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Painting from Hasht - Behesht palace, Isfahan, Iran, ca. 1669
CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  15TH ANNUAL "IN PRAISE OF WOMAN" - 2018

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

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 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 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)

 

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

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 2

 

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)


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

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - 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 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

 

Waiting by Azerbaijani Artist Sabina Suleymanova at: AZgallery.org

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

IN PRAISE OF WOMAN - PART 5

HIP & FUNKY - YOUNG COMPOSERS (UNDER 40) EDITION

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)

 

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