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This hour, Harmonia explores the word "Noel" through music from the middle ages to the early baroque. Celebrate the season with this special, eclec...

Bought by KRPS, KRPS, WMNR, WUAL, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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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 Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A one-hour program of early music exploring that ancient symbol for the harvest, fertility, and giving thanks -- The Cornucopia. This is a sound-r...

Bought by KRPS, WRGY, WRNC-LP, KISU, Wyoming Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8
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An hour-long program of early music, celebrating the holiday season with festive music from 17th- and 18th-century Mexico, Peru and Bolivia perform...

Bought by Iowa Public Radio, KUNR, Red River Radio Network, KUAC, Capital Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
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Today is Memorial Day. So happy Memorial Day. Many people have the day off work today and many will be spending time with friends and family. But w...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 15:53
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Classic holiday jazz from Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Bill Evans and others.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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George Washington is said to have asked 24 year old Betsy Ross to create a flag to be the symbol of our nation in 1776. Historians also have mentio...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KTXK, WUAL, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KMFA


  • Added: Jun 04, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Seeing wrapped gifts under the tree for days or weeks before being allowed to open them adds to the anticipation, suspense, and ultimately the joy ...

Bought by KRPS, KTXK, WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Nov 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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New discoveries from a lost stash of klezmer recordings are changing what we know about the genre - Working class Americans used to love opera... s...

Bought by KUHF and WCWP


  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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New discoveries from a lost stash of klezmer recordings are changing what we know about the genre - Working class Americans used to love opera... s...

Bought by KUHF, WUFT, KEDT, WMUU-LP, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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New discoveries from a lost stash of klezmer recordings are changing what we know about the genre - Working class Americans used to love opera... s...

Bought by KRZA and KWMR


  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 2
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After nearly a decade of sleuthing to find the pieces, a groundbreaking album of previously unknown recordings of Jewish klezmer music has been rel...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2016
  • Length: 03:38
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A 29-minute special including interviews, sound-rich features and historical clips about the history of Earth Day.

Bought by Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In this Valentine's Days Special, we'll meet Jo and Harvey. Tune in and hear how they met and married 58 years ago in California.

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 06:11
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Groundhog Day fully explored...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 02:27:06
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Tuned to Yesterday Special: New Year's of Yesteryear. Featuring New Year's themed excerpts from the famous entertainers of radio's golden age.

Bought by KRPS, WMUU-LP, and KRPS


  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 3
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King Stories is a one hour documentary of captivating stories told by close friends and associates of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Host Julian Bond,...

Bought by WCPN, KFAI, WCAI / WNAN, RadioFreePalmer, KVNF and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 54:26
  • Purchases: 50
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Historian Mark Valeri examines the truths about the first Thanksgiving and the myths of American identity we have created around the event.

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:52
  • Purchases: 1
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History of Thanksgiving celebration (bye bye Jack-O-Lantern)...

  • Added: Aug 16, 2015
  • Length: 02:31:19
Caption: Jerry Garcia
Free for all stations!! Featuring historic interview with Jerry Garcia!

Bought by KALW, KMSU, WGZS, WVTF, WKMS and more


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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The stories behind popular Easter traditions like the Easter Bunny and decorating eggs.

Bought by 'The Sea', WCAI / WNAN, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WYAP, WRST-FM Oshkosh and more


  • Added: Apr 23, 2015
  • Length: 02:40
  • Purchases: 6

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 27:58
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There have been 27 revisions to the design of the flag of the United States, and the 50 star flag we use today has been in use longer than any of t...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
Caption: Mummers Day Parade, Credit: Rebecca Moon
The Mummers Day Parade is as quintessentially South Philadelphia as Ben Franklin or Willy Penn, a Philly cheese steak or Italian water ice. It’s un...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2013
  • Length: 23:29
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An hour-long special program of holiday songs from the world of musical theater.

Bought by KMUN, KRPS, KRPS, KMXT, and KTXK


  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5