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Violinist Hilary Hahn has been playing the beautiful "Lark Ascending" Violin Concerto by Ralph Vaughan Williams for most of her career -- some cons...

Bought by WITF, WFCR, and KZYX


  • Added: Mar 02, 2007
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
One of the things you might notice in recordings conducted by Mark Elder – especially with English music – is tempo. He plays British music faster...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
Recordings serve as a permanent record, and most musicians only want their best performances preserved for a lifetime. While some seek perfection ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :19
Caption: Robert Spano
For your Fundraising campaign, conductor Robert Spano talks about bringing music and the community together on Public Radio. Use this 18 second cl...

Bought by WFSU, KVNO, WMNR, Kansas Public Radio, and WSKG


  • Added: Jul 27, 2011
  • Length: :18
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Hilary Hahn
For your Fundraising campaign, violinist Hilary Hahn endorses Public Radio as a wonderful musical meeting place. Use this 19 second clip as a fundr...

Bought by KVNO, WKCP, and WMNR


  • Added: Jul 27, 2011
  • Length: :19
  • Purchases: 3
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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, KMXT, KRPS, Texas Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
The price of concert tickets can be daunting, but conductor Mark Elder says there’s an even bigger obstacle to the concert going experience. It’s ...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
To clap or not to clap – that's the concert hall debate that continues to rage in various circles. In Beethoven and Mozart's day, applauding was w...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
When British conductor Mark Elder wants to give his orchestra some directions for tempo and inflection, his native language falls short... especial...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2010
  • Length: :24
Caption: Robert Spano
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra operates under a management approach known as “collective leadership.” Conductor Robert Spano is clearly in charge,...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio and WETS


  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Robert Spano
Perspective – that magical line between the head and the heart. It’s something conductor Robert Spano tries to maintain whenever he conducts his f...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 1
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Working without a conductor creates both creative and practical challenges for an orchestra: how do you get the music started? For the conductor-...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: :32
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The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performs without a conductor. We know they make it work, but how do they make it work? Long time Orpheus violinist ...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: :23
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The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra performs without a conductor. They make all musical decisions as a group. In the business world, decision by consen...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2008
  • Length: :25
Caption: Mark Elder, Credit: Shelia Rock
How does a conductor or any musician for that matter, choose the right tempo. How fast, or how slow, should the music go? Conductor Mark Elder fi...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: Hilary Hahn
For your fundraising campaign, this clips features violinist Hilary Hahn. She strives to give her audience more than just the gift of great music ...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Kansas Public Radio, KUHF, WSKG, Wisconsin Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 14, 2009
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Hilary Hahn
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 WFSU, KVNO, WSKG, WMNR, and Red River Radio Network


  • Added: Jul 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:17
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Robert Spano
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, and WSKG


  • Added: Jul 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:22
  • Purchases: 3