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WCPE Goes Back to Baroque
TheClassicalStation.org Salutes Composers and Music of an Important Era
WAKE FOREST, N.C. (April 9, 2014)—TheClassicalStation.org announces today a “Back to Baroque” Weekend, April 12-13, 2014. Music Director William Woltz programs a weekend which highlights the language of music that came to be defined as the music we know today.
“What a glorious period in the history of Western music,” offers Woltz. “There will be Bach, Telemann, Vivaldi, Handel, Buxtehude, Purcell and Corelli. A weekend of old favorites and some surprises too.”
Here are selected works to be aired:
- 8:00 a.m. Purcell: Suite from Abdelazar
- 9:00 a.m. Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks
- 10:00 a.m. Telemann: Concerto in F for Three Violins from Tafelmusik, Part II
- 11:00 a.m. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D
- 12:00 p.m. Albinoni: Adagio in G Minor
- 5:00 p.m. Bach: Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins
- 7:00 a.m. Handel: Chandos Anthem no. 1 (“O be Joyful in the Lord”)
- 11:00 a.m. Buxtehude: Trio Sonata in D
- 1:00 p.m. Handel: Water Music
- 2:00 p.m. Couperin: Pièces en Concert
- 3:00 p.m. Vivaldi: Concerto in B Minor for Four Violins and Cello
- 4:00 p.m. Bach: Cello Suite no. 1 in G
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!
The Saturday Evening Request Program enables listeners to add their favorite composers and performers to the playlist. Please click here to visit our 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/partners.shtml and TheClassicalStation.org/cable.shtml. In central North Carolina and southern Virginia, WCPE is found on the radio at 89.7 FM.
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 www.TheClassicalStation.org or by calling 919-556-5178.
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