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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Heifetz faculty, alums, and special guests perform beloved carols, Baroque gems, and custom arrangements of holiday classics, played in Heifetz Ho...

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  • Added: Dec 24, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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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: Dec 17, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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On the next Heifetz On Air, the Beethoven Experience…the Sibelius Sensation. Celebrating the December birthdays of both convention-breaking compos...

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3
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December is here, and with it the nip in the air and the frost in the fields. On this episode we’ll explore some of the best music for the coldest...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 4
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As we head into Thanksgiving and the holiday season, we bring you a program of thanks and contemplation, with works by J.S. Bach, Vivaldi, Beetho...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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We’ve got “Fantasies and Fairy Tales” next time on Heifetz On Air, Featuring maidens, monsters, magicians, and more from Mozart, Schumann, Max Bruc...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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This episode features some of the great works by the “Renaissance Man of the Romantic Generation,” Felix Mendelssohn, including the shimmering Octe...

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  • Added: Nov 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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On this episode of Heifetz on Air, we feature performers and performances from the new "Heifetz Hear and Now" concert series, bringing back summer ...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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We’ve got music creepy, scary, and maybe even Satanic on this episode of Heifetz On Air, including scary stuff from Shostakovich and more capped of...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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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 WHRV, 106.3 WQSV-LP FM, and WMRA


  • Added: Oct 21, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 3