April is Public Radio Music Month http://wvxu.org en Using dying heartbeats to make music http://wvxu.org/post/using-dying-heartbeats-make-music <p><a href="http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/default/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center</a> emphasizes<strong> it's not for everyone,</strong> but a few families are taking advantage of a new way to remember their critically ill children.</p><p>Music therapist Brian Schreck&nbsp; records the child's heartbeat and uses it as a metronome or drumbeat while he mixes it with songs that are important to the patient or the family.</p><p><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbTrbySS3fU">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbTrbySS3fU</a></p><p></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 28749 at http://wvxu.org Using dying heartbeats to make music The Holy or the Broken, Story of "Hallelujah" http://wvxu.org/post/holy-or-broken-story-hallelujah <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>How did one obscure song become an international anthem for human triumph and tragedy, a song each successive generation seems to feel they have discovered and claimed as uniquely their own? Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:02:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 25687 at http://wvxu.org The Holy or the Broken, Story of "Hallelujah" The Allman Brothers Band, One Way Out http://wvxu.org/post/allman-brothers-band-one-way-out <p>The Allman Brothers Band celebrates its 45<sup>th</sup> anniversary this year, and Senior Writer for Guitar World <a href="http://alanpaul.net/" target="_blank">Alan Paul</a> has a new book out about the band, its members and the music they have been making for more than four decades. Alan Paul talks about his book, <em>One Way Out: The Inside History of the Allman&nbsp;Brothers Band.</em></p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 24207 at http://wvxu.org The Allman Brothers Band, One Way Out A new book looks at the music favored by four great icons of the 1960's, including Dr. King http://wvxu.org/post/new-book-looks-music-favored-four-great-icons-1960s-including-dr-king <p>As we salute the accomplishments and vision of <strong>Dr. King</strong> this weekend, there was, of course, another side of the man. A unique aspect of his, and 3 other influential men of the 1960’s, is the music they loved, that inspired them, or that entertained them. In his book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Popology-Music-Lives-Icons-1960s/dp/1483943089/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1389298486&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=popology"><strong>Popology: The Music of the Era in the Lives of Four Icons of the 1960s</strong></a>, author <strong>Timothy English</strong> takes a unique look at <strong>Dr. King</strong>, <strong>John F. Kennedy</strong>, <strong>Robert Kennedy</strong> and <strong>Thomas Merton</strong> through the music in their lives. The author joins Lee Hay by phone to share what their taste in music said about them.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Lee Hay 21834 at http://wvxu.org A new book looks at the music favored by four great icons of the 1960's, including Dr. King Growing Sound: Delivering Positive Messages Through Music http://wvxu.org/post/growing-sound-delivering-positive-messages-through-music <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://growing-sound.com" target="_blank">Growing Sound</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, based in Northern Kentucky, is an extension of <strong><a href="http://www.childreninc.org/" target="_blank">Children, Inc.</a></strong> &ndash; an organization designed to help meet the needs of children and families.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 18227 at http://wvxu.org Growing Sound: Delivering Positive Messages Through Music