WCPE FM Great Nicknames Weekend

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WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Nicknames, November 8,9, 2014.

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What’s the story behind Haydn’s Miracle Symphony or Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata?

WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Nicknames, November 8,9, 2014. Throughout this two-day festival, WCPE will share music with alternate titles. On Saturday you may request your favorite nicknames at our request page.

“What’s the story behind Haydn’s Miracle Symphony or Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata?” asks Woltz. “Join WCPE for a weekend full of colorful music with interesting monikers.”

8 Saturday

9:00 a.m. Haydn: Symphony no. 96 in D (Miracle)
10:00 a.m. Schubert: String Quartet no. 14 in D Minor (Death and the Maiden)
12:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 21 in C
2:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp Minor (Moonlight)
3:00 p.m. Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 in D (Classical)
4:00 p.m. Mahler: Symphony no. 1 in D (Titan)
5:00 p.m. Chopin: Prelude in D-flat (Raindrop)

9 Sunday

7:00 a.m. Bach: Capriccio in B-flat (On the Departure of his Beloved Brother)
11:00 a.m. Schumann: Symphony in G Minor (Zwickau)
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat (Emperor)
1:00 p.m. Boccherini: Symphony in D Minor (House of the Devil)
3:00 p.m. Liszt: Piano Concerto no. 1 in E-flat (Triangle)
4:00 p.m. Mozart: “Madamina, Il Catalogo e Questo” from Don Giovanni
5:00 p.m. Haydn: Symphony no. 45 in F-sharp Minor (Farewell)

About WCPE:

WCPE’s 24/7 live broadcast of Great Classical Music, 24 Hours A Day can be accessed 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 our streaming page!

About WCPE:

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 http://www.TheClassicalStation.org.

Media Contact:
Curtis Brothers, Outreach Director
phone: (919) 556-5178
fax: (919) 556-9273
e-mail: curtis(at)theclassicalstation(dot)org

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