Feminine Fusion

December 11, 2016: A Few Of Us

The Cassatt Quartet

The Cassatt Quartet

 

“Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.” – Pablo Casals

 

There is something special about chamber music.  The performers are intricately connected, and they brings a soulfulness and intimacy to the music that is unique.  This week on Feminine Fusion, we feature performances from all-female chamber ensembles.

 

“A Few Of Us”

Julia Wolfe:  Four Marys
The Cassatt Quartet
“Cassatt”
CRI 671

Anonymous:  Nowell: Owt of your slepe aryse
Anonymous 4
“On Yoolis Night”
Harmonia Mundi 907099

Vincent Persichetti:  Pastorale
Sapphire Woodwind Quintet
Live Concert, 2001 Dame Myra Hess Concert Series

Gyorgy Ligeti:  Bagatelle #1 from Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
Arabesque Winds
“Mosaic”

Antonin Dvorak:  Piano Trio No. 4 in d minor, Op. 90
Trio 180
“Trio 180”
North Pacific Music 039

 

Run time:  58:20

 

Feminine Fusion highlights the roles of women in classical music.  Host Diane Jones brings you stories and music of the women who create, perform and inspire.  Produced in the studios at WCNY-FM.

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