Programs A-Z

  • An exploration of music written for wind instruments; that special music that emanates from the lifeline of humankind, the breath. Sonatas, duets, trios, quartets, quintets, large and small ensembles for like and different instruments;...

  • Performance Today is a two hour weekday program which features classical music in concert from American Public Media studios and sites across the nation and around the world, as well as...

  • Pipedreams, hosted by Michael Barone, spotlights extraordinary instruments and performers in stirring works that display the variety and wonder of the pipe organ.

  • Relevant Tones is a weekly exploration of the most fascinating time in classical music: right now. From up-and-coming firebrands to established artists, this program celebrates...

  • Highlights of upcoming cultural events on the Campus of Salisbury University.

    Salisbury University's ...

  • Since 1985, Symphony Space in New York City has served as the stage for exciting pairings of authors and actors.  Selected Shorts producers match Oscar and Tony Award-winning actors with short stories by acclaimed contemporary and classic...

  • Heard by thousands of listeners in nearly 200 communities nationwide, Sing For Joy has a simple mission: to provide music and commentary that will support the church...

  • The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook, Michael Feinstein, explores the legendary songs of 20th century America in a new NPR series, Song Travels with Michael Feinstein. Produced by SCETV Radio, the series surveys the passage of...

  • Sound Beat takes listeners on a daily trip through the history of recorded sound using rare recordings from the Belfer Audio Archive at Syracuse University.  Each Sound Beat episode focuses on one particular recording from the Archive, and...

  • Unreal Bluegrass is not your standard bluegrass radio program. With an eye toward art, musical history and the understanding that the genre is gradually evolving under our noses, the show explores a...

  • Stuck in the Psychedelic Era is a weekly two hour radio show featuring music from roughly the years 1964-70. The show is rooted in the music generated by self-contained American bands of the late 1960s ...

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio Vivaldi’s Four...

  • Says host David Miller: “We're dedicated to keeping the big band sound alive and well. Big bands have been around since the 1920's, and the recent interest in swing music has rekindled the flame. New generations are thrilling to Benny Goodman,...

  • A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

    TED Radio Hour...

  • 2BoomerBabes is a continuing conversation about boomer issues. We'll explore topics such as coping with our aging parents (and perhaps adult children living in our basements), romance in mid-life,...

  • The Academic Minute features researchers from colleges and universities

  • Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers.

    As the son of a...

  • The Delmarva Almanac is a half hour show hosted by Dana Kester-McCabe. Each week meet local artists. Hear fascinating stories about our local heritage and more. Naturalist Jim Rapp will tell us all about the natural wonders found here. A...

  • A weekly audio journal of the tie-dyed musical world of America's best-loved band. Host David Gans dusts off classic tapes from the band's own archives along with studio outtakes, exclusive concert...

  • Every week, The International Americana Music Show features a selection of the best Americana music made solely by non-American artists. The hour-long show includes new music and classic tracks from artists...

  • Matt The Cat presents the soul that came before rock n’ roll: 1950s rhythm and blues. Each week, this underrated and rollicking music plays on that old Rockola Jukebox in the back.

    If you wanted to hear rhythm & blues during the...

  • What do Cheryl Wheeler, Pete Seeger, Christine Lavin, Woody Guthrie, John Gorka, Ani DiFranco, Tom Paxton, Jean Redpath, Bob Newhart, Robin & Linda Williams, Mike Nichols & Elaine May, Odetta, Mitchell & Webb, Carrie...

  • Joe and Terry Graedon have become two of the nation's leading health care authorities. With backgrounds in pharmacology, nutrition, and medical anthropology, the Graedons have joined forces to explore the most interesting, compelling, and...

  • The Piano Matters introduces the masterworks and lesser known works of the piano repertoire using two or three different recordings, with comparative commentary by host, pianist,...

  • Produced by All Classical Public Media in Portland, Oregon, The Score with Edmund Stone is a weekly celebration of music in film. With timely box office tie-ins, carefully crafted talk-sets,...

  • "PRI's The World®" is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going...

  • Built around the innovative personal vision of host Ira Glass, "This American Life," quite literally, pioneered a new kind of radio storytelling. The weekly program explores a theme — fiascos,...

  • A lively mix of guest interviews and listener calls, "Travel with Rick Steves" goes beyond the Europe that Mr. Steves is famous for, with shows covering travel and cultures across every...

  • UbquiAmericana.  From the Latin word for "everywhere" and Americana, one of the fastest growing generes of music today? What is it? It isn't blues, bluegrass, standards, folk, rock, jazz or country...it's all of those things served up in a...

  • Rock, Blues, Indy, Folk, Native, Americana, Funk, Electronica, Reggae, World, Roots, and Alternative. UnderCurrents is intelligent, fun, and easygoing- diving deep to reveal your past and future favorites. Now in its eighth year on national...

  • Vintage Country with Tom Pittman is a two hour program of Country Music from the classic period; the end of WWII until somewhere in the mid 70’s.  It features a mixture of hits and back catalog from the stars and would be stars.  You’ve...

  • For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what...

  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour morning newsmagazine covers...

  • On Sundays, Weekend Edition combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic. With a nod to traditional Sunday habits, the program offers a fix for diehard crossword addicts-word...

  • Listen each week for the curiously strange and offbeat potpourri of music, wit, and convivial companionship brought to you by host Robert Conrad.

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  • Listeners call With Good Reason "the best way to make a long drive fly by" and "a much-needed forum."   Each week scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politics, history, and business through lively discussion with our...

  • With Heart and Voice presents sacred music that spans the full range of Western classical music, from the Gothic period through the 21st century, with occasional surprises from the non-western tradition. The program, hosted by Peter DuBois,...

  • Hosted by radio veteran and music enthusiast David Dye, World Cafe...

  • Compelling performances from top American and international opera companies.

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