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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Mozart - happy, melancholy and masterful on this edition, featuring concert performances from Mary Baldwin University's Francis Auditorium by outst...

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  • Added: May 25, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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On this edition, great works from the Iberian peninsula in riveting Heifetz Institute performances.

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  • Added: May 19, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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On this edition, “It Ain’t Necessarily So.” Classical favorites revised, reworked, and reimagined for the Heifetz Institute stage. Featuring gre...

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  • Added: May 12, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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No Joke - this episode is Voilà Viola, celebrating the great violists and viola music happening at the Heifetz Institute. Featured artists include ...

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  • Added: May 05, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 29, 2023
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2023
  • 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 14, 2023
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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: Apr 07, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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On this episode of Heifetz on Air, we feature performers and performances from our new Heifetz Hear and Now concert series, bringing back summer st...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 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: Mar 24, 2023
  • Length: 58:30
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