February 6 - February 12, 2014

Feb 3, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for February 6 – February 12, 2014

THURSDAY- February 6, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Liszt: Rhapsodie Espagnole; Granados: Quejas o la maja y el ruiseñor; Mozart: Overture from “The       Magic Flute” for Mandolin Quartet; Meyer: Winter’s Chill; Bartok: Roumanian Folk Dances; de Falla 6 Popular Spanish Songs, both fro Mandolin; Freitas-Branco: Violin Sonata #1; Villa-Lobos: Bachianas-Brasileiras #7

1:00 p.m   State of the Re:Union Special:  SOTUR – The Southwestern Range among the most iconic landscapes in America is the Western Range – deep traditions, development pressures, border issues are some of the issues discussed
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 – Marjane Ambler, author of Yellowstone Has Teeth

FRIDAY – February 7, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Locatelli: 2 Sonatas for 2 Violins and Continuo in D major, Op. 8 #8 and in F minor, Op 8 #9; Mozart: Piano Concerto #12 in A major, K. 414 for Piano and String Quartet; Schumann: Piano Quartet in Eb major, Op. 47; Mendelssohn

SATURDAY- February 8, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Dvořak’s  Rusalka

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – FATE AND FORTUNE – This hour we explore the tug of war between destiny and self-determination

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

SUNDAY- February 9, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – As Night Descends

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Gluten, in depth”

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 – “Owl Afternoon”

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— Charles Dutoit conducts music of Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Bartók, and Lou Harrison

MONDAY- February 10, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Guitar selections by Bellinati, Tarrega, & Barrios; Freitas-Branco:  Symphony #4; Goss: The Albeniz Concerto; Boccherini: 2 Quintets for oboe and strings #14 in F major and #15 in D major

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Jules Boykoff – The Olympics: Celebration Capitalism

7:30 p.m.    Langston Hughes – I Too Sing America – hosted by Terrance McKnight, WQXR will dive into songs, cantatas, musicals, and librettos that flowed from Hughes’ pen

TUESDAY – February 11, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Beethoven: Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 102 #1, variations from Handel’s “Judas Maccabaeus”; Purcell: 2 Sonatas for 2 Violins, Bass Viol, and Chamber Organ; Vaughn Williams: Job: A Masque for Dancing

11:00 am    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Pat Metheny Part Two of a special two-part
Pat describes the importance of “story telling” in music composition, even when working with instrumental improvisation

04:00 pm  The Pea Green Boat with Annie Garde -  a show for children of all ages

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West  – James Davenport reflects on the pros and cons of not “getting” pop-culture references.  He pairs his thoughts with a passage by John Steinbeck

WEDNESDAY- February 12, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Chopin: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 8; Stenhammar: String Quartet in F minor; Brahms: Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 108; Hummel: Piano Concerto in Ab major, Op. 113

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.  Starlee Kine presents Dr. Phil – This is a story she did for This American Life that won the Gold Prize at the Third Coast Audio Festival – the story is about heartbreak and songs

8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now