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.


197 Pieces

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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: 5
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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: 4
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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: 4
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Enjoyable music by Henry Cowell, Alan Hovhaness, John Philip Sousa's right hand man, Arthur Pryor, and others.

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 57:55
  • Purchases: 5
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This week a lively overture by Daniel Gregory Mason, a stunning oboe concerto by Michael Torke, film music by James Horner, a piece by George Gersh...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:14
  • Purchases: 6
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A selection of piano music by the first American composers to gain an international reputation in the late nineteenth and early 20th centuries.

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  • Added: Dec 14, 2019
  • Length: 57:10
  • Purchases: 5
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On the show this week terrific music by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Howard Hanson and Philip Glass among others.

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2019
  • Length: 57:34
  • Purchases: 4
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Music this week by Elmer Bernstein from the score for the Magnificent Seven, an Armenian Rhapsody by Alan Hovhaness, piano music by Charles Tomlins...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:10
  • Purchases: 5
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On the program this week very enjoyable music by Samuel Barber, Amy Beach, Paul Creston, Bill Douglas and Arthur Foote.

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  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 5
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A further selection of music by American composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 57:32
  • Purchases: 4
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Music by Ferde Grofe, Amy Beach, Libby Larsen and others on this edition of American Landscapes.

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  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 57:22
  • Purchases: 4
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Music featuring the cello by Edward MacDowell, Victor Herbert and others.

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:21
  • Purchases: 5
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Some of the best of American classical music past and present.

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 57:42
  • Purchases: 4
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Recent recordings and classic tracks of music by American composers.

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 57:23
  • Purchases: 4
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Fanfares commissioned by conductor Eugene Goossens from some of America's leading composers for the 1942-43 season of the Cincinnati Symphony in su...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 5
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Some recently recorded works and a few I've recently discovered that I couldn't keep to myself!

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:18
  • Purchases: 4
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The nocturne was originally a work for an evening entertainment. As the years went on it became a piece reflecting night itself. This week, a selec...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:14
  • Purchases: 4
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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'...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Music inspired by bodies of water from a brooklet to the sea.

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 57:32
  • Purchases: 6
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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.

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 57:11
  • Purchases: 3