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.


143 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Music this week from Leroy Anderson from his Piano Concerto, film music by John Williams, folk inspired music by Henry Gilbert, a couple of recent ...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Jan 24, 2021
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Ballet music by Margaret Buechner, an opera intermezzo by Samuel Barber, Music for St. Louis by Barbara Harbach, Duke Ellington for string quartet ...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Joyful American Music to help celebrate the New Year with rousing overtures, jubilees, marches and festival music. Morton Gould, Stephen Foster and...

Bought by KWAX, KVNO, 'The Sea', and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 4
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A further selection of music by American composers for the season.

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, KVNO, KWAX, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 4
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Music by American composers in celebration of Christmas.

Bought by KVNO, WNMU-FM, KWAX, WVIA, KTXK and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 57:32
  • Purchases: 9
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Composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries take center stage once more with music by John Alden Carpenter, George Whitefield Chadwick, F...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 2
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The combat of the condor, Nursery tunes, the Commedia dell'Arte, ghosts in the forest and others are represented on the program, and handbells take...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:14
  • Purchases: 2
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Leonard Bernstein conducts his own music, John Knowles Paine takes a trip to the country, Franz Waxman is suspicious, Jenni Brandon admires Califor...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 2
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We'll hear the first movement of Gershwin's piano concerto, some folk songs with Brad Edwards, a timeless classic by Samuel Barber, Jonathan Leshno...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 57:24
  • Purchases: 2
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Music on the program by Robert Ward, Rick Sowash, Michael Gandolfi, Charles Wakefield Cadman, Edgar Stillman Kelley and Richard Rendleman

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 57:41
  • Purchases: 2
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The world of sports has been the inspiration for composers for more than a hundred years. On the program, music inspired by Baseball, Racing (both ...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:07
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Sep 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • 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...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • 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...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • 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 ...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • 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...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • 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.

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • 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.

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • 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...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Jul 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:03
  • Purchases: 2