Feminine Fusion

December 17, 2017: Seasonal Music – Winter


In winter
all the singing is in
the tops of the trees

White-Eyes, a poem by Mary Oliver

We are approaching the Winter solstice, the shortest day of the year.  On this episode, a variety of both music and poetry, all courtesy of talented women.


“Seasonal Music: Winter”

Claude Debussy:  Snow is Falling, from Children’s Corner
Larissa Dedova, piano
Centaur 3094

I’lana Sandra Cotton:  Music for Midwinter
Max Lifchitz, piano
North/South Recordings 1043

Lars-Erik Larsson:  A Winter’s Tale
New York Scandia Symphony; Dorritt Matson, conductor
Centaur 2607

Dominick Argento:  Winter
Barbara Bonney, soprano; André Previn, piano
London 455511

Daniel Crozier:  Winter Aubade
Heidi Williams, piano
Albany 1298

Antonio Vivaldi:  Winter, from the Four Seasons
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Buffalo Philharmonic 2



Run time:  58:50

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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