Feminine Fusion

S5-38: Telling Tales, Part 2


“We are all storytellers. We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.”  – Jimmy Neil Smith

Storytelling is powerful.  It can communicate emotions, cautionary tales, experiences, even history, in ways that simple facts and figures cannot.  This week, we are telling tales through music, from a mountain trek to a tale of becoming


“Telling Tales, Part 2”


Mark Brandt:  The Nightingale (excerpt)
Yana Nikol, flute; Katherine Colburn, cello; Mark Brandt, piano
“The Nightingale”
Lionhearted Music East 51317

Monica Houghton:  Andean Suite
Ditmitri Atopine, cello; Hyeyeon Park, piano
“Of Time & Place”
Navona 6162

Barbara Harbach:  Early American Scandals
London Philharmonic Orchestra; David Angus, conductor
“Music of Barbara Harbach: Orchestral Music V – Expressions for Orchestra”
MSR Classics 1672

Lydia Kakabadse:  The Coachman’s Terror
Sound Collective
Divine Art 25149

Manu Martin:  The Lim Fantasy of Companionship (excerpts)
Tedd Joselson, piano; Matthieu Eymard, voice
London Symphony Orchestra; London Voices; Arthur Fagen, conductor
“Lim Fantasy of Companionship for Piano & Orchestra”
Signum Classics 670


Run time: 58:29

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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