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WCPE Cinema Classics Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates Sounds of the Silver Screen
Wake Forest, N.C. (August 2, 2012) —WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Music in the cinema, August 11 and 12, 2012. Throughout this two-day festival, WCPE will share music from films ranging from timeless to obscure. There’s newer music written for the movie, and old masterpieces that make the movie. On Saturday you may request your favorite cinema classic on our Request Page!“Cinema Classics Weekend has become one of WCPE’s most popular theme programs, in part because movies call up such deep feelings—and not a little nostalgia,” says Woltz, who is also the host of Allegro. “The soundtracks from movies have moved us to tears, laughter, and probably every emotion in between.”
For a stroll down memory lane, hear such notable classical works as:
8:00 a.m. Haydn: Symphony no. 104 in D (London)
10:00 a.m. Bernstein, E.: Theme from The Magnificent Seven
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp Minor (Moonlight)
1:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
3:00 p.m. Rossini: Overture to William Tell
4:00 p.m. Brahms: Symphony no. 1 in C Minor
5:00 p.m. Williams: Suite from Far and Away
7:00 a.m. Fauré: “In Paradisum” from Requiem
11:00 a.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 25 in G Minor
1:00 p.m. Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto
2:00 p.m. Respighi: The Pines of Rome
3:00 p.m. Shore: “The Fellowship” from The Fellowship of the Ring
4:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 in F (Pastoral)
5:00 p.m. Rota: “La Passarella di Addio”
WCPE’s 24/7 live broadcast of Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day can be accessed around the globe in several ways; on-line streaming in multiple formats, including IPv6, small dish home satellite reception, local cable television systems and traditional radio broadcasting. A complete list of the ways WCPE is available with instructions for cable and satellite reception can be found at: http://theclassicalstation.org/listen.shtml.
With a 33 plus year history, WCPE 89.7 FM is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. For more information, visit www.TheClassicalStation.org or call 919-556-5178.