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WCPE FM Hosts New World Weekend

WCPE FM Hosts New World Weekend Celebrates Thanksgiving

WCPE's Music Director William Woltz announces a New World Weekend to celebrate the American holiday of Thanksgiving. The station will air Great Classical Music with American themes and by American composers November 23-26, 2017.

"Celebrate home and family with Classical favorites chosen to provide a beautiful accompaniment to your Thanksgiving gathering," says Woltz. "The weekend that follows is a celebration of American composers and performers."

23 Thursday
8:00 a.m. Traditional: "Shenandoah"
11:00 a.m. Dvo?ák: American Suite
12:00 p.m. Traditional: "We Gather Together" ("Prayer of Thanksgiving")
6:00 p.m. Thompson: "Alleluia"
10:00 p.m. Copland: Quiet City

24 Friday
8:00 a.m. Copland: "Fanfare for the Common Man"
9:00 a.m. All-Request Friday
10:00 p.m. Betinis: "To the Evening Star"

25 Saturday
9:00 a.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring
10:00 a.m. Gershwin: An American in Paris
11:00 a.m. Bernstein, arr. Bunch: West Side Story Suite for Piano Trio
12:00 p.m. Boyer: "Celebration Overture"
2:00 p.M. Price: Symphony in E Minor
3:00 p.M. Williams: Suite from Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens
4:00 p.m. Dvo?ák: String Quartet no. 12 in F (American)
5:00 p.m. Barber: "Agnus Dei"

26 Sunday
7:00 a.m. Copland: Our Town
10:00 a.M. Blackford: Mirror of Perfection
11:00 a.m. Gershwin: Porgy and Bess Fantasy for Piano Trio
1:00 p.m. O'Connor: Fanfare for the Volunteer
3:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
4:00 p.m. Copland: "An Outdoor Overture"
5:00 p.m. Dvo?ák: Symphony no. 9 in E Minor (From the New World)
You can request your favorite music on All Request Friday and the Saturday Evening Request Program here.

WCPE's 24/7 live broadcast of Great Classical Music can be accessed around the globe in several ways; on-line streaming in multiple formats, including IPv6, 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:

About WCPE:
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 or by calling 919-556-5178.

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