April 17-23

Apr 15, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for April 17, 2014 – April 23, 2014

THURSDAY- April 17, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Morning Classics – Pierre Sancan: Sonatine for flute and piano; Sergei Rachmaninoff: Six Pieces, Op. 11, for piano; Reinhold Glière: Symphony #3 – Il’ya Muromets

1:00 p.m   A special - Adapting to Climate Change

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 – Walter Kirn, author of ‘Blood Will Out:  The Ture Story of a Murder, a Myster, and a Masquerade”

FRIDAY – April 18, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Haydn: Divertimento in D major and Divertimento in G major; Pleyel: Serenata in G major for winds and strings; Liszt: Benediction de Dieu dans la Solitude for piano; C.P.E. Bach: Magnificat, Wq 215

SATURDAY- April 19, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Giordano’s Andrea Chénier

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab “23 Weeks 6 Days” – this hour we spend with Kelley and Tom whose daughter was born at 23 weeks and 6 days

SUNDAY- April 20, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music – Serenade for two cellos and piano; Piano Quintet in D major, Op. 51; Songs of a Wayfarer

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center – The MTPR weekly arts interview

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Eggplant”

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 – “Horsetails”

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour - A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create

7:00 p.m.  The San Francisco Symphony— Gustavo Dudamel conducts music of Lieberson/Knussen, Schubert, and Tchaikovsky

MONDAY- April 21, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, for piano; Agostino Guerrieri: 2 sonatas for strings and continuo: “La Totini” for violin and continuo and “La Pietra” for 2 violins, cello, and continuo; F. J. Haydn: Symphony #23 in G major

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Paul Ehrlich – Earth to Humans: SOS

7:30 p.m.    Indigenous Expressions with David Sam – enjoy music from Shape Shifter, Carlos Santa’s CD dedicated to North American Indian Nations, the Sugar Man, Wayquay, the Nevile Brothers, Richie Havens, The Chamber Brothers, Tha Tribe, and others

TUESDAY – April 22, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Edward Elgar: Selections for violin and piano; L.V. Beethoven: Piano Sonata #15 in D major, Op. 28 “Pastorale”; Gustav Mahler: Das Lied Von Der Erde

11:00 am    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight with John Floridis – Ryan Bundy, an encore – Missoula recording artist Ryan Bundy returns with his most adventurous project to date. Combining folk instruments with electronic effects and subtle noises, Bundy’s “Crow’s Share” creates a haunting sonic landscape to support his dark, husky voice and ballads of lost love, restlessness, and “left over morsels of childhood optimism.”

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West  – Tamara Linse reflects on being a woman in a masculine world of ranching.  She pairs her thoughts with a poem by Judy Blunt

WEDNESDAY- April 23, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Debussy: String Quartet in G minor; John Adams: Hallelujah Junction for 2 pianos and China Gates for piano; Ravel: Empress of the Pagodas; Bernstein: Cool; Novacek: Four Rags for Two Jons; Bernstein: Clarinet Sonata; Boyer: Symphony #1

1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company – A weekly series of smart talk and new ideas aimed at helping make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers

1:30 p.m.  Living on Earth Extra – An environmental news magazine
8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now