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Kotzschmar Goings and Comings

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Archive recordings of the renowned Kotzschmar Memorial Organ at Merrill Auditorium in anticipation of the instrument's "grand reawakening" following a major two-year refurbishment.

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New Sounds

Recent Chamber & Concert Works

Sunday, September 21, 2014

This New Sounds offers music from a few of the eight member Common Sense Composers Collective (San Francisco/New York City-based) and music by Canadian composer and guitarist Tim Brady.

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Spinning on Air

Envisioning Future Feminism

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Future Feminism is a provocative, celebratory collaboration. Participants Bianca Casady, Sierra Casady, and Kembra Pfahler join David Garland to talk and to perform in the WNYC Studio.

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All Things Considered

Jennifer Hudson 'Jenniferizes' New Album With Positive Energy

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The Oscar and Grammy Award-winning R&B singer says her new album, JHUD, has more energy than her previous ballad-heavy albums, and expresses more of her "everyday person."

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The Good Listener: Saying No To 'Songstress' And Other Forbidden Words

Saturday, September 20, 2014

A certain someone hates the word "songstress." What else should be abolished from music writing?

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A Vulnerable Voice, Singing From Another Era

Saturday, September 20, 2014

As a kid, Scottish soul singer Paolo Nutini fell in love with male harmony groups like The Drifters. He says the fragility on those old recordings inspired the sound of his new album, Caustic Love.

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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Go 'Cheek To Cheek' On New Album

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The legendary crooner and pop superstar have a natural chemistry on their new collaborative album, which might introduce a new generation of pop fans to the world of jazz.

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From the Top

Highlight Show: Recorded in Studio

Saturday, September 20, 2014

This week, host Christopher O'Riley catches up with some of From the Top's most illustrious alumni in the "Where Are They Now Show."

New Sounds

Motion and Stasis

Saturday, September 20, 2014

This New Sounds explores music that plays with ideas of texture, drone and space. Hear music by composer/drummer Erland Dahlen and music for large sheets of metal, called steel cellos.

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Classics For Kids

What’s A Concerto?

Saturday, September 20, 2014

What’s a concerto? This week on Classics for Kids, hear some definitions plus examples by some of the world’s greatest composers.

Soundcheck

Pick Three: David Mitchell

Friday, September 19, 2014

The author of Cloud Atlas and his latest, The Bone Clocks, shares three favorite songs as part of Soundcheck's Pick Three series.

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Soundcheck

Those Darlins: Magnetic Nashville Rockers

Friday, September 19, 2014

The ferocious Nashville rock band performs songs from its 2013 album, Blur The Line, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Soundcheck

The Funniest Songs Of All Time

Friday, September 19, 2014

Need a laugh? We just might have built the funniest playlist ever.     
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All Things Considered

Nortec Collective's Last Album Reflects Changing Times In Tijuana

Friday, September 19, 2014

Fifteen years ago, two men from Tijuana came up with a new style of music called Nortec — a mix of norteno and techno. Now they are out with their latest and last album, Motel Baja.

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The Hold Steady On World Cafe

Friday, September 19, 2014

Hear the band survey its decade-long history — including the song singer Craig Finn calls his best.

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Bill Charlap And Renee Rosnes On Piano Jazz

Friday, September 19, 2014

It's rare to have three great pianists at three pianos in one studio. Charlap and Rosnes join host Marian McPartland in this 2008 session for a trio of "You and the Night and the Music."

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Remix Summit

Keynote from Tod Machover at the MIT Media Lab

Friday, September 19, 2014

WNYC
Tod Machover, Professor of Music and Media at MIT Media Lab, delivers a keynote address at the Remix Summit at Bloomberg headquarters in Manhattan.

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Pitch

Encore: Piano Player

Friday, September 19, 2014

More from my interview with Cristin Milioti…

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Features

ICYMI: The Week's Most Popular Stories

Friday, September 19, 2014

WNYC
The funniest songs of all time. The sports blogger solves hate crimes. The best way to spend the first ten minutes of your day. Here are the week’s top stories, all in one playlist.

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Robby Hecht On Mountain Stage

Friday, September 19, 2014

The award-winning Nashville singer-songwriter performs four songs from his new, self-titled album.

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