Weekly Highlights

Special Report
6:55 am
Thu December 5, 2013

MTPR Special Report: "Bakken Spinoffs--The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"

Old and New Economies: An oil jack pumps on the edge of Sidney, Montana as steam rises from the town's old sugar-beet factory.
Dan Boyce

Thursdays during "Montana Evening Edition" for the last  six weeks, we have brought you a special series of stories on side effects of oil development in Eastern Montana. The Bakken Oil Boom is impacting the region, and the entire state, in ways both positive and negative. You can now hear all of the stories online.

The series examines:

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MTPR Program Highlights
12:37 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

December 5 – December 11, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for December 5 – December 11, 2013

THURSDAY- December 5, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Brahms: Variations on a theme by Paganini in A minor, Op. 35; Albinoni: Sonta à 5 in G minor, Op. 2 #6; Albinoni: Sonta à 5 in D, Op. 2 #5; Selections performed by Mario Lanza; Albinoni: Concerto #5 in C major for oboe and strings; Strauss: Aus Italien, Op. 16

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Scott Simon Hosts 10th Anniversary Special
11:04 am
Tue November 26, 2013

StoryCorps - National Day of Listening, Nov. 29

StoryCorps founder Dave Isay and NPR's Scott Simon
Credit Photo credit: Courtesy of StoryCorps

StoryCorps has established the day after Thanksgiving as the National Day of Listening. A day on which they encourage us all to record and share the story of a friend or loved one. You can hear other stories and share your own recording and photo at StoryCorps' Wall of Listening.

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Holiday Specials
10:08 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Programs

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are happening the same week this year.

Here are some special programs to enjoy during the holidays.

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MTPR Program Highlights
11:42 am
Mon November 25, 2013

November 28 - December 4, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for November 28 – December 4, 2013

THURSDAY- November 28, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Antonin Dvorak: String Quartet #12 in F major, Op. 96 “American”; Sy Brandon: American Vignettes for Brass; Daniel Gawthrop: There is Sweet Music; Selections performed by Modern Mandolin Quartet; Rene Gerber: The Old Farmer’s Almanac

1:05 p.m   Giving Thanks:  A Celebration of Fall, Food, and Gratitude

2:06 p.m.    Jazz Sessions - A variety of jazz tunes and styles with Terry Conrad

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MTPR Program Highlights
12:46 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

November 21-27, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for November 21-November 27, 2013.

THURSDAY- November 21, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Gordon Goodwin: California Pictures for String Quartet; Bela Fleck: The Impostor Concerto; David Starobin: Variations on a theme by Carl Neilsen for guitar; Paul Lansky: Partita for guitar and percussion; Matthew Brown: Two Choral Works; Ralph Vaughn Williams: The Lark Ascending

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MTPR Program Highlights
12:18 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

October 31-November 9, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for October 31-November 9, 2013.

THURSDAY- October 31, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Carl Tausig: The Ghost Ship, Op. 16 for piano; Robert Schumann:  Ghost Variations for piano; Beethoven: Piano trio in D major, Op. 70 #1 – “Ghost”; Dvorak: The Noon Witch, Op. 108; Tartini: Violin Sonata in G minor – “The Devil’s Trill”; Sarasate: Faust Fantasy; Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain

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MTPR Program Highlights
4:54 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

October 24-30, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for October 24-30, 2013.

THURSDAY- October 24, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Widor: Suite, Op. 34, for flute and piano; Bach/Gounod: Ave Maria; Auric: Les Facheux; Glière: 12 Albumblatter, Op. 51; Miaskovsky: Cello Concerto, Op. 66

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MTPR Program Highlights
1:23 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

October 17- 23, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for October 17-23, 2013.

THURSDAY- October 17, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Raff: Suite in D minor, Op. 91; Martinu: Three Madrigals for violin and viola; Enescu: Violin Sonata #3 in A minor, Op. 25; Bartok: Divertimento

1:05 p.m   Women Are Not Men - Women are different from men in some key areas. For example, the data show that women don’t drown, edit Wikipedia, commit crime, or file patents at anywhere near the same rate as men do. How else are women different?

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MTPR Weekly Highlights
10:23 am
Mon October 7, 2013

October 10-16, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for October 10-16, 2013.

THURSDAY- October 10, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Glazunov:  Piano Sonata #2 in E minor, Op. 75; Taneyev:  String Quartet #5 in A major, Op. 13; Prokofiev:  Sonata in D major for Solo Violin, Op. 115; Tchaikovsky:  Symphony #3 in D major, Op. 29 – “Polish”

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