Terkel comments and presents a musical performance by Bill Mathieu
Studs has a conversation with Easley Blackwood, and Ralph Shapey, composers and Paul Fromm philanthropist and patron of the music arts. They discuss contemporary music, composing music, composers and the passion of creating music.
Interview with Jim Bolle and young musicians Cheryl Griffin, Clyde Jennings, Lotilda Hudson, Joseph Johnson, Stephen Graham.
Ivan Moravec discusses his career, classical pianists, and composers. He also discusses his colleagues or contemporary pianists.
David Amram and Steve Goodman, composers and performers of popular music and folk music, discuss writing and creating music together. Both play and sing two improvised pieces in the studio with Studs.
Ursula Oppens and Studs discuss contemporary avant-garde piano. Oppens performs pieces from contemporary composers.
Interviewing Marian Anderson and James De Preist.
Rebroadcast of a program with John Jacob Niles discussing his music and career; his music is played throughout the program including songs "Go'Way From My Window" and "Black Is the Color (Of My True Love's Hair)."