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.

Series

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78 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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101 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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51 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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On this episode, Virtuosi! We’ve got a dizzying array of devilishly difficult works meant to test the mettle of even our most accomplished young ...

Bought by WVTF, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM, New Hampshire Public Radio, Delmarva Public Media, and KMXT


  • Added: May 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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On this episode, Virtuosi!  We’ve got a dizzying array of devilishly difficult works meant to test the mettle of even our most accomplished young a...

Bought by WHRV and WMRA


  • Added: May 05, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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Two of Felix Mendelssohn’s most beloved works - both written when he was a teenager - are featured in this episode. Centerpiece is the premiere rec...

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


  • Added: Apr 26, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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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, ...

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  • Added: Apr 09, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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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...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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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 ...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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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...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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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 ...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2024
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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...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
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