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20th century Russian composers like Dmitri Shostakovich were expected to write what the Party defined as "proper" Russian music. And even though S...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2008
  • Length: :27
Caption: Andrew Litton, Credit: Steve J. Sherman
Normally, Andrew Litton does not delve too deeply into a composer's life story and history when he prepares to conduct that composer's music. He m...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jul 25, 2009
  • Length: :27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Paavo Järvi, Credit: Photo by Lang Photography
Shostakovich is an important part of Paavo Jarvi's repertoire. Although the composer's music often tells the story of Russian history and politics...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Jun 27, 2009
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 1
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The political difficulties that ruled the life of Russian composer, Dmitri Shostakovich were more than just minor aggravations. His refusal to fol...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2008
  • Length: :27
Caption: Zuill Bailey, Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
You’ve probably seen several, if not dozens of paintings by the Dutch painter, Vincent Gogh. But have you ever looked at a Van Gogh close up – rea...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2010
  • Length: :26
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
The PBS Series, "Keeping Score" returned with a series of three programs, each devoted to a single composer and one of their pivotal pieces of musi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :34
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
The PBS Series, "Keeping Score" returned with a series of three programs, each devoted to a single composer and one of their pivotal pieces of musi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :30
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
"Keeping Score" is the incredible PBS music series that redefines everything we ever knew about "music education" and "music appreciation." The se...

Bought by PRX Demo Station


  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :26
  • Purchases: 1
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Hitler called him “half beast, half giant” and clearly saw a kind of reflection there. Kuromiya asserts that Stalin was a deeply singular personali...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:00:34
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The Winona Municipal Band has been around for many years! Every Wednesday night in the summer, local's head to the bandshell at Lake Winona to hear...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2013
  • Length: 52:24
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas, Host of Keeping Score
A Preview of Season 2 of the PBS program series, "Keeping Score" with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Use this 5:17...

Bought by WNMU-FM


  • Added: Oct 13, 2009
  • Length: 05:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate p...

  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 23:27
Caption: Midori
Violinist Midori is celebrating her 28th year of music making – and one of her recent projects includes playing more contemporary music. Playing n...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2010
  • Length: :21
Caption: Semyon Bychkov
Do you have to be American to play Jazz? Or Viennese to play a waltz, or French to play... any French music? The answer is “no.” But conductor S...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2010
  • Length: :25
Caption: Michael Tilson Thomas
The PBS Series, "Keeping Score" returned with a series of three programs, each devoted to a single composer and one of their pivotal pieces of musi...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2009
  • Length: :26
Caption: Sarah Chang
How does the musical life of a child prodigy begin? For Sarah Chang, playing the violin was simply a hobby. Use this 24 second clip to introduce ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: :25
  • Purchases: 2
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Overnight success does happen but it's more myth than reality. Violinist Sarah Chang made her debut when she was 8 years old. Her success that ev...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: :18
  • Purchases: 2
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Audiences are thrilled by young musicians, especially child prodigies who toss off virtuosic phrases with childlike ease and exuberance. Violinist...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Mar 28, 2007
  • Length: :30
  • Purchases: 2