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Caption: A Saint Nicholas miracle legend: The dowry for the three virgins, depicted by Gentile da Fabriano, (c. 1425, Pinacoteca Vaticana, Rome)., Credit: (Wikipedia)
An hour-long program of early music, celebrating Christmas from a variety of traditions, including the original tunes of two well-known carols, me...

Bought by WUAL and KRPS


  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
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It may be nearing the Christmas season, but don’t pour the hot cocoa just yet! On this holiday edition of Harmonia, we’re going outside – not into ...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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An hourlong program of baroque music of Mexico, including works by Gaspar Fernandes and Juan Gutiérrez de Padilla, and more. Perfect of Hispanic He...

Bought by KUAT


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Our celebration of State Poets Laureate continues with a look back at previous holders of the title in Kansas. Part one of this public reading feat...

Bought by WNJR


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Saint Cecilia by Simon Vouet, 1626, Credit: public domain
Gratitude is a theme often explored in early music. We’ll hear expressions of thanks from a variety of sources. Wonderful program for Thanksgiving ...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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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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The musical journey of Emmylou Harris is to be explored in this one or two hour special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. 8:30 preview not for...

  • Added: Aug 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:28
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One big government and the fifty little governments that comprise it.

Bought by WXAV 88.3FM, PRX Remix, and WFHB


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 24:20
  • Purchases: 3
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For the week of Bastille Day, jazz odes to the City of Light from Bud Powell, John Lewis, and others.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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A Fourth of July jazz celebration featuring the music by Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Jackie McLean, Nina Simone and more.

  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Optional Hour Two of the lively special spotlighting Elton John's early work from 8 remarkable albums released in three years from 1970- 1973. Spec...

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", New Hampshire Public Radio, and KVMR


  • Added: May 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
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In the late 1960s, young musicians such as The Free Spirits, the Fourth Way, and other now-forgotten fusioneers made the first attempts to blend ja...

Bought by KLCC


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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America in the 1920s: Wall Street was on the rise, cops were on the take, jazz was in the air, and alcohol had been banished—but it certainly hadn’...

Bought by KLCC, KAZU, and Troy Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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In the 1950s jazz artists discovered a new venue for their performances that took them far away from smoky nightclubs and into the halls of the aca...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Feb 22, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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We’ll hear some McPartland recordings with a special emphasis on her own compositions, as well as excerpts from a 1975 interview in which she talks...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:04
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Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was at the peak of her commercial success in the mid-1970s when she began to take her music in a jazz-oriented dire...

Bought by KMUW and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 2
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As the 1990s brought the 20th century to a close, women musicians continued to increase their visibility in the jazz world and to erode the notion ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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A decade that saw female artists making further inroads into the male-dominated world of jazz.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Slave spirituals were often improvisations upon older hymns that became entirely new songs, and in some ways they foreshadow the birth of American ...

Bought by WJAB


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
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The Oscar-nominated movie Green Book has stirred interest in the life and music of pianist Don Shirley, whose approach defied definition as he drew...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 1
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As the black-pride movement gained momentum in the late 1960s and early 1970s, an increasing number of jazz artists began to incorporate the messag...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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A program featuring tributes to inspirational figures such as Paul Robeson , Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King Jr. from Freddie Hubbard, Coun...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Some of the prominent popular musicians who passed away in 2017 are celebrated in a one-hour special hosted by public radio music historian Paul In...

Bought by WAER, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WVAS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KDUR and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 18
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Holiday jazz from Fats Navarro, Dexter Gordon, Louis Armstrong, Duke Pearson, Frank Sinatra, and others.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:59