Music

The flurry of creative forces around the brain.
Airdates: 
February 09, 2019

Where does creativity come from? And what exactly is going on in your brain when the Muse descends?More

The many Alma Mahlers
Articles

Alma Mahler inspired symphonies, poems and paintings. She was lover and muse to some of the most celebrated artists of the early 20th century. Novelist Mary Sharratt thinks she would have been a great artist in her own right – if she hadn’t been born a woman. 

Length: 
10:02
Writing the future
Airdates: 
January 26, 2019

Every so often, a new literary movement coalesces. A new generation of writers finds a voice. This time they’re young, gifted, and Native American.More

From Vivienne's Shadow Walk in Venice
Articles

 Sound artist Vivienne Corringham takes us on one of her "shadow walks," where she records local spaces and how they affect the people who live there, then "sings the walk" through vocal improvisations.

Length: 
09:10
Left to Right: Aaron Henkin, Wendel Patrick (WYPR)
Audio

Baltimore-based podcasters Aaron Henkin and Wendel Patrick are interviewing people and telling their stories, block by block.
 

Length: 
10:22
trains for the train sounds, Paris
Sonic Sidebar

Cities are full of music — but can cities also BE music? David Rothenberg gives us a tiny history of how composers have used cities to make music, beginning with Pierre Schaeffer’s “Musique concrète.”

Length: 
03:04

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