Feminine Fusion

December 25, 2016: Christmas Special

Les Sirenes Female Chamber Choir

Les Sirenes Female Chamber Choir

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper.  It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning”  – Maya Angelou

 

 

 

On this holiday edition of Feminine Fusion, music from four all-female vocal ensembles.  From Medieval music to modern works, from Scotland to Vermont to San Francisco, we span the centuries and the globe with music of the Christmas season.

 

“Christmas Special”

Benjamin Britten:  Ceremony of Carols
Les Sirenes, Andrew Nunn, director
Pippa Tunnell, harp
“There Is No Rose”
Nimbus Alliance

Anonymous:  Ave Maria
Anonymous 4
“On Yoolis Night”
Harmonia Mundi

Larysa Kuzmenko:  Gloria
Bella Voce Women’s Chorus of Vermont
“Tapestry of Song”
CD Baby

Conrad Susa:  Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest
Musae
Allen Biggs, marimba & vibraphone; Paul Binkley, guitar; Anna Maria Mendieta, harp
“Alegria y Placer: A Musae Christmas”
CD Baby

 

Run time:  58:43

 

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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