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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79 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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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 KMXT, WCNY, New Hampshire Public Radio, WMRA, WVTF and more


  • Added: Mar 02, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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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 KMXT, WHRV, WCNY, New Hampshire Public Radio, WVTF and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 7
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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 WHRV, WVTF, New Hampshire Public Radio, WCNY, and WMRA


  • Added: Feb 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 5
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We mark African-American History Month with works by Black composers ranging from the Roaring 1920s to our roiling 2020s. Featuring great Heifetz ...

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


  • Added: Feb 03, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Mozart - happy, melancholy and masterful on this edition, featuring concert performances from Mary Baldwin University's Francis Auditorium by outst...

Bought by WHRV, New Hampshire Public Radio, KMUN, WVTF, WCNY and more


  • Added: Jan 27, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 7
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From his lifetime to our own, a “Schubertiade” is shorthand for a gathering of conviviality and chamber music that sparkles and delight, all from t...

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


  • Added: Jan 20, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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His mother was a choir director; his wife was a conservatory-trained singer, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s speeches were peppered with musical c...

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


  • Added: Jan 12, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 6
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A Louisiana Blues strut, Master Mozart, soulful Rachmaninoff, and the Heifetz debut of Fraser and Haas… and other magic moments from the Heifetz st...

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


  • Added: Jan 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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For the final episode of the inaugural year of Heifetz on Air, a program of great musical moments from the Heifetz Holiday Tour, chock-a-block with...

Bought by WMRA and WCNY


  • Added: Dec 30, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2