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WCPE FM Recognizes Memorial Day

We present an extended weekend celebrating American composers and performers.

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WCPE FM Recognizes Memorial Day

TheClassicalStation.org Honors the Country’s Fallen

Through music, WCPE will remember and memorialize all the fallen service men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces over Memorial Day weekend, May 26 through May 29, 2017.

WCPE will be participating in the National Moment of Remembrance, May 30, 3 p.m. (ET). WCPE will silence their broadcast momentarily in remembrance, reflection and honor of the fallen service men and women. The broadcast will resume with the playing of Taps.

“We present an extended weekend celebrating American composers and performers,” says Music Director William Woltz. “We conclude with patriotic music on Monday to honor the men and women who have given so much for our country.”

A partial listing includes: (All times ET)

26 Friday

8:00 a.m. Sousa: “The Liberty Bell”

9:00 a.m. All-Request Friday

10:00 p.m. Copland: “Down a Country Lane”

27 Saturday

8:00 a.m. Williams: “Song for World Peace”

9:00 a.m. Dvořák: American Suite

11:00 a.m. Copland: Appalachian Spring

1:00 p.m. Hanson: Symphony no. 2 (Romantic)

2:00 p.m. Mizesko: Sketches from Pinehurst

3:00 p.m. McKay: From a Moonlit Ceremony

4:00 p.m. Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D Minor (Choral)

28 Sunday

7:00 a.m. Keller: “Hymn of Peace”

11:00 a.m. Chadwick: “Jubilee” from Symphonic Sketches

12:00 p.m. Paulus: “Hymn for America”

1:00 p.m. O’Connor: Fanfare for the Volunteer

2:00 p.m. Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

3:00 p.m. Copland: Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo

4:00 p.m. Bernstein: West Side Story Suite for Piano Trio


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