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WQXR Features

September 11th Anniversary Concert Calendar

Friday, September 02, 2011

There is a wide selection of cultural events being planned around the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Here's a list of concerts around New York City.

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The Takeaway

App Assignment: How 9/11 Impacts Your Life

Friday, September 02, 2011

For the 10th anniversary of 9/11, The Takeaway is speaking to people from all over the country about their own reflections on the terrorist attacks. For many, the events of September 11th altered their world. How did it change yours? 

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Studio 360

Artists Respond to 9/11: More of Your Suggestions

Friday, September 02, 2011

The 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks is approaching, and Studio 360 is putting together a list of the best books, music, movies, and other works of art that have responded to those events. And we want to know what you think should be highlighted ...

Video: Part I of Simon Armitage’s “911: Out of the Blue” performed by Rufus Sewell

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Studio 360

9/11 in Art: Your Reflections

Friday, August 26, 2011

The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is just a few weeks away, and Studio 360 is curating a list of cultural works that reflected on the tragic events.  We asked you: what would you add to the list?  You responded with books, movies, songs, and poems, with suggestions ranging from Rufus Wainwright to John Adams.

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Arts

Decade 9/11: Send Your Words and Images of Hope

Friday, August 19, 2011

COLLABORATE with The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space this fall in A City Reimagined 2011, a new season of once-in-a-lifetime conversations and performances opening as the city observes the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001.

Studio 360

Artists Respond to 9/11

Friday, August 19, 2011

The 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks is approaching, and Studio 360 is putting together a list of the best books, music, movies, and other works of art that have responded to those events. And we want to know what you think should be highlighted. Listener Josh Plock ...

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Q2 Music

The Requiem Project

Friday, August 12, 2011

Although it stems from a specific religious tradition, the requiem has become a versatile, generous form through which many composers have addressed the fundamental human concerns surrounding mortality. Requiems mourn the dead, and they’re appropriately reverent and solemn. But they also can be dramatic and uplifting. Ten years after the events of September 11, 2001, the requiem continues to be a valuable form for exploring the lasting shock, anger and sorrow of loss — and for celebrating what remains.

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Studio 360

Beauty from Tragedy: Artists Reflect on 9/11

Friday, August 12, 2011

The 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks is approaching, and Studio 360 is curating a list of the best cultural works that responded to and helped us understand it. Bruce Springsteen’s song “The Rising” (from the album of the same name) evokes images of the day itself ...

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Q2 Music

Share Your Music

Thursday, August 11, 2011

For more than 500 years, Western classical music has used the requiem mass to bury the departed and console the living. Nearly 2,000 requiems have been written, to date — and that isn't even counting all the secular works meant to address the realities of death and mortality. 

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Q2 Music

Share Your Memories

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Sometimes the enormity of a moment is captured by something small — the details of the everyday take on new meaning. What do you remember from September 11, 2001 and its immediate aftermath? What memory or observation stands out, and why?

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WQXR Features

Measuring Time: Music for 9/11

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

WQXR and WNYC want to enhance the spirit of this anniversary for all of our listeners. So we are creating a special playlist of music suggested by listeners to mark the occasion. We want you to be a part of it. You suggestions will be played on a special online stream that will launch in early September on WQXR.org and WNYC.org. And the songs and compositions will be used to program both stations on September 11, 2011.

WNYC News

Measuring Time: Music for 9/11

Monday, July 18, 2011

What music would you like to hear as you think about the events of 10 years ago? What music would you like to share with your fellow New Yorkers?