Monthly Archives: September, 2018

Sept 29 – Oct 5, 2018: Ancient Mothers, Part 2

Published - September 29, 2018

“I am an ancestress of tomorrow.”  – Luisa Teish   This week, we step back a few centuries to listen to music composed by our ancestresses, from the Medieval to the early Baroque period.  From the women in the convents, to music from the troubadours, their music comes to life in these recordings.   Ancient Mothers, Part 2 Beatritz de Romans:  Na Maria, pretz e fina valors Sinfonye “The Sweet Look and the Loving Manner” Hyperion 624425 Maroie de Dregnau de Lille:  Mout m’abelist quant je voie revenir Sinfonye “The Sweet Look and the Loving Manner” Hyperion 624425 Comtessa de Dia:  A chantar m’er

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Sept 22 – 28, 2018: Seasonal Music – Autumn

Published - September 22, 2018

“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” Albion 010 Christopher Simpson:  Autumn, from The Four

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Sept 15 – 21, 2018: One Life – Vivien Harvey Slater

Published - September 15, 2018

“Vivien’s spirit lives on…in her research, in the recordings of her playing, in her compositions, in the lessons which she imparted to her students (being much more than those of finger dexterity and speed, but life lessons as well).” – Dorothy Einsidel Deimel   There are many ways to leave a legacy in the world.  Vivien Harvey Slater is a name you may not know.  She was a pianist, a teacher, and a scholar, who can trace her pianistic lineage back to Beethoven.  This week, we’ll take a look at her life and legacy.   One Life: Vivien Harvey Slater  

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Hatem, Landry, Lemondes, Marra, join WCNY, Hanrahan promoted

Published - September 13, 2018

WCNY, Central New York’s public broadcaster, is pleased to announce the following staff appointments and promotion: Cristina Hatem, of Jamesville, joins WCNY as vice president & chief marketing officer. Hatem brings more than 25 years of integrated marketing, sales, event, and community engagement experience to WCNY. She is responsible for the development and execution of WCNY’s brand, marketing, sales, and public relations efforts, in alignment with WCNY’s mission, vision and values. Prior to joining WCNY, she served as marketing communications manager at JADAK, manager, corporate marketing communications, customer & market research at Preferred Mutual Insurance Co., among other positions at Beard

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Sept 8 – 14, 2018: Four By Four

Published - September 3, 2018

“Music is an amazing friend in tough times.”  – Pamela Highbaugh Aloni (Lafayette String Quartet)   The relationship between the musicians of a quartet is much like a marriage, with a tremendous amount of give and take, communication, and dedication necessary for a strong performance.  With so much available in the string quartet repertoire, ensembles are creating new and innovative ways to keep the quartet literature vibrant.  The women featured today come from many backgrounds, but all of them bring outstanding performances to these recordings.   Four By Four Leonard Cohen/Antonio Vivaldi:  Hallelujah Winter Spinphony “Hallelujah Winter” (digital single) Independent Label

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