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WCPE FM Celebrates Bastille Day

  (July 07, 2017)
WCPE FM Celebrates Bastille Day

WCPE FM Celebrates Bastille Day Features French Music

WCPE Music Director William Woltz announces a program celebrating Bastille Day on Friday, July 14, 2017. A few short years after the United States gained its independence, the French threw off the tyranny of their absolute monarchy with the storming of the Bastille.

?We present works by Bizet, Berlioz, Rameau, Fauré, Debussy, Ravel and more," offers Woltz. ?This is a celebration of the French contribution to Great Classical Music."

Highlights of the celebration:

9:00 a.m. Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals
10:00 a.m. Couperin: Concert Pieces
12:00 p.m. Milhaud: Scaramouche, Suite for Two Pianos
1:00 p.m. Leclair: Overture no. 1 in G
2:00 p.m. Bizet: Symphony in C
3:00 p.m. Fauré: Dolly Suite
5:00 p.m. Debussy: Two Arabesques
7:00 p.m. Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
8:00 p.m. Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
9:00 p.m. Dukas: La Péri
10:00 p.m. Finzi: Romance for String Orchestra

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

Media Contact:
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About WCPE:
WCPE broadcasts on a variety of FM frequencies in Eastern North Carolina and is heard throughout Eastern and Central North Carolina and Southern Virginia from its transmitting tower in Wake Forest, NC and other repeater stations. A live feed is also available on the Internet at, cable systems, affiliate radio stations and via satellite. WCPE is a non-commercial, listener-supported station that plays classical music exclusively. WCPE is owned and operated by the Educational Information Corporation, a North Carolina non-profit broadcasting organization. The Corporation was formed in 1973 and began operating WCPE in July of 1978. The Corporation holds a federal 501 (C) (3) Public Charity Exemption Certificate and the corresponding certificate from the State of North Carolina.

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