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We start every hour of this week with a "hey, and a ho, and a hey nonino" from the incidental music in Shakespeare’s' As You Like It. Bill rounds o...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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It’s a lot more than just pianos! We’ll follow the story of the musical keyboard, from the ancient Greeks all the way to synthesizers, examining mu...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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It’s a lot more than just pianos! We’ll follow the story of the musical keyboard, from the ancient Greeks all the way to synthesizers, examining mu...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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It’s a lot more than just pianos! We’ll follow the story of the musical keyboard, from the ancient Greeks all the way to synthesizers, examining mu...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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It’s a lot more than just pianos! We’ll follow the story of the musical keyboard, from the ancient Greeks all the way to synthesizers, examining mu...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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It’s a lot more than just pianos! We’ll follow the story of the musical keyboard, from the ancient Greeks all the way to synthesizers, examining mu...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Featuring music inspired by bucolic nature scenes, including Pastoral symphonies by Beethoven and Vaughan Williams, and Richard Strauss’ Alpine Sym...

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  • Length: 58:59
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We've borrowed our title from the 1941 jazz standard, but what is a rhapsody? In music, Grove defines a rhapsody is "an episodic instrumental compo...

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  • Length: 59:00
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We’ll sample from the wealth of music inspired by the Bard’s verse, including a suite from Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and excerpts f...

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  • Length: 58:58
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We’ll sample from the wealth of music inspired by the Bard’s verse, including a suite from Mendelssohn’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and excerpts f...

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  • Length: 58:57
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5 Songs is a little secret that we tell you. These are the songs that we are passing to each other off-air, between shifts, under desks, in bars. T...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2016
  • Length: 22:59
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Exploring the symphonic form in the hands of the early Romantics, we’ll sample works by Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Episode 4 of 5.

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  • Length: 58:57
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Exploring the symphonic form in the hands of the early Romantics, we’ll sample works by Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Episode 3 of 5.

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  • Length: 58:58
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Exploring the symphonic form in the hands of the early Romantics, we’ll sample works by Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Episode 2 of 5.

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  • Length: 58:58
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Exploring the symphonic form in the hands of the early Romantics, we’ll sample works by Schubert, Berlioz, Mendelssohn and Schumann. Episode 1 of 5.

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  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Leontyne Price, Credit: Carl Van Vechten
Fifteen, 3-minute vignettes celebrating the contributions of African Americans in classical music.

Bought by Vermont Public Radio, BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM, WOSU, WVIA, BYU radio/KUMT/KBYU-FM and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2014
  • Length: 45:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Gabby Pahinui (center), playing music in his backyard with Leland “Atta” Isaacs (left), and his sons – Phillip, Cyril and Martin Pahinui (from left to right).  , Credit: Photo courtesy of the Pahinui Ohana.
The groundbreaking soundtrack of "The Descendants," marks the first time a Hollywood movie has ever been scored entirely with Hawaiian music. It fe...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2012
  • Length: 07:17
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the sound of ice dripping

Bought by PRX to iTunes


  • Added: Jul 19, 2010
  • Length: 02:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lyle Ritz "Father of Jazz Ukulele", Credit: Courtesy: Lyle Ritz
Ever since Lyle Ritz recorded the world's first jazz ukulele album in 1957, he earned the title, "Father of Jazz Ukulele." He was also a bass play...

Bought by PRX Remix, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and WYSO


  • Added: Aug 07, 2007
  • Length: 09:02
  • Purchases: 3