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This week we hear a show of all female composers. Classical music has a reputation for being a boy’s club and this show is all about changing that.

Music includes:

Flute Concertino, Op. 107
Sharon Bezaly, composer

Lili Boulanger, composer Vielle Priere Bouddhique
The Orchestre Lamoureaux & Igor Markevitch And The Chorale Elisabeth Brasseur

Jennifer Higdon, Amazing Grace (Version For String Quartet)
Serafin String Quartet

Jane Sheldon, composer, Eliza Aria
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Goldfish Through Summer Rain (Arr. For Harp)
Riley Lee (Shakuhachi) & Marshall McGuire (harpist)

Jeanne-Louise Farrenc, composer
Trio For Flute, Cello, And Piano, Op. 44
Dieter Klöcker & Peter Hörr & Werner Genuit

Amy Beach, composer, 3 Shakespeare Choruses, Op. 39: No. 1. Over Hill, Over Dale
Derek Greten-Harrison & Amanda Sidebottom & Jessica Petrus & Etherea Vocal Ensemble

 

About the author: Arion

 

Arion is the Executive Producer of JOY 94.9's The Informer Daily, a national current affairs program. He enjoys storytelling, a good book and hanging out with his dogs.

 

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