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TheClassicalStation.org Honors the Country’s Fallen
Wake Forest, N.C. (May 22, 2013) — Dick Storck, Program Director for WCPE, TheClassicalStation.Org and former announcer for the American Forces Thailand Network, a division of the Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS), invites listeners across the country to remember those who have given their lives for America. Through music, WCPE will remember and memorialize all the fallen service men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces over Memorial Day weekend, May 25 through May 27, 2013.
WCPE will be participating in the National Moment of Remembrance, May 27, 3 p.m. (ET). WCPE will silence their broadcast momentarily in remembrance, reflection and honor of the fallen service men and women. The broadcast will resume with the playing of Taps.
“It’s a long weekend saluting American composers and performers,” says Music Director William Woltz, who also hosts Allegro! “We conclude with patriotic music on Monday to remember those who have given their lives for our country.”
A partial listing includes: (All times ET)
- 9:00 a.m. Copland: “An Outdoor Overture”
- 11:00 a.m. Dvor?ák: String Quartet no. 12 in F (American)
- 1:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D Minor (Choral)
- 3:00 p.m. Barber: Violin Concerto
- 4:00 p.m. Ives: Symphony no. 2
- 5:00 p.m. Gershwin: Second Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra
- 7:00 a.m. Paulus: “Hymn for America”
- 11:00 a.m. Vieuxtemps: “Souvenir d’Amerique”
- 1:00 p.m. Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches
- 2:00 p.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring
- 3:00 p.m. Hanson: Symphony no. 2 (Romantic)
- 5:00 p.m. Mizesko: Sketches from Pinehurst
- 8:00 a.m. Sousa: “Riders for the Flag”
- 10:00 a.m. Copland: Red Pony Suite
- 12:00 p.m. Barber: Adagio for Strings
- 1:00 p.m. Bernstein: West Side Story Suite for Piano Trio
- 2:00 p.m. Dvorák: American Suite
- 3:00 p.m. “Taps”
- 5:00 p.m. Williams: “Liberty Fanfare”
- 8:00 p.m. Dvorák: Symphony no. 9 in E Minor (From the New World)
- 10:00 p.m. Whitacre: Selections from Three Songs of Faith
On Saturday May 25 you may request your patriotic favorites for the Saturday Evening Request Program here.
WCPE’s 24/7 live broadcast of Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day can be accessed by military and foreign service personnel 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 30 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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