Here are MTPR program highlights for July 24 – July 30, 2014
THURSDAY- July 24, 2014
9:05 a.m. – Morning Classics - Bach: Sinfonia #2 in C minor, BWV 788 and Sinfonia #9 in F minor, BWV 795 for piano; Mozart: Divertimento in Eb major, K. 563; Heinichen: Two Concerti Grossi: in F major and G major; Reinecke: Cello Concerto in D minor, Op. 82
1:00 p.m Road Trip - in this Hearing Voices special, Larry Massett spends a “Long Day on the Road” with ex-KGB in the Republic of Georgia. Scott Carrier starts in Salt Lake and ends on the Atlantic in this cross-country "Hitchhike." Lemon Jelly adds beats to the life of a "Ramblin' Man." The band Richmond Fontaine sends musical postcards from the flight of "Walter On the Lam." And Mark Allen tells a tale of a tryst with a "Kinko's Crackhead."
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 – Allen Jones, publisher and owner of Bangtail Press
FRIDAY – July 25, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Beethoven: Variations on Six National Airs, Op. 105 and 12 Variations on the Menuett à la Vigano for piano; Roger Quilter: Where the Rainbow Ends – Suite, Sir Edward German: Three Dances from Henry VIII; Edward Elgar: Selections for Violin and Piano; Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony #3 in A minor, Op. 56 “Scottish”
SATURDAY- July 26, 2014
11:00 a.m. LA Opera – “Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)” by Wolfgant Amadeus Mozart
4:00 p.m. Radiolab -- “Who Am I?” – The “mind” and “self” were formerly the domain of philosophers and priests. But in this discussion, neurologists lead the charge on profound questions like “How does the brain make me?”
SUNDAY- July 27, 2014
8:00 a.m. Center Stage from Wolftrap - Hugo Wolf, Alban Berg, Johannes Brahms, Lera Auerbach
11:10 a.m. Front Row Center – The MTPR weekly arts interview
11:20 a.m. The Food Guys - “Bok Choy”
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 – “Common Loons”
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: Suite No. 1 from The Tempest; Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D Major (Leila Josefowicz, violin); Ades: ...but all shall be well; Debussy: La mer; Dvorak: The Water Goblin (Sir Mark Elder, conductor)
MONDAY- July 28, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Le Clair: 2 Sonatas for 2 violins: #2 in E and #3 in D; Devienne: Trio #6 in G major, Op. 17, for bassoon, violin and cello; Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor, Op. 10 #2 – La Notte and Concerto in D major, Op. 10 #3 – Il Gardellino; Telemann: Concerto Primo in G major and Quatuor #6 in E minor; Bach: Orchestral Suite #1 in C major
1:00 p.m. Alternative Radio - Glenn Greenwald – Unmasking the NSA
7:30 p.m. Monday Special – Indigenous Expression – featuring the music of Jim Boyd, Tom Morello, and Los Lonely Boys, among others. Produced for MTPR by David Sam.
TUESDAY – July 29, 2014
9:05 a.m. Haydn: 2 “London” Sonatas for piano: #61 in D major and #59 in Eb major; Vivaldi: 2 Concerti, Op. 8: #11 in D major, RV 210 and in G major, RV 516; Beethoven: Trio in Eb major, Op. 3; Stamitz: Symphony in Eb major
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 – Bozeman composer and jazz pianist Eric Funk has been featured on NPR's Morning Edition and Performance Today among many other programs. Funk is also the host of the Emmy Award winning Montana PBS series "11th and Grant."
8:30 p.m. Reflections West – Dale Gillespie reflects on how our attachment to landscape is driven by the memory of small details. He pairs this with a passage from Wallace Stegner.
WEDNESDAY- July 30, 2014
9:00 a.m. Morning Classics - Strauss: Piano Trio #1 in A major; Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op. 13; Korngold: Symphony in F#, Op. 40
1:00 p.m. Moyers and Company
1:25 p.m. "Montana Folk Fest 2014: Art Car Culture" - In its fourth year, the 'Richest Hill on Earth' not only hosted a slew of internationally renowned musicians and visual artists, but unfurled its "Culture of the Car" celebration, demonstrating that folk art thrives everywhere - on the stage, the canvas, even the hood of a station wagon.
8:30 p.m. What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now