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For your On-Air Fundraising: these pieces have been designed to give stations three options for using and creating a fundraising spot with a major ...

Bought by KVNO, WMNR, New Hampshire Public Radio, KCSC, NPR Illinois and more


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 10
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For your On-Air Fundraising: these pieces have been designed to give stations three options for using and creating a fundraising spot with a major ...

Bought by KVNO, WMNR, NPR Illinois, Iowa Public Radio, WMUK and more


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: James Ehnes
Each piece of music contains a certain degree of instruction from the composer as to how they want their music played. Some composers are more spe...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Jaime Laredo
You’ve probably heard the expression, “Jack of all trades; master of none.” Well, meet Jaime Laredo. He’s universally recognized as a master viol...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Pascal Rogé
Oboe players fuss over their reeds, trumpet players worry about their lips and string players guard their instruments and their bows. Pianists fre...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :17
Caption: Mark O'Connor, Credit: Jim McGuire
Musicians, conductors and orchestras receive both criticism and compliments for their work – it’s all part of the musician’s life. While each is b...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :32
Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
With all the wonderful music Gershwin wrote in a short period of time, pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet wonders why many people still ask if his music i...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :19
Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet has an all-Gershwin CD includes the well known Piano Concerto and Rhapsody in Blue. It also contains Gershwin’s “Varia...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
One thing you might notice in conductor Mark Elder’s recordings of British music is his choice of tempo. By British and recording standards, they ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :27
Caption: Lynn Harrell, Credit: Christian Steiner
In music, and music schools worldwide, the teacher - student relationship can be a somewhat complicated matter. The traditional view is that the s...

Bought by BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Danielle de Niese, Credit: hansspeekenbrink-nl
You may have heard about a situation involving a famous soprano who, despite the impeccability of her singing and artistry, was fired by an opera c...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :25
Caption: Yuja Wang
In music, and music schools worldwide, the teacher - student relationship can be a somewhat complicated matter. The tradition and traditional view...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :19
Caption: Yuja Wang
Pianist Yuja Wang plays the monumental – some might even call it “larger than life" – Piano Sonata by Liszt on her debut CD. Historically, the Son...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: :25
Caption: Paavo Järvi, Credit: Photo by Lang Photography
Shostakovich is an important part of Paavo Jarvi's repertoire. Although the composer's music often tells the story of Russian history and politics...

Bought by BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM


  • Added: Jun 27, 2009
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 1
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IN IT’S THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WORKING WOMEN;S DAY PROGRAM, CASA ATABEX ACHE & MOMMAS HIP HOP KITCHEN PRESENT “.A WOMYN OF COLOR’S RESPONSE TO ...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2009
  • Length: 54:15
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Every performer has their calling card or label for their style of playing. Some are known for raising the roof with virtuoso flash and fireworks;...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2008
  • Length: :24
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If you've ever seen violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg play, you know she works hard for the music. And it's that same work ethic that helps her c...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2008
  • Length: :25
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For some musicians, giving concerts, teaching and making recordings is a full time job. Cellist Steven Isserlis wants more. Use this 23 second cl...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2008
  • Length: :23
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One of the most talked about musicians these days is Dutch violinist Janine Jansen. Riccardo Chailly conducted an early recording of hers that fea...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: :29
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You may know Leopold Stokowski as a conductor and for his role in the Disney classic, Fantasia. He was also an organist on a mission to bring grea...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2008
  • Length: :21
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The Bach Suites for Solo Cello are the cellist's bible and yet their existence is shrouded in mystery. Cellist Steven Isserlis is happy to specula...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2008
  • Length: :22
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While your spouse or significant other is likely to be your soul mate, you might also have a composer who fills the musical equivalent of a soul ma...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2007
  • Length: :25
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Richard Stoltzman is one of the most recognized solo clarinetists in the world, but he's never been officially welcomed into the Clarinet Fraternit...

Bought by WITF


  • Added: May 01, 2007
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 1
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Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 1 is a joyful ride through all of the melodies and pianistic prizes you associate with Chopin. Its Second Movement, pi...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: :22
  • Purchases: 2
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The "People's Favorite": pianist Garrick Ohlsson talks about the universal popularity and mood altering music by Chopin. It's like "dessert" -- wh...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: :27
  • Purchases: 2