Feminine Fusion

S08 Ep24: Women of Color: Composers, Part 7

Composer Errollyn Wallen

Composer Errollyn Wallen

“we don’t break down barriers in music…we don’t see any.” – Errollyn Wallen, founder of Ensemble X


Outstanding compositions from women of color fill the airwaves this week

“Women of Color: Composers, Part 7”


Shirley J. Thompson:  Random Sequences
Electric Voice Theatre
“Minerva Scientifica – The Franklin Effect”
First Hand Records 51

Undine Smith Moore:  Soweto
Dr. Samantha Edge, piano; Castles of Our Skins
Lorelt 147

Florence Price:  Five [Negro] Folksongs in Counterpoint
Apollo Chamber Players
“Blurred Boundaries”
Navona 6038

Errollyn Wallen:  At the Ending of a Year
Thomas Bacon, horn; James Graber, horn; Caio Pagano, piano
Summit 457

Valerie Coleman:  Portraits of Langston (excerpts)
McGill/McHale Trio; Mahershala Ali, narrator
“Portraits – Works for Flute, Clarinet & Piano”
Cedille 172


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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