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Wind and Rhythm

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We're the gathering place for people who love band music.

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The hymn “We Gather Together” was written in 1597 to celebrate the Dutch victory over the Spanish in a war of national liberation against the King ...

Bought by WUAL, KTXK, and KMFA


  • Added: Nov 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we honor those who stood watch protecting our democracy in peacetime and in conflict. Our Veterans. They are our ...

Bought by WUAL and KMFA


  • Added: Nov 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Over the summer, recording engineer Mark Morette and his crew traveled to Utrecht, Holland to cover the World Association for Symphonic Bands and E...

Bought by WUAL and KMFA


  • Added: Oct 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Creating a sinister mood in music often falls to the larger instruments? Tubas, Trombones, Euphoniums, Basses, all can conjure a disquieting atmosp...

Bought by KMFA


  • Added: Oct 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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When was the last time you witnessed a really great band play in a live setting? The concert hall, in particular, is a magical place that broadens ...

Bought by WUAL and KMFA


  • Added: Oct 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The Fall season is in full swing with a cavalcade of festivals, starting with Oktoberfest, passing through Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and ...

Bought by WUAL and KMFA


  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The harvest has arrived, the leaves are falling, the air is crisper, and the aromas are spicy. So long Summer, Autumn is here, as is the season of ...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Oct 01, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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A sign in front of a music store reads: “Hug a band member, they never get a chance to dance.” This week on Wind & Rhythm, we play the music so ...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Often told in a way that makes the narrator seem to have been part of the story, a "tall tale" is good-natured yarn that includes unbelievable elem...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, Interlochen Public Radio, and KMFA


  • Added: Sep 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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At the heart of the Brass Band is the working-class culture of brotherhood musicians, ambassadors of local communities and industries, and of fierc...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, Interlochen Public Radio, and KMFA


  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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For those who love performing band music, the act of creating it with others is the best part. The combined artistic expression of a group of music...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Sep 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Welcome to Wind & Rhythm's 10th season on the air!  In our previous 9 seasons, we've aired nearly 3,000 pieces of music, by 800 composers, performe...

Bought by WUAL, KTXK, and KMFA


  • Added: Aug 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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When Dr. William Wakefield walked onto the stage of his retirement concert as Director of Bands at the University of Oklahoma after 32 years of ser...

Bought by KTXK, KMFA, and WUAL


  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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It may be a hundred degrees under the sun, but under the canopy of the woods, things are just a bit more comfortable. The surrounding sights, sound...

Bought by KTXK, KMFA, and WUAL


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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Five of us went down to hear the Dallas Winds on the 4th of July. They always give a great concert. Dallas is a four hour road trip from where I li...

Bought by KTXK, WUAL, and KMFA


  • Added: Aug 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 3
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Musical fantasies, unlike fugues or variations, are rooted in the art of improvisation, and thus seldom follow any strict musical form. Fantasies t...

Bought by KMFA


  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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When storms reach their worst and those in peril are looking for rescue, the US Coast Guard will have already been deployed and be ready to assist....

Bought by WUAL


  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Popular among the English nobility in the 16th and 17th century, a masque was a form of amateur dramatic entertainment performed by masked players....

Bought by KMFA and WUAL


  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 2
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"Tune up your strings in harmony Strike up your song of joy And learn the music, let it sound Stand up and sing your song" - Song of Joy, by Göran ...

Bought by KMFA and WUAL


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Music sparks the all of the senses. Hearing music and reading music are obvious. Feeling music, through powerful bass amps or through the warmth of...

Bought by KMFA and WUAL


  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2