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WCPE News: Press Releases
Curtis Brothers, Outreach Director
WCPE Hosts New World Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates Thanksgivings
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (November 19, 2012) — WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces a New World Weekend to celebrate the American holiday of Thanksgiving. The station will air Great Classical Music with American themes and by American composers.
“We celebrate Americana with music from this vast land of ours and beyond,” says Woltz.
- 11:00 a.m. Grofé: Hudson River Suite
- 12:00 p.m. Gershwin: An American in Paris
- 1:00 p.m. Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
- 3:00 p.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring
- 6:00 p.m. Dvorák: American Suite
- 10:00 p.m. Copland: Quiet City
- 8:00 a.m. Gould: “Amber Waves”
- 12:00 p.m. Gottschalk: Grand Tarantelle
- 3:00 p.m. Dvorák: Symphony no. 9 in E Minor (From the New World)
- 4:00 p.m. Copland: “Fanfare for the Common Man”
- 7:00 p.m. Gershwin: Concerto in F
- 9:00 a.m. Nelson: “Sonoran Desert Holiday”
- 11:00 a.m. Williams: “Summon the Heroes”
- 1:00 p.m. Copland: Music for Movies
- 2:00 p.m. Still: Symphony no. 1 (Afro-American)
- 4:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
- 5:00 p.m. Bernstein, E.: Suite from To Kill a Mockingbird
- 7:00 a.m. Hovhaness: “Prayer of St. Gregory” for Trumpet and Strings
- 11:00 a.m. Gershwin: Three Preludes
- 1:00 p.m. Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
- 3:00 p.m. Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches
- 4:00 p.m. Tower: Made in America
- 5:00 p.m. Bernstein: West Side Story Suite for Piano Trio
You can request your favorite music on the Saturday Evening Request Program here.
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.
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