May 8 - 14

May 5, 2014

Here are MTPR program highlights for May 8, 2014 – May 14, 2014

THURSDAY- May 8, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Gates: Flute Sonata, Rio Bound for clarinet and piano; Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue for Piano solo, Three Preludes; Antheil: A jazz Symphony; Milhaud: Le Printemps, Op. 18, Cinema – Fantaisie d’apres Le Boeuf sur le toit, Op. 586; Bax: Spring Fire Symphony

1:00 p.m   “Why Do We Share” – Are humans basically giving or basically selfish?  Program two from the month long series, “The Really Big Questions”

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 – Adrianne Harun, author of ‘A Man Came Out of a Door in the Mountain’

FRIDAY – May 9, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Morning Classics with Linda Talbott – Dukas: Piano Sonata in Eb minor; Harbach: Rustic Scene for viola and piano; Emanations from the sacred harp for cello and piano; Honegger: Violin Sonata in D minor; Vaugh Williams: Serenade to music (orchestral version); Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring; Elgar: March Imperial, Op. 32

SATURDAY- May 10, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Metropolitan Opera – Rossini’s La Cenerentola

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -- “Patient Zero” – Including the story of perhaps the most iconic Patient Zero of all time:  Typhoid Mary.

SUNDAY- May 11, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music – Frédéric Chopin: Bacarolle in F Sharp Major, Op. 60; Ernest Chausson: Concerto for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet in D Major, Op. 21

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Baked Polenta with Spinach and Leeks”

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 – “Animal Curiosity”

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— Gustavo Dudamel conducts music of Bjarnason, Rachmaninoff, and Stravinsky

MONDAY- May 12, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Copland: Duo for Violin and Piano; Dave and Chris Brubeck: Ansel Adams, America for Piano; Mark Abel: Five Poems of Rainer Maria Rillce; Edward Elgar: Symphony #1 in Ab major, Op. 55
1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Pratap Chatterjee – “Outsourcing the War on Terror”

7:30 p.m.    A&M 50th Anniversary – A mission to Rock
Music by The Police, Styx, Supertramp, Joe Cocker, Soundgarden and more    

TUESDAY – May 13, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Dussek: Piano Sonata #25 in D major, Op. 69 #3; Spohr: Sechs Salonstücke for Violin and Piano, Op. 135; Roumi Petrova: Cello Sonata #1; Tchaikovsky: Symphony #2 in C minor, Op. 17 “Little Russian”

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 – John Butler is considered a driving force in progressive folk. His group Le Vent du Nord captures the energy and mirth of a Saturday night kitchen party, infusing Old Québec with a breath of fresh, cosmopolitan air.
7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West  – Kaya Juda-Nelson reflects on finding her place in nature; she pairs her thoughts with a passage by the Navajo artist Tony Abetyta

WEDNESDAY- May 14, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Fauré: 3 Nocturnes, Op. 33 #1-3 for Piano; Barcarolle #2, Op. 41 for Piano; Eduard Franck: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 53; Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor; César Franck: Symphony in D minor

1:00 p.m.  MTPR Special – Moyers and Company
8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now