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<p>WNYC's Sara Fishko traveled to New Orleans to interview pianist Henry Butler in 2005.  Since then Butler has moved to Brooklyn, and his spectacular piano-playing will be featured this week at the Jazz Standard in Manhattan.   Here's a taste of Butler for this Fishko Files podcast.</p> <p> </p>
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<p>WNYC's Sara Fishko considers the long career of iconic conductor Arturo Toscanini in this <em><span>Fishko Files</span></em> (from 2007).</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/fishko/~4/6iara8PhJ98" height="1" width="1" />
<p>Critic Harris Goldsmith has known classical music from both sides –as gifted performer and insightful listener. His unusual musical life is the subject of this Fishko Files.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/fishko/~4/5hYxqrP-LTM" height="1" width="1" />
<p>It's a Barbara Stanwyck moment, with a new book just out and a retrospective of her films beginning tomorrow. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us in this <em><span>Fishko Files,</span></em> Stanwyck was part of a generation of women who really knew how to deliver a line.</p> <p> </p>
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<p>This fall photographer/filmmaker Bruce Weber has been celebrating 25 years since the original release of his popular film “Let’s Get Lost.”  That film, says WNYC’s Sara Fishko, is one of many efforts to capture the “mystique” of horn players –both real and imagined (first aired ...
<p>The aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy played out over 4 days, 50 years ago, on television.  As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, the national tragedy was a trial by fire for a young medium.  Here is this Fishko Files…</p> <p> </p>
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<p>On this very day in November of 1943, Leonard Bernstein made a historic debut that played out like a hokey melodrama. WNYC’s Sara Fishko has more in this edition of Fishko Files…</p> <p><strong><span>WNYC Production Credits</span></strong><span><br />Associate Producer</span>: Laura Mayer<span><br ...
<p><span>World War II is still alive in popular culture. Its stories are told in each generation in films, documentaries, and books. In this archival episode, Sara Fishko considers our endless fascination with the most documented event in history.</span></p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/fishko/~4/dUG5VX8lfdg" ...
<p>Earlier this week, selections from the letters of Leonard Bernstein were released in book form for the first time. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us in this edition of Fishko files, the letters are pure Lenny.</p> <p> </p>
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<p>This Saturday night, assembled former students and protégés of the late, great Andres Segovia will gather for a tribute to the master. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us in this edition of <em><span>Fishko Files,</span></em> Segovia was a major force in the artistic life of the guitar.</p> <p> </p>
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<p>Composer Ned Rorem is being celebrated this fall as his 90th birthday approaches. WNYC’s Sara Fishko marks the occasion in this edition of Fishko Files…</p> <p> </p>
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<p>Jazz great Thelonious Monk was born on this day in 1917.  WNYC’s Sara Fishko talked to pianist Jason Moran about the powerful presence of Monk, long after his death in 1982–for this edition of <em><span>Fishko Files.</span></em></p> <p><strong>WNYC Production Credits</strong></p>
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<p>For this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko sat down with a husband-and-wife team of star-translators to talk (as quickly as possible) about a very, very long book –War and Peace.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/fishko/~4/feSoaaGJTIs" height="1" width="1" />
<p>A complete retrospective of films directed by Howard Hawks is in progress at the Museum of the Moving Image, and as WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, from “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” to “Scarface,” Hawks gave it to you straight. Here is the next Fishko Files…</p> <p> </p>
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<p>A new CD release and a special evening of films salute Italian tenor Mario Lanza. As WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us, Lanza’s short career hit notes both very high – and very low. Here is the next Fishko Files…</p> <p>The new Mario Lanza CD,<strong> </strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Toast-Hollywood-Mario-Lanza/dp/B00DW473YW/ref=sr_1_1?s=music&ie=UTF8&qid=1378933874&sr=1-1&keywords=mario+lanza" ...
<p>This year has seen the death of American pianist Van Cliburn, whose memory is inextricably bound to one phenomenal Cold War moment. WNYC’s Sara Fishko has the story of how Cliburn took Moscow, in this edition of Fishko Files.</p> <div class="article-description">
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<p>The jazz influence can still be heard in film scores. It started during one Midcentury moment, as WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, when bongos, saxophones and jazz rhythms made film music a lot less “invisible.”</p> <p><strong>WNYC Production Credits...</strong></p>
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<p>Actor Charles Boyer had a continental flavor that went over big in the U.S. WNYC’s Sara Fishko asks why in this edition of Fishko Files.</p> <p><strong>WNYC Production Credits...</strong></p>
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<p>There's much more to film composer Lalo Schifrin, says WNYC's Sara Fishko, than "the theme from Mission Impossible." Here are Fishko and Schifrin to prove it, in this edition of Fishko Files. </p> <p><strong>WNYC Production Credits...</strong></p>
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<p>Dave Brubeck was all about “time,” the more off-kilter, the better he liked it, says WNYC’s Sara Fishko.  In his honor, Fishko Files’ “Five Four Time."</p> <p><strong>WNYC Production Credits...</strong></p>
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