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National Public Radio (U.S.)

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Works: 5,291 works in 6,995 publications in 1 language and 68,294 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  History  Encyclopedias  Fiction  Radio programs  Essays  Anecdotes  Short stories  Terminology 
Roles: prn, Producer, Other, Collector, Editor, Publisher, Production personnel
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The NPR classical music companion : terms and concepts from A to Z by Miles Hoffman( )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,866 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 965 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
This I believe : the personal philosophies of remarkable men and women by Jay Allison( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Nothing with strings : NPR's beloved holiday stories by Bailey White( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 698 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
Listening to America : twenty-five years in the life of a nation, as heard on National Public Radio( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 683 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 Jazz by Loren Schoenberg( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 680 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
The NPR curious listener's guide to opera by William Berger( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 667 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
The NPR curious listener's guide to classical music by Tim Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 599 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 dog with the chip in his neck : essays from NPR and elsewhere by Andrei Codrescu( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 585 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
NPR funniest driveway moments( Recording )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 558 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
Tell Me More (NPR)( )

in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents transcripts of the National Public Radio program "Tell me more."
Zombification : stories from National Public Radio by Andrei Codrescu( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new collection of essays from 1989-1993 by the NPR commentator who strives to keep his American audience abreast of the absurdities of American culture
Star wars : the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience Star Wars again with radio adaptations of the original movie. Performed by a full cast, including Mark Hamill, Star Wars: The Original Radio Dramas will take listeners beyond the film and into the wilds of their imaginations
This I believe II : more personal philosophies of remarkable men and women by Jay Allison( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second collection of This I Believe essays, based on the National Public Radioʼ 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
The NPR curious listener's guide to popular standards by Max Morath( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 454 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
NPR holiday favorites( Recording )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member 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
The NPR curious listener's guide to American folk music by Kip Lornell( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 432 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
The NPR guide to building a classical CD collection by Theodore Libbey( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 431 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
NPR: Weekend All things considered( )

in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides analysis, commentary, features, interviews, and specials
NPR: Weekend edition Saturday( )

in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides analysis, commentary, features, interviews, and specials
 
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The NPR listener's encyclopedia of classical music
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The NPR listener's encyclopedia of classical musicThis I believe : the personal philosophies of remarkable men and womenNothing with strings : NPR's beloved holiday storiesListening to America : twenty-five years in the life of a nation, as heard on National Public RadioThe NPR curious listener's guide to JazzThe NPR curious listener's guide to operaThe NPR curious listener's guide to classical musicThe dog with the chip in his neck : essays from NPR and elsewhere
Alternative Names

controlled identityAssociation of Public Radio Stations (U.S.)

N.P.R. (U.S.)

Nacia Publika Radio usona radiostacio

National Public Radio.

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National Public Radio radiostation fra USA

National Public Radio stasiun radio di Amerika Serikat

National Public Radio US-amerikanischer Hörfunksender

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NPR (National Public Radio (U.S.))

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