Music

Laurie Rubin: "Do You Dream in Color? Insights From A Girl Without Sight"

Laurie Rubin: "Do You Dream in Color? Insights From A Girl Without Sight"

October 22, 2012

Laurie Rubin is a mezzo-soprano opera singer, an author and a jewelry designer. She is also blind. She gives the answer to the question people ask her most: Do you dream in color?

Stephen Porter: The World Of Claude Debussy

Stephen Porter: The World Of Claude Debussy

October 17, 2012

American classical pianist Stephen Porter joins Diane to discuss the life and music of French composer Claude Debussy.

Kenny Rogers: "Luck Or Something Like It: A Memoir"

October 1, 2012

Country music superstar Kenny Rogers talks about his five decades in show business. The artist who "knows when to hold 'em and knows when to fold 'em" describes a golden era of country music and offers a backstage pass to a musician's life on the road.

Shawn Colvin: "Diamond in the Rough" (Rebroadcast)

July 4, 2012

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin describes her determination to make a life in music since the age of 10.

Shawn Colvin: "Diamond in the Rough"

June 7, 2012

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin describes her determination to make a life in music since the age of 10.

Pianist and Conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy

Pianist and Conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy

April 10, 2012

Vladimir Ashkenazy is a classical music star who was born in the Stalinist era in the Soviet Union. He moved to London in the 1960s. Ashkenazy is a renowned chamber music performer and six-time Grammy award-winning pianist. He is also a...

Language, Music and the Brain

January 25, 2012

Learning new skills in adulthood may seem like a daunting task. Over time there is a gradual decline of the brain’s ability to absorb new information. But experts say, with the right tools and a few tricks, we can continue to grasp...

Simone Dinnerstein: "Something Almost Being Said" (Rebroadcast)

January 16, 2012

American classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein's unlikely rise to the top of the classical music charts: from recitals at schools and prisons to Carnegie Hall and three number one albums.

Copyright Law in the Digital Age

January 5, 2012

Diane and her guests discuss the role of copyright laws, how long a copyright should last, and the challenges of protecting new creative works in the digital age.

Simone Dinnerstein: "Something Almost Being Said"

Simone Dinnerstein: "Something Almost Being Said"

December 22, 2011

American classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein's unlikely rise to the top of the classical music charts: from recitals at schools and prisons to Carnegie Hall and three number one albums.

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