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

Medieval Lady Playing Viol

Medieval Illuminated Manuscript - Women Playing Music (British Library 2960)

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  14TH ANNUAL "IN PRAISE OF WOMAN" - 2017

Wednesdays, March, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00am and Mondays, March, 2017 from 5:30 till 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 third show of the series will air Wednesday, March 15, 2017 and will be devoted to American Women composers.

In addition to the scheduled programs of Classical Discoveries on Wednesdays, Monday editions of "Treasures of Early Music" which air on Monday, March 06, 13, 20 and 27, 2017  from 5:30 till 11:00am will each feature one major work by a woman composer composed before 1750 as well as some other works by women.
The early music programs for this month will be participating in Early Music Month 2017 - Event #EMM2017.

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 -2016

Playlist and MP3 Files *(available after the broadcast till April 12, 2017)
MP3 - 03-01-2017   MP3 - 03-08-2017    MP3 - 03-15-2017    MP3 - 03-22-2017      MP3 - 03-29-2017

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: 14th "In Praise Of Woman" - Month Long Series on WPRB

To continue this celebration, Weekly Art Gallery will feature only women artists.
#womenshistorymonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2017   #WomenComposers   #WomenInEarlyMusic   #EMM2017.

Old Baku - Courtesy: Azerbaijani Artist: Zoya Nur at:   AZgallery.org
WEDNESDAYS ON WEEKLY CLASSICAL  DISCOVERIES
5:30 - 11:00am

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2017 PART 1

 

 

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 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. 

#womeshistorymonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2017

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Symphony No. 3 by Polish composer, Grażyna Bacewicz (1909-1969)
Dignitas homini (String Quartet No. 1 by Czech composer, Sylvie Bodorova (1954- )
Percussion Concerto by Chinese composer, Chen Yi (1953- )
Salve Regina by Austrian composer, Johanna Doderer (1969- )
Kant (Chant) by the Ukranian/Estonian composer, Galina Grigorjeva (1962- )
Selections from Sette Canti d'Acqua (Seven Songs of Water) by Italian composer, Delilah Gutman (1978- )
Gulistan-e Nur: The Rosegarden of Light by English composer, Sadie Harrison (1965- )
Livonia
by Latvian composer, Selga Mence (1953- )
The Road is All by German composer, Ingrid Stölzel (1971- )
plus music by:
Linda Buckley,
Andrea Clearfield,
Andrea Tarrodi,
Caroline Shaw,
Joyce Hope Suskind,
Karen Tanaka,
Anna Thorvaldsdottir,
Miriama Young,

and others

Featured on Monday, March 6 on Treasues of Early Music will be "Christmas Vespers" (complete) by Italian composer, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-ca. 1677)

Playlist

The Actress - by American Artist, Dr. Laurie Sucher-Gaster (1942-2009)

 

Tossed at Sea - Artist Anne Canfield
WEDNESDAYS ON WEEKLY CLASSICAL  DISCOVERIES
5:30 - 11:00am

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2017 PART 2

 

 

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 2

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

#womeshistorymonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2017

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Mappa Mundi by Canadian composer, Christine Donkin (1976- )
Sinfonia da Pacifica by Australian composer, Peggy Glanville-Hicks (1912-1990)
Obsessive Fantasy by Italian composer, Gaby Kapps (Maria Gabriella Capelletti) (1970- )
Cantata, David" by Greek composer, Eleni Karaindrou (1939- )
Sono by New Zealand composer, Victoria Kelly (1973- )
Piano Concerto in Two Movements by Slovak composer, Ľubica Čekovská (1975- )
Synched by American composer, Cristina Spinei (1984- )
The Voice of the Tenth Muse by American composer, Patricia Van Ness (1951- ),
plus music by:
Anna Bon,
Zulema de la Cruz,
Victoria Poleva,
Asha Srinivasan,
Dobrinka Tabakova,
Helena Tulve,
Berthe di Vito-Delvaux,

and many others

In observance of Women’s History Month Monday, the March 13 edition of "Treasures of Early Music" will feature:
Vespro a cappella della Beata Vergine by Isabella Leonarda (1620-1704) and
Oratorio, “Il Sacrifizio di Abramo” by
Camilla de Rossi (around 1700)

Playlist

Vision Of a Starry Night - by Beata-Regina

 

Hawk-Owl - Original copyright art by Lyn Lyndall
WEDNESDAYS ON WEEKLY CLASSICAL  DISCOVERIES
5:30 - 11:00am

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2017 PART 3

 

 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 3
AMERICAN WOMEN EDITION

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

#womeshistorymonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2017

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

Vignettes, After Pierides by Carol Barnett (1949- )
Sun on Snow by Barbara Benary (1946- )
El Bailador Zozobrosso by Karen Griebling (1957- )
Syllables of Velvet, Sentences of Plush by Juliana Hall (1958- )
Viola Concerto (2014) by Jennifer Higdon (1962- )
From the Wingbone of a Swan (2013) by Edie Hill
Aceldama by Mary Ann Joyce Walter
July Remembrances by Clare Shore (1954- )
plus music by:
Adrienne Albert,
Karen Amrhein,
Elizabeth Austin,
Jenni Brandon,
Barbara Kolb,
Marga Richter,
Rain Worthington

and others

In observance of Women’s History Month Monday, the March 20 edition of "Treasures of Early Music" will feature complete La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall'osola d'Alcina by Francesca Caccini (1587-post 1641)

Playlist

Esta Noche de Luna (This Moonlit Night) Courtesy: Artist  Lesley Mitchell

 

Winter Landscape with Dog - by Polish Artist: Iw Ona Altmajer
WEDNESDAYS ON WEEKLY CLASSICAL  DISCOVERIES
5:30 - 11:00am

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2017 PART 4

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 4

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

#womeshistorymonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2017

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Trio for Brass by American composer, Lauren Bernofsky (1967- )
Lyric Fantasy by Australian composer, Margaret Brandman (1951- )
Three Tientos for organ by Italian composer, Carlotta Ferrari (1975- )
Guangxi Impression by Chinese composer, Gao Hong (1964- )
Violin Concerto by Filipino composer, Lucrecia Kasilag (1918-2008)
The Transmigration of the Soul by Japanese composer, Tomiko Kohjiba (1952- )
Music for Roy by Polish composer, Hanna Kulenty (1961- )
Melody in the Garden of Olives by Lithuanian composer, Onutė Narbutaitė (1961- )
The Minstrel's Dance by Serbian composer, Isidora Žebeljan (1967- )
plus music by
Frangiz Ali-Zadeh,
Maria Granillo,
Martha Mooke,
Emma O'Halloran,
Weronika Ratusińska,
Marguerite Roesgen-Champion,
Sophia Serghi,
Barbara York

and others

In observance of Women’s History Month Monday, the March 27 edition of "Treasures of Early Music" will feature: complete "Céphale et Procris" by Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till April 12, 2017)

Forsythia in a Vase - by Artist Denise Ann Saldutti Egielski

 

MONDAY ON SPECIAL EDITION OF CLASSICAL   DISCOVERIES
11:00am - 2:00pm

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2017 - AVANT-GARDE EDITION

 

Monday, March 27, 2017 from 11:00 till 14:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN -AVANT-GARDE

Classical Discoveries will present a special 3 hour long edition of In Praise of Woman - devoted to more progressive music written by women. 

#womenshistorymonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2017

One Day He Told Us To Leave - Artist Anne Canfield
Absheron by Azerbaijani Artist: Yelena Hagverdiyeva at:   AZgallery.org Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Symphony No. 1 (Music on Open Strings) by American composer, Gloria Coates (1938- )
Tablet by American composer, Meredith Monk (1942- )
Mnemonics III by American composer, Pauline Oliveros (1932-2016)
Let's meet for two prepared pianos by Polish composer, Agnieszka Stulgińska (1978- )
Early that Summer by American compoer, Julia Wolfe (1958- )
plus music by
Chiayu,
Jacqueline Fontyn,
Hellena Tulve,

and others

 

Playlistand MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till April 12, 2017)

 

Princeton Landing - Wall Hanging - by Fiber Artist Nelly Kouzmina
WEDNESDAYS ON WEEKLY CLASSICAL   DISCOVERIES
5:30 - 11:00am

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 2017 - PART 5

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 5

Classical Discoveries will present the Fifth and last program of the annual series In Praise of Woman - devoted to music written by women. 

#womenshistorymonth   #InPraiseOfWoman2017

Here is a list of some of the works to be presented:
Symphony No. 1 by American composer, Elizabeth Bell (1928-2016)
Sonata for Trumpet and piano by American composer, Elaine Fine (1959- )
Little Symphony by New Zealand composer, Jenny McLeod (1941- )
Orion by Finnish composer, Kaija Saariaho (1952- )
Winter Morning Walks for soprano and chamber orchestra by American composer, Maria Schneider (1960- )
Butterfly Effects for oboe and harp by American composer, Elizabeth Vercoe (1941- )
plus music by:
Clarice Assad,
Justė Janulytė,
Cheryl Frances-Hoad,
Ursula Mamlok,
Arlene Sierra,
Anne Vanschothorst

and others

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till April 12, 2017)

Abdul Gadir Maragy by Azerbaijani Artist: Elmira Shahtakhtinskaya at:   AZgallery.org