PRX - Pieces for Topic: Music

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Caption: Don Quixote and Sancho Panza depicted on tiles in Seville, Spain
A program of music inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ timeless novel Don Quixote. Manuel de Falla’s one-act opera Master Peter’s Puppet Show (El Reta...

Bought by WNMU-FM, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, KWAX, WXXI and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 24
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KAXE/KBXE music director Kari Hedlund, Centerstage MN host and producer Brett Carter, and What We're Reading's Tammy Bobrowsky discuss the book Let...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2018
  • Length: 27:46
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Our topic this week is creativity behind bars. We showcase poetry from prisoners working with the Indiana Prisoners' Writing Project, a piece by Sh...

  • Added: Jan 16, 2017
  • Length: 28:19
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Why do books so often turn to music? Richard Powers, author of a new, music-filled novel Orfeo, speaks to the strength of songs and symphonies, inc...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 12, 2014
  • Length: 12:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Crazy Heart author Thomas Cobb is a professor at Rhode Island College., Credit: Rhonda J. Miller
With Crazy Heart winning Academy Awards for best actor and best original song, Rhode Island author Thomas Cobb says the seeds of his book were pla...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2010
  • Length: 04:00
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In this interview country music songwriting legend talks about growing up in rural Florida and how it affected him as a songwriter.

  • Added: May 05, 2007
  • Length: 16:24
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Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti reads his work accompanied by saxophonist Charles McPherson at the Border Voices poetry fair in San Diego.

Bought by WZBC


  • Added: Mar 29, 2005
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A documentary about Indianapolis' Creative Renewal Arts Fellowships which has granted 150 "artistic sabbaticals" since 1999.

  • Added: Aug 20, 2004
  • Length: 29:55