Feminine Fusion

S06 Ep27: Inspiring Women


“Let’s not judge.  Let’s draw inspiration from each other’s stories – successes and failures – and realize we’re all connected.”  – Cory Booker


Connection and inspiration take many forms.  In this episode we share compositions and performances drawn from inspiring women.



Inspiring Women

Persis Parshall Vehar:  Women, Women (excerpts)
Sharon Mabry, mezzo-soprano; Patsy Wade, piano
Aeolian Digital Recordings 60003

Judith Shatin:  The Passion of St. Cecilia
Gayle Martin Henry, piano
Moravian Phliharmonic; Joel Suben, conductor
“Piping the Earth”
Ravello Records 7825

Joan Tower:  Rising
Carol Wincenc, flute
Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
“American Flute Quintets”
Bridge 9373

Anthony Plog:  Sonata for Tuba and Piano
Velvet Brown, tuba; Margaret McDonald, piano
“Simply Velvet”
Potenza Music 1019


Run time:  58:29


* Source:  Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film


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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