Vermont Public Radio

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Listener-supported Vermont Public Radio has been serving the people of Vermont and the surrounding region since 1977. As Vermont's only statewide public radio network, VPR is a trusted and independent source for news, music, conversation, NPR programming, and much more. For more information about VPR News and VPR Classical, a list of frequencies and streaming audio from all of VPR's services, visit VPR.org.

Series

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9 Pieces

In-depth look at the home-state records of the Democratic presidential candidates. Nine 4:30 news stories.

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10 Pieces

Commentary series highlights the perspective of people in their twenties.

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4 Pieces

It takes approximately 40 gallons of sap to make one gallon of maple syrup. Celebrate the tradition in the series 40 to 1: Maple Sugar Season, which looks at how to tap, boil, grade and cook with liquid gold.

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30 Pieces

Bill Harley hosts this weekly half-hour family read aloud program, featuring a compelling excerpt from children's literature.

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19 Pieces

"Charlie's Garden Journal" is a weekly program for both the amateur and the experienced gardener. It's hosted by expert horticulturalist Charlie Nardozzi; a nationally recognized garden writer, consultant, and speaker. From lawns and lilacs, to giant pumpkins, perennials, and pests; Charlie Nardozzi covers a lot of ground.

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22 Pieces

A series of short, sound-rich pieces in which experts teach listeners a practical or whimsical skills.

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5 Pieces

Audio journal by an American reporter in search of his family's roots in Iran.

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A look inside the culture and daily life of modern Iran.

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12 Pieces

VPR’s “Our National Parks” series explores issues facing the national parks in their next century and how some of these problems are being addressed.

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8 Pieces

Eight National Guard soldiers who spent nearly a year in Iraq describe their experiences at war.


Latest Pieces

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The years 1813 to 1816 were a dry period for Beethoven. He was wrestling with his health and with his family. His brother, Casper, had passed away ...

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At the dawning of the 19th Century Beethoven had not given up hope that his doctors would find a treatment to reverse his hearing loss. His condit...

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Ludwig van Beethoven has been called the most admired composer in all of music history. His legacy stands as a monument for the entire 19th Centur...

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Muzio Clementi was called the “father of the pianoforte”. He earned this title, not because he played the instrument first, but because he played ...

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The rise of the American and French Revolutions were signs of deep changes in the Western world in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Not on...

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Even if you’re not that familiar with classical music you still know the name Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and can probably hum a few of his tunes. His...

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The word symphony is one of the most iconic musical terms, but what makes a piece of music a symphony? The term itself is a compound word with Gre...

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Franz Joseph Haydn is a towering figure of the Classical era. He didn’t just mimic the changes of the late 18th century, in a large way, his music...

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The Age of Enlightenment in the 18th Century called into question the powers of the monarchy and religious dogma. There was an emphasis on scienti...

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The death of J.S. Bach in 1750 has traditionally been regarded as the end of the Baroque Period. The well-known Classical era (of Haydn, Mozart an...

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