Feminine Fusion

S07 Ep17: Christmas


“Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.”  – Gladys Taber


A special Christmas edition with works and performances from women celebrating the holidays.


Paul Sullivan, arr. by Christa Grix:  Moonlight On Snow
Christa Grix, harp
“Moonlight On Snow”

Maria Schneider, poems by Ted Kooser:  Winter Morning Walks
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Australian Chamber Orchestra
“Winter Morning Walks”
ArtistShare 121

Rebecca Clarke:  Combined Carols (Get ’em over all at once)
Julstrom String Quartet
“Clarke: String Chamber Music”
Centaur 2847

Emma Johnson:  I Sing of a Maiden
Chapel Choir of Pembroke College, Oxford; Pembroke College Girls Choir
Anna Lapwood, director
“A Pembroke Christmas”
Signum 724

Cheryl Frances-Hoad:  There is no rose
Sarah Quartel:  This endris night
Ghislaine Reece-Trapp:  Alleluia! A New Work is Come on Hand
Pamela Decker:  Veni, veni Emmanuel
Somerville College Choir, Oxford; Will Dawes, director
“Dawn of Grace”
Resonus Classics 10310



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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