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THIS MARCH ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN  2016

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN

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 regular scheduled program for next 4 weeks is exclusively devoted to their music.
This March please check the weekly posting for highlights and upcoming features.
The second show of the series will air Wednesday, March 09, 2015 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.

Prior years Playlists: 2003-2009 and 2010 -2015

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MP3 - 03-02-2016
MP3 - 03-09-2016
MP3 - 03-16-2016
MP3 - 03-23-2016

To continue this celebration, Weekly Art Gallery will feature only women artists


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

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN  2016 - PART 1
      Tapestry - Courtesy: Azerbaijani Artist: Sabiha Ali at:  AZgallery.org   

Wednesday, March 02, 2016 from 5:30 till 11:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 1

Classical Discoveries will present the first 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:
Symphony No. 1, "Souls of Fire" by Australian composer, Katy Abbott (1971- )
Still by Ameircan composer, Jennifer Borkowski
Trio for piano, violin and cello No. 1 by Austrian composer, Johanna Doderer (1969- )
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano by American composer, Amanda Harberg (1973- )
Sinfonietta for string orchestra by Polish composer, Weronika Ratusińska (1977- )
"Concerto-Drama" for piano and large orchestra by Ukralnian composer, Karmella Tsepkolenko (1955- )
Concerto for Harp by American/Austrian composer, Nancy Van de Vate (1931- )
plus music by
Alexandra T. Bryan,
Gila (Gillian) Carcas,
Helen Grime,
Ester Mägi,
Justina Repečkaitė

and others

Playlist

     In Praise of - Courtesy: Azerbaijani Artist: Sabina Suleymanova at:
    AZgallery.org     

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN  2016 - PART 2
        by Artist Anne Canfield  

Wednesday, March 09, 2016 from 5:30 till 11:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 2

Classical Discoveries will present the second program of this year's annual series In Praise of Woman - devoted to music written by women.

This week will be devoted to American composers 

 

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Into the Falcon's Eye by Andrea Clearfield (1960- )
Concerto in One Movement for Piano by Emma Lou Diemer (1927- )
Sonata for Bassoon and Piano by Nancy Galbraith (1951- )
Thunderwalker by Stacy Garrop (1969- )
Symphony No. IV: Bookmarks from Japan by Julie Giroux (1961- )
Quartet for Strings (No. 1) by Binnette Lipper (1939-2016) - aired in memory of the composer who passed away on March 2
Ballad Nocturne by Ann Millikan (1963- )
Lux Lucis by Karen P. Thomas (1957- )
Wick by Melinda Wagner (1957- )
plus music by
Beth Anderson,
Jennifer Higdon,
Anna Larson,
Martha Mooke

and others

Playlist

     by Artist Dennise Ann Saldutti Egielski     

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN  2016 - PART 3
       Mme Lina Denis With Her Dog - by Polish Artist Iwona Atmajer 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 5:30 till 11:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 3

Classical Discoveries will present the third program of this year's annual series In Praise of Woman - devoted to music written by women.

 

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

The Singing - Concerto for Accordion and orchestra by British composer, Sally Beamish (1956- )
The Baron in the Trees for percussion and orchestra by Swedish composer, Britta Byström (1977- )
Mirrors of Light by British composer, Rosemary Duxbury
Summers Day by Polish composer, Katarina Głowicka (1977- )
Salve Regina and In Paradisum by Ukrainian/Estonian composer, Galina Grigorjeva (1962- )
Three Trifles by American composer, Sally Reid (1948- )
Ciaccona by Serbian/Canadian composer, Ana Sokolović (1968- )
plus music by
Jane Antonia Cornish,
Anna Clyne,
Dosia McKay,
Grete von Zieritz

and others

Playlist

     Sunset - Wall Hanging - by Fiber Artist Nelly Kouzmina     

 

WEDNESDAY ON CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - IN PRAISE OF WOMAN  2016 - PART 4
Two Mothers in Rogers Park- by American Artist, Dr. Laurie Sucher-Gaster (1942-2009)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 5:30 till 11:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 4

Classical Discoveries will present the forth and last program of this year's annual series In Praise of Woman - devoted to music written by women.

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

Symphony No. 1 "Con le campane" by Czech composer, Sylvie Bodorova (1954- )
Solar for flute, violincello and piano by German composer, Dorothee Eberhardt (1952- )
Night Windows for oboe and piano by Scottish composer, Thea Musgrave (1928- )
First Concerto for Recorder by Mexican composer, Marcela Rodriguez (1951- )
Partita, Perihelion for Violin and Interactive electronics by American composer, Margaret Schedel
Horseplay by British composer, Errollyn Wallen (1958- )
Karohirohi for harp and orchestra by New Zealand composer, Gillian Whitehead (1941- )
plus music by
Carlotta Ferrari,
Sadie Harrison,
Debra Kaye,
Sophia Serghi

and others

Playlist

Confiteria Ideal Courtesy: by American Artist, Lesley Mitchell