Feminine Fusion

S5-04: Elemental Music: Earth


“The earth has music, for those who listen.”  – William Shakespeare


Despite our differences, we are all of one world, and this blue-green planet that we call home inspired the works you’ll hear today.  This week, it is Earth Music.


Earth Music

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

John Ireland:  Earth’s Call
April Fredrick, soprano
Mark Bebbington, piano
“Earth’s Call”
Somm 0137

Jennifer Margaret Barker:  Earthtones
Jorge Aguirre, violin; Scott Jackson, marimba
CRI 862

Judith Shatin:  Piping the Earth
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Joel Eric Suben, conductor
“Piping the Earth”
Ravello Records 7825

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

Lori Laitman:  The Earth and I (texts by Emily Dickinson)
Washington Master Chorale; Thomas Colohan, director
“The Earth and I”
Albany 1454

Diane Jones:  Earth Rise (excerpt)
Trio Casals
“Moto Celeste”
Navona 6266





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