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Caption: Guitarist and Composer Fernando Sor
In the 19th century, the guitar was still thought of as something heard at village fairs, an easy to strum instrument, meant for nothing more than ...

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


  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 15
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New Letters on the Air features Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Cave Canem fellow shares...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 29:00
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SPECIAL: Throughout the month, Global Village has been looking back at significant music of the past year. In this special edition of the show, it’...

Bought by WNYE, KWMR, WXXI, KSUT, KNVC Carson City Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 12
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SPECIAL: Global Village celebrates the birthday of gypsy jazz guitar great Django Reinhardt with music from the master himself and from his Hot Clu...

Bought by WNYE, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WOUB, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920 and more


  • Added: Jan 17, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:02
Caption: Composer Xavier Montsalvatge
A tribute to the 20th-century Catalan composer, author, and music critic Xavier Montsalvatge (1912-2002), one of the so-called “Lost Generation” of...

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


  • Added: Jan 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
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SPECIAL: Global Village continues Awards Week with a show devoted to world music nominees and award winners of the past year, including artists pic...

Bought by KBRP Community Radio, WHCP-LP, RadioFreePalmer, Delmarva Public Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 12, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 9
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As part of ‘Awards Week’ in conjunction with our January Best of the Year feature, Global Village focuses in this show on world and world-inspired ...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 11
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SPECIAL: Global Village pays tribute to one of the giants of Crescent City music, Allen Toussaint, on his birthday. The program highlights music fr...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 11
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SPECIAL: Global Village heads back to Miami Beach for another program in our festival series featuring concert performances from the innovative and...

Bought by KACU, WSLR, RadioFreePalmer, Lower Cape Communications, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 18
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SPECIAL: Still recovering from Hurricane Maria and hit more recently by a powerful earthquake, Puerto Rico has faced serious challenges in recent y...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, RadioFreePalmer, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, Delmarva Public Radio, KEOS and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 10
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SPECIAL: Global Village celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with songs dedicated to him, music inspired by the Civil Rights Movement, and pi...

Bought by Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, Delmarva Public Radio, WLPR, RadioFreePalmer, KEOS and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas
Mexico’s finest artists are among those we hear this week celebrating the genius of Mexican composer Manuel María Ponce. Enjoy solo works for piano...

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


  • Added: Jan 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 19
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SPECIAL: Global Village succumbs to the ‘Best of the Decade’ thing, but in the process finds some surprising connections between the show’s top fav...

Bought by WSLR, KBRP Community Radio, Prairie Public, WHCP-LP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jan 03, 2020
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Spanish Tenor Alfredo Kraus
The great Spanish tenor Alfredo Kraus in zarzuela and song.

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


  • Added: Jan 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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On this special edition of the weekly program, we'll take a listen to some of the best of the many excellent contemporary, traditional, and roots m...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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SPECIAL: Global Village is honored to announce the start of a new festival series featuring concert performances from the innovative and eclectic G...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 16
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With Chanukah and Christmas overlapping this year, we'll celebrate both holidays on this festive edition of The Rhythm Atlas world music program. Y...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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It’s Buena Vista and Beyond this time in the Global Village. We’ll hear music from some Buena Vista releases that followed the blockbuster album fr...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, KACU, KBUT, KNVC Carson City Community Radio, KBRP Community Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 20
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This week on the show: Don't open until Christmas - Want to give the perfect gift, but also receive it? There's some surprisingly rich science...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Judy Collins hosts the second in a series of hour-long specials for the holidays. The program features musical takes on the holiday season from fol...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Dec 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: New York Voices are celebrating 25 years in the vocal jazz idiom., Credit: New York Voices
Backstage Jazz presents a Christmas music holiday special featuring the New York Voices album, "Let It Snow". Heading to Manhattan in Times Square...

  • Added: Dec 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
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Singing legend Judy Collins headlines the third in a series of hour-long holiday specials featuring musicians from around the country performing or...

Bought by KSJE


  • Added: Dec 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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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
Caption: Soprano Victoria de los Angeles
Spanish art songs inspired by Spanish folk songs. Adaptations, arrangements, and inspirations of Spanish songs from the 15th - 21rst centuries.

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


  • Added: Dec 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 16