MTPR Program Highlights
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Mon March 31, 2014

April 3 - April 9, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for April 3 – April 9, 2014

THURSDAY- April 3, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Morning Classics  – Vaughn Williams: Violin Sonata in A minor; Hoover: Lyric Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano; Vivaldi: Flute Concerto #1 in F major, RV 433-“La Tempesta di Mare”; Debussy: La Mer – for piano 4 hards; Delius: Sea Drift

1:00 p.m   A Montana Public Radio Special - Dragon Boat Races, free skis for kids, a new chipper/shredder, Willapalooza, and a trail between Seeley Lake and Missoula are all projects of Community Foundations in Western Montana. Executive Directors and board members talk about their projects.

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 – Alexandra Fuller, author of “Under the Tree of Forgetfullness,” her third memoir

FRIDAY – April 4, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Respighi: Six Pieces for Violin & Piano, P. 31; Schumann: Piano Quintet in Eb major, Op. 44; Cimarosa: Keyboard Sonatas; Italian Renaissance selections for winds; Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien

SATURDAY- April 5, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Puccini’s La Bohème

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – “The Soul Patch” – Stories of unlikely and surprisingly simple answers to seemingly unsolvable problems.

6:00 p.m.  A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

SUNDAY- April 6, 2014

8:00 a.m.  MTPR chamber music – start of Public Radio Week fundraiser

9:00 a.m.    Weekend Edition Sunday from NPR including the puzzle

11:00 a.m.    Montana Evening Edition Encore – An encore broadcast of a feature from the week’s news

11:15 a.m.    The Food Guys – “Buttermilk Pancakes”

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

12:30 a.m.    Jazz at Lincoln Center
    
1:30 p.m.    Jazz Archives with Joe Korona

2:00 p.m.    Dimensions in Jazz - A mix of the best of the world of recorded jazz

3:55 p.m.    A Writers Almanac

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

5:00 p.m.    All Things Considered - In-depth NPR news from around the world

6:00 p.m.    On the Media - NPR’s weekly analysis of the latest media issues

7:00 p.m.     Symphony highlights special from Montana Public Radio

9:00 p.m.    Oasis –    Electronic and acoustic new age music with local host, Joan Richarde

11:00 p.m.    Echoes - A musical soundscape from many genres and traditions    

1:00 a.m.    Sojourn - Gentle music for the wee hours with host, Joan Richarde

MONDAY- April 7, 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 with William Marcus and guests

11:00 a.m.    Freeforms with William Marcus, Fred Rice and more

12:30 p.m.    BBC World Service – Newscast and The Newsroom

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio – Excerpts from David Barsamian’s recent, exclusive interview with Noam Chomsky

2:06 p.m.    Performance Today with Fred Child - Classical musical performances with interviews, commentaries, and timely features

4:00 p.m.    The Pea Green Boat with Annie Garde and friends – a show for children of all ages
        
5:00 p.m.    All Things Considered – In-depth NPR news from around the world

5:30 p.m.    Montana Evening Edition – News and features, plus commentaries by listeners

6:00 p.m.    All Things Considered – continues

6:30 p.m.    National Native News - A five-minute newscast focusing on issues that impact Native Americans such as health care, cultural preservation, education and more

7:30 p.m.    You Must Remember This Special with Alan Secher live in studio at MTPR

9:00 p.m.    Thistle and Shamrock special. Fiona Ritchie celebrates 3 decades of Celtic Music.

10:00 p.m.    Dancing With Tradition – Ethnic and traditional music of many cultures

11:30 p.m.    Ensemble – Classical music with host Joan Richarde

TUESDAY – April 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

9:05 a.m.     Morning Classics with Susan Israel

11:00 a.m.    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek and guests
            
12:30 p.m.    BBC World Service – Newscast and The Newsroom

1:00 p.m.    Musician’s Spotlight Live special – John Floridis, Jenn Adams and Tom Catmull welcome live music from Luke Dowler, Kristi Newmann, and the Lil’ trio

2:06 p.m.    The Folk Show with John Myers, Beth Anne Austein and Stan Howe  

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

5:00 p.m.    All Things Considered - In-depth NPR news from around the world

5:30 p.m.    Montana Evening Edition – Montana news and features, plus commentaries by listeners

6:00 p.m.    All Things Considered

7:30 p.m.     This American Life - Mike Birbiglia’s bus story, Used car salesmen, and commercial radio

9:00 p.m.    Selected Shorts - Jane Curtin hosts a program with three uncanny stories: The Sixth Borough, by Jonathan Safran Foer, read by Jerry Zaks, The Occasional Garden, by Saki, read by Daniel Gerroll, and The Palmist, by Andrew Lam, read by James Naughton.

10:30 p.m.    In Other Words

11:30 p.m.    Night Train with John Myers – Thematic shows blending words and music

WEDNESDAY- April 9, 2014

5:00-7:00 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

9:00  a.m.    Morning Classics with Susan Israel  and guests
 
11:00 a.m.    Freeforms with Howard Kingston, Gus Chambers, and friends  

12:30 p.m.    BBC World Service – Newscast and The Newsroom

1:00 p.m.    The Best of Sally Mauk – Highlights of some great interviews from the MTPR news director.  

2:06 p.m.     Performance Today with Fred Child - Classical music performances with interviews, commentaries, and timely features

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

5:00 p.m.    All Things Considered – In-depth NPR news from around the world

5:30 p.m.    Montana Evening Edition - Montana news and features, plus commentaries by listeners

6:00 p.m.    All Things Considered

6:30 p.m.    National Native News - A five-minute newscast focusing on issues that impact Native Americans such as health care, cultural preservation, education and more

7:30 p.m.    On Being with Krista Tippitt - Kevin Kling is part funny guy, part poet and playwright, part wise man. He’s known for NPR commentaries in his Minnesota accent that sounds straight out of the movie “Fargo.” With Krista Tippett, you’ll hear his special angle on life’s humor and its ruptures.

8:30 p.m.    What I Like About Jazz special with John Arvish and special guests

9:30 p.m.    Blues on the Move - Blues from early roots to current hits with John Arvish, Joan Richarde, or Phil Hamilton
        
11:30 p.m.    Recorded music with John Myers