American Landscapes

Series produced by KCME

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American Landscapes is a weekly potpourri of the best in 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.


78 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Beginning in the 1950s, Howard Hanson and the Eastman-Rochester Orchestra embarked on a series of recordings of American music that have become leg...

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:45
  • Purchases: 1
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Music appropriate for the Halloween season that won't make your skin crawl or cause you to jump out of your chair (much)

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
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American composers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries wrote in a European romantic style . We'll sample a further collection of these works.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Although minimalism was conceived as a work containing the barest essentials of music, it became very popular and eclectic. This week music from th...

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:42
  • Purchases: 1
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A selection of music by one of America's mid-century masters.

Bought by KWAX and 'The Sea'


  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 57:23
  • Purchases: 2
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American composers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries wrote in a European romantic style on the way to developing a more American sound. We'...

Bought by KWAX and 'The Sea'


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 57:50
  • Purchases: 2
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American composers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries wrote in a European romantic style on the way to developing a more American sound. We'...

Bought by KWAX and 'The Sea'


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:47
  • Purchases: 2
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American composers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries wrote in a European romantic style on the way to developing a more American sound. We'...

Bought by KWAX and 'The Sea'


  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:44
  • Purchases: 2
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The greatest film composer who ever lived also wrote occasional music, patriotic music and music for the concert stage. We'll sample all of these o...

Bought by KWAX and 'The Sea'


  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 57:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Some of the music from the rich tradition of works for wind band by American composers.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:15
  • Purchases: 1
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A get-to-know-me of great American composers.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:32
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Works of American composers commonly called "Indianists" who were inspired by the traditional music of Native Americans.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:07
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One of the leading American composers of his day, Dello Joio's lyrical, powerful and emotional music is featured on the program this week.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2018
  • Length: 57:12
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Music inspired by the sights and sounds of the city.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:50
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A brilliant song writer who also happened to be a genius, Gershwin has given us some of the most beloved music in the world. This week I'll be shar...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:47
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A selection of works conducted or performed by the ultimate renaissance man.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 57:58
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Three movements from American symphonies interrupted by other great pieces.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 57:16
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Among the first composers to create music with a truly American identity. Vice-president of a prominent shipping firm, he led a truly remarkable life.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 57:45
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More music by composers that should be getting a lot more attention.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 57:07
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A further selection of eclectic piano works by American composers.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:06