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Caption: Sam Rivers, Credit: Frank Stewart
Sam Rivers has sounded his horn across six decades of jazz with Miles Davis, Cecil Taylor, and Dizzy Gillespie. Producer David Goren brings us an i...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KREV-LP, WCSU-FM, WNCU, KFOK-LPFM and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2011
  • Length: 09:23
  • Purchases: 6
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Chicago drummer, Joel Styzens, thought his career as a musician was over when he was diagnosed with hyperacusis and tinnitus. In this profile, Joel...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 15:05
  • Purchases: 1
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History of Hip-Hop In Minnesota

  • Added: Sep 20, 2010
  • Length: 02:44:21
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A look into the teenage world of opera, give it a try, it's cooler than you think!

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 22, 2009
  • Length: 07:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Moog
On what would have been his 75th Birthday, we remember Robert Moog, creator of the Moog synthesizer with Roger O’Donnell, former keyboardist with T...

Bought by WMNF


  • Added: May 19, 2009
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chester Whitmore
The Golden Age of Harlem dance comes alive in Seattle

  • Added: Nov 02, 2008
  • Length: 06:51
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In this series, we examine various aspects of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, in both modern and historical context. From the players themselves...

Bought by WDAV Classical Public Radio and WETS


  • Added: Jan 24, 2008
  • Length: 10:52
  • Purchases: 2
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A piece from the heart, surveying the urban mental landscape through the eyes of a "Scab Artist"

Bought by BSR Radio and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Nov 05, 2007
  • Length: 18:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Who is the bugler at Arlington National Cemetery?

Bought by KFAI, WAMC, WGUC/ WVXU, and KUT


  • Added: Oct 12, 2007
  • Length: 11:14
  • Purchases: 4
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Monterey Jazz Festival Story and Live Performances

Bought by KAZU, KHEN-LP, KMUW, WVAS, WNCU and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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A documentary exploring the lives and music of disabled performers, including singer-songwriter Vic Chesnutt and Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen.

Bought by KVNF, KSFR, KVSC, WGDR, KFAI and more


  • Added: May 23, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Few musical works have inspired so many stories as Stravinsky's 1913 hit, The Rite of Spring. These are just three or four of them.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KPIK-LP, KGLT, KFAI, WNPR and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2007
  • Length: 13:16
  • Purchases: 8
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The 46-year history behind a new release of Stravinsky's "The Soldier's Tale"

  • Added: Mar 06, 2007
  • Length: 29:00
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An audio portrait of Shodekeh, master of vocal poly-rhythms

Bought by KFAI, PRX Remix, KGOU, KCUR, and WNPR


  • Added: Oct 03, 2006
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 5
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exploring the world on stage with Clay McLeod Chapman

  • Added: Aug 23, 2006
  • Length: 09:00
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Chuck Close and the Gee's Bend Quilters create works of art from tiny pieces

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Jul 23, 2006
  • Length: 06:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Electronic musicians from the Nortec Collective talk about how life on the border influenced their music. The piece has music weaved throughout.

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Feb 13, 2006
  • Length: 17:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Portland Public Library's free piano offers more than music the folks who play it.

Bought by KFAI, WMPG, and SALTcast Podcast


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 06:35
  • Purchases: 3
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The swan as an inspiration for art, mythology, music and poetry, and its private life off-stage as a bird in nature.

Bought by KFAI, WFUV, and WHQR


  • Added: Sep 21, 2004
  • Length: 29:26
  • Purchases: 3
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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
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MIT professor and inventor is turning music on its ear

Bought by WMBR, WUNC, and WZBC


  • Added: Jul 12, 2004
  • Length: 12:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A rhythmic ride from the Village to Harlem

Bought by WFUV, KGLT, East Village Radio, BSR Radio, and KVNF


  • Added: Jun 15, 2004
  • Length: 01:55
  • Purchases: 5