KCME

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KCME 88.7 FM is an independent public radio station that broadcasts classical music and jazz twenty-four hours a day. Founded in 1977, KCME's studios were located in a small house near a babbling creek in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Over the years, KCME has grown to the point where it now broadcasts its signal over a much wider area from its transmitter high atop Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs. With translators serving Cañon City / Florence (91.1 FM), Manitou Springs (90.9 FM), Salida (89.5 FM), and Cripple Creek / Victor (89.5 FM), KCME has expanded its services to other communities who have expressed a desire to hear KCME. By satellite transmission, KCME's signal is heard in mountainous areas that would otherwise be difficult to reach and, in the future, KCME expects to broadcast to additional communities. The added ability to broadcast its signal over the internet means that KCME may now be heard literally anywhere in the world. With its studios now located in Colorado Springs, KCME's operating revenues are derived from membership drives and from the sale of on-air underwriting to community-minded businesses, thus assuring that a hundred percent of its support comes from the community it serves.

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130 Pieces

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!

  • From: KCME
  • Updated: Apr 25, 2019
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
113 Pieces

Join Quinn Riley and Robert Bruce for a weekly one hour program exploring film music by known and not so well known composers from Chaplin to Zimmer. Film music you remember … even if you’ve forgotten the film.

  • From: KCME
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2016
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13 Pieces

In Performance at Elevation highlights the rich musical life of Colorado Springs with live recitals by some of your favorite classical music stars as well as stunning performances by celebrated local ensembles and guests.

  • From: KCME
  • Updated: Apr 08, 2019
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49 Pieces

Noises, Sounds and Sweet Airs, hosted by Michael Campion, is a program for people who don't care for contemporary music and those who do, but want a lighter hand on the throttle. It's an hour-long voyage of discovery into twentieth and twenty-first century music during which you'll experience some of the finest and most enjoyable works you'll ever hear.

  • From: KCME
  • Updated: Apr 23, 2020

Latest Pieces

Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
"Our love affair is a wondrous thing...that we'll rejoice in remembering..." Tonight on Dinner and a Movie, Robert and Quinn take a journey through...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2017
  • Length: 58:16
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Look! Up in the Sky! It's a Bird...It's a Plane... It's Superman! Oh Wait! It's Batman, or is that Wonder Woman?! It's film scores from movies abou...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
From To Kill a Mockingbird to It's a Wonderful Life, Quinn Riley and Robert Bruce take a look at "Americana"; music from movies featuring the way l...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Tonight on Dinner and a Movie, Quinn Riley and Robert Bruce present film scores from movies about movies!

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Enjoy Patrick Doyle's score for Emma Thompson's 1995 film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel, "Sense and Sensibility".

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2017
  • Length: 56:41
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
The game is afoot on Dinner and a Movie as Robert and Quinn investigate the music of popular mystery and detective films!

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  • Added: May 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
On this edition of Diner and a Movie, Quinn Riley and Robert Bruce investigate spy films.

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  • Added: May 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Thomas Newman currently holds the record for the most Academy Award nominations with no wins by a living film composer. Quinn Riley explores the mu...

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  • Added: May 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
The ocean's surface is beautiful and wild, but gives no hint as to What Lies Beneath. From Great White Sharks to Nuclear Submarines, find out What ...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:37
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Born into an unmusical family, Bernard Herrmann enjoyed a long career as a film composer. Tonight on Dinner and a Movie, Robert Bruce takes a look ...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:41
  • Purchases: 1