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Caption: Mallorcan chanteuse Maria del Mar Bonet
Traditional Spanish and Catalan carols, a mass from Mallorca, and a Christmas Tableau by Joaquín Rodrigo.

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


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 18
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Renaissance and baroque Christmas music from Spain And Mexico.

Bought by KMUN, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:31
  • Purchases: 3
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An exuberant experience of conversation and singing. There are nearly 5,000 spirituals in existence. Their organizing concept is not the melody of ...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Monroe Crossing, Credit: Jamey Guy
Monroe Crossing from Minneapolis has been playing traditional and original bluegrass music for decades. The group’s talent and perseverance led to...

  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:02
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WorldCanvass starts its ninth season by teaming up with Hancher and its Embracing Complexity project for a multi-layered program exploring the beau...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 32:31
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WorldCanvass starts its ninth season by teaming up with Hancher and its Embracing Complexity project for a multi-layered program exploring the beau...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2017
  • Length: 21:50
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Thomas Merton was one of the most influential spiritual writers of the 20th century—and he was also a passionate jazz fan. We’ll talk with jazz mus...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
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Interview with Author, speaker, TV and Radio show host Jesse Lee Peterson. Also featuring music by George Hendrickson and The Mistics.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:13
Caption: Gloria Rhoden, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Billed as the world's smallest woman, Gloria Rhoden of St. Mary Jamaica understands the nature of true beauty.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2016
  • Length: 23:02
Caption: Chris Foreman at the Hammond B3
Chris Foreman plays Sundays in Church. And every Friday night, he's at Chicago's legendary Green Mill — playing the funky Hammond B3 organ in a nig...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 04:21
Caption: The Little Gray Lamb
The Little Gray Lamb is a delightful, sweet poem by Archibald Beresford Sullivan. The poem was published in numerous collections in 1905 and 1915.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2016
  • Length: 05:22
Caption: Local Shaped Note Singers hold Copies of Shenandoah Harmony, Credit: Nathan Berry
Singing shaped notes is a long American tradition of singing, mostly based on Christian scriptures. As a folk tradition, it evolves with reference ...

Bought by KSRQ and KFAI


  • Added: Jun 21, 2015
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Twin Cities Jewish Chorale, Credit: Peter Eckert
The Twin Cities Jewish Chorale was formed six years ago to provide opportunities to sing types of Jewish music other than that which is sung in syn...

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Feb 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:56
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Musicians lead the congregation in Praise Singing at ICCNC, Credit: Hana Baba
Mosques here are generally identified by sect, you have, say, the Sunni Mosque, the Shia Mosque, the Sufi Mosque. But the Islamic Cultural Center o...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 07:52
Caption: The Singing and Praying Bands
Rev Jerry Colbert shares one of the oldest African-American music traditions. He's the leader of The Singing and Praying Bands of Maryland and Dela...

Bought by KPIP-LP and WABE


  • Added: Feb 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Chanukah, the eight-day Festival of Lights, arrives this week.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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David LaMotte on music and faith; Katy Scrogin on Toward a True Kinship of Faiths.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2014
  • Length: 49:00
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Fletcher Harper on religious environmentalism; Katy Scrogin on Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists.

Bought by 'The Sea' and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 33:32
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Music in the spirit of Yom Kippur in many styles – jazz, blues, rock, folk and World Beat – about contrition and forgiveness.

Bought by KWIT, WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, and KPVL


  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Music to improve oneself by – from Uzbekistan to Manhattan to Michigan.

Bought by KWIT, WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, and KPVL


  • Added: Sep 04, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Classic African American gospel, spiritual, and jubilee music.

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 59:41
Caption: Sounds Jewish, Credit: Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Music from the Yom Kippur liturgy plus other relevant songs of sin and repentance.

Bought by WNMU-FM and KPVL


  • Added: Sep 04, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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On Sunday morning, while the Fillmore District is brunching or sleeping in, I’m sweating to attend something I’ve never run for in my life: church....

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 20, 2013
  • Length: 13:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Bertie Pearson, Credit: Rama Hughes
Bertie Pearson is an Episcopal priest in San Francisco. Before becoming a priest, he led two lives: one as a churchgoer, one as a rocker. So he w...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2012
  • Length: 46:31