Feminine Fusion

S08 Ep12: Elemental Music: Earth, Part 2


“You carry Mother Earth within you.  She is not outside of you.  Mother Earth is not just your environment.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


Earth is grounding and inspiring.  This week, music by women inspired by the Earth and all it has to offer.

“Elemental Music: Earth, Part 2”


Tina Davidson:  The Blue Curve of the Earth
Hilary Hahn, violin
Corey Smythe, piano
Deutsche Grammophon 4798295

Outi Tarkiainen:  The Earth, Spring’s Daughter
Virpi Räisänen, mezzo-soprano
Lapland Chamber Orchestra; John Storgårds, conductor
“The Earth, Spring’s Daughter/Saivo”
Ondine Records 1353

Dobrinka Tabakova:  Earth Suite (excerpt)
Halle Orchestra; Delyana Lazarova, conductor
“Dobrinka Tabakova: Orpheus’ Comet, Earth Suite, & Concertos”
Halle 7562

Susan Botti:  Terra Cruda
Hartt School Wind Ensemble; Glen Adsit, conductor
“Raw Earth: New Music for Wind Band”
Naxos 8573342

Lori Laitman:  The Earth and I
Washington Master Chorale; Thomas Colohan, director
“The Earth and I: New American Choral Music”
Albany 1454




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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