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WCPE FM Offers Tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven

TheClassicalStation.org Airs Beethovenfest December 14-16

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (December 4, 2014)—William Woltz, Music Director for WCPE, TheClassicalStation.org, announces WCPE’s annual three-day salute to Ludwig van Beethoven, the monumental composer from Bonn, whose belief in the power of music empowered him to triumph over personal tragedy.

“We’ll present Beethoven’s greatest symphonies, sonatas, concertos and more,” offers Woltz. “We culminate in the glorious Ninth Symphony on the presumed day of his birth (December 16) at 8:00 p.m.”

Here is a listing of the Festival from Quarter Notes:

14 Sunday

7:00 a.m. Beethoven: Leonore Overture no. 3
11:00 a.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 6 in F (Pastoral)
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Clarinet Trio in B-flat
2:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 2 in D
3:00 p.m. Beethoven: String Quartet no. 9 in C
4:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 23 in F Minor (Appassionata)

15 Monday

9:00 a.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 1 in C
10:00 a.m. Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat (Archduke)
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Overture to Fidelio
2:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 8 in C Minor (Pathétique)
3:00 p.m. Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D
5:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp Minor (Moonlight)
7:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3 in C Minor
8:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 7 in A
10:00 p.m. Beethoven: Cello Sonata no. 3 in A

16 Tuesday

9:00 a.m. Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat (Emperor)
10:00 a.m. Beethoven: Violin Sonata no. 5 in F (Spring)
12:00 p.m. Beethoven: Overture from Egmont
2:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 5 in C Minor
3:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 17 in D Minor (Tempest)
4:00 p.m. Beethoven: Romance no. 2 in F for Violin
7:00 p.m. Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 21 in C (Waldstein)
8:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D Minor (Choral)
10:00 p.m. Beethoven: “Andante Favori” in F

You can request your favorite music on All Request Friday and the Saturday Evening Request Program here.

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