• 2005
  • 58:58
  • USA

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The Ring & I: The Passion, The Myth, The Mania

By Jad Abumrad , Aaron Cohen & Elena Park

The grandeur and power of Wagner’s monumental work, The Ring Cycle, has permeated our culture to the point that “Wagnerian” is used as an adjective. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 31:43
  • Australia

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Von Trapped

By Natalie Kestecher

Von Trapped is a story about a woman obsessed with The Sound of Music, as well as other things Austrian. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:32
  • USA

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All You Need is The Wall

By Chris Sewell

Audio collage pieced together from sound effects in Pink Floyd's 1979 album "The Wall." (more)

Bo_wall_thewall__sewell
  • 2009
  • 12:23
  • Canada

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The Mender of Lost Hearts

By Steve McNally & Samite Mulondo

Child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo lead grim lives -- they’re forcibly recruited to serve with government forces or rebel troops in a long and bloody civil conflict that’s ravaged the region for years. (more)

Mlh_al
  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Resound #137 The Jazz and Freedom Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Jazz and the struggle for civil rights in South Africa and the U.S. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #68: The Big Show Show

By Various producers

This hour: the Rockettes, the opera, congress, and other spectacles. (more)

Flightseries_4
  • 2002
  • 29:38
  • Canada

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The Best of Ideas: Petula Clark

By Glenn Gould

Many people know of pianist Glenn Gould's unique and somewhat maverick contributions to the classical music world. (more)

Ggould_pidgey
  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Mouse Trap Music

By Christopher Danforth

Composer Mark Applebaum describes the creative process he uses when inventing new instruments. He calls one of them "The Mouse Trap." (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #130: The Chicago Show

By Various

This hour: Chicago. Hogbutcher to the world, jewel of the Midwest, and everything inbetween. (more)

Dabears
  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Thought I'd Be Rewarded for My Dating Gumption

By Saya April Hillman

You think you're being mature and courageous, trait which will surely be rewarded with reciprocal sentiments of love...right? (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2005
  • 81:00
  • USA

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Music: A Force for Good (and Sometimes Evil)

By Jad Abumrad

Radio makers have many techniques at their disposal for crafting each story they tell, including one in particular that gets used and abused more than any other: scoring. (more)

Jada_pidgey
  • 2013
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #174 The American Icons Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: the American Icons series from WNYC's Studio 360. (more)

Joined
  • 2007
  • 3:10
  • USA

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Life Plays On

By Byron Flitsch

An insecure boy discovers, through a saying on a mug, that there is more going on in the lives of others than meets the eye. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2003
  • 4:15
  • USA

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Misfire

By Sarah Varney & Paul Frey

Misfire is an experimental sound piece that blends 1940s Dr. Pepper radio ads, original violin music, and sounds of thirst and thirst-quenching. (more)

Sdocs03
  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night - 9

By Anna Boiko-Weyrauch

It gets cold in the desert at night and sound travels from really far away. (more)

Bo_coldfreezin8_boikoweyrauch
  • 2010
  • 1:24
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night - 12

By Matthew McVickar

A nostalgic recollection of a late night out driving around and swimming with friends a few summers ago back on Cape Cod, where I grew up. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #105: The Into the Music Show

By Various

This hour: a peek into auditions at one of the most competitive conservatories in Australia, and more. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:13
  • USA

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Thrifty Liquidators

By Rick Moody & Michael Hearst

In addition to writing lyrically ABOUT the wonders of the dollar store phenomenon... (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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Chain of Missing Links - 29

By Erik Laar

A quarky upbeat piece playing with the idea of broadcasting emotions through computer screens and loving each other via satellite. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 6:57
  • USA

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The House I Live In

By Sara Fishko

The historical saga of the song The House I Live In is a study in changing times, changing values, and fickle politics. (more)

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