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WCPE FM Goes Back to Baroque
TheClassicalStation.org Salutes Composers and Music of an Important Era
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (April 14, 2017)— TheClassicalStation.org announces today a “Back to Baroque” Weekend, April 22, 23, 2017. Music Director William Woltz programs a weekend which highlights the language of music that came to be defined as the music we know today.
“From sunny Venetian concertos by Vivaldi to searching devotional works by Bach, the Baroque era presents a rich and varied musical landscape”, offers Woltz. “We’ll play Handel and Telemann, Albinoni, Domenico Scarlatti, Purcell and Buxtehude—Baroque favorites plus some pieces you may not have heard before.”
Here are selected works to be aired:
8:00 a.m. Telemann: Concerto in B-flat
9:00 a.m. Albinoni: Oboe Concerto in D Minor
10:00 a.m. Handel: Water Music
11:00 a.m. D. Scarlatti: Sonata in D Minor, Kirkpatrick 1
12:00 p.m. Pachelbel: Suite in B-flat for Strings
5:00 p.m. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 in F
7:00 a.m. Handel: “Ombra Mai Fu” from Serse
9:00 a.m. Bach: Cantata 67 (Halt im Gedachtnis Jesum Christ)
11:00 a.m. Bach: Orchestral Suite no. 1 in C
12:00 p.m. Telemann: Whimsical Symphony
1:00 p.m. Vivaldi: Lute Concerto in D
2:00 p.m. Couperin: Pièces en Concert
3:00 p.m. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
4:00 p.m. Vivaldi: Four Seasons
5:00 p.m. Purcell: Suite from Abdelazar
In addition to all this wonderful programming, you can program your favorite Baroque music. The Saturday Evening Request Program 6 to midnight plays your requests. hereGo to SERP and be a radio programmer for an evening!
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..
For more information on WCPE, or to print a downloadable version of Quarter Notes, please visit TheClassicalStation.Org.
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 also available on the Internet at here, via cable systems, 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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