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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 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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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