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From "Young man with a violin" by Jan Kupecky, 1710.

This week on Harmonia: virtuoso music for the violin, as we compare baroque-era Italian- and French-styles. Our featured release is Regina Angelorum: Hans Leo Hassler.

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Lisa Kwong reads "Poem for My Mother Who Dared Beyond Tai Shan."

Killing Me Softly

In the 1970s, singer Roberta Flack made a name for herself performing covers of songs by folk singers and other little-known artists, establishing a new canon of songs. This week, we’ll explore some of her entries into this new American songbook.

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What is happiness? And who has it, and why?

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Lauren Diesch directs a play that famously starts with a live lottery for the actors--to determine their roles for the evening.

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This week on Inner States, episodes 4 and 5 of How to Survive the Future, a podcast about today, from the perspective of tomorrow.

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Long a troubled star in the mid-20th century jazz world, at the end of his life saxophonist Stan Getz found peace and made some of his finest recordings.

Fall Ballet 2022 Group

This year's IU Fall Ballet features four different works, two of which are world premieres. Ballet professor Sasha Janes says the diverse styles of dance and music are not only entertaining for an audience but also vital for building the careers of young dancers.

Stories from around Indiana...coming to you from the CANDLES Holocaust Museum in Terre Haute. Learn about a VA art program aimed at helping veterans, catch some air at Griffin Bike Park, and learn about James Dean's Indiana roots.

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Mystery music "bachs."

A large collection of music that was thought lost forever after the Second World War re-emerged in Kiev in 1999. Among its more than 5000 pieces of music is a collection of music composed by some of JS Bach’s predecessors that formed part of Bach’s estate. Join us on Harmonia for music of some Bachs you may not know.

Nat King Cole - Hittin' The Ramp

This week, jazz historian Will Friedwald joins us to talk about the early years of Nat King Cole and the King Cole Trio.

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A look at the nature of performance, and its effect on performer and audience alike.

Alicia Kozma at the IU Cinema

The work of women in film has been overlooked since the beginning of movies. Alicia Kozma, incoming director of the IU Cinema, is working to change that.

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Worlds of Wonder book

In a public talk, poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil will discuss her collection of essays, World of Wonders, and the role of nature in our lives on Thursday, September 22, at the Cook Center in Bloomington. The event, sponsored by Indiana Humanities, is free but registration is required.

Canaletto's "The Entrance to the Grand Canal, Venice"

How does a ship’s trumpeter end up leading Venice’s most prestigious 15th-century wind band? This week on Harmonia, we’ll explore the impact of maritime culture on music from the fifteenth through eighteenth centuries.

Austin Davis

Austin Davis reads "The World Will End Tonight," "Lotus & Fear," and "Lotus & Love.

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Beginning in the 1950s, Ella Fitzgerald became known around the world as one of the most renowned live performers in jazz. This week, we’ll sample from some of her best live sets in places like Berlin, Juan-Les-Pins, and the Hollywood Bowl.

Artist Nate Powell

Even after doing the March Trilogy with Congressman John Lewis, artist Nate Powell thought social progress was inevitable. Then came the 2016 election. His new book of graphic essays reckons with what that meant as a parent and citizen.

This week, IU Cinema screens the 1929 Soviet silent film Man with a Movie Camera, with a live score by the Austin, Texas-based group Montopolis.

Conductor Louis Lohraseb

IU Opera Theater presents Don Giovanni, beginning this Friday, September 16. The production is directed by Jacobs faculty member Michael Shell and conducted by Louis Lohraseb, Assistant Conductor at Los Angeles Opera.

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