Weekly Highlights

Highlights of selected programs on MTPR. Posted every Monday.

March 12 - March 18

Mar 10, 2015

Here are MTPR program highlights for March 12 – March 18, 2015

THURSDAY March 12, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

March 5 - March 11

Mar 3, 2015

Here are MTPR program highlights for March 5 – March 11, 2015

THURSDAY March 5, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report
        
9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

February 26 - March 4, 2015

Feb 24, 2015

Here are MTPR program highlights for February 26 – March 4, 2015

THURSDAY February 26, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

February 19 - February 25

Feb 18, 2015

Here are MTPR program highlights for February 19 – February 25, 2015

THURSDAY February 19, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics – Antonin Dvorak: Terzeto in C major, Op. 74; Josef Rheinberger: Abendlied; David Popper: Polonaise de Concert, Op. 14; Bedrich Smetana: Má Vlast (My Country) Symphonic Cycle
 
11:00 a.m.    Freeforms with Zed

February 12 - February 18

Feb 10, 2015

Here are MTPR program highlights for February 12 – February 18, 2015

THURSDAY February 12, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

February 5 - Febraury 11

Feb 3, 2015

Here are MTPR program highlights for February 5 – February 11, 2015

THURSDAY February 5, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

January 29 - February 4

Jan 27, 2015

THURSDAY January 29, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics – Bach: orchestral Suite #4 in D major; Biber: Sonata à 6 in G major – Campanarum; Walther: Sonata in G major – Imitatione del Cuccu; Poulenc: Aubade, for piano; D’Indy: Trio #2 en forme de suite, in G major, Op. 98; Bizet: Symphony in C
 
11:00 a.m.    Freeforms with Zed

January 22 - 28

Jan 21, 2015

THURSDAY January 22, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics – Duvernoy: Trio #1 for clarinet, horn, and piano; Spohr: String Quartet #18 in B minor, Op. 61; Weber: Grand Duo Concertante in Eb major. Op. 48; Hummel: Piano Sonata #9 in C major; Beethoven: Symphony #7 in A major, Op. 92
 
11:00 a.m.    Freeforms with Zed

January 15 - 21

Jan 12, 2015

Here are MTPR program highlights for January 8 – January, 14, 2015

THURSDAY January 15, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

January 8 - 14

Jan 6, 2015

Here are MTPR program highlights for January 8 – January, 14, 2015

THURSDAY January 8, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics – Albeniz: Selections for Piano; Turina: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 1; Guastavino: Los Presencios #7 - Rosita Iglesias; D’Indy – Symphony #2 in Bb major, Op. 57
 
11:00 a.m.    Freeforms

January 1-January 10, 2015

Dec 29, 2014

THURSDAY January 1, 2015

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    New Year’s Day Live from Vienna 2014 – The Vienna Philharmonic plays favorite waltzes and polkas – a festive way to start the New Year.
 
11:00 a.m.    Freeforms

12:30 p.m.    BBC World Service

12:57 p.m.    Chrysti the Wordsmith

1:00 p.m.    Here and Now – NPR’s midday news program, co-hosted by award winning journalists, Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson

Ringing In The Season on MTPR

Dec 16, 2014

MTPR Holiday Programs 2014

December 21 - Sunday

6:00 p.m.  Hanukkah Lights 2014 - A perennial NPR favorite with brand new Hanukkah stories written by acclaimed authors Debra Ginsberg, Anne Burt, Simone Zelitch, Andy Borowitz, and Theodore Bikel. Hear a wide variety of stories perfect for the holiday. Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

December 15 - December 20

Dec 15, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for December 15- December 20, 2014

Monday December 15, 2014

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics – Adolphe Adam: Giselle (ballet music) – Act I & Act 2; Emile Sauret: Scenes Villageoises, Op. 50 and Souvenir de los Angeles, Op. 11
11:00 a.m.    Freeforms with William Marcus  

December 8 - December 14

Dec 8, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for December 8- December 14, 2014

Monday December 8, 2014

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

December 1 - December 7

Dec 1, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for December 1- December 7, 2014

Monday  December 1, 2014

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

November 20 - November 28

Nov 21, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for November 20 - November 28, 2014

THURSDAY November 20, 2014 – New schedule is available at MTPR.org

5:00-9:00 a.m.    Morning Edition from NPR, Montana Morning News, and Marketplace Morning Report

9:00 a.m.    A Writers Almanac - Historical literary calendar, commentary and poetry with host Garrison Keillor

November 13 - November 21

Nov 10, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for November 13 - November 21, 2014

THURSDAY- Nov 13, 2014

9:05 a.m.        Morning Classics -  Brahms: Piano Sonata #3 in F minor, Op. 5; Michiru Oshima: Memories; Max Richter: Mercy; Clara Schumann: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 17; Mendelssohn: Sinfonia #9 in C major

1:00 p.m       An Intelligence Squared Debate - Does Income Inequality Impair the American Dream of Upward Mobility? As the rungs of the economic ladder move further and further apart, conventional wisdom says that it will become much more difficult to climb them

November 6 - November 12

Nov 3, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for November 6 - November 12, 2014

THURSDAY- Nov 6, 2014

9:05 a.m.        Morning Classics -  Bach: Lute Suite in G minor, BWV 995; Poulenc: Les Animaux Modeles Suite for piano; Rebel: Les Caracteres de la danse; Devienne: Les Visitandines, Opera – comique – arranged for bassoon, violin, cello, and viola; Ravel: Mother Goose

October 30 - November 5

Oct 27, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for October 30- November 5, 2014

THURSDAY- Oct 30, 2014

9:05 a.m.        Morning Classics -  Mozart: Fantasy in C minor, KV 475 and Sonata in Eb, KV 282 for piano; Beethoven: Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op. 80; Telemann: Concerto for 2 trumpets, 2 oboes, strings, and continuo, also Concerto for 2 flutes, oboe, violin, strings, and continuo; Schubert: Symphony #2 in Bb, D. 125

1:00 p.m       American Spirit: A History of the Supernatural – a Backstory special from the History Guys

October 23 - October 29

Oct 21, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for Oct 23- Oct 29, 2014

THURSDAY- Oct 23, 2014

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics -  Michael Marsolek and guests

1:00 p.m       TED Radio Hour Special – Happiness with Dan Gilbert, Pharell & Matt Killingsworth and Extrasensory with Rupal Patel

2:06 p.m.    Jazz Sessions - Special fall fundraiser show with guest Jon Jackson

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 – Best of The Write Question with commentary by Zed and Cherie Newman

October 16 - October 22

Oct 13, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for Oct 16 – Oct 22, 2014

THURSDAY- Oct 16, 2014

October 9 - October 15

Oct 6, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for Oct 9 – Oct 15, 2014

THURSDAY- Oct 9, 2014

9:05 a.m.        Morning Classics -  Haydn: Flute Sonata in C major, Op. 87; Mozart: Trio for clarinet, viola, and piano, K. 498; Mercadante: Flute Concerto #4 in G major; Manfredini: Two String Quartets: #4 in C major and #3 in A major; Clementi: Minuetto Pastorale in D major, also Symphony in Bb major, Op. 18 #1

October 2 - October 8

Sep 29, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for Oct 2 – Oct 8, 2014

THURSDAY- Oct 2, 2014

9:05 a.m.        Morning Classics -  Franck: Piano Trio in Eb major, Op. 22; Roussel: Impromtu, Op. 21 for harp; Grandjany: Rhapsodie, Op. 10 for harp; Saint-Saens: Fantasie, Op. 95 for harp; Martin: Concerto for seven wind instruments, timpani, percussion, and string orchestra; Mendelssohn: Organ Sonata in C minor, Op. 65 #2 – arranged for brass; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major

September 25 - October 1

Sep 22, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for Sept 25- Oct 1, 2014

THURSDAY- Sept 25, 2014

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics -  Bach: Chaconne arranged for left hand; Kirchner: L.H. for left hand; Alec Wilder: Two Woodwind Quintets: #5 and #10; Peter Warlock: Choral Selections; Sergey Prokofiev: Symphony #5

1:00 p.m       An Intelligence Squared Debate - Individuals and organizations have a consitutional right to unlimited spending on their own political speech.

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

September 18 - 24

Sep 15, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for Sept 18- 24, 2014

THURSDAY- Sept 18, 2014

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics -  Rubinstein: Six Characteristic Pictures, Op. 50, for piano 4 hands; Rabaud: Solo de Concours, Op. 10, for clarinet and piano; Busoni: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35a; Dvorak: 5 Bagatelles, Op. 47, for 2 violins, cello, and harmonium, Sibelius: Symphony #1 in E minor, Op. 39

September 11 - 17

Sep 8, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for Sept 11- 17, 2014

THURSDAY- Sept 11, 2014

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics -  Liszt: Fantasy and Fugue, S. 463, also Funerailles, both for piano; Tavener: Funeral Canticle; Brade: Two Pieces; William Byrd: Alleluia, Alleluia; Gustav Holst: Second Suite in F; Rachmaninov: Symphony #3 in A minor, Op. 44

September 4 - September 10

Sep 2, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for September 4 – September 10

THURSDAY- September 4, 2014

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics - Bax: Piano Trio in B-flat major; Clyne: Prince of Clouds; Raff: La Cicerenella, Op. 165 for piano; Adams: John’s Book of Alleged Dances; Fuchs: Serenade # 1 in D major, Op. 9

1:00 p.m.    Greater Expectations: The Challenge of the Common Core - The second of a four week education series from American Radioworks. This documentary takes listeners into classrooms to explore how the standards are changing teaching and learning.

August 28 - September 3

Aug 26, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for August 28 – September 3

THURSDAY- August 28, 2014

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics - Smetana: Characteristic Pieces, Op. 3, also Sketches, Op. 5; Zemlinsky: Zwei Satze (1927) for string quartet; Selections by Anerio and Pacelli, performed by The Sixteen; Tchaikovsky: Symphony “Pathetique” # 6 in B minor, Op.74

August 21 - 27

Aug 18, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for August 21- 27, 2014

THURSDAY- August 21, 2014

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics – Albeniz: Suite Espanola, Op. 47, also Pavana-Capricho, Op. 12; Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, also Ivocacion y Danza; Pujol: Suite Buenos Aires, also Dos Aires Candomberos; Ravel: Rhapsodie Espanol, also La Valse

August 14 - August 20

Aug 11, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for August 14, 2014

THURSDAY- August 14, 2014

9:05 a.m.    Morning Classics – D’Indy: works for piano, Helvetia and Contes de fees, Op. 86; Ravel: Sonatine for wind quintet; Saint-Saens: Triptyque, Op. 136; Farrenc: Piano Trio #1 in Eb major, Op. 33; Frank: Psyche

1:06 p.m   Is Death Final? – This Intelligence Squared debate asks if the prospect of an existence after death is “real” and provable by science, or a construct of wishful thinking about our own mortality?

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