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Caption: 'Allegory On Gluttony And Lust', Credit: Hieronymus Bosch
This 5 minute program utilizes the spoken word embedded in renaissance music to explore more of the fables of Bartolomeo Scala.

  • Added: May 15, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: 'The Hermit Saints', Credit: Hieronymus Bosch
This series presents 76 separate programs of 5 minutes in length. Four great authors of fables from the renaissance are explored here through spoke...

  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
Caption: 'The Outcast', Credit: Botticelli
This program explores the fables of a great renaissance author, Bartolomeo Scala. It is a spoken word tribute of 5 minutes in length, and part of t...

  • Added: May 13, 2020
  • Length: 05:00
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John Prine passed away Tuesday evening, April 7, 2020 from complications of the corona virus. This 1-Hour version of a documentary music special s...

Bought by KSFR, WNMU-FM, WRKF, Troy Public Radio, WHRV and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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The 2-Hour version of a documentary music special spotlighting the early career and on-going musical journey of the beloved songwriter and performe...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KVNF, Troy Public Radio, WFHB, KLCC and more


  • Added: Apr 03, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 23
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A program exploring and celebrating the career of singer/songwriting legend James Taylor. Musicians, music writers and fans offer thoughtful commen...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Mar 25, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A program exploring and celebrating the career of singer/songwriting legend James Taylor. Musicians, music writers and fans offer thoughtful commen...

Bought by WFHB and KLCC


  • Added: Mar 24, 2020
  • Length: 02:56:59
  • Purchases: 2
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A program exploring and celebrating the early career of singer/songwriting legend James Taylor. Musicians, music writers and fans offer thoughtful...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, KAAD-LP, and KGLT


  • Added: Mar 24, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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We take a look at Ella Fitzgerald in 1957, one of the singer's busiest and most memorable years on record.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2020
  • Length: 59:04
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Acclaimed “Race Traitor” author, Mab Segrest, takes Laura through deep south to trace the racist roots of American psychiatry. They explore the inf...

Bought by KDNK and RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1952 Billie Holiday began her last great period on record with a series of small-group sessions that capture the twilight glow of a jazz star. ...

Bought by WVAS


  • Added: Mar 13, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A decade that saw female artists making further inroads into the male-dominated world of jazz.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2020
  • Length: 59:02
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In 1952 Billie Holiday began her last great period on record with a series of small-group sessions that capture the twilight glow of a jazz star.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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In the 1980s a new generation of women jazz musicians emerged who expanded their predecessors' push against the patriarchal boundaries of the jazz ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 59:02
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An hour-long program of classic jazz featuring female jazz performers and composers of the 1960s.

Bought by KVNF, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMOT, WCPN, KUPR low power FM and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 33
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You always have to think about the air.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2020
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 1
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It was a good living. If you can stay in business 53 years, that says a lot.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2020
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 1
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The same people who told me it wouldn't work, they come every day.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 11, 2020
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 1
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In January 1943, bandleader and composer Duke Ellington took his orchestra into Carnegie Hall for the first time and chose to make his debut with a...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: WBEZ's 'Making Beyoncé'
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is a media mogul. A philanthropist. A feminist hero. But before the Grammys, the platinum records and Destiny’s Child, ther...

Bought by KQED, Boise State Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, KTSW 89.9, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 24
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In 1943, Duke Ellington debuted a landmark 43-minute musical portrayal of the African-American experience at Carnegie Hall. We'll hear music from i...

Bought by KSFR, WBGO, WJFF, WAER, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 9
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Night Lights celebrates the holiday season with from Paul Bley, Duke Ellington, Wes Montgomery, June Christy, and more.

  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Why is it a breeze for some and the doldrums for others?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:53
  • Purchases: 1
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The intentional barrier between the people and who they want to be President.

Bought by KWMR and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 19:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Almost anyone can do it... but what does it actually take?

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 31:46
  • Purchases: 1