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One-hour music intensive documentary about Fats Waller, one of America's great composers and performers of the 20th century.

Bought by Prairie Public, WDCB, Radio New Zealand, WCSU-FM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 30
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The Second of two one-hour documentaries on The Byrds, covering 1968 to 1972: the groundbreaking country-rock years.

Bought by WMMT, KPVL, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 28
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The first of two one-hour documentaries on The Byrds, covering 1964 to 1967: the hitmaking years of the band's original five members.

Bought by KPVL, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 28
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Holly Near discusses her 35 year career in music and politics

  • Added: Sep 03, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
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Have you ever wondered how a performer chooses the music they'll play and record? For Gil Shaham, it's simply a case of love at first hearing. Us...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 02, 2006
  • Length: :18
  • Purchases: 2
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The "Nocturne" in Classical Music refers to music for night time. Pianist Alexander Kobrin says that Chopin's Nocturnes explore and illustrate man...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 02, 2006
  • Length: :21
  • Purchases: 2
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Evelyn Glennie may be one of the only full-time percussion soloists, but she reminds us we all have some kind of drum in our past. Use this 21 sec...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 02, 2006
  • Length: :21
  • Purchases: 2
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What was the secret behind the Leonard Bernstein mystique? Conductor and former Bernstein student, JoAnn Falletta says it was how he inspired her ...

Bought by WITF, WFCR, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :34
  • Purchases: 3
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Percussionist Evelyn Glennie plays shoeless, but she says it's not to make a fashion or social statement. Use this 30 second clip to introduce any...

Bought by WITF, WEKU, and WFCR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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Two modern day rebels meet up in this clip that introduces Leila Josefowicz's performance of (either) Adams' Road Movies or his Violin Concerto. Th...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :33
  • Purchases: 2
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2005 Van Ciburn Piano Competition Gold Medalist, Alexander Kobrin describes vocal and linguistic requirements to play Chopin. Use this 16 second c...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :16
  • Purchases: 2
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Conductor Andrew Litton gives Dvorak and a highly polished Wind section some time in the spotlight. Use this 27 second clip to introduce Andrew Lit...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :28
  • Purchases: 2
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Travel can be a demanding part of the musician's life. But pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet says going on the road is one of the best perks to being a ...

Bought by WITF, WFCR, and KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :20
  • Purchases: 3
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Interview with Michael Kickingbear Johnson, creator of Indigenous People's Music.

Bought by KRCC-FM


  • Added: Aug 10, 2006
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Richie Havens takes us on a guided tour of his career

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WAMC, KZYX, and WNPR


  • Added: Aug 10, 2006
  • Length: 01:57:56
  • Purchases: 4
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This new music-intensive one-hour special features the Dirty Dozen Brass Band?s unique tribute to their New Orleans home on the one-year anniversar...

Bought by KMUW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KRPS, KALW, North Country Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2006
  • Length: 59:12
  • Purchases: 18
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Interview with world music artist Guy Mendilow

  • Added: Jul 24, 2006
  • Length: 01:14:06
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One-hour music intensive special spotlights the collaborative spirit behind Golden Smog, a roots-rock supergroup featuring members of Wilco (Jeff T...

Bought by Prairie Public, KGLT, WCPN, KDLG, WEOS and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2006
  • Length: 01:00:35
  • Purchases: 9
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Atlanta musician Tinsley Ellis is best known for his rock electric guitar and his blistering performances. But the blues inspires his music.

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jul 23, 2006
  • Length: 07:40
  • Purchases: 1
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One-hour music-intensive radio special celebrates the unforgettable music of Chuck Berry.

Bought by WUFT, KFAI, KZYX, KUMD, KVMR and more


  • Added: Jul 05, 2006
  • Length: 01:01:35
  • Purchases: 19
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One-hour music intensive special celebrates the release of American V: A Hundred Highways, the all-new Johnny Cash album from his last studio recor...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WEOS, AIFM, WCMU, and Public Interactive


  • Added: Jul 05, 2006
  • Length: 59:36
  • Purchases: 5
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the guitarist and songwriter reminesces.

Bought by Prairie Public, WETS, KGLT, and WSGE


  • Added: Jun 27, 2006
  • Length: 50:58
  • Purchases: 4
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In-depth interview with NYC downtown music legend Jonathan Kane.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2006
  • Length: 01:29:50
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Jonathan Coulton discusses his free music downloads.

  • Added: May 26, 2006
  • Length: 13:00
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Half Hour Program of Ascona Switzerland Jazz Festival

  • Added: May 25, 2006
  • Length: 29:25