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The masterful conductor of the Choir of Westminster Abbey takes us through some of his recent recordings of music from the Elizabethan era.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Fifteen years ago, a music manuscript was bought at a flea market outside of Vienna for 50 Euros; it turns out to be a previously unknown Italian c...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Back to our old tricks, unintentionally nothing from the new millennium even made the cut this day. Instead simple inspiration from one track leadi...

Bought by WMOT, WVBI-LP, WJSU, WKAR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Three new releases: a boxed set of early Lutheran settings set by the liturgical year, an evocation of the crucial year of 1517, and an early Baroq...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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We lost a lot of people last year. One of them particularly close to my heart was the Iranian writer/director Abbas Kiarostami, who died in July of...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:38
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Writer-director James Gray seems to be getting better and better with each film. His first five movies, starting with Little Odessa in 1994, all ta...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:43
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Ousmane Sembéne was a very important figure in the history of film. Born in Senegal, he attained prominence as a novelist in his 20s and 30s, but w...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:25
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Starting around 2005, a burst of creative energy in filmmaking emerged from an unexpected corner of the world: Romania. The Romanian new wave has g...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 04:09
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One can view much of the silent era in movies as a process in which filmmakers gradually unearthed a narrative language appropriate to the new art ...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 03:23
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First impressions may be the most lasting, but contrary to popular belief, they’re often wrong. In the case of the great American poet Emily Dickin...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 04:50
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This week begins the two part series dedicated to Furtwangler's greatest Brahms recordings. In this episode we feature his first two symphonies.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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The lovely Marian Vespers of Cavalli; an examination of the feminine sacred and divine in the early 17th century; and Frescobaldi on accordion!

  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Remembering the 1967 Summer of Love, featuring Allen Cohen, publisher of the Haight Ashbury psychedelic newspaper The Oracle. Also, Artist Annie C...

Bought by WTIP


  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:56
  • Purchases: 1
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“If you’re listening to this while driving a car, obviously, leave your eyes open.” In this special appendix to our recent episode on psychoacousti...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2017
  • Length: 08:35
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We are joined this week by Scott Metcalfe, who with the ensemble Blue Heron has produced now five excellent recordings looking at rare and unknown ...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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The remarkable Fra Bernardo label gives us Ockeghem masses, a world premier recording of Manchicourt, and the 16th century reinvention of Latin ant...

  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
Caption: Celene Lillie
All the origin myths of Rome are rape narratives. Dr. Celene Lillie has found resistance to Rome's culture of rape and domination in Gnostic texts...

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Jun 02, 2017
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 1
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This program features only works conducted by Thomas Beecham

  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:30
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I Fagiolini (and the English Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble) mark the ongoing celebrations of the 450th anniversary of the birth of the great Italian ...

  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Those who only know Maggie Smith from her roles in later life—such as, most famously, in the Harry Potter films and Downton Abbey, I recommend chec...

  • Added: May 25, 2017
  • Length: 03:43

  • Added: May 24, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
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When David Hurley decided to leave the King’s Singers after a record-breaking 26-year stint with the group, he left a beautiful testament: the Song...

  • Added: May 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Conductor Andrew Carwood guides us through the final recordings of his great William Byrd cycle (Volumes 12 through 14!).

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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This week we feature a young Yehudi Menuhin playing works by Tchaikovsky, Bach, and Dvorak.

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:31
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We are just back from a journey to London where we spent time with Musical Director Graham Ross, who shares his teaching philosophy and the great n...

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 58:59