Here are MTPR program highlights for July 3 – July 9, 2014
THURSDAY- July 3, 2014
9:05 a.m. – Morning Classics - Fauré: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 121; Paganiní: Caprices for Violin #1-8; Casella: Symphony #3; Villa-Lobos: Aria from Bachianas-Brasileiras #5 for accordion, mandolin, and double bass
1:00 p.m The Capitol Steps – The July 4th edition of politics takes a holiday.
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 – Book Talk: Chérie Newman, Barbara Theroux, and Zed discuss recently published and forthcoming books.
FRIDAY – July 4, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Edgar Meyer: Quintet for String Quartet and Double Bass; Samuel Barber: Piano Concerto, Op. 38; Selections performed by Mark O’Connor; Antonin Dvořák: Symphony #9 in E minor, Op. 95
SATURDAY- July 5, 2014
11:00 a.m. Lyric Opera of Chicago – “La Clemenza Di Tito” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
4:00 p.m. Radiolab -- “What’s Left When You’re Right” – A series of face-offs that shine light on the human condition, the benefit of coming at something from a different side, and the price of being right.
SUNDAY- July 6, 2014
8:00 a.m. Santa Fe Chamber Music – Robert Schumann: Märchenerzählungen; Johannes Brahms: String Quartet No. 3 in B-Flat Major, Op. 67
11:10 a.m. Front Row Center – The MTPR weekly arts interview
11:20 a.m. The Food Guys - “Chocolate Mess”
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 – “Pinedrops”
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. LA Philharmonic – Gustavo Dudamel conducts music of Brahms and Norman
MONDAY- July 7, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics – Mozart: Adagio & Rondo in C minor, K. 617 for lute, oboe, viola, cello, and piano; quartet for oboe, violin, viola, and cello, K. 370; Cherubini: 3 overtures; Kuhlau: flute quintet in D major, Op. 51 #1; Vivaldi: 2 Bassoon Concertos, RV 480 and RV 494
1:00 p.m. Alternative Radio - Richard Wolff, Naked Capitalism
7:30 p.m. Notes on Summer - A variety of music, sounds, and summer facts take you to the beach, the mountains, summer movies, baseball games, and summer camp, all with a dash of lightning and a cool summer breeze
TUESDAY – July 8, 2014
9:05 a.m. Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Haydn: Symphony #24 in D major; Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25; Mendelssohn: Variations Concertantes in D major, Op. 17; Song Without Words in D major, Op 109; Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
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 – Cyril Neville –A percussionist and singer, Cyril Neville is the youngest of the legendary Neville Brothers and a member of the hugely influential group The Meters
7:30 p.m. This American Life
8:30 p.m. Reflections West – Kathleen Welsch speaks to the value of protecting those things that cannot protect themselves, including the Earth. She pairs her thoughts with a recent statement from the Indigenous Elders and Medicine Peoples Council.
WEDNESDAY- July 9, 2014
9:00 a.m. Morning Classics - Frank Bridge: Piano Quintet in D minor; John Ireland: Piano Concerto in Eb; Alec Wilder: Sonata – Fantasy for Piano; Suite for Piano IV; Arnold Bax: Symphony #1 in Eb major
1:00 p.m. Moyers and Company
1:25 p.m. Fly Fishing in Montana. An ancient pastime explored in the lives, lore and literature of anglers. The producer takes lessons from one of Montana's legendary fly fishers and in the process visits towns, streams, history and saloons, hears whopping fish stories and catches a trout in the land of the Big Sky.
8:30 p.m. What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now