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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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