MTPR Weekly Highlights
10:12 am
Mon September 23, 2013

September 26 - October 2, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for September 26– October 2, 2013.

THURSDAY- September 26, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Ponce: Sonata 3 for guitar; Barrios: La Catedral for guitar; Carlos Chavez:  Piano Concerto; Bax: Elegiac Trio for harp, flute and viola; Castelnuovo-Techeso: Sonata for cello and harp, Op. 208; Bizet:  L’Arlesienne, Suite #1

1:05 p.m   Of The West with Philip Aaberg. “The Long View from a Little Town”
Phil, Jake and Patty Aaberg participated in the KCRW 24 Hour Radio Race, along with approximately 200 other teams.  Everyone received the topic “The Last Thing You’d Expect” and then had 24 hours to write, record, edit and upload a six minute non-fiction radio story.  This program goes behind the scenes and follows their participation in the race and the making of the story

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

4:00 p.m.    The Pea Green Boat with Annie Garde – a show for children of all ages

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question – James Lee Burke author of “Light of the World” his 20th Dave Robicheaux novel

FRIDAY – September 27, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Rontgen: Serenade for 7 wind instruments, Op. 14 in A; Stenhammar:  Piano Concerto #2 in D minor, Op. 23; Brahms: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101; Fodor:  Symphony #3 in C minor, Op. 19

SATURDAY- September 28, 2013

11:00 a.m.  San Francisco Opera – Lohengrin in German, composed by Richard Wagner

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – “23 Weeks 6 Days” – The story of Kelley and Tom whose daughter was born at 23 weeks, 6 days, roughly halfway to term.  Their story raises questions that no parent had to face until recently and contains an entire universe of questions about the lines between life and death, reflex and will, and the confusing tug of war between two basic moral touchstones:  doing no harm…and doing everything in our power to help.

6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective  – “Sylphion”

6:02 p.m.  A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

SUNDAY- September 29, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – Franz Schubert:  String Quintet in C Major, D. 956

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center – MTPR’s weekly arts interview program

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Factory Farms and Bacteria”

11:30 a.m.  Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me
The “oddly informative” NPR news quiz show – with Peter Sagal and Carl Kassell

12:25 p.m.   Field Notes – "Painted Lady Butterflies" - Information about the flora and fauna of western and central Montana by the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour -

7:00 p.m.  L.A. Philharmonic - Gustavo Dudamel conducts Tchaikovsky and Nielsen

MONDAY- September 30, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Tchaikovsky: 18 Piano Pieces - #10-18; Sauget: La Chatte; Milhaud:  Violin Sonata #2, Op. 40; Stravinsky: Symphony in C; Scherzo à la Russe

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio – Sanjay Kak - Kashmir: Hell in Heaven

7:30 p.m.  Rufus Wainwright in Concert – an encore concert from WNYC and NPR Music

TUESDAY – October 1, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Shubert:  Fantaisie for piano and violin, Op. Posth. 159, D. 934; Hertel: Trumpet Concerto #1 in E-flat;  Molter;  Trumpet Concerto #1 in D; Telemann:  Partita #6 for oboe, bassoon, and harpsichord, in E-flat major; Beethoven:  Symphony #7 in A major, Op. 92

1:00 p.m.  Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – John Floridis hosts keyboardist Bill Payne, one of the founding members of the legendary rock band, Little Feat.  Payne discusses the creative thread that runs between his music, photography, and writing as well as his connections to Montana

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West - Joe Wilkins writes on the radiance of a single moment, pairing his thoughts with a humorous essay on the life spans of river midges by Charles Goodrich
        
8:35 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- October 2, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Haydn: Variations in F minor for piano; Bizet: Variations chromatique for piano; Farrenc:  Piano Trio #3 in Eb major, Op. 44; Poulenc: Figure Humaine for 12 cellos; Roussel: The Spider’s Banquet ballet
 
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company  

8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - with John Arvish