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Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
In this episode, Guy Livingston tells the story of an opera, a missing symphony, and a stolen song. Featuring John Mauceri and the opera Regina, th...

Bought by WJFF, WXXI, WDPR, KSJE, KDX Worldround Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
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Many Broadway composers loved the challenge of writing the big choral number. Some were better at it than others. Some fine examples in this progra...

Bought by WVTF and WRR


  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 2
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There are 28 judicial emergencies on federal courts throughout the country. A judicial emergency is when there's been a vacancy on the court for to...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 22:00
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Few musical works have inspired so many stories as Stravinsky's 1913 hit, The Rite of Spring. These are just three or four of them.

Bought by KPIK-LP, KGLT, KFAI, WNPR, WCPN and more


  • Added: Mar 12, 2007
  • Length: 13:16
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
In 1964, composer Marc Blitzstein was writing an opera about Sacco and Vanzetti. Immensely controversial, this project was cut short by tragedy. Fe...

Bought by WXXI, WDPR, KSJE, KDX Worldround Radio, KENW and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
Kurt Weill wrote Threepenny Opera in German, but Marc Blitzstein’s brilliant english adaptation made it famous in New York. Hear Lotte Lenya and Lo...

Bought by WXXI, WDPR, KSJE, KDX Worldround Radio, KENW and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Marc Blitzstein, Credit: Mottke Weissman
This is the story of a great musician who embraced all the colorfulness of American life. Composer Marc Blitzstein has been largely forgotten, but ...

Bought by WJFF, WXXI, WDPR, KSJE, KDX Worldround Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Virigina State Colony for the Feebleminded
Beginning in 1907, states in the US began to forcibly sterilize over 60,000 Americans -- people considered by scientists to be “unfit” -- the menta...

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:29
  • Purchases: 1