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WCPE FM Celebrates Black History Month
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This week on Great Sacred Music you can hear music by Tomas Luis de Victoria, Sir George Dyson, Carson Cooman and Sergei Rachmaninoff in the first hour.

Our Bach cantata is BWV 14 "War Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit". This will be followed by Alessandro Scarlatti's "Dixit Dominus".

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WCPE's 'Preview!'

Sunday February 1st at 6PM EST

American composer Jack Gallagher is featured this Sunday on Preview. From a new release in the Naxos American Classics series, JoAnn Falletta conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in a world premier recording of Gallagher’s Symphony No. 2 “Ascendant”.

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Sunday February 1st at 9PM EST

This week on WCPE's Wavelengths we'll we feature music for Black History Month by William Averitt. The Dream Keeper is his choral setting of poems by Langston Hughes.

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Matthew Decker
Assistant Principal Percussion
North Carolina Symphony

Monday, February 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 8 at 5:00 p.m.

Explore the powerful, rich and buttery percussion recordings Matthew Decker has uncovered in his passionate pursuit for great sounds. The North Carolina Symphony’s new Assistant Principal Percussionist shares his favorite music from Prokofiev’s Romeo & Juliet, Mahler’s 7th Symphony, George Crumb’s Music for a Summer Evening and more on My Life in Music.


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The Metropolitan Opera Announces the 2014-15 Season

The Met’s 2014-15 Season Will Feature 26 Operas, Including Three Met Premieres, In Six New Productions and 18 Revivals!

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Online playlists
"What was that beautiful piece of music??" Find out now by browsing through a week's worth of playlists!

Meet the Announcer
Ever wonder what your favorite voice looks like? See photos and read brief biographies of WCPE's announcers!

"Quarter Notes"
WCPE's Member Magazine
Published quarterly, this magazine and listener guide offers featured works and program highlights for the WCPE season to come, plus station news, reviews, interviews and other articles designed to enhance your classical music journey.

Quarter Notes is sent to WCPE members in print version, and members may also choose to view this website's "green" online version. To become a WCPE member (your gift is tax-deductible!) and receive a year's subscription to Quarter Notes, click here.

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