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The first symphony of a composer can be their hardest challenge and greatest reward, and can launch their careers. This week we look at these first...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The first symphony of a composer can be their hardest challenge and greatest reward, and can launch their careers. This week we look at these first...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The first symphony of a composer can be their hardest challenge and greatest reward, and can launch their careers. This week we look at these first...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The first symphony of a composer can be their hardest challenge and greatest reward, and can launch their careers. This week we look at these first...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Exploring Music spent a couple of marvelous days with one of the world’s violin giants, Arnold Steinhardt, first violinist for 45 years of the Guar...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Featuring music inspired by bucolic nature scenes, including Pastoral symphonies by Beethoven and Vaughan Williams, and Richard Strauss’ Alpine Sym...

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  • Length: 58:59
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We've borrowed our title from the 1941 jazz standard, but what is a rhapsody? In music, Grove defines a rhapsody is "an episodic instrumental compo...

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  • Length: 59:00
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We’ll sample from the wealth of music inspired by the Bard’s verse, including a suite from Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and excerpts f...

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  • Length: 58:58
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We’ll sample from the wealth of music inspired by the Bard’s verse, including a suite from Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and excerpts f...

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  • Length: 58:57
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5 Songs is a little secret that we tell you. These are the songs that we are passing to each other off-air, between shifts, under desks, in bars. T...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 22:59
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Exploring the symphonic form in the hands of the early Romantics, we’ll sample works by Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Episode 4 of 5.

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  • Length: 58:57
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Exploring the symphonic form in the hands of the early Romantics, we’ll sample works by Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Episode 3 of 5.

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  • Length: 58:58
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Exploring the symphonic form in the hands of the early Romantics, we’ll sample works by Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Episode 2 of 5.

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  • Length: 58:58
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Exploring the symphonic form in the hands of the early Romantics, we’ll sample works by Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Episode 1 of 5.

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  • Length: 58:58
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Gwen Nell Westerman, an enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, is professor in english and director of humanities at Minnesota State Unive...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 01:56
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Here's another of the poems we have in our library now, written and read by Joyce Sutphen, Minnesota's Poet Laureate.

  • Added: Nov 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:13
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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
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Composers from Vivaldi to Beethoven to Bartok have created music inspired by the natural world. As our world becomes ever more urbanized, composers...

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


  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 30
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Joyce Sutphen, Minnesota's current Poet Laureate was one of the first contributors to Northern Community Radio's "The Beat". She's also one of five...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:30
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Ryan Kutter lives near Grey Eagle, Minnesota where he gardens and makes wooden furniture and writes. An english major, he graduated from St John's ...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:29
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Larry Gavin teaches English at Faribault High School. He's had three collections of poetry published by Red Dragonfly Press and he's a nationally ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2015
  • Length: 02:35
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Gwen Nell Westerman, an enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, is professor in english and director of humanities at Minnesota State Unive...

  • Added: May 21, 2015
  • Length: 02:06
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Seth Bjornrud is a paraprofessional in Sara Breeze's class at Schoolcraft Learning Community.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: May 06, 2015
  • Length: 01:26
  • Purchases: 1
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John Pula was raised in Kelliher, Minnesota and is currently in exile working as an engineer in Florida, plotting his return to Minnesota. He enjoy...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Dennis Herschbach is a northern Minnesota writer, whose poems have won awards in national contests. He's also written a novel you might have heard ...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 01:45