American Landscapes

Sundays @ 6PM

American Landscapes is a weekly sampling of the best of American music, hosted by Michael Campion. You'll hear works by composers such as Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Edward MacDowell, George Chadwick and many others. The program presents familiar music that never gets old, music to get reacquainted with and music that you'll be hearing for the first time.


American Literature

Samuel Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal
Alan Hovhaness:  The Rubaiyat
Peter Mennin:  Moby Dick
Henry Hadley:  Judean Night and Salome's Dance
Leonard Bernstein:  Overture to Candide


Music of Nature

Mark O'Connor:  Call of the Mockingbird
Edward MacDowell:  Woodland Sketches
Stephen Shewan:    Of Animals and Insects
Anthony Plog: Animal Ditties
Leroy Anderson: The Waltzing Cat


The Sound of Edward MacDowell

Edward MacDowell:  Piano Concerto No. 1
Edward MacDowell:  Northern Songs
Edward MacDowell: Lancelot and Elaine
Edward MacDowell:  Fireside Tales
Edward MacDowell:  Orchestral Suite No. 1


Leroy Anderson's Greatest Hits

Leroy Anderson:  Bugler's Holiday
Leroy Anderson:  Jazz Legato
Leroy Anderson:  Jazz Pizzicato
Leroy Anderson:  Harvard Sketches
Leroy Anderson:  Promenade
Leroy Anderson:  Saraband
Leroy Anderson:  Blue Tango
Leroy Anderson:  Trumpeter's Lullaby
Leroy Anderson:  Goldilocks
Leroy Anderson:  Piano Concerto


African American Composers

William Grant Still:  Symphony No.3
Florence Price:  Violin Concerto
David Baker:  Clarinet Sonata
George Walker:  Icarus in Orbit
Harry Thacker Burleigh:  From the Southland
Adolphus Hailstork:  Sonata da Chiesa


Summer Moods

Edward MacDowell:  Summer Idyll
George Frederick McKay:  From My Tahoe Window
Jeff Lambert:  Chicago Summer
Aaron Copland:  Midsummer Nocturne
Samuel Barber:  Summer Music
Leroy Anderson:   Summer Skies
Rick Sowash:  Summer from Four Seasons in Bellville