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WCPE FM Armchair Travelers Weekend

TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates National Themes

Wake Forest, N.C. (October 6, 2017) —WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Music around the world October 13-15, 2017. On Saturday you may request your favorite travelogue music at this link.

“Let TheClassicalStation.org take you on a musical journey from the Grand Canyon to the Appalachian highlands, along the beautiful blue Danube, to the fjords of Norway or an English country garden,” offers Woltz.

13 Friday
5:00 p.m. Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
7:00 p.m. Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
8:00 p.m. Grieg: Norwegian Dances
9:00 p.m. Respighi: The Fountains of Rome

14 Saturday
9:00 a.m. Glinka: “Memory of a Summer Night in Madrid”
11:00 a.m. Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
1:00 p.m. Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 3 in A Minor (Scottish)
2:00 p.m. McKay: Evocation Symphony (Symphony for Seattle)
3:00 p.m. Copland: Three Latin American Sketches
4:00 p.m. Delius: “Paris, The Song of a Great City”
5:00 p.m. Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

15 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Williams: “Hymn to New England”
11:00 a.m. Nelson: “Sonoran Desert Holiday”
1:00 p.m. Smetana: The Moldau
2:00 p.m. Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain
3:00 p.m. Sowande: African Suite
4:00 p.m. Strauss II: “The Blue Danube”

“Relax in your favorite chair and let the music take you away,” concludes Woltz.

“Curl up in a comfy chair or slip on your own dancing shoes,” concludes Woltz. On Saturday you may request your favorites at the Saturday Evening Request Program.

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With a 39 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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