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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: Karl Jenkins, Credit: www.karljenkins.com
A music historian tells stories about how classical composers have been influenced by the threat of war and the hope for peace in their works. Mus...

Bought by Radio Baha'i, WLGI and KUNM


  • Added: Oct 20, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Composer Karl Jenkins, Credit: www.karljenkins.com
A music historian tells stories about how classical composers have been influenced by the threat of war and the hope for peace in their works. Mus...

Bought by KUOW, KUOW, WFIU, KHNS, and KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 02, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Monroe County Commissioners are seeking reimbursement for $150,000 they spent to hire consulting firm Hartman and Williams in 2014 to audit the off...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2016
  • Length: 07:45
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
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: Anne Akiko Meyers and John Clare, Credit: Dianne Donovan
We’ll hear some amazing 'fiddlers' including Anne Akiko Meyers, Tasmin Little, and Madeline Adkins on this episode of What’s New!

Bought by WVBI-LP and WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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
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