Feminine Fusion

S07 Ep38: The Future is Now

Electronic Music

“I don’t want [my music] played back to me the way I wrote it, I want to hear it in a different perspective.”  – Jlin


Composers have often looked to create new and different soundworlds with their compositions.  The women featured in this episode use electronic and electroacoustic tools to bring the classical music soundworld to a new level.


The Future is Now:

Alex Shapiro:  Deep
Leslie Lashinsky, contrabassoon; Dan Morris, percussion
“Notes from the Kelp”
Innova 683

Paula Matthusen:  on the imagined relations of night sounds (and silent darkness)
Andy Kozar, trumpet
“A Few Kites”
New Focus Recordings 262

Gity Razaz:  Metamorphosis of Narcissus
Metropolis Ensemble; Andrew Cyr, conductor
“The Strange Highway”
BIS 2634

Jlin:  Perspective (excerpts)
Third Coast Percussion
Cedille 210

Jenny Olivia Johnson:  Reflect Reflect Respond Respond
Wild Rumpus
Pinna Records 713424



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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