PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: Angie Coiro, Host and Senior Producer
Engaging conversation with an important thought-leader on climate change and global environmental issues.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 59:55
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Christopher Irvin is the author of Federales and Burn Cards, as well as short stories featured in several publications, including Thuglit, Beat to ...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2015
  • Length: 14:54
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The U.S. State Department has estimated that 1 million children each year are exploited by the global sex industry. Through a new novel, one author...

Bought by KENW and KFAI


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Most of us learned in history class that slavery in the U.S. ended with the Thirteenth Amendment. But the trade in human beings—for sex and labor—i...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, WFHB, and KVLU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Most of us learned in history class that slavery in the U.S. ended with the Thirteenth Amendment. But the trade in human beings—for sex and labor—i...

Bought by KWIT and WTJU


  • Added: Jul 22, 2013
  • Length: 53:51
  • Purchases: 2
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With the end of the War in Iraq, tens of thousands of soldiers have returned home, and many of them are going to college. Two writing professors ha...

Bought by KENW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KFAI, and Radio Newark


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:31
  • Purchases: 4
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The Kentucky poet who coined the term “Affrilachian” has a new collection of poetry. Allison Quantz reports he takes on historical and current racism.

Bought by KENW and West Virginia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Emanuel Ax, Credit: J. Henry
For your On-Air Fundraising: these pieces have been designed to give stations three options for using and creating a fundraising spot with a major ...

Bought by KVNO, WMNR, Red River Radio Network, Kansas Public Radio, and WSKG


  • Added: Jul 26, 2011
  • Length: 02:26
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Kristjan Järvi, Credit: Peter Rigaud
There are several ways to get to know a composer – the most effective way is to listen, and listen a lot, to the music. But when the composer is s...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :29
Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
There’s an undeniably American element running through much of George Gershwin’s music. There’s also something almost street-smart about his music...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :22
Caption: Anna Netrebko, Credit: Annie Leibovitz
The world’s best musicians are also lifelong students. They’re always looking for new insights into the music they perform. Russian soprano Anna ...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :20
Caption: Piotr Anderszewski
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski is a champion for the Polish composer Karol Szymanowski. He says it’s not music that reveals itself on first hearing. ...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :22
Caption: Janine Jansen
Composer Benjamin Britten is known for his operas and symphonic works like the “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.” You may not know he also w...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: :23
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NEA Jazz Master Frank Wess On His Early Life, Mother's Influence, Audience Interaction, Bassie's Leadership, and Playing with the Basie Family.

Bought by WUSF, Harford Community Radio, KVSC, KBEM, and Delmarva Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 02, 2009
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Gerard Schwarz
How does one interpret music? How do performers and conductors decide how to shape and craft the music they play? Conductor Gerard Schwarz likes ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2009
  • Length: :20
Caption: Gerard Schwarz
American composer David Diamond wrote in what can comfortably be called the "romantic" tradition. He enjoyed getting rich, full-bodied sounds from...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2009
  • Length: :24
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BuildingGreen.com founder Alex Wilson discusses the history, current state, and future of the green building movement. Erin Gorman, CEO of Divine ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 11, 2009
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Stephanie Kaza links buddhism and sustainability in her new book, MINDFULLY GREEN: A Personal and Spiritual Guide to Whole Earth Thinking. Sea Cha...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2009
  • Length: 29:03
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Who knows best? When it comes to classical music, conductor Roy Goodman says it's not the conductor, the first violinist or the music critic. It'...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Nov 01, 2006
  • Length: :35
  • Purchases: 2
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NASA's STEREO spacecraft are launching shortly. This series follows the spacecraft as they ready for launch later on this year.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2006
  • Length: 10:05
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Interview on the death penalty, regular features on history in the news and site of the week along with commentary on the centennial celebrations i...

  • Added: May 16, 2005
  • Length: 29:02
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Elliot Spitzer discusses the role of state government in business regulation.

Bought by WAER and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Oct 29, 2004
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2