Feminine Fusion

S08 Ep44: Independence Day


“One can never take for granted, however, the strength of a musical idea.” – Joan Tower


In honor of American Independence Day, music by women highlighting the spirit and history of the United States.

“Independence Day”

Nancy van de Vate: An American Essay, Movt. 3
Koszalin State Philharmonic Orchestra; Chorus Soranus; Szymon Kawalla, conductor
“An American Essay: Music for Orchestra and Chorus”
Vienna Modern Masters 3025

Margaret Buechner: The Flight of the American Eagle
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; John Varineau, conductor
“Buechner: Five Symphonic Classics”
NordDisc 2030

Barbara Harbach:  American Solstice
Ensemble Istropolis
“Music of Barbara Harbach: Chamber Music I”
MSR Classics 1253

Joan Tower: Made in America
Nashville Symphony; Leonard Slatkin, conductor
“Made in America”
Naxos 8559328

Alyssa Reit: American Songs
Eastern Brass Quintet
“An American Collection”
MHS 512491


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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