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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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Our celebration of Black History Month continues with Glenn North, the inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th and Vine Historic Jazz District. This Ca...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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Poetry inspired by music and musicians.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2019
  • Length: 01:00:09
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An hour-long program featuring performances of songs with lyrics by author Langston Hughes, including recordings by Nina Simone, June Christy, Jame...

Bought by KVNF, WCPN, WMOT, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Oh how fair these days flick'ring in lustrous bounty of poetry, st'ry, and song. Cometh hith'r and lift up thine ears of rapturous wond'r as thund'...

  • Added: May 02, 2017
  • Length: 01:47:33
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Ranging from whimsical to introspective: poetry touched my music.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:01:30
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An hour-long program of jazz and American popular song invoking the image of the heart for Valentine's Day. Featuring music from Doris Day, Kurt El...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, Troy Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, and KHNS


  • Added: Jan 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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A tribute to singer/songwriting legend Leonard Cohen who passed away November 7, 2016 at the age of 82.

Bought by Wyoming Public Radio, WUTC, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KVMR, KMSU and more


  • Added: Nov 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 21
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Another hour of Dylan's most literate work, hosted by Paul Ingles, to further mark his winning the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Bought by WYSO, WXAV 88.3FM, WRVO Public Media, and KGLT


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Nikki Giovanni
We'll hear poets- many from the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movements- reading their work, along with poetry set to music, and hip-hop. We'll...

Bought by KZUM, KMRE-LP, WJAB, KPIP-LP, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
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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
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Even casual conversations have surprisingly musical qualities. Linguist Brett Hyde delves into the rhythms behind language and the principles that ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 12:30
  • Purchases: 1
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A must-have Halloween Special!!!! An entertaining hour-long exploration of the eerie yet elusive character of Dracula in films, literature, music a...

Bought by WKMS, KFAI, WJFF, KVSC, Troy Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 23, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: Dr. Bill King
Introduction to this series on Bob Dylan's Poetics with focus on "To Ramona"

Bought by Prairie Public, RadioFreePalmer, KPIP-LP, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WRGY and more


  • Added: Apr 02, 2009
  • Length: 59:54
  • Purchases: 11

  • Added: Aug 12, 2008
  • Length: 59:23
  • Purchases: 9
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Carmen, Eugene Onegin, Falstaff, and their literary predecessors

Bought by 'The Sea', Peconic Public Broadcasting, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2007
  • Length: 29:45
  • Purchases: 9

  • Added: Sep 28, 2006
  • Length: 29:08
  • Purchases: 12

  • Added: Sep 13, 2006
  • Length: 29:08
  • Purchases: 9