Noises, Sounds and Sweet Airs

Series produced by KCME

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Noises, Sounds and Sweet Airs, hosted by Michael Campion, is a program for people who don't care for contemporary music and those who do, but want a lighter hand on the throttle. It's an hour-long voyage of discovery into twentieth and twenty-first century music during which you will enjoy some of the finest and most enjoyable works you'll ever hear.

Noises, Sounds and Sweet Airs is an hour-long weekly program produced and hosted by Michael Campion.


13 Pieces

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One of the most unique musical voices of 20th century English composers, William Walton enjoyed a brilliant career. We'll hear some of the best of ...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 57:48
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The works of Shakespeare have been an inspiration for composers for centuries. This week a sample from the 20th century.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:15
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From its humble beginnings, jazz had swept the globe by the 1920s. Even classical composers were intrigued and integrated or imitated jazz in their...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:12
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A program highlighting the considerable, important and indispensable contributions to music by African American composers.

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 57:03
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The legend that is Humphrey Bogart has brought joy to generations of film fans. In addition, the music written for some of his films has been among...

  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 57:36
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Music from around the world for unjustly neglected wind and brass bands. Great music has been written for them by great composers and with this han...

  • Added: May 29, 2019
  • Length: 57:29
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The life and music of the great Englishman.

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 57:56
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Music inspired by the planets, constellations and phenomena that make up the awesome and mysterious universe.

  • Added: May 27, 2019
  • Length: 57:14
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Leon Fleischer was forced to reinvent himself as a left-handed concert pianist after a neurological condition. Hear some of the music he recorded i...

  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 57:04
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A survey of Academy Award-Winning film scores through the decades from the 1930s to the 2000s.

  • Added: May 25, 2019
  • Length: 57:46
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A selection of overtures from around the world.

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 1
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A selection of recordings showcasing the great Bernstein as composer, conductor and performer.

  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 57:38
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Light Music has been an important part of British society for many years. On this program a sampling of some of the best.

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:39