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Painting from Hasht - Behesht palace, Isfahan, Iran, ca. 1669

Wednesdays, February 28, March 7, March 14, April 04, 2018 - 05:00 - 11:00am

Every March from 2004, in observance of Women’s History Month, Classical Discoveries pays tribute to music by women composers from all over the world and through the centuries. Every regularly scheduled Wednesday program in March is exclusively devoted to their music. Because of a special WPRB event on March 28, the first program will air on February 28, 2018

The second show of the series will air Wednesday, March 07, 2018 and will be devoted to American Women composers.

To find past playlists for this annual series and other programs devoted to music by women composers go to:
IN PRAISE OF WOMAN page or Prior years Playlists: 2003 - 2009 and 2010 - current

Playlist and MP3 Files *(available after the broadcast till April 04, 2018)
MP3 - 02-28-2018
MP3 - 03-07-2018 - American Woman
MP3 - 03-14-2018
MP3 - 03-21-2018 - Due to the weather, Part 4 will air on Wednesday, April 4th from 5:00 until 11:00am
MP3 - 03-22-2018 - Hip & Funky

Please check the weekly posting for highlights and upcoming features on this website as well as on the Classical Discoveries Group Page on FaceBook and if you follow me on Twitter @MarvinRosen you will be able to see some works that are on the air in real time
Join Facebook Event: 15th "In Praise Of Woman" - Month Long Series on WPRB

To continue this celebration, Weekly Art Gallery will feature only women artists.
#womenshistorymonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2018   #WomenComposers   #WomenInEarlyMusic   #EMM2018


To celebrate Women's History Month, MP3 files from Nov. 27, 2017 broadcast of Treasures of Early Music  - Women Composers Edition is available for listening until April 04, 2018

#earlymusic #earlymusicmonth #WomenComposers  #womenshistorymonth

Monday, November 27, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00am


Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (Nov. 27, 1602), Antonia Bembo (c. 1640-c.1720), Maddalena Casulana (c. 1544-c.1590), Mlle. Duval (?-1769), Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (1665-1729), Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704), Bianca Maria Meda (c. 1665-c. 1700), Barbara Strozzi (c 1619-1664) Caterina Assandra, Rosa Giacinta Badalla, Suor Leonora d'Este, Maria Xaveria Perucona, Camilla de Rossi, Rosanna Scalfi Marcello and others

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available till April 04, 2018)


Art : Lyn Lyndall - Collage of wild life and domestic animal miniature 4x4 paintings - http://www.lionfirestudio.com/

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, from 5:00 till 11:00  -   IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 4

Due to the weather, this program will air on Wednesday, April 4 from 5:00 until 11:00am.

Classical Discoveries presents the fourth program of the annual series In Praise of Woman - devoted to music written by women.

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Cross Sections for trumpet, trombone and brass ensemble by Australian composer, Katy Abbott (1971-)
Poème, Op. 9 for organ and orchestra by French composer, Jeanne Demessieux (1921-1968)
Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 134 by American composer, Dianne Goolkasian Rahbee (1938- )
The Prayer for cello and male choir by Ukrainian/Estonian composer, Galina Grigorjeva (1962- )
American Canvas for flute, cello and piano by Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
Quiet Forest, Flowing Stream for pipa and piano trio by Chinese composer, Gao Hong (1964- )
"Il none del bel fior" for voices by American composer, Joanne Metcalf (1958- )
And There Was Morning for flute, viola and piano by Korean/American composer, Beata Moon (1969- )
Have Mercy on me, O God (Psalm 50) by Ukrainian composer, Victoria Poleva (1962- )
Current Events for string quintet by American composer, Alex Shapiro (1962- )
plus music by:
Diana Arismendi,
Lera Auerbach
Zulema de la Cruz,
Gaby Kapps,
Tamar Muskal
and more

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till April 04, 2018)

Art: Daffodills in Vase by Denise Ann Saldutti Egielski


  April - 04 - 2018  -  MP3
listen  04/04/2018-05:00-06:00
listen  04/04/2018-06:00-07:00
listen  04/04/2018-07:00-08:00
listen  04/04/2018-08:00-09:00
listen  04/04/2018-09:00-10:00
listen  04/04/2018-10:00-11:00


Wednesday,  April  04, 2018 -  05:00 - 11:00 (from March 21st)
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Hildegard von Bingen (Germany, 1098-1179) Antiphon "O Virga Ac Diadema" Les Flamboyants Raum Klang - RK 9802 5:01
Auerbach, Lera (Russia/USA, 1973- ) Images from Childhood, Op. 52 (12 Character Pieces for Piano) Georg Michael Grau, piano TYXart - TXA 15068 5:08
Goolkasian Rahbee, Dianne (USA, 1938- ) Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 134 Diane Andersen, piano, Matav Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, David Alexander Rahbee, conductor R Recital - RCP 056 5:22
McGinty, Ann (USA, 1945- ) Soundscapes for bass trombone and violin Michael Eversden, bass trombone, Anita Jongerman, violin Aliud - ACD BR 078-2 5:45
Cozzolani, Chiara Margarita (Italy,1602-ca. 1677) Surgamus omnes from Concerti Sacri Magnificat, Warren Stewart, conductor Musica Omnia - mo0410 6:00
Moon, Beata (USA, 1969- ) And There Was Morning Ralph Farris, viola, Zara Lawler, flute, Beata Moon, piano Beata Moon 6:06
Suzuki, Yoko (Japan) Gempei momo (Peach Blossoms) Yoko Suzuki, piano Columna Musica - 1CM0339 6:21
Poleva, Victoria (Ukraine, 1962- ) Have mercy on me, O God (Psalm 50) Chamber Choir, "Kyiv", Mykola Hobdych, conductor Kyiv Choir Productions - CCK 46-1 6:27
Kapps, Gaby (Italy, 1970- ) Notturno 3 "A Nocturne Quasi Impromptu for a Restless Night" Antonio Spina, piano Gaby Kapps 6:40
Higdon, Jennifer (USA, 1962- ) American Canvas Dolce Suono Trio (Mimi Stillman, flute, Nathan Vickery, cello, Charles Abramovic, piano) Innova - 991 6:49
Lawson, Dorothy (Canada/USA) Epic Soda String Quartet "Ethel" Innova - 936 7:07
Demessieux, Jeanne (France, 1921-1968) Poeme, Op. 9 for organ and orchestra Jeremy Filsell, organ, BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth, conductor Guild Music - GMCD 7136 7:13
Abbott, Katy (Australia, 1971- ) Cross Sections Joel Brennan, trumpet, Don Immel, trombone, brass ensemble Leeward Side Records - LR 1701 7:28
Suor Leonora d'Este (Italy, 1515-1575) Motet, "Tribulationis civitatem audivimus" Musica Secreta Obsidian - CD717 7:47
Maric, Ljubica (Serbia, 1909-2003) Ostinato Super Thema Octoicha Lubica Maric, piano, Radio-Television Belgrade Chamber Orchestra, Oscar Danon, conductor Chandos - CHAN 10267 7:52
Vanschothorst, Anne (Holland, 1974- ) Strange Bird Anne Vanschothorst, harp, Arthur Bont, percussio Big Round - BR8932 8:03
Metcalf, Joanne (USA, 1958- ) "Il nome del bel fior" Singer Pur & The Hilliard Ensemble Oehms Classics - OC 354 8:07
Loveday, Clare (South Africa, 1967- ) Eight Plus One Ensemble Reconsil Orlando Records - or 0014 8:32
Wuller, Sinta (Indonesia/The Netherlands, 1958- ) Djawa Eleonore Pameijer, flute, Marcel Worms, piano FutureClassics - 061 8:42
Grigorjeva, Galina (Ukraine/Estonia, 1962- ) The Prayer  Estonian National Male choir, Allar Kaasik, cello, Mikk Uleoja, conductor Eesti Rahvusringhaaling - RAM 0514 8:47
Cekovska, Lubica (Slovakia, 1975- ) Postludium Melos Ethos Ensemble Huobne Centrum - HC 10005 9:03
Hong, Gao (China/USA, 1964- ) Quiet Forest, Flowing Stream Gao Hong, pipa, Calyx Piano Trio (Catherine French, violin, Jennifer Lucht, cello, Nina Ferrigno, piano) Gao Hong - Performed live at the 2017 Carolina Chamber Music Festival 9:09
Miles, Lisa (USA) Nalada Lisa Miles, electric mandolin and violin, Mike Michalski, guitar Ravello Records - RR7816 9:22
Wallumrød, Susanna K. (Norway, 1979- ) The Forrester Elisabeth Holmertz, soprano, Fredrik Bock, theorbo LAWO - LWC 1018 9:27
Muskal, Tamar (Israel, 1965- ) Where do We Belong? (a conversation with Bach) Julie Rosenfeld, violin, Peter Miyamoto, piano Albany Records - TROY1717 9:37
De' Mirkovich, Elisabetta (Italy, 1966- ) Mors et vita duello La Reverdie Arcana - A 307 9:49
Sultan, Gevheri (Turkey, 1904-1980) Baska bir alem gerektir (I Need another World) Turkish Music Ensemble of Istanbul Sony Music (Turkey) - 502078 10:10
Shapiro, Alex (USA, 1962- ) Current Events Miwako Watanabe & Connie Kupka, violins, Victoria Miskolczy & David Walther, violas, David Speltz, cello Innova - 683 10:15
Beglarian, Eve (USA, 1958- ) I Will Not Be Sad in this World Manuel Zurria, bass flute and electronics Mazagran - mz001 10:32
De la Cruz, Zulema (Spain, 1958- ) La Cueva de Montesinos Isabel Gil Vera, guitar Columna Musica - 1CM336 10:40
Thorvaldsdottir, Anna (Iceland, 1977- ) On the Holy Cross Skylark Sono Luminus - DSL-92219 10:52
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Innova Recordings
Navona Records


Waiting by Azerbaijani Artist Sabina Suleymanova at: AZgallery.org

Additional Edition of Classical Discoveries
Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 9:00 till 11:00



Here is a list of some works which will be presented:
Prince of Clouds for two violins and string orchestra by English composer, Anna Clyne (1980- )
Arabeska I for trombone and piano by Polish composer, Ewa Fabiańska-Jelińska (1989- )
Many Many Cadences for string quartet by American composer, Sky Macklay (1988- )
Shadow Lines for solo cello, pre-recorded cello and electronics by Iranian/American composer, Gity Razaz (1986- )
Chartres for string orchestra by Lithuanian composer, Justina Repečkaitė (1989- )
Aequora for orchestra by Icelandic composer, María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir (1980- )
Meet Me Under the Clock for cello and marimba by American composer, Cristina Spinei (1984- )
I am I say for choir of school children and orchestra by English composer, Kate Whitley (1989- )
Lego City for clarinet, violin, cello and piano by Taiwanese/American composer, Ming-Hsiu Yen (1980- ) and other works as time allows.

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till April 04, 2018)

  March - 22 - 2018  -  MP3
listen  03/22/2018-09:00-10:00
listen  03/22/2018-10:00-11:00
Wednesday,  March  22, 2018 -  09:00 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Montgomery, Jessie (USA, 1981- ) Starburst (2012) String Orchestra Azica - ACD-71302 9:01
Spinei, Cristina (USA, 1984- ) Meet Me Under the Clock (2013)  Sari De Leon Reist, cello, Collleen Phelpps, marimba Toccata Classics - TOCC 0371 9:05
Valkonen, Mariliis (Estonia, 1981- ) In Your Heart (2012) Academic Female Choir of the University of Tartu, Triin Koch, conductor Estonian National Broadcasting 9:13
Macklay, Sky (USA, 1988- ) Many Many Cadences (2014) Spektral Quartet Sono Luminus - DSL-92198 9:19
Clyne, Anna (England, 1980- ) Prince of Clouds (2012) Jennifer Koh & Jaime Laredo, violins, Curtiis 20/21 Ensemble, Vinay Parameswaran, conductor Cedille - CDR 90000 146 9:29
Sigfusdottir, Maria Huld Markan (Iceland, 1980- ) Aequora (2013) Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Bjarnason, conductor Sono Luminus - DSL-92213 9:44
Yen, Ming-Hsiu (Taiwan/USA, 1980- ) Lego City (2011) Andrew Simon, clarinet, Jing Wang, violin, Mariel Roberts, cello, Nolan Pearson, piano Naxos - 8.573614-15 9:58
Whitley, Kate (England, 1989- ) I am I say (2015) The Multi-Story Orchestra Choirs from Kender, Lyndhurst and John Donne Primary Schools, Ashley Riches, bass, Sarah-Jane Lewis, soprano, Christopher Stark, conductor NMC - NMC D229 10:09
Razaz, Gitty (Iran/USA, 1986- ) Shadow Lines (2014) Jeffrey Zeigler, cello Innova - 905 10:23
Fabianska-Jelinska, Ewa (Poland, 1989- ) Arabeska II (2013) Wojciech Jelinski, trombone, Nina Margret Grimsdottir, piano Acte Prealable - AP0294 10:33
Repeckaite, Justina (Lithuania, 1989- ) Chartres (2012) St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra, Karolis Variakojis, conductor Lithuanian Composers Union 10:38
Bochihina, Olga (Russia, 1980- ) Canto Ostinato for two theremins, piano and percussion Lydia Kavina & Barbara Bucholz, theremins, Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin Wergo - WER 6679 2 10:48
Stulgińska, Agnieszka (Poland, 1978- ) Let's meet (movement 4) (2007) Lutosławski Piano Duo Dux - 0759


Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 5:00 till 11:00


Classical Discoveries presents the third program of the annual series In Praise of Woman - devoted to music written by women

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till April 04, 2018)

Art: Rest by Polish artist Iwona Altmayer

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Tam Lin for oboe and orchestra by British composer, Sally Beamish (1956- )
Juda Maccabeus (complete oratorio) by Czech composer, Sylvie Bodorova (1956- )
Lunar Loops for two guitars by American composer, Gloria Coates (1938- )
Violin Concerto No. 2
by Austrian composer, Johanna Doderer (1969- )
Violin Concerto by Canadian composer, Vivian Fung (1975- )
String Quartet No. 1 by Kazakh composer, Zhubanova Gaziza (1927-1993)
Gangwon-Nolae by South Korean composer, LeeGowoon (1989- )
Spectre of the Maiden Scorned (Concert Requiem Mass) for mezzo-soprano, male voices and ensemble by British composer, Lydia Kakabadse (1955- )
The Mitten (instrumental version) by American composer, Mona Lyn Reese (1951- )
plus music by:
Claire Cowan,
Anna Maria Huszcza,
Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre,
Justė Janulytė,
Roxanna Panufnik,

and others

Snowdrops by Azerbajani artist Afat Akhundzade at: AZgallery.org

  March - 14 - 2018  -  MP3
listen  03/14/2018-05:00-06:00
listen  03/14/2018-06:00-07:00
listen  03/14/2018-07:00-08:00
listen  03/14/2018-08:00-09:00
listen  03/14/2018-09:00-10:00
listen  03/14/2018-10:00-11:00
Wednesday,  March  14, 2018 -  05:00 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Williams, Amy (USA, 1969- ) Falling (2012) Amy Williams, piano Albany Records - TROY1415 5:01
Zhubanova, Gaziza (Kazakhstan, 1927-1993)  String Quartet No. 1 The Kazakh State String Quartet Divox - CDX-21501-6 5:07
Jacquet de la Guerre, Elisabeth (France, 1665-1729) Suite No. 3 in A minor Blandine Verlet, harpsichord Astree - E 8644 5:23
Karaindrou, Eleni (Greece, 1941- ) Seeking from the film "Dust of time" Alexandros Myrat, conductor ECM New Series - 2070 5:42
Ignatowicz, Anna (Poland, 1967- ) Passacaglia for marimba and vibraphone (2003) Magdalena Kordylasińska, marimba, Miłosz Pękala, vibraphone Acte Prealable - AP0107 5:44
Bembo, Antonia (Italy, c. 1640-c.1720) Psalm VI "Domine ne in furore tuo anguas me" from "The Seven Psalms of David" La Donna Musicale, Laury Gutierrez, conductor La Donna Musicale 5:54
Smorgonsky, Dina (Belarus/Israel, 1947- ) Allegro Barbaro from "Three Dances for Harpsichord (2007) Marina Minkin, harpsichord Albany Records - TROY977 6:03
Cowan, Claire (New, Zealand, 1983- ) Subtle Dances (2013) NZTrio Rattle - RAT-D064 6:06
Blanca de Castilla (Spain, 1188-1252) Amours, u trop tart Capella de Ministrers, Carles Magraner, conductor  Licanus - CdM 1333 6:20
Doderer, Johanna (Austria, 1969- ) Violin Concerto No. 2 "In Breath of Time" (2012) Yuri Revich, violin, Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Ariane Matiakh, conductor Capriccio - C5245 6:24
Huszcza, Anna Maria (Poland, 1987- ) SaHarBAD (2011) Pawel Gusnar, alto saxophone, Zuzanna Elster, harp Dux - 0992 6:49
Rossi, Camilla de (Italy, early 17th century) Introduction to oratorio "Santa Beatrice d'Este" Musica Fiorita, Daniela Dolci, conductor ORF - CD 3092 7:00
Kakabadse, Lydia (England, 1955- ) Spectre of the Maiden Scorned (2012) Grace Durham, mezzo-soprano, Alumni of the Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Cambridge, Instrumental ensemble, Graham Ross, conductor Divine Art - dda 25135 7:04
Bon, Anna (Italy, 1739-?) Sonata Opus 1, No. 2 in F Major Claudio Ferrarini, flute, Andrea corsi, bassoon, Francesco Tasini, harpsichord Mondo Musica - MM 96006 7:30
Reese, Mona Lyn (USA, 1951- ) The Mitten (instrumental version) Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Petr Vronsky, conductor Navona Records - NV6132 7:41
Panufnik, Roxanna (British, 1968- ) 99 Words to My Darling Children (2017) (text by Sir John Tavener) Voce Chamber Choir, Suzy Digby, conductor, Matthew Barley, cello, Simon Russell Beale, narrator  Signum Classics - SIGCD519 7:57
Reinkemeyer, Andrea L. (USA, 1976- ) Wrought Iron (2012) Meerenai Shin, flute, Christopher G. Jones, percussion Aerocade Music - AM005 8:05
LeeGowoon (South Korea, 1989- ) Gangwon-Nolae Lee Jin-Sool, voice, Ensemble Conducted by Gae Sung-Won Joeun Music - JEC-0253 8:13
Castellano, Jennifer (USA, 1981- ) View of the Rocky Mountains (2017) Calliope Brass Jennifer Castellano 8:25
Fung, Vivian (Canada, 1975- ) Violin Concerto (2010-11) Kristin Lee, violin, Metropolis Ensemble, Andrew Cyr, conductor Naxos -8.573009 8:30
Janulyte, Juste (Lithuania, 1982-) Psalms for cello and pre-recorded cellos (2008) Francesco Dillon, cello Lithuanian Music Information and Publishing Centre - LMIPC CD 077 8:53
Bodorova, Sylvie (Czech Republic, 1954- ) Juda Maccabeus (2002) (complete oratorio) Gabriela Benackova, soprano, Ales Briscein, tenor, Ivan Kusnyer, baritone, Prague Philharmonic Choir, Prague Children's Choir, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Valek, conductor Arco Diva - UP 0065-2 9:07
Beamish, Sally (British, 1956- ) Tam Lin Gordon Hunt, oboe, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Ola Rudner, conductor BIS - CD-971 10:22
Coates, Gloria (USA, 1938- ) Lunar Loops Ruth Fischer & Stephen Stiens, guitars Tzadik - TZ 8096 10:45
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Acte Préalable
Navona Records


Wednesday, March 07, 2018 from 5:00 till 11:00



Classical Discoveries presents the second program of the annual series In Praise of Woman - devoted to music written by women


Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till April 04, 2018)

Art: With White Gloves On Out of the Dream in Which They Are Still Al by American Artist, Anne Canfield

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Three-Nine Line for flute and piano by Nicole Chamberlin (1977- )
Concertante for Piano and Orchestra by Vivian Fine (1913-2000)
Night Train by Nancy Galbraith (1951- )
Court Dances for flute and piano by Amanda Harberg (1973- )
Zones for percussion quintet by Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
Violin Concerto No. 2 by Florence Price (1887-1953)
Shadow Light, Concerto for Viola and Strings by Elena Ruehr (1963- )
Piano Concerto: Art of War by Arlene Sierra (1970- )
My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon by Barbara White
Pure, Cool Water - Symphony No. 4 by Judith Lang Zaimont (1945- )
plus music by:
Beth Anderson,
Barbara Harbach,
Martha Mooke
Nora Morrow,
Belinda Reynolds,
Kate Waring,
Ellen Taafe Zwilich

and others

Art: Fire in the Hills by American Artist, Lesley Mitchell (d. 2017)

March - 07 - 2018  -  MP3
listen  03/07/2018-05:00-06:00
listen  03/07/2018-06:00-07:00
listen  03/07/2018-07:00-08:00
listen  03/07/2018-08:00-09:00
listen  03/07/2018-09:00-10:00
listen  03/07/2018-10:00-11:00
Wednesday,  March  07, 2018 -  05:00 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Shaffer, Jeanne E. Woman with a Parasol Tereza Nollova, flute, string ensemble MMC Recordings - MMC2112
Price, Florence Violin Concerto No. 2 Er-Gene Kahng, violin, Janacek Philharmonic, Ryan Cockerham, conductor Albany Records - TROY1706
Diemer, Emma Lou Toccata Rosemary Plattm piano Capstone - CPS-8714
Reynolds, Belinda Cover New Millennium Ensemble Innova - 653
Fine, Vivian Concertante for Piano and Orchertra Reiko Honsho, piano, Japan Philharmonic, Akeo Watanabe, conductor CRI - CD 692
French, Tania Gabrielle Playful Dance from "Four Illuminations" Allan Vogel, oboe, Los Angeles Piano Trio Centaur - CRC 2395
Richter, Marga Kyrie for String Quintet Motyl String Quartet, Pawel Knapik, double bass Leonarda - LE 358
Hoover, Katherine Peace is the Way The New York Virtuoso singers, Harold Rosenbaum, conductor 4Tay - CD4048
Waring, Kate Lotus Meininger Trio Profil/Hanssler - PH15020
Harbach, Barbara Rhapsody Jardine Cynthia Green Libby, oboe, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kirk Trevor, conductor MSR Classics - MS 1252
Leslie, Jane Peaceful Dawn Jane Leslie, piano Misty Harbor Music - MH188
Chamberlain, Nicole Three-Nine Line Mary Matthews, flute, Jessica Nilles, piano MSR Classics - MS 1671
Shaw, Caroline Dolce cantavi Tenet Avie - AV2326
Galbraith, Nancy Night Train Stephen Schultz, electric Baroque flute, Simon Cummings, Ben Munoz, Nicole Myers & Tate Olsen, electric cellos, Marcus Kim & Brandon Schantz, percussion Centaur - CRC 3106
Hall, Juliana  Fear no more the heat o'th' sun from "O Mistress Mine" Darryl Taylor, countertenor, Juliana Hall, piano MSR Classics - MS 1603
Southworth, Christine Sparkita and Her Kittens Sarah Cahill, piano Irritable Hedgehog Music - IHM 020M
Anderson, Beth Pennyroyal Swale Rubio String Quartet New World Records - 80610-2
Gomez, Alice  Shaman Returns Deanna Swoboda, tuba (with prerecorded accompaniment) Potenza Music - PM1013
Worden, Shara From the Invisible to the Visible Nadia Sirota, viola, James McVinnie, organ New Amsterdam Records - hvalur17CD
Zaimont, Judith Lang Pure, Cool (Water) - Symphony No. 4 Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, Niels Muus, conductor Sorel Classics - SC CD 003
Morrow, Nora Essman Dawn Arielle Burke, flute, Michael Norsworthy, clarinet in A, Daniel Beilman, bassoon, Kinga Bacik, cello Navona Records - NV6107
Sierra, Arlene Piano Concerto: Art of War Huw Watkins, piano, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Jac van Steen, conductor Bridge Records - 9414
Harberg, Amanda Court Dances  Cobus du Toit, flute, Amanda Harberg, piano Amanda Harberg
Higdon, Jennifer Zones Members of the Philadelphia Orchestra Percussion Section (POPG) Equilibrium - EQ 128 (only heard a short section - CD tracking problems)
Mazzoli, Missy Tooth and Nail Nadia Sirota, amplified viola New Amsterdam Records - hvalur17CD
Ruehr, Elena Shadow Light, Concerto for Viola and Strings Marcus Thompson, viola, New Orchestra of Washington, Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, conductor Acis - APL00442
White, Barbara My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon Tara Helen O'Connor, flute, Alan Kay, clarinet, Laura Frautschi, violin, Sophie Shao, cello, John Blacklow, piano Albany Records - TROY1303
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe Concerto for Horn and String Orchestra David Jolley, horn, Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra, Leon Gregorian, conductor Koch International Classics - 3-7487-2
Mooke, Martha Meditation from Prajnaparamita - the Perfection of Transcendent Wisdom Martha Mooke, electric viola, Tenzin Chokgyal, voice, Jesse Paris Smith, glass bowls Martha Mooke
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Bridge Records, Inc
Centaur Records
Innova Recordings
MSR Classics
Navona Records

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 5:00 till 11:00



Classical Discoveries presents the first program of the annual series In Praise of Woman - devoted to music written by women


Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till April 04, 2018)

Art: Holdenhurst Avenue in the Snow by English Artist: Margaret Erber

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:

To the New World for orchestra by Belarusian/American composer, Alla Borzova (1961- )
Variations Concertantes for bassoon and piano by French composer, Ida Gotkovsky (1930- )
Messa Prima by Italian composer, Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704)
Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra by Soviet composer, Zara Levina (1906-1976)
Concierto Candala for Percussion and Orchestra by Mexican composer, Gabriela Ortiz (1964- )
String Quartet No. 3 "Light Scattering" by Swedish composer, Andrea Tarrodi (1981- )
A Peacock Southeast Flew: (Concerto for Pipa and Orchestra) by American/Austria composer, Nancy Van de Vate (1930- )
plus music by:
Maya Badian,
Lauren Bernofsky,
Carlotta Ferrari,
Lee Pui Ming,
Jocelyn Morlock,
Ylva Skog,
Rain Worthington

and others

Art: In the Nursery by American Artist, Dr. Laurie Sucher-Gaster (1942-2009)

February - 28 - 2018  -  MP3
listen  02/28/2018-05:00-06:00
listen  02/28/2018-06:00-07:00
listen  02/28/2018-07:00-08:00
listen  02/28/2018-08:00-09:00
listen  02/28/2018-09:00-10:00
listen  02/28/2018-10:00-11:00
Wednesday,  February 28, 2018 -  05:00 - 11:00
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
Tower, Joan (USA, 1938- ) Fanfare Number 5 for the Uncommon Woman Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop, conductor Koch International Classics - 3-7469-2
Leonarda, Isabella (Italy, 1620-1704) Messa Prima, Op. 18 Schola Cantorum of the University of Arkansas plus vocal soloists and instrumentalists, Jack Groh, conductor Leonarda - LE 346
Tabakova, Dobrinka (Bulgaria/England, 1980- ) Nocturne Andrew Matthews-Owen, piano Nimbus Alliance - NI 6354
Roe, Betty (England, 1930- ) Three Celtic Songs Anne Marie Sheridan, soprano, Emma Murphy, recorder, Nigel Foster, piano Metier - msv 28566
Shrude, Marilyn (USA, 1946- ) La Chanson de Printemps Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Valek, conductor MMC Recordings - MMC2101
Gotkovsky, Ida (France, 1933- ) Variations Concertnates for bassoon and piano Ann Shoemaker, bassoon, Kae Hosoda-Ayer, piano MSR Classics - MS 1625
Ferrari, Carlotta (Italy, 1975- ) Elegia Carson Cooman, organ (organ of St. Peter and Paul, Weissenau, Germany) Carlotta Ferrari
Ran, Shulamit (Israel/USA, 1949- ) Exuberance (for Lenny) Lara Downes, piano Sony Classical - 84284011251
Levina, Zara (Soviet, 1906-1976) Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 Maria Lettberg, piano, Rundfunk-Sinnfonieorchester Berlin, Ariane Matiakh, conductor Capriccio - C5269
Stanton, Sarah E. (USA) Largo Amabile String Quartet MSR Classics - MS 1106
Bernofsky, Lauren (USA, 1967- ) The Devil's Dermish Ava Ordman, trombone, Derek Keali Polischuk, piano Blue Griffin Recording - BGR 427
Strozzi, Barbara (Italy, 1619-1677) L'Eraclito amoroso Anna Reinhold, mezzo-soprano, Thomas Dunford, archlute Alpha - 195
Borzova, Alla (Belarus/USA, 1961- ) To the New World Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, conductor Naxos - 8.559706
Saidaminova, Diloram (Uzbekistan, 1943- ) Saraton Tigran Shiganyan, violin, Dilrabo Kurbanova, voice & traditiional instruments Blue Griffin Recording - BGR414
Cornish, Jane Antonia (England, 1975- ) Memory of Time Anna Elashvili, violin, Saeunn Thorsteinsdottir, Caitlin Sullivan, Claire Bryant & Hanilton Berry, cellos Innova - 976
Currea, Rachel (USA) Alleluia Donald Oglesby, conductor  Rachel Currea
Szeto, Caroline (Australia, 1956- ) Energy Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiri Mikula, conductor Vienna Modern Masters - VMM 3041
Ratniece, Santa (Latvia, 1977- ) Vigilia de Mattino Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava, conductor, Jekaterina Suvorova, harp Santa Ratniece
Holmes, Leonie (New Zealand) Bottom's Dance  Estrella (two pianos/eight hands) atoll - ACD 313
Delbos, Claire (France, 1906-1959) Je Suis La... from "L'Ame en Bourgeon" Liv Elise Nordskog, soprano, Signe Bakke, piano LAWO - LWC1051
Morlock, Jocelyn (Canada, 1969- ) Music of the Romantic Era Windsor Symphony Orchestra, John Morris russell, conductor Centrediscs (Canadian Music Centre) - CMCCD 20014
Skog, Ylva (Sweden, 1963- ) They Call Her Love Vasteras Sinfonietta, Johannes Gustavsson, conductor dB Productions Sweden - dBCD151
Aleotti, Raphaella ( Italy, 1575-1646?) Congratulamini mihi Dominus Cappella Artemisia, Candace Smith, conductor Tactus - TC 570101
Van de Vate, Nancy (USA/Austria, 1930- ) A Peacock Southeast Flew: Concerto for Pipa and Orchestra Gao Hong, pipa, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, Jiri Mikula, conductor Vienna Modern Masters - VMM 3043
Tarrodi, Andrea (Sweden, 1981- ) String Quartet No. 3: Light Scattering The Dahlkvist Quartet db Productions Sweden - dBCD180
Ortiz, Gabriela (Mexico, 1964- ) Concierto Candela for Percussion Riccardo Gallardo, percussion, Mexico's National University Philharmonic Orchestra, Roland Zollman, conductor Urtext - JBCC 003/4
Worthington, Rain (USA, 1949- ) Tracing a Dream Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, Ovidiu Marinescu, conductor Navona - NV6025
Ming, Lee Pui (China/USA, 1956- ) Aflame in Song (Trio for Pipa, Piano and Percussion) Qui Li Rong, pipa, Mark Duggan, percussion, Pan Jian Ming, gong, Lee Pui Ming, piano Musicworks - MW70
Mulvey, Grainne (Ireland, 1966- ) Horizons Fanfare National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Robert Houlihan, conductor Grainne Mulvey
Badian, Maya (Romania/Canada, 1945- ) Concerto Grosso for Percussion (Four Timpani), Obligato Trumpet, and String Orchestra Cristian Balea, timpani, Ilie Dornescu, trumpet, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Ludovic Bacs, conductor Lucian Badian Editions - LBCD-1014-2008
Chmielewski, Aleksandra (Poland, 1993- ) Ego dormio NFM Choir & NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra, Agnieszka Frankow-Zelany, conductor CD Accord - ACD 238-2
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Innova Recordings
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Navona Records