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For American Indian and Maori composers, the sound of traditional instruments has been a potent source of inspiration. Whether played by Sioux, Com...

Bought by KWMR, CFBX, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KENW, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 30
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Composers from Vivaldi to Beethoven to Bartok have created music inspired by the natural world. As our world becomes ever more urbanized, composers...

Bought by KWMR, CFBX, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KENW, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:30
  • Purchases: 30
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River Maria Urke is a Stillwater poet, author, and artist. She is the senior editor of the online art and literature journal "The River." Her poetr...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 02:17
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
Caption: Bla Pahinui: Singer and Guitar Player, Credit: Jon de Mello | The Mountain Apple Company
Hawaiian singer and guitar player, Bla Pahinui, is known for his own distinct voice and for carrying on the legacy of his father, Gabby Pahinui, on...

Bought by WABE and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 27, 2009
  • Length: 09:20
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Kealii Reichel Live in Concert, Credit: Punahele Productions
Hawaiian musician Keali`i Reichel is sharing his passion for Hawaiian language, music and dance in a groundbreaking DVD--the first to offer subtitl...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2009
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: Jason Keoni Verity opened the first awa (kava) bar in Hawaii, Credit: The Honolulu Advertiser
For centuries, the kava plant has played an important role in many Pacific Island cultures, where it's valued for its natural calming effects. In ...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2007
  • Length: 08:06
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Nona Beamer dedicated her life to preserving Hawaiian culture. She was a gifted storyteller, hula dancer, songwriter and teacher. Since she died ...

Bought by KZYX and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 03, 2006
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 2