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WCPE FM Armchair Travelers Weekend

TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates National Themes

Wake Forest, N.C. (October 10, 2013) —WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Music around the world October 12, 13, 2013. Throughout this two-day festival, WCPE will share music representing various national themes. On Saturday you may request your favorite travelogue music here.

“From the Blue Danube to the Steppes of Central Asia, the Grand Canyon to the Scottish highlands, and beyond, let WCPE take you on a musical trip around the world in our "Armchair Travelers" weekend”, offers Woltz.

12 Saturday

8:00 a.m. Saint-Saëns: Algerian Suite
10:00 a.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 38 in D (Prague)
12:00 p.m. Smetana: “The Moldau”
2:00 p.m. Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
3:00 p.m. Strauss II: “The Blue Danube”
4:00 p.m. Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 in AMinor (Scottish)
5:00 p.m. Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

13 Sunday

7:00 a.m. Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
11:00 a.m. Alfvén: Swedish Rhapsody no. 1 (Midsummer Vigil)
12:00 p.m. Delius: Florida Suite
1:00 p.m. Albéniz: “Sunday Festival in Seville”
2:00 p.m. Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne
3:00 p.m. Respighi: The Fountains of Rome
4:00 p.m. Copland: El Salón México





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With a 35 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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