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On this week's show, we'll go behind the scenes of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement to visit an alternative bookstore people have been flocking t...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Pablo Picasso theater curtain for The Three-Cornered Hat, 1919
Many have interpreted the elegance, sensuality, and erotic suggestiveness of Manuel de Falla’s music as overt expressions of his homosexuality. Fal...

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


  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Rodolfo Halffter with violinist Samuel Dushkin
Works by composers and siblings Ernesto and Rodolfo Halffter, part of Spain's Generación de '27 (Generation of 1927,) Though both born in Spain, on...

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


  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Clarinetist Oskar Ruiz Espina
Spanish classics from the mid-20 th century, including works from by Joaquín Rodrigo, Federico Moreno-Torroba, and Julián Menéndez for clarinet, gu...

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


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Cuba, as well as the Philippines, ad a rich musical tradition prior to the arrival of Spansh conquistadors. This week, we'll hear dances from these...

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


  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
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An all-Venezuelan program, with Gustavo Dudamel leading the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra, the best known of the orchestras of “El Sistema;” and Ed...

Bought by 'The Sea', KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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What does “freedom” mean to you? Freedom to do what you want? Freedom from want? Or freedom to think for yourself? This week on Wind & Rhythm, we t...

Bought by KTXK, GCR (Global Community Radio), WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Highlights to preview the 2018 Crown Guitar Festival and Workshop in Bigfork, Montana.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 1
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When composers begin a new composition, they start with a foundation of genre, motifs, voicing, structure, meter, and key. While what they create o...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The King's Singers, Credit: kingssingers.com
Named after King’s College in Cambridge, The King’s Singers is a vocal sextet formed in 1968.

Bought by 'The Sea', WETS, WGTE Public Media, and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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John Floridis hosts a 25th anniversary celebration of Musician's Spotlight with musical highlights and interview segments from some of the most eng...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:02
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On February 26, 1917, five musicians from New Orleans recorded for Victor Records in New York as the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, bringing a new s...

Bought by KMUN, Spokane Public Radio, KENW, KRPS, WART FM and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 14
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We're getting a jump on the process of picking our favorite albums of 2016. There are many to choose from, and this first part of a 2 part series d...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Multiple Grammy Award winning singer songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter makes her debut appearance on Musician's Spotlight. Her most recent recording...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:31
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Lauded as “the greatest living exponent of the electric violin”, Tracy Silverman’s groundbreaking work with the 6-string electric violin defies mus...

Bought by KGLT and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: May 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Featuring music inspired by bucolic nature scenes, including Pastoral symphonies by Beethoven and Vaughan Williams, and Richard Strauss’ Alpine Sym...

  • Added: Unknown
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Jeffrey Foucault, Credit: Official Press Photo
Jeffrey Foucault’s (pronounced Folk-alt) latest album, Salt As Wolves, brings the #CFRalum (previously featured on CFR) back to his rock and blues ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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David Harrington, the founding member of the pioneering, genre mixing, multi award winning Kronos Quartet reflects on the remarkable and still ongo...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KGLT, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dark Was The Yearling official album cover, Credit: The Bones of JR Jones
Don't let the one-man band fool you, The Bones of Jr Jones play the blues.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KKRN, and KRPS


  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Mastersons, Credit: Official Press Photo
Chris Masterson & Eleanor Whitmore are first-class side musicians who joined together personally and professionally to write their own songs, bring...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WLPR, KRPS, WYAP, KKRN and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Dom Flemons/Prospect Hill, Credit: Official Album Cover
Dom Flemons interprets traditional music with a distinct rhythmic drive, using instruments like bones and quills.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KRPS, WSLR, KSRQ, KKRN and more


  • Added: Jul 01, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Aaron Lee Tasjan, Credit: Crooked River Burning album cover
Aaron Lee Tasjan has played guitar for the New York Dolls, Drivin N Cryin, and The Golden Palominos, his own bands, Semi Precious Weapons and the M...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KRPS, WLPR, WLPR, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
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With the help of Don Maue, a sound designer and Duquesne University professor, we examine the role of sound in video games.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2014
  • Length: 09:19
Caption: Debt'll Get 'Em, Credit: Album Cover
Bug Jennings never thought he'd leave Ft. Worth, Texas for Brooklyn and form a country band, but that's just what happened -- thanks to a chance me...

Bought by KZYX, Yellowstone Public Radio, WLPR, KFOK-LPFM, KKRN and more


  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Chuck Leavell
This week on Sea Change Radio, we dip into the archives to reconnect with three timeless essentials – the sun, the trees and music. First, we hear ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1