Feminine Fusion

S5-07: Voices Raised, Part 4

Lorelei Ensemble

Lorelei Ensemble


“Those who wish to sing always find a song.”  – Swedish proverb


On this episode, we listen to women’s voices raised together in song, with words and music that can touch one’s soul.  And although these groups have had to set aside their rehearsals and performances during the pandemic, their music and voices carry on.


Voices Raised, Part 4:



Jetse Bremer:  Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day (text by Shakespeare)
Wishful Singing
“Time Travels”

Hildegard of Bingen:  Favus Distillans, from Symphonia armonie celestium revelationum
“Musical Harmony”

Abbie Betinis:  A Blessing of Cranes
Peninsula; Martín Bevenuto, director
“2016 American Choral Directors Association, Western Division”
Mark Records 52273

Augusta Read Thomas:  Roses
La Caccina
“Open Book”
Independent Label

Don MacDonald:  When the Earth Stands Still
La Caccina
“Open Book”
Independent Label

David Lang:  He Was and She Was & Head, Heart (from love fail)
Lorelei Ensemble
“love fail”
Cantaloupe 21158

Laura Steenberge:  The Four Winds
Quince Ensemble
New Focus Recordings 203



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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