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"I Set the Jar" by Sam Manno

Allison Dunne

This week Sam Manno is sharing poems on Pastoralism. Sam was born in Chicago in 1960 and moved in 1984 to Montana, where he has found peace as part of a herd of dairy goats. He is an artist, farmer, pastoralist, and host and producer of children's programming on Montana Public Radio.

Today's poem is accompanied by music by Peter Ostroushko, an acclaimed Ukranian  mandolinist, fiddler, composer, arranger and teacher who died on  February 24, 2021.

Verne Windham got his start at Spokane Public Radio 20 years ago. “I came in to complain and they hired me.” He’s now the Program Director, as well as the host of Morning Classical and Concert of the Week. When choosing music for Morning Classical, Verne likes to keep the agenda as broadly defined as possible. For Concert of the Week, he focuses on the best of recent local performances, mostly classical in nature. For many years, Verne was also the conductor of the Spokane Youth Orchestra. He enjoys gardening, his vintage car and playing French horn.
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