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Interview about a little-known, but influential Alabama bluesman

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Nov 14, 2006
  • Length: 09:00
  • Purchases: 1
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WETA's David Ginder interviews Ed Bradley

Bought by KCUR and KFAI


  • Added: Nov 09, 2006
  • Length: 07:43
  • Purchases: 2
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One-hour music intensive radio special pays tribute to American music icon Waylon Jennings.

Bought by Prairie Public, WMMT, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, The Texan Radio Network, KOSU and more


  • Added: Nov 09, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 7
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One-hour music intensive documentary looks back on Johnny Cash's historic 1969 concert at San Quentin State Prison.

Bought by Prairie Public, KGLT, WNIJ, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KFAI and more


  • Added: Nov 01, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 12
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Young Female American Tabla player becomes 1st woman to play at Pakistan Qawwali festival in 600 + years

  • Added: Oct 04, 2006
  • Length: 17:59
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New one-hour music intensive radio special features Aaron Neville performing classics songs by the all-time great R&B artists who have inspired Aar...

Bought by WUFT, KCMJ Community Radio, KMUW, WSLR, Mississippi Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2006
  • Length: 56:39
  • Purchases: 10
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If you have any doubts about the quality and integrity of film music, and the music's ability to stand on its own without the picture, composer Wil...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 27, 2006
  • Length: :33
  • Purchases: 2
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What kind of composer was Franz Liszt? He was "lady slayer" composer according to conductor Andrew Litton. In this clip, the conductor talks abou...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 27, 2006
  • Length: :36
  • Purchases: 2
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While Nicolo Paganini's violin playing brought him enormous prestige and adoration from his many female admirers, he also got around on the guitar....

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 25, 2006
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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One-hour documentary about legendary western-swing musician and bandleader Bob Wills.

Bought by WDCB, WEZU, Radio New Zealand, Prairie Public, KMUW and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 24
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One-hour music intensive documentary about Fats Waller, one of America's great composers and performers of the 20th century.

Bought by Prairie Public, WDCB, Radio New Zealand, WCSU-FM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 30
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The Second of two one-hour documentaries on The Byrds, covering 1968 to 1972: the groundbreaking country-rock years.

Bought by WMMT, KPVL, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 28
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The first of two one-hour documentaries on The Byrds, covering 1964 to 1967: the hitmaking years of the band's original five members.

Bought by KPVL, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, Radio New Zealand, KBYS 88.3 FM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Sep 22, 2006
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 28
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Holly Near discusses her 35 year career in music and politics

  • Added: Sep 03, 2006
  • Length: 29:30
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Have you ever wondered how a performer chooses the music they'll play and record? For Gil Shaham, it's simply a case of love at first hearing. Us...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 02, 2006
  • Length: :18
  • Purchases: 2
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The "Nocturne" in Classical Music refers to music for night time. Pianist Alexander Kobrin says that Chopin's Nocturnes explore and illustrate man...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 02, 2006
  • Length: :21
  • Purchases: 2
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Evelyn Glennie may be one of the only full-time percussion soloists, but she reminds us we all have some kind of drum in our past. Use this 21 sec...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 02, 2006
  • Length: :21
  • Purchases: 2
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What was the secret behind the Leonard Bernstein mystique? Conductor and former Bernstein student, JoAnn Falletta says it was how he inspired her ...

Bought by WITF, WFCR, and 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :34
  • Purchases: 3
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Percussionist Evelyn Glennie plays shoeless, but she says it's not to make a fashion or social statement. Use this 30 second clip to introduce any...

Bought by WITF, WEKU, and WFCR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 3
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Two modern day rebels meet up in this clip that introduces Leila Josefowicz's performance of (either) Adams' Road Movies or his Violin Concerto. Th...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :33
  • Purchases: 2
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2005 Van Ciburn Piano Competition Gold Medalist, Alexander Kobrin describes vocal and linguistic requirements to play Chopin. Use this 16 second c...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :16
  • Purchases: 2
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Conductor Andrew Litton gives Dvorak and a highly polished Wind section some time in the spotlight. Use this 27 second clip to introduce Andrew Lit...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :28
  • Purchases: 2
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Travel can be a demanding part of the musician's life. But pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet says going on the road is one of the best perks to being a ...

Bought by WITF, WFCR, and KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Aug 31, 2006
  • Length: :20
  • Purchases: 3
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Interview with Michael Kickingbear Johnson, creator of Indigenous People's Music.

Bought by KRCC-FM


  • Added: Aug 10, 2006
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Richie Havens takes us on a guided tour of his career

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", WAMC, KZYX, and WNPR


  • Added: Aug 10, 2006
  • Length: 01:57:56
  • Purchases: 4