Feminine Fusion

July 6 – 12: Liberty and Justice for All

FF Liberty Justice Humanity

“Music can change the world because it can change people.” – Bono

 

We are moved by many things, often most deeply moved by events in the world around us.  This week, women responding in music to the humanity of the globe – actions of an individual, the persecution of a group, or the struggle for identity.

“Liberty and Justice for All”

 

Henri Duparc:  La vie antérieure
Barbara Hendricks, soprano
Lyon Opera Orchestra; Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
“Orchestral Songs”
EMI Classics 49689

Gabriela Montero:  Ex Patria
Gabriela Montero, piano
Orchestra of the Americas; Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
“In memoriam”
Orchid 100047

Ethel Smyth:  March of the Women
Eiddwen Harrhy, soprano
Chorus and Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series; Philip Brunelle
“British Composers: A Celebration”
Warner Classics 0954802

Victoria Bond:  The Indispensable Man: A Portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
John Bruce Yeh, clarinet; David Holloway, narrator
Chicago College of the Performing Arts Wind Ensemble; Stephen Squires, conductor
“Soul of a Nation”
Albany 1723

Miya Masaoka:  Survival, from Triangle of Resistance
Jennifer Choi, violin; Esther Noh, violin;
David Wallace, viola; Alex Waterman, cello
“Triangle of Resistance”
Innova 945

Kerry Andrew:  Who We Are
National Youth Choirs of Great Britain
Live performance – used with permission

 

Run time:  58:29

 

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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