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.


182 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Swashbuckling music by Kevin McKee, an Essay by Samuel Barber, a viola sonata movement by Arthur Foote, some camera studies by Sousa and others.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2023
  • Length: 58:16
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George Bristow reflects on a 20 year nap, Aaron Copland takes us to a Rodeo, George Gershwin shows us how to play his piano preludes and more.

Bought by KWAX


  • Added: Jan 23, 2023
  • Length: 58:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Music by American composers in celebration of Christmas.

Bought by Rhythm & News Service, RadioStPete Florida, WCNY, WDPR, KVNO and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 57:32
  • Purchases: 15
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A further selection of music by American composers for the season.

Bought by WDPR, KVNO, RadioStPete Florida, KVNO, KWAX and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

Bought by KWAX, Rhythm & News Service, WDPR, KWAX, KVNO and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 7
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Louis Coerne wields Excalibur in a rarely-heard tone poem. Also music from a beautiful oboe sonata by Christopher Tyler Nickel, classic tunes from ...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Dec 01, 2022
  • Length: 57:47
  • Purchases: 2
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Erich Wolfgang Korngold takes us to Juarez, Arnold Rosner and Howard Hanson take us back to their student days, George McKay takes us on a harbor c...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Dec 01, 2022
  • Length: 57:33
  • Purchases: 2
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this week Peter Boyer raises the curtain, David Baker shades the blues, Amy Beach leads us through Grandmother's Garden, Miguel del Aguila takes us...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Oct 15, 2022
  • Length: 57:57
  • Purchases: 2
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this week the first movement from the brilliant Clarinet Concerto by Rick Sowash, a deeply personal statement for saxophone and piano by Steven Ban...

Bought by KWAX and KVNO


  • Added: Oct 12, 2022
  • Length: 58:12
  • Purchases: 2
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This week the Promenade Overture by John Corigliano, piano etudes by H Leslie Adams, variations by George Gershwin, a saxophone sonata by John C. W...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Sep 17, 2022
  • Length: 58:10
  • Purchases: 2
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Jerome Kern goes to the movies, Leo Sowerby tips his hat to Percy Grainger, Frederick Converse embraces Walt Whitman, Peter Schickele ignores PDQ B...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Sep 02, 2022
  • Length: 58:06
  • Purchases: 2
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A movement from the Piano Concerto by Amy Beach, Ken Miller celebrates the Emerald Valley, the Third Symphony by Roy Harris, a Modern Suite from th...

Bought by KVNO and KWAX


  • Added: Aug 29, 2022
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 2
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Alan Hovhaness' Guitar Concerto No. 2, a meditation of the Ohio River by Byron O'Keefe, Snappy Saloon Songs by Fred Hersch, a Jazz Symphony for Pau...

Bought by KWAX, KVNO, and WDPR


  • Added: Aug 13, 2022
  • Length: 58:19
  • Purchases: 3
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Doug Lofstrom's pastoral Music for Strings, a violin sonata by Ruben Goldmark, a scandalous overture by Samuel Barber, chamber music by John Alden ...

Bought by KVNO, WDPR, and KWAX


  • Added: Aug 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:33
  • Purchases: 3
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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 WDPR, Rhythm & News Service, KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Apr 30, 2022
  • Length: 57:18
  • Purchases: 5
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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 WDPR, KWAX, KVNO, and KNCT FM


  • Added: Apr 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 4
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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 WDPR, KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Mar 19, 2022
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 4
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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 WDPR, KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Mar 11, 2022
  • Length: 57:37
  • Purchases: 4
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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 WDPR, KNCT FM, KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Feb 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 4
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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 WDPR, KNCT FM, KWAX, and KVNO


  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 58:11
  • Purchases: 4