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National Public Radio (U.S.)

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Works: 4,680 works in 6,331 publications in 1 language and 64,285 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Encyclopedias  Discographies  Reviews  Radio talk shows  Nonfiction radio programs  Dictionaries  Terminology  Fiction 
Roles: prn, Producer, Other, Editor, Publisher, Production personnel
Classifications: PS3553.O3, 791.4475
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The NPR listener's encyclopedia of classical music by Theodore Libbey( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,016 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( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 917 libraries worldwide
Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features 80 Americans-from the famous to the unknown-completing the thought that begins with the book's title. The pieces that make up the program-including essays by celebrity contributors such as Isabel Allende and Colin Powell; selections from the original 1950s series by Helen Keller and Jackie Robinson; and pieces by a man who serves on the state of Rhode Island's parole board and a woman who sells yellow pages advertising in Texas. The result is a stirring, funny and always provocative trip inside the minds and hearts of a diverse group who reveal the American spirit at its best
The NPR classical music companion : terms and concepts from A to Z by Miles Hoffman( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
Explains terms used in classical music, from aria, Baroque, and cantata to vibrato, wind instruments, and zarzuela
The NPR curious listener's guide to classical music by Tim Smith( Book )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 766 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 728 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 718 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
Nothing with strings : NPR's beloved holiday stories by Bailey White( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 710 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 )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 638 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 592 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 ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 537 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
The NPR guide to building a classical CD collection by Theodore Libbey( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 495 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
The NPR curious listener's guide to popular standards by Max Morath( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 482 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 479 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 holiday favorites ( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 458 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 in 1999 in English and held by 421 libraries worldwide
Recommends the best recordings of the three hundred most important classical works, and provides background information on each composer
NPR more funniest driveway moments radio stories that won't let you go ( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 402 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
Star wars the radio drama by Brian Daley( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 402 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
Fresh air laughs with Terry Gross [Terry Gross interviews 21 stars of comedy] by Terry Gross( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
The host of National Public Radio's "Fresh Air" presents interviews with twenty-one comedy stars, including Al Franken, Bill Maher, Tracey Ullman, Larry David, and Jay Leno
NPR classic driveway moments radio stories that won't let you go ( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
"Presented together for the first time, here are the very first, and very best, definitive listener favorites that came to be known as Driveway moments: the classic, spellbinding stories that keep getting better with repeated listening, selected from the National Public Radio archives. These tales were first heard on Morning edition, All things considered, and other NPR programs. Like the unforgettable "Amy's answering machine," in which comedian and author Amy Borkowsky shares quirky, hilarious messages left by her mother. And "My so-called lungs," an emotional audio diary by a young girl with cystic fibrosis. And "Hitching a ride with Junior McGhee," in which musician/storyteller Charlie Barnett takes listeners on a hitchhiking adventure across the U.S. Literate, intelligent, mirthful, and moving, these stories are worth repeating--and hearing again and again"--Publisher description
NPR favorite driveway moments radio stories that won't let you go ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 20 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
 
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