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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Hot and Cold

    On today’s show: Boston Globe language columnist Ben Zimmer discusses the best—and worst—words of 2012, including “selfie,” “YOLO,” and “Romnesia.” Jon Wiener helps us understand how the Cold War is being remembered—or forgotten—across the country. Chris Ware talks about a new box set that collects a decades worth of his acclaimed Building Stories comics. And historian Richard Lingeman looks at how the late 1940s set the stage for the Korean War and the Red Scare.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • You know what that smooth jazz riff means: it’s your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates. Don’t start your day without it.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • Up Front

    Tonight's star-studded Sandy benefit has prompted questions about the legality and economics of ticket scalping. Plus: A new report on fish mislabeling; city Health Commissioner Thomas Farley explains the good news for childhood obesity and infant mortality rates in NYC; Foreign Affairs' Jonathan Tepperman on U.S.-China foreign policy; and contemporary Mayan culture.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • At Home

    Norbert Leo Butz, Judy Greer, and Katie Holmes talk about starring in the Broadway play “Dead Accounts.” Then, Orhan Pamuk discusses an early novel of his, called Silent House, which has been translated into English for the first time. On the Media’s Bob Garfield talks about his novel Bedfellows, about an ad executive who gets into the discount mattress business only to run into complications with the mafia. And the gurus of how-to, Al and Larry Ubell, take your calls on home repair!

  • 02:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • The Peabody Award-winning program features Terry Gross’ fearless and insightful interviews with big names in pop culture, politics and the arts.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • Today's Takeaway | December 12, 2012

    U.S. Recognizes Syrian Opposition | U.S. Senator Ben Cardin on Effort to Promote Human Rights | Three U.S. Cities Recover Fully from the Recession: Pittsburgh | What Drives Innovation in State Government? | Michigan House Pushes Right-to-Work Through | Encouraging Young Innovators in Sierra Leone

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 06:30 PM
    Marketplace
  • Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us.

  • 07:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 08:00 PM
    The Moth Radio Hour
  • Humorous, heartbreaking and true stories told live on stage. No script. No props. Just a microphone, a spotlight and room full of strangers.

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Ravi Shankar Remembered, The Smiths Revisited, Sophie Auster

    Today on Soundcheck, we remember the iconic musical career of Ravi Shankar, the Grammy-winning sitar master who died Tuesday at the age of 92. Author Tom Fletcher delves into the outsize influence of the British rock band The Smiths. And singer-songwriter Sophie Auster plays in the Soundcheck studio.

  • 10:00 PM
    Q with Jian Ghomeshi
  • A hip, energetic daily arts and culture program hosted by writer and musician Jian Ghomeshi, one of Canada’s foremost tastemakers.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • A Remembrance of Ravi Shankar

    Tonight's show is a remembrance of Ravi Shankar, who died yesterday at the age of 92.  Listen to excerpts from his in-studio appearances and live performances, from his first appearance in our New Sounds studios in the 1980's to when he brought his then 15-year old daughter, Anoushka Shankar in 1996.  Along the way, Ravi explains his instrument, mentions his association with George Harrison and the hippies, and celebrates every audience as a way of keeping his music new.  Also, hear a classic Deutsche Grammophon recording of Raga Gara, and more.

    PROGRAM #3407, Ravi Shankar: A Remembrance (First aired on 12/12/2012)                                        

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    Ravi Shankar, Yehudi Menuhin, and Alla Rakha

    Live at the United Nations, Dec. 10, 1967

    Raga Piloo [14:00]

    This performance not commercially available. However, the commercial release of these duets is on Angel Records, “West Meets East: The Historic Shankar Menuhin Collection” and is available at Amazon.com

    Ravi Shankar

    Tana Mana

    Tana Mana [3:42]

    Private #2016. Out of print. Available on the 2001 compilation “Bridges: Best of Private Music Recordings.” thru Amazon.com

    Ravi & Anoushka Shankar

    Live at WNYC, 11/7/1996

    Gat in Charukesi (7:00)

    This performance not commercially available.

    Ravi Shankar

    Live at WNYC, 1991
    Around New York.

    Tilak Shyam [3:10]

    This performance not commercially available. 

    Ravi Shankar and Alla Rakha

    Ragas Hameer & Gara

    Rag Gara [13:38]

    Deutsche Grammophon #2531 216 (LP) Out of print. Try Amazon.com or auction sites.