Feminine Fusion

S4-08: Spinning Spells


“Ah, music.  A magic beyond all we do here.”  – J.K. Rowling


There is magic in music, and on this program, we feature works by women who are inspired by the magic of the world around them.


“Spinning Spells”


Joanne Shenandoah:  Skywoman
Joanne Shenandoah, vocals
Studio Orchestra; Tom Maguire, conductor
Silver Wave Records 941

Stacy Garrop:  The Lovely Sirens & Pandora Undone, from Mythology Symphony
CCPA Symphony Orchestra; Alondra de la Parra, conductor
“Mythology Symphony”
Cedille 90000 160

Margaret Brandman:  Spirit Visions
Margaret Brandman & Marcello Maio, piano
“Sensations: Wind, Waves, Birds & Fire”
Navona 6041

Ingrid Stölzel:  The Voice of the Rain
Sara Frisof, flute; Hannah Collins, cello; Michael Compitello, percussion
Navona 6252

Stefania de Kenessey:  Entrance & Zephyr, from Magic Forest Dances
William Meredith, oboe; Stefania de Kenessey, piano
“Shades of Darkness, Shades of Light”
North/South 1023

Judith Shatin:  Widdershins
Mary Kathleen Ernst, piano
“Tower of the Eight Winds”
Innova 770




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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