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

1:06 p.m   Global Water Scarcity: Combating Drought - Millions of farmers in California, Africa, and South Asia are all facing severe water issues.  In times of drought or overuse of rainwater, many of them are racing to sink new wells to reach the last clean source of groundwater

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 – Christine Byle, author of the memoir ‘Dirt Work: An Education in the Woods’

FRIDAY – August 22, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Chedeville: 2 Sonatas form “Il Pastor Fido”, #1 in C & #2 in C; Vivaldi: Sonata in G minor for flute, oboe, bassoon and piano; Boccherini: Symphony #3 in C major; Couperin: Duexieme Ordre – L’Esapgnole from Les nations: Salieri: Concerto for flute, oboe & orchestra in C major

SATURDAY- August 23, 2014

11:00 a.m.  San Francisco Opera – “Mefistofele” by Arrigo Boito

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab  – “Escape”  – Stories about traps, getaways, perpetual cycles and staggering breakthoughs

SUNDAY- August 24, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Center Stage from Wolf Trap – music of Schmeizer, Lalliet and Bermel

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center – The MTPR weekly arts interview: The Werner Quartet performing at St. Timmothy’s Summer Music Festival finale today

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - Greg Patent and Jon Jackson talk seasonal melons – good? ripe?   

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

12:25 p.m.   Field Notes – “Pine Beetle Chirps”

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.  Chicago Symphony Orchestra – Sibelius: Four legends from the Kalevala, also Symphony #7; Bartok: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin; Mozart: Adagio and Fugue; Clyne: <<rewind>>

MONDAY- August 25, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – CPE Bach: Sonata for Flute & harpsichord in D major; JCF Bach: Trio for flute, continuo & cello in D major; Weber: Symphony # 2 in C major; Handel: Keyboard Suites - #1 in A and #6 in F-sharp minor; Mozart: Piano Concerto #22 in E-flat
1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio  

7:30 p.m.    Crown Guitar Festival Preview - featuring the guitarists performing at this week’s festival in Bigfork. Dweezil Zappa, Mike Stern, Ana Popovic, Emily Elbert, Shelby Lynn, Lee Ritenour, David Leisner, and John Oates.

TUESDAY – August 26, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Grieg: Violin Sonata #1 in F, Op. 8; Higdon: Light Refracted, for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano; Debussy: Ouverture Diane, also L’enfant Prodique –Scene Lyrique, exerpts; Holst: The Planets, Po. 32

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 – Sean Watkins – Nickel Creek singer and guitarist stopped by the MTPR studios recently to play some tunes live and talk shop with host John Floridis. Sean talks about both the new Nickel Creek album and his own new solo release.

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West – Toni Truesdale reflects on historical fad of Penny Postcards – paired with the contents of seven card written by two homesteading sisters in Montana

WEDNESDAY- August 27, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics – Chopin: Piano Sonata #1 in C minor, Op. 4; Schubert: Violin Sonata in A mionr, D. 385; Dussek: Symphonies in B-flat major and in A major; Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20

1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company

1:25 p.m.   Of The West with Philip Aaberg – The monthly show
8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now