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WCPE salutes the birth of our country on July 4 with lots of patriotic selections and American music.

WCPE FM Celebrates Independence Day

TheClassicalStation.org Features American Music

WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces an Americana Weekend to celebrate the 4th of July, July 4-6, 2014. Listen for music from U.S. composers and performers, both native and adopted.

“WCPE salutes the birth of our country on July 4 with lots of patriotic selections and American music,” says Woltz who is also Allegro! host. “Then we continue that theme through a long “Americana Weekend” featuring great U.S. composers, orchestras and soloists.”

Highlights of the celebration:

4 Friday
8:00 a.m. Sousa: “The Stars and Stripes Forever”
9:00 a.m. Chadwick: Suite Symphonique in E-flat
10:00 a.m. Dvořák: String Quartet no. 12 in F (American)
12:00 p.m. Williams: “Liberty Fanfare”
1:00 p.m. Buck: Festival Overture on “The Star-Spangled Banner”
2:00 p.m. Copland: Red Pony Suite
3:00 p.m. Mizesko: Sketches from Pinehurst
5:00 p.m. Gould: “Amber Waves”
7:00 p.m. Bernstein, arr. Penaforte: West Side Story Suite for Piano Trio
8:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
9:00 p.m. Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E Minor (From the New World)
10:00 p.m. Barber: Adagio for Strings
5 Saturday
9:00 a.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring
10:00 a.m. Gershwin: Concerto in F
12:00 p.m. Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
2:00 p.m. Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches
3:00 p.m. Dvořák: American Suite
4:00 p.m. Hailstork: Three Spirituals
5:00 p.m. Copland: “An Outdoor Overture”
6 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Bernstein: “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide
11:00 a.m. Grofé: Mississippi Suite
1:00 p.m. Gershwin: An American in Paris
2:00 p.m. Still: Suite for Violin and Piano
3:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 17 in G
4:00 p.m. Barber: Second Essay for Orchestra
5:00 p.m. Hanson: Symphony no. 2 (Romantic)

Request your favorite American music at the Saturday Evening Request Program.

WCPE’s 24/7 live broadcast of Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day can be accessed by military and foreign service personnel around the globe in several ways; on-line streaming in multiple formats, including IPv6, small dish home satellite reception, 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:
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 http://www.theclassicalstation.org, 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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