American Landscapes

Series produced by KCME

Series image

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.


171 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Piece image
Music this week by Howard Hanson from his opera The Merry Mount, a stunning viola concerto by Max Wolpert, Visions of Hildegard by Barbara Harbach ...

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Apr 30, 2022
  • Length: 57:18
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
This week we shine a light on a piece by Anthony Scarmolin, hear the World Dance by Ronn Yedidia, revisit Howard Hanson's youth, explore a chamber ...

Bought by KWAX, KVNO, and KNCT FM


  • Added: Apr 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Music for wind band by Kenneth Fuchs, John Gottsch celebrates Princess Yurievskaya and Tsar Alexander II, George W. Chadwick is inspired by the mus...

Bought by KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Mar 19, 2022
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
A delightful conversation with composer Danae Vlasse featuring some of her best works including two pieces from her recent Grammy-winning album Myt...

Bought by KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Mar 11, 2022
  • Length: 57:37
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Music by Romeo Cascarino inspired by Pygmalion and Galatea, Michael Torke's take on the month of July, Kenneth Fuchs takes a cue from artist Helen ...

Bought by KNCT FM, KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Feb 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
James Curnow shines a spotlight on the euphonium, Music from Henry Hadley's Fourth Symphony, a diabolic scherzo by Charles Tomlinson Griffes, A bea...

Bought by KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Joyful American Music to help celebrate the New Year with rousing overtures, jubilees, marches and festival music. Morton Gould, Stephen Foster and...

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


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
A further selection of music by American composers for the season.

Bought by KVNO, RadioStPete Florida, KVNO, KWAX, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 5
Piece image
Music by American composers in celebration of Christmas.

Bought by KVNO, WVIA, KVNO, WNMU-FM, KWAX and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 57:32
  • Purchases: 11
Piece image
This week a playful dance by Claude T. Smith, a compositional challenge resulting in a August Diary by Doug Lofstrom, A rhapsody for hope by David ...

Bought by KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Nov 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
This week a trumpet concerto by Michael Mikulka, a new take on ancient chant by Victoria Bond, music to wake up to by Arthur Foote, music from a cl...

Bought by KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Nov 16, 2021
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
This week a movement from the affirming Clarinet Concerto by Rick Sowash, a late-night jazz set from Mike Titlebaum, the breaking of dawn in music ...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Nov 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:06
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Music for harp by Dan Locklair, Romeo Cascarino explores the beauty and heartache of The Acadian Land, Seth Sladek explores the spectrum of harmoni...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Oct 20, 2021
  • Length: 57:36
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
This week a different take on Rhapsody in Blue, a Gershwinesque suite by Charles Pizer, Aldo Forte Rhapsodizes, John Knowles Paine gets romantic an...

Bought by KNCT FM, KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 57:33
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
A rhapsody is a freeform piece that just represents anything the composer likes. Five examples of the form by American composers this week.

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Sep 14, 2021
  • Length: 57:35
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Music this week by Kevin Puts, one of the most often performed of American composers. His dynamic and sensitive personal style has made him one of ...

Bought by KVNO, KWAX, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 14, 2021
  • Length: 57:47
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Don Ray this week gives us a Homestead Dance, we see some character from John Knowles Paine, Julian Wachner is inspired by The Peanuts, Ben Model s...

Bought by KVNO, KWAX, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 09, 2021
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
This week Jennifer Higdon fills our dance card, Eric Ewazen rues our divisive times, Roy Harris does Abraham Lincoln, Elena Ruehr brings Ann Patche...

Bought by KVNO, KWAX, and WYAP


  • Added: Aug 02, 2021
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
An eclectic selection of music with a band arrangement of music from The Red Pony by Aaron Copland, beautiful, meditative works from Michael Daughe...

Bought by KVNO, KWAX, and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 20, 2021
  • Length: 57:43
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
This week a mountainous inspiration from Alan Hovhaness, chamber music by George W. Chadwick, an intimate work by Samantha Sack, classic ragtime fr...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Jul 14, 2021
  • Length: 57:33
  • Purchases: 2