Never On-The-Air en Listen to the World: No Shortwave Radio Required <p>There was a time when many of us in radio would <a href="">spend evenings</a> turning knobs on <a href="">shortwave receivers</a>&nbsp;filled with <a href="">glowing tubes</a>, staining over the static to hear exotic music and news broadcast in foreign languages. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 01:48:11 +0000 Frank Christel 24097 at Listen to the World: No Shortwave Radio Required Music For Singing <p>For the lover of choral music, Minnesota Public Radio offers a 24/7 online stream of choral music, a public-broadcasting first.</p><p>Professional, college, and church choirs can be heard singing selections "from Palestrina to Pärt, spirituals to Schubert." The featured ensembles include VocalEssence, Cantus, St. Olaf Choir, Choral Arts Ensemble and the National Lutheran Choir, drawn from Minnesota's choral talent.</p><p class="p1"><a href="">Listen Online 24/7</a></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:06:14 +0000 Frank Christel 25391 at Music For Singing PipeDreams: Organs At Their Best <p><em>Pipedreams</em>, hosted by Michael Barone, spotlights extraordinary instruments and performers in stirring works that display the variety and wonder of the pipe organ. The program has been a classical music staple on public radio for more than 30 years. Each two-hour program features a theme such as a particular performer, organ maker, composer, or period in time.</p><div>Now you can listen to&nbsp;PipeDreams anywhere and at anytime: current programs and archives are available online and are as near as any smartphone, tablet, laptop, or computer.</div><div> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:31:26 +0000 Frank Christel 26324 at PipeDreams: Organs At Their Best Perpetual Beta: America's Test Kitchen <p><em>America's Test Kitchen</em> is a real 2,500 square foot test kitchen located just outside of Boston that is home to more than three-dozen full-time cooks, editors, food scientists, tasters, and cookware specialists. Their mission is simple: to develop the absolute best recipes for all of your favorite foods. To do this, they test each recipe 30, 40, sometimes as many as 70 times, until they arrive at the combination of ingredients, technique, temperature, cooking time, and equipment that yields the best, most-foolproof recipe.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:43:04 +0000 Frank Christel 23238 at Perpetual Beta: America's Test Kitchen Living Nine Eleven: Ten Years Later <p>Ten years after the terrorist attacks of September 11th,&nbsp; as part of WNYC's "Decade: 9/11" coverage, this special explores New Yorkers' most visceral and immediate emotional reactions to the attack on the World Trade Center and how they are - and are not -- still with us today.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 05:00:49 +0000 Frank Christel 25610 at Living Nine Eleven: Ten Years Later Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin <p>Actor Alec Baldwin is best known in public radio circles as host of <em>The New York Philharmonic</em> broadcasts (Sunday afternoons at 1 pm&nbsp;on Classical 88.7-1) and for his <a href="">tongue-in-cheek rants</a> urging listeners to not contribute during fund drives.</p><p class="p1">One of our favorite podcasts is his new series of <em>Here's The Thing</em> interviews from WNYC in New York. Alec takes&nbsp;us inside the dressing rooms, apartments, and offices of people whom he really wants to learn more about.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:27:39 +0000 Frank Christel 25548 at Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin Sounds of Summer 2012 <p>As the first day of Autumn approaches on September 22, it's time to take stock of highlights of the Summer of 2012 - in sound. Here's a playlist of some of the best of Summer-themed public radio stories and music from around the country.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="">Let us know</a> what was the sound highlight of your Summer.</p><p><a href="">Listen to the Sounds of Summer</a></p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 21:04:24 +0000 Frank Christel 25547 at Sounds of Summer 2012 Music Mountain: 2012 Chamber Music Concerts <p>Music Mountain is the home of the oldest continuing summer chamber music festival in this country. Founded in 1930 as the permanent home for the Gordon String Quartet, one of the leading string quartets of its time, Music Mountain celebrates its 83nd anniversary in 2012.</p><p class="p2">Listen online to Music Mountain's series of 16 complete chamber music concerts, recorded live in&nbsp;Falls Village, Connecticut.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 20:40:09 +0000 Frank Christel 25541 at Music Mountain: 2012 Chamber Music Concerts American Graduate: Explore the Dropout Crisis <p></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><a href=""><b>American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen</b></a></span> is a public media initiative, supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), to help students stay on the path to graduation and future success. Public broadcasting has a long history improving educational outcomes for high-need students and communities. The dropout crisis demands attention now, and we are rising to the challenge of doing our part to address this problem.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 14:33:00 +0000 Frank Christel 24658 at American Graduate: Explore the Dropout Crisis BBC Proms Live Online <p>OK; so highlights from one of the &quot;<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 16px; ">The World&#39;s Greatest Classical Music Festival&quot;&nbsp;</span>are&nbsp;sometimes heard over Classical 88.7-1, but never the entire annual event. Here&#39;s a fantastic front-row seat to the BBC Proms, live from Royal Albert Hall in London, as close as your computer, smartphone, or tablet.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:02:27 +0000 Frank Christel 23244 at BBC Proms Live Online