Music

Joshua Bell

November 18, 2009

Grammy Award winning violinist Joshua Bell on collaborating with friends. He talks about performing at major concert halls around the world, taking part in a White House Music Series, and playing for change at a D.C. Metro station.

Dr. Ralph Stanley: "Man of Constant Sorrow" (Gotham Books)

October 14, 2009

Grammy-award-winning banjo player and singer Ralph Stanley on the history and future of the remarkable music he brought from his home in the mountains of southwest Virginia to the world.

Beth Nielsen Chapman: "Look" (Compass Records)

June 6, 2005

Nashville-based recording artist Beth Nielsen Chapman talks about her career. Once known primarily as a songwriter for popular artists like Faith Hill and Willie Nelson, and after the difficult experiences of her husband's death, single...

Renée Fleming: "The Inner Voice" (Viking) (Rebroadcast)

January 20, 2005

Renowned soprano Renée Fleming describes how she developed her voice into what has become known as the gold standard of the soprano sound, and used it to become one of the world's most sought-after musical artists.

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Celebrating 25 Years of the Diane Rehm Show (Rebroadcast)

December 31, 2004

25 years ago, Diane Rehm made her debut as a daily talk show host at Washington's WAMU. In this hour, we'll hear clips from some of Diane's favorite shows over the years, and find out more about how this local show grew into a...

Violinist Joshua Bell (Rebroadcast)

December 29, 2004

Diane talks with America's greatest classical violinist, who was in Washington this fall to perform with the National Symphony Orchestra. His latest CD is titled "Romance of the Violin."

Don Saliers & Emily Saliers: "A Song to Sing, A Life to Live" (Jossey-Bass) (Rebroadcast)

December 24, 2004

Emily Saliers of the popular group "Indigo Girls" and her father, a professor of theology, talk about how the language of music connects us all.

Don Saliers & Emily Saliers: "A Song to Sing, A Life to Live" (Jossey-Bass)

December 9, 2004

Emily Saliers of the popular group "Indigo Girls" and her father, a professor of theology, talk about how the language of music connects us all.

Renée Fleming: "The Inner Voice" (Viking)

December 7, 2004

Renowned soprano Renée Fleming describes how she developed her voice into what has become known as the gold standard of the soprano sound, and used it to become one of the world's most sought-after musical artists.

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Sheldon Drobny: "Road to Air America" (SelectBooks)

November 12, 2004

The founder of Air America explains why he started a liberal radio network and what the future holds for progressive talk radio.

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