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Caption: Rodolfo Halffter with violinist Samuel Dushkin
Works by composers and siblings Ernesto and Rodolfo Halffter, part of Spain's Generación de '27 (Generation of 1927,) Though both born in Spain, on...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
Caption: Clarinetist Oskar Ruiz Espina
Spanish classics from the mid-20 th century, including works from by Joaquín Rodrigo, Federico Moreno-Torroba, and Julián Menéndez for clarinet, gu...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Cuba, as well as the Philippines, ad a rich musical tradition prior to the arrival of Spansh conquistadors. This week, we'll hear dances from these...

Bought by KMUD, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
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An all-Venezuelan program, with Gustavo Dudamel leading the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra, the best known of the orchestras of “El Sistema;” and Ed...

Bought by KMUN, WXXI, KWAX, KVNO, KMUN and more


  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 17
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What does “freedom” mean to you? Freedom to do what you want? Freedom from want? Or freedom to think for yourself? This week on Wind & Rhythm, we t...

Bought by KTXK, GCR (Global Community Radio), WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Feb 11, 2019
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 4
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When composers begin a new composition, they start with a foundation of genre, motifs, voicing, structure, meter, and key. While what they create o...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The King's Singers, Credit: kingssingers.com
Named after King’s College in Cambridge, The King’s Singers is a vocal sextet formed in 1968.

Bought by 'The Sea', WETS, WGTE Public Media, and WVBI-LP


  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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John Floridis hosts a 25th anniversary celebration of Musician's Spotlight with musical highlights and interview segments from some of the most eng...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:02
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On February 26, 1917, five musicians from New Orleans recorded for Victor Records in New York as the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, bringing a new s...

Bought by KMUN, Spokane Public Radio, KENW, KRPS, WART FM and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 14
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We're getting a jump on the process of picking our favorite albums of 2016. There are many to choose from, and this first part of a 2 part series d...

Bought by KSRQ and WOUB


  • Added: Nov 21, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Multiple Grammy Award winning singer songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter makes her debut appearance on Musician's Spotlight. Her most recent recording...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 29:31
Caption: Jeffrey Foucault, Credit: Official Press Photo
Jeffrey Foucault’s (pronounced Folk-alt) latest album, Salt As Wolves, brings the #CFRalum (previously featured on CFR) back to his rock and blues ...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:00
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David Harrington, the founding member of the pioneering, genre mixing, multi award winning Kronos Quartet reflects on the remarkable and still ongo...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KGLT, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 29:30
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Dark Was The Yearling official album cover, Credit: The Bones of JR Jones
Don't let the one-man band fool you, The Bones of Jr Jones play the blues.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KKRN, and KRPS


  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Aaron Lee Tasjan, Credit: Crooked River Burning album cover
Aaron Lee Tasjan has played guitar for the New York Dolls, Drivin N Cryin, and The Golden Palominos, his own bands, Semi Precious Weapons and the M...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KRPS, WLPR, WLPR, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2014
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Debt'll Get 'Em, Credit: Album Cover
Bug Jennings never thought he'd leave Ft. Worth, Texas for Brooklyn and form a country band, but that's just what happened -- thanks to a chance me...

Bought by KZYX, Yellowstone Public Radio, WLPR, KFOK-LPFM, KKRN and more


  • Added: Dec 04, 2013
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Chuck Leavell
This week on Sea Change Radio, we dip into the archives to reconnect with three timeless essentials – the sun, the trees and music. First, we hear ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Phil w/2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Noaman
Historian Charles Wolfe tells us that 1920s country music grew organically. It took a while for recording companies to learn that rural southerners...

Bought by KRZA and WVRU


  • Added: Oct 23, 2013
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ben Tanner by ConcertCapture.com, Credit: Daniel DeSlover
Keyboard player and audio engineer, Ben Tanner, plays music with the Alabama Shakes, and has joined with his long-time friend, John Paul White, of ...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WSLR, WLPR, KKRN, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 16, 2013
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Cold Satellite -- Cavalcade, Credit: Official Album Cover
What happens when a poet turns over her work to a songwriter on a recent electric guitar kick? Find out with Cold Satellite, the composite project...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, KRPS, KKRN, KKRN, and KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Jul 08, 2013
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 5
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On this week's Rock School, we'll be talking about the different kinds of music licensing being used in the world of advertisement and beyond. We'...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 01:05:44
Caption: Alberta Hunter
The four blues vocalists in this hour are not well known. That certainly doesn’t mean they aren’t worthy of praise and recognition: Alberta Hunter...

Bought by WMMT, WJSU, and KCBX


  • Added: Jan 28, 2013
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Miff Mole & Red Nichols
Trombonist Miff Mole and trumpeter Red Nichols, two highly talented jazz musicians, met in New York in the early 1920s. Together they prefected wh...

Bought by WNCU and KCBX


  • Added: Nov 09, 2012
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on The Score Maurice Jarre.

Bought by KMRE-LP, KPVL, WCPN, WEKU, and KPVL


  • Added: Aug 23, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5