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Community Radio in Lincoln, Neb.

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70 Pieces

The Polley Music Library Show discusses music books from a wide range of genres, along with playing music relevant to the artist, style or instrument being discussed. The program occasionally interviews musicians and authors as well.

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  • Updated: Apr 25, 2023

Latest Pieces

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On this episode, we talked about a couple of new books that help to celebrate Pink Floyd's iconic Dark Side of the Moon album as it turns 50 this y...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2023
  • Length: 28:06
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On this episode, we talked about a new book that serves as a companion to the Bach cello suites. Cellist Steven Isserlis has created a great book t...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2023
  • Length: 27:09
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On this episode of the Polley Music Library Show, we talked about a couple of recent books that explore the ways that the black metal genre has evo...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2023
  • Length: 27:19
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On this episode of the Polley Music Library show, we talked about the music of Beck, which is discussed song by song in a new book that you can bor...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2023
  • Length: 28:42
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of the Polley Music Library Show, we talked about composer and multi-instrumentalist Henry Threadgill's new autobiography "Easily S...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
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On this episode, we talked about a new book in the 33 1/3 series that documents the work of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, whose early efforts intro...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
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On this episode, we talked about "Switched On," the great new biography of Bob Moog that documents his life and work. We would have a very differen...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2023
  • Length: 28:30
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On this episode, we talked about "The Names of Minimalism," a new music history book that approaches the genre from the perspective of rivalries an...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2023
  • Length: 28:00
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On this episode, we talked about the music of Toby Driver, and his essay in the book Arcana Volume IV, which you can borrow from the library. Drive...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2023
  • Length: 28:19
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On this episode, we talked about the great new book "On Minimalism," a reassessment of this musical movement full of primary-source documents and r...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2023
  • Length: 28:27