August 8 - August 14, 2013

Aug 7, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for August 8– August 14, 2013.

THURSDAY- August 8, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics
Bach:  Keyboard Concerto in E major, BWV 1053; Mozart: Serenata Notturna in D, k. 239; Mozart: Symphony #31 in D, kv 297 \"Paris\"; Weber: Clarinet Quintet, Op. 34; Vivaldi: Two Concerti Op. 11 #2 in E minor and Op. 11 #3 in A major

1:05 p.m   Intelligence Squared Debate – Is Cutting the Pentagon’s Budget a Gift to our Enemies?  Could the sequester be a rare opportunity to overhaul the armed forces, or will its impact damage military readiness and endanger national security?  

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question – Poet Zan Bockes talks about and reads from her collection, “Caught in Passing”

FRIDAY – August 9, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Linda Talbott
Bottesini: Fantasy on themes from "La Sonnambula"; Introduction and variations on "The Carnival of Venice"; Bizet: Symphony in C; Hoffmeister:  Double Bass Quartet #4 in D major; Beethoven: Piano Concerto #1 in C major        

SATURDAY- August 10, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Los Angeles Opera - The Flying Dutchman in German

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -  “The Bad Show” – Begins with a chilling statistic:  91% of men and 84% of women have fantasized about killing someone.  Then, reconsidering what Stanley Milgrim’s famous experiment really revealed about human nature.  

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

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

SUNDAY- August 11, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – Haydn:  String Quartet No. 27 in D Major, Op. 20, No. 4, Hob. III:34; Arnold Schoenberg:  Chamber Symphony No. 2 in E-Flat Minor, Op. 38

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center –

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys – “Food Science 4:  Mayonnaise”

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 – "Huckleberries" – 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. Salonen: Nyx; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Lutoslawski: Les espaces du sommeil; Tchaikovsky; Francesca da Rimini

MONDAY- August 12, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with William Marcus
Philip Gates:  A Garland for Gatsby; Sir Arnold Bax:  Piano Trio in Bb major; Arthur Sullivan:  Overtura di Ballo; Edward Elgar:  Variations on an Original Theme - "Enigma"

7:30 p.m.  The Harry Nilsson special  - Schmecial
Harry Nilsson followed his own path. He was part iconoclast and part storyteller, and his curiosity, sense of humor and dramatic flair led him to create an extremely wide range of music

TUESDAY – August 13, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel
Von Krufft:  Horn Sonata in E major; Schumann:  Carnaval, Op. 9, for brass; Rabaud:  Solo de Concours, Op. 10, for clarinet and piano; Brahms:  Piano Concerto #1 in D minor, Op. 15

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Mary Chapin Carpenter – Part Two– delves further into her writing process and the personal struggles that inspired “Ashes and Roses,”  her most recent recording

7:30 p.m.  This American Life –

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West - Danell Jones reflects on how landscapes inspire visions.  She chose a passage by visionary writer Virginia Woolf as her literary pairing.
8:30 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- August 14, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics
Busoni:  Sonatina #6: Chamber Fantasy on Bizet's Carmen for piano; Gade:  Fantasistykker, Op. 43 for clarinet and piano; Nielsen: Symphony #5, Op. 50; Grieg:  Cello Sonata in A minor, Op. 36; Sibelius: 6 Humoresques for violin and orchestra
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company –

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