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WCPE FM Hosts New World Weekend

TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates Thanksgiving

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (November 22, 2013) — 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 share your love of home and family with Classical favorites for your Thanksgiving get-together,” says Woltz. “The weekend that follows is a celebration of American composers and performers.”

28 Thursday

10:00 a.m. Delius: Florida Suite
12:00 p.m. Copland: Old American Songs, Set I
1:00 p.m. Gershwin: An American in Paris
2:00 p.m. Dvorák: American Suite
5:00 p.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring
10:00 p.m. Bernstein: “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide

29 Friday

8:00 a.m. Gould: “Amber Waves”
9:00 a.m. All-Request Friday
10:00 p.m. Thompson: “The Pasture” and “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”

30 Saturday

9:00 a.m. Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches
10:00 a.m. Nelson: “Savannah River Holiday”
12:00 p.m. Gottschalk: “Grand Tarantelle”
2:00 p.m. Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
3:00 p.m. Bernstein: West Side Story Suite for Piano Trio
4:00 p.m. Dvorák: Symphony no. 9 in E Minor (From the New World)
5:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

You can request your favorite music on All Request Friday and 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 here.

About WCPE:

Since 1978 WCPE 89.7 FM has been dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. WCPE is one of the first community-supported stations to stream on the Internet. The programming is available on our own satellite channel and on multiple Internet streams, including IPv6. WCPE receives no tax-derived support, rather depends on tax-deductible support through on-air fundraising and mail-out campaigns. For more information, visit www.TheClassicalStation.org or call 919-556-5178.


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