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Caption: Piotr Anderszewski
Pianist Piotr Anderszewski is a champion for the Polish composer Karol Szymanowski. He says it’s not music that reveals itself on first hearing. ...

  • Added: May 30, 2010
  • Length: :22
Caption: Janine Jansen
Composer Benjamin Britten is known for his operas and symphonic works like the “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra.” You may not know he also w...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Menahem Pressler
Playing chamber music is like any relationship. You give, you take, you listen and you compromise. As one of the preeminent chamber musicians of ...

Bought by BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lynn Harrell, Credit: Christian Steiner
The impressionist movement in music began in France during the late nineteenth century. Composers like Debussy rebelled against what they consider...

Bought by BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lynn Harrell, Credit: Christian Steiner
Cellist Lynn Harrell has played the Dvorak Cello Concerto throughout his career, and it's a work he continues to study. Before the cello's first e...

Bought by BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hilary Hahn
Violinist Hilary Hahn's "Voices and Violin" CD offers mostly sacred arias by Bach that include a prominent role for the violin. At times, she conv...

Bought by 'The Sea'


  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hilary Hahn
Violinist Hilary Hahn once performed on the Tonight Show and her appearance just happened to coincide with the late night show's little hosting dra...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting and BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Jan 13, 2010
  • Length: :40
  • Purchases: 2
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Joe Strummer spins his favorite tracks from around the world

Bought by WMUH, Radio New Zealand, KDUR, WXAV 88.3FM, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas, Host of Keeping Score
A Preview of Season 2 of the PBS program series, "Keeping Score" with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Use this 5:17...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
More than 350 musicians are heard on the recording of the Mahler Symphony No. 8 with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Tils...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :30
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
Mahler's Symphony No. 8, known as the "Symphony of a Thousand," calls for about 350 musicians on stage – a massive orchestra, three choirs and eigh...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :27
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One-hour radio special from Tres Hombres set to premiere September 2009 celebrates the release of John Fogerty’s new album BLUE RIDGE RANGERS RIDES...

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


  • Added: Sep 01, 2009
  • Length: 57:03
  • Purchases: 6
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"It Might Get Loud" film excerpts and interview clips featuring the star guitarists Jack White, Jimmy Page and The Edge, plus director Davis Guggen...

Bought by KGLT


  • Added: Aug 19, 2009
  • Length: 36:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paavo Järvi, Credit: Photo by Lang Photography
It's many a mother and father's dream to have their children follow in their footsteps. Then there's the Jarvi family. Use this 28 second clip to...

Bought by BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Jun 27, 2009
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 1
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One-hour radio special takes you inside Folsom Prison for Johnny Cash's historic 1968 concert

Bought by WKMS, KUMD, Prairie Public, KBYS 88.3 FM, WNIJ and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 22

  • Added: Dec 09, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23
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One hour of radio about one legendary hour of television...the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley's "68 Comeback Special."

Bought by WGZS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KPIK-LP, WGZS, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jul 17, 2008
  • Length: 59:05
  • Purchases: 18
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The stories behind Willie's career and his songs.

Bought by KCSM, Prairie Public, KPVL, WAMC, NPR Illinois and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 23
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One-hour radio special looks back on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's influence on the music and culture of Philadelphia

Bought by Radio New Zealand, KGLT, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, WNCU, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Rita Houston hosts this look back at Bob Dylan's Newport Folk Festival appearances from 1963-1965

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, Prairie Public, KUMD, KMUW, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 26
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One-hour radio special looks back on the life of John Denver

Bought by WMOT, WHRV, WBST, KPVL, KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm and more


  • Added: Oct 17, 2007
  • Length: 54:31
  • Purchases: 12
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Nancy Sinatra hosts this one-hour special looking back at Frank Sinatra's early years (1939-1952).

Bought by Prairie Public, Prairie Public, KSRQ, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio, WQXR and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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Patti Smith hosts this hour of Bob Dylan music and conversation covering 1989 to the present

Bought by WMUH, WAER, KZMU Moab Community Radio, Prairie Public, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 27
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Patti Smith hosts this hour of Bob Dylan music and conversation covering 1974-1989

Bought by WMUH, WAER, Prairie Public, KPIP-LP, KMUN and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 28
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Patti Smith hosts this hour of Bob Dylan music and conversation covering 1961-1964.

Bought by WMUH, WAER, Prairie Public, KPIP-LP, KMUN and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 31