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National Public Radio (U.S.)

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Works: 4,310 works in 5,682 publications in 2 languages and 61,822 library holdings
Genres: Terminology  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Encyclopedias  Discography  Reviews  Fiction  Drama  Humor 
Roles: Producer, Other, Production personnel
Classifications: ML108, 780.3
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The NPR classical music companion terms and concepts from A to Z by Miles Hoffman ( )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 2,016 WorldCat member 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 )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member 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 967 WorldCat member 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
This I believe the personal philosophies of remarkable men and women by Jay Allison ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member 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 classical music by Tim Smith ( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member 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 )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member 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
Listening to America : twenty-five years in the life of a nation, as heard on National Public Radio ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member 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 opera by William Berger ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history of opera and its stylistic variations, discusses major operatic composers and their work, surveys classic operatic works, and offers concise profiles of legendary singers and performers
Nothing with strings : NPR's beloved holiday stories by Bailey White ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member 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 662 WorldCat member 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
Zombification : stories from National Public Radio by Andrei Codrescu ( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new collection of essays by the NPR commentator who strives to keep his American audience abreast of the absurdities of American culture
NPR funniest driveway moments ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member 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 )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member 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 driveway moments. radio stories that won't let you go ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dog lovers will delight in this audio celebration of the canine character. From our earliest encounters with Lassie, to the magical moments we share with our own imperfect but thoroughly lovable companions, dogs have become an integral part of our culture and beloved members of our family. NPR proudly presents these tales of unforgettable animals and their devoted human friends
The NPR curious listener's guide to popular standards by Max Morath ( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to popular music provides a concise history of the musical art form; a listing of every major singer, composer, lyricist, musician, and song representing a century of favorites; and a glossary of musical terminology
The NPR curious listener's guide to American folk music by Kip Lornell ( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member 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 )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This second collection of This I Believe essays, based on the National Public Radio╩╝ series of the same name, gathers seventy-five essayists -- ranging from the famous to the previously unknown -- completing the thought that begins the audiobook's title. Contributors run the gamut from musicians Mary Chapin Carpenter and Yo-Yo Ma, to Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel, to ordinary citizens like a diner waitress, a middle school student, an Iraq War veteran, and many others
NPR more funniest driveway moments radio stories that won't let you go ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The latest collection of this best-selling series features memorable tales, bits, and commentary from NPR favorites, regulars, and guests. Comedy legend Carol Burnett demonstrates her trademark Tarzan yell, and revisits some hilarious moments from her landmark television show. Storyteller Kevin Kling recounts a near-death experience with his trademark humor--and an enhanced zest for life. The members of the "Axis of Evil Comedy Tour," three stand-up comedians with roots in the Middle East, share their favorite air marshal joke. John Hodgman, a sometime contributor to This American Life, reduces Robert Siegel to helpless laughter as he holds forth on hobos. Peter Sagal, host of Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me! argues against spoiling children with too much praise
The empire strikes back the radio drama by Brian Daley ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member 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
World War II ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Released in time for the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, nearly 30 stories from NPR reflect on the deadliest war in human history
 
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controlled identity Association of Public Radio Stations (U.S.)

N.P.R. (U.S.)
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NPR (National Public Radio)
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