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Caption: Conductor Ataúlfo Argenta
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 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jan 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
Caption: Goodbye Village Voice
A look back at the last twelve months, a retrospective of a truly transitional year with a disturbing loss of morals, constitution values and major...

Bought by 'The Sea', Indie3 Radio, RadioFreePalmer, KDUR, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 59:22
  • Purchases: 13
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This is a beautiful audio production about the more profound nature of our relationships with animals and the natural world. Hosted by NY Times bes...

Bought by WCPN and WFSU


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 47:22
  • Purchases: 2
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Kinetic, manic, rhythmic, pulsing, percussive...more...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2017
  • Length: 05:47
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1st segment: Pepe Willie (the man who discovered Prince) is interviewed. 2nd Segment: Chris Moon (the man who gave the keys to his studio) is inte...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 06, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pierre Boulez, Credit: New York Philharmonic Archives
Critic at large, Andrew Patner shares an exclusive interview from 2009 with the legendary Pierre Boulez, Helen Regenstein conductor emeritus of th...

Bought by WDPR, KOWS, KDX Worldround Radio, KGUA, KUAF Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Be MIne!
The first hour of this week's Valentine's mix. Love stories and romantic music provided by The Bryan Ferry Orchestra, Benny Carter, Diana Krall, El...

Bought by Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Feb 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:13
  • Purchases: 1
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World War I was a real blow to the European musical community. They were utterly unprepared for the war’s cruelty, and composers found it difficult...

Bought by WVTF, KHNS, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Collection 4 - Woodstock, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Joe Cocker, Nov. 21st, 1969. Riding on his new success from Woodstock, Cocker and his band return to the US for a qui...

Bought by KVNF, KUOW, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Collection 1 - Fillmore East, Credit: Masaki Koike
Howard Smith's interview with Eric Clapton, Oct. 24, 1970. Clapton's new band, Derek & the Dominos, will play the Fillmore East immediately followi...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 09, 2013
  • Length: 02:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Art Hodes
Some of the earliest Blue Note recording sessions featured the trumpet of Sidney DeParis, clarinet of Edmund Hall, and piano of Art Hodes. They ca...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2012
  • Length: 58:52
Caption: The Flatlanders, Credit: Courtesy of New West Records
The rediscovery of recordings lost for 40 years in West Texas rewrites a chapter in American music history. In this hour long radio special "The L...

Bought by CBC Inside the Music, KGLT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Aug 15, 2012
  • Length: 55:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Give a listen to some of those very hot bands of the 1920s. You may not recognize many of the names, but that doesn't lessen their impact.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Harold Arlen
Harold Arlen wrote some of the greatest hits jazz and popular music, including the entire score to the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz. But there a...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Eddie Condon
New Orleans, Chicago and New York were the primary hubs for jazz by the mid 1920s. The influences from each location enriched the result. Musicians...

Bought by WDCB


  • Added: May 10, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: London of the 1920s
Jazz Historian Albert McCarthy writes in his book, Big Band Jazz (Exeter Books, NY 1974), “When jazz and dance music began to dominate American pop...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
At the Sabbath table on a Friday evening, the Khasidim of Eastern Europe sang tish nigunim, “table songs” praising God . . . seeking to get closer ...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:16
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
Sometimes, klezmer songs borrowed from popular folk melodies. “Lustig Zayn”, also known as “My Yofes” came from Polish peasants. But the more kle...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
This is a more spiritual tune. In 18th Century Poland, the Jewish mystic philosophy of Khasidism was born. The Khasidim believed that singing song...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
In the audio drama “The Witches of Lublin,” Sofia is a teenaged girl in love – all that matters to her is that the object of her affection shares h...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:44
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
This lively dance is a bulgar. It is exactly the sort of music one would hear at one of the market fairs held in Easter Europe during the late 1700...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 09:55
Caption: Cannon Jug Stompers
With the closure of Storyville in New Orleans, many talented musicians landed in Memphis before making their way to Chicago and New York.

  • Added: Jan 18, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Red Allen
New Orleans musician who's work had a profound effect on the early development of jazz.

  • Added: Jan 05, 2012
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Susanna and Guy Clark, Credit: Music Road Records
Join a who's who of Texas Music, including Jerry Jeff Walker, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Willie Nelson and many, many more in a 70th birthday celebration o...

Bought by KSUT, Prairie Public, Marfa Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2011
  • Length: 53:47
  • Purchases: 5
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Think you know music? NPR music critic Tom Moon has found ten artists you probably don't know...but should.

Bought by KLCC, KGLT, and North Country Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 16, 2009
  • Length: 55:16
  • Purchases: 3