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WCPE Cinema Classics Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates Sounds of the Silver Screen
Wake Forest, N.C. (July 31, 2013) — WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Music in the cinema, August 10 and 11, 2013. Throughout this festival, WCPE will share music from films ranging from timeless to obscure. There’s newer music written especially for the movies, and old masterpieces that make the movie. On Saturday you may request your favorite cinema classic here.
“We get a head start Friday evening with Ravel’s Bolero featured in “10”, Korngold’s “The Adventures of Robin Hood”, Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz in “Sleeping With the Enemy” and selections from “The Mission” by Morricone,” offers Woltz.
For a stroll down memory lane, hear such notable classical works as:
- 8:00 a.m. Pachelbel: Canon in D Ordinary People
- 10:00 a.m. Rozsa: Choral Suite from Ben Hur
- 12:00 p.m. Bach: Toccata and Fugue in D Minor 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
- 2:00 p.m. Addinsell: Warsaw Concerto Dangerous Moonlight
- 3:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 in F (Pastoral) Soylent Green
- 4:00 p.m. Williams: “Raiders March” from Raiders of the Lost Ark
- 5:00 p.m. Wagner: “Ride of the Valkyries” Apocalypse Now
- 7:00 a.m. Williams: “Hymn to the Fallen” from Saving Private Ryan
- 11:00 a.m. Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Out of Africa
- 12:00 p.m. Rossini: Overture from William Tell A Clockwork Orange
- 1:00 p.m. Shore: “The Fellowship” from The Fellowship of the Ring
- 3:00 p.m. Bernstein, E.: Theme from The Magnificent Seven
- 4:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 7 in A Mr. Holland’s Opus
“This is one of our most popular theme weekends, and one that will bring back more than a few memories,” adds Woltz, who is also the host of Allegro.
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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