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National Public Radio (U.S.)

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Works: 5,106 works in 6,840 publications in 1 language and 67,672 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Encyclopedias  Fiction  Essays  Radio talk shows  Nonfiction radio programs  Short stories  Terminology  Dictionaries 
Roles: prn, Other, Producer, Collector, Publisher, Production personnel, Editor
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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 1,889 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 982 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 )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 891 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 )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 743 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
Nothing with strings : NPR's beloved holiday stories by Bailey White( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 704 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 NPR curious listener's guide to Jazz by Loren Schoenberg( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 693 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 690 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 682 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 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 593 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 )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 560 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
Zombification : stories from National Public Radio by Andrei Codrescu( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 550 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
Star wars : the radio drama by Brian Daley( Recording )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 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
Tell Me More (NPR)( )

in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents transcripts of the National Public Radio program "Tell me more."
The NPR curious listener's guide to popular standards by Max Morath( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 463 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 by David Sedaris( Recording )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 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 guide to building a classical CD collection by Theodore Libbey( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 453 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 II : more personal philosophies of remarkable men and women by Jay Allison( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 452 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 American folk music by Kip Lornell( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 448 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
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 408 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 Great War : classical and popular selections from the time of World War I( )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of music and songs associated with the First World War
 
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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 womenThe NPR curious listener's guide to classical musicNothing with strings : NPR's beloved holiday storiesThe NPR curious listener's guide to JazzListening to America : twenty-five years in the life of a nation, as heard on National Public RadioThe NPR curious listener's guide to operaThe dog with the chip in his neck : essays from NPR and elsewhere