga
Famous Spanish and Mexican composers and their not so famous works. With pianist Miguel Baselga, The State of Mexico Symphony Orchestra, and Barcel...

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


  • Added: Mar 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Composer José Luis Greco, Credit: Photo © Sandra Gallardo
Ballet music by Manuel de Falla and a violin concerto by José Luis Greco, son of flamenco dancers José Greco and Nila Amparo.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KVNO, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: Illustration from a Cantigas de Santa María manuscript
From the Five Kingdoms of 13th-century Spain to the polyphony of Spanish Renaissance master Tomás Luis de Victoria, this week’s program explores Sp...

Bought by KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: Anne-Sophie Mutter
An array of some of the great Spanish works written for violin in the second half of the nineteenth century. Works by Sarasate, Monasterio, and Fer...

Bought by 'The Sea', KMUN, WXXI, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
Caption: Soprano María Bayo , Credit: Javier Salas
Not to be confused with the popular operettas and lyric operas popular in Spain from the 1850s through the mid-20th century, the zarzuelas on this ...

Bought by 'The Sea', KMUN, KVNO, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: Guitarist and Composer Fernando Sor
In the 19th century, the guitar was still thought of as something heard at village fairs, an easy to strum instrument, meant for nothing more than ...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, KVNO, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Composer Xavier Montsalvatge
A tribute to the 20th-century Catalan composer, author, and music critic Xavier Montsalvatge (1912-2002), one of the so-called “Lost Generation” of...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Spanish Tenor Alfredo Kraus
The great Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus in zarzuela and song.

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


  • Added: Jan 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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We’re celebrating the holiday season with Nativity music from the late Renaissance to the early 17th century in Europe, performed by the musicians ...

Bought by WNIJ, Maine Public Radio, WSHU, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Is Recent U.S. Policy Towards China Productive?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
For decades, the U.S. has struggled to create an effective policy towards China. From trade wars to technology to Taiwan, experts disagree on wheth...

Bought by WGCU, KUOW, KUNM, KCPW, and NPR Illinois


  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Is the Transatlantic Relationship Irreparably Damaged?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for many, a source of global peace and stabi...

Bought by WGCU, NPR Illinois, KCPW, KISU, and WLPR


  • Added: Jul 12, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Will Free Speech Save Social Media?, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
How should the world's largest social media companies respond to a pernicious online climate, including hate speech and false content posted by use...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, KISU, NPR Illinois, and WGCU


  • Added: Mar 22, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Unresolved: The Techonomic Cold War With China, Credit: Intelligence Squared U.S.
President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surp...

Bought by WSKG and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 08, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Healthcare to Wealthcare with Dr Michael Reed. Connecting Physical Health to Fiscal Health. Former Doctor of Physical Therapy and CEO of the North...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2019
  • Length: 26:02
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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 archiv...

Bought by KRCU and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 03, 2017
  • Length: 01:47:57
  • Purchases: 2
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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 Prairie Public, KSUT, WYSO, KVMR, WXXI and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 18
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Walmart has long been a target for critics of corporate expansion. They say that the big-box retailer pushes out locally-owned businesses and mistr...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, Troy Public Radio, KCPW, and Northeast Indiana Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 11, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Almost everyone can think of something they would like to change in the U.S. Constitution. Some would like to update it to fit new technologies and...

Bought by NPR Illinois, NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, and WQCS


  • Added: Dec 13, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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For many, Obama’s presidency will be defined by its accomplishments. Taking out Osama bin Laden, disengaging from fights in the Middle East that Am...

Bought by NPR Illinois, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WOSU, and WQCS


  • Added: Dec 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A lively ride through the story of the soul star’s all-too-brief career but long-enduring legacy. We’ll hear from other musicians, music writers, ...

Bought by KUHF, WCAI / WNAN, Red River Radio Network, WXXI, WYSO and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 22
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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