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WCPE News: Press Releases
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WCPE FM Offers Simply Strings Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org Features String Composers and Performers
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (February 8, 2014)—WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces Simply Strings Weekend on February 15 and 16, 2014. The program will feature great composers as well as virtuoso performances.
“We explore the variety of instruments with strings,” offers Woltz, who is also Allegro host. “Featured are the performers who make them go ‘zing’.”
A partial listing includes:
8:00 a.m. Beethoven: String Trio in D, op. 9, no. 2
9:00 a.m. Mozart: Concerto in C for Flute and Harp
10:00 a.m. Monn: Cello Concerto in G Minor
11:00 a.m. Vivaldi: Mandolin Concerto in C
12:00 p.m. Bach: Sonata no. 3 in E for Violin & Piano
5:00 p.m. Praetorius: Suite in D from Terpsichore
7:00 a.m. Mozart: Duo no. 1 in G
11:00 a.m. Dvor?ák: Violin Concerto in A Minor
12:00 p.m. Nielsen: Little Suite for Strings
1:00 p.m. Beethoven: String Quartet no. 9 in C
2:00 p.m. Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C
3:00 p.m. Telemann: Viola Concerto in G
4:00 p.m. Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor
Also the Saturday Evening Request Program enables listeners to add their favorite string composers and performers to the playlist. Here is the link to the SERP request page.
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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. In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.
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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