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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A Little Romance is in the air on today’s program, as Cupid’s arrow shoots its way onto the stages of the Heifetz Institute. We’ll hear a Vivaldi ...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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To mark the Heifetz Institute’s first New England tour in four years, Heifetz On Air goes “North By Northeast.” This episode features some classic...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Highlights from the Heifetz Institute’s free afternoon concert series devoted to solo and chamber works set in the galleries of the Staunton Augus...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 2
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A program of works both rare and familiar by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, and Norwegians Edvard Grieg and Johan Halverson, all presented live in...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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A showcase of some great music moments from the Heifetz summer of 2023, including performances by the Borromeo Quartet of an overlooked Haydn quart...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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On this episode of Heifetz on Air, it’s a Cellobration! Celebrating the cello teachers and players at the Heifetz Institute, in ones, twos, threes...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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An exploration of some of the fresh breezes blowing across the classical music landscape from the multi-talented, multi-national students of the He...

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  • Added: Sep 02, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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On this episode a complete performance of Franz Schubert’s so-called “two-cello” string quintet - a piece so sublime that pianist Artur Rubinstein ...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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In this episode, Ilya Kaler is the soloist and David Stern the conductor in an epic performance of Bernstein's Serenade after Plato's Symposium, a...

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  • Added: Aug 18, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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“The Classical Style” has been called “the perfect integration of melody, harmony, rhythm, and texture…” exemplified by the works of Haydn, Mozart,...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2023
  • Length: 58:32
  • Purchases: 1