WGBH Radio Boston

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We've come a long way since the 1951 debut of WGBH Radio. Today, we deliver content that informs, inspires, and entertains millions -- at home, at work, in the classroom, in movie theaters, and more. Here in New England, our television channels include WGBH 2, WGBH 44, WGBH World, WGBH Create, 'GBH Kids, WGBH On Demand, Boston Kids & Family TV, and WGBH High-Definition. We also hold the license for Springfield, Mass., public broadcaster WGBY 57. You can find us on the radio at WGBH 89.7 (on Nantucket, heard on WNCK 89.5) and on our Cape and Islands NPR stations, WCAI 90.1 and WNAN 91.1.   WCRB, a service of WGBH, operates at 99.5 FM in Boston and NH, 88.7 in Providence, RI, and 89.7 HD 2.   WGBH productions are seen and heard across the United States and Canada. In fact, we produce more of the PBS prime-time and Web lineup than any other station. Teaching tools for schools and home-schooling, IMAX films, services for people with hearing or vision impairments...we're always looking for new ways to serve you! 


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Concerts by the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops, direct from the fabled acoustics of Boston's Symphony Hall. A continuous tradition by WGBH Boston since 1951. NOTE: Programs are only available to stations within the six-state region of New England and the Capital region of New York State.

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Short form feature about classical music in Massachusetts

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GBH Music is home to the music channels and associated music content from Boston public media producer GBH. Music has been at the heart of the GBH family since its very first radio broadcast in 1951, and GBH Music unites its commitment to classical, jazz, and Celtic/folk under one multiplatform umbrella. A roster of award-winning hosts, producers and journalists expertly curate the GBH Music offerings, which include CRB Classical 99.5, Jazz 24/7, 89.7’s Eric in the Evening and A Celtic Sojourn, as well as a variety of additional online streams, written features, in-depth interviews, recording projects, partnerships, and the concerts and live events in GBH’s acclaimed Fraser and Calderwood studios. Learn more at gbh.org/music.

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Julia Child takes us through some of her favorite recipes.

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Arts and culture in the words of famous Americans. Produced with assistance from Viki Merrick and Andrew Parrella.

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Classical New England serves up the full flavor of the places, personalities, and great performances of New Englands’s first-class summer music festivals.

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Tanglewood 2015 Generic Promo - from WCRB in Boston, a part of WGBH

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Classical New England presents The Music of Downton, a series of short thematic features about British music from the early-20th century era of the popular Masterpiece Classic series, "Downton Abbey".

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WGBH Senior Investigative Reporter, Phillip Martin, traveled in the U.S. and across East Asia to explore the modern slave trade of human trafficking. He examines the routes from New York to New England and from East Asia to New York and connects the dots.

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This is the first in a five-part radio series focusing on the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The leaders demanded an end to segreg...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, KUT, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WEAA, WJAB and more

  • Added: Sep 30, 2003
  • Length: 07:03
  • Purchases: 7