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September 5 - September 11, 2013

Here are MTPR program highlights for September 5– September 11, 2013.

THURSDAY- September 5, 2013

9:05 a.m.   Morning Classics – Dvorak:  Serenade in D minor, Op. 44; Brahms:  Eleven Chorale Preludes, Op. 122 for brass quintet; Francaix:  Dixtuor for wind quintet and string quintet; Tchaikovsky: Voyevoda

1:05 p.m   An American Radioworks Documentary – One Child at a time: Custom Learning in the Digital Age. Experts say technology creates new ways for schools to customize education for each student. This program takes listeners to schools that are reinventing their approach to education, and explores how teaching and learning change when personalization replaces one-size-fits-all in the classroom

7:30 p.m.  The Write Question – Rick Bass, author of ‘All the Land to Hold Us’

FRIDAY – September 6, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Mendelssohn: Viola Sonata in C minor; Mozart:  Piano Concerto #13 in C major, k. 415 for piano and string quartet; Locatelli:  Trio Sonata in D minor for 2 violins and basso continuo, Op. 5 #5; Schumann: Symphony #2 in C major, Op. 61

SATURDAY- September 7, 2013

11:00 a.m.  San Francisco Opera – The Capulets and the Montagues

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab – “Colors” – To what extent is color a physical thing in the physical world, and to what extent is it created in our minds?  From why is the sky blue, to a sea creature that sees a rainbow way beyond anything humans can experienced, and a woman who may see thousands more colors than the rest of us

6:00 p.m.  The Plant Detective  – “Sage”

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

SUNDAY- September 8, 2013

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival – Niccoló Paganini: Selection of Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1: No. 1 & No. 7; Helen Grime:  Snow and Snow for Clarinet, Viola & Piano; Amy Beach:  Piano Quintet in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 67; George Gershwin/arr. Earl Wild:  Somebody Loves Me; I Got Rhythm

11:10 a.m.  Front Row Center – Allan R. Scott music director and conductor of the Helena Symphony is Michael’s guest. 

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Corn”

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 – "One Eye Open" - 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.  L.A. Philharmonic - Gustavo Dudamel conducts Adams’ “The Gospel According to the Other Mary”

MONDAY- September 9, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Arensky:  Suite #3 for 2 pianos, Op. 33 "Variations"; Kodaly:  Duo for violin and cello, Op. 7; Rachmaninov:  Zdes' Khorosho for trumpet and orchestra; Glinka:  Viola Sonata; Tchaikovsky:  Orchestral Suite #2 in C major, Op. 53

1:00 p.m. Alternative Radio

7:30 p.m.  Sly and the Family Stone – “Higher” – The Monday Music Special

TUESDAY – September 10, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – F.J. Haydn:  Piano Trio in Ab, Hob. XV:14; Frederic Chopin:  12 Etudes, Op. 10 for piano; Franz Schubert: Symphony #8 in C major, D. 944

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

1:30 p.m.  Musician’s Spotlight – NPR and Prairie Home Companion favorites The Wailin’ Jenny’s

7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West - Elizabeth Wood reflects on the hollowing out of the rural West.  For her literary pairing, she chose a passage from the American playwright, Horton Foote
8:35 p.m.  Selected Shorts

WEDNESDAY- September 11, 2013

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – J.S. Bach:  Partita #2 in C minor, BWV 826, for piano; Max Reger:  Clarinet Sonata in Bb major, Op. 107; Sinigaglia:  Romanza for horn and string orchestra; Mozart:  Requiem, k. 626
1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company 

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

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