August 12, 2022

Your Playlist for a Summer Kayak Paddle

Lets start paddling around the craggy cliffs and coves of Northern Californias coastline as we head to the mouth of the Russian River. Our journey starts with this piece from Sonoma County author L. Peter Deutch.

Your Playlist For A Summer Kayak Paddle

We asked our hosts to suggest music for some renowned California summer experiences. Robin Pressman desires you to grab your hat and sunscreen, pack treats, plenty of water, and head to the coast.

Your Playlist For A Summer Kayak Paddle

L. Peter Deutch: Ocean Air: Morning

Your Playlist For A Summer Kayak Paddle

Shubert: Trout Quintet

Your Playlist For A Summer Kayak Paddle

Recently on a three-day kayak trip on the Russian River, Shuberts Trout Quintet was my soundtrack as I paddled eye-level with Great Blue Herons and Snowy Egrets, as baby steelhead trout swam together with, and river otters slipped and moved over the rocks.

Your Playlist For A Summer Kayak Paddle

William Grant Still: Wood Notes: Singing River

Your Playlist For A Summer Kayak Paddle

Were getting steam and we follow the current paddling and sliding to this music by William Grant Still based on a poem about the Coosa River.

Your Playlist For A Summer Kayak Paddle

Mark OConnor: Appalachia Waltz

Lets take a break, have a treat, and let the existing bring us for a while. Its a dreamy afternoon on the water explained wonderfully by Mark OConnors Appalachia Waltz.

Michael Torke– Sky

One of the biggest things about investing an entire day out on the river is to let your eyes consume in the splendid stretch of blue sky above. Michael Torke catches that wondrous experience in Sky composed last year.

Mendelssohn A Midsummer nights Dream Overture

Its been a long day on the river. Well pitch a camping tent, get back on the water before dawn and head out to the ocean in time to see the complete moon set into the ocean while the sun rises over the hills.

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KUSC is here to assist you get the most out of your summertime. We asked our hosts to suggest music for some iconic California summer experiences. Robin Pressman desires you to grab your hat and sunscreen, pack snacks, plenty of water, and head to the coast. One of the biggest things about investing a whole day out on the river is to let your eyes drink in the splendid expanse of blue sky above. Well pitch a tent, get back on the water before dawn and head out to the ocean in time to see the full moon set into the ocean while the sun rises over the hills.