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.


178 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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The first African-American woman to have a work premiered by a major American orchestra, Price broke the race and gender barriers and became an imp...

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  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 7
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William Grant Still was among the most important of African American Composers. Combining styles that spoke of his country and his race, his music ...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:17
  • Purchases: 6
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The rich history of American music would be considerably less rich and vibrant without the contributions of African Americans. This week a selectio...

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 57:28
  • Purchases: 7
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Music inspired by the 16th President of the United States by George Frederick McKay, Aaron Copland, Michael Daugherty, Paul Turok, John Knowles Pai...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2021
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 3
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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 ...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2021
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 4
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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 ...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2021
  • Length: 57:30
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:14
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 57:24
  • Purchases: 4
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Music on the program by Robert Ward, Rick Sowash, Michael Gandolfi, Charles Wakefield Cadman, Edgar Stillman Kelley and Richard Rendleman

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 57:41
  • Purchases: 4
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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 ...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:07
  • Purchases: 3
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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: 3
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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: 4
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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: 3
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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: 4
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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: 3
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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: 4
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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: 3
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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: 3