Features : Archive for Music
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Over the past 90 years, WNYC has had the honor of hosting some of the world's most prominent figures on our airwaves. From Robert Frost to Miles Davis and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Winston Churchill and Alice Monro -- we have learned about the world alongside our listeners during these poignant interviews. Take a listen to some of the most compelling guests that have graced the WNYC airwaves.
Monday, June 30, 2014
Monday, June 23, 2014
From WQXR's Q2 Music, Meet the Composer is a new podcast that takes listeners into the minds and creative processes of the composers making some of the most innovative, compelling and breathtakingly beautiful music today. The show is hosted by the critically-acclaimed violist Nadia Sirota.
Friday, June 06, 2014
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss's birth, this hour-long special explores his dedication to his art, as reflected in his grand orchestral works and his unforgettable operas.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
In this preview of next week's episode, musicians Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires get real about what it takes to hold their marriage together on the road.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
It feels like winter is never going to end, but we can’t stop fantasizing about this spring actually becoming spring. So we asked some of our hosts to introduce us to their favorite luminous springtime songs to set the mood, whether or not the weather cooperates.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Thursday, November 14, 2013
It's not from The Velvet Underground.
Monday, October 21, 2013
The surviving members of the R&B trio talk with NPR's David Greene about the trials and successes of their careers, which have spanned two decades. The group's journey will be revisited in an upcoming biopic, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story.
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
While making her new album, Case went through a series of deaths and a bout of depression. But once she stopped fighting it, "it's like a bottleneck broke open, and everything started to flow again and my circulation came back," she says.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Friday, August 23, 2013
A new book provides evidence of racial mixing in country music as far back as the 1930s, but today is the red Solo cup (to quote a Toby Keith lyric) half full or half empty?
Monday, August 19, 2013
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Friday, July 26, 2013
Watch a live stream of the Newport Folk Festival - featuring Feist, Beck, The Lumineers, Jim James, Andrew Bird and more!