Weekly Highlights

Highlights of selected programs on MTPR. Posted every Monday.

January 9 - January 15

Jan 6, 2014

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

THURSDAY- January 9, 2014

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Mozart: Flute Sonata in F major, k. 13; Brahms: Horn Trio in Eb major, Op. 40; Telemann: 2 Concerti for Winds and String in E minor and G major; Selections performed by Renée Fleming; Schumann: Symphony #3, Op. 97 “Rhenish”

1:00 p.m   An Intelligence Squared Debate – Spy on Me, I’d Rather Be Safe
 
2:06 p.m.    Jazz Sessions - A variety of jazz tunes and styles with Terry Conrad

January 2 - January 8, 2014

Dec 30, 2013

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

THURSDAY- January 2, 2014

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Mauro Giuliani:  Variation for violin and guitar, Op. 24a; Anna Amelia of Prussia: Sonata in F for flute and basso continuo; J.S. Bach: 2 oboe concerti in D minor, BWV 1029 and in A major, BWV 1055; Ferruci Busoni: Fantasia after J.S. Bach and Canonie Variations and fugue; Muzio Clementi: Symphony #4 in D major

1:00 p.m   An Intelligence Squared Debate – Has the constitutional right to bear arms outlived its usefulness?  

December 26, 2013 - January 1, 2014

Dec 23, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for December 26, 2013 – January 1, 2014

THURSDAY- December 26, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Brahms: Cello Sonata #2 in F major, Op. 99; Stenhammar: String Quartet #6 in D minor, Op. 35; Mozart: Two Piano Sonatas: k. 279 in C major and k. 280 in F major; Grieg: Klokkeklang, Op. 54 #6 and Old Norwegian Melody with variations, Op. 51

1:05 p.m   A Season’ Griot 2013, stories and music in celebration of Kwanzaa

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

December 19 - December 25

Dec 16, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for December 19 – December 25, 2013

THURSDAY- December 19, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Johann Melchior Molter: Concerto Pastorale; Rick Sowash: Guitar suite for an Old Friend at Christmas; Rick Sowash: A Christmas Ceremony for flute and cello; Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso #8 in G minor, Op. 6; G.F. Handel: Highlights from “The Messiah”

Holiday Programs on MTPR

Dec 16, 2013

Montana Public Radio Holiday Programs 2013  
 

December 23 – Monday 

7:30 p.m. Winter Solstice Celebration, from the Cathedral of St John the Divine in NYC
Malian singer Abdoulaye Diabate joins The Paul Winter Consort with Paul McCandless, the Drummers of The Fores of Nature, and Gospel vocalist Theresa Thomason.

December 24 – Tuesday

11:00 a.m. Christmas Eve Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

December 12- December 18

Dec 10, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for December 12 – December 18, 2013

THURSDAY- December 12, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Liszt: Adelaide, S. 466 for piano; Stravinsky: The Fairy’s Kiss; McKay: Suite for flute and harp; Inghelbrecht: Sonatine for flute and harp; Saint-Saens: Caprice on Danish & Russian Airs for flute, oboe, clarinet, and piano; Saint-Saens: Oboe Sonata in D major, Op. 166

1:05 p.m   America Abroad - Global Entrepreneuship

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

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:

December 5 – December 11, 2013

Dec 2, 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

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.

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Programs

Nov 26, 2013

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are happening the same week this year.

Here are some special programs to enjoy during the holidays.

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