American Landscapes


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.


There and Back Again

George Gershwin: Cuban Overture

Lucas Richman: Variations at the Barre

David Maslanka: Symphony No.2

Paul Creston: Suite for Viola and Piano

Romeo Cascarino: Blades of Grass

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Grand Triumphal Fantasy



New Worlds

Miguel del Aguila: Crossing the Ocean to a New World

David Muillikin: Suite Antique

John Alden Carpenter: String Quartet

David Raksin: Laura

Amy Beach: Three Pieces for Piano Four Hands

Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 4



Cultural Exchanges

Aaron Copland: El Salon Mexico

Victoria Bond: Stone Bridge Suzhou, China

George Gershwin: An American in Paris

Charles Tomlinson Griffes: Roman Sketches

Alan Hovhaness: Armenian Rhapsody No. 1

Michael Daugherty: UFO



Shakespeare in America

John Knowles Paine: Overture to As You Like It

Jack Jarrett: Romeo and Juliet

David Diamond: Romeo and Juliet

Matthew Harris: Shakespeare Songs

Edward MacDowell: Hamlet and Ophelia