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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Cokie Roberts, Kate Mulgrew, Kehinde Wiley, The Theremin!

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's favorite segment's from the week, in case you missed them! 
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Getting to Know the Theremin

Thursday, April 16, 2015

It's more than 'Good Vibrations': two musicians talk about their remarkable and under-appreciated instrument.

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Song Travels

The Theremin and the Great American Songbook

Thursday, October 23, 2014

What do the theremin and the great American songbook have in common? Today at 3PM, join Michael Feinstein as he talks American standards with one of world's top theremin players. 

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New Sounds

Lost Cities & Civilizations

Sunday, August 17, 2014

We’ll spend an hour listening to music from lost cities and civilizations on this New Sounds program.  Hear music by Turkmenistan-born Iraida Yusupova, with the title “Kitezh” – the invisible city of legend that appears in a Rimsky-Korsakov opera and a kind of Russian Atlantis.  It is said to have disappeared under water when Mongols were about to attack, and Yusupova suggests as much with theremin and tape.

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Soundcheck

The Real And Made Up History Of The Theremin

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Most will know the theremin from its eerie sound in film scores like The Day The Earth Stood Still and the Electro-Theremin used on the Beach Boys classic “Good Vibrations.” Now the theremin and its creator, Leon Theremin, are the subject of the new book by Sean Michaels, Us Conductors, a fictionalized take on the life of the instrument’s inventor.

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Top 5 @ 105

Top Five Odd and Little-Known Facts about Westchester Music History

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Now that WQXR is expanding its reach into Westchester with WQXW 90.3FM, we're familiarizing ourselves with the 'hood. Here are five people and things that have enriched the area.

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New Sounds

Lost Cities & Civilizations

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

We’ll spend an hour listening to music from lost cities and civilizations on this New Sounds program.  Hear music by Turkmenistan-born Iraida Yusupova, with the title “Kitezh” – the invisible city of legend that appears in a Rimsky-Korsakov opera and a kind of Russian Atlantis.  It is said to have disappeared under water when Mongols were about to attack, and Yusupova suggests as much with theremin and tape.

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WQXR Blog

Video: 'Nessun Dorma' Played on the Theremin

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Who needs human tenors? In this video, the Canadian Thereminist Peter Pringle performs "Nessun Dorma" from Puccini's Turandot.

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New Sounds

Lost Cities & Civilizations

Friday, April 13, 2012

We’ll spend an hour listening to music from lost cities and civilizations on this New Sounds program.  Hear music by Turkmenistan-born Iraida Yusupova, with the title “Kitezh” – the invisible city of legend that appears in a Rimsky-Korsakov opera and a kind of Russian Atlantis.  It is said to have disappeared under water when Mongols were about to attack, and Yusupova suggests as much with theremin and tape. 

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