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WCPE FM Celebrates Bastille Day

TheClassicalStation.org Features French Music

Wake Forest, N.C. (July 7, 2017) —WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a program celebrating Bastille Day on Friday, July 14, 2017. A few short years after the United States gained its independence, the French threw off the tyranny of their absolute monarchy with the storming of the Bastille.

“We present works by Bizet, Berlioz, Rameau, Fauré, Debussy, Ravel and more,” offers Woltz. “This is a celebration of the French contribution to Great Classical Music.”

Highlights of the celebration:

9:00 a.m. Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
10:00 a.m. Couperin: Concert Pieces
12:00 p.m. Milhaud: Scaramouche, Suite for Two Pianos
1:00 p.m. Leclair: Overture no. 1 in G
2:00 p.m. Bizet: Symphony in C
3:00 p.m. Fauré: Dolly Suite
5:00 p.m. Debussy: Two Arabesques
7:00 p.m. Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
8:00 p.m. Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
9:00 p.m. Dukas: La Péri
10:00 p.m. Finzi: Romance for String Orchestra

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With a 36 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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