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.

6/30

Ferde Grofe and the Art of the Suite


Ferde Grofe: Excerpts from Grand Canyon, Hudson River, Death Valley and Niagara Falls Suites

 

7/7

American Overtures


John Corigliano: Promenade Overture

George Gershwin: Cuban Overture

William Schuman: American Festival Overture

Charles Ives: Overture in G minor

Roy Harris: Cimarron Overture

George Chadwick: Rip Van Winkle Overture

 

7/14

Listening to the Weather


Steve Erquiaga: Under the Tuscan Sun

Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Roman Sketches - Clouds

Anthony Iannaccone: After a Gentle Rain

Alan Hovhaness: Storm on Mount Wildcat

Michael Whalen: Rain in the City

Daniel Pinkham: Weather Reports

John Philip Sousa: Moonlight on the Potomac

 

7/21

The Jazz Age


George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Peter Boyer: Rhapsody in Red, White and Blue

George Antheil: Jazz Symphony

William Horne: Alto Sax Sonata

Aaron Copland: Music for the Theatre