January 2 - January 8, 2014

Dec 30, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for January 2 – January 8, 2014

THURSDAY- January 2, 2014

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Mauro Giuliani:  Variation for violin and guitar, Op. 24a; Anna Amelia of Prussia: Sonata in F for flute and basso continuo; J.S. Bach: 2 oboe concerti in D minor, BWV 1029 and in A major, BWV 1055; Ferruci Busoni: Fantasia after J.S. Bach and Canonie Variations and fugue; Muzio Clementi: Symphony #4 in D major

1:00 p.m   An Intelligence Squared Debate – Has the constitutional right to bear arms outlived its usefulness?  

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 – Great Falls author Jamie Ford talks about his new novel Songs of Willow Frost

FRIDAY – January 3, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Enescu: Violin Sonata in A minor “Torso”; Taneyev: String Quartet #7 in Eb major; Monteverdi: Ecco Momorar; Bartok: Folk Song Suite; Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto #3 in D minor, Op. 30

SATURDAY- January 4, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Mozart’s  The Magic Flute

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – TIME – We try our hand at unlocking time – we stretch and bend it, wrestle with its subjective nature, and strategize ways to standardize it

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

SUNDAY- January 5, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Chamber Music series

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “How To Cook With Oils”

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 – “The Eyes of Jumping Spiders” Information about the flora and fauna of western and central Montana by the Montana Natural History Center

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— Pablo Heras-Casado conducts music of Stravinsky, Ravel, Dallapiccola, Falla, and Schumann

MONDAY- January 6, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Boehm:  “Nel Cor Piu non mi sento” from the opera “La Molinara” for flute and piano; Glazunov: Symphony #8 in Eb major, Op. 83; Tchaikovsky: Music from “The Sleeping Beauty” for piano; Tartini: 2 violin concerti – in A minor, D. 114 and in D major, D. 25

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio

7:30 p.m.  You Must Remember This with host Allen Secher

TUESDAY – January 7, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Wallace: Selections for piano; Gates: Sonata for clarinet and piano; Higdon: An exaltation of larks for string quartet; Vaughn Williams: Symphony #7 “Sinfonia Antartica”

11:00 am    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Bill Payne – Robben Ford, blues and jazz singer, songwriter and interpreter, and guitartist extraordinaire reflects on his career and choices made on his path to a highly acclaimed and respected career spanning more than 30 years

04:00 pm    The Pea Green Boat with Annie Garde

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West  – Toby Thompson reflects on the human ethic of sharing the land with wildlife.  She pairs her own thoughts with a prose poem by Charles Finn.        

WEDNESDAY- January 8, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Danzi: Symphony in Bb major; Vivaldi: Cello Sonata in Bb major, RV 45; Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F major, Op. 75; Beethoven: 33 variations on a waltz by Anton Diabelli, Op. 120, for piano

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

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