PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Wish I handled the dishes in real time, too. This is Episode 59 of Engineering Word Of The Day, an informal show on favorite, fascinating, or funny...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2018
  • Length: 04:49
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Don't you dare impede my learning.

Bought by WETD


  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 03:52
  • Purchases: 1
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For American Indian and Maori composers, the sound of traditional instruments has been a potent source of inspiration. Whether played by Sioux, Com...

Bought by KWMR, CFBX, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KENW, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 30
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, KBYU/BYU Radio, WOSU, WVIA, KBYU/BYU Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
  • Purchases: 7
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General Kearny leads the Army of the West to Santa Fe and claims New Mexico for the United States of America.

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Dec 08, 2011
  • Length: 01:58
  • Purchases: 1
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It was an unexpected moment in an unanticipated game. Now it’s known as The Shot Heard Round The World...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Apr 05, 2011
  • Length: 03:58
  • Purchases: 1
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This is a show dedicated to the memory and music of Michael Jackson when he was at Motown singing with the Jackson Five as well as solo. A Bowl of ...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2011
  • Length: 50:17
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the sound of ice dripping

Bought by PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
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In honor of Elvis Presley's 75th birthday, twenty 75-second pieces about his life and music.

Bought by KFOK-LPFM, Remix Radio, and KGLT


  • Added: Dec 23, 2009
  • Length: 25:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A discussion of advances in mammography and reasons to use it

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 09:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Discussion of Genetics and Breast Cancer

Bought by 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Jan 10, 2008
  • Length: 09:19
  • Purchases: 1
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true sound from the dawn of the new millennium

Bought by PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Oct 31, 2006
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1
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frogs sing near Lake Michigan

Bought by PRX to iTunes and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 12, 2006
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
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visitors flock to hear the chimes of Yoyogi Park in Tokyo

Bought by PRX to iTunes and PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 12, 2006
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 2
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How the experience of driving VegOil parallels the experience of the first automobile drivers.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2005
  • Length: 06:06
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Introduction to the six-part series exploring straight vegetable oil (VegOil) as a fuel

Bought by KMRE-LP


  • Added: Aug 30, 2005
  • Length: 05:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Five 90-second programs, each recounting a remarkable act of everyday courage drawn from the Carnegie Hero Fund archives.

  • Added: Feb 11, 2005
  • Length: 07:43
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A family operates on the same principle as a jazz combo: improvisation on a theme.

Bought by WQJC and WVPE


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Twin sisters are torn between the fear of losing each other and wanting to break away from each other now that one of them is getting married.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An ingenuous young taxi driver applies for a bank loan, inspired by his father's vision of American opportunity, to start a steel mill.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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An adult daughter, bringing flowers to her mother's grave, imagines what her mother would say to her, both condemning and loving.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A grandmother-to-be is departing to visit her daughter who is having her first baby. Her husband assures her, yes, he can take care of himself.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:38
  • Purchases: 1
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A man describes to his lover the experience of consoling a friend who had just learned of the death of her father. A module from "Family Snapshots...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
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An elderly woman phones her older brother to let him know she's having a risky, life-saving operation. She ends up comforting him.

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1
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Are the frustrations in their late-in-life marriage outweighed by their real commitment? Her advice: "Get everything in writing."

Bought by WQJC


  • Added: Jun 14, 2004
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 1