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Falling into Autumn with Don Freund

Composer Don Freund.
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Composer Don Freund.

Celebrate the crisp and cool sounds of fall with Sound Currents. Composer Don Freund joins us for works that pay homage to the autumnal time of year.

The leaves are changing, the weather turning colder, the winds are whipping and the days are slowly dimming. How does the changing of the seasons make you feel? Explore autumn-inspired music on this week's episode of Sound Currents.

This week's guest is composer Don Freund.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to enjoy a bonus piece: Leo Brouwer's Un dia de noviembre performed by Miloš Karadaglić, and be sure to answer this week's "favorite piece" poll down below!

Sascha Groschang
Laurel Parks

Don Freund, composer

November Songs
by Don Freund
Marry Ann Hart - mezzo-soprano, Don Freund - piano

Piano Trio No. 1 - Four Seasons In Bellville - IV. Autumn
by Rick Sowash
The Mirecourt Trio

by Stormglas

by Gjermund Larsen
Gjermund Larsen Trio, Nordic

Bonus Piece
Hear a performance of Leo Brouwer's 'Un dia de noviembre' performed by Miloš Karadaglić. When you hear this piece, do you think it's "new" or "popular" music? Listen to what Sascha and Laurel think.

Did any pieces we included this week stand out to you?
Let us know using the form below!

Sascha Groschang is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Laurel Parks is a host for Sound Currents on 91.9 Classical KC.
Sam Wisman is a Senior Producer for 91.9 Classical KC and a backup announcer for KCUR 89.3. Email him at
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