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International Women's Day

To celebrate International Women's Day, Catriona Young presents music by women through the ages.

To celebrate International Women's Day, Catriona Young presents music by women through the ages.

12:32 AM
Meredith, Anna (b.1978)
Smatter Hauler
Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Conlon (conductor)

12:37 AM
Howell, Dorothy [1898-1982]
Lamia (symphonic poem)
Ulster Orchestra, Paul Watkins (conductor)

12:53 AM
Weir, Judith (b.1954)
Day Break Shadows Flee
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

1:02 AM
Smyth, Ethel (1858-1944)
Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra
Elena Urioste (violin) Alec Frank-Gemill (horn), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Daniel Bedulf (conductor)

1:28 AM
Seither, Charlotte (b.1965)
Language of Leaving
BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Josep Pons (conductor)

1:49 AM
Beach, Amy Marcy Cheney (1867-1944)
Symphony in E minor Op.32 (Gaelic)
BBC Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta (conductor)

2:31 AM
Walpurgis, Maria Antonia (1724-1780)
Sinfonia from 'Talestri, regina delle Amazzoni' - Dramma per musica
Batzdorfer Hofkapelle, Tobias Schade (harpsichord/director)

2:37 AM
Walpurgis, Maria Antonia (1724-1780) [text Walpurgis]
Talestri, regina delle amazzoni - excerpts
Christine Wolff (soprano) , Johanna Stojkovic (soprano) , Marilia Vargas (soprano) , Ulrike Bartsch (soprano), Batzdorfer Hofkapelle, Tobias Schade (harpsichord/director)

3:16 AM
Tailleferre, Germaine (1892-1983)
Harp Sonata
Godelieve Schrama (harp)

3:27 AM
Bergh, Gertrude van den (1793-1840)
Lied für pianoforte
Frans van Ruth (piano)

3:32 AM
Rennes, Catharina van (1858-1940) [text Emil Claar]
3 Quartets for women's voices and piano (Op.24)
Irene Maessen (soprano), Rachel Ann Morgan & Christa Pfeiler (mezzo-sopranos), Corrie Pronk (alto), Franz van Ruth (piano)

3:37 AM
Carreño, Teresa (1853-1917)
Valse Petite in D major
Dennis Hennig (piano)

3:41 AM
Jacquet de la Guerre, Elisabeth-Claude (1665-1729)
Sonata in D major for 2 violins and continuo
Musica Fiorita: Enrico Parizzi & Roberto Falcone (violins), Rebeka Rusó (Viola da gamba), Rafael Bonavita (theorbo), Daniela Dolci (harpsichord/director)

3:50 AM
Boulanger, Lili (1893-1918)
Nocturne for flute and piano
Valentinas Gelgotas (flute), Audrone Kisieliute (piano)

3:54 AM
Kuyper, Elisabeth (1877-1953)
Der Pfeil und das Lied; Marien Lied; Ich komme Heim aus dem Sonnenland - from 6 Lieder (Op.17 Nos 1, 2 & 3)
Irene Maessen (soprano), Frans van Ruth (piano)

4:01 AM
Leonarda, Isabella (1620-1704)
Sonata Prima a 4 (Opera Decima Sesta)
Maniera: Emma Alter (violin), Marsha Skinns (violin), Sophie Willis (cello), Leah Stuttard (harpsichord)

4:11 AM
Mendelssohn, Fanny Hensel (1805-1847)
Allegro moderato (Op.8 No.1) (1840)
Sylviane Deferne (piano)

4:17 AM
Pook, Jocelyn (b.1960), text: Motion, Andrew (b.1952)
Mobile (2002)
The King's Singers - David Hurley & Robin Tyson (countertenors), Paul Phoenix (tenor), Philip Lawson & Gabriel Crouch (baritones) & Stephen Connolly (bass)

4:22 AM
Bacewicz, Grazyna (1909-1969)
Suite for chamber orchestra
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jan Krenz (conductor)

4:31 AM
Maurice, Paule [1910-67]
Tableaux de Provence - 5 pieces for saxophone and orchestra
Julia Nolan (saxophone), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

4:46 AM
Cozzolani, Suor Chiara Margarita (1602-c.1677)
O quam bonus es - motet for 2 voices
Cappella Artemisia Candace Smith (director)

4:56 AM
Chaminade, Cecile [1857-1944]
Concertino Op.107
Maria Filippova (flute), Ekaterina Mirzeava (piano)

5:05 AM
Strozzi, Barbara (1619-1677)
Hor che Apollo è a Theti in seno
Musica Fiorita: Susanne Rydén (soprano), Enrico Parizzi & Roberto Falcone (violins), Rebeka Rusó (Viola da gamba), Rafael Bonavita (theorbo), Daniela Dolci (harpsichord/director)

5:18 AM
Calame, Genevieve (1946-1993)
Sur la margelle du monde
Bienne Symphony Orchestra, Franco Trinca (conductor)

5:29 AM
Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)
O vis aeternitatis (Responsorium) - for voice, female chorus, 2 fiddles, organistrum
Sequentia: Laurie Monahan (solo voice), Barbara Thornton, Gundula Anders, Pamela Dellal, Elizabeth Glen, Heather Knutson, Susanne Norin, Janet Youngdahl (chorus), Elizabeth Gaver & Elisabetta de Mircovich (fiddles), Benjamin Bagby (organistrum)

5:37 AM
Caccini, Francesca [1587-1640]
Excerpts from Act One of La Liberazione di Ruggiero
Suzie Le Blanc (Alcina, soprano), Barbara Borden (Sirena, soprano), Dorothee Mields (Il Pastore, soprano), Christian Hilz (Ruggiero, baritone), Tragicomedia, Stephen Stubbs (director)

5:58 AM
Bosmans, Henriette [1895-1952]
Verses from Maria Lecina
Rachel Ann Morgan (mezzo soprano), Frans van Ruth (piano)

6:11 AM
Williams, Grace (1906-1977)
Sea Sketches (1944)
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Roy Goodman (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Anna Meredith

    Smatter Hauler

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
  • Dorothy Howell

    Lamia (symphonic poem)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Watkins.
  • Judith Weir

    Day Break Shadows Flee

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • GBBBC.
  • Dame Ethel Smyth

    Concerto for violin, horn and orchestra [1927]

    Performer: Elena Urioste. Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Daniel Blendulf.
  • Charlotte Seither

    Language of Leaving

    Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Josep Pons.
  • Amy Beach

    Symphony in E minor Op.32 (Gaelic) LEVELS PLEASE

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
  • Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria

    Sinfonia from "Talestri, Regina delle Amazzoni" - Dramma per musica

    Ensemble: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle. Director: Tobias Schade.
    • DEWDR.
  • Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria

    Talestri Regina delle Amazon - excerpts

    Performer: Tobias Schade. Singer: Christine Wolff. Singer: Johanna Stojkovic. Singer: Marilia Vargas. Singer: Ulrike Bartsch. Choir: Batzdorfer Hofkapelle. Director: Tobias Schade.
    • DEWDR.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Sonata for harp

    Performer: Godelieve Schrama.
    • NLNOS.
  • Gertrude van den Bergh

    Lied fur pianoforte

    Performer: Frans van Ruth.
    • NLNPB.
  • Catharina van Rennes

    3 Quartets for women's voices and piano (Op.24)

    Performer: Franz van Ruth. Singer: Irene Maessen. Singer: Rachel Ann Morgan. Singer: Christa Pfeiler. Singer: Corrie Pronk.
  • Teresa Carreño

    Valse Petite in D major

    Performer: Dennis Hennig.
  • Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre

    Sonata in D major for 2 violins and continuo

    Ensemble: Musica Fiorita. Director: Daniela Dolci.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Nocturne for flute and piano

    Performer: Valentinas Gelgotas. Performer: Audrone Kisieliute.
    • LTLR.
  • Elisabeth Kuyper

    6 Lieder (Op.17 Nos 1, 2 & 3)

    Performer: Frans van Ruth. Singer: Irene Maessen.
    • NLNOS.
  • Isabella Leonarda

    Sonata Prima a 4 (Opera Decima Sesta)

    Ensemble: Maniera.
    • GBBBC.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Allegro moderato for piano Op.8 No.1

    Performer: Sylviane Deferne.
  • Jocelyn Pook

    Mobile (2002)

    Author: Andrew Motion. Choir: The King’s Singers.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Suite for chamber orchestra (1946)

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jan Krenz.
    • PLPR.
  • Paule Maurice

    Tableaux de Provence - 5 pieces for saxophone and orchestra

    Performer: Julia Nolan. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

    O quam bonus es - motet for 2 voices

    Ensemble: Cappella Artemisia.
    • DEWDR.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Flute Concertino, Op 107

    Performer: Maria Filippova. Performer: Ekaterina Mirzaeva.
    • CZCR.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    "Hor che Apollo" - Serenade for Soprano, 2 violins & continuo

    Ensemble: Musica Fiorita. Director: Daniela Dolci.
    • DEWDR.
  • Genevieve Calame

    Sur la margelle du monde

    Orchestra: Bienne Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Franco Trinca.
  • Hildegard von Bingen

    O vis aeternitatis (Responsorium)

    Performer: Elizabeth Gaver. Performer: Elisabetta de Mircovich. Ensemble: Sequentia.
    • DEWDR.
  • Francesca Caccini

    Excerpts from Act One of La Liberazione di Ruggiero

    Singer: Suzie LeBlanc. Singer: Barbara Borden. Singer: Dorothee Mields. Singer: Christian Hilz. Ensemble: Tragicomedia. Director: Stephen Stubbs.
  • Henriëtte Bosmans

    Verses from Maria Lecina

    Performer: Frans van Ruth. Singer: Rachel Ann Morgan.
    • NLNOS.
  • Grace Williams

    Sea Sketches (1944)

    Orchestra: Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Roy Goodman.

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