A spring tonic for a return to base, and along the way, a glimpse into the prescient genius of George Carlin.
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, and summer’s lease hath all too short a date. Sometimes too hot the eye of heaven shines and often is his gold complexion dimmed.
A sampling of Helen Merrill, Jimmy Scott, Angèle Dubeau, Lang Lang and Jeff Buckley with a 5000 year-old vignette of Babylon.
A selection of pieces sure to please plus a 100th-year birthday tribute to Hawaiian musician Gabby Pahinui.
A sure sign of spring and other good news.
The woman we all know and the story we are never told.
The music of spring to welcome the return of vibrant, verdant, new life to the northern hemisphere.
A sampling of Aaron Copeland’s music written for Martha Graham’s ballet, which she named Appalachian Spring, and a host of others celebrating the arrival of spring.
A moving portrait of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elis Regina, and Helo Pinheira, the Girl from Ipanema.
An exploration of the finest celebration of spring, Aguas de Março, and the unparalleled artistry of Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Chinese composer Tan Dun leads off this week’s program with a sampling from his soundtrack to the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. And also a little tango from the French group L’Armenonville.
A sampling of the work of Gabriel Yared,the Lebanese/French film composer, as well as a selection of other works certain to please.
We celebrate Mardi Gras this week with Gal Costa and Bossa Nova and a sampling of others sure to please.
Expansive, atmospheric music to help drive out the anxiety of these times. And with a selection of love songs for the week of Valentine’s Day, including a 13th Century “Rumination” on passionate love.
Kathleen Turner reads an arresting poem by Argentinian/Chilean Ariel Dorfman, and in his honor a sampling of tango for February.
Song, Story and Solace to Pass the Long Winter’s Night.
Zbigniew Preisner, James Horner, And Martin Luther King Jr.
Stories Told, Sung And Recited To Pass The Long Winter’s Night.
Music And Best Wishes For A Difficult Year.
Music To Ease The Year Off To The West And Bring Another In From The East.