Feminine Fusion

S07 Ep09: Nature’s Mysteries


“Art will never come except from some small disregarded corner where an isolated and inspired man is studying the mysteries of nature.”  – Jean-François Millet

Nature can be bring a sense of awe, of calm, even fear.  This week, works from women inspired by nature’s mysteries.


Nature’s Mysteries

Edie Hill:  The Naming/Passenger Pigeon (from Spectral Spirits)
The Crossing; Donald Nally, director
Navona 6449

Shuying Li:  Canton Snowstorm
Four Corners Ensemble
“World Map”
Navona 6312

Maria Schneider, poems by Ted Kooser:  Winter Morning Walks (excerpts)
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Australian Chamber Orchestra
“Winter Morning Walks”
ArtistShare 121

Judith Weir:  Storm
Choristers of Temple Church; BBC Singers; Endymion Ensemble; David Hill, director
Signum 421

Henriëtte Bosmans:  Nuit Calme
Leah Plave, cello; Dan Sato, piano

Diane Jones:  Crooked Lake
Trio Casals
“Moto Eterno”
Navona 6341


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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