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8:00pm

Mon August 13, 2012
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RISE: Climate Change and Coastal Communities

Airs Monday, August 13 at 8:00 p.m.
Program Two: Facing the Riding Tide

Even when we do understand climate change and it’s impacts, we often do nothing. Why is this? Part Two brings us portraits of two families, a farmer and a land developer. The Mellos and the Fosters provide two different answers to this question.

11:09pm

Sat August 11, 2012
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America's Music Festivals: Tanglewood Music Festival

Airs Monday, August 13 at 11:00 a.m.  Can there be any more beautiful place than the Berkshires in the summer? 210 acres of lawns and meadows echo with the dulcet sounds of classical music every summer in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. Held on the beautiful grounds of the Tanglewood estate, the Tanglewood Music Festival is one of the country’s largest, oldest and best-known festival. Each year, the festival attracts over 350,000 visitors. Each season offers not only a vast quantity of music, but also a vast range of musical forms and styles, all of it presented with a regard for artistic excellence that makes the festival unique.

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3:00pm

Sat August 11, 2012
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Russian Accents: Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky and the Piano

Airs Saturday, August 11 at 3:00 p.m. Join us for Part four of an exploration of the piano music of Rachmaninoff with commentary by Valery Gergiev, Alexander Toradze, Gianandrea Noseda and Joseph Horowitz. All performances on this program are live except for Rachmaninoff's 1929 performance.  In this hour we'll hear Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 with Alexander Toradze as the pianist and the Mariinski Theatre
Orchestra under Valery Gergiev. We close the hour with Rachmaninoff's Etude Tableau in E Minor, Op. 39 featuring pianist Vakhtang Kodanashvili.

9:00pm

Fri August 10, 2012
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Elton John: Love Is The Cure

Airs Friday, August 10 at 9:00 p.m.   In an exclusive, authorized one-hour special, Love Is The Cure,  Elton John conveys the personal toll AIDS has taken on his life - and his infinite determination to stop its spread. Listeners will hear Elton's story in his own words interspersed with some of his classic music. such as "Crocodile Rock", "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting", "Rocket Man", "Tiny Dancer", and  "Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding".

In the 1980s, Elton John saw friend after friend, loved one after loved one, perish needlessly from AIDS. Since then, Elton has dedicated himself to overcoming the plague and the stigma of AIDS through the Elton John AIDS Foundation, which has raised and donated $275 million to fighting the disease worldwide. Elton's new book, Love Is The Cure, is his personal account of his life during the AIDS epidemic, including stories of his close friendships with Ryan White, Freddie Mercury, Princess Diana, Elizabeth Taylor, and others, and the story of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.  Now Elton shares these stories with the public radio audience. Love is the Cure is produced by Denny Somach Productions for On the Strip Radio.

12:00pm

Fri August 10, 2012
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The Cleveland Orchestra Live

Airs Saturday, August 11 at 12:00 noon. Red River Radio is pleased to bring back the Cleveland Orchestra for another superb season of broadcast concerts from the orchestra's home at Severance Hall in Cleveland and from concerts performed around the country and the world. On this week's concert Ton Koopman takes the podium to lead the Ocrhestra and Soprano  in Bach's  Cantata No. 202,  “The Wedding Cantata.” This All Bach program will also feature Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F, BWV 1048;  Bach's Sinfonia in b, BWV 208; Sinfonia in D, BWV 42; and Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C, BWV 1066 .

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