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The power of music is so strong for some it takes on religious proportions. That's the case for violinist Joshua Bell. Music IS his religion, whe...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Nov 30, 2006
  • Length: :23
  • Purchases: 2
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Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg fulfills her life-long dream to turn the holiday music memories of a child into her own Christmas Music CD. She...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Nov 30, 2006
  • Length: :23
  • Purchases: 2
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Tired of the same old Holiday Music? Pianist Stephen Hough has a few holiday tunes to add to your list. While they're not specifically Christmas ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Nov 30, 2006
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2
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What makes Handel and Handel's Messiah so powerful and magnificent? That may seem like a question with no complete answer or a long list of answer...

Bought by WITF, WFCR, and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 30, 2006
  • Length: :33
  • Purchases: 3
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Recycling one's own music was a common practice in Handel's day. Interestingly, or strangely, one of the best known choruses from Handel's Messiah...

Bought by WITF, WFCR, and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 29, 2006
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 3
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There's a longstanding debate over the appropriate time of year to perform Handel's "Messiah." With its Christmas and Easter messages, is it more ...

Bought by WKYU, WITF, WFCR, KISU, and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 29, 2006
  • Length: :28
  • Purchases: 5
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Some of America's earliest classical music came from the Moravians, a German Protestant sect, who settled in isolated regions of Pennsylvania and N...

Bought by WITF, WFCR, and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 29, 2006
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 3
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rare Christmas selections by artists including The Andrew Sisters & Etta James. She Grooves then pushes forward to include gems such as Joan Baez s...

Bought by KDUR, KMXT, KBUT, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KRCC-FM and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2006
  • Length: 01:00:05
  • Purchases: 13
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Unusual but beautiful Christmas music performed by pianist Noel Lester.

Bought by WVRU, WUAL, KENW, KAMU, KISU and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2006
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Seasonal music by the legendary British band Jethro Tull, with humorous commentary by its founder, Ian Anderson.

Bought by WBHM, WRGY, Louisville Public Media, KMXT, WTIP and more


  • Added: Oct 26, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 50
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A Classic Halloween Special recorded and mixed on a two track machine and spliced together by hand--"from the bodies I took from graveyards..."

Bought by KMUN, KMUN, WCAI / WNAN, KUT, KUT and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2006
  • Length: 54:37
  • Purchases: 16
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Peter Boyer's "Ellis Island: The Dream of America" is featured, performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by the composer.

Bought by KISU, KRPS, KENW, WFIU, KALW and more


  • Added: Jun 08, 2006
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 30
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A Brooklyn woman how on St. Patrick's Day her father and his friends from the neighborhood would sing a spirited rendition of the classic drinking ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, PRX Remix, New Hampshire Public Radio, The Neighborhood, and WFUV


  • Added: May 15, 2006
  • Length: 03:34
  • Purchases: 5
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"A Mother's Shortcut" - a nostalgic look back at Mother's Day, mixing music, comedy and archival material

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMPG, KMXT, KVSC, KGOU and more


  • Added: May 03, 2006
  • Length: 28:25
  • Purchases: 17
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Irish folk tunes turned into orchestral music by Leroy Anderson, Victor Herbert, Frank Bridge and Hamilton Harty.

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WNMU-FM, KENW, KTRL, KCSC and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2006
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 28
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A music soundtrack to Thanksgiving

Bought by KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KBUT, KSUT, KFSK, WVRU and more


  • Added: Nov 16, 2005
  • Length: 01:57:48
  • Purchases: 12
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Judy Collins hosts the second in a series of hour-long specials for the holidays. The program features musical takes on the holiday season from fo...

Bought by KGLP, Prairie Public, WNMU-FM, Marfa Public Radio, WKSU and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2005
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 24
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Folk singing legend Judy Collins hosts an hour-long tour around the nation with a stop or two overseas to hear musical takes on the holiday season ...

Bought by Red River Radio Network, WNMU-FM, KMUN, Marfa Public Radio, WUMB and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2005
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 28
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A musical and poetic celebration of the Christmas holiday from the open ranges of America's outback.

Bought by KHNS, WHCP-LP, KUNR, KRPS, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2005
  • Length: 54:24
  • Purchases: 75
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Sad Happy Birthday Voicemail

  • Added: Jun 07, 2005
  • Length: :32
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A romping roots music celebration of Fathers, Papas and Ding Dong Daddies.

Bought by WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, WNMU-FM, WSLR, WNMU-FM and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2005
  • Length: 01:09:19
  • Purchases: 16
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866 brass players in a line 41 miles long play Taps, then play as a group

Bought by Public Interactive


  • Added: May 27, 2005
  • Length: 10:24
  • Purchases: 1
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Eclectic Holiday folk concert, recorded live in Baltimore.

Bought by KBBI, Red River Radio Network, KMXT, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, WSKG and more


  • Added: Nov 08, 2004
  • Length: 01:58:34
  • Purchases: 26
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Holiday thoughts and sounds from a blind musician in a college bell tower

Bought by WEKU, KUT, WCPN, KMXT, WKSU and more


  • Added: Jan 01, 2004
  • Length: 07:09
  • Purchases: 7