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    - Music Reference Books by National Public Radio (NPR)
including all eight "Curious Listener's Guides"

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      This page lists Music Reference Books with National Public Radio (NPR)   (Wikipedia) in the book title. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list of every Music Reference book ever published like this. It is just a list of National Public Radio (NPR) related books I own "{A}" or have personally referenced in local Wisconsin libraries.

      New pages split off from my original Bibliography page

| Blues   - Celtic   - Classical   - Folk   - Jazz   - Opera   - Popular   - World   |

    In Title order:
  1. #8m - The NPR Classical Music Companion: An Essential Guide for Enlightened Listening
  2. #8n - The NPR Classical Music Companion: Terms and Concepts from A to Z
  3. #rr - The NPR Curious Listener's Guide To American Folk Music
  4. #rs - The NPR Curious Listener's Guide To Blues
  5. #rt - The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Celtic Music
  6. #ku - The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Classical Music
  7. #op - The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Jazz
  8. #ru - The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera
  9. #rv - The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Popular Standards
  10. #rw - The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to World Music
  11. #8k - The NPR Guide to Building a Classical CD Collection
  12. #8l - The NPR Listener's Encyclopedia of Classical Music
    In Author order:

    B  

  1. #ru - Berger, William   {A} - cover scans
          "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera"
          Foreword by Placido Domingo
          New York, NY: A Grand Central Press Book / A Perigee Book
          2002, 240 p., ISBN: 0-399-52743-5, ISBN-13: 978-0-399-52743-2, LC: 2001-036849, UPC: 9-780399-527432

    E  

  2. #rs - Evans, David   {A}{F} - cover scans
          "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Blues"
          New York, NY: A Grand Central Press Book / A Perigee Book
          Foreword by Taj Mahal
          2005, 266 p., ISBN: 0-399-53072-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-399-53072-2, LC: 2004-053486, UPC: 9-780399-530722
          781.643 - Eva (.F)

    H  

  3. #8m - Hoffman, Miles   {A} - cover scans
          "The NPR Classical Music Companion: An Essential Guide for Enlightened Listening"
          Boston, MA/New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company
          1997, 320 p., ISBN: 0-618-61945-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-618-61945-0, LC: 97-10479 / 2006-273343, UPC:

  4. #8n - Hoffman, Miles   {B} - cover scans
          "The NPR Classical Music Companion: Terms and Concepts from A to Z"
          Boston, MA/New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin Company
          1997, 320 p., ISBN: 0-395-70742-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-395-70742-5, LC: 97-010479, UPC: ?

    L  

  5. #8k - Libbey, Ted   {A} - cover scans
          "The NPR Guide to Building a Classical CD Collection, 1st ed."
          New York, NY: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
          1994, 498 p., ISBN: 1-56305-051-X, ISBN-13: 978-1-56305-051-0, LC: 92-50292, UPC: 9-781563-050510
    2nd ed., 1999, 536 p., ISBN: 0-7611-0487-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-7611-0487-2, UPC: ? {B}

  6. #8l - Libbey, Ted   {A} - cover scans
          "The NPR Listener's Encyclopedia of Classical Music"
          New York, NY: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
          2006, 980 p., ISBN: 0-7611-2072-6, ISBN-13: 978-0-7611-2072-8, LC: 2005-054296, UPC: 9-780761-120728

  7. #rr - Lornell, Kip   {A}{F} - cover scans
          "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to American Folk"
          Foreword by Linda Ronstadt
          New York, NY: A Grand Central Press Book / A Perigee Book
          2004, 235 p., ISBN: 0-399-53033-9, ISBN-13: 978-0-399-53033-3, LC: 2004-044791, UPC: 9-780399-530333
          781.6213 - Lor (.F)

    M  

  8. #rv - Morath, Max   {A}{F} - cover scans
          "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Popular Standards"
          Foreword by Michael Feinstein
          New York, NY: A Grand Central Press Book / A Perigee Book
          2002, 235 p. p., ISBN: 0-399-52744-3, ISBN-13: 978-0-399-52744-9, LC: 2001-036848, UPC: 9-780399-527449
        781.64 Mor (.F)

    N  

  9. #rw - Nickson, Chris   {A} - cover scans
          "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to World Music"
          Foreword by Youssou N'Dour
          New York, NY: A Grand Central Press Book / A Perigee Book
          2004, 265 p., ISBN: 0-399-53032-0, ISBN-13: 978-0-399-53032-6, LC: 2004-050502, UPC: 9-780399-530326

    R  

  10. #rt - Ritchie, Fiona   {A} - cover scans
          "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Celtic Music"
          Foreword by Eileen Ivers
          New York, NY: A Grand Central Press Book / A Perigee Book
          2005, 272 p., ISBN: 0-399-530711, ISBN-13: 978-0-399-53071-5, LC: 2004-053485, UPC: 9-780399-530715

    S  

  11. #op - Schoenberg, Loren.   {A}{F} - cover scans
          "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Jazz"
          Foreword by Wynton Marsalis
          New York, NY: A Grand Central Press Book / A Perigee Book,
          2002, 287 p., ISBN: 0-399-52794-X, ISBN-13: 978-0-399-52794-4, LC: 2002-25787, UPC: 9-780399-527944
        781.65 - Scho (.F)

  12. #ku - Smith, Tim.   {A}{C}{F} - cover scans
          "The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Classical Music",
          Foreword by Michael Tilson Thomas
          New York, NY: A Perigee Book, Grand Central Press
          2002, 249 p., ISBN: 0-399-52795-8, ISBN-13: 978-0-399-52795-1, LC: 2001-055162, UPC: 9-780399-52795
        781.68 S662n (.C), 781.68 - Smi (.F)
        2 of the 9 chapters list composers and performers, but only one Singer

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