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WCPE FM Russian Romantics Weekend


January 08, 2014 --
WCPE FM Russian Romantics Weekend

Wake Forest, NC (PRWEB) January 08, 2014

WCPE FM Russian Romantics Weekend Features Great Composers

WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a weekend-long extravaganza celebrating Great Classical Music of the Russian Romantics, January 1819, 2014. Well celebrate with favorites from Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff and others, anchored by the Met Opera broadcast of Tchaikovskys Eugene Onegin on January 18 at 1:00 p.m. ET. On Saturday you may request your favorite composers here.

The Mighty Handful was a group of five 19th-century Russian composers who wrote music steeped in the distinctive traditions of their homeland, says Woltz.

Here is a partial listing of the works scheduled:

18 Saturday
8:00 a.m. Cui: Miniature Suite
9:00 a.m. Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
10:00 a.m. Borodin: Symphony no. 3 in A Minor (unfinished)
11:00 a.m. Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 5 in E Minor
12:00 p.m. Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
5:00 p.m. Glinka: Kamarinskaya

19 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Tchaikovsky: Cherubic Hymn no. 1
11:00 a.m. Glazunov: The Seasons
12:00 p.m. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1 in B-flat Minor
1:00 p.m. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
2:00 p.m. Balakirev: Tamara
3:00 p.m. Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
4:00 p.m. Borodin: Overture and Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor

About WCPE:
With a 35 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 or call 919-556-5178.

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