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.


70 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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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'...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:47
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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'...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 57:44
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The greatest film composer who ever lived also wrote occasional music, patriotic music and music for the concert stage. We'll sample all of these o...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 57:51
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Some of the music from the rich tradition of works for wind band by American composers.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:15
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A get-to-know-me of great American composers.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 57:32
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Works of American composers commonly called "Indianists" who were inspired by the traditional music of Native Americans.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:07
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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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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 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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A selection of lovely and sometimes poignant cradle songs by American composers.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 57:51
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Another mix of the familiar with delightful discoveries from the past and present of American music.

  • Added: Jul 02, 2018
  • Length: 56:59
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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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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