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Caption: Nora Caselli wearing her Irish step dance shoes, Credit: Danielle Warner
Nora is a 5th grade student in Austin, Texas, and is continuing her grandmother's tradition of Irish step dancing.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 03:22
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
At the Sabbath table on a Friday evening, the Khasidim of Eastern Europe sang tish nigunim, “table songs” praising God . . . seeking to get closer ...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:16
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
Sometimes, klezmer songs borrowed from popular folk melodies. “Lustig Zayn”, also known as “My Yofes” came from Polish peasants. But the more kle...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
This is a more spiritual tune. In 18th Century Poland, the Jewish mystic philosophy of Khasidism was born. The Khasidim believed that singing song...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:53
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
In the audio drama “The Witches of Lublin,” Sofia is a teenaged girl in love – all that matters to her is that the object of her affection shares h...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 03:44
Caption: The Witches of Lublin
This lively dance is a bulgar. It is exactly the sort of music one would hear at one of the market fairs held in Easter Europe during the late 1700...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2012
  • Length: 09:55
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(this 58:30 program is the final version) Lublin, Poland, 1797: While they prepare for Passover, a family of Jewish women klezmer musicians struggl...

Bought by WJFF, KWMR, WLPR, KMUN, WRGY and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2011
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 22
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, celebrating an American holiday marking the formal end of slavery. Perfect special for Juneteenth (Friday, Ju...

Bought by WJSU, WJFF, KAZU, KPIP-LP, Marfa Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2009
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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A documentary exploring why we sing music at church and what it does for individuals and communities.

Bought by North Country Public Radio, WVAS, WGBH Radio Boston, WGBH Radio Boston, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2008
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 37
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One of the world's largest collections of Christmas creches at the University of Dayton (Ohio)

  • Added: Dec 18, 2007
  • Length: 04:22