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.


134 Pieces

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Martha Graham became the most famous American dancer in the world and created a stunningly new style of dance that is still an important part of th...

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  • Added: Sep 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 1
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An early American overture on the show this week, plus fabulous chamber music by Marion Bauer and Samuel A. Livingston, Grand Opera from Victor Her...

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  • Added: Sep 08, 2020
  • Length: 57:19
  • Purchases: 2
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A cosmic reflection by Peter Lieuwen, Brazilian-inspired pieces by Michael Eckert, a Mythological musing by Stacy Garrop, a tirptych by Stephen Mai...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2020
  • Length: 57:21
  • Purchases: 2
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Music for Hitchcock by Bernard Herrmann, nature music for piano by George Chadwick, pieces for a dancing outlaw by Aaron Copland, an enchanting ove...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Music by an American legend. He orchestrated shows for Gershwin, Porter, Kern, Berlin and others and was a gifted composer in his own right. Music ...

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  • Added: Aug 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Patriotic music by Carolyn Bremer, a chamber piece by Amy Beach, music inspired by nature from J. A. C. Redford, Cosmic Speculation by Michael Gand...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 2
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A film overture by Korngold, a jazz concerto by James P. Johnson, a folk suite for piano by Nathaniel Dett and more.

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2020
  • Length: 57:49
  • Purchases: 2
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Americana by George Gershwin and David Amram, a school reunion with Leroy Anderson, Music from a dazzling pianist in his day and others.

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:08
  • Purchases: 2
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Contemplative pieces by Gian Carlo Menotti and Joseph Scianni, Cecil Burleigh fancies the violin, up the beanstalk with George Templeton Strong and...

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  • Added: Jul 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 2
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On the program an overture from early America and a concerto inspired by its first settlers, works inspired by our greatest river and our most magn...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:06
  • Purchases: 2
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A further selection of music by the composers who made America a force to be reckoned with at the turn of the 20th century. Chamber music by John K...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 2
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Music on this episode by turn-of-the-20th-century composers Victor Herbert and Ethelbert Nevin, a youth concerto by Marion Bauer, James Sutcliffe t...

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  • Added: May 30, 2020
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

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  • Added: May 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 2
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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: 2
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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