Pipedreams

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Pipedreams is a radio music program produced and distributed by American Public Media (APM) based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, created and hosted since its inception by J. Michael Barone. Each two-hour show features organ music, and centers around a theme such as a particular instrument, venue, organ builder, performer, composer, period, etc. The program has been in weekly national broadcast syndication since 1983 (following pilot episodes in 1982), and it remains the only national radio program in the United States devoted to organ music. The program is available on APM-affiliated stations and on the Pipedreams.org website.[1][2] In recent years, Pipedreams' weekly radio audience has fluctuated around 200,000 listeners.[1][3] The program's major sponsors include the Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America, and the program's major accolades include the 2001 Deems Taylor Radio Broadcast Award for Excellence from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.[4][5]

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  1. ^ a b "Tuning In to the Organ, and Not Just in Church". The New York Times. October 18, 2008. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "About Pipedreams". American Public Media. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Pipedreams: Research and Audience Data". American Public Media. Retrieved June 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "34th Annual ASCAP Deems Taylor Award Recipients". American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. December 5, 2001. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Pipedreams Wins ASCAP–DeemsTaylor Broadcast Award". American Public Media. December 2001. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 

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