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WCPE Offers Gardens of Spain Weekend
TheClassicalStation.org Focuses on Spanish Masters
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (March 11, 2014)—WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces In the Gardens of Spain Weekend, March 15-16, 2014. The program will feature great composers as well as virtuoso performances.
“We have the Renaissance lute of Gaspar Sanz; the choral meditations of Tomás Luis de Victoria; the sultry colors of de Falla, Granados, Albéniz and Rodrigo,” offers Woltz, who is also co-host of Allegro. “You’re in for a great weekend of music from Spain.”
A partial listing includes:
- 8:00 a.m. Sanz: Suite Espańola
- 9:00 a.m. Falla: Three Dances from The Three- Cornered Hat
- 10:00 a.m. Rodrigo: Concierto Andaluz (for Four Guitars and Orchestra)
- 11:00 a.m. Albéniz: Espańa, op. 165
- 12:00 p.m. Tárrega: “Capricho Árabe”
- 5:00 p.m. Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
- 7:00 a.m. Victoria: “O Sacrum Convivium”
- 11:00 a.m. Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
- 12:00 p.m. Celedonio Romero: Concierto de Malaga
- 1:00 p.m. Albéniz: Spanish Rhapsody
- 3:00 p.m. Schumann: Symphony no. 3 in E-flat (Rhenish)
- 4:00 p.m. Granados: “Love and Death” from Goyescas
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