WCPE FM Great Nicknames Weekend

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WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Nicknames, November 10-12, 2017

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Join us for a weekend of great music with colorful names and intriguing stories.

WCPE FM Great Nicknames Weekend
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WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Nicknames, November 10-12, 2017. Throughout this two-day festival, WCPE will share music with alternate titles. On Saturday you may request your favorite nicknames here.

“Beethoven wasn’t thinking of the moon when he wrote his famous piano sonata. A publisher dubbed it Moonlight, and the name stuck,” says Woltz. “Join us for a weekend of great music with colorful names and intriguing stories: Haydn’s Miracle Symphony, Tchaikovsky’s Pathétique Symphony, Chopin’s “Revolutionary” Etude, and much more.”

10 Friday
5:00 p.m. Chopin: Etude in A Minor (Winter Wind)
7:00 p.m. Haydn: Symphony no. 96 in D (Miracle)
8:00 p.m. Hanson: Symphony no. 2 (Romantic)
9:00 p.m. Tchaikovsky: String Sextet in D Minor (Souvenir of Florence)

11 Saturday
8:00 a.m. Prokofiev: Symphony no. 1 in D (Classical)
10:00 a.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp Minor (Moonlight)
1:00 p.m. Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 4 in A (Italian)
2:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 in E-flat (Eroica)
4:00 p.m. Mahler: Symphony no. 1 in D
5:00 p.m. Mozart: Symphony no. 41 in C (Jupiter)

12 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Chopin: Prelude in D-flat (Raindrop)
11:00 a.m. Haydn: Symphony no. 45 in F-sharp Minor (Farewell)
1:00 p.m. Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 3 in D (Polish)
2:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat (Emperor)
3:00 p.m. Nielsen: Symphony no. 4 (The Inextinguishable)
4:00 p.m. Schubert: Piano Quintet in A (Trout)

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: http://theclassicalstation.org/listen.shtml.

About WCPE:
With a 39 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.
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