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Catch “the Spirit of the Mountains” on The American Sound

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Catch "the spirit of the mountains" on The American Sound, 6 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Tuesday on Classical 101.
1:40PM
August
28, 2014

An Ohio native, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick doesn’t know about mountain climbing. But she does know about the effect that mountains can have on you – and it is unlike anything else.

Music (Not) Made in America on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday

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Hear Stravinky's Circus Polk and American-Inspired works by other foreign-born composers on The American Sound, Saturday at 6 p.m.
1:40PM
July
10, 2014

Artists visiting America have through the ages soaked in the unique richness of American culture and reinterpreted it in new artworks. Saturday evening on The American Sound join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for fun, American-inspired music by foreign-born composers.

Hot Summer Sounds on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday

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The American Sound welcomes you to an American Summer, 6 pm Saturday on classical 101.
1:10PM
June
19, 2014

Top celebrate the official arrival of summer, this Saturday on The American Sound Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick brings you summer music that won’t have you dreaming of ice floes.

Celebrate National Barbecue Month Saturday on The American Sound

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Music for the backyard barbecue on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday, on Classical 101.
1:42PM
May
1, 2014

In the advent of National Barbecue Month, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick tells of discovering North Carolina barbecue – and realizing she’s a red sauce kind of woman.

Westward Ho!: The Golden Spike, 6 pm Saturday on The American Sound

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The Golden Spike plaque at Promontory Summit, Utah, marking the point at which the railroad connected the East and West Coasts.
1:40PM
April
24, 2014

On May 10, 1869, workers drove the so-called “golden spike”spike through railroad ties joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad. Saturday evening on The American Sound, hear American composer George Antheil’s “Golden Spike,” inspired by America’s transcontinental railroad.

Happy Music on The American Sound, 6pm Saturday

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Hear some American music that made one great conductor happy, Saturday, 6 p.m, on The American Sound on classical 101.
1:38PM
January
30, 2014

We all know that music affects our moods. Beethoven energizes us and Mozart’s music makes us hold our heads a little higher, while if you need to de-stress, the gentle, wafting music of Delius does the trick. Tune in for happy music on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday on Classical 101!

‘Beginnings’ and ‘Firsts’ on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday

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Tune in for music about "beginnings," "firsts" and "new things" on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday.
3:47PM
January
3, 2014

In the spirit of putting the first weekend of the new year on the right foot, tune in to The American Sound Saturday at 6 pm for beautiful and inspiring American music about “firsts,” “new things” and “beginnings.”

The American Sound Tours U.S. Cities Saturday at 6 pm

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Visit Seattle and other great U.S. cities Saturday, 6 pm, on The American Sound on Classical 101.
1:42PM
November
14, 2013

What city are you? Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for a musical tour of great American cities, Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.

The American Sound Celebrates Community Service Saturday at 6 pm

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Saturday in the United States is Make a Difference Day
12:50PM
October
24, 2013

In his autobiography Up from Slavery, the great American educator Booker T. Washington famously wrote, “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” Saturday The American Sound celebrates America’s great tradition of volunteering and community service with classic performances of music by Bernstein, Schuman and Gould.

Pumpkin Music Saturday at 6pm on The American Sound

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Tune in to hear a pumpkin fugue Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound on Classical 101.
1:41PM
October 3, 2013

Eleven months of the year, the pumpkin languishes in relative obscurity, But come October, it’s all about Jack o’ lanterns, roasted pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pie. Join Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick for music for pumpkin season Saturday at 6 pm on The American Sound.