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All Pieces for Philip Nusbaum

 
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Bluegrass and old time musicians have musical values that they talk about sometimes. One major reference point is melody. Now in each case, the mel...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 05:20
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The piece focuses on what it means when people call bluegrass "pure." For some reason, "pure" equals "good" in the eyes of many.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 10:19
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
The show opens with songs combining a couple of major bluegrass reference points: poverty and romance. The Gem of Bluegrass focuses on instrumental...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Philip Nusbaum , Credit: Karen Van Norman
On today's show, we focus on the bluegrass highlights of the previous year.

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Early during the show, we compare a couple of songs where the guy doesn’t get the girl. Some bluegrass fans believe that bluegrass, or some bluegra...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk  , Credit: Karen Van Norman
Ever notice that when people praise a piece of bluegrass music, they often say that it is pure? What do they mean by that?

  • Added: Dec 06, 2015
  • Length: 10:19

  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
It isn’t easy being on stage. A couple of songs at the show’s outset document this fact. Our Gem of Bluegrass poses the question “What if Bluegrass...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Examples of the British – Bluegrass connection keep on coming, so we keep on playing them. The Gem of Bluegrass is about the guitar in bluegrass. T...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
What would Bluegrass music be like if its original home was New York City? It's a fun speculation that Phil Nusbaum provides. For regular users, p...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2015
  • Length: 06:31
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
After opening with new bluegrass by Bradford lee Folk, the program plays some trains songs that give us more than the power of a train as a metapho...

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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We present a couple of bluegrass songs, one old and one new, where Fall represents the ending of relationships. The Gem of Bluegrass reflects blueg...

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Because the show has presented a good deal of old-time music lately, we play a couple of fiddle tune recordings, one old and one recent, that are p...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Philip Nusbaum, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Everybody knows what bluegrass is, right? Well, if that’s true, why do bluegrass fans spend so much time trying to define it. Today’s Gem of Bluegr...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2015
  • Length: 07:30
Caption: Phil w/2013 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Early in the show today, we play recent bluegrass songs concerning alcohol. Unlike old songs which moralize against the use of alcohol, these more ...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:29
  • Purchases: 16
Caption: Philip Nusbaum , Credit: Karen Van Norman
The show opens with continued listening to new and recent bluegrass. Then we consider the evolution of old-time music. It hardly disappeared when b...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk, Credit: Karen Van Norman
Old time music is a cover term for all of the styles handed down over the generations primarily through the oral tradition. Bill Monroe is credited...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2015
  • Length: 06:29
Caption: Philip Nusbaum w/ 2012 Zeitfunk           , Credit: Karen Van Norman
Because we have in house some intriguing new CDs, we open the show with them. The Gem of Bluegrass focuses on the musical mood of “bluegrass loneso...

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:30
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Phil w/ 2012 Zeitfunk  , Credit: Karen Van Norman
The mood of bluegrass is often blue, even when the musical accompaniment is lively. But sometimes, the blue musical accompaniment matches the mood ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 07:19
Caption: Philip Nusbaum , Credit: Karen Van Norman
We begin with a couple of songs about farm sales. These are taking place because the family farmers depicted are not able to compete in the agricul...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16