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- Special Note: The Biggest Classical Music Stories of 2014
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- Special Note: A Major Mozart Discovery
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- 10/31 The Search for Mrs. Bach
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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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Our third hour will feature Alessandro Striggio's "Missa sopra Ecco si beato giorno" which was written for 40 and 60 parts.
Great Sacred Music presents the best choirs and organists every Sunday morning from 8 until 11 eastern with your host Rob Kennedy.
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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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Also featured this week, the Cypress String Quartet performs Beethoven’s Op. 74 String Quartet in E flat, nicknamed the "Harp".
We'll speak with trumpeter Paul Neebe about the process of commissioning four new works for his CD of 21st Century American Trumpet Concertos and hear him perform the Concerto Iberico of Richard Cioffari.
Also on the playlist, pianist Joel Fan with Charles Cadman’s Dark Dancers of the Mardi Gras and Violinist Lisa Batiashvili performs Aria No. 39 from Bach’s St. Matthew Passion.
Join us every Sunday night at 6 pm eastern time for the best in new classical recordings on WCPE's Preview!
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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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The Eastman Wind Ensemble performs Darius Milhaud's Suite Francaise. And we'll hear Karel Husa's Music for Prague 1968.
Wavelengths brings you the best in contemporary classical music, Sunday at 9 p.m. Eastern time on The Classical Station, WCPE.
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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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