March 20 - 26

Mar 18, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for March 20 – March 26, 2014

THURSDAY- March 20, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Morning Classics  – Debussy: Printemps Suite and Divertissement for Piano Duo; Beethoven: Violin Sonata #5 in F major, Op. 24,“Spring”; Greig: The Mountain Maid for Trumpet and Piano; Schumann: Symphony #1 in Bb major, Op. 38 “Spring”

1:00 p.m   Notes on Spring – A seasonal special, music and information about the promising resurgence of spring, including facts about the featured music.

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 – Bryce Andrews, author of the memoir “Badluck Way”

FRIDAY – March 21, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Zelenka: Sonata #6 for 2 Oboes, Bassoon, and Continuo; Halvorsen: Passacaglia in G minor; Tcherepnin: Piano Concerto #6, Op. 99; Mathieu: Quintet for Piano and String Quartet; Auric: La Pastorale

SATURDAY- March 22, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Berg’s Wozzeck

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – “Pop Music” – We ask how songwriters create songs seemingly out of the ether and examine why some songs stick in our heads and some transcend cultural differences.

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

SUNDAY- March 23, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Shostakovich Quartets II

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “The Marvels in Your Mouth”

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 – “Canada Thistle”

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.  Missoula Symphony— Bam! Beethoven, with guest pianist Lisa

MONDAY- March 24, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics  – Devienne: 2 Trios for Bassoon, Violin, and Cello, Op. 17, #3 and 4; Rossini: Prelude, Theme, and Variations for Horn and Piano; Rossini: Fantasie for Clarinet and Piano; Haydn: Scena di Berenice – Cantata for Soprano and Orchestra; Haydn: Armida Overture; Veracini: 2 Overtures, #3 in Bb Major and #4 in F major; Vivaldi: 2 Bassoon Concerti in C major, RV 474 and in C minor, RV 480

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Max Blumenthal – Goliath Israel

7:30 p.m.    Indigenous Expression show with David Sam – enjoy music from Shape Shifter, Carlos Santa’s CD dedicated to North American Indian Nations, the Sugar Man, Wayquay, the Nevile Brothers, Richie Havens, The Chamber Brothers, Tha Tribe, and others.

TUESDAY – March 25, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics  – Schreck: Oboe Sonata, Op. 13; David: Schubertiade; Brahms: Piano Sonata #2 in F # minor, Op. 2
11:00 am    Freeforms with Michael Marsolek

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Cyril Neville - The youngest of the legendary Neville brothers and a member of the hugely influential group The Meters

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West  – Bud Cheff reflects on the enduring ties between two families, one white, one Indian, on the Flathead reservation.  He pairs his thoughts with a poem by Olivia Stiffler.

WEDNESDAY- March 26, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Reger: Albumblatt, Op. 87 #1 in Bb major and Romance, Op. 87 #2 in E minor both for violin and piano; Nielsen: chamber selections for winds; Grieg: Land Sighting, Op. 31, Two Choruses from Sigurd Jorsalfar; Bach: Partita #4 in D major for Piano, BWV 828; Rontgen: Symphony #19 – “B.A.C.H.”

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