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The Spanish ensemble Capella de Ministrers has made more than 40 recordings; its latest 2-CD set and book is dedicated to women in the middle ages.

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 58:59
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To inaugurate the 2014 melodically challenged season our first show will feature Barack Obama's inaugural poet: Richard Blanco. Hear an hour of poe...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 01:00:00
Caption: Strikers from the Ladies Tailors Union, 1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10, and then signed an execu...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Strikers from the Ladies Tailors Union, 1910 , Credit: Library of Congress
With President Obama calling on Congress to raise the minimum wage, and several states debating statewide increases, this episode looks to the orig...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Fassbender and Maggie Gyllenhaal in scene from 'Frank'
Get your Spinal Tap on as Josh and Adam take it to ELEVEN with their Top 5 (Fictional) Movie Bands. Plus, acclaimed director Lenny Abrahamson is ou...

Bought by KCPW and KSRQ


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: How sweet the sound! The Holmes Brothers play "Amazing Grace"!
On this week's WoodSongs broadcast, folksinger Michael Johnathon welcomes legendary blues trio The Holmes Brothers plus poetic North Carolina strin...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 59:02

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 28:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Inspired by a composer that was in the vanguard of British music in the 20th century, Benjamin Britten once wrote that hearing William Walton's mus...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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What would a space alien receive if it pointed its radio antennas towards our Sun?

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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NASA is planning a new Mars rover which will be based on the successful Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity Mars rovers. It will be able to directl...

Bought by KENW and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 29, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 2
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In this edition, Peter Zuckerman, spokesperson for New Approach Oregon tells us the effort to legalize marijuana there (Measure 91) picked up sever...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 05:00
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Carrie LaSeur talks about and reads from 'The Home Place,' a mystery novel in which a successful lawyer is pulled back into her troubled family’s ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Ira Sachs, San Francisco, CA 8/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ira Sachs talks romance, self-discovery, and floating anxiety.

  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 22:06
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The WFMT Radio Network invites your listeners to Turkey and the shores of the Bosphorus for Scheherazade and Other Musical Tales from the Borusan I...

Bought by KMUN and WDPR


  • Added: Aug 28, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Audience members at Climate One, Credit: Ed Ritger,
The Red/Blue divide in American politics is really a rainbow of perspectives. And they are colored by who you are, where you live and what you beli...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:57
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George Saunders reads a passage from his Story Prize-winning collection, TENTH OF DECEMBER. In this public presentation, Saunders discusses his pat...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Each day millions of people leave for work or school or even longer journeys with no one to say goodbye or miss them in their absence. Tragically,...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
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In Residence: Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival: Program I

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: :00
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The first of two PEACE TALKS RADIO programs that will explore the special challenges of raising boys into becoming young men who DON’T turn to viol...

Bought by KUNM


  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 28:59
  • Purchases: 1
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The first of two PEACE TALKS RADIO programs that will explore the special challenges of raising boys into becoming young men who DON’T turn to viol...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 59:00
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Congressman Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) regularly partakes in the silent practice of meditation. and a former Washington Post writer Bill Powers believes...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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This week Jaap Van Zweden conducts pieces by Tchaikovsky and Shostakoich, as well as a world premiere of Christopher Rouse's "Heimdall’s Trumpet fo...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:58:29
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Chopin Preludes have an enormous well of extraordinary interpreters in history. But for me, Martha Argerich is the epitome of interpretation for my...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 58:30
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Pianist, Emanuel Ax, performs Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 2, as well as a new piece by Andrew Norman.

  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:56:53
Caption: Paintings by Craig Moran, Credit: Jenny Chen
Visual stylometry is a new branch of mathematics that uses mathematics to determine the style of a particular artists' body of work. In this piece ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2014
  • Length: 06:11
  • Purchases: 1