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WCPE FM Armchair Travelers Weekend

TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates National Themes

Wake Forest, N.C. (October 4, 2014) —WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Music around the world October 11, 12, 2014. Throughout this two-day festival, WCPE will share music representing various national themes. On Saturday you may request your favorite travelogue music on this page!

“Let the music take you away to beautiful and enchanting places, from the river Moldau to the Hebrides, the Grand Canyon, the gardens of Spain, and beyond”, offers Woltz.

11 Saturday

9:00 a.m. Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 4 in A (Italian)
10:00 a.m. Copland: El Salón México
11:00 a.m. Strauss II: “The Blue Danube”
1:00 p.m. Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne
2:00 p.m. Sowande: African Suite
3:00 p.m. Respighi: The Pines of Rome
4:00 p.m. Chen: The Butterfly Lovers (Concerto for Violin)
5:00 p.m. Albéniz: Spanish Rhapsody

12 Sunday

7:00 a.m. Handel: Concerto Grosso in G, op. 6, no. 1
11:00 a.m. Sibelius: Finlandia
12:00 p.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 38 in D (Prague)
1:00 p.m. Nelson: “Savannah River Holiday”
2:00 p.m. Barrios: Three Paraguayan Dances
3:00 p.m. Elgar: Cockaigne Overture (In London Town)
4:00 p.m. Vaughan Williams: Symphony no. 5 in D
5:00 p.m. Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol

About WCPE:

WCPE broadcasts on a variety of FM frequencies in eastern North Carolina and is heard throughout eastern and central North Carolina and southern Virginia from its transmitting tower in Wake Forest, NC, and other repeater stations. A live feed is available on the Internet at www.theclassicalstation.org, through cable systems, through affiliate radio stations, and via satellite. WCPE is a non-commercial, listener-supported station that plays classical music exclusively. WCPE is owned and operated by the Educational Information Corporation, a North Carolina non-profit broadcasting organization. The Corporation was formed in 1973 and began operating WCPE in July of 1978. The Corporation holds a federal 501 (C) (3) Public Charity Exemption Certificate and the corresponding certificate from the State of North Carolina.

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