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Author Jeffrey Eugenides talks with Jeremy Chamberlin.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:29
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The music of Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Alice Coltrane, Nina Simone and other jazz artists in a turbulent year of change.

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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For centuries, art has been made possible through the generous support of donors. These patrons of the arts have come in many guises – royal, wealt...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Harmonia we journey to Spain, North Africa, and Italy as we explore Sephardic Jewish music from the late Middle Ages through the early...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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A somewhat enigmatic Elizabethan composer who died tragically young, and who left us some of the most expressive and virtuosic polyphony of the 16t...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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On Harmonia this week, we’re exploring music composed for the feast of All Saints, celebrated each year on November 1st in the Western church. Musi...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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“A mighty fortress is our God,” reads the text of a popular English-language translation of Luther’s classic hymn, “a bulwark never failing.” Marti...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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This week, we’re celebrating the “Bad Boy of the Bassoon,” Michael McCraw, in honor of his birthday on October 19th. Join us as we explore music fo...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Leonard Bernstein counted jazz among his inspirations. We'll hear his music performed by Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, West Side Story, and more as ...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:01
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HOUR 1 of a 2 hour public radio special from award-winning producer Paul Ingles called "Got Blues If You Want It! A Rolling Stones Special". The pr...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KUPR low power FM, KSRQ, and KSJE


  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Bart Ehrman, The Triumph of Christianity
Bart Ehrman asks how did a religion that began with a small group of illiterate day laborers become the dominant religion of the Roman Empire in ju...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WETS


  • Added: Mar 31, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Charlie Haden, who passed away on July 11, 2014 at the age of 76, set the style for the role of the bass in the free-jazz movement as a member of O...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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A program featuring jazz recordings from the late 1950s and early 1960s by lesser-known Chicago jazz artists such as the MJT + 3, John Young, Paul ...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Lee Morgan's hardbop hit "The Sidewinder," the avant-garde October Revolution movement, and the impact of the Beatles are some of the highlights we...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Michele Currie Navakas
Florida is an ever-changing landscape. With little warning, what was once land, becomes water, and what was once water becomes land. Frequently. E...

Bought by KCBX


  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Tragedy n. “goat song” Named for the dramatic plays of the ancient Greeks, characterized by a protagonist whose flaw or error in judgment leads to ...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2017
  • Length: 16:26
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Perfect for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, or Veterans Day! An hour-long program of jazz and popular song... It was one of the greatest jazz o...

Bought by WVAS, KHNS, WVAS, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WXAV 88.3FM and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 18
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On this episode, we spotlight two books - 1941: FIGHTING THE SHADOW WAR. by Marc Wortman that, in part, tells the story of the considerable popula...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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In today’s confessional culture, secrets are generally considered bad, but this episode explores what opportunities open up when someone keeps a se...

Bought by WMUU-LP


  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Author, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
This time on Peace Talks Radio, we explore how Indigenous people in the United States handle the conflict of living in a world taken from their anc...

Bought by KUOW, WCPN, WEKU, and KUOW


  • Added: Mar 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller, San Francisco, CA 3/19/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller talk revealing human nature, looking a Galapagos tortoise in the eye, and babysitting Cate Blanchett.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 21:31
Caption: Harlem newsboy, 1943. Photograph by Gordon Parks, Credit: Library of Congress
With summer in full swing — and kids all over the country enjoying a blissful respite from school — BackStory is taking on the history of childhood...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KBRP Community Radio, KREV-LP, WMMT, and WXDU


  • Added: Aug 02, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Woodcut of the 1886 Haymarket Square Bombing., Credit: Harper's Weekly, LOC.
With recent events in Boston highlighting the horrors of domestic terrorism, we're re-broadcasting this episode of BackStory, which originally aire...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WUFT, XRAY.fm, KBRP Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2013
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Steven Pinker
Two Harvard scholars with recent books are featured on this edition of PEACE TALKS RADIO. First Steven Pinker, talks about his 2011 book "The Bett...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI, Radio Baha'i, WLGI, and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 22, 2012
  • Length: 29:02
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: First prime minister of India and science visionary, Jawarhalal Nehru!
Indians don’t just happen to be good at math and science. The effects and fears of the Cold War, and the united leadership of India and the United ...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2012
  • Length: 29:42