Feminine Fusion

S08 Ep28: Looking South, Part 4

Compass South

“The Antarctic voices revealed by these microphones were rich and surprising.”  – Cheryl E. Leonard

We’re heading to the southern hemisphere this week, to hear music from Australia, New Zealand, Ethiopia, Venezuela – and from the Antarctic.  It’s a vast landscape of music.


“Looking South, Part 4”

Vincenzo Bellini:  “Vaneggia! Il passo sgombrisi” from La straniera
Pretty Yende, soprano
Piero Pretti, tenor; Giuseppi Verdi Symphony Orchestra of Milan; Giacomo Sagripanti, conductor
Sony Classical 88985430152

Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou:  Mother’s Love
Maria Thompson Corley, piano
“Soulscapes 2”
MSR Classics 1744

Sally Greenaway:  Poems for Flute and Harp
Sally Walker, flute; Emily Granger, harp
“Something Like This”
Avie 2626

Tabea Squire:  I Danced, Unseen
New Zealand String Quartet
“Notes from a Journey II”
Atoll 289

Adina Izarra: Concerto for Flute and Strings “Pitangus Sulphuratus” (excerpt)
Manuela Wiesler, flute
Musica Vitae; Péter Csaba, conductor
“Oiseaux Tendres”
BIS 689

Cheryl E. Leonard:  White on White
“Antarctica: Music from the Ice”
Other Minds Records




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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