Vermont Public Radio

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Listener-supported Vermont Public Radio has been serving the people of Vermont and the surrounding region since 1977. As Vermont's only statewide public radio network, VPR is a trusted and independent source for news, music, conversation, NPR programming, and much more. For more information about VPR News and VPR Classical, a list of frequencies and streaming audio from all of VPR's services, visit VPR.org.

Series

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40 Pieces

Take a journey into the events, characters and concepts that shaped our Western musical tradition.

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6 Pieces

Vermonters share their stories, wisdom and laughter; recorded in the StoryCorps Mobile Recording Booth

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In this two-part investigative report, Vermont Public Radio examines the circumstances surrounding the suspension of an African-American senior on allegations he intruded into other student rooms at Middlebury College. The senior sued the college to get his diploma and said that race was involved in his suspension. A Vermont court later ruled in favor of the college.


Latest Pieces

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Johann Sebastian Bach had two wives and a total of 20 children from both marriages. Sadly, only half of those children survived to adulthood. Of ...

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Bach’s seminal work The Well-Tempered Clavier showcases an ability that we take for granted in modern music. Today, we have the ability to play wi...

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For the Bach family of Germany music was a family business. Over 50 members of the Bach family were employed as musicians over the course of two c...

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The Baroque era was a time of blending cultures as the European continent was becoming smaller and more connected. A mixture of influences from Ita...

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Georg Philipp Telemann was unquestionably the most prolific composer of his generation. He wrote over 3,000 individual works ranging from chamber ...

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Antonio Vivaldi is a name that has become synonymous with the Baroque concerto. His style and massive output has influenced composers for almost 3...

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The 17th Century is as also known as the Age of Reason and saw the birth of the scientific method. The music and writings of French composer Jean ...

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The spectacle and splendor of opera began in the aristocratic halls of Italy and spread to the blossoming opera houses of Venice. Opera became a c...

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The Baroque saw many influential musical families as the craft and career of composition and performing was passed from father to son and daughter ...

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During the Baroque, several families made their mark in the world of music. In Italy there were few families more influential than the Scarlattis.

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