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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98 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.
109 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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28 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 will enjoy some of the finest and most enjoyable works you'll ever hear.

  • From: KCME
  • Updated: May 24, 2019

Latest Pieces

Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Want a little Halloween scare? Join Dinner and a Movie for Monsters, Ghosts, and Demons.

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:40
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
From Alice in Wonderland to Peter Pan, the characters from Walt Disney Studios have been recycled into Sequels, Prequels, Remakes, and Reimaginings.

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 58:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Under his film company Blinding Edge, writer-director-producer M. Night Shyamalan has produced eight films featuring the scores of James Newton How...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 58:04
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
From Jaws to Star Wars, John Williams has provided iconic music for some of the most popular and successful movies in history. On this edition of D...

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  • Added: Sep 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Whether populated by cyborgs, talking apes, zombies, or humans just trying to survive, many Sci-Fi films depict our planet’s future as bleak, unset...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:11
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Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
We all need it, we all want more of it, and sometimes we’ll do anything to get it. What is it? Money! But as Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, Money o...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Join Ferris Bueller, The Breakfast Club, Thornton Melon, Jerry Mitchel, and Napoleon Dynamite, as Dinner and a Movie goes Back to School with origi...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 58:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
Quinn Riley presents John Barry's Academy Award winning score from Kevin Costner's epic Academy Award winning film, Danes With Wolves.

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:40
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
In the final part of the series, Robert Bruce explores Howard Shore’s music for Peter Jackson’s, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

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  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
In the second of a three-part series, Robert Bruce explores Howard Shore’s music for Peter Jackson’s film, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 1