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Mountains and clouds with Daniel Morel

Composer Daniel Morel.
Composer Daniel Morel.

Go high in the sky with pieces inspired by mountains and clouds.

From the cold beauty of ascending peaks far above the clouds - to the puffy and sometimes ominous nebula themselves, go up in the air with Sound Currents.

This week's guest is composer, producer, and educator Daniel Morel.

Scroll to the bottom to answer this week's "favorite piece" poll!

Sascha Groschang
Laurel Parks

Daniel Morel, composer

On Peaks and Clouds
by Daniel Morel
Luis Viquez with the University of South Dakota Orchestra; Kelly Morel - mezzo-soprano

Arid Flow
by Jason Bolte
Jason Bolte - fixed media

Between Glimpses of Blue
by Ted King-Smith
Joe Parisi with the UMKC Conservatory Wind Ensemble

Krakatoa - I, II
by Stacy Garrop
Stephen Alltop with the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra; Carol Cook - viola

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
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and afternoon host for Classical KC. You can reach her at