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Chopin wrote that the only thing more beautiful than one guitar is two guitars. On today’s show, we prove him right.

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


  • Added: Nov 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
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Works from Spain and Latin America by Joaquín Rodrigo, Astor Piazzolla, and Antonio Lauro.

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


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
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People of mixed heritage lead complex lives, often navigating between two racial and/or cultural identities. Producer Jocelyn Robinson, who lives t...

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 27:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pianist Benita Meshulam
Goyescas – universally recognized as a masterpiece of the composer who symbolized the essence of Spanish romanticism, Enrique Granados.

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


  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Pages from El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat
Jordi Savall and friends present selections from El Llibre Vermell de Montserrat, or the Red Book of Montserrat, is a 14th-century collection of de...

Bought by KMUN, KWAX, WXXI, KVNO, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Pablo Picasso theater curtain for The Three-Cornered Hat, 1919
Many have interpreted the elegance, sensuality, and erotic suggestiveness of Manuel de Falla’s music as overt expressions of his homosexuality. Fal...

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


  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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This week DW reporters Neil King and Gabriel Borrud teamed up to find out what it's like to be blind in Germany. They spent some time with a man wh...

  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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20th-century South American classcis from Argentina’s Carlos Guastavino to Chile’s Juan Antonio Sánchez to Venezuela’s Evencio Castellanos.

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


  • Added: Aug 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: La Habana, Cuba
A recital of 20th -century chamber music by Cuban-born composers performed by the performed by the Havana String Quartet.

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


  • Added: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 14
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German and American libraries have influenced each other’s development tremendously over the last few centuries. During this time, the library has ...

Bought by WNYO, KICI, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Rodolfo Halffter with violinist Samuel Dushkin
Works by composers and siblings Ernesto and Rodolfo Halffter, part of Spain's Generación de '27 (Generation of 1927,) Though both born in Spain, on...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Clarinetist Oskar Ruiz Espina
Spanish classics from the mid-20 th century, including works from by Joaquín Rodrigo, Federico Moreno-Torroba, and Julián Menéndez for clarinet, gu...

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  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Dieter Kosslick is one of the film world’s best known festival directors. He’s put his stamp on the Berlin International Film Festival for the pas...

  • Added: May 22, 2019
  • Length: 27:06
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Cuba, as well as the Philippines, ad a rich musical tradition prior to the arrival of Spansh conquistadors. This week, we'll hear dances from these...

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


  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20

  • Added: May 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 15
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An all-Venezuelan program, with Gustavo Dudamel leading the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra, the best known of the orchestras of “El Sistema;” and Ed...

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


  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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This week, romantic piano works from the late 19th and early 20th centuries from composers born in Spain's Catalonian and Basque regions: the well-...

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


  • Added: Apr 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Carlos Chávez with Artur Rubinstein, Igor Stravinsky, Claire Booth Luce, and Aaron Copland
20th-century chamber music by Spain’s Joaquín Turina, Argentina’s Astor Piazzolla, and Mexico’s Carlos Chávez.

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Panamanian Composer Roque Cordero
20th-century chamber music for winds and small orchestra from Panama and Uruguay.

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


  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Composer Salvador Brotons
20th -century Spanish composers whose works owe more to European modernism that to the folkloric characteristics of Spanish musical traditions.

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


  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Sample BBC Reporting from the 1990s

  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 06:24
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It's one of Cambodia's few success stories. ACLEDA bank began as a micro-lender. Loaning tiny sums to allow Cambodians to open small businesses.Now...

  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 05:02
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This week on the show: Myth and Challenges of the Nile river - The Nile River has been the life line for East Africa for thousands of years. A...

Bought by KRJF-lp, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, and WNMU-FM


  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Many of us have been eating chocolate since childhood, but could you recognize it in nature? In this episode, we start at the farm with the pod-sha...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2017
  • Length: 24:00
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Glenn Stone explores the controversies around genetically modified crops and the effects of biotechnology on farmers in India.

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 10:30