WCPE Celebrates New World Weekend

TheClassicalStation.org Celebrates Thanksgiving

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“We celebrate Americana with music from this vast land of ours and beyond.”

Wake Forest, N.C. (PRWEB) November 19, 2012

WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces a New World Weekend to celebrate the American holiday of Thanksgiving. The station will air Great Classical Music with American themes and by American composers.

“We celebrate Americana with music from this vast land of ours and beyond,” says Woltz.

22 Thursday
11:00 a.m. Grofé: Hudson River Suite
12:00 p.m. Gershwin: An American in Paris
1:00 p.m. Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
3:00 p.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring
6:00 p.m. Dvorˇák: American Suite
10:00 p.m. Copland: Quiet City

23 Friday
8:00 a.m. Gould: “Amber Waves”
12:00 p.m. Gottschalk: Grand Tarantelle
3:00 p.m. Dvorˇák: Symphony no. 9 in E Minor (From the New World)
4:00 p.m. Copland: “Fanfare for the Common Man”
7:00 p.m. Gershwin: Concerto in F

24 Saturday
9:00 a.m. Nelson: “Sonoran Desert Holiday”
11:00 a.m. Williams: “Summon the Heroes”
1:00 p.m. Copland: Music for Movies
2:00 p.m. Still: Symphony no. 1 (Afro-American)
4:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
5:00 p.m. Bernstein, E.: Suite from To Kill a Mockingbird

25 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Hovhaness: “Prayer of St. Gregory” for Trumpet and Strings
11:00 a.m. Gershwin: Three Preludes
1:00 p.m. Grofé: Grand Canyon Suite
3:00 p.m. Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches
4:00 p.m. Tower: Made in America
5:00 p.m. Bernstein: West Side Story Suite for Piano Trio

You can request your favorite music on the Saturday Evening Request Program here.

WCPE’s 24/7 live broadcast of Great Classical Music 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: http://theclassicalstation.org/listen.shtml.

About WCPE:
Since 1978 WCPE 89.7 FM has been dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. WCPE is one of the first community-supported stations to stream on the Internet. The programming is available on our own satellite channel and on multiple Internet streams, including IPv6. WCPE receives no tax-derived support, rather depends on tax-deductible support through on-air fundraising and mail-out campaigns. More information can be found at http://www.TheClassicalStation.org or by calling 919-556-5178.

Media Contact:
Curtis Brothers
800/556-5178
curtis(at)TheClassicalStation(dot)org

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