WCPE FM Goes Back to Baroque; TheClassicalStation.org Salutes Composers and Music of an Important Era

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TheClassicalStation.org announces today a “Back to Baroque” Weekend, April 25-26, 2015.

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Johann Sebastian Bach. Need we say more?

WCPE FM Goes Back to Baroque
TheClassicalStation.org Salutes Composers and Music of an Important Era

TheClassicalStation.org announces today a “Back to Baroque” Weekend, April 25-26, 2015. Music Director William Woltz programs a weekend which highlights the language of music that came to be defined as the music we know today.

“Johann Sebastian Bach. Need we say more?” offers Woltz. “But there is so much more: Handel and Telemann; Vivaldi, Purcell and Buxtehude.”

Here are selected works to be aired:

25 Saturday
8:00 a.m. Bach: Orchestral Suite no. 2 in B Minor
9:00 a.m. Buxtehude: Trio Sonata in D
10:00 a.m. Vivaldi: Four Seasons
11:00 a.m. Telemann: Paris Quartet no. 3 in A
12:00 p.m. Purcell: Suite from Abdelazar
5:00 p.m. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks

26 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Bach: Motet no. 6 (“Lobet den Herrn, Alle Heiden”)
11:00 a.m. Scheidt: Suite for Ten Brass Instruments
1:00 p.m. Handel: Water Music
3:00 p.m. Couperin: Royal Concert no. 1
4:00 p.m. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 6 in B-flat
5:00 p.m. Corelli: Concerto Grosso in F, op. 6, no. 6

In addition to all this wonderful programming, you can program your favorite Baroque music. The Saturday Evening Request Program 6 to midnight plays your requests. Go to SERP and be a radio programmer for an evening!

WCPE’s 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; 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 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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Curtis Brothers
919.556.5178
curtis(at)TheClassicalStation(dot)org

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