Feminine Fusion

Sept 22 – 28, 2018: Seasonal Music – Autumn


“It was a beautiful bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” – Diana Gabaldon, Outlander


The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, so it’s a good time to listen to some Autumn music.  Baroque, contemporary, vocal and instrumental works – seasonal music from talented women on this week’s episode.


Seasonal Music: Autumn

Ralph Vaughan Williams:  The Unquiet Grave (Autumn), from Folk Songs of the Four Seasons
Clare College Choir, Dmitri Ensemble
David Willcocks, conductor
“Folk Songs of the Four Seasons”
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Christopher Simpson:  Autumn, from The Four Seasons
Sirius Viols
“The Four Seasons”
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Martha Brandman:  Autumn Rhapsody
Martha Brandman, piano
“Sensations:  Wind, Waves, Birds & Fire”
Navona 6041

Edgar Meyer:  Violin Concerto
Hilary Hahn, violin
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra; Hugh Wolff, conductor
“Barber & Meyer: Violin Concertos”
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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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