Feminine Fusion

S4-20: Patchwork Quilt, Part XVIII


“As a language without words, music communicates a commonality among people, linking mankind by means of shared understanding and experience.”  – Evangeline Benedetti


What a variety on this Patchwork Quilt episode!  Traditional and brand new works, including some jazz crossover, electronics, and composers partnering with performers.


“Patchwork Quilt, Part XVIII”


Giuseppe Torelli, arr. by Craig Terry:  Tu lo sai
Joyce DiDonato, soprano
Craig Terry, piano; Charlie Porter, trumpet; Jimmy Madison, drums; Chuck Israels, bass; Lautaro Greco, bandoneon
Erato 019295534387

Hugo Godron:  Suite Bucolique
Sara Farker, oboe; Casey Robards, piano
MSR Classics 1723

Philip Glass:  Mad Rush
Rea Beaumont, piano
Shrinking Planet Productions 0093

Missy Mazzoli:  Vespers for Violin
Jennifer Koh, violin; Missy Mazzoli, electronics
Cedille 9000 191

Franz Liszt:  Die Macht der Musik
Julia Kleiter, soprano; Julius Drake, piano
“Liszt: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6”
Hyperion 68235

Sergei Prokofiev:  Sonata for cello and piano, Op. 119 (excerpt)
Evangeline Benedetti, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano
“Prokofiev & Shostakovich Sonatas”
Musicians Showcase Recordings 1024



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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