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IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - THIS MARCH ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES AND AVANT-GARDE EDITION

Every March from 2004, in observance of Women History Month, Classical Discoveries pays tribute to music written by women, from all over the world and through the centuries. Every regular scheduled program (that includes the new Avant-Garde Edition starting in 2009) is exclusively devoted to their music.

This March please check the weekly posting for highlights and upcomming features.

The first two shows of the series will air Wednesday, March 03, 2010. As in previous years the third Wednesday will be devoted to American Women composers. To find past playlists of the annual and other programs devoted to music by women composers go to
IN PRAISE OF WOMAN page and Playlists for 2010


Picture of miniature painting from Hasht-Behesht palace, Isfahan, Iran, from 1669

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK  5 - PART 9

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Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 5:30 till 8:30am Classical Discoveries presented the ninth and last program of the series "In Praise of Woman".

Upcoming atraction for this edition were three World Premiere broadcasts of music attributed to Italian composer Anna Bon (c.1740 until after 1767) , as well some other works like Cyprus: First Impressions (2000) by American Composer, Carol Barnett  (1946- ), Missa Lumen de Lumine (2002) by Korean Composer, Sungji Hong (1973- ), Tempus Fugit for Orchestra (1986) by South African composer, Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph (1948- ) and much more.


A woman with falcon - Courtesy: Azerbaijani Artist Latafat Mammadova search at: AZgallery.org

WEDNESDAY ON AVANT-GARDE EDITION - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK  5 - PART 10

There is much more to life than the physical eye can see by Lyn Lyndall

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 11:00am till 1:00 pm Classical Discoveries presented the tenth and last Avant-Garde program of the series "In Praise of Woman." One of the upcomming atractions was the presentation of "Clear Edge" (1993) for piano in it's World Premiere Radio Broadcast by Canadian composer Barbara Monk Feldman (1950- ).
You also heard:  Symphony No. 2 "Lighthouse" (1993) by American composer, Elizabeth R. Austin (1938- ), Pictures of Childhood (1996) for mezzo-soprano and electronics by Latvian composer, Indra Rise (1961- ), Stuffen for Orchestra (1992/93) by Ruth Zechlin (1926- ) and much more

There is much more to life than the physical eye can see - Original copyright art by Lyn Lyndall

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK 4 - PART 7

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010 from 5:30 till 8:30am Classical Discoveries presented the seventh program of the series "In Praise of Woman".

Some of the selections included: Psalm XXXVII: "Domine, ne in fuore" by Italian Composer, Antonia Bembo (ca. 1640-ca.1720), Wings of the Wind for Orchestra (1997) by the Russian/Swedish composer, Victoria Borisova-Ollas (1969- ), Light Falling for String Orchestra & Harp (1992) by English composer, Rosemary Duxbury , Piano Concerto No. 2 (2002)  by the Uzbekistan born Australian composer, Elena Kats Chernin (1957- ), as well as music by Maija Einfelde, Agnes Jama, Judith Sainte Croix, and much more.

A girl playing pipe - Courtesy: Azerbaijani Artist Sara Manafova. search at: AZgallery.org

WEDNESDAY ON AVANT-GARDE EDITION - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK  4 - PART 8

The Shape of Things to Come by Lyn Lyndall

 

 

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 from 11:00am till 1:00pm Classical Discoveries presented the eighth program of the series "In Praise of Woman", where you will heard: O'Keefe's Flora (2002, rev. 2008) for Chamber Orchestra by American composer, Eleanor Cory (1943- ), Concerto for Flute and Chamber Orchestra (2004-2006) by Japanese Composer, Mari Takano(1960- ), as well as music by Sofia Gubaidulina and much more

The Shape of Things to Come - Original copyright art by Lyn Lyndall

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK 3 - PART 5

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010 starting at 5:30 till 11:00am (please note extended time) Classical Discoveries presented the fifth program of the series "In Praise of Woman"

The complete program was devoted exclusively to American Women Composers.
Between 5:30 and 11:00 Classical Discoveries featured: "Remembrances" (1996) by Margaret Brouwer (1940- ), "Blackberry Winter" (1996) by Connie Ellisor (1957- ), "Beating Down" (1995) by Stefania De Kenessy, "Symphony: Water Music", by Libby Larsen (1950- ), "Blackberry Vines and Winter Fruit" (1976) by Marga Richter (1926- ), Symphony No. 4 "The Gardens", for Chorus, Children Chorus and Orchestra by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich (1939- ), as well as music by Rachel Matthews, Florence Price, Judith Lang Zaimont and many more.

Goddess - Original copyright art by Lyn Lyndall

WEDNESDAY ON AVANT-GARDE EDITION - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK  3 - PART 6

Dogmatic by Lyn Lyndall

 

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 starting at 11:00am Classical Discoveries presented the sixth program of the series "In Praise of Woman"

The complete Avant-Garde Edition was devoted exclusively to American Women Composers where you heard "Indian Sounds" (Symphony No. 8 ) (1991) by Gloria Coates (1938), "Disparate Stairway Radical Other" (1995) by Lucia Dlugoszewski (1934-2000), as well as music of Lisa Bielawa and many more.

Dogmatic - Original copyright art by Lyn Lyndall

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK 2 - PART 3

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Wednesday, March 10, 2010 from 5:30am till 11:00am Classical Discoveries presented the third program of the series "In Praise of Woman"

You heard "Concerto dei fiori" for Violin and Strings (1996) by Czech composer, Sylvie Bodorova (1954 - ), the complete Oratorio "San Alessio" by Italian Composer, Camilla de Rossi (17th/early 18th Century), "Aurei Regina Caeli" for Mixed Choir (1996) by Lithuanian Composer, Raminta Serksnyte (1975- ), the American broadcast premiere "St. Luke Passion" for Soloists, Chorus and Ensemble (2008) by Greek composer, Calliope Tsoupaki (1963- ),  "Advent" for Chorus and Strings (1998) by American composer, Patricia Van Ness (1951-), as well as music by Grazyna Bacewicz, Margaret Sutherland and many others.

 

Untitled - Courtesy: Azerbaijani Artist Jamila Hashimova. search at: AZgallery.org

WEDNESDAY ON AVANT-GARDE EDITION - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK  2 - PART 4

Alien Landscape by Lyn Lyndall

 

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 from 11:00am till 1:00pm

Classical Discoveries presented the fourth program of the series "In Praise of Woman" You heard "Borealis Music" (1987) by American Composer, Elianor Hovda (1940- 2009), "Six Japanese Gardens" for Percussion and Electronics (1993-95) by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho (1952- ), "Aragonite" for String Quartet (2005) of Latvian composer, Santa Ratniece (1977- ), as well as music by Olga Neuwirth, Doina Rotaru, Karen Tanaka, and many others

Alien Landscape - Original copyright art by Lyn Lyndall

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK 1 - PART 1

three egyptian musicians

 

Wednesday, March 03, 2010, Classical Discoveries presented the first program of the series "In Praise of Woman"

Program included Interiors for String Orchestra (2003) by American Composer, Adrienne Albert (1941- ), String Quartet No. 3 (2001) by American composer, Elena Ruehr (1963- ), "Mass of Gudbrandur" for Vocal Soloists, Choir and Orchestra (2003) by Icelandic composer, Hildigunnur Runarsdottir (1964- ), "Adagio and Rondo" for Violin and String Orchestra (1994) by the American/Austrian Composer, Nancy Van De Vate, as well as music by Anne Dudley, Kassia, Isabella Leonarda, Julie Pinel and many others.

WEDNESDAY ON AVANT-GARDE EDITION - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2010 - WEEK  5 - PART 2

The Eye of the Beholder by Lyn Lyndall

 

Wednesday, March 03, 2010, in the second program of "In Praise of Woman", you heard "Kami" for Marimba and Percussion Ensemble (2006) by Canadian composer Alice Ping Yee Ho, Concerto for Piano and Orchestral Memory (1984) by the French/American composer, Elodie Lauten (1950- ) as well as music by Sylvie Courvoisier, Lubica Salamon-Cekovska and others.

Eye of the beholder - Original copyright art by Lyn Lyndall