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Most widely held works about National Public Radio (U.S.)
Most widely held works by National Public Radio (U.S.)
The NPR classical music companion terms and concepts from A to Z by Miles Hoffman ( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
Explains terms used in classical music, from aria, Baroque, and cantata to vibrato, wind instruments, and zarzuela.
The NPR listener's encyclopedia of classical music by Theodore Libbey ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
This is an encyclopedia geared to the listener, not the scholar, and covering those terms, works, composers, and performers that NPR listeners and concert goers are most likely to hear.
The NPR guide to building a classical CD collection by Theodore Libbey ( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 961 libraries worldwide
National Public Radio's Ted Libbey takes you by the hand through the classical repertory and helps you build a core collection. Not just another rating book, this is an expert's lively appreciaton.
Listening to America : twenty-five years in the life of a nation, as heard on National Public Radio ( Book )
4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
A look at All Things Considered and Morning Edition and other presentations of National Public Radio, their topics, their personnel, and the changes from 1971 to 1994.
The NPR curious listener's guide to classical music by Tim Smith ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Presents a concise history of classical music, biographical sketches of major composers and performers, descriptions of key works, discussion of styles, a glossary of terms, and an annotated list of fifty essential classical music CDs.
The NPR curious listener's guide to Jazz by Loren Schoenberg ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 790 libraries worldwide
A guide to jazz music that provides a concise history of the genre, profiles of the major figures, summaries of classic works, a glossary of terms, and a listing of fifty essential jazz CDs.
This I believe the personal philosophies of remarkable men and women ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Based on the NPR series of the same name. Features 80 Americans--from the famous to the unknown--completing the thought that begins with the book's title. The pieces compel listeners to re-think not only what and how they have arrived at their own personal beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others. Contributors include John McCain, Isabel Allende, and Colin Powell (as well as pieces from the original 1950s Edward R. Murrow series including Helen Keller and Jackie Robinson).
The NPR curious listener's guide to opera by William Berger ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
Nothing with strings : NPR's beloved holiday stories by Bailey White ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
A holiday collection of short fiction shares vignettes that capture the eccentric lives of the inhabitants of a small Southern town, from an efficiency expert who gets Christmas down to forty-five minutes flat, to a woman who claims John James Audubon is living in her attic.
The dog with the chip in his neck : essays from NPR and elsewhere by Andrei Codrescu ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Collection of essays written in 1994 and 1995 by the National Public Radio commentator, offering his views on the changing American landscape as seen in the Internet and sex, the rise of the religious Right, and the furor over the new millenium.
The NPR curious listener's guide to popular standards by Max Morath ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 550 libraries worldwide
The NPR curious listener's guide to American folk music by Kip Lornell ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive listener's guide to American folk music provides a concise history of the musical genre and its most important performers, along with an A-to-Z glossary of terms, information on stylistic variations, helpful resources, and a listing of dozens of essential folk music CDs.
This I believe II more personal philosophies of remarkable men and women ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
This second collection of This I believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists, ranging from famous to previously unknown, completing the thought that begins the book's title. With contributors who run the gamut from cellist Yo-Yo Ma to ordinary people like a diner waitress, an Iraq War veteran, a farmer, a new husband, and many others, This I believe II, like the first New York Times bestselling collection, showcases moving and irresistible essays about forgiveness, personal integrity, and honoring life and change.
NPR funniest driveway moments ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
A collection of Driveway Moments--stories that keep you in the car to listen to the end even after you've reached your destination. Stories from Jonathan Winters, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sarah Silverman, David Sedaris, Larry David and more.
Star wars the radio drama by Brian Daley ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Thirteen episodes, building on the original story as seen in the film Star wars, using the motion picture score and sound effects.
NPR holiday favorites ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
National Public Radio's presents holiday classics. From David Sedaris' narrative on playing Santa's little helper at Macy's, to Baxter Black's apt description of the Christmas cookie no one could eat, these stories are both refreshing and nostalgic.
This American life. Season 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Join host Ira Glass and his company, as they bring a different theme to life each week, in the format of the popular Chicago radio show by the same name. In Escape, teenage boys in Philadelphia impress girls using a mode of transportation obsolete in their neighborhood since the 19th century, and a young man's fight for independence from his mother is complicated by some very specialized circumstances. In Two wars, we learn about two foreigners in the U.S.: one is an Iraqi refugee, traveling the U.S. to let Americans ask him anything they want, and an immigrant from Bulgaria, who realizes that an ongoing argument with his American wife about lawn maintenance has to do with the life he left behind the Iron Curtain twenty years before. Going down in history tells the stories of people trying to make and remake history, including Wisconsin convicts attempting a prison break using dental floss, high school students whose yearbook photos show nothing of the drama in their lives, and a man with a decades-long obsession with one particular bird, who reveals the footage that may prove he's actually seen it. Underdogs features the world of boxing, way down the "food chain" from championship fights, and a group of New York kids who fight bullies by being funny. Scenes from a marriage profiles cartoonist Chris Ward's illustrations showing that every marriage, even a happy one, is a courtroom, and the disintegration of another couple's marriage is chronicled, as the husband's obsession with a legal forces them to face some tough questions. John Smith is the story of one life, told through the eyes of people all over the country who share the name John Smith.
The best of Car Talk and the second best of Car Talk ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
A collection of material from the radio call-in show, nominally about car problems, usually involving an interesting side story, and always treated with humor by Click & Clack, the Tappet Brothers.
I thought my father was God [and other true tales from NPR's National Story Project ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
"[H]ilarious blunders, wrenching coincidences, brushes with death, miraculous encounters, improbable ironies [submitted by] people of all ages and walks of life"--Container.
The empire strikes back the radio drama by Brian Daley ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
From the makers of Star Wars: The Radio Drama comes another breathtaking fable for the mind's eye. This extended version of The Empire Strikes Back sweeps you once more into a dazzling realm of imagination that is beyond the reach of cinema for an adventure you'll never forget.
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