MTPR Music

MTPR Music
6:00 am
Mon May 26, 2014

21st Century Women in Music

5/27/14: This week on "In Other Words:" It's a live music show. Host Ann Szalda-Petree introduces her guest, singer Eden Atwood, to some favorite songs written and performed by women since 2000.

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Broadcast-only, like the old days
6:31 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

The Bob Show, Friday, May 23rd, 7:30pm - 2:00am

Bob Dylan

5/23/14: This week on "Pazz & Jop:" Saturday is Bob Dylan's 73rd birthday, which makes Friday, May 23rd the occasion for the annual Bob Show. Join host Fred Rice from 7:30pm Friday till 2:00am Saturday as he salutes Mr. Zimmerman's five decades of influence over popular music and culture.

Because Fred will be playing six and a half hours of Dylan, Dylan, and more Dylan, we'll be disabling our digital stream for this show.*  Turn on your radio, sing along, and find out how many lyrics you've forgotten from "Desolation Row" and "Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts."

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Works by Strauss and Wagner, with horn soloist
8:00 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Missoula Symphony Orchestra broadcast, Sunday, May 11th, 7:00pm

Eric Ruske, horn soloist
Credit Matt Dine

5/11/14: Join host Marguerite Munsche Sunday evening for a broadcast of the final concert in the 2013-2014 season of the Missoula Symphony Orchestra, Darko Butorac, music director and conductor.

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1st Tuesday of the month, 1st hour of "Folk Show"
6:00 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Stan Howe program, Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

5/6/14: This week on "The Folk Show:" The first Tuesday of each month, from 2:06-3:05pm, the first hour of "The Folk Show" is Stan Howe's monthly program, featuring everything from up-and-coming Montana fiddlers to scratchy old 45rpm records, new releases to the occasional wax cylinder.

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The Music of Anita O'Day
1:24 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Monday Music Special, May 5th: "You Must Remember This"

Anita O'Day
Credit Hulton Archive

5/5/14, 7:30-8:30pm: This month on "You Must Remember This," host Allen Secher profiles the career of singer, Anita O'Day.

"You Must Remember This" airs the first Monday of each month as a Monday Music Special.

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Monday Music Special
9:06 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Unsung Heroes: Cowboy Jack Clement

Cowboy Jack Clement

4/28/14: This week's Monday Music Special, 7:30 - 8:30pm, is another program in Tom Engelmann's series, "Unsung Heroes."

During a career that lasted over sixty years, Cowboy Jack Clement worked as a musician, recording engineer, producer, arranger and composer. Clement was associated with nearly a thousand recordings for George Jones, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Charley Pride, Waylon Jennings and numerous others.

A true “Unsung Hero,” Clement was a Nashville legend. Join Tom Engelmann as he salutes Cowboy Jack, another influential but overlooked master of modern music.

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MTPR Music
9:06 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Indigenous Expressions, Monday, April 21st, 7:30pm

4/21/14: The April edition of "Indigenous Expressions" features music by Rodriguez; Carlos Santana; The Neville Brothers with Buffy Sainte-Marie; Lila Downs; Richie Havens; The  Chambers Brothers; Tha Tribe, and more.

Join host David Sam for "Indigenous Expressions" Monday at 7:30pm, once a month, for indigenous music and words from around the world.

Music By Siloti and Rachmaninoff
6:36 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Barbara Blegen and Steve Hesla, Live In Studio, Thursday, April 10th, 8:00 - 9:00pm

Barbara Blegen and Steven Hesla
Credit 2 Valleys Stage

4/10/14: Join us Thursday, April 10th from 8:00 - 9:30pm for live studio performances from concert pianists Steven Hesla and Barbara Blegen. The duo will present a potpourri of the solo pieces that they'll perform Sunday, April 13th, in concert at 3pm at Seeley Swan High School in Seeley Lake, as part of The Performing Arts Series produced by 2 Valleys Stage. Don't forget to take a moment between pieces to call or enter your pledge of financial support:

(800) 325-1565, or in the Missoula area: 243-6400, or right here at

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MTPR Music
10:29 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Stan Howe, In-Person on "The Folk Show"

Stan Howe

4/8/14: Join us this afternoon between 2:06-4:00pm as Stan Howe joins John Myers and Beth Anne Austein for the annual Public Radio Week "Folk Show." Expect songs about riding, pining, Rockies and springtime, loose change and sparing a dime, as well as stories about Stan's recent adventures in recording. John will improvise puns, Beth Anne will audibly roll her eyes, and your phone calls will add background cacophony. (800) 325-1565 or 243-6400 or to contribute.

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Pennies From Heaven (and Bucks From Listeners)
7:00 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Monday Music Special, April 7th: "You Must Remember This"

4/7/14: This week on the Monday Music Special, 7:30 - 9:00pm:  Allen Secher joins us live in the phone room for a special hour-and-a-half-long Public Radio Week edition of "You Must Remember This." Along with his umbrella, Allen's bringing some standards that discuss the weather. Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Lorenzo Fuller and other crooners predict rain, lovely weather, and spring hang-ups. Secher's forecast: steady showers of financial support from listeners.

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