Feminine Fusion

June 24, 2018: With a Song in Her Heart

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“You must pass your days in song.  Let your whole life be a song.”  – Sai Baba

 

Vocalists take center stage in this episode of Feminine Fusion.  We’ll listen to recordings, old and new, of some of the most talented women to sing for an audience.

 

 

“With a Song in Her Heart”

Charles Fernandez:  Songs From A Child’s Point Of View
Melissa Fahn, soprano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Charles Fernandez, conductor
“Sentimental and Animated”
Trone Music 1

William Bolcom (poem by Jane Kenyon)Let Evening Come
Benita Valente, soprano; Michael Tree, viola; Cynthia Raim, piano
“Let Evening Come; Briefly It Enters; Cabaret Songs Vol. 3 & 4”
Centaur 2464

Esa-Pekka Salonen:  Five Images After Sappho
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
London Sinfonietta; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
“LA Variations”
CBS/Sony 89158

Antonio Caldara:  Tanto, e con si gran piena (from Gianguir)
Cecilia Bartoli, soprano; Sol Gabetta, cello
Cappella Gabetta; Andrés Gabetta, concertmaster
“Dolce Duello”
Decca 483473

Antonio Porpora:  Gli onti esperidi
Cecilia Bartoli, soprano; Sol Gabetta, cello
Cappella Gabetta; Andrés Gabetta, concertmaster
“Dolce Duello”
Decca 483473

 

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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