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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195 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
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21 Pieces

A weekly show celebrating the choral art throughout the centuries, with performances by some of the finest ensembles around the world. Hosted by Simon Jacobs, Choral Splendour features sacred and secular music from medieval times to the present day. Experience everything from Hildegard von Bingen to the latest choral composers, as well as exciting new recordings.

  • From: KCME
  • Updated: Jul 19, 2023
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
122 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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80 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.
Join Ferris Bueller, The Breakfast Club, Thornton Melon, Jerry Mitchel, and Napoleon Dynamite, as Dinner and a Movie goes Back to School with origi...

Bought by KMXT


  • 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.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:40
  • Purchases: 2
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.

Bought by KUPR low power FM and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:52
  • Purchases: 2
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
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
From the silent era to modern day, the exploits and adventures of kids and young adults have graced many a film. From To Kill a Mockingbird to Har...

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  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
In the first of a three-part series, Robert Bruce explores Howard Shore’s music for Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2017
  • Length: 58:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Film music you remember, even if you've forgotten the film.
"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” ~ Ernest Hemingway. On this edition of Dinner and a Movie, join Ro...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:22
  • Purchases: 2
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...

Bought by KUPR low power FM, WSLR, and KMXT


  • Added: Jun 30, 2017
  • Length: 59:04
  • Purchases: 3