Feminine Fusion

Jan 26-Feb 1, 2019: Low Strung, Part 2

Double bassist Diana Gannett

Double bassist Diana Gannett

“Let there be bass.”  – Leo Fender


This week, we hear from the low strings, with performances by Alisa Weilerstein, Kristina Reiko Cooper, Hee-Young Lim, Diana Gannett, and Chi chi Nwanoku.


Low Strung, Part 2

Josef Bardanashvilli:  Silent Song
Kristina Reiko Cooper, cello; Or Matias, piano
“Around the World with Love” Roven Records 10115

Frederic Chopin:  Introduction & Polonaise Brillante, Op. 3
Alisa Weilerstein, cello; Inon Barnatan, piano
“Rachmaninov, Chopin: Cello Sonatas” Decca 002375302

Camille Saint-Saëns:  Concerto for Dello and Orchestra No. 1 in A Minor
Hee-Young Lim, cello
London Symphony Orchestra; Scott Yoo, conductor
“French Cello Concertos” Sony Classical 80358118425

Clara Schumann, arr. by Diana Gannett:  Drei Romanzen, Op. 22
Diana Gannett, double bass; René Lecuona, piano
“Lady Bass” Block M Recordings 030

Johann Baptist Vanhal:  Double Bass Concerto in D Major
Chi chi Nwanoku, double bass
Swedish Chamber Orchestra; Paul Goodwin, conductor
“Double Bass Concertos” Hyperion 67179


Run time:  58:30


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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