July 18 - July 24, 2013

Jul 17, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for July 18-July 24, 2013.

THURSDAY- July 18, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics
Ravel:  Introduction & Fillegro for harp and ensemble; Roussel:  Serenade for harp and ensemble; Schoenberg:  Verklarte Nacht, Op. 4; Wagner:  Piano Sonata in A major, WWV 26, Op. 4 - Grosse Sonata; Schulhoff:  Duo for violin and cello

1:05 p.m   State of the Re:Union – American Graduate special
This program takes a closer look at school, community, and the drop out crisis in this country.  With reporting from both urban and rural schools, and interviews with education experts, this program looks at strategies that get to the heart of what makes students want to learn

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question –
Nakoda poet and cultural historian, Minerva Allen - Lodgepole, Montana, author of “Nakoda Sky People” and “Stories From The Elders:  Nakoda Horse Society”

FRIDAY – July 19, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Linda Talbott
Tansman: 24 Intermezzi, books 1 and 2 for piano; Scotto:  Sous Les Ponts de Paris for 12 cellos; Faure: Pavane for 12 cellos; Godard:  Berceuse piano trio; Schoenfield: Cafe music piano trio; Honegger: Violin Sonata #2, H. 24; Milhaud:  LeTrain Bleu ballet music


SATURDAY- July 20, 2013

11:00 a.m.  Los Angeles Opera
The Two Foscari in Italian composed by Giuseppe Verdi

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -  “Parasites”  - Could parasites be the shadowy hands that pull the strings of life?  We explore nature’s moochers, with tales of lethargic farmers, zombie cockroaches, and even mind-controlled humans (kinda, maybe).  And we examine claims that some parasites may actually be good for you.

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

6:02 p.m.  A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor
This week our summer rebroadcasts roll on with a show from September 2011 at The Fitzgerald Theater. Nick Lowe performs "Somebody Cares for Me," Dave Moore asks "Who Stole the Preacher's Whiskey," Megan Fischer sings "Under the Bamboo Tree," and Andra Suchy joins GK for a medley of classic country songs. In Lake Wobegon, Darlene encounters a coyote that resembles her Uncle Jack.

SUNDAY- July 21, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – Beethoven: Piano Trio in C minor, Opus 1, #3; Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No 1 in E major, Opus 9

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center –
11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys – “Food Science 1:  Basic Food Elements”

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 – " Gopher Snakes"
A program of the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour -

6:00 p.m.  On The Media - features a talk with Tampa Bay Times media critic Eric Deggans about how race, justice and accountability are discussed in the aftermath of the Zimmerman trial. Also, the complicated media spectacle of the Tour de France

7:00 p.m.  L.A. Philharmonic
Marin Alsop conducts; Barber: Essay No 2; Golijov: Azul; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6, “Pathetique”

MONDAY- July 22, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with William Marcus
Corelli: 2 Violin Sonatas - #5 in G minor and #6 in A major; Mozart:  Adagio & Fugue in C minor, k. 546, for string quartet; Danzi:  Symphony in D major, P. 223; Mozart:  String Quintet in C major, k. 515; Vivaldi:  2 Concerti, Op. 8 #6 in C major, RV180 and #7 in D minor, RV 242

7:30 p.m.  Jazzing the Cool – a one hour program of classic jazz.  Ted Gioia, author of “The Birth and The Death of The Cool” joins the program for a look at the relationship between “cool” and jazz.  Music of Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Lester Young, Bix Beiderbecke, Chet Baker, and Gerry Mulligan is featured

7:30 p.m.  TUESDAY - July 23, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel
Le Clair:  Sonata in G major, Book 3, #7, for Viols & Harpsichord; Boccherini:  Symphony #3 in E-flat major; Vivaldi:  Guitar Concerto in D major, RV 93; Telemann:  2 Quartets - Concerto Primo in G major, and Quatuor #2 in A minor; Vivaldi:  2 Concerti for alto recorder - Op. 10 #5 in F major, RV 434, and Op. 10 #6 in G major, RV 437
1:00 p.m.  Home Ground Radio with Brian Kahn

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Ivan and Alyosha – Seattle based folk-pop, indie-rock band Ivan and Alyosha get their band name from Dostoyevsky, but their music is accessible as American pine.  Adventurous playing and writing yet aimed for the highest common denominator instead of the lowest.

7:30 p.m.  This American Life –

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West
Bill Wyman reflects on growing up in the West, building a bond with the land, and the sadness of seeing it abused. He pairs it with a passage called “Coming Home” from the recent collection West of 98
9:00 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- July 24, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics
Robert Schumann: 3 Romances, Op. 94, for Clarinet and Piano; L.V. Beethoven:  Piano Sonata #14 in C# minor, Op. 27 #2 - "Moonlight Sonata"; Anton Bruckner:  Symphony #5 in B-flat major

1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company - Guest, Baldemar Velásquez - a 1989 MacArthur Fellow - joins Bill to talk about the ongoing David vs. Goliath struggles to ensure fairness for American farmworkers

7:30 p.m.  On Being with Krista Tippitt  -

8:25 p.m.  Mountain West Voices with host, Clay Scott
A program featuring the extraordinary stories of ordinary people throughout the Rocky Mountain West

8:30 p.m.  What I like About Jazz