Feminine Fusion

June 1-7: Looking North

Compass

“Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

This week, we’re setting off together on a trip around the world.  We’ll be heading to all points on the compass to hear music by women all over the globe.  We’ll start by heading North, with music composed and performed by women from Canada.

“Looking North”

 

Erik Satie:  Choses vue a droite et a gauche
Chantal Juillet, violin; Pascal Rogé, piano
“Satie: The 4 Handed Piano”
London/Decca 455401

J.S. Bach:  Aria, from Cantata No. 32: Liebster, Jesu, mein Verlangen
Lois Marshall, soprano
Bach Aria Group; Brian Priestman, conductor
Boston Recordings 1037

Johann Nepomuk Hummel:  Grand Concerto for Bassoon & Orchestra
Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon
Toronto Chamber Orchestra; Nicholas McGegan, conductor
“Romanza”
MSR Classics 1232

Eleanor Joanne Daley:  Prayer for Peace
Amadeus Choir, Bach Children’s Chorus, Bach Chamber Youth Choir
Lydia Adams, Linda Beaupré – directors
Eleanor Daley (organ)
“Voices of Earth”
Centrediscs 21915

Rachel Laurin:  Festivals
Anne Robert, violin; Marc Bordeau, piano
“Festivals”
Atma 22295

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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