American Landscapes

Series produced by KCME

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American Landscapes is a weekly potpourri of the best in 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.


61 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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One of the leading American composers of his day, Dello Joio's lyrical, powerful and emotional music is featured on the program this week.

  • Added: Jun 16, 2018
  • Length: 57:12
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Combining well-known American composers with some you'll be hearing for the first time in music for everyone.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 57:57
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Music inspired by the sights and sounds of the city.

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:50
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A brilliant song writer who also happened to be a genius, Gershwin has given us some of the most beloved music in the world. This week I'll be shar...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:47
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A selection of works conducted or performed by the ultimate renaissance man.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 57:58
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Three movements from American symphonies interrupted by other great pieces.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 57:16
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Among the first composers to create music with a truly American identity. Vice-president of a prominent shipping firm, he led a truly remarkable life.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 57:45
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A further collection of American music that should be heard more often.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:55
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More music that should be heard again or for the first time.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:57
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A further selection of eclectic piano works by American composers.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:06
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The gentle beauty of pastoral music is represented on the program this week.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
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You'll hear the familiar and the unfamiliar this week, but all of it enjoyable music you should know.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 57:59
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A selection of lovely and sometimes poignant cradle songs by American composers.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 57:51
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The importance of William Shakespeare on western culture can not be overestimated. This week, music by American composers inspired by The Bard of A...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 57:06
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Music for violin in instrumental, chamber and orchestral settings by American composers.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 56:28
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A selection of composers, some of whom you know, some of whom you'll be introduced to on the program. Some delightful discoveries that you just mig...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:02
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Joyful American Music to help celebrate the New Year with rousing overtures, jubilees, marches and festival music. Morton Gould, Stephen Foster and...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:56
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Cincinnati composer Rick Sowash has been writing amazing and imaginative music for more than forty years. Please be treated to some of his best on...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:57
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Choral music is a vital part of the history and artistic identity of America. This week choral music from the past and present by American composers.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:31
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The 18 sets of Hymns and Fuguing Tunes by Henry Cowell are some of his most heartfelt expressions of Americana. These actual early American tunes a...

  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 57:53