WTJU

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WTJU enriches the culture of Virginia and extends the educational mission of UVa by bringing together diverse individuals and communities through exceptional music and conversation. Founded in 1955 and on-air since 1957, WTJU began as an educational radio station centered around classical music. Today, WTJU continues its mission of education and community engagement encompassing four main genres of music (classical, jazz, folk, and rock), as well as community stories.

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67 Pieces

Each week, "Heifetz On Air" presents captivating performances by Heifetz International Music Institute students, alums, and faculty -- recorded on stage in Staunton and in WTJU's Charlottesville studios.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Feb 10, 2023
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100 Pieces

"Jazz at 100” is that story – one hundred years of jazz recordings – in 100 one-hour programs that will present representative music from a century of recorded jazz history

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Feb 22, 2017
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50 Pieces

With 100 years of recorded jazz at our fingertips, it can be difficult for working musicians to be heard. Jazz at 100 Today! celebrates recent music from the living treasures who keep pushing boundaries while standing on the shoulders of giants.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Aug 05, 2020
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2 Pieces

Telemetry, is an unconventional music series, showcasing bold new musical compositions, new instrumentation, and unique collaborations across space and genre. New episodes every month.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Jul 23, 2019
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256 Pieces

Each week Peter Jones and company perform various children's stories for listeners.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: May 24, 2013
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9 Pieces

The Crystal Ball with Larry Sabato, Kyle Kondik, and Geoff Skelley features clear-eyed election news, analysis, and projections in a concise package, uploaded every Monday by 12:30pm.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2012
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9 Pieces

The Crystal Ball with Larry Sabato, Kyle Kondik, and Geoff Skelley features clear-eyed election news, analysis, and projections in a concise package, uploaded every Monday by 12:30pm.

  • From: WTJU
  • Updated: Nov 05, 2012

Latest Pieces

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It’s “April in Paris” on this edition, featuring compositions with the sounds and sensibilities of the City of Light, including violin showpieces, ...

Bought by 106.3 WQSV-LP FM, KMXT, and WVTF


  • Added: Apr 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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This episode features memorable performances by Heifetz players in unusual venues both around town and on the road, ...including a New England mee...

Bought by KMXT and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour of memorable string quartet performances featuring the Borromeo Quartet, the Heifetz Institute’s Ensemble in Residence. The group, led by f...

Bought by 106.3 WQSV-LP FM, WVTF, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WMRA


  • Added: Mar 31, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Springtime! The rebirth of the earth, with blossoms in the fields, and love is in the air. Images, incidents, and accidents of springtime come to ...

Bought by KMXT, New Hampshire Public Radio, WVTF, WCNY, WMRA and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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A celebration of some of the most spirited works of Johann Sebastian Bach, in big concertos and intimate solos, in performance by Heifetz Institute...

Bought by WVTF, WMRA, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WCNY


  • Added: Mar 17, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Highlights from the annual 12-hour Bach birthday marathon from Christ Lutheran Church in Staunton, Virginia, featuring Bach in all his variety and ...

Bought by WVTF, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCNY, WMRA, and 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: Mar 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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For Women’s History Month, we spotlight and celebrate those who today would be called the “influencers” - the female figures of history who have ei...

Bought by WCNY, New Hampshire Public Radio, WMRA, WVTF, and 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: Mar 02, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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A tribute in words and music to the revered Heifetz Institute cellist and teacher Antonio Lysy, (LEE-see) whose untimely death at the age of 60 sh...

Bought by WCNY, New Hampshire Public Radio, WVTF, WMRA, and 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: Feb 24, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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On this episode it’s “Quartetto” - a survey of the sounds of string quartets and other foursomes, captured in concert on the Heifetz stage. Capped...

Bought by WCNY, New Hampshire Public Radio, WVTF, WMRA, and 106.3 WQSV-LP FM


  • Added: Feb 17, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Romance is in the air with some heart-strung melodies from Johannes Brahms, Edward Elgar, Josef Suk, and more. And we’ll also mark Valentine’s Day...

Bought by WVTF, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCNY, and WMRA


  • Added: Feb 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4