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Behind The Scenes Of 'Yellowstone in Four Seasons' From MontanaPBS

"Yellowstone in Four Seasons" premieres on MontanaPBS Monday March 13 at 7:00 p.m.

"It's what I call pretty pictures with music," says producer Daniel Dauterive. "It's designed to be a nice break from the world. We're not trying to teach you anything ... we're just saying this is a great park, and here's some great music, enjoy a half hour of letting go of the real world."

"Ninety percent of this program is showcasing what the vast majority of people don't get to see about Yellowstone," says Scott Billadeau, who composed and played the music for this movie.

Learn more from behind the scenes of "Yellowstone in Four Seasons" with producer Daniel Dauterive and musician Scott Billadeau on this episode of "Front Row Center."

Watch "Yellowstone in Four Seasons" on MontanaPBS:

  • Monday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, March 13 at 9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 15 at 11:31 a.m.

Yellowstone National Park is a living, breathing, magical place that speaks volumes, if only we stop long enough to truly listen. Yellowstone has 4 seasons that can change at any time. Summer is for eating, Fall is for mating, Winter is for surviving and Spring is for re- birth. Regardless of the season in Yellowstone, one thing is for certain. There is plenty to marvel at, to absorb, to take in. But the vast common ground of any visit to Yellowstone is this: Mother Nature has worked millions of years to sculpt this grand treasure, and her finest work is on display for us all to appreciate and enjoy. Yellowstone's splendor lies in its solitude, it's grandness, it's complexity and it's simplicity. And for thousands of years this real life drama has performed the same 4 act play over and over again: Yellowstone in Four Seasons.
In 2012 renowned Yellowstone Photographer Tom Murphy agreed to work as a partner with MontanaPBS on a new program Yellowstone in Four Seasons.  The plan was, he would capture Yellowstone National Park as it changes through all 4 seasons.  For over 4 years Murphy wandered through his beloved Yellowstone National Park shooting video instead of stills.  The amazing moving images he captured during that time make up Yellowstone in Four Season.

Michael Marsolek is the program director of Montana Public Radio. He also hosts Tuesday Freeforms and Thursday Morning Classics.