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.


197 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Piece image
Recreating a sensation that's travelling around the country, I'm presenting George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with Peter Boyer's brand new compani...

  • Added: May 17, 2024
  • Length: 57:26
Piece image
Music inspired by Mexico by Aaron Copland, Broken Music by Kenji Bunch, We'll be serenaded by Nicolas Flagello, and experience the magic of Chaplin.

Bought by KWAX and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: May 15, 2024
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
Kenneth Fuchs unites some artists, Miguel del Aguila tells of the fall of the Aztecs, Kerry Turner reveals the Ghosts of Dublin and more.

Bought by KVNO, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KWAX


  • Added: Apr 04, 2024
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Film music from Henry Mancini, a string quartet inspired by a classic comedian, Preludes and a fugue, a world premiere broadcast and more.

Bought by KVNO, KWAX, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jan 17, 2024
  • Length: 58:17
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Armenian Folk Songs by Alan Hovhaness, memories of summer by Howard Hanson, Themes for silent movies by William Perry and others.

Bought by KVNO, GCR (Global Community Radio), KWAX, and WDPR


  • Added: Dec 06, 2023
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Seafaring music by Howard Hanson, music of faith and inspiration by Jonathan Leshnoff and Barbara Harbach, music for flute by Amy Beach and piano m...

Bought by KVNO, GCR (Global Community Radio), WDPR, and KWAX


  • Added: Dec 05, 2023
  • Length: 58:29
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Dance music by Henry F. Gilbert, movements from a hot piano concerto by teddy Abrams, John Alden Carpenter sets poetry by Tagore, Americana by Will...

Bought by KVNO, WDPR, GCR (Global Community Radio), and KWAX


  • Added: Nov 28, 2023
  • Length: 57:55
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Music by American composers in celebration of Christmas.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, WDPR, Morehead State Public Radio, KWAX and more


  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 57:32
  • Purchases: 21
Piece image
A further selection of music by American composers for the season.

Bought by WUAL, GCR (Global Community Radio), WDPR, Morehead State Public Radio, KWAX and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 12
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 Rhythm & News Service, WDPR, KVNO, GCR (Global Community Radio), KWAX and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2018
  • Length: 57:56
  • Purchases: 11
Piece image
Ballet music on the program by John Alden Carpenter, a new quartet by Justin Hellman, an overture by Libby Larsen, piano music by David Del Tredici...

Bought by KVNO, KWAX, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Jul 19, 2023
  • Length: 57:28
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Music from a fabulous new piece by Kevin Puts, a lovely Canzonetta by Samuel Barber, Songs without Words by Bruce Wolosoff and more.

Bought by WDPR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Jul 19, 2023
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
The Piano Concerto by Florence Price, Music for harp and piano by Arthur Farwell, a new recording of music by Bernard Herrmann from Hitchcock's The...

Bought by WDPR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Jul 19, 2023
  • Length: 58:10
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Little-known music to discover by Samuel A Livingston, Michael Whalen, Miguel del Aguila, Michael Daugherty, Margaret Lang and Jessie Montgomery.

Bought by WDPR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 30, 2023
  • Length: 57:51
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
On this episode, a Festive Overture by William Grant Still, Music for clarinet by Alexander Tcherepnin, a lovely hymn by Henry Cowell, an Anthem of...

Bought by WDPR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Jun 28, 2023
  • Length: 58:10
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Gershwin celebrates a trip to Cuba, Lukas Richman dances through some piano variations, Romeo Cascarino gives us the beautiful Blades of Grass, Got...

Bought by WDPR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: May 05, 2023
  • Length: 58:22
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Miguel del Aguila takes us on a Journey to the New World, David Raksin illustrates the beauty of Laura, 3 early pieces by Amy Beach, chamber music ...

Bought by WDPR, GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Mar 20, 2023
  • Length: 57:34
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
Some jazzy bassoon music from Ken Cooper, alternate film music from Henry Mancini, Legends of the Hudson River from Ferde Grofe and more.

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Mar 20, 2023
  • Length: 57:14
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
Swashbuckling music by Kevin McKee, an Essay by Samuel Barber, a viola sonata movement by Arthur Foote, some camera studies by Sousa and others.

Bought by KVNO, GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Jan 23, 2023
  • Length: 58:16
  • Purchases: 4
Piece image
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 KVNO, GCR (Global Community Radio), KVNO, and KWAX


  • Added: Jan 23, 2023
  • Length: 58:17
  • Purchases: 4