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Painting from Hasht - Behesht palace, Isfahan, Iran, ca. 1669
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  17TH ANNUAL "IN PRAISE OF WOMAN" - 2020

Wednesdays, March 04, March 11, March 18, and March 25, 2020 - 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.

The second show of the series will air Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 5:00am-2:00pm 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 each broadcastfor limited time)
MP3 - 03-04-2020
MP3 - 03-11-2020 - American Women Composers
MP3 - 03-18-2020
MP3 - 04-25-2020

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

To continue this celebration, Weekly Art Gallery will feature only women artists.
#WomensHistoryMonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2020  #WomenComposers   #WomenInEarlyMusic  

 

Photo: Winter Cardinal by Beata Rzeszodkp Rosen

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 5:00 till 11:00

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 17TH ANNUAL "IN PRAISE OF WOMAN" - 2020 - Part 3

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 for 2 weeks)

 

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Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams by Australian composer, Anne Boyd (1946- )
Šu for sheng and orchestra (2009) by South Korean compposer, Unsuk Chin (1961- )
Triptych of Peace for organ (2016) by Italian composer, Carlotta Ferrari (1975- )
Sonata for piano and percussion by Australian composer, Peggy Glanville-Hicks (1912-1990)
Concerto for saxophone and symphonic band by French composer, Ida Gotkovsky (1933- )
Point of Departure (2016) by Icelandic composer, Hildur Gunnarsdóttir (1982- )
Grit and Glitz (2011) by Polish/American composer, Dosia McKay
Mill Songs for cimbalom (2008) by Hungarian compposer, Ilona Meskó (1981- )
Sitar Concerto "Mangal Dwani" (2007) by Indian composer, Hasu Patel
Sonata for violin and piano by Canadian composer, Elizabeth Raum (1945- )
Stringing the Bow by American composer, Judith Shatin (1949- )
Insigh (2002) by Bulgarian/British composer, Dobrinka Tabakova (1980- )
"Concerto-Drama" for piano and large orchestra by Ukranian composer, Karmella Tsepkolenko (1955- )
Something Moved Me, Terra Incognita, and Oh Let It Have Voice by Dutch composer, Anna Vanschothorst (1974- )
and much more

Art: Reclining Man by Artist Iw Ona - Iwona Altmajer

 

Art: Giovanni’s Room by American Artist Mina Smith-Segal

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 5:00 till 14:00

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 17TH ANNUAL "IN PRAISE OF WOMAN" - 2020 - Part 2
AMERICAN WOMEN COMPOSERS

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 for 2 weeks)

 

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Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell by Eve Beglarian (1958- )
Concerto for Violin and Chamber Orchestra (2007) by Margaret Brouwer (1940- )
Jordan and the Dog Woman (2003) by Beth Denisch (1958- )
Three Preludes for Piano (2011) by Nancy Galbraith (1951- )
On the Death of Righteous (2009) by Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
String Trio "Moods" (2010) by Julie Mandel
Landing Inside the Inside of an Animal (2008) by Ann Millikan (1963- )
Sound Geometries (2003) by Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016)
Violin Concerto for Oneness (2013) by Deon Nielsen Price (1934- )
Symphony by Helen Taylor (1915-1950)
Timberline by Lois Vierk (1951- )
Birdwing by Frances White (1960- )
More Spirit Than Matter by Carolyn Yarnell (1961- )
plus music by: Beth Anderson, Rebekah Driscoll, Karen Griebling, Libby Larsen, Catherine McMichael, Joanne Metcalf, Alexandra Ottaway, Elena Ruehr, Alex Shapiro, Julia Wolfe and others
Art: WHYY Television Broadcast by American Artist,  Lesley Mitchell (d. 2017)

 

  March - 11 - 2020  -  MP3
listen  03/11/2020-05:00-07:00
listen  03/11/2020-07:00-08:30
listen  03/11/2020-08:30-10:00
listen  03/11/2020-10:00-12:00
listen  03/11/2020-12:00-13:10
listen  03/11/2020-13:10-14:00

 

Wednesday,  March  11, 20209 -  05:00 - 14:00
15-TH ANNUAL "IN PRAISE OF WOMAN" - Part 2 - AMERICAN WOMEN COMPOSERS
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
5:30
Beach, Amy (1867-1944) Hermit Thrush at Morn, Op. 92, No. 2 Virginia Eskin, piano Koch International Classics - 3-7254-2 5:01
Harbach, Barbara (1946- ) Recitative and Aria (2017) London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Angus, conductor MSR Classics - MS 1672 5:07
Moore, Undine Smith (1904-1989) Afro-American Suite Mallarme Chamber Players Albany Records - TROY1190 5:18
Shapiro, Alex (1962- ) Perpetual Spark (2011) Fifth House Ensemble Cedille - CDR 90000 148 5:32
Galbraith, Nancy (1951- ) Three Preludes for Piano (2011) Rishi Mirchandani, piano Centaur - CRC 3409 5:40
Ballou, Esther Williamson (1915-1973) Prelude and Allegro for piano and strings The Vienna Orchestra, F. Charles Adler, conductor New World Records/CRI - NWCRL 115  5:54
Tower, Joan (1938- ) Fanfare No. 1 for the Uncomon Woman Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop, conductor Koch International Classics - 3-7469-2 6:05
Mandel, Julie String Trio "Moods" (2010) Anna Cromwell, violin, Lisa Nelson, viola, Mira Frisch, cello Albany Records - TROY1797 6:09
Morris, Alyssa (1984- ) Brokenvention (2011) Leah Forsyth, oboe, Paul Forsyth, saxophone, Chialing Hsieh, piano Blue Griiffein Recording - BGR523 6:27
Taylor, Helen (1915-1950) Symphony LA East Studio Orchestra, Ralph Laycock, conductor Tantara Records - TCD0900DHT-HS 6:33
Kenessey, Stefania de (1956- ) Wintersong Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Joel Eric Suben, conductor Opus One - 170 7:03
Monk, Meredith (1942- ) Parlour Games Ursula Oppens and Bruce Brubaker, pianos ECM New Series - EC 7:10
Larsen, Libby (1950- ) Ridge Runner:An Uninterrupted Suite (2012) Jesse Cook, trumpet, Edward Neeman, piano, Ryan smith and James Klausmeyer, percussion MSR Classics - MS 1659 7:19
Liben, Laura (1943- ) Bang on a Tiin Can Gamelan Son of Lion Innova - 718 7:31
Brouwer, Margaret (1940- ) Concerto for Violin and Chamber Orchestra (2007) Michi Wiancko, violin, City Music Cleveland Chamber Orchestra, James Gaffiigan, conductor CityMusic Cleveland - CMC-4 7:38
Higdon, Jennifer (1962- ) Smash (2006) Third Sound Innova - 990 8:05
Higdon, Jennifer On the Death of the Righteous (2009) Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Alan Harler, conductor Innova - 806 8:10
Ruehr, Elena (1963- ) Shimmer Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, conductor BMOP/sound - 1039 8:25
McMichael, Catherine (1954- ) Floris Flutee, Catherine McMichael, piano Saginaw Valley State University 8:37
Hindman, Dorothy (1966- ) Magic City Kiev Philharmonic, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor Innova - 848 8:53
Metcalf, Joanne (1958- ) It is Enough (2016) Singer Pur Oehms Classics - OC 1714 9:06
Metcalf, Joanne (1958- ) Music for the Star of the Sea The Hilliard Ensemble ECM New Series - 78118-21614-2 9:10
Yarnell, Carolyn (1961- ) More Spirit Than Matter American Baroque Tzadik - TZ 7087 9:19
Tucker, Nancy Grasshopper's Holiday (2001) Nancy Tucker, 6-string guitar Navona Records - NV6188 9:36
Griebling, Karen (1957- ) El Bailador Zozobroso The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, David Itkin, conductor Vienna Modern Masters - VMM 2052 9:38
Wolfe, Julia (1958- ) Dig Deep String Quartet "Ethel" Cantaloupe - CA21011 9:48
McLin, Lena Johnson (1928- ) A Summer Day Helen Walker-Hill, piano Leonarda - LE 339 10:04
Beglarian, Eve (1958- ) The Marriage of Heaven and Hell Lisa Bielawa, voice, MATA Ensemble New World Records - 80630-2 10:09
Denisch, Beth (1958- ) Jordan and the Dog Woman (2003) Equinox Chamber Players Juxtab Music - JTM5827 10:25
Ottaway, Alexandra (1973- ) The Zen Sutras New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, conductor, Parma Chamber Players, Alexandra Ottaway vocals Navona Records - NV5947 10:43
Shackleford, Amanda The River of Our Times String Quartet "Ethel" Azica - ACD-71258 10:57
Coates, Gloria (1938- ) Indian Sounds (Symphony No. 8) Kathleen Eberlein, Rose Bihler Shah, voices and stones, Musica-viva ensemble Dresden, Jurgen Wirrmann, conductor New World Records - 80599-2 11:05
Gosfield, Annie (1960- ) Brooklyn, October 5, 1941 for piano with baseballs and catcher's mitt Lisa Moore, performer Cantaloupe - CA CA21061 11:35
Price, Deon Nielsen (1934- ) Violin Concerto for Oneness (2013) Amanda Lo, violin, Metro Chamber Orchestra, Philip Nuzzo, conductor Cambria - CD-1223 11:40
Millikan, Ann (1963- ) Landing Inside the Inside of an Animal (2008) Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Grigor Palikarov, conductor Innova - 713 11:59
Vierk, Lois V. (1951- ) Timberline Relache, Lloyd Shorter, conductor New World Records - 80766-2 12:15
Oliveros, Pauline (1932--2016) Sound Geometries (2003) Musique Nouvelles, Jean-Paul Dessy, conductor Sub Rosa - SR422 12:34
Anderson, Beth (1950- ) March Swale(2000) Rubio String Quartet New World Records - 80610-2 13:03
Anderson, Beth Peachy Keen-O Beth Anderson, Linda Collins, Kitty Mraw, Ana Perez Pogus Productions - P21030-2 13:10
Driscoll, Rebekah (1980- ) For Lantau (2014) Erin Wight, viola, Ghostlight Chorus, Evelyn Troester DeGraf, conductor Rebecca Driscoll Music 13:24
White, Frances (1960- ) Birdwing Tomie Hahn, shakuhachi Centaur - CRC 2347 13:35
Monk, Meredith (1942- ) Folkdance Ursula Oppens and Bruce Brubaker, pianos ECM New Series - 4810712 13:55

 

Art: Untitled by English artist Margaret Erber (1923-2018) Wednesday, March 04, 2020 from 5:00 till 11:00

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES 17TH ANNUAL "IN PRAISE OF WOMAN" - 2020 - Part 1

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 for 2 weeks)

 

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Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Piano Concerto by Polish composer, Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
Carmina lucemburgiana "To the memory of John the Blind"by for strings (2008-2009) by Czech composer, Sylvie Bodorova (1954- )
Piano Trio No. 4 (2010) by German composer, Dorothee Eberhardt (1952- )
Sonata II for 2 violins, Cello obliagato and basso continuo by Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre(1665-1729)
Trio for flute, cello and piano by French composer, Marcelle de Manziarly (1899-1989)
Three Celebrations for Orchestra by New Zealand composer, Jenny McLeod (1941-
Macbeth Suite by Scottish composer, Geraldine Mucha (1917-2012)
Carolescence for piano (2013) by Irish composer, Gráinne Mulvey (1966- )
Have mercy on me, O God (Psalm 50) (2000) by Ukrainian composer, Victoria Poleva (1962- )
Silent Water for mixed choir (2008) by Latvian composer, Santa Ratniece (1977- )
Concertino for Harp, Clarinet and String Quintet by Israeli composer, Anna Segal
Violin Concerto No. 1 (2015) by Swedish composer, Ylva Skog (1963- )
Water and Stone for chamber ensemble by Japanese composer, Karen Tanaka (1961- )
EDEM for choir and chamber ensemble (2008) by Greek composer, Calliope Tsoupaki (1963- )
Three Curious Loves, Concerto for Violin and chamber orchestra (2017) by Serbian composer, Isidora Žebeljan (1967- )
and much more

Art: Portrait of artist by American Artist, Dr. Laurie Sucher-Gaster (1942-2009)

  March - 04 - 2020  -  MP3
listen  03/04/2020-05:00-07:00
listen  03/04/2020-07:00-09:00
listen  03/04/2020-09:00-11:00

Wednesday,  March  04, 2020 -  05:00 - 11:00
17-TH ANNUAL "IN PRAISE OF WOMAN" - Part 1
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano
5:30
Amrine, Kate (USA) We are Women Kate Amrine, Alia Kuhnert, Maddi Lusby, trumpets and voice Innova - 042 5:01
Jacquet de la Guerre, Elisabeth (France, 1665-1729)  Sonata 2 for 2 violins, Cello obbligato and basso continuo in c minor Ensemble Musica Fiorita, Daniella Dolci, director Pan Classics - 510 121-2 5:04
Beamish, Sally (British, 1956- ) Reckless (2012) Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins, conductor BIS - 2156 5:17
Segal, Anna (Ukraine/Israel) Concertino for harp, clarinet and string quintet Rachel Talitman, harp, Jean-Marc Fessard, clarinet, Ensemble Mendelssohn Harp & Co. - CD5050-41 5:21
McLeod, Jenny (New Zealand, 1941- ) Three Celebrations for Orchestra New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Uwe Grodd, conductor Naxos - 8.572671 5:45
Rizza, Margaret (England, 1929- ) In the Silence (2004) Gaudete Ensemble, Eamonn Dougan, conductor Naxos - 8.573039 6:03
Bodorova, Sylvie (Czech Republic, 19954- ) Carmina lucemburgiana for strings "to the Memory of John the Blind" (2008-2009) Quattro Orchestra, Marek Stilec, conductor ArcoDiva - UP 0113-2 6:10
Meda, Bianca Maria (Italy, c. 1665-c.1700) Cari Musici - Motet for soprano, two violins and continuo Roberta Invernizzi, soprano, Bizzarrie Armoniche Opus 111 - OP 30341 6:27
Habershon, Hellen (England) Winter Arrives London Primavera Orchestra, Anthony Halstead, conductor Divine Art - dda 25191 6:38
Bacewicz, Grazyna (Poland, 1909--1969) Piano Concerto Julia Kociuban, piano, Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra, Pawel Przytoocki, conductor Dux - 1612 6:45
Meredith, Anna (USA, 1978- ) Spook (2015) G Plus Ensemble BGS Records - BGS127 7:10
Manziarly, Marcelle de (France, 1899-1989) Trio for flute, cello and piano Meininger Trio NCA(New Classical Adventure) - 60130-215 7:16
Skog, Ylva (Sweden, 1963- ) Violin Concerto No. 1 (2015) Cecilia Zilliacus, violin, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Anna-Maria Helsing, conductor dB Productions Sweden - dBCD179 7:34
Chamberlain, Nicole (USA, 1977- ) Chatter for two flutes (2011) Mary Matthews and Matthew Angelo, flutes MSR Classics - MS 1671 8:09
Leonarda, Isabella (Italy, 1620-1704) Sonata Seconda, Op. 16, No. 2 Cappella Strumentale del Duomo Di Novara Tactus - TC 623701 8:14
Kassiani (Byzantine, 810-ca. 865) Augustus Sarband Dorian - DOR-93235 8:24
Poleva, Victoria (Ukraine, 1962- ) Have Mercy on me, O God (Psalm 50) Chamber Choir, Kyiv, Mykola Hobdych, conductor Kyiv Choir Productions CCK 46-1 8:29
Reid, Sally (USA, 1948-2019) Three Trifles Philipp Staeudlin, alto saxophone, Matt Sharrock, percussion Navona Records - NV6033 8:40
Tanaka, Karen (Japan, 1961- ) Water and Stone The Azure Ensemble, Gerald Steichen, conductor New World Records - 80683-2 8:53
Kang, Jung Sun (South Korea, 1983- ) Duologue (2007) Pia Liptak, violin, Ryuko Mizutani, koto (Duo vio-LIMK-oto) Centaur - CRC 3056 9:04
Zebeljan, Isidora (Serbia, 1967- ) Three Curious Loves (Concerto for Violin) (2017) Daniel Rowland, violin, Stift Festival Orchestra, David Cohen, conductor Private 9:13
Tsoupaki, Calliope (Greece/Holland, 1963- ) EDEM (2008) Netherlands Chamber Choir, Asko/Schoenberg, Hans Leenders, conductor Radio Nederland Wereldomroep - MCCP 123 9:37
Mucha, Geraldine (Scotland, 1917-2012) Macbeth Suite Hradec Kralove Philharmonic Orchestra, Andreas Sebastian Weiser, conductor ArcoDiva - UP 0192 2 231 10:02
Eberhardt, Dorothee (Germany, 1952- ) Klaviertrio No. 4 (2010) Satori Ensemble Antes Edition - BM319290 10:15
Mulvey, Grainne (Ireland, 1966- ) Calorescence (2013) Therese Fahy, piano The Contemporary Music Centre Ireland 10:29
Ratniece, Santa (Latvia, 1977- ) Silent Water (2008) Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava, conductor Latvian Music Information Centre - LMIC 024 10:45

 

 

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