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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
Caption: Chester Whitmore
The Golden Age of Harlem dance comes alive in Seattle

  • Added: Nov 02, 2008
  • Length: 06:51
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AAA Music show featuring songs that express a more meaningful side of life. This hour features songs from Van Morrison, Keb Mo, Avril Lavigne and m...

  • Added: May 21, 2008
  • Length: 59:01
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A documentary exploring why we sing music at church and what it does for individuals and communities.

Bought by WVAS, WGBH Radio Boston, WGBH Radio Boston, KTSW 89.9, WVPE and more


  • Added: Mar 13, 2008
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 36
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Perfect for Black History Month (February), this one-hour special tells the story of Duke Ellington's musical "Jump for Joy"

Bought by WMOT, WVAS, WCAI / WNAN, WNMU-FM, WRGY and more


  • Added: Dec 19, 2007
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 29