Feminine Fusion

March 18, 2018: Folktales


“The words of the bards come down the centuries to us, warm with living breath.”  – Pádraic Pearse.


Let us sit for a while and tell stories.  On this episode, words and music that tell tales about Turnips, Clocks, Swans and Nightingales.



Rouen Shakarian: The Turnip and The Wonderful Counting Clock
Rainier Chamber Winds; Kathleen Macferran, conductor
“Tales Told in the Winds”
MMC Recordings 2017

Edie Hill:  From the Wingbone of a Swan
The Crossing
“Clay Jug”
Navona 6073

Mark Christopher Brandt:  The Nightingale (excerpts)
Yana Nikol, flute; Katherine Colburn, cello; Mark Christopher Brandt, piano
“The Nightingale”
Lionheart Music East 51317



Run time:  58:40

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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