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October 31st makes the actual date of the Reformation, and we conclude our year-long series with recordings that talk us from Schutz to Bach.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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The London Town Waits, Trio Medieval with a twist, and Handel gets the Christina Pluhar treatment.

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Pieces by Bach, Schubert, and Ravel this week from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

  • Added: Sep 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:29
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The Wroclaw Baroque gives us three superb new recordings of Polish music of the early Baroque era.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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The impeccable British jazz critic/writer/musician Leonard Feather assembles a studio of all-stars to open this program, followed by funky guitar b...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, WVBI-LP, WJSU, KMRE-LP, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:57
  • Purchases: 7
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The musical life of post-Reformation Basel; Tobias Michael; and more from the Vox Luminous boxed set.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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When you put something on a pedestal, it becomes a prime target for pigeons. Or to put it another way – if a certain movie consistently shows up on...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 05:52
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This week, as promised, I’m continuing my discussion of Citizen Kane, Orson Welles’ famous debut film from 1941. Last time I talked about why the f...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:45
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In 1996, Nick Gold, a British music producer, asked the American guitarist Ry Cooder to come to Havana and help him record a few sessions with some...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 04:43
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Over the years we have followed this Baroque violinist with his work in the Bergen Baroque; he begins an American tour with his latest project on O...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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The celebrations of the 500th anniversary of Lutheranism continue, including music from his own day, the Praetorius chorales, and a collection of e...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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This epsiode features historic recordings of Mahler's 4th and 1st Symphonies.

  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:31
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The latest project by Jordi Savall and his Capella Reial and Hesperion XXI is a chronological journey in the life of this German master.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Stanis?aw Skrowaczewski, 1981, Credit: Irena Jarosi?ska / PAP
Conductors lead orchestras and other musical groups during performances and recording sessions. Composers write and arrange original music.

Bought by WVBI-LP


  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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For 25 years Suzi Digby has been a champion of choral artistry for young people, from schools, with the Voices Foundation, to the London Youth Choi...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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We’ve got another eclectic combination of styles and moods his session. Pure Paul Desmond begins with his dry martini sax sound, Lizz Wright contri...

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


  • Added: Aug 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Fr. Jerome Weber recently reviewed two recordings of the rarely-written-about Requiem settings of Lassus; we will sample from these powerful works.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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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...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2017
  • Length: 01:59:56
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The adventurous German label gives us two great works from the early German Baroque, and a setting of the Lamentations scored for soprano and psalt...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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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