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“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.” On this edition of Harmonia, we’ll catch a fright listening to scary sounds for ...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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The music of the immigrants from the German speaking countries and their influence on American music

  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:28
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this one-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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“It was chaos, it was total chaos.” When the Berlin Wall unexpectedly fell in 1989, it triggered a time of massive flux for the newly reunited capi...

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 19:45
  • Purchases: 1
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The remarkable musical journey of Emmylou Harris is explored in this two-hour version of a special from music documentarian Paul Ingles. Guests in...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Sound Beat episodes that are perfect to air (or listen to) around HALLOWEEN.

Bought by KMXT


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Harry Bridges at 1971 Press Conference
A 19-year-old Australian arrives in San Francisco and changes the American labor movement. This is the story of a visionary man who fought for demo...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 59:11
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1925, the African-American philosopher Alain Locke (1886-1954) launched a revolutionary black arts movement now known as the Harlem Renaissance....

Bought by WNYO


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 34:12
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to the next Sounds Jewish for music and schtick reminding us of the many sins we should avoid.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Sep 13, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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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Chris Strachwitz is a man possessed. A “songcatcher,” capturing and recording the traditional, regional, down-home music of the US, his adopted hom...

Bought by WNYO and KWMR


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 29:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune in to the next Sounds Jewish for a post-Labor Day celebration featuring Jewish labor songs.

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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
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Historically, New Orleans is a cultural, spiritual and ethnic melting pot. In the streets, you immediately come across signs of French, Caribbean, ...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 13:32
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Tune into Sunday's “Sounds Jewish” for music to reflect on.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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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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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On this episode, we explore some of the most haunting, bewitching, and eerie tunes from the Great American Songbook for the haunted holiday of Hall...

Bought by WMOT and WKMS


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Sound Beat episodes that are perfect to air (or listen to) around the end of Summer and BACK TO SCHOOL.

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 06:00
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A special perfect for Labor Day! The Hollywood Blacklist didn’t only affect the film industry. On this show, we look at the repercussions it had fo...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WJSU, KHNS, WAMC, and WVAS


  • Added: Aug 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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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
Caption: The Big Pond, Credit: © Goethe-institut
During the Nazi regime, many German artists, scientists, and other intellectuals found refuge in Southern California. The authors Lion Feuchtwanger...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 34:48