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This week Great Sacred Music will feature music Flor Peeters, Orlando Gibbons and Margaret Rizza in Hour 1.

Our Bach cantata is BWV 104 "Du hirte Israel, hore" followed by John Tavener's "Funeral Canticle".

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WCPE's 'Preview!'

Sunday April 19th at 6PM EST

This week on WCPE's Preview! we'll hear Quiet Reflections, a work by American composer Jack Gallagher from his newest CD release. The London Symphony Orchestra performs, led by JoAnn Falletta.

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Sunday April 19th at 9PM EST

This week on WCPE's Wavelengths we'll hear a work inspired by the music and sounds of the southern Appalachians. Flutist Paula Robinson and pianist Timothy Hester play Blue Ridge Airs II, by Kenneth Frazelle.

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Recently, we spoke with Dr. Welborn Young, artistic director and conductor of Bel Canto Company, about the ensemble's upcoming performances entitled From Darkness to Light. The inspiration for this program of vocal works was, Dr. Young explains, his own discovery of Tarik O'Regan's "Had I nor seen the Sun," a setting of Emily Dickinson's poem. Join Bel Canto Company for an inspiring musical exploration of opposing but complementary forces at Christ United Methodist Church of Greensboro on April 18 and 20. More information about this program can be found at belcantocompany.com

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The Metropolitan Opera Announces the 2014-15 Season

The Met’s 2014-15 Season Will Feature 26 Operas, Including Three Met Premieres, In Six New Productions and 18 Revivals!

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Online playlists
"What was that beautiful piece of music??" Find out now by browsing through a week's worth of playlists!

Meet the Announcer
Ever wonder what your favorite voice looks like? See photos and read brief biographies of WCPE's announcers!

"Quarter Notes"
WCPE's Member Magazine
Published quarterly, this magazine and listener guide offers featured works and program highlights for the WCPE season to come, plus station news, reviews, interviews and other articles designed to enhance your classical music journey.

Quarter Notes is sent to WCPE members in print version, and members may also choose to view this website's "green" online version. To become a WCPE member (your gift is tax-deductible!) and receive a year's subscription to Quarter Notes, click here.

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