MTPR Weekly Highlights
12:42 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

October 3 - October 9, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for September October –October 9, 2013.

THURSDAY- October 3, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Dvorak: Poetic Tone Pictures (selections), Op. 85, for piano; Hagen: Masquerade – Concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra; Spohr: Potpourri #4 in B major, Op. 24; Suk: Ripening, Op. 34

1:05 p.m   Freakonomics – Should Tipping Be Banned?
To an economist, tipping is a puzzling behavior – why pay extra when it’s not required? Host, Stephen Dubner looks at why we tip, which factors affect the amount, and whether tipping should perhaps be eliminated altogether

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 – Melissa Kwasny author of “Earth Recitals:  Essays on Image & Vision”

FRIDAY – October 4, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Mozart: Trio Sonata in G major, KV. 496; Colin: 34d Solo de Concert for oboe and piano, Op. 40; Myslivecek:  Cello concerto in C major; Hummel: Piano Sonata #9 in C major; Dussek: Piano Sonata Op. 6,  Elegie Harmonique; Telemann: Overture – Suite in C major

SATURDAY- October 5, 2013

11:00 a.m.  San Francisco Opera – Cosi Fan Tutte, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – “When Brains Attack” – Strange stories of brains that lead their owners astray, knock them off balance, and propel them to do amazing things.  A kid whose voice was disguised from himself, a surreal day in the life of a young researcher hijacked by her own brain, and an ultra-athlete who gained extraordinary abilities

6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective  – “Saw Palmetto I”

6:02 p.m.  A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor

SUNDAY- October 6, 2013

8:00 a.m.  The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center – MTPR’s weekly arts interview program – Kim Anderson and Cherie Newman visit with Michael Marsolek about the upcoming Humanities Montana Festival of the Book

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Apple Pie”

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 – "Leaf Fall" - Information about the flora and fauna of western and central Montana by the Montana Natural History Center

4:00 p.m.  TED Radio Hour -

7:00 p.m.  The San Francisco Symphony

MONDAY- October 7, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Rossini:  Pèches de Vieillesse, Vol. 7; Wagner:  Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg – Prelude to Act 1; Verdi:  Arias from “Don Carlo”; Verdi:  String Quartet in E minor; Salieri: Concerto for oboe, violin, cello, and orchestra in D major – “triple” concerto

1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio – Vandana Shiva – Food Security & GMOs

7:30 p.m.  You Must Remember This – with host Allen Secher
The 40s and 50s we sat around campfires and dormitories singing folk songs.  This show revels in the charisma of Woody Guthrie, Lead Belly and the Weavers

TUESDAY – October 8, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Ries:  Piano Sonata in A major, Op. 160; Mozart: German Danoes, KV  586; Schubert:  Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano;  CPE Bach: Cello concerto in B-flat major

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – Josh Harty - Touring across continents, Josh’s unique blend of American music has become a must-hear for those who keep the tradition of county, blues, and folk close to their hearts.  The son of a North Dakota preacher/police chief, Harty’s music proves that good story telling combined with journeyman musicianship is as American as music gets

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West - Kristi Hager reflects on art and grit in the West, pairing her thoughts with her favorite historical figure, the frontier photographer, Evelyn Cameron
        
8:35 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- October 9, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Boccherini:  Two String Quartets:  #1 in D major, and #4 in G minor; Rontgen:  Cello Concerto #1; Rameau: Suite in G major for harpsichord; Grieg:  From Holberg’s Time, Op. 40
 
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company  

8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - with John Arvish