Feminine Fusion

S06 Ep51: Storytime


“You are the hero of your own story.”  – Joseph Campbell


This week we are telling stories – stories of place, stories of fantasy, stories of history.  The works from these women skillfully weave stories with music.



Marcia Kraus:  The Ugly Duckling
Courtney Miller, oboe; Deborah Selig, soprano; Sheila Kibbe, piano
“Modern Fairy Tales”
Centaur 3421

Hannah Lash: Give Me Your Songs
Nadia Shpachenko, piano
“The Poetry of Places”
Reference Recordings 730

Monica Houghton: Wilderness Portraits
Argenta Trio
“Of Time & Place”
Navona 6162

Penka Kouneva: The Woman Astronaut (excerpts)
The Hollywood Studio Symphony; Eimear Noone, conductor
“The Woman Astronaut”
Varese Sarabande 302 067 349 8

Georgia Shreve: Anna Komnene (excerpts)
National Symphony Orchestra; Steven Mercurio, conductor
Soloists: Meredith Lustig; Brandon Cedel; Jacqueline Boiler; Alexander McKissick; Elizabeth Sutphen; Roy Hage; Timothy McDevitt; Carla Jablonski
“Courageous Women of Antiquity”
MSR Classics 1725


Run time:  58:30


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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