Feminine Fusion

April 15, 2018: Voices Raised 2

Vox Femina

Vox Femina


“We all matter together, and only together.” – Ilona Andor


There is something special about the sound of a women’s chorus.  On this episode, we hear performances from five different choirs, and talk about the power of music.


“Voices Raised 2”

Johannes Brahms: Gesänge, Op. 17
Zoltan Kodaly Female Choir
Ilona Andor, conductor
“Brahms: Female Choruses & Schubert: Three Choruses”
Hungaroton HRC057

Ivan Spassov: Mechmetiu (folk version)
Plovdiv Academy Folk Choir
Vassilka Spassova, conductor
“Spassov: Choral Music”
Labor LAB7041

Ivan Spassov: Mechmetiu (chamber choir version)
Plovdiv Academy Female Chamber Choir
Krikor Chetinian, conductor
“Spassov: Choral Music”
Labor LAB7041

Eric Whitacre: She Weeps Over Rahoon
Brigham Young University Women’s Chorus; David M. Thomas, conductor
“Whitacre: Choral Works, Vol. 2”
BYU Music Group YCD0314EW2

Daniel McDavitt: Locus Iste
Brigham Young University Women’s Chorus
Jean Applonie, conductor
Digital Release

Jamie Thierman: Oh, Let me Die In Music’s Arms
Vox Femina
Iris Levine, conductor
“2012 American Choral Directors Association Western Division Conference”
Mark Records 9959

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile from String Quartet No. 1, Op. 11
Women’s Choir of Haarlem, Holland
Leny van Shaik, conductor
“Paradise Road (soundtrack)”
Sony G010001222943R



Run time:  58:47

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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