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Bernard Chazelle — Discovering the Cosmology of Bach

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Recorded in The Greene Space at WQXR, computer scientist Bernard Chazelle has an original take on what music works in us — especially the music of J.S. Bach.

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On Being

[Unedited] Bernard Chazelle with Krista Tippett

Thursday, November 13, 2014

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Listen to Lucy

It is dangerous to feel passion for your work

Monday, June 09, 2014

It is dangerous to feel passion for your work

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 371: Not in Vain

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Ayodeji Ogunniyi remembers how the murder of his father led him to a new career.

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WQXR Blog

Album Spotlight: John Adams's Gospel a Pointed Social Critique

Sunday, March 16, 2014

John Adams's The Gospel According to the Other Mary is a stepping-off point to confront oppression through the ages, with the Biblical story fluidly cross-cutting with scenes of modern life.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Jane Austen Superfans

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Deborah Yaffe, journalist, self-proclaimed "Janeite" and the author of Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom (Mariner Books, 2013) discusses the passionate world of Jane Austen fans and what it says about fanaticism in general.

Event: Deborah Yaffe will speak about the book at the Princeton Public Library on September 12 at 7 p.m.

→Jane Austen's books on Project Gutenberg

→Jane Austen fansite, The Republic of Pemberley

 

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Carnegie Hall Live

Listen: Golijov's La Pasión según San Marcos

Sunday, March 10, 2013

On Sunday, WQXR presented a live broadcast of Golijov's La Pasión según San Marcos, a work that draws on Afro-Cuban and Brazilian music in its re-telling of the passion story.

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WQXR Features

Video Webcast: 'Passion' in the Afternoon

Thursday, February 14, 2013

On Thursday, Stephen Sondheim joined host Elliott Forrest in The Greene Space for an hour of music and conversation. Watch the archived video.

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Conducting Business

A Composer is Accused of 'Theft.' But Did Originality Ever Really Exist?

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Bach recycled music all of the time -- both his and other people's. Bartok and Dvorak rewrote folk tunes. So why all the fuss about Osvaldo Golijov?

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On Being

Joel Marcus — The Jewish Roots of the Christian Story [remix]

Thursday, March 24, 2005

New Testament writings about Jews may sound inflammatory in modern ears. A New Testament scholar with ties to both Judaism and Christianity helps us put these writings in context and look for meaning in the Passion that Hollywood and popular culture can't

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On Being

Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Richard Hays, and Linda Loving — Passover and Easter [remix]

Thursday, April 08, 2004

In the coinciding seasons of Passover and Easter, two world religions celebrate their core stories in ritual and worship. Each of these sacred holidays is based on a key biblical story of suffering and deliverance.The Christian Holy Week commemorates

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