Feminine Fusion

S07 Ep33: Music of Faith, Part 3

“People say that the soul, on hearing the song of creation, entered the body, but in reality the soul itself was the song.”  – 14th century Sufi poet Hafiz


Faith inspires a wide array of music.  This episode features music of faith composed by women, and performed in convents and in concert.


“Music of Faith, Part 3”

Lili Boulanger:  Pie Jesu
Janet Price, soprano
Hugh Bean & Trevor Connor, violins; John Cooling, viola; Alan Dalziel, cello
Sidonie Goossens, harp; Simon Preston, organ
Ingaglio 703

Hildegard of Bingen: O Ecclesia
Anonymous 4
“11,000 Virgins”
Harmonia Mundi 970200

Sulpitia Cesis: Motetti spirituali (excerpts)
Capella Artemisia
“Motetti spirituali”
Tactus 572801

Lydia Kakabadse: Roman & Byzantine (from Odyssey)
Choir of Royal Holloway; Rupert Gough, conductor
Divine Art 25188

Andrea Clearfield: Women of Valor (excerpts)
Hila Plitmann, soprano; Rinat Shaham, mezzo-soprano; Tova Feldshuh, narrator
Los Angeles Jewish Symphony: Noreen Green, artistic director
“Women of Valor”
Albany 1667



Run time:  58:29

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