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Caption: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
It's wonderful to have a large circle of friends, but the best friends are those who stand by you – the ones who've "got your back." Pianist Jean-...

  • Added: Apr 30, 2009
  • Length: :18
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Dutch violinist Janine Jansen comes from a musical family, and "family time" meant playing chamber music at home. She says working in that more in...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2008
  • Length: :24
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Every performer has their calling card or label for their style of playing. Some are known for raising the roof with virtuoso flash and fireworks;...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2008
  • Length: :24
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When conductor Myung-Whun Chung teaches conducting students how to approach and interpret French music, his lesson consists of three words: "live i...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2008
  • Length: :27
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Composer Alexander Zemlinsky was one of several German composers who ran afoul of the German government in the early 20th century. Conductor James...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2008
  • Length: :24
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As one builds and then maintains a career, there's the hope we'll maintain enough of the passion that initially inspired our career choice. It's n...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2008
  • Length: :22
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
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It's one of those tunes you've heard a hundred times but never really caught the name. Guitarist Sharon Isbin introduces Memories of the Alhambra ...

Bought by WITF and WFCR


  • Added: Sep 07, 2006
  • Length: :35
  • Purchases: 2
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If you're serious about writing a memoir, what topics should you include, and what can you leave out? And how honest can you really be about the ot...

Bought by WNJR, WRNC-LP, WMUU-LP, WSLR, KAWC and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 9
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We’re getting a broad course in listening here, a sense of how a minimalist composer maxes out on sound, and how we, too, might make the most of th...

Bought by WMUU-LP and KMXT


  • Added: Apr 11, 2016
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: “The Gondolier,” 1968, watercolor on paper, Credit: Ogden M. Pleissner
It was one of the last pieces Chopin composed. Some have called it an “aquatic nocturne;” But Chopin named it Barcarolle, after songs of the Vene...

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Mar 02, 2010
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Pascal Roge, Credit: Mary Robert
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, WSKG, WMNR, Kansas Public Radio, and WSKG


  • Added: Jul 27, 2011
  • Length: 02:15
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Lorin Maazel, Credit: Bill Bernstein
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: 02:19
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Emmanuel Villaume, Credit: William Struhs
On this edition of Spoleto Today, it’s Haydn … for Puppets? We take you on a backstage visit to the remarkable Colla Marionette company, presenting...

Bought by KTXK and South Carolina ETV Radio


  • Added: May 28, 2010
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Concierto presents classical music in English and in Spanish. Classical favorites performed by Hispanic artists are alternated with music by Spanis...

Bought by KSJE, KHSU, KSTK, WABE, WSKG and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 32
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A series of 16 or more Chamber Music Concerts recorded at Music Mountain in the Summer of 2016.

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16 Pieces

A series of 16 Chamber Music Concerts recorded at Music Mountain in the Summer of 2015.

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WQXR returns to the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland. Founded in 1938, this six-week event on the edge of Lake Lucerne attracts many top-name classical soloists and orchestras from around the world.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Sep 26, 2014
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Hosted by Wade Goodwyn, National Public Radio’s Texas correspondent, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts is a 13-part radio series featuring performances, under the direction of Jaap van Zweden, recorded live at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas.

Caption: The Frick Collection, Credit: simonrudkin/flickr
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For 76 years, the series Concerts from The Frick Collection has delighted listeners with the finest in keyboard recitals, all manner of chamber groups and groundbreaking early music ensembles. Many of the century's greatest artists have performed in the 175-seat music room at The Frick Collection, the former Upper East Side residence of industrialist Henry Clay Frick.

  • From: WQXR
  • Updated: Jun 01, 2015
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Produced by WQXR and Carnegie Hall, the fifth season of Carnegie Hall Live! features some of the world’s best performers and ensembles in a wide range of styles, from early music to solo recitals to orchestral performances. The season kicks off with the Opening Night Gala concert by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Alan Gilbert and featuring guest soloist Evgeny Kissin in a rousing performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23. Other highlights in the specially-curated series include concerts by the Vienna Philharmonic and Berliner Philharmoniker; recitals by stars such as pianist Yuja Wang; and the St. Lawrence String Quartet performing the New York premiere of a new work by John Adams.

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The WFMT Radio Network is very pleased to announce the syndication of the Spoleto Chamber Music Festival in conjunction with South Carolina ETV Radio. For over 30 years this 13-week series of 1-hour concerts has showcased world-class musicians from the Spoleto Festival USA.