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WCPE Goes Back to Baroque
TheClassicalStation.org Salutes Composers and Music of an Important Era
Tune in for a weekend highlighting the language of music that came to be defined as the music we know today. The Classical Station presents a “Back to Baroque” Weekend, April 20-21, 2013.
There will be glorious music of Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Buxtehude, Purcell and Corelli. Plus, join our 70th birthday celebration for conductor and period-performance specialist John Eliot Gardiner on April 20.
Here are selected works to be aired:
7:00 a.m. Vivaldi: Spring from Four Seasons
8:00 a.m. Purcell: Suite from Abdelazar
9:00 a.m. Handel: Water Music
10:00 a.m. Telemann: Overture in D from Tafelmusik
5:00 p.m. Bach: Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D
7:00 a.m. Bach: Motet no. 6 (Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden)
11:00 a.m. Handel: Music for The Royal Fireworks
12:00 p.m. Bach: Violin Concerto no. 2 in E
2:00 p.m. Telemann: Viola Concerto in G
3:00 p.m. Corelli: Concerto Grosso in F, op. 6, no. 6
4:00 p.m. Bach: Selections from Goldberg Variations
In addition to all this wonderful programming, you can program your favorite Baroque music. The Saturday Evening Request Program 6 to midnight plays your requests. Go to SERP and be a radio programmer for an evening!
WCPE’s 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; 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 theclassicalstation.org/listen.shtml.
WCPE broadcasts on a variety of FM frequencies in Eastern North Carolina and is heard throughout Eastern and Central North Carolina and Southern Virginia from its transmitting tower in Wake Forest, NC and other repeater stations. A live feed is also available on the Internet at theclassicalstation.org, cable systems, affiliate radio stations and via satellite. WCPE is a non-commercial, listener-supported station that plays classical music exclusively. WCPE is owned and operated by the Educational Information Corporation, a North Carolina non-profit broadcasting organization. The Corporation was formed in 1973 and began operating WCPE in July of 1978. The Corporation holds a federal 501 (C) (3) Public Charity Exemption Certificate and the corresponding certificate from the State of North Carolina.↑ Back to Top