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.


94 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Music featuring the cello by Edward MacDowell, Victor Herbert and others.

  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:21
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Some of the best of American classical music past and present.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Oct 11, 2019
  • Length: 57:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Recent recordings and classic tracks of music by American composers.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 57:23
  • Purchases: 1
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Fanfares commissioned by conductor Eugene Goossens from some of America's leading composers for the 1942-43 season of the Cincinnati Symphony in su...

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 1
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The first African-American woman to have a work premiered by a major American orchestra, Price broke the race and gender barriers and became an imp...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 2
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Some recently recorded works and a few I've recently discovered that I couldn't keep to myself!

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:18
  • Purchases: 2
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The nocturne was originally a work for an evening entertainment. As the years went on it became a piece reflecting night itself. This week, a selec...

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:14
  • Purchases: 1
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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'...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 2
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Music inspired by bodies of water from a brooklet to the sea.

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 57:32
  • Purchases: 2
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William Grant Still was among the most important of African American Composers. Combining styles that spoke of his country and his race, his music ...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:17
  • Purchases: 2
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American composers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries wrote in a European romantic style . We'll sample a further collection of these works.

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 57:11
  • Purchases: 2
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American music featuring the clarinet. Works by John Williams, Randall Thompson, Douglas Moore and others.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 1
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We love our pets and cats and dogs are foremost among them. This week a selection of works inspired by our furry friends.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 1
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The rich history of American music would be considerably less rich and vibrant without the contributions of African Americans. This week a selectio...

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 57:28
  • Purchases: 1
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American music representing stories that stir our imaginations.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Music by American composers in celebration of Christmas.

Bought by KBUU and KWAX


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 57:32
  • Purchases: 2
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Beginning in the 1950s, Howard Hanson and the Eastman-Rochester Orchestra embarked on a series of recordings of American music that have become leg...

Bought by KRPS and KWAX


  • Added: Oct 29, 2018
  • Length: 57:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Music appropriate for the Halloween season that won't make your skin crawl or cause you to jump out of your chair (much)

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Oct 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 1
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American composers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries wrote in a European romantic style . We'll sample a further collection of these works.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:22
  • Purchases: 1
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Although minimalism was conceived as a work containing the barest essentials of music, it became very popular and eclectic. This week music from th...

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Sep 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:42
  • Purchases: 1