American Landscapes

Series produced by KCME

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American Landscapes is a weekly potpourri of the best of American music, hosted by Michael Campion. You’ll be treated to works by composers such as Copland, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Edward MacDowell, George Chadwick and many others. There will be much-loved music that never gets old, music to get reacquainted with and music that you’ll be hearing for the first time, with plenty to add to your list of favorites. And every piece you hear will be born in the USA!

American Landscapes is produced and hosted by Michael Campion.


122 Pieces

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Concerti and chamber pieces for flute by Barber, Griffes, Alec Wilder, Jerome Moross, Arthur Foote and Lowell Liebermann as well as a chamber piece...

  • Added: May 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:02
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Beautiful music for flute and piano by Ernest Bloch, reminiscences of childhood by Harl McDonald, an American classic by Stephen Foster, An epic oc...

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  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:08
  • Purchases: 1
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David Diamond was one of the shining lights in American Classical music. He was overshadowed by Copland, Barber and Gould, but was championed by so...

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  • Added: May 19, 2020
  • Length: 57:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Alan Hovhaness makes the orchestra work harder, Joseph Lamb works his ragtime magic, George Frederick McKay takes us on a tour of Puget Sound, John...

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  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 2
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Beautiful music by Amy Beach, Lou Harrison and David Baker, an energetic chamber piece by John Knowles Paine and epic music by Alfred Newman and Ch...

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  • Added: May 01, 2020
  • Length: 57:35
  • Purchases: 1
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This week a jazz concerto by Dana Seuess, a dance by Quincy Porter, music from Celtic legends from Edward MacDowell, a visit to Middle Earth by Cra...

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  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 57:24
  • Purchases: 1
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On the program the first movement from the Symphony No. 4 by Henry Hadley, music inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald by John Harbison, some ballet musi...

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  • Added: Apr 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 2
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This week some "Great" film music by Jerry Goldsmith, some sketches of Athens by George Templeton Strong, music for banjo and orchestra by Harry Re...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:08
  • Purchases: 2
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The incredible contributions of immigrants in American history is celebrated this week with music by composers who emigrated the the United States ...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2020
  • Length: 57:20
  • Purchases: 2
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This week a beautiful and deeply personal piece by John Corigliano, a gorgeous choral piece by Morten Lauridsen, a heartfelt statement for piano by...

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  • Added: Apr 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Music inspired by several of the states in our union. From folk songs to natural beauty to traditions each composer adds his or her unique voice to...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:09
  • Purchases: 2
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On the show this week a Gershwin-inspired tribute to Manhattan by Charles Pizer, a tribute to Gerald an Betty Ford and Vail, Colorado, Piano miniat...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2020
  • Length: 57:33
  • Purchases: 2
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On the program some Old American Dances by Robert Russell Bennett, A Spark from Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Ornithological Combat from Anthony Heinric...

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2020
  • Length: 57:23
  • Purchases: 1
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A further selection of music by American composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Composers include George W. Chadwick, Charles Martin ...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2020
  • Length: 57:33
  • Purchases: 2
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This week film music by John Williams, a beautiful Sarabande by Ron Nelson, the rousing final movement from the Cello Concerto by Bruce Wolosoff an...

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2020
  • Length: 57:20
  • Purchases: 2
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This week a piece to rival Barber's Adagio by Aaron Jay Kernis, film music by Aaron Copland, some "Love" from Peter Lieuwen, chamber music by Cecil...

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  • Added: Feb 12, 2020
  • Length: 57:22
  • Purchases: 2
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The Concerto Grosso was a popular form during the Baroque era. It dies out with Haydn and Mozart, but was taken up again in the 20th century. On th...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:06
  • Purchases: 2
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Some great American folk-inspired music this week by Florence Price and Randall Thompson, a stunning piece by Michael Daugherty, music from the rom...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:08
  • Purchases: 1
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Music this week by Leroy Anderson, 19th century composer William Mason, a gorgeous piece for violin and orchestra by Aaron Jay Kernis, film music b...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2020
  • Length: 57:39
  • Purchases: 2
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On this edition of American Landscapes music by two American pioneers, William Henry Fry, among the first important composer in the United States, ...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2020
  • Length: 57:45
  • Purchases: 2