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A five-part biography to celebrate the life of Chopin, whose invention and innovation had an indelible effect on the world of Romantic music and th...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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Andrie Morris talks to playwright and Shakespeare expert, Jennie Buckman and Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director of Tara Arts about working with Shak...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 16:14
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Is music merely a collection of ordered pitches and vibrations in the air, or is there inherent and universal meaning contained within? This week ...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Paula Dinh, a student at West Brooklyn Community High School, Credit: Jennifer Hsu/WNYC
It was a battle to the end for high school senior Paula Dinh. After years of skipping class and other bad habits, followed by a big push to change ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 07:30
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Exploring the symphonic form and the first efforts of great composers. Episode 5 of 5

  • Added: Jul 20, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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Exploring the symphonic form and the first efforts of great composers. Episode 3 of 5

  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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Exploring the symphonic form and the first efforts of great composers. Episode 2 of 5

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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“Every town in the United States had a five-and-dime and a Boulanger student," Virgil Thomson once said, and he wasn't far off. Nadia Boulanger ta...

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  • Length: 58:58
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Strauss – whose musical life spanned nine decades, two world wars and the Third Reich – was one of Germany’s most gifted and controversial figures....

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  • Length: 58:57
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Strauss – whose musical life spanned nine decades, two world wars and the Third Reich – was one of Germany’s most gifted and controversial figures....

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  • Length: 58:58
Caption: Glass installation at Appearances Festival in Provincetown MA, Credit: M.J. Levy Dickson
M.J. Levy Dickson is a visual artist from Nantucket. She uses glass to create environmental installations, but she did not always work like this. P...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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It’s time to go outside. Join Ranger Kelly as she takes you for a walk to a melting stream in the spring at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Have you ever wondered about composers who succeeded in writing one smashing piece, but were otherwise forgotten? This week, we’ll get to know som...

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  • Length: 58:59
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Have you ever wondered about composers who succeeded in writing one smashing piece, but were otherwise forgotten? This week, we’ll get to know som...

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  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Riverview School in Sandwich, Massachusetts., Credit: Justine Paradis
The transition from adolescence to adulthood is a challenging time, but some emerging adults face bigger hurdles than others. From Sandwich, Massac...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 27, 2014
  • Length: 07:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Darrell Molett in his living room, Credit: Rachel Wong
Dejon Lewis was 11 years old when child protective services arrived to take him and his twin sister away from their mother, whom he says is a drug ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:47
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Michael Powell is a train driver for the Chicago Transit Authority. He captivated me for years with his chatty speeches over the train's speakers. ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 03:05
  • Purchases: 1
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For high school senior Paula Dinh, the path to graduation has been a long one, with times when she questioned her ability — and desire — to finish ...

Bought by WNIJ


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: UW students pose for photos at a kickoff event for the 2014 Campus Conservation Nationals, Credit: Energy Priorities
Earth Day 2014 -- The University of Washington is participating in a national competition to conserve energy and water on campus this month. The c...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and KUOW


  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Andy explores how technology is involved in our evolution as a species and how products can drive us forward or not.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:58
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Anne-Sophie Mutter is the soloist in both the Romance and the Violin Concerto by Antonín Dvorák, and Manfred Honeck conducts the BSO in Beethoven's...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:56:59
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At Old Sturbridge Village, a rotating cast of men and women don period clothes while performing 19th century roles for the public. Emily Kwong take...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2014
  • Length: 07:45
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In an encore from the 2013 Tanglewood season, Gil Shaham is the soloist in the Violin Concerto by Jean Sibelius, and Christoph von Dohnányi conduct...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:00
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Conductor Emeritus Bernard Haitink leads the orchestra in Stephen Stucky's "Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary, after Purcell" and the Symphony No...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:00
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Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham is the soloist in Sheherazade, part of an entire program of works by Maurice Ravel that also includes Alborada del Graci...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:00