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WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces a New World Weekend to celebrate the American holiday of Thanksgiving.

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Celebrate home and family with Classical favorites chosen to provide a beautiful accompaniment to your Thanksgiving gathering.

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.

“Celebrate home and family with Classical favorites chosen to provide a beautiful accompaniment to your Thanksgiving gathering,” says Woltz. “The weekend that follows is a celebration of American composers and performers.”

26 Thursday
9:00 a.m. Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
10:00 a.m. Bach: Orchestral Suite no. 3 in D
11:00 a.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 5 in C Minor
12:00 p.m. Dvořák: American Suite
1:00 p.m. Thompson: “Alleluia”
2:00 p.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 24 in C Minor
3:00 p.m. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
4:00 p.m. Copland: Old American Songs, Set I
5:00 p.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring
6:00 p.m. Gershwin: Concert Fantasy on Themes from Porgy and Bess
10:00 p.m. Copland: Our Town

27 Friday
8:00 a.m. Gershwin: “Strike Up The Band”
9:00 a.m. All-Request Friday
10:00 p.m. Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915

28 Saturday
9:00 a.m. Delius: Florida Suite
11:00 a.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
12:00 p.m. Sousa: “The Washington Post”
1:00 p.m. Copland: Billy the Kid Ballet Suite
2:00 p.m. Mizesko: Sketches from Pinehurst
3:00 p.m. Williams: Three Pieces from Schindler’s List
4:00 p.m. Still: Symphony no. 1 (Afro-American)
5:00 p.m. Dvořák: String Quartet no. 12 in F (American)

29 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Ward: “America the Beautiful”
11:00 a.m. Higdon: “Amazing Grace”
1:00 p.m. O’Connor: Fanfare for the Volunteer
2:00 p.m. Amram: This Land, Symphonic Variations on a Song by Woody Guthrie
3:00 p.m. Gershwin: An American in Paris
4:00 p.m. Dvořák: Symphony no. 9 in E Minor (From the New World)
5:00 p.m. Hailstork: Three Spirituals

You can request your favorite music on All Request Friday and 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.

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