American Landscapes

Series produced by KCME

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American Landscapes is a weekly potpourri of the best of 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.


178 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Three movements from American symphonies interrupted by other great pieces.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 57:16
  • Purchases: 3
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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.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 11, 2018
  • Length: 57:45
  • Purchases: 3
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More music by composers that should be getting a lot more attention.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 57:07
  • Purchases: 3
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A further selection of eclectic piano works by American composers.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:06
  • Purchases: 3
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The gentle beauty of pastoral music is represented on the program this week.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 3
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A selection of lovely and sometimes poignant cradle songs by American composers.

Bought by WDPR, KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 06, 2018
  • Length: 57:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Another mix of the familiar with delightful discoveries from the past and present of American music.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Jul 02, 2018
  • Length: 56:59
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, KVNO, 'The Sea', and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 57:06
  • Purchases: 5
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Music for violin in instrumental, chamber and orchestral settings by American composers.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 56:28
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 3
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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.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:31
  • Purchases: 3
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A selection of composers, some of whom you'll be introduced to on the program. Some delightful discoveries that you just might want to hear more of.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 57:58
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 57:53
  • Purchases: 3
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A selection of dances from around the world as interpreted by American composers. From the Hoe-down, Ragtime and Two-step to the Tango, Bouree and ...

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 57:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Since the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime has had an important impact on American composers. This week Ragtime music that's familiar as well as s...

Bought by WDPR, KVNO, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 4
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Sharon Isbin is considered one of the greatest guitarists of our time. This week some of the music she commissioned from famous American composers.

Bought by WDPR, KWAX, and KWAX


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:34
  • Purchases: 3
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A further selection of music by American composers who appear on most top 10 lists. This time around music by Charles Ives, Howard Hanson, William ...

Bought by KWAX, WDPR, KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:52
  • Purchases: 4
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Another mix of the familiar with delightful discoveries from the past and present of American music.

Bought by KWAX, WDPR, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:23
  • Purchases: 3
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Composers known for their film scores have often written for the concert hall as well. This week orchestral and chamber music by composers famous f...

Bought by KWAX, WDPR, KWAX, and KWMR


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 4
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Weather of all kinds has played an important role in music. This week American music for every kind of weather.

Bought by KWAX, WDPR, KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:28
  • Purchases: 4