August 1 - August 7, 2013

Jul 31, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for August 1 – August 7, 2013.

THURSDAY- August 1, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics
Jerome Moross:  Sonata for Piano Duet and String Quartet in G major; Erich Korngold: Piano Trio in D, Op. 1; Louis-Moreau Gottschalk:  Berceuse, Op. 47; Manchega, Op. 38; Le Banjo, Op. 15; David Maslanka: O Earth, O Stars

1:05 p.m   Freakonomics special:  The Truth is Out There…Isn’t It?

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question –
Craig Johnson talks about “A Serpent’s Tooth” the 9th book in his Walt Longmire mystery series

FRIDAY – August 2, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Linda Talbott
Tchaikovsky: Children's Album for piano; Pergolesi: Sinfonia for cello and continuo; Tartini: Two Sonatas for solo violin #4 in C major and #5 in F major; Schickelle:  Serenade for Three; Stravinsky:  Pulcinella ballet music

SATURDAY- August 3, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Los Angeles Opera - Madama Butterly in Italian

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -  “Hidden Truths” –Stories about uncovering surprising truths hidden in plain sight.  Errol Morris launches a sublime and somewhat ludicrous investigation into a famous war photograph, two blind men take different views on a world in front of their eyes, and the true nature of a friend is revealed after his mysterious death.

6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective  – “Mugwort”

6:02 p.m.  A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

SUNDAY- August 4, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – Beethoven: String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9, No. 3; Fritz Kreisler:  String Quartet in A Minor

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center –

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys – “Food Science 3:  Green Color in Salads and Sauces”

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 – " Wild Turkey Roosts"– a program of the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour -

7:00 p.m.  L.A. Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts music of Beethoven and Lutoslawski

MONDAY- August 5, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with William Marcus
F.J. Haydn:  String Quartet in G minor, Op. 20 #3; Telemann:  Two Concerti for flute, violin, viola da gamba, and continuo in D major and G major; Chopin: Nocturne in Bb minor, Op. 9 #1; Chopin:  Polonaise in Ab major, Op. 53; Schumann:  Fairy Tale Narrations for Violin, Viola, & Piano, Op. 132; Schubert:  Symphony #2 in B major, D. 125

7:30 p.m.  Allen Secher’s “You Must Remember This”

TUESDAY – August 6, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel
Bach:  Sonata #3 for 2 flutes and continuo, in G minor BWV  1029; Spohr: String Quartet #22 in D minor, Op. 74 #3; Chopin: Piano Sonata #3 in B minor, Op. 58; Haydn:  2 Nocturnes: #5 in C major and #6 in G major

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Mary Chapin Carpenter – Part One  – Multiple Grammy award winning singer songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter makes her debut appearance on MS.  Her most recent recording “Ashes and Roses” deals with her journey dealing with divorce, a life-threatening illness and the death of her father…all in the same year.  A much anticipated visit to the program from a most respected artist.

7:30 p.m.  This American Life –

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West
Bill Kamowski reflects on the lost mining towns throughout the West. He calls upon Ivan Doig’s recent novel Work Song as his literary passage
8:30 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- August 7, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics
Mozart: Violin Sonata in Bb major, k. 454; Mendelssohn:  Symphony #1 in C minor, Op.11; Schubert:  Piano Sonata in Eb major, D. 568; Sarasate:  Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25 for violin and orchestra; Zigeanerweisen, Op. 20 for violin and orchestra
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company –

8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - with John Arvish