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WCPE FM Features the Piano
TheClassicalStation.org offers Primarily Piano Weekend
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (May 5, 2014)—WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces Primarily Piano Weekend on May 10 and 12, 2014. The program will feature great composers as well as virtuoso performances.
“With its vast range of pitch, dynamics and harmonic color, the piano truly is a grand instrument,” offers Woltz, who is also Allegro host. “We’ll features performances from the likes of Vladimir Horowitz and Wilhelm Kempff plus some of the most exciting pianists of today.”
A partial listing includes:
8:00 a.m. Domenico Scarlatti: Six Sonatas
9:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Sonata no. 11 in A
10:00 a.m. Bach: English Suite no. 2 in A Minor
11:00 a.m. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 2 in C Minor
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 26 in E-flat (Les Adieux)
5:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
7:00 a.m. Chaminade: “Fairy Tales”
11:00 a.m. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20 in D Minor
12:00 p.m. Chopin: Piano Sonata no. 3 in B Minor
1:00 p.m. Still: Symphony no. 1 (Afro-American)
2:00 p.m. Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 899
3:00 p.m. Liadov: Eight Russian Folk Songs
4:00 p.m. Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto no. 2 in G Minor
Also the Saturday Evening Request Program enables listeners to add their favorite composers and performers to the playlist. http://theclassicalstation.org/features_request.shtml is the link to the SERP request page.
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Across North America, WCPE can be heard through cable television and radio transmission affiliates. For a complete list of affiliates and cable broadcasters, visit TheClassicalStation.org/rebroadcasters.shtml and TheClassicalStation.org/cable.shtml.
In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.
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