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Sara Fishko

Sara Fishko appears in the following:

Cliburn Takes Moscow

Thursday, January 07, 2016

From the archives: Classical musicians aren't often greeted like movie stars, but that's just what happened when Van Cliburn returned from Moscow in 1958.

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Jazz Soundtrack

Thursday, December 31, 2015

From the archives: Music in movies was mostly "seen and not heard" until jazz styles breathed new life into film soundtracks.

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Charles Boyer

Thursday, December 24, 2015

From the archives: Seventy years ago actor Charles Boyer's compelling continental style established a lasting film "type". WNYC's Sara Fishko looks back at his unlikely story.

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Lalo Schifrin

Thursday, December 17, 2015

From the archives: There's much more to film composer Lalo Schifrin than "the theme from Mission Impossible" — on this week’s Fishko Files.

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Five Four Time

Thursday, December 10, 2015

From the archives: What do Radiohead, Tchaikovsky, and the Mission Impossible theme have in common? They all use Five Four Time — and make it sound inevitable.

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Leonard-Rosenman

Thursday, December 03, 2015

From the archives: Leonard Rosenman won Oscars for his adaptations of existing film scores, but it was Rosenman’s originals that are remembered for their arresting modernism.

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Bella

Thursday, November 26, 2015

From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko looks back on the unforgettable voice and overwhelming conviction of Bella Abzug.

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Jazz Photography

Thursday, November 19, 2015

From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko talks with two late, great jazz photographers about capturing musical giants on film.

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The Jazz Loft, a WNYC Studios Original

Friday, November 13, 2015

Sara Fishko makes her film directorial debut with "The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith.”

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Hazel Scott as Herself

Thursday, November 12, 2015

From the archives: WNYC’s Sara Fishko explores the life and work of the pianist and singer Hazel Scott in this Fishko Files from 2009.

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World's Fair 1939

Thursday, November 05, 2015

From the archives: WNYC's Sara Fishko discusses the special promise "The World of Tomorrow" held for Depression-era Americans.

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Episode 1: Introduction

Friday, October 30, 2015

While W. Eugene Smith lived in a rundown loft in Manhattan’s Flower District, he recorded audio tape compulsively. More than two decades after his death, those tapes finally resurfaced.

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Other Minds

Thursday, June 11, 2015

 Sara Fishko has been exploring a small record label – with only a few releases – that delivers a whole world...

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Films of '59

Thursday, June 04, 2015

WNYC’s Sara Fishko looks back to the films of 1959... 

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On Hamlet

Thursday, May 28, 2015

In honor of the many faces of summer Shakespeare, WNYC’s Sara Fishko considers the infinite variations on the Bard’s most celebrated play...

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Ohlsson on Chopin

Thursday, May 21, 2015

WNYC's Sara Fishko talks with pianist Garrick Ohlsson about his connection with Chopin's music...

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Chopin's 'Raindrop' Prelude

Thursday, May 14, 2015

WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us about the legendary history of Chopin's "Raindrop" Prelude in this edition of Fishko Files...

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Critics

Thursday, May 07, 2015

WNYC's Sara Fishko looks at the past and present of film criticism, and its variable impact over a couple of generations.

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Artie Shaw

Thursday, April 30, 2015

WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us how bandleader Artie Shaw is worth remembering for more than just his music...

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Unison: Synch and Synergy

Thursday, April 23, 2015

As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, there’s a particular synergy that comes from many people doing the same thing.

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