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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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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, WSKG, WUIS, and Iowa Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Joshua Bell
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, and WMNR


  • Added: Jul 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:19
  • Purchases: 3
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For your Fundraising campaign, pianist Olli Mustonen talks about the privilege and responsibility of enjoying an association with classical music. ...

Bought by KVNO, WMNR, WUIS, and Iowa Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :31
  • Purchases: 4
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For your Fundraising campaign, violinist Vadim Gluzman encourages your listeners to complete the listening-funding connection. Use this 27 second ...

Bought by KVNO and WMNR


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :27
  • Purchases: 2
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: 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
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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
Caption: Paavo Jarvi, Credit: Lang Photography
For your On-Air Fundraising: Think of this as a mini-fundraising "time-out" (or drop-in) to insert a little bit of musical insight, radio-craft, an...

Bought by KVNO, WMNR, and KCSC


  • Added: Dec 31, 2010
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 3