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Caption: Argentine mezzo Bernarda Fink
The tango may be Argentina's best-known export. On this edition of The Spanish Hour, we explore the rich and varied classical music of Argentina. A...

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


  • Added: Oct 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 19
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Music host Paul Ingles guides listeners through HOUR 2 of a two-hour musical tour of both famous and more obscure King masterworks that span his ne...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, RadioFreePalmer, and KSJE


  • Added: Jun 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mexican Composer Miguel Bernal
A program of tesoros escondidos -- hidden treasures -- from Mexico’s Miguel Bernal and Spain’s Isaac Albéniz.

Bought by 'The Sea', GCR (Global Community Radio), WXXI, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Tenorist Paul Gonzalvez electrified the crowd with 27 blues choruses on "Diminuendo in Blue and Crescendo in Blue" with Duke Ellington at Newport 1...

Bought by KRPS, KENW, KMUN, WLPR, WMOT and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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In 1940, Minton's Playhouse on West 118th Street hired drummer Kenny Clarke as a bandleader. For the house band, Clarke hired trumpeter Joe Guy, ba...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KMUW, KRPS, KENW, KMUN and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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The remarkable and varied performing career of Linda Ronstadt is explored by a panel of her friends, music writers, musicians and fans. Plus archi...

Bought by Prairie Public, KSUT, WYSO, KVMR, WXXI and more


  • Added: Aug 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 18
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Mentored by Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell became the first great piano innovator of bebop. “It would be hard to overstate Powell’s impact. His ingeni...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KENW, KMUN, WMOT and more


  • Added: Aug 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Dizzy Gillespie grew up professionally playing in the big bands of Teddy Hill, Cab Calloway, Earl Hines and Billy Eckstine and writing for Woody He...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KENW, KMUN, WMOT and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Although Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Woody Herman soldiered on, mostly keeping bands on the road into the 1970s (Ellington) and 1980s (Basie an...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, KRPS, KMUW, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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In the last hour, we heard Count Basie emerge as an exciting new voice from Kansas City. In this hour, we return to New York to follow Duke Ellingt...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, KRPS, KZUM, WCNY and more


  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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In the eleventh hour of Jazz at 100, we followed Count Basie through the Benny Moten Band in Kansas City and heard his first recordings as a leader...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KENW, KRPS, KZUM, WCNY and more


  • Added: May 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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In the last hour, we listened to the pioneering jazz orchestra of Duke Ellington. Large jazz ensembles, such as Ellington’s, soon to be known as “B...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KENW, KMUN, KZUM and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 9
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In this hour we will listen to Bix Beiderbecke's music often in the company of C-melody saxophonist Frankie Trumbauer. We’ll also listen to several...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KENW, KMUN, KZUM and more


  • Added: Apr 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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In this hour, we return with Louis Armstrong to Chicago and listen to his seminal small group recordings. We are joined in this hour by John D’ear...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KENW, KMUN, KZUM and more


  • Added: Apr 07, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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In this hour we’ll stick with New York, but focus in on the piano music of Harlem – “Stride.” We are joined in this hour by Art Wheeler, pianist, p...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KENW, KZUM, WCNY and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 9
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Now we move to the other emerging center of the music, New York. While New York hosted small combos similar to Chicago, it also grew a number of si...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KRPS, KENW, KMUN, KZUM and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: John Williams, Credit: John Williams
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is devoted to music by performer/composers, and features interviews with several of today’s leading ...

Bought by WEKU, WHCP-LP, KEDT, WETS, WDPR and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
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Your source for new music from Current AND Classic artists!

  • Added: Nov 04, 2014
  • Length: 01:08:51
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Your source for new music from Current AND Classic artists!

  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:13:25
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Blues Team's CD Release Party and Anti-Cancer Charity Event. Piece for Nov 25-29, 2013. Paul Metsa and Willie Walker are releasing a new set of Bl...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: (L to R) Kenneth Radnofsky; Marc-André Hamelin; Richard Stoltzman , Credit: Melinda Gordon
Classical New England celebrates the revolutionary French composer, with pianist Marc-André Hamelin, clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, saxophonist Ken...

Bought by WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, and WFIU


  • Added: Aug 24, 2012
  • Length: 01:58:31
  • Purchases: 3
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The Messiah phenomenon and the reasons it has become Handel's most celebrated work and an iconic piece of classical music.

Bought by 'The Sea', WJFF, Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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During his time in London, Handel served two successive English monarchs, George I and George II. His operas and oratorios also caught the ear of o...

Bought by 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM, KHNS and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 01:00:02
  • Purchases: 6
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Starting with Rinaldo in 1711, Handel would write operas for three decades. Revel in the astonishing variety of Handel's arias and duets with perfo...

Bought by WNMU-FM, 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
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Handel's most productive apprentice years were in Rome.

Bought by 'The Sea', Delmarva Public Radio, WMNR, WNMU-FM, and KHNS


  • Added: Jun 24, 2011
  • Length: 58:28
  • Purchases: 5