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May 15 - May 21

Here are MTPR program highlights for May 15, 2014 – May 21, 2014

THURSDAY- May 15, 2014

9:05 a.m.   – Telemann: Partita #5 in E minor for Oboe and continuo; Nisle: Septet in Eb major; Stamitz: Symphony in F major “La Chasse”; Haydn: 2 Piano Sonatas #2 in E minor and #10 in G major; Beethoven: Piano Concerto #3 in C minor, Op. 37

1:00 p.m   “Why Does Music Move Us?” – Music exists in every culture.  This program delves deeper into what music can teach us about the human brain.  Program three 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 – Josh Hanagarne, author of the memoir “The World’s Strongest Librarian”

FRIDAY – May 16, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Morning Classics with Linda Talbott – Enrique Albano: Serie Argentina:”De la pampa y los cerros” and Julian Aguirre: Aires Nacionales Argentinos “Triste” both for piano; Luis Bacalov: Triple Concerto for bandoneon, soprano, and orchestra; Fernando Sor: Sonata in C minor, Op. 25, for guitar; Anonymous: Pastoreta Y chepe Flauta for recorder, 2 Violins, Cello, Bass, Guitar, Theorbo, Harpsichord; Alfredo Carrasco: String Quartet in E minor

SATURDAY- May 17, 2014

11:00 a.m.  Lyric Opera of Chicago – Otello (in Italian) composed by Giuseppe Verdi

4:00 p.m.  Radiolab -- “Oops” – A great idea hops off the tracks; a psychologist’s zeal to safeguard national security may have created a terrorist; one community’s effort to protect an endangered bird had deadly consequences

SUNDAY- May 18, 2014

8:00 a.m.  Santa Fe Chamber Music – Marc-André Dalbavie: Piano Quartet; Ludwig Thuille: Sextet for Piano & Winds in B Flat Major, Op. 6

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

11:20 a.m.  The Food Guys - “Peanuts”

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.  LA Philharmonic – Gustavo Dudamel conducts music of Bjarnason, Rachmaninoff, and Stravinsky

MONDAY- May 19, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics – Joachim Raff: 12 Romances en Forme D’Etudes, Op. 8; Pamela Harrison: Vila Sonata; Felix Mendelssohn: Clarinet Sonata in Eb major; Franz Liszt: Les Preludes and Rakoczy March
1:00 p.m.    Alternative Radio - Dave Zirin “The Other Side of Sports”

7:30 p.m.    Indigenous Expressions hosted by David Sam    

TUESDAY – May 20, 2014

9:05 a.m.  Morning Classics with Susan Israel – Beethoven: Cello Sonata in D major, Op. 102 #2; Mozart: Divertimento #11 in D major, k. 251; Chopin: Berceuse in Db major, Op. 57; Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D 956

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 – Liam ? Maonlaí – U2’s Bono calls Hothouse Flowers singer Liam ? Maonlaí  “the best white soul singer in the world.” Long before Liam was blazing trails with that group his deep roots in traditional Irish music kept him grounded amidst rock-star trappings.  Today he balances the two musical worlds with ease and grace.
7:30 p.m.  This American Life

8:30 p.m.  Reflections West  – Stephanie Land reflects on the effort, when necessary, to surrender to nature.  She pairs her thoughts with an essay from Judy Blunt about the merciless blizzard of 1964.

WEDNESDAY- May 21, 2014

9:00  a.m.  Morning Classics - Glazunov: Piano Sonata #1 in Bb minor; Borodín: String Quartet #2 in D major; Muczynski: Sonata for flute and piano, Op. 14; Balakirev: Symphony #1 in C major

1:00 p.m.  Moyers and Company

1:25 p.m.   Living on Earth
8:30 p.m.  What I Like About Jazz - Features small group jazz from 1950 to now

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