Capital Public Radio

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Capital Public Radio's mission is to provide a trusted source of information, music and entertainment for curious and thoughtful people in efficient, sustainable ways that meet their needs while strengthening the civic and cultural life of the communities we serve.

Series

Caption: Connections host Stephen Peithman
13 Pieces

Host Stephen Peithman explores ideas, themes and people connected by various classical works.

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6 Pieces

Documentaries and digital stories from Capital Public Radio


Latest Pieces

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One is earthy and comical--an 18th century musical tale of thieves, tramps and trollops. The other is the most beloved holiday concert piece in the...

Bought by WUAL


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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We know it as “Good King Wenceslas,” but the carol, written in the mid-1800s, has a tune borrowed from a medieval salute to spring flowers! Join ho...

Bought by WUAL, KRPS, KRPS, and WUAL


  • Added: Nov 13, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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They stand in humble contrast with those other famous visitors to the stable in Bethlehem--the mysterious and awesome Three Kings—but it is the she...

Bought by WUAL


  • Added: Nov 11, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Many composers—Jewish or not—have used Hebraic themes and styles in their music, and whether religious or secular in spirit, their efforts display ...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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This one-hour documentary takes an intimate look at the high school dropout crisis through the lives of three young people from California's Centra...

Bought by KALW, WITF, KZYX, WSKG, KALW and more


  • Added: Oct 25, 2013
  • Length: 54:04
  • Purchases: 7
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It is the birthplace of Thanksgiving, the Boston Tea Party, and the Revolutionary War. The home of maple syrup and blazing autumn color. And the c...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
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It is no coincidence that three of Aaron Copland's most powerful works -- Appalachian Spring, Fanfare for the Common Man, and A Lincoln Portrait --...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Freddie Topete at Adult Transition Program, Credit: Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio
2013 Sigma Delta Chi Award winning one-hour documentary explores what's happening twenty years after a sharp rise in autism rates. Thousands of chi...

Bought by WLRH, KCPW, KOSU, KICI, WERA-LP and more


  • Added: Mar 08, 2013
  • Length: 54:02
  • Purchases: 34
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“There are only two kinds of people in the world,” goes the saying, “The Irish, and those who wish they were.” That may be the reason so much class...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, KVSC, WNMU-FM, and KHEN-LP


  • Added: Feb 27, 2013
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: John Pizzarelli, Credit: www.johnpizzarelli.com
Join Gary Vercelli for music and conversation with jazz musician and author John Pizzarelli.

  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 59:00